Events

Due to the coronavirus measures our campus is taking to keep our community healthy and safe, please note that events may be canceled or moved to a virtual format.

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01
Apr

Greater Philadelphia Teacher Job Fair

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  • Various Virtual Formats
Open to:
  • Alumni
  • Community/Public
  • Current Undergraduate Students

School Districts from all over the country recruit students and job seekers at this event. Over 250 school districts are represented! UPDATE: The health and safety of our community guides all of our decisions. As such, the steering committee of the Delaware Valley Education Consortium has been following the CDC’s public health guidance about COVID-19, and is taking proactive measures to minimize crowds by canceling events that will draw large audiences. As a result, the annual Greater Philadelphia Teacher Job Fair on Wed. April 1st is canceled.

02
Apr

Internship & Job Search Strategy Workshop

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  • Virtual Format
Open to:
  • Alumni
  • Current Adult & Professional Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students

Join Career Design & Development staff for an interactive internship and job search skills workshop. Work one on one with career staff and your peers to polish your job searching skills in real time and get all of your questions answered. UPDATE: This event will now be offered in a VIRTUAL FORMAT due to the coronavirus measures our campus is taking to keep our community healthy and safe. Information regarding how to access this webinar will be available on Handshake.

Pride Mascots Events
03
Apr

Transfer Instant Decision Day

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  • Muller Hall
Open to:
  • Prospective Undergraduate Students

After evaluating the changing landscape of COVID-19—and our commitment to protecting everyone’s health and safety—we have decided to offer an immersive, ongoing experience that will replace this event.

M82 Exploding Galaxy in Ursa Major
03
Apr

Stargazing

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  • Widener Observatory - Kirkbride Hall
Open to:
  • Alumni
  • Community/Public
  • Current Adult & Professional Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

This event has been CANCELED due to the coronavirus measures our campus is taking to keep our community healthy and safe.

Accepted Student Day
04
Apr

Accepted Student Day

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  • Online
Open to:
  • Accepted Undergraduate Students
  • Prospective Undergraduate Students

After evaluating the changing landscape of COVID-19—and our commitment to protecting everyone’s health and safety—we have decided to offer an immersive, ongoing experience that will replace our March 21 and April 4 events. Check out our Admitted Student Hub, where you chat with admissions staff, take a virtual tour and engage with faculty during Zoom sessions.

05
Apr

Social Work NASW Licensing Prep Course

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  • Kapelski Learning Center 101
Open to:
  • Alumni
  • Community/Public
  • Current Adult & Professional Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students

Taking the LSW exam this Spring? This exam prep course is available for current graduate students and others studying for their Social Work license in Pennsylvania. This course will be instructed by an NASW-PA representative and viewed by students virtually. **This course will only be offered via ZOOM webcasting. Your book will be mailed to you in advance of the course. When you receive the book, please wait until the course to view it in order to fully gain the experience of the course.**

NGC 891 Edge-On Spiral Galaxy in Andromeda
06
Apr

Stargazing

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  • Widener Observatory - Kirkbride Hall
Open to:
  • Alumni
  • Community/Public
  • Current Adult & Professional Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

This event has been CANCELED due to the coronavirus measures our campus is taking to keep our community healthy and safe.

Quick Center
07
Apr

LinkedIn Workshop

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  • Virtual Format
Open to:
  • Current Adult & Professional Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students

Join us for this hands-on LinkedIn workshop. You will leave this workshop with a complete LinkedIn profile and tips and tricks for navigating LinkedIn. Update: This event will now be offered in a VIRTUAL FORMAT due to the coronavirus measures our campus is taking to keep our community healthy and safe. Information regarding how to access this webinar will be available on Handshake.

M51 Whirlpool Galaxy in Ursa Major
13
Apr

Stargazing

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  • Widener Observatory - Kirkbride Hall
Open to:
  • Alumni
  • Community/Public
  • Current Adult & Professional Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

This event has been CANCELED due to the coronavirus measures our campus is taking to keep our community healthy and safe.

14
Apr

Widener Faculty & Staff Community Reading Group

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  • FISH Tank, Wolfgram Memorial Library
Open to:
  • Faculty/Staff

This reading group open to all Widener faculty & staff is an open forum with the goal of improving understanding of cultures, identities, histories, and communities. We will discuss White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin Diangelo.

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15
Apr

Graduate Studies: Virtual Open House

  • Virtual Open House
Open to:
  • Prospective Graduate Students

Join us for a virtual Open House to learn about our nationally recognized and highly ranked graduate programs.

15
Apr

Social Work CEU Event: The Concept of Change- CANCELLED

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  • Kapelski Learning Center 118
Open to:
  • Community/Public

Sandhya Celestin and Eric Robinson present on the concept of change from both a societal and individual perspective. The event will look at processes of change across micro and macro systems, using criminal justice as a case study.

Sun with prominences
20
Apr

Stargazing

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  • Widener Observatory - Kirkbride Hall
Open to:
  • Alumni
  • Community/Public
  • Current Adult & Professional Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

This event has been CANCELED due to the coronavirus measures our campus is taking to keep our community healthy and safe.

Graduate Student Presenting Research at Symposium
21
Apr

Graduate Student Research Symposium

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  • University Center Atrium
Open to:
  • Current Adult & Professional Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

The Graduate Student Research Symposium is a celebration of graduate student research work in University Center. Participants encompass students from five of the School of Human Service Professions graduate disciplines as well as the School of Nursing.

Student Leadership Awards
22
Apr

Student Leadership Awards

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  • Lathem Hall
Open to:
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

The Office of Student Engagement welcome the University Community to celebrate the year's best in student leadership.

Wolfgram Memorial Library in fall
23
Apr

APA Citation Style: What's New in the 7th Edition

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  • Online
Open to:
  • Current Adult & Professional Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students

Need help with the APA Citation style? The librarians at the Wolfgram library are here to help. This event will now be offered in a VIRTUAL FORMAT due to the coronavirus measures our campus is taking to keep our community healthy and safe.

24
Apr

Trauma CEU Event: Trauma & Addiction

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  • University Center Room F
Open to:
  • Community/Public

Join us to learn about trauma and addiction. From 9am-12pm, hear Lisa Cerullo present, "Trauma and Addiction, Working with individuals with PTSD and Substance Use Disorders." From 1pm-4pm, hear Beth Barol present, "Helping the Brain to Heal, Neurofeedback, Neuro-entrainment and Life Style Supports."

Widener University archway
24
Apr

Workshop for High School Counselors

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  • Founders Hall
Open to:
  • High School Counselors

High school counselors and administration are invited to learn from a representative from College Board who will convey information on topics regarding SAT and AP accessibility changes. Widener will provide information on preparing your high school students for a career integrated curriculum.

4 Galaxies in Leo
27
Apr

Stargazing

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  • Widener Observatory - Kirkbride Hall
Open to:
  • Alumni
  • Community/Public
  • Current Adult & Professional Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

This event has been CANCELED due to the coronavirus measures our campus is taking to keep our community healthy and safe.

Widener band playing brass instruments
28
Apr

Widener University Day of Brass

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  • Kapelski Learning Center
Open to:
  • Current Adult & Professional Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

Guest clinician Gino Cipriani will work with high school students through technique/fundamentals and music! Bring your marching or concert instrument.