Alum James J. Greenfield elected fourth president

By Kellie Dietrich Editor-in-Chief The Board of Trustees elected Rev. James J. Greenfield, OSFS as the University’s fourth president and is the first alumnus of the University to fill the role. His tenure will begin January 1, 2018. Greenfield is succeeding the retiring Rev. Bernard O’Connor, OSFS, who has served as president since 1999. “The Trustees are pleased to … [Read more...]

Servant love: Gerhart tells students her love story at Agape Latte

By Jaci Wendel News Editor This semester’s Agape Latte program, a nationally syndicated speaker series that invites students to hear the love stories of faculty and staff, appropriately kicked off the day after Valentine’s Day, Feb. 15, with one of DeSales’ most loved staff members, Jaime Gerhart, director of the Center for Service and Social Justice. Gerhart begun her … [Read more...]

“A Cure for Wellness” meditation ads promote suicide

By Kimmie Semiday A&E Editor On Feb. 17, “A Cure Wellness” hit theaters as the newest psychological thriller on the market. Director Gore Verbinski of “The Ring” surprised audiences not only with this newest film, but also with his promotional advertisement. “A Cure For Wellness” takes place in the Swiss Alps when a young man played by Dane DeHaan is asked to bring … [Read more...]

Where are they now: Derek Szena’s memories from DeSales, Disney dream

By Jeana Teddick Staff Writer “Being at DeSales first and foremost helped me to realize I could be independent,” said Derek Szena, ’16 graduate of DeSales. Szena earned his bachelor’s in digital art. He currently lives with his dog, Abby, in Lehighton, Pa., in an apartment attached to his parents’ and younger sister’s house. Szena explains that the environment at … [Read more...]

ESPN’s Doug Glanville discusses social, racial injustice

By Steve Manzo Staff Writer On Thursday, Feb. 16, DeSales had the honor of hosting the retired Major League Baseball player Doug Glanville. In his MLB career, he played a combined total of nine seasons with the Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs and Texas Rangers. Since then he has kept himself busy with writing his own novel titled “The Game From Where I Stand,” … [Read more...]