When COVID-19 forced the closure of K-12 schools in mid-March, Widener student teachers found themselves embarking on a new partnership with Agora Cyber Charter School.
Investment portfolios managed by students and faculty advisers have doubled in the past five years, now exceeding a combined $1 million.
More and more professionals are turning to Widener for an array of new and existing graduate programs and flexible certificates under the newly named Center for Graduate and Continuing Studies and the College of Health and Human Services.
A graduate speech-language pathology program will prepare students for a meaningful career to prevent, diagnose, and treat speech and language disorders.
A faculty-student research team was awarded $50,000 in state funding to develop innovative solutions to a leading problem in 3D printing and manufacturing.
Internships, co-ops, research, and clinical experiences are continuing in various formats, with Widener students learning invaluable lessons in this new environment.
Many projects at Widener this summer have not only adjusted their format to a virtual setting, but have planned their research topics to advance our understanding of COVID-19.
As Widener University bids farewell to its 2020 graduate students, it is worth reminiscing about their unique journey to a valued graduate degree.