College of Humanities & Social Sciences

College of Humanities & Social Sciences

In four sunshine-filled days across six ceremonies, degrees were conferred upon more than 3,200 members of the Class of 2015 during Rowan University’s first-ever Commencement Week, May 12-15.
In a passionate address to graduates of the College of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2006 alumna Ashley Abdullah implored the graduates to find their mission, be there for the people they love, and think of difficulties they face as building blocks to success. Also at the ceremony, Glassboro Mayor Leo McCabe received an honorary Doctor of Humanities Degree.
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.
His resume brimming with honors, political science major Cameron Hudson is gearing up for a career in public service.

Rowan University, which is changing its Commencement program in 2015 from two ceremonies over two days to six ceremonies over four days, is starting another new tradition this year: honoring indivi

Sixty-six Rowan students--seven of them female--will publicly shave their heads during St. Baldrick's Day as they vie to raise $45,000 in one night for pediatric cancer research.
Competitors representing 114 grade schools will showcase their geography knowledge on Friday, March 27, at Rowan University for the New Jersey state final of the 27th annual National Geographic Bee.
Rowan University alumnus Jay Gould, an internet entrepreneur and angel investor , will discuss his experiences as a young entrepreneur as part of the Rohrer Lecture Series at Rowan University on Wednesday, March 25, at 3:30 p.m. in Room 107 of Bunce Hall on Glassboro campus.
The Rowan Innovation Venture Fund is now accepting applications for funding from researchers, entrepreneurs, business owners and others in South Jersey, including Rowan faculty, students and alumni as well as area residents.
#RowanGIVES Day inspired 450 donors to give $63,629 to Rowan to support the Rowan Future Fund, University programs and scholarships.

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