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May 17 to May 23, 2004

Monday, May 17
First sessions of summer classes begin.

Wednesday, May 19
6 p.m. to 9 p.m., the Department of Biology and the Chesapeake Society for Microscopy sponsor a poster show and exhibit that provides a forum for area microscopists to discuss and display their work, enjoy displays by various corporate sponsors and socialize over a snack buffet. McMahon Hall Foyer. For more information and registration details, contact Pamela Tuma at 202-319-6681 or

Upcoming Events
Tuesday, May 25
10 a.m. to noon. Customer Service Training Initiative. (See "For Your Benefit.")

Thursday, May 27
11 a.m. to noon. Customer Service Training Initiative. (See "For Your Benefit.")

Saturday, May 29
2 p.m. Law school commencement. Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Great Upper Church.

Monday, May 31
Memorial Day. University closed.

Fire Alarm and Sprinkler Testing
From May 18 through June 11, the Department of Environmental Health and Safety will conduct its annual testing of fire alarm and sprinkler equipment throughout campus.

The testing schedule is as follows:

¿ May 18-19: Testing of fire alarm bells and strobes will begin at 6 a.m., to be completed in administrative and academic buildings by 7:30 a.m., after which time smoke detectors and other devices will be tested. The testing after 7:30 a.m. should not disrupt building occupants or activities.

Testing will be conducted in the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Student Health and Fitness Center, Edward M. Crough Center for Architectural Studies, Leahy Hall, Raymond A. DuFour (athletic) Center, Hartke Theatre, Hannan Hall, Shahan Hall, Life Cycle Institute and the Grounds Complex.
¿ May 20-21: Testing will be conducted from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Millennium North and South, Flather Hall, Regan Hall, Ryan Hall and Spellman Hall.

¿ May 25-28: Completion of the buildings listed for May 18-19. The Columbus School of Law and its garage will be tested on May 26 and 27.

¿ June 9: Testing will begin at 9 p.m. St. Vincent's Chapel, Pangborn Hall, McCort-Ward Hall, Gowan Hall, Nursing-Biology, St. Bonaventure Hall, Maloney Hall.

¿ June 10: Testing will begin at 9 p.m. Marist Annex, Marist Hall, O'Boyle Hall, McMahon Hall, Ward Hall, Salve Regina Hall.

For more information about the testing, call 202-319-5789.

Work-Study Listings
The Office of Career Services is now accepting listings for new work-study positions for the fall 2004 semester. Work-study position request forms can be obtained at in the "Hiring Students and Alums" and "College WorkStudy" categories. New positions must be submitted by Monday, June 11, to allow sufficient time to post the openings for the upcoming academic year. The career services office also encourages administrators to attend the fifth annual Campus Employment Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 1. For more information, contact Beth Carbonneau Andrews, student employment coordinator, at 202-319-5623 or

Financial Policy Guides
CUA's finance division has issued two new campus user guides that supplement the financial policies of the university. They are "No. 1: Using the Policy and Procedures Manual" and "No. 2: Sale, Disposal and Transfer of Equipment."

These policies are located at yMan/Policy.htm and have been distributed throughout the campus.
CUA Libraries Online
The May issue of CUA Libraries Online is now available at 2.html. The newsletter contains information about new collections, policies and essential research tools. For details, click on the link or e-mail

For Your Benefit
Customer Service Training
The Office of Human Resources invites faculty and staff to participate in the Customer Service Training Initiative.

Session One, titled "A Culture of Service" and "The Fish Philosophy," will be held on May 25 from 10 a.m. to noon.

Session Two, "Dealing with Difficult Situations," will be held on May 27 from 11 a.m. to noon.

The sessions will be conducted at the Life Cycle Institute, Room 201. To reserve a space or for more information, contact Jeannetta Clayton at 202-319-4176 or

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