University Development Fills Three Positions
Robert Sullivan, vice president for university development, announces the appointment of Michael Catell as executive director of development, Michael K. Green Jr. as director of planned giving and Amy Wilson as director of the annual fund.
A graduate of Kings College in Scranton, Pa., Mr. Catell has worked at the March of Dimes, Marywood University and most recently at the American Diabetes Association, where he served as national director of America's Walk for Diabetes — the agency's largest annual fundraising event.
Mr. Green holds a law degree from the University of Notre Dame and a Bachelor of Arts in politics from CUA. Previously, he served in the trust departments of Riggs Bank and Burke & Herbert Bank & Trust Company.
Ms. Wilson, who holds a Bachelor of Arts from McGill University in Montreal and a Master of Arts from the University of Notre Dame, previously served as the manager of campaign communications and publication projects for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.
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 McMahon Foyer. Sheehy is leaving CUA Sept. 2 for the Langley School in McLean, Va., where she has been appointed chief financial officer.
The Office of University Center, Student Programs and Events announces this year's Cardinal Kickoff: The Ultimate Campus Connection. Held at the Raymond A. DuFour Center on Saturday, Sept. 3, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., the event precedes CUA's first home football game and will feature activities, music and food. This is an opportunity to expose students to all that the campus and its surrounding community have to offer. The event is co-sponsored by UCSPE, Undergraduate Student Government, the Program Board and the Office of the Dean of Students. For more information, visit http://cardinalkickoff.cua.edu.
Get Involved With Cardinal Kickoff
CUA departments and offices are invited to be part of this event. Each participating department/office will be provided with a table and two chairs. Participants may adorn their tables with items representative of their respective department/office and are encouraged to bring a supply of informational brochures. Free giveaways (pens, cups, etc.) are also welcomed. Resources are limited, and prime table locations are offered on a first come/first serve basis.
To be a part of this opportunity to engage in student life at CUA, please e-mail the following information to Kim Timpany, associate director for student programs, at firstname.lastname@example.org, by Thursday, Aug. 11:
—Contact phone number
—Contact e-mail address
Get On the Cardinal Kickoff Calendar
Do you have a program or event coming up this fall? There is a publicity service available to you: the Cardinal Kickoff Web site! Visit http://cardinalkickoff.cua.edu/proposal.cfm to submit your information.
For more information, contact UCSPE at 202-319-5291.
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Tips for Working in Hot Weather
The sun brings special hazards for those who work outdoors. The combination of heat, humidity and physical labor can lead to death. The two most serious forms of heat-related illnesses are heat exhaustion (primarily caused by dehydration) and heat stroke, which can be fatal. Signs of heat exhaustion or heat stroke need immediate attention. Recognizing warning signs and taking quick action can make a difference in preventing fatalities.
Working Outdoors is a fact sheet produced by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration. It offers precautionary advice on working in extreme heat and ways of protecting against ultraviolet radiation, Lyme disease and West Nile Virus. It also provides informational links for teenagers working summer jobs.
OSHA's Heat Stress Card lists tips and precautions against heat-related death and injury. Available in English and Spanish, this laminated fold-up card is free for employers to distribute to their staff members. It also offers quick heat injury-related references such as warning signs, symptoms and early treatment.
OSHA's Protecting Yourself in the Sun is a pocket card that explains how to perform self-examinations to detect early stages of skin cancer. The card, available in English and Spanish, also describes common physical features of skin cancer that can be caused by sun exposure.
These publications can be downloaded from the OSHA Web site or ordered by calling OSHA's publications office at 202-693-1888.
For more information, cotact Joe Beres at 202-319-6112.
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