Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

05/27/2011 -- CCAC shortstop nominated for top NJCAA academic honor

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PITTSBURGH—Sean Samsa, who recently graduated from the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC), has been nominated for the NJCAA Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence. Mr. Samsa, of Turtle Creek, played shortstop for the CCAC–South Campus Tigers baseball team during his two years at the college.

The Pinnacle Award is the highest academic honor awarded by the NJCAA. Mr. Samsa’s nomination recognizes his 4.0 GPA at CCAC. The criminal justice major has also been a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and is the recipient of a campus Tiger Leadership Award. He has earned a full scholarship to the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff for his athletic and academic excellence.


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.