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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
  • Freedom Hall
    Room 220

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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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Faculty Advisor

SAGA (Sexuality and Gender Alliance)

Open to:

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.

Sigma Sigma Sigma

Open to:

Undergraduate students

Tri Sigma is a sorority focused on advancement and success and offers valuable leadership and personal development experiences throughout the lifetime of a member. All programming is based on the fundamental mission of establishing a perpetual bond of friendship, developing strong, womanly characteristics, and impressing a high standard of conduct.

Sigma Tau Delta - English Honor Society

Open to:

Undergraduate, graduate, and adult & professional studies students

Sigma Tau Delta is the International English Honor Society. It confers distinction for high achievement in English language and literature in undergraduate, graduate, and professional studies.

Sigma—International Honor Society of Nursing

Open to:

Top third of undergraduate nursing students and graduate students

Sigma, Eta Beta chapter, is an international honor society of nursing. Its mission is to advance world health and celebrate nursing excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service.

Sigma Website

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Chapter President

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

Open to:

Undergraduate and graduate female students

SWE helps to create personal relationships, support systems, and networking between women in engineering, and runs programs to show females of all ages that engineers work to solve real-world problems and improve the quality of life for all. Widener’s student section of SWE runs a highly popular and award-winning camp to introduce high school girls to the many possibilities of a career in engineering.

SWE Website

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Faculty Advisor

Sociology Club

Open to:

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.