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February 2012 News

  • HEAR KENNY ROGERS, LIVE AT THE CONVOCATION CENTER

    February 28, 2012

    Today marks the Grand Opening of the Cal U Convocation Center with American music legend Kenny Rogers, live in concert at 7:30 p.m. Join us before the show for a FREE Community Celebration of Music featuring talented Cal U students, alumni and staff.

  • SPECIALISTS HIGHLIGHT AUTISM CONFERENCE MAY 15

    February 28, 2012

    Nationally recognized autism specialists Drs. Bob and Lynn Koegel will be the featured presenters during the fifth annual Autism Conference today in the Convocation Center. Click "more" for a complete conference schedule.

  • TIME CHANGE FOR MORRIS CHESTNUT PRESENTATION

    February 27, 2012

    The time has changed for a discussion with actor Morris Chestnut on Feb. 28. His talk on the images of African-Americans in the media will now begin at 6 p.m. Click “more” for information on the final week of Black History Month events.

  • THIS WEEK'S JOURNAL: WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH

    February 27, 2012

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Women's History topics both political and personal; Two chosen for Fulbright Specialist Program; Research explores learning with digital devices. Click "more" to read the Journal now.

  • CAL U SAYS THANKS, MARKS TUITION FREEDOM DAY

    February 24, 2012

    Students show their appreciation to taxpayers and private donors, who help trim the cost of public higher education, when Cal U celebrates Tuition Freedom Day on March 6. It's the highlight of Appreciation Week, March 5-9.

  • LAST CHANCE TO BID ON PENS AUCTION ITEMS

    February 24, 2012

    Bidding closes at 10:30 a.m. today for signed items by superstarts Malkin, Neal and Letang. Pittsburgh Penguins fans can win autographed jerseys, collectibles and more while supporting a scholarship fund at Cal U. Place your bid in the online auction now.

  • CAL U PLAYS HOST TO INTERCOLLEGIATE BAND

    February 24, 2012

    Cal U hosts the 65th annual Pennsylvania Intercollegiate Band March 9-11. More than 100 collegiate musicians, including seven from Cal U, will present a free concert at 2:30 p.m. March 11 in Steele Hall.

  • FALL 2012 REGISTRATION DATE CHANGES

    February 24, 2012

    Fall 2012 registration dates have changed. Click "more" to view the new dates and check future campus announcements for registration instructions.

  • EVENTS MARK WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH 2012

    February 22, 2012

    This week's Women's History Month events include presentations by grassroots organizers who work to save women from the sex slave trade and the "i am that girl" organization on March 27. Members of the Cal U Activist Club will facilitate a discussion Sunitha Krishnan's TED Talk "Fighting Sex Slavery" on March 29.

  • NEW TIME FOR FEB. 27 STAFF CONVOCATION

    February 21, 2012

    Staff Convocation is set for 1:30 p.m. Feb. 27 in the Performance Center inside the Natali Student Center. President Angelo Armenti, Jr. will give his "State of the University" address and field questions by staff.

  • STUDENT CONVOCATION IS SET FOR 11 A.M. TODAY

    February 21, 2012

    Student Convocation is set for 11 a.m. Feb. 28 in the Performance Center inside the Natali Student Center. President Angelo Armenti, Jr. will give his “State of the University” address and field questions by students.

  • THIS WEEK'S JOURNAL: MURAL HELPS TEACH HABITS

    February 20, 2012

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Student's mural helps preschoolers learn 7 Habits; Sports panel features Steelers QB; Penguins' online auction to boost scholarship fund. Click "more" to read the Journal now.

  • THIS WEEK'S JOURNAL: 230 JOIN DAY OF SERVICE

    February 13, 2012

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: 230 join Day of Service; Poli-Sci Major interns in Harrisburg; Earth Sciences students build networks; Fulbright Specialist returns. Click "more" to read the Journal now.

  • REGISTER FOR THE SPRING ACADEMIC OPEN HOUSE

    February 10, 2012

    Join us Feb. 20 for the Spring Academic Open House. Information will be available on programs of study, activities, athletic programs, as well as tours of the many new facilities at Cal U. Click "more" for details.

  • NEW NAME FOR CAL U POLICE

    February 09, 2012

    The former Office of Public Safety and University Police has officially changed its name to the California University Police Department. This fully certified, professional police department patrols the main and south campuses 24 hours a day.

  • GOV. CORBETT'S PROPOSED BUDGET: A RESPONSE

    February 08, 2012

    The chair of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education's Board of Governors, Guido Pichini, and PASSHE Chancellor John C. Cavanaugh have issued a joint statement in response to Gov. Tom Corbett's proposed 2012-2012 budget.

  • SEE GOV. CORBETT DELIVER HIS BUDGET ADDRESS

    February 07, 2012

    Gov. Tom Corbett will outline his proposed budget for fiscal year 2012-2013 in an address to the General Assembly at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 7. Click "more" to see the address live on PCN, the Pennsylvania Cable Network.

  • WHITE OUT IN THE CONVOCATION CENTER

    February 06, 2012

    Wear white and cheer on the Vulcans basketball teams against the IUP Crimson Hawks Feb. 8 in the Convocation Center. A variety of prizes will be given away during the event, and the first 500 fans will receive a free T-shirt.

  • THIS WEEK'S JOURNAL: FACULTY CONVOCATION

    February 06, 2012

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Faculty Convocation examines "challenges and opportunities;" Take charge of lives, MLK speaker urges students; Red Watch Band battles alcohol poisoning. Click "more" to read the Journal now.

  • LECTURES, EVENTS MARK BLACK HISTORY MONTH

    February 03, 2012

    Weekly lectures and a month-long series of special events celebrate Black History Month. Two highlights: a sports panel featuring Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Charlie Batch and a talk by film and TV actor Morris Chestnut, star of ‘Boyz n the Hood.’

  • DAFFODIL DAYS ORDER FORMS DUE TODAY

    February 02, 2012

    Cal U again will participate in the American Cancer Society's Daffodil Days. Supporters can order a variety of Daffodil packages, or make anonymous gifts to local treatment facilities. Order forms were distributed around campus and are due today.

  • EXPECTING A REFUND? CHOOSE DIRECT DEPOSIT

    February 02, 2012

    Students who are expecting a refund for the spring semester can have those funds deposited directly into their bank accounts. Choosing direct deposit is easy with VIP, the Vulcan Information Portal.

  • WEATHER REPORT: 100% CHANCE OF STORMFEST

    February 02, 2012

    More than 100 Cal U students will help kids have fun with geoscience at the fifth annual StormFest, an educational outreach event Feb. 24-25 at the Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh.

  • SOPRANO SINGER OPENS 2012 RECITAL SERIES

    February 01, 2012

    The Cal U Recital Series will open its 2012 season with soprano Diba Alvi at 8 p.m. Feb. 2 in Old Main Chapel. Alvi was the winner of the 2006 Pittsburgh Concert Society Competition and the Tuesday Musical Club Individual Artist Award.

  • SOPHOMORE SYMPOSIUM FOCUSES ON INTERNSHIPS

    February 01, 2012

    Sophomores: Looking for an internship to meet curriculum requirements and start building your career? Come to the inaugural Sophomore Symposium Feb. 16 in the Performance Center. Registration is limited to the first 250 students.

  • FREE COUNSELING AVAILABLE WEEKLY FOR VETERANS

    February 01, 2012

    The Office of Veterans Affairs offers free, weekly counseling sessions for military veterans and their families. A licensed professional counselor meets with clients in Carter Hall.