Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

01/15/2013 -- CCAC’s Automotive department presents a “Day at the Pittsburgh Auto Show”

PRESS RELEASE

For more information contact CCAC Public Relations

PITTSBURGH—The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) is partnering with the Greater Pittsburgh Automotive Dealers Association to present a “Day at the Pittsburgh Auto Show” February 15 at the 2013 Pittsburgh International Auto Show at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. The event is designed to showcase CCAC’s Automotive Technology program and career opportunities in the industry.

Organized by Karl K. Watson Jr., automotive instructor, CCAC–West Hills Center; John Putizier, chief executive officer, Greater Pittsburgh Automotive Dealers Association; and Jill Costic, director, Pittsburgh Auto Show, the event will kick off with a 9:00 a.m. welcome from Mr. Putizier. Following his remarks, CCAC instructors will discuss the many innovations and opportunities taking place within the industry. Thereafter, approximately 400 career and technical students from throughout Allegheny and the surrounding counties will then take part in a knowledge-based competition.

For more information regarding the event or CCAC’s Automotive Technology program, call 412.788.7379. CCAC–West Hills Center is located at 1000 McKee Road, Oakdale, PA 15071.

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About the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)
CCAC annually educates 33,000 credit students through 155 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.