Commencement

Commencement

In the first Commencement ceremony for Cooper Medical School of Rowan University held on the University Green in Glassboro, 57 members of the CMSRU Class of 2017 accepted their medical degrees.
Trading in their stethoscopes and white coats for tassels and academic robes, the 157 graduates of the School of Osteopathic Medicine strode proudly across the stage to accept well-earned congratulations as they achieved the next milestone in their academic careers – the right to be called “doctor.”
Approximately 700 graduate and undergraduate students happily endured intermittent spritzing rain to celebrate their graduation from Rowan University’s College of Science & Mathematics during Commencement ceremonies on Thursday, May 11.
Following her third year at RowanSOM, San Francisco native and UC-Berkeley graduate Adrienne Schlatter put her dream of becoming a physician on hold to pursue something larger than her ambition. She took a leave of absence to work for a year in a Kenyan clinic for children with HIV.
Commencement speaker and 2007 Rowan University alumna Amanda Ashworth urged members of the graduating class of the College of Humanities & Social Sciences and the School of Earth & Environment to stay committed to writing the stories of their own lives.
Over four days—from Tuesday, May 9, to Friday, May 12—graduates will be cheered by family members, friends, and their proud Rowan University family as they walk across the stage at the University’s iconic Bunce Hall to accept their degrees.
Future teacher Naveen Khan transferred to Rowan and made an immediate impact through her work, service and involvement.
Daisy Obiora, whose family left Nigeria so that she could get a top-notch medical school education, is headed for a residency in Urology at Cooper University Health Care.
Wayne Sellers lives and breathes Human Resource Management. He's taking his talents to Goldman Sachs, one of the leading investment banks in the world.
From earning two bachelor’s degrees—in theatre arts and public relations—with a near-perfect 3.99 GPA to serving as an Admissions Ambassador, stage managing theatre productions, editing the yearbook, studying abroad, and succeeding in high-profile, demanding PR internships, Alexzandra "Allie" Fogle has shined as brightly as the footlights in Rowan University’s Tohill Theatre.