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Rowan Cancels Winter Athletics Season and Last Semester's Fall Sports

STATEMENT FROM ATHLETIC DIRECTOR JOHN GIANNINI, Ph.D. It is with mixed emotions that I announce the cancellation of Rowan’s winter athletics season, as well as plans to play last semester’s fall sports this coming spring. With coronavirus infection rates rising locally and nationally, I have recommended that we put the health... Read more →


Rowan University Graduate Jess Durnian Keeps The U.S. Navy Fit

GLASSBORO, NJ – When Jess Durnian came to Rowan, she was an Exploratory Studies major. Now, the Health Promotion and Fitness Management graduate is a Moral Welfare and Recreation (MWR) Fitness Coordinator for the U.S. Navy. The former Prof women’s soccer player works at the Naval Weapons Station Earle. The station’s... Read more →


Rowan University's Dr. Thomas Keck explores new medications targeting addiction

More than 2 million Americans older than 12 abused cocaine and more than 11 million abused opioids in 2017, according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health. This growing epidemic carries devastating consequences, but a Rowan researcher is exploring potential solutions. Dr. Thomas Keck, an associate professor in the... Read more →


Rowan University/Glassboro State College Athletic Hall of Fame

Rescheduled for October 24, 2021 GLASSBORO, NJ - The induction ceremony for the Shirley O'Day-Joy Solomen Rowan University/Glassboro State College Athletic Hall of Fame has been rescheduled for Sunday, October 24, 2021, to run in conjunction with the University's 2021 Homecoming Weekend. Gloucestercitynews.net files The Class of 2021 is comprised of:... Read more →


COVID-19 NEWS: ROWAN UNIVERSITY IS READY

We are proud to announce that our School of Osteopathic Medicine’s COVID-19 Vaccination Center is ready to join the national effort to vaccinate our front line health care providers. We expect to receive the vaccine in the coming week and then move quickly according to NJ Department of Health’s distribution guidelines.... Read more →


Rowan’s Krystyna Hovell Reflects On Foster Care Experience

...and Life Story During Class Project GLASSBORO, NJ - In Krystyna Hovell's screenwriting class, her course's semester project is to write a 45-to-90 page script about a fictionalized version of an important story close to her. Immediately, she thought about her own life story, including her time in the foster care... Read more →


Spotlight on Sue Shilling '93: Softball Lover, Sports Broadcaster, Disability Advocate

GLASSBORO, NJ - Sue Shilling ’93 has had quite the career in the radio industry. From playing the latest hits to providing the sports news to sharing the stories of people with disabilities. She was even inducted into the 2015 Rowan Radio Hall of Fame. Shilling’s beginnings as a Prof and... 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... Read more →


Listen to Coach Tate’s Podcast With KYW Newsradio’s Matt Leon

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Rowan assistant track & field coach Norm Tate was interviewed by KYW Newsradio for the podcast episode #66 of “1-on-1 with Matt Leon”. LISTEN TO THE PODCAST at https://bit.ly/37wdlJh Tate is in his 13th season at the University and he instructs the sprinters, hurdlers and jumpers for both... Read more →


GOOD NEWS: Rowan Student Athletes, Staff Adopt Families for Thanksgiving

GLASSBORO, NJ – This Thanksgiving, the Rowan athletic teams and staff are giving back by providing donations as part of the University’s “Adopt A Family” program. Student-athletes from the football, men’s cross country and track & field, women’s cross country and track & field, field hockey, women’s soccer, men’s swimming &... Read more →


College Kids Returning Home for Thanksgiving, Winter Break?

