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Alumni Relations

The Cardinal The Catholic University of America
september 2013 | Volume 8, Issue 9

ONLY 10 SPOTS REMAIN! CUA IN 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.

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.

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. To register, click here.

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, and on CUAToday.com. Registration is open. For more information, contact Mike Minetti, associate director of alumni relations, at minetti@cua.edu.

FAMILY PUMPKIN PICKING -- OCT. 5
Thinking of going pumpkin picking? Join the Alumni Association on Saturday, Oct. 5, at Sharp's at Waterford Farm in Brookeville, Md. To register, click here.

SAVE THE DATE: BOSTON MASS AND BRUNCH -- OCT. 6
Join fellow alumni for a private Mass at St. Anthony Shrine at 10 a.m., celebrated by the National Chaplain of the Alumni Association, Rev. James Sabak, O.F.M., B.A. 1985, M.A. 2003, Ph.D. 2012. Brunch will be held immediately following the Mass.

CAPITOL HILL NETWORKING RECEPTION -- OCT. 16
Mark your calendar for Wednesday, Oct. 16. The CUA Alumni Association will be hosting a Capitol Hill Networking Reception from 6 to 8 p.m., in the Congressional Atrium. The cost is $20 per person. Check the next eNewsletter for registration.

GOLDEN CARDINALS IN FLORIDA -- LET US KNOW WHERE YOU ARE!
Nancy Prior Shannon, B.A. 1961, is planning a Golden Cardinal (all alumni who've graduated 50 or more years ago) Get-together for Nov. 8, in St. Petersburg Beach, Fla. If you live near or visit the west coast of Florida and would be interested in attending, please let us know by emailing Marion Gosney at gosney@cua.edu or calling the alumni office at 800-288-ALUM (2586).

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. To register, click here.

SAVE THE DATE: PERFORMANCE OF ELF AT THE KENNEDY CENTER -- DEC. 21
Join the CUA Alumni Association for a performance of Elf at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. The Alumni Association has reserved seats in the orchestra section. Check back in the next eNewsletter for pricing and to register.

NEWS

TWO ALUMNI IN PBS DOCUMENTARY AIRING IN LATE AUGUST
Alums Robert Duckworth, B.A. 1965, M.C.R.P. 1967, and Sonya Quitslund, M.A. 1964, Ph.D. 1967, are featured in an upcoming documentary titled Meet Me at Equality: The People's March on Washington airing on Washington, D.C., PBS station WHUT-TV, from Aug. 28 to 31. Check local listings.

WERE YOU AT JOHN F. KENNEDY'S FUNERAL?
A special projects producer at CBS affiliate WBNS-TV in Columbus, Ohio, is working on a story for the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy's assassination. They would like to interview anyone who was a student at Catholic University, is a current central Ohio resident, and attended John F. Kennedy's funeral in November 1963. The interview will focus on your personal recollections of that time. If you're willing to share your experiences with the producer, please contact Marcey Goulder at marcey.goulder@10tv.com or 614-460-3705.

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.

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ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT


Tara Petrolino Sullivan is a sportscaster and writer. We were able to speak to her about her student and alumni experiences. To learn more about her, click here.


Class Notes

Scott Boren
Scott Boren, M.S.L.S. 2000, passed away ...

Nicholas Bell
Nicholas Bell, B.A. 2006, on winning tea...

C. Fleischer
Catherine (McCabe) Fleischer, B.A. 1957,...

Francis Gossman
Most Rev. Francis Gossman, D.D., J.C.B.,...

Ryann Craig
Ryann Craig, M.A. 2012, serves as the Ar...

Dona Arnow
Dona (Zurfluh) Arnow, D.M.A. 1983, passe...

Marc Nestorick
Marc Nestorick, B.A. 1993, and wife Patt...

Sonia Moran
Sonia Gonzales Moran, M.S.L.S. 1983, pas...



Rashaun Martin, B.A. 2001,
recently talked with the Office of
Institutional Advancement about
how his time at CUA has impacted
his life as an educator. To watch
the video, click here.





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