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.
02-23-2010 -- CCAC–South hosts Science Bowl
PITTSBURGH-Students from 15 area middle schools will compete in
the 2010 Southwestern Pennsylvania Science Bowl from 7:00 a.m. to
3:30 p.m. Saturday, February 27, at the Community College of
Allegheny County (CCAC) South campus, 1750 Clairton Road (Route
885), West Mifflin. About 18 teams totaling nearly 90 students will
compete in the region's first middle school competition.
Winning teams earn cash prizes for their school science
departments, and the top finishers will travel to Washington, D.C.,
to compete in the National Science Bowl from April 29 to May 4.
The high school competition last weekend, also at CCAC-South,
drew nearly 40 teams from about two dozen schools. Teams from State
College, Pittsburgh Allderdice and Bethel Park advanced to the next
round of competition.
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.