CCAC celebrates Remake Learning Days with STEM-related events at all campuses

Article by: CCAC Public Relations

PITTSBURGH—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.

Remake Learning Days is a weeklong celebration of activities and events showcasing everything that makes the Pittsburgh region a recognized national leader in innovative teaching and learning. CCAC, along with 250 schools, universities, museums and libraries, will share experiences and activities where youth can invent brilliant futures in the fields of STEM.

All four CCAC campuses will host a variety of STEM-related activities, which will include the following:

  • Allegheny Campus: High school students will engage in hands-on activities in the fields of biology, bio-technology and chemistry in the state-of-the-art K. Leroy Irvis Science Center. Students will also view a 3-D printing demonstration.
     
  • Boyce Campus: Fifth- and sixth-grade students from local elementary schools will participate in hands-on activities in chemistry, physics and astronomy. Students will also view a demonstration related to a CCAC Allied Health program.
     
  • North Campus: High school students will be able to test and play newly designed computer games and provide feedback to CCAC student designers. Participants will also learn about the field of programming, how games are made and emerging careers in gaming.
     
  • South Campus: High school students will interact with and learn about robots, including NAO, a programmable, humanoid robot. Students will also learn about drones and view a drone demonstration.


For more information about Remake Learning Days, visit: www.remakelearningdays.org

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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 www.ccac.edu to learn more.

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