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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 →

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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... Read more →


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... 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,... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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.... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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,... 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... 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... 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... 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... Read more →