The Catholic University of America

Aug. 5 – Aug. 11, 2013



Wednesday, Aug. 7
Master’s of Social Work Information Seminar
Noon to 1:30 p.m., the National Catholic School of Social Service hosts an information seminar about its master’s programs. Shahan Hall, Room 202. For more information or to R.s.v.p., visit the website, call 202-319-5496, or email

Thursday, Aug. 8
End-of-Summer Ice Cream Social
Noon to 2 p.m., the Office of Summer Sessions hosts an end-of-summer ice cream social. Due to weather conditions, the social has been moved to Great Room A in the Edward J. Pryzblya University Center. For more information, call 202-319-5257.

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Campus Ministry

Schedule for Masses
Following is the upcoming Mass schedule. All Masses will be held in St. Vincent's Chapel.

Sunday, Aug. 4: 6 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 11: 11 a.m.
Sunday, Aug. 18: 11 a.m. Leadership Mass; 6 p.m. Athlete’s Mass
Sunday, Aug. 25: 11 a.m. and 9 p.m.


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Upcoming Events

Thursday, Aug. 15
Solemnity of the Assumption.

The University will be closed.

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On-Site Auto Detailing
The Office of Strategic Sourcing and Procurement has arranged for Detailing Dynamics to offer its car washing and detailing services in the parking lot behind Caldwell Hall on Wednesday, Aug. 7, from 9 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. No reservation is necessary. 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, at 202-319-6401 or

Upgrades to Blackboard
Blackboard will be unavailable from 12:01 a.m. on Aug. 13 until Aug. 15. Technology Services will be upgrading Blackboard Learn to Service Pack 11. This upgrade will fix some current issues and include a few new enhancements to the current learning environment. Some new tools will include a global navigation menu, profiles for faculty and students, improved content editor, and redesigned discussion board. Technology Services will offer training on Blackboard beginning Aug. 20. Details will be announced. For more information, visit the website.


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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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This Week @ CUA is published weekly.
To submit items for inclusion, visit
202-319-5600 • Fax 202-319-4440 • Email
Items must include a phone number and contact person. The next issue will begin Monday, Aug. 12, 2013.
The deadline is 5 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013.
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