02/14/2013 -- City of Pittsburgh declares February 12, 2013 “Donna Imhoff Day”

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PITTSBURGH—At yesterday’s regular meeting of Pittsburgh City Council, Donna Imhoff, PhD, campus president, Allegheny Campus and Homewood-Brushton Center and interim campus president, North Campus and West Hills Center at the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC), was presented with a resolution honoring her for her achievements in the field of education and for her work on behalf of CCAC. Sponsored by Councilwoman Theresa Kail-Smith, Resolution #75 formally declared Tuesday, February 12, 2013 “Donna Imhoff Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.

A resident of Pittsburgh’s Westwood neighborhood, Imhoff’s affiliation with CCAC began in 1985 when she joined CCAC as a coordinator/instructor for CCAC–North Campus. She has served the college in myriad capacities including: acting assistant director of social service career programs; career counselor; academic advisor; associate professor (and later professor) of psychology; department chair of social and behavioral sciences and education; and American Federation of Teachers (AFT) union vice president. In 2008, she was named campus president, CCAC–North Campus and West Hills Center, adding the additional title of interim campus president, CCAC–Allegheny Campus and Homewood-Brushton Center, in July 2011. She has been in her current position since January 1 of this year.

Imhoff received the NISOD Excellence in Teaching Award at the International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence in 2003. She currently serves as president, board of directors, Crisis Center North, serves on the Commission on Economic and Workforce Development of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) and is a member of the Holy Family Institute Community Services Board.

Imhoff holds a Bachelor of Science degree in rehabilitation education from the Pennsylvania State University, a Master of Science in education in school psychology from Duquesne University, a master’s certificate in women’s studies from the University of Pittsburgh and a doctorate in social and comparative analysis in education from the University of Pittsburgh.


About the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)
CCAC annually educates 33,000 credit students through 155 degree, certificate and transfer programs and offers non-credit and workforce development courses to 30,000 students. The learning-centered institution’s mission is to provide affordable access to quality education and offer a dynamic, diverse and supportive learning environment that prepares the region’s residents for academic, professional and personal success in our changing global society. CCAC’s quality programs enable students to transfer credits to 520 colleges and universities and support regional workforce needs with accessible instruction available day, evening, weekend and online in Allegheny County and beyond.

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