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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.

April 23, 2018

Students Prepare to Host A-Day Weekend

Delaware Valley University will host A-Day April 27 through April 29.

April 20, 2018

Courses Take Delaware Valley University Students on International Trips

Students traveled to Costa Rica, The Galápagos Islands, and Ireland for DelVal courses.

April 18, 2018

National Zoo Speaker Will Discuss Animal Reproduction at DelVal

Hilary Colton will speak at Delaware Valley University on April 24.

April 16, 2018

One Health Seminar Series Presents, ‘Municipal Climate Management’

Dave Pribulka will be speaking at Delaware Valley University on April 19.

April 10, 2018

Secondary Education Program to Provide G Suite for Education Training

Delaware Valley University’s secondary education program will host G Suite for Education Training on campus this month.

April 10, 2018

Toni Morrison Society Places New Marker to Remember Dr. King

On April 7, Dr. Craig Stutman helped dedicate a new Toni Morrison Society bench at the cemetery where Dr. King was originally buried.

April 10, 2018

New Graduate Degree Will Prepare Students to Lead in the Legal System

Delaware Valley University will begin offering its new M.A. in Criminal Justice in fall 2018.

April 4, 2018

Delaware Valley University Recognizes Faculty for Excellence

The Board of Trustees approved promotions for eight faculty members for the 2018 to 2019 academic year.

April 3, 2018

One Health Seminar Series Presents, ‘Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Swine Industry’

Dr. Heather Fowler will be speaking about the swine industry at Delaware Valley University on April 9.

March 30, 2018

Pre-Veterinary Club Attends the American Pre-Veterinary Medical Association Symposium

The Pre-Veterinary Club received an award for outstanding community service and Kalyn Bryan ’18 was awarded a scholarship at the event.

March 26, 2018

Hannah Rupert ’12 Will Travel to Africa to Help with Cheetah Conservation

The Delaware Valley University conservation and wildlife management alumna will work with the Cheetah Conservation Fund in Namibia in July.

March 23, 2018

One Health Series Presents, ‘Wisdom of the Ancients: How One Health Was Lost, Then Found Again’

Dr. Ellen Carlin will be speaking about what One Health means in practice at DelVal on Wednesday, March 28.

March 21, 2018

Delaware Valley University Names New Dean of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences

Dr. Broc A. Sandelin will start in mid-June.

March 20, 2018

DelVal Students Selected to Present Research at the Pennsylvania Academy of Science Annual Meeting

Kelsey Stoneberg ’18 and Diana Rachii ’19 will present research with DelVal biology and chemistry faculty members at the meeting.

March 14, 2018

American Diabetes Association to Host Tour De Cure at Delaware Valley University

Hundreds of riders set to celebrate hope and fund diabetes research and programs in a bike ride on June 16.

March 12, 2018

Delaware Valley University and Burpee to Partner on Research Program

The partnership will provide hands-on learning opportunities for DelVal’s students.

March 11, 2018

First Annual Delaware Valley University Juried Student Photography Exhibition

A juried exhibition of student photography will be on display at the University April 5 through June 25.

March 9, 2018

Science Fair Projects Could Put Students Through College

First place winners in two categories could walk away with full-tuition scholarships at the Bucks County Science Research Competition.

March 5, 2018

Delaware Valley University Earns Bronze Medal at the Philadelphia Flower Show

The DelVal exhibit will be on display at the Philadelphia Flower Show through March 11.

March 2, 2018

Lauren Fenstermacher ’10 Finds Dream Career in Conservation

Fenstermacher works as a wildlife biologist and visitor’s center manager for the Pennsylvania Game Commission.

February 28, 2018

One Health Seminar Series Presents, ‘Cat Wars’

Peter P. Marra will be speaking about his book ‘Cat Wars” at Delaware Valley University on March 6.

February 28, 2018

Students Prepare for the Philadelphia Flower Show

Visit Delaware Valley University’s “Forgotten Structures” exhibit in the 2018 Philadelphia Flower Show.

February 26, 2018

Delaware Valley University to host a screening of ‘Real Boy’

On Tuesday, March 27, the University will host a film screening and panel discussion on creating better support systems for trans teens.

February 26, 2018

Counseling Psychology Students Walk in New Parents’ Shoes

A class at Delaware Valley University recently visited Babies "R" Us to learn about the economic realities of raising a child.

February 23, 2018

Students Compete to Stop the Next Pandemic

Delaware Valley University will be a host site for a global pandemic simulation contest on March 3.

February 22, 2018

Delaware Valley University Names Dr. Benjamin Rusiloski VPAA

After serving as interim, Dr. Rusiloski has been chosen as DelVal’s new vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty.

February 20, 2018

Doylestown Bicentennial Celebration Presents, ‘Dr. William Edgar Geil’

An event celebrating the history of Doylestown will be held at DelVal on March 13.

February 16, 2018

Black History Month Speaker: The Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust President and CEO Denise Dennis

Denise Dennis will speak about farming and African American history as part of Black History Month on Feb. 28.

February 14, 2018

Delaware Valley University Football Team Delivers Valentine’s Day Flowers

Each year, the DelVal football team visits offices that help with their games and practices to show their appreciation.

February 13, 2018

Registration Open for, “Straight to the Core: Navigating Food Security in our Community.”

The Hunger Nutrition Coalition will host a hunger forum at Delaware Valley University on Tuesday, March 6.

February 12, 2018

Delaware Valley University Student Shows Dog at Westminster

Barbara Follett ’21 was on Nat Geo WILD on Feb. 11 talking about preparing to show her dog at the most prestigious dog show in the country.

February 1, 2018

Delaware Valley University and Longwood Gardens Sign Transfer Agreement

The University will accept credits from the Professional Gardener Program offered by Longwood Gardens.

January 30, 2018

One Health Seminar Series Presents ‘Of Pangolins and People’

Dr. Marc Valitutto, a veterinarian from the Smithsonian’s Global Health Program, will speak at DelVal on Feb. 1.

January 29, 2018

Patrice O’Brien ’83 Helps Fight Breast Cancer

Patrice S. O’Brien ’83 recently helped determine how $120 million will be spent on breast cancer research.

January 29, 2018

Art Exhibit Opening at Delaware Valley University

DelVal will celebrate the opening of Bucks County artist Emily Thompson’s new exhibit, “Urban Archeology,” on Saturday, March 3.

January 25, 2018

U.S. News Puts Delaware Valley University in the Top 10 for Internships

DelVal was recognized on “The Short List: Colleges” by U.S. News for internships.

January 24, 2018

Interning with the Philadelphia Eagles

Josh Weldin ’19, a Delaware Valley University turf management student, joins the Philadelphia Eagles’ grounds crew for playoffs.

January 23, 2018

$50,000 Gift Supports Student Leadership Development

A generous gift from William and Laurie Schutt funds LeaderShape Institute for DelVal students.

January 16, 2018

DelVal to Offer New Rock ’N’ Roll Elective

A lineup of famous musicians is scheduled to Skype with the music history class.