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Enriching Our Community through Education


CCAC PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE Message from the President Dear CCAC Alumni and Friends: My first full academic year at CCAC has come to a close and I am proud of the strides we have made as an institution. In the past year, we have added new academic programs and have signed 13 new articulation agreements with four-year institutions. We have also partnered with the Energy Innovation Center to offer expanded educational opportunities and workforce development training in Pittsburgh’s Hill District, and we are currently exploring options to expand in Washington County. In 1966, the college’s first class of 1,505 students took a chance on CCAC. For many of these students, CCAC was their only opportunity to obtain a postsecondary education. Today, one-out-of-every three adults in Allegheny County choose CCAC for the opportunities we continue to provide. While many of our students prepare for immediate transfer to a fouryear institution, others pursue skills-based training designed for immediate entry into the workforce. Whether you were a member of CCAC’s first class or a recent graduate, you know firsthand that CCAC played an important role in your educational journey. We are committed to providing our students and the community with educational opportunities that result in rewarding, family-sustaining careers. Additionally, we provide an array of community-based courses for academic and personal enrichment. You may not be aware that you can take courses in fitness, computers, cooking, driver’s education, retirement planning or social media. Our list of non-credit courses is endless and classes are located throughout the region. I encourage you to return to CCAC to take one of these exciting courses. During the 2016 calendar year, CCAC will celebrate its 50th Anniversary. Please stay tuned for information about activities and events, and I look forward to you joining us in celebrating our historic milestone.

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table of contents ALUMNI NEWS & EVENTS

COVER STORY

COMMENCEMENT

COLLEGE UPDATES

ALUMNI FEATURE & NOTES

Sincerely, Dr. Quintin B. Bullock, CCAC President

CCAC Alumni Magazine Fall 2015 • Volume 10, Edition 1

Community College of Allegheny County Dr. Quintin B. Bullock, CCAC President CCAC Educational Foundation Rose Ann DiCola Chief Executive Officer Jodi Beemer Director, Development Rocco Pacella Alumni Affairs Coordinator Cara Huey-Henry Coordinator, Foundation Relations and Executive Assistant to the Board

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CCAC ALUMNI EVENTS

CCAC Alumni Day at the Children’s Museum

On Saturday, November 15, 2014, more than 50 alumni—including their families and friends— participated in our first CCAC Alumni Day at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh. Guests enjoyed free admission for children, discounted adult rates and all of the exciting activities the Children’s Museum has to offer. Guests were also able to participate in a private, hands-on building activity, complete with working electric engines! We are looking forward to planning another CCAC Alumni Day at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh soon!

CCAC Alumni Holiday Reception and Concert

Alumni Events

Nearly 60 alumni and friends gathered for a holiday-themed musical performance on the evening of Thursday, December 4, 2014. Guests were invited to a pre-concert reception in Byers Hall on CCAC’s Allegheny Campus, where they enjoyed hors d’oeuvres and a special presentation by CCAC Music Professor Mark Domencic regarding the evening’s concert. After the reception, guests joined CCAC faculty and staff members for a choral and instrumental recital, performed exclusively by CCAC students.

We have certainly had an exciting year full of events! Check out the Alumni Affairs pages at CCAC.edu for events like those listed here, and please make sure to update your CCAC alumni information to receive special invitations.

CCAC Court Reporting Alumni Chapter hosts seminar with students CCAC Court Reporting Alumni Chapter members were invited to attend a special professional development luncheon with over 50 CCAC Court Reporting faculty, students, and guests on Thursday, March 19, at CCAC–Allegheny Campus. The seminar event, held in part with the National Court Reporters Association, featured internationally renowned court reporting educator and speaker Margie Wakeman Wells, of MargieHoldsCourt.com, and author of Court Reporting: Bad Grammar/Good Punctuation and Word Pares, Pears, Pairs. Court reporting graduates who are interested in joining the CCAC Court Reporting Alumni Chapter should email the Alumni Affairs office at alumni@ccac.edu. From left to right, Barbara Lightcap, CCAC Court Reporting alumna Barbara Douglas, CCAC Court Reporting professors Mary Beth Johnson (front) and Val M. Cox (back) and CCAC Court Reporting student Carolyn Glaser at the March 19 event at CCAC–Allegheny Campus.

