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Widener Law Commonwealth announces Ryan Clanton as a 2018 graduate

HARRISBURG, PA (07/16/2018)-- Widener Law Commonwealth is pleased to announce Ryan Clanton of Woodbury Heights, NJ as a graduate of the Class of 2018.

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro served as the speaker for the 27th commencement ceremony of Widener Law Commonwealth, held at the Forum Building in Harrisburg. He encouraged students to exhibit superior leadership and to provide service in both their professional and personal lives.

Before entering into practice, graduates must pass the Bar Exam where they wish to practice law.

Widener University Commonwealth Law School is the Pennsylvania capital's only law school, with three specialized centers of legal scholarship through its Law & Government Institute, Environmental Law and Sustainability Center, and Business Advising Program. Widener Law Commonwealth offers an exceptional learning experience that is personal, practical, and professional. Visit for more information.

Cynthia Kelly earns doctor of psychology from Widener University

CHESTER, PA (07/16/2018)-- Cynthia Kelly of Deptford, NJ (08096) earned a doctor of psychology in clinical psychology through Widener University's School of Human Service Professions.

Widener conferred degrees to more than 600 graduate students in a ceremony Friday, May 18, including several dozen who earned a doctor of psychology. While these students took part in the May commencement ceremony, their studies officially concluded at the end of June, with the close of their academic internships.

Widener University is a private, metropolitan university that connects curricula to social issues through civic engagement. Dynamic teaching, active scholarship, personal attention, leadership development and experiential learning are key components of the Widener experience. A comprehensive doctorate-granting university, Widener comprises seven schools and colleges that offer liberal arts and sciences, professional and pre-professional curricula leading to associate, baccalaureate, master's and doctoral degrees. Visit the university website,

Nicole Lindner Awarded $5,000 Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship

BATON ROUGE, LA (07/16/2018)-- Nicole Lindner of Pitman, New Jersey, has been awarded a Fellowship worth $5,000 by The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi--the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Lindner is one of 57 recipients nationwide to receive a Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship.

Lindner received a bachelor's degree in exercise science from Salisbury University. As a Phi Kappa Phi Fellow, Lindner will pursue a Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Drexel University.

Since its creation in 1932, the Fellowship Program has become one of the Society's most visible and financially well-supported endeavors, allocating $345,000 annually to outstanding students for first-year graduate or professional study. Currently, 51 Fellowships of $5,000 and six of $15,000 are awarded each year.

The selection process for a fellowship is based on the applicant's evidence of graduate potential, undergraduate academic achievement, service and leadership experience, letters of recommendation, personal statement of educational perspective and career goals, and acceptance in an approved graduate or professional program.

Phi Kappa Phi Fellowships are part of the Society's robust award programs, which give $1.4 million each biennium to outstanding students and members through study abroad grants, graduate fellowships, funding for post-baccalaureate development, member and chapter awards, and grants for local, national and international literacy initiatives.

Area Students name to Caldwell University Dean’s List

Caldwell, N.J. (Grassroots Newswire) July 18, 2018 - The following were among the 590 students recently named to the spring 2018 Dean's list, according to Barbara J. Chesler, Ed.D., vice president for academic affairs at the university. In order to achieve this honor, students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher and complete at least 12 credits during the semester.

* Adelina Cindy Hernandez of Camden (08103)

* Nina Renee Griffin of Pitman (08071)

* Oluchi Akumuo of Sewell (08080)

* Lily K. Taylor of Sewell (08080)

About Caldwell University
Caldwell University is a private, Catholic coed four-year university with a strong liberal arts core curriculum that enhances critical thinking and analytical reasoning. Caldwell offers 30 undergraduate and 30 graduate programs, including doctoral, master’s, certificate and certification programs, as well as online and distance learning options that prepare students for today’s global marketplace. The university has 15 NCAA Division II intercollegiate sports programs and a football program that is a member of the Collegiate Sprint Football League.