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Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS)

Open to:

Undergraduate seniors and graduate students

Beta Gamma Sigma is the International Honor Society of AACSB accredited Business Programs Recognizing Business Excellence. Both senior undergraduates and graduate students achieving high academic performance are invited to join Beta Gamma Sigma. There is an annual induction ceremony every spring semester during Honors Week.

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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Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)

Open to:

Undergraduate and graduate students

The student chapter of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) promotes the practice of biomedical engineering through guest speakers and national conferences. This student chapter also encourages its members to be actively involved within the biomedical engineering community, in turn providing them with possible employment opportunities and connections.

BMES Website

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Faculty Advisor

Black Men United

Open to:

Undergraduate students

Black Men United's purpose is to uplift and educate the Widener community through becoming better men in society, as they seek to acknowledge, educate, and unite African American men on campus. The organization's main focus is the African American male population at Widener while also welcoming members of any race, sex, and ethnicity.

Black Student Union

Open to:

Undergraduate students

The Black Student Union promotes activities of common interest, as well as cultural and educational benefits, for the African American and multicultural student body. BSU serves as the umbrella organization of many of the multicultural student organizations, providing a forum to voice goals and ideas.

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.

Chamber Music Program

Open to:

Undergraduate, graduate, and adult & professional studies students

The Chamber Music Program, open to students of all levels and all instruments, emphasizes small ensemble playing. Student groups (piano four-hand, guitar duos, trios, quartets, etc.) vary according to instrumentation and ability. All groups are coached by professional musicians. Performance opportunities include studio recitals, chamber concerts, and mini-chamber recitals. Students receive academic credit for participation.

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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!

Color Guard

Open to:

Undergraduate students

The Color Guard pairs choreographed flag, riffle, and sabre routines to the music of the Marching Band.

Widener Band & Color Guard

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Director of Athletic Bands

Commuter Student Association (CSA)

Open to:

Undergraduate students

The Commuter Student Association is a group of student leaders dedicated to assisting commuter students through mentorship, advocacy, programming, outreach, and resource sharing. CSA hosts monthly meetings for commuter students to make connections and discuss community needs.

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.

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Delta Phi Epsilon

Open to:

Undergraduate students

Delta Phi Epsilon Sorority's mission is to develop women into successful students, and to be their authentic selves while being responsible citizens of the world. DPhiE focuses on creating leaders, promoting the education of women, and empowering them to take on the future.

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (DST)

Open to:

Undergraduate students

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., is comprised of leaders who are not afraid to stand up for what they believe in to better the world. The sorority is dedicated to providing assistance and support through established programs in local communities around the world whose members are predominately young African American females.

engINe

Open to:

Undergraduate and graduate students

A nonprofit organization of engineering students working to improve the quality of life of various cultures through engineering projects.

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.

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.