Throwback Thursday: Baseball Team Picks Up String of Wins (2003)

DeSales men's baseball will play Manhattanville College this weekend in a double-elimination tournament that includes Misericordia University and King's College. The teams will compete for the MAC Freedom Conference Championship and an NCAA tournament berth. The team will be lead by long-time head coach Tim Neiman who has a wealth of postseason experience. Over 13 years ago, he … [Read more...]

Throwback Thursday: Relay for Life Really Successful Raises $17,000 (2006)

This weekend DeSales University will host its 10th annual Relay for Life. Exactly 10 years ago, students partnered with the American Cancer Society (ACS) for the first ever Relay for Life at DeSales University on the weekend of April 21 and 22, 2006. This event raised over $17,000 and would start a tradition with students, faculty and other members of the community … [Read more...]

Throwback Thursday: Allentown College Institutes MBA Program (1991)

DeSales University's Masters of Business Administration (MBA) program is considered one of the best in the state of Pennsylvania and is known for it's curriculum and class flexibility. However, DeSales, formerly Allentown College utilized Wilkes University's MBA program and it wasn't until 1991 that the school decided to forge it's own graduate division and implement it's … [Read more...]

Throwback Thursday: Women’s Lacrosse Makes its Debut at DeSales (2009)

Women's lacrosse will play its very first varsity season a year from now and with newly hired Head Coach Rachel Smith at the helm, the team is poised to do great things as a new program. In the mean time the team has been practicing as a club team in order to prepare for the transition to varsity. However, this is not the first time that a women's lacrosse team has been formed. … [Read more...]

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...]