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Oskin Leadership Institute

The Oskin Leadership Institute inspires and prepares students to be strategic leaders and responsible citizens who possess the character, courage, and competencies to affect positive change.

The institute offers diverse leadership opportunities for students including a leadership minor, leadership certificate, as well as other opportunities for engagement.

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Leadership Is For Everyone

Oskin Leadership Institute's approach to student leadership is featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer and Philly.com. READ MORE


Honduras at the REMAR Orphanage


Widener Student Awarded the Verni Fellowship
to Work With Children in Honduras

Monica Lesinski writes about her life-changing experience in Honduras at the REMAR Orphanage. READ MORE

Leadership Competition


Widener Team Places 2nd in the 2nd
Annual Collegiate Leadership Competition

The Collegiate Leadership Competition gives students the opportunity to put their leadership knowledge, skills, and behaviors to the test against students from other universities. READ MORE



2017 High School Leadership Awards

NBC10 and Widener University have partnered once again to give principals in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware the opportunity to acknowledge and honor the region's best and brightest future leaders. READ MORE.

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Vernon Hill Receives the Widener Bugle

The Oskin Leadership Institute recognizes Vernon Hill at the 5th Annual Voices of Leadership Dinner. READ MORE

Cynthia Figueroa

Cynthia Figueroa Gives Women's History Month Lecture

Cynthia Figueroa, the 2015-2016 Beideman Visiting Scholar, speaks to students at a Women's History Lecture. READ MORE

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Oskin Institute Awards 47 Leadership Certificates

Forty-seven students and staff receive their Widener Leadership Certificate in May 2016 from the Oskin Leadership Institute. READ MORE

Leadership Certificate

Arthur Schwartz, Oskin Director, edits a new book on ethical leadership. Read more ...