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College Track/Field (Men and Women): Rowan University at the Oscar Moore Invitational

ROWAN MEN’S TRACK & FIELD WINS 12 EVENTS AT THE OSCAR MOORE INVITATIONAL GLASSBORO, NJ – The Rowan University men’s track & field team took first place in 12 events at the Oscar Moore Invitational. Jah’mere Beasley won the 100 meter dash in 10.86. Beasley was the top finisher in the trials with a time of 10.95. He finished the 200 meters in 21.93 for first place. The 4x400 meter relay of Hunter Barbieri, Jake Kolodziej, Vincent Delle and Amara Conte ran a winning time of 3:22.15. The Profs took first through third in the 110 meter hurdles. John Nguyen was the winner in 15.13 followed by Marquise Young, second (15.21) and Liam Davies, third (15.45). Nguyen had the best time of 15.37 in the... Read more →


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Rowan’s Men’s Track & Field Will Rely On Depth For Another Conference Title

GLASSBORO, NJ (March 26, 2021)- This season, the Rowan University men’s outdoor track & field team will compete for its sixth straight New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) Championship. The Profs will also look to take the All-Atlantic Region title and they expect multiple qualifiers for the NCAA Division III Championships. The defending conference champs didn’t get the opportunity to compete last year due to COVID, so they plan on making up for lost time. Head coach Dustin Dimit is excited to be able to compete again. Dimit’s goals for this season are not very surprising. “This team has 16 returning guys who have been to the NCAA Championships and 14 who have earned All-America status in the past,” Dimit says. “So, we are looking to... Read more →


Rowan University's SGA Receives Update on the Glassboro-Camden Rail Line

Glassboro-Camden Line Representatives Talk about New Developments with SGA Corey RothauserMarch 24, 2021 The GCL would span 18 miles and connect Camden and Glassboro to Philadelphia through diesel light rail vehicles (DLRVs) along 14 stations. - Photo via glassborocamdenline.com Following the release of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), two representatives for the Glassboro-Camden Line (GCL) construction project spoke during the Rowan University Student Government Association (SGA) Senate Meeting on Monday, March 22, before senators voted in favor of a resolution that supports the construction. John Hanson, CEO of the Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA) and president of the Port Authority Transit Corp. (PATCO), and Michael Venuto, the chief engineer of DRPA and a Rowan University engineering professor, answered questions from senators. The GCL would span... Read more →


IN THE FALL: Rutgers to Require COVID-19 Vaccine for Students

The university will require all students to be vaccinated before arriving on campus in the fall March 25, 2021 – Rutgers University will require the COVID-19 vaccine for students who are enrolled for the 2021 fall semester. Assurances from the federal government that vaccines will be available for all Americans by the end of May and assessments by public health experts prompted university leaders to adjust the vaccine requirements for the fall semester. “We are committed to health and safety for all members of our community, and adding COVID-19 vaccination to our student immunization requirements will help provide a safer and more robust college experience for our students,” said Rutgers President Jonathan Holloway. Students may request an exemption from vaccination for medical or religious reasons.... Read more →


Penn State Abington Edges Out Rowan 9-8

JENKINTOWN, PA - Penn State Abington rallied to edge 11th-ranked Rowan, 9-8, in non-conference baseball action on Tuesday afternoon, ruining 3-for-4 efforts from the plate by the Profs' Alex Kokos and Ryan McIsaac. Kokos went 3-for-4 with a run and an RBI while McIsaac was 3-for-4 with two runs. Trip McCaffrey was 2-for-5 on the day with an RBI and run scored with Ryan Murphy going 2-for-3 with two runs and two RBI. Rowan jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first inning, thanks to an RBI single from McCaffrey and runs scored by McIsaac and Nick Schooley. The Profs added another run in the fourth on a solo home run by Murphy, his third round-tripper in four games. PSU overtook the Profs with... Read more →


Rowan Baseball Splits Doubleheader with Salisbury

SALISBURY, MD - The 9th-ranked Rowan baseball team split a doubleheader with #7 Salisbury on Saturday afternoon, dropping the first game, 4-3, but coming back to win the second, 6-2. In the second game, Alex Kokos went 3-for-5 with three RBI while Ryan Murphy was 3-for-3 with two runs and an RBI. Ryan McIsaac was 2-for-5 with two runs scored and Jason Bobiak went 2-for-4 as Rowan handed Salisbury (3-1) its first loss of the year. Bobiak got the Profs started with a two-run single in the third and Rowan (2-1) went up 3-0 in the fifth when Kokos drove in McIsaac with a single. Salisbury got one run in the fifth but Rowan answered with another in the seventh when a double by Kokos... Read more →


Rowan University College of Performing Arts Present Phillipa Soo Livestream Concert April 16

