Admissions: Future

Admissions: Future

There was a time in the not too distant past when Rowan students, like students in many college towns, did not mix much with local townsfolk. But not now.
Rowan University’s impending purchase of the fossil quarry in Mantua Township, N.J.—and the plans to develop it into a center for scientific research and exploration—is big news for the University and the South Jersey region.
A 65-acre quarry in Mantua Township—which contains fossils from the heyday of the dinosaurs and provides vital insights into the time of their mass extinction 65 million years ago—will be preserved for scientific research and as a center for “citizen science” by Rowan University.
A nationwide report has found that Rowan University communication graduates are among the top 10 in their fields for mid-career salaries.
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.
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.
Alumna Riletta L. Cream is continuing to give back to her home city--Camden--through The Riletta L. Cream Promise Scholarship. The endowment will assist Rowan students from the city who are pursuing degrees in education.
Three incoming freshmen to Rowan University’s Writing Arts program will receive a total of $35,000 from a competitive new scholarship.
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.