The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
The Community College of Allegheny County Board of Trustees has approved a smoke- and tobacco-free policy that will prohibit the use of smoke and tobacco products on college property by students, staff, faculty and administrators. The policy, which also prohibits the use of electronic cigarettes and vaping devices, will go into effect on January 17 to coincide with the first day of classes of the spring 2017 term.
What’s a week like for CCAC President Dr. Quintin Bullock as the college celebrates its milestone 50th anniversary? He oversees four campuses, four centers, more than 20,000 students, and is committed to “keeping the institution current and vital to the region’s economy”—for starters.
CCAC is offering a night-shift Welding Technology program that will run from 11:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m., Monday through Friday. Registration is open for the program now, which begins September 6.
The Penguins Foundation and UPMC Sports Medicine will celebrate an unprecedented five years for the Heads UP Program, an innovative concussion awareness and testing program for young athletes. Registration will begin June 13. CCAC will once again serve as host to testing at its Boyce, North, South and West Hills Center campuses.
With community colleges in the national spotlight as never before, a lot of talk has focused on the excellent work that community colleges are doing to help students succeed, especially the inroads that community colleges are making among their most academically vulnerable students. Thanks to the efforts of hard-working, dedicated faculty and forward-thinking college leaders, test scores, grades, and completion rates are making slow but steady progress while achievement gaps are diminishing.
The Penguins Foundation and UPMC Sports Medicine are further expanding their Heads UP Pittsburgh concussion awareness program to include additional locations, introduction of the Pediatric version and a free neck-strength kit to the first 1,000 participants in the new testing period beginning June 15. Community College of Allegheny County will once again serve as host to neurocognitive baseline testing at its Boyce, North, South and West Hills Center campuses.
The presidents of Community College of Allegheny County and Carlow University today finalized articulation agreements intended to smooth the transfer of students from the community college to Carlow.
Pennsylvania's 14 community colleges on Monday unveiled a statewide effort to enable adult learners to transform life and work experiences into college credit, saving money and time spent working toward a degree.