Federal Grant Supports Nursing School Program
A $560,000 grant from the Department of Health and Human Services will support a new master's degree program in the School of Nursing that seeks to address health care issues in poor communities. The Community/Public Health master. s degree program, directed by Sister Rosemary Donley, S.C., begins this fall. It includes an educational program geared to introduce more minority students to careers in nursing.See story.

People: CUA's Alan Goodman Connects Students and Jobs
In his free time, he. s known as "Rocco Vaselino," an Elvis-like rock and roll personality who brings 1950s favorites to life. At Catholic University, he's led the Career Services office for almost 20 years, connecting students with valuable internships and helping them find jobs after graduation. See People

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Follett to Manage Bookstore; Promises Improved Services
It was a smooth transition from Barnes & Noble to the Follett Higher Education Group as management of the CUA Bookstore changed hands this month. An advisory team assembled to review proposals chose Follett, the nation's leading supplier of university bookstore services. See story.

Technology, New Offerings Enhance CUA Orientation

CUA's award-winning Orientation program includes some new features this year, including technological advances that streamline the process for first-year and new undergraduate students and provide a quick overview of campus for new graduate students. This year. s theme is "Footprints," chosen to reflect the personal journey college means for students and their families.See story.