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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... 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... 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... Read more →


Stockton women outlast Rutgers-Camden, 60-55

​ CAMDEN. N.J. (Dec. 4, 2019) – Just when it seemed like the Rutgers University-Camden women’s basketball team was going to survive after digging itself a deep hole, Stockton University came back to outlast the Scarlet Raptors, 60-55, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game here Wednesday night. The Ospreys, who improve to 4-2 overall and 1-1 in the NJAC, scored the first seven points of the game and took a 16-4 lead with less than three minutes remaining in the opening quarter. In the... Read more →


Rutgers-Camden falls in NJAC home opener

CAMDEN, N.J. (Dec. 4, 2019) – The Stockton University men’s basketball team went on a 10-point run early in the game, overcoming a one-point deficit, and went on to race past Rutgers University-Camden, 91-67, in the second New Jersey Athletic Conference game of the year for both teams here Wednesday night. It was the Scarlet Raptors’ home conference opener. Stockton improved to 4-2 overall and 2-0 in the NJAC, while Rutgers-Camden fell to 3-3 overall and 0-2 in the conference. Stockton has won 23 straight... 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... Read more →


Kansas Wins Maui Jim Tourney in Overtime

By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews Sports LAHAINA (Nov. 30, 2019)---- The Kansas Jayhawks won in overtime against the Dayton Flyers in the Championship game of the 2019 Maui Jim Maui Invitational basketball tournament. It was standing-room-only at the Lahaina Civic Center on Wednesday. The Maui Jim NCAA tourney is the premier Thanksgiving-time college basketball tournament. It is produced by ESPN. Udoka Azubuike of the University of Kansas is hugged by teammate Tristan Enaruna after the Jayhawks beat Dayton in overtime at the Maui Jim Maui... 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... 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.... 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... 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.... 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... Read more →


Rutgers-Camden women post season-opening victory

SCHUYLKILL, Penn. (Nov. 12, 2019) – Senior guard Fatimah Williams scored a game-high 27 points as she continues her march toward the career 1,000-point milestone, freshman guard/forward Jalissa Pitts notched 25 points and freshman forward/center Kayla Newton collected a double-double in their first collegiate games and junior guard Shane Holmes tied her career high with nine assists to lead the Rutgers University-Camden women’s basketball team to a season-opening 85-70 victory over Penn State-Schuylkill here Tuesday night. The Scarlet Raptors have now won their season opener... Read more →


NJ Advance Media Releases Provocative Article on Unknown NJ Lawsuit

Today, NJ Advance Media published columnist Steve Politi’s provocative story about an unknown New Jersey lawsuit that nearly changed amateur sports forever. John Suk was coaching a junior varsity baseball game for Bound Brook High School when he told a player to slide into third base. What happened next – a sickening “POP!” and a serious ankle fracture – set off a seven-year legal battle that culminated this spring with a surreal trial in Somerset County. All parties agreed: If Suk was found liable for... Read more →


The Shreiber Family Pet Therapy Program of Rowan University Opens

GLASSBORO, NJ --Rowan University celebrated the generosity, vision and love of South Jersey business executive Gerry Shreiber Nov. 7 with a ribbon cutting for the pet therapy center he funded this spring. Shreiber, president and CEO of J&J Snack Foods Corp. of Pennsauken, donated $3 million in June to establish The Shreiber Family Pet Therapy Program of Rowan University. The program, which will have as many as five or six certified therapy dogs on campus starting in 2020, establishes a permanently funded Rowan resource to... Read more →


Congressman Norcross on College Affordability Act

Last week, I joined with my colleagues on the Education and Labor Committee in introducing the College Affordability Act - a bold, comprehensive plan to lower the cost of college and give student borrowers the relief they desperately need. As the only New Jersey member on the Education and Labor Committee, I am dedicated to fighting for teachers and students, and this bill just does that. Researchers have estimated that for every dollar that states spend on higher education, states receive up to $4.50 back,... 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... Read more →


