Black History fact for 2/14

On this day in black history, the New Jersey Legislature approved a law calling for “gradual” emancipation of African Americans. In so doing, New Jersey became the last Northern state to outlaw slavery. The year was 1804.

This Black History fact is brought to you by the Office of Multicultural Life


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Guest speaker on “Emergency Evacuations and Medical Intelligence” 2/15

On Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at 4:00 pm in the Air Products Room in the Trexler Library, the DeSales National Security Club will be hosting guest speaker Lt. Col. Kevin Hinkle USAF.  Lt. Col. Hinkle will be discussing the topic of “Emergency Evacuations and Medical Intelligence.”  He will talk about his experiences during Hurricane Dean, Gustav, and Ike, as well as his providing medical intelligence for commanders dealing with force health protection measures for soldiers and airmen in the field.  Please come and join us for this event.

Questions?: For more information, contact Dr. Andrew Essig, associate professor of Political Science at ext. 1632 or

Networking and communication seminar 2/15

Let us help you connect! Networking and communication skills are very much needed today in the job market. These skills can help you connect with new opportunities and possibilities for a fulfilling career. Remember the old adage: “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.”

Join us for Tuesdays with ACCESS – Career Makeover session on “Networking and Communication.” The session is scheduled for Tuesday, February 15 in the Trexler Conference Room, DeSales University Center. The session will begin at 5:30 and is open to everyone. The session is free, but registration is required.

To sign up for the session, please contact Leala Kuchera at 610.282.1100, ext. 1312, or e-mail

New format for the Trexler Library Online Database Guide

Trexler Library has redesigned its guide to the online databases.  You will now see two icons representing “on campus” or “off campus access” links.  If you are not on the Center Valley Campus, you will click on the “off campus” link and use your library barcode to gain access to our subscription databases.

For more information, contact Kim Sando, ext. 1258 or

Sharing your pictures with Yearbook just got easier!

The Yearbook Club is happy to announce that it now has its own email address:

Simply email your favorite photos to us. We need club photos, pictures of friends sharing down time together (i.e. sleigh riding, hanging out in Café McShea or the Commons),  pictures from on campus athletic events, concerts, dances, or other student activities that you attended or participated in. We look forward to using your favorite photos in the Yearbook! To ensure that your pictures will publish properly, please send only medium to high resolution pictures.

Questions? Contact Lois Weber at

Library Brown Bag Lunch 2/16

Join us on Wednesday, Feb. 16,  from noon to 1pm, in the Trexler Technology Center, for our first Brown Bag Lunch discussion of the spring semester.  Lynne Kvinnesland, Public Services Librarian, will provide a demonstration of Zotero, an online citation management tool.

For more information contact Loretta Ulincy ext. 1346 or

Black History fact of the day…2/11

On this day in black history, Nelson Mandela was freed from prison in 1990. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize three years later. Shortly thereafter, he was elected the first Black president of a new South Africa, one now free of apartheid–if not entirely of its legacy–due in part to his efforts.

This Black History fact is brought to you by the Office of Multicultural Life


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