Cal U Names Head Women's Soccer Coach
With head coaching experience at all three NCAA divisions, Pete Curtis has been announced as head coach for the California University of Pennsylvania women's soccer program.
Dunn Named Donor Recruiter Rookie of the Year
Black History Month Event Postponed
"Long Live Their Legacy: A Celebration of Negro League Baseball," a Black History Month event scheduled for 1 p.m. Feb. 7 in Duda Hall, Room 103, has been postponed due to weather. A new date will be announced.
Harlem Globetrotters: The Game Is ON!
Creativity in the Arts on Display in Manderino
Cal U is hosting the Scholastic Arts and Writing Awards of Southwestern Pennsylvania. Work from students in grades 7-12 is on display in Manderino Library through Feb. 18.
Three selected for Cal U Athletic Hall of Fame
Three individuals will comprise California University of Pennsylvania's 23rd Athletic Hall of Fame class. The 2018 inductees are Inga Chilingaryan-Babakhanyan ´07, ´08, ´09 (women's tennis), Joe Ruggiero (football), and Ishmieal Kamara (men's basketball).
Cal U signs agreements with LECOM
California University of Pennsylvania has approved Early Acceptance Program agreements with the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM), creating pathways to careers in osteopathic medicine, pharmacy or dental medicine for Cal U biology students.
Basketball Games on PCN Jan. 27
Through a partnership with CUTV and PCN, the basketball doubleheader between California University of Pennsylvania and Slippery Rock scheduled for tomorrow, Saturday, Jan. 27, at the Convocation Center will be broadcasted live throughout the state on PCN.
Cal U Impacts Super Bowl LII
While neither team's uniforms will be Vulcans red and black, Cal U will have an impact on the field and behind the scenes when the Philadelphia Eagles try to dethrone the New England Patriots at Super Bowl LII on Feb. 4 in Minneapolis, Minn.
Data Science Program Approved
Cal U will be adding a new undergraduate degree to its academic lineup this fall: The B.S. in Statistics and Data Science was approved Jan. 25 by the Board of Governors for Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education.
Black History Month event explores Negro League Baseball history
As part of Cal U's Black History Month celebration, Josh Gray, Pittsburgh Pirates' community outreach coordinator, will present "Long Live Their Legacy: A Celebration of Negro League Baseball," at 1 p.m. on Feb. 7 in Duda Hall, Room 103.
Governor Knows Cal U Is ALL IN
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has sent a letter of congratulations to Cal U noting its achievement in the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge.
Fall 2017 Dean's List Announced
California University of Pennsylvania is announcing its Dean's List for the 2017 Fall Semester.
Interim Deans Appointed
Cal U appoints two faculty members to serve as interim deans during a national search to fill the positions.
183 Student-Athletes On Academic Honor Roll
A total of 183 California University of Pennsylvania student-athletes, representing all sports (fall, winter and spring), have been named to the Fall 2017 edition of the Athletic Director Honor Roll. Overall, the Vulcans posted a cumulative GPA of 3.152 last semester, while 36 student-athletes boasted a perfect 4.00 GPA.
Cal U Grad Goes for Gold at 2018 Winter Olympics
Matt Antoine, a 2009 Cal U graduate, goes for the gold at the 2018 Winter Olympics as a member of the U.S. men's skeleton team.
Head Start for Chiropractors
Cal U now offers dual degree programs in conjunction with three of the nation's top chiropractic colleges.
New Dean of Eberly College
Dr. Brenda Fredette on campus at Cal U.
View Photos from Commencement
Alumnus Jack Zduriencik, a former baseball executive, spoke to graduates at Cal U's 185th Commencement. Watch a video of the Commencement ceremony and view photos of the event.
A Message from Geraldine Jones
It takes all of us working together to move this University forward - and those efforts are beginning to pay off. Read the good news about our enrollment projections, University budget, Strategic Enrollment Plan progress, campus renovations and more.
