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July

  • CENTER HOSTS ALTERNATIVE FUELS WORKSHOP

    July 30, 2014

    Vehicles that run on propane and other alternative fuels will be on display Aug. 12 when the Cal U Center for Innovation at Southpointe hosts a free Gaseous Fuel Roundtable Workshop presented by Pittsburgh Region Clean Cities.

  • CAL U TO HOST EAPSU CONFERENCE OCT. 3-4

    July 28, 2014

    The English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities will hold its 2014 fall conference at California University of Pennsylvania. “Come Together: Creativity in 21st Century English Studies” will be held Oct. 3-4 in the Convocation Center.

  • NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM BEGINS THIS FALL

    July 28, 2014

    Students may register now for a new bachelor's degree program in Environmental Studies: Natural Resource Management and Policy. This interdisciplinary program prepares students for jobs in the oil and gas industry. Click ‘more’ to see a video.

  • OLYMPIAN TO SPEAK AT CROSS COUNTRY CAMP

    July 22, 2014

    Distance runner Billy Mills, who won gold at the 1964 Olympic Games, will speak at 7 p.m. Aug. 6 in Steele Hall Mainstage Theatre. Guests may register to attend the free talk, which is part of the cross country team's annual summer camp.

  • YOUNG PERFORMERS PRESENT 'HONK JR.' AUG. 2

    July 22, 2014

    The Mon Valley Performing Arts Academy will perform a fully staged production of the children’s musical 'Honk Jr.' at 4 p.m. Aug. 2 in Steele Hall Mainstage Theatre. Tickets may be purchased at the door.

  • GACO MILESTONE: $3 BILLION IN GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS

    July 21, 2014

    The Government Agency Coordination Office at Cal U reports that it has reached a new milestone: Since its founding in 1985, GACO has helped area businesses obtain more than $3 billion in government contracts.

  • A MESSAGE FROM INTERIM PRESIDENT JONES

    July 11, 2014

    The 2014-2015 tuition rate for all 14 State System schools has been approved by the PASSHE Board of Governors. Despite a modest increase in cost, I'm convinced that a Cal U degree remains a sound investment in your future success.

  • CAL U PREPARES TO WELCOME NEW STUDENTS

    July 10, 2014

    First-year students will move in to University Housing during the week of Aug. 17-22. Vulcan Village residents arrive throughout the week. Move-In Day activities are planned for Aug. 22, when new students arrive at main-campus residence halls.

  • POWER RESTORED TO KEYSTONE HALL

    July 10, 2014

    UPDATE: Electrical repairs have been completed and power has been restored to Keystone Hall. All personnel should report to their regular work stations on Monday, July 21. Classes scheduled for Keystone Hall will be held in their original locations.

  • REGISTER NOW FOR KIDS' SUMMER PROGRAM

    July 9, 2014

    Summertime fun begins with SEEK, the Summer Educational Enrichment for Kids program. Full- or half-day camps for children in grades 1-8 meet Aug. 4-8 and Aug. 11-15. Click "more" to review the 2014 SEEK brochure and register.

  • PASSHE BOARD APPROVES MODEST TUITION INCREASE

    July 8, 2014

    The Board of Governors for the State System of Higher Education has approved a modest tuition increase for the 2014-2015 academic year. The $198-a-year increase matches the rate of inflation and keeps Cal U's tuition among the most affordable in the state.

  • HOUSEHOLD CHEMICAL COLLECTION SET FOR JULY 12

    July 8, 2014

    County residents can safely dispose of common household chemicals at a collection sponsored by the Pennsylvania Resources Council and hosted by Cal U. Cost is $2 per gallon (cash only) for chemicals delivered to the Adamson Stadium parking area.


June

  • VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR CHEMICAL COLLECTION

    June 19, 2014

    Volunteers are needed on July 12 to assist with a Household Chemicals Collection sponsored by the Pennsylvania Resources Council and hosted by Cal U at the Adamson Stadium parking lot. Click 'more' to see how you can lend a hand.

