Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

10/21/2013 -- CCAC selected to receive national diversity award

PRESS RELEASE

For more information contact CCAC Public Relations

PITTSBURGH—The Community College of Allegheny County has been selected to receive the 2013 INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award for its continued commitment to expand and promote diversity and inclusion initiatives at the college and in the community. The HEED Award is the only national recognition given to colleges, universities and school systems that exhibit outstanding efforts and success in the area of diversity and inclusion.

“It is an honor to be recognized on the national stage for our efforts to expand and enhance diversity and inclusion at the college and within the extended CCAC family and wider community,” says Special Assistant to the President for Diversity & Inclusion Clyde W. Pickett. “At CCAC, the value we place in diversity is at the core of what and who we are as an institution and as individuals who represent and work on behalf of all members of our community.”

For more information on CCAC’s Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion as well as the college’s diversity initiatives, log onto ccac.edu, search keywords “diversity & inclusion.”

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About the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)
CCAC annually educates 33,000 credit students through 55 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.