'Open Hearts' Celebrate Lavender Graduation
The fifth annual ceremony, presented by the Lambda Bridges LGBTQA+ Program Office, recognized 10 students and allies who will graduate in 2018.
Earth Day Activities Planned
Sustainability Club plans Earth Day events on Friday, April 20, to bring awareness to environmental issues.
Grant Funds Fellowship to Promote Voter Engagement
Students who want to educate and register voters during the 2018 election season may apply for fellowships funded through a grant from the Campus Vote Project.
Competition -- and Camaraderie -- at BotsIQ
Nearly 1,000 high school students competed in the Southwestern Pennsylvania BotsIQ finals at the Convocation Center.
Students Pitch In
415 members of the Cal U community fan out at 51 sites across town as part of The Big Event, the University's day of community service.
Quarterback Completes Hall of Fame Attempt
Joe Ruggiero overcame a broken leg to forge Cal U Athletic Hall of Fame career.
Author to Discuss Historical Fiction
Kathleen Shoop, whose book explores the Donora smog tragedy in 1948, will speak at noon April 23 in Duda Hall, Room 110.
Student Wins Tourism, Hospitality Scholarship
Erika Watkins wins $1,500 tourism, hospitality scholarship.
Cast Members: 'It Gets Better'
'Heathers' actors share personal experiences, positive messages with local high school students.
Organization Celebrates Five Years
Cal U Women United,which supports women of color at the University, to mark fifth anniversary on April 27 with new scholarship, special guest speaker.
Media Personality Charlamagne Headlines Hip-hop Conference
National radio, TV and social media personality Charlamagne tha God will discuss "Hip-hop, Race and Social Activism" when Cal U presents its 13th annual Hip-hop Conference. Charlamagne will join Pittsburgh social activist Leon Ford for a keynote presentation at 3 p.m. April 27 in the Morgan Hall Learning Resource Center.
Hard Work Leads to Vulcan Hall of Fame
Ishmieal Kamara used hard work to become a member of the Cal U Athletic Hall of Fame.
Undergraduate Open House April 28
An Open House program is scheduled for prospective and accepted students from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, April 28. Registration begins at 8 a.m. on the third floor of the Natali Student Center.
Students Gear Up to Give Back at 'Big Event'
Annual day of service to the community is April 14.
Grad Open House April 25
School of Graduate Studies and Research plans open house April 25.
Talk Topic: Redrawing Pennsylvania's Voting Districts
Fair District PA speaker to outline effort to form independent Citizens Redistricting Commission.
Fishing Festival Tradition Continues April 21
Cal U and the California community again will collaborate to present the 23rd annual Pike Run Youth Fishing Festival, set for 8 a.m.-3 p.m. April 21 at Rotary Park, off Route 88 (Third Street) in California.
STEM Skills on Display as BotsIQ Returns
High school students to battle with their 'bots April 13-14 at the Convocation Center.
Play to Explore Serious Side of High School Experience
Department of Music and Theatre's presents "Heathers: The Musical" April 12-14.
Clarion Student Wins Business Plan Competition
Cal U senior Tyler Klenk's proposal for using blockchain technology to help reduce deaths from opioid overdoses made him one of 14 finalists in the State System of Higher Education's seventh annual contest.
Hand-in-Hand Grant Provides Help for Parents
A four-year grant of more than $389,000 awarded by the U.S. Department of Education is helping low-income parents who attend California University of Pennsylvania pay for child care services.
Tennis Player's Journey Leads to Hall of Fame
Inga Chilingaryan-Babakhanyan is one of three former Vulcans who will be inducted into the Cal U Athletic Hall of Fame on April 21.
Library Showcases Cuban Art
The work of five artists from Cuba will be on display April 16-21 in the third-floor gallery at Manderino Library.
Transferring to Cal U? There's a Day for That
College students considering a transfer to California University of Pennsylvania get one-stop assistance when they visit the Cal U campus on April 11, 2018.
Healthcare Advocate to Address Top Scholars
Blayre Holmes Davis '12 will deliver the honors address when Cal U recognizes more than 1,300 of its most accomplished scholars at an Honors Convocation at 2 p.m. April 7 in the Convocation Center
Continuing Education in Counseling
The Department of Counselor Education and the Master of Social Work program are offering free professional development opportunities for counselors, psychologists and social workers.
Service Members Seek Badge
The opportunity to earn a prestigious military badge will bring more than 30 service members to the Cal U campus and surrounding area March 23-24. Three Cal U students and two alumni will be among the active-duty, reserve and National Guard members seeking the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge.
Author's Work Based in Mon Valley
Paul Hertneky, author of Rust Belt Boy: Stories of An American Childhood, will present a lecture and reading from 11 a.m.- noon on March 29 in the Old Main Hall Chapel.
Arcade Theme Powers FIRST Robotics Contest
More than 50 teams from nine states, as well as teams from China and Taiwan, will drive their 120-pound, custom-built robots across the playing field March 22-24 in the Convocation Center at California University of Pennsylvania.