03/21/2013 -- CCAC celebrates grand opening of K. Leroy Irvis Science Center

Article by: CCAC Public Relations

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PITTSBURGH— The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) will celebrate the grand opening of the newly constructed K. Leroy Irvis Science Center Monday, March 25. Local dignitaries as well as family members of the late K. Leroy Irvis and members of the CCAC community will commemorate the occasion with a series of opening day festivities beginning at 11:00 a.m. with tours of the new facility. The event is open to the media, including still/video cameras. The K. Leroy Irvis Science Center is located on CCAC–Allegheny Campus at 808 Ridge Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. 


11:30 a.m.  Check-in & K. Leroy Irvis Science Center Tours, K. Leroy Irvis Science Center 
 1:00 p.m. Invocation, Foerster Student Service Center
Reverend Rockwell Dillaman, Lead Pastor, Allegheny Center Alliance Church
  Donna L. Imhoff, PhD, Campus President, CCAC–Allegheny Campus & Homewood-Brushton Center;
Interim President, CCAC–North Campus & West Hills Center
  Alex Johnson, PhD, President, CCAC 
Amy M. Kuntz, Chair, CCAC Board of Trustees
Honorable Mike Doyle, US Congressman
Honorable Jay Costa Jr., JD (’77), Pennsylvania State Senator
Honorable Jim Ferlo, Pennsylvania State Senator
Honorable Jake Wheatley, Pennsylvania State Representative
Honorable Rich Fitzgerald, Allegheny County Executive
Honorable William R. Robinson, CCAC Trustee Emeritus & Allegheny County Councilman
Mark A. Nordenberg, Chancellor, University of Pittsburgh
Cathryn L. Edwards Irvis
Reverend Thomas J. Burke, Pastor, Saint James Parish, Sewickley
 2:00 p.m. Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, K. Leroy Irvis Science Center
 2:30 p.m.  Dedications, K. Leroy Irvis Science Center
Highmark Seminar & Conference Center
Kelly-Rogow Biology Laboratory
Warner Carlson, PhD, Anatomy & Physiology Laboratory
Peoples Natural Gas Science Wing
 3:15 p.m. Reception & K. Leroy Irvis Science Center Tours, K. Leroy Irvis Science Center



 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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