January 05, 2012
Pope affirms the Reverend Louis Brisson, founder of the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales, performed a miracle
On December 19, 2011 the Vatican Information Service reported that the Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI, authorized the promulgation of a decree affirming a miracle attributed to the Servant of God LOUIS BRISSON, French priest and founder of the Oblates of
December 20, 2011
Salesian Center to Host 7th Annual Heritage Week to Honor Patron Saint Francis de Sales
The Salesian Center for Faith and Culture will host the 7th annual Heritage Week at DeSales University, a series of events celebrating the legacy of St. Francis de Sales, patron of DeSales University. All events are free and open to the public and run Sun
December 09, 2011
DeSales University Selected for National Genome Research Program
The United States Department of Energy's Joint Genome Institute (JGI) has selected two DeSales University faculty members, Dr. Julie Aaron, assistant professor of chemistry, and Dr. Joseph Colosi, associate professor of biology, to collaborate in The Unde
December 02, 2011
DeSales University wins Green Campus Award
DeSales University was awarded the 2011 Green Campus Award by the Delaware Valley Green Building Council (DVGBC), a chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council. The University received the recognition because of its many "Go Green" initiatives im
November 18, 2011
Act 1 Kicks-Off the Holiday Season with Musical Sensation Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
This holiday season, Act 1 DeSales University Theatre will present the international hit musical "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat." This family-friendly production about a boy blessed with prophetic dreams and his challenging advent
November 17, 2011
Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Announces 2012 Season
The 2012 season includes Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, The Tempest, and King John; Tennessee Williams' legendary Cat on a Hot Tin Roof; and Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and Shakespeare for Kids are the children'
November 17, 2011
DeSales University To Host International Business Seminar
On Monday, December 5, 2011, DeSales University will host a seminar, "EU Standards and CE Marking," at 8:30 a.m. in the DeSales University Center on the school's Center Valley campus and online via live webinar. Cost of attendance or viewing onl
November 15, 2011
DeSales PACE Member Recognized at National Conference
The DeSales University Peers Advising Counseling Educating (PACE) Team was recently recognized by the BACCHUS Network at the organization's 2011 National Assembly, held in Reston, Virginia. PACE member, accounting major Bill Schmoyer '12, was honored with
November 08, 2011
Sixth Annual Screendance Festival to Open at DeSales
The dance department of the Division of Performing Arts at DeSales University announces the Sixth Annual Screendance Festival. The event will take place on Friday, November 18 at 8:00 PM and Saturday November 19 at 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM in the University Ce
November 07, 2011
Dedication of National Security Book Collection at DeSales University Trexler Library
"This incredible collection of books was donated to DeSales University from distinguished members of the intelligence community," said Andrew Essig, associate professor of political science. "Their contributions were made in support of the
November 07, 2011
DeSales ACCESS to Host First Annual Veterans Recognition Breakfast on November 11, 2011
On Friday, November 11, the ACCESS program will host a Veterans Day Breakfast. The first annual gathering will be held at 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the Hurd Room of the DeSales University Center and is open to any veteran.
November 03, 2011
DeSales Physician Assistant Team Wins State Challenge Bowl
For the second consecutive time, students from the DeSales University Physician Assistant (PA) program won the State Challenge Bowl, held by the Pennsylvania Society Physician Assistants (PSPA) on Friday, October 21, in Erie, Pennsylvania.
October 27, 2011
DeSales University Presents Emerging Choreographers Concert
DeSales University's Division of Performing Arts will open its 2011-2012 Dance season with the Emerging Choreographers Concert running November 4 to 6, 2011. Performances will take place in the Schubert Theatre of the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts
October 24, 2011
Colorful and explosive presentations will rock the Hurd Science Center Auditorium
Colorful and explosive presentations will rock the Hurd Science Center Auditorium at the 11th Annual Chemistry Demonstrations Program free public performance on October 26, 2011 from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.
