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Black Men United

Open to:

Undergraduate students

Black Men United's purpose is to uplift and educate the Widener community through becoming better men in society, as they seek to acknowledge, educate, and unite African American men on campus. The organization's main focus is the African American male population at Widener while also welcoming members of any race, sex, and ethnicity.

Black Student Union

Open to:

Undergraduate students

The Black Student Union promotes activities of common interest, as well as cultural and educational benefits, for the African American and multicultural student body. BSU serves as the umbrella organization of many of the multicultural student organizations, providing a forum to voice goals and ideas.

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (DST)

Open to:

Undergraduate students

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., is comprised of leaders who are not afraid to stand up for what they believe in to better the world. The sorority is dedicated to providing assistance and support through established programs in local communities around the world whose members are predominately young African American females.

French Club

Open to:

Undergraduate students

The French Club brings together all students with an interest in French through a variety of social and cultural activities. We connect with the francophone community in our region to provide unique opportunities for students to use French beyond the classroom.

Gospel Choir

Open to:

Undergraduate, graduate, and adult & professional studies students

The Gospel Choir gives several musical performances throughout the year both on and off campus, including performances at the Martin Luther King Memorial Service and Jesse Anderson Awards Dinner at Widener, and songfests with other local universities and colleges. Students receive academic credit for participation. The group rehearses weekly and offers at least one concert a semester for both the university and local community.

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International Club

Open to:

Undergraduate students

International Club promotes the interaction between international and local students at Widener, and helps them to experience and learn new cultures from each other and create bonds of friendship to last a lifetime.

Contact:

Director of International Student Services and Programs

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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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 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.

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.

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.

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.