Widener University’s leadership in the areas of diversity, equity and inclusion has attracted the attention of a prominent national higher education publication.
Recently secured funding is positioning Widener’s Integrated Professional Studies Program to continue helping students with intellectual disabilities as they build the self-advocacy, independence, and confidence to succeed in rewarding careers.
A small but mighty team of nursing students, professors, and mentors are celebrating a big win for the new Project PRIDE, a program designed to increase diversity within the School of Nursing and the field overall.
Meet Kiara Allison, who joins Widener as Title IX coordinator and equal opportunity officer, and hear how her work supports students and the wider university community.
Shaun Harper, one of the nation’s most highly respected racial equity scholars, spoke to the Widener community about how colleges and universities can move beyond words and performative action to become more anti-racist.
Guided by the ethos “We’re All Widener,” the university explores the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. on this national holiday and echoes his commitment to a more just world through our actions and programs.
Seven leaders from across university departments and disciplines come together to discuss Widener’s collective future.
Gallaudet Professor Caroline Kobek Pezzarossi chose Widener for her American Council on Education Fellowship, allowing her to learn from our university while Widener benefits from her unique perspective, particularly on accessibility.
After successful nursing careers at Widener, two graduates joined forces on social media to share their medical journeys and mentor future health care professionals.
Widener nursing secured a $1.6 million grant over four years to implement Project PRIDE, a program-led initiative to create a workforce that is reflective of the patients and communities served by diversifying the nursing student population.