404 posts categorized "ROWAN UNIVERSITY" Feed

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 →


Could E-Scooters Revolutionize Transport in Philadelphia?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 19, 2019)--In a growing number of US cities, including Washington DC, Baltimore, and Los Angeles, electric scooters or e-scooters are becoming an increasingly common sight. These small and energy-efficient vehicles are perfect for personal transportation through cities and other urban environments. They are the perfect personal vehicle for these environmentally conscious times. Royalty Free Photo Philadelphia is one of the last of the big US cities to allow e-scooter rentals and this has represented a notable absence on the list of cities that support... Read more →


South Jersey Technology Park hosts guests from three continents, part of BIO International

Guests came to the South Jersey Technology Park at Rowan University from Italy and Thailand, Germany and China, India and Australia – and more – on June 3. About 30 people traveled via bus from Philadelphia as part of a South Jersey tour sponsored by BioNJ during the BIO International Convention being held in Philadelphia. Jeanne Nevelos, executive director of SJTP, and Dr. Beena Sukumaran, vice president for Research, presented an overview of SJTP and of Rowan University. Afterward, the guests cycled through presentations at/by... Read more →


MHS Lift Announces $200,000 Scholarship Fund

Photo: Andy Levin, president, MHS Lift; Brett Levin, vice president, MHS Lift; Amir King, Jr., MHS Lift Scholarship recipient; Bernadette Shanahan, CEO, Boys & Girls Club of Camden County and Liz Campbell, Unit Director, Boys & Girls Club. Camden City Teen Named First Recipient – Honored at Boys & Girls Club of Camden County’s Teen Recognition Dinner PENNSAUKEN, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)-(June 3, 2019) - - A Camden City teen is receiving a life-changing opportunity after being selected as the first recipient of a full scholarship from... Read more →


Nick Paciorek Set for the MLB Draft to Take Place in New Jersey

Nick Paciorek Northwestern University relief pitcher By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews Sports Evanston, IL-- Having to learn a new position in a team sport is extremely difficult. Learning to switch from catcher to pitcher is extra complicated. Nick Paciorek is making that jump in leaps and bounds as he surely stood out in Big Ten play this spring. Formerly a junior utility catcher at Northwestern University, he is now making his mark as Nick Paciorek a stopper. When Wildcat’s coach Spencer Allen needed a closer... Read more →


“Do You Want To Play Some Football Under The Lights?"

University of Detroit Mercy Athletic History DATELINE DETROIT… OCTOBER 5, 1951 By Fred Lauck, Esq. Under the cool, night skies of a crisp October evening in the year of 1951, a bus load of Fightin’ Irishmen from Notre Dame pulled into Briggs Stadium at “The Corner” of Michigan and Trumbull Avenue. Their mission… to do battle with Detroit’s fightin’ Titans on the “Field of Dreams.” The lights at the historic stadium lit up the night sky over downtown Detroit seducing the “birds of a feather”... Read more →


Former Lady Rams softball standout Christina Wilgus Honored

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ --Congratulations to former Lady Rams softball standout Christina Wilgus (Class of 2017), who was honored Friday, April 5 as earning the top GPA of players on Rowan College at Gloucester County (RCGC's) softball team during the Fall 2018 semester. Christina (pictured with Athletic Director Brian Rowan), a sophomore, plays for head coach Steve DePasquale and has helped the Roadrunners to an 11-9 record this spring. A second baseman, she is currently one of the team's top hitters with a .344 batting average.... Read more →


Stockton U and Rowan College at Gloucester County Sign Dual Admission Transfer Agreement

Sewell, NJ - The presidents of Stockton University in Galloway Township and Rowan College at Gloucester County have signed a new dual admission and transfer partnership that will help students make a smooth transition from the two-year college to Stockton’s bachelor’s degree program. The Transfer Pathways agreement builds a strong relationship between Stockton and Rowan College at Gloucester County by offering multiple opportunities for students to seamlessly pursue associate and bachelor’s degrees at the two institutions of higher education. “Rowan College at Gloucester County is... Read more →


Rowan University announces $3+ million in funding for research in Camden

Rowan University has announced the first grants of the Camden Health Research Initiative, a $50 million pledge by the University to fund research in and/or impacting the City of Camden during the next 10 years. Rowan awarded the initial grants, totaling $3.06 million, to faculty working on 24 projects in 16 departments/divisions in the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU), School of Osteopathic Medicine, Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering, College of Science & Mathematics, College of Education, College of Communication & Creative Arts,... Read more →