  • SPRING 2014 DEAN'S LIST

    June 18, 2014

    The Spring 2014 dean's list at Cal U recognizes students who earned a grade-point average of 3.25 or higher this semester.

  • CAL U STUDENTS SHARE TRAVELS IN TURKEY

    June 18, 2014

    Eight Cal U students and psychology professor Dr. Rebecca Regeth have returned from a 10-day visit to Turkey. Click 'more' to read a day-by-day account of their travels.

  • THE JOURNAL: GRADUATES STEP INTO THE FUTURE

    June 17, 2014

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Graduates step off the stage, into the future; Vulcans earn Dixon Trophy; Bocetti honored as Recovery Champion. Click “more” to read the Journal online.

  • REGISTER NOW FOR 'INNOVATOR WEDNESDAYS'

    June 16, 2014

    Students in grades 6-8 can have fun with science, technology, engineering art and math at Innovator Wednesdays, a weekly day camp at Cal U's Center for Innovation at Southpointe.

  • ESL STUDENTS GET JUMP- START ON GRAD SCHOOL

    June 13, 2014

    A new agreement between Cal U and Intermediate Unit 1 will allow students with IU1's certification in English as a Second Language to receive 18 credits in Cal U's online Master of Education in ESL program.

  • OPEN HOUSE EXAMINES M.A. IN APPLIED CRIMINOLOGY

    June 12, 2014

    TONIGHT: Prospective students can learn more about Cal U's master's degree program in applied criminology at an open house from 6-8 p.m. June 27 at the Cal U Southpointe Center in Canonsburg, Pa.

  • BANNER UPGRADES TO DISRUPT WEEKEND SERVICE

    June 6, 2014

    System upgrades and maintenance will shut down Banner services — including the Vulcan Information Portal — beginning at 5 p.m. Friday, June 6. Access to Desire2Learn will not be affected. Service will be restored by 8 a.m. Monday, June 9.


May

  • NEW 'GATEWAY' HELPS JOB SEEKERS

    May 29, 2014

    Here's a tip: Recent graduates of the 14 Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education universities, including Cal U, can use Web-based JobGateway application offered by the state Department of Labor and Industry as part of their job search.

  • ALUMNI AWARDS LUNCHEON SET FOR JUNE 7

    May 28, 2014

    The Cal U Alumni Association will recognize some of Cal U's most distinguished graduates when it presents its 2014 Awards of Distinction at a luncheon at 11 a.m. June 7 in the south wing of the Convocation Center. This event is open to the public.

  • BOCETTI WINS SECOND CONSERVATION AWARD

    May 21, 2014

    Dr. Carol Bocetti, from the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, has won her second Recovery Champion award from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for her conservation efforts. She has been honored for her work with the Delmarva fox squirrel, which is expected to be removed from the endangered species list.

  • CAL U WINS DIXON TROPHY

    May 20, 2014

    California University has won the Dixon Trophy, awarded annually to the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference member institution with the most successful athletics program.

  • SEE PHOTOS OF OUR 2014 GRADUATES AND MORE

    May 16, 2014

    Congratulations to the Class of 2014! Look back at Cal U's 178th Commencement with photos of our undergraduate and graduate ceremonies. Or browse the Cal U Flickr site for more photos of Cal U events.

  • DINZEO PLACES 5th IN 5,000 METERS

    May 16, 2014

    Junior distance runner Aaron Dinzeo earned All-American honors by placing fifth in the 5,000-meter run at the NCAA Division II Track and Field Championships. Freshman Julie Friend earned All-American honors with a sixth-place finish in the 3,000-meter steeplechase event on May 23.

  • WATCH COMPETITIONS, 'TECHNOLOGY TODAY'

    May 14, 2014

    Forgot to set your DVR? Check out the western Pennsylvania FIRST Robotics Competition and this year's BotsIQ Finals, both held in the Cal U Convocation Center. Or watch the latest episode of 'Technology Today,' presented by Cal U and KDKA-TV.

