News

December 17, 2012

DelVal appoints director of its new Roth Center for Sustainable Agriculture

DelVal alumnus Kristin Hulshart has been appointed as the new director of DelVal’s Roth Center for Sustainable Agriculture.

December 6, 2012

DelVal to host Nursery Landscape Conference

The Penn State Cooperative Extension Nursery Landscape Conference committee will host their annual Nursery Landscape Conference at DelVal.

December 4, 2012

Student ambassadors selected to represent the science of agriculture

They will educate the public, encourage youth to go into agriculture, and highlight how agriculture will help solve global problems.

November 9, 2012

W.W. Smith Charitable Trust awards $68,000 in scholarships for DelVal students

On Nov. 7, the College held a luncheon to honor this year’s 34 scholarship recipients and thank the trust for its generosity.

November 8, 2012

Delaware Valley College student launches backpack drive to help kids displaced by Sandy

Help students without necessary supplies for school, including backpacks, notebooks, and pencils.

November 8, 2012

DelVal to dedicate a campus veterans center in Janet Manion’s honor at its Veterans Day celebration

The celebration is being organized by the Class of 2015.

October 25, 2012

Delaware Valley College to host event for American Association of University Administrators

The seminar will focus on, “New Disruptive Forces in Higher Education: Challenges and Opportunities.”

October 25, 2012

DelVal presents a forum on ‘Black Identity in the Films of Spike Lee’

The College’s Dr. Wilbert Turner Jr. will be speaking about Spike Lee's films Nov. 6. Lee's films are showing on campus leading up to the event.

October 19, 2012

Distinguished Lecturer Series welcomes Dr. Robert J. Marzano

As a part of Delaware Valley College’s Distinguished Lecturer Series, Dr. Marzano will present “The Art and Science of Teaching” Nov. 6.

October 11, 2012

DelVal student, FFA member recognized at the Keystone International Livestock Exposition

DelVal sophomore Melissa Long was one of four Pennsylvania 4-H and FFA students who were awarded scholarships from the Pennsylvania Livestock Association during the 56th Keystone International Livestock Exposition Opening Ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 4, at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center.

October 9, 2012

DelVal’s Athletic Director caps off a 45-year career with the College

Frank Wolfgang is in his final year at Delaware Valley College.

October 5, 2012

The momentum is building: Supporting a bold vision

Delaware Valley College receives more than $40 million in support of its move toward university status and announces a $50 million goal.

October 2, 2012

Former C.B. Superintendent Dr. Robert Laws to help develop DelVal’s first doctoral program

Dr. Robert Laws joined DelVal Oct. 1.

September 28, 2012

Delaware Valley College breaks ground on the Life Sciences Building

A historic moment for Delaware Valley College and a dramatic step forward.

September 12, 2012

DelVal is named to U.S. News & World Report’s ‘Best Colleges’ list

Delaware Valley College has been named as a top college by U.S. News & World Report for the tenth consecutive year.

September 12, 2012

Delaware Valley College dean recognized for outstanding service in agriculture

Russell Redding, dean of agriculture and environmental sciences, was recently named as an Honorary Master Farmer.

August 30, 2012

DelVal mosquito experts weigh in on the West Nile Virus hitting Bucks County

Two DelVal biology faculty members offer some insight on steps to reduce the risk of contracting the virus, as well as the insect that carries it.

August 30, 2012

Delaware Valley College adds graduate programs in counseling psychology and policy studies

Programs in counseling psychology and policy studies will be available for fall 2013 enrollment.

August 29, 2012

Delaware Valley College named to The Princeton Review’s list of Best Colleges in the Northeast

For the third consecutive year, DelVal has been named as one of the best colleges in the Northeast by The Princeton Review.

August 27, 2012

DelVal’s literary magazine is accepting submissions for its annual art and writing contest

Winners receive cash prizes and are recognized at the College's annual Gleaner Gala.

August 3, 2012

Nicole Hood awarded first Pennsylvania Dairy Promotion Program dairy science scholarship

The Pennsylvania Dairy Promotion Program has awarded DelVal student Nicole Hood the 2012 Dairy Science Scholarship.

August 2, 2012

Buying textbooks gets a little easier for DelVal students

Delaware Valley College’s bookstore introduces a feature that shows students competitors' prices.

July 25, 2012

DelVal’s Life Sciences Building is moving towards a fall groundbreaking

The College is planning to break ground on the project in October, with the goal of having full use of the building by January 2014.

July 17, 2012

DelVal hosts a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to celebrate its new 99-space parking lot

The College partnered with Doylestown Township to create a new parking lot, which will provide additional parking for college and community events.

