Cultivate Your Future with Our Organic Farming Program

Posted on June 27, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

If you’re passionate about fresh produce and sustainable agriculture, Delaware Valley University offers a unique, 36-credit organic farming program to enhance your green thumb. This one-year certificate program was created through a partnership with the Rodale Institute in Kutztown, and prepares students for a fruitful career in sustainable farming.

Read More...

How to Stash Your Cash and Save Money in College

Posted on June 24, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

Between the cost of tuition, books, groceries, and room and board, most college students are counting their pennies. This post discusses easy, straightforward ways that you can save money in college, so read on if you’re on a tight budget.

Read More...

Top Three Ice Cream Spots in Bucks County

Posted on June 24, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

For some, summer tastes like solstice sunsets with hints of sweet mint or pistachio cones by the pool. Whichever frozen flavor you fancy, here’s the scoop on three ice cream shops you have to try in Bucks County.

Read More...

Conservation and Wildlife Management: The Perfect Major for Animal Lovers

Posted on June 23, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

If you’re interested in animals, the environment and how they work together, Delaware Valley University’s conservation and wildlife management major could be the right program for you. Students in this program are immersed in taxonomy, behavior, animal handling, ecology and more, and they leave DelVal prepared for a variety of wildlife management professions.

Read More...

The Five Best Happy Hours in Doylestown

Posted on June 23, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

The bars in downtown Doylestown offer great happy hour deals on craft beer, wine and spirits. But with so many places to try, choosing a bar for an evening out can be difficult.

Read More...

What Are the Benefits of a Business Administration Degree?

Posted on June 22, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

Business administration is a broad degree program that prepares students for a variety of careers. Whether you’re an aspiring entrepreneur or have your sights set on a corner office, a business administration degree gives students the tools they need for a dynamic, successful career.

Read More...

Five Tips to Help You Succeed in Grad School

Posted on June 21, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

Graduate school is an incredible opportunity. Whether you’re changing occupations, taking the next step in your career or expanding your responsibilities at work, grad school can give you the skills you need to thrive professionally.

Read More...

Choosing the Right School for Your Turf Management Degree

Posted on June 21, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

Turf management is an exciting, dynamic field. For students who enjoy spending time outside, receiving a turf management degree is a satisfying, rewarding experience. But with dozens of turf management programs to choose from, how do you pick the right one for your career goals?

Read More...

Ace Your Next Exam with These Seven Study Tips

Posted on June 20, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

While it’s important to study hard in college, it’s also essential to study smart. It’s easy to get overwhelmed by your workload, especially when exams are looming, but using these studying strategies can help you to get good grades and ace your tests.

Read More...

Seven Reasons Why a College Degree Is Still Worth It

Posted on June 8, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

Getting a college degree unlocks the door to hundreds of career opportunities, but climbing tuition costs, student loans and a competitive job market leave many people asking whether higher education is still worth the investment.

Read More...

Five Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing a College

Posted on June 6, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

Choosing a college can stress anybody out. After countless campus tours, applications and admissions essays, finding the right school can seem like an impossible task, especially with so many factors that go into your decision.

Read More...

Why You Should Study Animal Science at Delaware Valley University

Posted on June 3, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

At Delaware Valley University, our animal science students enjoy a well-rounded, challenging curriculum and small class sizes. Our students explore career opportunities in a supportive, nurturing environment, and get hands-on experience while they’re still in school.

Read More...

Hitting the Turf: What to Expect from a Turf Management Degree

Posted on June 2, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

If you have a green thumb and like getting your hands dirty, turf management could be the right degree for you. The major prepares students for a slew of turf industry careers and plants the seed for dozens of job opportunities after graduation.

Read More...

Your Guide to the 2016 Strawberry Festival at Peddler’s Village

Posted on May 19, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

Indulge in berry-flavored sweets, decadent treats and other mouthwatering delights at this year’s Strawberry Festival at Peddler’s Village in New Hope. This event is rain or shine and 15 minutes from Delaware Valley University, so grab a friend and head over to Peddler’s Village to savor the flavors of springtime.

Read More...

Alex Vo takes on Africa

Posted on May 4, 2016 by Alexander Vo '18.

Hello and salutations, there, guys! My name is Alexander Vo '18 and I am your own very Delaware Valley University student, here in Cape Town, South Africa.

Read More...

