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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 before. RPO was launched by Rowan College of South Jersey (RCSJ) and Rowan University on July 1, 2020, and is available to incoming freshmen eager to start pursuing their degree online this September. In its inaugural year, the virtual campus will offer bachelor’s degrees in Computing Informatics, Construction Management,... 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... 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 As a result of this decision based on health and safety concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Rowan University will not compete in men’s and women’s cross country, football, field hockey, men’s and women’s soccer, and women’s volleyball this fall. Rowan Athletics, however, is committed to providing a safe... 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 coach Deana Jespersen, maintained a team grade-point average of 3.6 for the past academic year. The award, initiated in the 1992-93 academic year, honors volleyball teams that maintain a year-long grade-point average of 3.30 on a 4.0 scale or 4.10 on a 5.0 scale. A total of 1,315 teams... 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 individual honor, while Rowan was one of 199 teams cited for its academics as the Profs maintained a GPA of 3.29. Delle (Williamstown, NJ/Old Bridge), a junior elementary education major, was inducted into the Chi Alpha Sigma National College Athlete Honor Society this year while Lauer (Mt. Laurel, NJ/Lenape),... 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... 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 who excelled in academics during the 2019-20 season. In order to be named to the Honors Court, a student-athlete must be a junior or senior who owns a cumulative grade-point average of 3.2 or higher at the end of the academic year. Additionally, Rowan was among the teams to... 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 dedication to Rowan University and its athletic programs for 30 years. It is given to a student who has demonstrated academic excellence and is active in the Rowan Community. The James Sr. Shonock is awarded to a junior or senior History major with a minimum 3.2 grade point average.... 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 3.50 grade point average or higher and were invited to compete at their respective national championship. Selections represented 209 college and universities and totaled 1,479 swimmers and divers. The honorable mention selections achieved a NCAA B time standard or competed at a NCAA Diving Regional or Zone Diving qualifier.... 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 All-America honorable mention. It was the second straight year Brous was chosen for the honor The award recognizes student-athletes that have achieved a 3.50 grade point average or higher and were invited to compete at their respective national championship. Selections represented 209 college and universities and totaled 1,479 swimmers... 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 delivered the canned items to the Kitchen of Hope at St. Thomas Episcopal Church as well as to The Shop at Rowan. Rowan football alumnus Zaire Pollard organized the food drive, coordinating the donation of more than 10,000 cans that will be used to help needy families in Glassboro.... 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 participation in classes and activities in compliance with government directives, public health guidance and higher education best practices. Key Points The Fall semester will begin as scheduled on Tuesday, September 1, and will conclude on Saturday, December 12. Courses for the Fall semester will be delivered as online, hybrid,... 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 is comprised of: John Bunting – Football Coach (1988-92); Mary Marino – Field Hockey and Women's Lacrosse Coach (1987-97; 1988-97 and 1999-07); Moriah Holmstrom – Field Hockey (1997-00); Tiffany Miller – Softball (1994-97); Bob Pfeffer – Baseball (1975-78); Mike Rucci – Baseball (2002-05); and Rob Scott – Men's Basketball... 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 conference, with the remainder receiving All-Academic Honorable Mention. Brous is a junior Education major who earned All-America honors this past year. She was also inducted into the Chi Alpha Sigma National College Athlete Honor Society was selected to the Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Team. Shire, who graduated with his... 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... 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 24, 2020) - - Two Camden City teens who are members of the Boys & Girls Club of Camden County (BGCCC) will receive a Rowan University education at no cost to their families after being selected as the 2020 recipients of the MHS Lift Scholarship Fund. Julianna Hilton and... Read more →


ROWAN HONORED ITS FINEST

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 Director’s Scholar-Athlete Award, going to the male and female student-athletes who own the highest cumulative grade-point averages. Schooley (Marlton, NJ/Cherokee) was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District 2 First Team for the second consecutive year. The shortstop is a three-time selection to the Philadelphia Academic All-Area and NJAC All-Academic... Read more →


WAGNER SELECTED TO COSIDA ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT II AT-LARGE TEAM

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 sophomore with a 3.3 or higher cumulative grade point average and be a starter or significant reserve to be nominated. CoSIDA honors the nation’s top student-athletes for their performances on the field and in the classroom. The program recognizes student-athletes in four divisions – NCAA I, II and III... 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.... 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 the facilities to support coronavirus-related programs and train our local workforce, as well as students, on how to work best during a pandemic,” said Congressman Norcross. “COVID-19 has already taken the lives of far too many people. This funding will advance the research, training initiatives and vital work being... 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 the NCAA Championships will be recognized as All-Americans. “ I think it's a really good thing the association is doing,” said women’s track & field head coach Ringo Adamson. “Considering all of the things that happened to them, not being able to compete in their meet and the outdoor... 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 for the fall and spring semesters. Faculty and departments nominate the students for their outstanding academic excellence and achievements. Solomen was an athletic administrator at the University for 26 years. She served as the Director of Women’s Athletics from 1986-93 and the Director of Athletics from 1993-2012. Solomen was... 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 spring semesters. Faculty and departments nominate the students for their outstanding academic excellence and achievements. Solomen was an athletic administrator at the University for 26 years. She served as the Director of Women’s Athletics from 1986-93 and the Director of Athletics from 1993-2012. Solomen was the first woman in... Read more →


SHANNON NAMED TO COSIDA ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT SOFTBALL TEAM

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 must be at least a sophomore with a 3.3 higher cumulative grade point average and be a starter or significant reserve to be nominated. CoSIDA honors the nation’s top student-athletes for their performances on the field and in the classroom. The program recognizes student-athletes in four divisions – NCAA... 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 engineering major and was also inducted into the Chi Alpha Sigma National College Athlete Honor Society this year. A three-time Rowan Scholar-Athlete of Distinction, he has also received NJAC All-Academic and Philadelphia Academic All-Area recognition during his three years. In the six games of the season shortened by Covid-19,... Read more →