July 12, 2012

DelVal faculty member selected to participate in an international green chemistry conference

Melissa Langston, Ph.D., a faculty member in DelVal’s chemistry department will travel to Italy for the Gordon Research Conference on Green Chemistry.

July 12, 2012

DelVal faculty member participates in an international green chemistry conference

Melissa Langston, Ph.D., a faculty member in DelVal’s chemistry department, traveled to Italy for the Gordon Research Conference on Green Chemistry.

July 3, 2012

Delaware Valley College creates a new Center for Sustainable Agriculture

The Center will anchor the College’s new specialization in sustainable agriculture systems and support research, partnerships and community education.

June 29, 2012

DelVal Faculty Member Appointed Examiner for the 2012 Baldrige National Quality Award

Dr. Imad Benjelloun, a DelVal mathematics faculty member, has been appointed to the 2012 Board of Examiners for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.

June 28, 2012

DelVal welcomes new arrivals from Purdue University

Colony of Allegheny woodrats will contribute to wildlife and small animal science education and the genetic diversity of the state’s native woodrat populations.

June 28, 2012

“Weekend of Sax” raises funds to support local music education programs

MATCOR, Inc. recently presented donations of over $2600 each to the Community Conservatory and the Delaware Valley College Music Program.

June 14, 2012

DelVal’s Sports Information Director is recognized for excellence in feature writing

Matt Levy beat out competitors from all levels of the NCAA in his district in a sports writing contest.

June 14, 2012

DelVal’s turf management students land prestigious internships and jobs

The turf program is producing students who are landing competitive internships and the entire turf management class of 2012 had jobs before graduation.

June 13, 2012

A member of DelVal’s class of 2012 creates a rooftop garden in Haiti for his senior project

He will present the project at the Greater Philadelphia Symposium on Haitian Service on June 23.

June 7, 2012

Chair of Delaware Valley College’s Education Department completes an education policy fellowship

Katie Kennedy-Reilly completed a 10-month fellowship with The Education Policy and Leadership Center.

June 5, 2012

Delaware Valley College receives a grant to fund cover crop research

As part of the grant, four DelVal students were hired to help Professor of Agronomy and Environmental Sciences Larry Hepner with the project.

May 30, 2012

Nature article puts spotlight on liquid-crystal work by DelVal professor

Recent computational work by Dr. Ed Sambriski, professor of chemistry, has been published in the journal Nature.

May 23, 2012

DelVal students help the Make-A-Wish Foundation send a local girl to Hawaii

DelVal's annual fundraiser for Make-A-Wish raised $1200 this year, which will go towards a trip to Hawaii for a girl from New Hope.

May 21, 2012

Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley tells the class of 2012 to be extraordinary

DelVal celebrated its 113th Commencement on Saturday, May 19.

May 21, 2012

Deborah Dailey named as associate vice president

Delaware Valley College has named Deborah Dailey as the college’s new associate vice president for research, planning, and accreditation.

May 10, 2012

DelVal students travel to Harrisburg for Pennsylvania Farm Bureau’s Legislative Day

Students met with state legislators and discussed legislation that affects farmers.

May 7, 2012

DelVal professor, equine breeding center manager, to retire after 42 years

Dr. Fredrick Hofsaess, distinguished professor of animal science and manager of the Markovitz Standardbred Breeding Facility, will retire this month after 42 years with Delaware Valley College.

May 7, 2012

Delaware Valley College plants for the future, opening a new, educational orchard

The orchard, which is on the college's Doylestown campus, displays three different planting systems on three different rootstocks.

May 7, 2012

Bucks County Bank’s $2,500 scholarship at Delaware Valley College awarded to Julie Burnell

Burnell was selected because of her academic accomplishments and her contributions to the local community.

May 3, 2012

Community Inclusion Forum to be held at DelVal

A forum on creating inclusive communities for people with psychiatric disabilities to be held at DelVal May 24.

May 3, 2012

DelVal students to host second annual Wrestle for a Wish fundraiser for Make-A-Wish

Last year, the students raised about $800 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, which grants wishes for kids with life threatening medical conditions.

April 30, 2012

Sustainability specialization coming soon at Delaware Valley College

Students in DelVal's Natural Resources and Biosystems Management department will be able to specialize in Sustainable Agriculture Systems starting in fall 2012.

April 30, 2012

DelVal President Dr. Joseph Brosnan honored with an Excellence in Education award

Dr. Brosnan was recently recognized for the transformational changes that took place under his leadership.

April 20, 2012

Conference to promote healthy choices for youth to be held at DelVal

More than 250 middle and high school students and their advisors will come to DelVal to participate in a conference in May.

