The Catholic University of America

Jan. 28 – Feb. 3, 2013

 

Calendar

Monday, Jan. 28
Noon to 12:30 p.m., the Center for Global Education hosts an information session on the CUAbroad Oxford Program. Meet with Tanith Fowler Corsi, assistant vice president for global education, to learn about academic opportunities with CUA in Oxford, United Kingdom. McMahon Hall, Room 111. R.s.v.p. at http://cuabroad.cua.edu/infosessions/oxfordinfo.cfm or call 202-319-6010 for more information.

6:30 to 7:30 p.m., the Center for Global Education hosts an information session about the summer business program in Rome. Sponsored by the School of Business and Economics and CUAbroad, this faculty-led education program is intended for globally minded business majors and minors as well as non-business majors interested in commerce-related studies in a foreign venue. Meet with Attila Freska, clinical professor of international business, to learn more. McMahon Hall, Room 309. R.s.v.p. at http://cuabroad.cua.edu/programs/summer/faculty-led/rome-business.cfm or call 202-319-6010 for more information.

Tuesday, Jan. 29

12:10 p.m., CUA hosts the University Mass in Honor of St. Thomas Aquinas at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Crypt Church. Classes beginning at 11:10 a.m. will be dismissed at 11:50 a.m.; classes meeting at 12:35 p.m. will meet at 1:20 p.m. Priests wishing to concelebrate are asked to R.s.v.p. to David Pennington, associate minister for liturgy and worship, at penningd@cua.edu.

6 p.m., the Musical Theatre Division of the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents The Music of Marvin Hamlisch at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Free admission. For more information, contact Denise Puricelli at puricellid@cua.edu or call 202-319-5418.
 
6:30 p.m., the First Year Experience hosts a discussion on "Education and the Ethical Person" with a keynote address by Kevin Kruger, president of NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Great Room. For more information, visit https://nest.cua.edu/organization/fye/calendar/details/218311 or call 202-301-6879.
 
Wednesday, Jan. 30
Noon, the Office of Instructional Technology presents a brown bag lunch introducing the SafeAssign tool in Blackboard. Pryzbyla Center, Room 327. For more information and to R.s.v.p., contact Eric Gramatges at 202-319-4768 or gramatges@cua.edu. Remember to bring your lunch.
 
1 to 2 p.m. Fulbright Scholar Ihor Kobel presents “Deaf in Ukraine” sponsored by the National Catholic School of Social Service. Kobel has been teaching for more than 20 years and his recent research involves the creation of a new undergraduate program in social work specially designed for deaf and hard-of-hearing students in Ukraine. Shahan Hall, Room 202. Lunch will be served. R.s.v.p. at rosenkrantz@cua.edu or call 202-319-5471.
 
5 to 6:30 p.m., the Columbus School of Law hosts a discussion on “How the SEC is Responding to the Increasingly Computerized Markets?” presented by Gregg E. Berman, senior adviser to the director in the Division of Trading and Markets at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Walter A. Slowinski Courtroom. Light reception to follow.
 
Thursday, Jan. 31
12:30 p.m., the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies (IPR) hosts a brown bag discussion on "What Really Causes Burnout in Priests and For All: New Research Findings" with guest speaker Monsignor Stephen J. Rossetti, clinical associate professor of pastoral studies. Maloney Hall, Room 302B. For more information and to register, visit ipr.cua.edu or call 202-319-5999. Remember to bring your lunch.
 
4 to 4:30 p.m., the Center for Global Education hosts an information session about the CUAbroad Rome Program. Meet with Grace Schneider, education abroad adviser, to learn more about academic opportunities with CUA in Rome. McMahon Hall, Room 111. R.s.v.p. at http://cuabroad.cua.edu/infosessions/romeinfo.cfm or call 202-319-6010 for more information.
 
Friday, Feb. 1
9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the School of Library and Information Science hosts its Fifth Annual “Bridging the Spectrum” Symposium with keynote speaker Lee Rainie, director, Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project. The symposium’s goal is to foster unexpected connections across the spectrum of the information professions by offering a knowledge-sharing forum and meeting place for practitioners, students, and faculty in library and information sciences and services. Symposium presentations showcase innovative practices, projects, and research activities in a variety of library, archives, or information services activities. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room. For more information, visit http://slis.cua.edu/symposium/2013 or contact David Shumaker, clinical associate professor, at shumaker@cua.edu.
 
2 to 2:30 p.m., the Center for Global Education hosts an information session on the CUAbroad Oxford Program. Meet with Tanith Fowler Corsi, assistant vice president for global education, to learn about academic opportunities with CUA in Oxford, United Kingdom. McMahon Hall, Room 111. R.s.v.p. at http://cuabroad.cua.edu/infosessions/oxfordinfo.cfm or call 202-319-6010 for more information.
 
Saturday, Feb. 2

10 a.m. to 3 p.m., join the CUA Green Club and help plant the seeds that grow the CUA Community Garden located by Curley Hall. The CUA Community Garden is an ongoing project and volunteers are needed to help in many ways, ranging from construction of the raised beds to planting and maintaining of the garden.  For more information and to sign up, visit service.cua.edu/cuaserviceopportunities/cua-community-garden.cfm or contact Amanda Finnell at 78finnell@cardinalmail.cua.edu.

Sunday, Feb. 3
6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Knights of Columbus and Esto Vir host a Superbowl watch party. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room A and B.

Campus Ministry

Men’s Discernment
Join the Men’s Discernment Group on Monday, Jan. 28, for a Reflection Night led by Luke Hlavin, associate campus minister for retreats and men's ministry; Rev. Jude DeAngelo, O.F.M. Conv., University chaplain and director of Campus Ministry, and Rev. John Frost. Dinner will begin at 6 p.m. in the Monsignor Stephen P. Happel Room followed by a time of reflection to conclude at 8 p.m. Sign up now at http://ministry.cua.edu.
 
CUA on Tap
Mary Eberstadt, renowned Catholic author of Adam and Eve After the Pill and The Loser Letters, will speak at CUA on Tap Thursday, Jan. 31, in the Pryzbyla Center, Great Room. Open Mic performances begin at 7 p.m. to be followed by dinner and presentation at 8 p.m. 
 
Student Minister Applications 

Applications for student ministers are due Wednesday, Jan. 30. For more information and to apply, go to http://ministry.cua.edu.

Athletics 

Wednesday, Jan. 30
7 p.m., the men’s basketball team hosts Juniata College. Raymond A. DuFour Athletic Center.
 
Saturday, Feb. 2
4 p.m., the women’s basketball team hosts Drew University. DuFour Center.
 
Saturday, Feb. 2
6 p.m., the men’s basketball team hosts Drew University. DuFour Center.
 

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, Feb. 5
6 to 7 p.m., the Office of Career Services presents "Learn How to Use Cardinal Connection." This workshop will assist students in using Cardinal Connection to their advantage when seeking jobs and/or internships. Pryzbyla Center, Room 327. Register through Cardinal Connection or call the career services office at 202-319-5623.

Wednesday, Feb. 6
Noon to 1:30 p.m., the National Catholic School of Social Serviceshosts an information seminar for students interested in pursuing a master's degree. Learn more about the program, application process, financial aid, and how CUA's course work and field internships are different from other M.S.W. programs. Meet others who are considering NCSSS and hear why they're interested in social work education. Shahan Hall, Room 202. R.s.v.p. at 202-319-5496 or e-mail cua-ncsss-admissions@cua.edu.

Noon to 1 p.m. (Information Session), 1:30 to 4:25 p.m. (Resume Critiques), the Office of Career Services presents "IRS Information Session and Resume Critiques." The IRS is looking for smart, hard-working, personable candidates to handle the difficult, challenging, and rewarding job of ensuring the integrity of our nation’s tax code. The work of IRS employees includes both domestic and international tax administration. With more than 100,000 employees, the IRS administers the federal tax code and processes more than 300 million various types of tax returns each year. It is the largest employer of professional accountants and auditors in the US. Register for the information session and resume critique through Cardinal Connection or call the career services office at 202-319-5623.

12:10 p.m., the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies hosts a brown bag lecture on "Don't Forget, Revolutions are Dreams; Young Egyptian Activists' Changing Views of Political Events" by James Youniss, IPR Fellow and research professor of psychology. Maloney Hall, Room 302B. For more information and to register, visit ipr.cua.edu or call 202-319-5999. Remember to bring your lunch.
 
Saturday, Feb. 9
10:30 a.m., the Office of Admissions hosts an information session and a walking tour of campus. The 30-minute information session conducted by an admissions counselor will provide an overview of CUA programs, extracurricular activities, and application procedures. The session is followed by a one-hour walking tour of campus. Hear from a Cardinal Ambassador about life on campus and visit various campus buildings as well as a residence hall and room. You may register online. Please meet in the admissions office located in McMahon Hall, Room 102.
 
5 p.m. to 8 p.m., the Alumni Association hosts CUA Alumni Family Bingo night, Pryzbyla Center, Food Court. For more information, visit cuatoday.com or call 202-319-6710.

 

Announcements

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 at http://humanresources.cua.edu/newtocua/index.cfm.

Students who plan to live on campus for the 2013-2014 academic year must submit their housing deposit and room selection intent by Friday, Feb. 8. For more information, visit http://housing.cua.edu/roomselection/2013-2014/general-information.cfm or call housing services at 202-319-6630 or email dains@cua.edu.

The Department of Environmental Health and Safety has two wooden library card catalogs for sale that can be viewed by appointment only. The University provides no guarantees or warranties on service or condition. The asking price for each card catalog is $150, but the University might consider lower offers. These items will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, contact Andrew Wolf, risk and asset inventory administrator, at 202-319-5602 or wolfa@cua.edu.
 

For Your Benefit

2013 Change to Earnings Statements — (Monthly and Semi-Monthly Pay Cycles)
The payroll office has debuted a revised earnings statement. The section displaying accrued leave balances has been streamlined to display only the available balances. This change should clarify employee leave balances and reduce confusion. Should you have any questions regarding your balances, contact the payroll office at 202-319-5512 or at CUA-PAYROLL@cua.edu

 

 
 
 

 

This Week @ CUA is published weekly.
To submit items for inclusion, visit http://publicaffairs.cua.edu/newsandinfo/submissions.cfm.
202-319-5600 • Fax 202-319-4440 • Email cua-public-affairs@cua.edu
Items must include a phone number and contact person. The next issue will begin Monday, Feb. 4, 2013.
The deadline is 5 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013.
CUA's Calendar of Events is updated regularly at http://www.cua.edu.
Individuals requesting accommodations for disabilities should contact cua-access@cua.edu.
Please direct address corrections to:
cua-public-affairs@cua.edu.