Do you require students to stay on campus over Easter Break?

This is a reminder that the Easter Break is soon approaching. On Thursday, April 21, all residence halls will shut down at 6 p.m. for the break and will not reopen until 2 p.m. on Monday the 25. If you require any of your students to remain on campus over the break, you are asked to email jp.kelliher@desales.edu as soon as possible. Several offices on campus have wstreamline the application process to eliminate some unnecessary steps for faculty and staff, JP will be able to offer you directions on how to request your students to remain on campus over the break.

All requests must be posted online by 4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 20. Requests posted later than this date cannot be guaranteed approval.

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E-mail server maintenance on 4/17

On Sunday 4/17 at 11:00 p.m.,  IT Staff will be performing scheduled maintenance on the DSU e-mail server.  The outage will last up to one hour.  E-mail access will not be available during this time frame, however all incoming messages will be held in queue until the maintenance is complete.

Questions? Paul Benner at x1231 or Paul.Benner@desales.edu

Diane Krause on WFMZ Business Matters with Tony Iannelli

DeSales University’s Diane Krause, director of marketing, recently appeared on WFMZ’s Business Matters with Tony Iannelli. Diane’s property was destroyed in the February 9 gas explosion in Allentown, PA, and she’s been an advocate for her tenant and the victims ever since. You can watch the program online at:

  • A Look Back at the Allentown Gas Explosion
    Original Airdate: 3/28/2011 | Host: Tony Iannelli, Guests: Ed Pawlowski – Mayor, Edward Morrison – Old Allentown Preservation Association; Diane Krause – Neighborhood Activist; Susan Gilmore – United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley

Lecture: “Reconciling the Science and Economics of Climate Change,” 4/20 at Moravian College

Wednesday, April 20, “Reconciling the Science and Economics of Climate Change,” a lecture by Eban Goodstein, Director of the Bard Center for Environmental Policy.

Moravian College, Prosser Auditorium in the HUB, 7:00 p.m. Free and open to the public.

Dr. Goodstein is an economist, author, and environmental educator known for his work in the clean energy movement, and for his educational campaigns or “teach-ins.”  He directs two national educational initiatives on global warming and is the author of several books and numerous articles.

Questions? sustainability@desales.edu

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…]

Postal increase takes effect 4/17

The DeSales mailroom would like to remind everyone that the U.S. Postal Rates will increase on April 17, 2011. A first class letter weighing 1 ounce or less will remain .44 cents.  Priority mail and Express Mail rates will remain the same.  All other rates are affected by the postal increase. Please go to www.usps.com for further details.

Questions?  Contact Margaret.Huber@desales.edu or ext. 1441