Salesian Quote of the Day


“Some virtues are so universally useful that we ought not only to practice them for their own sake but particularly for their usefulness in the practice of all the others. For instance, we seldom have the opportunity to practice fortitude, great generosity or greatness of soul. In the other hand,
some virtues such as gentleness, temperance, honesty and humility are the sort which should characterize all of our actions.” St. Francis de Sales

Weekly Safety Tip: Preventing Common Hand Injuries

Common injuries and their causes:
Fingers and hands are injured more than any other part of the body. Many times these injuries occur due to lack of an understanding of the hazards that exist or lack of Personal Protective Equipment.

Personal protective equipment (PPE): PPE is designed to guard against any risk present in the workplace. This can be things like molten metal, falling debris, electric shock, etc. Injuries occur when employees choose not to wear designated Personal Protective Equipment or use the wrong type of equipment.

Important pointers on how to avoid common injuries: [Read more…]

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Announces Cast for Twelfth Night

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival announces the cast for Shakespeare’s lilting love comedy Twelfth Night. Festival veterans return and an actress new to PSF debuts in the Festival’s Schubert Theatre production on June 22 to July 15 at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of DeSales University.

Victoria Janicki makes her PSF debut as Shakespeare’s radiant heroine Viola. Janicki comes direct to PSF following her run as Joan in the National Tour of the Tony Award-winning musical Fun Home. Prior to the Broadway tour she played the role of Gwen in The Royal Family at The Guthrie Theatre. Other credits include guest-starring roles on the hit television series The Blacklist and Elementary. [Read more…]

Campus Store Summer Hours

The DeSales University Campus Store will be starting summer hours the week of May 28. We will resume regular store hours in early August, and please contact us at or x1235 for any events or special requests.

DeSales University Campus Store
SUMMER HOURS starting 5/28

Sunday: CLOSED
Monday: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Saturday: CLOSED


Summertime Sizzle Dates and Summer Meal Deals

Summertime Sizzle is back!  We’re bringing the heat with Summertime Sizzle parties on the DUC patio. Join us for themed menus, music, and fun!

  • June 6: Southern BBQ Summer Kick-off
    • Chipotle Honey Barbecue Chicken Thighs & Ribs, Cole Slaw, Corn Bread, Smoked Gouda Mac & Cheese
  • June 27: Grill & Chill
    • Fresh Burgers, Grilled Chicken Breast, Grilled Ranch Potatoes, Chocolate Shake
  • July 18: Summer Fiesta
    • Steak Quesadillas, Grilled Corn on the Cob, Spanish Rice
  • August 1: Beach Party
    • Marinated Shrimp Kebabs, Carved Flank Steak, Roasted Vegetables, Ice Cream Sundae Bar

Summer Meal Deals:

  • Use Paw Bucks to purchase your lunch at the DUC and get an entree, side, and fountain drink for only $5!   
    • *25% discount not valid
  • Load $100 in your Paw Bucks account before May 31 and get a free Summertime Sizzle meal! (Up to $15 value) 

Summer Hours:

Café McShea Skylight Café DUC Food Court Pulse Café
Closed for Summer Closed for Summer Monday – Friday    9:30am – 1:30pm

Monday – Thursday

7:30am – 1:00pm 

5:00pm – 8:00pm

*Closed May 25-June 8 for renovations*