Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

11/14/2012 -- US Deputy Secretary of Transportation Porcari is keynote speaker at CCAC labor & management lecture

PRESS RELEASE
For more information contact CCAC Public Relations

PITTSBURGH—US Deputy Secretary of Transportation John D. Porcari will be the keynote speaker for “Intermodal Transportation—Beyond Crisis to Crisis: A Comprehensive Regional Transportation Strategy,” a labor and management discussion taking place at 3:00 p.m. Monday, December 3, at the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) Allegheny Campus. Other featured speakers include Rich Fitzgerald, Allegheny County executive; and Dennis Yablonsky, chief executive officer, Allegheny Conference on Community Development. 

The event is the latest in the college’s Robert M. Mill Lecture Series, Pittsburgh Labor & Management Past & Future: A Labor-Management Discussion. This latest discussion was created to provide a forum in which individuals with diverse viewpoints can gather to discuss how the Pittsburgh region could plan for and build a modern transportation system that enhances economic development and benefits the community. The event will take place in the Foerster Student Service Center Auditorium, CCAC–Allegheny Campus, 808 Ridge Avenue, Pittsburgh (North Shore). 

The discussion is free and open to the public, but reservations are required. Members of the press are welcome. For more information or to make a reservation, contact 412.237.4476 or LaborManagement@ccac.edu

Pittsburgh Labor & Management Past & Future: A Labor-Management Discussion embodies a series of interactive sessions designed to enhance the understanding and recognition of the large role labor unions and labor relations have played in forming our great region. 

Recognizing CCAC Alumnus Robert M. Mill, a champion of the benefits of accessible education and an ardent supporter of union needs, the Robert M. Mill Lecture Series offers a platform for open communication between all who will benefit from a future of positive labor-management relations and economic development in western Pennsylvania. 

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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.