Thursday, February 14, 2013
A number of local residents graduated from the Center Valley college in commencement exercises held Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013.
Thursday, February 14
DeSales University held its mid-year commencement on Saturday, Jan. 19, in Billera Hall on the Center Valley campus. During the ceremony, Rev. Bernard F. O'Connor, OSFS, president of DeSales University, conferred degrees upon 156 graduating students for January 2013, including 92 bachelor's and 64 master's. Among them were: Diana Delsalto of Hellertown graduated with a bachelor's of science in psychology. Daniel Hausmann of Hellertown graduated with a bachelor's of science in nursing. Karen McDermott of Hellertown graduated with a master's of arts in education in technology in education K-12. Christopher Philbin of Hellertown graduated with a bachelor's of arts in management. Mavis Rukambe of Hellertown graduated with a master's of science…
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
The following Hellertown area students were recently named to the fall 2012 Dean's List at DeSales University in Center Valley.
Wednesday, February 6
Heather Logan, a psychology major Joseph Marlin, a computer science major Ian Majczan, a medical studies major Note: Information courtesy of readMedia Newswire.
Friday, January 11, 2013
Looking for a local job? Check out these Saucon Valley area businesses. They're hiring!
Are you looking for work? Is a good friend or family member in need of a job? Check out these Saucon Valley area employment opportunities recently posted online at Craigslist's Lehigh Valley site. Click on the job title to view the posting. And if you see something that looks interesting, recommend this story on Facebook! (Editor's Note: These job listings were posted on or before Jan. 10, 2012. Some positions may have been filled.) Experienced Hostess - Fast-Paced Family Restaurant Experienced Servers - Fast-Paced Family Restaurant Part-Time Veterinary Receptionist - Small Animal Hospital Full- and Part-Time Sales Consultants - Cellular Connection, a Verizon Wireless Premium Retailer (Center Valley) Medical Biller - Multiple, Busy Urgent …
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
State Rep. Justin Simmons, R-131st, and Democratic challenger Kevin Deely will face off in a debate at DeSales University today.
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
The Southern Lehigh Chamber of Commerce (SLCC) of The Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber will host a debate for the 131st Legislative District race between Republican State Rep. Justin Simmons and Democratic candidate Kevin Deely at DeSales University in Center Valley. This is your opportunity to find out where these candidates stand on the issues that matter most to you. The debate will be moderated by Tony Iannelli, President & CEO of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, and will be filmed to air on WFMZ Channel 69 Business Matters prior to the election. The debate will be followed by a cocktail reception where attendees will have the opportunity to network with chamber members and talk one on one with their future state …
Sunday, October 7, 2012
Looking for a local job? Just look at these Saucon Valley area businesses. They're hiring!
Are you looking for work? Is a good friend or family member in need of a job? Check out these Saucon Valley area employment opportunities recently posted online at Craigslist's Lehigh Valley site. Click on the job title to view the posting. And if you see something that looks interesting, recommend this story on Facebook! (Editor's Note: These job listings were posted on or before Oct. 5, 2012. Some positions may have been filled.)
Friday, August 3, 2012
DeSales alumnus and McShea Leadership award-winner Tim Gallagher sat down for an interview with Patch on DeSales, diversity and the action that pushed him to write online petition about same-sex rights.
When Tim Gallagher was a resident adviser at DeSales University his sophomore year, he says a freshman found the word "fag" carved into his front door. That action started a series of events that led the alumnus to start an online petition against DeSales policy this week. On Monday, Gallagher posted the petition on Change.org in response to repeated denials by university officials to allow an LGBT student group to form on campus. The controversy comes during the same week that same-sex marriage is sparking both demonstrations of support and protests at Chick-fil-A restaurants nationwide. Gallagher told Patch, "The administrative director told me that we could fix [the student's] door, but that was about it. They said [the incident] would…
Monday, June 25, 2012
Jennifer Duncan and Joseph Marlin, both of whom are DeSales University students from Hellertown, were recently inducted into the Pennsylvania Tau Chapter of the national mathematics honor society, Kappa Mu Epsilon.
Monday, June 25, 2012
Two Hellertown-area students attending DeSales University were recently inducted into the Pennsylvania Tau chapter of the national mathematics honor society Kappa Mu Epsilon, according to a press release. Jennifer Duncan and Joseph Marlin, both of whom are computer science and math majors at the Center Valley school, were among the students inducted on May 26. "To qualify for membership students must rank in the top 35 percent of their class, while completing three college mathematics courses, maintaining at least a B average in all of them. Members are recognized and honored for individual achievements in mathematics," the press release states. Founded in 1931, Kappa Mu Epsilon is a specialized honor society in mathematics that promotes …
Saturday, June 16, 2012
A number of students from the Saucon Valley area have recently received degrees from various colleges and universities.
Congratulations to the following local students, who have recently received degrees from colleges and universities: May 6: Timothy Okken of Hellertown, Bachelor of Arts degree in history, cum laude, Lycoming College, Williamsport, Pa. May 11: Bailey C. Reitz of Hellertown, Bachelor of Science degree, Lock Haven University, Lock Haven, Pa. May 11: Patrick George Baxter of Hellertown, Bachelor of Science degree in computer engineering, magna cum laude, Clemson University, Clemson, S.C. May 12: Thomas D. Rasich of Hellertown, Bachelor of Arts degree in history, cum laude, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, Pa. May 12: Julie Ernst of Hellertown, Doctorate degree in physical therapy, Widener University, Chester, Pa. May 16: Tiana Madaya of …
Thursday, April 28, 2011
On Friday, head over to the Grist Mill in Hellertown for the historical society's annual Monte Carlo Night. On Saturday, "Spring on Fourth! What's on Third?" will kick off the summer festival season in South Bethlehem.
Put some spice in your fiesta plans this weekend. South Bethlehem will be jumping with Saturday’s 16th Annual Spring on Fourth! What on Third? Festival and Chili Cook-off. If you’d rather be at the ballgame, you are in luck. The IronPigs play the Pawtucket Red Sox Friday and the Buffalo Bison Saturday and Sunday. If luck is what you’re after, though, you may prefer to attend the Hellertown Historical Society's Monte Carlo Night at the Grist Mill in Hellertown. It won’t break the bank! Ladies, if you want to fortify your bank roll and hone your entrepreneurial talents, the Day of Inspiration for Happening Mamas will inspire you to make your dreams come true. If you want to involve your furry friend in your weekend activities, the Promenade…
Friday, April 1, 2011
Compton, who was the first woman assigned to cover the White House for a television news organization, will deliver DeSales University's annual Marcon Lecture tonight at 7:30pm.
ABC News White House correspondent Ann Compton will deliver the 28th annual Frank L. Marcon Lecture at DeSales University tonight at 7:30pm. Compton has worked at ABC since 1973 and has covered the White House since 1974. The lecture series was established in 1983 in honor of prominent area businessman Frank L. Marcon. Marcon served on the DeSales University Board of Trustees from 1966 until his death in 1982. Other notable speakers who have delivered the Marcon Lecture include NBC Today Show anchor Bryant Gumbel, Emmy Award-winning television journalist Charlie Rose and Philadelphia news anchor and author Larry Kane. Compton’s speech, titled “Inside the White House,” is free and open to the public. Earlier in the day, she will meet with …