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April 2011 News

  • GOLF TEAM FINISHES 7TH AT NCAA TOURNAMENT

    April 27, 2011

    The women's golf team finished in seventh place at the NCAA Division II National Championship Tournament. With a total score of 1,248, this was the program's best national finish.

  • FINAL WEEK: VOTE NOW FOR THE ALUMNI BOARD

    April 26, 2011

    This is the final week to select members of the Alumni Association Board of Directors. Online ballots (one vote per person) will be accepted through May 20. Click "more" to explore the Alumni website and cast your ballot.

  • COMMISSIONER CANDIDATES SHARE THEIR VIEWS TODAY

    April 26, 2011

    The College Democrats at Cal U will host a Meet-the-Candidates event at 11 a.m. April 28 in Manderino Library. The seven candidates running in the Democratic primary election for the Washington County Board of Commissioners have been invited to attend.

  • CONGRESSIONAL ART CONTEST WINNERS HONORED

    April 26, 2011

    Winners of the annual Congressional Art Competition will be announced April 30 at a 3 p.m. program in Manderino Library. The winning artwork from each participating Congressional district will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol for a year.

  • THIS WEEK IN THE JOURNAL

    April 25, 2011

    Shale panel draws a crowd; Students clean up in contest; Communications expert talks politics; Brazile calls for civility, participation; CMU’s Collins envisions a sustainable future; Publisher helps writers reconnect at Cal U. Click "more" to read all the latest news in the Cal U Journal online.

  • UPDATE: CONCERT ON QUAD MOVED TO NATALI

    April 20, 2011

    Due to anticipated rain, the concert on the Quad has been moved indoors to Natali from 4:30-6:30 p.m. The concert kicks off the Class of 2011 'Leave Your Mark' project. Seniors will submit designs and paint distinctive motifs on 26 campus fire hydrants.

  • SINGERS PERFORM MAY 1 TRIBUTE TO VOCAL COACH

    April 19, 2011

    Cal U students will join Chris Higbee, Vanessa Campagna and other Pittsburgh-area singers in a tribute to Donora native ‘Jo’ Estill, founder of the Estill Voice Training system. The performance begins at 2 p.m. May 1 in Steele Hall Mainstage Theatre.

  • TODAY: CHEMIST SPEAKS AT ACS ‘ON THE ROAD’

    April 19, 2011

    Dr. Jonathan Boyd, a chemistry professor at West Virginia University, will present "Forecasting the Toxicity of Chemical Mixtures" at 7:30 p.m. April 27 in room 110, Eberly. Regional meetings of the ACS, the American Chemical Society, and an undergraduate research poster session will be held before his talk.

  • THIS WEEK IN THE JOURNAL

    April 18, 2011

    Hip-hop conference set; Board OKs degree in Arabic language, culture; Contracts for President, Chancellor extended; Mandell receives lifetime honor; Message to scholars: 'keep learning'; Red and Black raises scholarship funds. Click "more" to read all the latest news in the Cal U Journal online.

  • CELEBRATE VULCAN ATHLETICS

    April 13, 2011

    Join the Vulcan Pride Celebration at 11 a.m. April 14 in Hamer Hall gymnasium. Enjoy free food and T-shirts as you watch the parade of Cal U champions.

  • IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT FALL REGISTRATION

    April 13, 2011

    Juniors, seniors and associate degree students who were unable to register for fall classes on April 12 may need to self-identify using the NEEDS LIST by Monday, April 18. Click “more” for important information about registration.

  • TODAY: PIKE RUN YOUTH FISHING FESTIVAL

    April 13, 2011

    The 16th annual Pike Run Youth Fishing Festival will take place 8 a.m.-3 p.m. April 23 at Rotary Park, off Route 88 in California. Young anglers can fish a stocked stream of nearly 800 rainbow, brook and golden trout. Click "more" for additional event details.

  • TODAY: COMMUNICATIONS EXPERT TALKS POLITICS

    April 11, 2011

    Communications expert Mark Weaver will share his insights on the current political scene at 11 a.m. April 26 in room 116, Duda Hall, during a talk sponsored by the American Democracy Project.

  • CONTRACTS EXTENDED FOR PRESIDENT, CHANCELLOR

    April 08, 2011

    Chancellor John C. Cavanaugh and 11 PASSHE university presidents, including Cal U President Angelo Armenti, Jr., will have their contract extended through June 30, 2014.

  • TODAY: HIP-HOP CONFERENCE KEYNOTE AT 3 P.M.

    April 07, 2011

    Author Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, beat box originator Doug E. Fresh and socially and politically charged artists Dead Prez will headline the 6th annual hip-hop conference April 19-22 at Cal U. Click "more" for event details and additional speaker information.

  • VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE BOTSIQ HIGHLIGHTS

    April 07, 2011

    Voting is under way to determine the 10 best video clips from the 2011 Southwestern PA BotsIQ preliminary rounds hosted by Cal U and the National Center for Robotics Engineering Technology Education (NCRETE). Participants may vote once per day until April 29. Click "more" to vote now!

  • PANEL EXAMINES IMPACT OF MARCELLUS SHALE DRILLING

    April 04, 2011

    Washington County Commissioner Bracken Burns will join a panel of academic and industry experts to discuss the wide-ranging impact of drilling in the Marcellus shale play in Pennsylvania. The award-winning documentary 'Gasland' will kick off the event at 3 p.m. April 13 in room 110 of the Eberly Science and Technology Center.

  • ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE DAYS

    April 04, 2011

    Cal U's Faculty Professional Development Committee will present the fifth annual Academic Excellence Days April 20-21. A variety of activities designed to stimulate academic excellence will take place each day from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Click "more" for event details.

  • TODAY: HONORS PROGRAM CO-HOSTS ‘INTERSECTIONS’

    April 04, 2011

    The Cal U Honors Program, along with Robert Morris University, will co-host the second annual Intersections Undergraduate Research Conference 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. April 15 in the Performance Center. Guests are welcome to view student presentations. Click "more" for conference details.

  • THIS WEEK IN THE JOURNAL

    April 04, 2011

    'Most recognizable woman in politics' speaks Tuesday; Honors program co-hosts Friday's 'Intersections;' Conference celebrates music, literature of Appalachia; Wecht touts potential of forensic science; Academic excellence in the spotlight; Click “more” to read all the latest headlines in the Cal U Journal online.