Family Weekend Schedule 2014

Join us for a weekend of family-friendly events geared specifically for parents of current Widener students during Homecoming weekend.

Saturday, October 18, 2014


Widener University Parents' Network Family Weekend Brunch & Meeting

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Where: University Center, Room F and Multicultural Lounge

Hosted by the Dean of Students, Dr. Denise Gifford, come join fellow Widener parents and families for a hot breakfast, followed by a Parents’ Network opening meeting featuring key Widener administrators to answer parent questions and address any student concerns.


Widener Parents’ Network Picnic and Lawn Games

Time: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Where: Kapelski lawn

Come participate in family-friendly fun lawn games (ultimate frisbee, badminton, and corn hole anyone?) and enjoy a BBQ picnic with fellow Widener families.


Homecoming comedian - Andrew Shulz

Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Where: Alumni Auditorium

Parents are welcome to join Widener students and alumni. Tickets for Widener family members will be covered by the Division of Student Affairs.

Sunday, October 19, 2014


Third Annual Homecoming 5K

Time: 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Where: Registration held at the Wellness Center