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December, 2014

  • A MESSAGE FROM INTERIM PRESIDENT JONES

    December 11, 2014

    Our University's alumni ranks grew by more than 1,200 this week as we marked California’s 179th Commencement. I urge every member of our campus community to join me in wishing our graduates well.

  • RETURNING STUDENTS: APPLY AND SAVE ON HOUSING

    December 11, 2014

    Leasing is now open for 2015-2016 University Housing in the residence halls and at Vulcan Village. Apply before Feb. 6 and save $75 on the application fee. Returning students are eligible for priority room selection. Click 'more' for details!

  • THE JOURNAL: LEADERS BUILD BRIDGES

    December 09, 2014

    A new edition of the Cal U Journal is available online. The latest headlines include: International leaders build bridges; Associate Provost named 'Women of Excellence;' Emeritus president speaks at Commencement. Read the Journal online today.

  • A MESSAGE FROM INTERIM PRESIDENT JONES

    December 03, 2014

    The University has contracted with The Compliance Group (TCG), of Lenexa, Kan., to conduct the external review of Cal U's intercollegiate football program. The University's goal is to have a football program that reflects Cal U’s core values.

  • CELEBRATE LIGHT-UP NIGHT IN CALIFORNIA

    December 03, 2014

    The campus community is invited to join our California Borough neighbors for a Light-Up Night celebration at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 5 on the Mechanic Street basketball courts. Students are encouraged to attend the free community event.

  • CAL U WELCOMES HOLIDAY SEASON WITH 'MIRACLE'

    December 03, 2014

    For the second consecutive year, Cal U's Department of Theatre and Dance welcomes the holiday season with 'Miracle on 34th Street, The Musical.' Performances are set for 8 p.m. Dec. 4-6 in Steele Hall Mainstage Theatre, with matinees at 2 p.m. Dec. 6 and 7.

  • SHEFFIELD NAMED A 'WOMAN OF EXCELLENCE'

    December 03, 2014

    Dr. Caryl Sheffield, associate provost and associate vice president for Academic Affairs, has been selected as one of the New Pittsburgh Courier's 2014 Women of Excellence. She is the third Cal U administrator to receive the honor.


November, 2014

  • STUDENTS: REGISTER NOW FOR COMMUNITY CLEAN-UP

    November 26, 2014

    Cal U students can register now for a community clean-up project Dec. 4 in California Borough. Students will meet at the Natali Student Center and then pick up litter in California Borough. Click ‘more’ to register and volunteer!

  • PRESIDENTIAL AWARD NOMINATIONS CLOSE DEC. 5

    November 24, 2014

    Students, faculty, staff and alumni may nominate a tenured faculty member to receive the 2015 Presidential Distinguished Merit Award for excellence in teaching, research or service. Submit your nomination by Dec. 5.

  • EARLY RENEWAL MEANS SAVINGS AT VULCAN VILLAGE

    November 20, 2014

    Application fees are discounted by $75 for students who renew their Vulcan Village contracts before Feb. 6. Room rates stay the same for 2015-2016, and contracts are available now. Click 'more' to learn about changes in leasing at Vulcan Village.

  • INTERNATIONAL EVENT AIMS AT 'BUILDING BRIDGES'

    November 17, 2014

    Leaders from 14 international universities will meet in the Convocation Center to engage in dialogue about higher education’s role in building bridges between cultures. The Nov. 20 forum is open to students, faculty and staff.

  • LEARN ABOUT GRADUATE STUDIES AT OPEN HOUSE

    November 12, 2014

    Register now for a an open house sponsored by the School of Graduate Studies and Research. Meet with faculty and staff to learn about assistantships, scholarships and federal aid that can make grad school affordable. Events are held monthly.

  • PERFORMANCES FILLED WITH HOLIDAY SPIRIT

    November 11, 2014

    The winter holidays are just around the corner! A full slate of pre-holiday performances feature Cal U's talented singers, musicians, actors and dancers. Click 'more' to see what the departments of Music and Theatre and Dance have lined up.

