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.