Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Press Releases 2012

The CCAC Public Relations office, a part of the Institutional Advancement & External Relations department, provides up-to-date information and news reports about the college and serves as a liaison between the college and the media.

To that end, we maintain an archive of recent press releases. You can read press releases from the current year by clicking the links below, or click the links to the left to view press releases from past years. You can also access media coverage of the college by viewing CCAC in the News.

For more information, please contact Public Relations.

12/19/2012 -- Tatar named head of CCAC–Washington County Center

12/14/2012 -- Imhoff named CCAC–Allegheny Campus president

11/21/2012 -- CCAC Educational Foundation elects new board members

11/14/2012 -- US Deputy Secretary of Transportation Porcari is keynote speaker at CCAC labor & management lecture

11/13/2012 -- CCAC welcomes new cabinet-level officials

11/13/2012 -- CCAC–South Campus hosts free information session

11/12/2012 -- CCAC–North Campus Ice Hockey Team hosts benefit game in support of Western Pennsylvania Humane Society

11/09/2012 -- CCAC–West Hills Center hosts Skilled Trades & Services Fair

11/01/2012 -- CCAC Board of Trustees elects new officers

10/24/2012 -- CCAC Golf Team wins Pennsylvania Collegiate Athletic Association State Championship

10/24/2012 -- CCAC–North Campus hosts Open Stage Night

10/17/2012 -- CCAC–West Hills Center hosts 3rd Annual Pittsburgh Region Clean Cities Odyssey Day

10/11/2012 -- CCAC student veterans volunteer to help fellow veteran in need

10/10/2012 -- CCAC student selected to attend prestigious One Young World Summit for emerging leaders

10/09/2012 -- CCAC FireVEST program graduates honored by Allegheny County Council

10/08/2012 -- CCAC–North Campus golfers finish 1st, 2nd and 4th at Western Pennsylvania Collegiate Conference Championship

10/03/2012 -- Community Colleges Launch Rapid Retraining Program for Pennsylvania’s Displaced Workers

10/02/2012 -- CCAC awarded prestigious US Department of Education Title III grant to support learning outcomes

10/01/2012 -- CCAC celebrates unveiling of Gambino & Petrelli Families Science Laboratory

09/24/2012 -- CCAC–North Campus hosts Open Stage Night

09/19/2012 -- CCAC–West Hills Center hosts Career Training Open House

09/13/2012 -- CCAC–North Campus hosts “Celebrate Deaf Awareness” day September 26

09/12/2012 -- CCAC–North Campus Psi Beta honor students host breast cancer awareness day
October 16

09/10/2012 -- CCAC–Washington County Center offers new 10-week course format

08/22/2012 -- CCAC employee gets a “kick” out of Steelers vs. Panthers halftime show

08/08/2012 -- CCAC awarded HRSA grant to continue Elder Care Achievement program

08/07/2012 -- CCAC presents Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure” August 14–17

08/03/2012 -- CCAC students host car wash fundraiser to fund service trip to Jamaica

08/01/2012 -- CCAC celebrates unveiling of dck worldwide, LLC, Rotunda

07/26/2012 -- CCAC announces new land administration program

07/25/2012 -- CCAC ranks first nationally for nursing graduates

07/12/2012 -- CCAC honored with national fundraising award

07/11/2012 -- Now enrolling, CCAC’s Court Reporting program yields 100% placement rates, good salaries

06/29/2012 -- CCAC trustees approve budget with no tuition increase

06/25/2012 -- CCAC dean named in 50 Women of Excellence award list

06/20/2012 -- CCAC presents “Bard Wars” June 28–30

06/15/2012 -- CCAC instructor brings the arts to remote region of Nicaraguan coffee farmers

06/14/2012 -- CCAC hosting information sessions on free training in mechatronics

06/13/2012 -- CCAC awarded $1 million grant to enhance math instruction, improve student completion rates

05/15/2012 -- CCAC honors diversity trailblazers at 2012 Vanguard Diversity Awards

05/11/2012 -- CCAC–North Campus golfer qualifies for national championship

05/10/2012 -- Applications now being accepted for CCAC’s free FireVEST education program

