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A Star Returns

Snow Addresses Grads on the Power of Love and Prayer

Bringing Cardinal Pride to Dining

Distinguished Jurors Pick Prize Finalists

CUA Ring Returned After 35 Years

On From the Archives: An Extreme Makeover

Springtime Brings Campus Renewal

Phase II of Athletic Improvements

Milestones

 

Milestones

  • At the 18th American Cardinals Dinner, held April 27 in Las Vegas, CUA raised $1.2 million for scholarships.
  • CUA law students won two national championships in the presenting of mock cases. In Washington, D.C., second-year students Jennifer Hanley and Tyler Van Voorhee won the 13th annual National Telecommunications Moot Court Competition in February. Third-year students Elliott Smith, Jonathan Jachym and Dave Adams beat out 21 other teams to win the annual Irving R. Kaufman Memorial Securities Law Moot Court Competition in New York City in March.
  • CUA Magazine received three awards from the Catholic Press Association for articles in its Fall 2006 issue, including first prize for best personality profile (“Embracing Adventure” by Richard Wilkinson) and first and second prizes for best essay (“A Father’s Final Lesson” by Very Rev. David M. O’Connell, C.M., and “Thinking Pink,” by Emily Oren Lowe, respectively).

New Appointments
Rev. Melvin C. Blanchette, S.S. Rev. Melvin C. Blanchette, S.S., became rector of Theological College, CUA’s seminary, on July 1. He has been a spiritual director and formation adviser at the seminary since 2004. He replaces Rev. Thomas R. Hurst, S.S., who has been appointed rector of St. Mary’s Seminary & University in Baltimore.
Kimberly B. Kelley Kimberly B. Kelley has been appointed dean of CUA’s School of Library and Information Science, effective Aug. 20, replacing Martha Hale, who has retired. Kelley previously served as vice provost and dean of academic resources and services at the University of Maryland University College.
Sister Rose McDermott, S.S.J. Sister Rose McDermott, S.S.J., J.C.B. 1976, J.C.L. 1977, J.C.D. 1979, an associate professor of canon law who has taught at the university for 17 years, has been named interim dean of CUA’s School of Canon Law. She replaces Monsignor Brian Ferme, who has become president of the Institute of Canon Law in Venice, Italy.
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