January 22, 2015
Preparing to Make a Difference
Register today for the Oskin Leadership Institute seminar entitled "Preparing to Make a Difference."
January 06, 2015
Visit the Volunteer Involvement Fair!
Resolve to get involved in your community in 2015! Stop by the University Center atrium on Wednesday, January 14th between 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Meet some of our Pride Service Site Leaders and learn about how you can be a part of making a positive impact in the Chester community.
December 08, 2014
SIGN UP TODAY: MLK Day of Service on January 19, 2015
Please note the change of the location of the 8:00 a.m. kick-off for the MLK Day of Service. The Chester-Upland School District, in collaboration with the MLK Commemorative Committee of Chester & Vicinity, announces that the host location for the MLK Day of Service activities scheduled for January 19, 2015 at Chester-Upland School District (CUSD) schools has been changed from Chester High School to the S.T.E.M. Academy at Showalter (1100 W. 10th Street, Chester) due to emergency repairs of the school’s heating system. Event timing and event inclusions will remain the same as scheduled, and pre-registered volunteers will receive a confirmation of their volunteer assignment prior to the event.
November 19, 2014
The Giving Tree - Holiday Toy Drive
Alpha Phi Omega invites you to help make a child’s Christmas wish come true!
November 19, 2014
Help Underprivileged Youth this Turkey Day!
SAGA (Sexuality and Gender Alliance) has partnered with The Prysm Youth Center of Delaware County to support children in need this Thanksgiving!
November 17, 2014
Magazine Produced by Widener Students Focuses on Chester
The inaugural issue of Chester magazine, an online and print publication about the city produced by Widener University students, will be released this month and celebrated on the university’s campus.
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.
October 03, 2014
Pride Service Site Leaders' Contacts and Partners
Interested in volunteering in Chester, but don’t know how to get involved? Or who to contact? The Office of Civic Engagement is here to help! Read more about our Pride Service program sites and how you can be a part of making a positive impact in the Chester community.

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