News

August 16, 2017

DelVal to offer new organic livestock course

Rodale Institute Farm Manager Ross Duffield will teach an organic livestock management course at DelVal starting in fall 2017.

August 9, 2017

DelVal alumnus featured by SportsTurf magazine

Rob Galdieri ’09 was featured on the cover of SportsTurf magazine for winning two Sports Turf Managers Association Field of the Year awards.

August 3, 2017

Princeton Review names DelVal to ‘Best in the Northeast’ list

DelVal has been named as a top educational institution by the Princeton Review for the past eight consecutive years.

July 25, 2017

Smooth sailing on the green

A DelVal professor partners with researchers from New Zealand on new turf management research.

July 21, 2017

The gift of sight

Dr. Caitlin McQueen ’12 travels to Tanzania to give people the gift of clear vision.

July 11, 2017

PA Department of Agriculture tour visits DelVal

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s vertical farming tour highlights DelVal’s programs.

June 23, 2017

Bringing the joy of gardening to local seniors

DelVal students bring the joy of gardening to residents at a local senior care facility.

June 15, 2017

DelVal recognizes faculty for excellence in teaching

Delaware Valley University celebrates the 2017 Distinguished Faculty Member and announces faculty promotions.

June 12, 2017

Bucks Knocks Out Hunger celebrates five years of fighting hunger

Bucks Knocks Out Hunger will be held at DelVal on Friday, June 30. Volunteers needed.

June 1, 2017

DelVal mourns the loss of Herman Silverman

Herman Silverman ’40 passed away at his home on Wednesday, May 31 at the age of 97.

May 22, 2017

DelVal alumni help remember Sandy Hook Elementary victim with animal sanctuary

The group traveled to Connecticut to help build an animal sanctuary in memory of Catherine Hubbard in May.

May 15, 2017

News: Please consume responsibly

Speakers from CNN and NPR discussed news literacy and responsible journalism at DelVal this April.

May 13, 2017

Dr. Rodale encourages DelVal graduates to improve the world

Dr. Maria Rodale addressed DelVal’s Class of 2017 on Saturday, May 13.

May 11, 2017

Commencement Rain Plan

May 5, 2017

CBS 3 features DelVal’s campus in ‘Dream Drives’

CBS 3 highlighted the beauty of DelVal’s campus in its “Dream Drives” series.

May 4, 2017

DelVal signs transfer agreement with Cecil College

The agreement will allow students from Maryland to easily transfer into bachelor’s degree programs at DelVal in Pennsylvania.

May 4, 2017

DelVal students participate in food science conference

Eight DelVal students participated in the Student Outreach Program of the Pennsylvania Manufacturing Confectioner's conference in April.

May 3, 2017

DelVal and Cumberland County College sign transfer agreement

DelVal and Cumberland County College officially signed a transfer articulation agreement today.

May 3, 2017

DelVal students selected for 2017 Philadelphia Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Scholarships

The DelVal recipients were honored at a ceremony in Philadelphia in April.

May 1, 2017

DelVal team excels in North American 
Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge

DelVal students gained hands-on experience by participating in Dairy Challenge.

April 28, 2017

Montgomery County Community College expands partnership with Delaware Valley University

MCCC and DelVal signed an expanded agreement today to make transferring for a bachelor’s degree seamless and affordable.

April 28, 2017

Maria Rodale to speak at DelVal’s Commencement

Maria Rodale, CEO and Chair of Rodale, Inc., will deliver the Commencement address on Saturday, May 13.

April 27, 2017

New textbook looks at clashing views on controversial issues

Dr. Buskirk-Cohen, a DelVal faculty member, is the editor of the new edition of “Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Lifespan Development."

April 21, 2017

DelVal faculty member helps place new Toni Morrison Society bench

Dr. Stutman, who co-chairs the The Toni Morrison Society's Bench by the Road Project, will help place a bench at the Library of Congress.

April 17, 2017

DelVal student research project measures impact of therapy dogs

Two DelVal students studied the impact of therapy dogs this semester as a student research project.