JAMEA Richmond-Edwards Explores Detroit's Fashion/Style in 7 Mile Girls

Artist Talk & Opening Reception at Rowan University Art Gallery: Thursday, November 7, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan University Art Gallery presents 7 Mile Girls, an exhibition exploring the connection between Black female style of Detroit’s inner city, with designer fashion and self- empowerment. Curated by Mary Salvante, RU Gallery Director, this exhibition features several new works by artist Jamea Richmond-Edwards alongside paintings loaned by the Rubell Family Collection. The exhibition will run November 7 – December 21, 2019, with an... Read more →


Joint Health Sciences Center opens in Camden City

CAMDEN CITY NJ--Leaders from the Joint Board, participating institutions and elected officials gathered in Camden’s “Eds and Meds” corridor Oct. 15 to celebrate the opening of the Joint Health Sciences Center at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Broadway. The $70 million, four-story JHSC, which houses facilities for Rowan University, Rutgers-Camden and Camden County College, represents completion of Phase I of the Board’s two-phase campus construction. Joint Board CEO Dana Redd described the Center as a milestone achievement for the Board, the City of... Read more →


Author Benjamin Ludwig visits Rowan College of SJ-Cumberland Campus- Oct. 16, 2019

(CNBNewsnet)--With the start of fall semester classes, Rowan College of South Jersey’s “One Book, One College” reading campaign is in full swing as this year’s selection, “Ginny Moon” by Benjamin Ludwig, is becoming a topic of conversation in many classrooms. One of the highlights of the One Book, One College program is an on-campus visit by the featured author. The public is invited to meet Benjamin Ludwig during his presentation and book signing on Wednesday, Oct. 16, beginning at 7 p.m. in the Guaracini Performing... Read more →


How to Produce a Perfect Essay?

Gloucestercitynews.net (Sept. 25, 2019)--A lot of people detest essay writing because, honestly, it can be a quite difficult task for anyone. Generally, writing a good essay requires that you adequately follow the process involved no matter the subject you may be writing on. The writing process can actually take up a lot of your time – which is very precious – to gather materials, read and brainstorm ideas that eventually you’re going to use in your work. If it were possible, many people would totally... Read more →


ROAD TO ATLANTA

CNBNewsnet (September 22, 2019)--The first game of the season is officially set to tip off on Tuesday November 5th, but the unofficial opening to the 2019-20 NCAA basketball season comes when teams hit their home court for Midnight Madness. A tradition started in 1971 by the Maryland Terrapins, the first official practice of the season brings a celebration of players, fans and players together in preparation for the road to Atlanta and the 2020 Final Four. Although many brackets will be busted come March Madness... Read more →


Senate Pres. Steve Sweeney Speaks at Rowan College Groundbreaking

Gloucestercitynews.net--Trenton – Senate President Steve Sweeney spoke at a groundbreaking ceremony for two new centers for Rowan College of South Jersey. The new Economic Department Center and Rowan Medical Center will be the first major building projects since the Rowan College at Gloucester County and Cumberland County College merged to create RCSJ. “I always enjoy visiting RCSJ,” said Senator Sweeney (D-Gloucester/Salem/Cumberland). “I get to watch this great institution grow, adapt and thrive while providing educational opportunities for young men and women, not only from South... 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... Read more →


Rowan Sports: Men's Cross Country Wins Philadelphia Metro Championships

09/07/2019 | Men's Cross Country Team Scores (PDF) Results (PDF) Gloucestercitynews.net--PHILADELPHIA, PA – The Rowan University men's cross country team won the Philadelphia Metro Championships. The race was held at Belmont Plateau. The Profs finished with 20 points among 13 schools. Kevin Lauer (so. Mount Laurel, NJ/Lenape Valley Reg.) ran 27:33.8 over the 8K course to capture the individual title. Jake Caruso (sr. Berlin, NJ/Eastern Reg.) followed in second place with a time of 27:41.4. Jeff Stewart (so. Jackson, NJ/Jackson Mem.) came in fifth (27:54.1)... Read more →


Rowan College of SJ Students Receive Scholarships

Gloucestercitynews.net--Deptford Twp. – Seven of Rowan College of South Jersey’s Gloucester campus students received $1,000 Peter J. McGuire scholarships during the 125th Annual Labor Day Observance held Friday, Aug. 30, at the Collingswood Grand Ballroom. Rowan College of South Jersey President Frederick Keating and New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney were on hand at the scholarship breakfast to congratulate students Hailee Bachorz of Woodbury, Margaret Benz of Monroeville, Maura Conaghan of Barrington, Jordyn Cudd of Franklinville, Tyren Davis of Hi Nella, Alyssa Meglino of Williamstown... 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... Read more →


