Apr 20, 2018
lavender graduation

'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.

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Apr 19, 2018
Earth Day

Earth Day Activities Planned

Sustainability Club plans Earth Day events on Friday, April 20, to bring awareness to environmental issues.

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Apr 18, 2018
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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.

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Apr 16, 2018
botsiq

Competition -- and Camaraderie -- at BotsIQ

Nearly 1,000 high school students competed in the Southwestern Pennsylvania BotsIQ finals at the Convocation Center.

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Apr 16, 2018

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.

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Apr 16, 2018

Quarterback Completes Hall of Fame Attempt

Joe Ruggiero overcame a broken leg to forge Cal U Athletic Hall of Fame career.

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Apr 16, 2018
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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.

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Apr 16, 2018

Student Wins Tourism, Hospitality Scholarship

Erika Watkins wins $1,500 tourism, hospitality scholarship.

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Apr 15, 2018
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Cast Members: 'It Gets Better'

'Heathers' actors share personal experiences, positive messages with local high school students.

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Apr 12, 2018
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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.

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Apr 11, 2018
hip-hop conference

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.

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Apr 09, 2018
Hall of Fame

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.

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Apr 09, 2018
Heritage Lounge in the Natali Student Center

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.

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Apr 06, 2018
Volunteer at the big event

Students Gear Up to Give Back at 'Big Event'

Annual day of service to the community is April 14.

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Apr 06, 2018
Graduate School Open House

Grad Open House April 25

School of Graduate Studies and Research plans open house April 25.

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Apr 05, 2018
Congressional redistricting

Talk Topic: Redrawing Pennsylvania's Voting Districts

Fair District PA speaker to outline effort to form independent Citizens Redistricting Commission.

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Apr 04, 2018
pike run fishing festival

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.

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Apr 03, 2018

STEM Skills on Display as BotsIQ Returns

High school students to battle with their 'bots April 13-14 at the Convocation Center.

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Mar 30, 2018

Play to Explore Serious Side of High School Experience

Department of Music and Theatre's presents "Heathers: The Musical" April 12-14.

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Mar 29, 2018
Business Plan Competition

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.

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Mar 28, 2018

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.

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Mar 26, 2018
Tennis player

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.

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Mar 26, 2018
Cuban Art

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.

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Mar 23, 2018
destination day

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.

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Mar 22, 2018
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.

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

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Mar 22, 2018
Counseling education

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.

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Mar 21, 2018

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.

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Mar 19, 2018
Paul Hertneky

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.

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Mar 17, 2018
FIRST Robotics competition

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.

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Mar 16, 2018
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Graduate School Holds Two Open Houses

On March 21, California University's School of Graduate Studies and Research will hold the first of two open house events from 6-8 p.m. in Kara Alumni House, on campus.

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