Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

10/01/2012 -- CCAC celebrates unveiling of Gambino & Petrelli Families Science Laboratory

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PITTSBURGH—The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) Educational Foundation will celebrate the dedication of the Gambino and Petrelli Families Science Laboratory at noon Saturday, October 20, at CCAC–West Hills Center in Oakdale, Pa. 

The college will name the CCAC–West Hills Center Science Laboratory in honor of the Gambino and Petrelli families as part of the college’s comprehensive fundraising initiative, Imagine & Achieve: The Campaign for the Community College of Allegheny County. Those in attendance will include Charlene and Dominic Petrelli, both alumni and benefactors of the college. 

Charlene G. (Gambino) Petrelli is vice president and chief human resources officer for EQT Corporation and president of the EQT Foundation. A member of the CCAC Educational Foundation Board of Directors, she serves on the Imagine & Achieve Campaign Steering Committee. In May 2012, Petrelli delivered the college’s commencement address and was awarded an honorary Associate of Arts degree in Humane Letters. She is the recipient of many awards including the 2010 CCAC Legends in Leadership Outstanding Alumna award. Dominic Petrelli is the NAS implementation manager for the US Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration. 

CCAC–West Hills Center is located at 1000 McKee Road, Oakdale, PA 15071.


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.