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.
Seton Hill University's Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Task Force will hold its annual educational program in commemoration of Dr. King's birthday, featuring Community College of Allegheny County President Dr. Quintin Bullock speaking on the theme "A Voice, A Vision, A Purpose."
Ash Warren, a Film Technician student at Community College of Allegheny County, has been named a Next Generation Fellow at WQED in Pittsburgh. Through the program, Warren is enhancing production skills and gaining real-world experience in the field of filmmaking. WQED Fellows learn about the editorial process by developing, researching, writing, shooting and editing their own films.
“We’re returning to [Filmmakers'] roots, where we’re going to be offering artists services and short-term classes. We're just not going to be servicing universities anymore.”
Community colleges enroll over half of the undergraduate students in U.S. higher education and increasingly serve as the gateway to a postsecondary credential, particularly for first-generation and underrepresented students. As noted by researchers (Astin, 1984; McClenney & Marti, 2006; Tinto, 1993), student engagement within and outside of the classroom setting remains central to an institution’s ability to advance student success.
Before Spike Lee was a household name as an acclaimed film director whose movies have made people think, cry, laugh and…yes, think, Lee was one of the hundreds of thousands who attended—and graduated—from an HBCU.
RUFF CREEK – A $1 million state grant will help the UMWA Career Centers Inc. launch a new advanced manufacturing and mechatronics program at its training facility near Ruff Creek.