The Catholic University of America

Alumni Relations

Friday, October 10, 2008 

Class of 1958 Celebration Dinner
McMahon Hall Foyer
7–10 p.m.

The signature celebration event for our 50th Reunion Class. Featuring an elegant dinner, special Golden Cardinals Ceremony, and remarks from a distinguished class speaker, this is a golden opportunity to reconnect with all of your friends and long lost classmates!

Classes of 1963, 1968, 1973, 1978, 1983, and 1988
Capitol City Brewing Company
2 Massachusetts Ave., NE, Washington, DC 20001
8 p.m.

You are invited to an informal gathering in our own private room of the Capitol City Brewing Company, right outside of Union Station. Come kick off Homecoming and Reunions Weekend meeting up with old friends and classmates!

Appetizers will be provided, beverages are at your own cost, but will feature CUA Alumni drink specials!

Classes of 1993, 1998 and 2003
Kelly's Irish Times
14 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20001
8 p.m.

Don’t miss our Young Alumni Gathering at Kelly's Irish Times. Come kick off Homecoming and Reunions Weekend meeting up with old friends and classmates!

Appetizers will be provided, beverages are at your own cost, but will feature CUA Alumni drink specials!

Saturday, October 11, 2008

Pre-Game Tent Party
DuFour Athletic Center Field
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

It’s a CUA tradition!  Round up those old roommates or bring your family and meet under the Homecoming tent for a tasty pre-game picnic. Food, beer, giveaways, music and more!  Special seating for all the reunion classes, as well as ADG and Senators Club! And for the kids, there’s a Moonbounce, Safety Town (sponsored by Liberty Mutual) and face-painting! 

*Football game tickets are included!
* New this year – Young Alumni Tent for our graduates 10 years out or less.
*Special ticket price for Class of 2008 celebrating their first Homecoming as CUA alumni!  Ticket price $20.08 (pre-registration only - walk-ins pay $35)
*Special ticket price for the senior Class of 2009 – celebrating their last year as CUA undergrads! Ticket price $10.00 (pre-registration only - walk-ins pay $35)

Homecoming Football Game
DuFour Athletic Field
1–4 p.m.

Yell, stomp and cheer for the CUA Cardinals as they face the Washington & Lee Generals!

Homecoming and Reunions Mass
Caldwell Chapel
5:30 p.m.

A special mass for all alumni to gather with the CUA community, and to specially recognize and honor the deceased alumni from the Class of 1958.

All Class Homecoming Bash!
Great Room, Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center

A blast from the past Homecoming Dance open to all, with special seating for our Reunions Classes.  Sumptuous hors d’oeuvres stations, dessert buffet, and an open bar await you and your friends!  The food and drink will be accompanied by dancing, class photos, and more fiendish fun.  This will be an evening to remember!


To find out about a specific school event not listed below, please contact the school directly by calling the CUA main number – 202-319-5000.  Likewise, school Web sites can be accessed by going to, then clicking on “Academics.”

School of Engineering
Thursday, October 9
11 a.m.
Pangborn Hall Alumni Garden

The School of Engineering will hold an Unveiling Ceremony for their recently established Wall of Fame, Thursday morning October 9. In addition, a Homecoming Luncheon will be provided immediately following the ceremony at 12 pm, in the Scullen Room. This luncheon is by invitation only. To R.s.v.p., please contact Mary Kate Zabroske at 202-319-5160 or

School of Library and Information Science

Friday, October 10
May Gallery
5:30–9 p.m.

The SLIS alumni group will have its Homecoming gathering Friday October 10 in the May Gallery from 5:30-9 p.m. To R.s.v.p. for this event, please call the school directly at 202-319-5085.

National Catholic School of Social Service
Saturday, October 11
Herzfeld Auditorium, Hannan Hall
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Please join the NCSSS for the Seventh Annual Homecoming Conference, “Genetics: Why Does It Matter to Our Clients and to Us as Social Work Professionals?” featuring presenter Joan Oppenheimer Weiss, ACSW, LICSW.  The conference will begin with breakfast, feature a workshop and Q&A, and conclude with an Alumni Award Recognition and celebratory reception.  To R.s.v.p, call 202-319-5454 or e-mail Janet Rosenkrantz at There is a $20 fee for this event, and CEU credits will be awarded.

School of Nursing
Saturday, October 11
9 a.m. Brunch
12–12:30 p.m. Brief Alumni Board Meeting
Caldwell Hall Auditorium

Featuring guest speakers from three student nursing groups -- Student Nurses' Association, Olivian Society, and Servi Advotique.  Tickets for the event are $25. To R.s.v.p. or for more information, please contact Carolyn Sponn at .


