Legacy Graduates

Alumni are the heart of Widener University’s history, and what better way to recognize this than when descendants of Widener University alumni graduate each May and become a part of a special tradition at Widener.

Who is a WU legacy graduate?

A Widener University legacy is a student or alumnus/a who has a parent, grandparent, or sibling who graduated from Widener University.

Who is considered a WU legacy alumnus/a?

Daughters, sons, granddaughters, grandsons, step-children, and step-grandchildren of graduates from Widener University, Pennsylvania Military College, Penn Morton College, Widener College, and/or Brandywine College are considered Widener legacies.

Join us in celebrating the WU legacy graduates at this year's commencement ceremonies!

2014 Graduating Legacy Students

  • Kelsey Beck-Cullen, daughter of Bryan Cullan ’94
  • Joseph Breen, son of Joseph Breen, ’78 and Suzanne Breen ’79
  • Casey Decker, daughter of Scott Decker ’94

2015 Graduating Legacy Students

  • Andrew Buckley, son of Joseph Buckley ’86
  • Ethan DiBona, son of Joseph DiBona ’86
  • Alexander C. Harm, son of Theresa Harm ’13
  • Robert Herbster, son of Janice Herbster ’82
  • Robert Hitchens, son of Eva Hitchens ’83
  • Michael Kelly, son of Richard Kelly ’81
  • Kyle Landis, son of Richard Landis ’87
  • Chelsea Manns, daughter of Cynthia Owens-Manns ’99
  • Christina Mantoni, daughter of Bernard Mantoni '93
  • Joseph McManamon-Simon, son of Joshua Simon ’88L
  • Jennifer Diasio, daughter of Dr. Tina Phillips ’82, ’98, ’03
  • Timothy Rockenbach, son of Denise Rockenbach ’87
  • Christie Rosenzweig, daughter of Mark Rosenzweig ’93
  • Melanie Stoy, daughter of Sharon Stoy ’90