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Widener to Host Two Business Workshops for High School Girls in February

Quick Center

The School of Business Administration workshops will include tours of the Quick Center.

Chester, Pa. – Widener University's School of Business Administration will host two free academic workshops for high school girls in February. The "Women Helping Women" workshops are designed to simulate life as a business student and give participants an idea of career opportunities in the field.

Interested participants can choose to attend the workshop on either Thursday, Feb. 22 or Friday, Feb. 23.

The workshops, sponsored by Boeing and UPS, begin at 8:30 a.m. with a greeting from School of Business Administration Dean Jayati Ghosh and Assistant Dean Jessica Hoopes. Participants will have opportunities to interact with School of Business Administration faculty, students and successful alumnae.

They'll participate in collegiate-style lectures and take part in interactive activities and networking opportunities. A tour of the Quick Center and lunch in Widener's Pride Café is included. The workshop will end at 1 p.m. with an optional tour of campus.

Most activities will take place in Widener's Lathem Hall, East 13th and Potter Streets, Chester, Pennsylvania.

Interested participants – parents and high school students – should contact Jessica Hoopes at or 610-499-4304 to register.

Widener University is a private, metropolitan university that connects curricula to social issues through civic engagement. Dynamic teaching, active scholarship, personal attention, leadership development and experiential learning are key components of the Widener experience. A comprehensive doctorate-granting university, Widener comprises seven schools and colleges that offer liberal arts and sciences, professional and pre-professional curricula leading to associate, baccalaureate, master's and doctoral degrees. Visit the university website,