Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Media Center & Public Relations

Welcome to CCAC's Media Center and Public Relations, where you can find examples of how CCAC has appeared in the news media and see videos produced at the college. Read through recent press releases about CCAC events. Find out why we call ourselves The first choice for faster results.

All these and more are the work of CCAC’s Public Relations office and Promotions & Marketing department, which work together to share many of the exciting programs and events at the college with the larger community. As part of the Institutional Advancement and External Relations division, these offices coordinate press coverage of CCAC, advertising and a wide variety of publications.

Who do I call?  

While the two departments work hand in hand, each plays a specific role at CCAC. Which one you should contact depends on what your primary interest is.

Media Relations
Media relations at CCAC is facilitated through the Public Relations office. Reporters and other members of the press with questions about the college should contact Public Relations at 412.237.3035. 

CCAC faculty, staff or students with ideas for press releases or press coverage of an event or program should also call or email Public Relations. Any inquiries received from the news media should be directed to 412.237.8195.

Advertising & Publications
CCAC’s Promotions and Marketing department organizes the college’s advertising campaigns and prepares numerous publications from posters to course catalogs. Invitations to advertise should be directed to the Promotions and Marketing team.

If you are a member of the CCAC college community and have an idea for promoting a program, activity or event, please email your suggestion to the Promotions and Marketing team. Please be as specific as possible (time, place, date for events and target market, capacity and benefits for programs).

Guidelines and standards for written publications and graphics are also available through the Promotions & Marketing department.


Institutional Summary

About the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)
CCAC annually educates more than 30,000 credit students through 152 degree, certificate, diploma and transfer programs and offers thousands of students access to noncredit and workforce development courses. The learning-centered institution’s mission is 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. CCAC’s quality programs enable students to transfer credits to 520 colleges and universities and support regional workforce needs with accessible instruction available day, evening, weekend and online in Allegheny County and beyond. Visit to learn more.