Aspiring Physicians: Discover a Career in Medicine

"MEDacademy has provided me with the knowledge to get into college and the experiences that will help me throughout college." - Brielle DiFranceisco Class of 2015 Have you ever wondered about becoming a doctor? MEDacademy can provide a one-of-a-kind opportunity to explore the world of medicine. Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) is looking for highly motivated and talented high school students interested in becoming a physician. If you will be a rising high school junior or senior in summer 2019, MEDacademy may be... Read more →


Rowan University Planetarium Family Show January 20: Legends of the Night Sky - Orion

January 20, 2019 - 2:00pm to 2:30pm Location: Edelman Planetarium Edelman Planetarium Science Hall 201 Mullica Hill Road Glassboro, NJ 08028 Open to the Public Click here to Register $2.00 planetarium@rowan.edu Edelman Planetarium website (856) 256-4389 Audience: Open to all Family Show Facebook Event Recurring Event: January 27, 2019 - 2:00pm to 2:30pm Legends of the Night Sky: Orion Families with young children may want to take advantage of our family shows, which are shorter - only about 30 minutes long - and just $2... Read more →


Rowan University StarSigns Planetarium Show

January 19, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm Location: Edelman Planetarium Edelman Planetarium Science Hall 201 Mullica Hill Road Glassboro, NJ 08028 Open to the Public Click here to Register $5.00 planetarium@rowan.edu Edelman Planetarium website (856) 256-4389 Audience: Open to all StarSigns Facebook Event Recurring Event: January 26, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm February 2, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm February 9, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm StarSigns Planetarium Show The astrological signs take their names from the star patterns people found long ago in a... Read more →


Quick Path to Energy program offers free training to enter the energy/utilities industry

(Deptford, NJ) The Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders, the Gloucester County Workforce Development Board and Rowan College at Gloucester County (RCGC) in coordination with Atlantic City Electric (ACE) will be offering information sessions to residents interested in starting a career in the energy and utilities industry. Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger said, "The ACE Quick Path to Energy program is designed as a direct solution to the energy and utilities industry's immediate need for skilled workers, introducing and preparing residents to transition directly into... Read more →


Electrifying Performance by Freshman

Freshman Antoine Davis and Head Coach Mike Davis of the University of Detroit Mercy Titans speak post game. Photo courtesy of the Rolco Sports & Entertainment Network By Raymond Rolak I CNBNews Sports DETROIT-- It was a very special night in historic Calihan Hall as the University of Detroit Mercy Titans rolled over Wright State University, 79-58. Freshman Antoine Davis hit for 48 points including 10-three’s, as he led the Titans to a Horizon League victory. Davis leads the country (NCAA D-I) in 3’s made... Read more →


Obituary: Felix Figueroa Sr., Chef at Chez Robert

Camden – On December 20, 2018, at the age of 79. Born in Salinas, Puerto Rico on November 23, 1939 to the late Jose Figueroa Lopez and Juana Caratlini. Survived by his children, Felix Figueroa, Jr., Felix Angelo Figueroa, Brian F. Figueroa (Heather) Dominick Figueroa, Julia Figueroa-Goll (Alex), Ginny Figueroa (Anthony) and Vileta Rodriguez. Cherished grandfather of 11 and great-grandfather of 4. Also survived by several brothers and sisters. Felix worked many years as a chef at Chez Robert in Westmont. Funeral services will be... Read more →


NIU Squeaks Past Buffalo on National Television

By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews Sports The Bulls to go to the Dollar General Bowl in Mobile Photo courtesy of Dollar General Bowl. DETROIT— Fabulous Ford Field has become a fond venue for coach Rod Carey and his Northern Illinois Huskies. With 1:09 remaining, NIU struck on a 35-yard touchdown pass to defeat the University Buffalo football team, 30-29, in the 2018 Marathon Mid-American Conference Championship game. The final touchdown gave the Huskies their first lead of the game. NIU scored the final 20 points... Read more →


Let It Snow at the Rowan University Edelman Planetarium

JEAN AND RIC EDELMAN PLANETARIUM Current Shows Get in the holiday spirit at the Planetarium with our holiday shows. We're bringing back some of your favorites and adding a few new shows. Our holiday shows run from November 30 through December 16. Laser Nutcracker - Fridays, 7 p.m., 8:30 p.m., and 10 p.m. from Nov. 30, 2018 - Dec. 14, 2018 Edelman Planetarium's laser light shows use our new state of the art projection system from Laser Fantasy to treat your eyes and ears to... Read more →


