New Jersey Governor Chris Christie – and some 2,300 Rowan University graduates – shined despite daylong torrential rains May 16 for Commencement 2014.

The Governor, invited to Rowan to deliver the ceremony’s keynote remarks, gave an emotional, rousing address that traced his family’s history in America starting with his grandmother’s birth aboard a ship from Sicily.

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Orientation at Rowan University is about more—way more—than choosing courses or knowing where to find Campbell Library, the bursar’s office or the Rec Center.

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This summer, the PROS are working 12 Orientation sessions—eight for freshman, three for transfer student and one for international students--plus Welcome Weekend.

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June 28, 2012. That’s the day a quiet, one-on-one conversation with a student leader at Rowan University put Ethan Stoetzer on the path to involvement—and success.

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Philadelphia Inquirer op-ed written by Rowan University senior Jonathan Pepper: Unified Sports is more than a game. And now -- thanks to New Jersey's historic legislative move -- the message of Unified Sports, a program where athletes with and without disabilities play on the same team, will spread throughout the state.

With the help of a five-year, $2.8 million grant from the National Institute on Aging and a unique data panel of close to 6,000 older people in New Jersey, Rachel Pruchno, PhD, of RowanSOM, has begun a study that will examine how disasters affect functional limitations of older people, measure the health care expenses associated with those limitations, and develop strategies that increase the likelihood that older people will flourish despite the stress of natural disasters.

Rowan University graduate student Deandra Turchi of Turnersville has received a $1,000 scholarship from Beta Gamma Sigma, the international honor society that recognizes business excellence.

Fifty-two rising high school juniors and seniors will gain exposure to careers in science and technology—and develop college readiness and leadership skills--during Rowan University’s Aim High Science and Technology Program this summer.

Rowan University has been named one of “the best online colleges in America” and among the “most affordable” online institutions by two independent rankings sites for the 2014-15 academic year.

The University is redesigning parking on the main Glassboro campus to make way for major construction projects including a second academic building for the College of Engineering (CoE) and a new home for the Rohrer College of Business (RCoB).

The Liaison Committee for Medical Education (LCME) has granted Provisional Accreditation to Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU).