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  • Mechatronics, Energy & Workforce Development

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    Are you looking to build your future in an exciting career field? Click on the link below to learn more about CCAC's Mechatronics, energy and workforce development programs.
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    Community College of Allegheny County honors late legislator Foerster who championed education
    When Bob Mill graduated from high school in 1965, his prospects were grim. A promising football career was derailed by injury, and he had bad grades. He took a job as a janitor. Then his neighbor - Tom Foerster, a longtime Allegheny County commissioner - stepped in. "I can still remember that day. He banged on the door, this huge man, and he just pointed at me," Mill recalled. "He said, 'The community college is opening, and you're going to be in that first class.' Then he turned around and walked away. But he said it, so I went."
    CCAC offering eight-week, second half-term fall classes at its Boyce & South campuses
    Whether you missed the start of the fall term or are looking for additional classes to add to your schedule, eight-week classes at Boyce Campus offer all the benefits of longer-term classes in an accelerated time frame. For more information call 412.469.4301 or email admissions@ccac.edu.
    CCAC North Campus hosts Open Stage Night
    The Community College of Allegheny County North Campus will host an Open Stage Night, hosted by Greg Joseph of The Clarks, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Monday, October 20, 2014, on the CCAC North Campus Atrium stage, 8701 Perry Highway, McCandless.
    CCAC awarded $642K grant to enhance instruction & student engagement in STEM programs
    The Community College of Allegheny County has been awarded a $642K grant by the National Science Foundation to support the delivery of instruction in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs. The funds will also be used to develop a dual-track hybrid technician program to train science and engineering technicians for family-sustaining employment in the region’s growing energy sector.
    CCAC selected to receive national diversity award
    The Community College of Allegheny County has been selected to receive the 2014 INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award for its continued commitment to expand and promote diversity and inclusion initiatives at the college and in the community. The HEED Award is the only national recognition given to colleges, universities and school systems that exhibit outstanding efforts and success in the area of diversity and inclusion. This is the second year in a row that CCAC has received this prestigious award.
    CCAC West Hills Center holds free Mechatronics job fair
    The Community College of Allegheny County West Hills Center in Oakdale will host a Mechatronics Job Fair in room 1106 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 17. Current Mechatronics program students (including those enrolled in either the Certified Production Technician or the Process Control Technician programs), alumni, as well as individuals with mechatronics-based skills, are encouraged to attend. Representatives from more than a dozen companies are expected to participate.
    CCAC celebrates the unveiling of the Prism Health Services Paramedic Laboratory at Boyce Campus
    PITTSBURGH—The Community College of Allegheny County will celebrate the dedication of the Prism Health Services Paramedic Laboratory at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 16, located inside CCAC Boyce Campus in Monroeville. Former members of the Prism Health Services Board of Directors are expected to attend.
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    Welcome to the Community College of Allegheny County
    On behalf of the CCAC Board of Trustees, our esteemed faculty, staff and administrators, as well as our 55,000-strong student body and our many alumni, welcome to the Community College of Allegheny County. Whether you are considering CCAC as part of your continuing academic studies, wish to take classes so as to advance your career or want to join the ranks of our many life-long learners, CCAC offers a wealth of educational options from which to choose.
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