Bullock, president of the Community College of Allegheny County, will be
presiding over the grill and serving up two of his famous barbecue specialties,
Texas potato salad and lemonade, at QB’s BBQ during Wednesday’s Open House. The
festivities will take place from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Allegheny Campus, on the
patio behind the Foerster Student Services Center. Also on the menu will be
hamburger sliders, mini hot dogs, gardenburger sliders and cookies. QB’s BBQ
will be repeated at all four campuses during upcoming open houses.
open houses will be held at all eight CCAC locations on Wednesday, October 26,from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. for prospective students and their families.
Individuals who bring their high school diploma, GED or college transcripts can
complete their CCAC registration in one day. Attendees can take placement
tests, meet with an advisor and learn about CCAC’s program offerings in the
arts and humanities; business; education, social and behavioral sciences and
human services; health; science, technology, engineering and mathematics; and
the skilled trades. CCAC staff will answer questions about admissions and
enrollment procedures, financial aid options, transfer and career opportunities
and college services, sports, clubs and other activities.
will learn about:
degree, certificate & diploma programs
designed to facilitate easy transfer to four-year colleges & universities
careers that offer strong wages & career growth
grants & financial aid opportunities
evening, weekend & online courses
addition, CCAC will offer program demonstrations at each of its campuses as
well as at its West Hills Center. These include: West Hills Center –
Mechatronics, robotic simulation; North Campus – Criminal Justice (lab crime
scene investigation), Multimedia Programming Simulation & Gaming; Allegheny
Campus – Court Reporting; Boyce Campus – Massage Therapy, Paramedic; South
Campus – Theatre (performance from an upcoming musical).
personnel will also conduct tours of the facilities for interested students and
their families. All CCAC open house locations are open to the media, including
still/video cameras. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)
its founding in 1966, CCAC has flourished, becoming the educational powerhouse
it is today—a nationally renowned two-year college dedicated to serving all
members of the community. From groundbreaking student success initiatives to
top-ranked academic and career-based programs, CCAC continues to be the college
of choice for nearly one out of three adults in the Greater Pittsburgh
year, more than 25,000 students enroll at CCAC, taking advantage of more than
150 degree, certificate, diploma and transfer programs while thousands more
access noncredit and workforce development courses. Comprising four campuses
and four neighborhood centers, as well as other offsite locations, CCAC is
honored to have one of the largest veteran student populations in the state and
takes pride in ranking among the nation’s top community colleges for the number
of individuals graduating in nursing and other health-related professions.
graduates have transferred to the nation’s most prestigious colleges and
universities, have obtained the most academically challenging and competitive
degrees and can be found at leading companies, organizations and institutions
throughout the country. CCAC alumni are actively engaged in every sector of
society, providing leadership to scores of economic, scientific, civic and
philanthropic entities both in the Pittsburgh region and around the world.
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