News

July 15, 2019

Delaware Valley University and Doylestown Health to Collaborate on the University’s New Academic Programs in Healthcare

Delaware Valley University and Doylestown Health will work together to develop new graduate programs in healthcare.

July 10, 2019

21st Century Girls Program Explores Plant Science Careers

Dr. Jackie Ricotta, a DelVal professor, offered an interactive presentation on plant science at the 21st Century Girls program.

July 1, 2019

Delaware Valley University Conducts Spotted Lanternfly Research at a Local Vineyard

Dr. Chris Tipping and Austin Wilson ’19 are working with a company to improve methods to control the invasive insect.

June 24, 2019

Career Outcomes Rate Increases at Delaware Valley University

The University’s career outcomes rate has increased to 93.2 percent.

June 17, 2019

Bristol-Myers Squibb Awards Delaware Valley University a $20,000 Grant for Undergraduate Student Research

A leading biopharma company is helping DelVal provide real-world learning opportunities in the sciences.

June 13, 2019

First Doylestown Pride Festival to be held June 20 through June 23

The multi-day event includes a film festival, panel discussions, a block party, and various pop-up celebrations throughout the community.

May 29, 2019

Delaware Valley University Names Dave Duda as Director of Athletics

Duda brings more than 20 years of experience in collegiate athletics coaching and administration to the position.

May 22, 2019

Delaware Valley University Professor to Speak About Experiential Learning at the Faculty of the Future Conference

Dr. Doug Linde will speak about experiential learning at Bucks County Community College on Friday, May 31.

May 20, 2019

‘Go Out and Serve,’ Acclaimed Educator Tells Delaware Valley University Class of 2019

Dr. Salome Thomas-EL addressed the graduating class on Saturday, May 18.

May 14, 2019

Delaware Valley University Cohorts Help Single Parents Achieve Their Career Goals

DelVal's off-site cohorts are helping to put bachelor’s degrees within reach for students who are balancing parenting, work, and school.

May 13, 2019

Delaware Valley University Named a National Leader in Experiential Learning

The University’s Experience360 Program was chosen as the 2019 Outstanding Experiential Education Program.

May 9, 2019

Delaware Valley University Graduate Counseling Psychology Program Earns MPCAC Accreditation

The University’s master’s degree program in counseling psychology recently earned a 10-year MPCAC accreditation.

May 9, 2019

Delaware Valley University Students Participate in USDA Mock Disease Outbreak Scenario

DelVal students worked alongside veterinary students from the University of Pennsylvania to respond to a mock disease outbreak scenario.

May 7, 2019

New Textbook Explores Clashing Views on Controversial Issues

Dr. Buskirk-Cohen, a DelVal faculty member, is the editor of the new edition of “Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Lifespan Development."

May 3, 2019

Delaware Valley University President Dr. Maria Gallo Selected as a 2019 Women’s Empowerment Honoree

Dr. Maria Gallo will be honored at the YWCA Bucks County’s Annual Salute to Women Who Make a Difference event on May 16.

May 1, 2019

Delaware Valley University Names Thomas A. Debrowski ’72 to Board

Debrowski, a business executive and DelVal alumnus, has been named to the University’s Board of Trustees.

May 1, 2019

Delaware Valley University Faculty Member Nancy Minich Recognized for Landscape Design Work

Minich, a horticultural therapist, was recently published in a textbook and, a park she designed won an award.

April 30, 2019

The Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation Awards Delaware Valley University a Grant for Scholarships

The grant supported scholarships for the 2018 to 2019 academic year, which the University matched.

April 29, 2019

Delaware Valley University Faculty Member Helps Coordinate Placement of New Toni Morrison Society Bench

Dr. Craig Stutman, who chairs the Toni Morrison Society’s Bench by the Road Project, helped dedicate a new bench at Howard University.

April 29, 2019

One Health Seminar Series Presents, ‘One Health, One Planet, One Future’

Dr. Peter Hudson will visit Delaware Valley University on Thursday, May 2 to discuss the connection between human health and the environment

April 24, 2019

One Health Seminar Series Presents, ‘Awakening to the Spirit of Pachamama’

Yasmin Goodman will visit DelVal on Tuesday, April 30 to discuss how the Achuar people are protecting their Amazonian home.

April 23, 2019

New Documentary Features Bucks County’s Covered Bridges

Delaware Valley University will present, “The Covered Bridges of Bucks County," a new video documentary, on Friday, May 3.

April 22, 2019

Khalia Deborah Inspires and Empowers at Delaware Valley University’s ‘I am…’ Women’s Summit

The “Dreams to Founder” presenter encouraged women to turn their dreams into reality and find their authentic purposes.

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.