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News by Category - Faculty & Staff


March, 2017

  • CAL U NAMED 'VOTER FRIENDLY CAMPUS'

    March 22, 2017

    Cal U is one of just seven Pennsylvania universities, and only 83 schools nationwide, to be designated a Voter Friendly Campus for its efforts to inform student voters, engage them in the election process, and encourage them to register and vote.


February, 2017

  • A MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT GERALDINE JONES

    February 09, 2017

    This is our moment to define a strong and distinctive identity for our University. Our longstanding special mission in science and technology can guide our way forward as we re-engineer Cal U for a new generation.


January, 2017

  • BOARD OF GOVERNORS MEETS AT 10:30 A.M.

    January 25, 2017

    Click 'more' to watch a live webcast of the quarterly meeting of the Board of Governors for Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education.


December, 2016

  • BEST WISHES FOR A WONDERFUL HOLIDAY

    December 15, 2016

    University President Geraldine Jones and her husband, Jeff, send their warmest wishes to California University’s students, faculty, staff and friends. Click ‘more’ to view their holiday greeting card online.


November, 2016

  • A MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT GERALDINE JONES

    November 11, 2016

    It is time to set aside our political differences and focus on all that unites us. We expect every member of our campus community to act with integrity, treat others with civility, and take responsibility for the safety and well-being of ourselves and those around us.

  • THE JOURNAL: NEW HOUSING OPEN FOR COMMUTERS

    November 07, 2016

    A new edition of the Cal U Journal is available online. The latest headlines include: New housing open for commuters; Students back in class after strike; Experts to dissect election outcomes. Click 'more' to read the latest Cal U Journal online.


October, 2016

  • MAKE YOUR VOTE COUNT ON ELECTION DAY

    October 26, 2016

    Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016. Polls are open from 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Make your vote count! Click 'more' to read nonpartisan guides to key candidates' positions, learn what a 'third party' vote can mean, find your polling place and see what ID you should bring to the polls.

  • STRIKE ENDS: A MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT JONES

    October 21, 2016

    Classes resume on Monday. As a campus community our job now is to come together with mutual respect, and in the spirit of our core values - Integrity, Civility and Responsibility.

  • FINAL PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE IS 'MUST-WATCH' TV

    October 12, 2016

    The nation is talking about the presidential debates! Join us for the final DebateWatch party of this election season at 9 p.m. Oct. 19 in Eberly Hall, Room 110. We'll watch the live broadcast from the University of Nevada and discuss the candidates' positions on the issues.

  • THE JOURNAL: PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATION

    October 10, 2016

    A new edition of the Cal U Journal is available online. The latest headlines include: Special events celebrate Presidential Inauguration; Homecoming has carnival atmosphere; 'Concussion' author to share insights. Click 'more' to read the latest Cal U Journal online.

  • HOMECOMING 2016 HAS 'CARNIVAL' THEME

    October 06, 2016

    Come to the 'Carnival" -- Cal U's Homecoming events are continuing as planned! Highlights include an alumni Picnic on the Patio, the annual Homecoming Parade at noon Oct. 22, followed by Vulcan football at 3 p.m. Click 'more' for a full schedule of events.

  • COMMUNITY INVITED TO FREE INAUGURAL EVENTS

    October 05, 2016

    Celebrate Cal U's presidential inauguration by attending a free event! Various Cal U departments give talks and performances from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. daily, Oct. 10-12, in the Natali Student Center. Students, employees and our California neighbors are invited. Click 'more' for a schedule.


September, 2016

  • WATCH THE VICE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE OCT. 4

    September 28, 2016

    More than 80,000,000 viewers watched the presidential candidates face off in a televised debate. Now see what the vice presidential contenders Tim Kaine and Mike Pence have to say. Join the watch party at 9 p.m. Oct. 4 in Eberly Hall, Room 110.

  • THE JOURNAL: PRESIDENT EMPHASIZES OPPORTUNITIES

    September 26, 2016

    A new edition of the Cal U Journal is available online. The latest headlines include: President emphasizes opportunities; Barnhart named provost; Project revitalizing Pike Run. Click 'more' to read the latest Cal U Journal online.

  • THE JOURNAL: FOOTBALL PLAYBOOK GIVES BACK

    September 12, 2016

    A new edition of the Cal U Journal is available online. The latest headlines include: Football playbook includes community service; Retired dean to receive Carter Award; Constitution Day panel to discuss conventions, politics. Click 'more' to read the latest Cal U Journal online.

