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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widener student teacher in elementary school classroom with students
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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."

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.

M104 Sombrero Galaxy
01
May

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.

First Quarter Moon
04
May

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.

08
May

Social Work CEU Event: PhD Research Panel

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  • Kapelski Learning Center 101
Open to:
  • Community/Public

Hear from current social work PhD students as they present on clinical practice for this CEU event.

Lunar Apennine Mountains
11
May

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.

Commencement Caps
16
May

Commencement

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  • The Mann Center
  • Philadelphia, PA
Open to:
  • Community/Public
  • Current Adult & Professional Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff
  • International Students

Widener will hold commencement for all graduates of its Main Campus in Chester, PA, at The Mann Center.

Observatory NGC 4565 Needle Galaxy in Coma Berenices
18
May

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.

22
May

Trauma CEU: Psychological First Aid for Mass Trauma

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

Join us to learn about psychological first aid for mass trauma. Gain insight on psychological first aid for mass trauma; be empowered to transform organizations and society; discuss how to move from oppressive practices towards healing and empowerment policy and advocacy.

Sun with prominences
05
Jun

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.

philadelphia pride festival parade
15
Jun

Summer Institute in Sexuality Studies (6/15-6/26)

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  • Widener University, Main Campus
  • Chester, PA
Open to:
  • Community/Public
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students

Widener's Summer Institute in Sexuality Studies is a 1- to 2-week interdisciplinary training intensive led by nationally recognized faculty in sexuality education, research, and rights. Open to Widener and non-Widener undergraduate and graduate students, the program offers an accelerated, research-focused path for students to earn up to 6 credits while exploring a career in sexuality.

Young Scientists Summer Camp
22
Jun

Next Generation Scientists Summer Mini-camp

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  • Widener University Main Campus
Open to:
  • Community/Public
  • Prospective Undergraduate Students

Widener's Next Generation Scientists Summer Mini-Camp is the perfect place for high school students to explore subjects hands-on as diverse as biochemistry, biology, chemistry, computer science, environmental science, mathematics, and physics and astronomy.

Engineering Summer Camp
22
Jun

Engineering Resident/Day Summer Camp for High School Students

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  • Widener University Main Campus
Open to:
  • Community/Public
  • Prospective Undergraduate Students

Learn about engineering in a fun, hands-on camp offered by Widener professors. Students entering 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th grades may register directly for this four-day session.