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CCAC Alumni Night at the Theater On Thursday, April 16, nearly 70 alumni and friends gathered for one of CCAC Professor George Jaber’s student theatre productions. Alumni and friends gathered at CCAC–South Campus, where they enjoyed a networking reception, followed by a presentation by Professor Jaber and the student production of Alan Ball’s Five, One-act Plays. Alumni Affairs is currently planning another CCAC Alumni Night at the Theater this fall, so please update your contact information in order to receive special announcements and invitations.

CCAC Alumni Cookout and Night at the Pirates Game On Friday, June 26, 75 alumni and friends gathered to support the Pittsburgh Pirates as they defeated the Atlanta Braves, 3-2, in extra innings at PNC Park. All members of the group received a complimentary Pittsburgh Pirates baseball cap. Prior to the game, over 50 alumni, friends and CCAC staff members attended a pre-game cookout at Byers Hall, complete with cookout fare, music and free parking for the evening. We would like to thank the attendees who joined us at this year’s CCAC Alumni Cookout & Night at the Pirates Game, and we are already looking forward to hosting the event next season.

CCAC Alumni Chapters preparing for CCAC’s 50th Anniversary

CCAC Alumni Chapters help reconnect CCAC Alumni with each other and the college through social, networking, professional development, mentoring and service opportunities. The following chapters are already planning events for CCAC’s 50th Anniversary celebration in 2016:

CCAC Alumni and friends enjoyed a pre-game cookout at Byers Hall on CCAC–Allegheny Campus before heading to PNC Park to watch the Pittsburgh Pirates defeat the Atlanta Braves.

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Nursing Alumni

Court Reporting Alumni

Phi Theta Kappa Alumni

Allied Health Alumni (all medical/health careers)

If you are interested in joining a CCAC Alumni Chapter or want to suggest a new chapter for your area of study, contact CCAC Alumni Affairs at 412.237.4656 or alumni@ccac.edu.


CCAC Educational Foundation hosts annual leadership gala At the CCAC Educational Foundation’s 18th Annual Legends in Leadership gala on Thursday, April 23, CCAC Alumnus and Educational Foundation Board Member Emanuel “Manny” DiNatale (’76, Boyce, Business Admin) was honored for his contributions to the betterment of our community. Since 1998, Legends in Leadership has honored CCAC alumni, members of the CCAC faculty, staff and administration and friends of the college. The Outstanding Alumni award was presented to Emanuel DiNatale, a 1976 graduate of CCAC–Boyce Campus, a member of the CCAC Educational Foundation Board of Directors and a tax industry expert.

Manny is a true leader in the tax industry, and has more than three decades of experience on a full range of tax and accounting matters. Currently serving as a tax partner for BDO USA, LLP, Manny is a frequent speaker on subjects such as estate planning, personal income taxation, corporate taxation, benefits planning for small businesses, alternative minimum tax issues, tax–free reorganizations and income tax accounting. Born and raised in Pittsburgh’s East End, he is

a graduate of Peabody High School, received an associate’s degree in Business Administration from CCAC and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Master of Science in Taxation from Robert Morris Un i v e r s i t y. Manny and his wife, Carla, reside in Glenshaw, and have two grown children. Peggy Finnegan, WPXI-TV News anchor, served as the mistress of ceremonies, and David Morehouse (’89 & ’09, Allegheny, General Studies & Humane Letters), president and chief executive officer of the Pittsburgh Penguins, served as the event’s honorary chair.

CCAC Nursing conducts spring pinning ceremony with alumni On Thursday, May 14, the annual CCAC Spring Nursing Pinning Ceremony was celebrated prior to CCAC’s Commencement at the University of Pittsburgh’s Petersen Events Center. An audience of more than 500 gathered to congratulate the 100 nursing graduates who attended the ceremony. The pinning ceremony is an internationally celebrated symbolic welcoming of graduates into the nursing profession. Graduates are individually announced and pinned by their faculty members, and then they recite the Nightingale Pledge, which is named after Florence Nightingale, who is the founder of modern nursing. Kathy Mayle, dean of Nursing, and President Bullock spoke to the graduates before the pinning. The closing address was delivered by CCAC alumna Kelly Starver, DNP, MS, BSN, RN (’93, Allegheny, Nursing). Dr. Starver is a nurse manager in the Behavioral Health department for the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System,

