Cuts to Undergraduate Special Education Program Lead to Growth at Graduate Level

By Paul Rakszawski The Minstrel Although there have been many recent physical changes to campus, there have also been a few major academic changes. At the end of the spring 2010 semester, the special education program was moved from the undergraduate level to the graduate level, affecting many students within the education major. "Our whole focus is to make our students … [Read more...]

Nursing Students and EMS Hold Disaster Simulation Drill

By Amanda Gilmore The Minstrel DeSales University and Cedar Crest College nursing students recently participated in a Mass Casualty Incident (MCI) drill at the McShea Student Union. DeSales Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Cedar Crest EMS, DeSales Police and local EMS groups from the surrounding community joined them in an effort to practice disaster training and teach … [Read more...]

DiScoUrse Holds Opportunities for Writers

By Mary Bielski The Minstrel   Students interested in writing are gaining exclusive advice, experience, and networking opportunities through DiScoUrse. Two of these opportunities have already taken place this semester. DiScoUrse is a creative writing honors society, headed by Professor Juilene Osborne-McKnight, assistant professor of communication. As McKnight … [Read more...]

Annual 24-Hour Film Fest Does Not Go as Planned

By Larry Lowry The Minstrel One of the longstanding traditions of DeSales’ TV/film program has been the annual 24-Hour Film Fest. The event is one of most anticipated occasions of the semester; upperclassmen get excited to work with an entirely new class of filmmakers. This year’s festival, however, was not quite the event it has been in years past. Most of the first-year … [Read more...]