Tomorrow: Natural Science Seminar Series: “An Overview of the Biopharmaceutical Vaccine Industry”

Dr. Sara Lynn Nicole Farwell, Ph.D., Manager Associate Process Engineer at Sanofi Pasteur, will be the guest speaker at the Natural Science Seminar Series on Friday, November 22 @ 3PM in the Hurd Science Center Auditorium.  The title of her talk is “An Overview of the Biopharmaceutical Vaccine Industry.” 

During this presentation, travel through the life cycle of a vaccine and discover how the many facets of vaccine production work together.  Find out where the future of vaccinology is headed as new diseases and public health concerns emerge.  All are welcome to attend.



Coming Soon: Make & Donate Holiday Themed Painting

Get in the Christmas spirit with this special Make and Take night! CAB invites you to take part in painting step-by-step holiday themed canvases on Monday, December 2 from 7PM-9PM in Dorothy Day Danko.

All canvases will be donated to the Lehigh Valley Children’s Hospital and a geriatrics unit. These are sure to put a smile on the faces of those in need a little extra holiday cheer!

Cost is FREE but sign up using the link below!


Special Theatre Offer: Witness a “Miracle” for Only a Buck!

Act 1 DeSales University Theatre announces a new promotional opportunity, the “Bulldog Buck-a-Show” (or 5 bucks for Faculty/Staff).

Be one of the first 20 people to visit the Labuda Box Office (open 9AM-5PM, Monday-Friday), or call the box office at x1276 for an assigned seat to see Miracle on 34th Street for only a “buck” ($1), or 5 bucks ($5) if you’re faculty or staff.

The promotion is now available for four performances:

  • Thursday, November 21 at 8PM;
  • Saturday, November 23 at 8PM;
  • Wednesday, December 4 at 8PM;
  • Saturday, December 7 at 8PM

Offer is not valid for Performing Arts majors. Only 20 tickets available per performance.

RSVP NOW: Advent by Candlelight

Advent by Candlelight is a special evening to become prayerfully renewed and refreshed before the Christmas rush begins.

This is an opportunity to relax and focus on the season of Advent – a wonderful time of waiting and anticipation.

In an elegant atmosphere, lit only by candlelight, guests enjoy a reception hour (cocktails and appetizers), followed with a service that includes prayer, song, readings and reflections focused on this year’s theme of “Scripture of the Season”

  • Advent by Candlelight – for alumni, faculty and staff – RSVP’s being accepted now!
    • Friday, December 13, 6:30PM – Commonwealth Room – University Center
    • This event is free, but an RSVP is required, as space is limited.
    • Each alumnus or University employee is welcome to bring one guest.

Please email Magdalene Riggins (, Director of Campus Ministry to make your reservation by Tuesday, December 10.

Can’t make it on Friday night?? Enjoy this retreat in the daytime!

  • Advent by Candlelight – During the Day!
    • Friday, December 13 at NOON– Commonwealth Room – University Center
    • Refreshments will be available. An RSVP is appreciated but not required.

If you are interested in presenting/reading at this event, please email Magdalene Riggins (, Director of Campus Ministry

Today: 2019 Fleming Institute for Business Ethics High School Ethics Bowl Competition

The Division of Business invites you to attend the 2nd Annual Fleming High School Ethics Bowl Competition on Wednesday, November 20, in the University Center.

Eleven teams from nine Lehigh Valley high schools are participating in the competition this year.  Participating students will deliver presentations to a distinguished panel of judges including business faculty, professionals and corporate executives from area companies.  Students, faculty and staff are welcome to attend the team presentations.

Presentation times are 8:30AM, 9:15AM, 10AM and 10:45AM.  Finalist times are 1PM, 1:30PM, 2PM and 2:30PM.  Please be aware that the doors to the presentation rooms will close at the presentation times.