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April, 2014

  • CAL U AGAIN EARNS ‘GREEN COLLEGE’ DESIGNATION

    April 17, 2014

    For the fifth consecutive year, The Princeton Review has recognized Cal U as one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in North America. Its 'Guide to 332 Green Colleges' hails Cal U's energy efficiency and sustainability initiatives.

  • ROBOTS GEAR UP FOR BOTSIQ FINALS APRIL 25-26

    April 15, 2014

    The brackets are set and 66 teams from 47 schools are preparing to send their custom-built robots into battle! Cal U hosts the 2014 Southwestern Pennsylvania BotsIQ Finals April 25-26 in the Convocation Center.

  • 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.


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.

  • POLITICAL EXPERT DISCUSSES ELECTORATE

    March 24, 2014

    Political scientist Dr. Alan Abramowitz, author of 'The Polarized Public: Why Government Is So Dysfunctional,' speaks at 11 a.m. April 15 in Eberly 110. This American Democracy Project event is free, and the public may attend.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • FREE GOLF PROGRAM TEES UP FOR GIRLS AGES 8-10

    January 30, 2014

    Girls ages 8-10 may register now for a free, educational golf program. Students, faculty and staff from Cal U's Professional Golf Management program lead sessions that include golf lessons and other activities. Click 'more' to register.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • GROUP EXPLORES PROGRAM OPTIONS IN TURKEY

    January 15, 2014

    Three University employees have returned from a visit to Turkey, where they visited six universities to explore international programming options. What could this mean for Cal U and its students? Click 'more' to find out.

  • 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.


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.

  • 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.

  • CAL U CELBRATES GRANT WRITERS

    November 19, 2013

    The 2013 Laude Grants Yearbook recognizes all members of the Cal U faculty and staff who applied themselves to the task of grant-writing this year. Click 'more' to view this year’s grants yearbook online.

  • 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.

  • 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.


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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • FACULTY AND COACHES MAY APPLY FOR PARKING PERMITS

    August 13, 2013

    Any APSCUF faculty member or coach may visit Manderino 123 and apply for a free parking permit that provides access to a specific on-campus lot. Click 'more' for details about parking for APSCUF members.

  • '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.


July, 2013

  • STUDENTS PRESENT 'DEAR EDWINA' AUG. 3

    July 23, 2013

    The Mon Valley Performing Arts Academy will perform a fully staged production of the children’s musical 'Dear Edwina' at 4 p.m. Aug. 3 in Steele Hall Mainstage Theatre.

  • EMPLOYEES, STUDENTS RIDE FREE ON MMVTA BUSES

    July 23, 2013

    Mid Mon Valley Transit Authority now offers bus transportation FREE for all Cal U faculty and staff, as well as students. Employees and students now can ride any route at any time, simply by showing the MMVTA driver a valid CalCard.

  • THE JOURNAL: CAMP ADDS ART TO STEM MIX

    July 22, 2013

    The latest edition of the Cal U Journal is now online. Headlines from this week's Journal include: Camp adds art to STEM mix; Trustees tap two as new officers; Fulbright Specialist returns from Russia; Students, alumnus unearth historic foundry. Click "more" to read the Journal online.

  • FULLBRIGHT SPECIALIST RETURNS FROM RUSSIA

    July 12, 2013

    Dr. Sean Madden recently returned from Russia, where he traveled as part of the Fulbright Specialists program. Click "more" to read about his journey.

  • KIDS LEARN FROM PROS AT YOUTH GOLF CLINIC

    July 10, 2013

    Young golfers can learn from the pros July 30 at the free California University of Pennsylvania Youth Golf Clinic, part of the 2013 Mylan Classic schedule.

  • PASSHE BOARD CHAIR TO SERVE THIRD TERM

    July 09, 2013

    Guido M. Pichini will serve a third consecutive term as chair of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education's Board of Governors. He is the first PASSHE university alumnus to chair the board that oversees the State System.


June, 2013

  • THIS WEEK'S MESSAGE FROM INTERIM PRESIDENT JONES

    June 21, 2013

    Cal U's student-athletes earned a cumulative grade-point average of 3.186 for the spring semester. It's a wonderful accomplishment for our student-athletes, and also for the professors, coaches and mentors who teach and support them. I’m pleased to share more news from our athletics program.


May, 2013

  • STEAM CREATOR CAMP MEETS AUG. 12-16

    May 24, 2013

    Kids work with apps, robots, comic books and more at a summer camp focusing on STEAM - science, technology, engineering, arts and math. ANSYS Inc. teams up with Cal U to present a FREE camp for students in grades 6-8.

  • THE JOURNAL: HALL'S NAME RECOGNIZES GIFT

    May 13, 2013

    The latest edition of the Cal U Journal is now online. Headlines from this week's Journal include: Hall’s name recognizes 'remarkable gift;' Two alumni will address graduates; seniors take third at Freescale; Cal U alumni return for military badge. Click "more" to read the Journal online.

  • WATCH COMMENCEMENTS LIVE ONLINE MAY 17-18

    May 08, 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. May 17; watch undergraduates at 10 a.m. May 18.

