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CCAC board to push students’ progress

Community College of Allegheny County’s board approved a plan Thursday to change the college’s emphasis to one that focuses on access and success for students.

The plan includes five-year goals in student preparation, progress, retention, and completion of programs.

Separately, the board approved:

• Accepting a lease/purchase agreement with PNC Equipment Finance for about $1.7 million to buy computers, from January through December 2015

• Spending about $70,000 from a previous bond issue, and refinancing savings from another bond, for security cameras for the North Side main campus

• Buying safety and health equipment, including six automated external defibrillators for the North Side campus, for about $17,400.


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