Frugal Student Hacks: Discounts You Can Get with an .edu Email Address

Posted on May 3, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

Saving an extra few bucks here and there can add up to a nice chunk of change in your pocket over time, so knowing the spots that allow you to use your .edu email address can come in handy while you're attending classes at Delaware Valley University. Many establishments understand that money can be tight for college students, so they often grant discounts and offers.

Read More...

How to Run a Successful Study Group

Posted on April 29, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

A study group can be beneficial for everyone – even students who believe they're better at studying individually. As final exams near for students at Delaware Valley University, study habits are becoming more important.

Read More...

Interview Tips for College Grads

Posted on April 28, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

If you're a senior at Delaware Valley University, by now you probably have begun searching so you can land a job after graduation. The thought of interviewing for your first job out of college may seem intimidating, but the best way to shake those nerves is to be prepared.

Read More...

Meet the A-Day Team

Posted on April 22, 2016 by By Danielle Varner ’19, A-Day advertising committee.

The A-Day Committee is a club at Delaware Valley University that is like no other. Its uniqueness stems from the fact that it plans and implements a Pennsylvania state fair that is completely student run!  There is an executive committee along with many subcommittees that plan and organize this family-friendly event every April at Delaware Valley University. This year will be no different. Each executive committee member has shoes that are hard to fill, having multiple tasks to make sure everything is ready to go for the main event. Let’s meet a few of the team members who will be running A-Day 2016.

Read More...

5 ways to stay motivated and focused in April

Posted on April 12, 2016 by Deanna Parkton, Coordinator of Experiential Learning.

April is a busy time full of exams, papers, projects and end of year celebrations. With everything going on, it's easy to get overwhelmed during the homestretch of the semester. Take a break and re-focus with these five tips:

Read More...

Why You Should Get Involved in DelVal’s Pride and Polish Day

Posted on April 2, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

Delaware Valley University's Pride and Polish Day is an annual tradition where students, staff and faculty come together once a year to display their school pride. They work to improve their campus for one day by completing projects for the greater good of the university.

Read More...

Four Ways to Support DelVal’s Athletic Teams

Posted on March 22, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

Delaware Valley University has a number of athletic teams that fight their way to victory every season. If you've been slacking on school spirit, it's time to show some pride and support your fellow students.
Join your classmates in supporting the athletic teams at DelVal by participating in the following fan behavior.

Read More...

Getting Ready to Find a Summer Job: How to Prepare and Jobs to Look For

Posted on March 21, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

The semester's end is nearing, and summer will be here before you know it, which means you should be preparing to find a summer job. Hopefully you're staying on track with your studies and finishing projects at Delaware Valley University, but your next priority might be looking for a summer job.
Consider some of the tips below to help with your search.

Read More...

Healthy Snacks for Late Night Study Sessions

Posted on March 18, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

The end of the semester is getting closer, which means you'll be wrapping up culminating projects and studying for finals at Delaware Valley University. This can lead to late-night study sessions and all-nighters, which aren't always great for your health.

Read More...

Tips for Interviewing for an Internship

Posted on March 17, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

The spring semester is coming to an end at Delaware Valley University, which means it's time to start applying to and interviewing for summer internships.

Read More...

Three Spots to Catch Some Live Music in Bucks County

Posted on March 16, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

If you're getting tired of listening to streamed music from your phone's speaker, you should check out one of the great places in Bucks County with live music and a fun atmosphere. There are plenty of spots located near Delaware Valley University where you and your friends can have a blast.

Read More...

Speed networking: You should try It!

Posted on March 16, 2016 by Amanda Rudolph '17.

This was by far the best networking event I have ever attended. It was not your normal career fair event where there are booths and you approach each one, hope to make a good impression and hope they have time to talk to you. This was like a speed dating-type event, where each individual had time to talk to each businessperson.

Read More...

Getting Ahead with DelVal’s Spring 2016 Job and Internship Fair

Posted on March 7, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

Delaware Valley University will host its Spring Job and Internship Fair on Wednesday, March 30, 2016, and as a student, it's an event you don't want to miss! This fair allows you to meet people from companies that are looking for employees just like you. There are many opportunities available to you at the fair, so don't just stroll in after one of your classes.

Read More...

