News

December 7, 2016

The history final is taking on new forms at DelVal

Instead of a traditional research paper, students turned in a documentary, websites and a design for a memorial garden this semester.

December 2, 2016

DelVal students participate in Dairy Challenge

Nine students from Delaware Valley University participated in the 2016 Northeast Regional Dairy Challenge Nov. 3 through Nov. 5.

December 1, 2016

Dining hall serves campus harvest

Parkhurst Dining, Delaware Valley University's dining services provider, is incorporating food grown on campus into the menu items.

November 30, 2016

Pennsylvania’s private colleges and universities more affordable today than five years ago

AICUP compared the average net tuition and fees students receiving financial aid paid to attend private, nonprofit schools.

November 29, 2016

Holiday Concerts

DelVal is hosting Holiday Concerts Dec. 4 and Dec. 6. Events will feature a unique array of music for the season.

November 28, 2016

We need a little controversy… in the classroom

At a national conference this March, two DelVal faculty members will present about bringing controversial topics into classroom discussions.

November 21, 2016

Catching melanoma before it kills

A DelVal faculty member has published research on improving accuracy when distinguishing between benign and malignant tumors.

November 18, 2016

Dr. Tanya Casas named interim dean of business and humanities

Dr. Tanya Casas will start as interim dean Jan. 1, 2017.

November 17, 2016

Hunger in Your Neighborhood

On Monday, Nov. 28, DelVal is hosting a panel discussion featuring leaders who are fighting hunger in the local area.

November 8, 2016

DelVal receives a $63,500 grant for scholarships

The W.W. Smith Charitable Trust grant provided scholarships for 18 DelVal students this fall.

November 7, 2016

DelVal to host accounting career day

FBI Special Agent Bob Loughney will be speaking to about 80 local high school students at the event on Nov. 15.

October 27, 2016

Delaware Valley University reports largest enrollment in its history

Total enrollment at DelVal is the highest it has ever been in the University’s 120‐year history.

October 25, 2016

Gregory Krug ’77 selected as Watson speaker

Krug will present a lecture entitled “Circle of Success,” on campus Oct. 27.

October 24, 2016

DelVal to host a forum about the 2016 Presidential Election

Dr. Jeffrey Carroll will be a guest speaker at the forum, which will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 4:30 p.m.

October 13, 2016

DelVal announces new Board officers

Delaware Valley University's Board elected its new officers at the annual fall meeting.

October 13, 2016

DelVal to host Farm to Table dinner

Join Delaware Valley University on Oct. 20 for an elegant Farm to Table dinner supporting the Hope of the Harvest charitable garden.

October 13, 2016

Restoring Nature’s Relationships

Dr. Doug Tallamy, a renowned author, will speak about "Restoring Nature's Relationships" at the University on Thursday, Oct. 27.

October 11, 2016

A New ‘King’ — New, Gigantic, Ancient Armored Fish Discovered

Dr. Jason Downs, a DelVal biology faculty member, is the lead author of a paper describing a new, gigantic, ancient armored fish.

October 5, 2016

Veterans Day Observance at DelVal

Join DelVal Nov. 10 to watch and discuss "Ground Operations," a documentary about military veterans who enter careers in agriculture.

September 27, 2016

DelVal partners with aquaponics company

Delaware Valley University has a new aquaponics system to use in classes and research thanks to Symbiotic Aquaponic.

September 26, 2016

DelVal welcomes students from Denmark

Delaware Valley University has 23 students visiting from Denmark. The students arrived Sept. 14 and will be staying through Sept. 29.

September 22, 2016

DelVal food science student earns candy industry scholarship

Hannah Vezzetti ’17 was selected for a candy industry scholarship from a group of 60 students from 29 different schools.

September 20, 2016

How ‘mean girls’ are made

A DelVal psychology faculty member is in "Finding Kind," a film about girls and bullying. It will be shown on campus Tuesday, Sept. 27.

September 19, 2016

Delaware Valley University recognizes faculty for excellence

The Board of Trustees approved promotions for 10 faculty members and granted tenure to three.

September 14, 2016

The first black woman to run as a major party candidate for president

On Wednesday, Sept. 21, DelVal is hosting a screening of a film about the first black woman to run as a major party candidate for president.

