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News by Category - Prospective Students


December, 2015

  • MULTIMEDIA SHOW HONORS CIVIL RIGHTS ICON

    December 08, 2015

    Cal U celebrates the life and teachings of Martin Luther King Jr. with a free presentation Jan. 19 in the Natali Student Center. ‘King’s Dream’ is a multimedia show that blends historical film footage with live narratives, music and song. The public may attend.


November, 2015

  • ‘FINISH LINE’ A FAST TRACK TO YOUR COLLEGE DEGREE

    November 19, 2015

    Students who left school before completing a college degree can get back on track with The Finish Line. Cal U's new degree completion program evaluates your credits and maps out an efficient, affordable plan for earning your diploma.


October, 2015

  • CAL U RECOGNIZED FOR STEM LEARNING, CAREERS

    October 28, 2015

    Cal U has been designated a ‘2016 STEM Jobs Approved College’ by Victory Media, creator of resources for students interested in science, technology, engineering and math. The designation affirms Cal U’s efforts to prepare students for high-demand, high-growth STEM occupations.

  • ADMISSIONS OFFICE OPEN UNTIL 7 P.M. WEEKDAYS

    October 27, 2015

    Considering Cal U? Stop by after school or after work to meet with an admissions counselor, ask questions and get answers. The Admissions Office is open until 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and until 5 p.m. Friday.


August, 2015

  • FOOD DRIVE HELPS TO STOCK CAL U CUPBOARD

    August 04, 2015

    Faculty and staff are asked to donate non-perishable food items to stock the Cal U Cupboard, a new initiative to combat food insecurity. On Aug. 12, staff and volunteers will pick up donations at your University office.


July, 2015

  • JOIN US FOR THE CLASS OF 2016 OPEN HOUSE

    July 21, 2015

    Cal U welcomes soon-to-be high school seniors to the Class of 2016 Special Open House, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. July 24 at the Convocation Center. Learn about Cal U's academic programs, tour the campus and eat lunch with staff members and current University students.


April, 2015

  • STUDENTS MAKE AN IMPACT WITH 'BIG EVENT'

    April 23, 2015

    Nearly 400 volunteers worked at 44 community locations April 18 as part of The Big Event. The annual student-led service project aims to make a difference for Cal U’s neighbors and local organizations. Click 'more' to see photos from The Big Event.


March, 2015

  • 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.

  • CAL U HOSTS SCIENCE OLYMPIAD MARCH 18

    March 03, 2015

    About 750 middle school and high school students visit campus March 18 for a daylong series of contests in science, technology, engineering and math. Stop by the Convocation Center to see STEM learning in action!

  • 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!


February, 2015

  • ONLINE UNDERGRADUATES EARN TIMELY DEGREES

    February 25, 2015

    Nine out of 10 students who begin an online bachelor's degree program at Cal U earn their diploma within six years. That success rate earned Cal U a No. 4 ranking on the U.S. News Short List, published online by U.S. News and World Report.

  • FIRST ROBOTICS AT CAL U IS ON TV!

    February 16, 2015

    Tune in to KDKA-TV at 7:30 p.m. March 28 to see highlights of the FIRST Robotics Greater Pittsburgh regional competition held recently in the Convocation Center. If STEM is your sport, this show's for you!

  • 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.


January, 2015

  • VISIT CAL U: WE'RE WAITING FOR YOU!

    January 30, 2015

    Prospective students and their families may register now to attend one of two Academic Open House programs remaining this semester. Visitors can tour the campus, meet faculty members and talk with students. Register online now or give Cal U a call.

  • STUDENTS PREPARE FOR ANNUAL STORMFEST

    January 21, 2015

    After a year of planning, nearly 100 Cal U students will present the eighth annual StormFest Feb. 6-7 in collaboration with the Carnegie Science Center. The two-day event at the science center in Pittsburgh offers hands-on activities for kids and adults.

  • STUDENTS READY ROBOTS FOR SPRING COMPETITION

    January 16, 2015

    More than 1,200 students on 54 teams have begin building robots for the Greater Pittsburgh Regional FIRST Robotics Competition, one of several STEM-focused contests coming to the Cal U Convocation Center this spring.


December, 2014

  • STUDENTS PREP FOR WORLD TECH CONFERENCE

    December 09, 2014

    A group of 15-20 Cal U students, all members of the Technology Education Association of California University (TEAC), are preparing to compete at the world's largest conference for technology and engineering educators.


October, 2014

  • VISIT CAL U DURING FALL DISCOVERY DAYS

    October 16, 2014

    On Discovery day, high school students and their families can tour the campus, meet faculty and staff and learn about Cal U's 130 undergraduate programs. Registration is requested; click 'more' to register now!