Category: ROTC

Life in Uniform: A Day in the Life of Army ROTC Students

By Alyssa Niedzwiedz '19 and Brittney Hickman '19

At 6 a.m., most students at Widener are sound asleep. The thought of being awake at this hour – let alone working out – seems hellish. But the dedicated Widener Army ROTC students are...

ROTC Training In Malawi, Africa

By Jordan Saufley '17

Learning to lead in a foreign culture is just one way that the Army ROTC tries to prepare myself and other cadets across the country to be future officers. This past summer I had...

Widener Can Run for Good– Canned Goods

By Alyssa Niedzwiedz '19 and Brittney Hickman '19

Over 18 miles of hiking wasn’t going to stop us. Neither was the brisk November weather or the 25lb rucksack on our backs. Instead, ROTC cadets from the Dauntless Battalion and neighboring schools said:...

Respecting the Old, Accepting the New

By Michael Gadaleta '19 and David Evans '19

The eleventh day of the eleventh month of the year marks Veterans Day, a day set aside for remembering those who have served their nation. In particular, we remember those who gave the ultimate...

No Break For ROTC Cadets

By Samantha DeCapua ‘17

Imagine the Friday before Fall Break, when the end of classes marks the beginning of a short vacation for most students, but not all. As students packed their cars and headed for home, Widener’s...

Are You Fit?

By Kelsey Powell '18 and Jared Becker '18

On Sunday, September 27, Dauntless Battalion’s Alpha Company held their fourth-annual “Are You Fit Challenge.” This event, hosted on Widener University’s Memorial Field, consisted of obstacles such as a mud pit crawl, tire flips,...