Widener is proud to announce that Father Gregory Boyle, founder of Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles, California, the largest gang intervention, rehabilitation, and re-entry program in the world, will be the commencement speaker this year. He will also receive an honorary degree.
The Widener University community celebrated and continued the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with community service and commemorative events. Events included:
Nigerian student Chiamaka Oduah is the university's first recipient of the #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarship for international students.
Widener students used their summer research project to build a potentially life-saving mental health resources on campus.
The newly renamed Student Accessibility Services features an array of new learning assistive technologies.
Widener received the “It’s on Us” grant to bring awareness and tools to campus for the prevention of sexual violence. The Green Dot program is one way Widener is making campus safe for all.