September 8, 2016

Graduate career services to expand at DelVal

A new DelVal staff member will help prepare graduate students to advance in their careers.

September 6, 2016

Recruiting the next generation of agriculture teachers

DelVal is offering scholarships and on-site admission decisions for future secondary education majors at upcoming agriculture events.

September 1, 2016

DelVal students excel on the CPA Exam

DelVal was ranked sixth out the 79 schools in Pennsylvania for its student pass rate on the Certified Public Accountant Exam.

August 25, 2016

DelVal to host the Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture

Pennsylvania Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding will be speaking about successfully meeting the challenges in agriculture.

August 5, 2016

Study sheds light on gay, lesbian and bisexual youth suicide

Dr. Audrey Ervin co-authored research on factors that contribute to increased suicide risk for gay, lesbian and bisexual youth.

July 28, 2016

Marian Young ’80 selected for a 2016 Philadelphia SmartCEO Brava Award

Young is one of 40 powerhouse female business leaders who were recognized with the award.

July 26, 2016

Department of Agriculture visits DelVal

Delaware Valley University hosted a tour for a group interested in the hydroponics and aquaponics industries on Monday, July 25.

July 25, 2016

DelVal turf student prepares golf course for world’s best golfers

Nathan Horvath ’18, a turf management major, is interning for a New Jersey course that is hosting the PGA Championship.

June 17, 2016

New facility will prepare DelVal students to ‘bring home the bacon’

DelVal opened a new, $850,000 Swine Science Center on its main campus Thursday, June 16.

June 13, 2016

Pathway to College partnership

Saint Joseph High School and Delaware Valley University sign agreement  

June 7, 2016

Students get a taste of working for Ocean Spray

DelVal food science students took second place in Ocean Spray’s Student Product Development Competition.

June 6, 2016

Lansdale Catholic High School and DelVal announce partnership

Lansdale Catholic High School students will soon be able to take DelVal courses on their campus through a new partnership.

June 1, 2016

DelVal student farms organic land at Bryn Athyn College

A part of Bryn Athyn College’s campus is being farmed by a DelVal Organic Farming Program student as part of a new partnership.

May 27, 2016

DelVal and MCCC announce transfer agreement

Mercer County Community College and Delaware Valley University signed a transfer partnership agreement May 27.

May 24, 2016

#girlSTEM conference to connect over 800 girls with STEM mentors

This year’s conference includes a helicopter landing on the quad where girls will get to see an emergency medicine demonstration.

May 20, 2016

DelVal faculty members honored for excellence in teaching

DelVal selects Distinguished Faculty Member and awards professorship.

May 18, 2016

DelVal selects Jennifer Sauer as Vice President for Finance and Administration

Sauer, who is currently vice president for finance and administration at Immaculata University, will start July 18.

May 16, 2016

Dr. Timony to present at international conference

Dr. David D. Timony will present at The Innovation and Leadership in Education International Conference.

May 5, 2016

Rabbi Rebecca Dubowe to speak at DelVal’s Commencement

Dubowe, the first deaf woman to be ordained a rabbi, will address Delaware Valley University’s Class of 2016 on Saturday, May 14.

May 5, 2016

DelVal Color Guard wins The Mid-Atlantic Indoor Network championship

DelVal’s Color Guard won the championship award for the first time.

May 3, 2016

DelVal students apply real-world training at North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge

DelVal participated in the 15th Annual North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge.

April 29, 2016

Camden County College and Delaware Valley University announce transfer partnership

The schools signed an agreement allowing for the seamless transfer of Camden County College students into DelVal bachelor's degrees.

April 29, 2016

DelVal faculty member serves as poetry contest judge

Brian Lutz, a DelVal faculty member, is serving as a judge for the Main Street Voices Poetry Contest.

April 28, 2016

DelVal painters prominently featured

Work by DelVal artists is being featured in the Governor’s mansion and on benches for the Bowman’s Hill Wildlife Preserve fundraiser.

April 21, 2016

DelVal’s soil judging team takes fourth at Nationals

DelVal students earned the highest finish at Nationals for the University since 1971!

