Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

01/16/2013 -- CCAC–Allegheny Campus hosts financial aid seminar

PRESS RELEASE
For more information contact CCAC Public Relations

PITTSBURGH—Pennsylvania State Senator Wayne D. Fontana will sponsor a free Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) Financial Aid Education Day at CCAC–Allegheny Campus from 10:00 a.m. to noon on Saturday, January 26. A representative of PHEAA will explain to students and their families what financial aid opportunities are available and which resources can assist in obtaining them.

“Now is the time many junior and senior high school students are exploring options for continuing their education,” said Fontana. “As the vice chair for PHEAA, I understand the importance of higher education and the challenges of affording a quality education.  This free seminar will provide important information to students and parents on how to access financial aid for post-secondary education.”

The event will be hosted at the Foerster Student Service Center Auditorium, CCAC–Allegheny Campus, 808 Ridge Avenue, Pittsburgh (North Shore), 15212. RSVP to Keith Wehner, kwehner@pasenate.com or 412.331.1208.

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About the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)
CCAC annually educates 33,000 credit students through 155 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.