Meet the Chair of Education: Dr. David D. Timony

Posted on April 21, 2020 by Raymond Pacheco Jr. '20, a DelVal history, policy and society major.

A Ph.D. in educational psychology.  A master’s degree in educational psychology. A master’s degree in education. A bachelor’s degree in jazz guitar performance with a concentration in education. An active Jiu-Jitsu fighter with a killer passion for heavy metal music. These achievements are just a hint of what you get when you meet Dr. Timony, chair of Delaware Valley University’s Department of Education.


Staying Cyber-Safe During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted on April 8, 2020 by James Yarnall '07.

As the world continues to grapple with our current environment of remote work, social distancing, and self-quarantine, cyber threat actors are actively using this pandemic to their advantage. There has been an increased amount of COVID-19 related scams, phishing emails, and other computer-based attacks as the pandemic continues to impact our day-to-day life. Learn more about staying cyber-safe!


Virtual Interview Tips

Posted on March 27, 2020 by Jim “Butch” Reiser '89.

Jim "Butch" Reiser '89, an experienced HR leader and interview and job search coach, provided some tips and advice for video job interviews. 


One Health Week at Delaware Valley University

Posted on December 6, 2019 by Michelle Glitzer '20, marketing and communications intern.

The week of Nov. 3 through Nov. 9 was Delaware Valley University’s first annual One Health Week.  As a student participant on the One Health Committee and an intern in the marketing and communications office, I was involved in the One Health Week process from start to finish. 


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.  


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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. 


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. 


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.


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.


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.


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).


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.


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.


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. 


Student Teaching at W.B. Saul High School

Posted on December 17, 2018 by Emily Rose Cullen '19, a Delaware Valley University agriculture education major.

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines the word teacher as “one whose occupation is to instruct,” but what the dictionary forgot within that definition is the word "passionate," or “showing or caused by strong feelings or a strong belief.” That is how I feel about teaching the future generations about agriculture.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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. 


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. 


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. 


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).


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.


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. 


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. 


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. 


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.  


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.


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.


DelVal is on fire with the new IGNITE fairs on campus

Posted on October 18, 2017 by Michelle G. '20, business administration.

DelVal is on fire. Flames have been creeping up the sides of bulletin boards and doors all over campus, leading to the an eruption of networking opportunities that occurred on September 27. That’s when the Center for Student Professional Development officially launched its new series of networking events, IGNITE (Industry-Geared Networking Information and Targeted Exploration), with the first of the four industry industry-related fairs. The session addressed plants, land, and the environment, with industry-specific career exploration provided by many companies whose expertise varied from agricultural research to landscape design to sustainable farming.


Attending the Octavius V. Catto Sculpture Unveiling

Posted on October 6, 2017 by Dr. Craig Stutman, Assistant Professor of History and Policy Studies.

I had an amazing day attending the Octavius V. Catto Sculpture unveiling at City Hall in Philadelphia. On Oct. 26, we will continue the discussion about Catto on campus with a screening of a documentary about his life and an engaging panel discussion with some of the people behind the film and also the campaign to get the monument erected.


Employer feedback helps DelVal prepare grads for jobs

Posted on August 22, 2017 by Campus Communications .

Partnering with employers to create new academic requirements is an investment that is paying off for Delaware Valley University. Asking employers what skills they were looking for helped DelVal create the Experience360 Program, which is a leading model for preparing students for careers.


Preparing for a career in the dairy industry

Posted on August 1, 2017 by Sarah Fenwick '18, animal science major, dairy science and agribusiness dual-minor.

Cedar Lane Farm is a Johnson Family operation located in Oldwick, New Jersey where I am lucky enough to have an internship.  


Mercer Museum Networking Event

Posted on May 11, 2017 by Andrew C. Belton.

On April 11, 2017 the Mercer Museum located in Doylestown, Pa. hosted a networking event that featured undergraduate students at Delaware Valley University studying in the new history, policy and society academic program. 


Using Your Spare Time in College

Posted on April 28, 2017 by Yaaseen Shands ’20.

There are many things to consider doing ion your spare time as a college student. College is a place where people come together to put forth their efforts to become something more in life by furthering their education.


Find Perspective in Your Experiences, Don’t Regret Anything

Posted on April 27, 2017 by Yaaseen Shands ’20.

Throughout your life there will be some experiences that you will look back on and feel as if you should have done something differently. This is known as regret, regret is an emotion of past tense and cannot be changed or altered by any future actions. One you have that unsure feeling of regret it will burden you for the rest of your life unless you learn to embrace what has happened and think about it from a different perspective.


