Widener sophomore Franchesca Marino-Pelegrin toured the White House
CHESTER – As part of a shared political engagement and sustainability trip, Widener University sophomore Franchesca Marino-Pelegrin of Reading, PA (19608) toured the White House on Feb. 15.
Marino-Pelegrin is a communication studies major.
The tour of the East Wing was led by David Almacy, a member of the Widener Communication Studies Advisory Board and a 1992 graduate who served under former President George W. Bush as the White House internet and e-communications director.
Following the tour, the students and faculty went to the American Chemical Society’s Green Chemistry Institute in Washington, D.C., for a discussion on sustainability and advocacy programs.