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December 12, 2017

Delaware Valley University Students Compete in Dairy Challenge

Eight DelVal students gained hands-on experience in the dairy industry through the competition.

December 6, 2017

Delaware Valley University to Celebrate Its First Doctoral Graduates

On Sunday, Dec. 10, DelVal will honor the first students to graduate from the University’s Doctor of Education program.

November 30, 2017

Chinese Researchers Visit Delaware Valley University

A group of 15 researchers from China visited campus to discuss the science of agriculture Nov. 28.

November 28, 2017

Delaware Valley University Presents Annual Holiday Concert

Delaware Valley University will offer a free holiday concert, which will be performed on Dec. 3 and Dec. 4.

November 27, 2017

DelVal program allows high schools to offer university-level courses

DelVal signed agreements with Solebury School and Owen J. Roberts High School that allow students to start their bachelor’s degrees early.

November 8, 2017

DelVal to Offer New Rock ’N’ Roll Elective

A lineup of famous musicians is scheduled to Skype with the music history class.

November 7, 2017

Navigating Parenting in High-Conflict Divorces

Dr. Matt Mutchler recently published a peer-reviewed article on helping to minimize the impact of high-conflict divorces on children.

November 2, 2017

Call for Chapters: Teaching about Controversial Topics

Two DelVal faculty members are seeking chapter submissions for a new book on teaching about controversial topics.

October 25, 2017

Delaware Valley University Adds Five New Trustees

Among the new board members is the first student representative.

October 24, 2017

‘Stewardship Challenges in Penn’s Woods’

The One Health series will present a seminar on conservation of wildlife habitats on Oct. 31.

October 20, 2017

Turf students will install a new irrigation system on campus

The turf management students will install a new irrigation system for the University’s putting green as a class project.

October 19, 2017

Octavius Catto Film Screening and Discussion

Join DelVal on Thursday, Oct. 26 to meet some of the key players behind the Octavius Catto documentary and monument.

October 17, 2017

DelVal receives beekeeping equipment donation

The Irish Brothers Bee Farm donated the equipment in memory of its founder and former president, Paul R. Sullivan.

October 16, 2017

Speaker will discuss nonprofit leadership at DelVal

Ifeoma Aduba, a nonprofit leader, will speak at Delaware Valley University on Oct. 19, as part of the Watson Executive-In-Residence Program.

October 11, 2017

The Equine Industry’s $670 Million Economic Impact

Delaware Valley University released a new study on Oct. 10 on the equine industry’s economic impact in Southeastern Pennsylvania.

October 10, 2017

Planting Seeds of Hope for Puerto Rico’s Farmers

Delaware Valley University is helping collect seeds to replant farmland that was devastated by Hurricane Maria.

October 6, 2017

Delaware Valley University Honors Former USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack

Vilsack met with students on campus before receiving the University’s Krauskopf Medal.

October 5, 2017

DelVal students to offer wildlife classes for kids

Parents can sign students up for “Environmental Explorers” at no cost through Oct. 12.

October 4, 2017

Coming Up Roses

Rachel Burlington '11 is the new curator of the International Rose Test Garden.

October 2, 2017

Learn About Raising Chickens for Farm Fresh Eggs

DelVal’s Food Systems Institute is hosting an event on egg production on Oct. 7.

September 28, 2017

Delaware Valley University to Honor Former USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack

Vilsack will meet with students on campus on Oct. 5 before receiving the University’s Krauskopf Medal.

September 20, 2017

DelVal MBA Alumnus Makes ‘Forty Under 40’ List

Sam Kieffer ’12 (MBA) has been named to the Central Penn Business Journal’s 2017 “Forty Under 40” list.

September 19, 2017

Suicide prevention conference to be held at DelVal

The Lenape Valley Foundation will host a suicide prevention conference at DelVal on Monday, Oct. 9.

September 13, 2017

‘Food as a Tool of Diplomacy and as a Weapon of War’

Dr. Maria Velez de Berliner will present a lecture on food’s role in war and peace on Thursday, Sept. 28.

September 8, 2017

DelVal welcomes its most diverse class

The University more than tripled its population of new international students.

August 30, 2017

Molly Lichtner ’17 selected for Woodrow Wilson teaching fellowship

The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation selected Lichtner for the highly competitive WW Georgia Teaching Fellows program.

August 29, 2017

Mesa Lifestyle is building a tiny house at DelVal

Two of DelVal’s fall events will feature the project.

August 22, 2017

Career outcomes rate increases at DelVal

After launching the Experience360 Program, Delaware Valley University’s career outcomes rate jumped to 90.7 percent.

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.