2010 News


December

  • CROW DISPERSAL PROGRAM BEGINS DEC. 27 OR 28

    December 23, 2010

    Beginning Dec. 27 or 28, the University will take humane measures to move large flocks of roosting crows that are responsible for creating unsanitary conditions on campus. The dispersal program has been approved by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

  • NO VULCAN FLYER SHUTTLE SERVICE DEC. 24-31

    December 23, 2010

    There will be no Vulcan Flyer shuttle service from Dec. 24-31. Anyone required to be on campus during this time who parks in Lot 24 may contact the Parking and Transportation Office to receive a temporary permit.

  • VULCAN FLYER MODIFIES ROUTE FOR WINTER

    December 22, 2010

    The Vulcan Flyer has modified its route for the winter months. Click "more" for additional information and to view a revised route map.

  • HAPPY HOLIDAYS

    December 17, 2010

    President and Mrs. Armenti send warm holiday wishes to our students, faculty, staff, alumni and University friends. Click “more” to see the 2010 Cal U holiday greeting card.

  • CRIME UPDATE

    December 12, 2010

    The suspect accused of indecent exposure at two locations in California Borough is now in custody. Click "more" for details.

  • SENIOR GIFT DRIVE

    December 09, 2010

    Make a lasting impression by joining the Class of 2010 Senior Gift Drive. Your gift supports the "Class of 2010 Scholarship" and helps a future student get a Cal U education.

  • KEY DATES SET FOR SPRING SEMESTER

    December 09, 2010

    The annual Day of Service will be held Jan. 17, and the spring semester starts Jan. 18. The University has issued a reminder of other important dates. Read more for details - and update your calendar!


November

  • CRIME UPDATE

    November 29, 2010

    Police are continuing to investigate an armed robbery at an apartment on Second Street in California Borough. Click "more" for details.

  • EMINENT ALUMNI TO ADDRESS WINTER GRADUATES

    November 29, 2010

    Two distinguished alumni will address graduating students during winter Commencement ceremonies in Hamer Hall. Dr. Saundra Kiski Stout will address master's degree candidates at 7 p.m. Dec. 17, and Armand Balsano will speak to undergraduates at 10 a.m. Dec. 18.

  • STORM-CHASING SCIENTIST TALKS TORNADOES

    November 29, 2010

    Dr. Karen Kosiba, a postdoctoral scientist at the Center for Severe Weather Research (CSWR) in Boulder, Colo., will discuss her participation in the largest tornado field project in history. This free event will take place 11 a.m. Dec. 9 in Eberly Hall, Room 110.

  • HETTMAN NAMED PRESIDENT OF NURSING ASSOCIATION

    November 24, 2010

    Dr. Cheryl A. Hettman, a registered nurse and chair of the Department of Nursing, is serving as president of the nonprofit National Association of Catholic Nurses, USA.

  • TALK RECALLS 1885 VISIT BY FREDERICK DOUGLASS

    November 24, 2010

    The Frederick Douglass Institute will host a lecture by a descendant of the famed orator and abolitionist at 6 p.m. Dec. 7 in Morgan Hall. The talk by Kenneth Morris Jr. commemorates Frederick Douglass' visit to California in 1885.

  • TODAY: DOLINAR TO SPEAK AT POINSETTIA LUNCHEON

    November 18, 2010

    Alumna and journalist Beth Dolinar ’81 will be the guest speaker at the Southpointe Center’s Poinsettia Tea Luncheon from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. today. Ticket price for the tea is $25. Pre-registration is required; reservations must be received by Nov. 29.

  • VOLLEYBALL FALLS IN NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH

    November 16, 2010

    By a score of 3-0, the Vulcans lost to top-seeded Clarion on Nov. 21 in the championship game of the NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional Tournament. Cal U finishes the 2010 season with a 23-13 overall record.

  • IMPROV EXPLORES INTERRACIAL RELATIONSHIPS

    November 16, 2010

    The Good Life student improv troupe will explore interracial relationships in "Don't Judge a Book by Its Cover." Shows open at 8 p.m. Nov. 17 and 18 in the Blaney Theatre inside Steele Hall. Ticket price is $1 at the door.

  • FOOTBALL TEAM LOSES NCAA PLAYOFF OPENER

    November 15, 2010

    The Vulcans lost to Bloomsburg, 28-26, in the first round of the NCAA Division II football playoffs on Nov. 20. Cal U finishes the season with a 10-2 overall record.

  • WOMEN'S SOCCER FALLS TO WEST CHESTER

    November 12, 2010

    After battling to a 1-1 tie in regulation play and overtime, the women's soccer team fell to West Chester by a final score of 5-4 in penalty kicks. The loss eliminated the Vulcans from the NCAA Divison II playoffs.

  • TODAY: NCRETE HOSTS VEX ROBOTICS COMPETITIONS

    November 10, 2010

    The National Center for Robotics Engineering and Technology Education (NCRETE) will host two VEX Robotics World Championship qualifying competitions from 8 a.m-5 p.m. Nov. 20 in the Performance Center, inside the Natali Student Center. Click “more” for additional information.

  • "A RADIO CHRISTMAS SHOW" ON STAGE TONIGHT

    November 10, 2010

    Cal U's Department of Music will re-create a Wold War II-era holiday broadcast when it presents "A Radio Christmas Show" Nov. 19, 21, and 22 at 8 p.m. in Morgan Hall Auditorium. Ticket price is $10 at the door; Cal U students are admitted free with a valid CalCard.

  • GOSPEL CHOIR PRESENTS "JOY NIGHT" NOV. 13

    November 09, 2010

    The Young and Gifted Gospel Choir will present "Joy Night," a concert celebration in spirit and fellowship, at 7 p.m. Nov. 13 in the Performance Center inside Natali Student Center. Minister and singer Johnathan Dunn will be a guest performer during the concert.

