May 28, 2015
Looking Back to Move Forward: A Documentary Film about the City of Chester

Two Widener Communications Studies students (Kirsten Chu. ‘15 and Michael Michvech, ‘15) wrote, filmed, edited, produced, and directed this documentary for their senior project, as they wanted to tell a story that highlights the exciting developments taking place in Chester, especially in culture and the arts.  Chu and Michvech became involved in Chester through the Chester Made project, a participatory urban planning process facilitated by the Pennsylvania Humanities Coun

October 13, 2014
Oct. 20-24: Food Drive
Widener University and The Better Living Center are teaming up to collect non-perishable food items. Donations will be bought to the Better Living Center’s food pantry to help residents in Chester. You can also donate online here -
September 12, 2014
Service-Learning Course Designation for Student Transcripts
Widener's service-learning course designation for student transcripts was approved by Faculty Council in the spring 2014 semester. We now need to begin the process of approving courses for the designation for the fall 2015 semester.
June 18, 2013
Penn State Honors Widener President
Widener University President James T. Harris III received the Distinguished Alumni Award from Penn State University for his support of the university and his role in bridging Widener and the city of Chester.
May 10, 2013
Widener Honors Faculty for Teaching Innovation, Research and Civic Engagement
Widener University on Thursday honored the top faculty in the areas of teaching innovation, research, and civic engagement at its annual Faculty Awards Banquet.
January 17, 2013
Widener Students Step into the Political Arena with Very Own Super PAC
What do Dr. Wes Leckrone of Widener’s political science faculty and media personality Stephen Colbert have in common? Aside from the easy answer of quick wit and the ability to captivate an audience, they both started a Super PAC as somewhat of an educational experiment.

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