Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

 

Labor Day

All CCAC campuses, centers and offices are closed today in observance of the Labor Day holiday.

 


 

Welcome back, CCAC students!

CCAC 16-week fall classes start on August 18 and 14-week fall classes start September 2. View your class schedule, check on your financial aid and review your account information using CCAC Central eServices. Good luck this semester!

 


 

CCAC & Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office
team up to offer free social media workshop

Philip Little, representing the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office, will present “The Serious Impact of Social Media on our Lives” Wednesday, September 24, from 10:30 until 11:30 a.m. in room 3002 at CCAC North Campus. This workshop will cover a range of security-related topics including how to optimize computer settings to protect privacy; implications of social media use on future employment; and identity theft concerns. Learn more.

 


 

CCAC to begin offering degree and certificate options
for its Mechatronics Technology Program

Starting this fall, CCAC will offer its Mechatronics Technology program in both associate degree and certificate options. Mechatronics integrates mechanical and electronic components with hydraulics, pneumatics and computer controls in the manufacture of industrial products. In his visit to CCAC’s West Hills Center in April, President Barack Obama touted CCAC’s program, calling it a model for the nation. Learn more

 


 

CCAC kicks off “The Big Read in Pittsburgh”
with October 7 event

Jonathan R. Eller, PhD, director of the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Center for Ray Bradbury Studies, will be the keynote speaker at CCAC’s kickoff for The Big Read in Pittsburgh, on Tuesday, October 7, at 6:30 p.m. at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s Main Library in Oakland. Focusing on Bradbury’s novel Fahrenheit 451, this free event will feature a dance presentation by CCAC students, music by Sounds of Steel and refreshments. Learn more.

 



Enhanced security measures in place at Allegheny Campus

CCAC students, employees and visitors to CCAC’s Allegheny Campus should note the following:

*All CCAC employees and students accessing any CCAC building are required to have a valid CCAC ID, and to show it upon request.
*Visitors must sign-in at the CCAC Allegheny Campus Security Station located in the Physical Education Building on Legacy Way.
*Individuals seeking admission into the K. Leroy Irvis Science Center must show proper ID.

Although CCAC continues to operate a vigilant security presence on campus, it is important for all individuals to be vigilant and report any suspicious behavior or activity to their respective campus or center Security department.