Scheduled power outage, 4/23

Please be advised that the Facilities Department is planning to have an electrical power outage in order to perform preventive maintenance of DeSales University’s high voltage system. The power outage is scheduled for Saturday April 23, 2011 from 1:00 am until 4:30 pm. The buildings affected are listed below: [Read more…]

Fleming Ethics Bowl 2011 winners

Congratulations and THANK YOU to all participants from the LVAIC community for making the 2011 Ethics Bowl a success this year. We especially would like to congratulate Muhlenberg College and DeSales University students for placing 1st and 2nd in the undergraduate and graduate competitions. Congratulations as well to Moravian and Muhlenberg College teams for qualifying for the finalist round!

Our Fleming Ethics Bowl winners will be recognized at the Division of Business Awards Dinner on April 27 in the University Center.

Questions? Dr. Sue McGorry at

Final faculty colloquium, 4/13

The final faculty colloquium of the academic year will be held on Wednesday, April 13 at 3:00 p.m. in Dooling 128. Drs. Maria Cristina Campos-Fuentes, Amy Scott and Bill Dwyer will share techniques for integrating technology into instruction. Dr. Campos-Fuentes will present “Teaching with Technology: PowerPoint in the Classroom” and Drs. Scott and Dwyer will present on “Online Homework Management Systems: Connect and Aplia.”

Refreshments will be served.


Lions Club meeting, 4/11

If you are interested in Lions Club, come to the meeting on Monday, April 11 at 7 p.m. in the Kender Conference Room in McShea. All are welcome! Lions club is the largest community service organization in the world helping those who are blind and visually impaired – it’s not just a club for just older men anymore!

If you are interested, have any questions, or are not able to make the meeting please email the clubs Vice President Samantha Lohr at

“Whose Am I? Ethical Issues Related to Surrogacy” open forum, 4/11

The Baranzano Society on Bioethics will host an open forum discussing parental surrogacy with guest speakers Bruce I. Rose, Ph.D., M.D., a specialist in reproductive endocrinology and infertility with St. Luke’s Health Network; Lisa Dougherty, Esq., family law attorney with Fitzpatrick, Lentz & Bubba, P.C., and Rev. Peter Leonard, Ph.D., dean of graduate studies & president of the Baranzano Society at DeSales University.

The event will take place at 7:30 p.m., on Monday, April 11, 2011 in the University Center on the DeSales Campus in Center Valley.

Sponsored by the Salesian Center for Faith & Culture at DeSales, this lecture is free and open to the public. The title of this event is “Whose Am I? Ethical Issues Related to Surrogacy.”

Zumbathon is coming! 4/13

What: The next Zumba will be a special hour and a half long session to benefit Relay For Life

When: Wednesday, April 13

Where: Billera Wood Courts

Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

Cost: $5 donation to Relay For Life

No prior signup is necessary!!! Just show up, support a great cause and have a BLAST!

Poets Ann Michael and Steve Myers in the MAC tonight, 4/7

Poets Ann Michael and Steve Myers will read from their work tonight at 7 in the MAC Room of McShea Student Center.

The author of three chapbooks, The Minor Fauna, Small Things Rise and Go, and More than Shelter, Ann Michael  is also an essayist and librettist. She holds an MFA degree from Goddard College, and her works have been published in many literary journals over her long career. She is currently writing coordinator of the DeSales Academic Resource Center.

Steve Myers, professor of English at DeSales, is the author of a full-length poetry collection entitled Memory’s Dog and a chapbook, Work Site. He has been published in such journals as The Gettysburg Review, The Southern Review, and Tar River Poetry.