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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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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.

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  • Freedom Hall
    Room 203

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Latinos Unidos

Open to:

Undergraduate students

Latinos Unidos is a student-run organization that promotes the awareness of diversity throughout Hispanic cultures. We are devoted to emphasizing the importance of heritage and our ability to connect and form a strong fellowship within our Widener community and surrounding Chester community.

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Marching Band

Open to:

Undergraduate students

The Marching Band brings together the elements of woodwinds, brass, marching percussion, and color guard to perform at football games and other university events.

  • Marching Band Practice Field

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Men's Soccer Club

Open to:

Undergraduate and graduate students

The Widener Men's Soccer Club was founded in 2016.  It is a student-run club that competes against other schools in the NIRSA Region 1 Conference (Philadelphia and Mid-Atlantic Division). The goal of the club is to promote the sport of soccer and to provide students with an opportunity to participate in non-varsity, athletic competitions.

Money Club

Open to:

Undergraduate students

The Money Club is responsible for managing the student managed investment fund. Students serve as portfolio managers who monitor the fund’s performance and make buy and sell recommendations to members of an investment committee. Club members travel to Wall Street, visit Philadelphia to see the Stock Exchange, and network with professionals to learn best practices in finance.

National Association of Black Social Workers (NABSW)

Open to:

Undergrate and graduate social work students of African decent.

Widener’s Chapter of NABSW is a joint undergraduate and graduate student organization for those of African descent involved in social support, networking, and community service. The group advocates for social change, justice, and human development of African people here in the United States and throughout the world.

National Association of Catering and Events (NACE)

Open to:

Undergraduate students

Widener University's NACE student chapter familiarizes students with the event industry. Students attend professional meetings and a national conference, which offer many educational and industry networking opportunities. Guest speakers and tours of local event venues and facilities are a part of the educational forum for this organization. Students are also involved in community service projects and fundraising programs.

National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists

Open to:

Nursing students, registered RNs

The National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists is a membership organization devoted to advancing the unique expertise and values the clinical nurse specialist brings to delivering high-quality, evidence-based, patient-centered care and to reducing the cost of health care delivery. NACNS has more than 2,000 members and represents the more than 70,000 clinical nurse specialists working in hospitals and health systems, clinics and ambulatory settings and colleges and universities today.

National Chapter of Negro Women (NCNW) Chapter

Open to:

Undergraduate students

The Widener NCNW chapter seeks to educate, empower, motivate, and unify minority women, as well as all women, at Widener. This organization provides networking and job opportunities, the ability to establish mentor relationships, entrepreneurial support, civic engagement, and more with the goal to empower women.

National League for Nursing (NLN)

Open to:

Graduate nursing students, nurse educators

The National League for Nursing is the premier organization for nurse faculty and leaders in nursing education. The NLN offers professional development, networking opportunities, testing services, nursing research grants, and public policy initiatives to its 40,000 individual and 1,200 institutional members. NLN members represent nursing education programs across the spectrum of higher education, health care organizations, and agencies.

National Society of Minorities in Hospitality Management (NSMH)

Open to:

Undergraduate students

NSMH is an organization of students and professionals representing an array of social and cultural backgrounds. The students and hospitality employers work together to celebrate the benefits of a diverse workforce. Students travel to a conference each year for educational workshops, networking, and career development.

Omega Chi Epsilon (OXE) - National Honor Society for Chemical Engineering

Open to:

Undergraduate students

Omega Chi Epsilon is an honor society that recognizes chemical engineering students who have compiled an outstanding undergraduate academic record. It is generally considered to be the top honor society specifically dedicated to chemical engineers.

Outdoor Adventure Club

The Outdoor Adventure Club is for anyone who loves nature and the outdoors. Numerous events from hiking and biking to rock climbing and kayaking (and all things in between) provide students with opportunities to experience the outdoors firsthand.

Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)

Open to:

Undergraduate students

The accounting program has a long-standing relationship with the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA). Students who attend meetings of this professional organization are offered free student memberships. Membership is open to all School of Business Administration students.

Pep Band

Open to:

Undergraduate students

The pep band creates an energetic atmosphere at athletic and university events. Previous high school band program experience is required. The group rehearses twice a week and performs at home football and basketball games.

  • Kapelski Learning Center
    Rehearsal Hall (LC2)

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Phi Alpha Theta - National History Honor Society

Open to:

Undergraduate students

The History Honors Society, Phi Alpha Theta, recognizes outstanding achievement in the field of history. Widener’s chapter, Alpha Eta Mu, was established in 1994 and its members have presented at the organization’s national and regional conferences. Membership is by invitation only and all Widener undergraduates who have taken four history courses are eligible.

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