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June 2019

A class of 13 students recently received certificates in the evening Welding Technology program at the Venango Technology Center (VTC) in Oil City, Pa. The program was coordinated among VTC, the Keystone Community Education Council (KCEC) and the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC).

The Community College of Allegheny County will host Open Houses at eight of its locations on Wednesday, July 17, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. This free event welcomes all prospective students, their family members and friends.

Hollis Laird

Hollis Laird, a student in the Community College of Allegheny County Nursing program at Allegheny Campus, has been invited to present a poster on her abstract, "Postpartum Treatment for Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Among Women in Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder" at the upcoming 2019 Infectious Diseases Society for Obstetrics and Gynecology (IDSOG) Annual Meeting.

Kimberly Reed, CCAC Student

Kimberly Reed of Ross Township, a student in the Community College of Allegheny County's Medical Assistant program at South Campus, was awarded the Jacqueline P. Fehling Memorial Scholarship last month during the Pennsylvania Society of Medical Assistants State Conference held in Johnstown, Pa. Reed, who just completed the certificate program, was the only student in the state to receive the award, which included a $500 scholarship for training in the field.

The Community College of Allegheny County Board of Trustees approved a $121.4 million budget that provides for enrollment and retention initiatives, strategic initiatives, emergency funds and IT upgrades, funded through a modest tuition increase.

New articulation agreement

The Community College of Allegheny County and Ohio University have entered into a collaborative agreement that provides students who earn an associate degree in Nursing at CCAC with an academic pathway to seamlessly transfer into a parallel bachelor’s degree program at Ohio University that can be completed entirely online.

The Community College of Allegheny County's Homewood-Brushton Center will partner with TRIO Student Support Services and the black art expo to host the center's second annual Juneteenth event on Wednesday, June 19, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

PITTSBURGH—The Community College of Allegheny County is the only institution between Pittsburgh and Harrisburg that offers a Paralegal Associate of Science Degree program, providing students with a great opportunity to enter a lucrative field. The program will be featured at CCAC’s Open House, which will be held at all eight campuses and centers on Wednesday, July 17, from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.

The Community College of Allegheny County is one of seven community colleges partnering with General Motors (GM) to launch the GM Dealer Technician Scholarship, a program that can help students graduate debt-free with a two-year associate degree in Automotive Technology.

Dr. Bullock and others cutting ribbon at Braddock Hills

PITTSBURGH—The Community College of Allegheny County’s Braddock Hills Center held a ribbon cutting ceremony today to celebrate the grand reopening of the center following a wide-ranging renovation project. Located in the Braddock Hills Shopping Center.