Gambet Center Cafe

New Café hours will go into effect in the Gambet Center when the center officially opens on April 8, 2013

Monday – Thursday 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Friday – 7:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Closed Saturday & Sunday

We will continue to be open 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Monday – Friday until the official opening!

Thank you for your help at the Bulldog Bash!

On behalf of the Enrollment staff, we wanted to say “THANK YOU!” to the faculty, staff and students who volunteered their time and participated in this year’s Bulldog Bash.  The Bash was a huge success and we could not have done it without everyone’s help and contributions!  Thank you!!

Father Fisher’s message about having the BEST FACULTY and the BEST STUDENTS is certainly true, and we were so thrilled to have so many of you with us that day—we hope you had as much fun as we did!

Enrollment would especially like to recognize the students/student groups who did a tremendous job that day:

  • Matt Kleckner (Theatre Major) & Katie Stein (Theatre Major), our student hosts for the day

  • Cartoon Heart ( Sean Boyd-TV/Film Major,  Philip Jampo-TV/Film Major, Ryan Kober-TV/Film Major, Alex Strine-TV/Film Major, Zachary Strine-Alum ’12 TV/Film), musical talent during Registration

  • Flash Mob dancers

  • Jamie Walcheski (Dance Major), choreographed the dance for the Flash Mob

  • Irish Step Dance Club (Stefanie Schloo-History Major, Jen Schloo-Education Major, Olivia Myron-PA Major, Sara Wright-PA Major, Emilee Rutherford-Psychology Major), Irish dancing talent performers

  • Justin Gambone (Marketing Major), Karate talent performer

  • Phoenix Best (Theatre Major) and Alec Maksymowych (TV/Film Major), singing/guitar talent performers

  • Troy Boulden (Biology Major) and Kelsey Connelly (Biology Major), student assistants during Minute to Win It

  • All of the Clubs/Activities that participated in the Activities Fair

  • DAWGS & Tour Guides

Once again, thank you so much and we are looking forward to welcoming a large and talented freshman class this fall!


Hurd Science Center Electrical Switchgear Power Shutdown, 4/1

The Facilities Department will be conducting a power shutdown to the Hurd Science Center on Monday April 1, 2013. Facilities Department needs to have PPL and Orlando Diefenderfer conduct a preventative maintenance to the electrical switchgear in the basement. Emergency power will be available for equipment that needs power.

If you have any questions or concerns please call Jim Molchany at Ext. 1644.

Campus Ministry Announcements

Be Fed –  Lunch and Lenten Reflection

Noon in the Kender Conference Room, McShea

This week’s reflection: Who is God?

No Mass during Easter Break!

Regular 8 p.m. Mass schedule will resume on Sunday, April 7.


At the April 7, 8 p.m. Mass, seven DeSales students will be received into full communion with the Catholic Church.

Please pray for: Alyssa Petillo, Sean Boyd, Joe Rooney, Bernard Camacho, Marissa Arahill, Cara Guth and Louisa Wickus


Workshops for Gambet Center Classroom Technology

In April, we will continue offering workshops to help you get familiar with the exciting Smart Classroom technologies in the Gambet Center.  Also join us for an induction to Blackboard Learn, a refresher on Panopto lecture capture, and best practices for instructional equivalency and online interaction.

Learn about those topics and more by registering for a professional development workshop! For questions please contact



ExportU, 4/9

DeSales faculty and students are invited to attend the upcoming Export University event scheduled for Tuesday, April 9.  This session of Export University will cover the basics of export compliance, provide advice on financing, and illustrate tax strategies you can utilize in business. There is no cost to DeSales faculty and students; however, all others must pay $45.  Participants may attend on campus or via a webinar and this information is detailed at

Questions?  Contact Dr. Hojjat at ext. 1254.

Marcon Lecture: Block Tickets Available for Classes

On Thursday, April 11, at 7:30 p.m., in Billera Hall, Stephen Hayes, Weekly Standard contributor and FOX News analyst, will deliver the annual Marcon Lecture. If you would like to reserve tickets for a class or for yourself, please contact or call her at ext. 1307. For more information about the lecture, click here.

Questions? Tom

Telephone Outage, 3/27

At 7 a.m. on Wednesday, March 27, there will be an interruption to the telephone service in Billera Hall and the University center.  We need to do maintenance on the telephone system.  The outage should last no more than 20 minutes.