March 2011 News

  • RED AND BLACK AFFAIR TO RAISE FUNDS APRIL 3

    March 28, 2011

    The fashion industry takes center stage April 3 at Cal U during the fifth annual Red and Black Affair Extraordinaire. All tickets for the event have been sold. Doors will open at 10:30 a.m. and luncheon is served at 1 p.m.

  • COMEDY DUO KICKS OFF CAL U RELAY FOR LIFE APRIL 1

    March 28, 2011

    Emmy Award-winning comedians A pair of Nuts! will kick off Cal U’s Relay for Life event at 7 p.m. April 1 in the quad outside of Herron Hall. Throughout the night and following day, relay teams will be walking and running to celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer. Click “more” for additional event details.

  • CAL U HOSTS ANNUAL MEETING OF BIOLOGISTS

    March 28, 2011

    Cal U will host the annual meeting of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania University Biologists on April 16. The meeting will close with a banquet and recognition of winners in various research categories. An outstanding student from each school also will be honored.

  • PHILOSOPHERS GATHER FOR CONFERENCE APRIL 8-9

    March 28, 2011

    Dr. Nicole Hassoun, assistant professor of philosophy at Carnegie Mellon University, will deliver the keynote address for the 24th annual conference of the PASSHE Interdisciplinary Association for Philosophy and Religious Studies (IAPRS). Click "more" for event details.

  • TODAY: KATZ WRAPS UP CONFERENCE

    March 28, 2011

    Cal U’s Women’s History Month celebration concludes tomorrow with a workshop and presentation by Dr. Jackson Katz. His 7 p.m. talk on the connection between sports and violence against women will take place in the Morgan Hall LRC Auditorium.

  • MCDANIEL HELPS HONOR TOP SCHOLARS APRIL 2

    March 25, 2011

    Col. Patricia J. McDaniel ‘77, the first African-American woman to join the Army ROTC program at Cal U, will address students during Honors Convocation at 2 p.m. April 2 in Hamer Hall. Over 1,400 of the University's most accomplished students will be recognized.

  • 'CABARET' RUNS THROUGH APRIL 9

    March 24, 2011

    Anything goes when the Department of Theatre and Dance presents the award-winning musical 'Cabaret.' Performances will take place at 8 p.m. April 7 and 8, and 2 and 8 p.m. April 9 in Steele Hall Mainstage Theatre. Click "more" to read about this classic musical, set in 1930 at the Kit-Kat Club.

  • MANDELL TO BE HONORED DURING CAL PRIDE WEEKEND

    March 24, 2011

    Alumna Michele M. Mandell '69 will be presented with the 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award at a dinner during the fifth annual Cal Pride Weekend April 8-9. Click "more" to read about Mandell's accomplishments and other Cal Pride Weekend events.

  • TODAY: 'BURGH BIG BAND CLOSES 'JAZZ EXPERIENCE'

    March 24, 2011

    The 'Burgh Big Band will perform at 8 p.m. April 7 to close the 29th annual California Jazz Experience, an event that brings high school and middle school jazz bands to campus for a series of concerts and classes. Click "more" for additional event details.

  • LETOURNEAU TO LEAD VOLLEYBALL TEAM

    March 22, 2011

    Peter Letourneau has been hired as the new head volleyball coach at Cal U. Letourneau takes over the volleyball program after six years as head coach at Frostburg State University. Click “more” to read the announcement at the official Cal U athletics website.

  • TODAY: COMMENTATOR DONNA BRAZILE SPEAKS

    March 22, 2011

    Political commentator Donna Brazile will headline the conference on 'Civic Responsibility: People, Policy and Politics' April 12 at Cal U. Also appearing: 'Green chemistry' founder Terry Collins, of the Institute for Green Science at Carnegie Mellon University. Click "more" for the full conference schedule.

  • TODAY: PATHOLOGIST CYRIL WECHT VISITS

    March 21, 2011

    Former Allegheny County coroner Cyril Wecht will discuss pathology, forensic science and a collaborative forensic science and law program at 11 a.m. March 29 in the Eberly Science and Technology Center.

  • TODAY: AUTHOR JENNIFER HAIGH SPEAKS

    March 21, 2011

    New-York Times best-selling author Jennifer Haigh will deliver the keynote address at the 'Celebrating Northern Appalachia in Word and Song,' a daylong conference set for April 11. Click "more" for the full conference schedule.

  • THIS WEEK IN THE JOURNAL

    March 21, 2011

    Convocation honors scholars; 'Anti-sexist activist' set to speak; Financial aid officer returns; Olympian tells women, 'find a mentor;' Non-credit community classes begin in may; Hockey team makes Final Four. Click “more” to read the latest campus news in the Cal U Journal online.

  • ROBOTS READY FOR COMBAT MARCH 25-26 AT CAL U

    March 21, 2011

    Students from dozens of local high schools will participate in BotsIQ at the 6th annual preliminary regional competition March 25-26 at Cal U. Click "more" for additional event details and a list of local participating schools.

  • JONES TAKES STAGE TO EMPOWER WOMEN MARCH 23

    March 11, 2011

    Motivational speaker Alexis Jones will give a presentation at 5 p.m. March 23 in Steele Hall's Mainstage Theatre. A social entrepreneur and writer, Jones is founder of the female empowerment company i am that girl, which challenges women all over the country to change the definition of female beauty.

  • SWIMMER WINS NCAA DIVISION II NATIONAL TITLE

    March 10, 2011

    Cal U junior Melissa Gates won the 50-yard freestyle event March 9 during the first day of competition at the NCAA Division II Championships in San Antonio, Texas.

  • A MESSAGE TO OUR STUDENTS

    March 09, 2011

    President Angelo Armenti, Jr. discusses the governor's budget proposal, what it means to students, and how Cal U will rise to the challenge it presents. Please check for updates as the budget decision nears.

  • MODERN LANGUAGES CELEBRATES ANNIVERSARY

    March 08, 2011

    The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures is celebrating 50 years of language teaching with a foreign film festival, a salsa dance workshop and an anniversary banquet.

  • CAL U DAY AT PNC PARK: LAST DAY TO ORDER TICKETS

    March 03, 2011

    March 28 is the final day to order tickets for Cal U Day at PNC Park on April 9, presented by the Cal U Sports Management Club. A $20 ticket includes an Outfield Box seat, post-game fireworks and a $5 voucher for food, beverage or merchandise. Click “more” for additional information and an order form.