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Active Minds

Open to:

Undergraduate students

Active Minds is an organization that works to spread awareness about mental health and suicide prevention by prioritizing student health and well-being. The club benefits its members through education, and the campus as a whole by making small changes to promote positivity.

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 Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (AKA)

Open to:

Undergraduate students

Alpha Kappa Alpha, Sorority, Inc., is committed to fostering and encouraging high academic and ethical standards, promoting unity and friendship, and helping to alleviate problems concerning women to improve their social stature, maintain a progressive interest in college life, and to be of service to all mankind.

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 Omega Epsilon

Open to:

Undergraduate students

Alpha Omega Epsilon is a professional and social sorority of female engineering and technical science students from across the globe. The sorority promotes ideals that further the advancement of its members and builds a foundation for lifelong bonds of sisterhood though promoting understanding, knowledge, and communication within professions.

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.

Alpha Tau Omega (ATO)

Open to:

Undergraduate students

Alpha Tau Omega is America's leadership and development fraternity that promotes the growth of young men and provides unique opportunities on campus and beyond. ATO members forge lifelong relationships with strong ties to the importance of brotherhood.

Alpha Upsilon Alpha

Open to:

Undergraduate and graduate students in education programs

Alpha Upsilon Alpha, the honor society of the International Literacy Association, recognizes and encourages scholarship, the development of personal and professional leadership, and service to the field of reading at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Members are acknowledged for having excelled in their chosen field of study, and are recognized as professionals committed to the importance of reading and language arts in education.

Alternative Spring Break (ASB)

Open to:

Undergraduate students

The Alternative Spring Break Program is a student-run organization that offers life-changing opportunities to spend spring break on service trips helping people and communities around the country.

American Association of Colleges of Nursing

Open to:

All nursing students, faculty and staff

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is the national voice for academic nursing. AACN works to establish quality standards for nursing education; assists schools in implementing those standards; influences the nursing profession to improve health care; and promotes public support for professional nursing education, research, and practice.

American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)

Open to:

Undergraduate and graduate students

The AIChE is the professional society that represents the interests of chemical engineers in their careers, as well as the profession as a whole. Widener's student chapter gives chemical engineering students the opportunity to broaden their exposure to the profession by such things as field trips, speaking engagements by engineering professionals, and local and national conferences.

American Nurses Association

Open to:

Registered RNs

The American Nurses Association (ANA) is the premier organization representing the interests of the nation's 4 million registered nurses. ANA is at the forefront of improving the quality of health care for all. Founded in 1896, and with members in all 50 states and U.S. territories, ANA is the strongest voice for the profession.

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Open to:

Undergraduate and graduate students

Widener’s student chapter of ASCE is affiliated with the national ASCE organization. ASCE's mission is to develop leadership, advance technology, advocate lifelong learning, and promote the civil engineering profession. Our student chapter provides students with opportunities to meet and network with professionals, obtain internships and scholarships, participate in civil engineering competitions and field trips, and just have fun!

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American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

Open to:

Undergraduate and graduate students

This is the flagship professional society for the mechanical engineering field. Engineers from all disciplines, such as biomechanics, automotive engineering, and aerospace engineering are part of this society. Philadelphia’s ASME chapter provides programming for student societies such as design competitions, as well as seminars and professional meetings.

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.

Association of Business Process Management Professionals (ABPMP)

Open to:

Graduate students

ABPMP Philadelphia is a chapter of the Association of Business Process Management Professional (ABPMP). ABPMP is a non-profit, vendor independent professional organization dedicated to the advancement of business process management and process transformation concepts and its practices. ABPMP Philadelphia conducts speaker events on Widener's campus and supports student participation by allowing free admission and membership to students. Students have the opportunity to network with industry professionals and learn about process transformation and analytics deployments in organizations.

Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) Club

Open to:

Undergraduate social work students

The Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) Club provides a setting for students to explore social work outside of the classroom. The BSW Club engages in a variety of social and service-orientated projects designed and implemented by students. Throughout the year, club members reach out to provide much needed community service to the Widener community and the residents of Chester and surrounding areas.

Beta Aphi Psi - Intl Honor Society for Financial Information Students & Professionals

Open to:

Undergraduate students

Beta Alpha Psi is an international honors organization for accounting, finance, and information systems students and professionals. It provides opportunities for development of technical and professional skills; participation in community service; and interaction among students, faculty, and professionals. Our chapter holds two induction ceremonies a year, and inductees are invited to meet and learn from industry speakers and attend networking events.

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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