Photos: Cal U Appreciation Day, April 14


Jeff Helsel

The “Build-a-Buddy” stuffed animals are popular giveaway items at the Cal U Appreciation Day on campus, April 14, 2021.

Cal Times

California University of Pennsylvania’s Appreciation Day, April 14, featured an entire day of giveaways, food, and a variety of activities.  Hosted on the Cal U campus and at Vulcan Village, the day’s festivities were sponsored by Cal U Student Affairs, Student Government, and the Student Activities Board.


Many students lined up for the Bonsai Tree giveaway outside the Natali Student Center.
Cal U swim team member Megan Beam at the Cal U Cupboard’s breakfast food giveaway.
Students play a round of miniature golf in the Natali Student Center.
Student Activities Board member Destiny Brooks is interviewed at the “Truckin’ Fresh Food Truck” outside Natali.
Students receive free ice cream from the Caustelot Ice Cream truck.
A student walks a puppy dog along the street near the Natali Student Center
Cal U Appreciation Day, April 14, 2021
Students sampling ice cream from the Caustelot Ice Cream truck.
The Cal U Vulcans’ mascot “Blaze” makes an appearance at Vulcan Village.  In the background is the “Hogfathers” food truck.
Free “self-care kits” and other items are handed out at Vulcan Village.
As the sun sets in the evening, the movie “Night School” is projected onto a large outdoor screen at Vulcan Village.
The comedy “Night School,” starring Kevin Hart, is the featured outdoor movie at Vulcan Village.
Light from the pool is visible as the sun sets and the moon rises over Vulcan Village.