Making the Most of Your Spring Break: 4 Ways to Maximize Your Time Off and Still Have Fun

Posted on March 4, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

Spring break is a great time to unwind from classes and projects at Delaware Valley University and enjoy the upcoming season. You want to make sure that you take advantage of the time that you have off, though. Instead of vowing to watch old reruns of your favorite TV show, come up with a plan of some activities you can do that are meaningful and will benefit you even after the break is over.

Read More...

Caffeine Awareness Month: How Much Do You Know About the Buzz in Your Coffee?

Posted on March 3, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

March is Caffeine Awareness Month! Should you celebrate by going heavy on the coffee every morning this month before class at Delaware Valley University? Probably not. Instead, it's a better idea to learn more about your coffee or energy drink and the effects that caffeine has on your mind and body.

Read More...

Making the Most of Your Spring Break: Four Ways to Maximize Your Time Off and Still Have Fun

Posted on March 2, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

Spring break is a great time to unwind from classes and projects at Delaware Valley University and enjoy the upcoming season. You want to make sure that you take advantage of the time that you have off, though. Instead of vowing to watch old reruns of your favorite TV show, come up with a plan of some activities you can do that are meaningful and will benefit you even after the break is over.

Read More...

Leap Year 2016: The Story Behind the Extra Day Every Four Years

Posted on February 24, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

This year is a Leap Year, meaning February 29 is on the calendar again after four-year hiatus. But what does that really mean?
In short, we add February 29 to the calendar every four years to ensure that the calendar stays in line with the Earth's movement around the sun. It helps us stay synchronized with the seasons. Unfortunately, the actual "why" behind it is a little more complicated than that.

Read More...

Best Romantic Date Spots in Doylestown

Posted on February 24, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

If you found love at Delaware Valley University and you're looking to take that special someone out for a nice dinner, there are great spots in Doylestown that are sure to please your date. While you may spend most of your dates doing budget-friendly activities, there are those occasions where you want to splurge. These restaurants will impress anyone and provide a cozy atmosphere with great food.
Learn more about what each one has to offer.

Read More...

Celebrate St. Patty’s Day at These Bucks County Spots

Posted on February 23, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

With St. Patrick's Day right around the corner, March 17, you're probably breaking out your green attire and getting ready to bring out your inner-Irish around Delaware Valley University. St. Patrick's Day is the global celebration of Irish culture and remembers St. Patrick, who was one of Ireland's patron saints.

Read More...

Easy Ways to Relieve College Stress

Posted on February 22, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

College can be an extremely stressful time, with classes, assignments, social events, sports and jobs, even at Delaware Valley University. It can also be especially difficult while you're away from home and in a college environment. When your workload piles up and you fear falling behind on schoolwork and classes, don't panic! There are plenty of ways to relieve the stress you're experiencing.
Find out what you can do to relax, unwind and get rid of your stress.

Read More...

Looking for Study Help? Try These Apps for Organization and Productivity

Posted on February 19, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

When you're in college, finding the right studying or organization techniques for you can take some trial and error. Fortunately, with all of the technology that exists today, there are lots of apps readily available at your fingertips that could help you manage your time at Delaware Valley University. Whether you need help with note-taking, studying, long- or short-term projects or scheduling, there's an app for that!
Check out some of these apps below that could help you get work completed more efficiently.

Read More...

A new way of learning

Posted on February 17, 2016 by Eliza DiTomasso ’17.

It has officially been one month since I arrived in jolly old England and I could not be loving it more. In some ways, it is like being back home in America, but in many ways things are really different.

Read More...

Why You Should Start Planning Now if You Want a Summer Internship

Posted on February 17, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

A summer internship provides you with real-world experience that you can also list on your resume. It will also help you explore fields and companies to help you determine what industry you want to be a part of after graduation from Delaware Valley University.

Read More...

Five Things Every First-Year Undergrad Should Do During the Spring Semester

Posted on February 16, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

If you've begun the spring semester of your first year of college - congratulations! You're successfully halfway done with your first year. You've made it past all of the nervousness and uncertainty that comes with the first semester of college so now you can be comfortable during the spring semester.

Read More...

Three Places to Grab a Used Instrument in Bucks County

Posted on February 15, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

Playing an instrument is the perfect way to spend time in between studying and attending classes. You may even be involved in a club or a band. However, instruments can be expensive, especially on a college student's budget. If you're looking for an instrument near Delaware Valley University, you're in luck.

Read More...

