Wednesday November 21, 2018

In the News:

Learning the Business Side of Law Practice
Pennsylvania Bar News (no link available)
November 19, 2018
Article features a new course at Commonwealth Law pertaining to opening and managing a solo law practice and quotes Sara A. Austin, an adjunct at Widener Law Commonwealth. Widener Law Commonwealth and the Pennsylvania Bar Association Solo and Small Business Section worked together to create the class which will be open to law students in the Spring. Austin is the chair of the section.

College Basketball: Lannon’s double-double leads Cabrini to win
Delaware County Daily Times
November 19, 2018
Write up of the Widener women’s basketball game against Neumann with game coverage of Nicole Barnes and Devan Rimmer.

2018 Survey on Law Library Use of Amazon
November 19, 2018
Delaware Law School was one of 39 law school libraries to participate in the “2018 Survey on Law Library Use of Amazon” report to analyze how Amazon has impacted their purchasing.

Analysts expect boom for shopping on Black Friday
Delaware County Daily Times
November 20, 2018
Dr. Ross Steinman, professor of psychology at Widener and a consumer behavior expert, anticipates that this year’s Black Friday and the holiday season will generate big spending thanks to a strong economy, low unemployment and financial confidence and stability among consumers.

Local Life: County Festival of Lights holiday display kicks off Nov. 30
Delaware County Daily Times
November 20, 2018
Promotion of three Widener student-run dance and music performances on campus. The events are free and open to the public and will take place Nov. 30 at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 2 at 1 p.m. and Friday, Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m.

Milton Hershey School and Widener University Offer Support to Low-Income, First-Generation College Students Through New Partnership
The Philadelphia Tribune
November 19, 2018
Widener and Milton Hershey School signed a memorandum of understanding and entered a partnership that creates new opportunities for financially disadvantaged students who are the first in their families to pursue undergraduate degrees.

Widener @ Scranton Men’s basketball
ABC 16
November 20, 2018
Video coverage of Widener men’s basketball against Scranton with a mention of Widener player Tyler Drews. Additional coverage in the Delaware County Daily Times.

Alumni News:

Siegfried Welcomes New Professionals
Associated Press
November 20, 2018
Widener graduate Alyzabeth Smith, CPA, joined The Siegfried Group advisory team as a Senior Associate.

Athletic Updates:

Events on Main Campus this weekend:

  • Women’s Basketball vs. Marywood; Sunday @ 12 p.m.; Home