Reminder: Learn About Spending a Semester in Ireland Today

On Wednesday, September 20 at 11 a.m. in the Hurd room of the DeSales University Center, Holly Cowman, the director of the International Office at Mary Immaculate College in Limerick, Ireland, will be on campus to talk to interested students about spending a semester in Ireland!


2017 Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report

DeSales University is committed to assisting all members of the DeSales community in providing for their own safety and security. The DeSales University 2017 Annual Security Report and the 2017 Annual Fire Report is now available on the DeSales website:

The Annual Security Report includes statistics for the previous three calendar years – 2016, 2015, 2014 – on crimes reported to campus security authorities that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by DeSales University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The statistics are prepared in accordance with the standards and guidelines used by the Federal Bureau of Investigation Uniform Crime Reporting Handbook and the   Clery Act in accordance with state laws (The College and University Security Information Act/Act 73 of 1988) and federal law. The report also includes information on campus security and personal safety, including crime prevention, crime reporting policies, sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, stalking, and other important matters. The Annual Security Report is published in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy & Campus Crime Statistics Act and PA Act 73 of 1988. [Read more…]

Administrators’ Objectives ’17-’18

To the campus community,

DeSales University had another very successful year and I look forward to continued success and excitement as we welcome Fr. James Greenfield, OSFS, as the 4th President of the University.  You will find the Administrators’ Objectives for 2017-18 by logging into MyDSU.

Thank you for your continuing support of DeSales University.

Dr. Gerard J. Joyce ’91

Tomorrow: DEIT Support for the Classroom Instructor

Share ideas with fellow instructors and DEIT on how to use Blackboard and other instructional technology tools to support and enhance your traditional in-person class!

Wednesday, 9/20/17 at 12:00 p.m. (Dooling 227) and 5:30 p.m. (Trexler Library, PC2, following faculty reception at the library)


Questions? Contact DEIT at or 610.282.1100, ext. 2290

Today: Special Guest Speaker at AWIS Meeting

You know that sexual harassment exists, but did you know that it’s still a common occurrence in esteemed universities today? Dr. Starling, a favorite psychology professor at DeSales, will share an unfortunate experience of sexual harassment that affected her peers in her graduate department while attending the University of Rochester and that is still sparking protests today. Come to the AWIS meeting in Gambet 153 on Tuesday, 9/19, at 5 p.m., and leave as a more informed individual.

If you are interested in reading more about this story ahead of time, you can read this article: (


Resume Review Day Tomorrow

Resume Review Day
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. in the DUC

Want helpful tips to make your resume stand out? Register to have your resume reviewed by a local employer. Register for Resume Day in the Career Development Center, Dooling 121.

Don’t have a resume yet? Stop by the Career Development Center to get started!


Walk-A-Mile Registration

It’s the last week to pre-register for Walk-A-Mile! Registration will take place every day this week in the DUC from 5-7 p.m. Registration costs $5 (or $4 if you register with a club/team of more than 10 students) and this guarantees you a LONG SLEEVE T-Shirt!!! All of the money raised will go to agencies that combat sexual assault throughout the Lehigh Valley. Walk-A-Mile will take place Tuesday, September 26 from 4:30-6:00. Students can also register the day of the event.


Middle States Report to the Campus Community

Listed below are the scheduled times that Dr. Joyce, Professor Elizabeth Rosa, and Dr. Sarah Nytroe will meet with the administrative, professional, and support staffs of each administrative unit to review the Middle States Report. Please come prepared to discuss any concerns or issues you wish to bring forward. All meetings will be held in the DeSales University Center.

Monday, September 25
1:30-3:00 p.m. — Administration, Finance, and Campus Environment including Facilities, Custodial, Housekeeping, Grounds, Safety Officer, Security, DEMO, Auxiliary Services, including Bookstore and Mail Room, Treasurer’s Office, AVP Planning, Institutional Research, Human Resources, and IT staffs. (Trexler Room)

Tuesday, September 26
3:00-4:30 p.m. — Academic Affairs including ACCESS and graduate education and all staffs that report to Provost. (Hurd Room)

Wednesday, September 27
10:00-11:30 a.m. — Institutional Advancement, Salesian Center, President’s Office, and Shakespeare staffs. (Hurd Room)

Thursday, September 28
3:00-4:30 p.m. — Student Life including athletics, enrollment, and international learning staffs. (Hurd Room)