April 20, 2016

Delaware Valley University announces A-Day 2016

Join the DelVal community for this fun, annual tradition Friday, April 22 through Sunday, April 24.

April 20, 2016

Students honor DelVal President Dr. Joseph S. Brosnan

Delaware Valley University students selected Dr. Brosnan for a special Founders' Day award.

April 20, 2016

DelVal to induct students into international honor society

On Friday, April 29, the University will induct 20 students into Kappa Delta Pi, an international honor society in the field of education.

April 18, 2016

Rabbi Sussman to present a talk on DelVal’s founder

Sussman will present about Dr. Joseph Krauskopf on Thursday, April 28 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

April 15, 2016

More than $59 million raised by record-setting campaign

The ‘Realizing the Vision’ campaign brought in $59,105,659, including more than $629,000 for a new institute.

April 8, 2016

Delaware Valley University to host spring concerts

DelVal will host concerts on April 17 and May 1 featuring the University's Chorale, Jazz Band and Symphonic Band.

April 5, 2016

DelVal to host Take Back the Night

DelVal will host Take Back the Night on Thursday, April 7, as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

March 31, 2016

The DelVal Color Guard wins its division

The University’s color guard took first in its division for its diner-themed performance featuring elaborate dance and flag work.

March 22, 2016

Jeff Marshall ’00 will be the next Watson Executive-in-Residence

Marshall will present about working in marketing and advertising March 31.

March 15, 2016

Screening of ‘Fix It: Healthcare at the Tipping Point’ coming to DelVal

There will be a screening of the documentary Monday, March 21 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

March 8, 2016

DelVal’s media relations coordinator chosen for Rising Star Award

Annmarie Ely will receive the 2016 Joseph W. Donovan Young Professional/ Rising Star Award March 10.

March 3, 2016

DelVal faculty member to present research at Educators Rising

Dr. David Timony will present on promoting teacher excellence at the Educators Rising International Conference.

March 2, 2016

DelVal to host forum on trauma

The event will explore the concept of trauma, current approaches in neuroscience and the potential to heal from traumatic experiences.

February 29, 2016

Student growing zinnias hydroponically for class

Patrick McDonough ’17 is exploring growing fresh cut flowers hydroponically in Delaware Valley University’s Student Research course.

February 22, 2016

DelVal students prepare for the Philadelphia Flower Show

Delaware Valley University students are creating a living forest that guests will be able to walk through for the competition.

February 18, 2016

Delaware Valley University names first female president

Dr. Maria Gallo will become DelVal’s thirteenth president on July 1, 2016.

February 12, 2016

Kids U! Future U! summer camp scholarship contest

Kids and teens ages 7 to 16 are invited to submit videos about their future careers for a chance to win a summer camp scholarship.

February 9, 2016

More military veterans are choosing DelVal

Delaware Valley University attracted a record number of military veterans in the spring 2016 semester.

February 8, 2016

DelVal to host concert series

Community guests are invited to visit DelVal to enjoy a series of concerts this February. 

February 3, 2016

DelVal faculty member to help commemorate the first Civil Rights bus boycott

On Feb. 6, Dr. Stutman will help the Toni Morrison Society place a new historical marker at the site of the first Civil Rights bus boycott.

February 2, 2016

DelVal to host a screening and director discussion of ‘The North Star’

The film explores the true story of two men who were sheltered and aided by Bucks County Quakers during their escape from slavery.

February 1, 2016

Study abroad scholarships awarded

Six Delaware Valley University students earned Generation Study Abroad Scholarships.

January 20, 2016

DelVal bachelor’s degree completion students start classes at Delaware County Community College

The first group to enroll in the DelVal on-site bachelor’s degree completion program at the College started classes Jan. 19.

December 22, 2015

New trauma counseling course

DelVal is offering a new course, which prepares graduate counseling students to gain a nationally recognized certification in trauma care.

December 21, 2015

DelVal wrestlers and coach cleared medically after Las Vegas incident

Everyone from the DelVal group has been released from the hospital and the team will return to campus tomorrow.

December 3, 2015

DelVal mourns the loss of Elizabeth R. ‘Betty’ Diamond

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Dec. 11, in the auditorium of the University's Life Sciences Building.

