Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

03/10/2011 -- CCAC–North Campus celebrates Women’s History Month

Press Release

PITTSBURGH—The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)–North Campus, in conjunction with Student Life and the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion (OIDI), will hold several events honoring Women’s History Month from March 21–31.

Activities include:

  • Women’s History Month display
  • “Role of Women in Islamic Culture” featuring a guest speaker from the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh
  • Brown bag lunch discussion regarding issues women face, moderated by Dr. Srujana Kanjula
  • “Women in Traditional Arts”, a seminar featuring lessons on weaving, Native American beading and spinning.
  • Presentation on infamous women throughout history and their handwriting
  • Performance by singer/songwritier Joy Ike

These events are open to the entire CCAC community. Members of the press are also welcome to attend. For more information regarding times and locations, please call 412.237.4430.

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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.