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Phi Alpha ΦΑ - National Social Work Honor Society

Open to:

Undergraduate and graduate social work students who attained excellence in scholarship

The purpose of Phi Alpha Honor Society is to provide a closer bond among students of social work and promote humanitarian goals and ideas. Phi Alpha fosters high standards of education for social workers and invites into membership those who have attained excellence in scholarship and achievement in social work. Undergraduate and graduate social work students who have completed 9 semester hours of required social work courses or at least 37.5% of the total hours/credits required for the degree, whichever is later achieved, and rank in the top 35% of their class can join.

Phi Delta Theta

Open to:

Undergraduate students

Phi Delta Theta is a fraternity committed to the principles as friendship, sound learning, and a high standard of morality. The organization works to help each member meet his true potential.

Phi Lambda Upsilon- Chemistry Honor Society

Open to:

Undergraduate and graduate students

Phi Lambda Upsilon is a nationally recognized honorary chemical society for undergraduate and graduate chemistry, biochemistry and chemical engineering students for the promotion of high scholarship and original investigation in all branches of pure and applied chemistry. Widener junior/senior undergraduates that have excelled in completing 30 hours of coursework in chemistry, biochemistry , or chemical engineering can be nominated.

Phi Sigma Epsilon (PSE)

Open to:

Undergraduate students

Pi Sigma Epsilon is the only national, professional fraternity for marketing, sales, and management. As a member of PSE, students enjoy a national awards and scholarship program, national speakers, competitions, career fairs, and national conventions. Meet-and-greet events are offered on campus during which students learn how to network, how to talk in public, and how to negotiate for a job.

Phi Sigma Sigma

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Undergraduate students

Phi Sigma Sigma is a sorority passionately committed to academic careers and Widener's campus community, while also expressing individuality and sharing what each member has in common. Phi Sigma Sigma promotes leadership and allows members to excel in their community and become role models for others.

Physics and Astronomy Club

The Physics and Astronomy Club brings together students and faculty who have shared knowledge and interests in current physics topics. Students in this club have access to Widener's Observatory.

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Pi Sigma Alpha - National Political Science Honor Society

Open to:

Undergraduate students

Pi Sigma Alpha is the national Political Science Honors Society. It is open to political science or international relations majors and minors with a junior or senior status that have achieved academic distinction. The organization is dedicated to raising awareness of issues related to political science. The Upsilon Kappa Chapter at Widener was founded during the 1994-1995 academic year.

Pre-Law Society

Open to:

Undergraduate students

The Pre-Law Society focuses on helping students achieve their goal of getting into and succeeding at law school. Each month, the Pre-Law Society sponsors a meeting featuring invited guests, such as practicing attorneys, LSAT-preparation specialists, and representatives from our two law schools. Additionally, the Society organizes social events and field trips, such as to the U.S. Supreme Court and the state capital in Harrisburg, PA.

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Pride Activites Council (PAC)

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Undergraduate students

Pride Activities Council enhances student and campus life by providing high-quality, student-driven social, educational, cultural, and recreational programs and activities for the Widener community. PAC welcomes its members to plan weekly events while also encouraging students to be engaged in them and to promote a fulfilling college experience.

Pride Pack Dance Team

Open to:

Undergraduate students

The Pride Pack Dance Team is a dance organization filled with spirit that helps cheer on Widener sports teams at athletic competitions. Pride Pack enables students to create bonds with each other and to promote enthusiasm for their peers.

Pro Bono National Honor Society

Open to:

Undergraduate and graduate students

The Pro Bono National Honor Society recognizes those undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate commitment to providing underserved clients and communities with quality healthcare services in their field of study while maintaining the standards and requirements of their curriculums and their professions. The Pro Bono National Honor Society aims to encourage the development of altruism and social responsibility.

Psychology Noir

Open to:

Graduate students in PsyD program only

Psychology Noir is an affinity group (student-initiated organization that has a formal tie to the Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology). Psychology Noir serves as an empowering vehicle for the African American graduate psychology students to support one another. The purpose of the group is to provide its members with care, support, and enrichment during and after their matriculation from IGCP.

Psychology Students for Social Responsibility

Open to:

Graduate students in PsyD program only

Psychology Students for Social Responsibility (PsySSR) is a student group formed under the national organization, Psychologists for Social Responsibility (PsySR), to promote social justice as clinical psychologists in training within IGCP. PsySR includes six related programs to advance social justice through the lens of psychology, addressing human rights, climate change/sustainability, violence/war, peacebuilding, social health/wellbeing, and education.

Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)

Open to:

Undergraduate students

Students considering a career in public relations, advertising, integrated marketing communications, social media, event planning, and business communication should join the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA). Widener PRSSA members network with guest speakers, alumni, and other PRSSA chapters in the Philadelphia region. PRSSA members have numerous leadership opportunities and make professional industry connections prior to graduation.

PRSSA Website
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Residence Hall Association (RHA)

Open to:

Undergraduate students

The Residents Hall Association is a group of students dedicated to creating a better living environment for the campus residential community. RHA holds events to promote interactions between the residents and promotes a fun and safe environment for the students living on campus.

Robotics Club

Open to:

Undergraduate students

The Robotics Club provides education on robotics engineering topics through competition, workshops, and events, and offers students a way to push their abilities beyond the classroom to real-world application. In addition to educating engineering students, the club also works extensively with younger students, mostly in high school, at university-sponsored events and events the club hosts on its own.

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SAGA (Sexuality and Gender Alliance)

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Undergraduate students

This undergraduate-student organization is dedicated to promoting diversity and good health for all people, especially in the LGBTQ+ community. SAGA strives to build a community where students can make new friends in a safe and supportive environment. Meetings and events provide a mixture of discussion time, club business, activities, and encouraging conversations to help one another to feel welcome at Widener.

Secondary Education Affinity Group

Open to:

Undergraduate, graduate, and alumni of secondary education programs

The Secondary Education Affinity Group is committed to the ongoing communication, networking, and gathering of secondary education students and alumni.

Sigma Pi Sigma - Physics Honor Society

Open to:

Undergraduate students

Sigma Pi Sigma is the official honors society of the physics profession. Membership is restricted to colleges and universities that offer a strong physics major. At Widener, students who show outstanding scholarship in physics are elected.