January 28, 2013
Widener Joins Clinton Global Initiative University Network
Former President Bill Clinton has invited Widener University to join the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI University) Network, a growing consortium of colleges and universities that support, mentor, and provide seed funding to student leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs to develop solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Widener becomes one of only 24 colleges and universities nationwide to join the network, and the only institution in the five-county Philadelphia region.
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.
August 24, 2012
Op-Ed: New Student Orientation a Civic Learning Moment
Earlier this year, the National Task Force on Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement pronounced that we are in a "crucible moment" in our nation's democratic history.

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