Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Press Releases 2011

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 2011 by clicking the links below, or click the links to the left to view press releases from other years. You can also access media coverage of the college by viewing CCAC in the News.

For more information, please contact Public Relations.

12/16/2011 -- CCAC wins fifth straight Pink Feet Race for the Cure

12/12/2011 -- CCAC students engage in service learning trip to Jamaica

12/08/2011 -- CCAC Aviation program receives Federal Aviation Administration recertification

11/23/2011 -- CCAC hosts annual ‘Deck Your Halls’ fundraiser

11/16/2011 -- CCAC–West Hills Center hosts Skilled Trades and Services Fair

11/14/2011 -- CCAC honors employee on her 90th birthday

11/04/2011 -- CCAC’s Burzachechi joins CRD board

11/01/2011 -- CCAC presents Piscataway Indian Nation performers

10/31/2011 -- CCAC runner wins regional 5k, travels to nationals

10/31/2011 -- CCAC–North Campus hosts Open Stage Night

10/27/2011 -- CCAC runner takes state women’s 5k honors

10/18/2011 -- CCAC hosts Enrollment Express Days

10/14/2011 -- CCAC FireVEST graduates honored by County Council

10/14/2011 -- CCAC–South Campus hosts flea market for disaster relief

10/07/2011 -- CCAC golfers earn conference honors

10/06/2011 -- CCAC–Downtown Center to close after fall term

10/04/2011 -- CCAC hosts DeIuliis, Trumka for discussion of family-sustaining jobs in energy

09/30/2011 -- CCAC–North Campus hosts Open Stage Night

09/28/2011 -- CCAC named national leader college for student success

09/27/2011 -- CCAC–Boyce Campus offers new “second-half term” option

09/21/2011 -- CCAC hosts alternative fuel vehicles for Odyssey Day

09/21/2011 -- CCAC–Boyce Campus presents October speakers

09/16/2011 -- CCAC celebrates progress of student on “Hell’s Kitchen”

09/01/2011 -- CCAC trustees forced to respond to funding cuts

08/31/2011 -- CCAC hosts fall job fairs throughout Allegheny County

08/18/2011 -- CCAC adds evening aquatic classes at Sisters of St. Francis

08/17/2011 -- CCAC Pittsburgh Promise scholarship recipients complete internships through PCKIZ

08/15/2011 -- CCAC, UPMC partner to offer free nurse aide training

08/11/2011 -- CCAC-South Campus classes start August 22, September 6

08/10/2011 -- CCAC-Boyce Campus classes start August 22, September 6

08/09/2011 -- CCAC science center construction visible online

07/15/2011 -- CCAC wins $1.2 million grant to promote diversity in nursing

07/14/2011 -- CCAC workshop trains educators on CMU programming software

07/13/2011 -- CCAC responds to funding cuts

07/12/2011 -- CCAC sophomore stars in new season of ‘Hell’s Kitchen’

07/08/2011 -- CCAC wins Big Read grant to continue One College…One Community initiative

07/05/2011 -- CCAC president named to national commission to reshape future of community colleges

06/24/2011 -- Wecht to speak at CCAC–Boyce Campus open house

06/15/2011 -- CCAC ranks first nationally for nursing graduates

05/27/2011 -- CCAC introduces 2011 Vanguard Diversity Award winners

05/27/2011 -- CCAC–Boyce Campus to close for electrical work

05/27/2011 -- CCAC shortstop nominated for top NJCAA academic honor

05/24/2011 -- CCAC Honors Program students awarded Leadership in Honors Scholarships

05/13/2011 -- CCAC–South Campus newspaper wins national award

05/12/2011 -- CCAC Biotechnology Workforce Collaborative marks 10th graduate

05/12/2011 -- Franco Harris to address CCAC graduates May 19

05/12/2011 -- CCAC offers aquatics classes at Sisters of St. Francis

05/05/2011 -- CCAC trustees approve 2011–2012 budget

05/02/2011 -- CCAC’s Yund named Newman Civic Fellow

04/27/2011 -- CCAC presents 2011 Legends in Leadership

04/21/2011 -- CCAC team wins national innovation award

04/20/2011 -- CCAC campuses join walk at lunch initiative for health

04/15/2011 -- First class completes CCAC roustabout training program

04/15/2011 -- CCAC hosts second Hoops for Hope tournament

04/13/2011 -- CCAC honor society wins international awards

04/08/2011 -- NJCAA recognizes CCAC–Allegheny Campus player, instructor

04/08/2011 -- CCAC–South Campus sponsors Relay for Life

04/07/2011 -- CCAC freezes hiring, reduces spending in face of state budget cuts

04/06/2011 -- Full CCAC scholarships offered for firefighters

04/06/2011 -- CCAC–North Campus offers free self-defense workshop

03/30/2011 -- CCAC student wins state internship scholarship

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

03/30/2011 -- CCAC honor society earns regional recognition

03/25/2011 -- CCAC addresses state budget challenges

03/18/2011 -- CCAC honored with Fred Rogers Good Neighbor Award

03/16/2011 -- CCAC hosts Gerard, Surma for labor-management dialogue

03/15/2011 -- CCAC–Boyce Campus hosts Financial Aid Workshops for new students

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

03/10/2011 -- CCAC–West Hills Center celebrates Women's History Month

03/10/2011 -- CCAC–South Campus celebrates Women's History Month

03/10/2011 -- CCAC–North Campus celebrates Women's History Month

03/10/2011 -- CCAC–Boyce Campus celebrates Women's History Month

03/02/2011 -- CCAC–North student places third in state bowling championship

02/28/2011 -- CCAC joins statewide partnership to ease transfers

02/24/2011 -- ACTA recognizes CCAC for improving mobility

02/23/2011 -- Dietetics program at CCAC announces nutrition fair

02/21/2011 -- CCAC North Campus student places in bowling championship

02/21/2011 -- CCAC South Campus to host 2011 Service-Learning Symposium

02/16/2011 -- Onorato, Johnson encourage residents to apply for FireVEST scholarships

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

02/11/2011 -- CCAC presents spring job fairs

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

02/04/2011 -- CCAC Boyce Campus celebrates Black History Month

02/04/2011 -- CCAC South Campus Black History Month activities continue through February

02/03/2011 -- Richard King Mellon Foundation awards $3 million grant to CCAC

01/27/2011 -- CCAC offers second series of health-IT training courses

01/24/2011 -- CCAC South Campus celebrates Black History Month with Afro American Institute performance

01/21/2011 -- CCAC South Campus partners with the Arthritis Foundation to offer exercise program

01/20/2011 -- CCAC North Campus hosts open stage night featuring Greg Joseph of The Clarks

01/20/2011 -- CCAC selected to pilot national accountability system

01/12/2011 -- CCAC South Campus offers Community Education fitness classes for spring

01/11/2011 -- Highmark executive vice president to give presentation about health care reform at CCAC

01/10/2011 -- CCAC North Campus hockey team and the Mario Lemieux Foundation host benefit game

01/07/2011 -- CCAC boards elect new officers

01/06/2011 -- CCAC celebrates Tom Foerster with new facility