Radio personality and CCAC alumnus Jim Krenn to deliver 2016 commencement address

Article by: CCAC Public Relations
PITTSBURGH—As the Community College of Allegheny County continues to celebrate the remarkable accomplishments achieved during the college’s past five decades, CCAC is pleased to announce that local radio personality and CCAC alumnus Jim Krenn will deliver this year’s commencement address during the college’s 50th anniversary year. Community College of Allegheny County’s Commencement Exercises will take place on Thursday, May 19, at 7:00 p.m. in the Petersen Events Center in Oakland.

Krenn, who rose from the ranks of stand-up comedians to become one of Pittsburgh’s premier comedic entertainers and a widely recognized broadcast personality, is host of “The Q Morning Show” on 92.9 FM. A member of CCAC’s Class of 1980, his remarks are sure to capture the attention of CCAC graduates as they receive their degrees, certificates and diplomas following successful completion of program requirements.

In addition to Krenn, speakers will include Quintin B. Bullock, CCAC president; Stuart Blacklaw, CCAC provost and executive vice president for Academic & Student Affairs; and Amy Kuntz, chair, CCAC Board of Trustees and member, CCAC Educational Foundation Board of Directors. CCAC Professor Juel Smith and Roger Pogoda, both of CCAC Boyce Campus, will deliver the faculty greeting and student reflections, respectively.

The event is open to the media, including still/video cameras.


About the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)
CCAC annually educates nearly 30,000 credit students through more than 150 degree, certificate, diploma and transfer programs and offers thousands of students access to noncredit and workforce development courses. 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 approximately 500 colleges and universities and support regional workforce needs with accessible instruction available day, evening, weekend and online in Allegheny County and beyond. Visit to learn more.

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