News

April 12, 2019

One Health Seminar Series Presents ‘Experiment Eleven’

Peter Pringle will discuss his book ‘Experiment Eleven’ at Delaware Valley University on Tuesday, April 23.

April 10, 2019

Delaware Valley University to Present Star Wars Concert

The final concert of the academic year will take place Saturday, May 4, at Delaware Valley University.

April 9, 2019

Dr. David D. Timony to Present Research in Ireland

Dr. Timony, chair of Delaware Valley University’s Department of Education, will present his research at Ulster University.

April 8, 2019

Author Seamus McGraw to Present ‘Good Guy with a Gun’

McGraw will visit Delaware Valley University on Monday, April 15 to discuss gun violence.

April 8, 2019

Nationally-Recognized Principal and Education Expert Salome Thomas-EL Selected as Delaware Valley University’s Commencement Speaker

Thomas-EL will address the University’s Class of 2019 on Saturday, May 18.

April 3, 2019

Delaware Valley University Gets Ready to Host A-Day Weekend

A-Day Weekend, a family-friendly tradition, will be held April 26 through April 28 at DelVal.

April 3, 2019

One Health Seminar Series Presents ‘Keeping Special Places Special: Protecting a Community’s Distinctive, Character-Defining Elements’

Jeff Marshall will discuss land-use impacts on communities at Delaware Valley University on Wednesday, April 10.

March 25, 2019

Delaware Valley University Names First Endowed Chair

Dr. Paul P.G. Gauthier will help the University build a new specialization in hydroponics and aquaponics.

March 21, 2019

Delaware Valley University Alumnus Helps Create Award-Winning Rose Parade Float

Ed Copenhaver ’75, a DelVal ornamental horticulture alumnus, had been dreaming of working on a float for the parade since college.

March 18, 2019

Dr. Jackie Ricotta Co-Edits a New Book on Organic Food

Delaware Valley University Professor Dr. Jackie Ricotta co-edited a new book, “Organic Food, Farming and Culture.”

March 15, 2019

Competition Celebrates Bucks County Students’ Scientific Research

Students from across Bucks County submitted over 400 projects to the 2019 Bucks County Science Research Competition.

March 15, 2019

Arts on Campus Exhibit Earns Proclamation from Congressman

Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick presented a proclamation and a flag to celebrate the ‘Springtide and Solstice’ exhibit at DelVal.

March 14, 2019

Gift Will Boost Emergency Financial Aid for Delaware Valley University Students

Two new gifts from Jim Harteis ’65 will help the University provide additional emergency financial aid and enhance agriculture programs.

March 13, 2019

New Research Examines How Faculty Impact Student Success

A Delaware Valley University study looked at how student-faculty relationships impact student retention and performance at small schools.

March 12, 2019

2019 Northeast Student Affiliate Competition

Delaware Valley University students won awards in a competition that tests students' knowledge of animal science.

March 12, 2019

Arts on Campus Presents Second Annual Student Photography Show

A juried exhibition of student photography will be on display at the University April 11 through June 28.

March 8, 2019

Delaware Valley University to Host ‘I am…’ Women’s Summit

Area college and university students are invited to join DelVal for the Summit on Sunday, April 14.

March 8, 2019

One Health Seminar Series Presents ‘American Climate Change Reporting at a Crossroads: Challenges and Opportunities for Journalism in a Warming World’

Hanna E. Morris will discuss climate change journalism on Thursday, March 28.

March 8, 2019

Delaware Valley University Wins Gold Medal at the Philadelphia Flower Show

Students in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Sciences designed and built an award-winning Flower Show display.

February 28, 2019

Veterinary Medicine Lecture on Elephants

Dr. Erica Ward, a veterinarian who has experience caring for elephants in Thailand, will provide a public lecture on March 5.

February 27, 2019

Science or Government Propaganda? ‘Freedom’s Laboratory’ Author Talk with Audra Wolfe

Wolfe will discuss “Freedom’s Laboratory,” her new book which explores how those in power impact scientists’ ability to remain objective.

February 26, 2019

‘Artificial Intelligence Hype Vs. Reality’

Former head of IBM Watson Business Development Mike Rhodin will discuss artificial intelligence at Delaware Valley University on March 5.

February 25, 2019

‘Justice: The Search for the Truth in a Fair Manner,’ Presented by District Attorney Matthew D. Weintraub

Weintraub will visit campus on Wednesday, April 10 to discuss the search for justice in high-profile criminal cases in Bucks County.

February 22, 2019

One Health Seminar Series Presents ‘Food from the Radical Center’

Gary Nabhan will discuss the resurgence of healthy food production in America and host a book signing on Wednesday, March 6.

February 15, 2019

Delaware Valley University Faculty Recognized for Enhancing the Student Experience

The University announced promotions for 12 faculty members, effective in the 2019 to 2020 academic year.

February 15, 2019

One Health Seminar Series Presents ‘The Land Beneath Our Feet’ Rescheduled

There will be a viewing of the film “The Land Beneath Our Feet” and a panel discussion at Delaware Valley University on Thursday, Feb. 21.

February 15, 2019

Students Prepare for the 2019 Philadelphia Flower Show

DelVal students from the Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Sciences are hard at work preparing for this year's exhibit.

February 14, 2019

Delaware Valley University to Host Concert

The acclaimed Delaware Valley University Symphonic Band and Jazz Band will present an afternoon of music on Sunday, March 3.

February 11, 2019

Volunteer Presenters, Sponsors Needed for New iSTEAMM Conference

The iSTEAMM conference will be hosted on May 23 at Delaware Valley University.

February 4, 2019

Joy Levy Named to Delaware Valley University Board of Trustees

Levy, a Doylestown resident, is an active community volunteer and the corresponding secretary for the Village Improvement Association.

January 30, 2019

Postponed Due to Weather- One Health Seminar Series Presents ‘The Land Beneath Our Feet’

There will be a viewing of the film “The Land Beneath Our Feet” and a panel discussion at Delaware Valley University on Tuesday, Feb. 12.

January 30, 2019

Delaware Valley University to Host Black History Month Events

The University is hosting a screening of "Black Panther," and a guest speaker from the Museum of the American Revolution.

January 18, 2019

Plants, People, and History Book Club Spring Meetings

The plant-themed book club will discuss four books this semester.

January 15, 2019

Mercer Museum to Host 2019 National History Day Regional Competition at Delaware Valley University

Delaware Valley University scholarships worth up to $25,000 will be up for grabs for the winners of the competition.

January 14, 2019

Delaware Valley University Professor Spends Sabbatical at Cornell University

Dr. Jackie Ricotta, a DelVal professor of horticulture, served as a visiting faculty member during the fall 2018 semester.

January 9, 2019

Delaware Valley University to Host Public Forum on Farming

Findings from the 2018 Bucks County Farmer survey will be discussed at Delaware Valley University at the 2019 Farmer Forum on Feb. 13.

January 8, 2019

New Medicinal Plants Course to be Offered at Delaware Valley University

The new course will explore a variety of medical applications for plants including CBD oil and medical cannabis.

January 7, 2019

Delaware Valley University Awarded Accreditation of its Business Programs

The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) awarded accreditation to the bachelor’s degree and the MBA program.

January 3, 2019

Delaware Valley University to Present ‘Springtide & Solstice’ Art Exhibit

Join DelVal for an afternoon of art and music on Feb. 17 to celebrate the exhibit, which will feature four Bucks County artists.

December 13, 2018

Student Surprised with Scholarship After Final Exam

The Pennsylvania Landscape & Nursery Association surprised a Delaware Valley University student with a $5,000 scholarship on Dec. 13.

December 12, 2018

Doctor of Education Dissertation Helps Change Pennsylvania Law

Dr. Ann Marie Vaughn’s Doctor of Education dissertation helped change the state’s teacher certification requirements.

December 5, 2018

Delaware Valley University Student Selected as Pennsylvania Collegiate Farm Bureau Discussion Meet State Champion

Chloe Sees '21, an agriculture education major, will compete in Nationals in Milwaukee in March.

November 30, 2018

Delaware Valley University Presents Annual Holiday Concerts

Four ensembles will perform a unique array of holiday music at Delaware Valley University on Sunday, Dec. 9, and Monday, Dec. 10.

November 28, 2018

Delaware Valley University Animal Science Program Ranked in the Top 20 in the Nation

College Factual ranked the University’s animal science degree program among the best in the country.

November 27, 2018

Students Gain Real-World Experience at the 2018 Northeast Regional Dairy Challenge

Five Delaware Valley University students competed in the 2018 Northeast Regional Dairy Challenge in Fairlee, Vermont Nov. 8 through Nov. 10.

November 20, 2018

The W.W. Smith Charitable Trust Awards Delaware Valley University a $73,000 Grant for Scholarships

A representative from the Trust visited campus to meet with the scholarship recipients.

November 16, 2018

One Health Seminar Series Presents ‘One Toxicology and One Healthier Future’

Dr. Val Beasley will discuss environmental contaminants and toxicology during his seminar at Delaware Valley University on Nov. 29.

November 13, 2018

Barrie Saias Named Delaware Valley University Youth Programs Coordinator

Saias will focus full time on programs for children and teens, including the University’s summer camps.

November 7, 2018

A New Healing Garden for Veterans

Delaware Valley University student veterans put the final touches on a new veterans’ garden on campus on Wednesday, Nov. 7.

