Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

10/02/2013 -- CCAC West Hills Center hosts 4th annual Pittsburgh Region Clean Cities Odyssey Day

PRESS RELEASE
For more information contact CCAC Public Relations.

PITTSBURGH—The Community College of Allegheny County West Hills Center will host the fourth annual Pittsburgh Region Clean Cities Odyssey Day from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on October 11. With a theme of “Re”Fueling American for the Next 100 Years, the event will focus on educating fleet managers, municipalities, school districts and others on the benefits and advancement of alternative fuel, technology and next generation vehicles. Rich Fitzgerald, Allegheny County executive; Tim Solobay, Pennsylvania state senator; Michael Murphy, EdD, CCAC interim president; and Mary Lou Kennedy, EdD, interim campus president, CCAC North Campus and West Hills Center, are among the scheduled speakers.

The event will include break-out informational and educational sessions on new vehicles; vehicle conversions; fueling infrastructure and electric charging; public and private transportation; state and federal funding; alternatively fueled vehicle funding options; fleet strategies; heavy duty vehicles; and regulations. Opportunities to drive and examine alternatively fueled vehicles and participate in discussions will also be available.

The event is free and open to the public. Reservations are strongly encouraged, with registration available on the Pittsburgh Region Clean Cities website and at 9:00 a.m. on the day of the event. CCAC West Hills Center is located at 1000 McKee Road, Oakdale, Pa, 15071.

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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 noncredit and workforce development courses to nearly 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.