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 -
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.
September 29, 2014
Nov. 1: Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes
Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes is aimed to help raise money to find a cure for nearly 26 million Americans living with diabetes and to help improve their lives.By signing up, you'll receive a t-shirt! Sign-up by completing this survey:
September 28, 2014
Oct. 23: A Taste of World Hunger Event
Come join for a meal and discussion on food access issues on a local and global scale. At this interactive event, the place where you sit, and the meal that you eat, are determined by the luck of the draw—just as in real life some of us are born into relative prosperity and others into poverty.
September 12, 2014
Service-Learning Course Designation for Student Transcripts
Widener's service-learning course designation for student transcripts was approved by Faculty Council in the spring 2014 semester. We now need to begin the process of approving courses for the designation for the fall 2015 semester.

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