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December

  • WINTER FUN AT THE CAL U ICE RINK AT PPG PLACE

    December 19, 2013

    Become part of a Pittsburgh tradition when you visit the Cal U Ice Rink at PPG Place. The rink is open through Feb. 17 at the corner of Third and Market streets in downtown Pittsburgh. Come skate with us!

  • HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM CAL U

    December 18, 2013

    Interim University President Geraldine Jones and her husband, Jeff, send warm holiday wishes to the students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of Cal U. Click 'more' to view an online holiday greeting card.

  • ATTEND AN ACADEMIC OPEN HOUSE EVENT

    December 17, 2013

    Are you ready to apply to Cal U? Have you already been accepted? High school students should plan to attend one of Cal U's spring Academic Open House programs. See what Cal U has to offer!

  • CAL U PRESENTS 'TECHNOLOGY TODAY'

    December 13, 2013

    'Technology Today,' a new program presented quarterly by Cal U, airs at 7:30 p.m. Saturday on KDKA-TV. This initial episode features a segment with President Geraldine Jones and marks the debut of Cal U's new advertising campaign.

  • THE JOURNAL: MORELLI TO SPEAK AT COMMENCEMENT

    December 09, 2013

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Commencement set for Friday and Saturday; Tweets add to campus talk; Grant writers recognized at ceremony. Click 'more' to read the Journal online.

  • WATCH COMMENCEMENTS LIVE ONLINE

    December 04, 2013

    Cal U will stream live video of graduate and undergraduate Commencement ceremonies so families and friends can watch from anywhere in the world. See our graduate ceremonies at 7 p.m. Dec. 13; watch undergraduates at 10 a.m. Dec 14.

  • COMMUNITY CHAMPIONS: LAST CALL TO NOMINATE FOR 2013

    December 04, 2013

    Last call for 2013 to nominate Cal U Community Champions. This award honors individuals who have made a significant contribution of time or talent to the University and its students. Nominate your champions today.

  • NCATE SEEKS THIRD-PARTY COMMENTS

    December 03, 2013

    Graduates, past and current faculty, and employers of graduates from Cal U's College of Education and Human Services are invited to submit third-party comments as the College seeks NCATE re-accreditation for its education programs.


November

  • STUDENT ART SHOW CONTINUES THROUGH JAN. 10

    November 27, 2013

    The Associated Artists of Cal U hosts a student art show beginning with a reception at 5 p.m. Dec. 9 in the Vulcan Gallery. 'Through the Bend of the Breeze' features the work of senior Valerie Herrero.

  • HOLIDAY STUDENT POTTERY SALE SET FOR DEC. 9-11

    November 27, 2013

    The annual Cal U Holiday Student Pottery Sale will be held from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Dec. 9 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 10-11 in the Ceramics Studio, CER 100, near Vulcan Hall.

  • 'INKWELL' FEATURES STUDENT WRITING, PHOTOGRAPHY

    November 26, 2013

    View writing and photography from Cal U's talented students in 'theInkwell.' This online publication features poetry, fiction and non-fiction writing, and photo essays from students in various majors at Cal U and nearby universities. Click 'more' to read online.

  • LIBRARY PROMOTES STRESS REDUCTION DEC. 3-5

    November 26, 2013

    Is the thought of finals stressing you out? Stop by the library Dec. 3-5 to relax. A series of programs promoting stress reduction will be available for students, staff and faculty. Click 'more' for an event schedule.

  • CAL U CELBRATES GRANT WRITERS

    November 19, 2013

    The 2013 Laude Grants Yearbook recognizes all members of the Cal U faculty and staff who applied themselves to the task of grant-writing this year. Click 'more' to view this year’s grants yearbook online.

  • THE JOURNAL: PASSHE CHANCELLOR VISITS CAMPUS

    November 18, 2013

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: PASSHE Chancellor makes visit to campus; Events pay tribute to veterans; Climate Survey results show comfort level on campus. Click 'more' to read the Journal online.

  • A MESSAGE FROM INTERIM PRESIDENT GERALDINE JONES

    November 15, 2013

    Yesterday more than 150 students attended a Campus Talk, and many others posed questions on Twitter. Here is some information on topics addressed during that town hall-style question and answer session.

  • STUDENT CREATIVITY ON DISPLAY AT POSTER SESSION

    November 15, 2013

    Students will showcase their research and class projects during the Student Scholarship and Creativity Day Poster Session from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 19 in the Convocation Center. The event gives students a chance to present their research and projects to their peers.

  • UPDATE: WOMEN'S SOCCER SEASON ENDS

    November 12, 2013

    Cal U's women's soccer team was defeated 3-0 by Slippery Rock. The Vulcans' season ended Nov. 22 in the third round of the NCAA Division II Tournament.

  • DINZEO EARNS ALL-AMERICAN HONORS AT NATIONALS

    November 11, 2013

    Junior cross country runner Aaron Dinzeo earned All-America honors with a fifth-place finish at the 2013 NCAA Division II Cross Country National Championships on Nov. 23 in Spokane, Wash. Junior Alexandra Zanella finished 100th.

  • CAL U AMONG COLLEGES NAMED 'BEST FOR VETS'

    November 11, 2013

    Cal U once again joins the list of colleges and universities named 'Best for Vets' by Military Times, the organization the publishes 'Military Times EDGE' and other leading magazines for service members and veterans.

