Philanthropy

Philanthropy

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.
“Be critical, ignore criticism.” So said Ken Tucker, and he ought to know.
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.
From the pencil to the horseshoe, the Dali to the Fu Manchu, and even the toothbrush to the paintbrush, Rowan University students will sport all types of fuzzy upper-lips at the fourth annual Mustache March on Tuesday, March 3, benefiting the American Stroke Association.
#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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#RowanGIVES Day on Wednesday, Feb. 25, will educate students about the purpose of giving back and, also, promote philanthropy.
Graphic with words surrounding the idea of Entrepreneurship
The Rowan Innovation Venture Fund now is accepting applications for funding from Rowan faculty, staff, students and alumni as well as from the South Jersey community at large.
Titled “Knowledge is Power,” a new, $1 million bronze sculpture by world-renowned artist Zenos Frudakis will be unveiled during a ceremony on Friday, Nov. 21, at 1:30 p.m. outside James Hall, the home of Rowan’s College of Education.
A grant from the State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company will help professors in Rowan University’s College of Education fund a program that educates teens and their parents about safe driving.    
When Dr. Thomas Gallia sits in the audience at Rowan University’s commencement ceremonies on Friday, it will be the first time in decades he does so as a guest.