Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

03/26/2012 -- CCAC honors college legends at 2012 Legends in Leadership

PRESS RELEASE
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PITTSBURGH—The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) Educational Foundation will honor four outstanding individuals at the 2012 “Legends in Leadership” awards banquet Thursday, April 19. Members of the press are cordially invited.

The gala event opens with a cocktail reception at 5:30 p.m. in the East Club Lounge at Heinz Field. Dinner will be served at 7:00 p.m.

The awards enable the CCAC community to recognize those who have made it possible to provide quality, accessible education to nearly 65,000 students annually. Since 1998, the “Legends” event has honored current and former students, members of the faculty, staff and administration and friends of the college. Sy Holzer, president, PNC Bank, is the honorary chair of this year’s event. 

2012 honorees include:
Arthur J. Rooney, II—president, Pittsburgh Steelers
Leo W. Gerard—international president, United Steel Workers
Julie A. Caponi, (CCAC Class of 1981)—vice president, Internal Audit, Alcoa, Inc. 2012 Outstanding Alumna
Janet J. Colville, DNP, RN—project director, RN Achievement Program; department head, Nursing, CCAC–Allegheny Campus; & professor, Nursing, CCAC–Allegheny Campus
2012 Outstanding Faculty/Staff/Administrator 

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About the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)
CCAC annually educates 33,000 credit students through 170 degree, certificate and transfer programs and offers non-credit and workforce development courses to 30,000 students. The learning-centered institution’s mission is 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. CCAC’s quality programs enable students to transfer credits to 520 colleges and universities and support regional workforce needs with accessible instruction available day, evening, weekend and online in Allegheny County and beyond.