Cal Times

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...

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...

Cal Times wins one national award and two regional awards presented by the Society of Professional Journalists

Lily Gongaware's photo illustration was a Mark of Excellence national finalist.

Cal U Communications

May 27, 2020

Two May 2020 graduates were recently honored by the Society of Professional Journalists. Lily Gongaware’s photo illustration, “Cal U for Life,” which was the Cal Times cover on May 3, 2019, was selected as a Mark of Excellence national finalist. Gongaware and Samantha Kuhne’s online digital feature vi...

Can you dig it? Dr. Marc Henshaw, a.k.a. “The Archeology Dude,” talks about unique field experiences in U.S. and abroad

Dr. Marc Henshaw, professor, specializing in industrial heritage and archeology,  appears on National Geographic television series

Cal Times

May 27, 2020

Dr. Marc Henshaw, an instructor in Cal U's department of History, Politics, Society and Law, and a 1998 graduate of California University of Pennsylvania,  has followed an interesting career path in the field of archeology. In this edition of CUTV's "Cal U Connections," recorded May 21, 2020,  Dr....

Cal U President Jones announces retirement in January 2021

Geraldine M. Jones, president, California University of Pennsylvania

Cal U Communications

May 20, 2020

(May 18, 2020) Eight years after stepping into the leadership role at California University of Pennsylvania, President Geraldine M. Jones announced that she will retire early next year. In a message to students, faculty, staff and alumni, President Jones says she “will leave with wonderful memories...

Cal U hosts virtual event for students interested in business

Cal U hosts virtual event for students interested in business

Cal U Communications

May 20, 2020

(May 19, 2020) Students interested in earning a degree in business are welcome to join "Catch the Buzz on Business at Cal U.”  The online session will begin at 6 p.m. June 3. Participants will meet faculty members in the Cal U Business and Economics Department. Staff members from both the admis...

California Borough spring cleanup underway May 6 – 18

California Borough spring cleanup underway May 6 - 18

Cal Times

May 13, 2020

California Borough is helping Cal U students clean house before they leave their off-campus rentals for summer break. Daily garbage pickup will be available from Monday, May 6, through Saturday, May 18, and a bin will be placed at the library so students can recycle unwanted electronic ...

The Cal Times student news is a publication of the Student Association Inc. at California University of Pennsylvania
News