This Week at CUA
August 16 - August 23 View Archives


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For Your Benefit


Monday, Aug. 16
1 p.m., the Office of Human Resources presents a stress management seminar. See For Your Benefit.

Thursday, Aug. 19
10 a.m. to noon, the Office of Career Services offers mandatory training for new work-study supervisors. See Announcements.

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 Upcoming Events

Monday, Aug. 23, and Tuesday, Aug. 24
The Office of the Dean of Graduate Studies holds orientation for new teaching assistants and teaching fellows from noon to 5 p.m. on Monday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday. Registration will take place at 11:30 a.m. on Monday. The orientation is required for all new teaching assistants and teaching fellows. Lunch will be provided both days, and a continental breakfast will be provided on Tuesday. Caldwell Hall Auditorium. For more information, contact B.J. Buracker in the dean's office at 202-319-5247 or

Monday, Aug. 23
Columbus School of Law classes begin.

Thursday, Aug. 26, through Sunday, Aug. 29
Orientation for new students.

Saturday, Aug. 28
Residence Hall check-in for returning students.

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Summer Transition Hours at the Pryzbyla Center
The Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center will be open as follows during the last weeks of summer operations:

  • Monday, Aug. 16, to Friday, Aug. 20, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, Aug. 21, to Wednesday, Aug. 25, from 7 a.m. to midnight

For more information, contact the Office of Conferences and Pryzbyla Management at 202-319-5200 or

Work-Study Supervisor Training
All work-study supervisors 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 Thursday, Aug. 19, from 10 a.m. to noon.

Returning supervisor training is offered online.

For more information or to sign up for a new supervisor training session, call the Office of Career Services at 202-319-5623.

Fall Leadership Conference
The Office of Campus Activities is asking faculty, staff and student leaders to submit session proposals for the Fall Leadership Conference, which will be held on Saturday, Sept. 25,  from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Pryzbyla Center, Great Room.

The conference is designed to bring together students involved in the campus community and provide them opportunities to gain the skills, knowledge and connections necessary to assist in making positive contributions to the university.

The conference includes a keynote speaker as well as a variety of breakout sessions facilitated by staff, faculty and student leaders.

Program proposals should be submitted online by Monday, Aug. 16. Programs should be between 45 and 50 minutes in length. A list of topic suggestions is available at the leadership website. For more information, e-mail

Cardinal Basketball Academy
Coach Steve Howes will present the 18th Annual Boys and Girls Basketball Camp at Catholic University. The camp is offered to children ages 7 through 15. Sessions will take place Monday, Aug. 16, to Friday, Aug. 20. Discounts are available for children of CUA faculty and staff. For more information, call 202-319-6046.

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 For Your Benefit

New Staff
New employees recently joined the staff of Catholic University. The Office of Human Resources invites the university community to see who was hired and read other helpful information for new CUA employees.

Free Stress Management Series for Faculty and Staff
The Carebridge Corporation and Office of Human Resources offer "The Healthy Work Day," a free seminar on stress management for all faculty and staff. The seminar will be held at 1 p.m. in the Pryzbyla Center, Room 351, on Monday, Aug. 16. Brown bag lunches are welcome and no R.s.v.p.s are necessary. For more information, call the human resources office at 202-319-5050.

Important Updates for Tuition Exchange and Tuition Assistance

  • Tuition Exchange
    The 2011-2012 Tuition Exchange Application is now posted.
  • Tuition Assistance
    CUA faculty and staff who wish to receive the tuition assistance benefit for themselves or dependents for the fall 2010 semester must submit their Application for Tuition Assistance to the Office of Human Resources by Friday, Sept. 10.

    As a reminder, employees must submit an application for tuition assistance by the deadline for every semester that they wish to receive the benefit.

For more information, call the human resources office at 202-319-5050.

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