Sun, Sand, and a Summer Internship

Posted on May 27, 2014 by Madison Moore '15, media and communication student.

500 hours of internship experience.

Such an overwhelming number to see as a Delaware Valley College undergrad, and it seemed impossible to achieve in just four years.

Over the past three years, I have found a few things that have made me successful with landing internships that have boosted my resume, strengthened my skills, and have allowed me to make long lasting connections with professionals for my future career.


College receives approval for doctoral degree

Posted on May 20, 2014 by Dr. Bashar Hanna, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty.

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) has approved Delaware Valley College’s request to launch a doctoral degree in educational leadership. The Ed.D. will have two tracks -- a K-12 track and a higher education track.  Enthusiasm for the doctoral degree has been high and more than 35 candidates have submitted an application to enroll in fall 2014.


Commencement then and now

Posted on May 14, 2014 by Dr. Kim Long, dean of the School of Business and Humanities.

As we prepare to watch another class of students walk across the stage and shake hands, it’s easy start focusing on the mechanics (“How do I pronounce this name?”). Then a student emails you, asking about something related to the ceremony, and you remember that hundreds of lives are about to change in a major way. You are about to be part of a significant milestone in students’ lives, and it takes you back to your own college days.


A year after graduating from DelVal

Posted on May 6, 2014 by Emily Meagher ’13.

With graduation fast approaching and all of the current seniors ready to spread their wings, I wanted to take a minute to express my gratitude and let you know what an impact the Equine Studies program has had on my first year in the ‘real world.’

Exactly four days after graduating from Delaware Valley College, I hopped on a plane and traveled to Colorado to work as a Wrangler at North Fork Dude and Guest Ranch.  A high school dream turned into a reality, I was truly excited to step away from the stress of college and slow my pace for a summer.  Sit on a horse all day and talk to guests while riding breath-taking trails in the Rocky Mountains? Anyone can handle that.  What I didn’t realize was how applicable my equine studies courses would be, even in such an alternate universe within the equine industry.