U.S. Senator Booker, NJ Rep. Norcross discuss issues with Rowan student military personnel

Newswise (November 2018)(CNBNewsnet)— United States Senator Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Rep. Donald Norcross (D-N.J., 1stDistrict), discussed a range of issues with Rowan student veterans and active military personnel Tuesday during a meeting in the Marketplace dining hall. The stop on Rowan’s Glassboro campus, held in advance of Election Day Nov. 6, was one of many the legislators are making ahead of Tuesday’s vote. Speaking with about a dozen student veterans, active personnel and Rowan President Ali Houshmand, Booker and Norcross discussed a variety of issues... Read more →


IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY STUDY: Weightlifting is good for your heart and it doesn’t take much

Credit: Iowa State University News Service Iowa State researcher DC Lee says you don't have to invest a lot of time lifting weights to lower your risk for cardiovascular disease. Newswise — AMES, Iowa – Lifting weights for less than an hour a week may reduce your risk for a heart attack or stroke by 40 to 70 percent, according to a new Iowa State University study. Spending more than an hour in the weight room did not yield any additional benefit, the researchers found.... Read more →


Philadelphia Welcomes the Newest Smoothie on the Block – the CBD Oil Smoothie

PHILADELPHIA, PA (November 1, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--The smoothie industry is getting a real shake up thanks to the latest offering at Fuel Restaurants in Philadelphia as the brand-new CBD oil smoothie debuts. This particular smoothie is generating all kinds of buzz and interest as the restaurant looks to fulfill its goal of providing healthy, fresh, and fast dining options. These CBD infused smoothies are meant to give customers a way to nourish their mental and physical well-being in a tasty refreshing beverage. Fuel Restaurant Striving to Make... Read more →


University Research Paper: 6 Ways to Write a Masterpiece

(November 1, 2018)--If a prospective research paper author is concerned in a more general tutorial on research papers, where one must check out several research paper workshops that are accessible on the Web. If one requires to get in progress right away, one should start from the essay table of contents to see what's at that specific site, and then browse step by step to follow a recognized approach to accomplishment on one's research paper. Please, note that it doesn’t matter whether you need a... Read more →


How To Write The Outstanding Essay – Don’t Ignore Some Good Points

What Is Essay Writing The essay is significant to you and the colleges to which you are applying. On the off chance that you think about the application as bits of a riddle or as autonomous voices meeting up to recount your story, the essay is a piece of the riddle over which you have finish control. The essay additionally gives you a chance to state what hasn't been said in your application and do as such in your unmistakable voice. For colleges, the essay... Read more →


Tips To Answer Exam English Question

This is the thing that everything comes down to; you're sitting in the exam corridor, holding up to get your hands on that foreseen bit of paper. You've stuck a huge amount of data into your cerebrum and your fingernails are non-existent – it's an ideal opportunity to get serious! Truly the exam condition might be distinctive crosswise over orders. Processing understudies will sit a few tests before a PC with their fingers ready to code. A handy component will add to science understudy's last... Read more →


Some Useful Advices For Writing A Good Dissertation

CNBNews graphics file On the off chance that you are perusing this, it is sheltered to expect that you are some place during the time spent contributing an assemblage of unique learning to your scholastic field. This is, after all what writing a dissertation is. It is further protected to accept that in the event that you are at this phase of a scholarly profession then you have officially aced the basics of scholastic work. You are a lord of note-taking, a searcher and discoverer... Read more →


How to Land Your First Job After College

CNBNews graphics file (CNBNewsnet)(September 4, 2018)--University is meant to prepare you for the job you’ve always dreamed of, but today a degree alone is not enough. Many top employers want candidates to have had real work experience, meaning that the new college experience needs to include internships throughout the four years of your Bachelors. Regardless of whether you prioritized interning during your college career or not, you can land your first job after college by following this guide: Use Your University Services Before You Go... Read more →


Off-Season Main Transfers

(CNBNewsnet)(August 30, 2018)--The off-season period is an important phase of the NBA, during which each club tries to improve its squad and to make the most advantageous transfers. This season has been especially notable for interesting transfers. Such solutions will impact the distribution of force among the clubs significantly. Fans can follow basketball live on the user-friendly web platform broadcasting all interesting events. The Most Interesting Transfers The off-season period of this year has a sort of tradition - transfers of true veterans who have... Read more →


