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Events and Reunions

Upcoming Events

We hope you will join us at upcoming events both on and off campus.  We look forward to seeing you!

Events Calendar

Alumni Awards - June 7

The Alumni Association is pleased to announce the 2016 recipients of the Alumni Awards. A luncheon will take place on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 12:00 pm in the North Wing of the Convocation Center to honor these outstanding individuals.

This year’s recipients are:

  • Dr. George Crane, The John R. Gregg Award for Loyalty and Service
  • Dr. David Argent, C.B. Wilson Distinguished Faculty Award
  • Ms. Shantey Hill ’01, W.S. Jackman Award of Distinction
  • Ms. Jess Strom ’09, Michael Duda Award for Athletic Achievement
  • Dr. Caryl Sheffield ’73, Pavlak/Shutsy Special Service Award
  • Mr. Michael Grace ’95, Professional Excellence Award
  • Ms. Cynthia James ’02, Young Alumni Award
  • Ms. Carol Riley ’69, Meritorious Award

The cost for the luncheon is $25.00 per person. If you are interested in attending please contact Ms. Staci Tedrow at 724-938-4418, or email by Wednesday, May 25, 2016.

If you would like to nominate an alumnus for an alumni award, please contact Leslie Fleenor in the Alumni Office at

Mon Valley Community Night - June 18

Join us at CONSOL Energy Park to enjoy a game at the park with your neighbors. 50% of all Mon Valley Community Night tickets sold will go to support the California University Scholarship Fund.
To order tickets online, log on to Go to “Get Game Tickets” button in the top right corner. Type in “Mon Valley” for the Username. For the Password, type “Vulcans”.
(additional $1.50 charge per ticket when purchased online)

Download and print an order form.

Cal U Golf Outing - June 20

Join us for the 35th annual California University of Pennsylvania Golf Outing benefiting the Cal U Athletic Scholarship Fund.

This year’s event will take place on Monday, June 20, 2016, at the beautiful Southpointe Golf Club in Canonsburg, Pa.

Registration: 9 a.m.
Shotgun Start: 10:30 a.m.
Cocktail reception and dinner immediately following golf.

For more information or for a copy of the brochure, click here.

Hotel Information

Hotels near Cal U

Here is a list of hotels that are convenient to campus

(note: this list is provided for your convenience only and does not imply endorsement or recommendation by the University)

Belle Vernon (I-70 Exit 43A)

Hampton Inn: 724-929-8100

Bentleyville (I-70 Exit 32B)

Best Western Garden Inn: 724-239-4321

Holiday Inn Express: 724-239-7700

California (I-70, Exit 37A)

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton California University-Pittsburgh:* 724-330-5820

New Stanton (PA Turnpike Exit 75)

Econo Lodge: 724-925-6755

Super 8:* 724-925-8915

Uniontown (Route 40)

Fairfield Inn: 724-434-1800

Park Inn by Radisson:* 724-437-2816

Hampton Inn: 724-430-1000

Washington (Off I-70)

Comfort Suites: 724-884-0299

Spring Hill Suites: 724-223-7800

Hampton Inn: 724-228-4100

*Special rates for California University visitors.

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:
California University of Pennsylvania
250 University Ave., Box 89
California, PA 15419

Phone: 724-938-4418
Fax: 724-938-4327