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February 2011 News

  • THIS WEEK IN THE JOURNAL

    February 28, 2011

    The men's and women's basketball teams win in the last regular season basketball games ever to be played at Hamer Hall, students celebrate Tuition Freedom Day, and the Meteorology Club wins a Carnegie Science Award. Click “more” to read the latest campus news in the Cal U Journal.

  • TODAY: STUDENT CONVOCATION

    February 22, 2011

    Student Convocation is set for 11 a.m. March 1 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.

  • OLYMPIAN HELPS HONOR WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH

    February 22, 2011

    Softball star and two-time Olympic medalist Jessica Mendoza will deliver the keynote address March 17 at the sixth annual Audrey-Beth Fitch Women's Studies Conference, part of a Women's History Month celebration at Cal U. Click "more" for additional information and a schedule of all Women's History Month events.

  • GRAMMY NOMINEE PRESENTS MUSIC WORKSHOP

    February 20, 2011

    The final week of Black History Month features a music workshop and lecture with Grammy Award nominee Kendrick “Wyldcard” Dean at 6 p.m. Feb. 21 in the Learning Resource Center in Morgan Hall. A composer and record producer, Dean has worked with artists including Toni Braxton, Mary J. Blige and Destiny’s Child.

  • STAFF CONVOCATION RESCHEDULED FOR MARCH 21

    February 18, 2011

    Due to campus visits on Feb. 22 by various special guests, the Spring 2011 Staff Convocation has been RESCHEDULED for 2 p.m. March 21 in the Performance Center inside the Natali Student Center.

  • NORTHERN APPALACHIA CONFERENCE: REGISTER NOW

    February 18, 2011

    The early-bird registration discount has been extended to March 28 for 'Celebrating Northern Appalachia in Word and Song,' a daylong conference set for April 11 at Cal U.

  • STAFF CONVOCATION WILL TAKE PLACE FEB. 22

    February 16, 2011

    The Spring 2011 Staff Convocation is set for 2 p.m. Feb. 22 in the Performance Center inside the Natali Student Center. President Angelo Armenti, Jr. will give his "State of the University" address and field questions posed by the University’s staff.

  • TODAY: SPORT MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE

    February 15, 2011

    Students and alumni can find jobs or internships at the second annual Cal U Sport Management Conference Feb. 24-25. Click "more" for additional information and a schedule of events.

  • 'TWILIGHT OF THE GOLDS' CONTINUES THROUGH FEB. 26

    February 14, 2011

    The Department of Theatre and Dance opens its 2011 season with 'The Twilight of the Golds,' directed by artist-in-residence Gary John La Rosa. Performances will be held at 8 p.m. Feb. 24-25 and 2 and 8 p.m. Feb. 26 in the Blaney Theatre, in Steele Hall.

  • PLANETARY PORTRAITS ON DISPLAY FEB. 25 - APRIL 12

    February 14, 2011

    "Beyond: Visions of Planetary Landscapes" exhibition will run from Feb. 25-April 12 in Manderino Gallery. The exhibition, in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Services, examines 40 years of robotic space missions and then processed into breathtaking images.

  • OPEN FORUM WITH CHANCELLOR FEB. 22

    February 11, 2011

    Dr. John C. Cavanaugh, Chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education will address the campus community at 9 a.m. Feb. 22 in Natali. Click “more” for additional information.

  • CELEBRATION CONTINUES WITH WATKINS, POETS

    February 11, 2011

    Continuing the celebration of Black History Month, social commentator Dr. Boyce Watkins will speak on the economic value of education Feb. 14. Award-winning slam poets Al and Nnamdi will perform Feb. 17. Both events will take place at 6 p.m. in the Performance Center inside Natali.

  • AUCTION ADDS TO PENGUINS SCHOLARSHIP FUND

    February 09, 2011

    A recent online auction added nearly $10,000 to the Pittsburgh Penguins Scholarship at Cal U. Click “more” to read about the auction and Cal U's ongoing relationship with the Penguins.

  • STUDENTS EXPRESS THANKS ON TUITION FREEDOM DAY

    February 08, 2011

    Students will celebrate Tuition Freedom Day by meeting at 11:15 a.m. Feb. 15 near the Kara Alumni House, then parading to Natali for a rally at 11:30 a.m. Tuition Freedom Day is the mathematical date when the tuition funds that students or their families paid for the 2010-2011 academic year are exhausted.

  • STUDENTS VOTE FEB. 14-15 ON NATALI RENOVATION

    February 04, 2011

    Students will vote on a proposal to expand and renovate the Natali Student Center, creating more space for food services and other amenities. Voting will be held from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 14 and Feb. 15 in the student center lobby.

  • CHECK OUT OUR NEW TELEVISION AD

    February 02, 2011

    Cal U’s latest TV spot, a 30-second animation called “Built,” showcases our campus and the University’s mission. Click “more” to see the new ad.

  • TONIGHT: TCHAIKOVSKY TALK AND RECITAL

    February 01, 2011

    Hear the voice of Russian composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky, as recorded in the late 1800s, and enjoy a piano recital featuring some of his most famous works. The Music Department presents a Tchaikovsky talk and recital 7 p.m. Feb. 7 in Gallagher Hall.