Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

04/26/2012 -- CCAC President Alex Johnson nominated for mayoral award

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PITTSBURGH—Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) President Alex Johnson has been nominated for this year’s Living Legend Champion of Inclusion Award. The honor is part of Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl’s DiverseCity 365 initiative, recognizing champions of equality, inclusion and diversity. Dr. Johnson joins five other community leader nominees for the awards luncheon taking place Monday, April 30, in the Grand Ballroom of the Duquesne University Power Center, 1015 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh. 

Each year, one internal employee and one external community champion are honored for their work toward leaving a legacy of equity and diversity. DiverseCity 365 Taskforce members vote for honorees under the criteria that they have supported a positive and progressive movement of diversity in the effort to establish a legacy of inclusion for the greater Pittsburgh region. Honorees also have supported the efforts of the city and its DiverseCity 365 program. 

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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.