See Maggie Riggins’ Appearance on The Positive Side

Maggie Riggins, director of campus ministry, was once again a guest on The Positive Side with Anne Desantis. Joining her was alumna Amy Brooks ’97.

Watch the episode here: The Positive Side – Amy Brooks & Magdalene Riggins

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Faith Taking Shape: Early Christianity and the Arts

You are cordially invited to attend The Hesburgh reception and lecture on Wednesday, February 20 at 6PM (reception) and 7PM (lecture) in the DUC.

This year we welcome THOMAS F.X. NOBLE, Ph.D., Professor emeritus, history; fellow, Nanovic Institute for European Studies at the University of Notre Dame.

This event is Co-sponsored by the Salesian Center for Faith & Culture at DeSales University. This event is free and open to the public.


Coming Soon: “Creating Successful Community Partnerships” Workshop

The Lehigh Valley Engaged Humanities Consortium is pleased to announce its upcoming workshop, entitled “Creating Successful Community Partnerships,” on March 30, 2019.

Brittany Merriam, Curator of the Northampton County Historical and Genealogical Society/Sigal Museum, alongside special guest presenters throughout the region, will share their process for success, including their trials and tribulations. In addition, there will be a two-hour working lunch/networking opportunity for guests and speakers. LVEHC encourages Lehigh Valley-area museum and library professionals, collegeiate faculty, artists, performers, composers, writers, non-profit leaders, and any other potential LVEHC grant applicants or awardees to attend this workshop.

The workshop will be held Saturday, March 30 from 9AM to 2PM at the Landis Center for Community Engagement at Lafayette College (522 March Street, Easton, PA 18042). There will be a working lunch from 12PM-2PM with other attendees and the speakers. We encourage workshop attendees to bring their project ideas/collaborative struggles/etc with them.  Lunch will be provided.

Participants who complete the workshop and submit a brief post-workshop survey are eligible for a $250 stipend.

Space in this workshop is limited. If you are interested in attending, please fill out an application here by March 18 , 2019. 

View full workshop information, including a list of speakers, by visiting:


Weekly Write & Cite Help at the Trexler Library

Are you struggling with writing and citing research papers? Trexler Library and the Writing Center are here to help! All undergrad, ACCESS, and graduate students are welcomed for weekly write and cite drop-in sessions.

Tuesdays starting February 26, from 3PM-7PM, in the Trexler Technology Center (largest computer lab).

Librarians and writing tutors will be available to help students with research, writing, and citation. Students can even work on their papers in the lab with us on hand to answer questions as they come up in the writing process. No appointments or finished papers required – drop in at whatever point you need help.

If you have questions, contact Trexler Library at or x1266.

Tonight: A Celebration of the Black Presence in Easton

A Celebration of the Black Presence in Easton (Pt. II)

When: Tuesday, 02/19, 7PM

Where: Sigal Museum | 342 Northampton Street, Easton

Presented by NCHGS and NAACP Easton Branch #2260
Hosted by Ms. Karen S. Britt with Local Guest Speakers

Join us for another memorable evening of conversation about the African American experience in Easton. This year’s event will focus on the contributions and perspectives of local black women. Topics of the night include lifestyle, social events, health and beauty, athletics and education, as well as religion. Refreshments will be provided, and a $3 suggested donation will be accepted at the door. All are welcome.

Dining Daily: Elite Night Tomorrow!

The Chicken & Turf Elite Night is set for tomorrow, Feb. 19 at the DUC!

Menu for Monday, February 18


  • Salad: Cheesesteak Salad
  • Bistro: Chicken Teriyaki Stir Fry, Chive Glazed Carrots, Sesame Shiitake Bok Choy, Steamed Basmati Rice, Tofu & Vegetable Stir Fry, Oven Roasted Potato Wedges, Pork Tenderloin Stir Fry & Soba Noodles


  • Sauté: Chicken Tender Toss
  • Bistro: Roasted Red Bliss Potatoes, Herb Roasted Carrots, Pork Cutlet With Asparagus & Shiitake, Sautéed Green Beans, Sesame Shiitake Bok Choy, Chicken & Broccoli Casserole, Roasted Garlic Tomato Risotto

*all menus subject to change

Coming Up:

  • Chicken & Turf Elite Night – February 19
  • Midterm Milkshakes – February 26


Salesian Quote of the Day

Love your neighbor, Dear reader, with a great, charitable love, but befriend only those with whom you can be mutually supportive in virtue. The higher the virtues that you put into these relationships, the more perfect will your friendship be. ~ St. Francis de Sales

Deadline Next Week: Apply for May Commencement

Students on track to complete all degree requirements for Commencement on May 18, 2019 should apply for degree conferral via MyDSU – WebAdvisor by the deadline of February 26.

Students who will not complete degree requirements by Commencement but who are on track to fulfill their degree requirements by January 31, 2020 may apply to participate in Commencement pending approval of the Division Head of their primary major. These students should contact the Registrar’s Office for the required form and should not complete the application on webadvisor.