  • STUDENTS RECEIVE WOMAN OF THE YEAR HONORS

    November 09, 2010

    The President's Commission for the Status of Women presented awards to three students during the Fall 2010 Woman of the Year luncheon Nov. 3 in Kara Alumni House. Click "more" for additional information.

  • "BREAKING CHAINS" ADDRESSES MALE VIOLENCE

    November 08, 2010

    Two Pittsburgh –area experts in conflict resolution and violence prevention will present to male students 11 a.m. Nov. 18 in Morgan Hall. Male students are encouraged to participate by voicing their concerns about violence and helping to formulate resolution strategies.

  • METEOROLOGY CLUB NAMED CHAPTER OF THE YEAR

    November 04, 2010

    For the second time in four years, the Cal U Meteorology Club received the Chapter of the Year Award from the National Weather Association. The chapter was recognized for exemplary outreach, mentoring, and science sharing activities.

  • KDKA’S DELANO TO LEAD ELECTION ANALYSIS FORUM

    November 01, 2010

    Moderator Jon Delano, money and politics editor for KDKA-TV, and a panel of political experts examine the results of the 2010 election at 7 p.m. Nov. 16 in Room 110 of the Eberly Science and Technology Center.


October

  • '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.

  • MISSION DAY XII EXPLORES MOBILE DEVICES

    October 07, 2010

    Members of the University community came together during Mission Day XII to examine innovative ways to use mobile devices as tools for teaching and learning. Click 'more' to view a video that recaps the event and shares a few of these great discussions!


September

  • HOMECOMING CELEBRATION TO TAKE PLACE OCT. 11-16

    September 27, 2010

    Cal U Homecoming will take place Oct. 11-16, sponsored in part by the Student Association, Inc. and the Student Activities Board. The Homecoming parade starts at noon Oct. 16 near Azorsky Hall and continues through California. Please read more for specific event details.

  • PRESIDENTIAL GALA FACULTY AWARDS NOMINATIONS

    September 27, 2010

    Don’t miss the opportunity to nominate a respected colleague or a favorite professor for the 2011 Presidential Gala Faculty Awards. Any member of the Cal U community may make a nomination, including students, faculty, staff or alumni. Nominations close at 4 p.m. Oct. 18.

  • STUDENT CONVOCATION SET FOR SEPT. 30

    September 23, 2010

    Student Convocation is set for 11 a.m. Sept. 30 in the Performance Center inside the Natali Student Center. President Angelo Armenti, Jr. will give his "State of the University" address and field questions by students.

  • ENROLLMENT CLIMBS FOR 13TH CONSECUTIVE YEAR

    September 22, 2010

    For the 13th consecutive year, enrollment has reached an all-time high at Cal U. With a headcount of 9,400, the student population for the fall 2010 semester has increased by 4.2% over last year’s total. Since 2000, the University's enrollment has increased 59%.

  • TODAY: FAMILY WEEKEND

    September 22, 2010

    Family Weekend is under way! This weekend's activities include attending class with your student, brunch, sporting events, concerts and much more. Click through for a complete schedule of events.

  • UNIVERSITY LAUNCHES PARTNERSHIP WITH ZIPCAR

    September 21, 2010

    Cal U announces a new partnership with Zipcar, Inc., giving students, faculty and staff access to the world’s leading car-sharing service. The new program aims to reduce campus parking demand by offering a convenient and environmentally friendly option to owning a car.

  • BUTZINE TO SERVE AS INTERIM VICE PRESIDENT

    September 21, 2010

    Craig Butzine ’84 will serve as interim vice president for Marketing and University Relations. Butzine joined the Cal U staff in 2008 as director of marketing. In that role he has expanded the depth and breadth of the university’s marketing efforts and established multifaceted partnerships with leading organizations.

  • PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY TO HOLD FALL CONCERT

    September 16, 2010

    The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will hold a fall concert at 8 p.m. Oct. 12 in Steele Hall Mainstage Theatre. Students, faculty, staff and the California community may attend.

  • 'CHRISTMAS CAROL' AUDITIONS SET FOR OCT. 2

    September 16, 2010

    The Department of Theatre and Dance, along with the Mon Valley Dance Council, will audition singers and dancers of all ages for roles in "A Christmas Carol, the Musical" on Oct. 2 in Steele Hall Mainstage Theatre.

  • STUDENTS HAVE ‘OPTIONS’ WITH PREVENTION PROGRAM

    September 15, 2010

    The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PCLB) has awarded the University a $14,091 grant to support the Options@CalU prevention program. The program will give students the ability to help reduce underage drinking and other high risk behavior involving drugs and alcohol on campus.

  • WOMEN’S TENNIS TEAM SERVES ACADEMIC ACE

    September 15, 2010

    For the seventh consecutive year, the women’s tennis team was recognized as an Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-Academic Team. Senior Nina Kowalksi also received accolade as an ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District II selection.

  • OPENINGS AVAILABLE FOR HOMECOMING PARADE

    September 15, 2010

    Openings are still available to participate in the annual Homecoming Parade that will take place at noon on Oct. 16. For more information contact Melissa Dunn at 724-938-4269 or dunn@calu.edu.

  • WILDLIFE SOCIETY PLANS FIELD DAY SEPT. 25

    September 15, 2010

    The student chapter of The Wildlife Society will present its fifth annual Family Field Day from 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Sept. 25 in and around the Frich Biology Building on campus.

  • ALUMNUS RETURNS FOR CHARITY WRESLING EVENT

    September 15, 2010

    Cal U will host a professional wrestling event 7:30 p.m. Sept. 25 in Hamer Hall to benefit Cal U hockey teams and the Mario Lemieux Foundation. Jon Bolen ’00, an All-American nose-tackle with the Vulcan football teams in the late 1990s, will be featured in one of the matches.

