The Catholic University of America

Alumni Relations

The Cardinal The Catholic University of America
september 2011 | Volume 6, Issue 9
Homecoming and reunions Weekend
Registration Now Open
Registration for Homecoming and Reunions Weekend is now open. To register, click Homecoming and Reunions. To view a full schedule of events click here.

Reunions Facebook Groups
Have you connected with the Alumni Association on Facebook yet? Check out our profile and make sure to add us as your friend. Don't forget to join the Reunion group specifically for your class. These groups are a great, instantaneous way to reconnect with classmates and access all of the latest Homecoming and Reunions Weekend information!

Explore the Emerald Isle with cua!
Join CUA alumni and friends on our annual excursion to Ireland, Nov. 30-Dec. 5, 2011.
  • Tours include the Strokestown Park House and Museum of the Famine, Knock Shrine, Achill Island, and the Guinness Storehouse.
  • Included meals: four full breakfasts, four dinners
  • Experienced, delightful tour guides provided by CIE Tours International.
  • Fantastic accommodations at the Kilronan Castle Hotel in Ballyfarnon, the Hotel Westport in Westport, and the Burlington Hotel in Dublin.
  • Travel with a congenial group of fellow alums.
All of this for only $1,510, including airfare and departure taxes. For a complete itinerary and to make your deposit, click here. For more information, contact Sarah Richards Burton at 202-319-5301.

CUA Men's Basketball Takes on the Florida Gators
The Cardinals will take on the University of Florida in an exhibition game on Thursday, Nov. 3, inside the Stephen C. O'Connell Center in Gainesville, Fla. This will be the first meeting between CUA and Florida. Plans are being finalized for a pre-game alumni reception and will be posted on as soon as they are available.

Friday Night Lights at Dufour Stadium
Join the Alumni Association for a pre-game tent party on Friday, Sept. 16, 2011. Then, watch the Cardinals take on the Tartans of Carnegie Mellon under the stadium lights; the first home night game of the 2011 season at DuFour Stadium. Pre-game festivities begin at 5:30 and run until kickoff at 7 p.m. For more information and to register, click

Cardinal service commitment
Alumni! Catholic University is calling you to service.

We are celebrating our 125th anniversary by joining together to serve people who are disadvantaged, the Church, and our communities. By participating in this commitment to perform 125,000 hours of service, you will not only be making the world a better place, you also will be making a statement about what we mean when we say: We are The Catholic University of America!

Additional alumni service opportunities are being planned throughout the country. Have an idea for one? Let us know at For more information on service opportunities and to report your hours, visit

Summer Baseball Outings for California alumni
Join fellow alums for two great games. The first game will be  this Saturday, Aug. 20, at PETCO Park as the San Diego Padres take on the Florida Marlins. The second game will be on Sept. 10 as the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim take on the New York Yankees at Angels Stadium. Don't miss these fun summer gatherings. To register, click San Diego Padres or Los Angeles Angels.

Don't miss the summer issue of cua magazine
Ten years later, CUA Magazine looks back at the events of Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, told through the stories of alumni who have a personal connection to 9/11. In addition to this special cover story, CUA Magazine helps launch the 125th anniversary celebration of The Catholic University of America.

You can find all this and more in the summer issue. The new digital edition is available at The editorial staff of CUA Magazine loves to hear from our readers. Send us a class note, a letter, or an idea for an article or an alumni essay. You can reach us at

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Alumni Spotlight

Brandon Macadaeg, is a
seminarian studying in Rome
at the Pontifical Gregorian
University. We were able to
catch up with him and ask him
about his CUA student and
alumni experiences.
Full Story...

Class Notes

Barbara Lopez-Mayhew
Has been promoted to Full Professor and ...

Glen Michaels Merbach
Glen Michaels (Merbach), BA, School of P...

Jack Knight
Jack Knight, M.F.A.1964, will honor thos...

David Bradley
David L. Bradley, Ph.D. 1970, was recent...

Jonathan Fry
Jonathan Fry, B.M.E 2002, married Emily ...

Andrea Weymouth
Andréa Weymouth, B.S./B.A. 2005, gr...

Matthew Nix
Matthew Nix, M.M. 1994, D.M.A. 1998, and...

Laura McCloskey
Laura (McCloskey) Wolfe, M.A. 2007, and ...

James Hynes
James T. ("Casey") Hynes, B.A....

Anita Summers
Anita Miller Summers, M.S.W. 1982, is ha...

Christopher Gervais
Class of 2013

"The community here makes the
University a fun, positive
environment that fosters
camaraderie, faith, and
education." - Chris Gervais 2013

To learn more about CUA junior
Chris Gervais and the progress
he is making toward finishing
his degree, visit

Celebrating 125 Years

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