  • 'DAY OF GIVING' SUPPORTS CAL U STUDENTS

    September 12, 2016

    Help Cal U students by participating in the Washington County Community Foundation’s annual Day of Giving on Sept.13. A portion of the $100,000 'bonus pool' of funds helps your donation go even further. Click 'more' for links and details.

  • CONVENTIONS SPOTLIGHTED ON CONSTITUTION DAY

    September 09, 2016

    Hear firsthand accounts of the Democratic and Republican national conventions, and a convention focused on millennials' concerns, when Cal U marks Constitution Day, Sept. 16. Two panel presentations in the Natali Student Center are open to the entire campus community.

  • HEALTH FAIR MIXES EDUCATION WITH FUN

    September 07, 2016

    Educate yourself about health and wellness at the 29th annual health fair Sept. 21 in the Convocation Center. Giveaways, screenings, entertainment and more are part of this 29th annual event, which is open to the campus community and to the public.


August, 2016

  • VULCAN PARKING GARAGE TEMPORARILY CLOSED

    August 30, 2016

    The Vulcan Parking Garage is temporarily closed to ALL vehicle and pedestrian traffic. Only authorized personnel are permitted to enter the garage while an independent safety review is conducted. Click 'more' for an update on this issue.

  • THE JOURNAL: FALL 2016 SEMESTER BEGINS

    August 29, 2016

    A new edition of the Cal U Journal is available online. The latest headlines include: President's showcase tops off family day; Fall 2016 semester begins today; Professor creates 'magical' art in Portugal. Click 'more' to read the latest Cal U Journal online.

  • A MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT GERALDINE JONES

    August 26, 2016

    Welcome to 2016-2017 academic year! Freshmen from 330 high schools are joining our Cal U family this fall. We begin the semester with 13 new tenure-track faculty members and permanent leadership in the Office of Academic Affairs. Click 'more' to read the full message.


July, 2016

  • A MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT GERALDINE JONES

    July 18, 2016

    The 2016-2017 tuition rate for all 14 State System schools has been approved by the PASSHE Board of Governors. Cal U and its “sister” institutions are your most affordable option among all four-year colleges and universities in the state.

  • NEW PARKING OPTIONS FOR FACULTY AND STAFF

    July 08, 2016

    A new parking plan offers lower parking permit rates and a free permit option that allows members of collective bargaining units to park in designated areas in 80% of the lots on campus. The free permits are available now. Click 'more' for details about the new plan.


May, 2016

  • ALUMNI AWARDS LUNCHEON SET FOR JUNE 4

    May 23, 2016

    The Cal U Alumni Association recognizes some of the University's most distinguished graduates and faculty at the 2016 Awards of Distinction luncheon. The public may attend the event at noon June 4 in the Convocation Center's north wing.


April, 2016

  • A MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT GERALDINE JONES

    April 11, 2016

    I am confident that California University's future is bright, I appreciate the opportunity to continue working on behalf of this remarkable institution and its students, faculty and staff.

  • THE JOURNAL: SPRING BREAK TAKES STUDENTS TO CUBA

    April 11, 2016

    A new edition of the Cal U Journal is available online. The latest headlines include: 'Life-changing' spring break takes students to cuba; Strike a Spark event returns; Forest service honors professor. Click 'more' to read the latest Cal U Journal online.


March, 2016

  • PROFESSOR HONORED FOR CONSERVATION EFFORTS

    March 31, 2016

    The U.S. Forest Service has honored Dr. Carol Bocetti, a professor in the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, and her team for their efforts to save an endangered songbird species. It is Bocetti's second national award for her work with the Kirtland's warbler.

  • AGREEMENT CLEARS PATH TO ASSOCIATE DEGREE

    March 30, 2016

    If you transferred to Cal U from a community college, you may have already earned enough credits to apply for your associate degree. Learn more about how a new agreement among State System schools and 14 community colleges in Pennsylvania makes this possible.

  • THE JOURNAL: MUSICAL PREMIERES IN STEELE

    March 28, 2016

    A new edition of the Cal U Journal is available online. The latest headlines include: Student's original musical premieres in Steele Hall; Alumnus will address top scholars at convocation; President candidates introduced. Click 'more' to read the latest Cal U Journal online.

  • THE JOURNAL: WIFI UPGRADE IMPROVES ACCESS

    March 28, 2016

    A new edition of the Cal U Journal is available online. The latest headlines include: WiFi upgrade improves access; Cal U students on primary ballot; Conference focus: sustainable communities. Click 'more' to read the latest Cal U Journal online.


January, 2016