Thanks to the love and support of her father, the advocation of her advisor, and transformative opportunities at Widener, Neeta Basantkumar ’04 has made her dreams come true. Now, she is working to make dreams come true for future Widener students.
In 1972, the school transitioned from a military college to a civilian one and took on the name Widener. Though not universally embraced, the move set the school on a new path of growth and innovation grounded in its roots.
Recognizing that fraternities and sororities foster lasting relationships and often contribute to student growth and success, Widener is investing in renovations and updates for Greek life and housing.
As we mark Widener's bicentennial, we’re looking back at some of the stories and people who have informed this place – the traditions, events, and characters whose impact and legacies still resonate.
This year’s Homecoming offers something for everyone – a renewal of many of the on-campus traditions and events, as well as a slate of virtual programming. The weekend also marks the public kickoff of Widener’s bicentennial celebration.
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 physical therapy alumna and former elite gymnast Rachel Sine ’20 is fulfilling her dream of working with the world’s top athletes.
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.