  • MILITARY VETERANS RECEIVE SCHEDULING PREFERENCES

    November 11, 2014

    All 14 State System universities, including Cal U, will provide veterans with a class scheduling preference that will afford them an early opportunity to lock in their preferred courses. Click 'more' to see the announcement from the State System of Higher Education.

  • UPDATE: A MESSAGE FROM INTERIM PRESIDENT JONES

    November 03, 2014

    As the Vulcan football season resumes with a zero tolerance policy for violations of team conduct rules, Cal U is actively seeking an independent third party to lead an external review of the program. Click 'more' for details.

  • THE JOURNAL: EXPERTS DISCUSS ELECTION

    November 03, 2014

    A new edition of the Cal U Journal is available online. The latest headlines include: Political experts discuss election outcomes; Wrestling event benefits veterans; Tribal elder visits campus Thursday. Read the Journal online today.


October, 2014

  • A MESSAGE FROM INTERIM PRESIDENT JONES

    October 30, 2014

    Six members of the Vulcan football team have been charged in connection with an incident that occurred Oct. 30 in California Borough. Please click 'more' to read about the University’s response.

  • FBI AGENT SPEAKS NOV. 13 IN DUDA HALL

    October 29, 2014

    Special Agent Michael Nealon provides an inside look at careers in the FBI when he speaks at 6 p.m. Nov. 13 in Duda Hall. The free event is sponsored by the Forensic Science Club and co-hosted by the Criminal Justice Club.

  • 'PSYCHEDELIA' SWIRLS THROUGH VULCAN GALLERY

    October 29, 2014

    Student artists fill Vulcan Gallery with 'Psychedelia: The Art of Intense Ornamentation' from Nov. 10-15. An opening reception from 6-8 p.m. Nov. 10 celebrates their work. The reception and gallery admission are free.

  • POLITICAL PANEL EXAMINES MIDTERM ELECTION RESULTS

    October 29, 2014

    Close races and a battle for party control of the Senate mark the 2014 midterm elections. Explore the reasons behind the results when a popular panel and Jon Delano of KDKA-TV return Nov. 11 for the 2014 Election Analysis Forum.

  • NEW SOCIOLOGY: DEVIANCE CONCENTRATION

    October 22, 2014

    A new concentration is available for students seeking careers in child/youth services, mental health or addiction services, corrections/probation and related fields. Click 'more' to learn about the Sociology: Deviance concentration.

  • THE JOURNAL: STATE APPROVES NEW PROGRAMS

    October 20, 2014

    A new edition of the Cal U Journal is available online. The latest headlines include: State System approves new graduate programs; Emeritus professor focuses on mental health; Cal U again 'Military Friendly.' Read the Journal online today.

  • TRIBAL ELDER MARKS NATIVE AMERICAN MONTH

    October 20, 2014

    'Modern Iroquois Culture' is the topic when educator and author Dr. Barbara Alice Mann, an Ohio Bear Clan Seneca Elder, speaks at 6 p.m. Nov. 6 in Eberly Hall, Room 110. The free program marks Native American Heritage Month.

  • ATTORNEY OFFERS LOOK AT A LAW CAREER

    October 20, 2014

    Attorney A. Tereasa Rerko ’79, who represents injured and disabled workers, provides a firsthand look at the law as a career. This free American Democracy Project event at 11 a.m. Nov. 6 is open to the public.

  • FRESHMAN THESPIANS STAR IN 'MIDSUMMER/JERSEY'

    October 20, 2014

    First-year students appear in 'Midsummer/Jersey,' a retelling of Shakespeare's 'Midsummer Night’s Dream' set on the Jersey shore. Curtain time is 8 p.m. Oct. 30 and 31, with shows at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Nov. 1 in Blaney Theatre, Steele Hall.

  • PRO WRESTLERS OFFER 'SALUTE TO THE TROOPS II'

    October 14, 2014

    Renegade Wrestling Alliance returns to the Convocation Center at 5 p.m. Nov. 9 for 'Salute to the Troops II.' Proceeds from the professional wrestling event benefit the Post-9/11 Scholarship Fund. Click 'more' for ticket information.

