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CCAC to host webinar series on STEM education with Pitt African American Alumni Council

Byron AllenPITTSBURGH—The Community College of Allegheny County and the University of Pittsburgh African American Alumni Council will jointly host a new webinar series, “Bridging the Digital Divide.” The series, which is open to students and the general public, is designed to educate the community and CCAC students on careers in STEM education. The first session in the webinar will take place on Thursday, February 25, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Subsequent sessions will be held every other month. 

The webinars will feature University of Pittsburgh African American Alumni Council speakers, who will detail their career path and highlight their chosen career field. Speakers will also serve as mentors to participating CCAC students, guiding students through their education journey to a career in a STEM-based field. The first guest speaker will be Byron Allen, project manager at Highmark Inc. Collaborating partners are CCAC Homewood-Brushton Center, University of Pittsburgh Community Engagement Center: Homewood, University of Pittsburgh African American Alumni Council and Neighborhood Allies. 

Attendees are encouraged to register in order to receive follow-up information; however, registration is not mandatory. To register, click here. View the webinar here

For more information, contact Chance Wideman at or 412.371.1056.