Aug 03, 2020

Student Polishes Business Skills

Marc Gibson has spent the summer at work for SAP Ariba, an international procurement and supply chain management company.

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Jul 30, 2020

New-look Blaze Ready for Debut

The visual representation of Cal U's mascot gets an update after feedback from students.

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Jul 30, 2020

Helsel Wins National Greek Adviser Award

The honor from Alpha Sigma Alpha recognizes Joy Helsel's efforts on behalf of Cal U's students.

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Jul 27, 2020

On the Beat in Erie

Student Hannah Wyman gains reporting experience as a summer intern with the 'Erie Reader.'

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Jul 27, 2020

Sports Teams Earn Academic Honors

Men's and women's track & field, volleyball teams earn accolades.

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Jul 27, 2020

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.

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Jul 27, 2020

Security Feature for Faculty, Staff

Microsoft 365 accounts will now be protected by an enhanced layer of security called Multi-factor Authentication.

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Jul 23, 2020

Grad, Undergrad Virtual Admissions Events Aug. 6

Sessions will explain the career advantage of a Cal U degree.

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Jul 21, 2020

Creating Opportunities

As interim provost, Dr. Daniel Engstrom's priority is to provide a rigorous and challenging academic experience.

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Jul 20, 2020

#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.

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Jul 20, 2020

Student Chapter Wins National Award

Cal U's chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta is honored for activities in the 2019-2020 academic year.

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Jul 17, 2020

Agreement Expands Transportation Offerings

A partnership between the University and the Mid Mon Valley Transit Authority means 'greener' buses, other service enhancements.

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Jul 16, 2020

State System to Explore University Integrations

The effort would strengthen institutions for the future while honoring their local identity.

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Jul 15, 2020

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.

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Jul 14, 2020

Cal U Earns $16 Million in Grants

Projects include wetlands mitigation projects, software upgrades and more.

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Jul 13, 2020

Student's Research Explores Schools' Responses

Senior Anthony Watkins investigates the obstacles and challenges local schools faced this spring during COVID-19.

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Jul 13, 2020

Board of Governors to Meet

The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education to hold public meeting July 16.

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Jul 13, 2020

State System Names Vice Chancellor

Dr. Denise Pearson will serve as vice chancellor and chief diversity, equity, and inclusion officer.

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Jul 08, 2020

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.

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Jul 07, 2020

Clinic's Teachers Hone Online Skills

Reading specialist master's degree students are conducting a virtual reading clinic.

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Jul 06, 2020

Swim Team Earns Academic Laurel

The team earns the Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America honor for the 18th-straight year.

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Jul 06, 2020

Budding Biologist Builds Resume in Michigan

Senior Maille O'Toole is an intern for the Wildlife Department of the U.S. Forest Service.

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Jul 06, 2020

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.

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Jul 06, 2020

Sweitzer Continues as TV Consultant

The sociology professor is lending her expertise for series on Hulu and Netflix.

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Jul 02, 2020

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.

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Jun 30, 2020

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.

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Jun 29, 2020

Vulcans Feature 184 PSAC Scholar-Athletes

The honor requires athletes to earn a grade-point average of 3.25 or above.

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Jun 29, 2020

High Schoolers Remain 'Virtually Unstoppable'

The annual Upward Bound Summer Academy at Cal U goes virtual this year.

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Jun 25, 2020

'Listening Circle' for Students

The event, sponsored by the Student Affairs Diversity Committee, will focus on instances of racial inequality.

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Jun 25, 2020

General Assembly Supports State System Reforms

The measure supports ongoing System Redesign efforts.

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Jun 23, 2020

Enhancement Makes Students Safer Online

University Technology Services introduces Multi-Factor Authentication to help keep data secure.

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Jun 23, 2020

AMS DataStreme Certificate Program Receives $97,000 Grant

Project Ocean is a partnership between Cal U and the American Meteorological Society.

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Jun 22, 2020

What's in a Name?

Welcome to the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

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Jun 22, 2020

Summer Internship Key to Senior's Career Goals

A KeyBank position helps senior business administration major Autumn Tedrow learn about a potential career.

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Jun 22, 2020

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.

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Jun 22, 2020

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.

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Jun 15, 2020

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.

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Jun 12, 2020

Learning With Emily

Teacher Emily Behm creates her own classrooms on two online platforms.

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Jun 10, 2020

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.

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Jun 10, 2020

Police Chiefs Address D.C.J. Cohort

Sixteen students in Cal U's Doctor of Criminal Justice program attend a virtual summer residency.

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Jun 09, 2020

State System Outlines 'Common Approach' for Fall

Individual universities will implement a common set of recommended practices.

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Jun 08, 2020

Projects Benefit Pollinators

The Partners for Fish and Wildlife at Cal U plant pollinator-friendly gardens around the region.

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Jun 05, 2020

Cal U Consolidates Undergraduate Colleges

The reorganization reduces administrative costs and trims the number of academic departments.

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Jun 04, 2020

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.

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Jun 04, 2020

Trustees Hear Fall Opening Updates

Cal U's Council of Trustees meets for its regular quarterly meeting.

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Jun 03, 2020

GETHIRED Campaign in June

State System schools collaborate on virtual job opportunities.

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Jun 03, 2020
Cal U students walking to class.

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.

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Jun 02, 2020

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.

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Jun 01, 2020

Puppet Brigade Moves Online

The summertime performances by Cal U students will be available via Facebook.

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May 20, 2020
Clocktower

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.

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