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    Learning With Purpose

    Hospitality management students learn how to become young professionals by running their own restaurant at the Widener Marriott Dining Room. Read More...

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    Record High Satisfaction

    Widener students gave their university a resounding thumbs-up in a recent national survey of student satisfaction. Read More...

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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...

Recent News

  • Widener's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Relocates to Main Campus in Chester, Open House Set for July 11Wednesday, June 29, 2016

    Widener's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Relocates to Main Campus in Chester, Open House Set for July 11

    Widener University has relocated its Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) from Exton to its Main Campus in Chester. Individuals ages 50 years and older who are interested in learning more about the learning and social opportunities offered through OLLI are invited to stop by an Open House between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Monday, July 11 in the University Center Webb Room.

  • Widener Student-Athletes Achieving on the Field and in the ClassroomTuesday, June 28, 2016

    Widener Student-Athletes Achieving on the Field and in the Classroom

    Widener University is known for its athletic accomplishments on the field of play, but the prowess of its student-athletes in the classroom last year may be the most impressive accomplishment of all.

  • Wednesday, June 15, 2016

    Widener Offers Support for those Grieving Orlando Victims

    The horrific violence that took place in Orlando over the weekend grieves us all. Even though the incident happened nearly a thousand miles away, the Widener University family shares the pain and heartache of those directly affected by the tragedy. We express our deep sympathy and solidarity with those whose lives have been shattered by this senseless act of hatred.

  • Widener Partners to Open Uno Chicago Grill on CampusMonday, June 13, 2016

    Widener Partners to Open Uno Chicago Grill on Campus

    Uno Chicago Grill, home of the original deep dish pizza, will open its newest location on June 13 at 1516 Providence Avenue on the Widener University campus in Chester, Pa. The location is owned and operated by Widener University and franchise partner Tom Bock of The Bock Group, which has eight additional Uno restaurants in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

  • Tuesday, June 7, 2016

    Widener University Appoints Five to Board of Trustees

    The Widener University Board of Trustees recently named five new members to its ranks including senior officials at Affinity Health Plan, People 2.0, the Alliance for Higher Education and Democracy, and the law firm of Page, Wolfberg & Wirth.

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