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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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... Read more →


ACHIREM SELECTED FOR EVELYN M. READE HEALTH & EXERCISE SCIENCE MEDALLION 

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 served as the Department Chairperson and Dean of Women. The award is presented to a deserving Health & Exercise Science major that has demonstrated the highest academic excellence and achievements. “We are proud of... 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 school. He was a member of the Pennsylvania and New Jersey Bars. Dr. George Romeo and the late Tony Lisa sponsor the medallion. “What an incredible honor for probably the most polished student-athlete academically... 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 how this imminent crisis will Gloucester City School District is just one of many in South Jersey that are at risk of being unable to sustain pre-pandemic levels of K-12 education-CNBNews photo impact communities... 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 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 Football's LaRosa Named to NFF Hampshire Honor Society

IRVING, TX (April 15, 2020)--- Rowan senior Anthony LaRosa has been named to the 2020 National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) Hampshire Honor Society, which is comprised of college football players from all divisions who maintained a cumulative 3.2 GPA or better throughout their careers. He joins a group of 1,432 players from 364 schools who qualified for membership in the Society’s 14th year. LaRosa, an accounting major from Sewell, NJ (Washington Twp,), is a two-time NJAC All-Academic selection and was named... Read more →


Rowan Scholar -Athletes Honored

GLASSBORO, NJ - Rowan University athletics has recognized 280 student-athletes for their achievements in the classroom, naming them Rowan Scholar-Athletes for the 2019-20 academic year. A total of 176 student-athletes have been named Rowan Scholar-Athletes of Distinction for achieving a cumulative grade-point average of 3.40 or higher. Additionally, 104 Profs were cited as Rowan Scholar-Athletes for maintaining a grade-point average between 3.0 and 3.39. Rowan athletics also inducted 42 student-athletes into the Chi Alpha Sigma National College Athlete Honor Society, recognizing their excellence on and... Read more →


Rowan Women's Lacrosse Team Wins Prof Cup

GLASSBORO, NJ - The Rowan Women's Lacrosse team has been declared the winner of the inaugural Prof Cup for 2019-20, as the team totaled 540 points in the year-long competition, which was developed by Rowan's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC). The Profs will receive champion t-shirts, the team name engraved in a plaque in the hallway of Esby Gym, and $500 towards their team funds. The Women's Swimming & Diving team earned second place while the Field Hockey team placed third in the standings. The Prof... Read more →


2020 schedule for the Rowan football Team

GLASSBORO, NJ – The 2020 schedule for the Rowan football team is set and features five home games at Coach Richard Wackar Stadium, including "Saturday Night Lights" on October 3 and the annual Homecoming game on October 24. SCHEDULE (PDF) The Profs begin the year with two straight road contests, starting with the season opener at Widener on September 5. Rowan will then travel cross country to face 2019 NCAA Playoff participant Linfield on September 12, meeting the Wildcats in Oregon for the second time... Read more →


7 Members of Rowan's Swim/Diving Team Receive All America Honors

CSCAA All-Americans COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – Seven student-athletes from the Rowan University men and women's swimming and diving teams received All-America honors from the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA). Rowan's All-Americans included Abigail Brous, Kevin Gillooly, Matt Grubb, Jake Kayati, Dylan Regan, Dominick Sheppard and Chad Shire. The CSCAA Board adjusted the selection criteria due to the cancellation of the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships. For Division III, individuals and relays that qualified for the national championships were named All-Americans. "Despite the cancellation... 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... Read more →


Will Schiano thrive in second Rutgers spell?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(March 26, 2020)--Greg Schiano has returned to the Rutgers Scarlet Knights after an absence of nine years. Schiano left the team after the 2011 season when he was appointed as head coach of the NFL franchise Tampa Bay Buccaneers after a successful tenure in New Jersey. However, his time in the NFL was brought to an end after only two seasons. The Buccaneers fired Schiano at the conclusion of the 2013 campaign as a result of their 4-12 record. Schiano also built a tough-nosed reputation,... Read more →


*TRACING ORIGINS

Colette Fu | Claes Gabriel | Hiro Sakaguchi March 23 – June 6, 2020 Artists Talk & Opening Reception: Thursday, April 2, 5:00 – 7:00 pm Artists Talk: 5:00 – 5:30 pm | Reception 5:30 – 7:00 pm GLASSBORO, NJ– Rowan University Art Gallery presents Tracing Origins, a group exhibition that brings together three Philadelphia-based artists, Colette Fu, Claes Gabriel, and Hiro Sakaguchi, who create work inspired by their ancestral homelands and native cultures. Pulling from personal memories, experiences, and familial influences, their stories are... Read more →


Education Web Tools Every Teacher Should Know About

Gloucestercitynews.net (March 16, 2020)--Educational services across the world have got interested in the use of various web tools for their strict performance due to their simplicity as well as teamwork globally. The digital environment ensures content, mutual benefit and also proper security amongst the members. Some of the tools include blogs, wikis, podcasts and social networking. Teachers who are the curriculum implementers ought to clearly define and use the tools to their more significant advantage as well as assist the learner meaningfully. Various education web... 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... 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,... 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... 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 →