The April 16 Performance Will Benefit State-Wide Arts Recovery GLASSBORO, NJ: Rowan University’s College of Performing Arts is pleased to welcome Phillipa Soo, the Tony-nominated star of Broadway’s Hamilton,for a special livestream performance on Friday, April 16, 2021, at 8:00 PM EST, headlining the 2021 Marie Rader Presenting Series season. She will be joined by her Musical Director and collaborator, Or Matias. The engagement will include an exclusive VIP Q&A opportunity and a Masterclass for Rowan students. A large portion of the ticket sales from the 8:00 PM performance will be passed on to the New Jersey Arts and Culture Recovery Fund, formed to provide relief to a sector devastated by the pandemic. Additional promotional support is being provided by arts advocacy partners at ArtPrideNJ.... Read more →


From Prof to Professional: Sgt. Carrie Rathof ’97

by Rachael O​wen '23 GLASSBORO, NJ - In 1994, Carrie Rathof had completed her associate’s degree at Broward Community College in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. She moved to New Jersey to attend Rowan University and compete for the swim team. This would be the beginning of her love for Rowan University and it continues to this day. Rathof had known Rowan’s swimming & diving coach at the time, Tony Lisa, ever since she was young. “[I] lived in Florida at the time and how I got to know Tony Lisa when I would come up [to New Jersey] to visit my grandparents, who lived very close by,” says Rathof. “I would go, and I would swim with Tony’s college kids, so I could keep in shape... Read more →


Cross Country/Track Athlete Keller Bean Rowan University's Woman of the Year

GLASSBORO, NJ – Cross country/track athlete Keller Bean was selected Rowan University's Woman of the Year by the New Jersey Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (NJAIAW ) for its celebration of the 2021 National Girls and Women's Sports Day on Wednesday, February 3. Bean is being honored with the state's other student-athletes through a virtual presentation. Video Presentation This is the 35th year of the national celebration to inspire girls and women to play and be active, and to realize their full power. With the COVID-19 pandemic, the Women's Sports Foundation recognizes the importance of staying mentally and physically healthy during these challenging times. The event was coordinated by the New Jersey Association of Intercollegiate Athletics For Women. The Woman of the Year awards... Read more →


10 Ways to Write a Perfect Essay

by Henry Mcdowel There may not be such a thing as “perfect,” but in the essay writing world, a student can get pretty close if he has a solid plan for crafting one and is willing to put in the time and effort. Most students have learned the step-by-step process for crafting an essay: Pick a topic that meets the requirements of the instructor for both breadth and depth. Conduct appropriate research or engage in some critical brainstorming to identify the elements that should be included. Formulate a thesis statement that will guide all that you plan to include. Organize that research or brainstorming effort into the several important points. Put them into a sequence that is logical through some type of outline or graphic... Read more →


Rowan University's Cormican, Marks, Jarrett and Bean Serving As SAAC Officers

GLASSBORO, NJ (December 3, 2020)--Rowan University’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) has announced its officers and representatives for the 2020-21 academic year. These students lead the group that acts as a liaison between the Profs’ student-athletes and the athletic administration to advance the interests of all athletic programs at the school. Serving as co-presidents this year are volleyball player Emma Cormican (so. Wallingford, PA/Strath Haven) and baseball player Jared Marks (sr. South Plainfield, NJ/South Plainfield). Men’s cross country/track & field runner Brandon Jarrett (so. Woodbridge, NJ/Woodbridge) holds the post of treasurer and women’s cross country/track & field athlete Keller Bean (jr. Cherry Hill, NJ/Cherry Hill West) is the social media director. SAAC is comprised of representatives from all 18 intercollegiate athletic teams at Rowan. Among its... Read more →


Kokos, Marks, Ryback and Schooley Named Rowan Baseball Team Captains for 2020-21

GLASSBORO, NJ - Seniors Alex Kokos, Jared Marks, Drew Ryback and Nick Schooley have been named captains for the 2020-21 Rowan baseball team, as announced by head coach Mike Dickson. “We hold our captains to the highest standards. They understand the importance of accountability, grittiness, reliability, and the relentless pursuit of excellence. They are the first ones to identify what team standards are and the last ones to break them. These four student-athletes are great representatives of the University, the Athletic Department and our program,” said Dickson, who has guided the Profs for six seasons. Kokos (Wayne, NJ/Wayne Valley), a two-time All-NJAC selection, is serving as a Profs’ captain for the third time. The second baseman batted .308 in the six games of the shortened... Read more →


