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Events and Reunions

Upcoming Events

We hope you will join us at upcoming events both on and off campus.  We look forward to seeing you!

Events Calendar

Pittsburgh Pirates at Philadelphia Phillies - September 11

You and your guest(s) are cordially invited to attend a pre-game picnic reception hosted by Cal U on the patio of McFadden’s at Citizens Bank Park. You’ll meet old and new friends and hear updates about progress at your alma mater.

Enjoy time with fellow alumni, and then watch the Pittsburgh Pirates play the Philadelphia Phillies.

Pricing Options:
• $60 – Pre-game picnic and game ticket.
• $85 – Pre-game picnic, game ticket and $25 tax-deductible (receipt provided) gift toward a Cal U scholarship.

Citizens Bank Park
1 Citizens Bank Way
Philadelphia, PA 19148

Alumni Reception: 5 p.m.
Game Time: 7:05 p.m.

To purchase tickets, contact  Montean Dean at 724-938-4418.

Cal U Night at PNC Park - September 12

Cal U will join baseball fans at PNC Park Sept. 12 when the Pittsburgh Pirates host the Chicago Cubs at 7:05 p.m.

Pregame activities will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Federal Street, where fans can stop at a Cal U booth outside the center field entrance, near the Clemente Bridge.

As part of the Pirates’ Free T-Shirt Friday promotion, the first 25,000 fans to enter the ballpark will receive complimentary T-shirts with the Cal U logo.

Fans from Cal U can ride to the game in a Vulcan Flyer bus, which will depart at 3:30 p.m. from the Manderino Library’s front entrance. The bus will return fans to campus after the game.

Student tickets
Any current Cal U student with a valid CalCard can make the roundtrip ride on the Vulcan Flyer and receive a grandstand-level ticket for just $5. Students must register in advance by contacting Melissa Dunn.

Advance tickets for non-students
Faculty, staff, alumni and University friends can purchase game tickets in advance through the Department of University Development and Alumni Relations. Ticket price for terrace seats is $35; grandstand-level seats cost $19. The roundtrip ride on the Vulcan Flyer bus is $11.

In addition, Atria’s restaurant will cater a Cal U Alumni & Friends pre-game “tailgate” event from 5:30-6:45 p.m. at the Cal U booth on Federal Street. Cost is $25 per person.
Registration is required. For tickets, contact Daphne Livingstone at 724-938-5467 or e-mail Credit card information will not be taken via e-mail; checks should be made payable to “California University of Pennsylvania.”

Support scholarships, enter a drawing
In addition to the ticket price, participants are encouraged to make a donation to the Cal U Scholarship Fund. Anyone who gives at least $25 to the scholarship fund will have his or her name placed in a drawing; one lucky winner will change the bases during the third and sixth innings of the game. A member of the Cal U community also will throw out the ceremonial first pitch.

Alumni & Friends
The Sept. 12 Cal U Night at PNC Park continues a season-long relationship between the University and the Pittsburgh Pirates. Cal U Alumni & Friends gatherings have been held in conjunction with Pirates games in Bradenton, Fla., Baltimore and New York City, and upcoming events are scheduled for away games at Philadelphia and Atlanta.

Learn more about giving to Cal U.

Homecoming Weekend - October 10-11

Mark your calendars for Homecoming Weekend 2014! 

Details coming soon.

Class of 1964 Reunion - September 27

Class of 1964 Reunion

Members of the Class of 1964 please join us on Saturday, September 27 for your 50th Reunion. 

The weekend’s events include:
Friday, September 26
1 p.m. - 3 p.m. – Campus tours

Cal U Alumni Ambassadors will be on hand to give walking tours of the campus. Reminisce about walks in the Quad, revisit Old Main, spend time admiring the unique sculptures on campus or enjoying the remarkable plantings in the University arboretum.

Saturday, September 27

11 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Vulcan Huddle Tailgate*
*Shuttle service from the Kara Alumni
House to Adamson Stadium will be available beginning at 10:45 a.m.

1 p.m. – Cal U Vulcans vs. Edinboro Fighting Scots

5 p.m. – Reception for the Class of 1964, Kara Alumni House
Casual reception featuring appetizers and other light refreshments.

5:45 p.m. – 1964 Pioneer Reunion & Dinner, Kara Alumni House
Plated dinner followed by a program to honor the members of the Class of 1964. Members of the class are admitted free.
Cost per guest is $30.

For more information, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 724-938-4418 or

Hotel Information


All hotels have a Cal U discount

Uniontown Holiday Inn
700 West Main Street
Uniontown, PA 15401
Phone Number: (724) 437-2816

Bentleyville Best Western
101 Gosai Drive
Bentleyville, PA 15314
Phone Number: (724) 239-4321

Bentleyville Holiday Inn Express
25 Smita Lane
Bentleyville, PA 15314
Phone Number: (724) 239-7700

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California University of Pennsylvania
250 University Ave., Box 89
California, PA 15419

Phone: 724-938-4418
Fax: 724-938-4327