  • EXPERT TO SPEAK ON SCIENCE AND PUBLIC POLICY

    October 10, 2014

    Dr. Shalini Mohleji discusses 'How Scientists Can Engage in the Public Policy Process' at 11 a.m. Oct. 16 in Eberly Hall, Room 120, as part of the Meteorology Club's fall speaker series. Admission is free, and the public is welcome.

  • JENNIE CARTER DAY OF SERVICE OBSERVED OCT. 9

    October 08, 2014

    Create an inspirational bracelet for the Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf when Cal U marks the Jennie Carter Day of Service Oct. 9. The day commemorates Elizabeth 'Jennie' Carter, our University’s first African-American graduate.

  • HOMECOMING CELEBRATES UNITED STATES

    October 07, 2014

    Celebrate Homecoming 2014 with U.S.A.-themed festivities, Oct. 6-11 at Cal U. Highlights include the annual Homecoming Parade at noon on Oct. 11, followed by Vulcan football at 3:30 p.m. Click "more" for a full schedule of events.

  • JUMP-START YOUR FUTURE AT OCT. 9 CAREER FAIR

    October 07, 2014

    Make connections that can make a real difference in your future! Employers at the Cal U Career Fair are recruiting for internships, co-ops and full-time positions. Click 'more' to see who you can meet from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 9 in the Convocation Center.

  • ONE-ACTS SPOTLIGHT STUDENT DIRECTORS

    October 01, 2014

    The Cal U Department of Theatre and Dance presents "An Evening of One-Acts" at 8 p.m. Oct. 2-3 and 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Oct. 4. The student-directed short plays will be performed in the Gerald and Carolyn Blaney Theatre in Steele Hall.

  • HEAR THE WEEDRAGS AT COAL BOWL PRE-GAME

    October 01, 2014

    The Weedrags, an Appalachian bluegrass/country band with roots in Washington County, Pa., will present a free concert Oct. 18 before Cal U's annual Coal Bowl football game vs. IUP. The public can join the fun at Roadman Park.


September, 2014

  • PLANNED NETWORK OUTAGE THIS WEEKEND

    September 25, 2014

    Cal U's technology network, including phones, Internet, e-mail and the Vulcan Information Portal, will be affected while maintenance is completed between 10 p.m. Sept. 27 and noon Sept. 28. Access to D2L will be limited. Click 'more' for details.

  • SPEAKER TO DISCUSS THE SCIENCE OF TORNADOES

    September 24, 2014

    The Meteorology Club speaker series opens with a talk about the science of tornadoes by Dr. P. Grady Dixon, an expert in physical geography and meteorology. The public may attend the free talk at 11 a.m. Oct. 2 in Eberly Hall, Room 120.

  • NOSS LECTURE TOPIC: 'POSITIVE MENTAL HEALTH'

    September 23, 2014

    Emeritus professor of psychology Dr. Richard Cavasina, a liver transplant patient, discusses 'Dealing with Life and Career Goals Through Positive Mental Health' in a Noss Lecture Series presentation at 11 a.m. Oct. 9 in Steele Hall Mainstage Theater.

  • REGISTER TO VOTE SEPT. 23

    September 22, 2014

    Cal U marks National Voter Registration Day with a voter registration drive from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 23 in Manderino Library, and in the kiosk area outside the Natali Student Center.

  • THE JOURNAL: PROFESSOR IS RED CROSS HERO

    September 22, 2014

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Professor is Red Cross hero, Enrollment dips slightly; President tells trustees; GACO passes $3 billion mark; Student playwright’s one-act to debut. Read the Journal online today.

  • REGISTER FOR ONLINE WINTER COLLEGE COURSES

    September 18, 2014

    Students from any university, including Cal U, may register for 100% online classes offered Dec. 15-Jan. 17. Click 'more' to see this year's expanded list of Winter College course options.

