Monday, May 7, 2018

In the News:

  • Widener announces doctoral nursing scholarship recipient – Delaware County Daily News (5/6 – Article announces that Widener doctoral nursing student Meg Ambrose Hall, RN, MSN, will be recognized as the Eva Miller Nursing Scholarship recipient at the graduate award and commencement ceremonies later this month)
  • Today in History: May 6, 2018 – Delaware County Daily Times (5/6 – Fifty years ago yesterday, PMC presented the Lt. John Lance Geoghegan Memorial Award to a PMC cadet “who has developed the greatest interest and involvement in solving the problems of his fellow man – social, moral and ethical” in memory of Lt. Geoghegan who was killed in the Vietnamese conflict) 
  • Law Day exercise fits Chester High students to a ‘T’ – Tioga Publishing (5/6 –  Representatives from Widener School of Law participated in the annual Law Day hosted by the Delaware County Bar Association and the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas)
  • On 9/11, this Air Force pilot faced a suicide mission. Everyone needs a ‘courage muscle,’ she now tells students – Philadelphia Inquirer (5/7 – The 2018 Widener undergraduate commencement speaker, Maj. Heather Penney, is featured on the front page of the Inquirer sharing her courageous and inspiring story of her career and mission on 9/11)

Alumni News:

  • Two candidates in Smyrna Board of Education election – Smyrna-Clayton Sun-Times (5/3 – Delaware Law graduate Gary R. Dodge is challenging incumbent Kristi Lloyd. Additional coverage is featured in Delaware State News.)

Athletic Updates:

Events on Main Campus today:

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