December 2, 2015

‘Using Generational Theory to Rethink Higher Education’

A faculty member and a young alumna recently collaborated on research to help educators reach a different generation of college students.

November 25, 2015

DelVal announces photography contest winners

The winners of the sustainability-focused photography contest were displayed at “Land and the American Dream” Oct. 14-16.

November 16, 2015

DelVal students participate in 13th Annual Dairy Challenge

Three DelVal students gained hands-on experience in their field at the competition.

November 13, 2015

DelVal alumnus helps Team USA take first in soil judging

Stephen Geib ’15 competed in an international soil judging competition in Hungary and helped Team USA take first place.

November 9, 2015

Giving Tuesday Bucks event to be held at DelVal

Giving Tuesday is a national campaign that encourages people to make giving to charitable causes a holiday tradition.

November 9, 2015

DelVal to host Veterans Day Observance ceremony

The event is open to the public and will be held Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 4 p.m. in the Life Sciences Building.

November 6, 2015

DelVal named to the 2016 Military Friendly® Schools list

Victory Media announced its 2016 Military Friendly® Schools list Thursday, Nov. 5.

October 30, 2015

DelVal helps raise awareness about heroin use

About 100 people attended a program offered by DelVal’s counseling psychology and criminal justice programs.

October 27, 2015

Graduate enrollment up by 24 percent

DelVal has seen graduate student enrollment increase by 24 percent in its first academic year after gaining university status.

October 21, 2015

DelVal to host Military Service Day

DelVal will hold its inaugural Military Service Day during its home football game Oct. 31.

October 19, 2015

‘Heroin Kills!’ talk to be held at DelVal

DelVal will host a community education event on the heroin epidemic in Bucks County on Wednesday, Oct. 28.

October 8, 2015

DelVal to host EPADEL section meeting of the Mathematical Association of America for the first time

Join us at DelVal Nov. 14 for a day of presentations and opportunities to network with others interested in the mathematical sciences.

October 1, 2015

DelVal dean selected for Annual Achievement Award for Higher Education

The Florida Entomological Society honored Dr. Chris Tipping, interim dean of agriculture and environmental sciences, in August 2015.

September 29, 2015

Hope of the Harvest charitable garden receives $12,000

The funding, which was raised by Bucks Knocks Out Hunger 2015, will help cover costs for the charitable garden’s 2016 growing season.

September 24, 2015

‘Girl Rising’ screening and discussion

Join us Oct. 6 for a screening of an award-winning film about the fight for girls’ education.

September 22, 2015

Film screening and director discussion

Join us Thursday, Sept. 24 for a free, public screening of “Soil, Struggle and Justice: Agroecology in the Brazilian Landless Movement.”

September 17, 2015

DelVal brings bachelor’s degrees to Bucks County Community College

A new agreement allows Bucks students to complete a DelVal bachelor's degree in Newtown.

September 16, 2015

DelVal faculty member to help the Toni Morrison Society place a new Bench by the Road

Dr. Craig Stutman, who co-chairs the Toni Morrison Society’s Bench by the Road Project, will help dedicate a new bench Friday, Sept. 18.

September 15, 2015

DelVal receives a $79,000 grant for scholarships

The W.W. Smith Charitable Trust increased its support of student scholarships by $5,000 this year.

September 9, 2015

DelVal named a top school by U.S. News and Princeton Review

The University moved up in U.S. News & World Report’s list of “Best Regional Colleges” and was named to a list of best schools for veterans.

September 3, 2015

DelVal to welcome visitors from Denmark

A group of 27 students from Tradium, a college in Denmark, will visit campus Sept. 9 through Sept. 23.

August 31, 2015

DelVal gets involved in the Little League World Series

A current turf management student and a DelVal alumnus helped prepare and maintain the fields this year.

August 28, 2015

Record enrollment at new university

In its first academic year since officially becoming a university, DelVal began the semester with its highest enrollment in almost 20 years.

August 26, 2015

DelVal alumnus to be honored in Forty Under 40 class

Alexander Cistone ’07, will be honored by the Central Penn Business Journal for his professional achievements Oct. 12.