Study Abroad Experience in Denmark Showcases Cultural Exposure via Tradium

Posted on April 14, 2017 by Andrew Belton ’18, a Delaware Valley University business administration major.

During my junior year at Delaware Valley University, I heard about the opportunity to participate in a study abroad program during spring break. As a student who would not be an ideal match for a full semester abroad, I was intrigued by the opportunity to participate in a shorter-term study abroad program. After attending a few informational meetings about the program, I decided to sign up for the trip. During spring break, 20 classmates from DelVal and myself spent eight days in Denmark. I stayed with a host family, attended classes, toured landmarks and cities and met many new people from my own school and in Denmark.


DelVal Biology Major Recounts Study Abroad Trip in Denmark

Posted on April 13, 2017 by Taylor Edgington ’18, a Delaware Valley University biology major.

We left USA at 4 p.m. Now, it’s 5 p.m. the next day. I have been up for more than 36 hours straight due to time changes. Flying on the plane was amazing. The take off was like a roller coaster. When we landed in Denmark, we got our luggage and then went out to meet our host families. Mine wasn't there, another host was there to take me to my host's house. So now I’m in Denmark, in a stranger’s car, driving to McDonalds. It’s crazy, it’s exciting and I love it! I finally got to meet my host and her mom. They are both very nice. Their house is very modern looking and uncluttered with a lot of open space. 


Delaware Valley University Animal Science students compete at 2017 NESA

Posted on April 12, 2017 by Brooke Kitting ’18, a Delaware Valley University animal science major.

Delaware Valley University students took part in the Northeast Student Affiliate (NESA) of the American Society of Animal Science and American Dairy Science Association competition at the University of Rhode Island Feb. 25. The DelVal group joined students from six different institutions in a competition that tests students’ knowledge of animal science. After months of preparing, the team placed fourth overall as an institution against the six other teams.


Student listening sessions with Dr. Gallo

Posted on February 24, 2017 by Yaaseen Shands '20, DelVal marketing and communications student worker.

Dr. Gallo holds listening sessions with multiple student groups. She asks various questions at the listening sessions about how the students are adjusting to campus life and how the University can improve.


Social acceptance

Posted on February 17, 2017 by By Yaaseen Shands '20, marketing work study student.

It is important for you to learn how to accept yourself because in reality everyone is looking for the same acceptance that you are seeking.


My Transfer Experience at DelVal

Posted on November 29, 2016 by Andrew Belton '18.

I found my future career in business administration thanks to the flexible undergraduate degree programs and easy transfer options at DelVal University.


Home Is Where the Heart Is, and I Have Found It at Delaware Valley University

Posted on November 21, 2016 by Taylor Edgington '18.

My house is located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. My family and I live in a one-story ranch, surrounded by spacious fields and dense forests. Our house is just large enough to support a family of five: two parents with three children. Its exterior walls are a soft dandelion yellow and are matched with a carmine red roof. When I open the front door, the smell of my mother’s cinnamon candles floats through the air. Home is a place of peace and comfort. When thinking about going to college and pursuing undergraduate degree programs, I often wondered: At DelVal, how will I feel at home when I am so far way?


Top 5 cheap and easy meals

Posted on October 4, 2016 by YaaSeen Shands ’20.

I get it; you’re tired of the same old food day in and day out right? Being short on time and money are keeping you from making an enjoyable meal right?  Not any longer, let’s break the cycle and spice it up a little with these five fast and easy to make meals. These meals are guaranteed to satisfy your hunger and put a smile on your face while costing you next to nothing.


Tips for Staying in Touch While Away at College

Posted on September 27, 2016 by Diana Patton ’15.

Going away to college is an exciting time, but between buying books and studying for exams, it can be hard to keep in touch with the people that you don't see as often anymore. Whether your school is within an hour of home or, across the country, your lifestyle is going to be different. Making the time to do the simple things that you've always done with people from home may be difficult. That’s why it’s important to experiment with different ways of communicating that fit your schedule when you go to college.

Check out this list of tips to make keeping in touch easy and convenient. Figuring out what works for you will help you maintain great relationships with people from home throughout the college years and beyond.  Take your pick of these tips to stay close with people from your hometown!


5 ways to make friends and build connections on campus

Posted on September 7, 2016 by By YaaSeen Shands ’20.

