Anna Cooney has earned an All-American honor in track and field, and a nursing excellence award in her clinical work. Both her athletic and academic pursuits have taught her how to adjust and adapt to whatever comes her way.
On the inside track, students like you have turned their education into extraordinary careers. Check out their stories.
While at Widener, Hannah Berard ’22 has had the chance to volunteer in Chester, intern with the U.S. Embassy in Pakistan, and sail around the world – all experiences helping her nurture her passion for giving back.
Undergraduate experience researching cancer, Alzheimer’s, and even COVID-19 treatment options revealed Juliette DiFlumeri’s ‘21 passion for neuroscience and laid the groundwork to pursue a dual MD/PhD degree.
As a freshman, Donya Moore rubbed shoulders with sport and event venue professionals, leading to her first internship at Hershey Entertainment and Resorts.
As a student at Widener, Jeremiah McFarland ’19 developed the leadership skills that he now uses to treat patients and will soon employ to help prepare future health care practitioners.
Aidan Looby ’21 emerged as a campus leader by taking risks and trying new things, including starting his own podcast to help showcase the research of Widener students and faculty members.
When West Africa native Monjama Korngor migrated to the United States, she sought a career change to nursing. Widener’s powerhouse graduate nursing programs gave Korngor the support and guidance to not only advance in her career, but excel as a leader and earn national recognition for her research.
The road to medical school is a long and challenging one. But with support from three academic advisors, and with guidance from alumni, Michaela Jemison is building towards her goal of being a doctor through Widener’s pre-medical pathway program.
A unique partnership allows future physicians like Jason Beiriger to earn a medical degree and master’s degree in five years.
Jose-Luis Vasquez is the first in his family to earn not only an undergraduate degree, but also a graduate degree. He has used lessons learned in Widener’s education master’s program to help others accomplish the same.