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Wednesday, Aug. 5
Noon to 2 p.m., the Office of Summer Sessions sponsors an ice cream social to celebrate the end of Summer Sessions. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, patio. For more information or to R.s.v.p., e-mail cua-summers@cua.edu or call 202-319-5257.

Thursday, Aug. 6
2 to 3 p.m., the Office of Academic Technology Services offers Topaz training to demonstrate the features and capabilities of CUA's new Web content management tool, which can be used to create Web pages, edit, format content, add images and links, and perform other tasks. Leahy Hall, Room 200. For more information or to R.s.v.p., contact Lisa Hawkins at 202-319-4768 or hawkinsl@cua.edu.

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Tuesday, Aug. 11
10 to 11:15 a.m., the Office of Career Services offers new supervisor training for work-study supervisors. See Announcements.

Wednesday, Aug. 12
2 to 3 p.m., the Office of Career Services offers returning supervisor training for work-study supervisors. See Announcements.

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Announcements

Federal Direct Loans: New to CUA for Fall 2009
The Catholic University of America has joined forces with the U.S. Department of Education and will participate in the Federal Direct Loan Program. Starting with the 2009/2010 academic year (fall 2009/spring 2010), Catholic University will be processing all federal loan programs exclusively through the Direct Loan Program. For more information, including students’ next steps, visit http://financialaid.cua.edu or contact the Office of Financial Aid at 202-319-5307 or 888-635-7788.

Work-Study Supervisor Training
All work-study supervisors, new and returning, are required to attend training in order to hire work-study students.

New supervisor training will be held in the Pryzbyla Center, Room 327, on Tuesday, Aug. 11, from 10 to 11:15 a.m., and Thursday, Aug. 20, from 2 to 3:15 p.m.

Returning supervisor training will be held in the Pryzbla Center, Room 327, on Wednesday, Aug. 12, from 2 to 3 p.m., and Wednesday, Aug. 19, from 11 a.m. to noon. For more information or to sign up for one required session, call the Office of Career Services at 202-319-5623.

Weight Watchers at Work Program
Weight Watchers International invites faculty and staff to join a Weight Watchers at Work program to be held on campus beginning in August and ending mid-September. The program will teach participants how to make wise choices, eat healthy, enjoy food and exercise. The fee for this program is $84, payable in two installments. Meetings will be held at 1 p.m. each Wednesday. The sign-up for this session will be on Aug. 12 and Aug. 19, at 1 p.m on both days. The Aug. 12 location will be on the 3rd floor of Pangborn Hall in the Metropolitan School of Professional Studies. The Aug. 19 location will be in the Student Health and Fitness Center. For more information, contact Marion Ficke at 202-319-5870 or ficke@cua.edu.

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 For Your Benefit

New Benefit Plan Documents Online
New benefit plan documents have been posted on the CUA Web site.  A Summary of Material Modifications describes major changes to all of the health and welfare plans. These changes were effective Jan. 1, 2009, and can be found at http://humanresources.cua.edu/benefits/2009Benefits.cfm

A new Summary Plan Description for The Catholic University of America Defined Contribution Plan was recently posted on the Web site and can be found at http://humanresources.cua.edu/retirement.cfm.

For complete information about all employee benefit plans (except for retirement), employees should go to the Benefits Express Web site at www.cuabenefits.com. User names are comprised of two parts: The acronym CUA and the Employee ID (i.e. CUA123456). User passwords were chosen during open enrollment. There is a mechanism online to retrieve forgotten passwords. For more information, contact Terry Shields or Joe Schiavo in the Office of Human Resources at 202-319-5050.


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