The focus will be on ability—rather than disability—as Rowan University’s Academic Success Center and Disability Resources mark Disability Awareness Week from Oct. 15-18.
College of Humanities & Social Sciences
Gloucester County Times, by Jessica Bautista
Freshman Connection — a program designed to engage Rowan University first-year students in volunteerism and service learning — has gotten off to a running start this week.
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is the first book in the RU Reading Together Common Reading Program.
Plan will restructure higher education, transform Rowan.
Beaches, bathing suits and barbecues?
The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) recently accredited the baccalaureate program (R.N.-to-B.S.N.) at Rowan University for five years. According to CCNE, the organization determined that the program met all four accreditation standards and did not exhibit any compliance concerns related to key elements. The standards include mission and governance, institutional commitment and resources, curriculum and teaching-learning practices and aggregate student and faculty outcomes.
Tuition and fees for students at Rowan University will increase by 3 percent under a $285.5 million fiscal year 2013 budget approved by the University's Board of Trustees earlier this month.
On June 17, Rowan University will mark the 20th anniversary of the transformational $100 million gift that Burlington County businessman and philanthropist Henry Rowan and his late wife, Betty, pledged in 1992 to then-Glassboro State College (GSC).
More than 1,300 freshmen and their families are getting an up-close-and-personal introduction to Rowan during the University's annual orientation. They're being aided by close to 40 Rowan students who are members of the PROS (Peer Referral Orientation Specialists).
Rowan University's astronomical observatory and the Edelman Planetarium will hold an open house during the transit of Venus across the Sun on Tuesday, June 5, from 5:45 p.m. until sunset on the observing deck atop Science Hall.