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July 26, 2021

Day one: A message from Dr. Dale

To our faculty, staff and students, A new phase of our collective journey begins today as I take on the momentous task of leading all three Western Integration campuses. It is an honor and a privilege to assume this responsibility.

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July 23, 2021

Hope rises out of the fog

If the pandemic has given us anything, it might be more time or the opportunity to use our time differently, especially for those of us now working from home. Alumni Nick Brucker (’09) hasn’t let any extra time go to waste.

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July 19, 2021

Integrated Clarion, Edinboro and Cal U admissions teams unify during road trip

The admissions teams from California, Clarion and Edinboro will embark tomorrow on a three-day road trip, their first action as integrated universities. The group, consisting of eight Edinboro, 11 Cal U and seven Clarion admissions counselors, will spend one day on each campus.

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July 14, 2021

PASSHE Board of Governors votes to implement integration plans

Today’s Board of Governors vote to approve the Northeast and Western integrations is a vote of confidence in the 1,000-plus people who developed the first phase of the plan and who are poised to usher it into the implementation phase.

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July 08, 2021

Clarion University ranks ‘Best for Vets’ in two categories

Military Times ranks Clarion University No. 1 for general education and 14th overall for the mid-Atlantic region in its annual Best for Vets: Colleges rankings.

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July 08, 2021

Campus store is on its way

The Clarion University Store is coming soon.

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June 30, 2021

Career Center's gamification techniques grab worldwide attention

Clarion University’s Center for Career and Professional Development is increasing student engagement through gamification and that tactic has garnered attention from higher education institutions across the world.

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June 29, 2021

Clarion business majors eligible for University Korner Cares Scholarship

In keeping with the company mantra of “Fueling the future and fueling the community,” The University Korner Cares, Inc., a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, has established The University Korner Cares Scholarship for Clarion University students.

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June 29, 2021

Clarion University lifts mask mandate

As of June 28, Pennsylvania’s mask order tied to the COVID-19 pandemic is lifted. Following that guidance, Clarion University employees, students and visitors will no longer be required to wear a mask either inside campus buildings or outside on campus grounds.

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June 23, 2021

Clarion ranked sixth for Best Online Real Estate Program in nation

Clarion University has the sixth Best Online Real Estate Degree in the nation for 2021.

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June 16, 2021

RN to BSN ranked Most Affordable Online program in Pennsylvania

Clarion University has the Most Affordable Online RN to BSN program in Pennsylvania.

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June 09, 2021

CU receives accreditation for educator preparation programs

The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation announced that Clarion University is one of 60 providers from 26 states to receive accreditation for its educator preparation programs.

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June 07, 2021

CU alumna Carter will deliver Juneteenth message

Dr. Laurie Carter will deliver the keynote address during the 19th Annual Juneteenth Celebration at 11 a.m. June 18. The event will be held via Zoom; all are welcome to join by going to https://clarion.zoom.us/j/94212427594.

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June 03, 2021

A shot in the arm: Nursing students aid in the fight against COVID-19

Clarion University’s Associate of Science and Bachelor of Science in nursing students have been part of the fight to stop the spread of the COVID-19 by volunteering to vaccinate thousands of people in western and southwestern Pennsylvania.

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May 21, 2021

CU continues its collaborations across the globe

The use of technology during the COVID-19 pandemic has brought about advantageous partnerships with other universities across the globe.

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May 13, 2021

Online accounting program ranked fourth in the nation

College Cliffs ranked Clarion University’s online Bachelor of Science in accounting program fourth in the nation.

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May 13, 2021

Student generosity helps stock Resource Room

When Clarion students moved out of campus housing last week, they were invited to donate unwanted, unopened nonperishable food items, hygiene products and household/cleaning products to the university’s Resource Room. Students responded generously, donating 780 items.

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May 07, 2021

CSA selects textbook provider, CU store continues to sell merchandise

Following a competitive bidding process, the Clarion Students’ Association (CSA) has selected eCampus.com as its new, virtual textbook provider.

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May 07, 2021

Phi Sigma Epsilon fraternity endows scholarship

Phi Sigma Epsilon fraternity has reached another milestone at Clarion.

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May 05, 2021

Tuition freeze among actions to keep Clarion student expenses in check

Clarion University students won’t see increases in several areas of their educational expenses after the university and Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education took action to keep costs flat.

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April 28, 2021

Board of Governors approves implementation plan for Western Integration

This morning, the State System’s Board of Governors approved the proposed implementation plan for integrating Clarion, Edinboro and California universities. The approval represents a major milestone in what has been a nine-month planning process involving more than 400 students, faculty, staff and alumni from across the three campuses.

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April 23, 2021

CSD Department debuts renovations, continues tradition of excellence

Keeling Health Center, which has long been the clinical site for the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, has undergone renovations in its lower level where students tend to clients.

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April 16, 2021

Kathryn Robinson appointed student trustee for Clarion University

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has appointed Kathryn Robinson of McDonald as student trustee for Clarion University. She will serve until her May 2023 graduation.

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April 14, 2021

COVID vaccine eligibility expands; sites listed

Eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine is now open to anyone age 18 or older. For the health and safety of all employees and students, the university strongly encourages everyone to be vaccinated.

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April 13, 2021

Clarion Online MBA faculty second to none

The U.S. News and World Report ranks Clarion Online’s Master of Business Administration faculty at No. 1 for faculty credentials and training.

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April 13, 2021

Taste wine from Fox Meadow Winery

Join us for an exclusive tasting with Fox Meadow Winery owners Dan ’72 & Cheryl (Stark) ’72 Mortland directly from the winery.

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April 12, 2021

Clarion chooses eCampus as bookstore provider

Clarion University has chosen eCampus.com as its online bookstore provider to deliver substantial course material savings for students.

