August 2011 News

  • SEE PHOTOS: MISSION DAY XIII

    August 30, 2011

    See photos from Cal U's 13th annual Mission Day on Oct. 26. Dr. Sugata Mitra helped the University community share ideas and voice recommendations based on his keynote "Minimally Invasive Learning."

  • RETURNING PARKING PERMITS

    August 29, 2011

    Any student who chooses to return his or her parking permit, including those who are leaving the University, will receive a refund if the parking hang-tag is returned within the first five weeks of the semester. Click "more" to see a pro-rated rate table for refunds.

  • READ THE JOURNAL ONLINE

    August 29, 2011

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Cal U named FranklinCovey Leadership University; Summit speakers inspire educators; Gates chasing Olympic berth. Click "more" to read the Journal now.

  • LAST DAY TO VIEW "LASTING LIGHT" EXHIBITION

    August 29, 2011

    "Lasting Light: 125 Years of Grand Canyon Photography" continues through Nov. 7 in Manderino Gallery. The exhibition, organized by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, includes a stunning collection of contemporary images of the Grand Canyon.

  • FOLLOW THE VETERANS CLUB'S MISSION TO JOPLIN

    August 22, 2011

    Operation CALJOP will arrive in Joplin, Mo. this afternoon. Capt. Robert Prah noted that the generosity of American Legion posts "has been indicative to the moral of our story: veterans helping veterans." Click "more" to follow the mission on BurnPit, the American Legion's blog site.

  • ANNUAL HEALTH FAIR IS SET FOR SEPT. 14

    August 17, 2011

    Students and other members of the campus community can receive health screenings and giveaways at the 24th annual Health Fair, set for 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 14 in the Performance Center inside the Natali Student Center. The health fair is free and open to the campus community and the public.

  • FOREVER THE SICKEST KIDS HEADLINES PARTY IN PARK

    August 17, 2011

    The 2011 home football season gets under way with the sixth annual Party in the Park and a performance by nationally known pop punk band Forever The Sickest Kids. The festivities begin at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 1 at Roadman Park.

  • HOW TO LOG IN TO VULCAN INFORMATION PORTAL (VIP)

    August 17, 2011

    Log in to the new Vulcan Information Portal (VIP) to register for classes; check grades, bills, and e-mail; and access other important information at Cal U. Click "more" for instructions and troubleshooting options.

  • GATES REACHES OLYMPIC TIME TRIAL MARK

    August 09, 2011

    Senior swimmer Melissa Gates reached the 2012 Olympic Team Trial qualifying time in the 50 freestyle at the USA Swimming Eastern Zone Super Section at Trees Pool. Click "more" for details about Gates' achievement.

  • ATTENDEES DISCUSS 2011 GLOBAL EDUCATION SUMMIT

    August 05, 2011

    More than 600 educators from 26 states and 14 countries participated in "The 'Leader in Me' Global Education Summit" at Cal U. Presented by FranklinCovey, the program included keynote speeches by Sean Covey, Erin Gruwell, Dr. Angelo Armenti, Jr., Stone Kyambade and Muriel Summers. See what attendees had to say.

  • PARKING REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS

    August 04, 2011

    Students, faculty and staff who wish to park at Cal U must register online and obtain a parking permit/hang tag. Permits are required for parking on the main campus and at Roadman Park. Registration is open year 'round. Click "more" for step-by-step instructions.

  • CAL U: FRANKLIN COVEY LEADERSHIP UNIVERSITY

    August 03, 2011

    Cal U has been named the world's first FranklinCovey Leadership University in recognition of its longtime commitment to character building and leadership training. Click "more" to learn about the campus-wide Cal U Leader for Life process.