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School of Business Administration
Penelope S. Greenberg
Lou Anne Vike
Assistant Dean, Academic Programs
Jessica F. Hoopes
Assistant Dean, Relationship Development
Quick Center, Room 141
Accountants are in demand, and Widener students are among the most sought after in the market.
Widener's program is academically rigorous and real-world specific. Faculty are active in both academic and professional accounting organizations.
A professional and academic advisory board made up of executives and practicing accountants assists the Department of Accounting and Information Management in maintaining a high quality, state-of-the-art program. This department has been instrumental in developing interactive learning techniques in the classroom.
You can get on track to pursue professional certification (CPA, CMA, CIA) after graduation and can begin work on a master's degree while still an undergraduate.
Widener's accounting graduates are employed throughout the region and across the country. Alumni are actively involved with Widener and provide an excellent employment network. The Department offers a minor in forensic accounting and has several options in place to meet the 150 credit hour requirement to become a CPA in Pennsylvania.
University College student Dale Kerns Jr. established the Little Angels Foundation, which provides financial and emotional support for children suffering from cancer, tumors, and other deadly diseases.
College of Arts & Sciences
Chemistry Major Anna Miller ‘12, from East Prospect, PA, served as site team leader at CityTeam International in Chester, where she coordinated the efforts of 10 other PSC students.
College of Arts & Sciences
Anthropology Major Sara E. McManus ’13 has been named a 2012 Newman Civic Fellow, an award that recognizes inspiring college student leaders who have worked to find solutions for challenges facing their communities.
Alternative Spring Break
Anthropology Major Jess Viscuso ’12 and Nursing Major Devin Weesner ’13 coordinated Alternative Spring Break efforts for 87 students and faculty and staff chaperones at six locations throughout the U.S.
Institute of Physical Therapy Education
Doctoral Student Scott Cheney serves on the board of the Society for Student-run Medical Clinics, where he is one of five national directors charged with planning the society’s international conference.
President James T. Harris III has been appointed chair of the Board Directors for the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania (AICUP) for 2012–13. Harris has served on the AICUP Board of Directors since 2007, most recently as vice-chair.
Dr. Harry Augensen, associate dean of science and professor of physics and astronomy, helped alumnus Dominic Liberto ’08 arrange a private moment during a public viewing at the Widener University Observatory to propose to his girlfriend, Jenn. She said yes!