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March 24, 2021

Seniors Fye and Rupp earn Kennedy Center accolades

Benjamon Fye, a senior double majoring in theatre and communication, and Zachary Rupp, a senior majoring in theatre, were awarded certificates of merit at The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (region two).

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March 19, 2021

Sophomore Shilk wins prestigious PennACE Student of the Year award

Madison Shilk, a sophomore finance major at Clarion University of Pennsylvania, has been selected for the prestigious JoAnne Day Student of the Year award through Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Employers.

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March 17, 2021

Every star has a story to tell

Even when she was a little girl, physics professor and astronomer Sharon Montgomery was mesmerized by space – specifically the stars in space.

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March 16, 2021

Clarion recognized for its online education for working adults

Clarion University has been recognized by Abound for its 2021 Top Adult Degree Programs.

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March 16, 2021

English program ranks fourth in the nation

Clarion University’s English program ranks fourth in the nation for Best Online Bachelor’s Degrees in English.

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March 16, 2021

English program recognized as a good return on investment

Clarion University is nationally recognized for having one of the Best Online Bachelor’s Degrees in English for its return on investment.

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March 09, 2021

Phonathon workers experience professional growth by placing calls

It seems that no one wants to answer the phone anymore, but by answering the call from one of Clarion University’s Phonathon workers, you give them more than just an opportunity to make a sales pitch.

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March 09, 2021

Online post-baccalaureate program helps people earn teacher certification

Coming in fall 2021, Clarion University will offer an online secondary post-baccalaureate program for people who have a degree but wish to add a teacher certification to improve their job prospects.

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March 05, 2021

Alumna Carter leads seminar about gender equity in academia

Dr. Laurie Carter, a 1986 graduate of Clarion University, is one of five female African American college presidents/administrators who will present Shippensburg University’s virtual leadership challenge seminar, “From Challenge to Change: Leading the Next Generation of Women for Change in a Global Economy.” Carter is president of Shippensburg University.

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March 05, 2021

Dr. Dale announces commencement plans

Commencement is a significant milestone, one that’s important to graduates and their families alike. After listening to our graduating students about their desire to mark the occasion, we have reviewed safe alternatives to a virtual-only ceremony.

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March 04, 2021

Clarion receives national recognition in 11 areas

Clarion University of Pennsylvania received high-ranking status for multiple degree programs by Intelligent.com.

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February 26, 2021

Pioneers of change: John Shropshire

John Shropshire was a pioneer.

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February 23, 2021

Medical Imaging Sciences ranks among best in nation

Best Value Schools ranks Clarion University’s medical imaging sciences program 17th in the nation for X-Ray Tech Schools for 2021.

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February 23, 2021

Students and faculty selected for Frederick Douglass Institute Collaborative project

Clarion University students and faculty have been selected to serve and research on “I Fear for My Life: They That Mourn” project for the Frederick Douglass Institute Collaborative for the State System of Higher Education.

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February 19, 2021

Clarion University Theatre livestreams ‘An Iliad’

Clarion University Theatre’s season continues with “An Iliad” by Lisa Peterson and Denis O’Hare, based on the award-winning Robert Fagles translation of Homer’s epic poem. It is the story of the Trojan War – the rage of Achilles, the bravery of Prince Hector of Troy, the sense of duty of Patroclus – as filtered through the poet who witnessed it all and painfully recalls the story.

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February 05, 2021

Be the change

Jada Smith has been speaking up when she sees injustice since she was a young child. She was in 8th grade, however, when she took action to right a wrong. “This all began because of being treated differently because I was a female. When all of the athletic awards were specified for males during my 8th grade graduation, I felt that was a form of discrimination,” said Smith, a member of the Golden Eagles women’s basketball team.

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February 03, 2021

Student task force working with peers to reduce spread of COVID

Clarion University developed a COVID-19 Student Task Force to help fight the spread of the virus as 650 students returned to campus Jan. 25.

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February 01, 2021

CU celebrates Black History Month with online programs

Clarion University Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Education has scheduled several online events to mark Black History Month. All events are free and open to the public.

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January 28, 2021

Raehsler’s service as Fulbright reviewer will benefit Clarion students

Dr. Rod Raehsler, social sciences professor and Honors Program director at Clarion University, has been commended for his voluntary service to the Fulbright Program. He was a member of the National Screening Committee that reviewed and rated applications for Fulbright U.S. Student Program’s 2021-22 award cycle. Raehsler, whose academic expertise is in British economic history, reviewed applications to universities in the United Kingdom.

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January 28, 2021

U.S. News and World Report ranks Clarion University among its best

U.S. News and World Report once again considers Clarion University among the nation’s best with five prestigious rankings.

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January 25, 2021

Welcome back

I hope this note finds you well and excited for the beginning of our spring 2021 semester.

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January 20, 2021

Legal writing and research students publish CU's second law journal

Clarion University of Pennsylvania’s College of Business Administration and Information Sciences has published the second edition of Clarion University Law Journal. The 56-page journal is the culmination of a class project for Advanced Legal Writing and Research.

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January 12, 2021

Dr. Dale represents USA in international forum

Dr. Dale-Elizabeth Pehrsson will be one of four speakers – and the only United States representative – for Jordan’s Al Hussein Technical University’s Zoom seminar, “Institutional Leadership Post-COVID and Vision for the Future,” from 9 to 10:30 a.m. today via Zoom.

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January 11, 2021

Alicia Shropshire delivers keynote for annual Martin Luther King breakfast

Alicia Shropshire will be the keynote speaker for the 9th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Breakfast, presented at 9 a.m. Jan. 18 as a free Zoom webinar. This year’s theme is “The King Legacy: What You Do for Others.”

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Last Updated 7/26/21