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Tuesday, May 4, to Saturday, May 8
Final exam period.

Thursday, May 6
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., the Department of Education hosts "CUA Faculty Luncheon Discussion: Addressing the Needs of Low-Income Hispanic Families Through Interdisciplinary Research and Training." The panel of speakers at the luncheon includes Rev. Mario Dorsonville, director of the Spanish Catholic Center, Catholic Charities; Beatriz (B.B.) Otero, president and CEO of CentroNia; and Sandra Barrueco, assistant professor of psychology. The luncheon is being supported by the Better Way Foundation and the Opus Philanthropy Group. For more information, or to R.s.v.p., contact Shavaun Wall, associate vice president for academic planning, at walls@cua.edu.

Friday, May 7
4:30 p.m., the School of Theology and Religious Studies presents "Steps Toward a Trinitarian Ontology" by Rev. Thomas Norris, professor of systematic theology at St. Patrick's College, Maynooth, Ireland, and member of the International Theological Commission. Caldwell Hall, Monsignor Stephen J. Happel Room. A reception will follow. For more information, contact Thomas Palanza, assistant to the faculty and area directors, at palanza@cua.edu.

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 Campus Ministry

Donate to Those in Need
There will be donation boxes in the residence halls throughout finals week — May 3 to 8 — for students' unwanted items, which will be donated to SOME (So Others Might Eat). For more information, call 202-319-5575.

Summer Mass Schedule
During the summer, the only university Mass on Sundays will be celebrated at 9 p.m. in St. Vincent’s Chapel. For more information, call 202-319-5575.

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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, May 11
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., the Office of Alumni Relations invites all CUA alumni currently working at Catholic University as faculty or staff members to a celebration lunch to connect with former classmates and current colleagues. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Room 209. There is no charge to attend, but registration is required. To register, call 202-319-5608 or visit www.cuatoday.com.

Wednesday, May 12
Noon, the CUA Senators Club hosts its annual spring lunch, featuring a keynote address by Jim Dinegar, B.A. 1982, president and CEO of the Greater Washington Board of Trade. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room A. Tickets are $35. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 202-319-5608.

Friday, May 14
1 p.m., Honors Convocation. Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Great Upper Church. For more information, visit http://commencement.cua.edu/Honors-Convocation.cfm.

4 p.m., Baccalaureate Mass. Basilica, Great Upper Church. For more information, visit http://commencement.cua.edu//baccalaureate-mass.cfm.

Saturday, May 15
10 a.m., The Catholic University of America's 121st Annual Commencement Ceremony. University Mall in front of the east steps of the Basilica. For more information, visit http://commencement.cua.edu/commencement.cfm.


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Announcements

CUA Launches Web Site Honoring Father O'Connell
Catholic University has launched "A Legacy of Leadership," a new website honoring Very Rev. David M. O'Connell, C.M., who is stepping down as president this summer. The site features a timeline covering his tenure at CUA, a guestbook where visitors can leave their thoughts about Father O'Connell, and a selection of his columns in CUA Magazine. To view the website, visit http://tribute.cua.edu.

Faculty and Staff Tribute to Father O'Connell
CUA administrators, faculty and staff are invited to a reception celebrating "A Legacy of Leadership," a tribute to Father O'Connell, on Thursday, May 20, from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Pryzbyla Center, Great Room. Faculty and staff are invited to visit the Office of Campus Activities, Pryzbyla Center, Room 107, from May 4 to May 7 to sign a gift that will be presented to Father O'Connell. There will be a special presentation at 4 p.m. For more information, call 202-319-5100.

Pryzbyla Center Hours During Exam Week
During the week of final exams, from Saturday, May 1, through Friday, May 7, the Pryzbyla Center will open at 7 a.m. and close at 2 a.m. On Saturday, May 8, hours will be 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The Pryzbyla Center will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. from Sunday, May 9, through Saturday, May 15. Summer hours (7 a.m. to 10 p.m.) will begin on Sunday, May 16. For more information, visit http://pryzbyla.cua.edu or call 202-319-5200.

CUA Shuttle Bus Service for Exam Week
The CUA Shuttle Bus Service will operate from 4 to 11:59 p.m. from Tuesday, May 4, through Saturday, May 8. For more information, call 202-319-5575.

Annual Auction of Unclaimed Lost and Found Items
The Department of Public Safety will conduct the annual property auction of lost, found and unclaimed property on Friday, May 7, in Leahy Hall, conference room. Items will be available for viewing from 10 a.m. to noon. The silent auction will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. All property winners will be notified by Public Safety by Monday, May 10. Property that will be available for purchase during the silent auction includes:

A tool belt and assorted small tools, wallets, an instrument bag, backpacks, handbags, watches, rings, bracelets, earrings, iPods and MP3 players, a camera, voice recorders, calculators, a radio and sunglasses.

For more information, call Cheryl Pendergast, associate director of public safety, at 202-319-6063.

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, June 21, to Friday, June 25; Monday, July 26, to Friday, July 30; and Monday, Aug. 16, to Friday, Aug. 20. Discounts are available for children of CUA faculty and staff. Registration forms are available at http://www.cuacardinals.com/sports/general_news/cardinalbasketballacademy. 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 visit http://humanresources.cua.edu/Training/newemployees.cfm to see who was hired and read other helpful information for new CUA employees.

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