Rowan University for 2015 has redesigned its annual Commencement program, the pageant-filled ceremony that celebrates the year’s graduating class with six main ceremonies and six keynote spea

Videos and images from Rowan University's 2014 Commencement. 

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie – and some 2,300 Rowan University graduates – shined despite daylong torrential rains May 16 for Commencement 2014.

The Governor, invited to Rowan to deliver the ceremony’s keynote remarks, gave an emotional, rousing address that traced his family’s history in America starting with his grandmother’s birth aboard a ship from Sicily.

Football stadium turned into a sprawling Commencement grounds complete with seating for more than 10,000, signage, bunting, speakers, and a stage and truss system befitting Bon Jovi.

Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

2013 Shaun T (Thompson) Blokker ’01

Marika Agnello and E.J. Castillo leave a legacy of scholarship, service and on-campus involvement

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Former teacher Jim Huber finds his passion in medicine

Courtney Van Leuvan’s work helped create a sense of community—and fun—on Rowan’s campus

After near-fatal bike accident last Commencement Eve, Tyler Gale set to celebrate his bachelor’s degree

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Emily Spieker lands Fulbright Program scholarship to teach in Malaysia