where she has worked for 22 years. For nearly 12 years, she served as an adjunct nursing faculty member at both Allegheny and Boyce campuses. Dr. Starver is currently completing a certificate in Drug and Alcohol Counseling at CCAC. The change in venue for the CCAC Nursing Pinning Ceremony comes during an eventful year for the CCAC Nursing program. Earlier this year, CCAC and Carlow University came to an agreement that CCAC Nursing students could simultaneously gain admission into Carlow’s registered nurse and Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN) program. In May, the CCAC Nursing Alumni Chapter and CCAC Educational Foundation established the CCAC Nursing Alumni Scholarship. Supported by CCAC Nursing alumni, this scholarship will help CCAC Nursing students directly. To donate, visit CCAC.edu/give and make certain to direct your gift to the CCAC Nursing Alumni Scholarship.

Representing a symbolic welcoming into the nursing profession, CCAC Nursing graduates were individually announced and pinned by CCAC faculty members at this year’s CCAC Nursing Pinning Ceremony.

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CCAC FEATURE ARTICLE A community effort, a regional impact: CCAC Workforce Development The Pittsburgh region draws strength from its adaptability. At times when the region’s industrial focus shifted, so did the knowledge and skills provided by our workforce. Now, more than ever, a workforce needs to be nimble and respond quickly to the demands of the modern era so as to continue supporting our shared community.

and, of course, the people that comprise the local workforce. Ms. Bryant’s goal and the goal of CCAC Workforce Development is to help keep our region competitive through specialized courses and training offered at an affordable price, if not for free. When asked to provide an example, she answered, “Advanced manufacturing is something that more and more companies are beginning to really notice. Like Mechatronics, advanced manufacturing incorporates sophisticated technology into manufacturing practice. Manufacturing is coming back to the United States, and CCAC, our students and our graduates are going to be there to support it.”

Judy Wojanis (’83, Allegheny, Dietetic Technician/Dietetic Manager) former president and current board member of Wojanis Hydraulic Supply Company, has had a long and beneficial relationship with CCAC Workforce Development. Enter CCAC Workforce Development. “For years, Wojanis Hydraulic Supply Company utilized our relationship with When Theresa Bryant, vice president CCAC. We hired CCAC students who for Workforce Development, arrived at knew hydraulics, pneumatics and electronics CCAC in November 2014, she took on because they were so well trained,” she said. the task of listening and responding to “It is very important that workers entering the needs of the communities CCAC the industrial sector are trained on the serves. These communities include local equipment they will be using, and CCAC industry, the public sector, distinct groups has always provided that kind of training.”

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With so much progress being made at CCAC Workforce Development, it helps to have some background on the four parts that comprise this very important CCAC program—Contract Training, Public Safety, Community Education and Community Training & Development. Contract Training These programs are designed through agreement with a specific organization and can range from courses as universal as public speaking for a healthcare company’s employees to courses as technical as specialized welding for an energy company’s welding crews. Another aspect to this program is continuing education courses for fields such as medicine, law, accounting and real estate. CCAC Workforce Development also recently received a grant from the Three Rivers Workforce Development Board for funding specialized training programs for young adults ages 16 to 24. Participants receive free training on basic entry-level skills for careers in the medical, service and manufacturing industries. Public Safety CCAC Workforce Development offers non-credit courses related to general public safety, and for the protection of our communities. The much needed


Did you know? CCAC Workforce Development provides training in the region’s changing and emerging industries. Programs are designed around the skills and knowledge that students need for employment, and employers need for their workers to have to remain competitive. and very popular Workforce Development program trains approximately 15,000 students per year. Non-credit courses in Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) training are available to EMTs looking to increase their applicable skills and receive handson training on new procedures. CCAC also offers training for fire departments and can tailor courses to fit the unique needs of individual fire departments as well. Community Education Courses within the Community Education program are offered at all CCAC campuses and centers, with some offered at locations throughout our region. Courses range from dance and music performance, to computer skills, languages, business, social media, sports and fitness, mathematics, writing and photography. The non-credit Community Education programs are available to anyone, and there are almost no limitations

to the types and subjects of the courses that are available. Health career training such as the RN/LPN Refresher program, which

“It is very important that workers entering the industrial sector are trained on the equipment they will be using, and CCAC has always provided that kind of training.” – Judy Wojanis

helps nurses advance throughout different levels of their profession, is also available. Community Training & Development The Community Training & Development

program exists to provide direct benefit to many groups within our community. Led by CCAC alumna Mary Jo Guercio, EdD (’75, Allegheny, Elementary Education), college director of Community Training & Development, this aspect of Workforce Development offers more than 500 programs to well over 25,000 community members and participants each year. A variety of courses are offered through this program with little to no charge, such as courses hosted at senior citizens’ centers that range from fitness to financial planning. CCAC also participates in a program called Plus 50, which assists retired employees with re-entry into the workplace or with enhancing their career skills. Courses are also offered for those with mental disabilities, teaching participants at many ages the job skills required for entry into the workforce.


