Last call for senior portraits 1/31 – 2/3

Class of 2011: Herff-Jones photographers will return to campus on January 31 through February 3 to complete senior portraits for the yearbook. This is your last opportunity to have your photo taken. To schedule your portrait appointment, please log on to The DeSales University code is 355. The cost for the sitting is $5.00.

Required attire for men is a dress shirt with a tie and jacket. Herff-Jones will provide these items for the men if they do not have the appropriate attire. A nice blouse or sweater is suggested for the female portraits. Herff-Jones will also provide a cap and gown for pictures.

Senior portraits will be taken in the Kender Conference Room in McShea.
If you have any questions, please contact Lois Weber,

Scheduled power outage today

Please be advised that there will be a scheduled power outage in the Conmy and Tocik dorms today from  8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.  If we can restore power sooner, we will.  Heating will not be available during the power outage. Water services will not be cut-off, however, hot water will not be available. No other buildings will be affected.  Thank you for your patience and understanding.  If you have any questions or concerns, please email or call me.

Questions? Ext. 1644

Christmas Break Dining Hours

Christmas Break 2010

Café McShea
Closed after business on December 17
Open Sunday, January 16 normal hours

Dooling Skylight Cafe
December 13–17 Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
December 18 –January 2 Closed
January 3–6 4:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
January 7–11 Closed
January 10 – 13 4:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
January 14 –16 Closed
January 17normal hours

DUC Food Court
December 20 – 23 9:30am-2:00pm
December 24th – Jan 2 Closed
January 3 – 14 9:30 a.m.– 2:00 p.m.
January 16 – Grill, Deli, Pizza@2:00 p.m.; Bistro@4:30pm
January 17normal hours
Closed on weekends during Christmas break except for catering

McShea Student Center during quiet hours

The Office of Student Engagement and Leadership would like to wish everyone good luck on finals during the upcoming week.  During quiet hours, the McShea Student Center will be available for students to study in the Commons, Residence Life Lounge and Study Lounge behind McShea Cafe.  The Fitness Center will also be open during regular hours.  However, to respect those students who wish to study, all games (pool, shuffleboard, ping pong, fooseball and air hockey) will be unavailable during quiet hours. If you have any questions please let us know and have a happy and safe winter break!


Study Abroad in Ireland

The Office of International Programs is happy to offer the opportunity to the classes of 2014 and 2013 to study abroad for one or two semesters in Northern Ireland through the Northern Ireland Business Education Initiative (BEI).

Participating students can choose to study at one of the following schools in Belfast:

In order to qualify, students must either be of sophomore or junior status and have a minimum GPA of a 3.2.

Interested students should apply no later than February 1, 2011.


Seniors and Juniors: Hang out with Bishop Barres at Starters Riverport this Thursday

The Allentown Diocesan sponsored “Brew ‘N Believers” will be hosting a Christmas holiday party at Starters Riverport  at 6:30pm featuring guest speaker, Bishop John O. Barres.  Campus Ministry will be providing transportation and food.

If you plan on attending, please email me to RSVP and meet at McShea on Thursday, Dec. 16th at 5:45pm.