May 2011 News

  • SECOND SEEK SESSION CONTINUES THROUGH JULY 22

    May 27, 2011

    Summertime fun begins at Cal U with SEEK, the Summer Educational Enrichment for Kids program. Weeklong summer camps for children in grades 1-8 are held from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. June 20-24 and July 18-22. Click "more" for registration information and images from the 2010 SEEK camp.

  • NO VULCAN FLYER SERVICE MAY 30

    May 27, 2011

    There will be no Vulcan Flyer service May 30 because of the Memorial Day holiday. Regular summer service will resume May 31. In summer the Flyer operates from 5 a.m.-11:30 p.m., with stops every 15 minutes.

  • CAL U HOSTS TWO HIGH SCHOOL CAMPS JUNE 20-24

    May 27, 2011

    Cal U will host weeklong camps - one in robotics and another in graphic communication and multimedia - for high school students entering grades 9-12. Both camps will meet daily from June 20-24.

  • READ THE JOURNAL ONLINE

    May 23, 2011

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Alumni address class of 2011; Four faculty members earn Merit Awards; Commission honors outstanding young women. Click “more” to read the Journal now.

  • LOT 14 CLOSES MAY 23–AUG. 5

    May 23, 2011

    Lot 14, located behind Residence Hall C, will be closed May 23 - Aug. 5 to accommodate construction of the Loop Road. All Lot 14 and Lot 12 permit holders may park in Lot 15 during this time. Click "more" for detour instructions and a parking map.

  • MYERS PLACES SECOND AT NCAA NATIONALS

    May 18, 2011

    Junior Brice Myers finished second in the 110-meter hurdles at the NCAA Division II Track and Field National Championships in Turlock, Calif. He was named an All-American for the fifth time.

  • GRAD STUDENT APPEARS IN FILM ABOUT VETS AND PTSD

    May 18, 2011

    Cal U graduate students Anthony Canzonieri ’10, a former graduate assistant in the Veterans Affairs Office, shares his personal story as part of WQED’s ‘Long Road Home.’ Click “more” to learn about the film and the behavioral health issues it explores.

  • REGISTER NOW FOR THE GLOBAL EDUCATION SUMMIT

    May 16, 2011

    Registration is now open for the third annual 'Leader in Me Global Education Summit,' set for Aug. 3-4 at Cal U. Presented by FranklinCovey, the program includes keynote speeches by Sean Covey, Erin Gruwell, Dr. Angelo Armenti, Jr., Stone Kyambade and Muriel Summers. Seating is limited.

  • PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION HONORS TWO WOMEN

    May 10, 2011

    The President's Commission for the Status of Women honored graduate student Katie Mercadante and undergraduate Amanda Smith at its spring 2011 Woman of the Year event. Dr. Lisa McBride has been named president of the commission.

  • SOFTBALL SEASON ENDS WITH LOSS TO KUTZTOWN

    May 10, 2011

    After winning a game delayed by rain, a 4-3 loss to Kutztown in the NCAA Division II Tournament brought the Vulcan softball team's season to a close. Cal U finishes with an overall 29-14 record.

  • CAL U WELCOMES SCOUTS FOR SPRING CAMP-O-REE

    May 09, 2011

    About 200 Boy Scouts and troop leaders will make camp May 13 at Roadman Park and then spend May 14 exploring careers and enjoying hands-on activities on Cal U’s main campus.

  • TODAY: 'HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW?'

    May 09, 2011

    A workshop and luncheon at Cal U's Southpointe Center features an artist fluent in the Victorian 'language of flowers.' Replenish your spirit with artist Nan Keenan at 'How Does Your Garden Grow?' from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 3.

  • PRESIDENT'S GALA RAISES SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS

    May 06, 2011

    President Armenti will honor Gwendolyn G. Simmons with the Lillian Bassi Core Values Award at this year's President's Gala, June 4. The President's Gala is Cal U's annual black-tie fundraiser supporting student scholarships.

  • LAST DAY FOR PARKING PERMIT RENEWALS

    May 04, 2011

    The renewal period for existing parking permits closes today, June 17. Summer parking credentials also are available for drivers who do not hold year-round permits. Do you have your summer parking sticker?

  • CALIFORNIA BOROUGH 'SPRING CLEAN UP'

    May 03, 2011

    The California Borough Council is offering students free curbside pickup of household items May 2-5 and May 9-12, in addition to regular Friday pickups on May 6 and May 13. Residential recyclables may be dropped off May 4-6 in the borough parking lot. Click "more" for collection details.

  • ALUMNUS DRAFTED BY NFL’S TENNESSEE TITANS

    May 02, 2011

    Former Vulcan defensive back Tommie Campbell was selected by the Tennessee Titans in the seventh round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He is just the third Cal U football player to be picked in the NFL Draft, joining Judson Flint (1979) and Cal U Hall of Fame member Elmo Natali (1953).