CCAC NEWS

CCAC’s 48th Commencement a celebration of student achievement

The remarkable achievements of our students were recognized on Thursday, May 14 as CCAC celebrated its 48th Commencement ceremony at the University of Pittsburgh’s Petersen Events Center. More than 500 students received their diplomas in front of an enthusiastic crowd of more than 3,000 family and friends. President Bullock opened the commencement exercises, and was joined by the college’s four campus presidents and Amy Kuntz, chair of the CCAC Board of Trustees and member of the Educational Foundation Board of Directors. Recently-appointed University of Pittsburgh Chancellor Patrick D. Gallagher, PhD, delivered the commencement address. Student speaker Cassie Gartin was an active member of both the Phi Theta Kappa (Alpha Mu Theta chapter) and the Allegheny Campus Student Ambassadors program during her time as a CCAC student. Cassie, who received her Associate of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences, shared the following words with her fellow graduates: “As I ventured down the path of my new reality [at CCAC], I grew to learn that, as a leader, I can inspire others and assist them. And by inspiring others and shifting their realities, I, in turn, inspired myself; I grew to understand the importance of stepping out of myself to grow into my full potential.” After receiving their diplomas, CCAC Educational Foundation Board Member Jesse Campayno (’81, North, Building Construction Supervision) led the new graduates in the reciting of the alumni pledge. A total of 2,470 CCAC students were candidates for graduation. We would like to congratulate the members of the Class of 2015 and welcome them as our newest alumni!

“As I ventured down the path of my new reality, I grew to learn that, as a leader, I can inspire others and assist them. And by inspiring others and shifting their realities, I, in turn, inspired myself; I grew to understand the importance of stepping out of myself to grow into my full potential.” – Cassie Gartin

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CAMPUS UPDATE

CCAC helps students commit to reaching higher On Friday, May 1, CCAC participated in Reach Higher Day, celebrating student commitment to completing higher education. The Reach Higher Initiative is a project championed by First Lady Michelle Obama as part of President Barack Obama’s North Star goal, which aims to once again place the US as the international leader in the number of citizens with college degrees. On a day typically reserved for athletic signings, Reach Higher Day celebrated academic signings, in which students committed to completing a college degree.

Reach Higher Day participants—staff, faculty, students, family and even alumni— were asked to use #ReachHigher and #CCAC in various social media posts ranging from congratulations to pictures of participants in their CCAC gear. Students participating in CCAC’s Reach Higher Day were asked to make a commitment to achieve their goals and complete their college degrees, and to share their experience through social media. By the end of Reach Higher Day, CCAC’s staff assisted more than 300 students in making the commitment to further their education.

CCAC forges new academic pathways to student success The modern academic era is one of constant change, fueled both by changing economies and the needs of today’s employers. This is why CCAC is proud to offer new, relevant partnerships and programs to our students. Collaboration between CCAC and a number of four-year institutions has undergone a substantial increase over the past year. This collaborative effort has yielded 13 new articulation agreements related to 123 program areas. Articulation agreements exist to provide CCAC students streamlined transfer to the colleges and universities that are part of the agreement. On July 15, CCAC signed an articulation agreement with Penn State University, providing CCAC students with transferability to any of the six Penn State campuses to complete bachelor’s degree studies in nursing, criminal justice and criminology, business, early education and child development, information technology and psychology.

Over the past year, CCAC has also approved and now offers the following new programs: • Anesthesia Technician

• Multimedia Programming, Simulation & Gaming

• Cybersecurity

• Backflow Tester Certification

• Mobile Applications (Apps) Software Development

• Middle Level Teacher Education Program, Mathematics Specialization/Science Specialization

CCAC welcomes Starbucks at Allegheny Campus

CCAC now has a Starbucks! Placed accessibly on the first floor of the CCAC– Allegheny Campus Physical Education Building on Ridge Avenue, the wellknown coffeehouse chain officially opened the morning of Monday, July 20, to a crowd of enthusiastic CCAC students, faculty and staff. We invite CCAC Alumni and their friends to visit and rediscover CCAC–Allegheny Campus.