6 Student-Athletes Chosen to Lead Rowan Women's Track and Field Teams

GLASSBORO, NJ – Seniors Olivia Scattergood, Alyssa Sanders, Nicole Notarianni, Sidney McLeod-Whitener and Kari DiTonno and graduate student Jennie Sabol are captains of the Rowan women’s indoor and outdoor track & field teams. “These young women are excellent leaders in the classroom and on the track,” stated head coach Derick “Ringo” Adamson. “They are good communicators and motivators. Olivia takes command of the entire throws unit. She is dedicated to making sure the entire team is on task. For example, she set up a Zoom meeting to go over how to register for class with the freshmen and transfers. She has accomplished great things while at Rowan.” Scattergood competes in the weight throw and shot put during the indoor season and the hammer, discus and... Read more →


Captains of the 2020-21 Rowan Women's Basketball Team Named

Kennedy Brown Ayanna Johnson, Grace Marshall Juliette Tobin Alexis Kriley GLASSBORO, NJ – Seniors Alexis Kriley and Juliette Tobin and juniors Grace Marshall, Ayanna Johnson and Kennedy Brown have been named captains of the 2020-21 Rowan women’s basketball team. “This is the Gold and Brown season for our senior captains Alexis and Juliette,” stated interim head coach Demetrius Poles. “They are willing to do whatever it takes to build on our NJAC title and to go deeper in the NCAA tournament. Kennedy, Grace and Ayanna will be major factors in taking the Profs to new levels as we aim to be a top five team in the country.” This is the second season that Kriley and Marshall have been captains. Last year, Kriley averaged 8.5... Read more →


Campus survey: 42 percent of students say their college doesn't empower free speech

By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square Gloucestercitynews.net files (The Center Square) – Conservative students on college campuses across the U.S. are more likely to self-censor than their more liberal classmates out of fear of backlash or retribution, according to a first-of-its-kind student survey commissioned by RealClearEducation and the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE). The survey is the largest of its kind – canvasing 20,000 students at 55 U.S. colleges and universities about their experiences with free speech on campuses. Conducted by College Pulse, the survey ranks schools according to how open and tolerant students say they are, among several other criteria, and includes numerous student comments about their experiences. “A university should be a lively marketplace of ideas – a place where... Read more →


5 Common Rowing Machine Mistakes People Make

(August 22, 2020)--Rowing is an effective workout to tone your muscles. You can step onto a rowing machine regardless of your fitness levels. Some people find it to be a meditative exercise too. If you’re a beginner, take a look at this selection of rowing machines from Home Rower, a site dedicated to rowing. You don’t have to be a pro-rower to experience all the benefits of rowing, but make sure you don’t make these 5 common mistakes. Rowing At A High Stroke Rate A common myth among even those who've been rowing since ages is that a higher stroke rate implies more calorie burn. The key is to pull the pedals hard, but not fast. Rowing harder will generate more power than rowing faster.... Read more →


Rowan's Track & Field Coach Adamson to be Interviewed on WEE Radio Tuesday

NEW YORK, NY (August 3, 2020)--– Rowan University’s women’s country and track & field coach Derick “Ringo” Adamson will be interviewed live on the Wee Radio Network on Tuesday, Aug. 4 from 7-8 p.m. He is the guest on Second Base, the all-sports program catering to a Jamaican/Caribbean clientele, at www.weeradioonline.com and hosted by Dale Brown and Aubrey Campbell. Adamson has coached the Profs for 14 seasons and they have won 14 New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) Championships, three in cross country and 11 in indoor and outdoor track & field. He was chosen the NJAC Coach of the Year 16 times. His athletes have earned numerous All-Conference, All-Region and All-America honors. Adamson was an All-American in the steeplechase as the 1980 national champion and... Read more →


Meet the Newest Judges of the “With Justice for All” Video Contest 

Senator Mary Landrieu and Corey DeAngelis round out the all-star, bipartisan panel. WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Center for Education Reform (CER) today announced the addition of two distinguished leaders to its bipartisan panel of judges for its #MyEducationVideo contest, “With Justice for All.” The newest judges are Mary Landrieu, who represented Louisiana in the U.S. Senate for three terms, and Corey A. DeAngelis, the director of school choice at the Reason Foundation and the executive director of the Educational Freedom Institute. “We’re thrilled to be joined by two more leading lights for education opportunity and innovation,” said Jeanne Allen, CER’s founder and chief executive. “Mary and Corey will bring their keen and respected eyes to our mission of giving voice to America’s students.” Throughout her... Read more →


ROWAN SWIMMING & DIVING NAMED SCHOLAR ALL-AMERICA TEAMS

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has selected the Rowan University men’s and women's swimming and diving teams for Scholar All-American honors. Rowan was one of 461 schools to receive the award for the Spring semester. Teams were selected on the basis of their spring grade point averages and represent 17,982 student-athletes. CSCAA Executive Director Greg Earhart mentioned the efforts of Coach Brad Bowser and Coach Elise Blaschke noting that "No team was unaffected by this spring's pandemic but Athletic Director John Giannini and President Houshmand can and should be proud of their teams and the work of the coaches." Additional institutional adjustments to grading systems resulted in GPAs nearly one-quarter letter grade higher than previously. As... Read more →


