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SUMMER 2024 ISSUE | Partnerships

Widener Magazine

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In this issue of the Widener Magazine, the cover story spotlights the university’s partnership with the Philadelphia Union. This collaboration has unlocked exclusive opportunities for academic and professional growth, as well as community engagement in the city of Chester. 

Additionally, this issue highlights valuable partnerships with alumni, which provide jobs, internships, guest speaking engagements, and networking opportunities for students. New developments in simulation learning within the School of Nursing are also featured, along with information about the Widener Observatory, and much more

Featured Stories

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A More Perfect Union

The multi-year partnership between Widener and neighboring Philadelphia Union has found the back of the net, again and again, creating opportunities, experiences, and much more for the university community.

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Thriving Partnerships Engage Alumni, Community, and Students

Widener’s extensive partnerships connect many of the university’s values: service to others, a legacy of giving back, commitment to innovation and leading the way for the next generation.

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Additional Articles

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Homecoming: Save the Dates!

October 25–26, 2024

Mark your calendars, grab your blue and gold, and join us for the Homecoming celebration in 2024! We have fun-filled and Pride-building activities for all. More information will be available in the months ahead. Be sure to visit the Homecoming website for the latest details. 

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Read the Latest Class Notes

See the latest updates and achievements of classmates—from promotions and career milestones to publications and more.

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Alumni: Be Featured in an Upcoming Issue

Have a story you'd like to share? Achievement you are proud of? Whether as a story suggestion for a featured article or a Class Note highlight, we'd love to hear from you.

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About the Widener Magazine

Sharing Inspiration & Achievements from the Pride 

The mission of Widener Magazine is to inspire Widener pride in our readers by featuring stories and achievements of our alumni, professors, and students. The magazine also showcases how our community is changing the world and making groundbreaking contributions in fields ranging from neuroscience and nursing to engineering and business. It celebrates the university's rich history, new offerings and developments on campus, and the milestones of our alumni's lives.

Widener Magazine is produced by the Office of University Relations in partnership with Alumni and Development. 

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