National Angus Convention

Posted on November 29, 2018 by Bob Brown, animal science instructor.

The 2018 National Angus Convention and Trade Show in Columbus, Ohio drew in a crowd of nearly 2,000 cattle producers, industry professionals, Angus breeders and also included 12 students from Delaware Valley University for a three-day event.

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Delaware Valley University’s Student Writing Conference

Posted on November 26, 2018 by Caitlin O’Brien '19, a Delaware Valley University counseling psychology major.

On Nov. 14, 2018, students of all majors came together to present their writing. The conference was brought together by many staff members from the English, counseling psychology, and plant science departments in collaboration with the library. There were many different panels regarding various styles of writing, including science writing, personal essays, analytical/research essays, and poetry and short stories. While I couldn’t attend all of the sessions, I was able to attend two of the panels.

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Attending the 91st National FFA Convention and Expo

Posted on November 19, 2018 by Josh Loew '20, a Delaware Valley University biology major .

Currently, I serve as the State FFA President for the New Jersey FFA Association. I attended the 91st National FFA Convention and Expo in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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Hold On, You Matter: A Suicide Prevention Walk

Posted on November 16, 2018 by Caitlin O’Brien ’19, a Delaware Valley University counseling psychology major.

On Saturday, Nov. 3, a group from Delaware Valley University joined many in the Bucks County community to come together for an important cause: to raise awareness of and reduce the stigma towards mental illness.

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Moving Beyond Blind Party Allegiance

Posted on November 4, 2018 by By Chris Handy, Delaware Valley University Master in Public Policy (MPP) student.

It is our honor as U.S. citizens to vote for our vision of the future. Whoever you vote for this coming Election Day stay informed and vote for country over party.

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How Interning Helps Prepare You for Grad School

Posted on October 18, 2018 by By Jazmin A. Markey ’19, a Delaware Valley University animal science major.

I have four potential grad school offers as a result of my internship experience this summer. Interning helped me make connections and decide what my specialization would be going into grad school. 

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Photo Slideshow: Horticulture Club Hosts Hot Pepper Tasting

Posted on October 4, 2018 by Campus Communications.

The Delaware Valley University Horticulture Club hosted a hot pepper tasting on Sept. 29 to teach the public about plant breeding. Guests were invited to sample hot peppers that will be used to create the "DelVal Reaper." Students are using the plant breeding garden on campus to breed peppers for spice. 

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Parenting and the #MeToo Movement

Posted on October 1, 2018 by Dr. Kathy Wu, assistant professor of counseling psychology .

One of the most important lessons to be learned from the #MeToo movement is that we, as a society, need to reduce the shame associated with talking about sexual victimization, and that prevention has to start from a young age. 

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Studying Wildlife in the Amazon Rainforest

Posted on September 28, 2018 by Samantha Slevens, a Delaware Valley University biology major who is specializing in zoology .

I signed up for an abroad program in the middle of the Amazon Rainforest and my expectations were to be uncomfortable, stressed and a little bit hungry. I have never been so wrong. Every night, I gather a group of friends to explore the campus in search of awesome bugs and wildlife. During the days we have homework, we do it together and discuss scientific papers with people who have various sets of knowledge. I’m the bug/frog/reptile girl but we have a mammal girl, many plant girls, ecology girls, anthropology girls and one mushroom-loving “fungi” named Henry (see what I did there).
 

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Spending a Week in the Life of a Veterinary School Student at Penn Vet

Posted on September 20, 2018 by Morgan Harvey '19, Delaware Valley University Animal Science Major.

The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine is a world-renowned hospital devoted to improving the lives of all animals. This summer, I was fortunate enough to be accepted into their Summer VETS (Veterinary Exploration Through Science) program and had the opportunity to learn a lot about the school itself and the field of veterinary medicine. During my week-long stay at the veterinary school, I had the chance to experience firsthand what it is like to be a student at Penn Vet. We had two days of clinical rotations where I observed radiology and emergency services, and the other days were spent either in the classroom or on tours of the University’s facilities.

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My Experience with Experiential Learning

Posted on July 31, 2018 by By Michael A. Longacre ’19, counseling psychology major.

For my Child Development class, our final project was to create a children’s storybook to present to children at the library in Doylestown. Throughout this course, we learned the intricacies of a child’s physical, cognitive, and behavioral development from birth to adolescence. 

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Why Being Involved on Campus Can Help Your Career

Posted on April 26, 2018 by By Brandyn Berean ’19, Delaware Valley University business major.

Yes, employers are still looking for what skills you have that are relevant to the position, but employers are actually also interested in what you’re doing outside of the classroom or office. 

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How Interning with ReminderMedia is Helping Me Grow as a Young Professional

Posted on April 19, 2018 by By Alexandro Forero ’18, Delaware Valley University business major.

This spring, I am interning with a company called ReminderMedia, in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, in a sales support position. I am interning to gain a better understanding of my strengths and weaknesses. I also think interning will help me choose which area of business I would like to pursue for my career. 
 

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Master of Public Policy (MPP) Students Help Local Nonprofits Through a New Delaware Valley University Course

Posted on April 18, 2018 by By Harry Baturin, a Delaware Valley University faculty member .

This month, Delaware Valley University Master of Public Policy (MPP) students completed their clinical projects in their Non-profit Organizations Policy, Governance and Practice Course, which I teach at the University. A central part of the Course is its clinical component in which students help their assigned organizations in areas such as reviewing and updating policy statements, formatting and preparing sponsorship packets, fine-tuning mission statements, administering and developing community development projects and youth outreach programs, and assisting with grant research.  

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Helping People Through Grief at My Place for Peace

Posted on April 12, 2018 by Amelia Vanden Berghe ’18, Delaware Valley University counseling psychology major.

During the spring 2018 semester at Delaware Valley University, I interned with My Place for Peace, with a psychologist who specializes in dealing with grief, both in adults and children. I chose this position because post-graduation I would like to pursue a career as a child life specialist, working with pediatric oncology patients.

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How Real-World Experience Makes You Employable

Posted on February 19, 2018 by Nico Sferra '17, a DelVal business alumnus .

As a student, getting good grades is important, but equally important is proving to future employers that you actually learned something in class by completing meaningful internships and demonstrating you can think critically beyond academia.

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