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The Cardinal The Catholic University of America
October 2012 | Volume 7, Issue 10


HOMECOMING AND REUNIONS WEEKEND REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN
Registration for Homecoming and Reunions Weekend, Oct. 26-28, is now open! The Catholic University of America Alumni Association invites all alumni and their families back to campus to celebrate with their fellow Cardinals. To view the continuously growing schedule of events and register, click here or call the Office of Alumni Relations at 800-288-ALUM (2586).

SAVE THE DATE: cua men's bASKETBALL VS. gEORGE wASHINGTON

Join the CUA Alumni Association as the CUA Cardinals men's basketball team takes on the Colonials of The George Washington University on Sat. Nov. 3, 2012. Details are being finalized regarding a pre-game reception. Check www.cuatoday.com for further information.

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 Theatre 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.

SAN FRANCISCO MISSION TOUR AND MASS -- OCT. 13
The Northern California Alumni Chapter invites you to historic Old Mission Dolores, San Francisco, for Mass and a tour prepared specifically for Catholic University alumni and their guests. After the tour grab a bite to eat at a nearby restaurant with fellow alums on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012. Mission San Francisco de Asis, affectionately known as Old Mission Dolores, was established under the direction of Franciscan Friars in 1776. To register, click here.

GOODBYE TO COLONEL BROOKS TAVERN
Colonel Brooks Tavern will be shutting its doors for good this month in preparation for demolition. The local bar and grill is scheduled to be replaced with a six-story apartment building wrapping around the block bounded by Ninth and Tenth Streets. Many members of the CUA Alumni Association and of the wider CUA community have visited the Brookland landmark over the years. In the past, the bar has been host to many reunion class parties and events.

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.

NEW LOOK AND NAME FOR CUA MAGAZINE
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.")

SAVE THE DATE: BOSTON CHRISTMAS PARTY -- DEC. 13
Kick off the holiday season with the CUA Boston Alumni Chapter at the annual Christmas party at Maggiano's Boston on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2012, from 6 to 8 p.m. Catholic University President John Garvey will be in attendance to wish alumni and their guests a Merry Christmas. Details are being finalized and will be posted on www.cuatoday.com.

NEWS

PROFESSOR DOCUMENTS HISPANIC MIGRATION
Associate Professor and Chair of sociology Enrique Pumar, Ph.D.,  recently received a $52,000 grant from the Smithsonian Institution's Latino Center to direct the second phase of its Latino History Project which is documenting the footprint of Hispanic migration to the Washington, D.C., metropolitan region. To read more, click here.

PROFESSORS PRESENT SOCIAL TEACHING IN GHANA
After participating in a successful Summer Institute of Catholic Social Thought at Catholic University in June, Rev. Paul Sullins, Ph.D. 1998, associate professor of sociology, and Brian Engelland, Ph.D., professor of marketing, headed to Ghana in July to present a similar conference on conducting business ethically. To read more, click here.

COUNSELING CENTER MEETS HIGHEST STANDARDS
The Counseling Center at Catholic University has received accreditation from the International Association of Counseling Services (IACS). Approximately one-third of university counseling centers nationwide have attained the IACS accreditation, according to Monroe Rayburn, Ph.D., director of the Counseling Center. To read more, click here.


PROFESSOR GETS GRANT TO DISCOVER HIV VACCINE
Venigalla Rao, Ph.D., professor and chairman in the Department of Biology, has received $413,786 for the first year of a four-year project, "Potent Phage T4 Derived V2 Immunogens as HIV Vaccines." Over the span of the project, the grant will provide a total of $1,668,972 to support Rao's project. To read more, click here.

ATHLETICS

CARDINALS MEN'S SOCCER DOWNS ROWAN IN DOUBLE OVERTIME TO TAKE TITLE
Sophomore Earl Hamilton deflected junior Justin Oloriz's shot into the back of the net for a dramatic double overtime game-winner on Saturday, Sept. 8, that lifted CUA over Rowan in the championship game of the Rowan University Invitational. The Cardinals (3-1) won their third straight match and senior Mike Brennan was named the Tournament MVP. To read more, click here.

FIELD HOCKEY TEAM EARNS HIGHEST RANKING EVER
The CUA field hockey team earned its highest ranking in school history on Tuesday, Sept. 11, coming in at No.7 in the Penn Monto/NFHCA Division III National Coaches Poll. To read more, click here.


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ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT


Camille Solberg is a regional director for U.S. Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) in Wisconsin. We were able to speak to her about her student and alumni experiences. To learn more about her, click here.


Class Notes

Normand Prevost
Fr. Normand Prevost, SA, B.A. 1943, rece...

Don Erickson
Don Erickson, B.A. 1994, was promoted to...

Joseph Fedeli
Joseph Fedeli, B.A. 1972, recently passe...

Benedict Torcivia
Benedict J. Torcivia, Sr., B.A. Arch. E....

Elizabeth Dollinger
Elizabeth (Catan) Dollinger, B.A. 2006, ...

Leah Kondes
Leah (Silver) Kondes, B.A. 1993 (A&S...

Anne McMahon
Anne Marie McMahon, B.M. 2005, married J...

Margaret Johnston
Margaret (Placentra) Johnston, B.A. 1973...



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