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Gamma Eta Rho – A National Honor Society in Human Sexuality

Open to:

Graduate students in human sexuality studies program only

The mission of Gamma Eta Rho is to encourage and recognize excellence in intellectual achievement, critical inquiry, and creative thought relating to all aspects of human sexuality. The Society seeks to help students develop meaningful goals for their roles in society; to foster professional relationships and growth; and to advance the fields of human sexuality research, therapy, and education.

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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Health Care Management (HCM) Alumni Association

Open to:

Graduate students

The HCM Alumni Association organizes events and activities to accomplish the following objectives: (1) To foster community building and networking. (2) To highlight the achievements of HCM alumni regionally, nationally, and globally. (3) To support and engage current students and to promote the health care management program as a leader in health care management education. (4) To serve as a resource and hub of expertise for healthcare professionals.

Higher Education Student Association (HESA)

Open to:

Graduate students in higher education programs

The Higher Education Student Association (HESA) is a graduate student organization that supports master and doctoral students in the higher education programs at Widener. Led by students, HESA offers professional, academic, and social programming throughout the year. From happy hours to guest speakers, HESA enriches the student experience and offers resources beyond the classroom.

Hillel

Open to:

Undergraduate students

Hillel’s purpose is to serve the Jewish community at Widener by fostering a safe space to practice religious beliefs while also creating a social, cultural, and educational space on campus. Students organize events on campus, while also attending events in the nearby Swarthmore area.

Human Sexuality Education Student Organization

Open to:

Graduate students in human sexuality studies program only

The Human Sexuality Education Student Organization seeks to engage and support CHSS students throughout their time in the program through social events, networking opportunities, and information sessions. HSEDSO hosts events such as Sex Soirée (end of year celebration), HSED Talks (sexuality-related talks hosted at Widener), and the AASECT information session.

Institute for Graduate Clinic Psychology Student Forum

Open to:

Graduate students in PsyD program only

The Student Forum (SF) is the student self-government organization in the Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology . The SF provides a voice for the student body and a means for communication between students, faculty ,and administration. SF’s goal is to enhance students’ education, professional, cultural, and social development by sustaining a supportive academic community.

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Open to:

Undergraduate and graduate students

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is a professional society that covers nearly every field of electrical engineering. This society publishes transactions, journals, and magazines, and also sets standards for telecommunication products and computer systems. Our students benefit by being exposed to the latest research, which augments their technical knowledge. The IEEE also provides career opportunities for our students.

Intercultural Greek Council (IGC)

Open to:

Undergraduate students

The Intercultural Greek Council focuses on uniting its member organizations through mutual respect and equality. IGC advocates the needs and interests of all member organizations to advance and support their independent and mutual goals, while providing a forum for communication and collaboration to encourage cooperation and harmony amongst member organizations.

Interfraternity Council

Open to:

Undergraduate students

Interfraternity Council is the governing council of Widener fraternity chapters. IFC works to foster the ideals of their respective organizations while adhering to the standards set forth by the Fraternity & Sorority Life community nationwide. IFC expects chapter and council development in academics, leadership, culture, and service.

International Club

Open to:

Undergraduate students

International Club promotes the interaction between international and local students at Widener, and helps them to experience and learn new cultures from each other and create bonds of friendship to last a lifetime.

Contact:

Director of International Student Services and Programs

International Council of Nurses

Open to:

Registered RNs

The International Council of Nurses (ICN) is a federation of more than 130 national nurses associations (NNAs), representing the more than 20 million nurses worldwide. Founded in 1899, ICN is the world’s first and widest reaching international organization for health professionals. Operated by nurses and leading nurses internationally, ICN works to ensure quality nursing care for all, sound health policies globally, the advancement of nursing knowledge, and the presence worldwide of a respected nursing profession and a competent and satisfied nursing workforce.

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship

Open to:

Undergraduate students

InterVarsity's mission is to unite a multi-ethnic community that follow Jesus's mission to love and serve each other though helping the campus and local community become world changers. InterVarsity holds weekly worship encouraging its members to practice their faith while meeting others who share their same passion.

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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Kappa Delta Pi

Open to:

Undergraduate and graduate students in education programs

Widener’s local chapter of Kappa Delta Pi fosters excellence in education and promotes fellowship among those dedicated to teaching. Kappa Delta Pi is an international honors society organization and has more than 1.2 million members.

Kappa Sigma

Open to:

Undergraduate students

Kappa Sigma is the largest college social fraternity in the world that promotes the growth of its members through fun and brotherhood. Kappa Sigmas main goal is to create world leaders and have its members get involved with their community to better the world.

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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