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June 11 – June 17, 2012


Wednesday, June 13
Noon to 1 p.m., the Center for Planning and Information Technology (CPIT) hosts a brown bag lunch on Print-Ability. Faculty can learn how to better reach students with print disabilities. Van Credle from Disability Support Services will instruct faculty on best practices to make Word documents, PowerPoints, and other text-based materials more accessible to all students. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Room 321. For more information, email Raylene Dufresne, instructional technology director.

Friday June 15 through Sunday, June 17
The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music and Bel Cantanti Opera present the Summer Opera Festival. Georges Bizet's Carmen will be performed in French with English supertitles on Friday, June 15, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 17, at 3 p.m. The festival continues with "An Evening of Arias and Opera Scenes" on Saturday, June 16, at 7:30 p.m. It concludes with W.A. Mozart's masterpiece Le nozze di Figaro on Saturday, June 16, at 3 p.m. and Sunday, June 17, at 7:30 p.m. Ward Recital Hall. Tickets for each performance can be purchased in advance or at the door. The cost for tickets is $25 for adults, $15 for students, and $20 for groups of 10 and more. To purchase tickets online, visit For more information call 301-266-7546, or email

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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, June 19
11:30 a.m., the Metropolitan School of Professional Studies hosts an information session for CUA staff. Pryzbyla Center, Room 321. For more information, visit the website.

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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, June 13, from 8 a.m. to noon. Members of the CUA community are invited to have their cars cleaned while they’re at work. The cost is $15 for a basic exterior wash; $35 for exterior and interior; 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.

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.

Cardinal Basketball Academy Camp
The 20th annual Cardinal Basketball Academy camp for boys and girls ages 7 through 15 will occur in June, July, and August. For more information, contact Steve Howes, head men's basketball coach, at, or call 202-319-6046.

Summer Baseball Camp
CUA baseball Head Coach Ross Natoli will conduct the 25th Annual Advanced Development Baseball Camp from Monday, June 25, through Friday, June 29, for players ages 8 through 18. A $40 discount is available for CUA faculty, staff, and alumni. For more information, visit, or contact Ross Natoli at 202-319-6092 or

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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.

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