Naming Opportunities

The work of the Salesian Center is made possible by financial support from donors in the form of ► EndowmentsInterest drawn from these specially-designated funds ensure that the programs and activities remain as on-going events in the life of DeSales University. 

Opportunities for naming programs or activities continue to exist.  Benefactors whose gifts and pledges meet the necessary funding levels become ► Benefactors of the Salesian Center and have their names permanently associated with our work.

Envisioned programs and activities that await benefactors include:



to initiate a semi-annual survey/polling process that will assess public opinion and education on ethical issues being debated in the public realm

Master Class


to support a special topics learning experience in which visiting experts (scholars and/or practitioners) conduct a two-week seminar for students and also offer a major lecture in their area of expertise to the general public

Religion in


to support scholarly research projects by University faculty and/or students that explore the link between faith and culture in various areas of study

Ethics TV


to initiate a regular television series in which ethical issues (in business, sport, law, media, or healthcare) are presented and discussed



to support hosting internationally known experts in Salesian Spirituality for a discussion and presentation of recent research

Law & Society


to support hosting nationally known experts to discuss matters of concern in the realm of law, government, and politics



to continue the anual dialogue series on Science and Religion in the field of bioethics begun by the Baranzano Society



to initiate a new partnership venture in the realm of media & social communications (newspaper, radio, television, and film)

Center Valley


to continue a campus-wide discussion series on controversial matters of national concern

A Journal


to support the annual production of an electronic journal that reflects the interests and works of the Salesian Center for Faith & Culture

To discuss these new ventures or inquire about ways to support them, ► contact us.