Rutgers–Camden Nursing Student Served in the Army National Guard to care for COVID-19 Patients  

TO THE POINT: CAMDEN CITY– Taylor Lorchak’s final semester at Rutgers University‒Camden turned out to be more exciting than she could have dreamed: the Rutgers–Camden nursing student was activated by the Army National Guard to care for military veterans and family members recovering from COVID-19. In April, when coronavirus cases began to surge in New Jersey, she was called to serve at the Menlo Park Veterans Memorial Home in Edison. A combat medic and sergeant in the Army National Guard for four years, Lorchak assisted nursing staff by taking vital signs and performing tasks such as helping with patient hygiene. “I did not envision my last semester ending with a pandemic and having to leave home at a moment’s notice,” says Lorchak, of Claymont, Del.... Read more →


A REVOLUNTIONARY ONLINE RESOURCE FOR AMATEUR ATHLETES

REALIZING THE DREAM, THE FUTURE OF D1® LOS ANGELES -- In the competitive world of amateur athletics where a Division One college scholarship is the first step to stardom, The Future of D1® offers a winning game plan for navigating the often intimidating and overwhelming recruitment process. The nation’s preeminent online sports resource dedicated to informing and empowering amateur athletes in their quest to play Division One sports, The Future of D1 recognizes that no two pathways to a college scholarship are alike. The Future of D1 is the brainchild of Askia Taylor, a powerhouse single mother, entrepreneur, and sole advocate for her eldest son, a devoted football player. After years of focusing energies to help make his dream a reality, she created the online... Read more →


Essay writing - Rules you don't have to forget about

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(March 31, 2020)--Every student must master the art of writing an essay. But there are several rules you have to understand. Find out what they are here. Learn the basic rules of essay writing, and you'll be making a positive impact on your grade from just writing. Writing an essay is one of the best ways you can express your opinions, improve your grade, and show your knowledge on a certain topic. It's also the perfect way educators and teachers use to understand the writing levels or prowess of students. In this post, I have gathered seven rules and tips that will help you get started on your essay writing. 1. Pick a Topic You have read or been given the guidelines/instructions to follow to... Read more →


Unearned runs, Calabrese’s pitching lead Scarlet Raptors past Neumann

ASTON, Penn. (March 9, 2020) – The Rutgers University-Camden baseball team received plenty of gifts during the first two innings of its non-conference game at Neumann University Monday. Gloucestercitynews.net graphics The Scarlet Raptors used those gifts to plate six quick unearned runs and rode the outstanding pitching of senior Mike Calabrese to a 12-4 win over the Knights. Rutgers-Camden improved to 5-1 with its fifth straight win, while Neumann fell to 4-5. The Knights made two errors in each of the first two innings as Rutgers-Camden took a quick 6-0 lead. The Raptors notched three unearned runs in both of those frames against tough-luck losing pitcher Nick Glebocki. Rutgers-Camden opened the game when junior center fielder Billy Eisler reached on an infield error. Infield singles... Read more →


Raptors Split Opening Doubleheader; 12-Run Inning Helps

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. (Feb. 23, 2020) – Big innings were the deciding factors here Sunday as the Rutgers University-Camden baseball team opened its season by splitting a doubleheader at Immaculata University. The Mighty Macs scored seven runs in the bottom of the eighth inning in the opening game as they broke open a tie contest and posted an 11-4 victory, evening their record at 1-1. In the nightcap, Rutgers-Camden exploded for a program-record 12 runs in the top of the fifth inning on its way to a 20-3 victory. The second game was called by darkness after seven innings. Immaculata 11, Rutgers-Camden 4 (Game 1) The Mighty Macs broke open a 4-4 tie in the bottom of the eighth inning when they exploded for seven... Read more →


Williams’ 43 Points Gives Rutgers-Camden Women Another Win

UNION, N.J. (Feb. 1, 2020) – Senior guard Fatimah Williams collected a career-high 43 points for the fourth-highest single-game total in program history to power the Rutgers University-Camden women’s basketball team over Kean University, 84-75, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game here Saturday. Rutgers-Camden improves to 11-9 overall and 4-9 in the NJAC. Kean, which entered the day one game behind the NJAC tri-leaders Rowan, Montclair State and The College of New Jersey, falls to 13-7 and 9-4. Although Kean leads the all-time series, 50-23, the Scarlet Raptors are 4-2 in their last six games against the Cougars. Williams became only the second player in program history to notch a 40-point game, an accomplishment that the program’s all-time scoring leader, Terry Cole, did four... Read more →


