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California University of Pennsylvania is named Military Friendly schoolCalifornia University of Pennsylvania is named Military Friendly school


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Posted on September 26, 2013

Military Friendly School logo. For the fifth consecutive year, Victory Media has honored California University of Pennsylvania as a Military Friendly School, recognizing Cal U’s service and commitment to military service members, veterans and their families.

The 2014 Military Friendly Schools® list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country.

“Cal U has a culture that embraces service members and veterans,” said Capt. Robert Prah, director of the Office of Veterans Affairs at Cal U.

“Our dedicated Office of Veterans Affairs is one important aspect of our service to these students. Our staff is here, every day, to make their transition to university life easier and to steer them toward success.

“In addition, we have a First-Year Seminar that specifically addresses the needs of veterans and service members who are new to the University. And our Veterans Club is a source of support, as well as a great social outlet, for many Cal U students.”

The Military Friendly Schools® website,, features the list of schools, plus interactive tools and search functions to help military students find the college or university that best meets their needs. 

Universities and colleges designated as military friendly “exhibit leading practices in the recruitment and retention of students with military experience,” according to the website.

How Cal U serves

  • Cal U is a GoArmyEd provider of online education for Army personnel and their families.
  • Cal U has a dedicated military coordinator for Cal U Global Online, the University’s 100% Internet-based learning community. 
  • Cal U has welcomed members of the active-duty military, reserve and National Guard as they qualify for the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge.
  • Cal U has been designed “Best for Vets” by Military Times EDGE and ranked among the top 30 schools in the nation for its commitment to helping military veterans pursue higher education.