05/09/2012 -- CCAC–South Campus offers summer welding courses

05/07/2012 -- CCAC offers intensive federal grant writing course May 14–18

05/07/2012 -- CCAC Culinary Arts student awarded scholarship to study in Italy

05/07/2012 -- CCAC professor honored with Sojourner Truth Award

05/03/2012 -- CCAC hosts US Embassy-sponsored Russian education delegation

04/27/2012 -- CCAC Biotechnology student selected for prestigious NIH position

04/26/2012 -- CCAC President Alex Johnson nominated for mayoral award

04/24/2012 -- CCAC student named Newman Civic Fellow

04/23/2012 -- CCAC’s Imhoff honored with 2012 Tribute to Women Leadership Award

04/17/2012 -- CCAC hosts The Moses George Hogan/Glenn Edward Burleigh Choral Festival

04/17/2012 -- CCAC men’s basketball player selected for 2011–2012 NJCAA All-American Basketball Team

04/13/2012 -- CCAC, American Cancer Society team up in Relay for Life

04/13/2012 -- CCAC–South Campus presents Game Show Night

04/09/2012 -- Three CCAC students named 2012 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Scholars

03/28/2012 -- CCAC–South Campus Theatre presents “Rent”

03/27/2012 -- CCAC students selected to speak at Northeast Regional Honors Council annual conference

03/26/2012 -- CCAC honors college legends at 2012 Legends in Leadership

03/22/2012 -- US Secretary of Labor Solis is keynote speaker at CCAC labor and management lecture

03/20/2012 -- Pennsylvania Auditor General Jack Wagner to address CCAC’s Veterans Club

03/16/2012 -- CCAC student clubs host 2nd Annual Gospel Liturgical Dance Festival

03/15/2012 -- CCAC Intercollegiate Ice Hockey Team presents $3,000 check to Crisis Center North

03/14/2012 -- CCAC Intercollegiate Ice Hockey Team presents $1,000 check to the Mario Lemieux Foundation

03/13/2012 -- CCAC seeking participation in Shakespeare Creative Competition Festival

03/12/2012 -- CCAC hosting information sessions on free training in renewable and alternative energy

03/08/2012 -- Petrelli to speak at 2012 CCAC commencement 

03/08/2012 -- CCAC introduces fund to promote faculty innovation

03/01/2012 -- CCAC, Hill House Association & Hill CDC partner to offer free training information sessions

02/29/2012 -- CCAC men’s basketball team heads to NJCAA Division III Region XX tournament as #1 seed

02/27/2012 -- CCAC–North Campus hosts Open Stage Night

02/24/2012 -- CCAC & the Pittsburgh Steelers face off in charity basketball game

02/22/2012 -- CCAC kicks off “The Big Read in Pittsburgh” with March 4 event

02/21/2012 -- Area Schools rev up for CCAC Western Pennsylvania Automotive Competition

02/17/2012 -- CCAC–South Campus hosts NJCAA Division III Region XX Women’s Basketball Tournament

02/09/2012 -- CCAC launches public phase of its Imagine & Achieve Campaign

02/08/2012 -- CCAC honors local Purple Heart recipient at Quilts of Valor luncheon

02/06/2012 -- CCAC & West Penn Allegheny Health System offer Valentine's Day training that is "all heart"

02/06/2012 -- CCAC celebrates progress on new science center with commemorative “topping off” event

02/03/2012 -- CCAC–North Campus hosts Open Stage Night

02/02/2012 -- CCAC hosts spring job fairs, job-related events throughout Allegheny County

02/02/2012 -- CCAC offers the region’s only “green” roof training program

01/13/2012 -- CCAC Ice Hockey benefit game supports Crisis Center North

01/13/2012 -- CCAC Board of Trustees opens 2012 with newly elected officers

01/12/2012 -- Study: CCAC returns $6.67 for each county dollar

01/06/2012 -- CCAC hosts college fair with focus on minority, disadvantaged students

01/03/2012 -- CCAC–South Campus offers spring fitness courses