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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Today: Let’s Celebrate Megan McGrail’s Last Day in the IT Department

After 3 years of service to the University, Megan McGrail will be taking on a new challenge at the Computer Aid Corporate Office. Megan’s last day will be Wednesday, May 22.  We will be wishing Megan good luck on Wednesday at 3PM in the IT conference room with cake and refreshments. Please feel free to stop by to congratulate her on her new endeavor.

We want to thank Megan for her hard work and service to the DeSales community!

Questions? Jim Mazurowski, Director IT

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!

Questions? lore.mcfadden@desales.edu

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 (Daniel.Wisniewski@desales.edu) and Jerry Joyce (Gerald.Joyce@desales.edu) 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

Questions? Academic.Affairs@desales.edu

DSU BBQ – Sign Ups and T-Shirt Pick Ups

Join us for the 16th Annual DSU BBQ on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at the University Center and on the campus grounds. We are excited to announce that this year’s BBQ is carnival-themed!

Please fill in your full name and email, and indicate the activities you plan to participate in at this link.

Questions? Amy.Bower@desales.edu

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If you ordered your shirt for the DSU BBQ, you may come pick it up on Monday, 5/20, from 11AM to 1PM in the reception gallery of the University Center. Those who cannot come to pick up shirts at this time can pick them up in Human Resources on Tuesday, 5/21.

Questions? lisa.lightcap@desales.edu