July 30, 2013
There will be an ASB information session where students can learn about Alternative Spring Break. It will be on Friday, August 30, 2013 at 3 pm.
July 28, 2013
The involvent fair is a chance for students to see what opportunities they have to get involved. It is on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 in the Atrium from 11-1.
July 03, 2013
Widener University’s civic engagement efforts in the city of Chester have been recognized by publications such as Newsweek and Washington Monthly, but now the federal government is using Widener as a case study on the positive impact colleges and universities can have in stabilizing and improving the nation's struggling communities.
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 29, 2013
Guest Column: This trip to Harrisburg shows politics in action
The Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania sponsored Student Lobby Day in Harrisburg on April 16. Students from universities across the commonwealth descended upon the Capitol to share their opinions about higher education bills and let their voice be heard.
May 17, 2013
Win $100 for Your Student Organization & FREE T-shirt!
QUESTION: What's the easiest way to win $100 for your student organization to plan and execute civic engagement programs on campus or in the community?
May 17, 2013
Newly Accepted Students: Apply to the PSC/Bonner Program
The PSC/Bonner Leader program is comprised of 60 undergraduates who commit to serving 300 hours of community service per year in the city of Chester. In addition, students participate in training and enrichment activities that help them develop leadership skills and receive an annual $5,000 award.
May 13, 2013
Soccer for Success Tackles Gardening at Stetser Elementary School
Students at Stetser Elementary School in Chester on Thursday traded in soccer balls and corner kicks for leaf compost and peat moss to construct four raised bed gardens as part of the Chester Upland Soccer for Success program.
May 11, 2013
Widener Sophomore Named to Board of Character Education Partnership
When Janelle Rouse decided switch majors and transfer to another college, she looked for a school that offered her new major and encouraged service and civic engagement. What she didn’t expect when she transferred Widener University in Chester, Pa. was the leadership opportunities she would have. The sophomore special education from Washington, D.C. was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the Character Education Partnership, a national organization committed to developing civic virtue and moral character in America’s youth.
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.

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