Where are they now: Autumn Fink’s acting career

By CJ Bamert Staff Writer When graduating from the DeSales theater department, there are many different career choices. Some people will go out and audition for plays and films, some may go the modeling route and try their luck there or some in the more design aspect of theater may work on their craft out of school. For Autumn Fink, she’s doing all that and more. Fink … [Read more...]

Alumna Anne Gurtowski opens Apple Mill Bakery

By Kellie Dietrich Editor-in-Chief After only a year and half after graduation, ’15 alumna Anne Gurtowski opened her own business Apple Mill Bakery in Cullman, Ala. “The bakery was my pipe dream for a long time, and I always thought if it ever happened, it would be a long way off. I’m really grateful that I have to opportunity to do this now,” says Gurtowski. “God is … [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...]

Alumna Messineo’s fast-track to novelist

By Jaci Wendel News Editor After she graduated from DeSales in 1995 with a degree in English, Teresa Messineo took a Mensa self-test for kicks, and scored in the top two-to-three percentile. It was only then that she recognized “an innate talent and intelligence” that she possessed and pursued everything from coming back to DeSales to study to become a physician assistant … [Read more...]