Friday, October 21, 2016

In the News:

  • 20 Philadelphia area universities ranked by post-graduation salaries – The Philadelphia Business Journal (10/19; and Pivot.Today also covered this study, in which Widener ranks 11th in the region for median post-graduation salary at $52,900; The rankings were based on alumni who received financial aid, and median salaries are measured 10 years after the students began classes.)
  • Federal Work-Study Program: A National and State Analysis – Student Loan Report (Widener University ranks 4th in the state of Pennsylvania for most overall federal work-study financial aid awarded to students)
  • Widener forum focuses on job opportunities, growth – Delaware County Daily Times (10/21 – News of a meeting held on Main Campus with U.S. Sens. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., and Tim Scott, R-S.C., and state Sen. Tom Killion, R-9 of Middletown, along with two dozen business and community activists)
  • Widener University president taps law professor to serve as chief diversity officer – Chester City Blog (10/20; News of the appointment of Delaware Law Professor Iva Johnson Ferrell to serve as the new chief diversity officer)
  • Widener University hosts the first of a three-part free recital series Oct. 23 – Chester City Blog (10/20)
  • Free lunchtime lecture at Widener dedicated to Paleolithic art and life Oct. 26 – Chester City Blog (10/20; Mention of an upcoming OLLI lunchtime lecture)
  • Widener University Child Development Center Receives Highest Rating by Pennsylvania’s Keystone STARS  Program – Chester City Blog (10/20; News of the Widener CDC STAR 4 rating)
  • Widener to host lecture examining James Joyce’s Ulysses and connections between literary study and science –Chester City Blog (10/20; News of an upcoming lecture hosted by English and creative writing)

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Designer Bag Bingo presented by the Widener Volleyball team; 7 p.m.; Lathem Hall

Upcoming Events on Main Campus: