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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

Brunch at the Aviary - Sept. 21

California University of Pennsylvania
is hosting an educational experience at the
Pittsburgh National Aviary on
Sunday, September 21, 2014.
Join us at 10:30 a.m. under the tent in the lush Rose Garden
amid an uplifting backdrop of greenery and light,
ambient music, and appearances by some of your favorite feathered friends.
Feast on a delectable brunch prepared by Atria’s
and finish with a stroll through the National Aviary
with Cal U faculty member Dr. Carol Bocetti,
of our Biological and Environmental Sciences Department,
to interact with some of the world’s most unique and colorful species.

• $35/person –
Brunch and Tour
• $60/person –
Brunch, Tour and a $25 tax-deductible gift to support student scholarships.

For further information or to register and pre-pay for the event, please contact Daphne Livingstone or 724-938-5467 by Monday, Sept. 15, 2014.

Cal Gals’ Alumni Gathering — Sept. 25

Retired teachers from southwestern Pennsylvania
get together for lunch at 11:30 a.m. in the Kara Alumni House.
The “Cal Gals” meet twice a year to socialize
and reminisce as they raise scholarship funds for Cal U education majors.
For details, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 724-938-4418

Family Day - September 27

Celebrate a University tradition and
join the Cal U family for a fun-filled day of activities.
Students, families, alumni and
community members may take part
in the Wildlife Society’s annual Family Field Day
or visit the Kids Zone sponsored by the
Black Student Union.

President's Showcase: Investing for Tomorrow - October 10

Interim University President
Geraldine M. Jones
Invites you to see where 
CAL U’S endless possibilities can lead.

Join us at California University of Pennsylvania’s 2014 Signature Event

Friday, October 10, 2014, in the Cal U Convocation Center

5 P.M. Cocktail reception, entertainment and showcases - Convocation Center lobby
6 P.M. Dinner - Convocation Center, South Wing

After dinner, please join us for an evening of unforgettable live
entertainment as Cal U students, alumni, faculty and staff present
“OUR SHOWCASE OF STARS” at 7:30 P.M. in Steele Hall Mainstage Theatre.
Cost of this signature event is $500 per person for cocktails, dinner and show.

Dress is business casual.
Proceeds benefit Student Scholarships for Academics, Arts and Athletics.
Please RSVP to Daphne Livingstone by Tuesday, September 30,
at 724-938-5467 or .

Our Showcase of Stars - October 10

The world is waiting … for our talented
students, alumni, faculty and staff!
Interim University President Geraldine M. Jones
invites you to kick off your
Homecoming 2014 weekend at

The President’s Showcase: Investing for Tomorrow
Friday, October 10, 2014
7:30 p.m.
Steele Hall Mainstage Theatre
California University of Pennsylvania
Expect an evening 
of unforgettable live entertainment,
including a very special guest performer!
Cost is $25 per person.

Cal U students with a valid CalCard pay $5.
Proceeds benefit the Student Scholarship Fund
for Academics, Arts and Athletics.
For tickets, call the Steele Hall Box Office at 724-938-5943.
Questions? Contact the Alumni Office at .
For information regarding a special pre-showcase dinner, call Daphne Livingstone at 724-938-5467 or email her at . 

Homecoming - October 11

Don't miss this full day of activites. Your friends and classmates will be looking for you!

8:30 a.m.
Alumni Board of Directors Meeting
Booker Great Room, Kara Alumni House

9 a.m. – Noon
Pre-parade activities for kids of all ages
Throughout campus

10 a.m.
African American Alumni Society annual meeting
Multipurpose Room, Carter Hall


1:30 p.m.
Vulcan Huddle
Adamson Stadium

3:30 p.m.
Kickoff: Cal U vs. Slippery Rock

For more information, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 724-938-4418 or email Or visit our website:
Join the fun at the Vulcan Huddle!

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

Hotels near Cal U

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