Alumni Association Board of Governors Meeting
Saturday, October 11
Great Room, Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center
9 a.m. – Noon 
9 a.m. Breakfast; 9:30– 11 a.m. business meeting

All alumni are welcome. Please R.s.v.p. to 202-319-5608.

Class of 1993 Cocktail Party
Saturday, October 11
Colonel Brooks/Island Jim's
901 Monroe Street, N.E.
1–4 p.m.

Although it has been 15 years since we graduated from the hallowed halls of CUA, come mix, mingle, and reminisce with each other all the while proving that we are still as much fun as we were in college!  Join our class in celebrating memories of our years at CUA over gratis food and drink at Colonel Brooks/Island Jim’s.  We’ll be on the Island Jim’s side of the bar, accompanied not only by great food, but also fun music to keep the celebration rolling.  For more information, please contact Vince O’Neill at 617-285-3878.

Knights of Columbus CUA Council #9542 Reunion
Saturday, October 11
McGivney Hall
4 p.m.

All Knights of Columbus Alumni and current student members are invited to attend a reception and tour of the newly renovated McGivney Hall. For more information or to R.s.v.p., please contact Father Frank Donio at 

Saturday, October 11
Caldwell Hall Auditorium
6 p.m.

Alpha Delta Gamma, a national fraternity that founded its Kappa chapter on CUA’s campus in 1950, welcomes its brothers to reconnect at Reunion 2008 at our Fourth Annual Alumni Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament.  Cocktails start at 6:00 p.m with the tournament set to begin at 7:30 p.m. All Alpha Delts and friends of the fraternity are welcome. Prizes will be awarded to top players. Net proceeds from the event will go to the ADG Fraternity Academic Scholarship at CUA. Last year’s event raised nearly $600 for the scholarship.
Contact Patrick May (B.A. 1988) by email ( or by phone (301-468-2174) for more details.

Senators Club “Smoker”
Saturday, October 11

Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center
7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Back by wild demand, we are happy to revive this popular Senator’s Club event.  Come reunite with fellow Senators to relive the glory days and catch up on the present.  The gathering will be held across the hall from the All Class Homecoming Bash, so you have no reason not to drop in!  This is a special invitation event. Call 202-319-5608 for details.



On Friday, October 10, Head Coach Ross Natoli and CUA Baseball will host the 16th Annual CUA Baseball Alumni and Friends Golf Tournament and Hole-in-One Shootout at Renditions Golf Course in Davidsonville, MD.  Registration begins at 11 a.m.; tee-off is at 1 p.m.  An awards dinner will immediately follow.  Get your group of best buddies together and help carry on the tradition of this fun-filled event, even if you never swung a bat in college, register to join the fun!  Contact Ross Natoli at 202-319-6092 or to register.

On Saturday, October 11, the 17th Annual Catholic University Baseball Alumni Game will be held on campus at Talbot Field.  Batting practice starts at 9 a.m.; the game begins at 10 a.m. Contact Ross Natoli at 202-319-6092 or to register.

Men's Basketball
Day and time TBD, Head Coach Steve Howes will host an alumni game for former CUA men’s basketball players. E-mail for details, and check the Web site:!

Women's Basketball

Day and time TBD, Head Coach Matt Donohue will host an alumni game for former CUA women’s basketball players. E-mail for details.

Men’s Lacrosse
Head Coach Brooks Singer will host the 3rd Annual Men’s Lacrosse Alumni Game October 12 at 10 a.m. E-mail for details.

Women's Soccer
Women's Soccer vs. Scranton Sunday, October 12 @ 12:30 p.m. E-mail head coach J.P. Sousa for details.

Men's Soccer
Men's Soccer vs. Scranton Sunday, October 12 @ 3:00 p.m. Email head coach Travis Beauchamp for details.

Women’s Field Hockey
Field Hockey vs. York Sunday, October 12 @ 1 p.m.

Women’s Volleyball
Women’s Volleyball will host a Tri-Match.
CUA vs. Villa Julie @ 5 p.m.
Villa Julie vs. Roanoke @ 1 p.m.
CUA vs. Roanoke @ 5 p.m.

CUA Bookstore Alumni Advantages

All weekend long, the CUA Bookstore will be providing a 20% discount on CUA logo apparel to any alum who presents their alumni card or Homecoming & Reunions Weekend name tag.

Representatives from the CUA Bookstore will also have a merchandise table with items available for purchase outside of the Pre-Game Tent Party on Saturday, Oct. 11.

The CUA Bookstore is located on the first floor of the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center. Bookstore hours for Homecoming & Reunions weekend are as follows:

Friday           9 a.m.- 6:30 p.m.
Saturday      10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday        11 a.m. - 3 p.m.


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