The annual Schmutz Student Engagement Mini Grants will fund four undergraduate and graduate student initiatives conducted with community partners around Chester.
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.
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.
Students in the graduate clinical psychology program launched an advocacy campaign to support prioritizing COVID-19 vaccinations for teachers in Delaware County.
Fueled by students with a passion for helping entrepreneurs thrive, Widener’s Small Business Development Center helped open Everest Urgent Care in Chester, part of the $42 million Silvercare Campus Project coming to the city.
Professor Stephen R. Madigosky has been named the university’s fifth Cynthia H. Sarnoski Endowed Science Faculty Fellow to support his faculty-student research on how flightless animals move through the Amazon rainforest’s upper canopy.
Doctoral Students Serve as Psychology and Organizational Consultants to Help Restore Historic Community Landmark
A student-led project out of the graduate clinical psychology program transformed a first-year course into an opportunity to help restore Chester’s Old Third Presbyterian Church after a fire destroyed the historic structure.
As the nation recognizes Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his work as an advocate for peace and social justice, members of the Widener University community are encouraged to honor his legacy by spending time completing community service projects individually, and participating in a week of special events.
A collaboration with Windesheim University in The Netherlands has Widener business students working virtually across borders, time zones, and cultures—and finding friends in the process.
COVID has temporarily prevented freshman international student Thanos Tziatzioulis from coming to campus. But the Greek native and recipient of the #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarship has been warmly welcomed into the Widener community.