Thursday, May 31, 2018

In the News:

  • The 10 Best Colleges for Engineering in America 2018 – The Knowledge Review (The School of Engineering is included on 2018 list of the 10 best colleges for engineering by The Knowledge Review)
  • Santander Bank-Sponsored Grant Competition Funds Nine Higher Education Partnerships – Epeak (5/30 – Santander awarded an Innovation Fund grant to the Widener and Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica partnership to promote connectivity, increase student mobility, and strengthen regional education cooperation and competitiveness in the Americas)
  • College signings: 8 more Staten Island athletes attending Div. 2 and 3 schools – SI Live (5/30 – West Brighton native Shannon Gullickson committed to Widener to play varsity softball and study mechanical engineering)

Press Release:

Athletic Updates:

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • Commencement Committee Meeting; 10 – 10:45 a.m.; A172

 

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

In the News:

  • Top 15 Online Bachelor of Liberal Arts Degree Programs – BachelorDegreeCenter.org (Widener has been ranked 10th on a list of the 15 top online bachelor of liberal arts programs in the country)
  • College Notes, May 27, 2018 – Republican Herald (5/27 – Widener undergraduate Grace Kimmel is mentioned as one of the 60 students who participated in the Alternative Spring Break program)
  • Shari Redstone Says CBS Director Gifford Once Grabbed Her Face – Bloomberg (5/29 – Delaware Law professor Larry Hamermesh contributes as an expert in Delaware corporate law)

Alumni News:

  • ‘Superstar’ prosecutor leaving Montgomery County D.A.’s office – The Reporter News (5/25 – Delaware Law graduate, M. Stewart Ryan, is leaving his position as Montgomery County Assistant District Attorney after an impressive run that included prosecuting and convicting Bill Cosby) 
  • As Educators Across America Demand Better Pay and Greater Education Spending, Delaware Has a Novel Proposal: Money to Help Teachers With Their Student Loans – The 74 (5/29 – This article focuses on Widener graduate Rebecca Slimbock, a school teacher in Wilmington) 

Athletic Update:

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • ASF Office Hours with Sarah Rothermel; 5 – 6 p.m.; L206

 

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

In the News:

  • Destination Philadelphia – April/May Issue (Widener is featured in spring issue of “Destination Philadelphia”, a supplement to the Amtrak publication The National)
  • Our Lady of Mercy Academy’s Class of 2018 graduates – The News Journal (5/25 – A recent graduate of Our Lady of Mercy Academy will attend Widener in the fall)
  • Stormy Daniels could sink Trump faster than Robert Mueller – here’s why – Noted (5/26- Delaware Law professor John Culhane is quoted)
  • Local Hero: Concord native, West Point grad has witnessed 20 years of military history – Delaware County Daily Times (5/27 – Article references the Pennsylvania Military College)
  • Community Briefs: Widener offers high school students camps in robotics, sciences, more – Delaware County Daily Times (5/27 – Promotion of the upcoming Widener science, business and engineering summer camps for high school students in June and July)
  • NIGHT WORDS: The Spring Triangle, five planets adorn the night sky in June – Delco News Network (5/25 – A monthly article published by Harry Augensen, professor of Physics and Astronomy at Widener, provides information on lunar phases and sun rise and set times)

Alumni News:

  • Days Gone By May 29, 2018 – Republican Herald (5/29 – 50 years ago today, Pennsylvania Military College graduate Steven Raho Jr. received a number of military awards)

Athletic Updates:

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • Barbri Summer Program; 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.; L205
  • TAP/Contracts; 6 – 7:35 p.m.; L203
  • TAP/Torts; 7:35 – 9 p.m.; L203

 

Friday, May 25, 2018

In the News:

  • Tucker regales Manheim Township Club banquet audience – Lancaster Online (5/24 –  Widener football player Casey Kerschner was named division II/III player of the year)
  • Memorial Day 2018: How Delco will mark salute to fallen vets – Delaware County Daily Times (5/25 – In today’s paper and online is a mention of Widener ROTC and their plans to join the American Legion Post 926 services this weekend)
  • Patriots’ Jackson signs with Widener – The Journal (5/25 – High school student Parker Jackson recently signed his letter of intent to play football for Widener)
  • Widener Law School dean addresses area attorneys – The Citizens’ Voice (5/25 – Commonwealth Law dean Christian Johnson spoke to area judges and lawyers about changes to the way law school students are taught and new developments at law schools across the Commonwealth and the U.S.)

Athletic Updates:

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • ITAP; All Day; A170, A172 and A180

Thursday, May 24, 2018

In the News:

  • 2018 Best Online Colleges in Pennsylvania – Guide to Online Schools (May 2018 – Widener has been ranked 10th on a list of the 25 best online colleges and universities in Pennsylvania based on academic program strength and affordability)

Athletic Update:

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • ITAP; All Day; A170, A172 and A180
  • Barbri Summer Program; 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.; L205
  • TAP/Contracts; 6 – 7:25 p.m.; L203
  • TAP/Torts; 7:35 – 9 p.m.; L203

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

In the News:

  • Milton-area residents continue battle against wastewater recycling facility – Delaware Public Media (5/22 – Delaware Law professor Kenneth Kristl, Director of the university’s Environmental Rights Institute, is representing the Keep Our Wells Clean group)

Alumni News:

  • David Richard Casolo and Erika Lynn McLain – The Times Tribune (5/20 – Wedding announcement of Widener law graduate Erika Lynn McLain)
  • Janney honors Crognale as Branch Office Manager of the Year – Dover Post (5/22 –  Widener alum Vincent Crognale, senior vice president of wealth management and branch office manager, was selected as the Branch Office Manager of the Year at Janney Montgomery Scott)
  • Rob Croner joins CCI Consulting as the Vice President of Senior Executive Career Coaching Services – Virtual Strategy Magazine (5/22 – Rob Croner earned his Master’s at Widener)

