Princeton Review Ranks Cal U
California University of Pennsylvania is ranked among the 'Best in the Northeast' by the education services company.
Mental Health Expert to Speak
Dr. Catherine Greeno will speak at 11 a.m. Sept. 23 as part of Cal U's Research and Real Life series, sponsored by the Center for Undergraduate Research.
'Mask Up, Vulcans!'
Interim President Dale-Elizabeth Pehrsson encourages all of us to do our part for a successful fall semester.
Campus Closet Open for Student Needs
Students in need of clothing for internships and job searches are welcome to make an appointment via Handshake for the on-campus resource.
Cal U Plans Fall Open Houses
Prospective students are invited to explore Cal U at in-person or virtual events.
Events Mark 9/11 Anniversary
The University holds a series of events to mark the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.
Cal U to Mark Voting Milestone
On Sept. 17, student leaders will discuss the 50th anniversary of the 26th Amendment, which gave 18-year-olds the right to vote.
Community College Discounts Extended
Four new members - Allegheny, Beaver, Butler and Penn Highlands community colleges - join the Cal U Educational Alliance.
"The Excitement Is Building!"
Dr. Dale welcomes students back to campus with a video message.
Rutledge Preschool Holds Graduation
It's off to kindergarten for the Class of 2021 after a ceremony at California University of Pennsylvania.
New SGA President Takes Charge
Senior Caitlyn Urban adds to her leadership experience as she pursues a career in education.
Leaders Urge Vaccination
In a message to students, faculty and staff, the chancellor of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education and the chair of the Board of Governors join university presidents and statewide union leaders in urging everyone to get vaccinated.
University Details Mask Requirement, Fall Reopening Plans
"It will take all of us, working together, to keep our Vulcan Nation as strong and safe as possible this fall," Dr. Dale says in an email to the campus community.
Cal U Seeks New Class of Rutledge Scholars
Applications are now being accepted for the tuition-free program. Classes begin in Fall 2022.
Welcome Weekend to Kick Off Fall Semester
A variety of activities are planned Aug. 19-22 for students and their families.
Vaccination Clinic Set for Aug. 27
As delta variant moves in, Cal U fights the spread of COVID-19.
Summer Session: Student Explores Wildlife Career Options
Senior David King learns in the great outdoors during an internship with the Pennsylvania Game Commission.
Vulcans Set Academic Record
Cal U sets a school record with 94 award recipients.
Dr. Dale Begins As Interim President
Read Dr. Dale-Elizabeth Pehrsson's remarks to the campus community as she begins her role as interim president at Cal U.
PSAC Issues Integration Statement
Commissioner Steve Murray issued the following statement regarding Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education integration.
Student Lines Up Career in Athletics
An internship at an indoor golf facility in Pittsburgh prepares professional golf management major Alexandra 'Lexi' Tofanelli for her career goals.
'It Has Been An Honor To Lead'
Robert Thorn shares a message with the Cal U community as he leaves his role as interim president.
Fire Departments Conduct Preparedness Training
Four units test their aerial-truck emergency response plans during a drill at Cal U.
Faculty Earn Merit Awards
The Faculty Professional Development Center at Cal U honors five professors for their work in 2020-2021.
Project Enhances Scientific Communication
A research project focusing on vaccine hesitancy aims to improve the communication skills of students eyeing careers in the sciences.
Grad Students Attend Summer Teaching Residency
The students spent two days at Cal U for face-to-face instruction and other activities to prepare them for student-teaching experiences in the spring.
NSF Grant to Improve STEM Education
The grant of more than $500,000 will allow remote access to lab equipment at California University and two other schools.
Integrated Universities Centered on Student Success
In an email to the Cal U community, leadership affirms the commitment to building 'a strong, secure future for public higher education in Pennsylvania.'
New Interim President Appointed at Cal U
Dr. Dale-Elizabeth Pehrsson adds Cal U's leadership role to her portfolio as the PASSHE Board of Governors approves integration with Clarion, Edinboro
The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education approves the integration of Cal U, Edinboro and Clarion universities in the West and Bloomsburg, Lock Haven and Mansfield universities in the Northeast.
App Encourages Student Engagement
Nearpeer helps students find others with common interests.
Hockey Alumna Wins National Honor
USA Hockey names Tiffany Juha the Adult Player of the Year.
Cal U Features 226 Scholar-Athletes
The University and the PSAC set records for the total number of recipients.
Colleges of Distinction Selects Cal U
The University is named one of the nation's top universities for 2021-2022.
Cadets Graduate From Cal U Police Academy
A ceremony was held June 24 to honor the achievements of 13 graduates.
Softball Tournament to Boost Scholarship Fund
Cal U will host the event on June 27 in memory of alumnus Dale Provins Jr., who was a Jefferson Hills police officer.
Showtime for Summer Theater Camp
The Mon Valley Performing Arts Academy hosts two in-person theater camps at Cal U.
Basic Chemistry: Professor's Book Makes Science Simple
Dr. Ali Sezer writes and designs a new chemistry book meant to make basic scientific concepts easy to learn.
Cal U to Host National Social Work Conference
The 46th National Institute on Social Work and Human Services in Rural Areas will be held virtually from July 14-16.
Spring Semester Dean's List
Congratulations to students at California University of Pennsylvania who have been named to the Dean's List for the 2021 spring semester. Dean's List students are full-time undergraduates with at least a 3.25 GPA.
Film Crew Visits Campus
A scene from the forthcoming series was filmed on the quad.
Cal U Relaxing Pandemic Protocols, Trustees Told
The University's Council of Trustees met in person June 2 for the first time since March 2020.
Website Assists Education Professionals
Dr. Susan Morris-Rutledge leads collaboration to provide resources to school counselors and psychologists.
Franklin Earns All-America Honors
Junior track and field star earns Second-Team All-America status in the 100-meter dash.
Three Commissioned as Officers
The recent Cal U graduates were commissioned as second lieutenants at ceremonies that were held in Pittsburgh.
Cal U Partnership Targets Future Geoscientists
The University joins other State System Schools to create learning opportunities for college, high school students.
State System Sets Public Hearing Schedule
Four public hearings will be held in June to review the proposed integration of six universities into two institutions.
Cal U Welcomes Fifth D.C.J. Cohort
The new class is challenged to be 'change agents' as members begin their studies.
A four-month internship at Clearwater Marine Aquarium expands biology major Emily Bond's career options.