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September

  • WATCH THE VICE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE OCT. 4

    September 28, 2016

    More than 80,000,000 viewers watched the presidential candidates face off in a televised debate. Now see what the vice presidential contenders Tim Kaine and Mike Pence have to say. Join the watch party at 9 p.m. Oct. 4 in Eberly Hall, Room 110.

  • THE JOURNAL: PRESIDENT EMPHASIZES OPPORTUNITIES

    September 26, 2016

    A new edition of the Cal U Journal is available online. The latest headlines include: President emphasizes opportunities; Barnhart named provost; Project revitalizing Pike Run. Click 'more' to read the latest Cal U Journal online.

  • WATCH THE PRESIDENTIAL NOMINEES DEBATE

    September 25, 2016

    Thousands of viewers nationwide are expected to watch the debate between presidential nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Witness history in the making! DebateWatch 2016 begins at 9 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, in Eberly 110.

  • INFORMATION FOR CAL U STUDENTS AND FAMILIES

    September 23, 2016

    Cal U wants students and families to stay informed as negotiations continue between the State System of Higher Education and the union representing faculty at all 14 State System universities, including California. Click 'more' for links to announcements, FAQs and other information.

  • THEATRE DEPT. PRESENTS 'AN EVENING OF CREATIVITY'

    September 22, 2016

    The fall theater season opens with "An Evening of Creativity," including the one-act play "Long Ago and Far Away." Showtime in Steele Hall's Blaney Theatre is 7 p.m. Sept. 29-30, and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Oct. 1.

  • HEAR FROM 'CONCUSSION' AUTHOR AT OCT. 20 TALK

    September 22, 2016

    The Noss Lecture Series presents a conversation with award-winning writer Jeanne Marie Laskas. Her book 'Concussion' focuses on the Pittsburgh doctor who uncovered the effect of repeated head trauma on NFL players. The free talk Oct. 20 includes a book-signing session.

  • CUTV DEBUTS LIVESTREAM OF FOOTBALL AWAY GAMES

    September 13, 2016

    California University Television is providing live coverage of Vulcan football away games on its YouTube channel. CUTV is testing the technology, which is expected to be available for all Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference schools in 2017.

  • CLIMATE CHANGE EXPERT SPEAKS SEPT. 23

    September 13, 2016

    Dr. Michael Mann, an expert in climate change, will speak at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, in Eberly Hall 110 as part of the Cal U Meteorology Club's fall speaker series. Mann is the co-author of 'The Madhouse Effect,' which addresses the hot-button environmental issue.

  • VISIT CAL U DURING DISCOVERY DAYS

    September 13, 2016

    On Discovery day, high school students and their families can tour the campus, meet faculty and staff and learn about Cal U's 130 undergraduate programs. Registration is requested; click 'more' to register now!

  • THE JOURNAL: FOOTBALL PLAYBOOK GIVES BACK

    September 12, 2016

    A new edition of the Cal U Journal is available online. The latest headlines include: Football playbook includes community service; Retired dean to receive Carter Award; Constitution Day panel to discuss conventions, politics. Click 'more' to read the latest Cal U Journal online.

  • 'FINISH LINE' WORKSHOP AIDS ITT TECH STUDENTS

    September 12, 2016

    In response to the sudden closure of ITT Technical Institute locations, Cal U is waiving application fees and meeting with students interested in its Finish Line degree completion program. A workshop for ITT students will be held Sept. 19 at Cal U's Southpointe Center in Canonsburg, Pa.

  • 'DAY OF GIVING' SUPPORTS CAL U STUDENTS

    September 12, 2016

    Help Cal U students by participating in the Washington County Community Foundation’s annual Day of Giving on Sept.13. A portion of the $100,000 'bonus pool' of funds helps your donation go even further. Click 'more' for links and details.

  • CONVENTIONS SPOTLIGHTED ON CONSTITUTION DAY

    September 9, 2016

    Hear firsthand accounts of the Democratic and Republican national conventions, and a convention focused on millennials' concerns, when Cal U marks Constitution Day, Sept. 16. Two panel presentations in the Natali Student Center are open to the entire campus community.

  • HEALTH FAIR MIXES EDUCATION WITH FUN

    September 7, 2016

    Educate yourself about health and wellness at the 29th annual health fair Sept. 21 in the Convocation Center. Giveaways, screenings, entertainment and more are part of this 29th annual event, which is open to the campus community and to the public.

  • CAMPUS CELEBRATES PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATION

    September 7, 2016

    The campus community and University friends are invited to participate in a weeklong celebration and the formal inauguration of Geraldine M. Jones as California University of Pennsylvania's seventh President. Click 'more' for information, schedules and RSVPs.

  • VETERANS GATHER TO WATCH TELEVISED FORUM

    September 6, 2016

    The Cal U Veterans Club hosts a watch party Sept. 7 for the MSNBC/IAVA Commander in Chief Forum. Service members, veterans, Cal U students and the public watch the broadcast together as presidential candidates address national security concerns.

  • SEPT. 7 'TOWN HALL' LOOKS AT STUDENT ISSUES

    September 6, 2016

    Join us Sept. 7 for the CollegeDebate16 'College Convention,' a 90-minute town hall meeting streamed live to universities across the country. Cal U student Mari Boyle is a delegate to CollegeDebate16, which will suggest topics for the presidential candidates to debate.

  • EXPLORE 'TREASURES' AT PRESIDENT’S SHOWCASE

    September 2, 2016

    Uncover Cal U's 'Hidden Treasures' on Family Day, Sept. 17, at the President's Showcase. View seldom-seen items from the University's archives at the 5 p.m. reception, or enjoy performances by our talented students, faculty and staff at 7:30 p.m. in Steele Hall Mainstage Theatre.

  • FAMILY DAY ACTIVITIES GO ON RAIN OR SHINE

    September 2, 2016

    Students share their Cal U pride with parents, siblings, relatives and friends on Family Day, Sept. 17. A full slate of activities includes music, field day activities, a Family Fun Zone, Vulcan football and the popular talent showcase. Click ‘more’ for a schedule.


August

  • VULCAN PARKING GARAGE TEMPORARILY CLOSED

    August 30, 2016

    The Vulcan Parking Garage is temporarily closed to ALL vehicle and pedestrian traffic. Only authorized personnel are permitted to enter the garage while an independent safety review is conducted. Click 'more' for an update on this issue.

  • THE JOURNAL: FALL 2016 SEMESTER BEGINS

    August 29, 2016

    A new edition of the Cal U Journal is available online. The latest headlines include: President's showcase tops off family day; Fall 2016 semester begins today; Professor creates 'magical' art in Portugal. Click 'more' to read the latest Cal U Journal online.

  • AUDITIONS SEPT. 10 FOR 'HAPPY ELF' HOLIDAY SHOW

    August 29, 2016

    Actors, singers and dancers are needed for this year's holiday production of 'The Happy Elf,' based on the song by singer-songwriter Harry Connick Jr. Performers ages 5 and older may audition Sept. 10 in Steele Hall. Click 'more' for audition schedule.

  • A MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT GERALDINE JONES

    August 26, 2016

    Welcome to 2016-2017 academic year! Freshmen from 330 high schools are joining our Cal U family this fall. We begin the semester with 13 new tenure-track faculty members and permanent leadership in the Office of Academic Affairs. Click 'more' to read the full message.

  • MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD: REGISTER TO VOTE

    August 22, 2016

    The American Democracy Project at Cal U encourages students to register, educate themselves and cast a ballot on Election Day. Voter registration materials are available through Oct. 11, the registration deadline. Click 'more' to read info for student voters.

  • NEW APP PUTS CAL U INFO AT YOUR FINGERTIPS

    August 22, 2016

    Find your way around campus. Look up your course schedule. Check out campus news and social media, or link to D2L — all from your smartphone. See what you can do with myCALU, the official Cal U app, available free for iOS and Android devices.

  • GOLF OUTING SUPPORTS MEN'S BASKETBALL

    August 5, 2016

    The men's basketball program and the 6th-Man/365 Club host their annual golf outing Aug. 14 at Duck Hollow Golf Club in Uniontown, Pa. Dinner follows the tournament, which begins at 1 p.m. Support the Vulcans and meet new head coach Kent McBride. Click 'more' for details.

  • READY, SET, GO! MOVE-IN DAY IS AUG. 26

    August 1, 2016

    Cal U welcomes new students to main-campus residence halls on Aug. 26. Move-In Day is the start of the three-day Cal U for Life New Student Orientation. Returning students move in Aug. 27-28, and fall semester classes start Aug. 29.


