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Upcoming Events


National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week

Oct. 19-25th, 2008

All Week

Wall of Remembrance and Information Table

Pryzbyla Center Lobby

Write down on a note how alcohol or drug abuse has affected your life, and post it on the wall. Sign the note only if you want to. The wall creates a place for us to understand that we are not alone in our struggles and to see the effect substance use/abuse can have and how we are connected to each other. Before you leave, grab some information on alcohol and substance abuse. Sponsored by the UCSPE and the Counseling Center


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How much do you spend in a week on alcohol? What else could this buy you? What are the laws regarding alcohol use? How does your usage compare to other college students? Check out this brief survey and find out. Sponsored by the Counseling Center

Alcohol Screenings

The Student Health Service will be offering alcohol screening questionnaires throughout the week. If you're wondering about your alcohol use the alcohol screen can help you determine where you're at.

Sunday October 19th, 2008

Genesis vs. Hollywood

1pm, Pryzbyla Rm. 225

Would you like to better understand what it means to be a woman? Discover your dignity as a woman through a presentation and a discussion led by Marie Kennedy from Athletics. Free lunch will be provided for participants.

Monday October 20th, 2008

Safety Fair

10:30am- 2:30pm, Pryzbyla Rm 109

Sponsored by the Department of Public Safety this event will inform you about the ways you can remain safe as a student at CUA.



Wednesday October 22nd, 2008

Drunk Driving Course

11:00am -2:00pm, Basilica Mall.

Come and drive a golf-cart through an obstacle course while wearing 'Fatal Vision Goggles'! This is a live demonstration of the effects of drinking and driving- DPS will also administer sobriety field tests to you while wearing the 'Fatal Vision Goggles'. Sponsored by the Kappa Tau Gamma sorority, Alpha Delta Gamma fraternity, Facilities Maintenance & Operations, Counseling Center, and the Department of Public Safety.

Memory Improvement

3:10 -4:00pm, Pryzbyla Center Rm. 351

Work on improving your memory and learn about the impact of alcohol upon your memory. Provided by Emily Rocque from the Center for Academic Success.

2nd Annual Dining Services Oktoberfest

5:00pm in the Student Restaurant in Pryzbyla Center.

Dining Services will be celebrating Oktoberfest with Root Beer Kegs. Root Beer mugs will be given out to the first 200 students. Root Beer kegs and floats will be served that evening. The event begins at 5:00 p.m.

Poker Tournament

10pm at Centennial Village in Magner House

Play your hand and help fund raise for St. Ann's Maternity Home with Residential Life. The poker tournament will also have facts about alcohol use available. This event is open to the entire campus.

Thursday October 23rd, 2008

Alcohol Questionnaire & Fatal Vision Goggles

12:00pm - 2:00pm in 2 locations: Pryzbyla 2nd floor tables & outside the Law School student lounge

Try out the 'Fatal Vision Goggles' gather some alcohol information and fill out an alcohol use questionnaire. Sponsored by the Counseling Center

Memory Improvement

12:10 -1:00pm, Pryzbyla Center Rm. 351

Work on improving your memory and learn about the impact of alcohol upon your memory. Provided by Emily Rocque from the Center for Academic Success.

Friday October 24th, 2008

Fall Festival

6:30-9:30pm, Residence Life, North Neighborhoods 1 & 2.

The evening will include games, crafts, free food, shirts and of course pumpkin decorating.

Saturday October 25th, 2008

Fright Fest

3pm-11pm at Six Flags Amusement Park

Join the Program board and Cardinal Adventures for an exciting evening at Six Flags. Cost $15 includes transportation and admission. Sign up at the Fitness Center.

Curley Court Cookout

Residents of Curley Court are invited to participate in a Cookout sponsored by Residence Life in honor of NCAAW. Time of the event TBA.