The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
02-26-2010 -- CCAC celebrates Women s History Month
PITTSBURGH-The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) will
celebrate Women's History Month in March with a variety of
activities and events. Highlights include events March 15 at the
college's Washington County center and March 24 at Allegheny campus
on the North Shore.
From 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. March 15 at Washington
County center (Washington Crown Center, 1500 West Chestnut St.,
Washington), Attorney Kendra Smith of Smith Butz law firm will
share about her work in an occupation traditionally dominated by
men and as working mother of three children. She will also offer
tips about standing out in the workplace. The event is free and
open to the public; a pizza lunch is provided. Register at the
center or by calling 724.223.1012.
From 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. March 24, CCAC's Office of
Institutional Diversity and Equity will sponsor "The Feminist
Movement in Western Pennsylvania: Yesterday and Today." This
panel discussion at the Student Services Center Auditorium (808
Ridge Ave., North Shore) will include regional pioneers in the
Women's Movement as well as current leaders. For more information,
In addition to these events, the CCAC Women's Council is
sponsoring a student essay contest. Winners, one at each of the
college's four campuses, will receive $100 book scholarships for
essays about women in history who influenced them.
About CCACThe Community College of Allegheny County is the largest
institution of postsecondary higher education in Pennsylvania. The
college serves 30,000 credit students through 170 degree and
certificate programs and offers thousands of lifelong learning
non-credit and workforce development courses to 35,000 students
annually. Incorporating a learning-centered environment committed
to the future of the region, CCAC continues to expand its reach
through innovative programming and accessible instruction offered
via convenient day, evening, weekend and online courses. With four
campuses and six centers serving Allegheny County and surrounding
communities, CCAC endeavors to fulfill its mission to provide
affordable access to quality education and offer a dynamic, diverse
and supportive learning environment that prepares the region's
residents for academic, professional and personal success in our
changing global society.