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    When kids go online it can be scary for parents who can be concerned about what they're doing. That is why a new program is aimed at helping parents navigate the world online in a way to prevent their kids from getting into trouble. […] David Markovich is dean of academic affairs for North Hills School District. He is also a concerned parent, concerned about the trouble kids can get into when it comes to the digital world. That’s why a partnership between CCAC and Northland Public Library is providing a Digital Boot Camp for moms and dads.

    The Community College of Allegheny County's North Campus will unveil its new Innovation Lab on Thursday. A ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house will be held at 11 a.m. in room 1026 at the college, 8701 Perry Highway. County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, CCAC President Quintin Bullock and CCAC North President Gretchen Mullin-Sawicki will be among the speakers at the ceremony. Following the ribbon cutting, there will be demonstrations of various technologies, including virtual reality, multimedia software and robotics.

    Charlene Newkirk

    Charlene Newkirk, president of the Community College of Allegheny County's South Campus and Washington County Center, has been appointed to the Jefferson Hospital Board of Directors. The board is made up of volunteers who represent a broad cross-section of the communities and constituents served by the hospital.

    The Community College of Allegheny County's North Campus will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house on Thursday, January 25, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to celebrate the launch of the college's first-ever Innovation Lab. County Executive Rich Fitzgerald will be among those in attendance to officially open the Innovation Lab, which will connect industry representatives with faculty and students in project-based and interdisciplinary learning opportunities.

    Charles Demore

    CCAC North Campus student Charles DeMore II was nominated for a 2017 Cartooning Award from the Associated Collegiate Press (ACP). He received an Honorable Mention for his comic strip, “Bad Jokes,” which has appeared in The Voice student newspaper since 2015.


    Students in the Community College of Allegheny County's Film Technician program will present short films they have created at the CCAC South Campus Theatre on Friday, December 15, at 6:30 p.m. The public is invited to view the films and to engage with the students in a critique of their final projects, which are designed to demonstrate their proficiency of the film making process.

    Rich Carlson web

    Community College of Allegheny County student Rich Carlson received one of six 2017 PACK EXPO scholarships awarded in the U.S. and Canada in the amount of $5,000 from PMMI, the Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies (formerly Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute). Carlson is the only recipient from Pennsylvania and the only student majoring in Mechatronics Technology to receive the scholarship.