First Math Club Meeting, 9/12

Join us for the First Math Club Meeting of the semester in Dooling Room 226 on Wednesday Sept. 12, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. We will be discussing plans for the upcoming year, electing officers and there will be free pizza for everyone!! All are invited and don’t forget to bring a friend along.

For more info contact Tripty Modi at tm7848@desales.edu or Kelsey Foster at kf7826@desales.edu

New discounted car rental rates available to the DSU family

Here are the new account numbers for Enterprise Rent-a-Car and National Car Rental.   This discount program has been negotiated by LVAIC. We now get very favorable nationwide discounts for business or personal travel when utilizing the numbers below.  Spread the word in your office.  Auxiliary Services has wallet cards available with this info.  Stop by for yours today!

Enterprise: LVAIC Contract ID# XZ57120,   PIN# LVA 

National Car Rental: LVAIC Contract ID# XZ57120

Questions? michael.duffy@desales.edu

Brown Bag Discussion, 9/17

Please join us on Monday, September 17 at noon in the lobby of Trexler Library for a gentle brown bag lunch discussion of  Sr. John Marie’s new book “Salesian Pearls of Wisdom: A little guidebook to authentic holiness.”

If you ever wondered what this thing called Salesian Spirituality is all about, this book is for you. If you are seeking to live a fuller and deeper life, no matter what your faith tradition is, this book is for you as well.

The book will be on sale that day and it may well be the best $6.00 purchase you ever made. Come and discover the pearls of wisdom in this simple little guidebook.

Questions? Kim.sando@desales.edu

Revised Whistle-blowing Policy

Please review the revised copy of the DeSales University Communication Procedures for matters involving questionable accounting, internal controls, auditing, reports of financial fraud or unethical behavior not consonant with the principles of the Philosophy and Mission of the University.  Complaints should immediately be reported through the channels outlined within the policy.  All reported issues will be properly investigated and appropriately resolved.

Whistleblower communication policy 9.5.12

Do not use this procedure to report an emergency event or immediate safety risk occurring at the University.  Please report any type of suspicious behavior deemed to be consideedr a risk to the University community immediately through the University Police, on campus by dialing extension 1250 or off-campus 9-1-1.

Any questions on the Whistleblower policy should be addressed to Peter Rautzhan, Associate Vice President for Administration and Planning, at extension 1332 or peter.rautzhan@desales.edu

Walk A Mile in Her Shoes, 9/27

What: Walk-A-Mile in Her Shoes is an event hosted by the DeSales PACE (Peers Advising Counseling Educating) organization that raises awareness for rape, sexual assault and domestic violence. All proceeds from the event go to help victims dealing with this horrible reality. At the event, there will be a presentation, a speaker, and all the guys and girls participating will walk a mile around campus in heels and other women’s shoes.

When: Thursday, September 27: 4:00pm is registration, 5:00pm is the walk

Where: Commonwealth Room, DUC

Other Information: $10 for students, $12 for faculty – The first 75 to sign up get a free t-shirt! There will be a table in the DUC for sign-ups during the week of September 16th. Freshmen get a PACE CharacterU point for attending!

Questions? Contact Lindsey Wyglendowski at lw2601@desales.edu

Change in Doctor Hours

NO DOCTOR HOUR TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 11

The Doctor will be in from 9:30 am until 10:30 am (Instead of 8 am until 9 am) on the following mornings:

  • Wednesday September 12
  • Thursday September 13
  • Thursday September 20
  • Wednesday September 26

On the above dates the Wellness Center will open at 9:00 am

 

Questions? Tammy.Lippincott@desales.edu

R.I.P. – Curtis Richter, son of Joseph Richter

Curtis Richter, son of Joseph Richter, groundskeeper, passed away on September 5, 2012

Curtis W. Richter, 42, of Allentown, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, September 5, 2012. Born in Bethlehem on January 27, 1970; he was the son of Joseph R. and Diane M. (Narolesky) Richter of Bethlehem. Curtis was an artist, tattooist, and animal lover; he was the owner and operator of Art N Soul Studios in Allentown. Prior to Art N Soul, he worked as a crisis counselor for Kids Peace. He was a 1988 graduate of Salisbury and served his country with the Marine Corps Reserve.

Survivors: He will be lovingly remembered by his parents, Joe and Diane; maternal grandmother, Vivian Curzi; aunt, Felecia wife of, Thomas Fliszar; uncle, Brian Duda; his beloved dog, Isabella; and his many friends nationwide.

Services: Arrangements have been entrusted to Connell Funeral Home, 245 E. Broad St. Bethlehem, where visitation hours will be held on Tuesday September 11 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. followed by a 12 p.m. funeral service, in the funeral home. Burial will be in Nisky Hill Cemetery, Bethlehem.

Contributions: In lieu of flowers, contributions in Curtis name may be made to Rescue Ink, P.O. BOX 465, Long Beach, New York 11561, www.rescueink.org. Offer condolences online at www.connellfuneral.com

Questions? Call Marc Albanese at Ext. 1213

Quarterly Ethics Breakfast, 9/13

The Forum for Ethics in the Workplace will host an ethics breakfast at 7 a.m., Thursday, September 13, 2012, in the University Center on the DeSales campus in Center Valley. This event, titled; ‘What Money Can’t Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets’ will begin with an introduction by Harvard professor and author, Michael Sandel (via PBS video). Our featured guests to comment on this topic and Sandel’s book are DeSales University faculty Joshua Schulz, Ph.D., and David Gilfoil, Ph.D. The cost of the breakfast and lecture is $25 per person, registration can be done online at this link: http://web1.desales.edu/forms/salesiancenter/ethicsforum.aspx.

 

Questions? lore.mcfadden@desales.edu