Commencement is a milestone moment. For Gary and Stephanie Pollino, this commencement season is even more special as the father-daughter duo will both receive bachelor degrees from the School of Nursing.
These trilingual Widener graduates have tapped into language programs and international clubs and services to help secure internships and other opportunities that will give them an advantage on the job market.
Shawn Ryan celebrated his undergrad commencement from a hospital room while battling cancer. Now in remission, he will finally get to walk across the platform as he earns a master's degree in counselor education.
Several students graduating this month with doctorates in K-12 Educational Leadership were leading their schools and districts through COVID-19, while simultaneously finishing their dissertations. The lessons learned from their own studies has helped them navigate the challenges.
We asked and you answered. Read more about Priscilla Adenugba and Evan Figueroa-Vargas, the undergraduate and graduate students nominated by their peers to deliver video messages to their fellow graduates.
Senior Julia Klinger's Honors Week presentation explored lessons learned in a Multicultural Psychology class and hands-on learning experiences that, taken altogether, opened her eyes to white privilege.
Hands-on research opportunities at Widener give students the chance to explore their interests, build a foundation of experience, and hone skills for their future professions.
Widener is more flexible, capable, and effective as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Adapting to remote operations has positioned faculty, staff, and students with the agility to stay connected and continue to advance the university's mission.
In response to the growing demand for virtual patient care during COVID, the graduate nursing program at the university’s Harrisburg campus is preparing students for this latest industry shift through newly incorporated telehealth programming.
A grant is helping Widener students provide COVID-19 tests for uninsured city residents, to conduct research on health disparities, and to host an educational forum.