Monday, June 24, 2019

In the News:

Small Schools Challenge Reigning Champion In Week One of #MyTopCollege
Forbes
June 21, 2019
Widener placed second  in week one of Forbes’ My Top College social media challenge. The contest continues this week with the theme of best freshman year memories.

LGBTQ-focused therapy center offers scholarships for transpeople of color
Philadelphia Gay News
June 20, 2019
Article discusses therapy experiences within the LGBTQ community and references Widener student Jourdan Porter who is earning a dual degree in clinical psychology and human sexuality. This story also appeared in WHYY.

Chester rolls out the red carpet for Chester Made
Delaware County Daily Times
June 24, 2019
Chester Made, a coordinated initiative between the City of Chester, Widener and other organizations to promote arts and culture in the Chester, hosted a celebration on Friday to commemorate a video documentary series showcasing Chester’s history, arts, business and legacy of community commitment.

From juvenile delinquent to Juris Doctor: Camden woman keeps her promise to the judge who gave her a break 12 years ago
Philadelphia Inquirer
June 23, 2019
This human interest piece tells the story of Carmen Day, a soon-to-be law school graduate who attended a program at Delaware Law School in pursuit of fulfilling a lifelong dream to become an attorney.

Athletics Updates:

New to Campus:

  • Freedom Hall POD; 7:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.; Freedom Hall
    Starting today there will be a new food option on campus throughout the summer. The Freedom Hall POD adds fresh and convenient meal choices for everyone on campus that include breakfast, lunch and dinner items as well as coffee and snacks.

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Next Generation Scientists Summer Mini-Camp; 8 a.m.; Main Campus
  • Engineering Camp for High School Students: 9 a.m.; Kirkbride Hall