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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 ...

Important Message From President Jones About Fall Semester

Eberly Hall, California University of Pennsylvania campus, April 5, 2020

Cal U Communications

May 13, 2020

The following message by Geraldine M. Jones, president, California University of Pennsylvania, appeared on the Cal U website on May 8, 2020. To our students, faculty and staff, We have reached the end of the spring semester, an unprecedented time that has tested our ingenuity, our resolve and ...

Gov. Wolf Announces 13 Counties, including Washington, Fayette and Greene, will Move to Yellow Phase of Reopening on May 15

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, May 2020

Cal Times

May 13, 2020

(May 8, 2020) Governor Tom Wolf announced 13 Pennsylvania counties will move to the yellow phase of reopening at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, May 15. Those counties include Allegheny, Armstrong, Bedford, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Fayette, Fulton, Greene, Indiana, Somerset, Washington and Westmoreland. ...

President’s Message – Celebrating Graduating Seniors

(FILE) University President Geraldine M. Jones on stage to present diplomas during the  undergraduate commencement ceremony in the Cal U Convocation Center, Dec. 14, 2019.

Cal U Public Relations

May 7, 2020

The following message from Geraldine M. Jones, president, California University of Pennsylvania, appeared on the Cal U website on April 14, 2020. Cal U family! I hope you and your families are managing well as we adapt to these difficult times. Covid-19 has changed our lives, but I am incredibly...

Student Leadership Awards (Virtual) Ceremony 2020

Student Affairs 2019-2020 Student Leadership Awards ceremony.

Cal Times

May 4, 2020

The Office of Student Affairs honored student leadership and service to Cal U with a virtual Outstanding Student Leader Awards event which culminated in a series of videos announcing the awards and winners posted online April 27-May 1, 2020. Virtual Student Recognition Week committee members were...

Cal U begins distributing federal CARES Act funding to eligible students this week

The 12-foot-tall statue of Vulcan, the Roman god of fire and California University of Pennsylvania's mascot, in the Quad at the center of campus, April 27, 2020.

Cal U

May 4, 2020

A message to all Cal U students from Geraldine. M. Jones, president, California University of Pennsylvania, May 4, 2020: The federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), which provided an economic “stimulus check” to many American families, also includes funds to assist...

Together Apart: Virtual resources and calendar of events, courtesy of Cal U Student Affairs. (May 5, 2020 edition)

The Student Activities Board Executive Board with B.o.B following his performance at Cal U, April 23, 2018.

Student Affairs

May 4, 2020

Find some time between finals to relax and enjoy this week’s activities! Cal Table Talk  – "Summer Send-off: Doing Summer Well" Presented by Cal U Counseling Center, Wednesday, May 6, 2020, 7 p.m. Zoom Meeting ID: 919 1763 3002 Discuss how you can make the best of your summer brea...

State System of Higher Education, including Cal U, votes to freeze tuition for a second consecutive year

Dan Greenstein, chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, during a visit to the campus of California University of Pennsylvania on Oct. 10, 2019.

PASSHE

April 30, 2020

The Board of Governors for Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education for the first time in its 38-year history froze basic in-state tuition for a second consecutive year, even while confronting financial challenges brought on in part by the coronavirus pandemic. Basic in-state tuition for undergraduate...

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