April 19, 2012

DelVal students host their first annual Meat in the Middle day

Students from DelVal's Block and Bridle chapter held an educational event about meat on April 19.

April 17, 2012

delval.edu Website Redesign

We're redesigning our website from the ground up.

April 16, 2012

DelVal students compete in the 11th annual Dairy Challenge, taking fourth in their section

Teams of students put their knowledge to the test by analyzing and providing recommendations for dairies.

April 12, 2012

CEO Lawrence Cohen speaks to DelVal students about his bumpy journey to success

DelVal’s twelfth Thomas W. Watson Executive-in-Residence was Lawrence Cohen, CEO of IVD Solutions, LLC.

April 11, 2012

DelVal celebrates its history and top students at Founders’ Day ceremony

This year, two seniors Darla Romberger and Zachary Gihorski tied for the most prestigious student award.

April 10, 2012

Delaware Valley College selects the founding dean for its School of Business and Humanities

Dr. Kim Martin Long will join the college on July 16.

April 9, 2012

A CEO will share career lessons with DelVal students

Lawrence Cohen, a CEO with international experience in the medical devices and diagnostics field will be the college's Executive-in-Residence.

April 4, 2012

DelVal students travel to Ireland over spring break to learn about the dairy industry

A group of 27 students and three faculty members traveled to Ireland in March.

April 3, 2012

DelVal students present with a faculty member at a national psychology conference

Five counseling psychology students traveled with Dr. Audrey Ervin to California to participate in the Association for Women in Psychology conference.

April 2, 2012

DelVal students attend events and conferences about the floral design industry

Members of the Floral Society, a student club, visited Massachusetts and Philadelphia in March to attend educational events and network.

March 23, 2012

DelVal Honors Students Travel to South America to Study Peruvian History and Culture

DelVal Honors students participate in interesting, interdisciplinary colloquia taught by the college’s best faculty and engage in independent exploration and enrichment activities.

March 15, 2012

Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor Jim Cawley to speak at Commencement

Honorary degrees will be awarded to Lieutenant Governor Jim Cawley, Janet Manion and Rita Marini.

March 9, 2012

Academic Leadership Forum held at The Philadelphia International Flower Show for alumni

Delaware Valley College alumni gathered for a networking reception and an Academic Leadership Forum at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia Friday, March 9.

March 8, 2012

DelVal’s exhibit at the Philadelphia International Flower Show wins multiple awards

DelVal's exhibit, "The World Beneath Our Feet," won three flower show awards including an award for displays with exceptional educational merit.

March 7, 2012

DelVal counseling psychology faculty member presents at an international conference

Dr. Allison Buskirk-Cohen, an assistant professor of counseling psychology at Delaware Valley College, presented at the Oxford Round Table Childhood Education Conference.

March 6, 2012

Delaware Valley College promotes six faculty members granting tenure to three

Six faculty members were approved for promotions and three of the six were also approved for tenure.

March 2, 2012

Delaware Valley College appoints an alumnus and CEO to its Board of Trustees

DelVal appointed Laura Owen, a CEO, and an alumnus of DelVal’s business administration program, to its Board of Trustees.

March 1, 2012

Social justice educator to speak as part of DelVal’s LGBTQ week

Jessica Pettitt, a social justice educator, is scheduled to speak at DelVal. The event is free and open to the public.

February 24, 2012

Delaware Valley College signs a new agreement with Harrisburg Area Community College

Delaware Valley College signed a new 2+2 dual admission agreement that will give HACC students the opportunity to complete a DelVal bachelor’s degree in business without leaving the Harrisburg area.

February 18, 2012

DelVal students come in a close second to Penn State for the overall NESA competition

Students competed in oral presentations, livestock judging, and a quiz bowl. DelVal took first place in oral presentations and livestock judging and took second place overall, losing to Penn State by only seven points.

February 14, 2012

Teaching Philadelphia students technology and Spanish at the same time

Bethany Rickard prepared for a rewarding career in teaching through DelVal's Teacher Certification Internship Program.

February 10, 2012

Study finds DelVal had the highest percent increase in endowments

Out of 823 U.S. colleges and universities, DelVal had the highest percent increase.

February 3, 2012

DelVal partners with the community to host a hunger forum and announces a new charitable garden

DelVal announced that land on its Doylestown campus will be dedicated as a charitable garden to supply fresh food for local food pantries.

January 27, 2012

DelVal partners with the community to host a hunger forum

DelVal and The Hunger Nutrition Coalition of Bucks County will cohost an event on hunger.

January 3, 2012

Nursery/ Landscape Conference to be held at DelVal

DelVal students have the opportunity to attend a free conference about the industry this Thursday, Jan. 5!