November 2, 2018

Weatherwood Design’s Sustainable Efforts in Garden Design and Woodworking

A DelVal sustainability class visited Weatherwood Design Studio to learn more about the landscape architecture and rustic woodworking firm.

November 2, 2018

One Health Seminar Series Presents ‘Conservation Challenges of Emergent Infectious Disease in Amphibians’

Dr. Jim Julian will discuss the impacts of amphibian diseases on conservation at Delaware Valley University on Wednesday, Nov. 14.

October 22, 2018

One Health Seminar Series Presents Faculty Forum ‘What One Health Means to Me’

Faculty panelists will discuss what One Health means within their various disciplines at Delaware Valley University on Tuesday, Oct. 30.

October 12, 2018

Delaware Valley University Team Competes at National Dairy Judging Contest

DelVal students gained hands-on experience at the World Dairy Expo National Intercollegiate Dairy Cattle Judging Contest.

October 9, 2018

Being Superheroes for Halloween May Help Empower Girls, But A New Study Finds More Options Are Needed

Dr. Jessica McCall, an expert on female representation in the superhero genre, offers insight on a new Women's Media Center study.

October 5, 2018

Concert Celebrating Music by Women Composers

The concert on Sunday, Oct. 28 will include works by four talented women composers.

October 3, 2018

‘Convergence: Community Harmony through Dance’

Convergence promises a delightful, eclectic dance concert celebrating the art of dance in the local community.

October 3, 2018

‘A Thirsty Land: The Making of an American Water Crisis’

Delaware Valley University’s Master of Public Policy program will host a talk and book signing with Seamus McGraw on Thursday, Oct. 18.

October 1, 2018

Former Prisoner to Speak About the Criminal Justice System

David Garlock will speak at DelVal on Oct. 24 about his journey from prisoner to criminal justice professional and advocate.

September 28, 2018

Watson Executive-in-Residence Speaker

Stephen Flavell ’04 presented “What Perseverance and 189 Nights in Hotels Does for a Career” on Sept. 27.

September 26, 2018

Gabriel Hartman ’22 Named ‘Big E’ FFA Star in Agriscience

Hartman, a Delaware Valley University food science major, was recently recognized by FFA for his food science research.

September 20, 2018

New Short Course Explores Raising Livestock on a Small Farm

People who are interested in raising their own livestock can now take a new, non-credit short course through Delaware Valley University.

September 19, 2018

One Health Seminar Series Presents, ‘World Rabies Day’

There will be a viewing of the film “The Story of Louis Pasteur” at Delaware Valley University on Sept. 26.

September 18, 2018

U.S. Congressional Candidates Forum

Republican incumbent Brian Fitzpatrick and challenger Scott Wallace, Democrat, will participate in the Oct. 19 forum.

September 12, 2018

Delaware Valley University to Honor White Dog Cafe Founder and Sustainable Business Leader Judy Wicks

Wicks will receive a Krauskopf Medal on Sept. 27 in recognition of her work to promote more sustainable and responsible business practices.

August 30, 2018

Career Outcomes Rate Continues to Climb at Delaware Valley University

Armed with relevant, real-world experience, Delaware Valley University’s Class of 2017 achieved a 91.24 percent career outcomes rate.

August 30, 2018

What’s New on Campus?

This fall, there are new initiatives on Delaware Valley University’s campus that will improve the student experience.

August 29, 2018

Should a Clean Environment Be a Constitutional Right?

On Sept. 11, Maya K. van Rossum will discuss her book “The Green Amendment: Securing our Right to a Healthy Environment” at DelVal.

August 24, 2018

Memorial Service to be Held on Campus for Dr. Joshua Feldstein ’42-’52

Delaware Valley University will host a memorial service to remember President Emeritus Dr. Feldstein on Sunday, Sept. 30.

August 17, 2018

Delaware Valley University Names New Deans

Dr. Tanya Casas will lead the School of Business and Humanities, and Dr. Jean Smolen will lead the School of Life and Physical Sciences.

August 13, 2018

‘Becoming American: A Documentary Film and Discussion Series’

Delaware Valley University faculty are working with Pearl S. Buck International to host a film and discussion series on immigration.

August 13, 2018

Plants, People, and History Book Club

The Joseph Krauskopf Memorial Library is hosting a public book club that will examine the relationship between people and plants.

August 10, 2018

The Princeton Review Names DelVal to the 2019 ‘Best in the Northeast’ List

The University has been named as a top educational institution by The Princeton Review for the past nine consecutive years.

August 8, 2018

DelVal Mourns the Loss of Registrar Emeritus Oskar H. Larsson

Larsson passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 7 at the age of 91.

August 2, 2018

Arts on Campus Brings Lou Schellenberg Exhibit to Delaware Valley University

DelVal will celebrate the opening of the Pennsylvania landscape artist’s exhibit on Nov. 8.