Tips for Students Starting College Spring Semester

Posted on February 12, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

Starting college in the spring is slightly different than starting in the fall. There are many reasons that students choose to start classes in the spring, whether they preferred some more time between high school and college, or are transferring from another institution. Regardless of the reason, it's best to be as prepared as possible.

Read More...

Cheers from Gloucester, England!

Posted on February 11, 2016 by Eliza DiTomasso ’17.

My name is Eliza DiTomasso and this spring I will be studying at Hartpury College in the beautiful countryside of Gloucestershire County. As one of five DelVal students this semester taking part in this exchange, I truly am looking forward to the vast knowledge and adventures that await us.

Read More...

What to Do if You Want to Change Majors

Posted on February 11, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

Changing your major is a big decision and requires a great deal of thought and consideration. It's not always the easiest process, but if you truly believe there's another academic program you should be involved in, it will be worth the extra effort.

Read More...

Tips to Do Valentine’s Day on a Student Budget

Posted on February 9, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

If you're looking to do something romantic for your sweetheart on Valentine's Day but don't have expendable income to spend on stereotypical dates or gifts, don't give up! There are plenty of creative activities you can do or gifts you can get for a low price or nothing at all. Your date will appreciate the thought and effort that you put into the day than what you spent on it.
Check out these ways to do Valentine's Day on a student budget.

Read More...

The Best Types of Part-Time Jobs for College Students

Posted on February 8, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

As a full-time college student, you may find it difficult to find time to balance class, studying and fun, let alone hold a job. But if you're looking to make some money to either pay for classes or just for spending money, there are part-time jobs that can work for you.
Keep reading to find out which part-time jobs are best for college students at Delaware Valley University.

Read More...

The Four Things Every Senior Undergrad Should Do During Their Last Semester

Posted on February 5, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

It's the final stretch - your very last semester as an undergraduate student. You've accomplished so much over the past several years and now graduation is only a few short months away. You'll be a graduate before you know it, so make sure you spend your last semester reflecting and celebrating your time in college.

To help you get started on your own to-do list, we've put together our own list of things every senior undergrad should do during their last semester.

Read More...

Should I Study Abroad in College? The Benefits of Education Over Seas

Posted on February 4, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

Studying abroad is an experience that allows students to take classes as part of their major and academic program, while also giving them the opportunity to travel and be immersed in a different culture.
If you've been considering studying abroad, it's best to be as informed as possible. Here is some information to help make your decision easier.

Read More...

Do You Know Why We Celebrate Presidents’ Day?

Posted on February 3, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

Presidents' Day is recognized as a national holiday that is celebrated on the third Monday in February. But as you enjoyed the day off of school, did you ever wonder why we celebrate Presidents' Day? Find out how this holiday came about.

Read More...

How to Get Involved in DelVal’s Clubs and Student Organizations

Posted on January 22, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

Now that the spring semester is underway, it’s the perfect opportunity for you to check out all the clubs and organizations that Delaware Valley University has to offer. DelVal students have more than 70 student organizations ranging in all types of fun. With this vast offering, you’re sure to find something that will provide lots of entertainment.

Read More...

5 Things to Do During Syllabus Week to Get Ahead

Posted on January 21, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

As winter break comes to a close and classes start back up again, it’s important that you regain focus after the few weeks you’ve had off. It can be easy to get lazy during syllabus week, but this will only end up hurting you in the weeks to come. By taking control of syllabus week, you could be taking control of the entire semester. Find out more about how you can get ahead during syllabus week at Delaware Valley University.

Read More...

How to Take Advantage of DelVal’s Resources in the New Year

Posted on January 20, 2016 by Delaware Valley University .

Delaware Valley University has numerous resources aimed at assisting students achieve their goals and navigate through the semester seamlessly. However, not all students are aware of these outstanding resources that DelVal has to offer.
Find out more about DelVal’s resources and how they can benefit you in the New Year.

Read More...

Best Places on the DelVal Campus to Relax

Posted on January 19, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

The key to relaxing after a long day of classes, a particularly challenging exam or a stressful week is to find the perfect place with an atmosphere that allows you to unwind and refocus. Delaware Valley University has plenty of areas that allow you to clear your mind and breathe freely, so that you’re prepared for the rest of the challenges the school year throws at you.
Learn more about the best places on the DelVal campus to relax.

Read More...