How Families Can Stay Safe During Pandemic Many colleges will soon close until the spring semester as COVID-19 surges nationwide. A Virtua Health expert – and dad of a returning college student – offers advice. (Marlton, N.J.) Like many parents, Dr. Chris Pomrink will bring his son home from college for... 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... Read more →


Head Injury Risk for Soccer Players could be reduced with Simple Adjustments to the Ball (video)

The average soccer player heads the ball 12 times in a game, and each header carries up to 100g acceleration, enough to cause serious brain damage. A Purdue study led by Prof. Eric Nauman quantifies how inflating balls to lower pressures, and subbing them out when they get wet, has the... 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”... Read more →


Rowan's Mike Dickson will participate in the Virtual National All Sports Coaches Summit

GLASSBORO, NJ - Rowan's head baseball coach Mike Dickson will participate in the Virtual National All Sports Coaches Summit, with a session on November 10. The coach, now in his seventh season with the Profs, will give a presentation on "Team Infield Defensive Drills", at 6 p.m. To register or find... Read more →


ROWAN’S VINCENT DELLE’S JOURNEY TO BECOMING A UNITED STATES CITIZEN

FROM GHANA TO GLASSBORO: GLASSBORO, NJ – This year, Rowan track & field athlete Vincent Delle voted in his first Presidential Election now that he is a U.S. citizen. Delle arrived in the United States eight years ago from Ghana to begin his journey to citizenship and the American dream. A... Read more →


Julia Grlica, Dara Hennessy, Ashley Lechliter, Gianna Rusk Named Captains Rowan Lacrosse

GLASSBORO, NJ - Seniors Julia Grlica, Dara Hennessy and Ashley Lechliter and junior Gianna Rusk have been named the captains for the 2020-21 Rowan women’s lacrosse team, as announced by head coach Lindsay Delaney. This year, we as coaches knew it would be a very different year and we needed consistency... 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... Read more →


Rowan University Will Receive $625K Plus in Grants for Research/Treatment into Substance Use Disorder

CHERRY HILL, NJ – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) announced today that Rowan University will receive a total of $625,541 from two federal grants from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The funding will allow Rowan students to increase treatment for those with substance use disorders and increase... Read more →


Rowan University Art Gallery Presents Federico Solmi: The Bacchanalian Ones

Federico Solmi: The Bacchanalian Ones On view November 2, 2020 – January 9, 2021 Rowan University Art Gallery presents The Bacchanalian Ones, Federico Solmi’s satirical and clownish portrayal of controversial contemporary and historical characters and the distorted events that have contributed to a culture of misinformation, corruption, and hypocrisy. Using game... Read more →


Peters and DeDomenico Ready to Help Next Generation of Rowan Athletes

Dominque Peters and Jesse DeDomenico GLASSBORO, NJ – Two of Rowan’s student-athletes Jesse DeDomenico, a former pitcher/outfielder for the softball team, and Dominique Peters, a member of the women’s track & field team, have their future planned to help the next generation of student-athletes as they head into their final year... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD Alert: Scammers Are Working Hard to Steal Your Money

The scammers are still working hard, and these crooks use clever schemes to defraud people every year including here in Gloucester Township, New Jersey. They often combine new technology with old tricks to get people to send money or give out personal information. Here are some practical tips to help you... Read more →


National Dog Show Therapy Dog Symposium hosted by Rowan University

CNB News image After the inaugural National Dog Show Therapy Dog Symposium at Rowan University in November 2019, we decided to do it again. This year, with the pandemic precautions, we will be holding our event virtually. Bookmark this page for more information coming soon! ONLINE - Tuesday, NOVEMBER 17th 2020... Read more →


NCAA SELECTS ROWAN TO HOST 2024 FIELD HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIPS

GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan University has been selected to host the 2024 NCAA Division III Field Hockey Championship, with the semifinal and final rounds to be held at Coach Richard Wackar Stadium. For only the third time in its history, the NCAA undertook a site selection process where most of its... Read more →


Dominic M. Antonini, of Gibbstown, former NFL Player, Excelled in Football/Baseball at Rowan

Dominic M. Antonini Passed away on October 8, 2020 of Gibbstown, NJ, age 66yrs. Beloved husband of Vicki (nee Feldman). Devoted father of Dominic Antonini (Lori), Jeremy Mendenhall, Garrett Mendenhall, Jr. (Amber), Michael Mendenhall (Kristie), Rachel Antonini (Pete), Anthony Antonini, and Angela Antonini. Loving Pop-Pop of Eric, Devon, Grace, Emme, and... Read more →


