Ethics breakfast: Trustworthiness: the Ethics of Good Business Relations, 6/9

The Forum for Ethics in the Workplace will host an ethics breakfast at 7 a.m., Thursday, June 9, in the University Center on the DeSales campus in Center Valley.

The event is titled, Trustworthiness: the Ethics of Good Business Relations and will feature R. Scott Smith, chairman, chief executive officer and president of Fulton Financial Corporation and Gerald A. Nau, chief executive officer and president of Lafayette Ambassador Bank. In 2010 named Fulton Financial Corporation one of the 100 most trustworthy companies.

Get more information and register online

Questions? Lore Mcfadden-Westwood at or at ext. 1244

The DeSales Daily will return on 5/31

Have a safe Memorial Day weekend, everyone.

Did you know?

  • Memorial Day was originally founded to honor soldiers from the Civil War
  • On Memorial Day, the flag should be flown at half-staff from sunrise until noon only, then raised briskly to the top of the staff until sunset, in honor of the nation’s battle heroes.
  • A national moment of remembrance occurs at 3:00 p.m. local time
  • Learn more about Memorial Day

DSU BBQ Poker Walk this morning, 5/25

Thank you to those who signed up for the DSU BBQ Poker Walk!

We are very happy to have so many participants, and we are hoping  for a great day!

There will be maps for you at the first stop at Trexler Library. The route we will follow will have stops at these locations (the number in ( ) corresponds to the legend on the map):

  • Start at Trexler (31)
  • LaBuda (25)
  • Crossroads at DeSales Drive and Dorms (near Aviat) (46)
  • The Statue of Our Lady of Deliverance (54)
  • Alacoque and Salesian Center(33 & 34)
  • Dooling Admissions  Door (6)
  • Finish at Wills Hall (8)

Rules for Poker Walk: [Read more…]

Elevator shut downs today, 5/25

Today, Wednesday May 25, 2011, the Department of Labor and Industry and Reading Elevator will be doing elevator hydraulic testing in Trexler Library, Billera, Dooling & Welsh Halls.   They will begin at 9:00 a.m. in Dooling Hall then proceed to Billera Hall, then to Trexler Library finishing at Welsh Hall.  These tests will take approximately 2 hours per elevator.  The elevators will be out of service in these buildings during the test.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Questions?  or ext. 1240.

Tornado warnings and watches

Nasty weather moved through Lehigh Valley on Monday evening. Funnel clouds were reported north of Allentown and a tornado warning was sent by the National Weather Service indicating a track toward Nazareth, PA. The warning was passed on to the campus community via e2Campus at about 7:15 and ended at approximately 8:30 p.m. While some damage was reported in the Valley, the University was not affected.

Questions? or ext. 2272

Alumni day at Six Flags Great Adventure now open to faculty and staff

Join DeSales Alumni and Friends at Six Flags Great Adventure!

The Alumni Relations Office is hosting a DSU Alumni and Friends day at Six Flags Great Adventure, Sunday, June 5, 2011.

Lunch is included in this discounted price of $39.19, but we only have a few discounted tickets left so hurry! First come, first served!

  • Regular Gate Price: $59.99 (without lunch)
  • Special DeSales University Price: $39.19 with lunch*

* Free admission and catering for 2 and under

Learn more or register online