Monday, May 13, 2013
The program will be offered at the CCAC–Boyce campus in Monroeville.
Students interested in becoming paramedics will be able to do so this fall at the Community College of Allegheny County. CCAC is offering a new paramedic program with both certificate and degree options beginning Aug. 19 for the fall 2013 semester. The program, which has received initial accreditation, will be offered at the CCAC–Boyce campus in Monroeville. The paramedic program will provide a state-of-the-art science laboratory with equipment for instruction and student hands-on learning. Instruction equipment will include a new, fully-equipped ambulance, simulated interactive human-body models and all of the equipment that paramedics commonly use in the field. The lab equipment was made possible through benefactors such as the Richard …
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Here's a look at some job fairs at CCAC Boyce Campus in Monroeville.
Community College of Allegheny County Boyce Campus Job Placement & Career Services will host a series of job fairs throughout February, March and April. Representatives from many of the region’s employers will be available to answer questions and discuss current job opportunities, including full-time, part-time and summer job openings. Individuals attending these events should dress professionally and bring a copy of their resumes. Some events only are open to current CCAC students and alumni as noted. Nursing Job Fair Date: Monday, Feb. 25 Time: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: CCAC–Boyce Lecture Hall Lobby This free event is open to current CCAC students and alumni. OTA/PTA Job Fair Date: Tuesday, March 12 Time: 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location…
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
The move will cut credit hours for adjunct faculty and temporary part-timers to avoid full-time status but will not affect permanent part-time workers who are already eligible for the college's health care plan.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Community College of Allegheny County is cutting hours for some 400 temporary part-time workers as of Dec. 31 in a move to save money by not having to provide health insurance coverage for them under the Affordable Health Care Act The cuts would affect staff at CCAC–Boyce Campus in Monroeville as well as CCAC's Braddock Hills Center. The Post-Gazette reports that, according to CCAC's president, Alex Johnson, the move is to save money during a time the college faces a funding reduction. But according to the Post-Gazette, some of the employees affected, including 200 adjunct faculty members, feel the decision is an attempt to circumvent the national health care legislation that goes into effect in January 2014. The decision affects only …
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Allegheny County is offering free Photo ID cards for any residents who need one to vote.
Allegheny County is offering two new ways for voters without proper Photo ID to get identification cards. The Community College of Allegheny County and the county’s four Kane Hospital centers will be the hubs to issue specialized photo identification to any residents if they need one to vote. Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald on Thursday morning announced the effort to get as many residents proper identification. “I firmly believe that anyone who wants to participate in our democracy through elections should have every opportunity to do so. That is what we are doing today,” Fitzgerald said in a press release. “Through our Kane Regional Centers and CCAC, we are going to provide the ability for people to get the photo identification…
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
The fair will be held at CCAC-Boyce Campus on Friday.
The Monroeville Area Chamber of Commerce and the Community College of Allegheny County-Boyce Campus will host the annual College Expo and Job Fair Friday. The chamber of commerce and the Job Placement and Career Services department at CCAC-Boyce have been hosting the event for about 15 years. The job fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the CCAC-Boyce Campus student union, which is at 595 Beatty Road in Monroeville. The job fair is open to all job seekers. Those who attend should dress professionally and bring copies of their resumes. For more information, including a list of participating companies and organizations, contact Job Placement and Career Services at 724-325-6771. ________________ Plum-Oakmont Patch is on Facebook and …
Friday, October 7, 2011
Courses, scheduling formats, jobs to be preserved.
Friday, October 7, 2011
The Community College of Allegheny County Board of Trustees voted Thursday to close CCAC–Downtown Center at 625 Stanwix Street as of Dec. 31, consolidating the center’s courses at CCAC–Allegheny Campus on the North Shore. “CCAC–Downtown Center has played a valuable role at the college for two decades, but our current funding situation forces us to make this change to preserve affordable, quality education for all of our students,” said William Russell Robinson, board chairman. “Consolidating our facilities will enable the college to realize significant financial savings while still maintaining options for students.” The total cost of rent and maintenance for CCAC–Downtown Center has been $487,489 annually under a lease that expired Sept. …
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
The Community College of Allegheny County imposes a hiring freeze and increases tuition, anticipating cuts in Gov. Tom Corbett's proposed budget.
At the Community College of Allegheny County, cuts to higher education included in Gov. Tom Corbett’s proposed budget have forced officials to look for ways balance their books without jeopardizing the education students receive—or how much they pay for it. Under Corbett’s budget proposal, community colleges such as CCAC, including Boyce Campus in Monroeville, would receive a 10-percent cut in funding from the state. And while state officials are still negotiating the budget, community colleges have little reason to believe their situation will improve, according to David Hoovler, executive assistant to the president at CCAC. “The state-related universities and state-supported universities were originally facing a 50-percent cut,” Hoovler …