Student Prints on Exhibit Dec. 7-10
The Department of Art and Languages hosts "I Ink Therefore I Am," an exhibition and sale of student prints. An opening reception will take place from 4-8 p.m. Dec. 7. Artwork is on display from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 8-10 in the Vulcan Gallery.
Two Seniors Selected as Students of the Year
The President's Commission for the Status of Women has selected two seniors as the Fall 2017 Students of the Year. Dre Ceja and Lacy McKenzie were honored at a luncheon Dec. 5 for their work on behalf of women at cal U and in the community.
Save Now on Tickets for the Harlem Globetrotters
The Harlem Globetrotters bring their fast-paced, family-friendly 2018 World Tour to the Convocation Center at 7 p.m. Feb. 7. Order tickets online before 10 p.m. Dec. 7 to save 30 percent, or buy (with cash only) at Natali Student Center.
Storytelling Project Marks Fifth Anniversary
Honors Program students will present digital stories of the Mon Valley at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 5 in the Performance Center. This is the fifth anniversary of the storytelling project, a collaboration between Cal U and the Heinz History Center.
Theatre Department's 'Happy Elf' Opens Dec. 7
You'll feel the warmth of the holiday spirit when the Department of Music and Theatre presents 'The Happy Elf,' a family-friendly musical comedy. Showtime in Steele Hall's Mainstage Theatre is 7 p.m. Dec. 7-9, and 2 p.m. Dec. 9-10
Poster Session Showcases Research
Students present research, creative endeavors and class projects at the annual fall semester poster session sponsored by the Center for Undergraduate Research.
Football Season Ends
The football team's 2017 season ended with a 40-31 loss at Assumption (Mass.) College on Nov. 18 in the first round of the NCAA Division II playoffs
Cal U Senior Selected for AAUW Advisory Council
Cal U senior Shaina Hilsey has been selected as a member of the 2017-2018 American Association of University Women Student Advisory Council. As a member, she will participate in campus activism projects and advise the AAUW on student issues.
Holiday Shopping Begins at Pottery Sale
Take your holiday shopping list to the Student Pottery Sale, set for Dec. 11-13 in the Ceramics Studio, near Vulcan Hall. Handcrafted mugs, bowls, vases and more make great holiday gifts. The sale is open to the public, as well as the campus community.
Student Musicians Show Holiday Spirit
Cal U's talented singers and musicians are featured in these pre-holiday events sponsored by the Department of Music and Theatre.
Runner Earns All-American At Nationals
Senior Julie Friend earned All-American honors as the women's cross country team finished an outstanding season by placing 25th overall at the NCAA Division II Cross Country Championships in Evansville, Ind.
Seminars Focus on Work and Family Law
Registration is open now for continuing education seminars presented by the Institute for Law and Public Policy. Noted attorneys discuss workplace issues, bankruptcy, alternative dispute resolution and custody. The PACLE-approved seminars are set for Dec. 13-14 at Cal U's Southpointe Center.
Talk Marks Native American Heritage Month
Tribal Sovereignty and Federal Indian Law' is the topic when Christopher B. Chaney, of the Seneca-Cayuga Nation, speaks at 11 a.m. Nov. 2 in Duda Hall. The free programs mark Native American Heritage Month.
Find Out Why 'Harry's Hotter at Twilight'
The fall theater season continues with 'Harry’s Hotter at Twilight,' a mash-up of the popular Harry Potter and 'Twilight' book and movie franchises. Showtime in 7 p.m. Nov. 2-3, and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Nov. 4. All performances are in the the Blaney Theatre inside Steele Hall.
National Award Recognizes Voter Turnout
At the first ALL IN Challenge Awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., Cal U is recognized for improving its student voter rate. The University received a Best in Class Award and Bronze Seal for having the most improved student voting rate among four-year public colleges of its size.
Panel to Discuss Region's Economic Development
The Northern Appalachian Network, based at Cal U, will host a panel discussion focusing on existing strategies for economic development in the region, as well as plans and initiatives supporting future development.