Thursday, May 16, 2013
There are lots of fun things to do this weekend in Doylestown!
Whether your interests include the arts, sports or philanthropy, there is plenty to do in Doylestown this weekend. ADOPT-A-PANTRY FOOD DRIVE Where/When: All day Friday at Delaware Valley College Why go: It's the final chapter in the a collaborative, county-wide food drive to benefit the Food and Nutrition Network (FaNN), a network of 27 food pantries. Families, churches, local businesses and others have collected non-perishable food since May 1. Through a partnership with New York Life and Delaware Valley College, Adopt-A-Pantry hoped to collect 15,400 meals, or the equivalent of 10 tons of food. Cost: No cost. For more information, visit www.bcoc.org COACH BAG BINGO Where/When: 7-9 p.m. Friday at Central Bucks High School West Cafeteria. …
Saturday, April 27, 2013
Laci Olivia, a graduating senior at Delaware Valley College, is hosting her third annual fundraiser for the Make-A-Wish Foundation May 3 at 4 p.m. on the college quad.
Friday, April 19, 2013
The entire East Coast will hear the sounds of the long-gestating bugs when they hatch in the coming weeks.
They don't bite, suck or pose any real physical threat to humans, but darned if cicadas are not downright big and scary-looking. The Bucks/Montgomery county area is about to get an earful from the winged nuisances after they hatch and swarm the sky. "It's hard to predict exactly what the outbreak will look like," said Dr. Chris Tipping, an entomologist in the Biology Department at Delaware Valley College. "They'll emerge from the south first, and what happens there will be a good indicator of what we can expect. We should get some pretty decent numbers." The last time the area saw a heavy outbreak of cicadas was in 2004, but that was different brood. The insects are classified in separate broods, depending on their gestation period. Brood …
Friday, April 5, 2013
Delaware Valley College President Joseph S. Brosnan brings Bucks County leaders from not-for-profit organizations, health care and education together Thursday.
From Annmarie Ely, Delaware Valley College Leaders from not-for-profit organizations, health care and education came together on Delaware Valley College’s Doylestown campus April 4 for Welcoming New Leaders to Bucks County: A Community Celebration. "There is a movement going on in Bucks County and you're seeing it in this room today," said DelVal alumnus Jamie Haddon at the event. Speaking at the event were: James Brexler, President and CEO of Doylestown Hospital Dr. Rodney Green, Superintendent of Central Bucks School District Magne Gundersen, Council Executive of the Bucks County Council, Boy Scouts of America Jamie Haddon, a class of ’95 DelVal alumnus who is President and CEO of the United Way of Bucks County Lisa Tremper Hanover, …
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Township supervisors grant Delaware Valley College a waiver Tuesday to move ahead with improvements to the college’s athletic field.
Delaware Valley College wants to get its athletic field to look a bit more like a stadium with bright lights and artificial turf. The field sits above New Britain Borough and Doylestown Township, and DelVal needs input from both before moving ahead. “We’re simply proposing to convert the existing football field to a synthetic turf field and make it multi-use for football, soccer and women’s field hockey,” said Mark Mayhew, an engineer representing DelVal. “In conjunction with that, the college would like to light the field.” The college is proposing four, 80-foot light poles, which Mayhew said are shorter than the ones at both War Memorial Field at the CB South stadium. Mayhew said the lights could be on as late as midnight during …
Friday, March 15, 2013
The college is partnering with the Travis Manion Foundation to host the event this Saturday.
Since 2001, more than 2.2 million U.S. men and women have returned from serving in Afghanistan or Iraq. Even for those U.S. veterans who have not suffered traumatic physical or psychological injuries, readjustment to civilian life stateside can be a challenge. That's just one reason two Doylestown institutions are joining forces to examine those issues. Delaware Valley College and the Travis Manion Foundation are partnering to host a forum on issues facing returning veterans and their families. It will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the school in Doylestown Township. "Understanding Your Returning Veteran" is designed to help loved ones better understand the issues they may face when a veteran comes home, organizers said. …
Friday, February 22, 2013
The Aggies sweep the men's basketball all-conference awards.
Friday, February 22
Delaware Valley College’s run to the upcoming Freedom Conference Championship Game did not go unrecognized by the league coaches as the Aggies took home all three major awards. Senior forward/center Jeremy Beckett (Reading, PA/Holy Name) was named the Freedom Player of the Year while freshman guard Zach Sly (St. Petersburg, FL/Faith Baptist Christian) was selected as the Rookie of the Year. Casey Stitzel was voted the Coach of the Year for the second time in the last three years. In addition, senior forward Daulton Derr (York, PA/Eastern York) picked up second-team, all-conference honors for the first time in his career. Beckett became just the second player in Delaware Valley men’s basketball history to earn the top individual honor in …
Monday, February 18, 2013
The Delaware Valley College men's basketball team will host Misericordia in conference tournament this week.
Monday, February 18
The Delaware Valley College men’s basketball team is the No. 2 seed in the Freedom Conference tournament and will host third-seeded and defending champion Misericordia University in the semifinals on Wednesday. Tip-off at James Work Gymnasium is set for 7 p.m. The winner will advance to the Freedom Conference championship game on Saturday, Feb. 23 (time TBA, site at the highest remaining seed) and meet the winner of Wednesday’s other semifinal match-up between No. 1 seed DeSales University and fourth-seeded FDU-Florham. The Freedom Conference champion earns an automatic berth to the NCAA Division III playoffs. This is just the fourth time in school history and the third in the last five years that Delaware Valley has reached the …
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Head to the campus of Delaware Valley College this weekend for some free entertainment.
Thursday, December 6, 2012
A musical tradition will return to Doylestown this weekend. Delaware Valley College again will host its annual Holiday Concert. The event showcases the college's Chorale, Jazz Band, String Ensemble, and Symphonic Band, college officials said. It's open to the public, and, it's free. College officials said the concert will feature popular holiday music, including works for Christmas and Hannukah, well-known carols, contemporary favorites and lesser-known gems. For more information, contact: Dr. Jack Schmidt, 215.489.2233 What: DelVal Holiday Concert Where: Moumgis Auditorium, in the student center at Delaware Valley College When: Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, at 3 p.m.
Monday, November 12, 2012
College pledges to provide “aid, comfort, and friendship” for veterans through the Janet Manion Military and Veterans Center
Using a Veterans Day program as the backdrop, Delaware Valley College officials on Monday afternoon announced the formation of a new center for military veterans and their dependents. Named in honor of the late Janet Manion, the center will be a one-stop shop to help veterans transition to civilian life, according to college President Dr. Joseph Brosnan. The center, to be located in Lasker Hall, will be available to veterans, active military and military families, offering information, referrals and support. “Its primary mission will be to enhance the school experience of our military heroes and their dependents,” Brosnan told the audience gathered in the Moumgis Auditorium in the DelVal Student Center. "Our commitment must be to serve …