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 610-499-4246 for assistance.

Mary Allen, Director of Communications

Phone: 610-499-4246, cell: 302-562-9239, E-mail: mallen@widener.edu

  • University administration
  • Oskin Leadership Institute
  • Widener Partnership Charter School
  • Taylor Arboretum
  • ROTC
  • Philadelphia Speaker Series
  • Pennsylvania Military College Museum

Jennifer Kitchen, Associate Director of Public Relations

Phone: 610-499-1329, E-mail: jakitchen@widener.edu

  • 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: alroberts@widener.edu

  • 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


Julie Massing, Communications Manager, Commonwealth Law School

Phone: 717-541-3983, E-mail: jlmassing@widener.edu

  • Commonwealth Law School

Constance Sweeney, Executive Assistant to the Dean, Delaware Law School

Phone: 302-477-2177, E-mail: cmsweeney@widener.edu

  • Delaware Law School