April 2012 News

  • UPDATE: SEASON ENDS FOR SOFTBALL TEAM

    April 30, 2012

    After a loss to West Virginia Wesleyan, the Cal U softball team ended its season, falling to Lock Haven 6-3 in the semifinal round of the NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional contest. The Vulcans close the season with a 33-10 record.

  • DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI TO ADDRESS GRADUATES

    April 30, 2012

    Two distinguished alumni - the founder of a computer-based training program and an expert on emergency preparedness and international security issues - will address graduating students when Cal U holds Commencement ceremonies May 11 and 12 in the Convocation Center. Click "more" for details

  • THE JOURNAL: CONVOCATION CENTER OPENS

    April 30, 2012

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Celebration showcases Cal U talent; Convocation Center opens with 'Greatest Hits;' Geology students get head start; Outstanding women accept award. Click "more" to read the journal now.

  • UPDATE: WOMEN'S TENNIS LOSES IN QUARTERFINALS

    April 25, 2012

    The women's tennis team's 2012 season ended with a 5-2 setback to defending national champion Barry (Fla.) University in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division II National Championships on May 17.

  • VIDEO CONTEST VOTING DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MAY 2

    April 25, 2012

    You still have a chance to vote for Cal U students' video in the 2012 iOme Money Smart Week Video Contest. Their video was ranked in the Top 10 and has now moved up to second place. Click "more" to learn about the contest and to vote for Cal U's video.

  • STUDENTS CELEBRATE WRITING MAY 1

    April 24, 2012

    Composition, creative writing, journalism and literature students will present their creative work to the Cal U community when the English Department's Celebration of Student Writing takes place from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. May 1 in the Natali Student Center.

  • JOURNAL: MECHATRONICS AWAITS APPROVAL

    April 23, 2012

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Profile in Courage winner to discuss voter rights; Mechatronics program set for approval; leadership process forum focus. Click "more" to read the Journal now.

  • SERVICE MEMBERS AIM TO EARN GERMAN BADGE

    April 17, 2012

    Cal U plays host to service members seeking to earn the prestigious German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge, one of the few foreign awards that U.S. military members may wear on their uniform. Click "more" to see what it takes to earn the badge.

  • CAMPUS SAFETY: A MESSAGE FROM OUR POLICE CHIEF

    April 16, 2012

    Cal U Police Chief Bob Downey asks anyone with information about the recent threats on our campus to come forward. What you have seen or heard may be important; call 724-938-4299. Click "more" to read the police chief's message.

  • THIS WEEK'S JOURNAL: SZTROIN PLACES SECOND

    April 16, 2012

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Cal U senior takes 2nd place in PASSHE competition; Tickets still available for Kenny Rogers concert; Convocation honors top scholars. Click "more" to read the journal now.

  • TYLER RAHL ART EXHIBITION SET FOR APRIL 20

    April 13, 2012

    Works by student Tyler Rahl will be on display from 5-9 p.m. April 20 in the Vulcan Gallery, located on the first floor of Vulcan Hall. The exhibition will remain on view from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays through April 24.

  • PIKE RUN YOUTH FISHING FESTIVAL SET FOR APRIL 21

    April 13, 2012

    Young anglers can try their luck at the 17th annual Pike Run Youth Fishing Festival, set for 8 a.m. -3 p.m. Saturday at Rotary Park, off Route 88 (Third Street) in California.

  • PROFILE IN COURAGE WINNER DISCUSSES VOTER RIGHTS

    April 13, 2012

    Jennifer Brunner, a John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award winner, will discuss her efforts to address voting irregularities in 'Profile in Courage: Guarding the Vote' at 7 p.m. today. Also, two panels of experts will discuss politics and voting rights in Pennsylvania at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. in Duda, Room 303.

  • CAL U PRESENTS 'NOISES OFF!' APRIL 19-21

    April 12, 2012

    The Department of Theatre and Dance looks at the world of theater from a backstage perspective when it presents Noises Off!, the final production of the 2012 spring season. Curtain time is 8 p.m. April 19 and April 20, and 2 and 8 p.m. April 21 in Steele Hall's Mainstage Theatre.

  • IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

    April 12, 2012

    Stay safe, Cal U! In this period of heightened awareness about campus safety, please click “more” to review information from the online Quick Reference Guide for Emergencies. Report suspicious activity to Cal U Police at 724-938-4299.

  • MAGERS NAMED ACADEMIC FELLOW BY POLICY INSTITUTE

    April 12, 2012

    Homeland security expert and assistant professor Dr. Jeffrey Magers has been named an academic fellow by the nonpartisan Foundation for the Defense of Democracies. Through the fellowship, Magers will attend a terrorism studies program in Israel.

  • CLASSES RELOCATED, TONIGHT ONLY

    April 12, 2012

    Because Morgan and Gallagher halls have been evacuated, classes have been relocated for tonight ONLY. The 'Pop A Cappella' concert at 8 p.m. has been moved to Vulcan Theater. Click "MORE" to see where your evening class will meet.

  • THIS WEEK'S JOURNAL: HIP-HOP CONFERENCE AT CAL U

    April 12, 2012

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: BET host, hip-hop scholar headline annual conference; Grand opening features alumna, officers; Ridership rising on Vulcan Flyers. Click "more" to read the Journal now.

  • DECORATED PHYSICIAN TO ADDRESS HONORS STUDENTS

    April 06, 2012

    Dr. Dennis Eckels '71 will return to Cal U to address more than 1,500 of the University's most accomplished scholars during the 2012 Honors Convocation at 2 p.m. April 21 in Hamer Hall.

  • COUNSELOR EDUCATION HOSTS OPEN HOUSE

    April 06, 2012

    Are you thinking about pursuing a career in counselor education? If so, come to one of two Counselor Education Department Open Houses April 11 in the Kara Alumni House. Open houses will run from noon-1:30 p.m. and 6-7:30 p.m.

  • ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE DAYS SHOWCASE ACHIEVEMENTS

    April 02, 2012

    Cal U's Faculty Professional Development Committee will present the sixth annual Academic Excellence Days April 24-25. A variety of activities designed to stimulate academic excellence will take place each day from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

  • FINAL DAY TO SUBMIT LOGO FOR 2012 HOMECOMING

    April 02, 2012

    Do you have a keen eye for design? The Homecoming Committee is accepting logo design submissions for the 2012 Homecoming festivities until April 30. Click "more" for rules and an entry form.

  • ROCSI, PETERSON HEADLINE HIP-HOP CONFERENCE

    April 02, 2012

    BET host Rocsi Diaz and scholar James Braxton Peterson will give a keynote address during Cal U's seventh annual hip-hop conference April 11-13. This year's conference addresses the popular musical genre and explores current hot-button issues. Click "more" for details.

  • THIS WEEK'S JOURNAL: BOCETTI HONORED

    April 02, 2012

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Efforts to save songbird honored; 'Mr. McFeely' plans visit to Cal U; 'Leadership Day' program set for April 10. Click "more" to read the Journal now.