Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

04/01/2010 -- CCAC–North hosts diversity panel

Press Release

PITTSBURGH—The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) North campus (8701 Perry Highway, McCandless) will host a panel discussion, “Conquering ‘isms,’” at 2:30 p.m. April 14 in room 3002. The discussion is free and open to the public.

Charlie Morrison of the Pittsburgh Human Relations Commission, Dina Clark of the W. Pa. Diversity Initiative and Donna Imhoff, PhD, president of CCAC–North campus, will serve as panelists. Rick Adams, CCAC special assistant to the president for diversity and equity, will moderate.

Panelists will discuss CCAC's new nondiscrimination policy, best practices in teaching tolerance and strategies to meet the challenges of a diverse population within the classroom environment. For more information, call 412.369.3622.

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About CCAC
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.