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Here's what's happening at Widener!   

Stay Informed. Get Involved. Discover What's New.

Widener is home to a vibrant, engaged community. We make it easy for you to keep up—and connect—with us on-campus and around the world. Here, you'll get an insider's look at Widener news and student achievements. And—as a valued part of the Pride, you're invited to many of our campus and community events! 

We can't wait to welcome you back to campus!

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Pride Perspectives

Our students achieve great things—and they have fun doing it! We love featuring their Widener journeys. Here are a few of the latest stories from the Pride!

“Speaking at TEDx has given me confidence to speak on large-scale social issues. I am thrilled I was able to bring awareness to human trafficking, and will devote my nursing practice to creating positive change that empowers survivors.”

Natalie Sassi

Natalie's Story

“More people should look into taking advantage of the co-op experience because it was really amazing for me.”

Noah Gilbert

Noah's Story
Widener student Ariana Hurtado-Day

Being able to have these internships and experiences outside of the classroom makes me feel happy because not only am I able to build connections, but I’m getting experience and understanding with the career that I want.

Ariana Hurtado-Day

Ariana's Story
Michael Fehrle playing for Widener men's rugby

It’s an understanding at Widener that the faculty and staff want their students to succeed.

Michael Fehrle

Michael's Story
Nursing student Maritza Garcia poses in blue Widener scrubs

When I’m here I feel I am welcomed in the community. That’s what has guided me.

Maritza Garcia

Maritza's Story
Alex Kristeller sits at a table presenting to company leaders during a summer internship.

One thing that Widener did so well was teach me how to adapt to different programming languages and user systems. I definitely was prepared to take on that challenge.

Alex Kristeller

Alex's Story

Guess What? You're Invited!

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Cheer On Our Athletics Teams

Grab your Widener gear and cheer on the Pride at a sporting event. Fair warning: We’re a lively crowd! With 25 varsity teams, Widener competes at the NCAA Division III Intercollegiate level and is a member of the Middle Atlantic Conference—the country’s oldest and largest.

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Our Campus is Your Campus!

At Widener, there are TONS of events happening each year—and you're invited to many of them! We'll share the latest and greatest upcoming events in our quarterly newsletter, but you're welcome to keep an eye out on our main event calendar as well as our student-driven calendar. Whether it's a theatre show, music ensemble, open mic night, academic conference, or other fun event—we can't wait to welcome you back to campus.

Attend One of Our Many Annual Celebrations

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Join Us at Homecoming & Family Week

Homecoming is our can’t-miss celebration each fall. All week long we celebrate the Pride with students, alumni, family, and friends with virtual and in-person events. The spotlight Saturday event brings the entire Widener community to campus for a beer garden, food, live music, family activities, and the main-event Pride football game.

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TEDxWidenerUniversity Takes the Stage

Thought-provoking speakers and bold, inspiring ideas converge as we bring the beloved TEDx to Widener. Stay tuned for details about our 2023 event!