Presidential and Provincial Medal Award Nominations

Your assistance is requested in selecting recipients for the President’s Medal and Provincial Medal Awards for 2018. The votes will be tallied and the President’s Cabinet will make the final selection.

For your reference, a list of seniors who are eligible for graduation is posted online. You may choose a male or female candidate for either award.

Please record your ballot online no later than Thursday, April 26.

Do not return paper ballots. Thank you for your cooperation.

Questions? mary.gotzon@desales.edu

APA Workshop TODAY!

Do you need help with writing, formatting, or citing with the APA Style Guide?

Trexler Library is hosting three more APA workshops this semester! We will cover the basics of writing style, paper formatting, in text citations, and reference lists and answer any specific questions you may have. The dates are as follows:

Thursday, April 19, 7 p.m.
Trexler Library Technology Center

Please RSVP to Katelyn.Manwiller@desales.edu. Can’t make it? Schedule an appointment with a librarian.

Questions? Katelyn.Manwiller@desales.edu

Adoration Cancelled Today

There will be no Eucharistic Adoration on Thursday, April 19. Adoration will be available on Wednesday, April 25 at 3 p.m.

What is Eucharistic Adoration in the Catholic Church? Watch this video:

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Questions? Magdalene.Riggins@desales.edu

LVAIC Information Literacy Symposium: Structures of Power in Information, 5/23

LVAIC Information Literacy Symposium: Structures of Power in Information
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Muhlenberg College
Register here

The 2nd annual LVAIC Information Literacy Symposium will be held on May 23, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA. This LVAIC-sponsored event will bring together our LVAIC community — faculty, librarians, and other educators invested in information and the structures of power therein.

Planned sessions from librarians and faculty in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities will focus on student perspectives, integrating discussions about information and knowledge into teaching, open educational resources, examining the role of large technology companies in information consumption and creation, and more.

Join us for presentations, workshops, and panel discussions to explore successes and challenges in information literacy teaching and learning and inspire intercampus dialog about our future information literacy teaching practices. [Read more…]

Tonight: TV/Film Department Documentary Showcase

Don’t miss the chance to see this year’s selection of documentaries created by our film majors!

Screening and Q&A
Thursday, April 19
ARP Screening Room at Trexler Library
6 p.m.

From Dutch tradition in Pennsylvania to the challenges of high tech, from Turkey week in Easton to the intricacies of a grandfather’s homemade wine, these documentaries take us through the ups and downs of life and the richness of culture and tradition.

Wine in Moderation, by Adam Pivirotto (6:34) 
An elderly Italian immigrant passes down the tradition of making fine wine to his son.

Beyond the Name: Cathy, by Jacob Matzger (5:00)
Episode from an ongoing video series profiling young people’s passions. DeSales Theater major who is soon releasing her first album, talks about her other passion: music. [Read more…]

January Graduation

Dear Colleagues,

On March 15, 2018 the board of trustees approved the recommendation to discontinue the January graduation exercise.  January degree conferrals will continue to be granted in the regular cycle.  Diplomas will be mailed to the home addresses for graduates whose degrees are conferred in January. January graduates are invited and encouraged to participate in the May Commencement ceremony.

Sincerely,

Gerard J. Joyce Ph.D.
Executive Vice President

Questions? Amanda.Yetter@desales.edu

Parking Restrictions at McShea

Due to a special event at McShea on Friday, 4/20, please do NOT park overnight along the back row (closest to DeSales Drive) at McShea on 4/19. This will be reserved for band members and equipment.

Questions? John.Vuksta@desales.edu