PITTSBURGH—Pittsburgh watchmaker Michael Kobold climbed to the summit of Mt. Everest last year, and he will share a slide show on his experience at 11:00 a.m. February 25 in the CCAC–Boyce campus Lecture Hall (595 Beatty Road, Monroeville). Kobold’s 2009 ascent was part of an effort to raise money for the Navy SEAL Warrior Fund, an organization supporting the families of Navy SEALs who have been killed or injured in combat or training. The presentation is free and open to the public.
The 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.