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Thank you to all of the alumni and friends of Widener who invested in the university with their philanthropic support during this past fiscal year.
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Widener is entering a bold new era, and the support of alumni, parents, and friends is what moves the university forward. We have already passed $56 million of our $58 million goal.
Promising Futures Initiative
Widener University has taken the lead in addressing the national problem of student debt and now designates all gifts to the Widener Fund to support financial aid.
Hall of Fame
Initial fundraising efforts have begun for the creation of a Widener/PMC Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame will shine the spotlight on some of the amazing students and coaches who have brought
academic and athletic honor, recognition
and distinction to our institution.
Meet the Class of 2013
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Thanks to the support of alumni, friends, and family, the Class of 2013 is ready to take on the world.
Communication, Informatics, and Computer Science Building
Construction is moving along at an amazing pace as the building takes shape before our eyes. This new facility will establish Widener as a leader in these fast-growing areas of study.
Inaugural Class of Oskin Leaders Named
Sixteen sophomores were selected for the inaugural class of Oskin Leaders. The Oskin Leadership Institute was made possible through a gift from David '64 and JoEllen Oskin and their late son, David.
Widener on the Front Page of the Philadelphia Inquirer
Widener's civic engagement partnerships with Chester made front page news in the Philadelphia Inquirer. Read all about it!
Honor Roll of Donors
Thank you to all our donors from FY2012!
READ THE LATEST HONOR ROLL OF DONORS HERE.
George '92 and Nancy Hassel
George Hassel '92, Associate Vice President for Compliance and Risk Management, and his wife Nancy are longtime givers to the university, but
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inspired them to step up their giving and endow a scholarship in their name.
Cynthia Sarnoski '74
Widener Board of Trustee member Cynthia H. Sarnoski '74 , endowed a science faculty fellowship which was recently awarded for the first time to Dr. Hemlata Mistry, who will use fruit flies to engage in research on spinal cord injuries.
Jeanne Gelman, Professor Emerita
A faculty member in the nursing department for 24 years, Jeanne Gelman demonstrates her heart-felt commitment and respect for the mission of the university and its students by giving generously to Widener.
Phil Martelli '76
head coach of the St. Joseph’s University basketball team, credits his Widener education with making him a better student, coach, community leader, and person.
Vito Verni '61
Vito and his wife Marylou are members of the Moll League of the Widener’s Lifetime Giving Society. Induction into the Moll League indicates cumulative lifetime gifts to the university of $100,000 to $249,000.
Tim Speiss '83, '89
has shown his support of the university and students in the School of Business in countless ways, one of the most significant is his creation of the Timothy P. Speiss Endowed Fund for the Promotion of Responsible Global Business Principles.
Dan Borislow '84
Alumnus Dan Borislow '84 established memorial scholarships to Widener in honor of victims of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
James Mack '85
Jim Mack and his wife Debra Kurucz have given multiple gifts in support of the campaign.
Savas and Liz Ozatalay
School of Business Dean Savas Ozatalay and his wife Liz made the generous decision to endow a scholarship. Their gift will help remove a financial obstacle for a student in need.
earned her doctorate in nursing from Widener in ’91 and later returned to the university as a faculty member.
Widener Partnership Charter School
There is no more shining example of Widener University’s commitment to the City of Chester and its residents.
Amir Farag '16
When you give to the Widener Fund, you support the Promising Future of students like Amir Farag '16. Amir grew up in Chester and is determined to use his education and experience to give back to his community. He majors in computer science and is inspired by the faculty and mentors he has met at Widener.
Samina Martin '13
When you give to the Widener Fund, you support the Promising Future of students like Samina Martin '13. Samina is vice-president of her sorority and active in the Pride Mentor Program, where she helps freshmen to get the most out their Widener experience.
are an integral part of the Widener experience. Sponsorships and contributions from former athletes, parents and friends of the university are instrumental in keeping our teams strong.
Spencer Ng '15
When you give to Widener, you invest in the
of students like Spencer. This biochemistry/pre-med student plans on a career as a primary care physician working with low-income patients.
School of Engineering's 150th Anniversary
The university celebrated 150 years of excellence in engineering education with a gala event at the Franklin Institute.
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