September 2012 News

  • THIS WEEK'S MESSAGE FROM ACTING PRESIDENT GERALDINE JONES

    September 28, 2012

    Dr. Sugata Mitra returns to Cal U on Oct. 17. An internationally recognized expert who studies the role of technology in education, he will talk with faculty and students, and then give a public lecture at 7 p.m. in Steele Hall.

  • CAL U CELEBRATES OCTOBER AS 'DIVERSITY MONTH'

    September 26, 2012

    Regis Bobonis Sr., founder of the Tuskegee Airmen Memorial of Greater Pittsburgh Inc., will present "All the Real Heroes" at 11 a.m. today in Steele Hall Mainstage Theatre.

  • LAUGH OCT. 12 WITH CHICAGO COMEDY ALL-STARS

    September 26, 2012

    Get ready for a laugh-out-loud night of Windy City-style comedy when the Chicago Comedy All-Stars perform at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12 in the Convocation Center. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster or at the box office.

  • EDUCATION MAJORS EXPLORE ALTERNATIVE CAREERS

    September 24, 2012

    Join Career Services in a networking event, "Unique Careers for Education Majors," today in Eberly Hall, Room 130. The event will explore employment opportunities outside the classroom and how to transition careers.

  • 'DEBATE WATCH' FOSTERS POLITICAL EXCHANGE

    September 24, 2012

    View the third Presidential Debate with the Cal U community at 9 p.m. Oct. 22 in Eberly, Room 110. After the debate, facilitators Dr. Gwendolyn Perry-Burney and Charles Gilliam-Brownlee will lead a discussion about the candidates and key political issues.

  • CONFERENCE EXAMINES 'MANAGING DISASTER'

    September 24, 2012

    PEMA Director Glenn M. Cannon will be the keynote speaker during 'Managing the Disaster,' the 6th annual Conference on Homeland and International Security at Cal U, today in the Performance Center. Click "more" for information or contact Dr. Michael Hummel at 412-715-5641.

  • THE JOURNAL: 'CAL CLEAN AND SOBER' MEETS

    September 24, 2012

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: 'Cal Clean and Sober' meets; Cal U still 'Military Friendly;' Senior in Harrisburg for semester; Students flock to 25th annual health fair. Click "more" to read the Journal online.

  • ‘SIMPLE GIFTS’ PERFORMS ETHNIC FOLK MUSIC

    September 21, 2012

    The women of Simple Gifts perform ethnic folk music - from Irish jigs and Gypsy melodies to Appalachian reels - in a free performance 8 p.m. Sept. 25 in Gallagher Hall. Or join Simple Gifts for a 'Women and Music' workshop at 11 a.m.

  • OFFICER, AUTHOR CONTINUES JLS SPEAKER SERIES

    September 21, 2012

    Retired New York Police Department lieutenant and current author will discuss being a private investigator and crime novelist as the Justice, Law and Society Speaker Series continues at 11 a.m. Oct. 30 in Eberly, Room 110.

  • STREET MAGICIAN STAGES FREE SHOW OCT. 9

    September 19, 2012

    Students who witness Nate Staniforth's up-close 'street magic' on campus Oct. 9 may see themselves on the big screen during the performer's free show at 7 p.m. in the Convocation Center. Cal U invites borough residents and alumni to the performance.

  • FALL DISCOVERY DAYS CONTINUE NOV. 3

    September 18, 2012

    Just starting to look for a college? Cal U's Fall Discovery Days are exactly what you need. Explore all that Cal U has to offer in one fun, information program. The next Fall Discovery Day will be on Nov.3. Click "more" for details.

  • HOMECOMING CELEBRATES 'HOLIDAYS' THIS WEEK

    September 17, 2012

    Celebrate all of your favorite holidays during Homecoming 2012 festivities, Oct. 7-13 at Cal U. Highlights include the annual Homecoming Parade at noon on Oct. 13, followed by Vulcan football at 3:30 p.m. Click "more" for a full schedule of events.

  • WILDLIFE SOCIETY FIELD DAY SET FOR SEPT. 22

    September 17, 2012

    The student chapter of The Wildlife Society will present its seventh annual Family Field Day from 12:30 p.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Frich Biology Building. Click "more" for details.

  • CAL U RECOGNIZED AS 2013 MILITARY FRIENDLY SCHOOL

    September 17, 2012

    For the fourth consecutive year, Victory Media and G.I. Jobs magazine has named Cal U one of the nation's top Military Friendly Schools. The publication honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that embrace America’s military service members and veterans as students.

  • CAL U WELCOMES FAMILIES

    September 17, 2012

    Cal U students will welcome their families to campus today with a series of special events during the 34th annual Family Day. Events include a Family Day brunch, free concerts, a Kid Zone and campus tours. Activities conclude with a Vulcans' home football game against IUP at 3:30 p.m. Click "more" for event details.

  • THE JOURNAL: HALL TO BEAR SCHOLARSHIP DONOR’S NAME

    September 17, 2012

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Hall to bear scholarship donor's name; Vulcan Flyer extends service; New Pa. law; bring valid ID to polls; Faculty, grant news among highlights for trustees. Click "more" to read the Journal online.

  • THIS WEEK'S MESSAGE FROM ACTING PRESIDENT GERALDINE JONES

    September 14, 2012

    New state legislation will allow Cal U’s faculty, staff and students to turn innovations into commercial ventures. A PASSHE presentation next month will explain the new Higher Education Modernization Act.

  • THE JOURNAL: JONES SEEKS UNITY AT CONVOCATION

    September 10, 2012

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: At Convocation, president seeks unity, collaboration; Students describe conventions on Constitution Day; Art students pitch in for 'Blast.' Click "more" to read the Journal now.

  • SPEAKER SERIES CONTINUES WITH HOWLEY, GRIPPO

    September 05, 2012

    Special Agent Patrick J. Howley, of the Pittsburgh Division, Mon Valley Resident Agency and Kevin Grippo, chief of the South Connellsville (Pa.) Police Department, will discuss cyber crime and child exploitation at 11 a.m. today in Eberly Hall, Room 110.

  • VULCAN FLYER SHUTTLE SERVICE EXTENDED

    September 05, 2012

    Starting Sept. 8, the Vulcan Flyer's hours of operation will be extended. The Vulcan Flyer will run from 7 a.m.-midnight Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-11 p.m. on Saturdays and 8 a.m.-8 p.m. on Sundays. Click "more" for details and anticipated wait times.

  • THE JOURNAL: STUDENTS RECEIVE WARM WELCOME

    September 04, 2012

    A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Students receive warm welcome, discover 'Cal U for Life'; Cal U among 'Best,' says Princeton Review; Women 'Find a Voice' at conference. Click "more" to read the latest Cal U Journal news online.