  • TODAY: GOLF OUTING SUPPORTS SCHOLARSHIPS

    May 12, 2014

    Join us at Cal U's 33rd annual Golf Outing for dinner and an exciting auction of sports memorabilia, including items from Pittsburgh's top professional teams. Proceeds from the event June 23 at Southpointe Golf Club will benefit athletic scholarships at Cal U.

  • DATA CENTER PLANS ALL-DAY OUTAGE MAY 17

    May 12, 2014

    The Data Center will be shut down from 5a.m.-7 p.m. May 17. There will be NO on- or off-campus access to campus phones, Internet, e-mail or VIP. Desire2Learn also will be affected.

  • A MESSAGE FROM INTERIM PRESIDENT JONES

    May 8, 2014

    Commencement Week is a time of celebration. As we prepare for graduation ceremonies, I want to thank those who make Cal U truly special and invite our soon-to-be-alumni to return often.

  • THE JOURNAL: ATTORNEY SPEAKS AT COMMENCEMENT

    May 5, 2014

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Attorney speaks Friday, Saturday at Commencement; 'Bot battles spark interest in STEM; Medallions mark Presidential Awards. Click “more” to read the Journal online.

  • A MESSAGE FROM INTERIM PRESIDENT JONES

    May 2, 2014

    Look for the newest member of the Cal U Police Department at graduation ceremonies this week. K-9 Officer Bas is the first canine member of the Cal U police force and a new element in the department’s community policing approach

  • SPRING DANCE CONCERT CONTINUES

    May 2, 2014

    Cal U's Department of Theatre and Dance will close its 2014 spring season with three performances of "Sensation Seekers," a dance concert at 8 p.m. May 1-3 in Steele Hall Mainstage Theatre.


April

  • UPDATE: MEN'S GOLF FINISHES 8TH; WOMEN 5TH

    April 29, 2014

    The men’s golf team finished in eighth place at the NCAA Division II Super Atlantic/East Regional Tournament. The women’s golf team finished in fifth place at their super regional tournament. Freshman Carla Maestre qualified for the National Championships by finishing tied for sixth.

  • WATCH COMMENCEMENTS LIVE ONLINE

    April 23, 2014

    Cal U will stream live video of graduate and undergraduate Commencement ceremonies so families and friends can watch from anywhere in the world. See our graduate ceremonies at 7 p.m. May 9; watch undergraduates at 10 a.m. May 10.

  • STUDENTS TO GIVE BACK DURING 'BIG EVENT'

    April 23, 2014

    Cal U students will lend a helping hand to the community during their annual participation in The Big Event on April 27. The Big Event is one of the largest, one-day, student-run service projects in the nation.

  • PROJECT AIMS TO PUT GOOD FOOD IN REACH

    April 22, 2014

    Students in the Master of Social Work program are helping the Republic Food Enterprise Center (RFEC) reach out to area farmers with the goal of making nutritious food more readily available to residents of southwestern Pennsylvania.

  • GOLF PROGRAM IS MORE THAN A GAME

    April 21, 2014

    PGM faculty and students volunteer to help girls advance their golf game and teach them valuable life lessons during a 12-week educational program.

  • THE JOURNAL: BOTSIQ RETURNS TO CAL U

    April 21, 2014

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Honors Convocation speaker: reputation matters; It’s a smash: BotsIQ returns; Grateful recipients greet Rutledge family. Click 'more' to read the Journal online.

  • MAPPING EXPERT TO DISCUSS EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

    April 18, 2014

    An expert in geospatial information technology will discuss the importance of mapping tools in emergency planning. The public may attend the free talk, 'Saving the World One Grid Square at a Time,' at 10 a.m. April 25 in Eberly 110.

  • CAL U AGAIN EARNS ‘GREEN COLLEGE’ DESIGNATION

    April 17, 2014

    For the fifth consecutive year, The Princeton Review has recognized Cal U as one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in North America. Its 'Guide to 332 Green Colleges' hails Cal U's energy efficiency and sustainability initiatives.

