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Two Widener alumni, and their digital marketing company, helped bring Philadelphia’s virtual Veterans Parade to life. They got some help from fellow Widener graduates, current students, faculty, and campus facilities.
An online MSW student is working to get a national designation for families of veterans who die by suicide. Calling the program Green Star families, it would provide mental health counseling for the lost veterans' survivors.
Students choose their speed, specialization, and class format and customize the Widener MBA experience to fit their needs. Here, we take your success personally.
When the pandemic struck, Widener education faculty developed a webinar to help teachers learn more about online instruction. It focused on collaboration, communication, creativity, and critical thinking and led some participants to enroll in Widener's online teaching endorsement certification program.
The Center for Human Sexuality Studies offers the support and flexibility to help students advance in their careers, like Arial Moore who's nonprofit Safe Havynn Education Center received a $1.3 million federal grant to expand teen sexual wellness programming.
This semester, Wawa is embedded as a case study in an introductory management course, with company executives, including Widener alumni, speaking to students and offering advice. It’s just one of several connections between the university and the convenience store chain.
Widener has made significant progress to advance a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive community, but there’s still much work to do, and the university is committed to the journey.
Widener faculty are reexamining the curriculum and their teaching practices to further promote inclusivity within their classrooms and to better prepare students to live, work, and thrive in an increasingly diverse world.
In the current economic climate, many people are turning to graduate school as a way to succeed in a rapidly changing world.