This Week at CUA
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Athletics

Upcoming Events

Announcements
University Mass and Picnic Pictures Online at Photo Gallery
Student Restaurant Hours During Fall Fiesta
Ministry Training and Information Sessions
Dining Services Catering Changes and Reminders
Staples Digital Copying Solutions
Cardinal Financials Upgrade
CUA Offers Emergency Text Message Notifications

Calendar

Monday, Sept. 3
Labor Day (Holiday)

Tuesday, Sept. 4
5-7 p.m., University Center, Student Programs and Events sponsors the Student Involvement Fair to provide an opportunity for students to learn about the various student organizations, university departments and other opportunities for involvement. The fair will be part of Fall Fiesta — a large welcome-back event for the CUA community that will feature food, inflatable games, live music and more. Setup will be from 4 to 5 p.m. Hannan Hall, Plaza (Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center will be the rain location). For more information, please contact University Center, Student Programs and Events at 202-319-5291 or e-mail
cua-ucspe@cua.edu

Wednesday, Sept. 5
4 p.m., the Columbus School of Law hosts the annual Pope John XXIII Lecture, “Perspectives on Discrimination in the 21st Century Workplace,” by Naomi Churchill Earp, J.D. 1983, chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Columbus School of Law, Walter S. Slowinski Courtroom. For more information, contact Tom Haederle at 202-319-5438 or e-mail
haederle@law.edu.

Wednesday, Sept. 5 and Thursday, Sept. 6
Information and training sessions for those interested in serving as liturgical ministers. See Announcements.

Thursday, Sept. 6
12:30-1:20 p.m., the Academic Tutoring and Learning Assistance Service sponsors a time management workshop for students and staff. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Room 321. For more information, contact the Counseling Center at 202-319-5765.


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 Athletics

Monday, Sept. 3
1 p.m., the field hockey team hosts Rowan University. Raymond A. DuFour Center, Cardinal Stadium.

Saturday, Sept. 8
5:30 p.m., the field hockey team hosts Washington & Lee University. DuFour Center, Cardinal Stadium.

Saturday, Sept. 8, and Sunday, Sept. 9
Women's soccer hosts the D.C. Classic. On Saturday, CUA faces Ferrum College at 12:30 p.m., and Marymount University plays Roanoke College at 2:45 p.m. On Sunday, Marymount University faces Ferrum College at 12:30 p.m., and CUA plays Roanoke College at 2:45 p.m. DuFour Center, Cardinal Stadium.

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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, Sept. 12
5 p.m., Freshman Convocation. Freshmen are excused from 5:10 classes/labs to attend convocation.

Thursday, Sept. 13
12:30-1:20 p.m., the Academic Tutoring and Learning Assistance Service sponsors a reading workshop for students and staff aimed at improving comprehension, retaining information, and completing assignments better and faster. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Great Room A. For more information, contact the Counseling Center at 202-319-5765.

Friday, Sept. 14
2 p.m., the School of Philosophy presents "Anaximander's apeiron and the Arrangement of Time," by Rev. Kurt Pritzl, O.P., dean. This lecture is the first in the "Early Greek Philosophy: Reason at the Beginning of Philosophy" lecture series. Aquinas Hall (formerly the Life Cycle Institute), Auditorium. For more information contact the Office of the Dean at 202-319-5259 or e-mail
cua-philosophy@cua.edu.

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Announcements

University Mass and Picnic Pictures Online at Photo Gallery
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hotos are available online of the annual CUA Mass of the Holy Spirit, a lecture by Most Rev. Donald Wuerl, chancellor of CUA and archbishop of Washington, and the second annual University Picnic, which were all held on Aug. 30. To view the photos, go to CUA’s online photo gallery at http://galleries.cua.edu/.

Student Restaurant Hours During Fall Fiesta
Dining Services announces that on Tuesday, Sept. 4, the Student Restaurant will close at 3 p.m. to prepare for the Fall Fiesta. The Student Restaurant will reopen for breakfast on Wednesday, Sept. 5, at 7:30 a.m.

Ministry Training and Information Sessions
The Office of Campus Ministry will be holding information sessions for those interested in serving in liturgical ministries and in eucharistic ministry to the sick. Information sessions will be held on:

Wednesday, Sept. 5
7 p.m., information and training session for extraordinary ministers of holy Communion. St. Vincent’s Chapel.
8 p.m., information session for lectors. St. Vincent’s Chapel.

