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CCAC to host open houses in July

Madasyn Czebiniak
CCAC’s Allegheny campus in Pittsburgh’s North Side

The Community College of Allegheny County will host open houses at eight of its locations on Wednesday, July 17.

These free events will be from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and are open to prospective students, their family members and friends.

Attendees can take placement tests, meet with an advisor and learn about CCAC’s program offerings.

CCAC staff will be available to answer questions about admissions and enrollment procedures, financial aid options, transfer and career opportunities, and college services, sports, clubs and other activities. They also will give tours of the facilities.

Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about:

  • Associate degree, certificate and diploma programs
  • Programs designed to facilitate easy transfer to four-year colleges and universities
  • In-demand careers that offer strong wages and career growth
  • Scholarships, grants and financial aid opportunities
  • Day, evening, weekend and online course offerings

There will be a variety of activities at the campuses and centers.

Allegheny Campus will host its open house in conjunction with the Student Life Summer Cookout, which will include games, a DJ and picnic cuisine. A faculty and staff meet and greet that will include hands-on demonstrations will be held inside the Foerster Student Services Center.

Boyce Campus will offer nursing and information technology demonstrations and campus tours. Light refreshments will be served.

North Campus will feature the biology, psychology, computer information technology, web development, multimedia programming and simulation and gaming programs. Tours will be offered of the Nursing Lab, library, Math Café and Learning Commons.

South Campus will highlight the Student Services departments, offer tours and help prospective students learn more about the college and becoming a student through games with student ambassadors. Visitors can ask faculty and current students questions.

West Hills Center will feature the accounting and psychology departments, and offer tours of the center’s automotive, heating and air conditioning, mechatronics and welding labs. The campus will also feature the new plastics manufacturing technology program that will start in the fall. The program includes a full scholarship and a paid internship. For more information on that particular program, contact Pam Grove at [email protected] or call 412-788-7534.

For more information on the open houses, e-mail [email protected].

Madasyn Czebiniak is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Madasyn at 724-226-4702, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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