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Alumni Relations

The Cardinal The Catholic University of America
March 2013 | Volume 8, Issue 3

Alumni Family Bingo                         CUA Sweethearts Reception


ALUMNI AND ADMISSIONS RECEPTION IN MIAMI -- MARCH 7
Join the CUA Alumni Association and the Office of Admissions for a reception on Wednesday, March 7, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at Dolores But You Can Call Me Lolita Restaurant & Lounge in Miami, Fla. For more information and to register, click here.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR: PHILLY GET-TOGETHER AT LADDER 15 -- MARCH 14
Join the Philadelphia Alumni Chapter on Thursday, March 14, from 6 to 8 p.m., at alumni-owned Ladder 15 for a Philly get-together. Drink specials and appetizers will be provided. There is no cost for this event, but registration is required. For more information and to register, click here.

GOUNOD'S OPERA ROMEO ET JULIETTE -- MARCH 15
On Friday, March 15, join fellow CUA alumni for a pre-show reception at 6:30 p.m., in the upper lobby of Hartke Theatre, followed by a performance of Gounod's opera Romeo et Juliette at 7:30 p.m. For more information and to register, click here.

FAMILY EASTER EGG HUNT -- MARCH 16
Join the CUA Alumni Association on Saturday, March 16, from 10 a.m. to noon, in the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center West Lawn and Food Court. This event includes a yummy brunch, fun-for-all-ages Easter Egg Hunt that takes place rain or shine, and a special appearance by the Easter Bunny! For more information and to register, click here.

SAVE THE DATE: ALUMNI AWARDS DINNER
Save the date: the Annual Alumni Awards Dinner honoring our outstanding alumni will be held on campus, Saturday, April 13, 2013. For more information, visit www.cuatoday.com/alumniawards2013.

KAPPA TAU GAMMA ALUMNAE TEA --
APRIL 14

The Kappa Tau Gamma sorority will be hosting its bi-annual tea on April 14, at 2 p.m., in the Great Hall of Father O'Connell Hall. All alumnae are invited. There is no cost for the event but registration is required. Don't forget to wear your finest derby hat. If you have any questions, email Elizabeth Barry, Class of 2016, at 65barrye@cardinalmail.cua.edu. For more information and to register, click here.

ATHLETICS HALL OF FAME CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
The Hall of Fame Committee of the Alumni Association Board of Governors has been formed, and is working to identify nominees for the Athletics Hall of Fame. Edward O'Connell, B.A. 1989, is chairperson. If you are interested in nominating a teammate or coach, please fill out the form by clicking here. If you have any questions, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 202-319-5608 or cua-alumni@cua.edu. The deadline for nominations is Friday, March 1.


ALUMNI TRAVEL PROGRAM

ONLY SIX SPOTS LEFT! 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 a papal audience; tours 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

THE DROWSY CHAPERONE AIMS TO ENTERTAIN -- FEB. 22
The Drowsy Chaperone is simultaneously a tribute to and farcical satire of a typical 1920s "Jazz Age" Broadway musical. Framed and narrated by an agoraphobic Broadway fanatic known as The Man in the Chair, the musical unfolds in his imagination when he sits down to listen to a record of his favorite musical, the fictional Drowsy Chaperone. Throughout the play, he offers his own, often disparaging, commentary. To read more, click here.

SLIS TEAMS WITH FRANCISCAN MONASTERY LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES
Catholic University's School of Library and Information Science is proud to announce its new partnership with the Franciscan Monastery, located near Catholic University in the Brookland neighborhood. To read more, click here.

CUA NAMED TREE CAMPUS BY ARBOR DAY FOUNDATION
The Catholic University of America has been named a 2012 Tree Campus USA School by the Arbor Day Foundation, the second consecutive year our campus has received the distinction. To earn the title, college campuses must meet five standards set by Tree Campus USA, a national program created in 2008 to honor colleges and universities for effective campus forest management and for engaging staff and students in conservation goals. To read more, click here.

HIRE A CARDINAL
Each year there are thousands of CUA students looking for jobs, internships, or advice on their educational and employment goals. As a CUA alumnus you can assist them in this process by partnering with the Career Services Office through our Cardinal Connection system. This is CUA's own online system specifically developed to connect our students with employment opportunities and networking options in their field of interest. Please contact the Career Services Office with any questions at 202-319-5623 or careers@cua.edu.

ATHLETICS UPDATE

CUA swim team wraps up weekend at championship; waas earns major award

CUA wrapped up competition at the 2013 Landmark Conference championship on Sunday, with sophomore Julia Wisler claiming the Cardinals' third individual title of the weekend, finishing first in the 100 free. To read more, click here.


no. 13 cardinals race past royals 69-52 in victory at scranton

It was one of the most dominating performances against a strong opponent in Catholic University women's basketball history. To read more, click here.

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ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT


Suzanne Strassburger is the CEO of Strassburger Meats. We were able to speak to her about her student and alumni experiences. To learn more about her, click here.


Class Notes

Louis Crishock
After teaching sociology in Russia from ...

Jennifer Anne Gormley
Jennifer (McCormac) Gormley, B.A. 1998, ...

Sarah Donaldson
Sarah Donaldson, B.M. 2002, was a contes...

Thomas Melady
Ambassador Thomas Melady, M.A. 1952, Ph....

John Kearns
John Kearns, M.A. 1994, is a senior tech...

William Holl
William Holl, B.E.E. 1950, passed away o...

William Bowler
Jan 23,2013 was my 82nd Birthday. I atte...

David Paterson
David Paterson, B.A. 1989, a write-in ca...




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homecoming and reunions 2013
Does your class year end in a 3 or a 8? If so, 2013 is your Reunion year! Mark your calendar for Sept. 27-29. Interested in being a part of the planning? Contact Sarah Messer, assistant director of alumni relations, at messerse@cua.edu
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