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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 →


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 →


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 →


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 →


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 →


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 →


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 →


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 →

Candidates Listed for Rowan U/Glassboro State College Hall of Fame

GLASSBORO, NJ - The date for the induction ceremony for the Shirley O'Day-Joy Solomen Rowan University/Glassboro State College Athletic Hall of Fame has been changed to Sunday, April 18, 2021. The event was originally scheduled for October 25, 2020, but is being rescheduled due to COVID-19 concerns. The Class of 2021... Read more →

Rowan University Student-Athletes Win Honors

PITMAN, NJ - Rowan’s Abigail Brous (Swimming & Diving) and Chad Shire (Swimming & Diving) were named to the NJAC All-Academic First Team and Megan Jacobi (Volleyball) and Dylan Tyrrell (Cross Country/Track) were chosen to the Second Team leading a group of 146 Profs’ student-athletes who received All-Academic honors from the... Read more →


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... Read more →

2 Camden City Teens to Receive a Rowan Education Thanks to MHS Lift Scholarship Fund

Scholarship Recipient Jessica Rodriguez– Brothers Brett Levin (left) and Andy Levin (right) of MHS Lift follow social distancing precautions while delivering a Rowan University sweatshirt and other fun items to MHS Lift Scholarship Fund recipient Jessica Rodriguez, 17, of Camden. Rodriguez plans to study economics at Rowan University. PENNSAUKEN, NJ (June... Read more →


GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan honored its finest with the annual Rowan Athletics Awards for 2019-20, that were presented in a virtual broadcast. During the presentation, the Profs’ All-Americans and NJAC special award winners were also recognized. Nick Schooley (Baseball) and Nicole Herrara (Track & Field) were the recipients of the Athletic... Read more →


GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan University field hockey player Casey Wagner was named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District II At-Large Team. Wagner moves on to the CoSIDA Academic All-America ballot, where first, second and third teams will be chosen. A student-athlete must be at least a... 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... Read more →

Rowan and Rutgers Universities to Receive $250K for COVID-19 RESEARCH

CHERRY HILL, NJ – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today announced that Rowan University and Rutgers University–Camden will receive a combined $250,365 in federal funding from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for research into COVID-19-related medical care. “The work being done at both Rowan and Rutgers–Camden will allow... Read more →

Rowan's University Athletes Rowe and Sturdivant Receive Indoor Track All-America Honors

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Rowan indoor track athletes Angel Rowe and Myiah Sturdivant were awarded All-America honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). The 2020 indoor championships were canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The USTFCCA adopted the policy that selected individuals and relays for... Read more →

Rowan Cross Country/Track Athlete Michael Onu Receives Joy Solomen Scholarship

Michael Onu GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan University cross country and track athlete Michael Onu was awarded the Joy Solomen Scholarship for the 2020 fall semester. The award recognizes students’ dedication to Rowan and the importance of leading a balanced academic and active lifestyle. Two recipients are selected for the scholarship, one... Read more →

Rowan University Swimmer Kylie Salerno Receives Joy Solomen Scholarship

Kylie Salerno GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan University swimmer Kylie Salerno has received the Joy Solomen Scholarship for the 2021 spring semester. The award recognizes students’ dedication to Rowan and the importance of leading a balanced academic and active lifestyle. Two recipients are selected for the scholarship, one for the fall and... Read more →


GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan University’s Lauren Shannon was named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District II Softball Team. The All-District teams were announced on May 14. Shannon advances to the CoSIDA Academic All-America ballot, where first, second and third team honorees will be selected. A student-athlete... Read more →

Schooley Named to 2020 CoSIDA Academic All-District 2 Baseball First Team

GLASSBORO- Rowan junior Nick Schooley has been named to the 2020 CoSIDA Academic All-District 2 Baseball First Team as selected by the members of the College Sports Information Directors of America, receiving the honor for the second consecutive year. The shortstop from Marlton, NJ (Cherokee HS), is an electrical and computer... Read more →


GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan University cross country and track athlete Gideon Achirem was selected for the Evelyn M. Reade Health & Exercise Science Medallion. The award is in memory of Dr. Evelyn M. Reade who was a member of the Department of Health and Exercise Science from 1946 to 1972. She... Read more →

Rowan University Women’s Soccer Player Jess Beck Receives Sorelle Scholar-Athlete Medallion

GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan University women’s soccer player Jess Beck received the Robert Sorelle Scholar-Athlete Medallion from the Rohrer College of Business. The award honors the memory of Sorelle, an alumnus of the Class of 1988. The accounting major passed the CPA exam the first time then went on to law... Read more →

South Jersey School Districts Facing Unprecedented Financial Distress Due to Pandemic

By Mike Sepanic RUTGERS-CAMDEN South Jersey’s largest school districts are facing unprecedented financial distress due to shortfalls in federal and state funding caused by reactions to the COVID-19 pandemic. A new research report from the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs at Rutgers University–Camden provides insight into the scope of... Read more →

GCHS Alum Mike Rucci Among Honorees Named to Rowan/Glassboro Hall of Fame

GLASSBORO - Two head coaches and five student-athletes comprise the Class of 2020 for the Shirley O'Day-Joy Solomen Rowan University/Glassboro State College Athletic Hall of Fame as announced by interim director of athletics Dr. John Giannini. The inductees are John Bunting – Football Coach (1988-92); Mary Marino – Field Hockey and... Read more →