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May 7 – May 13, 2012

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Monday, May 7
Noon, CUAbroad hosts an information session for the CUA Oxford Program, presented by Tanith Fowler Corsi, assistant vice president for global education. McMahon Hall, Room 111. For more information, visit the website.

1:30 to 3:30 p.m., the Center for Planning and Information Technology sponsors a student response clicker demonstration. A vendor from Turning Technologies will present an introduction to clickers, a hands-on demonstration, and a Q-and-A session. Faculty currently using this system will be on hand to answer questions as well. McGivney Hall, Room 014. For more information, email Raylene Dufresne, instructional technology director.

Thursday, May 10
4 p.m., CUAbroad hosts an information session for the CUA Rome Program, presented by Grace Schneider, education abroad adviser. McMahon Hall, Room 111. For more information, visit the website.

Friday, May 11
2 p.m., CUAbroad hosts an information session for the CUA Oxford Program, presented by Tanith Fowler Corsi, assistant vice president for global education. McMahon Hall, Room 111. For more information, visit the website.

1 p.m., Honors Convocation. Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Great Upper Church. For more information, visit the website.

4 p.m., Baccalaureate Mass. Basilica, Great Upper Church. For more information, visit the website.

Saturday, May 12
10 a.m., The Catholic University of America's 123rd Annual Commencement Ceremony. University Mall, east steps of the Basilica. For more information, visit the website.

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Campus Ministry

Masses
The summer Sunday Mass schedule is in effect. There will only be one Sunday Mass on campus at 9 p.m. in St. Vincent Chapel. There will be no daily Masses. Students who are staying on campus this summer and want to help with music or with other liturgical ministries can email David Pennington, associate campus minister for liturgy and worship.

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, May 17
4 p.m. to 6 p.m., the Office of Alumni Relations hosts a get-together for staff and faculty alumni featuring drinks, raffles, and fun, in the Craves Family Alumni Center. This is a free event, but registration is required by visiting www.cuatoday.com, or by calling 202-319-5608, by Friday, May 11.

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Announcements

Field Hockey Camp
Revolution Field Hockey Camp at Catholic University will run from Wednesday, July 25, to Saturday, July 28. Head coach Gia Cillizza will direct the camp for ages 10 to 18. All experience levels are encouraged to attend. There are overnight and extended-day options. Discounts are available for children of CUA faculty and staff. For more information, visit the website, or call 202-319-4744.

D.C. Engine Idling Regulation Reminder
The Office of Environmental Health and Safety would like to remind all drivers of University vehicles of the District of Columbia's engine idling regulation, which prohibits idling of gas or diesel engines for longer than three minutes while the vehicle is parked or standing. Infractions may result in fines of at least $1,000. For more information, visit ehs.cua.edu.

Leahy Computer Lab Closure
The Leahy users lab, room 117, will be open May 9-13, but painting will occur the duration of that week. The lab will be closed Monday, May 14, through Monday, May 21. During this time the carpet will be replaced and painting will occur. Signs will be posted notifying users of other labs that will be open during these times. For more information, submit a request to help.cua.edu.

Faculty and Staff Basketball
Do you want to get out and exercise? Join faculty and staff at the Raymound A. DuFour Athletic Center gym on Wednesdays at noon for a pick-up basketball game. Games are played year-round, and all skill levels are welcome. For more information, email Len Davidson, computer services librarian, Columbus School of Law Library.

Smartrip® Metro Cards Available for Purchase on Campus
Smartrip® metro cards are now available for purchase at the cashier’s window in Leahy Hall. For more information, call 202-319-5050.

On-Site Auto Detailing
The Office of Procurement Services has arranged for Detailing Dynamics to offer its car washing and detailing services in the parking lot behind O'Boyle Hall on Wednesday, May 9, starting at 9 a.m. Members of the CUA community are encouraged to take advantage of the opportunity to have their cars cleaned while they’re at work. The cost is $15 for a basic exterior wash; rims, tires, and other services are additional. Cash, VISA, and MasterCard will be accepted. Remember to secure or remove valuables from the vehicle before leaving it to be cleaned. This service is provided to the campus as a convenience only; CUA does not have any contract or agreement in place and use of the service is entirely at the risk to the individual. For additional information, contact Willandria Blount, purchasing agent.

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For Your Benefit

TIAA-CREF Counseling Sessions
Free one-on-one financial counseling sessions with TIAA-CREF representatives are available on the following dates in the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center:

Tuesday, May 8, Room 323
Tuesday, May 15, Room 203
Thursday, May 17, Room 203
Tuesday, May 22, Room 203
Thursday, May 24, Room 203
Thursday, May 31, Room 203

Appointments are required. Call 800-732-8353 to schedule an appointment. For more information, call 202-319-5050.

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.

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