  • FAMILY DAY AT CAL U SET FOR SEPT. 27

    September 09, 2014

    Join us on Saturday, Sept. 27, for Cal U Family Day. The day will be packed with activities, including a live animal show, a Kids Zone with face-painting and games, and Vulcan football vs. Edinboro at 1 p.m. Free parking will be available in the Vulcan Garage.

  • APPLY NOW FOR DECEMBER COMMENCEMENT

    September 02, 2014

    Students who wish to graduate in December must apply by Sept. 26. Commencement mailings and important emails will only be sent to students who have met the deadline. Click 'more' for details and links to appropriate Commencement applications.


August, 2014

  • THE JOURNAL: DINING RETURNS TO GALLAGHER

    August 27, 2014

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Dining returns to updated Gallagher Hall; Fall 2014 semester begins today; Cal U among 'Best,' says Princeton Review. Click "more" to read the Journal online.

  • CONSTITUTION DAY TOPIC: ETHICS IN GOVERNMENT

    August 18, 2014

    Cal U will observe Constitution Day on Sept. 17 with back-to-back sessions exploring 'Ethics in Government.' Speakers include a new faculty member and a nationally known historian of political culture. The public may attend the programs.

  • GRADUATE SCHOOL PLANS OPEN HOUSE EVENTS

    August 15, 2014

    Want to pursue a master's degree? The School of Graduate Studies and Research plans a series of open houses beginning Sept. 5 to help you take the next step toward your career goals. Click 'more' for a schedule and registration details.

  • CAL U NIGHT AT PNC PARK SEPT. 12

    August 13, 2014

    Cal U heads for PNC Park on Sept. 12 as the Pittsburgh Pirates host the Chicago Cubs. Students, faculty, staff and alumni can ride to the game on the Vulcan Flyer bus. Students pay just $5; click 'more' for details.

  • JAPANESE CULTURE ON DISPLAY AUG. 29-31

    August 05, 2014

    Japanese pop culture and history will be celebrated Aug. 29-31 when Cal U hosts the KuroKiiro Festival, organized by the Pittsburgh Japanese Culture Society. The festival includes educational workshops, a talent show and costume display.


July, 2014

  • CAL U TO HOST EAPSU CONFERENCE

    July 28, 2014

    The English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities will hold its 2014 fall conference at California University of Pennsylvania. “Come Together: Creativity in 21st Century English Studies” will be held Oct. 3-4 in the Convocation Center.

  • NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM BEGINS THIS FALL

    July 28, 2014

    Students may register now for a new bachelor's degree program in Environmental Studies: Natural Resource Management and Policy. This interdisciplinary program prepares students for jobs in the oil and gas industry. Click ‘more’ to see a video.

  • A MESSAGE FROM INTERIM PRESIDENT JONES

    July 11, 2014

    The 2014-2015 tuition rate for all 14 State System schools has been approved by the PASSHE Board of Governors. Despite a modest increase in cost, I'm convinced that a Cal U degree remains a sound investment in your future success.

  • CAL U PREPARES TO WELCOME NEW STUDENTS

    July 10, 2014

    First-year students will move in to University Housing during the week of Aug. 17-22. Vulcan Village residents arrive throughout the week. Move-In Day activities are planned for Aug. 22, when new students arrive at main-campus residence halls.

  • PASSHE BOARD APPROVES MODEST TUITION INCREASE

    July 08, 2014

    The Board of Governors for the State System of Higher Education has approved a modest tuition increase for the 2014-2015 academic year. The $198-a-year increase matches the rate of inflation and keeps Cal U's tuition among the most affordable in the state.

  • RUNNER PLACES 11TH AT USATF CHAMPIONSHIPS

    July 08, 2014

    Six-time NCAA All-American Aaron Dinzeo finished at No. 11 in the 10,000-meter run at the U.S. Track and Field Outdoor Championships June 26 in Sacramento, Calif.


June, 2014

  • SPRING 2014 DEAN'S LIST

    June 18, 2014

    The Spring 2014 dean's list at Cal U recognizes students who earned a grade-point average of 3.25 or higher this semester.

  • THE JOURNAL: GRADUATES STEP INTO THE FUTURE

    June 17, 2014

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Graduates step off the stage, into the future; Vulcans earn Dixon Trophy; Bocetti honored as Recovery Champion. Click “more” to read the Journal online.

  • BANNER UPGRADES TO DISRUPT WEEKEND SERVICE

    June 06, 2014

    System upgrades and maintenance will shut down Banner services — including the Vulcan Information Portal — beginning at 5 p.m. Friday, June 6. Access to Desire2Learn will not be affected. Service will be restored by 8 a.m. Monday, June 9.


May, 2014

  • NEW 'GATEWAY' HELPS JOB SEEKERS

    May 29, 2014

    Here's a tip: Recent graduates of the 14 Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education universities, including Cal U, can use Web-based JobGateway application offered by the state Department of Labor and Industry as part of their job search.

  • A MESSAGE FROM INTERIM PRESIDENT JONES

    May 08, 2014

    Commencement Week is a time of celebration. As we prepare for graduation ceremonies, I want to thank those who make Cal U truly special and invite our soon-to-be-alumni to return often.

  • THE JOURNAL: ATTORNEY SPEAKS AT COMMENCEMENT

    May 05, 2014

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Attorney speaks Friday, Saturday at Commencement; 'Bot battles spark interest in STEM; Medallions mark Presidential Awards. Click “more” to read the Journal online.

  • A MESSAGE FROM INTERIM PRESIDENT JONES

    May 02, 2014

    Look for the newest member of the Cal U Police Department at graduation ceremonies this week. K-9 Officer Bas is the first canine member of the Cal U police force and a new element in the department’s community policing approach


April, 2014

  • MUSIC DEPARTMENT HOSTS THREE CONCERTS THIS WEEK

    April 28, 2014

    Cal U music students will perform this week during a Cal U Orchestra concert, an Honors Recital and a Jazz Ensemble concert. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.

  • WATCH COMMENCEMENTS LIVE ONLINE

    April 23, 2014

    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 9; watch undergraduates at 10 a.m. May 10.

  • STUDENTS TO GIVE BACK DURING 'BIG EVENT'

    April 23, 2014

    Cal U students will lend a helping hand to the community during their annual participation in The Big Event on April 27. The Big Event is one of the largest, one-day, student-run service projects in the nation.

  • PROJECT AIMS TO PUT GOOD FOOD IN REACH

    April 22, 2014

    Students in the Master of Social Work program are helping the Republic Food Enterprise Center (RFEC) reach out to area farmers with the goal of making nutritious food more readily available to residents of southwestern Pennsylvania.

  • THE JOURNAL: BOTSIQ RETURNS TO CAL U

    April 21, 2014

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Honors Convocation speaker: reputation matters; It’s a smash: BotsIQ returns; Grateful recipients greet Rutledge family. Click 'more' to read the Journal online.

  • MAPPING EXPERT TO DISCUSS EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

    April 18, 2014

    An expert in geospatial information technology will discuss the importance of mapping tools in emergency planning. The public may attend the free talk, 'Saving the World One Grid Square at a Time,' at 10 a.m. April 25 in Eberly 110.

  • REGISTER NOW FOR NEW GLOBAL ONLINE PROGRAMS

    April 17, 2014

    Students can register now for three new Cal U Global Online programs. A bachelor's degree or certificate in land management can lead to careers in the oil and gas industry; the MBA: Entrepreneurship provides advanced management skills.

  • SEE BOTSIQ MAY 3 ON KDKA-TV

    April 15, 2014

    Sixty-six teams from 47 schools sent their custom-built robots into battle when Cal U hosted the 2014 Southwestern Pennsylvania BotsIQ Finals. Watch the KDKA-TV BotsIQ recap at 7:30 p.m. on May 3, or click 'more' for a list of winners.

