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Beyond the Classroom

Unique experiences and opportunities that extend beyond the classroom and into "the real world."

At DeSales, we believe that your education should extend beyond instruction of the mind. Learning should touch your heart to be transformed into a wisdom that can help inform your life choices.

We offer many unique centers and programs that provide experience and opportunities that extend beyond traditional classroom learning.  

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The Center for Faith & Justice
Celebrating our Salesian legacy through education, dialogue, and community outreach for students, faculty, staff, visitors, celebrities, experts, and donors.
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Center for Homeland Security
This one-of-a-kind collegiate center brings together highly-experienced working professionals and students for education, collaboration, and professional development.
Data Analytics and Applied Artificial Intelligence
The Center for Data Analytics
Scholars, working professionals, and students working to advance and apply knowledge about data analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies.
DeSales Free Clinic
The DeSales Free Clinic
A student-run, student-funded free health clinic in Allentown that operates in the spirit of DeSales University's Christian humanistic traditions.
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Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
Committed to advancing DeSales' core value of Hospitality to ensure that all of our community members are able to be who they are and be that well.
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The Fleming Institute for Business Ethics
Linking the corporate and educational communities in a collaborative effort to promote ethical behavior in the world of business, including our popular Ethics Bowl.
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Healthcare Simulation Lab
Student opportunities to practice clinical skills, repeat procedures, fine-tune processes, and observe the impact of their choices — all without harm to patients.
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The Ryan Leadership Institute
Scholars, working professionals, and students working to advance and apply knowledge about data analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies.

No matter how much it has done for your mind, your education has been a failure if it has failed to open your heart.

St. Francis de Sales

OUR CATHOLIC IDENTITY & HERITAGE

Values-Based

Rooted in the Salesian spiritual values of St. Francis de Sales, we welcome students of all faiths and foster a community of open intellectual inquiry. Everyone is treated with the dignity of the human person that they deserve.

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