Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

02/15/2011 -- CCAC Washington County Center offers workshop for veterans

Press Release

PITTSBURGH—The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)–Washington County Crown Center will hold a workshop geared toward veterans on Friday, March 18. Participating veterans will be able to network and receive information regarding:

  • CCAC courses and programs
  • GI bill, grants and other educational benefits
  • Training opportunities (Roustabout and Mechatronics)
  • PA CareerLink services
  • PA, WV, Federal and U.S. Postal Civil Service
  • PA and county benefits
  • Veterans Administration medical care and disability claims
  • PA Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR) services

The workshop will be held from 9:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m. at the Washington Crown Center Mall, 1500 West Chestnut Street, Washington, PA 15301. Seating is limited. To confirm attendance please contact Dave Sims, Veterans Employment Representative, at 724.223.4509 or dasims@state.pa.us.  R.S.V.P. by Friday, March 11.

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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.