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Alpha Chi Sigma

Open to:

Undergraduate students

Alpha Chi Sigma is a co-ed professional fraternity that works to bind its members with a tie of true and lasting friendship, while striving for the advancement of chemistry both as a science and as a profession, and aid its members in attaining their ambitions as chemists. Widener’s Gamma Omega colony was established in late 2007 and was granted chapter status in May 2012.

Alpha Mu Gamma - International Modern Language Honor Society

Hours of Operation:

Mon-Thurs, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Open to:

Undergraduate students

Alpha Mu Gamma is the first and largest national collegiate foreign language honor society of the United States to recognize exceptional achievements in all foreign languages.

Alpha Phi Sigma - Criminal Justice Honor Society

Open to:

Undergraduate and graduate criminal justice students

Alpha Phi Sigma recognizes academic achievement of undergraduate and graduate criminal justice students. To apply for membership, undergraduate students must have completed four criminal justice courses and have a minimum GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale, with a minimum GPA of 3.2 in criminal justice courses. Graduate students must also have completed four criminal justice courses (three undergraduate courses can count towards the 4 course minimum) and have a minimum GPA of 3.4.

Amnesty International

Open to:

Undergraduate students

The Widener chapter of Amnesty International is dedicated to ensuring people throughout the world are guaranteed their basic human rights. The group meets to discuss current issues related to human rights abuses, brings in speakers, and engages in advocacy campaigns. It is open to students of any major who are interested in furthering the cause of global human rights.

Anthropology Club

The Anthropology Club is a community for all majors, minors, and those interested in the field of anthropology. The club promotes diversity and cultural awareness on campus, hosting activities and fundraisers. The group also travels domestically and abroad to learn about other cultures firsthand.

Beta Beta Beta - Biological Honors Society

Open to:

Undergraduate students

The Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society admits students with an overall GPA of 2.75 or higher and a GPA of 3.0 or higher in biology courses. To join, students must be nominated by the biology faculty, have status as a second semester sophomore, and have made at least one biological research presentation in a public forum. Biology students engaged in collaborative research with faculty members may also apply for research grants through the national Beta Beta Beta organization.

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Biochemistry Club

Members of the Biochemistry Club are biochemistry, biology, chemistry, and engineering majors who want to explore the application of science in everyday life. Activities include lunchtime talks from research scientists with Q&A sessions, science-themed movie nights followed by interactive discussions with faculty, and field trips to local science-related venues such as the Franklin Institute and Mutter Museum.

Biology Club

The Biology Club is open to any student who has an interest in biology. The club conducts monthly noon meetings (where pizza is a never-changing fare) that serve as social gatherings and informational assemblies to conduct the business of the club. The Biology Club takes field trips to places such as the National Zoo in Washington D.C. and aquariums in Baltimore or Camden.

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Blue & Gold

Open to:

Undergraduate students

The Blue & Gold is Widener University's digital-first student-run news site offering a blend of current events impacting campus and beyond alongside feature stories and reviews.

Chemistry Club

Open to:

Undergraduate students

The Chemistry Club is made up of undergraduates who enjoy science and want to share their passion with others. The club engages in fun and exciting science activities with area school children and teachers to help spark a love of science among today’s youth. Plus, they're known across campus for their outstanding liquid nitrogen ice cream!

Computer Science Club

The Computer Science Club is a student-driven group that provides members with an opportunity to host social events such as game tournaments, movie nights, and the end-of-year barbeque. Club members also help the department host our annual events such as the High School Programming Contest and Community Tech Day.

Criminal Justice Organization

Open to:

Undergraduate and graduate students

The Criminal Justice Organization is a club for criminal justice majors, minors, or others interested in the field to meet each other and learn more about criminal justice issues and careers. The club hosts the ongoing Crime Film Series on campus and runs the Widener chapter of No More © (together we can end domestic violence and sexual assault). CJO holds awareness raising events and designs and sells t-shirts that benefit local victim advocacy agencies.

Engineering Geology Club

Open to:

Undergraduate students

The Engineering Geology Club is for students who are fascinated by the geologic environment and the impact of humans on the natural world. Employing a historic geologic perspective, the club studies such topics as minerals, gems, rocks, and earth processes. The club provides opportunities in the field to visit geologic sites such as caverns or fossil digs.

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Environmental Club

Open to:

All students

The Environmental Club is open to all students at the university and holds multiple events throughout the year to bring awareness to protecting the environment. The club occasionally takes excursions to the Chesapeake Bay, the Baltimore and Camden Aquariums, the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C., shore locations along the New Jersey coast, the Pocono Mountains, and other unique geological and fossil sites.

French Club

Open to:

Undergraduate students

The French Club brings together all students with an interest in French through a variety of social and cultural activities. We connect with the francophone community in our region to provide unique opportunities for students to use French beyond the classroom.

Gospel Choir

Open to:

Undergraduate, graduate, and adult & professional studies students

The Gospel Choir gives several musical performances throughout the year both on and off campus, including performances at the Martin Luther King Memorial Service and Jesse Anderson Awards Dinner at Widener, and songfests with other local universities and colleges. Students receive academic credit for participation. The group rehearses weekly and offers at least one concert a semester for both the university and local community.

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Iota Iota Iota - Women & Gender Studies National Honor Society

Open to:

Undergraduate and graduate students

Iota Iota Iota (Triota) is a national honors society that encourages and supports scholarship and excellence in women’s studies. Membership is open to gender & women's studies (GWS) majors or minors and to any undergraduate or graduate student at Widener with a strong interest in GWS. Undergraduates must have achieved third-semester standing with at least 6 hours of GWS courses and a GPA of at least 3.0. Graduates must have a demonstrated record of research or activism in gender-related issues.

Jazz Ensemble

Open to:

Undergraduate students

Led by internationally recognized jazz artist John Vanore, the Jazz Ensemble is built on the model of the contemporary jazz orchestra. The repertoire is based on compositions from the libraries of Thad Jones, Woody Herman, Maynard Ferguson, Oliver Nelson, Vanore, and others. Improvisation workshops and use of the recording studio round out the Jazz Ensemble experience. The group rehearses weekly and offers concerts for both the university and local community.

Widener Band & Color Guard
  • Kapelski Learning Center
    Rehearsal Hall (LC2)

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Keepin' It Trill

Open to:

Undergraduate, graduate, and adult & professional studies students

Keepin' It Trill is Widener's student-run a cappella vocal group. They rehearse weekly and perform a variety of a cappella selections such as "Send My Love" by Adele, Let Me Love You/Closer Mashup, "Run To You" by The Pentatonix, and have recorded Widener's Alma Mater - "Blue and Gold" - by John Vanore.

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Lambda Pi Eta - National Communication Honor Society

Open to:

Undergraduate, graduate, and adult & professional studies students

Exemplary communication studies students may join the National Communication Association honor society, Lambda Pi Eta. Lambda Pi Eta is open to undergraduate (full-time and extended learning) students who have completed 60 credits total (cumulative 3.0 GPA) and completed 12 communication studies classes (3.25 GPA). Graduate students may petition to apply upon completion of 12-credits of communication studies-related courses.

NCA Website
  • Freedom Hall
    Room 203

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