  • METEOROLOGIST OPENS SPEAKER SERIES NOV. 12

    November 07, 2013

    Fred McMullen, a National Weather Service meteorologist, will open the 2013-2014 Meteorology/Earth Sciences Colloquia series with a talk at 11 a.m. Nov. 12 in Eberly 110.

  • TEACH-IN DISCUSSES AFFORDABLE CARE ACT

    November 07, 2013

    Learn more about the Affordable Care Act, its impact on the health care industry and future goals of the 'ObamaCare' program at a teach-in planned for 11 a.m. Nov. 21 in Duda Hall, Room 103.

  • THE JOURNAL: UNIVERSITY FORGES TIES WITH SLOVAKIA

    November 04, 2013

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: University forges ties with Slovakia; Banners, dinner honor veterans; Softball makes Academic Top 10. Click 'more' to read the Journal online.


October

  • FORUMS TRANSLATE SURVEY INTO ACTION

    October 31, 2013

    All students, faculty and staff may participate in forums designed to identify two or three key actions that can improve the overall campus atmosphere. Campus Climate Forums are set for Nov. 12, 13 and 14, and Dec. 3 and 4, in Eberly 115.

  • MEET PASSHE CHANCELLOR FRANK T. BROGAN TODAY

    October 30, 2013

    Chancellor Frank T. Brogan, who leads the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, will hold an open forum with the campus community at 11 a.m. today in Steele Hall Mainstage Theatre.

  • CHOIR SHOWCASES HISTORY OF GOSPEL MUSIC

    October 30, 2013

    The Young and Gifted Gospel Choir will depict the chronology and development of African-American gospel music during 'Transformed-The Musical: The Story of African American Gospel Music' at 8 p.m. Nov. 23 and 24 in the Blaney Theatre.

  • HALLELEUJAH! CHOIR TO SING 'MESSIAH' NOV. 21-22

    October 30, 2013

    The University Choir and Orchestra will team-up with Elizabeth Forward High School students for two performances of oratorios from Handel's 'Messiah.' The group will perform together at 7 p.m. Nov. 21 at Elizabeth Forward High School and at 8 p.m. Nov. 22 in Morgan Hall.

  • TRIBAL HISTORIAN DISCUSSES CULTURE, MODERN SOCIETY

    October 23, 2013

    Tribal historian and Blackfeet language instructor Klane King will speak at 5 p.m. Oct. 29 in Eberly Hall, Room 110. King will discuss traditional culture and how it retains meaning to modern society as part of Cal U's celebration of Native American Heritage Month.

  • BANNER DISPLAY HONORS MILITARY VETERANS

    October 22, 2013

    Outdoor banners honoring service members and military veterans will be available to view through November. The public is welcome to visit campus and view the banners, which recognize men and women who served in all branches of the military.

  • THE JOURNAL: RESIDENCE HALL HONORS COUPLE

    October 21, 2013

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Residence hall will bear couple's names; Conference examines military aid to civilian agencies; Cal U still military friendly. Click 'more' to read the Journal online.

  • WATCH TODAY'S BOARD OF GOVERNORS MEETING

    October 16, 2013

    The Board of Governors for the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) is meeting at 9 a.m.. today in Harrisburg. Click 'more' for a link to see the meeting streamed live.

  • CAREER FAIR SET FOR OCT. 10

    October 09, 2013

    Representatives from up to 75 companies and organizations will be attending the Fall Career Fair to recruit a variety of majors for internship, co-op, job shadow and full-time positions. The fair runs from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 10 in the Cal U Convocation Center. This event is open to all students and alumni.

  • CONFERENCE EXAMINES DISASTER SUPPORT

    October 09, 2013

    A U.S. Army War College professor will be the keynote speaker at 'Defense Support of Civil Authorities in Disaster Management,' the 7th annual Conference on Homeland and International Security. Click 'more' for details, or contact Dr. Michael Hummel at 412-715-5641.

  • RESIDENCE HALL RENAMING HONORS ALUMNI COUPLE

    October 08, 2013

    The campus community is invited to attend a dedication ceremony at 11 a.m. Oct. 14 at Residence Hall C. The building will be renamed in honor of alumni Ivan '41 and Adelaide Ivill '38 Guesman.

  • THE JOURNAL: POWELL ADDRESSES STUDENTS

    October 07, 2013

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Powell: 'Young will lead in changing the world;' 'Under the Sea' theme for homecoming; President addresses questions at Student Convocation. Click 'more' to read the Journal online.

  • REGISTRATION FOR SPRING CLASSES CONTINUES

    October 04, 2013

    Registration for spring classes continues. Your registration time slot is based on the number of credits you already have earned (not the classes you are taking now). Click 'more' for details, and to see when YOU can register! If you need scheduling assistance, please visit Noss 210.

  • WWE 'PRIME TIME PLAYERS' WRESTLE WITH ISSUES

    October 01, 2013

    Darren Young, the first openly gay pro wrestler in the WWE, joins tag-team partner Titus O'Neil to discuss coming out in college, and in professional sports, during a free talk Oct. 7 in Steele Hall Mainstage Theatre.


September

  • THIS WEEK'S MESSAGE FROM INTERIM PRESIDENT JONES

    September 27, 2013

    This week's Fall 2013 Student Convocation was a delightful opportunity to share information with our students. While I recapped much of the information presented to faculty and staff last month, I was able to update my presentation with our final enrollment figures for the fall 2013 semester.

  • HOMECOMING CELEBRATES 'UNDER THE SEA'

    September 26, 2013

    Celebrate Homecoming 2013 with "Under the Sea" festivities, Oct. 7-12 at Cal U. Highlights include the annual Homecoming Parade at noon on Oct. 12, followed by Vulcan football at 3:30 p.m. Click "more" for a full schedule of events.

  • YES, SIR AND MA'AM! CAL U IS MILITARY FRIENDLY

    September 26, 2013

    For the fifth consecutive year, Cal U has been designated a Military Friendly School in recognition of its service and commitment to military service members, veterans and their families.

  • OCT. 1 IS DEADLINE FOR STUDENT RESEARCH GRANT

    September 24, 2013

    Undergraduate and graduate students have until Oct. 1 to apply for the Jesse B. Guttman Student Research Grant. The grant supports research or scholarly projects conducted in collaboration with a full-time faculty mentor. Click 'more' for details.

  • BRYNN MARIE ONSTAGE FOR HOMECOMING

    September 23, 2013

    Rising Nashville star Brynn Marie ('Bandaid on a Bullet Hole') will perform a free Homecoming concert at 8 p.m. Oct. 12 in Steele Hall Mainstage Theatre. A former Cal U student, Brynn Marie toured this summer with Pat Benatar and Cheap Trick.

  • COMEDIAN NICK SWARDSON SELLS OUT STEELE

    September 23, 2013

    Laugh out loud with comic actor and standup comedian Nick Swardson, appearing at 7 p.m. Oct. 4 in Steele Hall Mainstage Theatre. All tickets have been sold for standup comedian Nick Swardson's show at 7 p.m. Oct. 4 in Steele Hall Mainstage Theatre.

  • FALL DISCOVERY DAYS CONTINUE NOV. 9

    September 23, 2013

    Just starting to look for a college? Cal U's Fall Discovery Days are exactly what you need. Explore all that Cal U has to offer in one fun, informative program. The next Fall Discovery Day is Nov. 9. Click 'more' for details.

  • ONE-ACTS SPOTLIGHT STUDENT DIRECTORS

    September 23, 2013

    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. 3-4 and 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Oct. 5 in the Gerald and Carolyn Blaney Theatre in Steele Hall. Click 'more' for tickets.

  • THE JOURNAL: TRUSTEES APPLAUD NEWS OF SURPLUS

    September 23, 2013

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Trustees applaud news of $5.8 million surplus; Internship takes senior to Attorney General's office; Social Equity director's door open. Click 'more' to read the Journal online.

  • BANNERS HONOR VETERANS, SERVICE MEMBERS

    September 17, 2013

    Banners displayed at Cal U will honor individual veterans or military members. The project is organized by the Office of Veterans Affairs. Click 'more' to learn how you can order a banner to be displayed on Cal U’s campus in time for Veterans Day.

  • REGISTER TODAY FOR SPORTING CLAYS EVENT

    September 16, 2013

    Join California University for "Shooting for Scholarships" - a sporting clays tournament Oct. 18 at Seven Springs Mountain Resort. Proceeds will benefit the General Scholarship fund at Cal U, designed to enhance educational opportunities for students.

  • TODAY: VOTER REGISTRATION DRIVE BEGINS AT 10 A.M.

    September 16, 2013

    Students, faculty and staff will have an “open mic” to discuss their views on the importance of voting and concerns about current policy debates during a voter registration drive Sept. 24 in the courtyard outside Natali.

  • STATESMAN IS FOCUS OF CONSTITUTION DAY PROGRAM

    September 11, 2013

    Dr. Michael Hummel will discuss the trademark leadership of former Secretary of State Colin Powell at a Constitution Day program 11 a.m. Sept. 17 in Eberly Hall. Admission is free and the public may attend.

  • LGBTQ ACTIVIST DISCUSSES EQUALITY SEPT. 17

    September 10, 2013

    Award-winning activist Robyn Ochs is an advocate for the rights of people of all orientations and genders to live safely, openly and with full legal equality. Hear her speak at 7 p.m. Sept. 17 in Keystone Hall Auditorium, Room 205.

  • TODAY ONLY: YOUR GIFT TO CAL U GOES FURTHER

    September 10, 2013

    The Foundation for Cal U has joined with the Washington County Community Foundation for a Day of Giving. Until 8 p.m. today, your online donation to The Fund for Cal U will be increased by a percentage of a $100,000 match pool.

  • HEALTH FAIR RETURNS TO CAMPUS SEPT. 18

    September 09, 2013

    Students and other members of the campus community can receive health screenings and giveaways at the 26th annual Health Fair, set for 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 18 in the south conference wing of Cal U's Convocation Center.

  • THE JOURNAL: UNIVERSITY DEFICIT ERASED

    September 09, 2013

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: University deficit erased; Cal U welcomes first-year students; Color Guard to escort Powell. Click "more" to read the Journal online.

  • REGISTER FOR ONLINE M.S. IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

    September 03, 2013

    Applications are being accepted for Cal U's new, 100 percent online Master of Science in Business Administration program. Starting in January, the online MSBA program is offered on a full- or part-time basis and can be completed in 12 months.


August

  • VULCAN FLYERS FOLLOW LABOR DAY SCHEDULE MONDAY

    August 30, 2013

    On Monday, Sept. 2, Vulcan Flyer buses will operate from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., with hourly Wal-Mart service from 1-6:30 p.m. There is no express service to lower Vulcan Village. Regular hours resume Tuesday, Sept. 3.

  • THIS WEEK'S MESSAGE FROM INTERIM PRESIDENT JONES

    August 27, 2013

    I am pleased to announce that California University ended the 2012-2013 fiscal year without a budget deficit. But to secure our financial recovery, we must continue to seek savings.

  • THE JOURNAL: POWELL ON CAMPUS SEPT. 19

    August 26, 2013

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Powell on campus Sept. 19; Cal U makes list of region's best; Student's Cinderella story in 'People;' STEAM Camp makes learning fun. Click 'more' to read the Journal online.

  • REGISTRATION CONTINUES FOR WINTER COLLEGE

    August 22, 2013

    Cal U will offer Winter College courses for current Cal U students and visiting students from other universities. Undergraduate and graduate classes begin Dec. 16 and end Jan. 17. All courses will be delivered 100% online.

  • NEW PRINT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM IN NOSS HALL

    August 20, 2013

    Beginning in fall 2013, a Print Management System will govern use of all three Noss Hall ICF Open Lab networked printers. Cal U students will receive a $25 credit (about 500 pages) at the start of each semester. Click 'more' for details.

  • COLIN POWELL TO SPEAK AT CONVOCATION CENTER

    August 19, 2013

    Former Secretary of State Colin Powell will speak at the 2013 Pittsburgh Leadership and Diversity Conference Sept. 19 in the Cal U Convocation Center. Register now for the conference or get a free pass to hear Powell's keynote address.

  • TAX-FREE GIFTS BENEFIT YOU - AND CAL U

    August 19, 2013

    If you are age 70 1/2 or older, the extended charitable IRA rollover allows you to jump-start your legacy and witness the benefits of your generosity to California University. Click 'more' for details about this tax-smart gift option.

  • FACULTY AND COACHES MAY APPLY FOR PARKING PERMITS

    August 13, 2013

    Any APSCUF faculty member or coach may visit Manderino 123 and apply for a free parking permit that provides access to a specific on-campus lot. Click 'more' for details about parking for APSCUF members.

  • 'MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET' AUDITIONS SET FOR SEPT. 7

    August 12, 2013

    Actors, singers and dancers are needed for this year's holiday production of 'Miracle on 34th Street' at Cal U. Male and female performers of all ages and abilities will be considered. Click 'more' for an audition schedule.

  • FLORIDA HIGHER ED LEADER SELECTED TO LEAD PASSHE

    August 07, 2013

    The Board of Governors of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education has selected Frank T. Brogan, chancellor of the State University System of Florida, to serve as PASSHE's next chancellor.

  • 'BEST IN THE NORTHEAST' FOR 9TH YEAR IN A ROW

    August 06, 2013

    For the ninth consecutive year, The Princeton Review has named Cal U among the best universities in the northeastern United States. This year's profile recognizes Cal U's excellent academics, great facilities and small-town atmosphere.

  • WELCOME NEW STUDENTS ON MOVE-IN DAY, AUG. 23

    August 05, 2013

    Incoming students move into residence halls and begin Cal U for Life New Student Orientation on Aug. 23. Family events from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. include lunch in the Convocation Center. Click 'more' for schedules, a parking map and more.


July

  • STUDENTS PRESENT 'DEAR EDWINA' AUG. 3

    July 23, 2013

    The Mon Valley Performing Arts Academy will perform a fully staged production of the children’s musical 'Dear Edwina' at 4 p.m. Aug. 3 in Steele Hall Mainstage Theatre.

  • EMPLOYEES, STUDENTS RIDE FREE ON MMVTA BUSES

    July 23, 2013

    Mid Mon Valley Transit Authority now offers bus transportation FREE for all Cal U faculty and staff, as well as students. Employees and students now can ride any route at any time, simply by showing the MMVTA driver a valid CalCard.

  • DONOHUE, ROBINSON TO SPEAK AT XC CAMP

    July 23, 2013

    As part of its annual summer camp, the Cal U cross country program is hosting a free lecture featuring Olympians Khadevis Robinson and Erin Donohue at 6 p.m.July 31 in the chapel of Old Main. This event is open to the public. Click "more" for details.

  • THE JOURNAL: CAMP ADDS ART TO STEM MIX

    July 22, 2013

    The latest edition of the Cal U Journal is now online. Headlines from this week's Journal include: Camp adds art to STEM mix; Trustees tap two as new officers; Fulbright Specialist returns from Russia; Students, alumnus unearth historic foundry. Click "more" to read the Journal online.

  • FULLBRIGHT SPECIALIST RETURNS FROM RUSSIA

    July 12, 2013

    Dr. Sean Madden recently returned from Russia, where he traveled as part of the Fulbright Specialists program. Click "more" to read about his journey.

  • KIDS LEARN FROM PROS AT YOUTH GOLF CLINIC

    July 10, 2013

    Young golfers can learn from the pros July 30 at the free California University of Pennsylvania Youth Golf Clinic, part of the 2013 Mylan Classic schedule.