  • CAL U MEN UNITED

    September 15, 2010

    Don’t miss two opportunities to learn more about a new mentoring group for men of color, aimed at helping them grow and achieve while attending Cal U. The first meetings of Cal U Men United will be at 4 p.m. Sept. 20 or 11 a.m. Sept. 21 in the Carter Hall Multipurpose Room.

  • RED JUMPSUIT APPARATUS JOINS PARTY IN THE PARK

    September 08, 2010

    The 2010 home football season gets under way with the fifth annual Party in the Park and a performance by nationally known rock band The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus. The festivities begin at noon Sept. 18 in Roadman Park.

  • TODAY: CAL U HEALTH FAIR

    September 03, 2010

    The 23rd annual Health Fair will take place at 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 15 in the Performance Center inside the Natali Student Center. The health fair is free and open to the campus community and the public.

  • AUDITIONS FOR FALL PRODUCTIONS SEPT. 9

    September 03, 2010

    The Department of Theatre and Dance will hold mass auditions for all 2010 fall theatre productions 5:30 p.m. Sept. 9 in Steele Hall. Auditions are open to all students.

  • STAFF CONVOCATION WILL TAKE PLACE SEPT. 14

    September 03, 2010

    The Fall 2010 Staff Convocation is set for Sept. 14 at 2 p.m. in the Performance Center inside the Natali Student Center. President Angelo Armenti, Jr. will give his "State of the University" address and field questions by the staff.

  • CAL U BRINGS MOBILE TECHNOLOGY TO CLASS

    September 02, 2010

    Professors at Cal U encourage students to use smart phones and handheld devices, such as the iPad or iPod Touch, to access information, take notes or keep up with current events. It's all part of Cal U Fusion, a campus-wide mobile technology initiative that has begun to explore innovative ways to use handheld devices as tools for teaching and learning.

  • CIVILITY RULES AT FACULTY CONVOCATION

    September 02, 2010

    Civility, technology and parking were the dominating themes of the Aug. 31 Faculty Convocation. Dr. Michael Slavin, newly elected president of the local APSCUF, pledged to act in accordance with Cal U’s core values, while President Angelo Armenti, Jr. discussed faculty priority parking and Cal U Fusion.

  • SEMESTER STARTS WITH SWEET TRADITION

    September 02, 2010

    For the fourth consecutive school year, more than 800 dozen cookies were distributed in the Natali Student Center by STAND, Students Taking a New Direction. The cookies were baked and donated by members of 17 area churches.

  • TEAMWORK PLAYS STARRING ROLE IN DEBUT OF DESIRE2LEARN

    September 02, 2010

    Faculty members, administrators and staff worked together to launch Desire2Learn, Cal U’s new learning management system. The unified learning management system not only provides consistency for students, but also opens opportunities for collaboration with other PASSHE schools.

  • CONSTITUTION DAY PROGRAM SET FOR SEPT. 17

    September 01, 2010

    The Cal U community will mark Constitution Day with a panel discussion about "Civil Liberties at Time of War." The free event will be held Sept. 17 in the Performance Center of the Natali Student Center.


August

  • NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION

    August 31, 2010

    For the second consecutive year, incoming students participated in a four-day New Student Orientation. Held Aug. 26-29, it introduced students to Cal U traditions and provided information about the University's history, mission and values. Click “more” for photos and additional information.

  • GACO RECEIVES FEDERAL GRANT

    August 23, 2010

    The Government Agency Coordination Office (GACO) has been awarded a grant to provide contracting assistance services to regional businesses through Aug. 31, 2011.

  • HELP DESK CHANGES AIM TO IMPROVE SERVICE

    August 20, 2010

    UTech Services is expanding its services to make the department more effective in providing support and resolving problems. Help Desk hours are from 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday through Thursday; from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday; from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday; and from 2 p.m.-10 p.m. Sunday.

  • ORIENTATION FOR VETERANS

    August 17, 2010

    The Office of Veterans Affairs will host an orientation program for new students who also are military veterans. The program is set for 4-6 p.m. Aug. 30 in Multipurpose Room G-06 of Carter Hall.

  • CAL U NAMED 'MILITARY FRIENDLY SCHOOL'

    August 16, 2010

    For the second consecutive year, "G.I. Jobs" magazine has named California University of Pennsylvania one of the nation's top Military Friendly Schools. Click "more" for additional information.

  • MMVTA OFFERS FREE BUS SERVICES FOR STUDENTS

    August 16, 2010

    The Mid Mon Valley Transit Authority has announced several new or updated routes, including free bus service from the park-and-ride lot in Large, Pa., for students with valid CalCards.

  • MOVE-IN DAY: UPDATED

    August 16, 2010

    First-year students will be arriving on campus from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 26. Volunteers who wish to help new students move into the residence halls can register in the Natali Student Center Lobby beginning at 9 a.m. Aug. 26. Click “more” for hours and more information.

  • CRIMINOLOGY, FORENSICS TRAINS INTERNATIONAL GROUPS

    August 13, 2010

    Two international groups participated in a criminology and digital forensic training workshop through the Institute of Criminological and Forensic Sciences. Click “more” for photos and more information.

  • Shoemaker to Present Benefit Show Aug. 25

    August 10, 2010

    Comedian and Cal U alumnus Craig Shoemaker will present a benefit performance, “An Evening with Craig Shoemaker: The Lovemaster,” at 8 p.m. Aug. 25 in Steele Hall Mainstage Theatre. Ticket price for the adults-only show is $25.

  • Partnership with Penguins Continues

    August 10, 2010

    Cal U will continue its partnership with the Pittsburgh Penguins. The agreement already has resulted in a scholarship and internships for students, along with opportunities for community service.

  • NEW CHIEF TO LEAD CAMPUS POLICE

    August 09, 2010

    Robert F. Downey, a 30-year law enforcement veteran, has been hired as the new director and chief of University Police. Downey, who comes to Cal U after two years at Slippery Rock University, begins his duties Aug. 16.

  • CAL U NAMED 'BEST IN NORTHEAST'

    August 05, 2010

    For the sixth consecutive year, The Princeton Review has named California University of Pennsylvania one of the best colleges and universities in the northeastern U.S. The education services company recognizes the University for 'state of the art' classrooms and a 'variety of majors.'

  • Garage Will Ease Campus Parking Crunch

    August 05, 2010

    The five-story Vulcan Garage will be open for Move-In Day on Aug. 26 and ready for returning students, faculty and staff when classes resume on Aug. 30. Click “more” for additional information and construction photos.

  • Techapalooza Arrives On Campus Aug. 9-11

    August 04, 2010

    Techapalooza – 21st Century Teaching and Learning Institute will bring hundreds of Pennsylvania teachers to the Eberly Science and Technology Center Aug. 9-11. The institute provides training in the latest research and information-sharing tools available on the Internet.

  • Summit Draws 1,000 Educators to Campus

    August 04, 2010

    Teachers, principals and other educators from 33 U.S. states and 14 nations listened as Dr. Stephen R. Covey discussed leadership principles at The Leader in Me Global Education Summit. Covey’s keynote address opened the Aug. 4-5 summit.

  • Convocation Center Reaches New Heights

    August 03, 2010

    A “topping out” ceremony marked the installation of the last piece of structural steel in the new Convocation Center. The steel carried traditional symbols – and some new ones – to the building’s roofline. Click “more” for photos and a video.

  • Forensics Team Helps Church Find Graves

    August 02, 2010

    A forensics team from Cal U helped Chartiers Cross Roads Presbyterian Church find unmarked gravesites dating to the 1800s. Using ground-penetrating radar, the team was able to measure disruptions in the soil to pinpoint grave locations.

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July

  • Parking Registration Under way

    July 19, 2010

    Registration for parking began Aug. 2. If you pre-registered for a parking permit, you will receive an e-mail telling you which of your preferred lots have spaces available and the "expiration date" for purchase. Missed pre-registration? Click “more” for details.

  • SEEK Makes Summertime Fun at Cal U

    July 15, 2010

    SEEK, the Summer Enrichment for Kids program, hosted a weeklong summer camp for children in grades 1-8 at Cal U. Spots are still available for the August 2-6 session. Click “more” for registration information and images from the July 12-16 session.

  • Provost Jones Among ‘Women of Excellence’

    July 15, 2010

    Provost Geraldine Jones ’71 is one of 50 Women of Excellence honored July 14 in Pittsburgh. The award from the New Pittsburgh Courier, one of the nation’s most prestigious black newspapers, recognizes influential African-American women.

  • Geology students study New England terrain

    July 14, 2010

    Cal U students participated in a 15-day excursion to study geological formations native to New England. As part of a geology field course, the students earned three credits and a lifetime of memories while studying one of the most picturesque regions of the U.S.

  • WELCOME STUDENTS

    July 13, 2010

    Welcome new and returning students! Click "more" for links that may be beneficial during your time at Cal U.

  • Spring 2010 Dean’s List

    July 08, 2010

    The Spring 2010 dean's list at Cal U highlights students that earned a grade-point average of 3.25 or higher this semester.

  • Social Work Program Reaccredited

    July 06, 2010

    The Bachelor of Social Work Program has been reaccredited for eight years by the Council on Social Work Education. Accredited programs demand a dynamic curriculum and are a required educational component for Pennsylvania social workers.

  • Tournament tickets support Cal U

    July 06, 2010

    Golf fans who buy tickets for September’s Mylan Classic Presented by CONSOL Energy at Southpointe Golf Club can support athletic programs at Cal U.


June

  • 2010 Athletic Hall of Fame class

    June 30, 2010

    President Armenti has announced that seven past Cal U stars will comprise the 2010 Athletic Hall of Fame class. Official inductions will be held during a banquet on Friday, Oct. 15, inside the Elmo Natali Student Center.

  • Annual Staff Recognition Dinner

    June 29, 2010

    Provost Geraldine Jones was recognized for 35 years of service at Cal U’s 29th annual Staff Recognition Dinner on June 25. The University also honored more than 100 people who have retired recently or reached service milestones.

  • No. 2 in Directors' Cup

    June 28, 2010

    Cal U finishes second in the final standings of the 2009-2010 Learfield Sports Directors' Cup - the highest finish ever by a PSAC school. The standings were determined by a scoring system based on the national finishes of seven men’s and women’s sports teams.

  • Urban high school students to participate in robotics camp

    June 24, 2010

    Cal U will host a three-week robotics camp for urban high school seniors as part of the R. Benjamin Wiley Partnership Program of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. The camp will take place throughout July.

  • Radio show features 'Grow Up Great' event

    June 17, 2010

    The Allegheny Front radio show profiles a Cal U initiative that teaches young children to explore the natural world. Education majors, led by Dr. J. William Hug, participated in the program, made possible by a PNC Grow Up Great With Science grant. Click “more” for a link to the broadcast.

  • Last day for Parking Pre-registration!

    June 03, 2010

    Students, faculty and staff who wish to park on campus or at Roadman Park in Fall 2010 must pre-register for parking between June 21 and July 6. Drivers ALSO must complete final registration, which begins August 2 at noon. Click “more” for details!

