CCAC to hold College Kickstart Day at all campuses and centers on Saturday, November 10

Article by: CCAC Public Relations

PITTSBURGH-The Community College of Allegheny County will host College Kickstart Day at all eight of its locations on Saturday, November 10, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This free open house event welcomes all prospective students, their family members and friends.

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 course offerings


In addition, CCAC will offer program demonstrations at three of its campuses as well as at its West Hills Center. These include: West Hills Center-Automotive and Psychology; North Campus-Computer Information Technology, English, Nursing and Science; Boyce Campus-Nursing; South Campus-Film Technician. Activities at Allegheny Campus will focus on enrollment, financial aid and career exploration.

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. for more information.

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