Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

02/04/2011 -- CCAC–Allegheny Campus honors Black History Month

Press Release

PITTSBURGH—The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)–Allegheny Campus in conjunction with the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion will hold several events throughout February to celebrate Black History Month. Activities include seminars on African Americans in drama and music, and a luncheon will be held on Friday, February 25 in West Hall from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. to conclude the month-long celebrations. 

There will be a special panel discussion entitled “A Neighborhood Point of View” on Wednesday, February 23 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Student Services Center auditorium. The discussion will feature a panel of neighborhood leaders from the Hill District, Homewood and the North Side who are central figures in their respective communities. Topics include the rich, culturally diverse history of the featured Pittsburgh neighborhoods and current revitalization projects. Rick Adams, executive director of Community Relations & Outreach at CCAC, will moderate the event. 

These events are open to the entire CCAC community and members of the press are welcome to attend as well. For more information, please call 412.237.4430.

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About CCAC
The Community College of Allegheny County is the largest institution of postsecondary higher education in Pennsylvania. The college serves 30,000 credit students through 170 degree and certificate programs and offers thousands of lifelong learning non-credit and workforce development courses to 35,000 students annually. Incorporating a learning-centered environment committed to the future of the region, CCAC continues to expand its reach through innovative programming and accessible instruction offered via convenient day, evening, weekend and online courses. With four campuses and six centers serving Allegheny County and surrounding communities, CCAC endeavors to fulfill its mission to provide affordable access to quality education and offer a dynamic, diverse and supportive learning environment that prepares the region’s residents for academic, professional and personal success in our changing global society.