Tuesday, October 17, 2017

In the News:

Alumni News:

  • Meet the GOP slate of countywide candidates – Delaware County News Network (10/15 – Elizabeth Naughton-Beck, a Delaware Law graduate, is running for county register of wills)
  • 10 vie for 3 open seats on Egg Harbor Township school board – Shore News Today (10/13 – Michelle CarneyRay-Yoder received a Master of Education and a Doctor of Education from Widener)

Athletics Update:

 

Monday, October 16, 2017

In the News:

  • Nursing Disaster Simulation – WTXF-TV (FOX 29) (10/13 – Dawn Ferry, director for the Center of Simulation & Computerized Testing, appeared on the 5 p.m. broadcast during a segment on Widener’s disaster simulation)
  • Widener debuts region’s first robotics engineering degree for undergrads – Technical.ly Philly (10/13 – Story about Widener’s new undergraduate engineering degree)
  • School of Engineering Receives Academic Research Enhancement Grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Public Now (10/11)
  • Widener ranks high for salary potential in Pennsylvania – Public Now (10/11)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Public Stargazing; 7 – 8 p.m.; Kirkbride Hall

Athletics Update:

Friday, October 13, 2017

In the News:

  • Charlottesville lawsuit seeks restrictions on white nationalist groups – Washington Post (10/12 – Article quotes Delaware Law School professor John Culhane. Article also appeared in the Virginian-Pilot.)
  • In Utah, major forest fire fuels push for state, not federal control – The Christian Science Monitor (10/12 – James May, a distinguished professor of law and co-director of the Environmental Rights Institute at Delaware Law School, is quoted)
  • Drill gives disaster training to Widener nursing students – Delaware County Daily Times (10/13 – School of Nursing’s disaster simulation was featured in a story online and in print on Page 5)

Alumni News:

  • New education dean on board at USC Salkehatchie – The Press and Standard (10/11 – Dr. Karlin “Kay” Burks received a master’s in education at Widener)

Homepage Feature Story:

Events for Main Campus Today:

  • Full Homecoming Schedule Available Here
    • Athletics Hall of Fame; 7 – 10 p.m.; Springfield Country Club
    • Alumni Awards Celebration; 7 – 10 p.m.; Springfield Country Club
    • Stargazing with Dr. Augensen; 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.; Kirkbride Hall
      • Rain date is Saturday

Events on Main Campus Saturday:

  • Full Homecoming Schedule Available Here
    • Women’s Volleyball vs. Neumann; 11 a.m.; Schwartz Athletic Center
    • Widener Homecoming Pride Tailgate; 12 – 5:30 p.m.; Quick Stadium
    • Widener Football vs. Lycoming; 1 – 3:30 p.m.; Quick Stadium
      • Halftime Broom Drill and Crowning of Homecoming King and Queen
    • Women’s Field Hockey vs. Stevenson; 1 p.m.; Edith R. Dixon Field
    • Widener Men’s Soccer vs. Messiah; 5 p.m.; Quick Stadium
    • Widener Women’s Soccer vs. Messiah; 7:30 p.m.; Quick Stadium

Athletics Update:

Thursday, October 12, 2017

In the News:

  • Widener students host dinner series with unique flavors – Public Now (10/10)

Alumni News:

  • York Suburban board approves acting superintendent – York Dispatch (10/10 – Larry Redding, a Widener University graduate, was named acting superintendent)
  • Members 1st announces promotions; several doctors join central Pa. practices, and other business news: Trade Talk – Penn Live (10/10 – Chelsea Lugone, a Widener School of Nursing graduate, is mentioned)

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Nursing Disaster Simulation; 10 – 11 a.m.; Outside University Center
  • Full Homecoming Schedule Available Here
    • School of Nursing Homecoming Celebration; 4 – 6 p.m.; Founder’s Hall Lobby

Athletics Update:

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

In the News:

  • Marilyn Russell’s Remarkable Women – WOGL 98.1 FM (10/9 – Replay of the segment in which Marilyn Russell interviewed President Dr. Julie E. Wollman about being the first female president at Widener and her vision for the university)
  • Delco Home to Several of Wall Street Journal’s Top Colleges in America – Pivot Today (10/11 – Story mentions that Widener University was 233 in the Wall Street Journal’s national college rankings)
  • Does Being Gay Really Influence Parenting? – Slate (10/10 – Monthly column by Delaware Law Professor John Culhane)

Press releases:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Fall 2017 Bistro Dinner Series; Marriott Dining Room; 5 – 6 p.m.
  • Women’s Soccer vs. Penn State Abington; 4 p.m.; Home
  • Field Hockey vs. Wilkes; 7 p.m.; Home

Athletics Update: