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  • SESSIONS ADDRESS LAW CAREERS

    March 31, 2015

    Considering law school or a career as a lawyer? Gina Cicchetti, associate director of admissions for Duquesne Law School, speaks on April 23.

  • MARCH 31: CELEBRATE OUR NATIONAL CHAMPIONS

    March 28, 2015

    Cal U celebrates the Vulcan women's basketball team, winners of this year's NCAA D-II National Championship. A parade starts at 11 a.m. March 31 in downtown California. Hear from the team and enjoy free refreshments.

  • HEAR FORENSIC SCIENTIST DR. HENRY LEE

    March 27, 2015

    Renowned forensic scientist Dr. Henry C. Lee gives a free talk April 20 in the Convocation Center. Lee has investigated high-profile cases such as those involving O.J. Simpson, Jon Benet Ramsey and Laci Peterson.

  • EXHIBITION EXPLORES 'SPACE'

    March 27, 2015

    Students, faculty, alumni and staff may submit artworks for 'SPACE,' an exhibition exploring spatial dimensions. The art show and sale opens with a reception April 16 and runs through April 23. Submissions are accepted April 10-13.

  • VULCAN FANS: DON'T MISS THE WATCH PARTY!

    March 26, 2015

    Cheer on the women's basketball team as they play for the NCAA D-II National Championship. Attend a FREE watch party starting at 7 p.m. March 27 in the Convocation Center. Free food, raffle tix, music and more. Go, Vulcans!

  • THEATRE PRESENTS 'LOVE @ FIRST PLIGHT'

    March 23, 2015

    A college love triangle is at the heart of 'Love @ First Plight,' onstage April 2-4 in the Gerald and Carolyn Blaney Theatre in Steele Hall. Meet the playwright at 2 p.m. April 3 or after that evening's show.

  • ASSOCIATE PROVOST GIVES 'LAST LECTURE' MARCH 31

    March 23, 2015

    As she prepares to retire, Dr. Caryl Sheffield looks back on her remarkable career as a witness to the ongoing quest for racial, gender and social equity. Hear her amazing story at 3:30 p.m. March 31 in the Convocation Center’s north wing.

  • THE JOURNAL: ROBOTS HEAT UP CAMPUS

    March 23, 2015

    A new edition of the Cal U Journal is available online. The latest headlines include: Despite snow, robots heat up Convocation Center; Students applaud airman at Convocation; Conference speakers address security gaps; Cal U, WCCC sign transfer agreement. Read the Journal online today.

  • CONFERENCE ADDRESSES PROBLEM GAMBLING

    March 18, 2015

    A free conference on April 2 explores prevention and treatment strategies to address problem gambling and turns a spotlight on resources for professionals and those who struggle with gambling-related concerns.

  • HIP-HOP CONFERENCE TAKES ON ACTIVISM

    March 18, 2015

    Cal U's 10th annual Hip-hop Conference explores 'The Role of Hip-hop and Social/Political Activism' with a series of talks and activities March 26-28. Keynote panel on March 26 includes hip-hop artists Rakim and Dead Prez.

  • 'JOYFEST' GOSPEL CONCERT MARCH 21

    March 17, 2015

    The Young and Gifted Gospel Choir performs with award-winning artist Maurette Brown Clark in the annual 'Joyfest' gospel concert. Admission is free and everyone is welcome. Click 'more' for a link to watch the show live online starting at 7 p.m.

  • 'STRIKE A SPARK' SHOWCASES LEARNING

    March 16, 2015

    The April 14 conference on research, scholarship, creative activity and application highlights the efforts of Cal U's learning/teaching community. Faculty and students are encouraged to participate by presenting their work and attending the event.

  • $5 PARKING IN EFFECT FOR MARCH 14 EVENTS

    March 11, 2015

    Paid parking will be in effect for visitors from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, March 14. Attendants will direct guests to campus parking for cheer and dance events, as well as the NCAA D-II Atlantic Regional women’s basketball competition. Click 'more' for details.

  • CAL U, WCCC SIGN REVERSE TRANSFER AGREEMENT

    March 10, 2015

    A new agreement with Westmoreland County Community College allows transfer students to complete their WCCC associate degree while studying toward a bachelor's degree at Cal U.

  • VULCANS WIN 2015 NCAA DII CHAMPIONSHIP GAME

    March 10, 2015

    They did it! The women's basketball team won the NCAA D-II National Championship with a 86-69 victory over California Baptist. The team expects to return to campus about 9:30 p.m. March 28. Fans may gather on the patio between Hamer Hall and the Convocation Center to welcome them back.

  • STUDENTS HOST WILD GAME DINNER

    March 10, 2015

    Pass the 'gator! Cal U's student chapter of The Wildlife Society will host its 18th annual Outdoor Bash and Wild Game Dinner at 6 p.m. March 21 at the Richeyville Volunteer Fire Hall in Richeyville, Pa.

  • ZANELLA FINISHES 5th IN 1-MILE RUN

    March 04, 2015

    Junior distance runner Jade Alex Zanella finished 5th in the 1-mile finals at the NCAA Division II Women's Indoor Track and Field Championships on March 14.

  • UPDATE: SWIMMER'S NOW A TWO-TIME ALL-AMERICAN

    March 04, 2015

    Sophomore swimmer Jade Arganbright finished 6th in the 200-yard breaststroke finals at the NCAA Division II Swimming and Diving Championships March 14, earning All-American honors for a second time.

  • WHAT’S OPEN AND CLOSED AT CAL U?

    March 04, 2015

    The Cal U campus is closed today, March 5. No classes will be held. Vulcan Flyer shuttles will operate until 9:30 p.m. if conditions permit. Click ‘more’ to see what buildings and services are open or closed.

  • POWER OUTAGE PLANNED SUNDAY, MARCH 8

    March 05, 2015

    In order to make electrical repairs, the Facilities Management Department has scheduled a power outage from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday, March 8. Click 'more' to see which buildings will be affected.

  • TRUSTEES MEETING MOVED TO 5 P.M. MARCH 4

    March 04, 2015

    Because of inclement weather, the time for tonight’s meeting of the California University of Pennsylvania Council of Trustees has been changed. The Trustees will meet at 5 p.m. in the President’s Conference Room in Old Main Hall.

  • CAL U HOSTS SCIENCE OLYMPIAD MARCH 18

    March 03, 2015

    About 750 middle school and high school students visit campus March 18 for a daylong series of contests in science, technology, engineering and math. Stop by the Convocation Center to see STEM learning in action!

  • 12TH ANNUAL 'MONOLOGUES' ON STAGE MARCH 4-6

    March 02, 2015

    The Women's Center once again marks V-Day, a global movement to end violence against women and girls, with a production of Eve Ensler's play 'The Vagina Monologues,' March 4-6 in the Blaney Theatre. Although campus is closed March 5, the show goes on!

  • UPDATE: MEN'S HOCKEY SEASON ENDS

    March 02, 2015

    Cal U’s men’s hockey club's season ended with a 4-0 loss to Oakland (Mich.) University at the ACHA Tournament on March 12.

  • CAL U MARKS WORLD SOCIAL WORK DAY

    March 02, 2015

    Celebrate World Social Work Day March 17 with a keynote talk, student presentations and a potluck lunch in the Kara Alumni House. The campus community and the public may register to attend.

  • CONFERENCE EXPLORES (DIS)ABILITIES

    March 02, 2015

    The Audrey-Beth Fitch Women's Studies Conference on March 17 explores the personal, public and political experience of disabilities. Watch a film about a family dealing with autism and hear speakers with various views of the topic. Admission is free.