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ALUMNI FEATURE

Andrew Slaugenhaupt | US Army Veteran serves current CCAC student Veterans Andrew Slaugenhaupt (’12, Boyce, General Studies), or Drew, as his friends and family call him, is a veteran of the United States Army, a son, a husband, a CCAC alumnus and a CCAC staff member.

Studies. Nearly three weeks later, he was hired at Boyce Campus as a student success coach for veterans. “CCAC has always been a great place for me because it is where I rediscovered my passion and my direction—CCAC is where I got my life back,” he says.

Born and raised in the Pittsburgh suburb of Penn Hills, Drew attended Penn Hills High School and was an outstanding hockey player. During his junior year of high school, his life changed dramatically when his father passed away. After graduating high school, Drew was not ready for college and worked as a pizza delivery driver. He soon realized that he wanted a better future for himself, and decided to join the US Army in June 2001.

While working for CCAC, Drew enrolled at Geneva College to complete a degree in Human Resources. Earlier this year, he graduated summa cum laude and following graduation, he accepted a position as a medical support assistant for the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System. In May, however, he returned to CCAC–South Campus as a military and veterans services facilitator. In this position, he helps veterans identify their benefits packages to their greatest potential, and connects them to CCAC’s services. Drew is currently working on a CCAC program he designed called HOPE, or

In 2003, while stationed in Germany for specialized infantry training, Drew learned that his unit—the 136th Infantry, 1st Armored Division, Alpha Company—was being deployed to Iraq for an Operation Iraqi Freedom mission. He persevered through a great deal of hardship during his deployment. When his 18-month deployment was complete, Drew needed time to reflect on his recent combat experiences. In 2005, he joined the US Army Reserves and spent the next few years working various civilian jobs while he searched for a career outside of the US Army. “There were issues getting acclimated to civilian life at times,” he says. In 2010, now a sergeant for three years, Drew realized he needed to obtain a degree and enrolled at CCAC. “I needed projects, assignments and goals, and CCAC provided that for me to perfection, similarly to the Army,” he says. Drew enrolled at CCAC–Boyce Campus, and though he did not initially choose a major, he felt that he had a true purpose once again. A member of the Phi Theta Kappa honors society, Drew graduated summa cum laude from CCAC in 2012 with an associate’s degree in General

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Helping Our Patriots Endure. The program’s purpose is to help CCAC’s veterans deal with stress, anxiety, loneliness and depression through a focus on community-based interaction and activity. When he is not helping CCAC veterans, Drew spends time with his wife, plays competitive hockey and leads youth groups. He has plans to complete a master’s degree in leadership in order to better lead students and ensure their success. Drew offered the following advice to veterans attending CCAC and for those considering CCAC: “As a veteran myself, I have found a new mission to succeed outside of the service, and that mission is there for you, too. CCAC gave me the tools with which to succeed in my new, civilian life.” To find out more about CCAC alumni like Drew, who continues to advance the college’s mission as a staff member, or to support the CCAC Military and Veterans Services office, please contact 412.237.4656 or alumni@ccac.edu.

Military, Veterans and their Dependents living outside Allegheny County are eligible for CCAC’s in-county tuition rate of $104.75 per credit—regardless of where they reside. To learn more, visit CCAC.edu/veterans, email veteransservices@ccac.edu or call 412.237.6503.


CLASS NOTES 1993

Kelly Starver (’93, Allegheny, Nursing) began her career 22 years ago at the VA Pittsburgh Health System as a graduate nurse, and she is currently a nurse manager in the Behavioral Healthcare Service Line. Kelly is registered, once again, as a CCAC student in the drug and alcohol certificate program.

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Kathy D’Imperio (’98, South, Micro-Computer Systems Specialist) says the best decision she made was to start her education at CCAC, where she received a quality education at an affordable price. After graduating from CCAC, Kathy worked for Bank of New York Mellon as a contract analyst. She received her bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management from Point Park University in 2006. Kathy then returned to CCAC–South Campus as the administrative assistant to the campus president. In 2013, she earned her master’s degree in Organizational Leadership from Robert Morris University. Currently, Kathy is a human resources specialist at CCAC, and is also a recent graduate of CCAC’s Leadership Development Institute.