October 21, 2011
DeSales Students Give Presentation on Drunk Driving
On Wednesday, October 26, 2011, at 4:00 p.m., two students from DeSales University will deliver, "It's Not an Accident, It's a Choice," a presentation on impaired driving. The discussion will be held in the Commonwealth Room of the DeSales Unive
October 18, 2011
National Intelligence Expert Dr. William Nolte to Speak at DeSales
On Wednesday, October 26, at 3:00 p.m., Dr. William Nolte will speak at DeSales University on the topic of "The Prospects for the Intelligence Community in the Face of Reduced Budgets." The lecture will be in the Commonwealth Room of the DeSales
October 14, 2011
DeSales University Prepares Nursing Students in Disaster Simulation
On Friday, October 14, 2011 DeSales University faculty, staff, and nursing students, Cedar Crest College nursing and mental health students, local emergency personnel, and local health care workers participated in a simulated gas explosion emergency respo
October 12, 2011
DeSales University to Host Motivational Speaker Anthony Robles
On Wednesday, October 19, Anthony Robles, the 2011 NCAA champion at 125 lbs. in wrestling, will speak at DeSales University. Robles is currently the only athlete in history with a missing limb to win a National Collegiate Championship. The lecture will be
October 12, 2011
Students "Bridging the Gap" Community-based summer internship program
Students from DeSales University, including physician assistant majors Andrew Lapsley, Caitlin Trovato, Victoria Martin, and Laura Wroge and nursing majors Bernadette Lobaido, Julianne Wagner, and Amelia Lloyd, participated in the community-based summer i
September 27, 2011
DeSales University Named Pennsylvania Sponsor of Schools of Character
DeSales University has been named a state sponsor and judge for the State and National Schools of Character (SSOC/NSOC) program administered by the Character Education Partnership (CEP) in Washington, D.C.
September 19, 2011
James F. Kilcur Named Chairman of The Board of Trustees at DeSales University
James F. Kilcur, a partner in the law firm of Saul Ewing in Philadelphia, has been named the new Chairman of the Board of Trustees at DeSales University.
September 13, 2011
Act 1 opens 42nd Season with "Dizziest and Fizziest" George Bernard Shaw Comedy
"You Never Can Tell" tackles battle of the sexes, social mores, and the folly of being human.
September 12, 2011
Former Congressman J.C. Watts to Deliver Annual Furphy Lecture
J.C. Watts, chairman of the J.C. Watts Companies, former congressman, and former college football Most Valuable Player, will deliver the 28th Annual Rev. Thomas J. Furphy Lecture at 7:30 p.m., on Monday, November 7, in Billera Hall at DeSales University.
September 09, 2011
DeSales University Dedicates Lansdale Area Campus
On September 27, 2011, at 3:00 p.m., officials from DeSales University will dedicate the new DeSales University Lansdale Area Campus. The site is located at 815 Sumneytown Pike in Upper Gwynedd Township at the intersection of Sumneytown Pike and Broad Str
August 25, 2011
DeSales summer alumni service trip helps those still trying to rebuild after Hurricane Katrina
This past June, ten DeSales alumni made their way down to Arabi, Louisiana, a small city near New Orleans that still has still not fully recovered from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. Even after six years of relief programs and volunteer efforts, ma
August 18, 2011
Finalists For Business Ethics Award Announced
The Forum for Ethics in the Workplace announced the finalists for the first annual Societas Award for Responsible Corporate Conduct. The winner of the competition will be revealed and presented with an award on Thursday, September 8, 2011 at DeSales Unive
August 17, 2011
Angela (Simon) Lash '89: Art in Stained Glass
Angela (Simon) Lash ?89 has been committed to exercising her talents in both the nursing and artistic worlds since she was a student at DeSales University
August 09, 2011
DeSales University - Dreams Program 2011
The Dreams Program at DeSales University strives to inspire underprivileged teens for whom college is a distant thought. Through this program, middle and high school students from the Lehigh Valley area spend a week at the University to experience life in
June 10, 2011
DeSales University Announces First Doctoral Program
DeSales University announces its first doctoral program that will be offered starting in January 2012. The program, the doctor of nursing practice (DNP) degree in clinical leadership in advanced practice nursing, is unique to the Lehigh Valley and the sur
June 10, 2011
DeSales University Breaks Ground For Gambet Center
DeSales University officials broke ground on June 10, 2011 for the Gambet Center for Business and Health Care Education.
June 02, 2011
Celebrating 20 years: Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival opens with South Pacific
The opening production of the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival?s 20th season, South Pacific, features several historic firsts: For the first time, an actor will arrive direct from a Broadway production to appear in the same role on the PSF main stage: Wi
May 20, 2011
Peruvian Students and Faculty to Visit DeSales University
Students and faculty from the Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC) in Lima, Peru, will arrive at DeSales University on Monday, May 23, 2011, for a week-long introduction to healthcare in the United States.
