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Monday, Aug. 30
Classes begin.

Tuesday, Aug. 31
6 to 8 p.m., the Department of Art hosts the opening reception for "Mundanity," the first exhibit of the fall semester. Salve Regina, gallery. The exhibit runs through Sept. 24. For more information, call 202-319-5282.

Wednesday, Sept. 1
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Office of Career Services holds the Campus Employment Fair. The fair will feature opportunities to meet and hire prospective work-study and non-work-study students. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Great Room. To register as an employer, contact the Office of Career Services at 202-319-5623.

4 p.m., the School of Philosophy, Columbus School of Law and John Paul II Institute for Study on Marriage and Family present "The Trial of Jesus and the Trial of the Jews," by Joseph Weiler, Joseph Straus Professor of Law at New York University. McGivney Hall, Keane Auditorium. For more information, contact Meredith Rice at 202-526-3799 or mrice@johnpaulii.edu.

Thursday, Sept. 2
12:10 p.m., the university community celebrates the Mass of the Holy Spirit. Most Rev. Donald W. Wuerl, archbishop of Washington and chancellor of CUA, will be the main celebrant and will deliver the homily. CUA President John Garvey will address the congregation following Communion. The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Great Upper Church.

Following the Mass, CUA will hold its fifth annual University Picnic on the CUA Mall. Classes will be cancelled between 12:10 and 3 p.m. At the picnic, copies of a recently published pictorial history of CUA by alumnus Robert P. Malesky will be on sale.

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 Campus Ministry

Ministry Recruitment Week
Students interested in signing up for service opportunities, liturgical ministries and faith formation opportunities are invited to stop by the Office of Campus Ministry or the table in the Pryzbyla Center lobby from Monday, Aug. 30, to Friday, Sept. 10.

Praise and Worship Adoration
The first Praise and Worship Adoration of the semester will be held Wednesday, Sept. 1, at 9 p.m. in Caldwell Chapel.

DC Reads Information Meetings
Students who have previously worked with DC Reads and are interested in continuing to serve with the organization must attend a returning tutor meeting on Thursday, Sept. 2, at 7 p.m. in the Pryzbyla Center, Great Room.

Students who would like more information on DC Reads can attend an information session in the Pryzbyla Center, Great Room, on Wednesday, Sept. 8, at 7 p.m. Students can register for the program at the meeting and can get TB tests at 5 p.m. Interested students should bring their photo IDs. 

Metro Madness Scavenger Hunt
On Friday, Sept. 3, students are invited to join members of The House for the first Friday Night Event of the year — a scavenger hunt throughout Washington, D.C. The group will meet at 5 p.m. in front of The House. Participating students should wear sneakers and bring money for the Metrorail.

Mass Schedule for Sunday, Sept. 5
Masses will be celebrated on Sunday, Sept. 5, as follows: 11 a.m. and 9 p.m. in St. Vincent's Chapel and 4:30 p.m. in the Great Upper Church of the Basilica.
 
Connect 4 Service
Students interested in volunteer opportunities are invited to visit Caldwell Hall, Monsignor Stephen J. Happel Room, on Thursday, Sept. 9, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Freshman Retreat
Freshman Retreat is a chance to meet new people and see what Campus Ministry has to offer. It takes place this year from Friday, Sept. 10, to Sunday, Sept. 12, in Camp St. Charles, Newburg, Md. Register online or in person at the Campus Ministry Office. The deadline for registration is Wednesday, Sept. 1, at noon.

Freshman Service Day
All freshmen are invited to a day of fun and service with their fellow classmates. Those taking part will meet in Caldwell Hall, Happel Room, Saturday, Sept. 18, 9 a.m. Meals and transportation are provided. Sign up online at service.cua.edu or e-mail cua-service@cua.edu for more information.

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 Athletics

Wednesday, Sept. 1
4:30 p.m., the field hockey team hosts Virginia Wesleyan College. Raymond A. DuFour Center, Cardinal Stadium.

4:30 p.m., the women's soccer team hosts Marymount University. DuFour Center, soccer field.

Saturday, Sept. 4
1 p.m., the field hockey team hosts McDaniel College. DuFour Center, Cardinal Stadium.

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 Upcoming Events

Thursday, Sept. 9
11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., CUAbroad invites students, faculty and staff to the Second Annual Education Abroad Fair. Program representatives will be available to answer questions about semester-long, summer-long and other program options. All are invited to submit pictures for the photo contest that will be on display at the fair. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room.

Friday, Sept. 10, and Saturday, Sept. 11
The Society of Composers, Inc. of the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents "New Voices @ CUA," a festival of new vocal music from 17 composers. For a full schedule, visit http://composition.cua.edu/newvoices.cfm. For more information, call 434-227-0084 or e-mail brr2x@aol.com.

Friday, Sept. 10
2 p.m., the School of Philosophy presents "Modern Turns in Mathematics and Physics," by Richard Hassing, associate professor of philosophy. This is the first lecture in the Fall 2010 Philosophy Lecture Series, "The Modern Turn." Aquinas Hall, auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5259.

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Announcements

Jumpstart is Hiring
Jumpstart, an AmeriCorps program that recruits college students to work with 3- to 5-year-old children, is now hiring. Employees read stories, sing songs and play games that support young children’s school readiness, and earn a work-study wage and an AmeriCorps education award of up to $1,132. Jumpstart Corps members work 8 to 12 hours a week in local early childhood centers, partnered with a small group of children. For more information and to apply, visit the Campus Employment Fair (see above) or contact Kristin Dusch at 202-319-6068 or dusch@cua.edu.

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 For Your Benefit

Vacation Leave Policy Reminder
As a reminder, August is the cut-off point for the CUA fiscal year vacation carry-over. If an exempt employee has more than 98 hours of unused leave, his/her leave balance will be adjusted to 98 hours in compliance with the university's leave policy. This adjustment will be reflected in the September paycheck data. For more information on the CUA Leave Policy, contact the Office of Human Resources at 202-319-5050. Leave reports are due the third business day of each month.

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.

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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