Learn about Widener Law Commonwealth's commitment to provide veterans and active military personnel with expert and expedited assistance in the law school admissions process.
Through the efforts of the initiative, Widener Law Commonwealth strives to provide veteran law students with academic, career, and financial support tailored to each veteran’s unique needs and experience.
We have gathered various resources available on the web of interest to veterans and their families and listed them in one, centralized location for easy access.
Discover the many student organizations available to Widener Law Commonwealth students. Included among the interest organizations is an active Veterans Association that aims to support, mentor, and honor Widener Law Commonwealth Veterans and their families.
The Law and Government Institute is dedicated to the study of government law. The Institute helps students prepare for careers in public service by exploring how government works and the roles that lawyers play in making and implementing law. Veterans bring a unique background and expansive skill set that helps enrich the Institute and enables veterans to find career paths that are reflective of their goals, values and skills.
Widener University, formerly Pennsylvania Military College, has a rich history of contributing to the education of current and former members of the military.
We are proud that several members of the Widener Law Commonwealth community are veterans. They understand what it takes to serve their nation and pursue a legal education. Read about their journeys in their own words. We also acknowledge the sacrifice of veteran families, including Widener Law Commonwealth student Tayler Moses.
While her friends were attending classes last year, she was deployed to Kuwait and Jordan.
Waleisha Moat got an unfortunate early introduction to the legal system.
Discover how Rob's experiences in the military prepared him for law school.
Read about how the military prepared Nick for law school.
Find out about why Emily chose Widener Law Commonwealth.
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.
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Main Photo Credit: Alumnus Spc. Austin J. Langon ’17 and current student SSG Salvatore Sciacca shared this and several other great photos with us.