February 28, 2014
March 13: The College Affordability Panel
The Political Engagement Committee of Widener University requests your presence at The College Affordability Panel. Thursday, March 13, 2014 2-3 p.m. Widener University Center Webb Room Refreshments will follow.
February 25, 2014
Pride Service Site Leader Scholarship Applications Now Accepted for Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors
Widener is now accepting applications for the Pride Service Site Leaders Scholarship Program for current freshmen, sophomores, and juniors. Students commit to 160 hours of service and leadership each year in exchange for an annual $1500 scholarship applied towards tuition for the 2014-2015 academic year.
February 24, 2014
Presidential Service Corps/Bonner Leader Applications Now Accepted for Freshmen and Sophomores
Widener is now accepting applications for the PSC/Bonner program for current freshman and sophomore Widener students. Students in the program commit to 300 hours of service and leadership trainings each year in exchange for an annual $5,000 scholarship applied towards tuition for up to 8 semesters.
February 12, 2014
Widener University Inaugural Invited Student Lecture
Widener University Inaugural Invited Student Lecture Monday, March 31, 2014 at noon Call for Papers: Deadline March 10, 2014 This year, for the first time, the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, the Office for Community Engagement and Diversity Initiatives, and the English Department are sponsoring an Invited Student Lecture. Students are invited to submit essays on the topic below. Essays will be read by a committee of faculty and administrators from across the university, and the winner will be invited to read his/her essay before a university-wide audience on March 31. The winner will also receive a small prize and a lunch in his/her honor.
January 29, 2014
Northern Star Sport's 3rd Annual PRIDE Run
On Friday, March 14th, come out and support Northern Star Sports as we invite the children of Stetser Elementary onto our campus to work with WU's varsity athletes. This is a great opportunity! By coming out to run in this event you are showing your support for Widener and the Chester community.
January 15, 2014
Feb. 20: Screening of "Inequality for All" Film and Discussion
Widener is excited to participate in a simultaneous screening of U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich’s film, "Inequality for All" along with many other campuses across the country on Thursday, February 20 in the Webb Room at 5 p.m.
January 13, 2014
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Commemorative Events
President Harris encourages the Widener University community to honor and celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at many local events.
December 01, 2013
Multicultural Student Orgs will be hosting a Holiday Food Drive from December 2, 2013 to December 11, 2013.
November 06, 2013
Salvation Army Angel Tree Program
Widener University has partnered with the Salvation Army and its Angel Tree Program. The Angel Tree Program helps over 300 children in Chester receive a gift for the holiday season. Each angel tag has an actual child's name on it and suggested gift items (but any gift is appreciated).
October 29, 2013
Behind the Hoodie: An indepth analysis of the Trayvon Martin case
An informal discussion about the complexities of race in America will occur on Wednesday, November 6 at 6 p.m. in the Webb Room. Sponsored by: Black Men United, Black Student Union, Community Engagement and Diversity Initiatives, Multicultural Student Affairs, NAACP College Chapter

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