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Lunch Bunch

LB 2016The Salesian Center for Faith & Culture sponsors an informal discussion group for interested full-time faculty & staff at DSU who read a book of contemporary cultural concern and share their reviews of it.

Through a generous endowment, the Salesian Center for Faith & Culture provides the books to be read and a free lunch (yes, there is such a thing!).  Participants need only provide their interest and their thoughts.

The group meets three times, at six-week intervals, in each of the Fall and Spring semesters.  Each meeting takes place on a Tuesday, from 12:30 to 1:30 PM, in the Salesian Center for Faith & Culture.

HOW TO JOIN the Lunch Bunch:

(1)  Review the texts under consideration for the next semester from a list of potential books. (Lunch Bunch list Spring 2018

(2)  Choose THREE (3) books and prioritize them according to your own interest (#1 being your first choice to read, #2 your second, #3 your third). 

(3)  Send your priority list via email to Lore McFadden and indicate your interest in joining this year's Lunch Bunch and your availability to do so.

(4)  The SPRING 2018 "bunch" will be selected on December 132017 so that books can be ordered ... so get your entries in before then!  

The PARTICIPANTS in the SPRING 2018 Lunch Bunch are:

  • Bill Dwyer - (retired) Associate Professor / Division of Business 
  • Kathryn Buschan - Director of Disability Services / Disability Services
  • Kathleen Ehrhardt - Assistant Program Director, Academic Coordinator & Assistant Professor / Physician Assistant Program
  • Melissa A Carroll - Assistant Professor / Doctor of Physical Therapy / Division of Healthcare
  • Michael Gallagher - Assistant Professor and Department Chair / Division of Business
  • Eric Hagan - Director / Distance Education and Instructional Technology
  • Jim Holton - Senior Instructional Technologist & Designer / Distance Education and Instructional Technology
  • Greg Kerr - Associate Professor of Philosophy / Division of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Program 
  • Kathy Krause - Department Secretary / Career Development Center
  • Teresa Manion - Department Secretary / Division of Healthcare 
  • Lore McFadden - Director of Programs / Salesian Center for Faith & Culture


Each meeting takes place on a Tuesday, from 12:30 to 1:30 PM, in the Salesian Center for Faith & Culture. so be certain that you can attend ALL the meetings.

Lunch is provided and we will discuss the following books:

► archives

 Funding for the series is provided through the
"Althea A. Livirrie and Joseph & Rose Livirrie
Endowment for Arts & Culture."


Events Calendar

R. Wayne & Joan Kraft Memorial Lecture

Thursday, January 25, 2018, 08:00 PM
DeSales University 2755 Station Avenue, Center Valley, PA
DeSales University Center

This annual lecture series is designed to offer the public a humanistic viewpoint on an issue of national prominence. The topic of discussion for this event will be The attractive beauty of holiness: the influence of St. Francis de Sales in the married  spirituality of Elisabeth Leseur. FR. THOMAS KEVIN KRAFT, OP, Friar of the Province of Saint Joseph USA, currently assigned to Saint Dominic's House, Nairobi, Kenya is our featured speaker. 

This event is FREE and open to the public. No tickets are required.