Being in a new environment can be a scary and awkward experience, especially with all of the other responsibilities you now have as an incoming freshman or a transfer student. At times it can feel as if you have too much on your plate. Building relationships on campus with others, including your professors and fellow students, can help break the ice and make college life a lot easier. The connections you make will help you feel more comfortable and keep you in touch with events and news around campus. Here are the five best ways to make friends and build connections on campus: 


5 Creative Ways to Decorate Your Dorm Room

Posted on September 1, 2016 by By Diana Patton ’15 .

Whether it's your first semester or the beginning of your senior year, sharing a small room with one window can be an unavoidable reality in college. But no matter the size, you don’t have to settle for a boring room; it can be a warm, inviting space where everyone wants to hang out. Just ask JulieAnn Soeder, a full-time designer for Vocon, an architecture and interior design firm in New York City.

She offered these five tips to make your room comfortable and inviting without sacrificing space.


What I learned in South Africa

Posted on July 7, 2016 by Alex Vo '18.

Coming to South Africa was one of the greatest things I have done for myself in my whole entire life. I made the active choice go seek something beyond the life that I knew in America and from that I had one of the most bizarre learning experiences. Words quite honestly can't describe the immense amount of my experiences from the entirety of this trip. This trip has taught me so much about every aspect in life, and I mean everything.


Northeast Student Affiliate Teams compete in Connecticut

Posted on July 7, 2016 by By Brooke Kitting ’18, a Delaware Valley University animal science major.

Delaware Valley University students took part in the Northeast Student Affiliate (NESA) of the American Society of Animal Science and American Dairy Science Association competition at the University of Connecticut during the spring 2016 semester. The DelVal group joined students from five different institutions in a competition that tests students’ knowledge of agriculture. After months of preparing, the team placed third overall as an institution against the five other teams. DelVal Team A also took first in the Quiz Bowl.


Cultivate Your Future with Our Organic Farming Program

Posted on June 27, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

If you’re passionate about fresh produce and sustainable agriculture, Delaware Valley University offers a unique, 36-credit organic farming program to enhance your green thumb. This one-year certificate program was created through a partnership with the Rodale Institute in Kutztown, and prepares students for a fruitful career in sustainable farming.


How to Stash Your Cash and Save Money in College

Posted on June 24, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

Between the cost of tuition, books, groceries, and room and board, most college students are counting their pennies. This post discusses easy, straightforward ways that you can save money in college, so read on if you’re on a tight budget.


Top Three Ice Cream Spots in Bucks County

Posted on June 24, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

For some, summer tastes like solstice sunsets with hints of sweet mint or pistachio cones by the pool. Whichever frozen flavor you fancy, here’s the scoop on three ice cream shops you have to try in Bucks County.


Conservation and Wildlife Management: The Perfect Major for Animal Lovers

Posted on June 23, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

If you’re interested in animals, the environment and how they work together, Delaware Valley University’s conservation and wildlife management major could be the right program for you. Students in this program are immersed in taxonomy, behavior, animal handling, ecology and more, and they leave DelVal prepared for a variety of wildlife management professions.


The Five Best Happy Hours in Doylestown

Posted on June 23, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

The bars in downtown Doylestown offer great happy hour deals on craft beer, wine and spirits. But with so many places to try, choosing a bar for an evening out can be difficult.


What Are the Benefits of a Business Administration Degree?

Posted on June 22, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

Business administration is a broad degree program that prepares students for a variety of careers. Whether you’re an aspiring entrepreneur or have your sights set on a corner office, a business administration degree gives students the tools they need for a dynamic, successful career.


Five Tips to Help You Succeed in Grad School

Posted on June 21, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

Graduate school is an incredible opportunity. Whether you’re changing occupations, taking the next step in your career or expanding your responsibilities at work, grad school can give you the skills you need to thrive professionally.


Choosing the Right School for Your Turf Management Degree

Posted on June 21, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

Turf management is an exciting, dynamic field. For students who enjoy spending time outside, receiving a turf management degree is a satisfying, rewarding experience. But with dozens of turf management programs to choose from, how do you pick the right one for your career goals?


Ace Your Next Exam with These Seven Study Tips

Posted on June 20, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

While it’s important to study hard in college, it’s also essential to study smart. It’s easy to get overwhelmed by your workload, especially when exams are looming, but using these studying strategies can help you to get good grades and ace your tests.


Seven Reasons Why a College Degree Is Still Worth It

Posted on June 8, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

Getting a college degree unlocks the door to hundreds of career opportunities, but climbing tuition costs, student loans and a competitive job market leave many people asking whether higher education is still worth the investment.


Five Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing a College

Posted on June 6, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

Choosing a college can stress anybody out. After countless campus tours, applications and admissions essays, finding the right school can seem like an impossible task, especially with so many factors that go into your decision.


