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September 2019

Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) and Crisis Center North (CCN) are pleased to announce a special appearance by Timothy “Tim” Hightower on Friday, Oct. 4, at 1:00 p.m. in Room 1101 at CCAC North Campus.

The Community College of Allegheny County will host Open Houses at eight of its locations on Saturday, October 12, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This free event welcomes all prospective students, their family members and friends.

Anker Zhao, 15, 2019 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar

Community College of Allegheny County student Anker Zhao, 15, of Cheswick has been selected as a 2019 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar and, as such, will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

Two teams from the Community College of Allegheny County have been named regional winners in the Draw the Lines PA competition. Team ‘Wild Card’ from CCAC North Campus received an Honorable Mention in the Higher Ed-West category, and Team CCAC South received an Honorable Mention in the Adult-West category.

The Community College of Allegheny County will host job fairs beginning September 16 and continuing through October 30 at its four campuses in Allegheny County. Representatives from many of the region’s employers will be on hand to discuss different job opportunities, answer questions and provide information. Attendees should dress professionally and bring copies of their resume.

The Community College of Allegheny County is one of seven community colleges partnering with General Motors (GM) to launch the GM Dealer Technician Scholarship, a program that can help students graduate debt-free with a two-year associate degree in Automotive Technology.

To promote the scholarship, legacy, and tradition of our nation's Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) through active community engagement, student recruitment, and the promotion of academic success and college completion throughout Western Pennsylvania.

The Community College of Allegheny County’s Allegheny Campus will host CCAC’s third annual HBCU (Historically Black Colleges & Universities) Recruitment and Transfer Fair on Thursday, October 10, in the Foerster Student Services Center. The event will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the auditorium lobby on the second floor.

The Community College of Allegheny County’s South Campus will host its second 5K race on Sunday, October 20, at 9:00 a.m. The event is open to the community, and participants may run, jog or walk, with the goal of completing the course in 90 minutes or less. Proceeds from the race will benefit CCAC South Campus student clubs and organizations.

The Community College of Allegheny County is offering a wide range of convenient later start classes during the fall 2019 semester at all campuses and centers as well as online. Students who were late to register or who want to jump-start their education can find the right class to suit their needs. Classes start in late September and in October and November in the following subject areas:

August 2019

The Community College of Allegheny County is pleased to announce that the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Commission on the Accreditation of Early Childhood Higher Education programs has renewed the accreditation of CCAC’s Early Education & Childhood Development Associate of Science Degree program.