Williams joins 1,000-point club as Raptor women win fourth straight

PHOENIXVILLE, Penn. (Jan. 13, 2020) – Senior guard Fatimah Williams scored a game-high 18 points, including the 1,000th of her career, as the Rutgers University-Camden women’s basketball team rolled to a 66-55 victory over the University of Valley Forge in a non-conference game here Monday night. The victory was the fourth straight for the 9-5 Scarlet Raptors, while the Patriots fell to 2-7 with their fifth consecutive loss. Williams, the Raptors’ team captain, became the 14th player in program history to join the elite 1,000-point club. The last player to accomplish that feat, Gabby Greene, reached 1,000 points during her senior year last season (Nov. 18, 2018) and finished fifth on the program’s scoring list with 1,295 points. Williams also became the second Rutgers-Camden basketball... Read more →


Pitts’ double-double powers Raptor women to first NJAC win

CAMDEN CITY, N.J (Jan. 8, 2020) – Freshman guard/forward Jalissa Pitts scored a game-high 22 points and addeda career-high 13 rebounds for her first collegiate double-double as she led the Rutgers University-Camden women’s basketball team to its first New Jersey Athletic Conference win of the season here Wednesday night with a 63-52 victory over Ramapo College. The win was the second straight for the Scarlet Raptors, who improved to 7-5 overall and 1-5 in the NJAC. Ramapo, which has lost four straight, fell to 8-5 overall and 2-4 in the conference. Rutgers-Camden leads the all-time series, 41-22, and has won its last five games against Ramapo. The two teams traded leads eight times and were tied once in the first half before the Scarlet Raptors... Read more →


Attention! Albert Carino Boys Basketball Club Members Captain's Day is January 8

PRESSLEY, WARE, KENNEDY, McNICHOLS, PETERSON AND WOODBURY TO BE FEATURED RICHARD STOCKTON’S SCOTT BITTNER TO BE GUEST SPEAKER The Albert Carino Boys Basketball Club has announced that the first meeting of the season (Captain’s Day) will be Wednesday, January 8th at the Crowne Plaza, Route 70 and Cuthbert Blvd., Cherry Hill starting at 11:30 A.M. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED and may be made by calling Jason Lewer, Treasurer (609-706-7069) or Jack Mongulla, President (856-461-8800), or emailing the Club at basketballclub@comcast.net. The Club will honor Tesean Pressley (Haddon Heights), Lance Ware (Camden), Connor Kennedy (Lenape), Justin McNichols (Clearview), Rob Peterson (Pitman) and DJ Woodbury (Burlington City) at the luncheon. Coach Scott BittnerRichard Stockton University Scott Bittner is in his fourth year as Stockton’s head men’s basketball coach... Read more →


100 Student-Athletes Named To Fall Academic All-Big Ten Team

ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Big Ten Conference recognized a record 100 Rutgers student-athletes on the Fall 2019 Academic All-Big Ten list, it was announced Wednesday. Seven different programs were represented on the list including 33 from football, 19 from women's soccer, 15 from field hockey, 11 from women's cross country, 10 from volleyball and six from both men's soccer and men's cross country. The 100 Scarlet Knight selections are a fall school record since joining the Big Ten for the 2014-15 academic season, surpassing the 85 from the Fall of 2018. Peter Tilton was recognized as one of 43 Big Ten student-athletes and one of seven men's cross country student-athletes to achieve a perfect 4.0 cumulative grade-point average. The sophomore Scarlet Knight from Highland Park,... Read more →


Minnesota Takes On Auburn New Year’s Day

By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews Exclusive TAMPA-- The University of Minnesota football team accepted an invitation to compete in the Outback Bowl on Jan. 1, 2020. The Gophers, who went 10-2 in the regular and a 7-2 in Big Ten play, will face Auburn (9-3) from the SEC. It will also be the second straight bowl game for the Gophers under head coach P. J. Fleck, as Minnesota played in the Quick Lane Bowl in Detroit last season and beat Georgia Tech 34-10. This season, Minnesota was ranked No. 18 in the final College Football Playoff rankings, while Auburn was No. 11. It will be the first meeting ever between the Gophers and Tigers. Minnesota will be making their first-ever appearance in the prestigious bowl... Read more →


