The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
Our key goal is a framework that incorporates diversity at its
core adapting transformative inclusion. Transformative Inclusion is a model involving grounding the
academic experience of students and faculty in intellectual rigor
that presupposes the importance and complexity of diversity and
contributes to the development of the sophisticated intercultural
skills necessary to work in a diverse society and interconnected
Transformative Inclusion is a commitment to fostering a campus
environment that not only recognizes perspectives, skills,
experiences and talents, of every student, staff, faculty member
and administrator, but rather cultivates and utilizes those
"abilities" to achieve more a robust, invested and creative campus
In short, Transformative Inclusion is a comprehensive diversity
model of reform grounded upon research and theory as well as best
practices. It is designed to yield better participatory diversity
and inclusion outcomes.
An institution that has embraced Transformative Inclusion
possesses the following characteristics: