Faculty & Staff: Fiscal 2019 Conflict of Interest and Corporate Card Policy Annual Disclosures

University policy requires the following employees to complete the annual conflict of interest disclosure form:

  • all division/department heads
  • all holders of a University corporate card
  • those who handle cash or process cash transactions and student financial aid
  • those responsible for grants administration

All employees who meet at least one of these general classifications should review the statement and sign where indicated (disclosing any potential conflicts as defined by the policy in the space available) and forward the completed form to Debbie Naso as soon as possible but no later than September 30, 2018.

All holders of a University corporate card must ALSO complete the Corporate Card Policy certification. This form should also be returned to Debbie Naso by September 30, 2018.

Questions? Michael.sweetana@desales.edu or ext. 1582

PACE in Need of Women’s Shoes!

PACE will be hosting its annual event Walk A Mile In Her Shoes on Tuesday, September 25 to raise awareness for victims of domestic violence. There are boxes placed in the DUC, Dooling Hall, and Dorothy Day for students to donate women’s shoes. Registration tables will be in the DUC next week. It is $5 for students and $7 for faculty and staff to attend. Check Engage for more details. Freshmen can get their Character U point and there will be T-shirts and prizes!

Questions? er4357@desales.edu

DUC Lot Closing Tomorrow

DeSales is hosting a large event in the DUC on the evening of September 6, 2018. The parking lot will be closed at 2 p.m. and will remain so until 8 p.m. The lot will remain congested until 10 p.m. Overflow parking will be sent to the front lot of Billera Hall as needed.

More than 200 attendees are registered.

Questions? Michael.Latham@desales.edu

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: Mac & Cheese, Lo Mein Bar, & More!

Menu for Wednesday, September 5


  • Salad: Chicken Taco Pasta Salad
  • Bistro: Kansas City Pulled Pork, Pulled Chicken BBQ, BBQ Tofu, Shrimp Po’boy Sandwich, 5 Cheese Mac and Cheese, Vegetables
  • Deli: Harvest Chicken Salad Wrap
  • Grill: Cheddar Brat Bar

Gambet Lunch Special

  • Chicken Fajita Bar


  • Sauté: Lo Mein Bar
  • Bistro: Baked Tilapia, Chicken Romano, Cheese Stuffed Shells, Broccoli Cheese & Rice Casserole, Rice, Vegetables

Upcoming Events:

  • September 10 – Monday Night Football Wing Night
  • September 13 – Meet the Chef Night with Fresh Pasta Bar

Questions? Abigail.Heydlauf@desales.edu

Faculty: Official Class List – Fall 2018

TO:                         Day Faculty
FROM:                 Thomas J. Mantoni, Registrar
RE:                         Official Class List – Fall 2018

Your class roster is now final and is available real-time via MyDSU – WebAdvisor. Only students listed on the official class roster will receive credit for your course and may attend class.

Please verify your roster and notify me of any discrepancies by Friday, September 7 via email: thomas.mantoni@desales.edu. You should drop students who have never attended at this time by notifying me. All students remaining on your official class list must be issued mid-term and final grades.

You will need your username and password to access MyDSU – WebAdvisor and to enter your grades. If you do not remember your login information, please contact the helpdesk at extension 4357 (HELP) or at helpdesk@desales.edu.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding your official class list, please contact Judy Schwartz at 610.282.1100, x1212, or judith.schwartz@desales.edu.

FYI: Mid-term grades are due for all Day Students on Friday, October 12 by noon.

Questions? Judith.Schwartz@desales.edu

Get certified. Save a life. You’ll be glad you did.

The Emergency Services Department will be hosting CPR and AED training classes for interested faculty, staff, and students on the following dates and times during the fall semester:

  • September 7: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the University Center
  • October 19: 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. in the Dorothy Day Student Union
  • November 9: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Dorothy Day Student Union
  • December 7: 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 pm. in the Dorothy Day Student Union

These classes are provided at no charge to all faculty, staff, and students. For more information or to sign up for a class, please contact the Emergency Services Department at extension 1779 or at safety@desales.edu.

Questions? safety@desales.edu

Students: LVAIC Cyber Security Awareness Month Video and Poster Contest

Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges

LVAIC Cyber Security Awareness Month Video & Poster Contest

First Prize: Marketing and promotion across the LVAIC schools of your submission, $50 in dining dollars at your school, swag bag of LVAIC school items
Second Prize: $50 in dining dollars at your school
Third Prize: $25 in dining dollars at your school

There is no entry fee. The deadline for submission is noon, Monday, September 24, 2018. Winners will be announced Monday, October 1, 2018. [Read more…]