  • PASSHE CHANCELLOR’S ADDRESS, BOARD MEETING

    April 09, 2014

    PASSHE Chancellor Frank T. Brogan delivers his 'State of the System' address at noon today from Harrisburg, followed by the Board of Governors meeting at 2 p.m. Click 'more' for a link to live coverage of these event.

  • THE JOURNAL: ROBOTS ROCK CAL U

    April 08, 2014

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: FIRST robots rock the Convocation Center; Cal U names Community Champions; SGA President joins PASSHE board. Click 'more' to read the Journal online.

  • A MESSAGE FROM INTERIM PRESIDENT JONES

    April 04, 2014

    Robotics competitions bring bright, engaged high school students to our campus. Come see them in action! These impressive young people demonstrate the power of high-quality, hands-on education.

  • LGBTQA, STUDENTS MARK LAVENDER GRADUATION

    April 02, 2014

    Lambda Bridges honors LGBTQA and ally students April 22 at a Lavender Graduation ceremony. Students who attend also participate in Commencement, and can wear their lavender stoles as a sign of community pride.


March, 2014

  • CAL U HOSTS TRAINING ON MILITARY MENTAL HEALTH

    March 28, 2014

    The free April 7 event, a virtual conference featuring panelists in Washington, D.C., will be held in the Convocation Center. Registration begins at 8 a.m. The public is welcome.

  • ART DEPARTMENT HUNTS FOR ANIMAL-THEMED ARTWORK

    March 26, 2014

    Students, faculty, staff and alumni are invited to submit artwork in all media for 'Animalia: From the Mythic to the Microscopic,' a multi-disciplinary exhibition April 17-24 in the Vulcan Gallery. Submissions will be accepted through April 10.

  • TODAY: DJ DRAMA, KRS-ONE HEADLINE CONFERENCE

    March 26, 2014

    Hip-hop artists Tyree Simmons (DJ Drama) and Krist Parker (KRS-One) reflect on the 25th anniversary of the Stop the Violence movement April 10 during Cal U's 9th annual hip-hop conference. Click 'more' for the full schedule.

  • WORKSHOP TO DISCUSS MITIGATION SOLUTIONS

    March 21, 2014

    Help Cal U reduce the risk of natural and man-made hazards! Cal U students, faculty and staff can propose solutions at a hands-on Mitigation Solutions Workshop 10 a.m.-noon on March 27 in the Natali Student Union, Room 206/207.

  • 'STORM CHASER' SCIENTIST TO SPEAK AT CAL U

    March 11, 2014

    Meet a scientist whose work has been featured on the Discovery Channel's 'Storm Chasers' series! Dr. Karen Kosiba discusses tornadoes, hurricanes and lake-effect snow at 11 a.m. March 25 in Eberly Hall 120. Her talk is part of the Cal U Meteorology Club's Colloquia Series.

  • REGISTER MARCH 10-14 FOR FALL 2014 CLASSES

    March 03, 2014

    Register for Fall 2014 courses March 10-14 and schedule the classes you need to graduate on time. Click 'more' to see the list of available courses and find out when YOU can register.

  • THE JOURNAL: PRESIDENT UPDATES STUDENTS

    March 03, 2014

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: President updates students at Spring Convocation; Women’s conference focused on films; Students chat with Russian counterparts. Click 'more' to read the Journal online.


February, 2014

  • THE JOURNAL: PRESIDENT PROJECTS SURPLUS

    February 17, 2014

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: President projects year-end surplus; Ex-labor official discusses inequality; Counselor Education programs re-accredited. Click 'more' to read the Journal online.

  • FORECAST AGAIN CALLS FOR STORMFEST

    February 12, 2014

    Nearly 100 Cal U students will take part in the seventh annual StormFest Feb. 21-22 at the Carnegie Science Center. Learn how Cal U students are helping children explore geology, geography, meteorology and more.

  • LAST CHANCE: PITTSBURGH PENGUINS AUCTION

    February 10, 2014

    Be a playmaker! Place your bid on an autographed Team USA replica hockey jersey, a VIP experience with the Pittsburgh Penguins and more. Auction proceeds support scholarships at Cal U. Click 'more' to see what's up for bid.

