October 2010 News

  • 'BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER' RUNS THROUGH NOV. 6

    October 27, 2010

    The Department of Theatre and Dance presents 'The Best Christmas Pageant Ever' at 8 p.m. Nov. 4-6, with a 2 p.m. matinee also on Nov. 6. All performances are in the Gerald and Carolyn Blaney Theatre in Steele Hall.

  • WEATHER EXPERT EXPLAINS ROLE IN SOLVING CRIMES

    October 27, 2010

    Forensic meteorologist Dr. John R. Scala discusses how the combination of weather and forensics can play a critical role in solving crimes. Program begins at 11 a.m. Nov. 11 in Room 110 of the Eberly Science and Technology Center.

  • HARRIS RETURNS TO MARK NATIVE AMERICAN DAY NOV. 9

    October 25, 2010

    Dr. LaDonna Harris, president of Americans for Indian Opportunities (AIO), and a group of AIO Ambassadors will help Cal U celebrate its inaugural Native American Day on Nov. 9. The event will feature an open forum and multiple lectures on Native American culture. Read more for additional event information.

  • ADEGBALOLA SHARES LIFE EXPERIENCES, BLUES

    October 21, 2010

    Entertainer, educator and activist Gaye Adegbalola will discuss her personal struggles for equality and perform a neo-classic blues concert Nov. 3-4 when she makes her return visit to Cal U. Read more for additional information.

  • CAL U UNITES: MEMORIAL VIGIL

    October 20, 2010

    Students organized a candlelight vigil and community walk on the Quad, followed by an inspirational talk in the Natali Student Center. Click "more" for details.

  • CAL U RECITAL SERIES OPENS WITH ALIA MUSICA

    October 20, 2010

    The Cal U Recital Series opens its 2010-2011 season with a performance by Alia Musica Pittsburgh at 8 p.m. Oct. 26 in Gallagher Music Center’s Recital Hall, Room 107. The free event is open to the Cal U community and to the public; donations will be accepted to defray costs.

  • HEAR DR. CHARLES NEMETH ON KDKA RADIO

    October 20, 2010

    Listen to Dr. Charles P. Nemeth as he discusses his recently published article arguing against excessive taxation and government regulation of drilling in the Marcellus shale.

  • COUNSELING SERVICES AVAILABLE

    October 18, 2010

    The Cal U Counseling Center will hold an open meeting 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Oct. 19 in the Multipurpose Room on the ground floor of Carter Hall. Anyone touched by the tragic event on Oct. 17 is welcome to participate.

  • CAMPUS SAFETY

    October 18, 2010

    Cal U is committed to providing a safe, secure environment for our students. Click "more" to learn about what University Police and others are doing to keep the campus community safe, and see the President's message to parents and families.

  • 'THE WORKING WHITE HOUSE' CONTINUES THROUGH NOV. 21

    October 18, 2010

    "The Working White House" exhibition runs through Nov. 21 in Manderino Gallery. The exhibition, in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Services, examines the inner working of America's most renowned residence through employees of the White House.

  • TONIGHT: 'ROCKIN' ROBOTS: WORLD TOUR'

    October 13, 2010

    Learn about robots like never before! Students, faculty and staff may attend a family-friendly launch party for 'Rockin' Robots: World Tour' Oct. 20 at the Carnegie Science Center. Click "more" for event details.

  • CRIME ALERT

    October 13, 2010

    Timely Notification Bulletin, Possible Threat to the Community. ARREST REPORTED. SUSPECT IN POLICE CUSTODY. Please click "more" for information.

  • SECURITY CONFERENCE LOOKS AT CYBER CRIME

    October 12, 2010

    A panel of experts will discuss cyber crime and Internet security at the fourth annual Corporate and Homeland Security Conference, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 19 in the Performance Center in the Natali Student Center. Ticket price is $25; Cal U students and faculty will be admitted free.

  • ARMENTI DISCUSSES FUTURE OF HIGHER EDUCATION

    October 12, 2010

    President Angelo Armenti, Jr. delivered a keynote address titled "The Future of Public Higher Education in Pennsylvania" at the Fall 2010 Pennsylvania Association of Councils of Trustees Conference. Click "more" to watch a video of the presentation.

  • TONIGHT: HOCKEY TEAMS PLAY ON PENS' HOME ICE

    October 11, 2010

    The men’s and women’s hockey teams play at CONSOL Energy Center on Nov. 11, with a special pre-game reception for alumni and friends in the Cal U Conference Center inside the arena. Click “more” to learn about this and other "Terrific Thursday" alumni events.

  • MEDIEVAL HISTORY TALKS, EVENTS ON CAMPUS

    October 11, 2010

    Find out the realities of medieval life in 'Dancing with Death: Warfare, Wounds and Disease in the Middle Ages,' Oct. 20-22 throughout campus. All events are free and open to the public. Click "more" for event details and additional information.

  • CAL U GLOBAL ONLINE RANKED BEST IN THE NATION

    October 08, 2010

    A nationwide survey of online schools ranked Cal U best for online education. Rankings are based on accreditation, the cost of tuition and books, student-to-faculty ratios, graduation and retention rates, and the rate at which students repay their college loans on time.

  • STEELERS, ROBOTS ATTEND HOMECOMING

    October 07, 2010

    The Pittsburgh Steelers’ Coca-Cola Traveling Great Hall Exhibit and the Carnegie Science Center’s ‘Rockin’ Robots: World Tour’ will entertain fans Oct. 16 in Roadman Park. The fun begins at 1:30 p.m., after the Homecoming Parade.

  • WALTON TO RECEIVE CARTER LEADERSHIP AWARD

    October 07, 2010

    Alumnus Aaron Walton ’68 will be presented with this year’s Jennie Carter Leadership Award during a luncheon at noon Friday, Oct. 8 in room 206 of the Natali Student Center. Walton is a member and past president of the Cal U Council of Trustees and vice chairman of the PASSHE Board of Governors.