Homecoming and Reunions Weekend 2012 is Oct. 26-28! Look for the weekend's schedule in The Catholic University of America Magazine
in early August, and on www.cuatoday.com
. Registration will open up Aug. 15, 2012, at noon. For more information, contact Paula Caruselle, assistant director of alumni relations, at firstname.lastname@example.org
CUA TRAVEL: TRIP TO IRELAND 2012
Join the CUA Alumni Association for our annual alumni trip to Ireland from Nov. 29 to Dec. 4, 2012. Tours include Kilkenny Castle, Abbey Brewery, House of Waterford Crystal, and Dingle Brewing Company. Five full breakfasts and four dinners are included. All of this for just $1,600, including airfare from Dulles International Airport. For a complete itinerary and to make your deposit, visit www.cuatoday.com/ireland2012
. If you have any questions, feel free to call the Office of Alumni Relations at 800-288-ALUM (2586).
CAREER DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES
Planning to find a new job this summer or get ready for a job search come fall? Even if you're not, it's probably a great time to have your résumé reviewed, get some career consulting, or practice interview techniques. CUA's Office of Career Services extends most of the services it provides to students to CUA alumni. All you need to do is to call their office Monday - Friday at 202-319-5623 to make an appointment to take advantage of this valuable, free service.
MARK YOUR CALENDAR: SAN FRANCISCO MISSION TOUR AND MASS -- OCT. 13
The Northern California Chapter invites you to historic Old Mission Dolores, San Francisco for a Mass, tour and lunch on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012. Mission San Francisco de Asis, affectionately known as Mission Dolores, was established under the direction of Franciscan Friars in 1776. Plan to join us for a warm October afternoon in at the birthplace of modern San Francisco. More information will be available soon on www.cuatoday.com
NEW DEAN OF THE SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Following a nationwide search, John Garvey, President of The Catholic University of America, has appointed Very Rev. Mark Morozowich, M.A. 1989, associate professor, as dean of the School of Theology and Religious Studies, effective July 1, 2012. To read the full article, click here
POLITICS PROFESSOR HONORED IN CHINA
Claes Ryn, professor of politics, was named an honorary professor during a ceremony at Beijing Normal University in China last month. At the ceremony, Ryn helped launch a new humanities institute at the Chinese university. To read the full article, click here
FRANNY MURRAY TURNS 90
Franny Murray, Class of 1950, one of CUA's most beloved people, turned 90 on Saturday, July 7. A member of CUA's Athletics Hall of Fame, Murray has been a member of the University community since the 1940s when he was a student. To read the full article on Franny, click here
SCHOOL OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE RECEIVES GRANT
The School of Library and Information Science at CUA has received a $498,741 Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The school will use the grant to educate and support students in the Cultural Heritage Information Management concentration in its master's degree program. To read the full story, click here
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