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October, 2019

Engineering Students to See the World
Engineering students with an interest in the global classroom may soon get a chance to participate in an undergraduate rite of passage previously elusive to them: a semester abroad. See story.

CUA, OPUS Sign Contract for New Residence Hall
Catholic University and the OPUS East Construction Group of Rockville, Md., signed a multimillion-dollar contract in late November for the construction of a planned seven-story residence hall that is slated for completion by fall 2009.  See story.

Faculty, Staff Honored for Long-Term Commitment
On Nov. 28 Very Rev. David M. O'Connell, C.M., university president, honored 30 faculty and staff who this year mark the 10th or 20th anniversary of their service at CUA. See story.

Among the topics of Father O'Connell's column are an update on plans for South Campus and a preview of the upcoming Board of Trustees meeting and other December events.
See From The President's Desk.


How to Aid a Million Refugees
Beginning next May, CUA’s National Catholic School of Social Service is opening a branch campus of sorts a long ways from Washington, D.C. … 8,700 miles away, to be exact, in the Philippines, on its large southern island of Mindanao. See story.

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