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Alumni Relations

The Cardinal The Catholic University of America
february 2013 | Volume 8, Issue 2

Boston Alumni Chapter -- Alumni Christmas Party 2012


ALUMNI BASKETBALL DAY -- FEB. 2
On Saturday, Feb. 2, join fellow basketball alumni for an alumni game followed by a reception. Stay for the women's and men's basketball games. It all begins at 12:30 p.m. If you have any questions, contact Patrick Dwyer, B.S.B.A. 2007, associate director of development, at dwyer@cua.edu. To register, click here.

GET READY FOR FAMILY BINGO -- FEB. 9
Saturday, Feb. 9, from 5 to 8 p.m., in the Food Court of the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for children (4-12). It includes pizza, snacks, cold drinks, bingo, and prizes. Beer and wine for purchase. To register, click here.

CUA SWEETHEARTS:
WINE AND WALTZING -- FEB. 10

Join the CUA Alumni Association in celebration of the love shared with your CUA Sweetheart on Sunday, Feb. 10, from 1 to 3 p.m. in McMahon Hall Foyer. The cost is $50 per couple and includes hors d'oeuvres with wine pairings, waltzing lessons by CUA Ballroom dancers, and a blessing of your marriage. For more information and to register, click here.

ALUMNI GOVERNOR NOMINATIONS WANTED
The Nominating Committee of the Alumni Association Board of Governors has been formed, and is working to identify nominees for alumni governor positions. Lynne Dardis Pesce, B.A. 2002, is chairperson. If you are interested in becoming a governor, or would like to nominate an alumnus/a, please contact the alumni office at 800-288-2586 or cua-alumni@cua.edu. The deadline for nominations is Friday, Feb. 1.

ALUMNI CAREER RESOURCES
Just a reminder that all alumni of the Catholic University are eligible to receive career consulting, resume review, interview practice, etc., from the professionals in the CUA Office of Career Services. These services are free and are by appointment: schedule yours now and take a positive step in your career development. Information Sessions sponsored by various corporations and government agencies are also open to CUA alumni. For a description of those scheduled, click here. For more information about career development resources or to schedule an appointment with a career consultant, call 202-319-5623.

SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES:

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY OF SERVICE -- JAN. 19
Join the CUA community for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Saturday, Jan. 19, at 9 a.m. Please meet in Caldwell Auditorium. For more information, click here.

NYC MIDNIGHT FOOD RUN -- FEB. 13
The CUA Alumni Association is partnering with Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York for the NYC Midnight Food Run on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 7 p.m. It's winter and it's cold! Help us make sandwiches for those in the city who need them most. Interested? Please contact Lindsey Mulligan, B.S.Arch. 2005, at lindsey.mulligan@gmail.com for details and to volunteer.


ALUMNI TRAVEL PROGRAM

ETERNAL ROME AND HISTORIC ASSISI TOUR -- MAY 20-25, 2013
The CUA Alumni Association invites all alumni and guests to join us on the Eternal Rome and Historic Assisi Tour -- May 20-25, 2013. Highlights of the trip include VIP tickets to the Papal Audience; visits and admissions fees for the Vatican Museums, the Coliseum, and Roman Forum; and professional guides throughout the tour. The cost is $1,499 per person. Airfare is not included. For more information and to register, click here.

NEWS

CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY announces new virtue-based business school

Catholic University announced on Jan. 8, 2013 the creation of the School of Business and Economics which will be distinctively Catholic and character based. Previously a department housed in the School of Arts and Sciences, the new school will respond to the continuing strong interest expressed in business and economics by many of the University's current and prospective students while offering a model based on Catholic social doctrine and natural law that is unlike theories prevalent at most leading business schools. To read more, click here.

new virtual campus tour and interactive map

Check out the new online virtual tour for visitors and prospective students. The interactive map and virtual tour offers a three-dimensional aerial view of campus, 68 panoramic photos, text descriptions of every building on campus, bus routes and schedules, and information on handicap accessible entrances. To read more, click here.

RECLAIM + REMAKE SYMPOSIUM --
APRIL 11-13

The School of Architecture and Planning's Center for Building Stewardship will present a three-day symposium on reuse and recycling of building materials. The conference will bring together the most innovative practices in design, education, and research for current and future reuse and recycling of material resources in the built environment. For more information, click here.

ATHLETICS UPDATE

NO. 11 cardinals host susquehanna tomorrow night

After bouncing back with a big win at Moravian over the weekend, No. 11 CUA returns home Wednesday evening to host Susquehanna. The Cardinals shot a season-high 62-percent from the floor vs. the Greyhounds and placed four players in double figures en route to the 85-59 victory. Shawn Holmes led the way with 20 points, while Steve Limberiou buried five 3-pointers and finished with 19 points. Currently, the Cardinals are 13-2 on the season. To read more, click here.

cardinal women's basketball ranked no. 18

A 2-1 week has left CUA in nearly the same spot it was a week ago in the D3Hoops.com Top 25 poll, with the Cardinals checking in at No. 18. CUA downed then-nationally ranked York last week, and then split conference games with Juniata and Moravian. Currently, the Cardinals are 14-1 on the season. To read more, click here.

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