Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

03/10/2011 -- CCAC–Allegheny Campus celebrates Women’s History Month

Press Release

PITTSBURGH—The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)–Allegheny, in conjunction with Student Life and the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion (OIDI), will hold several events honoring Women’s History Month from March 17–28 in the Student Services Center.

Activities include:

  • Massage therapy, yoga and self-defense seminars
  • “Women in Music” feature performance
  • Diversity Speaker series regarding the Afghan Women’s Writing Project
  • Basketball fundraiser tournament—proceeds will go to Lydia’s Place, a non-profit shelter for women and children
  • Women’s health fair

These events are open the entire CCAC community. Members of the press are also welcome to attend. For more information, please call 412.237.4430.


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.