*NEW* Event – Orientation Office Information Fair, 8/20

The Orientation Office Information Fair will be held on Monday, August 20 from 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. in the DUC.  If you are in charge of an office or special event on campus, this will be your opportunity to show the Class of 2022 what you have to offer. If you would like a table, please email the Orientation Team at DSUOrientation@desales.edu and please note any special needs such as electricity. The deadline to register will be Friday, August 10, 2018.

Questions? DSUOrientation@desales.edu

“Comedy, love, and a bit with a dog!” Shakespeare in Love Opens at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival presents Lee Hall’s stage adaptation of Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard’s highly acclaimed Academy Award-winning screenplay Shakespeare in Love.

The most widely produced play in the nation this season, Shakespeare in Love makes its Pennsylvania premiere with previews on July 11 and 12, and opens on July 13 on the Main Stage through August 5 at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of DeSales University.

The story follows a young Will Shakespeare who is stumped by a crippling case of writer’s block. Unbeknownst to him, his muse is waiting in the wings­—enter Viola De Lesseps, a theatre-loving aristocrat soon to be married off, and unwilling to accept her fate, she daringly dresses as a boy-player to win the role of Romeo in Will’s new play. As the two fall in love, a romantic comedy of errors unfurls that ultimately inspires the creation of Shakespeare’s tragic romantic masterpiece. [Read more…]

Tip of the Week – Unconquerable Quads!

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Today, we continue our seven part “how-to” series on how to maximize your workout by using proper form on some of your favorite exercises. Squats are a great way to build leg strength. Did you know that when done properly, squats can promote balance, mobility, and strengthen your knees? In today’s tip, Mark and Amanda demonstrate the right way to do a squat!

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Questions? Lisa.Lightcap@desales.edu

Orientation Student Club or Organization Information Fair, 8/21

The Orientation Student Club or Organization Information Fair will be held on Tuesday, August 21 from 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. in the DUC. If you are in charge of a student club, organization, or event on campus, this will be your opportunity to show the Class of 2022 what you have to offer. If you would like a table, please email the Orientation Team at DSUOrientation@desales.edu and please note any special needs such as electricity. The deadline to register will be Friday, August 10, 2018.

Questions? DSUOrientation@desales.edu

Faculty and Staff Judges Needed for Orientation Student Challenges, 8/21

We are in need of judges for our Orientation Student Challenges. These events will be held on Tuesday, August 21 and are tentatively scheduled for the following:

  • 9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.    DSU Got Talent
  • 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.    Singing Competition
  • 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.    Dance Competition

If you would like to judge, we would need you there 15 minutes beforehand and sometimes 15 minutes afterwards. Please email the Orientation Team at DSUOrientation@desales.edu by Friday, August 10 if you would like to participate.

All events are subject to change.

Questions? DSUOrientation@desales.edu

Win an 8-day cruise through Bordeaux – Only Five Weeks Left!

Enter today. Only five weeks remain, and we’ve sold more than half of our 400 tickets. Win passage for two on an eight day Viking River Cruise through Bordeaux—a region synonymous with fine wine and finer living. Discover the ports, vineyards, farms and forests of Aquitaine, once Europe’s richest kingdom. See Bordeaux’s fountains and cellars. Hunt for truffles in Périgord, then taste them in a home-cooked meal. Create your own personal blend of Cognac at the Camus distillery. Savor France’s finest oysters fresh from the bay at Arcachon. Tickets are $100. Only 400 sold – less than 200 remain! Purchase tickets online or in the theatre lobby all summer. Drawing held at PSF on August 5, 2018. A second winner will be chosen to receive two five-show subscriptions to PSF’s 2019 season.

Questions? Contact Melissa Kerr, director of development for PSF, at ext. 1773 or melissa.kerr@pashakespeare.org.

Karen Ruggles Welcomes Daughter

Karen Ruggles, assistant professor of computer science-digital art, is pleased to announce the birth of her second daughter, Claire, at 12:37 a.m. on July 9, 2018. Big sister, Sydney, and husband, Matt, are also thrilled to welcome the newborn. Mother and baby are doing fine.

Well wishes can be sent to Karen.Ruggles@desales.edu.

Questions? Sharon.Leferovich@desales.edu