  • PASSHE SETS 2013-2014 TUITION RATE

    July 09, 2013

    The Board of Governors of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education has approved a tuition increase of $97 per semester for the 2013-2014 academic year. Cal U and other PASSHE schools remain among the lowest-cost option among the state's four-year colleges and universities.

  • PASSHE BOARD CHAIR TO SERVE THIRD TERM

    July 09, 2013

    Guido M. Pichini will serve a third consecutive term as chair of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education's Board of Governors. He is the first PASSHE university alumnus to chair the board that oversees the State System.

  • SECOND SEEK SUMMER CAMP STARTS JULY 15

    July 08, 2013

    The second session of SEEK, the Summer Educational Enrichment for Kids program, summer camp will begin July 15. Click "more" for a schedule and more information about the program.

  • CAL U TO INDUCT SIX INTO ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME

    July 08, 2013

    Six former Vulcan sports standouts will be inducted into the Cal U Athletic Hall of Fame during a dinner set for 5:30 p.m. Oct. 11 in the Performance Center. Cal U's 2008 men's soccer team also will be honored.

  • HEAR INTERIM PRESIDENT JONES ON KQV RADIO

    July 01, 2013

    This week on KQV Radio's 'Pittsburgh Profiles' show, Interim President Geraldine M. Jones discussed her role at Cal U, her path to the interim presidency and more. Click "more" for a link to the interview.


June

  • THIS WEEK'S MESSAGE FROM INTERIM PRESIDENT JONES

    June 21, 2013

    Cal U's student-athletes earned a cumulative grade-point average of 3.186 for the spring semester. It's a wonderful accomplishment for our student-athletes, and also for the professors, coaches and mentors who teach and support them. I’m pleased to share more news from our athletics program.

  • THE JOURNAL: ALUMNI INSPIRE CLASS OF 2013

    June 17, 2013

    The latest edition of the Cal U Journal is now online. Headlines from this week's Journal include: Alumni inspire Class of 2013; Apple collaborates on conference; 200 'rise and shine' to support scholarships at annual gala. Click "more" to read the Journal online.

  • SPRING 2013 DEAN'S LIST

    June 12, 2013

    The Spring 2013 dean's list at Cal U recognizes students who earned a grade-point average of 3.25 or higher this semester.

  • JOHN FOGERTY, IN CONCERT

    June 07, 2013

    Grammy Award-winner John Fogerty - a current chart-topper with his new album, "Wrote a Song for Everyone" - will appear in concert tonight at the Convocation Center. Tickets are still available. Click "more" for event and ticket information.

  • PRESIDENT'S GALA SUPPORTS SCHOLARSHIPS

    June 03, 2013

    More than 200 people took up the challenge to “rise and shine” at the 20th annual President’s Gala, held June 1 at the Omni William Penn hotel in Pittsburgh. Click "more" to view a slideshow of the event.


May

  • STEAM CREATOR CAMP MEETS AUG. 12-16

    May 24, 2013

    Kids work with apps, robots, comic books and more at a summer camp focusing on STEAM - science, technology, engineering, arts and math. ANSYS Inc. teams up with Cal U to present a FREE camp for students in grades 6-8.

  • USE 3RD STREET ENTRANCE AT NATALI STUDENT CENTER

    May 21, 2013

    Renovations are under way at the Natali Student Center, and access to the building has been restricted to the Third Street entrance only. The parking lot behind Natali (Lot #17) also will be closed. Click "more" for changes in office locations.

  • UPDATE: DINZEO FINISHES 5TH AT NCAA NATIONALS

    May 16, 2013

    Distance runner Aaron Dinzeo, a junior, finished 5th in the 5,000-meter event and earned All-American honors at the 2013 NCAA Division II Track and Field Outdoor Championships.

  • DAY 2: 'FUELING THE LEARNING EXPERIENCE'

    May 13, 2013

    Apple Inc. and Cal U team up June 20-21 for 'Fueling the Learning Experience,' a workshop explaining how iPads and laptop computing can change the learning environment. Register now for education or IT/instructional design sessions.

  • THE JOURNAL: HALL'S NAME RECOGNIZES GIFT

    May 13, 2013

    The latest edition of the Cal U Journal is now online. Headlines from this week's Journal include: Hall’s name recognizes 'remarkable gift;' Two alumni will address graduates; seniors take third at Freescale; Cal U alumni return for military badge. Click "more" to read the Journal online.

  • WATCH COMMENCEMENTS LIVE ONLINE MAY 17-18

    May 08, 2013

    Cal U will stream live video of graduate and undergraduate Commencement ceremonies so families and friends can watch from anywhere in the world. See our graduate ceremonies at 7 p.m. May 17; watch undergraduates at 10 a.m. May 18.

  • SOFTBALL FALLS IN REGIONAL FINALS

    May 07, 2013

    The softball team concluded play at the NCAA Atlantic Regional 1 Tournament with a 6-3 loss to West Chester at Lilley Field and finishes in second place.

  • THE JOURNAL: WOMAN OF THE YEAR AWARDS

    May 06, 2013

    The latest edition of the Cal U Journal is now online. Headlines from this week's Journal include: Commission for Women adds faculty, staff awards; Princeton Review colors Cal U 'Green;' 'Bots battles spark STEM interest; Tennis nets championship. Click "more" to read the Journal online.


April

  • 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.

