The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
CCAC served as a sponsor and judge in the Robotics category for the Covestro Pittsburgh Regional Science & Engineering Fair (Covestro PRSEF) held at Heinz Field in the spring.
CCAC South Campus will host an IT & Engineering Discovery Night for prospective students and their families on Tuesday, June 27, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Room G311.
The Community College of Allegheny County and Robert Morris University in Moon Township have completed a collaborative agreement to enable CCAC students who have earned an Associate of Science in Cybersecurity to seamlessly transfer into the Cyber Forensics and Information Security Bachelor of Science program at RMU.
CCAC is saving energy at SOuth Campus: New boilers, New electric chillers, Conversion of the exterior lighting system to LED fixtures and
Retrocommissioning of the unit ventilators and other HVAC system components that were remaining in place.
CCAC will hold a drone demonstration and press conference on Allegheny Campus in advance of a new course being offered at the college—Introduction to small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS). The event will include a demonstration of a small training drone that will be used during the class, as well as a display of a variety of drones.
CCAC is pleased to announce it has received a grant in the amount of $4,722 from the Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board to provide career exploration opportunities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) this spring for low-income youth living in the City of Pittsburgh or Allegheny County.
The Community College of Allegheny County will celebrate Remake Learning Days by holding a variety of activities related to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) for students from areas schools at its four campuses on May 9.
The Community College of Allegheny County has received a grant totaling $629,207 from the National Science Foundation for the Biotechnology, Bioremediation, Math and Science (BioMaS) Workforce Collaborative project. The award is in effect from October 1, 2015 to September 30, 2020.
Community College of Allegheny County’s West Hills Center will host Manufacturing Day on Friday, October 2, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The college will join thousands of businesses and schools across North America for the annual event, held to celebrate modern manufacturing and inspire the next generation of manufacturers.
A hands-on workshop titled “It Can Wait! Don’t Text and Drive” will be presented at the Community College of Allegheny County’s North Campus on Wednesday, September 23, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Atrium Stage and Pit area of the campus. The workshop is open to all CCAC students, staff and alumni.
The Community College of Allegheny County is holding a special open house designed for current and former members of the military, their spouses and children from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 6 at all four campus locations: Allegheny Campus (North Shore), Boyce Campus (Monroeville), North Campus (McCandless), South Campus (West Mifflin) and West Hills Center (Oakdale).
The Community College of Allegheny County has become an approved school for plumbing backflow testing under the American Society of Sanitary Engineers (ASSE) International.
The Community College of Allegheny County Board of Trustees approved a $109.6 million budget that keeps both last year’s budget and the current rate of tuition intact but allows for an increase in the technology fee. Tuition for Allegheny County residents remains at $104.75 per credit or $1,571.25 per full-time semester (12 to 18 credits).
The Community College of Allegheny County will present “Building Pittsburgh: A Unique Labor & Management Partnership,” a labor and management discussion taking place at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 22.
CCAC Boyce Campus students will have the opportunity to be part of an ‘over the moon’ learning experience by viewing moon rocks provided by CCAC Physics Professor Patrick Huth, a former contractor with NASA, during the week of March 23.
Pennsylvania's 14 community colleges on Monday unveiled a statewide effort to enable adult learners to transform life and work experiences into college credit, saving money and time spent working toward a degree.
The Community College of Allegheny County, in addition to Pennsylvania’s 13 other community colleges, is participating in College Credit Fast Track, the first statewide prior learning assessment (PLA) initiative in the country.
PITTSBURGH—Philip Little, education and outreach specialist for the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office, will present a workshop on “The Serious Impact of Social Media on our Lives” Wednesday, September 24, from 10:30 until 11:30 a.m. in room 3002 at CCAC’s North Campus in McCandless, Pa.
PITTSBURGH—Starting this fall, the Community College of Allegheny County will offer its Mechatronics Technology program in both associate degree and certificate options. Mechatronics is a relatively new engineering field that integrates mechanical and electronic components with hydraulics, pneumatics and computer controls in the manufacture of industrial products. In his visit to CCAC’s West Hills Center in April, President Barack Obama touted CCAC’s program, calling it a model for the nation.