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Interim President Robert Thorn

Robert Thorn shares a message with the Cal U community as he leaves his role as interim president.

Cal U Communications July 23, 2021

To our Cal U community, Today is my last working day as interim president of Cal U. I did not want to let this moment pass without saying “thank you” to everyone who has made the past six months...

An aerial truck from the California Volunteer Fire Department is positioned in front of Manderino Library at California University of Pennsylvania as part of an emergency preparedness training exercise.

Fire departments train at Cal U

Cal U Communications July 23, 2021

Volunteer firefighters from California borough, West Brownsville, South Brownsville and Richeyville came to California University of Pennsylvania on July 19 for emergency preparedness training. The purpose...

Logos of Cal U, Edinboro and Clarion universities.

Board of Governors approve university integration plans

PASSHE Communications July 15, 2021

The Board of Governors for Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education unanimously approved a measure July 14 to integrate six institutions into two new universities, the latest action in a multi-year...

Dr. Dale-Elizabeth Pehrson will be the interim president of Cal U effective August 1, 2021.

New Interim President Appointed at Cal U

Cal U Communications July 14, 2021

California University of Pennsylvania will have new leadership as it begins implementing a plan to integrate with Clarion and Edinboro universities. On July 14, the Board of Governors for Pennsylvania’s...

Cal U has been honored as a

California University of Pennsylvania named ‘College of Distinction’

Cal U Communications July 2, 2021

California University of Pennsylvania has been honored for its commitment to excellence in undergraduate education. Colleges of Distinction has selected Cal U as a top university for 2021-2022, the...

California University of Pennsylvania campus

With shift to ‘Level 2,’ Cal U moves closer to pre-pandemic experience

Cal U Communications May 22, 2021

As Pennsylvania relaxes its limits on indoor and outdoor gatherings, Cal U is “leveling up” for summer and looking ahead to fall. Robert Thorn, interim president at California University of Pennsylvania,...

Cal U Professor Jim Bové’s sabbatical project, “Shadows of the Midnight Sun: Traveling to the Arctic Circle in Search of Inspiration,” also inspired a contemporary art installation on display through June 2021 at Pittsburgh International Airport.

Cal U professor’s Arctic expedition inspires airport artwork

Cal U Communications May 14, 2021

A Cal U art professor’s Arctic expedition inspired a contemporary art installation now on display at Pittsburgh International Airport. Travelers who pass through Concourse C can view “Glacial Front,”...

Interim University President Bob Thorn and Shelta Camarda-Webb, Interim Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer, present Fatouma Keita, left, with the Jennie Carter Distinguished African American Student Award and Kimberly Melck, right, with the Jan Zivic Outstanding LGBTQ+ Leadership Award.

Students earn diversity awards

Cal U Communications May 6, 2021

Two graduating seniors have received awards from the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Cal U. Fatouma Keita, a communication disorders major, received the Jennie Carter Distinguished African...

Students work on an animal in the on-campus radiology room.

Veterinary technology program earns accreditation

Cal U Communications May 6, 2021

The veterinary technology program at California University of Pennsylvania has been accredited by the Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA) of the American Veterinary Medical...

James T. Davis, Class of 1973, will speak at in-person Commencement ceremonies May 7-8.

Council of Trustees Chair to address graduates at in-person Commencement ceremonies May 7-8

Cal U Communications April 28, 2021

The chair of California University of Pennsylvania’s Council of Trustees will address graduates as the university holds in-person commencement ceremonies May 7-8. James T. Davis, a 1973 Cal U graduate,...

Old Main, California University of Pennsylvania.

State System moves Cal U, Clarion, Edinboro integration plan forward, initiates a 60-day public comment period

Cal Times April 28, 2021

The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) on Wednesday moved one step closer to approving a plan that would restructure six universities, including Cal U, into...

California, Clarion and Edinboro universities are forming a partnership that could change the face of higher education in western Pennsylvania.

Integration Insights for Students

Cal U Communications April 28, 2021

Welcome to Integration Insights for Students, a weekly series to update you about plans for the Western Integration of Cal U, Clarion and Edinboro universities.  Students, you are a primary and critical...

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