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November 1, 2008




'Tis the Season ... Open Enrollment Season!

The two-week period for employees to choose their 2009 benefits packages begins Nov. 3, and this year all employees must enroll online to select benefits or opt out. Learn about the new, improved benefits packages. See story.



CUA Leaders Open Rome Center,
Assist New Ukrainian University
The university gained beautiful academic facilities for its ongoing education-abroad center in the Eternal City, and CUA administrators enjoyed cordial meetings with leaders of the Church’s Congregation for Catholic Education and Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. Then it was off to Ukraine to advise and encourage a fledgling Catholic university. See story. 




Imagine Spring Break in Costa Rica 
During spring break, CUA faculty, staff, students and alumni are invited to join a one-week eco-tour of Costa Rica, 25 percent of which is preserved in national parks and protected areas. See story.









Father O'Connell details record-setting enrollment figures, the success of the football team, his recent travels and upcoming events. 
See From the President's Desk.










Roundup of Large 2007–2008 Grants Received
Just as students compete for scholarships, CUA professors compete for grants from outside organizations to fund their research. For a list of grants awarded over the last year, see story.








CUA Makes Strides in Environmental Sustainability
CUA is taking several steps to improve environmental sustainability on campus: sponsoring water-usage contests and LEEDing the way with new construction. To read about the actions the university has taken, see story.



E-mail Signature and CUA Logos Now Available Online
Everyone in the CUA community can easily download an official CUA logo or official e-mail signature with just a few clicks of a mouse. See story.



Inside CUA is produced eight times a year by the Office of Public Affairs. Richard Wilkinson is the editor. Lisa Carroll, information assistant, is the editorial assistant and designer. Please continue to submit story ideas and information about recent publications, awards, media interviews or speaking engagements by e-mail to wilkinson@cua.edu. For information about deadlines and what can be included in the "Notables" and "In the Media" sections, visit: Inside CUA Submission Guidelines.



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