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October 2012 News

  • SINGERS PERFORM HOLIDAY TUNES NOV. 18

    October 31, 2012

    The Department of Music kicks off the festive season with its annual holiday concert at 3 p.m. Nov. 18 in the Old Main Chapel. Performers include the University Choir, California Singers, Cal U String Ensemble and several a cappella groups.

  • PANEL EXAMINES 2012 ELECTION RESULTS

    October 31, 2012

    Just one week after the presidential election, a popular panel of political experts returns to examine the reasons behind the results. Jon Delano, of KDKA-TV, will moderate the '2012 Election Analysis Forum' at 7 p.m. today in Eberly Hall, Room 110.

  • 'LAW AND ORDER' SPOOF ONSTAGE NOV. 8-10

    October 30, 2012

    First-year theatre students will present "Law and Order: Fairy Tale Unit," a short comedy by Jonathan Rand. Curtain time is 8 p.m. Nov. 8 and 9, with shows at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Nov. 10 in Blaney Theatre.

  • THE JOURNAL: WILDLIFE SOCIETY WINS HONORS

    October 29, 2012

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Wildlife Society chapter, adviser win national honors; Educators discuss role of technology; Bluegrass ‘Queen’ Coming to Cal U. Click “more” to read the latest Journal.

  • SEVERE WEATHER INFORMATION

    October 27, 2012

    Cal U will re-open at 12:30 pm today. The National Weather Service is NOT predicting Mon River flooding that will affect campus. Please travel with caution. Click "more" for additional severe weather information.

  • THIS WEEK'S MESSAGE FROM ACTING PRESIDENT GERALDINE JONES

    October 26, 2012

    Last evening I met with alumni and friends who have supported scholarships, and with the students who benefit from their generosity. Appreciation was evident at the 16th annual Scholarship Recognition Dinner.

  • LAST DAY TO VIEW 'DREAMS' ARTWORK EXHIBITION

    October 25, 2012

    See the artwork of Cal U's students, faculty, staff and alumni with 'Dreams,' an exhibition that will run 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 2-9 in the Vulcan Gallery. An opening reception at 6 p.m. Nov. 1 is free and open to the public.

  • THE JOURNAL: MISSION DAY, CONFERENCE THIS WEEK

    October 22, 2012

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Mission Day, security conference this week; Young teens thriving in Cal U classes; Diversity Month continues; and Ghost hunter on campus. Click “more” to read the latest Journal.

  • NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE FOR STUDENTS AND FAMILIES

    October 19, 2012

    PASSHE has ratified two new collective bargaining agreements with the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties (APSCUF), the union that represents university faculty and athletic coaches.

  • PASSHE ENTREPRENEURIAL FORUMS BROADCAST

    October 16, 2012

    Watch the PASSHE Entrepreneurial Forum today via live broadcast at 11 a.m. in the Convocation Center North Wing. Introductory remarks and handouts will be available at 10:45 a.m.

  • WILDLIFE SOCIETY, ADVISER WIN NATIONAL HONORS

    October 15, 2012

    The Cal U Wildlife Society and its adviser, Dr. Carol Bocetti, accept national student chapter and adviser of the year honors at the 19th annual meeting of The Wildlife Society in Portland, Ore.

  • ONE-ACTS SPOTLIGHT STUDENT DIRECTORS

    October 15, 2012

    Join the Department of Theatre and Dance for "An Evening of One-Acts," a series of creative short plays directed by students, at 8 p.m. Oct. 18 and 19 in the Gerald and Carolyn Blaney Theatre in Steele Hall. Click "more" for details.

  • THE JOURNAL: CONVOCATION STUDENTS COME FIRST

    October 15, 2012

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Convocation message: students come first; Mission Day goes back to basics; Innovative educator returns. Click “more” to read the latest Journal.

  • TODAY: JOIN US FOR MISSION DAY XIV

    October 15, 2012

    Join us 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. today for Mission Day XIV. This year's Mission Day theme will be "Maintaining Our Mission During a Time of Transition," as the University community gathers to discuss and explore unique opportunities and challenges during a time of transition.

  • THIS WEEK'S MESSAGE FROM ACTING PRESIDENT GERALDINE JONES

    October 12, 2012

    Student Convocation gave me a chance to hear directly from students — and I’m still listening. Here’s how to bring your questions, concerns and good ideas directly to our University’s leadership team.

  • WATCH TODAY'S PASSHE BOARD OF GOVERNORS MEETING

    October 11, 2012

    The Board of Governors for the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) is meeting today in Harrisburg. Click "more" for a link to see the meeting streamed live.

  • RHONDA VINCENT BRINGS BLUEGRASS TO CAL U

    October 10, 2012

    Bluegrass comes to the Mon Valley with an appearance by award-winning artist Rhonda Vincent at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15 in a new venue, Steele Hall Mainstage Theatre. Click "more" for details and ticket information.

  • BROWN TO SPEAK ABOUT WRITING AND WEATHER

    October 08, 2012

    Join the Cal U chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America and the Meteorology Club for workshops directed by Dr. Vankita Brown, a social scientist and former employee of NOAA, on Oct. 17 and 18. Click "more" for details.

  • THE JOURNAL: 'HOLIDAYS' THEME FOR HOMECOMING

    October 08, 2012

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: 'Holidays' theme for Homecoming parade; Chicago Comedy All-Stars set for Friday; Traveler receives Greenlee Scholarship. Click "more" to read the Journal online.

  • WATCH DR. MITRA'S PRESENTATION LIVE

    October 04, 2012

    Watch Dr. Sugata Mitra address the Cal U community live at 7 p.m. tonight. Click "more" to view live streaming video now.

  • CAL U TO HOST BOTSIQ FINAL COMPETITION

    October 04, 2012

    Students from local high schools will take custom-built robots into battle during the 2013 BotsIQ Final Competition, April 19-20 at the Cal U Convocation Center. Click “more” to view a promotional video.

  • TODAY: JUDGE DISCUSSES EDUCATION CHALLENGES

    October 03, 2012

    Allegheny County Judge Kim Berkeley Clark will speak to members of Cal U Men United and the campus community at 11 a.m. today, in Eberly Hall, Room 130, on “The Educational Crisis Facing Students of Color.”

  • THE JOURNAL: PARKING WINS HONORS AT CONFERENCE

    October 01, 2012

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Parking system wins honors; Debate Watch encourages discussion; Students to star in free 'street magic' show. Click "more" to read the Journal online.