  • A MESSAGE FROM INTERIM PRESIDENT JONES

    February 06, 2014

    When wintry weather arrives, a number of variables come into play as we consider whether to delay classes or close campus. Here's a look at the decision-making process - and a 'thank you' to those essential personnel who report to work even in bad weather.

  • ANSWERS FOLLOW 'CAMPUS TALK' WITH PRESIDENT JONES

    February 04, 2014

    At last semester's Campus Talk with President Jones, students asked questions in person and via Twitter. The Cal Times student newspaper has published more answers to those questions on its website. Click 'more' to read them now.

  • ROBERT REICH DISCUSSES ECONOMIC INEQUALITY

    February 04, 2014

    Robert Reich, former U.S. Secretary of Labor, will discuss economic inequality in the United States in a nationwide webcast airing at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 20. See it in Eberly Hall after the 5 p.m. screening of Reich’s movie "Inequality for all."

  • THE JOURNAL: TURKEY VISIT MAY OPEN DOORS

    February 03, 2014

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Turkey visit may open doors; Inspiring photos part of Black History Month; Gould to lead research center; So Cool! It’s the Cal U Ice Rink at PPG Place. Click 'more' to read the Journal online.


January, 2014

  • RISK ASSESSMENT WORKSHOP

    January 29, 2014

    How can the University reduce the risk of natural and man-made hazards? Cal U students, faculty and staff are encouraged to attend an interactive Risk Assessment Workshop 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 6 in the Natali Student Union.

  • RIDE THE 'POLAR EXPRESS' SHUTTLE JAN. 28-29

    January 27, 2014

    Because of the frigid temperatures expected on Jan. 28-29, Cal U will add a 'Polar Express' shuttle to transport students, faculty and staff through Lot 4 (River Lot) and around campus on the Loop Road. Flag down the shuttle if you need a ride!

  • VULCAN FLYER SERVICE SUSPENDED

    January 26, 2014

    Because of inclement weather and poor road conditions, Vulcan Flyer shuttle service has been suspended temporarily. Updates will be provided when road conditions change.

  • CAL U CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH

    January 24, 2014

    Photographer Eunique Jones discusses her project that teaches children about key figures in black history from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. today in the Vulcan Theatre.

  • PASSHE BOARD OF GOVERNORS MEETS TODAY

    January 23, 2014

    Watch the meeting of the PASSHE Board of Governors live from the headquarters of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. Click 'more' for a link to the webcast, beginning at 9 a.m. today.

  • THE JOURNAL: GRADUATES COLLECT DIPLOMAS

    January 21, 2014

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Graduates Collect Diplomas; Auditors Report 'Good, Solid' Finances; Three ROTC Cadets Commissioned as Officers. Click 'more' to read the Journal online.

  • DAY OF SERVICE RESCHEDULED FOR FEB. 7

    January 17, 2014

    Cal U students will lend a hand to worthwhile causes and honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King at the annual Day of Service on Feb. 7. Members of campus organizations will perform service projects from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

  • VIP IS BACK IN SERVICE

    January 09, 2014

    UPDATE: VIP, the Vulcan Information portal, is back in service. UTech Services thanks you for your patience during the maintenance period. For questions or concerns, contact the Help Desk, 724-938-5911.

  • TODAY: VIEW WEBCAST ON PROPOSED WEAPONS POLICY

    January 08, 2014

    Beginning at 10 a.m. today, a live, hour-long webcast will provide information about a proposed policy that would restrict the possession of "deadly or offensive weapons" on PASSHE university campuses. Click 'more' for a link to the webcast.

  • LOOK FOR CAL U'S TV ADS DURING 'THE OSCARS'

    January 02, 2014

    Watch for Cal U's TV ads during local coverage of the 86th Academy Awards show on WTAE affiliate thisTV. Can't wait? Click 'more' to see the ad right now.

  • FALL 2013 DEAN'S LIST

    January 01, 2014

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


December, 2013

  • 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.

  • 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.


November, 2013

  • 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.