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March

  • FULBRIGHT INFORMATION SESSION APRIL 4

    March 22, 2017

    Interested in a Fulbright Student Program grant? An information session will be held 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 4, in Eberly Hall, Room 110. Fulbright representatives will be available to answer questions about the program.

  • CAL U NAMED 'VOTER FRIENDLY CAMPUS'

    March 22, 2017

    Cal U is one of just seven Pennsylvania universities, and only 83 schools nationwide, to be designated a Voter Friendly Campus for its efforts to inform student voters, engage them in the election process, and encourage them to register and vote.

  • ANTHROPOLOGIST VISITS CAMPUS APRIL 7

    March 21, 2017

    Renowned anthropologist Dr. Douglas W. Owsley, from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, will be at Cal U at 1 p.m. April 7 for a free lecture on the identification of human remains from the Civil War era.

  • SCHOOL GROUPS INVITED TO ST. GEORGE'S EVENT

    March 8, 2017

    April 1 is the deadline for high school groups to register to attend the celebration of St. George's Day April 27 at Manderino Library. Students can learn about Spanish and Arabic culture through organized activities. Prizes will be offered for the best artworks submitted.

  • CAL U TO HOST SCIENCE OLYMPIAD REGIONALS

    March 7, 2017

    Cal U welcomes 46 teams of middle and high school students to campus on March 22 for the Southwest Region of the Pennsylvania Science Olympiad. Teams of up to 15 students each will put their skills to the test in science, technology, engineering and math.

  • IT'S ON US PA: TAKE THE PLEDGE TODAY

    March 7, 2017

    Safety at Cal U is everybody's business! Cal U has joined the statewide 'It's On Us PA' campaign, which invites everyone to play a role in ending sexual assault. Click 'more' to learn about our campuswide effort, watch the 'It's On Us Cal U' video and take the pledge.

  • VULCAN FLYERS 'OFF DUTY' FOR SPRING BREAK

    March 7, 2017

    Vulcan Flyers will NOT be operating during spring break. Service ends at 6 p.m. Friday, March 10, and resumes with limited weekend service March 18-19. Full service resumes Monday, March 20. Click ‘more’ for the complete schedule.

  • UPDATE: WOMEN’S BASKETBALL SEASON ENDS

    March 7, 2017

    The women’s basketball team ends a stellar season with an 85-69 loss to Virginia Union in the championship game of the NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional. The Vulcans finish the season with a 30-4 overall record.

  • UPDATE: SWIMMER IS SIX-TIME ALL-AMERICAN

    March 6, 2017

    Senior swimmer Jade Arganbright finished 16th in the 200-yard breaststroke consolation finals at the NCAA Division II National Championships. She earned All-American honors for the sixth time in her career and the third time in the 200-yard breaststroke.

  • VISIT OUR GRADUATE OPEN HOUSE MARCH 8

    March 6, 2017

    Yes, graduate school can be an affordable option! Find out more at an open house sponsored by the School of Graduate Studies. You’ll meet with faculty and learn about assistantships, scholarships and federal aid that can make grad school affordable.

  • THE JOURNAL: MPI HONORS SENIOR

    March 6, 2017

    A new edition of the Cal U Journal is available online. The latest headlines include: Meeting Professionals International honor senior; Robotics event has steam theme; National artist joins gospel choir’s Joyfest. Click 'more' to read the latest Cal U Journal online.

  • METEOROLOGY CLUB HOSTS ATMOSPHERIC EXPERT

    March 1, 2017

    The Cal U Meteorology Club welcomes atmospheric expert Dr. M. Patrick McCormick as part of its Spring Colloquia Series. McCormick will speak at 11 a.m. March 7 in Eberly Hall, Room 120. Admission is free.

  • STUDENTS HOST WILD GAME DINNER

    March 1, 2017

    Cal U's student chapter of The Wildlife Society will host its 20th annual Outdoor Bash and Wild Game Dinner at 6 p.m. March 25 at the Richeyville Volunteer Fire Department. Ticket price of $20 supports activities for student members.

  • MINISTER HEADLINES GOSPEL CHOIR’S 'JOYFEST'

    March 1, 2017

    The Rev. Trini Lopez Massie, of the Mt. Ararat Baptist Church in Pittsburgh, headlines the Young and Gifted Gospel Choir's 2017 Joyfest gospel concert. The free performance begins at 7 p.m. March 25 in Steele Hall Mainstage Theater.

  • WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH EXPLORES SOCIAL JUSTICE

    March 1, 2017

    Cal U focuses on social justice during Women’s History Month. TED Talks, 'You Can't Say That!' and 'Learn to Earn' events are among the activities featured. Click 'more' for a complete schedule and a 'You Can't Say That' trailer.


February

  • NEXT ACADEMIC OPEN HOUSE MARCH 4

    February 27, 2017

    Want to learn more about Cal U? Start by attending an Academic Open House. The event introduces prospective students to Cal U or give students who already have been accepted a chance to explore the campus.

  • CAL U HOSTS COUNSELING FOR VETERANS, FAMILIES

    February 27, 2017

    Free counseling is available to military veterans and their families from the campus and the local area. A licensed clinical social worker from the McKeesport Veterans Center will schedule appointments on Thursdays through May 5 in Manderino Library.

