Student Polishes Business Skills
Marc Gibson has spent the summer at work for SAP Ariba, an international procurement and supply chain management company.
New-look Blaze Ready for Debut
The visual representation of Cal U's mascot gets an update after feedback from students.
Helsel Wins National Greek Adviser Award
The honor from Alpha Sigma Alpha recognizes Joy Helsel's efforts on behalf of Cal U's students.
On the Beat in Erie
Student Hannah Wyman gains reporting experience as a summer intern with the 'Erie Reader.'
Sports Teams Earn Academic Honors
Men's and women's track & field, volleyball teams earn accolades.
Grant for Wetlands Mitigation Project
Dr. Robert Whyte is awarded a $360,000 grant for stream and wetlands mitigation that is part of a PennDOT project.
Security Feature for Faculty, Staff
Microsoft 365 accounts will now be protected by an enhanced layer of security called Multi-factor Authentication.
Grad, Undergrad Virtual Admissions Events Aug. 6
Sessions will explain the career advantage of a Cal U degree.
As interim provost, Dr. Daniel Engstrom's priority is to provide a rigorous and challenging academic experience.
#CalUTogether: Mask Distribution Part of Reopening Plans
Faculty, staff and students will receive a mask prior to the expected start of fall classes on Aug. 17.
Student Chapter Wins National Award
Cal U's chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta is honored for activities in the 2019-2020 academic year.
Agreement Expands Transportation Offerings
A partnership between the University and the Mid Mon Valley Transit Authority means 'greener' buses, other service enhancements.
State System to Explore University Integrations
The effort would strengthen institutions for the future while honoring their local identity.
PSAC Suspends NCAA Competition for Fall
The Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference votes to suspend all mandated conference athletic events and championships through the fall semester in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cal U Earns $16 Million in Grants
Projects include wetlands mitigation projects, software upgrades and more.
Student's Research Explores Schools' Responses
Senior Anthony Watkins investigates the obstacles and challenges local schools faced this spring during COVID-19.
Board of Governors to Meet
The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education to hold public meeting July 16.
State System Names Vice Chancellor
Dr. Denise Pearson will serve as vice chancellor and chief diversity, equity, and inclusion officer.
Cal U Named 2020-2021 College of Distinction
The University was recognized for excellence in the areas of student engagement, faculty, student life, and student outcomes.
Clinic's Teachers Hone Online Skills
Reading specialist master's degree students are conducting a virtual reading clinic.
Swim Team Earns Academic Laurel
The team earns the Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America honor for the 18th-straight year.
Budding Biologist Builds Resume in Michigan
Senior Maille O'Toole is an intern for the Wildlife Department of the U.S. Forest Service.
Cal U Joins National Degree Completion Initiative
California University of Pennsylvania partners with ReUp Education to reach students who started college but never earned a degree.
Sweitzer Continues as TV Consultant
The sociology professor is lending her expertise for series on Hulu and Netflix.
Grads Get Diplomas, Keepsake Program
The special publication acknowledges the Class of 2020, and a digital version with a choir performance, message from the President and more is available online.
Barnhart Reflects on Cal U Career
Dr. Bruce Barnhart, provost and senior vice president for Academic Affairs at Cal U, is retiring after a 36-year career.
Vulcans Feature 184 PSAC Scholar-Athletes
The honor requires athletes to earn a grade-point average of 3.25 or above.
High Schoolers Remain 'Virtually Unstoppable'
The annual Upward Bound Summer Academy at Cal U goes virtual this year.
'Listening Circle' for Students
The event, sponsored by the Student Affairs Diversity Committee, will focus on instances of racial inequality.
General Assembly Supports State System Reforms
The measure supports ongoing System Redesign efforts.
Enhancement Makes Students Safer Online
University Technology Services introduces Multi-Factor Authentication to help keep data secure.
AMS DataStreme Certificate Program Receives $97,000 Grant
Project Ocean is a partnership between Cal U and the American Meteorological Society.
What's in a Name?
Welcome to the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
Summer Internship Key to Senior's Career Goals
A KeyBank position helps senior business administration major Autumn Tedrow learn about a potential career.
253 on Athletic Director Honor Roll
To be eligible for the academic honor, student-athletes must earn a GPA of 3.00 or higher during the semester.
Staff Recognized for Scholarship Efforts
University Development and Alumni Relations earns two national awards for its efforts to raise scholarship funds for Cal U students.
Campus to Reopen for Fall Semester
The Guide to Fall Reopening summarizes the changes you can expect to see as we resume on-campus classes and in-person activities this fall.
Learning With Emily
Teacher Emily Behm creates her own classrooms on two online platforms.
Board of Governors Advances Fall Framework
All 14 State System universities are making plans that allow for some form of face-to-face instruction in the Fall; those plans will be finalized in the coming weeks.
Police Chiefs Address D.C.J. Cohort
Sixteen students in Cal U's Doctor of Criminal Justice program attend a virtual summer residency.
State System Outlines 'Common Approach' for Fall
Individual universities will implement a common set of recommended practices.
Projects Benefit Pollinators
The Partners for Fish and Wildlife at Cal U plant pollinator-friendly gardens around the region.
Cal U Consolidates Undergraduate Colleges
The reorganization reduces administrative costs and trims the number of academic departments.
President's Message: 'Responsible Reopening' for Fall
Cal U's Reopening Task Force is finalizing plans to welcome students and employees safely to campus this fall. For our University to reopen responsibly, every member of the campus community must make health and safety a priority.
Trustees Hear Fall Opening Updates
Cal U's Council of Trustees meets for its regular quarterly meeting.
GETHIRED Campaign in June
State System schools collaborate on virtual job opportunities.
Spring 2020 Dean's List
Congratulations to students at California University of Pennsylvania who have been named to the Dean's List for the 2020 spring semester.
A Message from the President
At California University, we will continue to do our part to stand firm against injustice and racism, and to ensure a safe environment for our Cal U community.
Puppet Brigade Moves Online
The summertime performances by Cal U students will be available via Facebook.
Important Message About the Fall Semester
We recognize that many students prefer to learn in on-campus classes – and as a community, we value those day-to-day encounters that enhance our learning, our work and our lives. For these reasons, we are making plans to reunite safely with our Cal U classmates and colleagues this fall.