Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Honors Program Overview

The CCAC Honors Program unites outstanding students and Honors faculty in the pursuit of academic excellence and the development of personal potential for communication, presentation and leadership skills.

HON Grad 2010

The Honors Program offers participatory classroom activities that help develop critical thinking skills and independent investigation, increased involvement in college and community service learning projects and participation in regional and national honors conferences.

For more information about the Honors Program, refer to the links to the left.


The CCAC Honors Program exists to unite outstanding students and faculty in the pursuit and advancement of academic excellence. For students, CCAC Honors promotes participation in a program of scholastic rigor, service to the college and community, opportunities to attend regional and national Honors conferences, and activities to develop leadership skills. Honors students prepare for future life experiences through enriched classroom activities, which will help to develop critical thinking skills, independent investigation and collaborative learning.