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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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Widener Film & Broadcasting

Open to:

Undergraduate students who have completed COMS 260 or have special permission

Widener Sports Network and WUFilms provide additional out-of-the-classroom opportunities for advanced students to develop their skills in broadcasting, live sports coverage, film directing and production, and screenwriting. Students are encouraged to work with industry-standard equipment to cover live sporting events on the playing field. Advanced film students create documentaries and short films for film festivals and other competitions.

  • Freedom Hall, Room 222

Widener Ink

Widener Ink, a literary journal published each spring, takes student submissions of fiction, poetry, nonfiction, drama, and art. Additionally, working on the journal's staff gives students hands-on experience in editing and publishing.

Widener Newman

Open to:

Undergraduate students

Widener Newman is a Catholic organization that provides weekly mass service on Sunday evenings in Widener's own Sacred Space. Widener Newman is closely partnered with St. Katharine Drexel Parish, where local events are held to provide students with the chance to get involved and interact with other members of the community.

Widener Productions

Open to:

Undergraduate students

Widener Productions is a television and film production broadcast facility in the Communication Studies Department. Widener Productions incorporates various clubs, including WUTV, WideCast Radio, Widener Sports Network, and WUFilms, offering students a chance to work behind the scenes or onscreen in a real production team.

  • Freedom Hall, Room 222

Widener Student Education Association (WSEA)

Open to:

Undergraduate education majors

Widener Student Education Association is a local organization that serves to promote and increase interest in teaching and community engagement. The local chapter is associated with national and state student chapters. Its activities include community involvement projects and campus activities designed to promote professionalism in education. All students enrolled in teacher certification courses are strongly encouraged to become members.

Widener University Student Nurses' Association (WUSNA)

Open to:

Undergraduate nursing students

WUSNA is the Widener University Student Nurses’ Association and it is proudly run by the students of Widener University. It is an opportunity for nursing students to become intellectually engaged in events with their local school chapter, their community, and at the state level.

Wind Ensemble

Open to:

Undergraduate students

The Wind Ensemble is a standard collegiate concert band. The group rehearses weekly and offers concerts for both the university and local community.

Widener Band & Color Guard
  • Rehearsal Hall (LC#2)

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Women in Computing Club

Open to:

Undergraduate students

The Women in Computing Club helps our female students build social connections with each other and provides opportunities for juniors and seniors to mentor first-year students interested in the computing field. Club members participate in weekly meetings and work together on various activities and undergraduate research projects. Interested students may attend regional computer science conferences and present the results of their research in undergraduate research poster sessions.

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