Broadway Actors Deliver Show-Stopping Numbers in Crazy for You at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival

Treasured Gershwin songs meet sparkling, sensational dances in Crazy for You, the ultimate feel-good musical comedy that will kick-off the summer season on PSF’s Main Stage on June 12 at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts on the Center Valley campus of DeSales University.

From acclaimed Lend Me a Tenor and The Three Musketeers funnyman playwright Ken Ludwig, this Tony Award-winning musical sends a banker with show business stars in his eyes from New York to Deadrock, Nevada on official business. Mistaken identities, love at first sight, and hijinks hilarity resuscitate an abandoned theater and the spirit of a small town.

With a wealth of memorable Gershwin tunes from the American songbook including “I Got Rhythm,” “Someone to Watch Over Me,” and “Nice Work if You Can Get It,” Crazy for You bubbles over with show-stopping numbers and glistens with 1930s glamour.

Similar to the last several seasons, PSF expects the majority of performances to sell out. (Order early for best seating options.)

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Next Week: DNP Students to Defend Scholarly Projects

In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor Nursing Practice, students will defend their scholarly projects in Gambet Center Room 210 on Friday, June 14, from 12PM-4PM.

Faculty, students, and the general public are invited to attend.

Lois Chappell, MSN, CRNP, FNP-C

  • SP Title: Does Dementia with Dysphagia Increase the Incidence of Aspiration Pneumonia in Long-Term Care Residents?
  • SP Committee (Names, credentials, role):
    • Chair– Jacqueline M. Ochsenreither, DNP, CRNP, PPCNP-BC, DeSales University Department of Nursing and Health
    • Reader– Dr. Katherine Stackhouse, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, DeSales University Department of Nursing and Health
    • Content Expert– Dr. Grace Cordts
  • Time: 12PM- 1PM

Victoria M. Chestnut, MSN, MBA, RN, CCCTM

  • SP Title: The Impact of Telephonic Follow-Up within Two Business Days Post-Discharge on 30-Day Readmissions for Patients with Heart Failure. 
  • SP Committee (Names, credentials, role):
    • Chair: Karen Vadyak, DNP, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, DeSales University Department of Nursing and Health
    • Reader: Barbara Seibert, DNP, CRNP, FNP-BC, CNE, DeSales University Department of Nursing and Health
    • Content Expert: Matthew McCambridge, MD, MS, FACP, FCCP, Lehigh Valley Health Network
  • Time: 1PM- 2PM

Cindy Marie Fuhrman, MSN, CRNP, FNP-BC

  • SP Title: What is the Correlation Between Length of Orientation and One Year Post-Hire Retention Rates in Certified Registered Nurse Practitioners (CRNP)?
  • SP Committee (Names, credentials, role):
    • Chair– Laura M. Baylor, DNP, CRNP, FNP-BC, DeSales University Department of Nursing and Health
    • Reader– Jennifer K. Brigwood, DNP, CRNP, FNP-BC
    • Content Expert– Grant Greenberg, M.D., M.H.S.A., M.A.
  • Time: 2PM – 3PM

Martine S. Ott, MSN, CRNP, PMHNP-BC

  • SP Title: Does the Use of Medication-Assisted Treatment Increase Treatment Retention and Decrease Illicit Substance Use in Opioid-Dependent Patients?
  • SP Committee (Names, credentials, role):
    • Chair– Barbara Siebert, DNP, CRNP, FNP-BC, CNE
    • Reader– Jennifer K. Brigwood, DNP, CRNP, FNP-BC
    • Content Expert– Chris Squillaro, DO
  • Time: 3PM- 4PM


Purdue OWL Writing Lab Site has Changed

A heads up notice to our teaching faculty and staff who recommend the Purdue Owl Online Writing Lab. It has partnered with CHEGG Textbooks and has changed its appearance and content. The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue now provides a citation machine in the Research and Citation section on its website.  Please take a moment to review the content on your favorite Style (APA, MLA, Chicago, or AMA) pages.  Below is a link to the APA Style page:

The “Use citation machines responsibly” link on the page above provides advice worth considering for users of the new OWL resource.

Please let your librarians know what you think.  We are interested in your feedback! Email Loretta Ulincy at

New Guide to Adapting OER Text for Your Courses

Many recent studies have found that some students cannot afford to purchase all of their textbooks. That can impact their academic success.

One solution can be Open Educational Resources or OER. If you would like more information on how to find and adapt OER for your courses, the librarians at Trexler Library have prepared a guide which includes links to sources in a wide range of disciplines as well as tips for evaluating the quality and accessibility of the OER you find.

Go to  or click on our “Help Guide” link under the search box on the library homepage.

Your librarians are a happy to help you find the OER that meets your needs.

Questions? Please call Debbie Malone at ext.1253 or

They’re baaaack! Summertime Sizzle at the DUC this Wednesday, 6/5

Summertime Sizzles are BACK for this summer! We have three great events planned for a fun-filled, delicious lunch on the DUC patio, starting with our Grill & Chill this Wednesday, June 5! This Wednesday’s menu features freshly made burgers, grilled chicken, ranch potato wedges, and chocolate milkshakes for dessert. The event runs from 11am-1:30pm.

The other Summertime Sizzles this year will be on June 26 and July 17.

Price is $10. Paw Bucks, cash and credit cards are accepted.


DeSales Drive Closed on 6/6

DeSales Drive and the sidewalks from Station Avenue at Hurd Science Center to Brisson Circle at Chappuis and Brisson Halls will be closed on Thursday, June 6 from 7:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.  There will be a crane loading the HVAC units onto the roof of Campbell Hall.  Thank you for your patience and understanding.


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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