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    Exceptionally Proud

    It was a special weekend here as more than a thousand students took to the stage and officially became graduates of Widener University. Read More...

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    The World Needs Widener

    During her inauguration ceremony, President Julie E. Wollman shared a new vision for Widener University that focuses on transformative learning. Read More...

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    Giving Back

    Widener student-athletes use leadership and civic engagement to help build bridges in our community. Read More...

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    Choose Widener

    The value of a Widener education includes opportunities for academic, social, professional, and global growth. Read More...

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    Valued Voice

    The opinions of students are highly valued at Widener and your voice can help shape the university’s future Read More...

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    Invaluable Experience

    Co-ops and internships allow Widener students to learn and gain valuable work experience while still graduating on time. Read More...

Recent News

  • Widener University Acquires Taylor Memorial ArboretumWednesday, May 25, 2016

    Widener University Acquires Taylor Memorial Arboretum

    Widener University has acquired the Taylor Memorial Arboretum, a 30-acre reserve of plantings and natural lands located about a mile north of the university in Nether Providence Township. The arboretum will remain free and open to the public while providing the university with greatly expanded opportunities for research and hands-on learning in the environmental and biological sciences and science education.

  • Geoghehan and Tilelli Named to Inaugural Class of U.S. Army ROTC Hall of FameWednesday, May 25, 2016

    Geoghehan and Tilelli Named to Inaugural Class of U.S. Army ROTC Hall of Fame

    Two members of the Pennsylvania Military College (now Widener University) class of 1963, retired four-star General John H. Tilelli Jr. and John Lance "Jack" Geoghegan, are among the former U.S. Army ROTC cadets selected for the inaugural class of the Army ROTC Hall of Fame. More than 300 former cadets will be inducted into the Hall of Fame during a ceremony at Fort Knox, Ky. on June 10 that will also celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Army ROTC program.

  • Widener University Recognizes Perreca and Elam as Recipients of the 2016 Eckard AwardTuesday, May 24, 2016

    Widener University Recognizes Perreca and Elam as Recipients of the 2016 Eckard Award

    Debbie Perreca of Norwood, Pa., senior graphic designer in University Relations, and Barbara Elam of Aston, Pa., first shift lieutenant for Campus Safety on Main Campus, were awarded the William David Eckard Jr. Award for Distinguished Service in recognition of their hard work and longtime commitment to Widener University.

  • Widener Awards Diplomas to More Than 800 at Undergraduate Commencement CeremonySaturday, May 21, 2016

    Widener Awards Diplomas to More Than 800 at Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

    Nicole Gilette, who was selected to address the Widener University Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 21 as the President's Award recipient, reminded the class of 2016 to cherish the moment - as it was the last time they would all be together as students, and their first time together as graduates.

  • Nicole Gilette named 2016 President's Award recipientSaturday, May 21, 2016

    Nicole Gilette named 2016 President's Award recipient

    Nicole Gilette of Audubon, Pa., addressed her fellow Widener University graduates at Commencement on Saturday, May 21 as the recipient of the President's Award. The award is given annually to the senior who has contributed the most to campus life through scholarship and participation in extracurricular activities.

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