Athletics Update:

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • ITAP; All Day; A170, A172 and A180
  • Barbri Summer Program; 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.; L205
  • TAP/Legal Methods; 6 – 7:35 p.m.; L203
  • TAP/Legal Methods; 7:35 – 9 p.m.; L203

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

In the News:

  • Dean’s List for May 19 – The Sentinel (5/18 – Commonwealth Law student Erin Alleman is recognized for achieving the dean’s list)
  • MSNBC Live with Alex Witt – MSNBC (5/19 – Delaware Law professor John Culhane was on the program discussing an article that he wrote in Politico entitled “Why Donald Trump Should Fear Michael Avenatti More Than Robert Mueller”)
  • COMMENTARY: Delaware ERA a tool for progressive agenda – Delaware State News (5/19 – This opinion piece references recent legislative testimony by Delaware Law dean Rod Smolla. The same op-ed appeared in the News Journal.)
  • DEAN’S LISTS – The Times Tribune (5/20 – Article features Commonwealth Law students Joseph Peters and Mary Grace Sempa for making the dean’s list)
  • Delco GOP powerhouse Faith Whittlesey dies at 79 – Delaware County Daily Times (5/22 – Whittlesey held an honorary doctorate degree from Widener)

Alumni News:

  • Who’s News: Lancaster County hirings and promotions – Lancaster Online (5/21 – Widener Law graduate Steven Mauro is the new chief executive officer at Brubaker Connaughton Goss & Lucarelli)

Homepage Feature Story:

Athletic Updates:

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • ITAP; All Day; A170, A172 and A180
  • Barbri Summer Program; 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.; L205
  • TAP Orientation; 5:30 – 6 p.m.; L203
  • TAP/Contracts; 6 – 7:25 p.m.; L203
  • TAP/Torts; 7:35 – 9 p.m.; L203

 

 

Monday, May 21, 2018

In the News:

  • Widener graduates more than 800 in the rain – Delaware County Daily Times (5/19 – Coverage of the undergraduate commencement features President Julie Wollman and Audrey Rucker. Coverage for both commencements can be found in the Delco Times, ABC 6 News at 4pmABC 6 News at 6pm.)
  • PA Attorney General speaks at Widener Law Commencement – CBS 21 (5/20 -Attorney General Josh Shapiro spoke about service to the graduates of Widener Commonwealth Law School. Additional coverage available in College and University and Fox 43)
  • On Campus: Delco students earn honors, degrees around country – Delaware County Daily Times (5/20 – Tulsi Patel, the President’s Award recipient chosen for her contributions to campus life through scholarship and participation in extracurricular activities, spoke to her classmates at the undergraduate commencement)

Press Releases:

Athletic Updates:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Public Stargazing; 9 – 10 p.m.; Widener Observatory, Kirkbride Hall

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • Staff Social; 4 – 6 p.m.; Location TBD

Friday, May 18, 2018

In the News:

  • CBS-Redstone Fight Isn’t Over — in Court or the Boardroom – Bloomberg (5/17 – Delaware Law Emeritus Professor Larry Hamermesh is quoted. Additional coverage in CBS WBOC 16.)
  • Why Trump Should Fear Michael Avenatti More Than Bob Mueller – Politico (5/18 -Delaware Law professor and co-director of the Family Health Law and Policy Institute John Culhane writes about the potential widespread impact of Stormy Daniels’ lawsuit against President Trump)
  • Widener prof puts pedal to the mettle – Delaware County Daily Times (5/18 – To celebrate Bike to Work Day, today’s print edition features a story about Professor Bruce Grant and how he traded in his car for a bike in order to reduce his environmental footprint)

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Graduate Student Commencement Ceremony; 9:30 a.m.; Memorial Field
  • Undergraduate Academic Awards; 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium

Events on Main Campus this weekend:

  • Undergraduate Student Commencement Ceremony; Saturday @ 9:30 a.m.; Memorial Field
  • ROTC Commissioning; Sunday @ 2 – 3 p.m.; Veterans Memorial in front of Old Main

 

Thursday, May 17, 2018

In the News:

  • PLW People in the News—May 15, 2018—Widener University Commonwealth Law School – The Intelligencer (5/15 – Article mentions that Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro will speak at Commonwealth Law’s 27th commencement)
  • In School – Carroll County Times (5/16 – Rebecca MacLean was one of nearly 60 Widener students who took part in the national Alternative Spring Break program this past semester)
  • ‘Year of the Woman’ hits home in Delco – Delaware County Daily Times (5/17 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, is quoted in today’s paper and online on the relevance of this week’s primary election. Additional coverage is in The Reporter.)
  • Scholarships announced for county private schools – Delaware County Daily Times (5/17 – The Widener Child Development Center is one of the area schools that will receive a portion of the tuition scholarships from the state’s Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program)

Alumni News:

  • People in the News—May 15, 2018—Martin Law – The Intelligencer (5/15 – Widener Law graduate John O’Donnell joined Martin Law as an associate in the workers’ compensation department)

Homepage Feature Story:

Athletic Updates:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Nightingale Ceremony; 12 – 2 p.m.; The Springfield Country Club
  • Graduate Student Awards; 4 – 5:15 p.m.; Lathem Hall
  • Men’s Outdoor Track & Field vs. Mid East Invitational; 5 p.m.; Home
  • Women’s Outdoor Track & Field vs. Mid East Invitational; 5 p.m.; Home