CCAC president to host QB’s BBQ during college-wide enrollment open house on October 26

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Article by: CCAC Public Relations

PITTSBURGH—Quintin Bullock, president of the Community College of Allegheny County, will be presiding over the grill and serving up two of his famous barbecue specialties, Texas potato salad and lemonade, at QB’s BBQ during Wednesday’s Open House. The festivities will take place from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Allegheny Campus, on the patio behind the Foerster Student Services Center. Also on the menu will be hamburger sliders, mini hot dogs, gardenburger sliders and cookies. QB’s BBQ will be repeated at all four campuses during upcoming open houses.

Enrollment open houses will be held at all eight CCAC locations on Wednesday, October 26,from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. for 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 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, robotic simulation; North Campus – Criminal Justice (lab crime scene investigation), Multimedia Programming Simulation & Gaming; Allegheny Campus – Court Reporting; Boyce Campus – Massage Therapy, Paramedic; South Campus – Theatre (performance from an upcoming musical).

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

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About the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)
Since its founding in 1966, CCAC has flourished, becoming the educational powerhouse it is today—a nationally renowned two-year college dedicated to serving all members of the community. From groundbreaking student success initiatives to top-ranked academic and career-based programs, CCAC continues to be the college of choice for nearly one out of three adults in the Greater Pittsburgh metropolitan region.

Every year, more than 25,000 students enroll at CCAC, taking advantage of more than 150 degree, certificate, diploma and transfer programs while thousands more access noncredit and workforce development courses. Comprising four campuses and four neighborhood centers, as well as other offsite locations, CCAC is honored to have one of the largest veteran student populations in the state and takes pride in ranking among the nation’s top community colleges for the number of individuals graduating in nursing and other health-related professions.

CCAC graduates have transferred to the nation’s most prestigious colleges and universities, have obtained the most academically challenging and competitive degrees and can be found at leading companies, organizations and institutions throughout the country. CCAC alumni are actively engaged in every sector of society, providing leadership to scores of economic, scientific, civic and philanthropic entities both in the Pittsburgh region and around the world. Visit ccac.edu to learn more.

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