Reminder: Friends of Rachel Club meeting tonight, 10/6

There will be a mandatory meeting of the Friends of Rachel Club Thursday, October 6 at 4pm in the Danko conference room in McShea.

This meeting is open to all students. We will be discussing upcoming elections for the club. The positions open are vice-president, secretary and treasurer. If you wish to submit your candidacy, please prepare a few words for the meeting as to why you feel you would be a good candidate. Also, to all students, please come with ideas about future projects.

Questions? Charles Kustan

From Campus Ministry …

  • Mass schedule for Pacer Weekend — Sunday, October 9 at 12:30 pm only. No 8pm Mass this weekend.
  • “Sexual Addictions” –  Gerard McClone, SJ, Executive Director of Consultation, Education and Research at the St. John Vianney Center in Downingtown, will present a talk on “Sexual Addictions” at 7 pm in the MAC Room in the McShea Center on Wednesday, October 12. Fr. McClone is also an Assistant Professor at Georgetown University School of Medicine and Department of Psychiatry, a past Clinical and Research Fellow at John Hopkins School of Medicine and Psychiatry and the lead author of “Creating Safe and Sacred Places” published by St. Mary’s Press. All are invited to attend this presentation on an important issue in our culture.

Free blood pressure testing today, 10/6

The DSU Physician Assistant Student Society will be taking blood pressures to celebrate national PA Week on October 6! Please stop by and have your blood pressure taken for no charge on Thursday, October 6 from noon-1 p.m. in the University Center. We will also be selling raffle tickets for 2 tickets to formal, 2 tickets to semi-formal, and 2 rave tickets + a $25 gift card to Copperhead at this time! Stop by to have your blood pressure taken and purchase raffle tickets to benefit the International Institute of Erie!

Questions? Jenna Diasio at

The Monster Dash 5k run/walk, 10/22

Hey everyone! Pod 1 is hosting a service project for Saturday, October 22, called “The Monster Dash!” This is a Halloween 5K run/walk, which means you are able to race IN COSTUME if you want!  DJ, activities for kids, a contest for the best costume, prizes, and more.

The proceeds will be going to the Wounded Warrior Project, which is an organization that helps all the wounded troops that have come home. It’s for a great cause, so invite your family and friends to participate!

– DSU Students: $7 for pre-registration, $10 for those who sign up on the day of the race.
– Non-DSU Students, off campus: $15 for pre-registration, $20 for those who sign up on the day of the race

Questions? Check us out on Facebook or contact Molly Fair <>

Current happenings in Student Activities

  • Free mid-term mini massages on Thursday, October 13 from 3-7 pm in the commons. Relieve stress! Sign up by emailing with your preferred time!
  • Trip to Philadelphia, Saturday, October 15. Bus leaves McShea at 10 am, departs Philadelphia at 5 pm. Cost is only $5!!! As a bonus, for an additional $5 you can get a ticket to the Philadelphia Zoo, the Franklin Institute, or the Art Museum!!! Sign up in the office of student activities
  • Trip to Eastern State Penitentiary, Monday, October 31. Signups will begin on Monday, October 17 at 10 am in the office of student activities. Cost is $10, includes admission and bus transportation. Bus leaves at approximately 5 pm from McShea