April 12, 2017

Allen Childs will be the next Watson Executive-in-Residence speaker

Allen Childs, managing partner of the Doylestown Bookshop, will visit campus to talk with business students and alumni April 20.

April 7, 2017

DelVal inaugurates its first female president, Dr. Maria Gallo

Dr. Maria Gallo officially became the first female president of Delaware Valley University April 6.

April 4, 2017

DelVal to host event on the Dennis Farm

This event has been canceled. The speaker will not be able to make it to campus due to unforeseen circumstances.

March 28, 2017

DelVal names two new trustees

Dr. Jimmy Cheek and Jerry Fritz ’88 have been named to the University’s Board of Trustees.

March 24, 2017

DelVal counseling psychology students help fight child abuse

DelVal students volunteered for the Bucks County Conference on Crimes Against Children.

March 22, 2017

DelVal to celebrate the inauguration of Dr. Maria Gallo

Delaware Valley University will inaugurate the first female president in its 121-year history on April 6.

March 15, 2017

‘Fact or Fiction: Responsible Journalism and Becoming News Literate’

Brian Stelter of CNN and David Folkenflik of NPR are scheduled to speak about journalism at DelVal April 5.

March 15, 2017

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

In observance, the University will host a discussion on racial inequality and the prison system on March 21.

March 2, 2017

DelVal opens a new Small Business and Entrepreneurship Center

The Center will provide services to help launch startups and grow existing small businesses.

March 2, 2017

Inspire girls to pursue STEM careers

The #girlSTEM conference, which will be held May 18 at Delaware Valley University, is seeking presenters.

February 24, 2017

Employer partnerships help students afford higher education

DelVal is growing its list of employer partners to offer more affordable access to education for workers.

February 21, 2017

DelVal trustee funds the University’s first endowed professorship

Recent gift brings fund to $3 million-level to endow professorship.

February 20, 2017

DelVal students win awards

Delaware Valley University students took home awards for showing animals at the Pennsylvania Farm Show.

February 14, 2017

A-Day wins award

A-Day has been selected as Zone 4 Fair of the Year.

February 8, 2017

DelVal student earns Pennsylvania Farm Show scholarship

Heather Oeltjen-Bruns '19 was selected for a Pennsylvania Farm Show scholarship.

February 8, 2017

One Health Seminar Series presents, ‘Marine Sustainable Solutions’

Join DelVal on Feb. 13 for a discussion about protecting coral reefs and marine life.

February 7, 2017

DelVal announces spring 2017 concerts

DelVal will host three spring concerts, which are open to the community at no cost.

February 6, 2017

This class rocks

DelVal students Skype with music icons in Classic Rock, a new honors elective.

February 6, 2017

DelVal announces Black History Month events

DelVal will host a speaker and a panel discussion this month, which are open to the surrounding community.

February 2, 2017

Dr. David D. Timony selected as a keynote speaker for ‘Unity in Diversity’

Dr. Timony will speak at an event that will bring parents and educators together to discuss innovative ways to improve college readiness.

February 2, 2017

Last Lecture: ‘Genesis vs. The Big Bang’

Alpha Lambda Delta hosts the ‘Last Lecture’ with Michael Tabachnick, a Delaware Valley University professor of physics.

January 23, 2017

DelVal professor to present at turf conference

Dr. Doug Linde has been selected as a presenter for the 2017 Golf Course Superintendents Association of America Education Conference.​

January 13, 2017

DelVal student helps family of young girl with cancer

Colton Zundel ’19 will donate a portion of his Pennsylvania Farm Show earnings to the family of a little girl with stomach cancer.

December 21, 2016

Beijing Polytechnic College students visit Delaware Valley University

A group of 50 Chinese students from the Beijing Polytechnic College visited campus Dec. 19 as part of a potential new partnership.

December 21, 2016

DelVal seeks nominations for the Krauskopf Medal

Nominate individuals who have had a positive impact on society by Jan. 31.

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!