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October 2011 News

  • THIS WEEK'S JOURNAL: CORE VALUES AWARD

    October 31, 2011

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Core Values Award honors penguins; PLCB grant boosts options@calu; Activist here for Native American Day; Students target buying alcohol for minors. Click "more" to read the Journal now.

  • TODAY: CAL U JOINS VETERANS DAY ROLL CALL

    October 31, 2011

    Send a powerful message to troops currently serving by participating in Remembrance Day National Roll Call. The names of more than 6,200 military members killed in Iraq and Afghanistan since the 9/11 terrorist attacks will be read outside the Natali and at schools nationwide starting at 8 a.m. Nov. 11.

  • TODAY: 'SAVING THE GREEKS, ONE TRAGEDY AT A TIME'

    October 31, 2011

    Cal U's newest crop of aspiring actors and technicians will work to present "Saving the Greeks, One Tragedy at a Time," a comedy by Jason Pizzarello. Curtain time is 8 p.m. Nov. 3 and Nov. 4 and 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Nov. 5 in the Gerald and Carolyn Blaney Theatre in Steele Hall.

  • REGISTER NOW: EXTREME ENTREPRENEURSHIP TOUR

    October 28, 2011

    Register now to participate in the Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour from 1-5 p.m. Nov. 9 in Steele Hall. This free event will introduce students and community members to the opportunities of entrepreneurship. Click "more" for details.

  • DUNKARD CREEK EXHIBIT CONTINUES THROUGH DEC. 8

    October 25, 2011

    A collaborative exhibition by 90 regional artists will be on display when Cal U hosts "Reflections: Homage to Dunkard Creek" from Nov. 10 through Dec. 8 in the lobby of Frich Hall. The exhibition recalls a massive fish kill in the waterway in 2009. Click "more" for details.

  • PENGUINS' CLOCK SUPPORTS SCHOLARSHIP FUND

    October 25, 2011

    Neon wall clocks with the original Pittsburgh Penguins logo are on sale for a limited time only - and every purchase support scholarships for Cal U students.

  • THIS WEEK’S JOURNAL: MISSION DAY XIII

    October 23, 2011

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: This week: Mission Day, security conference; Natali student center adds late-night options; Students take 9/11 donations to Shanksville. Click "more" to read the Journal now.

  • TODAY: NATIVE AMERICAN DAY

    October 21, 2011

    Dr. LaDonna Harris will help Cal U celebrate its second annual Native American Day on Nov. 2. Harris, founder and president of the Americans for Indian Opportunity (AIO), will lead a discussion on "The Power of Indigenous Female Leadership" at 7 p.m. in Steele Hall Mainstage Theatre.

  • SEE PHOTOS: PENGUINS ACCEPT CORE VALUES AWARD

    October 19, 2011

    Cal U President Angelo Armenti, Jr. presented Cal U's Corporate Core Values Award to the Pittsburgh Penguins Oct. 20 at CONSOL Energy Center. Click "more" to see photos of the event.

  • VULCAN FLYER ADDS WEEKEND HOURS

    October 17, 2011

    Just in time for Homecoming weekend, the Vulcan Flyer is offering weekend shuttle service from 7 a.m Saturday to 1 a.m. Sunday with service resuming Sunday from 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Weekend shuttles will follow the same route as weekday service and will arrive at stops every 15 minutes.

  • LATE-NIGHT HOURS ADDED AT STUDENT CENTER, FLATZ

    October 14, 2011

    Beginning Oct. 17, the Natali Student Center will be open until 2 a.m., with food available during late-night hours. Night-owls also can take in a free movie starting at 11 p.m. in the Vulcan Theater.

  • THIS WEEK'S JOURNAL: SECURITY CONFERENCE

    October 10, 2011

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Alumni to speak at Homeland Security Conference; Free counseling offered to area vets; PSO returns to campus; Gay athletes, allies topic of talk. Click "more" to read the Journal now.

  • TUITION BILLS AVAILABLE ONLINE ONLY

    October 07, 2011

    The Bursar's Office will NOT send paper bills for the October or November tuition due dates. Students should check their account status on VIP to avoid possible delays with Spring 2012 registration.

  • HOMECOMING GOES 'AROUND THE WORLD' OCT. 16-22

    October 07, 2011

    Travel with Cal U on an 'around the world' adventure during Homecoming 2011, celebrated Oct. 16-22. Highlights include the annual Homecoming Parade at noon Oct. 22, followed by Vulcan football at 3:30 p.m. Click "more" for the full schedule of events.

  • TONIGHT AT 8 P.M.: PSO RETURNS TO CAMPUS

    October 06, 2011

    Students, faculty, staff and the California community may attend a performance by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at 8 p.m. Oct. 18 in Steele Hall Mainstage Theatre. The performance is free to students with a CalCard. Cost is $10 for other members of the Cal U community and general public.

  • SAVE THE DATE: AUTISM CONFERENCE SET FOR MAY 15

    October 06, 2011

    The fifth annual Autism Conference at Cal U will be held May 15, 2012, with Drs. Bob and Lynn Koegel as presenters. Their Pivotal Response Training for children with autism has been featured on the TV series ‘Supernanny.’

  • ALUMNA ACCEPTS CARTER LEADERSHIP AWARD

    October 06, 2011

    Alumna Cynthia James '02 received the 2011 Jennie Carter Leadership Award during a special luncheon in the Kara Alumni House. James is the executive director for Public Allies Pittsburgh and vice president of the board of directors for Umoja African Arts Company.

  • CAL U TO BOLSTER CAMPUS POLICE FORCE

    October 05, 2011

    President Angelo Armenti, Jr. has authorized the addition of three officers to the University Police Department and the purchase of two more patrol cars to strengthen security for Cal U students. Chief Bob Downey says this will enhance the 'visibility and effectiveness' of campus police.

  • THIS WEEK'S JOURNAL: HOTEL IS 'WIN-WIN'

    October 04, 2011

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: President: hotel is 'Win-Win;' Soccer facility praised at dedication; 'Kids Talk Democracy' to mark Constitution Day. Click "more" to read the Journal now.

  • TODAY: ALUMNI TO SPEAK AT SECURITY CONFERENCE

    October 04, 2011

    Security and preparedness specialists Maj. Gen. Donna F. Barbisch '84 and special agent Mark Camillo '76 will headline the fifth annual Conference on Homeland and International Security, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 25 in the Performance Center.