The Catholic University of America

Alumni Relations

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


Welcome CUA Class of 2017 Legacy Families
  Click the image above to get a full list of legacy families attending CUA this fall.

From left to right:
Joe, B.S.M.E 1984, and Juanita (Thompson) Cerullo, B.S.N. 1990, with their son, Chris Cerullo; Daniel A. Djain, B.Arch. 1977, M.Arch. 1978, and his son, Benjamin D. Djain; and Sherri Lamontovich-Pfisterer, B.S.N. 1985, and her daughter, Steffie Pfisterer.


HARVEST HOME TOUR AND OPEN HOUSE -- JULY 27
Join alumni from CUA, American, and GW for an open house on Saturday, July 27, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the Solar Decathlon site (across from Mullen Library). Learn about the first Washington, D.C., team to be selected for the Solar Decathlon. During the event, you will hear remarks from university leaders and students who are making Harvest Home a reality. To register, click here.

ALUMNI LEGACY LUNCHEON -- AUG. 22
Is your son or daughter starting their first semester at Catholic University this fall? We want to know! Send us a photo with your child, and we'll feature the newest legacy families in the August eNews. Your family will also be invited to the Orientation Legacy Luncheon being held on Thursday, Aug. 22. To register for the luncheon, click here.

ALUMNI CAREER PANEL AND NETWORKING NIGHT IN N.Y.C. -- SEPT. 10
Join the CUA Alumni Association and fellow New York City-area alumni for an alumni career panel and networking night on Tuesday, Sept. 10, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at the Time & Life Building, hosted by John Tarduno, president and CEO of Rockefeller Group Technology Solutions, Inc., and father of rising CUA senior Alexandra Tarduno. To register, click here.

SAVE THE DATE: CARDINAL KICKOFF -- SEPT. 20
Kick off the Cardinal football season with the Alumni Association on Friday, Sept. 20, at 7 p.m., as the Cardinal football team takes on the Tartans of Carnegie Mellon University at Cardinal Stadium.

HOMECOMING AND REUNIONS WEEKEND 2013
Homecoming and Reunions Weekend 2013 is September 27-29! Look for the weekend's schedule in The Catholic University of America Magazine in early August, and on www.cuatoday.com. Registration is open. For more information, contact Mike Minetti, associate director of alumni relations, at minetti@cua.edu.

SAVE THE DATE: PUMPKIN PATCH -- OCT. 5
Thinking of going pumpkin picking? Join the Alumni Association on Saturday, Oct. 5, at Sharp's at Waterford Farm in Brookeville, Md. Mark your calendar now, and check back in next month's e-Newsletter for more details.

CUA TRAVEL: TRIP TO IRELAND, NOV. 21-26, 2013
Join CUA alumni and friends on our annual excursion to the Emerald Isle, Nov. 21-26, 2013. The trip features:

•    Fantastic accommodations at the Meyrick Hotel in Galway,
     the medieval Bunratty Castle, and the Academy Hotel in
     Dublin.
•    Tours of Guinness Storehouse, Clonmacnoise, Bunratty Folk
     Park and Castle, Cliffs of Moher, St. Brigid’s Shrine, and
     Kylemore Abbey.
•    Meals include five full breakfasts and three dinners.
•    Our own experienced and delightful tour guide to accompany
     us throughout our trip.

To reserve your spot, visit www.cuatoday.com/ireland2013.

SAVE THE DATE: AN EVENING WITH TIM BUSCH, CATHOLIC BUSINESSMAN AND VINTNER
Join the Alumni Association and fellow SoCal alumni for an evening with CUA Trustee Tim Busch on Tuesday, Oct. 29, from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach, Calif., hosted by Mr. Busch, CEO of The Busch Firm. He will speak about how faith and ethics can be essential ingredients in a successful business plan.

NEWS

LOG INTO CUATODAY USING YAHOO! MAIL, FACEBOOK, LINKEDIN,TWITTER, AND GMAIL
The Alumni Association now offers alumni the option of synching their Yahoo! Mail, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Gmail accounts with CUAToday.com. This one-step option simplifies the log-in process --  no need to remember two separate usernames and passwords. To begin the process, click here.

FOLLOW US ON TWITTER!
Follow the CUA Alumni Association on Twitter @CUAalumni and @CUAyoungalumni. Right now the Alumni Association has 980 Twitter followers.

UPCOMING SUMMER SPORTS CAMPS AT CUA

Cardinal Basketball Academy: 21st Annual Boy's and Girl's Basketball Camp
Session 1: June 17-21

Session 2: July 15-19
Session 3: August 12-16

For more information, visit the athletics website or call Coach Steve Howes at 202-319-6046.

Field Hockey Camp
The Revolution Field Hockey Camp at Catholic University will run from Wednesday, July 24, to Saturday, July 27. Head Coach Gia Cillizza will direct the camp for ages 10-18. All experience levels are encouraged to attend. There are overnight and extended-day options. Discounts available for children of CUA faculty and staff. For more information, visit Revolution Field Hockey or call Coach Cillizza at  202-319-4744.

The Capitol Lacrosse Camp
July 28 - 31
Boys 8-18 of all skill levels and experience

For more information, visit summer camp or call Coach Brooks Singer at 202-319-4743.

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ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT


Sean Padden is director of football operations at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pa. We were able to speak to him about his student and alumni experiences. To learn more about him, click here.


Class Notes

Anne Mikolajczyk
J.P. Mikolajczyk, B.A. 2006, M.Arch. 201...

Joseph Galioto
Brigadier General Joseph Galioto, USA (R...

James McGillan
James McGillan, Esq., B.E.E. 1963, J.D. ...

Michael Schafle
Michael C. Schafle, B.A. 2001, an associ...

Thomas Laux
Thomas Laux, B.S.E. 1977, M.M.E. 1979, w...

Charles Semowich
Dr. Charles Semowich, M.F.A. 1973, recen...

Robert Loia
Robert Loia, B.A. 1990, recently was nam...

Robert Pivarnik
Father Robert Pivarnik, O.P., S.T.D. 200...



Victor David, a politics major in the
Class of 2014, talked with the Office
of Institutional Advancement about
what he believes makes Catholic
University so special.





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