Thursday, Sept. 6
7 p.m., information and training session for altar servers. St. Vincent’s Chapel.
8 p.m., information and training session for hospitality ministers. St. Vincent’s Chapel.

Tuesday, Sept. 11
6:30 p.m., information session for eucharistic ministry to the sick. Campus Ministry Lounge.

For more information, contact Jessica DePrizio at deprizio@cua.edu.

Dining Services Catering Changes and Reminders
The Office of Dining Services announces that Tania Farries has left the staff of the catering department. Shannon Church is serving as interim catering director and can be reached at 202-319-6236.
A few reminders:

  • All catering requests should be sent by e-mail to cua-cardinalcatering@cua.edu.
  • All catering e-mail requests will receive a confirming e-mail by the close of business verifying that the request was received.
  • A phone call will be made by a member of the catering staff to review catering requests.
  • To provide the service and food variety expected, a minimum of 48 hours notice for all catering orders is needed.
  • Everything possible will be done to handle any last-minute catering requests.
  • Contact will be made 24 hours prior to the event to reconfirm last-minute details.
  • For accounting purposes, please provide a signed event sheet and cost code information prior to the event.

For more information or to make any suggestions regarding Cardinal Catering, contact Roland C. Depew, director of dining services, at 202-319-5296.

Staples Digital Copying Solutions
In an effort to continue consolidating the university's purchasing power, maximize savings and streamline operating efficiency, the Office of Purchasing has established a partnership with Staples Business Advantage to supply CUA with digital copying needs, effective immediately. Staples Business Advantage will offer faculty, staff and students the following:

  • Fully customized program
  • Dedicated account management to provide personalized and professional services
  • 2nd-day delivery for orders placed by noon
  • Convenient Internet ordering via StaplesPrintSolutions.com
  • Free delivery for orders of more than $50
  • Black and white copies starting at .04 cents for the first 1,000 copies
  • Additional discounts: .0325 cents for 1,000-2,000 copies; .03 cents for 2,000-6,000; and .029 cents for 6,000-10,000
  • Color copies starting at .23 cents per copy

Orders can be placed at www.staplesprintsolutions.com or www.staplesdcs.com or by e-mailing dcs2764@staplescopycenter.com (with an order form accompanying the e-mail). Please include any special instructions.

Staples contact information for digital copy services is as follows: Jason Sigler, account manager, Jason.Sigler@staples.com, 443-737-1040 x671; Mike Condax, account manager, 1-888-595-6740 x238 mike.condax@staples.com; Raj Dwivedi, copy solutions district manager, raj.dwivedi@staples.com.

Cardinal Financials Upgrade
The Office of Business Services announces that the university financials system will undergo an upgrade from Thursday, Sept. 13, at 9 a.m. through Monday, Sept. 17. During that time, Cardinal Financials will be unavailable to all campus users.
The upgrade enhances the technology that supports this system and offers improvements to the requisitioning and reporting processes. In addition, the new version of the financials system will be incorporated into the Cardinal Station Web portal. Orientation sessions will be offered to campus users for the newly upgraded system. A schedule of these sessions will be available in upcoming weeks.  For more information, contact Laura Sweet, director of business systems and support, at 202-319-6098, or e-mail sweet@cua.edu.

CUA Offers Emergency Text Message Notifications
Following the shootings at Virginia Tech on April 16, Very Rev. David M. O’Connell, C.M., university president, authorized university officials to add instant text messaging through the “Alert DC” system established by D.C. government’s Department of Homeland Security to the array of emergency notification tools to be employed for alerting members of the campus community of imminent danger. Faculty, staff, students and others who sign up will receive urgent e-mails or text messages to their cell phone, Blackberry or other mobile device.

In order to be eligible to receive any messages, however, they must first sign up at https://textalert.ema.dc.gov/. Depending on the level and type of emergency, it will be used with one or more of the following communication options already in place at the university including fire alarms, audible public announcements broadcast via public safety vehicles, e-mails and list servs, CUA Web pages, phone messages and building safety captains.

For more information, go to the Safety First Web page, http://www.cua.edu/safety/.

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