03/26/2013 -- CCAC honors college legends at 2013 Legends in Leadership

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PITTSBURGH—The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) Educational Foundation will honor four outstanding individuals at the 2013 “Legends in Leadership” awards banquet Thursday, April 18. Members of the press are cordially invited.

The gala event opens with a cocktail reception and silent auction at 5:30 p.m. in the East Club Lounge at Heinz Field. Dinner will be served at 7:00 p.m.

The awards enable the CCAC community to recognize those who have made it possible to provide quality, accessible education to nearly 65,000 students annually. Since 1998, the “Legends” event has honored current and former students, members of the faculty, staff and administration and friends of the college. Deborah L. Rice-Johnson, Health Services division president and executive vice president, Highmark, is the honorary chair of this year’s event.

2013 honorees include:

Laura E. Ellsworth—partner-in-charge, Pittsburgh Office, Jones Day
Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award

Randall S. Dearth—chief executive officer, Calgon Carbon Corporation
Outstanding Community Leader Award

Michael Adamcyk (CCAC Class of 1976)—director, Global Retirement Plans and Mobility, H. J. Heinz Company
Outstanding Alumnus Award

Frances Kralosky Dice (CCAC Class of 1968)—assistant dean of Academic Management, CCAC
Outstanding Faculty/Staff/Administrator Award


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 nearly 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.

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