January 2011 News

  • CAL U JUNIOR INTERNS IN HARRISBURG

    January 28, 2011

    Tamara Alkhattar of South Park, Pa., is working for the state Independent Regulatory Review Commission (IRRC) as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by PASSHE, the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.

  • CAL U WINS RED ZONE BLOOD DRIVE CHALLENGE

    January 28, 2011

    Students, faculty, staff and alumni tackled the Red Zone Blood Drive challenge and won, topping Bay Port High School in Green Bay, Wis., by collecting 72 pints. Congratulations to donor Korey Blucas, winner of a football autographed by Steelers tight end Heath Miller.

  • TODAY: 'HAIL TO HAMER'

    January 27, 2011

    The men’s and women’s basketball teams will celebrate 47 years of basketball in Hamer Hall Feb. 19 with a series of special events and a double-header against Gannon University. The games will mark the last regular-season contests of 2010-2011 and the last games played in Hamer Hall before the teams move to the new Convocation Center.

  • CAL U CLOSED FOR AFTERNOON / EVENING

    January 26, 2011

    Because of snow and poor road conditions, both California University’s main campus and its Southpointe Center will close at 2 p.m. Both afternoon and evening classes have been cancelled. Shuttles will be operating on a reduced service schedule until 8 p.m. today. NO shuttle service after 8 p.m.

  • UPDATE: WINTER WEATHER ALERT

    January 26, 2011

    The roadway has been cleared on Route 88/Wood Street Extension, near Adamson Stadium, and the Center in the Woods. Motorists should continue to use caution. Shuttles are operating on a reduced service schedule. There will be NO shuttle service after 8 p.m. today.

  • FALL 2010 DEAN'S LIST

    January 25, 2011

    The Fall 2010 dean's list at Cal U recognizes students who earned a grade-point average of 3.25 or higher this semester.

  • FACULTY CONVOCATION SET FOR JAN. 27

    January 24, 2011

    The 2011 Faculty Convocation is set for 11 a.m. Jan. 27 in the Learning Resource Center auditorium inside Morgan Hall. President Angelo Armenti, Jr. will give his "State of the University" address and field questions posed by the University’s faculty.

  • CAL U CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH

    January 24, 2011

    Cal U will celebrate Black History Month by showcasing the accomplishments of African-Americans in education, finance and the arts. The festivities will include lectures and performances by Kendrick “Wyldcard” Dean, Nore Davis, Dr. Boyce Watkins, Black Violin and the Twin Poets.

  • DROP / ADD DATE EXTENDED

    January 21, 2011

    The date for dropping or adding a class has been extended. Students have until 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 24, to drop or add a class without penalty.

  • CAL U CLOSED TODAY

    January 21, 2011

    California University and its Southpointe campus will be CLOSED today because of severe weather. Essential personnel should report. Bus service will be reduced today.

  • THEATRE GROUP WELCOMES ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE

    January 14, 2011

    Gary John La Rosa, a professional theatrical director and choreographer, will spend four weeks as an artist-in-residence with the Department of Theatre and Dance. La Rosa arrived Jan. 26 to direct 'Twilight of the Golds.'

  • PENGUINS ONLINE AUCTION: FINAL DAY TO BID

    January 13, 2011

    The third online auction supporting the Penguins scholarship at Cal U is under way. Fans can bid on Pens all-star memorabilia, a game-night experience and more. Bidding ends Feb. 4, 2011.

  • EXPERT TEACHES CHILDREN WITH AUTISM HOW TO PLAY

    January 11, 2011

    Dr. Pamela Wolfberg, an internationally recognized expert on teaching children with autism how to play, will lead an "Integrated Play Group" seminar for educators, therapists and parents Feb. 1 in the Performance Center.

  • SUMMER COLLEGE SIGN-UP STARTS JAN. 18

    January 10, 2011

    Students can register for Summer College classes beginning Jan. 18. Online registration is available, or students may visit the Office of Lifelong Learning in the Eberly Science and Technology Center, Room 202.

  • 'FOSSE' WORKSHOP PREPARES PERFORMERS

    January 06, 2011

    Students who wish to audition for the spring production of "Cabaret" can brush up on their dance moves at a workshop 4:30-7:30 p.m. Jan. 20 in Steele Hall Mainstage Theatre. Dancers will practice choreographer Bob Fosse's signature style.

  • LOT 12 CLOSURE

    January 03, 2011

    LOT 12 will be closed effective immediately to accommodate continued construction of the campus Loop Road and new parking lot areas. All LOT 12 permit holders will be able to park in LOT 14. LOT 12 RESERVED permit holders will be able to park in LOT 15. Please click "more" for parking maps and additional information.