Tomorrow: Selma at Emmaus Theater

This Thursday, January 18 there will be a 7:30 p.m. showing of Selma at the Emmaus Theater. Optional transportation is provided. The bus will leave McShea parking lot at 6:45 p.m. Both admission and transportation are no cost.

Questions? Meghan.Carr@desales.edu

DEIT Weekly Update

Featured Workshop:
Bb Grade Center Workshops. Weds., January 24. Choose 3 p.m. in Dooling 40 or 7 p.m. online at http://tinyurl.com/DEITMeet

“Should I use weighted categories or points?” “Should I weight columns ‘equally’ or ‘proportionally’?” “How can I add an extra credit item?” “How can I automatically bring grades from publisher online sites and other third-parties into Blackboard?” “How can I add new grading categories?” These questions and more will be answered at DEIT’s upcoming training workshops on the Blackboard Grade Center on Wednesday, January 24. Questions or topics you’d like to be addressed at the session: Contact DEIT at 610.282.1100, ext. 2290, or deit@desales.edu. Registration appreciated at www.desales.edu/workshops. [Read more…]

Students: 2016-2017 Parking Permits Expired

If you currently have a 2016-2017 student parking permit, it expired on December 31, 2017. Please complete the registration for a 2017-2018 permit to avoid getting a citation for “No Valid DSU Permit.” You will need your 7 digit ID number (on the back of your student ID in the lower right corner) and car information. The process just takes a few minutes.

Faculty/Staff permits do not expire. Only student permits need to be renewed.

Questions? Contact Parking.Authority@desales.edu or 610.282.1100, ext. 1862.

January ConnectCare3 Connections Newsletter – Are you a workaholic?


January 2018

Are you a workaholic? The average work week for full-time employees in the United States is almost 47 hours per week. 54% of Americans don’t use all of their vacation time. This month’s feature explores whether working more hours is really productive and the long-term effects it may have on our health.

Then, flip over the newsletter to learn how ConnectCare3 Nurse Navigation helped two patients deal with complex and serious diagnoses.

As always, if you need assistance, remember our team is just a phone call away.

ConnectCare3
877-223-2350
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Questions? Lisa.Lightcap@desales.edu

PACE Accepting Applications for 2018-2019 Academic Year

Be part of a great leadership position on campus! PACE (Peers Advising Counseling Educating) is currently accepting applications for the 2018-2019 academic year. Be a part of this special group that supports DSU students through peer counseling, and provides wellness programming across campus.

Applications are now available in the Wellness Center (located in the McShea Student Center) and are due by Friday, February 9, 2018.

Questions? wendy.krisak@desales.edu

MyDSU Access only through DeSales wifi network

DeSales Community –

To protect all of our security, MyDSU may only be accessed via the secured DeSales wifi network. If you attempt to access MyDSU via the DeSales Guest network, it will not work. Use your DeSales credentials to access the DeSales wifi network. If you have any difficulty, please contact the Help Desk via x4357, helpdesk@desales.edu, or chat.

Questions? Patricia.Clay@desales.edu

How Private is Your Data? Data Privacy Day Lunch and Learn, 1/24

WHAT IS DATA PRIVACY DAY?
Data Privacy Day, on January 28, marks the 1981 signing of Convention 108, the first legally binding international treaty concerning privacy and data protection. First championed in Europe and later in North America in 2008, Data Privacy Day highlights what businesses and private citizens can do to protect consumers’ private information.

This year’s theme for Data Privacy Day is “Respecting Privacy, Safeguarding Data and Enabling Trust.”

2017 marked an increased incidence of data breaches at places like Equifax, Verizon, the NSA, and Uber where nearly the entire population was affected in some way by at least one data breach. Here at DeSales we believe it is necessary for people to learn how to better secure their personal information not only to protect their own identity, but to also help protect other people’s identities. [Read more…]