Tech Fair 2011: online Jan 12, on-campus Jan 14

Due to expected snow, the face-to-face portion of the Tech Fair is postponed until Friday, January 14.

The online track and keynote speaker, Dr. Mohamed Ally, are still on schedule for Wednesday.

DeSales Daily on hiatus until Jan. 3

Thank you for helping to test the DeSales Daily these past few weeks. The Daily will be on hiatus from 12/24 to 1/3. At that time, testing will expand to include Graduate and ACCESS students, with full launch at the start of the spring undergraduate semester.

Have a safe and happy holiday season.

Birth Announcement: Amanda and Phil Yetter

Please congratulate Amanda and Phil Yetter on the arrival of their first child, Phillip, on Friday, Dec. 10 at 2:45 p.m.  Baby Phillip weighed 7 lbs. 6 oz. and measured 21 inches long.  Mother, dad, and baby are all doing well.  Amanda is the Administrative Secretary to Jerry Joyce, Vice President for Student Life.  Her husband, Phil, is a major gift officer in Institutional Advancement.

Wireless/ResNet Registration

On Wednesday 12/22, IT Staff will be installed a new network registration appliance.  This action will require all users to re-register on the DSU wireless and RESNET networks once the installation is completed.  Users will be automatically redirected to the network registration page.  Please note:  Users will authenticate using their Active Directory – the username and password you use to log into your computer).  These are credentials are the same that were used to register in the Fall semester.

Questions on this email may be directed to Paul Benner at x1231 or

DEIT Hours for December 22 and 23

The Distance Education and Instructional Technology Department will continue support from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. through December 23 before the holiday break.  If you need technical assistance after 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 22 or Thursday, December 23, please call the DEIT pager at (484) 551-DEIT (3348) or e-mail at

Thank you and have a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Semi Formal Tickets on sale 1/17 – 1/21

The Sophomore Class would like to invite you to Semi-Formal 2011 “Starry Night” on Friday, January 28, 2011 at Lehigh’s Iacocca Hall.

Tickets are $20 per person and include bus transportation to and from Iacocca Hall, a delicious buffet dinner, and night of fun, music and dancing. Tickets will be on sale again on Monday, January 17th through Friday, January 21st during all lunches and dinners in the DUC.  Join the Facebook event “Starry Night” The 2011 DeSales Freshman and Sophomore Semi-Formal for updates and more details as we get closer to the event.

Questions? Student Government at

Last call for senior portraits 1/31 – 2/3

Class of 2011: Herff-Jones photographers will return to campus on January 31 through February 3 to complete senior portraits for the yearbook. This is your last opportunity to have your photo taken. To schedule your portrait appointment, please log on to The DeSales University code is 355. The cost for the sitting is $5.00.

Required attire for men is a dress shirt with a tie and jacket. Herff-Jones will provide these items for the men if they do not have the appropriate attire. A nice blouse or sweater is suggested for the female portraits. Herff-Jones will also provide a cap and gown for pictures.

Senior portraits will be taken in the Kender Conference Room in McShea.
If you have any questions, please contact Lois Weber,

Scheduled power outage today

Please be advised that there will be a scheduled power outage in the Conmy and Tocik dorms today from  8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.  If we can restore power sooner, we will.  Heating will not be available during the power outage. Water services will not be cut-off, however, hot water will not be available. No other buildings will be affected.  Thank you for your patience and understanding.  If you have any questions or concerns, please email or call me.

Questions? Ext. 1644