Sam DeVecchis didn’t anticipate the heights that his Widener degree would take him to when he enrolled in the communications studies program.
On the inside track, students like you have turned their education into extraordinary careers. Check out their stories.
Thanks to rigorous academics and meaningful faculty relationships, alumna Nichole Butler is leveraging her experience in Widener’s nursing PhD program to excel as a nurse educator.
At Widener, Desiree Junfijiah ’23 continues to work to see more women, and women of color, follow her into tech fields. She’s on a mission to raise awareness and to support and inspire the next generation.
Widener Helps International Student Find Home in America and Prepare for Career in International Business and Law
Through his academics, support from his professors, and campus leadership opportunities, Brandon Matambo ‘23 has fostered the knowledge and skills to take on world-class experiences.
Motivated by the financial, academic, and emotional support he received as a Widener student, Patton Vo ’15 is spearheading scholarship initiatives and continuing to leave his mark on his alma mater.
Dante DiBattista ’17 nearly failed out of Widener his first year. But a strong campus support system, hard work, and time for self-discovery helped him find his path.
Thanks to a partnership between Widener and nearby Crozer Health, Danielle Laskowski ’22 is well on her way to a successful and rewarding career in diagnostic medical sonography.
Kennedy Shaw never visited campus, knew no one when she began as a freshman, and spent her first year studying remotely due to the pandemic. But thanks to Widener’s robust support system, she found her place.
As a freshman, Donya Moore rubbed shoulders with sport and event venue professionals, leading to her first internship at Hershey Entertainment and Resorts.
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.