Tomorrow: Allentown Rescue Mission Food Drive

This week is Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week. Please join us tomorrow morning:

Saturday November 17 — Allentown Rescue Mission Food Drive, 10AM-3PM
Depart from Dorothy Day Commons at 9:30AM
Food/Toiletry collection for the Allentown Rescue Mission.

For additional information on Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week, visit

Avoid the Holiday Eight-Gain—Survive the Holidays Without Breaking the Scale

The DeSales Wellness Task Force invites all faculty and staff members to attend the November Wellness Lunch and Learn on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 from 12PM to 1PM in the Wood/Heritage Conference Room located in the DeSales University Center.

Please bring your lunch and join Chef John Francisco, who will be conducting a food demo (including free samples) & education on how to eat healthy and “Avoid the Holiday Eight-Gain” by turning your Thanksgiving leftovers in to healthy food options. All of us in the Wellness Task Force hope to see you there!

Holiday Eight Gain Flyer

Suspicious Emails Require Fast Action

A big thank you to Lina Barbieri in the Advancement Office. On Tuesday October 30, a bogus email was sent to look as though it came from Father Greenfield. Within minutes of receiving the email, Lina notified IT that she thought there was something “suspicious” about the message and asked if IT could verify that it was a legitimate email sent from Father Greenfield. IT was able to quickly determine that the message was indeed malicious in nature. This vigilance helped IT to block a potentially dangerous web site that was contained in the message. This also gave IT the opportunity to quickly notify other recipients that received the email.

Fast actions can often help thwart potential infection of our systems. The IT department has sent Lina a small gift as a token of our appreciation for the quick actions.

Open Enrollment Fair Raffle Winners

Thank you to everyone who visited the 2019 Open Enrollment Fair!

The raffle winners are:

  • $10 Paws Bucks:  Suzanne Keany, Dave Teel, Maggie Riggins, Monica Paly, Joanne Seif
  • Highmark Cooler:  Verdie Quinn
  • $25 Copperhead Gift Certificate:  Melissa Kerr

CONGRATULATIONS to all of our winners!!   The Office of Human Resources wishes everyone a Happy and Healthy 2019!

Join the Special Olympics Committee!

Want to help plan one of the largest events on campus? Apply for the Special Olympics committee. Positions available include competition, volunteer recruitment, awards, opening ceremonies, olympic village, logistics, medical, computers/technology, media and more!

Apply on Engage, under the Forms section. Develop real life skills, make an impact, practice leadership and engage the campus community. Applications due Sunday November 18, 11:45pm.