September 08, 2014
Sept. 15th, 16th, & 18th - Volunteer Fair
Widener's Volunteer Fair, led by our Pride Service Site Leaders, will be held on September 15, 16, & 18 from 11AM - 1PM outside of the Univ. Center. While supplies last, FREE Widener T-shirts and FREE food will be given out to those who sign up for a volunteer opportunity at the Fair!!
September 02, 2014
Sept. 15th - Constitution Day Speaker
This year's Constitution Day 2014 Keynote Speaker will be Erin Daly, Interim Dean, Delaware Campus and Professor of Law. Dean Daly will speak on "The Right to Human Dignity: How Constitutions are Guaranteeing it and How Courts are Protecting it Around the World."
August 26, 2014
Sept. 11th - 9/11 Day of Service Event
The Office of Civic Engagement will have a table set up in the Univ. Center Atrium on Thursday, September 11 from 11-1 with pens and note cards for anyone to take a few minutes and write a note to currently deployed United States service members, new recruits, and wounded warriors as part of Operation Gratitude.
August 26, 2014
Sept 13th - Annual Mayor's Citywide Cleanup
Annual Mayor's Citywide Cleanup September 13, 2014 "Working Together To Make Chester A Beautiful Place To Live"
July 30, 2014
Diversity Programming Student Mini-Grants Now Available
Additional funding will create Diversity Programming Student Mini-Grants to augment programs or activities aimed at creating and sustaining a healthy campus climate at Widener. Funding will be specifically designated to assist SGA recognized student organizations and Greek-letter sororities and fraternities with programming efforts that promote a welcoming campus climate.
July 21, 2014
Helpful Political Engagement  Resources
Political engagement is a key component of Widener’s mission to empower students to become socially responsible citizens. As such, the Office of Civic Engagement aims to provide students with all the resources they need to become informed voters and politically engaged citizens. Here you can find a list of several different online resources, each of which contains a variety of useful tools and helpful information regarding all aspects the voting process—from polling locations to voter ID laws to information on specific politicians’ platforms and more.
April 24, 2014
From TRASH to TREASURE Donate some of your clothes and home goods during Move Out!
Alpha Phi Omega is co-sponsoring with the Office of Civic Engagement and the Office of Resident Life to present the Trash to Treasure event! From May 2 to the 9, bins will be placed inside every residence hall and inside the University Center to collect items that students no longer need or want!
March 31, 2014
Community Partners Discuss Widener's Strategic Plan
On March 28, 2014, community partners representing 11 Chester-based non-profit organizations gathered with President Harris, faculty, Board of Trustee members, and administrators to discuss Widener's Strategic Plan and ways to implement democratic partnerships.
February 28, 2014
Schmutz Student Mini-Grants Awardees
Fourteen undergraduate students are recipients of the recently endowed Schmutz Student Mini-Grants. Awards are granted annually to support undergraduate student-led Chester-focused projects that are developed in collaboration with a Chester community partner to address community needs.
February 28, 2014
March 13: The College Affordability Panel
The Political Engagement Committee of Widener University requests your presence at The College Affordability Panel. Thursday, March 13, 2014 2-3 p.m. Widener University Center Webb Room Refreshments will follow.

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