Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

03/30/2011 -- CCAC student journalists win state press awards

Press Release

PITTSBURGH—Three Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) students earned recognition in the 2011 Student Keystone Press Awards contest, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association Foundation. The students competed against other two-year colleges in the state with articles written for the CCAC–South Campus Forum newspaper.

 Kathryn Nahm took first place in the Sports Story category for “Golfers gain respect at PCAA East-West Challenge.” Karen Panebianco won second place in Cartoon/Graphic Illustration for “Mub,” and James O’Hanlon received third place in Public Service/Enterprise Package for “I am more intelligent than you think I am.”

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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.