Thursday, March 14, 2019

In the News:

New Master’s Degree Offered in Doylestown
Doylestown Patch
March 13, 2019
Baruch S. Blumberg Institute partnered with Widener to offer a Master of Organizational Development and Leadership degree programThis announcement quotes Kim O’Halloran, associate provost and dean for Widener’s Graduate Studies and Extended Learning.

New Program Offers “Safe Space” for Grieving Families
The Chester Spirit
March 13, 2019
An article about the Chester Community Coalition’s counseling services offered to Chester residents affected by acts of violence mentions a potential partnership with Widener that would help support families and people dealing with homelessness.

High School Leadership awardees named
The Chester Spirit (no link available)
March 13, 2019
News item on 16 Delaware County students named to Widener’s list of High School Leadership Award winners.

Court of appeals judge to present on civil debate
The Underground
March 14, 2019
Judge Kent A. Jordan, an adjunct professor at Delaware Law School, will discuss the value of civil debate, “A Little Room for Reason: The Value of Civil Debate,” on Friday, March 15 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Penn State.

Charles students honored for exemplary accomplishments
The Bay Net
March 14, 2019
Charles County Public School student Lashauna Barbour  was recently accepted to Widener and is also a finalist in the Widener University Leadership Program.

Alumni News:

Pasta and Politics

March 13, 2019
Republican State Chairman Doug Steinhardt, a graduate of Widener Law Commonwealth, was a guest on the show Pasta & Politics with Nick Acocella.

Press Release:

Widener’s Small Business Development Center named SAP Next-Gen Lab

Athletics Updates:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Celebrating the “Alan J. Criswell Robotics Lab”; 3 – 4 p.m.; Kirkbride Hall, room 242
  • A Tribute to Walker ‘Baby’ Carter; 6 – 7 p.m.; MJ Freed Theater 515 Avenue of the States, Chester

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • Christian Legal Society/Bible Study; 12 – 1 p.m.; Conference Room 5
  • 1st Year’s Scholars Reception; 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.; The Gallery
  • Moot Court Competition Practices; 5 – 6 p.m.; A180