The Catholic University of America

Alumni Relations


On Saturday, April 18, from 12:30 to 3 p.m. CUA hosts "A Cardinal Celebration," The Catholic University of America's Alumni Achievement Awards Luncheon. The awards ceremony will recognize distinguished Catholic University alumni from all walks of life, and will take place in the Great Room of the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center.

Please join us in congratulating our 2009 Alumni Awardees:

 John Carl Erickson, M.A. 1968
Founder of Erickson Retirement Communities, the Erickson Tribune,
NorthBay Adventure, and Retirement Living TV
  Brig. General Coral Wong Pietsch, Esquire, J.D. 1974
Brigadier General, United States Army,
chair of the Hawaii Civil Rights Commission
Michael L. Mark, B.M. 1958, D.M.A. 1969
Former dean of the graduate school and professor of music at Towson University, member of Music Educators Hall of Fame
Rev. Gerard J. Schubert, O.S.F.S., B.A. 1956, M.F.A. 1964
Founding chair of DeSales University (Pa.) Department of Performing and Fine Arts; founder and artistic director of The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival
Sister Jamie T. Phelps, O.P., Ph.D. 1989
Director of the Institute for Black Catholic Studies at
Xavier University of Louisiana
Luis A. Vasquez, B.A. 2000
Founder, Hermano Pedro Day Shelter, Washington, D.C.; one of Washingtonian Magazine‚Äôs 2007 "People of the Year"


Frank A. Kuntz '07 Award

Frank G. Persico, B.A. 1974, M.A.1976
Vice president for university relations and
chief of staff at The Catholic University of America

The Master of Ceremonies for the event will be former Young Alumni Merit Awardee Sean Tuohey, B.A. 1999, founder of "PeacePlayers International." Tickets to the luncheon are $50 each.

The online registration period for this event is now closed, and we are unable to issue refunds for cancellations made within 72 hours of the event. Please call 202-319-5608 if you have any additional questions.

The Catholic University of America

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