  • Roberto Clemente Exhibition Continues Through Aug. 24

    June 02, 2010

    The Roberto Clemente exhibition runs through Aug. 24 in Manderino Gallery. The exhibition, in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Services, examines the life of the legendary Pittsburgh Pirate.


May

  • Criminal behavioral science training offered online

    May 19, 2010

    Cal U’s Institute of Criminal and Forensic Sciences is offering online training courses in criminal behavioral sciences. Presented in partnership with the Academy Group Inc., the courses are taught by former FBI special agents.

  • Alumni Celebrations

    May 12, 2010

    Cal U honors alumni, recognizes faculty and raises scholarship funds during the 2010 Alumni Weekend and President’s Gala, set for June 4-5. The gala, “The Golden Age of Hollywood,” will be held at the Omni William Penn Hotel, Pittsburgh.

  • Tennis Team Falls in NCAA Quarterfinals

    May 10, 2010

    The women’s tennis team’s 2010 season ended with a 5-2 loss to Hawaii Pacific University in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division II Tournament on May 13.

  • Revisit Commencement 2010

    May 10, 2010

    More than 700 students picked up their diplomas during Undergraduate Commencement, held May 8 in Adamson Stadium. Meet the graduates, hear their final thoughts and listen as they say "thank you" to faculty, family and friends.

  • SAI Buys 98 Acres Near Roadman Park

    May 04, 2010

    To provide more recreational space for students, the Student Association Inc. has purchased a 98-acre parcel adjoining Roadman Park. Purchase of the former Harris property increases the overall size of the Cal U campus by 50 percent.

  • Outstanding women

    May 03, 2010

    The President's Commission on the Status of Women at Cal U honored three students as Outstanding Women of the Year during a luncheon on April 30.

  • Vulcans: PSAC Baseball Champs

    May 02, 2010

    Cal U’s baseball team captured the PSAC Baseball Championship by winning four consecutive games at the eight-team tournament contested April 28-May 1 in Johnstown, Pa. The Vulcans defeated Kutztown in the championship finals, 10-9.


April

  • Tennis Court Dedication May 5

    April 30, 2010

    A ceremony will be held at 3:30 p.m. May 5 to dedicate the new tennis courts at Roadman Park. The six courts have the same Deco Turf surface used at some of the world’s most prestigious tennis competitions.

  • Summer Reading Specialist Program

    April 28, 2010

    The Cal U Reading Specialist Program will work with young readers from 9 a.m. to noon weekdays, June 23 to July 28, in the Keystone Education Building. The summer program offers reading support and diagnostic testing for children in grades 1-12.

  • Tennis nets PSAC championship

    April 26, 2010

    The No. 8 Vulcans captured their fourth-straight and sixth overall Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Team Championship on Saturday morning with a 5-0 win against No. 44 Slippery Rock.

  • SMA chapter, adviser win honors

    April 23, 2010

    Cal U’s Student Marketing Association is named “outstanding” and Dr. Shirley A. Lazorchak wins the Hugh G. Wales Award for Outstanding Faculty Advisor at the American Marketing Association’s 26th annual International Collegiate Conference.

  • Last Chance to Win the Harley

    April 22, 2010

    The IA/TE Alumni Society will raffle off a Harley-Davidson motorcycle May 3 to benefit student scholarships. Each $10 ticket gives the purchaser two chances to win.

  • Vulcan Goes Green

    April 22, 2010

    California University is among 286 colleges and universities included in The Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges, a comprehensive new directory produced in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council.

  • ROTC Commissioning May 7

    April 21, 2010

    Maj. Gen. Jessica Wright will speak at the ROTC commissioning ceremony for two cadets on May 7. Wright oversees Air and Army National Guard units in Pennsylvania.

  • Harris Joins Football Staff

    April 19, 2010

    Walt Harris, former head coach at the University of Pittsburgh, has joined the Vulcan football staff. He will serve as offensive coordinator under the direction of ninth-year head coach John Luckhardt.

  • Filmmaker Sebak Speaks

    April 19, 2010

    Film director and producer Rick Sebak, the creator of Kennywood Memories and other documentaries, will share his insights at a free lecture 7 p.m. April 28 in Morgan Hall auditorium.

  • Earth Day Events

    April 15, 2010

    Students and faculty have planned activities to celebrate the 40th Earth Day. Events on April 22 include talks, composting demonstrations, and an on-campus campout with an acoustic blues band. Displays will be set up outdoors and in the Frich Hall lobby.

  • ‘Arcadia’ on stage April 15-17

    April 15, 2010

    Cal U’s Department of Theatre and Dance will conclude its spring season performances of “Arcadia” in Steele Hall’s Mainstage Theatre at 8 p.m. April 15-17, and a 2 p.m. matinee on April 17.

  • Senior Gift Drive

    April 14, 2010

    Make a lasting impression by joining the Class of 2010 Senior Gift Drive. Your gift supports the "Class of 2010 Scholarship" and helps a future student get a Cal U education.

  • Anthropology Conference

    April 14, 2010

    Anthropology students from Pennsylvania’s 14 state-owned universities will share research results at the annual PASSHE Undergraduate Anthropology Conference April 24-25 at the Kara Alumni House. The event helps students prepare for presentations at larger conferences.

  • Hip-hop Conference April 19-23

    April 13, 2010

    Rap star KRS-ONE will share his views on "Media, Film, Scholarship and the Global Impact of Hip-hop" during Cal U's fifth annual Hip-hop Conference, April 19-23. It features panel discussions, a student debate and the annual "4 Elements of Hip-Hop Tribute."

  • Big fish, big fun

    April 09, 2010

    A California stream will be stocked with hundreds of trout for the 15th annual Pike Run Youth Fishing Festival. Young anglers can fish from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. April 24 at Rotary Park in California Borough.