  • TWO POET LAUREATES READ AT 7 P.M. MAY 7

    April 22, 2013

    North Carolina's poet laureate, a former Cal U student, reads from his work at 7 p.m. May 7 in Eberly 110. Joining him is Cal U librarian Ryan Sittler, former poet laureate for Berks County, Pa.

  • 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.

  • THE JOURNAL: BOARD CHANGES JONES' TITLE

    April 01, 2013

    The latest edition of the Cal U Journal is now online. Headlines from this week's Journal include: Board changes Jones' title to 'Interim,' ratifies faculty contract; New VP looks forward to campaign completion; Annual convocation honors top scholars. Click "more" to read the Journal online.


March

  • SCHEDULED POWER OUTAGE 4-6 P.M. TODAY

    March 29, 2013

    To complete needed electrical repairs, power will be shut down to several buildings between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. today. Please power off computers and other sensitive equipment. Click "more" to see which buildings are affected.

  • UPDATE: CAL U ACTIVITIES

    March 28, 2013

    Because of a power outage, classes are cancelled, activities may change and food service moves to the Convocation Center. Click "more" for the latest information about events on Cal U's campus today.

  • NO CLASSES MONDAY, APRIL 1

    March 26, 2013

    No fooling! Changes have been made to the academic calendar. No classes will be held on April 1, final exams start at 4 p.m. May 13 and Reading Day has been eliminated. Click "more" to check the latest academic calendar.

  • ESPN'S STEPHEN A. SMITH HEADLINES CONFERENCE

    March 26, 2013

    Outspoken sports journalist Stephen A. Smith headlines the keynote panel at Cal U's 8th annual Hip-Hop Conference. Smith's talk, at 4 p.m. today in the Convocation Center, is open to the public.

  • JLS SPEAKER SERIES CONTINUES MARCH 26

    March 25, 2013

    The speaker series sponsored by the Department of Justice, Law and Society continues with a talk by Pennsylvania Superior Court Judge Jacqueline O. Shogan at 11 a.m. March 26 in Eberly Hall, Room 110.

  • TODAY: 'SHATTER THE SILENCE' SUMMIT

    March 25, 2013

    A full-day summit today spotlights the outreach conducted by social work students in partnership with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

  • PUBLIC FORUM EXAMINES ECONOMIC IMPACT OF ARTS

    March 12, 2013

    The Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council will present the findings of its "Arts, Culture and Economic Prosperity" study at a rescheduled public forum from 9:30 a.m.-noon April 22 in the Kara Alumni House.

  • VULCANS FALL IN NCAA REGIONAL FINALS

    March 11, 2013

    The women's basketball team lost 50-47 to host Gannon NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional Championship Game. The Vulcans finish the season with a 22-9 overall record.

  • THE JOURNAL: PRESIDENT SPEAKS WITH STUDENTS

    March 11, 2013

    The latest edition of the Cal U Journal is now online. Headlines from this week's Journal include: President communicates with students; Dylan appears in concert; New office hosts talk by gay rights advocate. Click "more" to read the Journal online.

  • JUDGE TO SPEAK AT TODAY'S 'MEN UNITED' MEETING

    March 08, 2013

    U.S. District Judge Reggie B. Walton, who grew up in Donora, will speak with members of Cal U Men United at 10 a.m. April 1 in Duda Hall, Room 103. This event is free and open to the public.

  • MEN'S HOCKEY READY FOR ACHA NATIONALS

    March 07, 2013

    Cal U’s Collegiate Hockey East (CHE) men’s hockey club defeated Iowa State 6-5 during the third day of the ACHA Division III National Tournament. Cal finishes the 2012-2013 season with a 29-3 overall record.

  • SIGN UP TODAY FOR MARCH 9 OPEN HOUSE

    March 07, 2013

    If you're ready to apply, or one of the lucky ones who has already been accepted to Cal U, be sure to attend one of our Spring Academic Open House programs. Get information on our programs of study, activities, athletic programs and more. Click "more" for event details and registration.

  • RUNNER SET FOR NCAA D-II CHAMPIONSHIP

    March 06, 2013

    Junior Aaron Dinzeo earned All-America status after posting the second-fastest time of his career in the 5,000-meter run at the 2013 NCAA Division II Indoor Championships in Birmingham, Ala. Dinzeo placed seventh overall, crossing the finish line in 14 minutes, 20.60 seconds.

  • WOMEN'S STUDIES HOSTS SERIES OF EVENTS

    March 06, 2013

    The Women's Studies program and The Activist Club will hose a series of events discussing gender roles, women's issues and female empowerment throughout the months of March and April. Click "more" for a complete list of upcoming events.


February

  • TODAY: COUNSELOR ED. HOSTS OPEN HOUSE

    February 27, 2013

    The Department of Counselor Education will host a lunchtime open house from noon-1:30 p.m. and an evening session from 6:30-8 p.m. today in Room 419, Keystone Hall. The event is free; registration is requested.

  • BOB DYLAN APPEARS IN CONCERT TODAY

    February 26, 2013

    American music icon Bob Dylan and his band, with special guest Dawes, will appear in concert at 7:30 p.m. today in the Convocation Center.

  • JAZZ MUSICIAN CONDUCTS WORKSHOP MARCH 5

    February 25, 2013

    Renowned jazz musician and author Jamey Aebersold will conduct a jazz improvisation workshop March 5 during the common hour in Morgan Hall's Learning Resource Center auditorium. The free workshop is open to the Cal U community and the general public.

