Top Things Senior Undergrads Should Do Before Graduation

Posted on December 22, 2015 by Delaware Valley University.

Although graduation may seem far away at the start of the spring semester, the next few months will probably seem to fly by, leaving seniors with a myriad of emotions from accomplished to nervous. Rather than becoming overwhelmed by these emotions, look at the upcoming months as an opportunity to prepare for graduation and life after the diploma. If you’re a senior undergrad at Delaware Valley University, it’s important that you do these following things before you walk across the stage.

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Switching from Fall Semester to Spring Semester

Posted on December 22, 2015 by Delaware Valley University.

Every school year, the fall semester is typically very different from the spring semester. For example, at Delaware Valley University, the fall semester begins with warm temperatures, and ends before the holidays. The spring semester begins after the holidays, when the temperatures are frigid, then ends as spring begins to bloom again.

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Popular New Year’s Resolutions for College Students

Posted on December 22, 2015 by Delaware Valley University .

New year, new semester – new you? January 1 is rapidly approaching and many students take this time to evaluate themselves and the past year. People see the New Year as an opportunity for a fresh start and create resolutions for a better year ahead. So whether you’re looking to create new habits, ditch bad ones, or focus on something to better yourself, use a New Year’s resolution to keep you motivated.

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How to Determine if You Need a Class Before the Drop/Add Deadline

Posted on December 22, 2015 by Delaware Valley University.

Most schedules are flexible at the beginning of the semester until the drop/add period is over. But as you’re sitting through the first class of a course you’re not sure will benefit you, how will you know what to do? Learn more about what to do to help you determine whether or not to drop that class while it’s still possible.

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Skiing Near DelVal

Posted on December 21, 2015 by Delaware Valley University.

The temperatures are dropping and the winter season is upon us, but that doesn’t mean you should hide in your residence hall under blankets! Along with the cold comes the opportunity to participate in winter activities, including skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing! There are plenty of mountains and ski resorts around Delaware Valley University where you can hit the slopes.

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Tips for Battling Seasonal Affective Disorder

Posted on December 21, 2015 by Delaware Valley University.

We’ve all experienced it before – the winter months roll around and put us in a funk. Our mood drops and we’d rather just lounge inside with a movie or two (or three or four!) instead of getting out and enjoying ourselves. This isn’t anything to be alarmed by – it’s the winter blues. If you find yourself feeling down this winter, Seasonal Affective Disorder may be nagging at you. But don’t let it keep you down, there are plenty of ways to improve your mood and keep you motivated.

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Top Spots to Pick Up a Handmade Gift in Bucks County

Posted on December 21, 2015 by Delaware Valley University.

The holidays are here and that means we’re all thinking about the gifts that we’re going to share with our loved ones. While going to the mall and picking something up from a department store is a thoughtful gesture and will always be appreciated, for those special someone’s, you may want to get a unique gift that they can treasure for years to come.

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A History Lesson on New Year’s Eve

Posted on December 21, 2015 by Delaware Valley University.

As the students at Delaware Valley University relax over winter break, one of the holidays to be excited about is New Year’s Eve. This holiday typically entails dressing in fancy or sparkly attire, going out with family and friends, and watching the ball drop.

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Start Your Second Semester Right

Posted on December 17, 2015 by Delaware Valley University .

It’s never easy to get back into the swing of classes and assignments after the long winter break full of lounging around, visiting friends and family, and plenty of holiday food. If you’re not prepared, it’s possible that you could get caught up in the lazy lifestyle you adopted over the past few weeks, which can lead to a rough start to your second semester.But by taking the initiative this year at Delaware Valley University and controlling how you start the semester, you’ll be more focused and back on track for the remainder of the school year.

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Winter Events in Doylestown

Posted on December 17, 2015 by Delaware Valley University.

Now that the temperatures are dropping and the winter season is approaching, there are plenty of activities around Doylestown and Delaware Valley University for you to enjoy all winter long. Call your friends, grab your coat and hit the town for some community fun.

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A-Day History

Posted on December 17, 2015 by Ashley Mohn '16, dairy science major.

DelVal's students are getting ready to host another A-Day Weekend this spring! In this week's blog post, Ashley Mohn '16, a member of the A-Day Team, discusses the history of this popular DelVal tradition. 

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Watson Executive-in-Residence Speaker: Marlene de la Cruz

Posted on December 7, 2015 by Delaware Valley University.

The Watson Executive-in-Residence program, which was founded by Thomas Watson ’57 in 2006, focuses on preparing students for the business world. The program brings top executives to campus to share candid advice and lessons from their careers.

This fall's Watson Executive-in-Residence speaker, Marlene de la Cruz, president of Adelphi Research, a global market research company, shared some career advice for blog readers. In addition to her presentation at DelVal, which was open to students of all levels, she also met with the University’s MBA students during her time on campus.

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