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2014-06-27 16:22:57

PHILADELPHIA, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Humanities Council (PHC) has been awarded a $72,000 Discovery Grant from The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage (The Center) for the Chester Cultural Corridor (C3) Project. PHC is partnering with the City of Chester, Widener University, and Chester Arts Alive! to launch this model civic engagement project that uses innovative theatre techniques to create identity, inspire innovative problem solving, and revitalize...

2014-02-21 12:28:51

BARBRI, the nation's no. 1 review course company, helps more students across the country pass the bar than any other firm and is "raising the bar" in Delaware DALLAS, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BARBRI, the nation's preeminent legal education company, has reached an agreement with Widener University School of Law (Widener) in Delaware - the state's only law school - to exclusively facilitate its on-campus bar review course for the Delaware Bar. "This new agreement builds on a...

2013-07-22 23:22:09

Nine schools of nursing have been named NLN Centers of Excellence by the Board of Governors of the National League for Nursing. One health care organization, Norton Healthcare, joins the ranks of COEs in a category created in 2012 to spotlight the critical role practice environments play in advancing excellence in nursing education. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 Nine schools of nursing, including three that have earned continuing designation in their respective categories of...

2013-05-09 23:36:55

Nike Soccer Camps are proud to announce the Middle States Soccer Camp at Widener University this summer. Directed by Men´s Head Coach Brent Jacquette, the program offers an outstanding session of soccer training from July 28th through the 31st. San Rafael, CA (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 At the Nike Middle States Soccer Camp Widener University, with overnight and day camp options, field players and goalkeepers can find the ideal program to fit their individual needs and accelerate their...

2008-12-09 11:38:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The 5th annual Pennsylvania Gaming Congress is continuing to explore the entire Mid-Atlantic region at its popular racing forum when the conference takes place February 23-24 at the Whitaker Center and Harrisburg Hilton. The Pennsylvania Gaming Congress & Mid-Atlantic Racing Forum will include the panel sessions, "Racing Industry Trends & Updates" and "New Landscape: Marketing Racing & Gaming in a Changing Environment."...

2008-09-29 06:00:28

Phuong-Thao Hieu Vo, Leola, graduated from the Aspiring Principals Program through the New York City Leadership Academy. She graduated from Dickinson College with a Bachelor of Arts degree; Boston College with a master's degree in education; and Harvard University with a master's degree in education and administration. A former AmeriCorps volunteer, she is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hieu Truong Vo. Rebecca Hope Wiker, daughter of Joseph and Susan Geesey, Lampeter, graduated from...

2008-07-20 12:00:33

By Reading Eagle, Pa. Jul. 20--Editor's note: Honors graduates are signified as follows: ***with highest distinction; **with high distinction; *with distinction. Widener University School of Law has awarded degrees to Thad Gelsinger , Robesonia, at the Wilmington, Del., campus; and Jeni Pilgrim , Sinking Spring, and Michael Righi , Shillington, at the Harrisburg campus. Widener University, Chester, awarded a doctor of physical therapy degree to Karen Hope , Blandon; and a master of...

2008-06-17 03:00:33

By Stephanie Farr, Philadelphia Daily News Jun. 17--WHEN THE morning bells ring in the Chester-Upland School District, more students in kindergarten through eighth grade are sitting in charter-school classrooms than in all other district schools combined, according to district Superintendent Gregory Thornton. State Sen. Dominic Pileggi, a charter-school proponent who represents Delaware and Chester counties, says, "It should be a wake-up call to school administrators that when parents...


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