Events at PennWest California

Each season at PennWest California brings events filled with school spirit to connect students with alumni, family and the surrounding community. Weather you want to cheer on your Vulcan sports teams or help those in the local community, PennWest California has a major event on campus to get you involved.

Homecoming float with students at PennWest California.

Vulcan Fest and Homecoming


Friends old and new come together to celebrate Vulcan Fest and Homecoming.

Family poses for picture at PennWest California Family Day.

Family Day


Once you are settled in to your routine at PennWest California, invite your family to campus and participate in a day full of fun activities.

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Students complete yardword at Big Event.

The Big Event


Each spring, PennWest California's student government sponsors a day of community service so students can show their appreciation to the town of California, Pennsylvania.

Greek students play tug-of-war.

Greek Week


PennWest California's sorority and fraternity chapters get together every spring to participate in athletic - and sometimes wacky - contests.

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Event Calendar


In addition to some our major campus events, PennWest California offers events year-round for the campus community. From acclaimed guest speakers to comedians, there are a wide range of activities on campus to expand your knowledge and keep you entertained. 

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Athletic Events


Cheer on the Vulcans and show your school spirit at one of our great home venues like Adamson Stadium, the PennWest California Convocation Center and Phillipsburg Soccer Stadium.

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