Homecoming and Reunions Weekend 2012 is just a few short months away and whether you will be celebrating a milestone Reunion Class year (we welcome the Class of 1962 to the ranks of our Golden Cardinals!) or are our newest members of the Alumni Association, we hope you make the right choice this fall and come back to campus to celebrate with your fellow Cardinals in October. Click the above banner for the weekend's schedule of events.
GOLDEN CARDINALS BRUNCH AND PERFORMANCE
Join the Golden Cardinals (alumni who graduated 50 years ago or more from CUA) for a brunch at The Inn at Brookeville Farm followed by the performance of Over the Tavern
at Olney Theater on Sunday, Sept. 30, at 11:30 a.m. John Going, B.A. 1958, is the director. To register, visit www.cuatoday.com
or call the Office of Alumni Relations at 800-288-ALUM (2586).
PANEL DISCUSSION ON THE CATHOLIC VOTE
Join the Alumni Association Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, from 7 to 10 p.m. in Father O'Connell Hall for a panel discussion of the ways in which American Catholics might use their vote to express their opinions and values, how (or if) the Catholic vote might influence election outcomes, whether candidates will pursue the Catholic vote, and how.
The panel will be followed by a coffee and dessert reception.To register, visit www.cuatoday.com
NEW LOOK AND NAME FOR CUA MAGAZINE
is now The Catholic University of America Magazine
. The redesigned magazine has a more contemporary and cleaner look. The content has been repackaged for an easier read. There are more class notes and alumni profiles. And the title of the magazine now uses the full name of the University. To find out more about the redesign process, to share ideas for future issues, and to tell us what you think of the new look and name, visit the digital edition here
. (Take the quick and easy survey by clicking on "Tell Us What You Think.")
MARK YOUR CALENDARS: FINIAN'S RAINBOW
Join the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music on Friday, Oct. 26, at 6:30 p.m. in the Upper Lobby of Hartke Theatre for a pre-performance reception followed by the performance of Finian's Rainbow
, at 7:30. Other performances take place on Saturday, Oct. 27, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 28, at 2 p.m. Tickets go on sale at the end of September. Be sure to get the special alumni price. Please visit The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music website
closer to the production date for more information.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES
Planning to get ready for a job search in the 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 benefits to CUA alumni. Simply call their office Monday - Friday at 202-319-5623 to make an appointment to take advantage of this valuable, free service.
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 at the birthplace of modern San Francisco. Details are being finalized and will be available soon on www.cuatoday.com
PRESIDENT GARVEY APPOINTS ACTING NCSSS DEAN
John Garvey, President of The Catholic University of America, has appointed Stephen Schneck as acting dean of the National Catholic School of Social Service, effective Aug. 1 and until the appointment of a permanent dean. To read the full article, click here
CU After Work: New York Avenue Beach Bar, Washington, D.C.
Cardinal Kickoff, DuFour Athletic Center, CUA Campus
The Catholic Vote Panel and Discussion, CUA Campus
San Diego Padres Game, San Diego, Calif.
Golden Cardinals Brunch and Performance, Olney, Md.
Ireland Trip 2012, Ireland
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