The Best Places to Eat Off Campus

Posted on October 17, 2019 by Michelle Glitzer '20, marketing and communications intern.

As someone who has lived in the Doylestown area her whole life, I’ve become familiar with the multitude of restaurant options in our town. Doylestown and its surrounding areas have so many options to satisfy all different tastes and occasions. I have curated a list of my favorite places to eat off campus for each meal.  

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How to Add a Minor

Posted on October 9, 2019 by Michelle Glitzer '20, marketing and communications intern.

A minor is a great way to differentiate yourself from other graduates in your field. Getting a minor can enhance your degree if there is another field that correlates with your studies.

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Remembering Toni Morrison

Posted on August 6, 2019 by By Dr. Craig Stutman.

Dr. Craig Stutman, a Delaware Valley University faculty member who serves as co-chair of the Toni Morrison Society’s Bench by the Road Project, contributed this message in memory of Toni Morrison.

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How to Maintain Healthy Diet and Exercise Habits in College

Posted on July 24, 2019 by Hannah Garrett '19, a small animal science major.

Starting a new life at college is exciting. Pizza every day? That’s an option. Ice cream every day? That’s an option too. But you might ask yourself after your first semester is done, "Are my habits healthy?” It is very common for first-year college students to let their diet and exercise habits go when they are adjusting to college. If you want to maintain or, improve your diet and exercise habits during your freshman year, follow these tips.

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Tips to Improve Your Time Management Skills and Get Organized

Posted on July 17, 2019 by Katie DeAngelo '19, an equine management and media and communication major.

It’s midnight, your class starts at 8 a.m., you’ve consumed all of the coffee and energy drinks you can possibly stomach, and you’re still not even a quarter of the way done with your project that is due in just a few hours. Oh, and there are two other assignments due tomorrow that you forgot about. We’ve all been there: you’re about to pull the infamous college student “all-nighter.” Even with a hectic schedule, it is possible to avoid cramming in your work at the last minute.

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Banding Canada Geese with the Pennsylvania Game Commission

Posted on July 5, 2019 by Amber Wiseman '20, president of the Delaware Valley University Ducks Unlimited chapter.

On June 20, the Delaware Valley University Ducks Unlimited chapter was invited by the Pennsylvania Game Commission to capture and band Canada geese near Fogelsville, Pennslyvania.

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Choosing a Major in College

Posted on June 7, 2019 by Colin King '20, a Delaware Valley University history, policy and society major.

Look for courses you find to be interesting; your new major may be something unexpected.

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Furry Friends Welcome at DelVal

Posted on May 30, 2019 by Kaitlyn Hoagland '20, an equine science major.

Kaitlyn Hoagland '20 shares a look at Delaware Valley University's pet-friendly housing program in this post. While DelVal does not allow cats or dogs as pets, the University was an early adopter of pet-friendly housing. Students can apply to have pets including fish, hermit crabs, approved snakes, lizards and amphibians, hamsters, gerbils, guinea pigs, chinchillas, rats, mice, and rabbits. 
 

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The Transition from High School to College

Posted on May 23, 2019 by By Jordan Smith '19, a media and communication alumnus.

The transition from high school to college can be both exciting and scary. You are moving into a period of time where you learn about your future profession and meet new people, but it’s also the first time many people live on their own and take on responsibility. Although this is an incredibly stressful transition for some, there are plenty of ways to take full advantage of all the new opportunities in front of you. 

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To the Class of 2019, From DelVal Alumni

Posted on May 15, 2019 by Caitlin O’Brien ’19, a Delaware Valley University counseling psychology major.

What are we going to do next? What’s life going to be like when I’m done with school? I had the chance to interview two Delaware Valley University alumni, who gave insight into life after college. I talked with Amanda Mossor ’17, who was a zoo science major and Courtney O’Brien ’16, who was a counseling psychology major.

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Thriving in Freshman Year: Advice from a rising senior on how to make the transition to college a little easier

Posted on May 8, 2019 by Michelle Glitzer '20, marketing and communications intern.

Freshman year is a time for new beginnings. With all of the new possibilities awaiting you the day you step foot on campus, starting college can feel like an overwhelming experience. Between adjusting to the college lifestyle and managing classes, many students struggle to make the most out of their first year of college. Here are some tips based on my college experience that will help you thrive in your first year at DelVal.
 

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5 Tips to Get through Finals

Posted on April 29, 2019 by By Caitlin O’Brien '19, a Delaware Valley University counseling psychology major.

Finals week is just around the corner. Of course, this can be an incredibly stressful time! It feels like there’s a bunch of labs, exams, and essays due at the same time. So, what’s the best way to work through this time? Here are some tips to get you through the end of the semester.
 

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Compassionate Care of Adjudicated Youth in Bucks County

Posted on March 18, 2019 by By Dr. Kathy Wu, a Delaware Valley University Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology.

On Monday, Feb.18, my undergraduate Adolescent Psychology students and I had an opportunity to broaden our discourse on the complex biological, social, and cognitive transitions typically undergone by adolescence at the Bucks County Youth Center (The Youth Center).

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Practicing Mindfulness Can Help Reduce Stress in College Students

Posted on March 7, 2019 by Caitlin O’Brien ’19, a Delaware Valley University counseling psychology major.

 Focusing on the present can help with understanding where you want to go in the future. Give yourself permission to take a moment or two to collect yourself and take a breath. As a matter of fact, make sure you do. It will help you out more than you’re aware of.

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The Circle of an Educator’s Life

Posted on February 25, 2019 by By Dr. Matthew S. Mutchler, LMFT, Acting Academic Director of Graduate Counseling Psychology.

I was recently invited to run a workshop for the Hatboro-Horsham School District, along with fellow DelVal faculty members Dr. Kathy Wu (Psychology) and Dr. David Timony (Education). The theme for the day was “The Whole Child” – a holistic approach to K-12 education.

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Attending the Pennsylvania Farm Show

Posted on January 28, 2019 by By Amanda Goslee ’19, a Delaware Valley University animal science major .

While I always enjoy seeing my fellow colleagues, seeing all the animals and consuming many delicious milkshakes, my favorite thing about Farm Show is meeting new people and getting to talk about Delaware Valley University. 

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