May 12, 2011
Salesian Center Names Honors Thesis Award Winner
Benjamin Foster, of Schuylkill Haven PA, a senior majoring in Biology at DeSales University, received the 2011 award for Best Honors Thesis for his paper titled ?An Examination of the Intrinsic Ethical Concerns Associated with Synthetic Biology? during th
May 11, 2011
U.S. Senator Pat Toomey to Deliver Commencement Address at DeSales, Saturday, May 21
United States Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) will deliver the commencement address during the 43rd commencement exercises at DeSales University. The event will be held on Saturday, May 21, at 11:00 a.m. on the campus mall, between McShea Student Center and Tr
May 05, 2011
DeSales University Students Bridge the Generation Gap with Simple Acts of Kindness
On Sunday, April 17, DeSales University students hosted a senior prom at the University for nursing home residents in the Lehigh Valley. Residents from Phoebe-Richland and Belle Haven spent the afternoon listening to and dancing to music from the 1940s, 5
May 04, 2011
Students Inducted into International Honor Society of Nursing
On April 10, 2011, 48 students were inducted into the DeSales University Mu Omicron Chapter of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.
May 02, 2011
Dance Faculty Member to Lead Film Discussion Panel
On Tuesday, May 3, 2011, Timothy Cowart, chair of the department of dance at DeSales University, will lead a panel discussion of the film, <i>Mao's Last Dancer,</i> which will be shown at 7:30 p.m. at the Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema. The discussion will f
April 21, 2011
DeSales Forensic Forum to Feature Former FBI Forensic Psychologist (and DeSales Alum!) Fr. Anthony Pinizzotto, OSFS, Ph.D.
Fr. Anthony J. Pinizzotto, OSFS, Ph.D., former senior scientist and clinical forensic psychologist in the FBI's Behavioral Science Unit, will be the guest speaker for the DeSales University Forensic Forum at 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 27, in the Hurd Sci
April 14, 2011
DeSales Names Employees of the Year
Amy Diehl, secretary in the DeSales University division of performing arts, and Kate Ferris, database coordinator in the enrollment management office, have been named Employees of the Year for 2011. Diehl received the 2011 Support Staff Employee of the Ye
April 13, 2011
DeSales University students traveled to Harrrisburg, Pa. for AICUP Lobby Day at the State Capitol
DeSales University students traveled to Harrrisburg, Pa. for AICUP Lobby Day at the State Capitol.
April 11, 2011
DeSales Welcomes Former Bethlehem Police Commissioner Stuart J. Bedics as New Police Chief
The DeSales University community welcomes Stuart J. Bedics, Bethlehem's former police commissioner, who was selected to become DeSales University's chief of police. Bedics will start at the University on June 6, 2011.
April 07, 2011
Act 1 in Good Company with "Camelot"
he legend of Camelot has captured the imagination for centuries. It has been the subject of countless films, romance novels, and even computer games. The Syfy channel is airing "Merlin," now in its third season, the computer game "Quest for
April 07, 2011
Altaf Visram '03: Into Africa
For the past eight years, DeSales University computer science graduate Altaf Visram '03 has been making dreams come true for clients on the other side of the world. As the European operations director for AfricanMecca Safari Tours, he's been arranging saf
April 07, 2011
"Whose Am I? Ethical Issues Related to Surrogacy"
The Baranzano Society on Bioethics will host an open forum discussing parental surrogacy with guest speakers Bruce I. Rose, Ph.D., M.D., a specialist in reproductive endocrinology and infertility with St. Luke's Health Network; Lisa Dougherty, Esq., famil
April 05, 2011
PACE Team Recognized at Regional Conference
The DeSales University Peers Advising Counseling Educating (PACE) Team was recently recognized by the BACCHUS Network at the organization's 2011 regional conference held at the College of New Jersey in Ewing, N.J. The group was awarded Outstanding Program
March 24, 2011
Business Faculty Member to Become a Sushi Scholar
On Tuesday, March 29, 2011, at 5 p.m., Dr. Christopher Cocozza, associate professor of business at DeSales University, will become a Sushi Scholar at KOME Restaurant in the Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley.
