Parking Restrictions in effect (as of 11 p.m. 1/31)

DeSales University has declared a severe weather emergency as of  11 p.m. 1/31, triggering the following parking restrictions.

  • No parking in front of Aviat, Donahue, Welsh, and the row of spaces directly in front of McShea Center to insure easy access for first responders.
  • The McShea Center parking lot will be closed and must be emptied by 11 p.m. so that the lot is available for emergency management operations.

Please note that those who do not move will be ticketed. There will be no movement from student lots for this storm. E-mail updates and e2Campus will let you knw when the restrictions are lifted. [Read more…]

Executive Director of Public Safety and Security

By Robert J. Snyder, Vice President for Administration and Finance

Please join me in congratulating Father Mark Plaushin, OSFS, on his promotion to Executive Director of Public Safety and Security.  Previously Father Plaushin had served as the Director of DeSales Emergency Management Office.  As the Executive Director of Public Safety and Security, Father Plaushin will have the overall responsibility of coordinating public safety, police operations and emergency management at DeSales University.  Father Plaushin will also be responsible for coordinating responses to severe weather situations; and, consequently, he will be initiating any appropriate delays or closings as a result of severe weather.

Questions on this announcement can be directed to: Robert J. Snyder at

Miracle League at DeSales this Saturday

The DeSales University Baseball Team will once again be hosting the Miracle League of the Lehigh Valley on Saturday morning January 29 from 10 a.m.-noon.  This will be the 3rd consecutive year the team will spend time with these very special kids in the community.

The Miracle League of the LV is a baseball program for children with various special needs.  The Miracle League is funded by local foundations, organizations, and individuals from the Lehigh Valley and surrounding areas.  Coach Neiman is a member of the Miracle League Board of Directors as well as Fr. Daniel Gambet.

Please feel free to cheer on the children of the Miracle League on Saturday morning.

Questions? 610-282-1100 x1384

Fr. Dailey to appear on EWTN live 2/2

Watch Fr. Thomas Dailey, O.S.F.S, Director of the Salesian Center for Faith & Culture at DeSales University live on EWTN February 2. Fr. Dailey will be interviewed by one of EWTN’s longtime favorite hosts, Fr. Mitch Pacwa, seeking to teach and prepare us for evangelism. EWTN Global Catholic Network is available in more than 160 million television households in more than 140 countries. EWTN is the largest religious media network in the world.
LIVE Wednesday, February 2, 2011 at 8:00 p.m.
Encore – Thursday, February 3 at 1:00 a.m. and Sunday, February 6 at 4:00 a.m.

Blood Drive, 2/1

Blood Drive, Tuesday, Feb 1, 2011 • 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Mcshea Mac.

Interested in donating blood? Please email with the time you would like to donate.  Appointments are scheduled in 15 minute increments (9:00, 9:15, 9:30, 9:45, etc).