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PITTSBURGH—Donna Imhoff, PhD, president, North Campus and West Hills Center at the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC), has been honored with the 2012 Tribute to Women Leadership Award in Education from YWCA Greater Pittsburgh. She will be presented with the award at the 30th Annual Tribute to Women Leadership Luncheon at noon May 16 at the Westin Hotel, 1000 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh.
In 1985 Imhoff joined CCAC as a coordinator/instructor for CCAC–North Campus. She has served the college in myriad capacities including: acting assistant director of social service career programs; career counselor; academic advisor; associate professor (and later professor) of psychology; department chair of social and behavioral sciences and education; and American Federation of Teachers (AFT) union vice president. In 2008, she was named to her current position. Since July 2011 she has also served as interim campus president, Allegheny Campus and Homewood-Brushton Center.
Imhoff received the NISOD Excellence in Teaching Award at the International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence in 2003. She currently serves as president, board of directors, Crisis Center North, serves on the Commission on Economic and Workforce Development of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) and was recently appointed to the Holy Family Institute Community Services Board.
Imhoff holds a Bachelor of Science degree in rehabilitation education from the Pennsylvania State University, a Master of Science in education in school psychology from Duquesne University, a master’s certificate in women’s studies from the University of Pittsburgh and a doctorate in social and comparative analysis in education from the University of Pittsburgh.
About the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)
CCAC annually educates 33,000 credit students through 170 degree, certificate and transfer programs and offers non-credit and workforce development courses to 30,000 students. The learning-centered institution’s mission is 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. CCAC’s quality programs enable students to transfer credits to 520 colleges and universities and support regional workforce needs with accessible instruction available day, evening, weekend and online in Allegheny County and beyond.