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September, 2014

  • 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. Registration opens Oct. 3 for military veterans, Oct. 6 for non-veteran undergraduate and graduate students. Click 'more' for course options.

  • CAL U STARS SHINE AT OCT. 10 SHOWCASE

    September 17, 2014

    Some of Cal U's most talented students, alumni and employees shine onstage at 'Our Showcase of Stars.' Kick off Homecoming weekend at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10 with an evening of unforgettable entertainment. Proceeds support scholarships!

  • 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 OCT. 3-4

    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.

  • '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.

  • 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.

  • 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, 2013

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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, 2013

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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, 2013

  • 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.

  • '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.