The following Fiscal Year 2017 items are due to the Treasurer’s Office by 9 a.m., Friday, July 14:

  • Invoices
  • Check Requisitions
  • Credit Card Statements for May & June
  • Travel Reimbursement for Travel prior to June 30

Please contact any 10 month or part-time staff that may have outstanding items for processing.

Please email me with any significant expenditure related to the 2017 budget year for which you may not receive an invoice as of July 14, 2017. Include the following in the email: dollar amount of the expenditure, account number to be charged, purchase order or confirmation notice supporting the amount, proof of receipt or tracking documents, description of the expenditure, and transaction date.

Thank you for your attention to these matters.

Questions? or

Rental Attire for Opening Mass

Academic Attire Rental Information
Opening Mass
Sunday, August 20


Please CIRCLE all that apply:

GOWN                 HOOD                  CAP            or      COMPLETE OUTFIT

Please EMAIL this order form to by Monday, July 17 to ensure your academic attire rental arrives on time.



Tip of the Week – Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia

The terms Alzheimer’s  and dementia are often used interchangeably. Alzheimer’s is the most common type of dementia, accounting for roughly 60 percent of all dementia cases. Correct diagnosis is essential for effective treatment. Check out our Tip of the Week to understand the relationship between Alzheimer’s and dementia.

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Use of Drones on the DeSales University Campus

DeSales University has recently revised its guidelines on the use of drones on the DeSales University campus. The following guidelines on the use of drones on University property are now in effect:

  1. Any University approved drone flights will be publicly advertised in the DeSales Daily in advance of such flight. Approved drone flights will be limited in number and must include a web request to University Police that can be found on the MyDSU web portal at the following link: The use of drones on the DeSales University campus is limited only to approved faculty and staff members for official University business and authorized vendors.
  2. The University has pursued drone insurance for limited University purposes. For all drone flights, an approved drone pilot license must be provided, if required (depending on size of drone), and for vendors (if the purpose of the flight is approved) or subcontracted University related drone flights, proof of insurance and insurance indemnification for the University must be provided.
  3. Chief Steven Marshall of the DeSales University Police Department will determine whether any drone flights can occur on campus, and all drone flights must be approved and monitored by University police.
  4. Chief Steven Marshall of the DeSales University Police Department will review any special requirements related to drone flights because of proximity to airports in the area: FAA regulation states that anyone wanting to fly a drone must have written permission from any airport within 5 miles of where they wish to fly. The airport does have the authority to deny the request. (The FAA law is Titled Public Law 112-95 section 336).
  5. The official drone policy for DeSales University can be found on the MyDSU web portal under the Emergency Services heading on the Policies and Procedures tab.
  6. The use of student or employee owned drones is strictly prohibited on University property.


TIAA-CREF Counseling Sessions, 7/12

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
University Center, Auxiliary Services Conference Room

Kathy Johnston, a representative from TIAA-CREF, will be onsite Wednesday, July 12, to hold individual counseling sessions with DeSales employees. Don’t miss the opportunity to have Kathy provide you with expert feedback that will assist you in effectively managing your retirement portfolio!

Appointments to meet with Kathy must be made in advance. Please call 800.732.8353 to reserve your sessions. Time slots will fill up quickly, so don’t wait to call.


Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Awarded $15,000 grant

More Than $82 Million Awarded for Arts Projects Nationwide

Includes $15,000 awarded to Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $82 million to fund local arts projects across the country in the NEA’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2017. Included in this announcement is an Art Works award of $15,000 to Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival in support of PSF’s Young Company and internship programs.

“The arts reflect the vision, energy, and talent of America’s artists and arts organizations,” said NEA Chairman Jane Chu. “The National Endowment for the Arts is proud to support organizations such as Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival in serving their communities by providing excellent and accessible arts experiences.” [Read more…]

Summertime Sizzle, 7/14

The next Summertime Sizzle will be this Friday, July 14 starting at 11:00 a.m. The menu includes Fresh Made Burgers, Ranch Potatoes, Cherry Limeade, and Chocolate Milkshakes! We’ll bring the heat, so stop by our outdoor kitchen!

The upcoming Summertime Sizzles are:
July 28 – BBQ and Blues
August 4 – Pool Party

Don’t forget to use Paw Bucks to get your discount!


Win an 8-day Western Mediterranean cruise!

Enter for your chance to win Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s annual raffle. The grand prize winner will receive passage for two on an 8-day Viking Ocean Cruise to the Iconic Cities of the Western Mediterranean. The total prize package is valued at $6,500. Only 400 tickets will be sold and tickets are selling quickly! Raffle tickets can be purchased in the lobby of the theatre during PSF performances or online by visiting The grand prize winner will be drawn on August 6, 2017 (need not be present to win). A second winner will be selected to receive two 5-show subscriptions to PSF’s 2018 season. All proceeds benefit the Festival’s artistic and educational programs.

Questions? Contact Melissa Kerr at 610.282.WILL, ext. 6, or