Contact Public Relations

The Widener University Office of Public Relations is available to help reporters and editors find the right faculty expert for breaking news, provide information about Widener University programs and initiatives, and serve as a resource for news and feature stories. If you are not sure who to contact, please call the general number at 610-499-4430 for assistance.


Dan Hanson, Director of Public Relations

Phone: 610-499-4433, Cell: 610-613-2758, E-mail:

  • University Administration
  • Crisis Communications
  • Pennsylvania Military College Museum
  • Oskin Leadership Institute
  • Widener Partnership Charter School
  • Philadelphia Speakers Series
  • ROTC


Jennifer Kitchen, Associate Director of Public Relations

Phone: 610-499-1329, E-mail:

  • Center for Social Work Education
  • Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology
  • School of Engineering
  • Center for Hospitality Management
  • School of Nursing
  • Student Activities


Allyson Roberts, Associate Director of Public Relations

Phone: 610-499-4244, E-mail:

  • Center for Education
  • Center for Continuing Studies
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • Institute for Physical Therapy Education
  • School of Business Administration
  • Center for Human Sexuality Studies
  • Widener University Art Gallery


Mary Allen, Public Relations Officer, Delaware Law School

Phone: 302-477-2175, E-mail:

  • Delaware Law School 


Julie Massing, Communications Manager, Commonwealth Law School
Phone:  717-541-3983, E-mail:

  • Commonwealth Law School