  • Undergraduate Research Conference

    April 09, 2010

    The Cal U Honors Program will join Robert Morris University as co-hosts of the Intersections Undergraduate Research Conference April 16 in Pittsburgh. The conference prepares honors students in southwestern Pennsylvania to present original research at major regional and national conferences.

  • Men ‘Walk … In Her Shoes’

    April 07, 2010

    Men will slip on high heels and walk across campus April 15 during the “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event sponsored by the P.E.A.C.E. Project. The march is intended to raise awareness of sexual violence and men’s role in efforts to end it.

  • Improv 'Reunion'

    April 06, 2010

    The Good Life student improv troupe, a branch of the University Players, will present “The Good Life Class Reunion” 8-10 p.m. April 6 and 7 in the Blaney Theatre inside Steele Hall. Tickets are available at the door only; admission is $3.

  • Archaeologist speaks

    April 05, 2010

    Noted archaeologist and author Dr. Brian Fagan will discuss climate change at a free talk 11 a.m. April 13 in Eberly Hall, Room 110. The is the author of 46 books, including college textbooks, his appearance is part of the Meteorology/Earth Sciences Colloquia series.

  • Novak honored

    April 02, 2010

    Longtime faculty member George Novak '55 will receive Cal U's 2010 Lifetime Achievement Award during the fourth annual Cal Pride Weekend festivities April 16-17. He began his teaching career at Cal U in 1959.

  • IT becomes UTech Services

    April 02, 2010

    This is not your dad's IT department: A new, user-focused approach will affect all aspects of technology on campus, as well as how services and support are requested and delivered.


March

  • Honors Convocation

    March 31, 2010

    A 2006 graduate with a job on a late-night TV show will address the annual Honors Convocation at 2 p.m. April 10 in Hamer Hall gymnasium. The event will honor more than 1,300 of Cal U’s most accomplished scholars.

  • Dixon Trophy standings

    March 31, 2010

    Cal U's athletic program has moved up to second place in the 2009-2010 PSAC Dixon Trophy standings, behind Shippensburg University. The Vulcans began spring competition with 124 overall points after earning 49.5 points from their five winter sports.

  • Oral history project honored

    March 26, 2010

    As the 10-year anniversary of the Veterans History Project of the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress approaches, Cal U has been designated a Founding Partner for its role in this endeavor. Cal U has added more than 100 oral histories to the project.

  • Webinars preview portal

    March 26, 2010

    High school honor students can attend a virtual open house to learn about the Pre-College Honors Portal, a Web-based enrichment program that lets high school juniors and seniors earn college credits.

  • Penguins auction returns

    March 26, 2010

    Bidding closes at 5 p.m. TODAY, April 2, for the second Pittsburgh Penguins Online Auction supporting student scholarships at Cal U. Hockey fans can bid on autographed jerseys, a signed goaltender's stick or a "hard hat" tour of the new of the Pens’ new arena and tickets to a game.

  • Wild Game Dinner

    March 24, 2010

    Cal U’s student chapter of the Wildlife Society will hold its 13th annual Outdoor Bash and Wild Game Dinner March 27 in the Republic Social Hall, in the village of Republic. Doors open at 5 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6.

  • Penguins auction returns

    March 24, 2010

    Bidding opens March 25 for the second Pittsburgh Penguins Online Auction supporting student scholarships at Cal U. Hockey fans can bid on autographed jerseys, a signed goaltender’s stick or a “hard hat” tour of the new of the Pens’ new arena, plus tickets for a game.

  • Robotics Camp for Teens

    March 24, 2010

    High school students can register now for the first Cal U Robotics Camp, June 21-25 at Cal U. Teens will get hands-on experiences in agile robots, mechatronics, rapid prototyping, and animatronics. The camp is sponsored by the Office of Lifelong Learning and NCRETE.

  • Register now for Big Event

    March 22, 2010

    Individuals and teams can register now for The Big Event, the nation's largest student-run service project. Students give back to the community by working in California Borough on April 25.

  • Employees join campaign

    March 22, 2010

    Ten faculty and staff volunteers are leading the faculty/staff component of the University¹s capital campaign. The $35 million fundraising effort supports scholarships and enhances academic programs.

  • Walkers needed for relay

    March 19, 2010

    Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to participate in the 2010 Relay For Life of California University, to be held 3 p.m. April 10 to 9 a.m. April 11 at Rotary Park. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society.

  • Author discusses 'mountaintop removal'

    March 17, 2010

    Author Shirley Stewart Burns will discuss mountaintop removal coal mining in central Appalachia at 7 p.m. March 26 in Morgan Hall auditorium. The presentation also will include original music inspired by the coalfields of West Virginia.

  • Lady sings the blues

    March 15, 2010

    Musician Gaye Adegbalola will give a blues duo performance with pianist Roddy Barnes at 8 p.m. March 29 in Steele Hall Mainstage Theatre, then lead a workshop on the history of women in blues at 11 a.m. March 30 in Vulcan Theatre.

  • Mountaintop Message

    March 15, 2010

    Author Shirley Stewart Burns will discuss mountaintop removal coal mining in central Appalachia at 7 p.m. March 26 in Morgan Hall auditorium. The presentation also will include original music inspired by the coalfields of West Virginia.

  • Trustees OK Athletic Upgrades

    March 15, 2010

    At the March quarterly meeting, Cal U¹s Council of Trustees voted to seek $5 million in bond financing to create a soccer complex at the Philipsburg athletic field and build a new baseball practice field at Roadman Park.