Dilantin Phenytoin - Medical Guide For Epilepsy

CNBNews graphics file (CNBNewsnet)(May 22, 2018)--Dilantin Phenytoin is a prescription-only Hydantoin anticonvulsant. The FDA approved drug controls epileptic convulsions by slowing down impulses in the brain that cause seizures. However, the drug controls only some types of seizures. For that reason, the doctor should review every patient independently to determine the suitability of this medicine. Users give it an above average rating. The drug is prescribed for adults and children for management of neurosurgery, arrhythmias, and status epilepticus, in addition to management of seizures. It... Read more →


Parent Confessions: I Didn’t Understand the Seriousness of my Son’s Steroid Use

Photo Courtesy of Cindy Fox We are a baseball family. I played Little League Baseball® and so did both of my boys. Our oldest son went on the play collegiate baseball and was scouted by several Major League teams, and was Taylor’s idol. Like his older brother, Taylor played Little League and then played on his high school team. He was a very talented player, and had dreams of pitching in college and one day playing in the pros. Taylor was very competitive at everything... Read more →


CNB News Spotlight on NJ College Students

Students Inducted Into Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society at University of the Sciences PHILADELPHIA, PA (04/18/2018)-- The following students were inducted into the Alpha Lambda Delta (ALD) Honor Society at University of the Sciences on April 8, 2018. Invitations to join ALD, a national honor society for first-year students, are based on attaining a first-semester academic average of at least 3.50 and ranking in the top 20 percent of the class. Austin Blumetti of Somers Point (08244) is a doctor of pharmacy student. Rebecca Cino... Read more →


High Five: College Baseball's Best Fans

source NCAA.com Baseball is one of the few sports where the playing field itself can be different from park to park. Sometimes really, really different. We tracked down six fields that had some of our favorite weird and charming features. Did we miss any? Drop us a line here and let us know your favorites. No. 6: McLane Stadium's outfield hill — East Lansing, Michigan (Photo courtesy of Joel Dinda) Michigan State’s McLane Field wants to make sure its outfielders know they’re approaching the wall.... Read more →


High-School Students’ Binge Drinking Predicts Health-Risk Behaviors

image courtesy of www.cnn.com Newswise (CNBNewsnet)— Underage drinking can lead to risky or harmful behaviors that include unintentional and unprotected sex, physical and sexual assault, traffic and other injuries, suicide, homicide, and overdoses. Binge drinking among adults is defined as five drinks consumed during two hours by adult men and four drinks by adult women – typically producing a blood alcohol level (BAL) of ≥0.08%. Adolescents can reach a similar BAL after consuming fewer drinks. This paper explored whether and how different levels of adolescent... Read more →


Wayne State University to Host Fashion Event to Celebrate their Sesquicentennial

Rayneld M. Johnson By Jacek Adamski | CNBNews Exclusive DETROIT-- On Wednesday, March 28th at noon, Wayne State University is hosting a special fashion event to help celebrate their 150 anniversary. Part of the official WSU Sesquicentennial series of events scheduled to highlight the occasion will be a special showcase that will feature fashions through the past 150 years. Included will be significant costumes and rare artifacts that glimpse and explore a timeline throughout Detroit’s rich fashion history. Form and functionality will be highlighted and... Read more →


EMU Wins in the First Round of the CIT Tourney

By Raymond Rolak | CNBNewsnet YPSILANTI-- The Eastern Michigan University Men’s basketball team took a giant step to salvage the 2017-18 season by posting a resounding 85-63 victory over Niagara in the CollegeInsider.com postseason tourney. It is a nice consolation prize after the tough 64-63 last second loss to Toledo in the semi-final at the Mid-American Conference Championship in Cleveland. It is not the NCAA Tournament or even the NIT but EMU could go far in the CIT. Before a sparse crowd, redshirt junior Elijah... Read more →


Rutgers-Camden: Anfield has career night, but Raptors fall to Stockton men

GALLOWAY, N.J. (Jan. 31, 2018) – The Stockton University men's basketball team bolted to a 20-point halftime lead and went on to defeat Rutgers University-Camden, 83-75, in New Jersey Athletic Conference action here Wednesday night, spoiling a career-high 39 points by Scarlet Raptor senior guard Vincent Anfield Jr.(Mount Holly, Rancocas Valley) Rutgers-Camden falls to 3-17 overall and 1-13 overall with its sixth straight loss. Stockton improves to 12-9 overall and 6-8 in conference play, snapping a three-game losing streak. Stockton has won its last 20... Read more →