The Catholic University of America

Alumni Relations

The Cardinal The Catholic University of America
April 2013 | Volume 8, Issue 4

Saturday, April 13


NEWS

CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT'S STATEMENT ON NEW POPE
Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, archbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina, was elected Pope yesterday by the cardinal electors gathered in the Sistine Chapel. To read President Garvey's statement, click here.

FORMER SWISS GUARD SHARES PAPAL INSIGHTS
On a bookshelf in Andreas Widmer's office sits a framed photo of Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, whose back is to the camera, holding a crucifix as Pope John Paul II bends to kiss it. To read more, click here.

ARCHITECTURE ALUM DESIGNS CHUCK BROWN MEMORIAL
Catholic University alumnus Michael Marshall, B.S.Arch. 1980, of Marshall-Moya Design was recently chosen to design the Chuck Brown Memorial in Washington, D.C. To read more, click here.

KARL HERZFELD MEMORIAL LECTURE -- APRIL 11
Join the Department of Physics for the 32nd annual Karl Herzfeld Memorial Lecture given by Louis J. Lanzerotti on Thursday, April 11, at 4 p.m. in the Karl Herzfeld Auditorium located in Hannan Hall. For more information, call 202-319-5315.

75TH DRAMA ANNIVERSARY -- APRIL 19-20
Join the Department of Drama to celebrate 75 years of excellence in theater with a special two-day event filled with performances and a gala reception! Contact your classmates and come to Hartke Theatre to reconnect with the cast and crew of CUAdrama. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.
If you have questions, please call 202-319-5351 or email at cua-drama@cua.edu.

EVENTS OF INTEREST

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, at 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: GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE  -- APRIL 10-11
Join the Graduate Student Association (GSA)  for The Next Best Step: Understanding Your Degree and How to Use it in the World on April 10 and 11. For more information about this conference on finding a job, email Joe Forte, GSA president, at 25forte@cardinalmail.cua.edu.

ALUMNI AWARDS CELEBRATION -- APRIL 13
The Annual Alumni Awards Celebration 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 Kentucky 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.

BALTIMORE GET-TOGETHER -- MAY 9
Join local alumni in the Baltimore area at The Red Star Bar and Grill on Thursday, May 9, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Appetizers and drink specials will be available. There is no cost for this event, but registration is required. For more information and to register, click here.

SENATORS CLUB LUNCHEON -- MAY 15
The spring Senators Club luncheon will be held on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, in Great Room B (upper floor) of the Pryzbyla Center at Catholic University. Festivities begin at 11:30 a.m. The speaker for the luncheon will be the CUA Solar Decathlon team. For more information, click here or call the Alumni Office at 202-319-5608.

ATHLETICS UPDATE

Men's basketball Falls to williams, 89-78

Snow blanketed much of New England last week. This past Saturday at Chandler Gymnasium, an avalanche gave way in the form of 3-pointers. When it was over, Catholic University was buried deeper than Williams College. To read more, click here.


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ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT


Bruce Burkhardt is an executive producer with Georgia Public Broadcasting. We were able to speak to him about his student and alumni experiences. To learn more about him, click here.


Class Notes

Rosemary Belden
Henrietta(Ena) Washelesk Belden, 90, die...

Raymond Nedohon
Ray Nedohon, B.A., 1992 and his wife Jes...

Nancy Kent
Nancy Kent, M.S.N. 1970, passed away on ...

Steven Strazzella
Steven Strazzella, B.C.E. 1989, was rece...

William Switkes
William Switkes, B.A. 1952, recently pas...

Ovide Lamontagne
Ovide Lamontagne, B.A. 1979, was recentl...

Ann Wilson
Ann (Kilcourse) Wilson, B.A. 1987, recen...

Norman Fekrat
Norman Fekrat, B.E.E. 1990, was recently...




Father Pritzl Endowed Scholarship

Check out this story on a newly
funded endowed scholarship
in memory of the late Father Kurt
Pritzl, former dean of the School
of Philosophy.





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Alumni staff and faculty get-together
Are you an alumnus/a who is also a member of The Catholic University of America staff or faculty? Join us for an alumni staff and faculty get-together on Thursday, April 25.  For more information and to register, call the Office of Alumni Relations at 202-319-5608.

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Planning to get married surrounded by CUA friends? Would you like a CUA Alumni Association poster to hold up in your wedding photo? If so, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 202-319-5608 or cua-alumni@cua.edu and we'll get one to you.


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