This Week at CUA
August 22 - August 29 View Archives


Upcoming Events

Message From Father O'Connell
Free T-Shirts
Training Sessions for Student Employee Supervisors
Faculty and Staff Parking Permits
Farewell to Michelene Sheehy

Zipcars Offered at Discounted Fee


Thursday, Aug. 25, to Sunday, Aug. 28

New student orientation. See for details.

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Upcoming Events

Monday, Aug. 29
Opening of classes.

4:30 p.m., the Columbus School of Law presents the 37th annual Pope John XXIII Lecture by Michael S. Steele, lieutenant governor of Maryland. Free and open to the public. Rev. William J. Byron, S.J. Auditorium. For more information, contact Maureen Soyers at 202-319-6126.

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Message From Father O'Connell

As we get ready to begin a new school year, I ask all the employees of the university  administrators, faculty and staff  to commit themselves to providing the kind of work environment where our fellow employees can strive for professional excellence while pursuing CUA’s Catholic mission and core values.  Consistent with those core values, all members of the university community are to conduct all interactions within and on behalf of the university with the highest degree of integrity and conformity to those ethical standards that derive from our Catholic identity and mission. In the event that you become aware of actions inconsistent with such standards, I am providing you with information on how to report the conduct. Discuss your concerns first with your supervisor or manager whenever possible.  If that is not possible or if you are unable to resolve your concern in that manner, please contact the following managers who are responsible for receiving and addressing concerns reported by members of the CUA community:

Employee/Supervisor Disputes
Human Resources:
Barbara Coughlin or
Gigi Washington

Discrimination or Sexual Harassment
Equal Opportunity Office:
Janet Mudd

Fraud or Other Financial Misconduct
Internal Audit:
Robert Njoroge
Anonymous hotline: 202-319-4500

I look forward to working with you to make this a successful year.

Free T-Shirts
To the hundreds of members of the university community who participated in the June 23 photo session in front of Cardinal Hall, the Office of Public Affairs announces it has obtained T-shirts commemorating that occasion. Those who wish to receive a free T-shirt may pick one up from the public affairs office, located in Room 311 of McMahon Hall, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Due to limited quantities, T-shirts are available only to those who participated in the photo session.

Training Sessions for Student Employee Supervisors
The Office of Career Services announces its training sessions for staff/faculty members who will supervise work-study student employees this year.

A new supervisor training session (required for all first-time supervisors) will be held
Aug. 23, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., in Room 318 of McMahon Hall.

A refresher training session (optional for continuing supervisors) will be held Aug. 24, from 10 a.m. to noon, in Room 318 of McMahon Hall.

To register, call 202-319-5623 or contact Katie Hutchens at

Faculty and Staff Parking Permits
The Department of Public Safety announces that the campus transportation management/identification office in Leahy Hall is currently closed. Faculty and staff parking permits will be on sale Monday through Wednesday, Aug. 22 to 24, at the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center. The Leahy Hall office will re-open on Monday, Aug. 29.

Farewell to Michelene Sheehy 
Julie Englund, vice president for finance and administration, treasurer, cordially
invites members of the university community to a farewell reception for Michelene Sheehy, associate treasurer and budget director. The reception will be held Wednesday, Aug. 24, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Vincent P. Walter Jr. Board Room in Curley Hall. Sheehy is leaving CUA Sept. 2 for the Langley School in McLean, Va., where she has been appointed chief financial officer.

Zipcars Offered at Discounted Fee 
The Office of Business Services announces that Zipcar is offering CUA students, faculty and staff access to cars at a discounted annual membership fee of $25.

Zipcar, which keeps cars in various neighborhood parking spaces throughout the Washington, D.C., area, offers self-service access to these cars by the hour and day. Rates, which include gas, insurance and parking, start at $8.50 per hour and $59 per day. Customers may choose from more than 25 types of vehicles including minivans, BMWs and SUVs.

Zipcar currently has one vehicle on campus in the McMahon Hall Parking Lot and will add a second before the opening of the fall semester. For more information or to find locations of more than 50 other cars in the Washington, D.C., area, visit To sign up for the CUA discounted membership fee, visit

Zipcar also is offering CUA office and department discounts starting at $7 per hour and $40 per business day. For more information on these discounts, visit or contact Dan Ruddy at 202-737-4977.

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