Furphy Lecture Tickets


You are cordially invited to attend the 31st Rev. Thomas J. Furphy Lecture on WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in Billera Hall. Our speaker will be JEB BUSH, former governor of Florida. Bush will sign copies of his book Reply All, which will be available for sale. Admission is free, but tickets are required. Please rsvp at www.desales.edu/furphy-lecture to acquire reserved tickets.

Questions? Call Diane Moeser at ext. 1307 or Diane.Moeser@desales.edu

Second Character U Keynote Tomorrow

Join us on Wednesday, October 4 at 3:00 p.m. in the Commonwealth Room for our second Character U keynote, Marcus Engel. Marcus has been speaking at DSU for our 11 years and is a student favorite. His extraordinary story of recovery after being blinded and catastrophically injured by a drunk driver challenges individuals to achieve success by making intelligent choices.

Marcus Engel’s unforgettable message of overcoming adversity will encourage you to view obstacles as opportunities, eliminate self-limiting behaviors, and live life to the fullest.

Questions? chad.serfass@desales.edu

October 2017 PEP Talk

Pumpkin Spice,
Naughty or Nice?

Pumpkin has many health benefits as long as you avoid imitation pumpkin spice that is found in sugary fall drinks. In our October PEP Talk you will learn how eating real pumpkin can spice up your fall diet. You’ll also learn how treating yourself to a therapy session will help you avoid tricking yourself into a negative state of mind.

Click Here to Download Your October PEP Talk 

Questions? Lisa.Lightcap@desales.edu

Tomorrow: IT Lunch and Learn

Your Online Presence

The DeSales IT Department is kicking off Cyber Awareness Month with a Lunch and Learn on Your Online Presence. Please sign-up and register today!


What: We will be discussing the following:

  • Where are we online?
  • What does it mean for my reputation?
  • What does it mean for my identity?
  • What can I do to protect myself?
  • What can I do to protect others?
  • What if my data is compromised?
  • What are some other resources?

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Banned Book/Gothic Poem Reading, 10/5

The Trexler Library Student Advisory Board invites you to a Banned Book/Gothic poem reading on Thursday, Oct. 5 from 6-8 p.m. in the Air Products Room in the library.

Refreshments and desserts will be served!

Did you know that Huckleberry Finn, To Kill a Mockingbird, the Harry Potter series, and The Color Purple are regularly challenged or banned in many local communities in the United States?  Come to this event and learn more.

We are in need of readers!

If you would like to read a short passage from your favorite banned book, contact Stephanie DelGado at sd076@Desales.edu.

For a list of current books that have been banned in the United States, stop by the library circulation desk or see our display in the lobby.

Questions? Debbie.Malone@desales.edu

Pro-Life Display Outside McShea Student Union

The DeSales Pro-Life Club has planted white flags outside McShea Student Union to honor the lives of unborn children who have been lost since abortion was legalized in the U.S. in 1973. This is one of several pro-life initiatives that will occur during this “Respect Life” month.

Questions? mt4724@desales.edu