April 08, 2020
As we know, our community is stronger together! Please note that we do not advise any face-to-face direct service opportunities given the health environment at this time. To participate virtually, please add your information to the form at: https://forms.gle/R9dz39zKGUKf3xeDA
January 23, 2020
Apply to be part of the Civic Engagement and Global Leadership LLC!
Gearing up for fall 2020? As part of this LLC, first-year students will have an experience like no one else at Widener. Members will grow as some of the strongest leaders on campus while making a difference in Chester and beyond. Activities include service trips, leadership workshops and more!
May 30, 2018
Italian-American Heritage Festival Volunteer Opportunity
The 9th Annual Italian-American Heritage Festival will take place from 11-6 on June 10th, 2018 at Rose Tree Park in Media. The festival features excellent food, top-rated entertainment, and activities designed to involve attendees of all ages.
April 18, 2018
Please join Chester Made for a talk and workshop with Rebecca Yamin this weekend! All faculty and students are encouraged to attend
July 05, 2016

“We are pleased to announce that Chesterfest 2016 is scheduled for Saturday, September 3, 2016 on the beautiful grounds of PPL Park along the Delaware River in Chester, Pennsylvania. Annually, Chesterfest, previously the Riverfront Ramble, attracts over 12,000 visitors from all over the region, for a day of fa

November 17, 2014
Be an Angel to a Child in Chester this Holiday Season!
Be an angel to a child in Chester this holiday season! Participate in the Angel Tree program, sponsored by The Salvation Army and Widener University's Office of Civic Engagement.
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 - http://yougivegoods.com/2014fooddrivewidener
October 13, 2014
Schmutz Student Engagement Mini Grants Available!
Awards ranging from $500 to $1,000 (with total annual funding not to exceed $2,500) will be made annually to support undergraduate student-led Chester-focused projects developed in collaboration with a Chester community partner to meet community needs.
September 28, 2014
Oct. 23: A Taste of World Hunger Event
Come join for a meal and discussion on food access issues on a local and global scale. At this interactive event, the place where you sit, and the meal that you eat, are determined by the luck of the draw—just as in real life some of us are born into relative prosperity and others into poverty.
July 30, 2014
Diversity Programming Student Mini-Grants Now Available
Additional funding will create Diversity Programming Student Mini-Grants to augment programs or activities aimed at creating and sustaining a healthy campus climate at Widener. Funding will be specifically designated to assist SGA recognized student organizations and Greek-letter sororities and fraternities with programming efforts that promote a welcoming campus climate.

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