July

  • OLYMPIAN, MILE RECORD HOLDER SPEAKS AUG. 3

    July 29, 2016

    As part of its annual summer camp, the Cal U cross country program hosts a free talk by Alan Webb, who owns the American record in the mile run. The public may attend the talk at 7 p.m. Aug. 3 in the south wing of the Convocation Center.

  • THE JOURNAL: CAMPUS PREPARES FOR MOVE-IN DAY

    July 26, 2016

    A new edition of the Cal U Journal is available online. The latest headlines include: Cal U community ready for students’ return; Chick-fil-A express to open on campus; Cal U welcomes new coach. Click 'more' to read the latest Cal U Journal online.

  • YOUNG PERFORMERS ON STAGE JULY 30

    July 19, 2016

    The public may attend the children's musical "James and the Giant Peach Jr.," at 4 p.m. July 30 in Steele Hall Mainstage Theatre. The fully staged production caps off the Mon Valley Performing Arts Academy's summer theater experience.

  • A MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT GERALDINE JONES

    July 18, 2016

    The 2016-2017 tuition rate for all 14 State System schools has been approved by the PASSHE Board of Governors. Cal U and its “sister” institutions are your most affordable option among all four-year colleges and universities in the state.

  • STUDENTS ATTEND NATIONAL POLITICAL CONVENTIONS

    July 13, 2016

    Two Cal U students are witnessing history, one at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland and the other at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Read their day-by-day reports from The Washington Center's political seminars and 'backstage' at the conventions.

  • NEW PARKING OPTIONS FOR FACULTY AND STAFF

    July 8, 2016

    A new parking plan offers lower parking permit rates and a free permit option that allows members of collective bargaining units to park in designated areas in 80% of the lots on campus. The free permits are available now. Click 'more' for details about the new plan.


June

  • PLAN AHEAD: EXPLORE WINTER COLLEGE CLASSES

    June 29, 2016

    Winter College classes can help you stay on track toward graduation, add a minor, complete a dual major or explore an area of interest. Registration opens in October, but why wait? Check out the Winter College schedule today.

  • ALUMNA COMPETES IN 'THE AMAZING RACE CANADA'

    June 29, 2016

    Cal U graduate Kristen McKenzie '12 is among the competitors in 'The Amazing Race Canada,' a reality TV show where teams race around the globe, solving clues and tackling mental and physical challenges in a race to the finish line.

  • SPRING 2016 DEAN'S LIST

    June 20, 2016

    The Spring 2016 dean's list at Cal U recognizes undergraduate students who earned a grade-point average of 3.25 or higher this semester.

  • STUDENT CENTER TO HOST CHICK-FIL-A EXPRESS

    June 20, 2016

    Responding to student requests for a quick-service restaurant option in the Natali Student Center, Cal U is preparing to welcome a Chick-fil-A Express as the fall semester begins. The family-owned Chick-fil-A chain is well known for its high quality, hand-breaded chicken sandwiches.

  • STUDENT DELEGATE WORKS TO ENGAGE YOUNG VOTERS

    June 17, 2016

    Cal U student Ellen ‘Mari’ Boyle is Pennsylvania’s student delegate at CollegeDebate16, a national, non-partisan initiative to empower young voters to identify issues and engage peers in the presidential election. Read her blog about the CollegeDebate16 experience.

  • HEAR HISTORY PROFESSOR ON ‘PERFECT’ PODCAST

    June 14, 2016

    Tune into the podcast series "More Perfect," presented by WNYC Studios' Radiolab, and hear the voice of history professor and biographer Dr. Craig Smith. The series' first episode, "Into the Thicket," includes Smith's comments on the late Justice Charles Evans Whittaker.

  • JUNE 20TH GOLF OUTING SUPPORTS SCHOLARSHIPS

    June 9, 2016

    Join us for Cal U's 35th annual Golf Outing benefiting the Cal U Athletic Scholarship Fund. This year's event will take place on June 20 at Southpointe Golf Club in Canonsburg, Pa. Click 'more' to view a brochure.

  • SERVICE MEMBERS TEST FOR PRESTIGIOUS BADGE

    June 8, 2016

    Active-duty, reserve and National Guard components of the U.S. military compete July 1-2 to earn the prestigious German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge, one of the few foreign awards that U.S. military members may wear on their uniform.

  • SEEK SUMMER PROGRAM UNDERWAY

    June 6, 2016

    Summertime fun begins with SEEK, the Summer Educational Enrichment for Kids program. Camps for children in grades 1-8 are meeting for the second session July 11-15 on Cal U's campus.

  • REGISTER FOR GRADUATE SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE

    June 1, 2016

    Meet with faculty and staff to learn more about assistantships, scholarships and federal aid at the School of Graduate Studies and Research Open House. The next open house is June 22.


May

  • THE JOURNAL: GRADUATES LOOK AHEAD TO CAREERS

    May 26, 2016

    A new edition of the Cal U Journal is available online. The latest headlines include: 2016 graduates look ahead to careers; Cal U partners with schools in India; Annual event celebrates Cal U women. Click 'more' to read the latest Cal U Journal online.

  • PACT EASES TRANSFER OF LANGUAGE CREDITS

    May 23, 2016

    Students who have earned an associate degree in Modern Standard Arabic at the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center in Monterey, Calif., now can transfer 45 academic credits toward a bachelor's degree in Arabic Language and Culture at Cal U.

  • ALUMNI AWARDS LUNCHEON SET FOR JUNE 4

    May 23, 2016

    The Cal U Alumni Association recognizes some of the University's most distinguished graduates and faculty at the 2016 Awards of Distinction luncheon. The public may attend the event at noon June 4 in the Convocation Center's north wing.

  • TWO RUNNERS FINISH IN TOP 10 AT NCAA TOURNEY

    May 18, 2016

    Junior Julie Friend finished seventh, earning All-American status, and sophomore Summer Hill finished ninth, earning second-team All-American, when they competed in separate events at the May 27-28 NCAA Division II Track and Field Championships.

  • ONLINE TUITION DISCOUNT EXTENDED TO VETERANS

    May 17, 2016

    Beginning with the Fall 2016 semester, tuition costs will be discounted for veterans of all U.S. military branches, as well as their spouses and eligible dependents, when they enroll in Cal U Global Online.

  • GLOBAL INITIATIVE SEEKS STUDENTS FROM INDIA

    May 9, 2016

    Cal U is one of six State System universities participating as a full partner in the Pennsylvania Global Education and Business Hub, an initiative to help promote Pennsylvania colleges and universities to students from India.

  • SEE PITTSBURGH PASSION FOOTBALL MAY 7

    May 2, 2016

    Watch women’s football and support a good cause May 7 when the Pittsburgh Passion takes on the Keystone Assault at Adamson Stadium. Kick-off is at 7 p.m. Ticket price is $15. It's Breast Cancer Awareness Night, so wear pink to show your support!

  • SOFTBALL SEASON ENDS

    May 2, 2016

    Cal U's softball team won two games on May 7 before losing to West Virginia Wesleyan in the Atlantic Regional I championship game.


April

  • ROBOTS BATTLE MAY 21 IN THE CONVOCATION CENTER

    April 29, 2016

    The National Robotics League holds its national competition May 20-21 in the Convocation Center. More than 600 students representing seven states and Puerto Rico are expected to compete. The public is welcome to watch the sparks fly during the 'bots battles on May 21.

  • POWER SUPPLIERS SPONSOR FREE WORKSHOP MAY 4

    April 27, 2016

    Managers of manufacturing and industrial facilities may join the campus community for a free workshop sponsored by West Penn Power, FirstEnergy and the Electric Power Research Institute. Learn the latest in power quality technology and solutions May 4 at the Convocation Center.

  • DOGGED BY STRESS? VISIT THE LIBRARY

    April 25, 2016

    As the semester winds down, Manderino Library celebrates Stress Relief Week with a therapy dog visit, a bring-your-own-dog Puppy Party, free pizza, massage therapy, meditative coloring, board games and more. Unwind, de-stress and get ready to face exams!

  • TICKETS ON SALE NOW FOR CAL U NIGHT AT PNC PARK

    April 22, 2016

    Only a limited number of seats remain, so buy your tickets now for Cal U Night, July 20, at PNC Park. Click 'more' and use the link provided to get a free Pittsburgh Pirates/Cal U baseball cap with each ticket purchased.

  • PICK UP FREE BOTTLED WATER MAY 4

    April 21, 2016

    Stock up for summer! Households and organizations in California Borough, including groups at Cal U, may pick up a FREE case of bottled water (while supplies last) between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. May 4 in the Adamson Stadium parking area at Roadman Park.

  • STUDENTS HOLD POTTERY SALE APRIL 26-28

    April 19, 2016

    Cal U's annual spring sale of student-made pottery will be held April 26-28 in the Ceramics Studio, near Vulcan Hall. Handcrafted mugs, bowls, vases and more are available for sale to the public, as well as the campus community.

  • POLITICAL PROFESSIONAL TO ADDRESS GRADUATES

    April 19, 2016

    Political strategist and fundraiser Vanessa DeSalvo Getz, Class of 1993, will address graduating students when Cal U holds is 182nd Commencement. Master's degree candidates receive their diplomas May 6 and undergraduates May 7.

  • MEET AN AIR QUALITY MONITORING SPECIALIST

    April 18, 2016

    Dustin Snare '12, a graduate of Cal U's meteorology concentration, returns to campus to discuss his career as an air quality monitoring specialist. Snare will speak at 5:30 p.m. April 28 in Eberly Hall, Room 120.

  • MOBB DEEP JOINS PANEL AT HIP-HOP CONFERENCE

    April 13, 2016

    Hip-hop duo Mobb Deep, of Queens, N.Y., headlines the 11th annual Hip-hop Conference April 21-22 on campus. Conference events focus on the criminal justice system, safety on and off college campuses, and the films 'Chi-Raq' and 'Straight Outta Compton.'

  • RESEARCH, WRITING SHOWCASES APRIL 21

    April 12, 2016

    View the work of Cal U scholars from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. April 21 at the 'Strike a Spark' showcase of student and faculty research, scholarship and creativity. Or join the Celebration of Student Writing from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Visit the Convocation Center for these two free events.

  • DANCE CONCERT TAKES PSYCHOLOGICAL APPROACH

    April 12, 2016

    The Department of Music and Theatre presents 'Self Actualization: A Concert of Dance' April 21-23 in Steele Hall Mainstage Theatre. All performances are at 8 p.m. Tickets are available at the box office.

  • A MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT GERALDINE JONES

    April 11, 2016

    I am confident that California University's future is bright, I appreciate the opportunity to continue working on behalf of this remarkable institution and its students, faculty and staff.

  • THE JOURNAL: Geraldine M. Jones named President

    April 11, 2016

    A new edition of the Cal U Journal is available online. The latest headlines include: Geraldine M. Jones named President; Intern hopes to uncover Romanian graves this summer; Political professional to address graduates. Click 'more' to read the latest Cal U Journal online.

  • THE JOURNAL: SPRING BREAK TAKES STUDENTS TO CUBA

    April 11, 2016

    A new edition of the Cal U Journal is available online. The latest headlines include: 'Life-changing' spring break takes students to cuba; Strike a Spark event returns; Forest service honors professor. Click 'more' to read the latest Cal U Journal online.

  • ARTISTS DIG INTO 'GARDEN OF EARTHLY DELIGHTS'

    April 11, 2016

    The Department of Art and Languages celebrates spring with 'The Garden of Earthly Delights,' an exhibition of student artworks on display April 21-27 in the Vulcan Gallery. An opening reception will be held from 6-9 p.m. April 21.

  • 'WALK A MILE' FUNDRAISER APRIL 19

    April 11, 2016

    Men walk across campus in high-heeled pumps April 19 to show support for victims of sexual violence, relationship violence and stalking. Register by April 13 for the fundraiser supporting Domestic Violence Services of Southwestern Pa.


March

  • PROFESSOR HONORED FOR CONSERVATION EFFORTS

    March 31, 2016

    The U.S. Forest Service has honored Dr. Carol Bocetti, a professor in the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, and her team for their efforts to save an endangered songbird species. It is Bocetti's second national award for her work with the Kirtland's warbler.

  • FISHING FESTIVAL SET FOR APRIL 23

    March 31, 2016

    Cal U and the California community again will collaborate to present the 21st annual Pike Run Youth Fishing Festival, set for 8 a.m.-3 p.m. April 23 at Rotary Park, off Route 88 (Third Street) in California.

  • AGREEMENT CLEARS PATH TO ASSOCIATE DEGREE

    March 30, 2016

    If you transferred to Cal U from a community college, you may have already earned enough credits to apply for your associate degree. Learn more about how a new agreement among State System schools and 14 community colleges in Pennsylvania makes this possible.

  • ALUMNUS RETURNS TO DISCUSS FILM WRITING

    March 29, 2016

    The English Department welcomes screenwriters Don Ammon '97 and Kristopher Veenis, who discuss screenwriting and the technical side of filmmaking April 13 in Eberly Hall. The trailer for their film 'Summerlings' was shown last fall at the Three Rivers Film Festival.

  • CAMPUS EVENTS INTRODUCES NEW DEPARTMENT

    March 28, 2016

    High school and Cal U students are invited to discover the new Department of Communication, Design and Culture at Cal U. Meet department faculty and alumni at this series of free 'Generation Communication' events beginning April 11.

  • THE JOURNAL: MUSICAL PREMIERES IN STEELE

    March 28, 2016

    A new edition of the Cal U Journal is available online. The latest headlines include: Student's original musical premieres in Steele Hall; Alumnus will address top scholars at convocation; President candidates introduced. Click 'more' to read the latest Cal U Journal online.

  • CELEBRATE ST. GEORGE'S DAY APRIL 5

    March 28, 2016

    Cal U marks 'Diada de Sant Jordi,' or St. George’s Day, with a celebration that includes free food, music, fencing and a book sale by faculty authors. Explore the legend of St. George and find out why UNESCO has declared this holiday the International Day of the Book.

  • STUDENT'S ORIGINAL MUSICAL ONSTAGE APRIL 7-9

    March 28, 2016

    The Department of Music and Theatre presents 'Yet Another Funeral,' an original musical created by commercial music technology major Dominic Carrola. The dark romantic comedy is onstage April 7-9 in Steele Hall Mainstage Theatre. Alumni hold a reception on opening night.

  • VULCAN FLYER ON HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

    March 24, 2016

    Although Cal U is open, the Vulcan Flyer shuttle will operate on a holiday schedule during Easter weekend. Bus service on March 25 (Good Friday) will run from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday hours are 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m. There will be no Vulcan Flyer service on Easter, March 27.

  • CAL U TO HOST TRAINING FOR WEATHER SPOTTERS

    March 24, 2016

    Learn to identify and report severe weather with the National Weather Service's SKYWARN training program. The public may attend the free class at 6 p.m. March 30 in Eberly Hall, Room 110.

  • LAMBDA BRIDGES MARKS SPRING PRIDE MONTH

    March 23, 2016

    Each April, the Lambda Bridges LGBTQA Program Office celebrates Spring Pride Month. Click 'more' for information about the biannual drag show, an appearance by YouTube sensation Todrick Hall and the third annual Lavender Graduation.

  • COLLOQUIA SERIES WELCOMES CLIMATOLOGIST

    March 17, 2016

    The Meteorology Club speaker series welcomes Nolan Doesken, state climatologist for the Colorado Climate Center. Learn more about his work with climate monitoring and long-term climate trends at 5 p.m. March 24 in Eberly Hall, Room 255.

  • RECEPTION OPENS 'VOICES OF THE MON VALLEY'

    March 16, 2016

    'Voices of the Mon Valley: Oral History and Local Resources' features projects from Cal U students and archival materials from historical societies and libraries. An opening reception on March 23 is open to the public. The exhibit continues through April 10.

  • SPRING CHILDREN’S EVENT OFFERS FAMILY FUN

    March 16, 2016

    California area families may attend a Spring Children's Event March 23 at the Vulcan Village Clubhouse. Children ages 12 and younger are invited to join the egg hunt or have a photo taken with the Easter bunny! Click 'more' to register.

  • THE JOURNAL: WIFI UPGRADE IMPROVES ACCESS

    March 16, 2016

    A new edition of the Cal U Journal is available online. The latest headlines include: WiFi upgrade improves access; Cal U students on primary ballot; Conference focus: sustainable communities. Click 'more' to read the latest Cal U Journal online.

  • HONORS CONVOCATION SET FOR APRIL 2

    March 10, 2016

    David D. Gustovich '83, founder, president and CEO of IQity Solutions LLC, will deliver the Honors Convocation address April 2 in the Convocation Center. Presidential Scholars who have been invited to participate in Honors Convocation must RSVP by March 25.

  • STATE HOUSE CANDIDATES INVITED TO FORUM

    March 9, 2016

    The League of Women Voters of Washington County and the American Democracy Project at Cal U host a candidates forum March 22. Voters will hear from Democratic and Republican candidates vying to represent the 49th Legislative District in the state House.

  • BEYOND INSULTS: SPEAKER LOOKS AT 2016 ELECTION

    March 8, 2016

    Political scientist and author Alan Abramowitz goes 'Beyond Trump's Insults and Clinton's E-mails' to discuss how polarization and negative partisanship are shaping the 2016 presidential election. The free talk on March 31 is open to the public.

  • DOCUMENTARY TOPIC: CAMPUS SEXUAL ASSAULT

    March 4, 2016

    The Office of Social Equity will screen ‘The Hunting Ground,’ an award-winning documentary that takes a candid look at the issue of sexual assault on campus. Two screenings are set for March 29 in the Vulcan Theater. Admission is free.

  • CAL U HOSTS SCIENCE OLYMPIAD MARCH 16

    March 3, 2016

    Cal U welcomes the 2016 Science Olympiad to campus March 16. About 600 students from 42 schools will be on hand for a daylong series of contests in science, technology, engineering and math.

  • UPDATE: ARGANBRIGHT NOW A FOUR-TIME ALL-AMERICAN

    March 2, 2016

    Junior swimmer Jade Arganbright finished 8th in the 200-yard breaststroke finals at the NCAA Division II Swimming and Diving Championships March 12, earning All-American honors for a fourth time.


February

  • FIRST ROBOTICS SET FOR QUEST

    February 27, 2016

    Students representing more than 50 ‘kingdoms’ send their robotic champions on a quest to win the 2016 FIRST Stronghold challenge. Check the unofficial results to see which teams won awards.

  • TASTE WILD GAME AT WILDLIFE SOCIETY DINNER

    February 26, 2016

    Fill your plate with venison, bear and other wild game March 19 at the annual Outdoor Bash and Wild Game Dinner sponsored by the Cal U chapter of The Wildlife Society. Outdoors gear and artworks are raffled off throughout the evening. Click 'more' for details.

  • UPDATE: WOMEN FINISH AT ACHA TOURNEY

    February 26, 2016

    At the ACHA Tournament in Michigan on March 11, Cal U’s women’s hockey club finished the season with a 4-1 loss to Rainy River (Minn.) Community College.

  • CONFERENCE EXPLORES 'SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES'

    February 25, 2016

    Go green March 16 with a conference exploring environmental issues in our own Mon Valley, ecofeminism and environmental justice, and how artists can contribute to change. Click 'more' to see the schedule for 'Sustainable Communities: The Human Impact.'

  • THE JOURNAL: STUDENTS CHOOSE SERVICE ON BREAK

    February 23, 2016

    A new edition of the Cal U Journal is available online. The latest headlines include: Students choose service during spring break; Outdoor educators offer two free events; First Lady's office is internship site. Click 'more' to read the latest Cal U Journal online.

  • RECEPTION HONORS RETIRING COACH

    February 19, 2016

    Bill Brown, head coach for the men's basketball team, retires at the end of the season. The public may join the campus community and Cal U alumni Feb. 24 in the Convocation Center for a reception in Brown's honor prior to his final home game. Click 'more' for details.

  • GOSPEL CHOIR HOSTS JOYFEST MARCH 19

    February 18, 2016

    National recording artist Anita Wilson will be the featured performer when Cal U's Young and Gifted Gospel Choir hosts Joyfest 2016 at 7 p.m. March 19 in Steele Hall Mainstage Theater. Three additional choirs will perform. Admission is free and the public is welcome.

  • THEATRE PERFORMS 'DEATHTRAP' FEB. 25-27

    February 16, 2016

    The spring theater season opens with the comedy-thriller 'Deathtrap,' onstage Feb. 25-27 in the Blaney Theatre in Steele Hall. The play's twists and turns keep the audience guessing until the final curtain. Tickets are available at the box office.

  • THERE'S STILL TIME FOR SUMMER COLLEGE SIGN-UP

    February 16, 2016

    Registration is under way for Summer College 2016. Cal U offers more than 200 undergraduate and graduate courses to advance your education and your career. Classes are held on-campus and online. Click 'more' for details and a complete list of Summer College courses.

  • DON'T MISS OUT ON STUDENT AID: FILE FAFSA NOW

    February 13, 2016

    If you plan to attend Cal U in the 2016-2017 academic year, it's time to renew your Free Application for Federal Student Aid. File your FAFSA by March 1 for priority scholarship consideration; final state grant deadline is May 1. Click 'more' for details.