MAC Championship to be Played at Ford Field

By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews Sports The 2019 Marathon Mid-American Conference Football Championship will feature Miami versus Central Michigan on Saturday, Dec. 7, at Noon ET. The contest will mark the 23rd annual championship game for the MAC and will mark the 16th neutral site game at Ford Field in downtown Detroit. The 2019 Marathon MAC Football Championship Game will showcase the East Division Champion Miami RedHawks against the West Division Champion Central Michigan Chippewas. Central Michigan (8-4, 6-2 MAC) clinched the MAC West Division title with a 49-7 win over Toledo on Nov. 29. Central Michigan will be making its first trip to Detroit since 2009 and the program’s fourth appearance in the Marathon MAC Football Championship Game. The Chips have won three previous... Read more →


Destin’s double-double lifts Rutgers Camden men past CCNY

NEW YORK, N.Y. (Nov. 23, 2019) – Isaac Destin left his imprint all over the latest victory for the Rutgers University-Camden men’s basketball team, from start to finish. The Scarlet Raptors’ senior forward collected a game-high 28 points and a game- and career-high 17 rebounds as Rutgers-Camden outlasted the City College of New York, 73-68, in a non-conference game here Saturday. The win lifts the Scarlet Raptors to 3-1 for the first time since the 2014-15 campaign, already passing their win total from last season’s 2-23 record. The Beavers fall to 0-4. With CCNY holding an early 14-9 lead, Destin scored the next seven Raptor points as they surged back into a 16-16 tie. Moments later, they took the lead for good, 18-16, on a... Read more →


Rutgers-Camden’s Williams earns NJAC Player of the Week honor

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. (Nov. 18, 2019) – Senior guard Fatimah Williams didn’t waste any time getting her final season off to a great start for the Rutgers University-Camden women’s basketball team. The Scarlet Raptors’ captain averaged 26.0 points while leading the team to a 3-0 record in the first three games of the season. That performance earned Williams recognition as the New Jersey Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week when the NJAC named its weekly honors today. Williams opened her season on Nov. 12 by scoring 27 points, tying her career high with four steals, and adding three rebounds and two assists. In the opener of the Cairn Invitational Tip-Off Mixer on Friday, she scored 19 points, dished off five assists, added three... Read more →


Williams’ career-high 32 points lift undefeated Rutgers-Camden

LANGHORNE, Penn. (Nov. 16, 2019) – Senior captain Fatimah Williams scored the first five points of thegame on her way to a career-high 32 points and the Rutgers University-Camden women’s basketball team never trailed as it completed a two-day tournament sweep with a 69-48 victory over the host team at the Cairn Invitational Tip-Off Mixer here Saturday. Rutgers-Camden improved to 3-0 and was the lone undefeated team at the two-day Cairn event, which also included visitors Geneva College and Penn State-Lehigh Valley. In the day’s other action, Penn State-Lehigh Valley went overtime to outlast Geneva, 96-91. Cairn, the host team, went 0-2 at its own mixer to fall to 0-4. Williams shot 14-for-18 from the floor, including 2-for-4 from three-point range, on her way to... Read more →


Rutgers-Camden cross country ends season at NCAA Atlantic Regionals

CANTON, N.Y. (November 16, 2019) – The Rutgers University-Camden men’s cross country team finished 39th of 42complete teams and the Scarlet Raptor women’s squad ran three athletes as the program closed its season here Saturday on a cold day at the NCAA Division III Atlantic Regional Cross Country Championships. The event, hosted by St. Lawrence University, featured 42 races in the men’s 8K race, which was won by SUNY-Geneseo (30 points), which finished 27 points ahead of second-place RPI. Rutgers-Camden finished 39th with 1,241 points. The men’s race featured 300 runners and was won by RPI’s Noah Falasco in a time of 25:13.3. The Raptors’ top runner, freshman David Morrow, placed 220th overall in a time of 29:24.1. On the women’s side, a total of... Read more →


Do Natural Abilities Determine Your Success at Learning?

Gloucestercitynews.net (Nov. 14, 2019)--It seems that everybody knows the saying that states: “A sound mind in a sound body”. As a matter of fact, it is rightly so. People who opt for a healthy lifestyle can be automatically called wise. Nonetheless, there is also that cohort of people whom somebody might eventually consider to be “not wise” or even “dumb” just because they were born this way. This statement could have not stood farther from the truth as every single individual is wise, intelligent, and creative. The problem is that all the people are judged within the system of unified standards. As Albert Einstein used to say: “Judging a fish by its ability to climb trees is stupid”. Therefore, do not believe when somebody says... Read more →


7 Apps That Will Turn Your Smartphone into a Powerful Learning Tool

Gloucestercitynews.net (October 29, 2019)--Students today study in a completely different environment than their counterparts from just 15-20 years ago. The Internet, mobile devices, and cloud technologies give us access to the tools and possibilities that would have looked completely out of this world not so long ago. However, many students still don’t realize the full potential of all the technology that surrounds them and don’t use the full potential of their smartphone. This article will rectify this – here you will find some apps that may be small and insignificant by themselves, but together they make so many tasks easier and more manageable that you will be able to save hours of your time. RefMe RefMe is a small and simple app that can significantly... Read more →


