Admissions: In-Demand

Admissions: In-Demand

With classes set to start on Tuesday, Sept. 1, Rowan University students and faculty are revving up for the 2015-’16 academic year. Fun, engaging, educational activities are planned for members of the Class of 2019 as they make the transition to campus.
With a swift kick of a soccer ball by President Ali A. Houshmand, Rowan University will officially open its new, $4.6 million athletic practice facility on Rowan’s West Campus on Wednesday, August 26, at 10 a.m.
The growing popularity of Rowan University summer and winter classes is saving students time and money as the classes shorten the period in which students need to work on their degree.
Rowan University Political Science Professor Lawrence Markowitz is among three top national scholars selected to receive a grant from the U.S. Department of Defense’s Minerva Research Institute to study the connection of organized crime, terrorism and insurgency in Eurasia.
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.
“Be critical, ignore criticism.” So said Ken Tucker, and he ought to know.
Innately curious, Minshi Wang finds a most excellent adventure en route to her doctorate from RowanGSBS.
Fraternal twins Kim and April Barnum, both students at RowanSOM, are preparing to take different paths for the first time as they begin residencies in family medicine.
Richard Heggan walked away from a business career to pursue his true calling: teaching.