High School Students Earn Spanish Certificates
The California Area High School program was developed by Dr. Andrea Vargas Cencich.
Herff Jones Security Breach: What You Should Know
Payments for caps and gowns ordered through bookstore vendor Follett have NOT been affected.
Professor's Expedition Inspires Airport Artwork
Travelers at Pittsburgh International Airport can view installation by Jim Bové, who teaches jewelry-making and sculpture at Cal U.
Faculty Honored for Teaching, Service, Scholarship
Todd Pinkham, Daniel Harris and Kimberly Woznack are honored for their work at Cal U.
Cal U held Commencement ceremonies for its students May 7-8 at the Convocation Center.
Students Earn Diversity Awards
Graduating seniors Fatouma Keita and Kimberley Melck are recognized by the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
Veterinary Technology Program Accredited
The designation comes from the Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities of the American Veterinary Medical Association.
Students Join SALUTE Honor Society
The organization acknowledges the academic achievements of veterans, active duty members of the military.
First-Gen Honors Society Welcomes Members
The new organization is meant to provide support to students who are the first in their families to attend a four-year school.
Spring Cleanup Schedule Set
The borough of California is offering recycling, bulk trash item pickup before summer break.
Golfer Selected to Super Regional Championship
Freshman Tyler Kipp is the first individual qualifier for the Vulcans since 2008.
Board of Governors Approves Implementation Plan
Interim University President Robert Thorn updates the Cal U community on the board's action and the 60-day public comment period. His message is below.
Student Videos Ready to Roll
The annual digital storytelling premiere is set for April 28.
UPMC Joins Healthcare Providers, Fitness Firm in Educational Alliance
More than 100,000 employees are now eligible to receive a 20% tuition discount when they enroll at Cal U.
System Board to Meet April 28 on Integration Plans
The Board of Governors will hold a public meeting on plans to integrate Cal U, Edinboro and Clarion in the West and Bloomsburg, Lock Haven and Mansfield in the Northeast.
Students Line Up for Vaccine
Campus-based clinic lets students get vaccinated before heading home for summer
Professor to Publish First Novel
'The Souls of Clayhatchee: A Southern Tale,' by Dr. Anthony Todd Carlisle, is due out May 4.
Conference Highlights Students' Work
140 student presentations take center stage at the virtual Strike a Spark Conference.
Students Prepare Mobile Theater Show
The collaboration with Jumping Jack Theatre gives students the experience of working with a professional company to develop a production.
Council of Trustees Chair to Address Graduates
James T. Davis, Class of 1973, will speak at in-person Commencement ceremonies May 7-8.
Integration Update: Planning Document Being Finalized
The document, which outlines plans to integrate Cal U, Edinboro and Clarion universities, will be presented April 28 to the Board of Governors for Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education.
Speakers Address Hip-hop Topics
The future of the genre, social justice, politics and more are the subjects during Cal U's annual event.
State System Freezes Tuition
Interim University President Robert Thorn provides an update on the April 15 vote by the Board of Governors of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education to freeze in-state undergraduate tuition for 2021-2022.
'Dear Edwina' Dispenses Life Advice
Cal U theatre program spring play will be presented April 23-25.
Strike a Spark Sessions Set
The Strike a Spark Conference on Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity will be held virtually on April 21.
Build Trust in Science
A paid fellowship focuses on communicating facts about COVID-19 vaccine.
Research and Debate Days Set
Cal U students and faculty will participate in the Douglass Research and Debate Days event from the Frederick Douglass Institute Collaborative.
State System Quarterly Meeting
The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education will hold its quarterly public meeting at 9 a.m. April 15.
Cal U Students Reach Finals
Dylan Shanaberger and Alex Dalton will compete in the 2020-2021 State System Startup Challenge.
Cal U Grad is A.S.A. Fort Dix Commander
Col. Jon Brierton takes charge at the New Jersey, base, home to 6,500 military members and their families.
Speaker to Discuss Path to Success
Dr. Maria Scott-Bollman, an educator and Cal U grad, will speak at 7 p.m. April 22.
'American Cartel' Producers Share Insights
Cal U students interested in law enforcement careers benefit from insights into a high-profile police investigation.
Unabomber Case Papers Donated to Cal U
James R. Fitzgerald, a pioneer in forensic linguistics, gives UNABOM documents to the Center for Investigative and Forensic Sciences at California University of Pennsylvania.
Three Win Sunshine Awards
The President's Commission for the Status of Women presents the new award and the spring 2021 Person of the Year award as Women's HIstory Month concludes.
Dr. Cornel West, Jeff Chang Headline Hip-hop Conference
The virtual event will be April 13 and April 15, featuring two panels that will explore issues surrounding politics and social justice.
Exceptional Staff Members Receive Awards
Ron Lincoski and Eric Sabo earn Vulcan Staff Awards for their commitment and service to Cal U.
Cal U Welcomes GAO Analyst
Sarah Farkas will speak April 1 as part of the University's Research and Real Life Series.
Vet Tech Lab Opens
Students enjoy learning in the state-of-the-art space in Eberly Hall.
Speakers to discuss 'American Cartel' documentary
A retired law enforcement officer and a producer for the streaming series will speak to students on April 1.
Interim President Holds First Convocation
Cal U is projected to end the year on 'strong financial footing,' interim President Thorn reports in his address to faculty and staff.
'Women Paving the Way'
Successful women discuss career paths as part of Cal U's celebration of Women's History Month
Marketing Students Hear from Industry Pro
In business classes and beyond, Cal U students benefit from hearing real-world experiences.
Event To Feature Local Trailblazers
Panel presentation is part of Women's History Month.
Student Works To Be Staged
Cal U theatre majors write, direct and act in two one-act plays March 26-28.
Professor's Diagnosis Makes a Difference
For Dr. Rueben Brock, an autism diagnosis in his 40s sheds light on patterns of behavior.
President's Message: Continue to Do Your Part
Interim University President Robert Thorn shared a video message urging students to continue practicing safety measures.
Cal U Welcomes Lieutenant Governor
John Fetterman will speak about the importance of student civic engagement at 4 p.m April 12.
Cal U trims costs for Westmoreland County Community College Grads
The Cal U Educational Alliance partnership offers a 20% tuition discount for Westmoreland graduates who enroll here.
Women's History Month Features 'Yoga Roots'
The March 18 event will explore a holistic approach to daily life.