CCAC to hold College Kickstart Day at all campuses and centers on Wednesday, October 25

Article by: CCAC Public Relations

PITTSBURGH-The Community College of Allegheny County will host College Kickstart Day at all eight of its locations on Wednesday, October 25,  from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The free open house events are open to all prospective students and their families.

Individuals who bring their high school diploma, GED or college transcripts can complete their CCAC registration in one day. Attendees can take placement tests, meet with an advisor and learn about CCAC's program offerings in the arts and humanities; business; education, social and behavioral sciences and human services; health; science, technology, engineering and mathematics; and the skilled trades. CCAC staff will be on hand to answer questions about admissions and enrollment procedures, financial aid options, transfer and career opportunities and college services, sports, clubs and other activities.

Attendees will learn about:

  • Associate degree, certificate & diploma programs
  • Programs designed to facilitate easy transfer to four-year colleges & universities
  • In-demand careers that offer strong wages & career growth
  • Scholarships, grants & financial aid opportunities
  • Day, evening, weekend & online courses

In addition, CCAC will offer program demonstrations at each of its campuses as well as at its West Hills Center. These include: West Hills Center-Mechatronics, Automotive and HVAC; North Campus-Biology, Physics, Criminal Justice and Data Analytics; Boyce Campus-Paramedic, Biology; South Campus-Drone Simulation. Allegheny Campus will feature a student panel and program-focused breakout sessions; faculty members will also be on hand to discuss their programs with prospective students.

CCAC personnel will also conduct tours of the facilities for interested students and their families. All CCAC Kickstart Day locations are open to the media, including still/video cameras. Email for further information.

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