Hands-on learning was taken to a whole new level when a group of students traveled to Costa Rica to immerse themselves in the culture and learn about the environmental toll of consumerism and tourism, particularly in the coffee industry.
Traveling abroad can be an important part of the student experience. For Gianni DiMatteo ’24, he found academic and personal ties on a trip to Italy.
Student Riya Sembhi '25 shares her experience about the education department’s excursion to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C that expanded her perspective on the devastation of the Holocaust.
Widener has seen a significant increase in international applicants and has welcomed students from across the globe, including countries never represented on campus before.
Widener students have a history of being politically engaged citizens and having exceptional voter turnout.
International student-athletes have found a second home playing for the Pride. Embraced by the campus, these students bring new perspectives, both on the field and off.
Since 2019, the team has been holding this potentially lifesaving drive, which has signed up hundreds for the registry and led to one match.