Widener sophomore Franchesca Marino-Pelegrin toured the White House

Widener University students and faculty toured the White House Feb. 15. The tour was led by alumnus David Almacy ’92.

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.

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