Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

09/13/2012 -- CCAC–North Campus hosts “Celebrate Deaf Awareness” day September 26

PRESS RELEASE
For more information contact CCAC Public Relations

PITTSBURGH—The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) North Campus is hosting “Celebrate Deaf Awareness” on Wednesday, September 26. Activities planned include sign language instruction presented by CCAC American Sign Language (ASL) students and a silent brunch for those who wish to experience/simulate deafness. The one-day event is free and open to the public. 

The day will kick off at 10:00 a.m. with a children’s book reading and ASL interpreting by CCAC students followed by the free silent brunch on the Atrium Stage. At 11:30 a.m. on the Pit Stage, Raymond Anderson of B.E.L.I.E.V.E. Entertainment will present a dramatic interpretation with music and dance. In addition, a vendor fair will be held from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. 

For more information on this event, contact David Young at 412.369.3622 or dyoung@ccac.edu. CCAC–North Campus is located at 8701 Perry Highway (McCandless), Pittsburgh PA, 15237. 

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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.