COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY THE ADVANCEMENT REPORT An update on Public Private Funding, Communications Community Outreach Office of Institutional Advancement Autumn 2013 CCAC Presidential Search Update At the regular meeting of the Community College of Allegheny County Board of Trustees on Thursday, October 3, Chair Amy M. Kuntz shared the latest developments in the search for CCACs new president. According to Kuntz, the 23member Presidential Search Advisory Committee has received
THE ADVANCEMENT REPORT CCAC Advancement Initiatives Focus on Keeping Higher Ed in Spotlight Two primary goals of CCACs Office of Institutional Advancement are to enhance the public image of the college and to assist in securing the necessary public resources and related support to enable the college to fulfill its mission, which is to provide affordable, quality educational opportunities to the citizens of Allegheny County and southwestern Pennsylvania. One strategy Advancement utilizes to purs
THE ADVANCEMENT REPORT Fall 2013 Enrollment Campaign Highlights The fall 2013 enrollment campaign ran from early July through the end of August and included cable television advertisements and tagged promotional spots, online banner advertisements and bus shelter, transit and billboard advertisements. Fall 2013 cable television advertising featured 15second spots in place of the more traditional 30second commercials. By employing this strategy, placement and production costs were reduced while
THE ADVANCEMENT REPORT CCAC Hosts its First Naturalization Ceremony With family members and friends in attendance, 49 individuals from 30 countries became naturalized U.S. citizens on Tuesday, September 17, during the first naturalization ceremony hosted by CCAC. The event, coordinated through the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Northeast Regional Office and the colleges Office of Diversity and Inclusion, was held in the Foerster Student Service Center auditorium. Coinciding with bot
THE ADVANCEMENT REPORT CCAC Dean Receives Joint Honors for Work with Paramedic Program Allegheny County Council recognized Richard L. Allison, dean of Academic Affairs and coordinating dean of Allied Health for the CCAC Boyce Campus, with a proclamation at its August 20 regular meeting of council. The proclamation follows Allisons receipt of the EMS Champion Award for significant contributions to the health and safety of the residents and visitors to Allegheny County at the 36th Annual Meeting
THE ADVANCEMENT REPORT Imagine Achieve Campaign Sets New Fundraising Standard In June 2013, CCACs comprehensive campaign, Imagine Achieve The Campaign for the Community College of Allegheny County, came to a close, having raised 41,666,035 in public and private fundsan unprecedented amount for the college. As many familiar with the campaign will remember, the initial goal of 30 million was quickly increased to 40 million, thanks to an outpouring of support for the campaign in its early days.
THE ADVANCEMENT REPORT CCAC Begins Building the New College Website Work has officially begun on the new CCAC website. A collaborative team that includes members from both the Advancement and ITS departments has been working with representatives from Ellucian to install a new web content management system. With training complete, the team has begun building top level pages and anticipates a launch of the site in spring 2014. The new site promises to push CCACs online presence into the future wi
THE ADVANCEMENT REPORT Private Grants The CCAC Educational Foundation continues to benefit from the support of private donors. CCAC received a grant of 500,000 from Peoples Natural Gas to support the Robert M. Mill Lecture Series, while several companies, including Dollar Bank, CJL Engineering, EQT Gathering, Inc. and PNC Financial Services, provided a combined 90,000 through the Earned Income Tax Credit to support CCACs Dual Enrollment program. Through generous donations, CCAC maintains a num