Thursday, January 15, 2015

In the News:

  • Delco events are scheduled for King’s birthday – The Philadelphia Inquirer (1/15 – Mention of the Annual Commemorative Service sponsored by the Black Student Union at Widener in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day)
  • Community Briefs – Delaware County Daily Times (1/14 -Wendy Ruderman and Barbara Laker, the Philadelphia Daily News reporters who earned the 2010 Pulitzer Prize, will speak at Widener) 
  • Eric Bodenweiser’s lawyer talks plea bargain in memo – The News Journal (1/14 –  Tom Reed, law professor emeritus, provided expert commentary) 
  • Woman Crush Wednesday: Everyday Feminism’s Melissa Fabello – (1/14 – Melissa Fabello is a student in human sexuality program at Widener) 
  • Editorial: Another reason to treasure Jason McClay’s memory – Delaware County Daily Times (1/14 – Rite Aid joins Widener University, the City of Chester, and the Riverfront Alliance of Delaware County in purchasing and installing a network of security cameras in the areas of Chester)
  • Shelbi Edwards named to dean’s list – MyEasternShoreMD (1/13)
  • Dr. Virginia Brabender, professor of clinical psychology, was quoted in the German edition of Reader’s Digest in January.

News Releases:

Events on or near Main Campus today:

  • “Chester Made” Artist-Facilitator Ensemble Auditions; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Grace Community United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall (1213 Central Avenue, Chester, Pa.)
  • Katie Koestner, founder of the Take Back the Night Foundation, will speak about alcohol, sexual assault, and responsible decision making at 7 p.m. in Alumni Auditorium. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to attend the event.

Athletic Update: