Pryzbyla Groundbreaking A Triumphant Celebration

More than 200 students, faculty, staff members, alumni and guests gathered to celebrate the groundbreaking of Pryzbyla Center, the University’s long-awaited university center. It was a great moment for the CUA community, especially for Edward J. Pryzbyla, the 95-year-old alumnus whose name the center will bear. See story.

CUA Strategic Planning Process Under Way

Assembled by Father O’Connell, the Strategic Planning Council is charged with recommending concrete steps to address critical issues at CUA. Led by Peter Cimbolic, vice provost and dean of graduate studies, the team met for the first time April 19. See story.

CUA People

Later this spring, a new sign will go up at Regan Hall, marking the entrance to the newly christened Barbara Bernhardt Children’s Education Center. Also: Niagara University president is a CUA alumnus. See People section.

Second 24-Hour Chapel Available After Easter

Students looking for 24-hour spiritual sanctuary will have a second on-campus chapel for prayer and peaceful moments, thanks to their peers in Conaty Hall. Several students have volunteered to help clean, install sheet rock, paint and adorn a new 24-hour chapel set to open in the Spalding breezeway after Easter weekend. See story.

Religious Arts Festival

CUA’s Festival of Religious arts debuted in April with a successful production of "Everyman," poetry readings that drew 100 literature lovers and productions from a puppet show on Noah’s ark to a spoof on medieval morality plays. See story, photos.

Introducing Inside CUA

Welcome to the debut edition of Inside CUA Online. This Internet publication was created by the Office of Public Affairs and the Center for Planning and Information Technology to offer news more frequently than the printed version of Inside permits. Inside CUA will be updated every other week during the semester.