U.S. ARMY AWARDS ROWAN UNIVERSITY $14.5M TO DEVELOP COLD SPRAY ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

Rowan University, New Jersey has received $14.5 million from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) to develop cold spray additive manufacturing (CSAM). In a project titled “Advancing Structural Materials for Army Modernization Priorities via Direct-Write Approaches” Rowan researchers will apply technological improvements to enhance the safety of soldiers. The project teams Rowan University with global supplier of paints, coatings and specialty materials PPG, Drexel University, Northeastern University, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst to create new materials and ways to process them. Cold-spray additive manufacturing... Read more →


Rowan University Art Gallery presents "Mending a Reflection"

Rowan University Art Gallery is pleased to present Mending a Reflection, a solo exhibition of Julie Heffernan’s self-portraits, curated by Mary Salvante, Director of Rowan University Art Gallery. The exhibit will be on view September 3 to October 26, 2019, with an opening reception and artist talk on September 12, from 5 – 7:30 pm. Artist talk begins at 5 pm with a reception immediately following. Mending a Reflection addresses the connection between culture, mass media and personal identity through the eyes of one central... 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... Read more →


TICKETS FOR WYNTON MARSALIS AT ROWAN UNIVERSITY GO ON SALE AUGUST 5

WYNTON MARSALIS (image jazz.org) GLASSBORO, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)– Tickets go on sale Monday, August 5 at 12:00 a.m. for the Wynton Marsalis Quintet at Rowan University on November 8, 2019, part of the 19|20 Marie Rader Presenting Series. Tickets can be purchased online at rowan.tix.com. The renowned musician leads his quintet for this intimate evening in Pfleeger Concert Hall on the Glassboro campus. A limited number of $100 VIP tickets are available for purchase, and include premium seating and a pre-performance reception, standard orchestra tickets are... Read more →


Brooklawn Post 72 Advances to Eight-Team Final; Tournament Starts Friday at Kean University

BROOKLAWN, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)-(July 24, 2019)--Brooklawn Post 72 will be competing in the NJ American Legion State Tournament advancing to the eight-team final by earning the second spot in the District 4 playoffs, according to SouthJersey.com After losing 11-1 to district champ West Deptford to even its record to 1-1 in the districts, Brooklawn needed to beat Allentown on Monday to earn the state tournament berth. Brooklawn overcame a 5-3 deficit to begin the sixth innings in defeating Allentown, 10-5. Thus, the team with 29 American... Read more →


Julie Heffernan Mending A Reflection

Rowan University Art Gallery is pleased to present Mending A Reflection, a solo exhibition of Julie Heffernan’s self-portraits, curated by Mary Salvante, Director of Rowan University Art Gallery. The exhibit will be on view September 3 to October 26, 2019, with an opening reception on September 12, from 5 – 7:30 pm. Mending A Reflection addresses the connection between culture, mass media and personal identity through the eyes of one central female figure. Through ten self-portraits, Heffernan investigates what she calls the “shared collective unconscious,”... Read more →


Rocket Mortgage Classic takes over the Detroit Golf Club

By Raymond Rolak TELL US DETROIT Sports Editor There is a historic oak tree to the right side of the tee box on hole number one. It was bent by Native Americans to mark the trail when traveling from Detroit to Saginaw. It is one of the historic elements kept by Donald Ross when he designed the Detroit Golf Club in 1916. The extraordinary hospitality extended by the membership of the Detroit Golf Club, which is hosting the Rocket Mortgage Classic this week, is signaling... Read more →


Rowan’s Economic Impact Continues to Climb

GLASSBORO NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Recent growth at Rowan University – from new academic buildings to increased housing options to added programs and faculty – did more than just impact students and the campuses in Gloucester and Camden counties. That growth, and the ripple effect from it, is bolstering the economy of Glassboro, South Jersey and the State. A recent economic impact analysis by private research firm Econsult Solutions to update its 2015 study pegs that impact at $1.53 billion. Rowan directly supports 4,460 jobs at the University... Read more →