  • UPDATE: SEE FIRST ROBOTICS COMPETITION SCORES

    February 27, 2017

    See the results of the 2017 Greater Pittsburgh Regional FIRST Robotics Competition, held March 16-18 at the Convocation Center. Or view a gallery of photos from the exciting STEAMWORKS competition.

  • THE JOURNAL: CAL U AFFIRMS 'DISTINCTIVE IDENTITY'

    February 20, 2017

    A new edition of the Cal U Journal is available online. The latest headlines include: University Asserts 'Distinctive Identity' in Science, Technology; Cal U Junior Interns in Harrisburg; Black History Month Concludes. Click 'more' to read the latest Cal U Journal online.

  • KDKA-TV SPOTLIGHTS PRESIDENT JONES

    February 14, 2017

    As part of its annual Black History Month series, KDKA-TV looks at President Geraldine Jones’ role as the University's first African-American president. Did you miss the broadcast? Click 'more' to see President Jones talk about what breaking down barriers means to her.

  • HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS EXPLORE 3-D ANIMATION

    February 13, 2017

    Area high school students are invited to attend a free, hands-on 3-D computer animation workshop April 1 and April 8 in the Helsel Hall multimedia lab. Three participants will receive $500 Cal U scholarships. Click 'more' for details and how to apply.

  • SUMMER COLLEGE SIGN-UP NOW OPEN

    February 13, 2017

    Want to advance your education and your career? Registration is now open for Summer College 2017. Cal U offers more than 200 undergraduate and graduate courses on-campus and online. Click 'more' for details and a list of Summer College courses.

  • 'AN EVENING OF CREATIVITY' ONSTAGE FEB. 23-25

    February 10, 2017

    The Department of Music and Theatre opens its spring 2017 season with 'An Evening of Creativity,' featuring a one-act play and two dance pieces. Showtime is 7 p.m. Feb. 23-24, and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Feb. 25 in Steele Hall’s Blaney Theatre.

  • A MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT GERALDINE JONES

    February 9, 2017

    This is our moment to define a strong and distinctive identity for our University. Our longstanding special mission in science and technology can guide our way forward as we re-engineer Cal U for a new generation.

  • THE JOURNAL: DCJ DEGREE FIRST IN U.S.

    February 6, 2017

    A new edition of the Cal U Journal is available online. The latest headlines include: First in U.S.: Doctor of Criminal Justice; Vulcans continue academic success; WSO audience hears from Cal U. Click 'more' to read the latest Cal U Journal online.


January

  • A MESSAGE ABOUT THE STATE SYSTEM'S FUTURE

    January 27, 2017

    Board of Governors Chair Cynthia D. Shapira and Chancellor Frank T. Brogan pledge to remain strong advocates for Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education as they work to ensure its sustainability. Click ‘more’ to read their message.

  • CAL U ADDS DOCTORATE IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE

    January 26, 2017

    Beginning this summer, Cal U will offer a Doctor of Criminal Justice, the first regionally accredited D.C.J. degree in the United States. Designed for senior-level criminal justice practitioners, this is the second professional doctorate offered at Cal U.

  • SEE CAL U ON 'INFINITE OPPORTUNITIES' THIS MONTH

    January 25, 2017

    The State System of Higher Education's weekly TV show, 'Infinite Opportunities,' airs at 9:30 a.m. Sundays and 6 p.m. Saturdays on PCN. Segments showcase students and programs at Cal U and other universities. Click 'more' to see when Cal U is featured.

  • CAL U TO INDUCT SEVEN INTO ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME

    January 24, 2017

    Seven former Vulcan sports standouts will be inducted into the Cal U Athletic Hall of Fame during a dinner set for 5 p.m. on April 22 in the Performance Center. Click 'more' to read about this year’s honorees.

  • THE JOURNAL: DEPLOYED SOLDIER AMONG GRADUATES

    January 23, 2017

    A new edition of the Cal U Journal is available online. The latest headlines include: Deployed soldier among winter graduates; Speaker explores roots of racism; Online bachelor program no. 6. Click 'more' to read the latest Cal U Journal online.

  • VULCAN FLYER, SHOPPERS SHUTTLE SERVICE RESUMES

    January 17, 2017

    Students returning to campus for the spring semester can ride the Vulcan Flyer bus between the upper and lower campuses, and take the Shoppers Shuttle to the Walmart Supercenter. Service is limited Jan. 20-22. Full service begins Jan. 23.

  • FALL 2016 DEAN'S LIST

    January 13, 2017

    The Fall 2016 dean's list at Cal U recognizes undergraduate students who earned a grade-point average of 3.25 or higher this semester.

  • ON-THE-SPOT DECISION FOR TRANSFER STUDENTS

    January 11, 2017

    Students looking to transfer to Cal U can get an on-the-spot decision about their acceptance and learn how their credits will transfer to a Cal U program of study. Call for an appointment on Jan. 17, Instant Transfer Admission Day.

  • BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENTS CHALLENGE, DELIGHT

    January 11, 2017

    During Black History Month, Cal U confronts the pervasive problem of racism, remembers the giving spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and celebrates African-American culture, visual and performing arts, music and food. Click 'more' for Black History Month events and activities.

  • U.S. NEWS RANKS ONLINE BACHELOR'S PROGRAM NO. 6

    January 10, 2017

    U.S. News and World Report, a recognized leader in college rankings, has ranked Cal U Global Online's bachelor’s degree program No. 6 in the nation. Cal U offers 10 bachelor's degrees 100 percent online.