Seniors Emma Cormican, Lauren Horbacewicz, Tori Mock Named Tri-Captains of Rowan Volleyball

GLASSBORO, NJ - Seniors Emma Cormican, Lauren Horbacewicz and Tori Mock have been named the tri-captains of the 2020-21 Rowan women’s volleyball team, as announced by head coach Deana Jespersen. Gloucestercitynews.net files Cormican will serve as a Rowan co-captain for the second year in a row. She appeared in 27 matches... Read more →


ALFEREZ, KOPCHICK AND QUAY NAMED ROWAN WOMEN’S SWIMMING & DIVING CAPTAINS 

Veronica Alferez Emily Kopchick Erin Quay GLASSBORO, NJ – Seniors Veronica Alferez and Emily Kopchick and junior Erin Quay have been named captains for the 2020-21 Rowan University women’s swimming and diving team. “Different leadership strengths are needed for a program to cultivate great team culture and success and our captains... 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... Read more →


Federico Solmi: The Bacchanalian Ones

On view November 2, 2020 – January 9, 2021 GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan University Art Gallery presents The Bacchanalian Ones, an exhibition that investigates the contradictions and inaccuracies in historical narratives that have led society to a chaotic era of misinformation, corruption, and hypocrisy. On view by appointment from November 2,... Read more →


Black History Museum to Host Virtual Workshop at Adelphi

GARDEN CITY, NY (09/23/2020) Fred Saffold, the director and founder of the True Black History Museum, will take the Adelphi University community and other interested participants on a journey through the African-American experience in a virtual workshop on Monday, September 28, 2020. Gloucestercitynews.net files "What They Didn't Teach You in History... Read more →


SEPTEMBER 23 ANNIVERSARY OF ROWAN WOMEN’S SOCCER’S FIRST GAME 

GLASSBORO, NJ – September 23 is the anniversary of the Rowan University women’s soccer team’s first-ever game in 1995. On that date, the women’s soccer team traveled to Montclair State University for the initial contest in the program’s history at the University. The game ended in a 1-1 draw. Forward Crystal... Read more →


CASTAGNOLA AND DEVINCENTZ NAMED ROWAN FIELD HOCKEY CAPTAINS

Kristiina Castagnola Dayna DeVincentz GLASSBORO, NJ – Midfielder Kristiina Castagnola and back Dayna DeVincentz have been selected co-captains for the 2020 Rowan University field hockey team. “Kristiina and Dayna were voted captains in the early spring,” stated head coach Michelle Andre. “They are held in high regards by their teammates. They... Read more →


What Are Top Providers of Six Sigma Badges?

Are Practice Tests Helpful in Preparing for Them? (September 5, 2020)--As an efficient methodology of reducing expenses and increasing productivity, no wonder why Six Sigma is widely acknowledged by companies around the world. It is a data-driven tool that helps keep track of business processes by following a set of strategic... Read more →


Mike Juskus Featured in USTFCCCA’s A Century of NCAA Track & Field Championships

NEW ORLEANS, LA – The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association featured former Prof Mike Juskus in its series, A Century of NCAA Track & Field Championships. Juskus won the NCAA Division III Championship in the javelin in 1978, 1980 and 1981 and the NCAA Division I title... 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... Read more →


Atlantic Cape Community College Helping Rowan University Researchers

Atlantic Cape Community College (Courtesy of atlantic.edu) Five students in Atlantic Cape Community College’s Drone and Aviation Department will help Rowan University researchers and engineers examine ways to improve artificial intelligence systems and machine learning algorithms in a new project called “Self-Assessment and Continual Learning on Edge Devices (SCenE).” The project,... Read more →


Penny Kempf, Associate AD at Rowan, Will Be Inducted to NFHCA Hall of Fame

BROCKPORT, N.Y. — The National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) has announced that Penny Kempf, former head coach and current associate athletic director at Rowan University, will be inducted to the NFHCA Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2020. Kempf remains the winningest coach in Rowan University field... Read more →


