The Best DelVal Christmas Gifts

Posted on November 30, 2015 by Delaware Valley University.

As the season of giving approaches, most students across the country are scrambling to find the right gift for every member of their family. However, all Delaware Valley University students have to do is walk over to the DelVal bookstore for a variety of gift options.

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Where to Find a Hot Cup of Coffee on and Near Campus

Posted on November 25, 2015 by Delaware Valley University .

Cold winter mornings require a hot cup of coffee to help you stay warm and get your motor running on the way to class. If you have to walk across the Delaware Valley University campus, you need a delicious cup of coffee to help you brave the wind chill. But where can you find to-go coffee by the DelVal campus?

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Your Guide to the DelVal’s Men’s and Women’s Basketball Seasons

Posted on November 24, 2015 by Delaware Valley University.

Winter at Delaware Valley University means snow, hot chocolate and multiple layers but, most importantly, basketball season. Both the men’s and women’s teams play at a competitive level and have exciting upcoming seasons that DelVal students or basketball fans in the area shouldn’t miss.

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Join us for Giving Tuesday!

Posted on November 24, 2015 by Delaware Valley University.

For the second year in a row, Giving Tuesday Bucks will headquarter its Bucks County-focused celebration of philanthropy and community service at Delaware Valley University. The event will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 1, in the Moumgis Auditorium, which is located in the Student Center, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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Upcoming Christmas Events in Doylestown

Posted on November 23, 2015 by Delaware Valley University.

Historic Doylestown is home to many Christmas events that span a variety of formats and activities, giving Delaware Valley University students numerous exciting and fun possibilities to celebrate the holiday season.

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Leadership at DelVal

Posted on November 19, 2015 by Andrew Moyer.

The word leadership means different things to different people. The programming at Delaware Valley University reflects that with the aim to provide students with various opportunities throughout their time at DelVal. The university is committed to developing the leaders of tomorrow, and it takes different leadership models to do that well. At DelVal, our students will find many programs that cover their needs.

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Inside DelVal’s Annual Holiday Concert

Posted on November 19, 2015 by Delaware Valley University.

Each year in December, the Delaware Valley University community gathers for a festive holiday concert to celebrate the upcoming holidays. The concert isn’t only a friendly and warm event that takes place during the season of giving, but it’s also a great way to see the talent of members of the DelVal community and celebrate with your neighbors through sing-alongs and spreading cheer. 

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Hooroo Straya!

Posted on November 18, 2015 by Thomas Rossman '17, a conservation and wildlife management major.

Thomas Rossman '17, a conservation and wildlife management major, shares his thoughts on leaving Australia after spending a semester studying abroad. 

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4 Ways to Keep Your Brain Fresh Over Thanksgiving Break

Posted on November 17, 2015 by Delaware Valley University.

As Thanksgiving break approaches, Delaware Valley University students are anticipating the much-needed downtime during their days off. While this is immensely important and healthy for a college student, on returning to campus after break, you’ll have only a certain number of days before your first semester final exams. This makes keeping you brain fresh over Thanksgiving break very important.

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The Winter Essentials Every Delaware Valley Student Needs

Posted on November 12, 2015 by Delaware Valley University.

The start of your second semester at Delaware Valley University coincides with the start of winter. This means colder temperatures, chattering teeth and possibly copious amounts of snow. And although you can cross your fingers and hope for a snow day, chances are that DelVal students will have to embrace the cold on their way to class, so it’s best to be prepared for the winter elements.

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How to Successfully Close Out Your First Semester at DelVal

Posted on November 10, 2015 by Delaware Valley University.

As we move closer to the end of the calendar year and the beginning of a new one, Delaware Valley University students are closing in on the end of their fall semester. This means that exams, final projects and grades (GASP!) are on the way, and you need to end the semester and year on a high note.

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Career Options for Public Historians: Dr. Craig Stutman

Posted on November 10, 2015 by Dr. Jack Schmidt .

Over the past several weeks, I’ve been introducing readers to Delaware Valley University’s new major in history, policy and society by highlighting the diverse backgrounds of our talented faculty members in the program. I thought the unique interests and experiences of our faculty would not only serve as an introduction to the key people in the new program, but also inform potential students about some of the career options for public historians. This week, I’d like to introduce readers to Dr. Craig Stutman.

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Public History Careers: Dr. David Snyder

Posted on November 5, 2015 by Dr. Jack Schmidt.

In my last post, I introduced readers to Delaware Valley University’s new major in public history. One of the questions I receive frequently when talking with students about this major is, “What kind of job can I expect to find following graduation?”

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Orchards in Doylestown, PA

Posted on November 3, 2015 by Delaware Valley University.

Orchards in the Doylestown area are filled with an abundance of treats. While apple picking season may be over, you can visit an orchard to take home some delicious pies, ciders or other goods so your family can experience a taste of the Doylestown area. And since there are a variety of orchards near Delaware Valley University, you can plan an engaging and fun fall day at one.

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Leadership Begins with One

Posted on November 2, 2015 by Christophor Jurin ’10 (B.S.) ’14 (MBA).

What makes a person a leader? Does the presence of followers automatically make someone a leader? If so, how many followers does it take to make a leader? What makes a leader good?

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It’s Not Your Father’s History Major

Posted on November 2, 2015 by By Dr. Jack Schmidt.

When you mention the thought of becoming a history major, the first image that forms in many people’s minds is someone sitting half asleep in front of the computer at 3 a.m. trying to finish a research paper on some obscure foreign battle or spending hours in the library trying to wade through long articles written by an expert whose only purpose is apparently to show off his impressive vocabulary. While not everyone remembers their high school and college history classes fondly, many of us spend significant portions of our holidays, vacations and spare time seeking out history by choice.

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