  • SHOWS MARK MILESTONE FOR 'MONOLOGUES'

    February 25, 2013

    A Cal U tradition marks its 10th anniversary this year with performances of 'The Vagina Monologues' March 13-15 in Blaney Theatre. Ten percent of the ticket price supports the V-Day global activist organization.

  • HEAR GLBT ADVOCATE KATE KENDALL MARCH 25

    February 25, 2013

    Cal U's new Lambda Bridges office presents a talk by groundbreaking attorney and gay rights advocate Kate Kendall, of the National Center for Lesbian Rights, at 1 p.m. March 25 in Keystone Hall.

  • THE JOURNAL: LEADERSHIP COMMUNITY SET FOR FALL

    February 25, 2013

    The latest edition of the Cal U Journal is now online. Headlines from this week's Journal include: Globetrotters ready to dazzle, delight; Leadership community set for fall; Counseling Center's 'menu' expands; Singers plan 'Runout Concert.' Click "more" to read the Journal online.

  • 'FANTASTICKS' CONTINUES THIS WEEKEND

    February 22, 2013

    Cal U's Department of Theatre and Dance present 'The Fantastics,' a popular musical that explores the relationship between parents and children. Curtain time is 8 p.m. March 7 and 8, with shows at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. March 9 in the Blaney Theatre of Steele Hall.

  • BRANDING EXPERTS READY TO MEET WITH STUDENTS

    February 21, 2013

    Speakers from the corporate headquarters of American Eagle will meet with Cal U students to discuss their experiences with branding and marketing. The public may attend the free talk at 11 a.m. Feb. 26 in Eberly 110.

  • TODAY: SABUG SHOW IS A LAUGHING MATTER

    February 21, 2013

    The Student Activities Board/SABUG presents ‘Laughing Matters,” a Second City sketch-style comedy show, at 7 p.m. today in Steele Hall Mainstage Theatre. Tickets are free with a CalCard, $10 for non-students.

  • TODAY: MASTER OF SOCIAL WORK OPENS HOUSE

    February 21, 2013

    The Master of Social Work (MSW) program will hold an open house from 6-7:30 p.m. today in the Kara Alumni House. The event is free; registration is requested.

  • CAL U HARLEM SHAKE

    February 19, 2013

    Watch as students in the Natali Student Center turn mealtime into an impromptu Harlem Shake. Click "more" to view the video now.

  • BUY TICKETS FOR APRIL 11 'NEWSBOYS' CONCERT

    February 18, 2013

    Tickets are on sale now for Newsboys, appearing April 11 in the Convocation Center. The award-winning Christian pop-rock band appears with singer/songwriter Britt Nicole, plus All Things New and the duo Campbell.

  • THE JOURNAL: CAL U CONDUCTS DAY OF SERVICE

    February 18, 2013

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest edition include: Cal U conducts Day of Service; Intern on duty in Senate Minority Office; Virtual Grad School Fair Feb. 26; Entrepreneur dares students to 'be amazing.' Click "more" to read the Journal online.

  • A MESSAGE FROM ACTING PRESIDENT GERALDINE JONES

    February 15, 2013

    The Natali Students Center project is scheduled to begin later this spring. Renovating this aging building will improve student life and provide a safer environment for our students.

  • LAST DAY TO PARTICIPATE IN DAFFODIL DAYS

    February 11, 2013

    Order your daffodils today to support the American Cancer Society in the final year of Daffodil Days, one of the organization’s oldest and most beloved fundraising programs. Orders forms are due today and have been distributed on campus. Click "more" for details.

  • THE JOURNAL: CONVOCATION ENDS WITH SURPRISE

    February 11, 2013

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest edition include: Convocation ends with scholarship surprise; Violin duo returns for Black History Month; Officer finds missing man on tracks; Office’s new name aligns with its mission. Click “more” to read the Journal online.

  • LEADERSHIP COMMUNITY PLANNED AT VULCAN VILLAGE

    February 11, 2013

    Students can apply now for the new Leadership Living-Learning Community at Vulcan Village. This residential service-learning option can enrich your educational experience while you build leadership skills.

  • FALL 2012 DEAN'S LIST

    February 07, 2013

    The Fall 2012 dean's list at Cal U recognizes students who earned a grade-point average of 3.25 or higher this semester.

  • LEARN MORE ABOUT GRAD SCHOOLS AT ONLINE 'FAIR'

    February 06, 2013

    Cal U is one of 11 PASSHE universities taking part in a Virtual Grad School Fair on Feb. 26. Click "more" to register for this free, convenient way to explore master's degree and certificate programs, including Cal U Global Online.

  • STUDENTS PUT 'STORMFEST' ON PITTSBURGH'S RADAR

    February 04, 2013

    Cal U students will lead dozens of hands-on activities at Stormfest, the annual science-and weather-related outreach event held at Carnegie Science Center. Rocks, rain sticks and goopy 'glurch' are all in the fun-filled forecast.

  • WORKSHOPS, EVENTS MARK BLACK HISTORY MONTH

    February 04, 2013

    A month-long series of special events celebrate Black History Month including JoyFest 2013, a gospel concert featuring choirs from Cal U and four other colleges. Other events feature performances by musicians Black Violin and poet Asia. Click "more" for a schedule of events.

