THANK YOU FOR COMING BACK FOR HOMECOMING AND REUNIONS WEEKEND 2013
Thank you to all alumni, family, and friends who attended this year's Homecoming and Reunions Weekend. It was a huge success and we are happy so many of you were able to come back. To view the photo gallery from the weekend's festivities, click here
. Homecoming and Reunions Weekend 2014 will be held Oct. 17-19, 2014.
Reunions 2014: 4s and 9s
If your class year ends in a 4 or 9, next year is your reunion year! Reunion committee volunteers are needed to help plan and promote your class reunion. If you are interested in being on your reunion committee, please contact Mike Minetti at email@example.com
ALUMNI RECEPTION AND PERFORMANCE OF SWEET CHARITY -- OCT. 20
The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents Neil Simon's Sweet Charity
Oct. 18, 19, 20. The CUA Alumni Association is hosting a pre-performance reception on Sunday, Oct. 20, in the upper lobby of Hartke Theatre, at 12:30 p.m., before the 2 p.m. matinee. For more information and to register, click here
AN EVENING WITH TIM BUSCH, CATHOLIC BUSINESSMAN AND VINTNER -- OCT. 29
Join the Alumni Association and fellow SoCal alumni 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 and CUA trustee. He will speak about how faith and ethics can be essential ingredients in a successful business plan. To register, click here
CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY AT CARNEGIE HALL -- OCT. 28-30
Join Grayson Wagstaff, dean of the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, students, parents, and fellow alumni on Wednesday, Oct. 30, for a pre-concert reception in the Rohatyn Room at Carnegie Hall, generously hosted by Cecilia de Medici. The reception begins at 6:30 p.m.; the concert begins at 8 p.m. For more information and to register, click here
CUA BASKETBALL TEAMS TAKE ON THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND IN EXHIBITION
The women's basketball team takes on the University of Maryland in an exhibition game on Tuesday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m. Tickets for the women's game can be purchased through the Comcast Center box office here
Join the CUA Alumni Association on Sunday, Nov. 3, at the Comcast Center as the CUA men's basketball team squares off against the University of Maryland Terrapins in a season-opening exhibition game. A pre-game reception will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Maryland Club. Tip-off for the game is at 1 p.m. For more information and to register, click here
FLORIDA ALUMNI RECEPTION -- NOV. 8
Nancy Prior Shannon, B.A. 1961, invites all Florida alumni to a get-together on 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 register by visiting www.cuatoday.com
SENATORS CLUB LUNCHEON -- NOV. 13
Join fellow alumni for the fall Senators Club Luncheon on Wednesday, Nov. 13, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The luncheon will be held in Great Room B of the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center. Lawrence Schuette will be the speaker. For more information and to register, click here
PHILADELPHIA MASS AND BRUNCH
-- NOV. 17
Gather for Mass with fellow Philadelphia area alumni celebrated by Rev. William J. Byron, S.J., former CUA President, on Sunday, Nov. 17, at the chapel of St. Joseph's Preparatory School. Mass begins at 10 a.m. followed by brunch in the school's dining hall. For more information and to register, click here
ETERNAL ROME TOUR -- MAY 19-24, 2014
• Three days in Rome, a day in Florence and a day in Subiaco to walk in the steps of St. Benedict.
• Attendance at the Papal Audience.
• A visit to the rooms of St. Ignatius Loyola, founder of Pope Francis' Jesuit order.
• An intimate Mass at St. Peter's Tomb followed by a unique tour of the Basilica of St. Peter.
• Plus much more!
• The tour includes a great deal of walking; wear your best walking shoes.
Cost per person is $1,899 (does not include airfare). For more information and to make a deposit, visit www.cuatoday.com/Rome2014
DID YOU KNOW THESE PRIEST ALUMS?
Katie Lee, the communications director for the public affairs office, is working on a story for the alumni magazine about canonization and several CUA alumni who are on the road to sainthood. The article will feature Rev. Theodore Daniel Foley, C.P.; Rev. Emil Kapaun; and Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, who taught at the University as a professor of philosophy and theology for 24 years until 1950. If you knew or studied with any of these alums or have photos of them taken on campus, please contact Katie at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-319-6975. She's available for interviews by phone, or in person, if you live in the D.C. metro area. The deadline for interviews is late December, so please contact her at your earliest possible convenience.
CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY WELCOMES CHEN GUANGCHENG
On Oct. 2, three organizations announced that they will provide an opportunity for acclaimed Chinese human rights activist Chen Guangcheng to pursue his academic interests and human rights advocacy for the next three years. To read more, click here
FOLLOW US ON TWITTER!
Follow the CUA Alumni Association on Twitter @CUAalumni
. Right now the Alumni Association has 1,050 Twitter followers.
Alumni Reception and Performance of "Sweet Charity," Hartke Theatre
Alumni Business Event, Newport Beach, Calif.
Catholic University at Carnegie Hall, New York, N.Y.
President Garvey Lecture at Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, Ill.
Men's Basketball vs. University of Maryland, College Park, Md.
Florida Alumni Reception, St. Pete Beach, Fla.
Thaddeus Aubry-Leon LeBuffe Endowment Fundraising Reception
2013 Senators Club Fall Luncheon, Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center
Philadelphia Mass and Brunch, St. Joseph's Prep, Philadelphia, Pa.
Ireland Alumni Trip 2013, Ireland
New York Christmas Party, Patrick Conway's , New York, N.Y.
25th Annual Christmas Concert at the Basilica, Washington, D.C.
Wreaths Across America, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
"Elf" Performance at the Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C.
2014 Eternal Rome Tour, Italy
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