April 2013 News

  • SPEAKER DISCUSSES CO-SLEEPING FOR MOMS, INFANTS

    April 30, 2013

    Dr. James McKenna, a leading proponent of mother-infant co-sleeping, will speak at 7 p.m. May 9 in Eberly Hall, Room 110. A Notre Dame professor, McKenna is a world-renowned expert on infant sleep.

  • WOMEN'S GOLF FINISHES 9th

    April 30, 2013

    The women's golf team finished in ninth place after the fourth and final round of the NCAA Division II National Championships in Daytona Beach, Fla.

  • THE JOURNAL: NEW CHIEF TO LEAD CAMPUS POLICE

    April 29, 2013

    The latest edition of the Cal U Journal is now online. Headlines from this week's Journal include: Honors Hall to bear donor's name; New chief to lead campus police; 11 bands on Playbill at Cal U Jazz Festival; Runner cracks PSAC Top 10. Click "more" to read the Journal online.

  • THIS WEEK'S MESSAGE FROM INTERIM PRESIDENT JONES

    April 26, 2013

    Accreditation is one way to assure students and their families that our academic programs meet national standards for excellence. I’m proud to announce that a number of programs have been accredited in recent months.

  • SIGN-UP NOW FOR NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION

    April 24, 2013

    Reserve your preferred day for New Student Registration now. Sessions begin June 10 and continue through the July 13. Click "more" to reserve your spot online and view a schedule of events.

  • SENIOR SYMPOSIUM SHOWCASES TECH PROJECTS

    April 22, 2013

    Seniors from the Eberly College of Science and Technology take innovative approaches to problem solving at a technology symposium and networking event May 3 in Eberly Hall.

  • KDKA TO AIR BOTSIQ FINALS AT 7:30 P.M. TODAY

    April 22, 2013

    A 30-minute television show about the BotsIQ Finals at Cal U will air at 7:30 p.m. today on KDKA-TV. Click "more" to see the results of the competition and a preview of the show through photos.

  • THE JOURNAL: STUDENTS PRIMED FOR BIG EVENT

    April 22, 2013

    The latest edition of the Cal U Journal is now online. Headlines from this week's Journal include: Students primed for The Big Event; Penguins online auction open; Ready for the badge; Engineering students chase Freescale Cup. Click "more" to read the Journal online.

  • WATCH THE APRIL 23 JLS SPEAKER SERIES LIVE ONLINE

    April 18, 2013

    The Department of Justice, Law and Society speaker series continues at 11 a.m. today with a talk by actors Jon Wellner and Scott Recchia. Watch live online as the the actors discuss their research firm that provides forensic information to film and TV shows.

  • RESIDENCE HALL WILL BEAR PROFESSOR'S NAME

    April 16, 2013

    A ceremony at 11 a.m. May 3 will rechristen Residence Hall A as the G. Ralph Smith II Honors Hall. The name honors a former English Department professor whose 1.95 million dollar estate will fund scholarships at Cal U.

  • THE JOURNAL: SPARKS TO FLY AT BOTSIQ FINALS

    April 16, 2013

    The latest edition of the Cal U Journal is now online. Headlines from this week's Journal include: Mechanical melee: sparks fly at BotsIQ finals; Freescale Cup comes to Cal U; Art, economic forum rescheduled. Click "more" to read the Journal online.

  • CAMPUS CLIMATE SURVEY IPAD WINNERS

    April 15, 2013

    Congratulations to Nick Eritz (student), Dori Eichelberger (staff) and Joel Press (faculty). They each won an iPad for participating in the Cal U Campus Climate Survey. Thanks for sharing your thoughts about diversity, inclusion and culture at Cal U.

  • FILM AT LIBRARY TODAY EXPLORES MUSLIM CULTURE

    April 15, 2013

    Manderino Library will present 'Koran By Heart: One Chance to Remember' today in the library. The film follows the progress of three 10-year-old scholars as they compete in the International Holy Koran Competition.

