Off to England, Jamaica
Lisa Matthews, a Washington resident and sophomore at Saint Augustine's College in North Carolina, is one of five members of the school's honors program who have been chosen to spend a semester in England and Jamaica.
Matthews, a computer science major, will work for service agencies in both countries and will study at North London Polytechnic and the College of Arts, Sciences and Technology in Kingston, Jamaica.
New Research Director
The Rev. Berard L. Marthaler was recently appointed assistant academic vice president for graduate programs and research support at Catholic University.
Marthaler has been on the faculty at Catholic University since 1963, serving nearly 15 years as chairman of the Department of Religion and Religious Education. He will coordinate research in the university's nine schools.
Congress Honors Lobbyist
Mike Masaoka, a lobbyist for the Japanese-American Citizens League, was recently cited by Congress for his 45 years of work for the rights of people of Japanese, Asian and Pacific ancestry.
Masaoka, a World War II veteran and member of the Army's famous 442 Regimental Combat Team, also was cited for his work in helping to establish positive relations between Japan and the United States after the war, and for his autobiography, "They Call Me Moses Masaoka."
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