  • THE JOURNAL: WOMAN OF THE YEAR AWARDS

    May 06, 2013

    The latest edition of the Cal U Journal is now online. Headlines from this week's Journal include: Commission for Women adds faculty, staff awards; Princeton Review colors Cal U 'Green;' 'Bots battles spark STEM interest; Tennis nets championship. Click "more" to read the Journal online.


April, 2013

  • SPEAKER DISCUSSES CO-SLEEPING FOR MOMS, INFANTS

    April 30, 2013

    Dr. James McKenna, a leading proponent of mother-infant co-sleeping, will speak at 7 p.m. May 9 in Eberly Hall, Room 110. A Notre Dame professor, McKenna is a world-renowned expert on infant sleep.

  • THE JOURNAL: NEW CHIEF TO LEAD CAMPUS POLICE

    April 29, 2013

    The latest edition of the Cal U Journal is now online. Headlines from this week's Journal include: Honors Hall to bear donor's name; New chief to lead campus police; 11 bands on Playbill at Cal U Jazz Festival; Runner cracks PSAC Top 10. Click "more" to read the Journal online.

  • THIS WEEK'S MESSAGE FROM INTERIM PRESIDENT JONES

    April 26, 2013

    Accreditation is one way to assure students and their families that our academic programs meet national standards for excellence. I’m proud to announce that a number of programs have been accredited in recent months.

  • THE JOURNAL: STUDENTS PRIMED FOR BIG EVENT

    April 22, 2013

    The latest edition of the Cal U Journal is now online. Headlines from this week's Journal include: Students primed for The Big Event; Penguins online auction open; Ready for the badge; Engineering students chase Freescale Cup. Click "more" to read the Journal online.

  • RESIDENCE HALL WILL BEAR PROFESSOR'S NAME

    April 16, 2013

    A ceremony at 11 a.m. May 3 will rechristen Residence Hall A as the G. Ralph Smith II Honors Hall. The name honors a former English Department professor whose 1.95 million dollar estate will fund scholarships at Cal U.

  • THE JOURNAL: SPARKS TO FLY AT BOTSIQ FINALS

    April 16, 2013

    The latest edition of the Cal U Journal is now online. Headlines from this week's Journal include: Mechanical melee: sparks fly at BotsIQ finals; Freescale Cup comes to Cal U; Art, economic forum rescheduled. Click "more" to read the Journal online.

  • CAMPUS CLIMATE SURVEY IPAD WINNERS

    April 15, 2013

    Congratulations to Nick Eritz (student), Dori Eichelberger (staff) and Joel Press (faculty). They each won an iPad for participating in the Cal U Campus Climate Survey. Thanks for sharing your thoughts about diversity, inclusion and culture at Cal U.

  • LAST DAY TO BID ON PENGUINS AUCTION ITEMS

    April 12, 2013

    Today is the last day to bid on Penguins autographed memorabilia and fan experiences to support scholarships at Cal U. Click "more" to see what’s on the auction block.

  • ACTIVITIES SPOTLIGHT ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

    April 10, 2013

    Faculty and students are 'taking the lead together' in a variety of activities designed to stimulate academic excellence during Academic Excellence Days. Activities will run from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. April 23-24 on the second floor of the Natali Student Center.

  • STEELERS BASKETBALL GAME SPARKS COACHING RIVALRY

    April 09, 2013

    Interim President Geraldine M. Jones will coach the Cal U All-Stars and her husband, Jeff, will coach the Steelers Footballers Basketball Team at 8 p.m. May 2 in the Convocation Center.

  • DO YOU HAVE TICKETS TO THE PRESIDENT'S GALA?

    April 09, 2013

    Rise and shine! Cal U supporters are invited to 'rise to the occasion and shine as a scholarship donor' at the annual President's Gala, which raises funds for student scholarships. Click "more" to see how the event has been reawakened!

  • THIS WEEK'S MESSAGE FROM INTERIM PRESIDENT JONES

    April 05, 2013

    With Honors Convocation on the horizon and Commencement just weeks away, let me take this opportunity to commend out students, faculty and staff for creating a vibrant teaching and learning environment here at Cal U.

  • THE JOURNAL: BOARD CHANGES JONES' TITLE

    April 01, 2013

    The latest edition of the Cal U Journal is now online. Headlines from this week's Journal include: Board changes Jones' title to 'Interim,' ratifies faculty contract; New VP looks forward to campaign completion; Annual convocation honors top scholars. Click "more" to read the Journal online.


March, 2013

  • ESPN'S STEPHEN A. SMITH HEADLINES CONFERENCE

    March 26, 2013

    Outspoken sports journalist Stephen A. Smith headlines the keynote panel at Cal U's 8th annual Hip-Hop Conference. Smith's talk, at 4 p.m. today in the Convocation Center, is open to the public.

  • PUBLIC FORUM EXAMINES ECONOMIC IMPACT OF ARTS

    March 12, 2013

    The Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council will present the findings of its "Arts, Culture and Economic Prosperity" study at a rescheduled public forum from 9:30 a.m.-noon April 22 in the Kara Alumni House.