October is Cyber Security Awareness Month!

Do you know what gets shared about you on the web?

Join us for a Lunch and Learn to learn about data privacy and what information companies collect on you when you are out on the web.

Trexler Room, DUC

October 1st, 12:00 to 1:00 PM


  • Academic Points for Character U
  • Because you want to be a better-informed Internet citizen

Questions? Kat.Lehman@desales.edu

Volunteer Opportunity: Special Olympics Eastern Sectional

DeSales will be hosting the Special Olympics PA Eastern Sectional on Sunday, October 14th. Faculty, staff, students, and family members are all welcome!

Step 1 – Volunteer Registration

  1. Go to: https://vsys.specialolympicspa.org/pages/app:newvolapp
  2. Complete Volunteer Application: All volunteers are Class B Volunteers, and for “Which Local Program” select – State Level – Event Volunteer
  3. Click, Submit

Step 2 – Selecting Volunteer Assignment

  1. Select: Event Sign Up
  2. Event: 2018 Eastern Fall Sectionals (EFS)
  3. Select jobs you are interested in helping
  4. Select sign up

An email confirmation will be sent to you after completion.

If you have any questions or problems registering email: vsyshelp@specialolympicspa.org.

Questions specifically about the DeSales event email jaime.gerhart@desales.edu.

Next Week: Graduate School Fair

Over 15 Grad Schools attending!

Get connected! If grad school is in your future, be sure to attend this fair. Representatives from over 20 university graduate programs will be attending to share information regarding their programs, schools, and application procedures. This is a wonderful opportunity to have your questions answered in order to make the best decision for you.

  • Thursday October 4th, 2018 from 5-7pm
  • DeSales University Center (DUC), Hurd & Commonwealth Rooms

Co-sponsored by DeSales University and Cedar Crest College

Dining Daily: Fresh Friday, Taco Tees, & More!

Menu for Friday, September 28th


  • Salad: Mango Chicken Cranberry Pecan
  • Bistro: Albuquerque Grilled Chicken, Korean Stir-Fried Vegetables with Tofu, Bean and Cheese Chimichanga, Cous Cous, Vegetables
  • Grill: Fresh Friday: Smokey Burger- Roasted Balsamic Onions, Bacon, & Chipotle Aioli on a Fresh Burger with Brew City Fries


  • Sauté: Hot Carver Board
  • Bistro: Cheese Stuffed Shells, Chicken Piccata, Tropical Pork Stir Fry Plate, Country Mashed Potatoes, Vegetables, Rice

Upcoming Events:

  • October 2nd- Oktoberfest Theme Night
  • October 10th-Treat Yo Self Comfort Foods Night


  • Check out our taco t-shirts on sale at the DUC now! Purchase one and wear it on Thursday, October 4th for National Taco Day and receive two free tacos!

Questions? Abigail.Heydlauf@desales.edu

Today: Get Your Flu Shot at DeSales

Flu shots will be available at DSU again this year.

Rite Aid of Hellertown will conduct Flu Shot Clinics on Friday, September 28 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the DUC; Friday, October 26 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in Gambet Center Room #149 (conference room on the first floor); and again during the Student Journey to Wellness Fair on Thursday, October 18 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the DUC.

Those enrolled in Highmark Blue Shield through DeSales University will receive the shot at no charge, however, you must bring your insurance card along with you to receive the shot. Anyone not enrolled in the University sponsored health plan can still receive the shot by providing their insurance card, and Rite Aid will submit directly for payment. Those individuals may or may not incur costs. We have negotiated a special cash price of $32.00 for the Quad flu shots. [Read more…]

Dining Daily: Homecoming Tailgate Party Tonight!

Menu for Thursday, September 27th


  • Salad: Baby Spinach & Arugula Spring Salad
  • Bistro: Chicken Pot Pie, Pesto Tortellini, Cod Fish Sandwich, Vegetable Chow Fun, Cajun Roasted Potatoes, Rice, Vegetables
  • Deli: Southwestern Turkey Club
  • Grill: Meat Ball Parmesan Bar

Gambet Lunch Special

  • Grilled Chicken and Penne Ala Vodka Bake

Dinner: Homecoming Tailgate Party

  • Sauté: Wicked Wings
  • Bistro: Texas Chili in a Bread Bowl, Cowboy Pork Nacho Platter, Bacon Scallion Mac & Cheese, Green Beans, Cinnamon Baked Apples
  • Grill: Philly Steak Special, Kitchen Sink Hot Dogs
  • Pizza: 28 inch Game Day Pies

Upcoming Events:

  • October 2nd- Oktoberfest Theme Night
  • October 10th-Treat Yo Self Comfort Foods Night

Questions? Abigail.Heydlauf@desales.edu

FREE movie series “Reel to Real” starting in October *Character U Point*

The Salesian Center for Faith & Culture sponsors special movie events to generate discussions on a particular topic of interest. Each film will be shown in the GAMBET CENTER AUDITORIUM at 7:00 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) The first ‘Reel to REAL’ movie, Loving, will be shown on Thursday, Oct. 11 @ 7 pm. FREE and open to the public and free popcorn! No tickets are required. *Character U points available.*

Loving is a 2016 British-American historical drama film which tells the story of Richard and Mildred Loving, the plaintiffs in the 1967 U.S. Supreme Court decision Loving v. Virginia, which invalidated state laws prohibiting interracial marriage. Watch the trailer here.

Learn more about the Reel to REEL movie series

Questions? Lore.mcfadden@desales.edu