  • CAL U TO INDUCT SIX INTO ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME

    February 12, 2016

    Six former Vulcan sports standouts will be inducted into the Cal U Athletic Hall of Fame during a dinner set for 5:30 p.m. April 22 in the Performance Center. Click 'more' to read about this year’s honorees.

  • THE JOURNAL: ALUMNUS RETURNS AS COACH

    February 9, 2016

    A new edition of the Cal U Journal is available online. The latest headlines include: Alumnus returns as football coach; Convocation progress report focuses on enrollment; Academics and arts mark Black History Month. Click 'more' to read the latest Cal U Journal online.

  • CLIMBER DESCRIBES ASCENT OF ALASKA'S DENALI

    February 8, 2016

    In 2013 the first team of African-American climbers reached the summit of Denali, Alaska's highest peak. Learn about this groundbreaking expedition, or join us for two amazing films, when Cal U hosts the 2016 International Conference on Outdoor Leadership Feb. 25-27.

  • STAY CONNECTED THROUGH NEW ALUMNI DIRECTORY

    February 5, 2016

    Cal U has partnered with PCI to produce a new alumni directory and you may be contacted to verify your information. Read more about the project and how PCI is using your information.

  • SPEAKER SHARES ADVICE WITH AREA GARDENERS

    February 5, 2016

    Area gardeners get tips for planting 'The Right Size Garden' when author Kerry Ann Mendez holds a lecture and book signing March 4 in the Convocation Center. Register now for the talk presented by Fayette County's master gardeners.

  • START YOUR CAL U JOURNEY WITH ACADEMIC OPEN HOUSE

    February 3, 2016

    Are you ready to apply to college? Want to learn more about Cal U? Start by attending an Academic Open House. You’ll learn about our programs for students, talk with professors, tour the campus, and see all that California University has to offer.

  • VIEW VIDEO OF GOSPEL CHOIR ON KDKA-TV

    February 2, 2016

    To mark Black History Month, KDKA-TV aired a brief segment featuring the Young and Gifted Gospel Choir and its founding director, Almeda Pryor. Click 'more' to view the story on KDKA.com.

  • ROCK BANDS BATTLE FEB. 19 IN STEELE HALL

    February 1, 2016

    Three bands with Cal U student members are among eight groups performing original music and competing for a $500 prize at 7 p.m. Feb. 19 in Steele Hall. The winning band’s music will be performed with the Washington Symphony Orchestra.


January

  • EARTH SCIENCES STUDENTS PREPARE FOR STORMFEST

    January 22, 2016

    StormFest, the annual exploration of weather phenomena, will take place Feb. 5-6 at the Carnegie Science Center, in Pittsburgh. Students from the Earth Sciences Department have designed more than 30 hands-on activities for the two-day event.

  • CAL U MARKS BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2016

    January 20, 2016

    The annual Day of Service, a bus trip to Baltimore, a panel presentation and an African-American Arts festival are among the activities planned for this year's celebration of Black History Month. Click 'more' for a complete schedule.

  • FALL 2015 DEAN'S LIST

    January 20, 2016

    The Fall 2015 dean's list at Cal U recognizes undergraduate students who earned a grade-point average of 3.25 or higher this semester.

  • THE JOURNAL: GENERAL PRAISES INDIVIDUALITY

    January 19, 2016

    A new edition of the Cal U Journal is available online. The latest headlines include: General praises individuality at Winter Commencement; Performance, service to honor King; Teams to appear on ESPN3. Click 'more' to read the Journal online.

  • 'RED OUT' AS ESPN3 STREAMS VULCAN BASKETBALL

    January 11, 2016

    Wear your Cal U gear to the Convocation Center Jan. 27, when multimedia channel ESPN3 broadcasts Vulcan men’s and women’s basketball LIVE. The $1 admission benefits Make-A-Wish. Join the ‘red out’ and get in on giveaways and prizes. Click more for updated info.

  • REGISTER NOW FOR 2016 STEAM CONFERENCE

    January 11, 2016

    Registration is open for 'STEAM 2016 - STEAM in the Valley,' an excellence in teaching conference open to educators and school administrators at all levels. Cal U faculty and area educators share strategies for enhancing education in science, technology, engineering, arts and math.