Wednesday, May 9, 2018

In the News:

  • Tri-Town News On Campus, May 9 – (5/8 – Widener student Parker Hader is highlighted for his participation in the university’s Alternative Spring Break program earlier this semester)
  • On 9/11, This Air Force Pilot Faced A Suicide Mission. Now She Says Everyone Needs A ‘Courage Muscle’ – Task and Purpose (5/8 – This outlet re-published the story on Maj. Heather Penney, Widener undergraduate commencement speaker, that originally appeared in the Inquirer on Monday)
  • Tyrone Lewis returns to coach Harry S. Truman boys basketball – The Intelligencer (5/8 – Article features former Widener assistant men’s basketball coach Tyrone Lewis)
  • LaSalle names women’s associate head coach – The Philadelphia Tribune (5/9 – This article includes former Widener women’s basketball assistant and then head coach, Chris Day)
  • Academic All-Area Team – Philadelphia Inquirer – no link available (5/9 – In today’s print edition, the Philadelphia Sports Information Directors Association names Widener senior and Pride outfielder Bob Barnett as Player of the Year and women’s track and field senior Samantha DeCapua as Performer of the Year)

Alumni News:

  • Pennridge School District announces superintendent finalist – News-Herald (5/8 – Widener graduate David Bolton is poised to be named the next superintendent. This story also appeared in The Morning Call.) 
  • Precis Engineering Appoints Kristina Pumphrey, PE, to Lead Process Engineering Group – City Biz List (5/8 – Kristina Pumphrey is a Widener alumna)

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • Auditor General’s Office Meeting; 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.; A180
  • PMBR; 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; L204