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November 2019

Students and community members are invited to find out how they can receive training at the Community College of Allegheny County in two years or less toward high-paying and highly rewarding careers. CCACs West Hills Center will host a Skilled Trades & Services Fair on Tuesday, November 26, from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

PITTSBURGH—Community College of Allegheny County’s Allegheny Campus will host a screening of the acclaimed documentary “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” along with a lecture by Dr. Roberta Schomburg, executive director of the Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media, on Friday, November 15.

October 2019

CCAC Women's volleyball team and coaches

The Community College of Allegheny County Wild Cats Volleyball Team finished in second place at the National Junior Collegiate Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region XX Championship hosted by Butler County Community College (BC3) on Saturday, October 26. The BC3 team took the Region XX title for the fourth time in the past five seasons. Two CCAC students, Abi Cmar and Harper Ercole, were named Region XX All-Tournament players.

CCAC Theatre Professor George Jaber (at right) receives a check from Beth Amber to launch the Jim Emswiller Memorial Film Technician Scholarship. At left is CCAC Student Success Coach Darren Lesher.

PITTSBURGH—Community College of Allegheny County has received a $1,000 gift from Beth Amber, widow of James Emswiller, to launch a scholarship for students in CCAC’s Film Technician program. The scholarship, which will cover the tuition of the film sound class, will be available beginning in 2020 to any student registered for film classes.

Male and female students smiling at camera

The Community College of Allegheny County’s Boyce Campus will present a College in High School (CIHS) information session on Wednesday, October 30, at 6:00 p.m. in the Lecture Hall, located on the fourth floor. The event is free and open to the public. Woodland Hills School District Assistant Superintendent Dr. Juliette D. Pennyman will serve as guest speaker.

The Community College of Allegheny County’s South Campus will present a College in High School (CIHS) information session on Monday, October 21, at 6:00 p.m. in the campus auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. Baldwin High School Principal Shaun Tomaszewski will serve as guest speaker.

Group of respiratory therapy students around a dummy patient on a bed

Current Respiratory Therapy students will be demonstrating various equipment and procedures as well as providing information for lung health and awareness.

CCAC Golfers Dominic Achille, left, and Blake Martin with Coach Robert Keslar

Community College of Allegheny County golfers Dominic Achille and Blake Martin took third and fourth place, respectively, in the two-round 2019 Western Pennsylvania Collegiate Conference Golf Championship that took place October 5 and ¬6 at the Links at Spring Church in Apollo.

CCAC employees check out the interior of a Tesla Model X during Odyssey Day.

The Community College of Allegheny County’s West Hills Center in Oakdale hosted Odyssey Day in collaboration with Pittsburgh Region Clean Cities (PRCC) on Friday, Oct. 4.

CCAC North Campus Psi Beta Honor Society

The Community College of Allegheny County’s North Campus chapter of Psi Beta, the Community College National Honor Society in Psychology, has received the 2018–2019 Chapter Excellence Award. This is the second time the chapter has received the honor, which comes with a monetary award. The chapter also received the national award in 2008–2009.