Summer Courses for High School Students

Posted on June 30, 2015 by Delaware Valley University .

Not many high school students know that they have the opportunity to take summer courses at Delaware Valley University. With three summer terms – one 12-week term and two six-week terms – high school juniors and seniors can make the best use of their summer by preparing for their college career. And since DelVal’s summer course credits are easily transferrable, you can take the credits with you, no matter which institution you choose to attend.

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Filling the pantries when the need is greatest

Posted on June 25, 2015 by Joe Cuozzo, development director at the Bucks County Opportunity Council .

Summer offers thoughts of being outside, plenty of fun, and for kids: no school or homework. But for parents, this break in the schedule can be problematic for a variety of reasons. For low-income families, summer can mean one especially big challenge.

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Tips for Moving into your Residence Hall

Posted on June 25, 2015 by Delaware Valley University .

As move-in day approaches for college freshmen, the anticipation and planning of your year in your new residence hall begins. With this process comes a certain level of stress and rushing to make sure you have everything you need. But the college move-in process can be simplified so you can enjoy this momentous event instead of stressing through it.

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What Noncredit Summer Courses does Delaware Valley Offer

Posted on June 23, 2015 by Delaware Valley University .

Delaware Valley University’s summer courses provide students with the opportunity to get ahead with their graduation requirements. However, individuals who don’t need college credits can still personally benefit from a wide variety of noncredit summer courses designed for personal enrichment.

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Tips for Landing a Job after College

Posted on June 18, 2015 by Delaware Valley University .

One of the many goals of your college career is landing a job when you graduate. While it may seem easy, many students go through a long, strenuous job searching process many times because they aren’t doing everything they can to boost their chances as potential candidates.

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BKO Hunger Enters the Ring for a Third Round

Posted on June 17, 2015 by United Way of Bucks County.

On June 20, 2014, as the sun was rising over sleepy Doylestown, volunteers were beginning to fill the Moumgis Auditorium at Delaware Valley University for a unique experience that only happens once a year.

By the time the sun was fully risen, the auditorium was filled with hundreds of people, clustered around tables in assembly lines to prepare thousands of meals for local food pantries. These volunteers were all a part of Bucks Knocks Out Hunger, a hunger-fighting initiative to raise awareness of food insecurity in Bucks County, culminating in a meal packing event each summer. At the end of the day, they had packed over 100,000 shelf stable meals for Bucks County pantries.

This year, Bucks Knocks Out Hunger will be held on July 24, once again at DelVal in Moumgis Auditorium (located in the Student Center). 

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Midterms in Japan

Posted on June 16, 2015 by By Kristy Poisson ’16.

I can’t believe it. I have been in Japan for two whole months now, and my semester here is halfway over. Though I have experienced so much so far, there is still a lot that I have yet to do here and now have to find time for!

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Summer Festivals in Bucks County, PA

Posted on June 16, 2015 by Delaware Valley University .

Summer in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, means there are a large variety of activities, events and festivals for county residents and visitors to enjoy. You don’t have to trek into Philadelphia this summer to have a great time, but rather you can enjoy all of the summer festivals held locally.

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How to Transfer Summer Course Credits from Delaware Valley

Posted on June 11, 2015 by Delaware Valley University .

With Delaware Valley University’s summer courses, students have the opportunity to further their education and earn credits toward graduation outside the standard school semesters. Summer courses allow students to catch up on their graduation credits as well as get ahead. And if you’re coming home to eastern Pennsylvania or New Jersey for the summer from your current college or university, you too can take advantage of DelVal’s summer courses.

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Tips for Success in Online Courses

Posted on June 9, 2015 by Delaware Valley University .

Online courses provide advantages for students who are working toward degrees of all kinds. The ability to further your education by using your computer is convenient and extremely helpful to students who are interested in studying remotely.

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Being in Japan during an earthquake

Posted on June 8, 2015 by Kristy Poisson ’16.

Kristy Poisson '16 is a Delaware Valley University English major who is blogging about her semester in Japan for DelVal. In this week's post she shares what it was like to be in Japan during an earthquake. Read her intro post here and find out about her first week in Japan here. You can also read about her adventures going exploring in Japan here

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How to make the Most out of your Summer Internship

Posted on June 4, 2015 by Delaware Valley University .

Summer provides a great opportunity for Delaware Valley University students to take part in an internship to gain experience, network and work toward building up their résumés. However, in the blink of an eye, summer will be over and your internship will end.

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Best Summer Study Habits

Posted on June 2, 2015 by Delaware Valley University .

While summer is primarily for relaxing, it’s beneficial for Delaware Valley University students to keep their minds fresh and prepare for the fall semester now through August.

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Who can take Summer Courses at Delaware Valley University

Posted on June 1, 2015 by Delaware Valley University .

Delaware Valley University’s summer courses are designed to provide students with a robust offering of credit classes that can be taken through August. With three different summer terms – one 12-week term and two six-week terms – students will have the opportunity to get ahead or back on track by accumulating credits toward graduation.

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