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Devon George (’10, South, Nursing) joined the CCAC Dean of Nursing’s office in July 2012 as the data and adjunct faculty administrator. Devon is proud to be a part of CCAC and the nursing program, which acts as a foundation for the region’s nursing profession. In her position, Devon works with more than 100 adjunct nursing instructors, and more than half of them are CCAC graduates! Devon lives in Mt. Lebanon with her husband and two sons. She plans to graduate from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in December with her Master of Science in Nursing.

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Joy LeViere (’11, Allegheny, Liberal Arts & Sciences) currently works in media services at CCAC–Allegheny Campus. Outside of work, she is currently developing a documentary about Pittsburgh’s farm-to-table movement. She says that her time at CCAC taught her about leadership, hard work, diversity and communication. As a volunteer advisor for the Phi Theta Kappa honors society at Allegheny Campus, she encourages students to be involved in their educational experience.

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Crystal Hinnebusch (’12, North, Liberal Arts & Sciences) recently graduated from Slippery Rock University with a bachelor’s degree in Communication. By attending CCAC first, she attained leadership, fellowship and communication skills from participating in student clubs and activities. One of her goals is to bring and utilize these skills in the workforce.

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Shawn Hinnebusch (’14, North, General Studies) is currently attending the University of Pittsburgh to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. While at CCAC, Shawn was involved with several student clubs and activities, which enabled him to grow as a leader and forge new relationships. His goal for the future is to apply his education and knowledge in order to make a difference in his community. Shaye Rainey (’14, South, Liberal Arts & Sciences) says that her time spent as a student at CCAC–South Campus was one of the best experiences she has ever had. While attending CCAC, she learned several vital skills that she is constantly utilizing, including management skills, public speaking and the ability to resolve difficult situations. Shaye was also part of the South Campus women’s basketball team for two years and won several awards. Currently, she is the assistant women’s basketball coach at South Campus. She says that she loves being able to remain involved with both her basketball team and the Student Life office. She is currently studying for her real estate license while managing her family’s commercial and residential real estate rentals. Brian Richards (’14, South, Liberal Arts & Sciences) is currently working at CCAC–South Campus as a physical plant supervisor while also pursuing his bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management at Geneva College. Brian and his wife recently welcomed the birth of their daughter, Nora (pictured), who is nearing her first birthday.

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Cassie Gartin (’15, Allegheny, Liberal Arts & Sciences) is continuing her education at California University of Pennsylvania so that she can eventually become a high school mathematics teacher. Her goal is to be a source of inspiration and motivation for her students, while also teaching them the importance of developing strong skills in mathematics.

Monday, September 14 | Treesdale Golf and Country Club

EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION GOLF TOURNAMENT MAKE THE DRIVE TO SUPPORT CCAC STUDENTS & PROGRAMS

Support from our sponsors and individuals provide the key that opens the door to opportunity for so many. For information on sponsorship and how you can join us on the course, please contact Jodi Beemer at 412.237.6510 or email jbeemer@ccac.edu. CCAC Alumni Magazine

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Celebrate CCAC’s 50th Anniversary! When CCAC opened its doors in September 1966, 1,505 students attended classes at CCAC–Boyce Campus in Monroeville and CCAC–Allegheny Campus on Pittsburgh’s North Shore. Today, the college annually educates 55,000 credit and noncredit students at four campuses, four centers and at locations throughout our region. The year 2016 marks CCAC’s 50th Anniversary of providing excellence in higher education. Activities and events will take place throughout the year, culminating with an Anniversary Gala in November 2016. The college will honor 50 Distinguished Alumni at the gala, and we invite you to nominate an alumnus/a today. Visit CCAC.edu/Distinguished_Alumni_Awards to download the nomination form. Forms may also be requested by emailing 50years@ccac.edu.

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CCAC Alumni Magazine - Volume 10, Edition 1 - Fall 2015  

A publication of the Community College of Allegheny County, CCAC Alumni Magazine is provided by the CCAC Office of Alumni Affairs as an outr...

CCAC Alumni Magazine - Volume 10, Edition 1 - Fall 2015  

A publication of the Community College of Allegheny County, CCAC Alumni Magazine is provided by the CCAC Office of Alumni Affairs as an outr...

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