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March, 2015

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • '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.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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.


February, 2015

  • A MESSAGE FROM INTERIM PRESIDENT JONES

    February 27, 2015

    It was wonderful to see so many people at Student Convocation. Not every question can be answered at a single session, so let me remind you about some of the services available to our students.

  • VULCAN FLYER SERVICE AFFECTED BY WEATHER

    February 18, 2015

    Because of poor road conditions, Vulcan Flyer service may be suspended temporarily this afternoon. Service will resume once roadways are deemed safe for travel.

  • A MESSAGE FROM INTERIM PRESIDENT JONES

    February 13, 2015

    Mark your calendar for April 14, when Cal U holds its first Conference on Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity. Faculty and students are encouraged to participate, and to invite visitors from outside the campus community.

  • CAREER WEEK: GEAR UP FOR YOUR FUTURE!

    February 10, 2015

    Learn to build your personal brand, pick up networking and etiquette tips, visit a career fair or fix up your resume — all with Career Week activities organized by the Career and Professional Development Center. Click ‘more’ for the schedule.

  • CAL U HOSTS BACCHUS PEER EDUCATORS

    February 10, 2015

    More than 100 peer educators from a three-state region are expected to attend the BACCHUS regional conference Feb. 28 in the Convocation Center. The organization works to prevent drug and alcohol abuse on campuses nationwide.

  • FEB. 27 CONFERENCE EXPLORES ‘SECURITY GAPS’

    February 09, 2015

    The 8th annual Conference on Homeland and International Security examines 'Security Gaps in Our Criminal Justice System,' with a keynote talk on 'Strategies to Reduce Officer-Involved Shootings.' Admission is free.

  • STUDENT ARTISTS GO 'BACK TO THE DRAWING BOARDS'

    February 05, 2015

    Artworks by current and former students will be displayed on all three floors of Vulcan Hall during 'Back to the Drawing Boards,' a juried award show Feb. 19-20. Two bands are slated to appear at the free opening reception.

  • MOBILE VET CENTER STOPS HERE FEB. 10

    February 05, 2015

    Military veterans at Cal U or in the community can visit a Mobile Vet Center on campus from 11:30-3 p.m. Feb. 10. The mobile center provides nonmedical readjustment counseling and outreach to veterans and their families.

  • CAL U AFTER HOURS OFFERS CAFÉ TREATS, LAUGHS

    February 02, 2015

    Sycamore Bistro is now open from 7:30 a.m. -7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and from 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday. Other evening events for students are scheduled throughout February. Click 'more' to see what's happening!


January, 2015

  • FREE EVENTS CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY MONTH

    January 30, 2015

    Discuss hot-button issues with nationally recognized experts. Learn from a groundbreaking spoken word artist. Explore the history of black fraternities and sororities, and much more. Check out Cal U's free Black History Month programs.

  • ON TV: FACULTY DISCUSS 'TECHNOLOGY TODAY'

    January 27, 2015

    Did you miss 'Technology Today' on KDKA-TV? Watch as Dr. Kate Mitchem, Dr. Swarn Gill and Dr. Stephen Whitehead describe how students and the community benefit from Cal U programs that use the latest high-tech tools.

  • FALL 2014 DEAN'S LIST

    January 26, 2015

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

  • WORKSHOP EXAMINES ETHICAL DILEMMAS

    January 26, 2015

    The Department of Social Work and the Master of Social Work program host the second annual Ethics Panel Jan. 30. A licensed social worker and four faculty members explore ethical decision making during this free, interactive program.

  • HOURLY PARKING NOW AVAILABLE IN LOT 11

    January 21, 2015

    Motorists who need a temporary parking space convenient to the Convocation Center, Morgan Hall or Gallagher Hall may use a new meter or mobile app to pay by the hour for parking in Lot 11, behind Gallagher.

  • 22 PUSHUPS RAISE SUICIDE AWARENESS

    January 21, 2015

    Reports show that 22 military veterans die by suicide each day. To raise awareness, veterans and ROTC cadets will meet on the Quad at 11:22 a.m. weekdays, from Jan. 22-Feb. 20, to do 22 pushups each. You can join them; click 'more' for details.

  • THE JOURNAL: PRESIDENTS ADDRESS GRADUATES

    January 20, 2015

    A new edition of the Cal U Journal is available online. The latest headlines include: Two presidents address graduates; Two named women of the Year; Mentorship has global reach. Read the Journal online today.

  • AUDITIONS FOR SPRING THEATRE PRODUCTIONS

    January 20, 2015

    Auditions and interviews for spring shows produced by the Department of Theatre and Dance are set for 5:30 p.m. Jan. 22. Actors, singers and dancers are needed; technicians and stage managers too! Click 'more' for details.

  • THEY’RE BACK! MEASURES BEGIN TO DISPERSE CROWS

    January 14, 2015

    Flocks of crows have begun congregating on campus, and once again Cal U is taking steps to discourage them from roosting on buildings and in the Quad. Beginning Jan. 15, a natural grape-extract mist may be used to disperse the flocks.

  • WARM UP! REGISTER FOR SUMMER COLLEGE

    January 08, 2015

    Registration for Summer College opens Jan. 20. Summer College offers more than 200 undergraduate and graduate courses for Cal U and visiting students. Daytime, evening and online courses are available. Click 'more' to access the full schedule.


December, 2014

  • HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM CAL U

    December 19, 2014

    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.

  • 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.