Spring Semester Dean's List
Congratulations to students at California University of Pennsylvania who have been named to the Dean's List for the 2022 spring semester. Dean's List students are full-time undergraduates with at least a 3.25 GPA.
PennWest Celebrates Pride Month
Today and throughout the month of June, we honor the legacies of the LGBTQ+ individuals whose hard work and resilience created the world we live in today.
Baseball Club to Play for NCBA World Series Title
The team plays May 20 in Butler, Pa.
Welcome to PennWest
Ad campaign begins for Pennsylvania Western University.
Cal Celebrates 194th Commencement
Honorary doctorates were awarded to two longtime supporters of the university as degrees were granted to more than 1,000 graduates.
Leaders Congratulate Grads
Video messages from Dr. Dale-Elizabeth Pehrsson and Chancellor Dan Greenstein send best wishes to the class of 2022.
Four Win FPDC Awards
The honors are presented by the Faculty Professional Development Center for excellence in grants, research, teaching and service.
Hip-Hop Conference Panelists Discuss Issues
Lively conversations were held on the history of hip-hop, critical race theory, mental health issues and more.
Bots Do Battle
It was an exciting two days of competition at the Convocation Center as the university again hosted the BotsIQ finals.
Big Event Is Back
Cal U heads into the community for the annual day of service.
Dr. Dale Among Top Education Innovators
The leader at California, Clarion and Edinboro universities is named to City & State PA's 2022 Higher Education Power 100.
Strike a Spark Highlights Student Work
More than 250 creative and poster presentations were made at the Convocation Center on April 20.
KRS-One, Dr. Zoe Spencer to Headline Hip-Hop Conference
The 16th annual event will take place April 26-29.
Grad School Speaker Series Concludes April 27
Fred Smith is a 2012 grad and data engineer.
Cal U to Hold 194th Commencement
Combined ceremonies will be held May 7 at the Convocation Center and will include honorary doctorates for former President Geraldine Jones and Karen Rutledge.
Cal U Inducts 2020, 2021 Hall of Fame Classes
The 10 newest members were honored April 23.
State Official Talks Careers at Cal U
The Cal U Career & Professional Development Center hosted Pennsylvania Auditor General Timothy DeFoor on April 13 to speak to accounting and finance students regarding internship and job opportunities.
Four Honored By President's Commission
Person of the Year, Sunshine Award winners are honored for their contributions to the California campus community.
Jennie Carter Award Honors Educator
Erica McDill, a 1992 Cal U alum, is a teacher at Westinghouse High School in Pittsburgh.
Successful Field Training Event
Geology students gain hands-on experience at Student Field Workshop at SAI Farm.
Cal U Forges Ahead with Annual Student Research Symposium
Behavioral scientist to deliver 'Strike a Spark' keynote on April 20.
Four Students are Business Plan Finalists
The mechatronics engineering technology seniors have designed a safer electric skateboard.
Cal U, Borough Plan Clean-up Events
The Cal U Cupboard is accepting donations and the borough also will have options for those from our campus community who are preparing to do a little spring cleaning.
Three Earn Faculty Merit Awards
Drs. Andrea Cencich, Nicole Evanick and Ali Sezer will be honored at Cal U's Commencement ceremony May 7.
Social Worker to Discuss Ukraine Experience
Olena Bana to speak via Zoom April 5.
Hands-on Geology Field Experience Set
Student drilling workshop planned for April 8-9 at Cal U's SAI Farm.
Pike Run Fishing Festival April 9
The annual event is organized by the parks and recreation management program at Cal U and the Parks and Recreation Student Society.
Associate Professor Named Fulbright Specialist
Dr. Mark Lennon will teach management concepts during a four-week trip to India.
Support for Success
Peer-to-peer counseling helps students navigate tough courses.
'Drowsy Chaperone' at Californai
Performances will be April 7-10 in Steele Hall.
Middle States Announces Initial Approval of PennWest Integration
The accrediting body's action provides a 'clear path forward' for uniting California, Clarion and Edinboro as a single university.
Education Programs Ranked
California, Clarion and Edinboro earn top national rankings in early childhood education.
Strike a Spark: Call for Submissions
The annual showcase of research, scholarship and creative activity is April 20. Submissions are due April 6.
Grad Speaker Series Continues
Two successful alumni are scheduled to speak March 15 and April 14.
Panel to Discuss Russia-Ukraine War
Faculty experts will discuss the Russia's invasion of Ukraine at 11 a.m. March 14.
FIRST Robotics at Cal U
Cal U to host regional robotics competition March 16-19.
Update to Masking Protocols
Read more from Dr. Dale on the latest guidance for our three campuses.
The Esports Zone for students opens in Natali.
March Is Women's History Month
A variety of events are being planned at California, Clarion and Edinboro.
Research Team Explores Mindfulness, Stress
Students team with professor on two research studies for their senior projects.
Jasiri X to Speak to Campus Community
The rapper and activist will be on campus Feb. 25.
Business Owner Next in Speaker Series
Zach Huth will speak Feb. 24 as part of the Graduate School Speaker Series.
Art Project Cultivates Meaningful Student Connections
MERGE exhibition opens Feb. 22 at California, Clarion, Edinboro campuses.
Cal U Students Teach Golf Basics
Rutledge Institute preschool students are learning a variety skills through the game of golf.
Professor Promotes Free Time Through Experiential Learning
Recreation and Youth Development is offered in-person for Cal, virtual for Edinboro, Clarion.
Updates to COVID-19 Guidance
The Joint COVID Taskforce issues the latest updates to campus protocols.
Addictions Conference in February
Seminars are being offered at no cost.
Job Fair Open to Students, Alumni
The WestPACS Collegiate Career Fair will be March 9-10.
Cal Plans Inaugural White Coat Ceremony
The event will honor students in the Master of Science in Nursing Administration and Leadership program.