Tuesday, September 25, 2018

In the News:

How a School Class President Video Became a First Amendment Freedom of Speech Battleground
Citizen Truth
September 20, 2018
Delaware Law Dean Rod Smolla weighs in on a federal case involving a short video for one high school student’s class president campaign that has sparked debate over First Amendment freedom of speech rights and constitutional law.

Upper Darby student is National Merit Scholarship semifinalist
Delaware County Daily Times
September 21, 2018
This compiled news article features Widener students in the Center for Hospitality Management who received $27,500 in external industry scholarships, including the Delaware County students who received $12,500 of the pot. The article also announces that Widener welcomed home 12 students who entered the university this fall as freshmen in the class of 2022 and whose primary education began at the Widener Partnership Charter School. Additional coverage of the Charter School freshmen can be found in Ms. B: The Good News blog.

Widener, Albright do battle for first win
Delaware County Daily Times
September 21, 2018
Pre-game coverage of the Widener football  vs. Albright match-up last weekend featuring quotes from head coach Mike Kelly. Coverage of the Widener victory is featured in the Delaware County Daily Times, Reading Eagle and WFMZ-TV.

Alumni News:

Morgan Laugier has joined ShopRite of Bethlehem as the In-Store Registered Dietitian and other hires, promotions and awards
The Morning Call
September 20, 2018
Alyssa Hicks, a Widener Commonwealth Law graduate, has joined the Labor & Employment Practice group as a law clerk at Norris McLaughlin, P.A.

NJ Senate committee to consider Billhimer’s nomination as Ocean County prosecutor
Asbury Park Press
September 21, 2018
The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a public hearing to consider Bradley D. Billhimer, a Widener Law graduate, for Ocean County prosecutor.

Press Releases:

Athletic Update:

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • BarBri Table Day; all day; The Pit
  • Voter Registration Drive; 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. and 5 – 6 p.m.; The Pit
  • Veterans Courts in Pennsylvania/Capitol; 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.; Hearing Room 2,
  • North Office Building, Capitol Building, Harrisburg
  • CDO Resume Workshop; 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.; CDO/Administration Building
  • Draw the Lines – Central PA Committee Meeting; 1 – 2:30 p.m.; L201
  • BLSA Outlining Session; 5 – 5:50 p.m.; L206