DeSales Mathematics Club meeting, 4/14

The DeSales Mathematics Club will be holding its final meeting of the semester on Thursday, April 14 at 3:15 p.m. in Dooling 229. We will be discussing future plans for the fall semester, possibly watching a movie, and refreshments will be provided. Everyone is invited to attend.

Questions? Contact Nicole Kowalsky at

10th annual Locks of Love Hair Drive, 4/20

The 10th annual Hair Drive for Locks of Love will take place on Wednesday, April 20 at 6 p.m. in the MAC in McShea.
There will be local professional stylists at the drive to do all the hair cutting for free.
To donate hair, it must be:

  • At least 10 inches (We will accept 8 or 9 inches too!).
  • Clean and dry at the time of the drive
  • Free from major chemical damage (dyed and permed is OK)

Pre-register for the drive by emailing Maggie:

We also need people to volunteer to help the drive run smoothly. Let Maggie know if you are interested in helping out.

“Whose Am I? Ethical Issues Related to Surrogacy” open forum tonight, 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.”

Lions Club meeting tonight, 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

DSU’s Literary Magazine release party, 4/13

Please join Creative Writing Club in the release of DeSales University’s Literary Magazine: featuring original art, photography, and written pieces. The release party, being held at the Vollyball Courts between McShea and Comny Hall from 7:30 to 9 p.m. on April 13, will also be raising money for Japan.

All-you-can-eat s’mores are available for a minimum donation of $.50. All donations are being sent through American Red Cross for the Japan relief. Copies of the Literary Magazine are free and will be available to take home!

Questions? Shannon Kirk at

PA Cystic Fibrosis car wash, 4/14

What: The Physician Assistant Program is hosting a car wash to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
When: Thursday, April 14th
Where: Billera Tennis Courts Parking Lot
Time: 3-6 PM
Cost: Any donation is appreciated! All Donations will benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Be sure to stop by, get your car washed, and support this great cause!

For more information, please contact Jenna Diasio ( or Cait Trovato (

Campus Ministry activities

  • Connelly Chapel will be closed this week—April 11-16, due to preparation for the Spring Chorale Concert,  Because of that, Tuesday Evening Confession on April 12 and Friday Eucharistic Exposition on April 15 are both cancelled. Thursday Praise and Worship will be moved to another location.
  • Confessions for Lent—Monday, April 18—7 pm Fr. Hanley only and Tuesday, April 19—Fr. Hanley and Fr. Plaushin at 7 pm. On both nights, the priest(s) will remain in the chapel only until all the confessions are those present are heard. And, of course, Confessions are available on a drop-in basis with Fr. Hanley in his McShea Office or with any priest at any mutually convenient time.
  • Be Fed—April 12 and 19. Tuesday Lenten Lunch and Reflection Danko Room in McShea 12:30 pm All are invited.
  • Monday Lenten Mass—12:05 pm Wills Hall April 11 and 18. All are welcome.
  • Final Stations of the Cross—Friday April 15 at 12:05 pm in Wills Hall chapel
  • Palm Sunday only the 8 pm Mass will be celebrated. Let us gather as one for this important feast. 8pm Connelly chapel.
  • Mass for Holy Thursday, April 21 Wills Hall 5 pm. All are welcome
  • There will be NO services on campus for Good Friday or Easter.
  • SENIORS!!!!!! If you have a family member who is ordained and want to concelebrate the Baccalaureate Mass on May 20, please submit the name and address of that priest or deacon to Fr. Hanley a soon as possible so a proper invitation may be sent to them.