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Cal U Moves to Remote Learning for Fall

Old Main, California University of Pennsylvania.

Cal U Communications

August 6, 2020

CALIFORNIA, PA. (July 31, 2020)  Citing the recent rise in COVID-19 cases throughout Pennsylvania and across the country, the president of California University of Pennsylvania announced today that Cal U will operate remotely during the fall semester. “Throughout the summer, my leadership team...

Cal U Greek Life Adviser Wins National Honor

Joy Helsel, California University of Pennsylvania’s director of Fraternity and Sorority Life, is honored by Alpha Sigma Alpha, July 25, 2020

Cal U Communications

August 6, 2020

Joy Helsel, Cal U’s director of Fraternity and Sorority Life, has received the 2019-2020 Alpha Sigma Alpha Outstanding Fraternity/Sorority Advisor Award. The award recognizes a campus professional for exceptional service to Alpha Sigma Alpha, which has 175 chapters and 120,000 members nationwide,...

Wearing is caring: Cal U to distribute masks as part of reopening plans

Cal U face masks

Cal U Communications

July 22, 2020

15,000. That’s the number of masks Cal U has ordered as the University continues to plan for a responsible reopening of campus while responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Of the total number, 6,600 cloth masks branded with the Cal U logo will be distributed to faculty, staff and students who will...

State System to explore university integrations to support student opportunities

State System to explore university integrations to support student opportunities

PASSHE Communications

July 22, 2020

The Board of Governors for Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education took another important step forward in its System Redesign effort by authorizing the Chancellor to review the financial impacts of integrating operations at selected System universities. While honoring institutional identity,...

Cal U joins nationwide degree-completion initiative

Undergraduate Commencement ceremony at California University of Pennsylvania, Convocation Center, Dec. 14, 2019.

Cal U Communications

July 8, 2020

California University of Pennsylvania is among the first universities to join the ReUp Network, a national initiative that provides a path to graduation for students who have some college experience but no degree. ReUp enables students to complete their degree at any of the transfer network’s 13 partn...

Diversity committee to host “Black Lives Matter” virtual listening circle for students

FILE:  A photo of participants in a peaceful protest against racial inequality in California Borough, Pa., on June 7, 2020.

Cal Times

June 24, 2020

Title:  "Black Lives Matter " Virtual Listening Circle for Students Sponsored by:  The Cal U Student Affairs Diversity Committee Facilitators:  Dr. Quiana Golphin and Dr. Dawn Moeller Date and Time:  July 1, 2020 at 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Virtual Platform:  Cal U Zoom Registration:  Please e...

Cal U announces plan for fall semester reopening

Old Main at California University of Pennsylvania

Cal U Communications

June 15, 2020

Students at California University of Pennsylvania will start the fall semester one week earlier than planned, returning to a campus where masks and social distancing will be components of everyday college life. After weeks of planning, Cal U today released its Guide to Fall Reopening, which summarizes changes and expectations ...

Student Affairs Diversity Committee to offer Juneteenth Panel Discussion

Juneteenth Memorial Monument, George Washington Carver Museum, Austin Texas

Student Affairs Diversity Committee

June 15, 2020

The Student Affairs Diversity Committee is offering a timely panel discussion about the history of Juneteenth and what it means today. The panel will present a summary of Juneteenth, followed by a guided discussion with the panelists. The panel will consist of faculty, staff and administration.  We...

Hundreds march, rally through California Borough in peaceful protest

Hundreds march past the Booker Towers at California University of Pennsylvania in a

Cal Times

June 10, 2020

Nearly 200 participants peacefully marched through the streets of California Borough on Sunday, June 7,  calling for justice and equality for people of color following the deaths of unarmed black people at the hands of police. A Facebook group, "CAL, PA: Justice for George Floyd," described the event as a pr...

Provost announces academic reorganization at Cal U, consolidates undergraduate Colleges

Dixon Hall, California University of Pennsylvania, April 4, 2020.

Cal U Communications

June 10, 2020

(June 5, 2020) To all faculty, students and staff, Throughout its history, California University has embraced change in order to thrive. Today our University announces a transformative change in its academic alignment that will streamline academic operations, provide greater consistency to t...

President Jones shares message with Cal U Community on the George Floyd tragedy

Geraldine M. Jones, president, California University of Pennsylvania

Geraldine M. Jones, University President

June 3, 2020

(June 2, 2020) To our campus community, The brutal and senseless death of George Floyd reminds us of how far we need to go in the unmasking of racism within our nation. Time and time again, many black lives are snuffed out. Time and time again, the cries of families and communities go unheard. An...

The Village childcare and preschool center reopens, follows CDC guidelines for childcare programs

Clark Harrison, chairman, holds a welcome sign and greets Weston Bourne upon arrival at The Village Early Childhood Education Center, Liberty Street, California, Pa., on June 1, 2020.  Prior to opening day, children were invited to select and vote on hair colors for the staff and administration.  They selected the color

Cal Times

June 3, 2020

(June 3, 2020) The Village Early Childhood Education Center’s facility in California, Pa. reopened on Monday after being closed for more than two months amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. Following social distancing and cleaning guidelines for childcare programs issued by the Centers for Disease...

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