Occurring 08/31/15

Student Life

More than 3,900 new Rowan University students--and their family members--are learning the ins and outs of being a Prof during a dozen Orientation sessions running through the end of August.
Members of Rowan's Class of 2015 received the star treatment during the third Senior Sendoff, presented by the Division of Student Life and the Office of Alumni Engagement.

Dozens of rising high school sophomores from around South Jersey will spend the next three weeks at Rowan University where, funded by public and private scholarships, they’ll earn three colle

Three incoming freshmen to Rowan University’s Writing Arts program will receive a total of $35,000 from a competitive new scholarship.

Community

Hundreds of middle and high school students spent days—and even weeks—on campus this summer learning about science, technology, engineering, mathematics, education and the arts in programs led by Rowan faculty and staff.
The Rowan University Department of Physics & Astronomy will host its first Open House of the 2015 fall semester on Monday, Sept. 21. (The rain date is Tuesday, Sept. 22.)
Police officers in Rowan University’s Department of Public Safety are the first officers at a New Jersey college or university to use body worn cameras.
Back to the ’Boro on April 12 included a record 1,085 students completing 150 projects—the most ever­­—for Glassboro residents.

Athletics

Jesse Novak became the first Rowan swimmer in nearly 40 years—and only the second swimmer in the program’s history--to win two Division III titles when he won both the 50 freestyle and the 100 freestyle at the NCAA Division III Men's Swimming and Diving Championships in Shenandoah, Texas.
The Rowan University football team will hold its seventh annual Get In The Game. Save A Life. Be The Match Registry on Wednesday, April 22, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Pit of the Chamberlain Student Center.
Rowan University senior Richie Suarez, who overcame a bevy of significant health issues—and 40 months of treatment--to pitch for the Profs’ baseball team, is one of eight finalists for the Haier Ultimate Achievement Award.

Julie Peterson doesn’t just feel love for Rowan University. She exudes it. And she wants every family member of a Rowan student to exude it, too.

Arts & Culture

Through the prestigious Fulbright Program, Alexandra Pasqualone and Brittany Grasso have landed English Teaching Assistantships to Turkey and South Korea, respectively. Sophomore Alyssa van Doorn is off to England for the Fulbright Summer Institute.

Rowan Radio 89.7 WGLS-FM received two first place awards Monday in the Philadelphia Press Association’s annual awards competition.

Rowan University’s tradition of celebrating academic and creative excellence continued April 18 with the 3rd annual Student Showcase and Awards program for the

Rowan University, for years, has been building a West campus in Mantua and Harrison townships but a whole other “Rowan West” is fast developing.  

Research

Rowan University held the grand opening of its Virtual Reality Center on July 8, a center that will be home to research that addresses real-world problems.

Two years to the day after we celebrated the addition of the School of Osteopathic Medicine and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Rowan University celebrated another milestone on the Stra

The Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering on May 21 entered into an engineering agreement with Rowan College of Gloucester County that will provide an alternate path for students seeking a four-year engineering degree.

Jack Annunziato, of Manalapan, NJ, called it “a phenomenal day.”