November 2011 News

  • CAL U: PARTNER IN CARNEGIE SCIENCE CENTER INITIATIVE

    November 30, 2011

    Cal U joins the Carnegie Science Center and Chevron Corp. as a founding partner in the Chevron Center for STEM Education and Career Development, a "center without walls" launched Nov. 30. The center's goal: to foster student interest in science, technology, engineering and math.

  • CROWS RETURN, RELOCATION PROGRAM BEGINS AGAIN

    November 23, 2011

    Cal U again is taking humane measures to move large flocks of crows from the campus. The USDA-approved dispersal program mirrors efforts that were successful in relocating the birds last winter.

  • VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS NEW HOOPS VENUE

    November 23, 2011

    The excitement is building for the Vulcan men's and women's basketball teams, which will open the new Convocation Center on Dec. 3. Click "more" to watch Cal U's athletes take the game from Hamer Hall to a brand new court.

  • TODAY: NEW CONVOCATION CENTER TIP-OFF

    November 21, 2011

    Admission and parking are both FREE this weekend when Cal U opens its new Convocation Center. Women's basketball starts at 1 p.m. Dec. 4, with a men's basketball game at 3 p.m. Click "more" for details!

  • THIS WEEK'S JOURNAL: HOCKEY NIGHT AT CONSOL

    November 21, 2011

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Dec. 6 'Hockey Night' focuses on students; Entrepreneurs challenge students to 'dream big;' National Roll Call marks Veterans Day. Click "more" to read the Journal now.

  • TODAY: HOLIDAY CONCERT BEGINS AT 8 P.M.

    November 17, 2011

    The Cal U community and general public are invited to attend a holiday musical performance by University Choir, the Cal Singers, the California String Ensemble and two a capella groups — the all-male Vulcanize and the women of Acapella Stella. Admission is free; donations will be accepted.

  • CAL U TELEVISION AD WINS 2012 PIXIE AWARD

    November 16, 2011

    An animated advertisement for Cal U has won a 2012 Pixie Award for outstanding creativity in motion graphics, effects and animation. Click "more" to see the award-winning ad created by animators from the firm Little Fluffy Clouds.

  • VOLLEYBALL SEASON ENDS AT NCAA REGIONAL FINAL

    November 15, 2011

    A 13-match winning streak came to an end when the women’s volleyball team finished its season with a 3-1 loss to Wheeling-Jesuit in the finals of the NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional at Hamer Hall.

  • LEADERSHIP SERIES FEATURES SECURITY EXPERT

    November 14, 2011

    Security Expert Sy Alli will discuss "Leading and Managing in a Volatile Environment" at 11 a.m. Nov. 29 in Room 110, Eberly Hall. Alli is a senior security consultant and executive protection expert for Washington, D.C. – based Collis and Associates Inc.

  • THIS WEEK'S JOURNAL: ACADEMIC SUCCESS IN PSAC

    November 14, 2011

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Vulcan's academic success rate best in PSAC; Cal U among 'best colleges for vets;' Indigenous Peoples Institute aims to expand understanding. Click "more" to read the Journal now.

  • FOOTBALL SEASON ENDS IN SECOND ROUND OF PLAYOFFS

    November 14, 2011

    The Vulcan football team was eliminated from the NCAA Division II playoffs after losing 35-28 at Winston-Salem State (N.C.) in a second-round game on Nov. 26. The 17th-ranked Vulcans finish the season with a 10-3 overall record.

  • TODAY: HOCKEY NIGHT AT CONSOL ENERGY CENTER

    November 11, 2011

    Cal U men's and women's hockey, plenty of on-ice entertainment and an open skate on the Pittsburgh Penguins' home ice will be highlights of a student-focused Hockey Night in Pittsburgh on Dec. 6 at CONSOL Energy Center. Click "more" for details.

  • WOMEN’S SOCCER ENDS WITH LOSS IN QUARTERFINALS

    November 08, 2011

    Cal U’s second-ranked women’s soccer team ended its season with a tough 1-0 loss to the College of Saint Rose on Nov. 20 in Albany, N.Y. The PSAC champion Vulcans finish the season with a program-best 20-1-2 overall record.

  • RUNNER DINZEO EARNS ALL-AMERICAN HONORS

    November 07, 2011

    Cross country runner Aaron Dinzeo became the fifth All-American in Cal U program history when he finished 20th overall at the NCAA Division II Cross Country National Championships in Spokane, Wash.

  • THIS WEEK'S JOURNAL: MISSION DAY XIII

    November 07, 2011

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Mission Day explores 'Self-Organized Education;' 'Extreme' event promotes entrepreneurship; Sale of clocks boosts scholarship funds; Trafficking summit set. Click "more" to read the Journal now.

  • TODAY: VEX ROBOTICS COMPETITIONS

    November 04, 2011

    Cal U will host a pair of VEX Robotics competitions from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 18 and 19 in the Performance Center, inside Natali. Four collegiate teams will compete on Nov. 18 and regional high schools will square off Nov. 19 for a chance to qualify for the 2012 VEX Robotics World Championship.

  • CAL U SOARS TO NO. 4 IN 'BEST FOR VETS' RANKING

    November 02, 2011

    Military Times EDGE magazine ranks Cal U No. 4 in the nation for its commitment to helping military veterans pursue higher education. Cal U is the only school in the State System of Higher Education and 1 of 2 schools in Pennsylvania to be included in the 2011 "Best for Vets" list.

  • ONLINE PAYMENT SYSTEM BACK IN SERVICE

    November 01, 2011

    TouchNet, Cal U's online payment system, is back in service. Students who need to make a payment may use the online payment system, call the Bursar's Office at 724-938-4431 or visit the office in Dixon Hall.