DeSales University is hosting St. Luke’s Hospice Training from 7:00 am until 4:00 p.m. in the DeSales University Center on this Monday, October 18, 2010. We expect a total of 400 attendees.
The Salesian Center for Faith & Culture presents the Baranzano Society ‘Talking Circles’ event on Monday, October 18 from 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm in the Gerald White Pavilion, University Center. This public forum will discuss genomic medicine and synthetic life forms with invited guests Michele Garfinkel, Ph.D., associate professor & policy analyst at J. Craig Venter institute and Peter Leonard, Ph.D., molecular biologist at DSU and president of the Baranzano Society. This event is Free and open to the public!
In the midst of all the economic difficulties of the nation and the Lehigh Valley, the DeSales University community did not neglect the disadvantaged people within our valley. As I mentioned in my yearly meetings with each member of the DeSales family, DeSales University received the award for the highest participation rate among the institutions of higher education within the Lehigh Valley of the United Way Campaign for 2009-2010. This is a stellar achievement that reflects the deepest values of the institution. Saint Francis de Sales and Saint Jane de Chantal must be immensely proud. The United Way Campaign offers us a yearly opportunity to unite with others in our larger human family. Like the Bishop’s Annual Appeal and many singularly focused fundraisers, the United Way Campaign invites us to respond to our brothers and sisters in need. There but for the grace of God go I. Deacon George Kelly will again oversee our contributions. For many of you, the solicitation will occur over the internet. Email is becoming our preferred means of communication. Those without University email accounts will be approached in the old fashioned way. It is hard to overstate the support that DeSales University has received over the years from the good people of the Lehigh Valley. I know that many of you are also contributors to the DeSales Annual Fund for financial aid and to the Bishop’s Annual Appeal. I ask you to also make room in your heart for this year’s United Way Campaign. May the Good Lord continue to bless us all! May this year be one of blessing and happiness for the entire DeSales University community! Click here to make a pledge. Thank you, Fr. Bernie O’Connor, OSFS, President]]>
The University Center parking lot will be closed to all individuals other than reception attendees and University Center staff for the evening beginning at 4:00 PM. University faculty, staff, and students should plan to park in other locations on Saturday, October 9, 2010 after 4:00 p.m.]]>
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