August 1, 2018

Scientists Discover New Species of Ancient Aquatic Predator

The fanged, torpedo-shaped fish would have been up to six feet long.

July 30, 2018

Delaware Valley University Names Dwayne Walker Vice President for Enrollment Management

After serving as interim, Walker has been chosen to lead the University’s Admission team.

July 24, 2018

Arts on Campus Brings Ceramic Exhibit to Delaware Valley University

DelVal will celebrate the opening of ceramic artist Jim Lard’s exhibit on Aug. 1.

July 18, 2018

Farm to Bottle Whiskey Brings Back Lost Variety of Rye

Delaware Valley University is growing Rosen rye, a heritage variety, for Dad’s Hat, a local, craft whiskey maker.

July 5, 2018

$20,000 Bristol-Myers Squibb Grant Expands Student Research Opportunities

The grant funding will allow more Delaware Valley University undergraduates to pursue independent scientific research.

June 20, 2018

Former Delaware Valley University President Dr. Joshua Feldstein Passes Away At 97

An alumnus, faculty member, and administrator, as well as a former president, he was one of the most beloved figures in DelVal's history.

June 19, 2018

Delaware Valley University Adds Four New Trustees

Among the new members is an alumni trustee, W. Matthew Dougherty ’96.

June 15, 2018

Transfer Students Welcome

Students can choose to study full-time or part-time on DelVal’s campus or, off-campus through DelVal’s bachelor’s degree cohort programs.

June 14, 2018

Delaware Valley University’s Sara Gumbiner ’10 Competes in the Kentucky Three-Day Event

Since graduating from DelVal, Gumbiner has launched a successful career in the equine industry.

June 13, 2018

Gregory F. Krug ’77 Wins Ben Franklin iXchange 2018 Partnership Award

Krug, a life sciences entrepreneur, received the Award in May at Lehigh University.

June 4, 2018

Delaware Valley University Faculty Recognized for Helping Students Succeed

The University selected two faculty members for awards and eight for promotions.

May 29, 2018

Delaware Valley University Receives Gift for LGBTQ Students

Joel N. Martin ’67 is working with the University on initiatives to support LGBTQ students.

May 23, 2018

Bucks Knocks Out Hunger Expands Produce Offerings for 2018

Bucks Knocks Out Hunger, which will be held on campus June 22, will help support new, local “fresh connect” free farmers markets.

May 19, 2018

CNN Host Michael Smerconish Tells the Class of 2018, ‘Be Good Citizens’

In his Commencement address at Delaware Valley University on Saturday, May 19, Smerconish stressed the importance of civic engagement.

May 18, 2018

2018 Commencement Rain Plan

It is expected to rain Commencement weekend. Please read the following instructions.

May 17, 2018

Delaware Valley University Students Apply Real-World Training at Dairy Challenge

DelVal students participated in the 17th Annual North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge.

May 17, 2018

Brent Weiss ’19 Lands Prestigious Noble Research Institute Internship

The Delaware Valley University animal science major will travel to Oklahoma to participate in agriculture research this summer.

May 15, 2018

Bucks County #girlSTEM Conference to Serve Over 800 Students

The #girlSTEM Conference will bring more than 800 girls to campus on May 24 to learn about careers in STEM fields.

May 15, 2018

Students Create a Home Garden for a Local Resident Who Is Fighting Cancer

After Corinne Sikora was diagnosed with cancer, local students created a home garden to help her heal.

May 14, 2018

New Cohorts Allow Students to Earn Bachelor’s Degrees on Their Community College Campuses

The first students to earn Delaware Valley University bachelor’s degrees through two area cohorts will participate in Commencement May 19.

May 7, 2018

25 Years of Fossil Collecting Yields Clearest Picture Yet of Extinct 12-Foot Aquatic Predator

Fossils from Pennsylvania have given paleontologists a better idea of how a giant, prehistoric predator would have looked and behaved.

May 2, 2018

Delaware Valley University Presents Dr. Thomas Watson’s Portrait by Local Artist George Thompson

A portrait of Dr. Watson will be displayed on campus.

May 2, 2018

Future DelVal Student to Sing at College Signing Day

Daisy Carr, an incoming Delaware Valley University student, will be singing the national anthem with her school at College Signing Day.

May 1, 2018

Larry Arrington Named Dean for Advising and Academic Success

Arrington will lead academic student support services at Delaware Valley University.

April 30, 2018

Delaware Valley University Students Study Stress in Therapy Dogs

Kelly Gruber ’18 and Francesca Lanfranchi ’18 are doing research on how being a therapy dog impacts the animal.

April 24, 2018

CNN Host Michael Smerconish to Deliver DelVal Commencement Address

Smerconish, a SiriusXM and CNN Host, will speak at Delaware Valley University’s Commencement on Saturday, May 19.