Widener Celebrates the 2023 Graduates
Widener University celebrated the achievements of its 2023 Chester-campus graduates in ceremonies held on Memorial Field this week. Here’s a snapshot of the festivities:
2023 By the Numbers
1,375 Members Strong 💪
708 undergrads, 667 grads
Spanning the Globe 🌎
The members of Class of 2023 hail from 38 states - from California to Vermont - and 12 different countries, including Ghana, Oman, South Africa, and El Salvador.
Seeing Double 🎓
Class of 2023 includes 4 sets of twins!
President Stacey Robertson delivered inspiring words to the graduates:
I want to offer my most enthusiastic congratulations to each of you. Earning this degree has required focus, hard work, a willingness to grow and learn, and the ability to recover from challenges – and I know we have all experienced those. I am absolutely confident that each of you – as Widener alumni – will use your degree to find career success, enrich the communities around you, and play a part – big or small – in making the world a better place.”
An honorary degree was awarded to August-Wilhelm Scheer, PhD at the School of Business Administration ceremony.
What an amazing week!