CENTER VALLEY, Pa. - DeSales University is celebrating its 50th anniversary and will be holding a series of special events to celebrate the milestone over the course of the next year.
A host of guest speakers (including Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York and Fox News' Michelle Malkin) will be featured, as well as educational lectures and participation from alumni.
"Our year-long 50th anniversary celebration will provide the local community and current students with an understanding of DeSales' past and allow us to share our vision for the future of higher education," said DeSales University President Father Bernard F. O'Connor.
The university was founded in 1965 and now has over 3,100 students enrolled in undergraduate, graduate and an adult bachelor's degree program (ACCESS).
"The 50th anniversary events will honor past and current students and serve as a celebration of the proud history and tradition that we have built at DeSales over the past half a century," said Father O'Connor.
For more information on the 50th anniversary celebration and events,
visit the event's website.
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