Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

05/14/2013 -- CCAC celebrates 2013 commencement

MEDIA ADVISORY
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PITTSBURGH—The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) will celebrate its 2013 commencement ceremony at 7:00 this evening in the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. More than 5,000 students, family members, faculty, staff and other guests are expected to attend to recognize the graduates who will participate in the ceremony.

Mark A. Nordenberg, chancellor of the University of Pittsburgh, will be the event’s keynote speaker, discussing the partnership between the two institutions and the value of higher education. He will be awarded an honorary associate of arts in humane letters degree at the ceremony. More CCAC graduates transfer to the University of Pittsburgh than any other university.

Members of the press are welcome to attend. Still and video cameras are permitted.

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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. Visit www.ccac.edu to learn more.