PITTSBURGH-The Community College of
Allegheny County will host Open Houses at all eight of its
locations on Wednesday, April 3, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. This
free event welcomes all prospective students, their family members
Individuals who bring their high
school transcript, college transcript or GED can complete their
CCAC registration. 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. CCAC
personnel will also conduct tours of the facilities for interested
students and their families.
- Attendees will learn about:
- Associate degree,
certificate & diploma programs
- Programs designed to
facilitate easy transfer to four-year colleges &
- 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 a
variety of program demonstrations at its campuses and centers,
Campus: Culinary Arts, science and health
fields. The campus will also offer a Faculty & Staff Meet
& Greet and a Student Life Spring Festival featuring student
clubs & organizations, games, food, caricature artists, balloon
artists and other activities.
Campus: A Health Careers Fair will feature
interactive demonstrations by all Health career program.
Demonstrations will also be offered in Business; Arts &
Humanities; Education, Social & Behavioral Sciences; and STEM
programs. Other activities will include intramural games, food and
a selfie station. Student clubs and organizations and the Job Corps
Culinary program will also be featured.
Center: Entrepreneurship; Barber School; and
Certified Nursing Assistant.
Campus: Nursing; Biology; Business; Psychology;
Mathematics; Criminal Justice & Criminology; and Multimedia
Programming, Simulation & Gaming. Other activities will include
a student panel, a performance by the dance team, on-demand campus
tours, placement testing and FAFSA completion. North Campus will
also hold a Job Fair on April 3 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Campus: Film Technician, Engineering.
Center: Skilled Trades.
All CCAC Open House locations are
open to the media, including still/video cameras.
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