News by Category - Prospective Students
July 21, 2015
Cal U welcomes soon-to-be high school seniors to the Class of 2016 Special Open House, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. July 24 at the Convocation Center. Learn about Cal U's academic programs, tour the campus and eat lunch with staff members and current University students.
April 23, 2015
Nearly 400 volunteers worked at 44 community locations April 18 as part of The Big Event. The annual student-led service project aims to make a difference for Cal U’s neighbors and local organizations. Click 'more' to see photos from The Big Event.
March 10, 2015
A new agreement with Westmoreland County Community College allows transfer students to complete their WCCC associate degree while studying toward a bachelor's degree at Cal U.
December 09, 2014
A group of 15-20 Cal U students, all members of the Technology Education Association of California University (TEAC), are preparing to compete at the world's largest conference for technology and engineering educators.
November 12, 2014
Register now for a an open house sponsored by the School of Graduate Studies and Research. Meet with faculty and staff to learn about assistantships, scholarships and federal aid that can make grad school affordable. Events are held monthly.
October 22, 2014
A new concentration is available for students seeking careers in child/youth services, mental health or addiction services, corrections/probation and related fields. Click 'more' to learn about the Sociology: Deviance concentration.
October 16, 2014
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!
March 03, 2015
About 750 middle school and high school students visit campus March 18 for a daylong series of contests in science, technology, engineering and math. Stop by the Convocation Center to see STEM learning in action!
March 02, 2015
The Women's Center once again marks V-Day, a global movement to end violence against women and girls, with a production of Eve Ensler's play 'The Vagina Monologues,' March 4-6 in the Blaney Theatre. Although campus is closed March 5, the show goes on!
February 25, 2015
Nine out of 10 students who begin an online bachelor's degree program at Cal U earn their diploma within six years. That success rate earned Cal U a No. 4 ranking on the U.S. News Short List, published online by U.S. News and World Report.
February 16, 2015
Tune in to KDKA-TV at 7:30 p.m. March 28 to see highlights of the FIRST Robotics Greater Pittsburgh regional competition held recently in the Convocation Center. If STEM is your sport, this show's for you!
February 05, 2015
Artworks by current and former students will be displayed on all three floors of Vulcan Hall during 'Back to the Drawing Boards,' a juried award show Feb. 19-20. Two bands are slated to appear at the free opening reception.
January 30, 2015
Prospective students and their families may register now to attend one of two Academic Open House programs remaining this semester. Visitors can tour the campus, meet faculty members and talk with students. Register online now or give Cal U a call.
January 21, 2015
After a year of planning, nearly 100 Cal U students will present the eighth annual StormFest Feb. 6-7 in collaboration with the Carnegie Science Center. The two-day event at the science center in Pittsburgh offers hands-on activities for kids and adults.
January 16, 2015
More than 1,200 students on 54 teams have begin building robots for the Greater Pittsburgh Regional FIRST Robotics Competition, one of several STEM-focused contests coming to the Cal U Convocation Center this spring.
October 07, 2014
Make connections that can make a real difference in your future! Employers at the Cal U Career Fair are recruiting for internships, co-ops and full-time positions. Click 'more' to see who you can meet from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 9 in the Convocation Center.
October 01, 2014
For the sixth year in a row, Cal U has been recognized as a Military Friendly School. The 2015 Military Friendly Schools® list honors the 15 percent of U.S. schools that are most responsive to the needs of veterans and service members.
October 01, 2014
The Weedrags, an Appalachian bluegrass/country band with roots in Washington County, Pa., will present a free concert Oct. 18 before Cal U's annual Coal Bowl football game vs. IUP. The public can join the fun at Roadman Park.
September 22, 2014
A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Professor is Red Cross hero, Enrollment dips slightly; President tells trustees; GACO passes $3 billion mark; Student playwright’s one-act to debut. Read the Journal online today.
September 18, 2014
Students from any university, including Cal U, may register for 100% online classes offered Dec. 15-Jan. 17. Click 'more' to see this year's expanded list of Winter College course options.
August 15, 2014
Want to pursue a master's degree? The School of Graduate Studies and Research plans a series of open houses beginning Sept. 5 to help you take the next step toward your career goals. Click 'more' for a schedule and registration details.
August 05, 2014
Japanese pop culture and history will be celebrated Aug. 29-31 when Cal U hosts the KuroKiiro Festival, organized by the Pittsburgh Japanese Culture Society. The festival includes educational workshops, a talent show and costume display.
July 28, 2014
Students may register now for a new bachelor's degree program in Environmental Studies: Natural Resource Management and Policy. This interdisciplinary program prepares students for jobs in the oil and gas industry. Click ‘more’ to see a video.
July 10, 2014
First-year students will move in to University Housing during the week of Aug. 17-22. Vulcan Village residents arrive throughout the week. Move-In Day activities are planned for Aug. 22, when new students arrive at main-campus residence halls.
July 08, 2014
The Board of Governors for the State System of Higher Education has approved a modest tuition increase for the 2014-2015 academic year. The $198-a-year increase matches the rate of inflation and keeps Cal U's tuition among the most affordable in the state.
June 18, 2014
Eight Cal U students and psychology professor Dr. Rebecca Regeth have returned from a 10-day visit to Turkey. Click 'more' to read a day-by-day account of their travels.
June 17, 2014
A new edition of the Journal is available online. Headlines from the latest Journal include: Graduates step off the stage, into the future; Vulcans earn Dixon Trophy; Bocetti honored as Recovery Champion. Click “more” to read the Journal online.
May 29, 2014
Here's a tip: Recent graduates of the 14 Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education universities, including Cal U, can use Web-based JobGateway application offered by the state Department of Labor and Industry as part of their job search.