Department & Office Directory

Search

Filter

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Open to:

Undergraduate and graduate students

Widener’s student chapter of ASCE is affiliated with the national ASCE organization. ASCE's mission is to develop leadership, advance technology, advocate lifelong learning, and promote the civil engineering profession. Our student chapter provides students with opportunities to meet and network with professionals, obtain internships and scholarships, participate in civil engineering competitions and field trips, and just have fun!

ASCE Website

Contact:

Faculty Advisor

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

Open to:

Undergraduate and graduate students

This is the flagship professional society for the mechanical engineering field. Engineers from all disciplines, such as biomechanics, automotive engineering, and aerospace engineering are part of this society. Philadelphia’s ASME chapter provides programming for student societies such as design competitions, as well as seminars and professional meetings.

ASME Website

Contact:

Faculty Advisor

Amnesty International

Open to:

Undergraduate students

The Widener chapter of Amnesty International is dedicated to ensuring people throughout the world are guaranteed their basic human rights. The group meets to discuss current issues related to human rights abuses, brings in speakers, and engages in advocacy campaigns. It is open to students of any major who are interested in furthering the cause of global human rights.

Anthropology Club

The Anthropology Club is a community for all majors, minors, and those interested in the field of anthropology. The club promotes diversity and cultural awareness on campus, hosting activities and fundraisers. The group also travels domestically and abroad to learn about other cultures firsthand.

Anthropology Department

The Anthropology Department prepares students to work with diverse populations in fields such as international relations, education, government, healthcare, user experience, marketing, and cultural resource management.
See Program Offerings

Contact:

Chair of Anthropology Department

Association of Business Process Management Professionals (ABPMP)

Open to:

Graduate students

ABPMP Philadelphia is a chapter of the Association of Business Process Management Professional (ABPMP). ABPMP is a non-profit, vendor independent professional organization dedicated to the advancement of business process management and process transformation concepts and its practices. ABPMP Philadelphia conducts speaker events on Widener's campus and supports student participation by allowing free admission and membership to students. Students have the opportunity to network with industry professionals and learn about process transformation and analytics deployments in organizations.

Athletic & Concert Bands

The Widener University Band program affords undergraduate students the opportunity to perform in a variety of concert and athletic band settings throughout the school year. Participation is based on audition with the Director.

Contact:

Director of Athletic Bands

Athletics Weight Room (lower level)

In the lower level of the Schwartz Center, this weight room has free weights and machines for athletes to use for exercising.

Pride Rec Weight Room with student lifting dumbbells
  • Schwartz Athletics Center

Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) Club

Open to:

Undergraduate social work students

The Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) Club provides a setting for students to explore social work outside of the classroom. The BSW Club engages in a variety of social and service-orientated projects designed and implemented by students. Throughout the year, club members reach out to provide much needed community service to the Widener community and the residents of Chester and surrounding areas.

Basketball Court

The basketball court is located in front of the Student Wellness Center. Students can rent basketballs during their free time or go  to watch the games.

Basketball Court with Pride sign
  • Pride Recreation Center

Bento Sushi

Bento Sushi has a full made-to-order Japanese cuisine that includes sushi, rice bowls, udon noodle soup, and bento boxes. Also grab-and-go available for a quick meal.

Bento Sushi storefront with menu and counter
CampusDish Website
  • University Center

Beta Aphi Psi - Intl Honor Society for Financial Information Students & Professionals

Open to:

Undergraduate students

Beta Alpha Psi is an international honors organization for accounting, finance, and information systems students and professionals. It provides opportunities for development of technical and professional skills; participation in community service; and interaction among students, faculty, and professionals. Our chapter holds two induction ceremonies a year, and inductees are invited to meet and learn from industry speakers and attend networking events.

Beta Beta Beta - Biological Honors Society

Open to:

Undergraduate students

The Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society admits students with an overall GPA of 2.75 or higher and a GPA of 3.0 or higher in biology courses. To join, students must be nominated by the biology faculty, have status as a second semester sophomore, and have made at least one biological research presentation in a public forum. Biology students engaged in collaborative research with faculty members may also apply for research grants through the national Beta Beta Beta organization.

Contact:

Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS)

Open to:

Undergraduate seniors and graduate students

Beta Gamma Sigma is the International Honor Society of AACSB accredited Business Programs Recognizing Business Excellence. Both senior undergraduates and graduate students achieving high academic performance are invited to join Beta Gamma Sigma. There is an annual induction ceremony every spring semester during Honors Week.

Biochemistry Club

Members of the Biochemistry Club are biochemistry, biology, chemistry, and engineering majors who want to explore the application of science in everyday life. Activities include lunchtime talks from research scientists with Q&A sessions, science-themed movie nights followed by interactive discussions with faculty, and field trips to local science-related venues such as the Franklin Institute and Mutter Museum.

Biofeedback and Certification Center

The Biofeedback Clinic and Certification Center (BCCC) is a community clinic that provides psychophysiological interventions for such stress-related problems as anxiety, teeth grinding, insomnia, headaches, and test anxiety.

Biofeedback Center