Jagiellonian University Team Verifies New Comet Entering Our Solar System

By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews Contributor (Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 15, 2019)--A newly discovered comet has excited the astronomical community this week because it appears to have originated from outside the solar system. Comet-'Oumuamua-Illustration For decades, astronomers have speculated that the space between stars may be populated by solar minor bodies -- comets and asteroids. These are thought to have been ejected from their home planetary systems. Studies have also suggested that these bodies may occasionally pass through our Milky Way Solar System and be identified thanks to their strongly open orbits. The discovery of 'Oumuamua two years ago brought the long-awaited confirmation, sparking hopes for subsequent detections. A team of scientists led by astronomers from the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland had done their homework well ahead... Read more →


HOW COLLEGE STUDENTS COMBINE EDUCATION AND SPORT

Gloucestercitynews.net (September 13, 2019)--Sports and academic learning are known to complement each other, and most people have forgotten the importance of a student undergoing both of them. Academic learning requires a list of academic skills, and the same applies to sports. However, not all students can effectively combine their academic skills with sports. They end up flopping on one end and succeed in the other. If the student is unlucky, he might flop on both sides. For instance, according to Pearson higher learning, a student who wants to learn how to write an essay needs features such as an essay corrector, essay plagiarism and a couple of list academic skills. The same applies to a student who is into sports, he needs to learn certain... Read more →


USEFUL TIPS FOR COLLEGE DISSERTATION

Gloucestercitynews.net(August 27, 2019)Writing is a challenging task. To write a good College dissertation paper you will be required to take into account certain tasks that will help you write successfully. This article aims to assist you with practical ideas that will assist you to write your paper and accomplish it with success. If you are new to writing college dissertation, don’t you worry, there is not much difference from the tips for essay writing you were taught. Dissertation is a kind of advanced essay. As you write your dissertation make sure that you follow these practical ideas. Read each of the following ideas below and reflect upon them. At the Beginning of your Research First idea, pick your topic. To start your research you need... Read more →


Considerations for the Future of Education, Re-Training and Choosing the Right Career in the Era of Artificial Intelligence

AI Superpowers: China, Silicon Valley and the New World Order - Kai-Fu Lee Summary and Commentary by Lawrence J. Danks Assistant Professor of Business, Camden County College (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 31, 2019)--Kai-Fu Lee, a major venture capitalist, appeared on Sixty Minutes in July 2019. He described major changes that will be brought about through the rise of Artificial Intelligence (AI). Any student, worker and educational administrator should familiarize themselves with what is likely to happen in the not too distant future, to assist them in proper planning for what’s coming. What follows is an amalgam of Dr. Lee’s (Columbia, Carnegie-Mellon) thoughts accompanied by my commentary. There is no substitute for reading this book however. The purpose of the summary is simply to provide an impetus to do... Read more →


Tips For Becoming A Lawyer

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 27, 2019)--Becoming a lawyer isn’t for everyone, but if you feel particularly passionate about this career, or you have always been curious about it, then this article is for you. It’s important to understand that the daily life of a lawyer is not the same as the one you see in movies or television series. These shows are dramatized for people to watch and enjoy them. Everyday processes are much slower, but so long as you enjoy what you are doing, that is the number one most important consideration to keep in mind. Here are some tips on how to become a lawyer in the first place. Complete your undergraduate degree Your first order of business, before you can continue with law school, is... Read more →


Detroit Mercy Freshman Sets Record

By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews Sports DETROIT-- Freshman Antoine Davis broke Stephen Curry's NCAA single-season record for freshmen 3-pointers, sinking his 123rd triple of the year. It broke the NCAA's freshman 3-point record previously held by Curry. After the game Davis said, “It was a relief, I just wanted to keep going, win the game.” In 2006-2007, Curry attended Davidson in North Carolina who then played in the Southern Conference and now plays in the Atlantic 10 Conference. The Detroit Mercy sensation and team won a close contest in historic Calihan Hall over IUPUI, 87-85. Davis tossed in 20. He worked for them all. There were 13 lead changes. Senior Josh McFoley had 23 points for the winners and freshman Marquis Moore had his best... Read more →


U.S. Reaches Agreement with Rider U. to Resolve Allegations Under the ADA

NEWARK, N.J. (February 25, 2019) – The United States has reached an agreement with CNBNews graphics file Rider University to settle allegations that the school violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by failing to make reasonable modifications to its policies, practices, and procedures for students with food allergy-related disabilities, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced today. The matter originated from a complaint by a former Rider student with celiac disease, which is triggered by consumption of gluten. Celiac disease can cause permanent damage to the surface of the small intestines and an inability to absorb certain nutrients, leading to vitamin deficiencies that affect the brain, nervous system, bones, liver and other organs. According to the complaint, Rider University did not provide reasonable modifications to its... Read more →


