Founders' Day is an annual event that recognizes the academic success of our students, and the leadership of faculty, staff and administration who continue to make DelVal such a rich and vibrant institution.

Awards Presented​

  • Founders' Award is the University's top honor, presented to a senior who has demonstrated outstanding leadership ability and involvement with the campus and the community. The Founders' Award recipient is announced at the event.
  • University Scholars Award recognizes students who have been on Dean's List for all of their semesters at the University.
  • Presidential Scholar Award is presented to the the senior will the highest GPA in the graduating class.
  • Frank Wolfgang Scholar Athlete Award is presented to a senior male and female who are the epitome of a Division III student-athlete, living up to the motto of "discover, develop and dedicate."
  • Departmental Achievement Awards are presented to the outstanding senior in each academic department.
  • Student Government Awards are presented to a faculty member, a staff person and a member of the administration for their outstanding contributions to students.
  • Delta Tau Alpha members are acknowledged. Delta Tau Alpha is the only national honor society on campus.