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Sociology Club

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Undergraduate students

The Sociology Club is an organization that provides undergraduate students with opportunities to host on-campus events, off-campus outings, and community service projects that expand students' knowledge of, and experiences related to, the discipline of sociology.

Spanish Club

Open to:

Undergraduate students

The Spanish Club brings together all students with an interest in Spanish through a variety of social and cultural activities related to the Hispanic world. El Club de Espanol is always looking for new members.

Student Government Association (SGA)

Open to:

Undergraduate students

The Student Government Association is the main liaison between students and the university’s senior administration, and is a unique opportunity to empower its members and others. SGA promotes the leadership of students, giving them the unique opportunity to take on high-level responsibilities for their campus.

Student Sports Network

Open to:

Undergraduate students

Our sport management students can join the Student Sport Network. Students invite executives, authors, and athletes from the sports industry for a biannual speaker series and have the opportunity to work game days for area teams like the Philadelphia Eagles and the Flyers. Many students perform community service activities with tie-ins to sports and become leaders in the community.

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Tau Beta Pi - Engineering Honor Society

Open to:

Undergraduate and graduate students

Tau Beta Pi is the honor society that recognizes engineering students of any discipline who have compiled an outstanding undergraduate academic record. It is generally considered to be the top national honor society for all engineers. Eligibility for the society is determined by grade point average attained at the end of the junior or senior year.

Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE)

Open to:

Undergraduate students

Tau Kappa Epsilon is one of the largest collegiate men’s social fraternities in North America with a mission to aid men in their mental, moral, and social development for life. TKE creates leaders by promoting social and communication skills among its members to create successful, professional leaders.

The Accounting Society

Open to:

Undergraduate students

A student chapter of IMA, this student-led club is designed primarily for undergraduate accounting majors and business undecided students. Students may join in their freshman year. The club sponsors speaker meetings where accounting professionals (many of whom are Widener alumni) talk about the opportunities and options in the accounting profession.

The Blue Route

Open to:

Undergraduate students

The Blue Route is an online undergraduate literary journal run by Widener students and faculty that publishes short fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction written by undergraduate writers from any school other than our own. There is a great deal of emerging talent in the undergraduate population that is showcased in the journal. Contributors are paid $25 upon publication.

The FreshBaked Theatre Company

A performance ensemble for audiences of all ages, The FreshBaked Theatre Company is dedicated to exploring "as honestly and responsibly as possible the dilemmas and celebrations that life throws at young people in this incredibly complicated world." Past performances of The FreshBaked Theatre Company include: Romeo and Juliet; The Legend of Sleepy Hollow; Goodbye, Marianne; and The Odyssey.

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The Lone Brick Theatre Company

Open to:

Undergraduate, graduate, and adult & professional studies students

The Lone Brick Theatre Company is Widener’s resident theatre company dedicated to producing nontraditional theater through innovative scripts, staging, directing, and performance. All students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to join in this up-and-coming theatre group. Past performances of The Lone Brick Theatre Company include: Very Still & Hard to See; Dissever My Soul; Distracted; Lysistrata.

The Pro Bono Network

Open to:

Undergraduate and graduate students

The Pro Bono Network was developed to facilitate the networking of students participating in student-run pro bono clinics that are delivering rehabilitation healthcare services to the uninsured and underinsured of our communities. More than 80 universities nation-wide are members of the network.

Theta Chi

Open to:

Undergraduate students

Theta Chi - Epsilon Gamma Chapter fraternity is the oldest Greek organization on Widener's campus and prepares its members for rewarding, successful lives after graduation. Theta Chi's main priority is human dignity, promoting and allowing a fair chance for anyone to succeed by living lives of respect toward one another.

Vertical Flight Society

Open to:

Undergraduate and graduate students

Given the prominent role of the helicopter industry in this area, this is a very active society, allowing students to interact with many engineers in this field at local events.

Veterans Support Club

Open to:

Undergraduate students

The Veteran’s Support Club works to create a supportive and social environment for students and veterans at Widener. The organization provides a strong social community for veterans and military members of the university, promotes a more active military- and veteran-friendly institution, and provide members with resources.

Widecast Radio

Open to:

All students, faculty, and staff

Widecast Radio (formerly WDNR) members produce programs and podcasts using industry-standard software and can be heard around the world on our streaming station. The Widecast facilities are also designed for recording music using MIDI technology and traditional vocals and instruments. Students can hold leadership roles such as program host, program director, and general manager.

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  • Freedom Hall, Room 202

Widener 4 Peace + Love

Open to:

Undergraduate students

The Peace + Love organization seeks to raise awareness for domestic violence and to create a platform to spread a commitment to finding world peace through getting involved with local communities.

Widener Alumni Nursing Network (WANN)

Open to:

School of Nursing alumni

All students in the School of Nursing are members of the Widener University Student Nurses Association (WUSNA). Once graduating, they automatically become members of WANN. There are no dues required!

Widener Chorale

Open to:

Undergraduate, graduate, and adult & professional studies students

The Widener Chorale, under the direction of Kendra Balmer, is open to all Widener students and other members of the Widener community. The group rehearses weekly and performs at least once each semester. Academic credit and studio instruction is also available for vocal students.Students receive academic credit for participation.

  • Kapelski LC1

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Widener Dance Company

Open to:

Undergraduate students

Widener Dance Company is a student-run organization focused on sharing a love and passion for dance and to allow a space for students to take a break from their education and express themselves through the art of dance. WDC offers a variety of dance styles including hip-hop, tap, pointe, bellydancing, jazz, salsa, dance team, and more.

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Widener Dance Program

Open to:

Undergraduate, graduate, and adult & professional studies students

The Dance Program offers students a formal setting for the study of dance. Through the College of Arts and Sciences, students can enroll in courses such as Dance Repertoire and Modern Dance. Taught by adjunct professor Jessica Warchal-King, these classes incorporate aspects of various dance styles while providing students with structured rehearsal and performing experience. Students receive academic credit for participation.

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