November 23, 2023
Students enjoy the vibrant life on the patio outside the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center each day at The Catholic University of America. (Catholic University/Patrick G. Ryan)

As the nation marks Thanksgiving, students from The Catholic University of America share what makes the campus community so special and what they are grateful for daily.

"The Pryz patio." - Kathleen Polking, Drama, Class of 2024

"Getting to see people I love every day." - Julia Faola, Education, Class of 2026

Students bond all across The Catholic University of America campus, the largest in Washington, D.C. (Catholic University/Patrick G. Ryan)

"I’m thankful for the opportunity to receive a great education".- Austin Mosley, Musi,c and Business major, Class of 2025

"My roommate and my teammates." - Joshua Leon, Class of 2027

Cross Country runner Josh Leon has found a family with his Cardinal teammates. Students find success on the Division III level and intramural sports. (Catholic University/Patrick G. Ryan)

 "I am thankful for feeling like I am friends with everyone. CUA is truly a community and I am very happy to have found it." - Robert McKenna, Business, Class of 2025

"I’m thankful for the opportunity to meet people I would have never met and for the opportunity to build a positive relationship with God while being at CUA." - Aubrynn Arcement, Architecture, Class of 2026

The strong faith life on The Catholic University of America campus is a crucial aspect of building community on campus. (Catholic University/Patrick G. Ryan)

 "I am thankful for the professional and personal connections that CUA can provide through its alumni and student community." - Rebekah Rowe, History and Secondary Education, Class of 2024