The CUA Alumni Association is thankful for all of our alumni and wishes you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving!
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REUNIONS 2014: FOURS AND NINES
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
. Next year's Homecoming and Reunions Weekend will take place Oct. 17-19, 2014.
ENGELBERT HUMPERDINK'S HANSEL AND GRETEL
Join the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music for their production of Engelbert Humperdink's Hansel and Gretel
, on Sunday, Nov. 24, in Ward Recital Hall. Pre-performance alumni reception 12:30 p.m., Lower Lobby. $15 alumni ticket and $10 senior ticket. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit music.cua.edu
or call 202-319-5416.
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
BOSTON ALUMNI CHRISTMAS PARTY
-- DEC. 3
Kick off the holiday season with the CUA Boston Alumni Chapter at the annual
Christmas party at Granary Tavern on Tuesday, Dec. 3, from 6 to 9 p.m. The cost is $25 per person and includes a three-hour open bar and heavy hors d'oeuvres. Vice President for University Relations and Chief of Staff Frank Persico, B.A. 1974, M.A. 1976, will be in attendance to wish alumni and their guests a merry Christmas and to update everyone on the latest news at CUA. To register, click here
NEW YORK ALUMNI CHRISTMAS PARTY -- DEC. 5
Join fellow CUA New York area alumni for a New York Alumni Christmas Party, Thursday, Dec. 5, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., at Patrick Conway's Public House. The cost is $30 per person for three-hour open bar and party buffet in a private room. For more information and to register, click here
D.C. "CU BEFORE CHRISTMAS" -- DEC. 12
Join the CUA Alumni Association and fellow D.C. area alumni for a "CU Before Christmas" Get-together, on Thursday, Dec. 12, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Union Pub. Cost is $10 which includes a drink ticket and heavy appetizers. To register, click here
HELLO FROM NEW ATHLETICS DIRECTOR, SEAN SULLIVAN
"I have long held Catholic University in high regard since my years in the Capital Athletic Conference. Its high level of accomplishment in academics and athletic achievement as well as its commitment to service made it an unquestionable choice when I was presented the opportunity," said Sean Sullivan, associate vice president and director of athletics. Originally from the Boston area, Sean grew up outside of San Francisco. He spent seven years in Pennsylvania at York College before taking his most recent post as director of athletics at Clark University in Mass. "I look forward to seeing many alumni, their family, and friends at sporting and campus events throughout the rest of the school year. If I can be of assistance to any alum, please feel free to reach out."
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.
• Accommodations for five nights at the Palazzo Cardinal Cesi, just steps from St. Peter's Square.
• The tour includes a great deal of walking; wear your best walking shoes.
• Plus much more!
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.
GRADUATE SCHOOL IN YOUR FUTURE? COME BACK TO CUA!
Are you missing the excitement of the classroom? Need to beef up that résumé? Do you wish to pursue a life of the mind? There are many reasons to enter graduate school -- whatever your aspirations, come home to CUA! The Department of Politics offers two unique off-campus programs leading to a Master of Arts degree in International Affairs or Congressional and Presidential Studies. Balancing academic rigor and practical experience, the curriculum is designed for the Washington working professional, including active and reserve members of the armed forces. For more information, visit capitolhill.cua.edu or call Diana Rich at 202-319-6224.
PROFESSOR INDUCTED INTO AMERICAN ACADEMY OF NURSING
Janice Agazio, M.S.N. 1986, Ph.D. 1995, associate professor in the School of Nursing at The Catholic University of America, was inducted into the American Academy of Nursing on Oct. 19. Agazio has been teaching at the University since 2004. To read more, click here
NEW LEADER OF USCCB IS CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY TRUSTEE
At their meeting in Baltimore today, the Catholic bishops of the United States elected Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz to lead their conference. Archbishop Kurtz has been a member of The Catholic University of America's Board of Trustees since 2010 and serves on its finance committee. To read more, click here
$1.5 MILLION FOR PRINCIPLED ENTREPRENEURSHIP STUDIES
The Catholic University of America has received a commitment of $1 million from the Charles Koch Foundation and $500,000 from the Busch Family Foundation to support research into the role principled entrepreneurship can and should play in improving society's well-being. To learn more, click here
Philadelphia Mass and Brunch, St. Joseph's Prep, Philadelphia, Pa.
Center for Global Education Discussion Panel, CUA Campus
Service Opportunity: Capital Area Food Bank, Washington, D.C.
Ireland Alumni Trip 2013, Ireland
Boston Alumni Christmas Party, Granary Tavern, Boston, Mass.
New York Alumni Christmas Party, Patrick Conway's, New York, N.Y.
25th Annual Christmas Concert at the Basilica, Washington, D.C.
CUA on Wall Street Networking Reception (Invitation Only), New York, N.Y.
D.C. "CU Before Christmas", Union Pub, Washington, D.C.
Wreaths Across America, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
"Elf The Musical" at The Kennedy Center (Sold Out), Washington, D.C.
Athletics Hall of Fame Ceremony and Luncheon, CUA Campus
2014 Eternal Rome Tour, Italy
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