Wednesday, August 24, 2016

In the News:

  • Commentary: More professors needed to teach nursing students – The Philadelphia Inquirer (8/24 – An op-ed by Dr. Barbara Patterson, a distinguished professor and director of the Ph.D. program in the School of Nursing)
  • Widener rolls out the red carpet for returning students – Delaware County Daily Times (8/24 – A story on Freshman Move-In Day at Widener. President Julie E. Wollman and students that volunteered were quoted) 
  • Move-In Day for Widener University Freshmen – WPVI-TV (ABC) (8/23 – President Wollman was interviewed about Freshman Move-In Day for the noon broadcast, which also aired during the 4 o’clock5 o’clock, and 6 o’clock broadcasts on 8/23 and the morning broadcast on 8/24. The segment also featured a number of students moving in)
  • Freshman Move-In Day at Widener University was also featured during the live morning broadcast on KYW-TV (CBS) on 8/23; one of the interview clips with Denise Gifford, associate provost and dean of students, appeared on MSN.com and Yahoo!Catherine Feminella, assistant dean for student development and engagement, and Terrell Boggans, a freshman, were all interviewed live during the segment. It was also mentioned during the morning news broadcast on 8/24.
  • Members of Kappa Sigma were interviewed live on WXTF-TV (FOX) during Freshman Move-In Day on the morning news broadcast, a similar clip aired during the evening news. Members of the Men’s Lacrosse team were interviewed about volunteering for move-in day on WCAU-TV (NBC) during the afternoon broadcast.

Athletic Update:

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Coming Up:

  • Freshman Move-In Day will be highlighted on the noon broadcast on WPVI-TV (ABC).

In the News:

  • Freshman Move-In Day was featured live during the morning broadcast on KYW-TV (CBS Philly) on 8/23. Denise Gifford, associate provost and dean of students, Catherine Feminella, assistant dean for student development and engagement, and Terrell Boggans, a freshman, were all interviewed live during the segment.
  • Returning Widener students get waggy welcome – Delaware County Daily Times (8/23 – Students at Widener get an opportunity to dine with President Julie E. Wollman and her dogs before classes begin. President Wollman was quoted) 
  • State officials form task force to integrate vets back into society – CBS 21 (8/22 – Widener Law will help provide legal services to veterans)
  • Widener Uses Arboretum to Plant Seeds of Knowledge – Pivot Today (8/22 – Repost of The Philadelphia Inquirer story on Widener University acquiring Taylor Arboretum) 

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Events on Main Campus: Freshman Move-In Day

Thursday, August 18, 2016

In the News:

  • In Sports, as in Life, Equality Matters – Slate (8/17 – Column post by John Culhane, a professor at Delaware Law and co-director of the Family Health Law & Policy Institute)
  • UNCF Announces Inaugural Class of Fund II Foundation UNCF STEM Scholars – IMDiversity (Calen Robinson supplemented classes from Widener University) 

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