  • REGISTER NOW FOR NEW GLOBAL ONLINE PROGRAMS

    April 17, 2014

    Students can register now for three new Cal U Global Online programs. A bachelor's degree or certificate in land management can lead to careers in the oil and gas industry; the MBA: Entrepreneurship provides advanced management skills.

  • CAL U HOSTS SKYWARN WEATHER TRAINING

    April 17, 2014

    A National Weather Service meteorologist will train volunteer weather spotters as part of the regional SkyWarn program. The training session is being organized by the Cal U Meteorology Club.

  • SEE BOTSIQ MAY 3 ON KDKA-TV

    April 15, 2014

    Sixty-six teams from 47 schools sent their custom-built robots into battle when Cal U hosted the 2014 Southwestern Pennsylvania BotsIQ Finals. Watch the KDKA-TV BotsIQ recap at 7:30 p.m. on May 3, or click 'more' for a list of winners.

  • BIOLOGIST TO LEAD DISCUSSION ON RESEARCH

    April 10, 2014

    Award-winning biologist Dr. Jeffrey Osborn will discuss the benefits of undergraduate research at 3 p.m. April 14 in Duda Hall, Room 103. This talk is part of a daylong discussion that also includes an invitation-only event for faculty and administrators.

  • PASSHE CHANCELLOR’S ADDRESS, BOARD MEETING

    April 9, 2014

    PASSHE Chancellor Frank T. Brogan delivers his 'State of the System' address at noon today from Harrisburg, followed by the Board of Governors meeting at 2 p.m. Click 'more' for a link to live coverage of these event.

  • THE JOURNAL: ROBOTS ROCK CAL U

    April 8, 2014

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: FIRST robots rock the Convocation Center; Cal U names Community Champions; SGA President joins PASSHE board. Click 'more' to read the Journal online.

  • A MESSAGE FROM INTERIM PRESIDENT JONES

    April 4, 2014

    Robotics competitions bring bright, engaged high school students to our campus. Come see them in action! These impressive young people demonstrate the power of high-quality, hands-on education.

  • LIBRARY HONORS FACULTY AUTHORS APRIL 14

    April 2, 2014

    A ceremony at 2 p.m. April 14 in the Manderino Gallery of Fine Art honors those faculty members who have published books within the past five years. Click 'more' for a list of the faculty authors who will be recognized.

  • FISHING FESTIVAL SET FOR APRIL 19

    April 2, 2014

    Cal U and the California community again will collaborate to present the 19th annual Pike Run Youth Fishing Festival, set for 8 a.m.-3 p.m. April 19 at Rotary Park, off Route 88 (Third Street) in California.

  • ACTORS PRESENT ‘AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY’

    April 2, 2014

    Cal U's Department of Theatre and Dance continues its 2014 spring season with ‘August: Osage County’, winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for drama. Click 'more' for performance dates and times.

  • LGBTQA, STUDENTS MARK LAVENDER GRADUATION

    April 2, 2014

    Lambda Bridges honors LGBTQA and ally students April 22 at a Lavender Graduation ceremony. Students who attend also participate in Commencement, and can wear their lavender stoles as a sign of community pride.


March

  • THREE NAMED 'CAL U COMMUNITY CHAMPIONS'

    March 26, 2014

    Three individuals will receive the new Cal U Community Champions Award. Wildlife educator Joseph Stefko, Civil War Roundtable organizer Walter Klorczyk and Vulcan Village assistant director Justin Schiefelbein will be recognized on April 7.

  • ART DEPARTMENT HUNTS FOR ANIMAL-THEMED ARTWORK

    March 26, 2014

    Students, faculty, staff and alumni are invited to submit artwork in all media for 'Animalia: From the Mythic to the Microscopic,' a multi-disciplinary exhibition April 17-24 in the Vulcan Gallery. Submissions will be accepted through April 10.

  • TODAY: DJ DRAMA, KRS-ONE HEADLINE CONFERENCE

    March 26, 2014

    Hip-hop artists Tyree Simmons (DJ Drama) and Krist Parker (KRS-One) reflect on the 25th anniversary of the Stop the Violence movement April 10 during Cal U's 9th annual hip-hop conference. Click 'more' for the full schedule.

  • POLITICAL EXPERT DISCUSSES ELECTORATE

    March 24, 2014

    Political scientist Dr. Alan Abramowitz, author of 'The Polarized Public: Why Government Is So Dysfunctional,' speaks at 11 a.m. April 15 in Eberly 110. This American Democracy Project event is free, and the public may attend.

  • THE JOURNAL: TRUSTEES APPROVE PRICE BREAK

    March 24, 2014

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Trustees approve price break for service members; FIRST robots play ball; Scholars honored at Convocation. Click 'more' to read the Journal online.

  • WORKSHOP TO DISCUSS MITIGATION SOLUTIONS

    March 21, 2014

    Help Cal U reduce the risk of natural and man-made hazards! Cal U students, faculty and staff can propose solutions at a hands-on Mitigation Solutions Workshop 10 a.m.-noon on March 27 in the Natali Student Union, Room 206/207.

  • 'STORM CHASER' SCIENTIST TO SPEAK AT CAL U

    March 11, 2014

    Meet a scientist whose work has been featured on the Discovery Channel's 'Storm Chasers' series! Dr. Karen Kosiba discusses tornadoes, hurricanes and lake-effect snow at 11 a.m. March 25 in Eberly Hall 120. Her talk is part of the Cal U Meteorology Club's Colloquia Series.

  • STUDENTS HOST DINNER FOR WILDLIFE SOCIETY

    March 11, 2014

    Cal U's student chapter of The Wildlife Society will host its 17th annual Outdoor Bash and Wild Game Dinner at 6 p.m. March 29 at the Richeyville Fire Hall in Richeyville, Pa.

  • JOURNALIST TONY NORMAN VISITS MARCH 27

    March 10, 2014

    'A Night With Tony Norman' will feature insights from the award-winning writer's 25-year career at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, where Norman currently is a columnist and book review editor. His talk is free and open to the public.

  • ACTORS PRESENT MYSTERY THRILLER MARCH 27-29

    March 10, 2014

    Cal U's Department of Theatre and Dance continues its 2014 spring season March 27-29 with 'Veronica's Room,' a chilling mystery thriller that explores the fine line between fantasy and reality, madness and murder.

  • PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION NAMES WOMEN OF THE YEAR

    March 7, 2014

    The President's Commission for the Status of Women honors a Communication Studies professor, a Career Services adviser and a student leader for their support women's issues and women on campus.

  • KDKA TO AIR FIRST® COMPETITION APRIL 5

    March 7, 2014

    A 30-minute television show about the FIRST® Robotics Greater Pittsburgh Regional at Cal U will air at 5:30 p.m. April 5 on KDKA-TV. Click here to see a preview of the show through photos.

  • WRESTLING EVENT HONORS U.S. SERVICE MEMBERS

    March 3, 2014

    Tickets are on sale now for the Renegade Wrestling Alliance's 'Salute to the Troops,' set for April 19 in the Convocation Center. The event includes six pro wrestling matches. Service members and veterans are admitted free with military ID.

  • REGISTER MARCH 10-14 FOR FALL 2014 CLASSES

    March 3, 2014

    Register for Fall 2014 courses March 10-14 and schedule the classes you need to graduate on time. Click 'more' to see the list of available courses and find out when YOU can register.

  • THE JOURNAL: PRESIDENT UPDATES STUDENTS

    March 3, 2014

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: President updates students at Spring Convocation; Women’s conference focused on films; Students chat with Russian counterparts. Click 'more' to read the Journal online.


February

  • THEATRE OPENS SEASON WITH HITCHCOCK THRILLER

    February 26, 2014

    The Department of Theatre and Dance will open its 2014 spring season with 'The 39 Steps,' a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theater. The show runs March 6-8 in Blaney Theatre. Click 'more' for details.

  • 2014 WOMEN'S STUDIES CONFERENCE

    February 21, 2014

    'Employing a Critical Lens: Engaging with Film to Explore Media, Politics and the Military' is the topic for the 2014 Audrey-Beth Fitch Women's Studies Conference March 6 in the Cal U Convocation Center.

  • THE JOURNAL: PRESIDENT PROJECTS SURPLUS

    February 17, 2014

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: President projects year-end surplus; Ex-labor official discusses inequality; Counselor Education programs re-accredited. Click 'more' to read the Journal online.

  • TODAY: HISTORY DAY COMPETITION

    February 12, 2014

    Because of delays at area schools, the seventh annual Cal U Primary Source History Day Competition has been rescheduled for Feb. 26. Click 'more' for event details.

  • FORECAST AGAIN CALLS FOR STORMFEST

    February 12, 2014

    Nearly 100 Cal U students will take part in the seventh annual StormFest Feb. 21-22 at the Carnegie Science Center. Learn how Cal U students are helping children explore geology, geography, meteorology and more.

  • LAST CHANCE: PITTSBURGH PENGUINS AUCTION

    February 10, 2014

    Be a playmaker! Place your bid on an autographed Team USA replica hockey jersey, a VIP experience with the Pittsburgh Penguins and more. Auction proceeds support scholarships at Cal U. Click 'more' to see what's up for bid.

  • A MESSAGE FROM INTERIM PRESIDENT JONES

    February 6, 2014

    When wintry weather arrives, a number of variables come into play as we consider whether to delay classes or close campus. Here's a look at the decision-making process - and a 'thank you' to those essential personnel who report to work even in bad weather.

  • ANSWERS FOLLOW 'CAMPUS TALK' WITH PRESIDENT JONES

    February 4, 2014

    At last semester's Campus Talk with President Jones, students asked questions in person and via Twitter. The Cal Times student newspaper has published more answers to those questions on its website. Click 'more' to read them now.

  • ROBERT REICH DISCUSSES ECONOMIC INEQUALITY

    February 4, 2014

    Robert Reich, former U.S. Secretary of Labor, will discuss economic inequality in the United States in a nationwide webcast airing at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 20. See it in Eberly Hall after the 5 p.m. screening of Reich’s movie "Inequality for all."

  • THE JOURNAL: TURKEY VISIT MAY OPEN DOORS

    February 3, 2014

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Turkey visit may open doors; Inspiring photos part of Black History Month; Gould to lead research center; So Cool! It’s the Cal U Ice Rink at PPG Place. Click 'more' to read the Journal online.

  • UPDATE: WHAT’S OPEN AND CLOSED AT CAL U?

    February 3, 2014

    The Cal U campus is closed today, Feb. 3. No classes will be held, but Vulcan Flyer shuttles are running and will operate until 8 p.m. Click ‘more’ to see what buildings and services are open or closed.


January

  • FREE GOLF PROGRAM TEES UP FOR GIRLS AGES 8-10

    January 30, 2014

    Girls ages 8-10 may register now for a free, educational golf program. Students, faculty and staff from Cal U's Professional Golf Management program lead sessions that include golf lessons and other activities. Click 'more' to register.

  • RISK ASSESSMENT WORKSHOP

    January 29, 2014

    How can the University reduce the risk of natural and man-made hazards? Cal U students, faculty and staff are encouraged to attend an interactive Risk Assessment Workshop 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 6 in the Natali Student Union.

  • RIDE THE 'POLAR EXPRESS' SHUTTLE JAN. 28-29

    January 27, 2014

    Because of the frigid temperatures expected on Jan. 28-29, Cal U will add a 'Polar Express' shuttle to transport students, faculty and staff through Lot 4 (River Lot) and around campus on the Loop Road. Flag down the shuttle if you need a ride!