  • THE JOURNAL: ANNUAL DAY OF SERVICE

    February 04, 2013

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest edition include: Day of Service tomorrow; Hummel speaks at Jordan Conference; Flyer adds stop for shoppers; Delta-Zeta honored for safe-driving campaign. Click "more" to read the Journal online.

  • RIDE THE SHOPPERS SHUTTLE TO WALMART

    February 01, 2013

    The Vulcan Flyer shuttle route has been extended to the new Walmart Supercenter in West Brownsville. Campus pick-ups will run hourly from 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Return trips will leave Walmart every half hour. Click "more" for details.


January

  • JLS SPEAKER SERIES RESUMES TODAY IN EBERLY

    January 31, 2013

    The speaker series sponsored by the Department of Justice, Law and Society begins its second semester with a talk by federal contract investigator Lawrence W. Bush at 11 a.m. today in Eberly Hall, Room 110.

  • SCHOLARSHIP HONORS CAL U'S ACTING PRESIDENT

    January 30, 2013

    Geraldine M. Jones 'deeply touched' by surprise announcement of a scholarship celebrating her as California University's first African-American president.

  • YOUNG ARTISTS, WRITERS DISPLAY WORK AT CAL U

    January 28, 2013

    Exhibit in Manderino Library through Feb. 10 highlights the creativity of local middle and high school students entered in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards of Southwestern Pennsylvania.

  • THE JOURNAL: GRADS INSPIRED TO 'HELP OTHERS'

    January 28, 2013

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Word to grads: 'help others;' Survey examines campus climate; Cal U hosts academic league; Police offers train at Cal U. Click "more" to read the Journal online.

  • LAST DAY: CAMPUS CLIMATE SURVEY CLOSES AT 5 P.M.

    January 28, 2013

    Share your thoughts about diversity, inclusion and the culture at Cal U. Take the Campus Climate Survey TODAY! Student opinions are needed before the survey closes at 5 p.m. Click "more" for details and a link to the survey.

  • NEW: SELF-SERVICE RESET FOR CAL U PASSWORDS

    January 25, 2013

    University Technology Services has released an online, self-service password re-set utility so students, faculty and staff can reset an expired or forgotten password anytime, from anywhere. Click "more" and register now!

  • AUDITION DAY AT CAL U

    January 24, 2013

    Actors, singers and dancers are encouraged to audition and interview for all Department of Theatre and Dance spring shows, including the spring dance concert. Mass auditions will be held at 5:30 p.m., Jan. 31 in lobby area of the Blaney Theatre in Steele Hall. No experience is necessary. Click "more" for audition details.

  • SHH ... DID YOU SEE 'POSTSECRET'?

    January 23, 2013

    WQED-TV filmed a scene for 'Experience: Postsecret' on Cal U's campus. Click "more" to see the show and watch for the local band Donora performing on campus in front of the Convocation Center water fountain.

  • WELCOME NEW STUDENTS!

    January 22, 2013

    Welcome to campus new students! Move-in day for the 2013 spring semester is from 9 a.m.-noon today. Orientation for new students begins at 1 p.m. in Eberly Hall. Click more to view a schedule of today's events.

  • SUMMER COLLEGE: REGISTER NOW FOR 2013 COURSES

    January 17, 2013

    Registration is open for Summer College sessions held in June, July and August. A wide variety of undergraduate and graduate courses are offered on campus and online. Both five-week and 10-week sessions are available.

  • REGISTER NOW FOR PRO TOOLS WORKSHOPS

    January 16, 2013

    Seats are limited for two summer workshops in Pro Tools, the industry-standard software for recording, editing and mixing digital music and sound. No prior experience is required; sessions are planned for June 10-14 and June 17-21.

  • NURSING DEPARTMENT SEEKS WRITTEN COMMENTS

    January 14, 2013

    As it prepares for a visit by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, the Nursing Department is seeking input about its programs from communities of interest, including students, alumni, faculty and employers.

  • SPEAKER EXAMINES LEGACY OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING

    January 14, 2013

    Dr. Charles E. Thomas Jr., an adjunct professor at Slippery Rock University, will discuss the legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King at an MLK Day celebration at 11 a.m. Jan. 31 in the Vulcan Theater.

  • IRA CHARITABLE ROLLOVER HAS TAX BENEFITS

    January 11, 2013

    Charitable IRA rollover legislation allows you to transfer lifetime gifts up to $100,000 using funds from your individual retirement account (IRA) without undesirable tax effects. Click "more" to see how this can benefit California University — and you.

  • CAMPUS BEGINS CROW RELOCATION MEASURES

    January 04, 2013

    Once again, wintry weather has brought large flocks of crows to campus. Technicians will use bright lights, noisemakers and a natural, plant-based 'fog' to encourage the messy birds to relocate.

  • LAST DAY FOR STUDENTS TO RENEW PARKING PERMITS

    January 04, 2013

    Today is the last day for students to renew their parking permit for the spring semester. Contact the Office of Parking and Transportation at 724-938-4677 to renew today.

  • CAL U TO HOST PUBLIC SAFETY TRAINING JAN. 8-11

    January 03, 2013

    About three dozen police officers are expected to attend training sessions Jan. 8-11 in Helsel Hall. Officers from PASSHE universities and other jurisdictions will conduct 'incident command' model city scenarios and 'active shooter' response exercises.