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 31, 2013
Spring 2014 Service-Learning Classes Now Posted
Go to the Civic Engagement Website search engine and click on "Only Display Service-Learning Courses" to see a full listing of courses offered next semester.
October 29, 2013
Soccer for Success Program Paying Benefits in Chester
Buton-Fairfax is one of a growing number of elementary school students in Chester involved in the Chester Upland Soccer for Success program, an after-school youth development program that uses soccer as a tool to combat childhood obesity and promote healthy lifestyles for underserved students.
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
October 21, 2013
Donate Life: Service With a Purpose Speaker Series
Learn what you need to know about organ and tissue donation and how easily you can become part of the solution to this rapidly growing problem! Thursday, November 21, 2013 from 5:30 to 7 pm in the Webb Room.
October 16, 2013
Food Day Events on October 24th
Come celebrate Food Day by attending a variety of events on Widener's campus. Events include a Community Partner Fair and Student Poster Display, Soccer for Success Demonstration, and a Lecture and Discussion on Food Day Priorities.
September 25, 2013
Food Drive for The Better Living Center in Chester, Pa.
The Office of Civic Engagement and the School of Business together with UPS and the Money Club are hosting a food drive for The Better Living Center in Chester, Pa. The food drive starts October 1 and will run until November 23.
September 17, 2013
Oct. 17th - Service With a Purpose Speaker Series - Jim "Mr. Energy" Smith'83
Widener University invites you to be "JIMPACTED" by Widener University alum Jim, “Mr. Energy”, Smith on Thursday, October 17th, as part of Widener's "Service With a Purpose Speakers Series" from 5:30-7:00 pm in Lathem Hall.
August 22, 2013
Sept. 26th - Service With a Purpose Speaker Series: Faces of our Fathers Film Festival
There will be "The Faces of our Fathers" Film Festival on Thursday, September 26, 2013 from 5:30 to 7 pm in Alumni.
August 16, 2013
Constitution Day Speaker
The Constitution Day Speaker will be on Monday, September 16, 2013. This event will be held in the Webb Room from 11:30 am to 1 p.m. and will feature Dr. Wes Leckrone, a professor in the Political Science department. A reception with light refreshments at 11:30 a.m.

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