  • LAST DAY TO BID ON PENGUINS AUCTION ITEMS

    April 12, 2013

    Today is the last day to bid on Penguins autographed memorabilia and fan experiences to support scholarships at Cal U. Click "more" to see what’s on the auction block.

  • PARKING RESTRICTIONS SATURDAY, APRIL 13

    April 11, 2013

    All vehicles entering campus from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 13, must pay for "event" parking. Cal U parking permits will NOT be recognized during those hours. Landmark Co. will be handling parking collections for the Convocation Center.

  • TODAY: CAL U JAZZ FESTIVAL

    April 11, 2013

    One $10 ticket admits music fans to the all-new Cal U Jazz Festival. Eight professional bands and three Cal U ensembles perform in three campus venues from noon-9 p.m. today.

  • ACTIVITIES SPOTLIGHT ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

    April 10, 2013

    Faculty and students are 'taking the lead together' in a variety of activities designed to stimulate academic excellence during Academic Excellence Days. Activities will run from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. April 23-24 on the second floor of the Natali Student Center.

  • STEELERS BASKETBALL GAME SPARKS COACHING RIVALRY

    April 09, 2013

    Interim President Geraldine M. Jones will coach the Cal U All-Stars and her husband, Jeff, will coach the Steelers Footballers Basketball Team at 8 p.m. May 2 in the Convocation Center.

  • DO YOU HAVE TICKETS TO THE PRESIDENT'S GALA?

    April 09, 2013

    Rise and shine! Cal U supporters are invited to 'rise to the occasion and shine as a scholarship donor' at the annual President's Gala, which raises funds for student scholarships. Click "more" to see how the event has been reawakened!

  • YOUTH FISHING FESTIVAL SET FOR APRIL 20

    April 08, 2013

    Young anglers can try their luck when Cal U and the community again collaborate to present the 18th annual Pike Run Youth Fishing Festival, set for 8 a.m.-3 p.m. April 20 at Rotary Park, off Route 88 (Third Street) in California.

  • THE JOURNAL: KDKA TRAINS CAMERAS ON BOTSIQ

    April 08, 2013

    The latest edition of the Cal U Journal is now online. Headlines from this week's Journal include; KDKA trains cameras on this month's BotsIQ Finals; ESPN's Smith headlines hip-hop panel; Workshops explore leadership, public service. Click "more" to read the Journal online.

  • THIS WEEK'S MESSAGE FROM INTERIM PRESIDENT JONES

    April 05, 2013

    With Honors Convocation on the horizon and Commencement just weeks away, let me take this opportunity to commend out students, faculty and staff for creating a vibrant teaching and learning environment here at Cal U.

  • SERVICE MEMBERS AIM TO EARN GERMAN BADGE

    April 04, 2013

    For the second consecutive year, Cal U will host 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.

  • GRADUATE SCHOOL TO HOLD OPEN HOUSE APRIL 17

    April 03, 2013

    Learn more about Cal U's master's degree programs during an open house from 5-7 p.m. April 17 in the Kara Alumni House. The event is free; registration is requested.

  • FREESCALE CUP COMES TO CAL U TODAY

    April 03, 2013

    Students from colleges and universities across six states are bringing computer-driven cars to the Convocation Center today for the Freescale Cup East Coast Regional competition. The winner will face off for a chance to compete in China.

  • JUDGE HEADLINES LEADERSHIP WORKSHOPS

    April 01, 2013

    Ohio juvenile court judge Theresa Dellick, known nationally for her youth rehabilitation programs, will deliver the keynote address at "Leadership and Public Service," a series of leadership workshops April 16. The public may attend.

  • CAL U HOSTS BOTSIQ FINALS APRIL 19-20

    April 01, 2013

    Students from more than 40 school districts are bringing custom-built robots to the Convocation Center April 19-20 for the regional finals of the annual BotsIQ contest. Come see the robots, and watch KDKA-TV film the contest.