Health Care Open Enrollment

Save the date for our annual open enrollment fair on  Monday, November 11 and Tuesday, November 12, 2013 in the University Center – Trexler Room from 9 AM to 4 PM each day. More to follow.


CPR/AED Certification

As DeSales University continues to expand and enhance our emergency services available to all faculty, staff, students, and visitors, we have recently purchased AED units and are in the process of installing them throughout all campus buildings. We are looking for those faculty and staff who currently have CPR/AED certification or those who wish to become CPR/AED certified to assist us in our efforts by serving the campus community.

If you interested in participating or becoming CPR/AED certified, please contact Dennis Rasley in the Office of Emergency Services at ext. 1513 or

APA Citation Workshops in Trexler

APA Citation Workshop

Having trouble compiling a reference list in APA style? Not sure how to cite your sources within the body of your paper? This workshop will cover the essentials of APA style and provide you with guidelines and tools to help you tackle citation with confidence. Students, faculty, and staff are all welcome!

Monday, November 4, 7 pm – 7:45 pm    

Online via Blackboard Collaborate

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Tuesday, November 5, 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm

Campbell Conference Room, Trexler Library

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Wednesday, November 6, 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm   

Campbell Conference Room, Trexler Library

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Campus Ministry Events

Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 7pm in Kender, McShea

Join the Pro-Life club in welcoming guest speaker Paul Rahn, DSU alum and current Missionary for Generation Life

For more information, contact Liana Hollendonner:


Thursday, Oct. 31 at 6pm at the Alacoque House

1st RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) Meeting – For those seeking full communion with the Catholic Church.

If anyone is interested in participating in RCIA this year, please contact Maggie Riggins:

All Saints Day Mass Schedule

The feast of All Saints is a Holy Day of Obligation within the Catholic Church. This feast is celebrated to honor all the saints, known and unknown, and especially those who do not have their own feast day throughout the year.

Vigil: Thursday, October 31 – – 5pm Wills Hall

Feast Day: Friday, November 1 – -12:05pm and 5pm Wills Hall


More information: Maggie Riggins:

10 Steps to a Federal Job, Non-Credit Workshop 11/8

On Friday, November 8, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., the ACCESS program is sponsoring 10 Steps to a Federal Job non-credit workshop. Careers with the Federal Government offer excellent benefits, competitive wages, and stable employment yet the Federal Hiring process is quite detailed and complex. This workshop will acquaint individuals with how to conduct a federal job search including the types of federal hiring programs, networking strategies, and federal resume writing. Individuals will learn how to effectively search for positions on USAJobs, analyze vacancy announcement for keywords, and successfully demonstrate knowledge, skills, and abilities using the Federal Resume Outline Format.

Instructor is Steve Young, Certified Federal Career Coach and Certified Federal Job Search Trainer through the Federal Career Training Institute in Baltimore, Md.

Cost: $79.95 (lunch included) textbook required, not included

To Register:

Questions: Contact


Year of Faith Symposium, Today – 10/30

As part of the Year of Faith campaign, a discussion on faith and knowledge will take place at DeSales University on Wednesday, October 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the DeSales University Center. The special guest speaker will be Dr. Stephen M. Barr, professor of physics at the University of Delaware, who will be joined by professor of theology at DeSales University, Dr. Rodney Howsare, for a town hall discussion. The event, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the Salesian Center for Faith and Culture and the Diocese of Allentown. No tickets are required.


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