Congratulations DSU BBQ Winners!

The BBQ Planning Task Force would like to thank everyone who participated in our DSU BBQ/Employee Appreciation Day activities!  It was a day packed with lots of fun, great food, entertainment, and exciting prices!

BBQ Winners are listed below:

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Trexler Library’s “Films on Demand” Database Discontinuing Certain Titles

Twice a year, Trexler Library’s database, Films on Demand, provides a list of titles that have been discontinued from our subscription collection. Titles are discontinued because producers have lost rights to distribute a title or find the material to be out of date. For a list of titles that will be removed from the collections on or about July 1, 2019 please see

Trexler Library has the option to purchase perpetual access to any of the titles listed (with the exception of titles indicated with NA). Included are lifetime usage for each title. The deadline to purchase these titles is June 28, 2019. Any titles not purchased on or before this date will be permanently removed from our collection.

To request the purchase of eligible titles, contact Amy Manns, Systems Librarian, immediately at

FREE Physical Therapy Clinic Volunteer Clients Wanted

Who: Individuals experiencing pain, loss of motion, and function as a result of osteoarthritis, low back or neck pain, spinal stenosis, rotator cuff tear, repetitive motion injury, or other musculoskeletal condition

What: Physical Therapy services will be provided by students from the DeSales University Doctor of Physical Therapy Program under the supervision of the PT faculty from the program FREE of charge during the clinic periods below

When / Where: At the following Good Shepherd Rehabilitation host sites:

THURSDAYS: June 13 – August 1

  • Center Valley – Good Shepherd Physical Therapy — 1:30PM – 4:30PM

FRIDAYS: June 14 – August 2

  • Souderton – Good Shepherd Physical Therapy — 12PM – 3PM
  • Allentown – Good Shepherd Health and Technology Center — 12:30PM – 3:30PM
  • Macungie – Good Shepherd Physical Therapy — 12:30PM – 3:30PM

Pre-registration required. For more information or to register please call Wendy at 610.282.1100, extension 1898, or email

Start You Summer Reading with Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Looking for a book to start your summer reading? Check out Trexler Library’s new reading list honoring Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month! The list has something for everyone: novels, short stories, poems, plays, memoirs, biographies, and historical nonfiction. It includes both adult and juvenile books, in print and electronic form. Some highlights are the modern classic The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan, Pulitzer Prize winning Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri, and the memoir by Leilani Holmes, Ancestry of Experience: A Journey into Hawaiian Ways of Knowing.

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month is celebrated each May in recognition of the culture, traditions, and history of Asians and Pacific Islanders living in the United States. Trexler Library’s curated reading list aims to include books that depict a wide range of Asian-American and Pacific Islander experiences.

Come Join the Adventure with Robin Hood and Maid Marian at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival launches its 28th season with the children’s theatre production, The Adventures of Robin Hood and Maid Marian. The show opens May 31 and runs through August 3 in the Schubert Theatre at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts on the Center Valley campus of DeSales University.

Righting wrongs and making quick escapes are only half the fun! Join Robin Hood, Maid Marian, and a merry band of adventurers seeking freedom and vitality in the Sherwood Forest. A delightful tale for kids ages three to tween.

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Support the D.R.E.A.M.S. / Fe Programs

To assist with the on-campus living of our high school visitors this June, the Salesian Center for Faith & Culture will be collecting the following new, unopened items for our DREAMS / Fe programs.

  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrushes
  • Sunscreen
  • Chap stick
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Soap
  • Contact solution
  • Bath towels
  • Socks
  • Wash cloths

Each June, DeSales University sponsors the DREAMS (DeSales Reinforcing Education among Multicultural Students) and the Fe (Future Entrepreneurs) programs on campus. These programs offer educational enrichment to high school students who apply for the DREAMS program or are chosen by the Spanish Chamber of Commerce for the Fe experience.

Students learn the importance and obtainability of a college education. With a combination of classroom learning and community events, the students receive knowledge and hands-on experiences, all while living in our residence halls.

Items need to be dropped off on or before May 22 to the auxiliary services office inside the DUC or send them interoffice to Lore in the Salesian Center.

Thank you in advance for your support!


Employees: Congratulating Close Relatives at the Commencement Ceremony

As we prepare for this year’s Commencement ceremony, we recognize that many DeSales employees have close relatives who are graduating students.  Full-time and part-time DeSales employees having a close relative (e.g., spouse, parent or child, grandparent or grandchild, brother or sister, uncle or aunt, nephew or niece, cousin) who is walking in Commencement may come to the stage by way of the left ramp (from the perspective of the audience) and congratulate the close relative immediately after Father Greenfield congratulates him/her.

If you have a close relative who is graduating on Saturday, May 18, and you wish to congratulate him/her on the stage, please inform Brother Dan Wisniewski ( and Jerry Joyce ( by Friday, May 17 at 12PM.

Please include the following information:

  • Your name
  • Your email address
  • Your position at DeSales
  • Your close relative’s name
  • Your relationship to that person
  • The degree of the graduate, including major