Rowan Sports: Rowan to Delay Winter Sport Competition Until January

GLASSBORO, NJ - With the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) agreeing to adjust the format of its conference basketball schedules in response to risks associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, Rowan University has announced that its men's and women's basketball teams will not compete until after January 1, 2021. Additionally, there will... Read more →


Rowan Partnerships Online (RPO)

8/5/2020 ​RCSJ Unveils Virtual Campus in Partnership With Rowan University New Jersey’s best community college and one of the nation’s top universities have joined forces yet again to announce Rowan Partnerships Online (RPO) – a new, virtual campus that makes earning a bachelor’s degree online more affordable and accessible than ever... 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... Read more →


NJAC Suspends All Fall Sports Conference Games; Rowan Will Comply with Order

PITMAN, NJ - The New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) announced today the suspension of all fall sports conference-wide in an effort to help support its member institutions’ efforts to keep their students and staff healthy. Conference leadership, however, will explore the possibility of playing fall sports in the spring. Gloucestercitynews.net files... Read more →


Rowan Volleyball Team Earns USMC/AVCA Team Academic Award

LEXINGTON, KY - The Rowan women’s volleyball team has earned the USMC/AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2019-20 season, as awarded by the United State Marine Corps and the American Volleyball Coaches Association, becoming one of 231 teams honored in NCAA Division III. The Profs, under the direction of sixth-year head... Read more →


Rowan's Delle, Lauer, Kolodziej Named US Track All-Academic Athletes

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Rowan University’s Vincent Delle, Kevin Lauer and Jake Kolodziej were named All-Academic Athletes by the U.S. Track & Field Cross Country Coaches (USTFCCCA) while the entire Profs’ squad was recognized as an All-Academic Team. In Division III, a total of 325 student-athletes from 107 institutions received the... 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... Read more →


Three Rowan Men's Basketball Players Named to NABC Honors Court

Kansas City, MO - Rowan men’s basketball players Austin Kearney, Ryan Legler and Marko Pantovic were named to the 2019-20 NABC Honors Court, while the Profs received a Team Academic Excellence Award, as announced by the National Association of Basketball Coaches. The Profs’ trio were among 1,350 men’s collegiate basketball student-athletes... Read more →


ROWAN’S RAISLEY RECEIVES ROBERT HARRIS AND JAMES SHORNOCK SCHOLARSHIPS

GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan University cross country and track athlete Anthony Raisley was awarded the Robert A. Harris and James Sr. Shornock Scholarships. The Robert A. Harris Scholarship was established in 1999 in memory of Robert “Bob” Harris (’61), former Director of Civic and Governmental Relations, to recognize his commitment and... Read more →


ROWAN’S SHIRE AND YANAGISAWA SELECTED TO CSCAA SCHOLAR ALL-AMERICA TEAMS

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – Rowan University’s Chad Shire and Kevin Yanagisawa were named Scholar All-Americans by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) for the 2019-20 season. Shire was chosen to the Scholar All-America Team and Yanagisawa received honorable mention. The award honors student-athletes that have achieved a... Read more →


FOUR ROWAN WOMEN’S SWIMMERS AND DIVERS NAMED TO CSCAA SCHOLAR ALL-AMERICA TEAMS

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – Four Rowan University women’s swimmers and divers earned Scholar All-America honors for the 2019-20 season from the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA). Abigail Brous was named to the CSCAA Scholar All-America first team while Corinne Finkbinder, Klaudia Rzotkiewicz and Carlee Timmins received Scholar... Read more →


Rowan Football and Brown & Gold Gridiron Club Deliver over 5000 Cans of Food to Community Food Banks

Rowan football coach Jay Accorsi with Betsy Foster, director of The Shop at Rowan GLASSBORO, NJ (July 8, 2020)--– The Rowan football program teamed up with its Brown & Gold Gridiron Club to deliver over 5,000 cans of food today to two community food banks in Glassboro. Head coach Jay Accorsi... Read more →


Rowan College Preparing for Campus Return

RCSJ is committed to a campus return that will provide a safe learning environment for Fall 2020. As always, the health and safety of our RCSJ community is our top priority. To accomplish our goal of opening campus, we have developed an extensive plan that offers safe and flexible options for... Read more →