Davis on Verge of Breaking Record but Oakland Wins Rivalry Game

By Raymond Rolak | CNB Sports Editor ROCHESTER--(Feb. 24, 2019)(CNBNewsnet)-- It was billed as a “Barn Burner,” the rivalry game between Detroit Mercy and Oakland University. The O’Rena was packed and it was standing room only. The 40-plus member Golden Grizzlies pep band for athletics had the record crowd charged-up and rocking. Before the game, Oakland coach, Greg Kampe crossed the court and shook hands with longtime supporter and alumnus, Ken McCarter. The color guard from the Rochester Police Department looked sharp and well-ordered, while Chiara Clayton nailed the national anthem. All the while, public address announcer Kevin Beers kept revving up the home supporters with his version of, “Three pointer, 1-2-3.” It was quite a show and Oakland responded better than expected. The Golden... Read more →


Electrifying Performance by Freshman

Freshman Antoine Davis and Head Coach Mike Davis of the University of Detroit Mercy Titans speak post game. Photo courtesy of the Rolco Sports & Entertainment Network By Raymond Rolak I CNBNews Sports DETROIT-- It was a very special night in historic Calihan Hall as the University of Detroit Mercy Titans rolled over Wright State University, 79-58. Freshman Antoine Davis hit for 48 points including 10-three’s, as he led the Titans to a Horizon League victory. Davis leads the country (NCAA D-I) in 3’s made with 81 and in scoring at 26.9 points per game. (AS A TRUE FRESHMAN at 6’1” and 170 pounds.) And he plays defense. It was his first Horizon League home game on the historic court. Detroit Mercy was picked to... Read more →


Self Defense for College Students-2019 Guide To Campus Protection

(CNBNewsnet)(December 14, 2018)--Many college students and institutions are aware of the importance of personal safety and self-defense, but not everyone knows the best ways to defend yourself. From keeping yourself prepared when out alone to knowing how to defend yourself and what to use, these rules will help in any campus. Don’t just arm yourself with a knife or stun gun, learn how to use them and how to avoid getting into a situation where they are needed. If you or a loved one are heading off to college, keep in mind these simple rules. 1.Keep off your phone The first step to avoid trouble is to be aware of your surroundings and stay off your phone. In the modern world of college campuses it... Read more →


NIU Squeaks Past Buffalo on National Television

By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews Sports The Bulls to go to the Dollar General Bowl in Mobile Photo courtesy of Dollar General Bowl. DETROIT— Fabulous Ford Field has become a fond venue for coach Rod Carey and his Northern Illinois Huskies. With 1:09 remaining, NIU struck on a 35-yard touchdown pass to defeat the University Buffalo football team, 30-29, in the 2018 Marathon Mid-American Conference Championship game. The final touchdown gave the Huskies their first lead of the game. NIU scored the final 20 points for the impressive comeback. The game, before a sparse crowd was on prime-time television, available to a national audience on ESPN2. NIU wide-receiver Spencer Tears catches TD in the 2018 Marathon MAC Championship game at Ford Field in Detroit. Photo... Read more →


Philadelphia Welcomes the Newest Smoothie on the Block – the CBD Oil Smoothie

PHILADELPHIA, PA (November 1, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--The smoothie industry is getting a real shake up thanks to the latest offering at Fuel Restaurants in Philadelphia as the brand-new CBD oil smoothie debuts. This particular smoothie is generating all kinds of buzz and interest as the restaurant looks to fulfill its goal of providing healthy, fresh, and fast dining options. These CBD infused smoothies are meant to give customers a way to nourish their mental and physical well-being in a tasty refreshing beverage. Fuel Restaurant Striving to Make Its Mark As Fuel Restaurant's president Rocco Cima comments, this isn't the first time the chain has looked to make a mark. In fact, rather than be a follower in the restaurant business, Fuel Restaurants have always strived to be... Read more →


University Research Paper: 6 Ways to Write a Masterpiece

(November 1, 2018)--If a prospective research paper author is concerned in a more general tutorial on research papers, where one must check out several research paper workshops that are accessible on the Web. If one requires to get in progress right away, one should start from the essay table of contents to see what's at that specific site, and then browse step by step to follow a recognized approach to accomplishment on one's research paper. Please, note that it doesn’t matter whether you need a high-school essay or a postgraduate research paper, a thesis proposal or an MBA dissertation because any work done with proper assistance will ensure satisfaction at the most demanding quality standards and one's research is bound to stand out in any... Read more →