March 24, 2011
Fleming Institute for Business Ethics at DeSales University to Host Ethics Bowl Competition
The Fleming Institute for Business Ethics at DeSales University will hold the 2011 Fleming Institute for Business Ethics Bowl Competition, on Monday, March 28. The event will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the DeSales University Center. The compet
March 22, 2011
Award-winning Designer Santo Loquasto to Visit DeSales
Award-winning designer Santo Loquasto will visit the campus of DeSales University at 4 PM on Thursday, March 24, 2011 for "An Afternoon with Santo Loquasto." The event, to take place in the Schubert Theatre of the Labuda Center for the Performin
March 11, 2011
DeSales University Presents 11th Annual Student Film Festival
The DeSales University Division of Performing Arts will present the 11th Annual Student Film Festival on Friday, March 25 and Saturday, March 26 at 8:00 PM in the main stage theatre of the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts.
March 09, 2011
DeSales University Act 3 Children's Theatre Presents "Peter Pan"
This spring, the Act 3 Children's Theatre Company of DeSales University will present "Peter Pan" by Douglas Irvine. This new version— a 50-minute adaptation by Douglas Irvine from J.M. Barrie's original story—uses the magic of theatr
March 09, 2011
Salesian Center to Honor John Paul II with One Man Drama, 4/4
To mark the sixth anniversary of the death of John Paul II, who will be beatified on May 1, the Salesian Center for Faith and Culture continues its memorial Arts & Culture series by hosting LOLEK, a one-man drama in two Acts, which commemorates his life
March 03, 2011
DeSales MBA student Ashli Rusmisel Receives Health Care Award
Every year, the Lehigh Valley Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) recognizes an outstanding student in the health care systems management concentration of the DeSales University MBA program by awarding the EPAHEN-Hal Dolenga Em
February 25, 2011
ABC News White House Correspondent Ann Compton To Deliver 2011 Marcon Lecture
Ann Compton, ABC News White House correspondent, will deliver the 28th Annual Frank L. Marcon Lecture at DeSales University at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 7, in Billera Hall. Compton's speech is titled, "Inside the White House." The free, public
February 24, 2011
DeSales University To Host International Business Seminar 3/17/2011
On Thursday, March 17, 2011, DeSales University will host a seminar, "Grow Your International Business," at 9:00 a.m. in the DeSales University Center on the school's Center Valley campus and online via live webinar.
February 18, 2011
DeSales University to Host Regional College Fair
On Tuesday, March 8, 2011, from 6-8 p.m., DeSales University will host a regional college fair for high school students and their parents. The event will be held in the gymnasium of Billera Hall on the school's Center Valley campus.
February 17, 2011
Forum for Ethics to Host Breakfast Discussion on Employee Monitoring
The Forum for Ethics in the Workplace will host an ethics breakfast at 7 a.m., Thursday, March 3, 2011, in the University Center on the DeSales campus in Center Valley.
February 11, 2011
Act 1 presents She Stoops to Conquer
Act 1 DeSales University Theatre has the perfect remedy for the winter blahs. <em>She Stoops to Conquer</em>by Irish playwright Dr. Oliver Goldsmith (1730-1774) is a bawdy and charming masterpiece of comedy that will lift audiences out of the winter doldr
February 04, 2011
DeSales MBA Program Announces New Human Resources Concentration
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at DeSales University is proud to announce the addition of a Human Resource (HR) Management concentration to the curriculum. In response to growing interest, HR Management concentration courses will be a
January 27, 2011
What does it feel like to be homeless? DeSales students spend 48 hours finding out
In the Urban Plunge program, students spend 48 hours experiencing what it's like to be homeless in Washington, DC. This year, freshman Peter Danelski carefully journaled his experience, and turned his observations into an article called "Lessons Lear
January 24, 2011
DeSales University Confers 149 Degrees During Mid-Year Commencement
DeSales University held its mid-year commencement Saturday, January 22, in Billera Hall on the Center Valley campus. During the ceremony, Father Bernard O'Connor, OSFS, university president, conferred degrees upon 149 graduating students for January 2011,
January 12, 2011
DeSales University Accounting Students to Provide Free Tax Preparation Assistance
Junior and senior accounting students from DeSales University will provide tax preparation assistance free of charge to senior citizens and those with lower incomes beginning Monday, January 31, through Friday, April 8.
January 07, 2011
Basketball Players Read to Elementary School Students
Members of the DeSales University men's and women's basketball team went to Lehigh Valley Academy school today to read to students and sign donated books as part of the Cops N' Kids program.
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