Philanthropy

Philanthropy

The Rowan University Foundation Board has named Stephen H. Clark Sr. chair and appointed three additional officers.
Rowan University alumni Jean and Ric Edelman have pledged $25 million to preserve and expand the Rowan University Fossil Park in Mantua Township, N.J. The park will be known as the Jean and Ric Edelman Fossil Park at Rowan University.
With a business mindset, management and entrepreneurship major Carly Samuels led student initiatives that raised more than $100,000 for six charities in just two years.
The Rowan University community made history March 3 during the institution’s second annual 24-hour day of giving, raising $86,895 from 1,240 donors.
Rosa Parks
Congressman John J. Conyers, the 44th Dean of the U.S. House of Representatives, will deliver the keynote address Feb. 23 during the Department of Africana Studies’ 11th annual Rosa Parks Luncheon.
Rowan University will hold a Celebration of Life honoring South Jersey industrialist and philanthropist Henry M. Rowan, who in 1992 donated $100 million to the school, on Thursday, Jan. 21, at 2 p.m. in Pfleeger Concert Hall in Wilson Hall, off Bowe Boulevard on the Glassboro campus.
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.
Dozens of rising high school sophomores from around South Jersey will spend the next three weeks at Rowan University where, funded by public and private scholarships, they’ll earn three colle
“Be critical, ignore criticism.” So said Ken Tucker, and he ought to know.