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      Fall Dinner

      Fall Dinner Series

      Fall 2017 Bistro Dinner Series

      October 18 & November 1, 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
      Where: Marriott Dining Room
      RSVP: Reservations are required. Please call 610-499-1127 or email

      Students from the Widener University Center for Experience Management in Tourism and Hospitality have kicked off the popular Fall 2017 Bistro Dinner Series. Throughout the semester, members of the public are invited on select Wednesday evenings for a two-course bistro meal. View menus.

      Hunger Banquet

      When: October 19, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
      Where: Lathem Hall

      Students at Widener will be challenged during the annual Hunger Banquet to think about the worldwide distribution of food and how our socio-economic statutes effect our access as they participate in the annual Hunger Banquet, hosted by the Office of Civic Engagement and International Student Services.

      Tech Day

      Community Tech Day

      Fourth Annual Community Tech Day

      October 21, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
      Where: University Center

      The computer science department is partnering with IBM for the fourth annual Community Tech Day. Chester residents, employees, non profits and small businesses can bring their computers for a check-up and free diagnosis.

      Daniel Moran

      Daniel Moran

      Creating Flannery O'Connor

      October 26, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
      Where: University Center Room A

      Daniel Moran, a professor of history at Monmouth University, will speak on his most recent study Creating Flannery O'Connor: Her Critics, Her Readers (University of Georgia Press, 2016). His work examines how a literary reputation – and the image of a cultural icon – has been made, not only by O'Connor herself, but also by her readers, reviewers, critics, publishers and filmmakers.

      Lunch and Learn: The School to Prison Pipeline and How You Can Make a Difference

      When: October 26, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
      Where: Widener Law Commonwealth, Library Building, The Pit

      Join La Tasha Williams and Giovanni Reid for a lunch and learn. Reid served 26 years in SCI Graterford and was recently released in September 2017. He was sentenced to life in prison as a juvenile, but has maintained his innocence and continues to litigate his innocence claims. Williams is a December 2017 Widener Commonwealth graduate currently working as a law clerk and certified legal intern with the Lehigh County Public Defenders. After taking a class offered by Temple University, Williams stepped in to advocate on Reid's behalf.

      Engineering Mini Camp

      Engineering Mini Camp

      Engineering Mini Camp

      October 27, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
      Where: Kirkbride Hall

      More than 100 aspiring engineers get a glimpse into their futures with hands-on laboratories simulating life as a Widener engineering student during the School of Engineering's annual mini camp

      10th Annual Careers in Sexuality Conference

      When: November 1, 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
      Where: University Center

      The theme of the 10th Annual Careers in Sexuality Conference was inspired by the culturally relevant message of Grammy award winning artist Solange's 3rd debut album, "A Seat the Table." This year's conference is intended to create space for learning, professional development and community for emerging sexuality professionals that builds upon a charge of change within the field of human sexuality.

      Multiculrual Fair

      Multicultural Fair

      International Education Week and "We're All Widener" Multicultural Fair

      International Education Week will be celebrated November 5 to 11. The Multicultural Fair will be Friday, November 10, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
      Where: University Center Atrium

      International Student Services, in collaboration with numerous other offices and clubs, is sponsoring International Education Week from November 5 to 11. Events will include a photo contest, coffee/tea samplings, restaurant trips to Philadelphia and international film screenings. Learn more.


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