PITTSBURGH-The Community College of
Allegheny County will host Open Houses at all eight of its
locations on Saturday, May 11, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This
free event welcomes all prospective students, their family members
Individuals who bring their high
school transcript, college transcript or GED can complete their
CCAC registration. Attendees can take placement tests, meet with an
advisor and learn about CCAC's program offerings in the arts and
humanities; business; education, social and behavioral sciences and
human services; health; science, technology, engineering and
mathematics; and the skilled trades. CCAC staff will be on hand to
answer questions about admissions and enrollment procedures,
financial aid options, transfer and career opportunities, and
college services, sports, clubs and other activities. CCAC
personnel will also conduct tours of the facilities for interested
students and their families.
Attendees will learn about:
- Associate degree,
certificate & diploma programs
- Programs designed to
facilitate easy transfer to four-year colleges &
- In-demand careers that
offer strong wages & career growth
- Scholarships, grants
& financial aid opportunities
- Day, evening, weekend
& online course offerings
In addition, CCAC will offer a
variety of activities at the campuses and centers, including:
Campus: The campus will assist students with
finalizing enrollment for the summer and fall semesters. The campus
will also sponsor a student services fair.
Campus: The campus will offer tours of available
allied health and nursing labs.
Campus: The campus will offer program information and
demonstrations on Computer Information Technology; Multimedia
Programming, Simulation & Gaming; English; Psychology; Biology;
Physics; and Nursing.
Campus: The campus will
assist students with finalizing enrollment
for the summer and fall semesters. The campus will also sponsor a
student services fair.
Center: The campus will feature skilled trades
programs such as Automotive Technology, Mechatronics, Welding, and
Heating and Air Conditioning. The center will also host a Car
Cruise from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
All CCAC Open House locations are
open to the media, including still/video cameras.
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