  • VULCAN FLYER SERVICE SUSPENDED

    January 26, 2014

    Because of inclement weather and poor road conditions, Vulcan Flyer shuttle service has been suspended temporarily. Updates will be provided when road conditions change.

  • CAL U CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH

    January 24, 2014

    Photographer Eunique Jones discusses her project that teaches children about key figures in black history from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. today in the Vulcan Theatre.

  • REGISTER NOW FOR PASSHE VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

    January 24, 2014

    Education professionals share their know-how in 'Transforming the Teaching and Learning Environment: The PASSHE Virtual Conference.' Pre-conference keynotes are Feb. 5-6; sessions continue Feb. 10-21. Click 'more' for info and registration.

  • PASSHE BOARD OF GOVERNORS MEETS TODAY

    January 23, 2014

    Watch the meeting of the PASSHE Board of Governors live from the headquarters of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. Click 'more' for a link to the webcast, beginning at 9 a.m. today.

  • THE JOURNAL: GRADUATES COLLECT DIPLOMAS

    January 21, 2014

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Graduates Collect Diplomas; Auditors Report 'Good, Solid' Finances; Three ROTC Cadets Commissioned as Officers. Click 'more' to read the Journal online.

  • DAY OF SERVICE RESCHEDULED FOR FEB. 7

    January 17, 2014

    Cal U students will lend a hand to worthwhile causes and honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King at the annual Day of Service on Feb. 7. Members of campus organizations will perform service projects from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

  • BASKETBALL ALUMNI DAY HONORS PAST PLAYERS

    January 17, 2014

    The men's and women's basketball teams will honor past players Jan. 25 when they host the 15th annual Cal U Basketball Alumni Day in the Convocation Center. See the men's alumni game and Cal U vs. Seton Hill. Click 'more' for a schedule.

  • ORDER NOW: BANNERS HONOR MILITARY SERVICE

    January 16, 2014

    Don’t wait: Place your order now for a banner honoring the past or current military service of a colleague, friend or family member. The colorful banners will be displayed on campus throughout November 2014. Click 'more' for an order form.

  • GROUP EXPLORES PROGRAM OPTIONS IN TURKEY

    January 15, 2014

    Three University employees have returned from a visit to Turkey, where they visited six universities to explore international programming options. What could this mean for Cal U and its students? Click 'more' to find out.

  • SHOO! MEASURES BEGIN TO DISCOURAGE CROWS

    January 10, 2014

    Large flocks of crows have been congregating downtown, and Cal U is taking measures to discourage them from roosting on campus. Beginning Jan. 12, natural grape-extract mist and laser lights may be used to disperse the flocks.

  • REGISTRATION FOR SUMMER COLLEGE CONTINUES

    January 10, 2014

    Registration began Jan. 21 for Summer College sessions held May-August. A wide variety of undergraduate and graduate courses are offered in both five-week and 10-week sessions, and many courses are available online. Click 'more' to view Summer College details.

  • VIP IS BACK IN SERVICE

    January 9, 2014

    UPDATE: VIP, the Vulcan Information portal, is back in service. UTech Services thanks you for your patience during the maintenance period. For questions or concerns, contact the Help Desk, 724-938-5911.

  • TODAY: VIEW WEBCAST ON PROPOSED WEAPONS POLICY

    January 8, 2014

    Beginning at 10 a.m. today, a live, hour-long webcast will provide information about a proposed policy that would restrict the possession of "deadly or offensive weapons" on PASSHE university campuses. Click 'more' for a link to the webcast.

  • 'BUILD SEASON' BEGINS FOR FIRST® ROBOTICS

    January 2, 2014

    On Jan. 4, high school students throughout the region began building robots for the Greater Pittsburgh Regional FIRST® Robotics Competition, set for March 27-29 in the Convocation Center. Click 'more' to see what FIRST is all about.

  • FALL 2013 DEAN'S LIST

    January 1, 2014

    The Fall 2013 dean's list at Cal U recognizes students who earned a grade-point average of 3.25 or higher this semester.