Why You Should Study Animal Science at Delaware Valley University

Posted on June 3, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

At Delaware Valley University, our animal science students enjoy a well-rounded, challenging curriculum and small class sizes. Our students explore career opportunities in a supportive, nurturing environment, and get hands-on experience while they’re still in school.


Hitting the Turf: What to Expect from a Turf Management Degree

Posted on June 2, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

If you have a green thumb and like getting your hands dirty, turf management could be the right degree for you. The major prepares students for a slew of turf industry careers and plants the seed for dozens of job opportunities after graduation.


Your Guide to the 2016 Strawberry Festival at Peddler’s Village

Posted on May 19, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

Indulge in berry-flavored sweets, decadent treats and other mouthwatering delights at this year’s Strawberry Festival at Peddler’s Village in New Hope. This event is rain or shine and 15 minutes from Delaware Valley University, so grab a friend and head over to Peddler’s Village to savor the flavors of springtime.


Alex Vo takes on Africa

Posted on May 4, 2016 by Alexander Vo '18.

Hello and salutations, there, guys! My name is Alexander Vo '18 and I am your own very Delaware Valley University student, here in Cape Town, South Africa.


Frugal Student Hacks: Discounts You Can Get with an .edu Email Address

Posted on May 3, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

Saving an extra few bucks here and there can add up to a nice chunk of change in your pocket over time, so knowing the spots that allow you to use your .edu email address can come in handy while you're attending classes at Delaware Valley University. Many establishments understand that money can be tight for college students, so they often grant discounts and offers.


How to Run a Successful Study Group

Posted on April 29, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

A study group can be beneficial for everyone – even students who believe they're better at studying individually. As final exams near for students at Delaware Valley University, study habits are becoming more important.


Interview Tips for College Grads

Posted on April 28, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

If you're a senior at Delaware Valley University, by now you probably have begun searching so you can land a job after graduation. The thought of interviewing for your first job out of college may seem intimidating, but the best way to shake those nerves is to be prepared.


Meet the A-Day Team

Posted on April 22, 2016 by By Danielle Varner ’19, A-Day advertising committee.

The A-Day Committee is a club at Delaware Valley University that is like no other. Its uniqueness stems from the fact that it plans and implements a Pennsylvania state fair that is completely student run!  There is an executive committee along with many subcommittees that plan and organize this family-friendly event every April at Delaware Valley University. This year will be no different. Each executive committee member has shoes that are hard to fill, having multiple tasks to make sure everything is ready to go for the main event. Let’s meet a few of the team members who will be running A-Day 2016.


5 ways to stay motivated and focused in April

Posted on April 12, 2016 by Deanna Parkton, Coordinator of Experiential Learning.

April is a busy time full of exams, papers, projects and end of year celebrations. With everything going on, it's easy to get overwhelmed during the homestretch of the semester. Take a break and re-focus with these five tips:


Why You Should Get Involved in DelVal’s Pride and Polish Day

Posted on April 2, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

Delaware Valley University's Pride and Polish Day is an annual tradition where students, staff and faculty come together once a year to display their school pride. They work to improve their campus for one day by completing projects for the greater good of the university.


Four Ways to Support DelVal’s Athletic Teams

Posted on March 22, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

Delaware Valley University has a number of athletic teams that fight their way to victory every season. If you've been slacking on school spirit, it's time to show some pride and support your fellow students.
Join your classmates in supporting the athletic teams at DelVal by participating in the following fan behavior.


Getting Ready to Find a Summer Job: How to Prepare and Jobs to Look For

Posted on March 21, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

The semester's end is nearing, and summer will be here before you know it, which means you should be preparing to find a summer job. Hopefully you're staying on track with your studies and finishing projects at Delaware Valley University, but your next priority might be looking for a summer job.
Consider some of the tips below to help with your search.


Healthy Snacks for Late Night Study Sessions

Posted on March 18, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

The end of the semester is getting closer, which means you'll be wrapping up culminating projects and studying for finals at Delaware Valley University. This can lead to late-night study sessions and all-nighters, which aren't always great for your health.


Tips for Interviewing for an Internship

Posted on March 17, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

The spring semester is coming to an end at Delaware Valley University, which means it's time to start applying to and interviewing for summer internships.


Three Spots to Catch Some Live Music in Bucks County

Posted on March 16, 2016 by Delaware Valley University.

If you're getting tired of listening to streamed music from your phone's speaker, you should check out one of the great places in Bucks County with live music and a fun atmosphere. There are plenty of spots located near Delaware Valley University where you and your friends can have a blast.