  • Cal U Choir to Perform

    March 15, 2010

    More than 100 musicians will be on stage when the Cal U Choir joins the Immaculate Conception Choir and Chamber Orchestra to perform Mozart's ³Requiem² March 19 in Morgan Hall auditorium and March 20 at Immaculate Conception Church in Washington, Pa. Both free performances begin at 8 p.m.

  • Penguins' Phil Bourque discusses leadership March 30

    March 12, 2010

    Pittsburgh Penguins radio analyst and former standout player Phil Borque will appear at a leadership event 11 a.m. March 30 in Morgan Hall auditorium. He will sign autographs after the talk.

  • Spring Dance Concert March 25-27

    March 12, 2010

    The Department of Theatre and Dance will present its spring dance concert March 25-27 in Steele Hall Mainstage Theatre. Curtain time for all performances is 8 p.m.

  • Register Now for Summer College

    March 10, 2010

    Get a jump-start on the fall semester, or catch up on classes, with 2010 Summer College courses. Registration is under way now; register online or through the Office of Lifelong Learning.

  • Hockey Team Falls in Quarterfinal

    March 09, 2010

    The Cal U I men’s hockey team lost its bid for a second national championship Friday. The club lost in a quarterfinal contest at the 2010 American Collegiate Hockey Association Division III National Championships in Estero, Fla.

  • Child welfare conference

    March 03, 2010

    Registration continues for Cal U’s inaugural child welfare conference, “Building a New Foundation: Child Well-Being for a New Era,” set for March 26 in the Performance Center. Keynote speaker David J. Lett is a regional administrator for the Administration for Children and Families.

  • ‘Precious’ Author’s Message: Speak Out

    March 03, 2010

    “We need to talk about what happens to us,” said Sapphire, “even when it makes us uncomfortable.” The author of the novel Push spoke frankly about sexual abuse, incest, racial stereotypes, poverty and more on Feb. 23 when she visited Cal U as part of the Black History Month celebration. Her novel inspired the hit movie Precious, Based on the Novel by Sapphire. The film won a Golden Globe award last month and was nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture.

  • Panelists talk politics

    March 03, 2010

    TV political commentator Jon Delano and a team of experts will reflect on the first year of the Obama presidency and look ahead to Pennsylvania’s gubernatorial, congressional and Senate races in a panel presentation 7 p.m. March 16 in Eberly 110.

  • Vulcans' season ends

    March 02, 2010

    The women’s basketball team was defeated by Millersville, 74-63, at home March 13 in an NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional semifinal. The Vulcans finish the season with a 24-8 overall record.

  • Women's Studies Conference

    March 01, 2010

    The Guerrilla Girls will headline the fifth annual Audrey-Beth Fitch Women’s Studies Conference, "The Arts and Activism: Equality for All." The full-day event is March 18 in the Performance Center.

  • Attack Theatre arrives

    March 01, 2010

    Attack Theatre will bring its spontaneous blend of dance, music and contemporary art to campus with two performances on March 3. This innovative dance troupe uses out-of-the-ordinary spaces and involves audience members in its shows.


February

  • 'Precious' author speaks

    February 23, 2010

    Writer Sapphire will discuss "When Push Comes to Precious: The Novel, the Film, the Reality" 6 p.m. Feb. 23 in the Performance Center. A book signing follows the free talk, which is open to the public.

  • SMA competes with elite

    February 22, 2010

    Cal U’s Student Marketing Association, ranked ninth in the world among student groups affiliated with the American Marketing Association, rounds out a year of competition in April at a national conference in New Orleans.

  • Alumni Return for Basketball

    February 22, 2010

    Alumni play basketball Nearly 100 former basketball players and program supporters returned for the 11th annual Cal U Basketball Alumni Day, which honored Roger Hotz ’59 and Amanda Evans ’07 as Alumnus and Alumna Players of the Year.

  • Storm Fest

    February 19, 2010

    StormFest returns Weather takes center stage when Cal U meteorology students present StormFest Feb. 26-27 at the Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh.

  • Spring Open House Still On for Feb. 15

    February 19, 2010

    If you are registering to attend the Monday, February 15th, Open House.....The check-in process will begin at 8:00 a.m. in Steele Hall Mainstage Theatre. At that time, you will receive a structured schedule of events for the day. The program begins promptly at 9:00 a.m. and will conclude by 2:00 p.m.

  • New date: ‘a P.R. affair’

    February 17, 2010

    March 15 is the new date for “a P.R. affair,” a student-organized event at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. The event is hosted by the PRactitioners, Cal U’s student-led PR firm, and the campus chapter of PRSSA, the Public Relations Student Society of America.

  • Classes Missed Due to University Closure

    February 10, 2010

    As previously announced, the University found it necessary to close campus and cancel all classes due to the state of emergency in the California Borough; power outages that existed in many areas, including Vulcan Village; and extreme weather and road conditions, among other factors.

  • EMERGENCY SERVICES UPDATE

    February 10, 2010

    Vulcan Village Building 9 residents may return to their apartments after 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010.

  • Classes canceled

    February 10, 2010

    Because of inclement weather, classes have been canceled for Saturday, Feb. 6, 2010. California Borough has declared a state of emergency; no non-essential traffic on roads.

  • New date: Special Convocation

    February 16, 2010

    "Help for Haiti: A Special Convocation" will examine problems Haiti faces as it attempts to rebuild. All members of the Cal U community may attend the panel presentation 11 a.m. March 2 in Steele Hall Mainstage Theatre.

  • Fund request OK’d

    February 05, 2010

    Washington County commissioners have approved $500,000 in Local Share Account funding to equip the executive conferencing center planned for the Convocation Center. The funds will outfit three conference rooms with "smart" technology.

  • Development realigned

    February 05, 2010

    Reorganizing the Office of Development and Alumni Relations is intended to make the office more effective and to bring Cal U’s capital campaign “to a successful and timely conclusion,” Vice President Ron Huiatt says.

