|ALUMNI HONORED AT GALA
Congratulations to all of the alumni awardees at this past Saturday's Alumni Awards Gala: -- Back (from left to right): President John Garvey; Father James Shea, Ph.B. 1997, Ph.L. 1998; Kevin Ryan, B.A. 1989; Thomas Beckett, M.E.E. 1981; Joseph Kenny Jr., B.A. 1976; Alumni Association President Thomas Zoeller, B.A. 1984; Front (from left to right): Siobhan Fallon Hogan, M.F.A. 1985; Annette Tyree Debisette, RN, Ph.D. 1999; Ann Brogioli, B.A. 1989; Samuel Mok, M.A. 1982. To view photos from the event, click here
NEW ALUMNI CENTER DEDICATED
From the left: Thomas Zoeller, B.A. 1984, Alumni Association
President; Gerri Craves; Robert E. Craves, B.A. 1965; John
Garvey, President of The Catholic University of America,
Donald Cardinal Wuerl, B.A. 1962, M.A. 1963
The new Craves Family Alumni Center was dedicated by Donald Cardinal Wuerl, B.A. 1962, M.A. 1963, chancellor of The Catholic University of America on Friday, April 13. The center was made possible by a generous gift from Robert E. Craves, B.A. 1965, and his wife, Gerri. Next time you're on campus, stop by the new center, which is on the patio level of Father O'Connell Hall. To view photos from the dedication, click here
THE CRUCIBLE PERFORMANCE -- APRIL 20
Join the Alumni Association for a performance of Arthur Miller's The Crucible
on Friday, April 20. Come at 6 p.m. for a pre-show reception with the show's director, alumnus Bill Largess, B.A. 1976, followed by the performance at 7:30 p.m. To buy your tickets, visit www.cuatoday.com
SENATORS CLUB SPRING LUNCHEON -- MAY 9
The spring Senators Club luncheon will be held on Wednesday, May 9, 2012, in Great Room B (upper floor) of the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center at Catholic University. Festivities begin at 11:30 a.m. University President John Garvey will give a "state of the university" address. The luncheon is $35. To save your seat, click www.cuatoday.com or call the Alumni Office at 202-319-5608.
Baseball season is right around the corner. Join fellow CUA alumni at our baseball outings nationwide this summer. The CUA Alumni Association has secured blocks of tickets exclusively for CUA alumni and their guests for the following games:
Washington, D.C., May 18, Young Alumni Baseball Outing: Nationals vs. Baltimore Orioles at 7:05 p.m.
Los Angeles, May 29, Angels vs. New York Yankees at 7:05 p.m.
Washington, D.C., June 3, Family Outing at Nationals Park: Nationals vs. Atlanta Braves at 1:35 p.m.
New York, June 7, Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays at 7:05 p.m.
Baltimore, June 8, Orioles vs. Philadelphia Phillies at 7:05 p.m.
Boston, June 8, Red Sox vs. Washington Nationals at 7:05 p.m.
Philadelphia, June 27, Phillies vs. Pittsburgh Pirates at 7:05 p.m.
THE ADDAMS FAMILY AT THE KENNEDY CENTER
Join the Alumni Association at the production of The Addams Family
at the Kennedy Center on July 18, 2012, at 7:30 p.m. "The Addams Family
brings the darkly delirious world of Gomez, Morticia, Uncle Fester, Grandma, Wednesday, Pugsley and, of course, Lurch to life" (Kennedy Center). Tickets are $75. For more information, visit www.cuatoday.com
SUMMER TRIP TO ITALY: JULY 24 - AUG. 1
Mark your calendars, July 24 - Aug. 1, 2012, for a trip to the Amalfi coast in Italy. Delight in the area's scenic grandeur, varied architecture, and beautiful vistas. For more details, visit www.cuatoday.com
URBAN HERMITAGE DESIGN COMES TO LIFE AT FRANCISCAN MONASTERY
Left: Michael Iskandar, B.S.Arch. 2010; right: Alec Higinbotham,
About a dozen current and former members of the School of Architecture and Planning's design collaborative (CUAdc)
visited the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America March 29. They gathered to watch the construction of a
building they have been designing for more than two years. To read more about the hermitage and students, click here
|PROFESSOR RECEIVES FRENCH ACADEMIC HONOR
Joan Tasker Grimbert, professor of French and medieval studies, has been named a Chevalier (knight) in the Ordre des Palmes Académiques (Order of Academic Palms). The academic honor is awarded by the French government to those who make significant contributions to French education and culture. To read the full story, click here.
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"The Crucible" Performance and Reception, Hartke Theatre
CUA Alumni and Friends Reception, Chicago, Ill.
Senators Club Spring 2012 Luncheon, CUA Campus
Young Alumni Baseball Outing: Washington Nationals, Washington, D.C.
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Game, Anaheim, Calif.
Family Outing: Washington Nationals, Washington, D.C.
New York Yankees Game, New York, N.Y.
Baltimore Orioles Game, Baltimore, Md.
Boston Red Sox Game, Boston, Mass.
Philadelphia Phillies Game, Philadelphia, Pa.
"The Addams Family" at the Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C.
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Alumni Staff and Faculty Get-together
Mark your calendars now and watch your emails for more
information on the Alumni Staff and Faculty Get-together
on Thursday, May 17, 2012. If you are an alum who works
at CUA, please plan to join us!
Alumni Invited to Luaupalooza
Please join the CUA community for
Luaupalooza 2012 on Friday, April
27, from 5 to 10:30 p.m. on the
Pryzbyla Center Lawn, CUA
Campus. Come celebrate the end
of another successful school
year with current CUA students.
There will be a barbecue, live
entertainment and rides all
evening! We look forward to
125 Years Today and Tomorrow...
At the end of a very full academic
year of activities commemorating
the University's 125th Anniversary,
we invite you to join us in the
celebration by making a gift to the
University's Annual Fund. Your
financial support, no matter the
size, helps CUA offer the highest
quality of education to students at
the undergraduate and graduate
By supporting the Annual Fund,
you are ensuring the University will
remain competitive with peer
institutions and continue to provide
an outstanding education for the
next 125 years -- and beyond.
Results from Mid-Atlantic beach town poll
41% -- Ocean City, N.J.
27% -- Delaware Beaches
19% -- Ocean City, Md.
14% -- LBI, N.J.
Look for information about a
beach get-together during the
Congratulations to CUA Baseball
coach Ross Natoli who earned
his 500th career win. In an 8-6
victory over Stevenson
University on April 7. Natoli is
the second CUA coach to win
500 games, joining men's tennis
coach Marty Dowd, who
accomplished the feat in 2010.
To read more about the win,