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.
Also see Nanotechnology (454) and Manufacturing Technology (705.5) (D) Nanofabrication.
This program involves building structures that are less than one millionth of a meter in dimension. Building on a silicon base, the nanofabrication technician uses photolithography, vapor deposition and gas diffusion to manufacture the transistors and resistors of the modern integrated circuit. Students complete their course work at the Nanofabrication Research Laboratory at the Pennsylvania State University in University Park, PA, where they are exposed to state of the art equipment and cleanroom facilities. This program runs only during the spring and summer of Pennsylvania State University's scheduled semesters. Students must complete a separate application for admission.Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will