Throwback Thursday: Nursing Dept. Approved (1978)

DeSales University is known for its esteemed medical programs, particularly its nursing program, which originated in 1974. However, the 42-year-old program was not fully approved by the Pennsylvania Board of Nurse Examiners until 1978. This article was originally published in Issue 1, Twelfth Year of The Minstrel (December 1, 1978). The full text has been re-published and … [Read more...]

BREAKING: Winter Commencement Canceled Due to Impending Snowstorm

A campus-wide email from Dennis Rasley, DeSales' director of emergency services, announced Wednesday afternoon that the winter commencement scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 23 will be canceled due to a snowstorm expected to affect the Center Valley area. "Due to impending inclement weather and potentially hazardous travel conditions, graduation scheduled for Saturday, January … [Read more...]

IT Help Desk Switches to Domestic Agents Only

By Adam Zielonka Editor-in-Chief This article was originally published in Issue 7, Fiftieth Year of The Minstrel (December 10, 2015). Click here to view the entire issue. Effective immediately, DeSales University’s Help Desk will employ a team of only domestic agents and will no longer include any off-shore assistance, as announced in Dec. 2’s DSU Daily. … [Read more...]

Five-Minute Moments in the Eternal City

By DJ McCauley Staff Writer This article was originally published in Issue 7, Fiftieth Year of The Minstrel (December 10, 2015). Click here to view the entire issue. We hit the ground running in Rome. The first day, our bus from the airport drove down the Lungotevere, a busy street bordering the Tiber River, and dropped each of us off near our Trastevere … [Read more...]

DeSales Alumni Like Ferretti Keep On Running

By Lauren Trumbull Layout Editor This article was originally published in Issue 7, Fiftieth Year of The Minstrel (December 10, 2015). Click here to view the entire issue. Part three of three in a multiplatform series about running culture at DeSales The running craze at DeSales isn’t new; it is one that has been around for many years. On Oct. 18, DeSales … [Read more...]