Congratulations DSU BBQ Winners!

The BBQ Planning Task Force would like to thank everyone who participated in our DSU BBQ/Employee Appreciation Day activities!  It was a day packed with lots of fun, great food, entertainment, and exciting prices!

BBQ Winners are listed below:

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Trexler Library’s “Films on Demand” Database Discontinuing Certain Titles

Twice a year, Trexler Library’s database, Films on Demand, provides a list of titles that have been discontinued from our subscription collection. Titles are discontinued because producers have lost rights to distribute a title or find the material to be out of date. For a list of titles that will be removed from the collections on or about July 1, 2019 please see desales.libguides.com/film

Trexler Library has the option to purchase perpetual access to any of the titles listed (with the exception of titles indicated with NA). Included are lifetime usage for each title. The deadline to purchase these titles is June 28, 2019. Any titles not purchased on or before this date will be permanently removed from our collection.

To request the purchase of eligible titles, contact Amy Manns, Systems Librarian, immediately at amy.manns@desales.edu.

FREE Physical Therapy Clinic Volunteer Clients Wanted

Who: Individuals experiencing pain, loss of motion, and function as a result of osteoarthritis, low back or neck pain, spinal stenosis, rotator cuff tear, repetitive motion injury, or other musculoskeletal condition

What: Physical Therapy services will be provided by students from the DeSales University Doctor of Physical Therapy Program under the supervision of the PT faculty from the program FREE of charge during the clinic periods below

When / Where: At the following Good Shepherd Rehabilitation host sites:

THURSDAYS: June 13 – August 1

  • Center Valley – Good Shepherd Physical Therapy — 1:30PM – 4:30PM

FRIDAYS: June 14 – August 2

  • Souderton – Good Shepherd Physical Therapy — 12PM – 3PM
  • Allentown – Good Shepherd Health and Technology Center — 12:30PM – 3:30PM
  • Macungie – Good Shepherd Physical Therapy — 12:30PM – 3:30PM

Pre-registration required. For more information or to register please call Wendy at 610.282.1100, extension 1898, or email wendy.thomas@desales.edu

Start You Summer Reading with Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Looking for a book to start your summer reading? Check out Trexler Library’s new reading list honoring Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month! The list has something for everyone: novels, short stories, poems, plays, memoirs, biographies, and historical nonfiction. It includes both adult and juvenile books, in print and electronic form. Some highlights are the modern classic The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan, Pulitzer Prize winning Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri, and the memoir by Leilani Holmes, Ancestry of Experience: A Journey into Hawaiian Ways of Knowing.

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month is celebrated each May in recognition of the culture, traditions, and history of Asians and Pacific Islanders living in the United States. Trexler Library’s curated reading list aims to include books that depict a wide range of Asian-American and Pacific Islander experiences.

Come Join the Adventure with Robin Hood and Maid Marian at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival launches its 28th season with the children’s theatre production, The Adventures of Robin Hood and Maid Marian. The show opens May 31 and runs through August 3 in the Schubert Theatre at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts on the Center Valley campus of DeSales University.

Righting wrongs and making quick escapes are only half the fun! Join Robin Hood, Maid Marian, and a merry band of adventurers seeking freedom and vitality in the Sherwood Forest. A delightful tale for kids ages three to tween.

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Today: Let’s Celebrate Megan McGrail’s Last Day in the IT Department

After 3 years of service to the University, Megan McGrail will be taking on a new challenge at the Computer Aid Corporate Office. Megan’s last day will be Wednesday, May 22.  We will be wishing Megan good luck on Wednesday at 3PM in the IT conference room with cake and refreshments. Please feel free to stop by to congratulate her on her new endeavor.

We want to thank Megan for her hard work and service to the DeSales community!

Questions? Jim Mazurowski, Director IT