March 2016 Student Advisor
Kandy Turner from Widener University
Director of International Student Services and Programs
Kandy Turner is the Director of International Student Services and Programs at Widener University. She has 10 years of experience in International Education. In addition to handling immigration related matters, the ISS office at Widener provides 30-50 activities per semester for international and domestic students. The goal of the activities is to create a more vibrant international community through friendships between international and domestic students. Kandy is passionate about her role as advocate for international students and enjoys attending the restaurant trips, museum trips, and other activities her office offers.
Widener University is a nationally-recognized, private university where academics, leadership, and service matter. Founded in 1821, Widener is among the nation’s top universities for civic engagement. Widener offers liberal arts and sciences and professional programs leading to baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees. Widener has a long history of turning out leaders with a formula that works. Widener believes that academic excellence, career preparation, and civic engagement lead to success. The close-knit community includes top-notch teachers, nationally renowned researchers, and students from 22 states and 43 countries who are passionate about learning, leadership, and making a difference. When they are not engaged in experiential learning assignments, Widener students and faculty members lend a hand through community service projects in Chester and in communities around the world. In addition, with Philadelphia only 20 minutes away, Widener has a living laboratory where students earn practical experience through internships and co-op opportunities. The beautiful 110-acre main campus in Chester is a great place to live, study, and have fun, and there are satellite campuses in Exton and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and in Wilmington, Delaware, too.
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