Operation Christmas Child & National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

Operation Christmas Child, Toys Needed!
DeSales is participating in Operation Christmas Child to help children throughout the world to have a very special Christmas.  Dooling, McShea and the DUC have boxes in which you can donate small toys, school supplies, and toiletry items.  These items must be donated by Friday, November 17th.

National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week!
Wednesday, November 15th at 7pm, DSU will host a Faces of Homelessness Panel.  This panel will tell their life stories about what led to their homelessness.  Thursday, November 16th at 8pm, will be the Annual NIGHT OUT.  The Night Out is for students to show their solidarity with those who do not have secure housing.  Students can sleep out from 8pm-Friday, Nov. 17th at 6am in front of the DSU Library.  If you are interested in participating please contact Jaime Gerhart at Jaime.gerhart@desales.edu or 610-282-1100 x1889.

Questions?  Jaime Gerhart at Jaime.gerhart@desales.edu or at 610282-1100 x1889

Meet the DeSales Angels tonight at dinner, 11/15

Meet the DeSales Angels tonight at dinner!  Make sure to check your cars and mailboxes to learn more about the Angels. When you see the Angels with their wings do not be afraid to approach them, they will be giving out something special! Most importantly, LIKE DeSales Dining Services on Facebook to see what the Angels have blessed you with.

Questions? Brooke Lewandowski <bl1666@desales.edu>

Do you need to stay on campus during the Thanksgiving break?

The Thanksgiving Holiday Break is soon approaching. All residence halls will be closed from 6 p.m., Wednesday, 11/23 through 2 p.m. Sunday, 11/ 27.

Because services for traditional undergraduate day students will be VERY LIMITED during this time, everyone living in the residence halls is required to leave. The only exceptions are:

  • if faculty/staff members require you to stay for University-sanctioned events and/or academic responsibilities
  • If you live more than 300 miles from campus and have nowhere else to go for the break

If you meet either of these requirements, you must do the following:

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Study Abroad info session today, 11/15

Are you interested in studying abroad? Attend our information sessions on Monday, November 14 and Tuesday, November 15 at 3:00 pm in the Commonwealth Room of the DeSales University Center.
Topics will include:
· Requirements
· Application process
· Destinations
· Financial Aid
· Travel logistics and orientation
· Professor Elizabeth Rosa will be presenting in detail on the DeSales University in Rome program for the Fall 2012 semester!

Learn more about Study Abroad or contact brian.macdonald@desales.edu or x1510.

Veterans Day Wreath Laying Ceremony Photos

DeSales faculty, staff, and students gathered for a brief Veterans Day Wreath Laying Ceremony last Friday, November 11 at the DUC Flag.

The ceremony was preceded by a Veterans breakfast. The event was hosted by ACCESS in cooperation with Fr. Plaushin and the DSU Band to honor our American Veterans. Special thanks to Marie Peterson for organizing this special day.

Big smiles, now! Don’t forget to schedule your senior or staff portrait!

Herff-Jones Photography will be on campus November 28 – November 30 to take senior portraits and professional staff portraits for the yearbook.

Seniors – schedule your sitting by logging in at www.ouryear.com and use the school code 355. The photos will be taken in the Kender Conference room in McShea. There is a $5.00 sitting fee for seniors. Students are asked to dress professionally for their portraits.

Staff – If you’re a new professional staff member, stop in on these dates to have your portrait taken. Existing staff, you can also update your picture at this time. Professional staff portrait sittings require no appointment and have no sitting fee. [Read more…]

Study Abroad info session today, 11/14

Are you interested in studying abroad? Attend our information sessions on Monday, November 14 and Tuesday, November 15 at 3:00 pm in the Commonwealth Room of the DeSales University Center.
Topics will include:
· Requirements
· Application process
· Destinations
· Financial Aid
· Travel logistics and orientation
· Professor Elizabeth Rosa will be presenting in detail on the DeSales University in Rome program for the Fall 2012 semester!

Learn more about Study Abroad or contact brian.macdonald@desales.edu or x1510.