  • Autism conference

    February 04, 2010

    Nearly 400 people are expected for the third annual autism conference for parents, educators and professionals March 10 in the Performance Center. Speaker will be Dr. Peter Gerhardt, president and chair of the Scientific Council for the Organization for Autism Research.

  • Daffodil Days

    February 03, 2010

    Orders are due by Feb. 17 for the American Cancer Society’s Daffodil Days campaign. Supporters may order cut flowers, potted mini-daffodils, a vase of blooms or a Boyd’s Bear with daffodils. Order forms are available in Duda 111.

  • Staff Convocation Feb. 16

    February 02, 2010

    President Angelo Armenti, Jr. will host the 2010 Spring Staff Convocation at 2 p.m. Feb. 16 in the Performance Center.


January

  • Readers relax with 'Push'

    January 28, 2010

    A new book group, Louie's Lit, will meet to discuss 'Push,' by Sapphire, 5 p.m. Feb. 22 in Manderino 408. The group reads for fun and meets monthly to discuss books that have been made into movies.

  • Olympian talks sports

    January 27, 2010

    Olympic gold medalist Teresa Edwards will be among the speakers Feb. 4-5 at the Cal U Sport Management Conference. The event for Cal U students and alumni features 20 speakers and 50 potential employers. Edwards speaks at noon Feb. 5 in Steele Hall’s Mainstage Theatre.

  • Help for Haiti

    January 27, 2010

    Cal U is joining in the Haiti relief effort coordinated by PASSHE. President Armenti invites the entire Cal U community to join the fundraising effort and help rebuild a school destroyed by the earthquake.

  • PSAC Benefit

    January 26, 2010

    As part of an effort coordinated by the State System of Higher Education, donations for the relief effort in Haiti will be collected at the Feb. 3 home basketball games. Proceeds will be donated to the American Red Cross. Games begin at 6 p.m. in Hamer Hall.

  • Larmi retires; Thorn steps up

    January 25, 2010

    After a 35-year career that blended finance and higher education, former comptroller Eric Larmi has announced his retirement, effective Jan. 29. Bob Thorn, former director of the Office of Financial Aid, will serve as interim vice president for Administration and Finance during a national search.

  • Cal U is rapidly becoming Mayor U.

    January 25, 2010

    Meet the mayors Students Ryan Belski and Courtney Geller have begun terms as mayor of Rices Landing and Deemston, respectively. Since 2006, four Cal U students have been elected mayor of nearby communities.

  • FPDC Merit Award

    January 25, 2010

    FPDC Merit Award The deadline for the Faculty Professional Development Committee’s 2010 Merit Award nominations is Feb. 15. Nomination forms can be downloaded from the FPDC website.

  • Talkers bundle bears

    January 22, 2010

    At the Women's Center, Tie-n-Talk participants created nearly 30 “Blanket, Book and Bear Bundles” for the Washington Women’s Shelter. At Tie-n-Talk, students can network, clubs meet service goals and children benefit.

  • Outstanding women

    January 22, 2010

    Melissa Nelson, Katie Mercadante and Julie Miller have received the Outstanding Woman of the Year award for fall 2009. The awards are given each semester by the President’s Commission on the Status of Women, established in 1990 with the support of President Angelo Armenti, Jr.

  • FPDC merit awards

    January 21, 2010

    The deadline for the Faculty Professional Development Committee’s 2010 Merit Award nominations is Feb. 15. Nomination forms can be downloaded from the FPDC website.

  • Day of Service honors Martin Luther King

    January 19, 2010

    Cal U will observe the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Jan. 21 with its annual Day of Service. The day begins with an 11 a.m. program in Vulcan Theatre, followed by service opportunities on campus and in the community.

  • Published work explores federal sentencing

    January 18, 2010

    An article by Dr. Keith Wilmot, assistant professor in Cal U’s Department of Justice, Law and Society, was published recently in the journal Social Justice in Context.

  • GACO Wins Defense Logistics Agency Grant

    January 18, 2010

    GACO, the Government Agency Coordination Office at Cal U, has been awarded a grant of $167,285 from the Defense Logistics Agency of Fort Belvoir, Va. The federal grant, which extends through Aug. 31, 2010, will support continuing services to regional businesses that are seeking federal, state and local government contracts and subcontracts.

  • Alumna Leads Seminar

    January 18, 2010

    Members of the Student Marketing Association received valuable insight when Waddell & Reed Inc. of Greensburg, Pa., presented a seminar on budgeting and debt management.

  • Play premieres at Cal U

    January 08, 2010

    Cal U will host the national premiere of a play that traces the immigrant experience in America from the mid-1800s to the present. "America Amerique" begins its national tour with a free performance 8 p.m. Jan. 23 in Steele Hall Mainstage Theatre. The show is open to the public; registration is required.

  • Faculty convenes Jan. 21

    January 02, 2010

    Cal U President Angelo Armenti, Jr. will host the 2010 Spring Faculty Convocation at 11 a.m. Jan. 21 in the Morgan Hall Auditorium. The biannual gathering of faculty will be held during the University’s common hour.

  • Cal U marks Black History Month

    January 01, 2010

    Cal U celebrates Black History Month with many campus events and a trip to the National Afro-American Cultural Center and Museum. Campus highlights include a talk by Sapphire, whose best-selling novel Push is the basis of the hit movie Precious.

  • Zetas, Fijis win top Greek award

    January 01, 2010

    The Zeta Phi Beta sorority and the Phi Gamma Delta (Fiji) fraternity have earned the President’s Award, the highest recognition a Cal U sorority or fraternity can receive. Both were recognized for scholarship, community service, overall Greek activities and educational programming.