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The 2024 Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta COOPER RIVER - PENNSAUKEN

85th Anniversary of the Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta at Cooper River this Weekend The 2024 Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta will be staged on the Cooper River, in Pennsauken, New Jersey on Friday, May 10th and Saturday, May 11th, 2024. The race will bring thousands of athletes and fans to the Camden County area, and will further generate income for our local businesses. 2024 Official Race Course The 2024 Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta COOPER RIVER - PENNSAUKEN, NJ The 2024 Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta will be staged on the Cooper River, in Pennsauken, New Jersey on Friday, May 10 and Saturday... Read more →


Eco-Conscious Entrepreneurship: Choosing an LLC Service with Sustainability in Mind

In an era where environmental consciousness is paramount, eco-conscious entrepreneurship has emerged as a pivotal force driving positive change in the business world. Businesses increasingly prioritize sustainability in their operations, from renewable energy initiatives to waste reduction strategies. This ethos extends to forming Limited Liability Companies (LLCs), where entrepreneurs seek service providers that share their commitment to environmental stewardship. This comprehensive guide will explore the importance of choosing an LLC service with sustainability in mind and highlight key considerations for eco-conscious entrepreneurs. The Rise of Eco-Conscious Entrepreneurship Environmental Awareness: With growing awareness of climate change and environmental degradation, entrepreneurs recognize... Read more →


Rutgers Names Commencement Speaker

Freeman Hrabowski III, a renowned educator, mathematician and president emeritus of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, will be awarded an honorary doctor of letters degree when he addresses graduates at the 258th anniversary commencement of Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Health on May 12, 2024, the Rutgers Board of Governors approved today. Freeman Hrabowski III The board also approved an honorary doctor of letters degree for Rutgers alumnus Jelani Cobb, dean of the Columbia Journalism School and an award-winning author; an honorary doctor of laws degree for William Best, chair of the Rutgers Board of Governors and senior vice... Read more →


Profs Brake Out of 4-Game Skid, Dominate Rutgers 20-5

GLASSBORO, NJ – Jason Morgan hit a grand slam and Pat Defeciani hit two homers as #18 Rowan broke out of a four-game skid by dominating Rutgers-Camden, 20-5, in NJAC baseball action. The Profs improve to 14-8 and 2-5 in the league. Morgan went 3-for-4 with four RBI as he hit his first career grand slam and the Profs’ first of the year. Defeciani had a two-run home run and a solo homer to score three times and drove in five runs, while Tyler Cannon went 4-for-6 at the plate and scored three runs as Rowan totaled 20 runs on... Read more →


Rutgers Graduates, Guests Must Register Online for Commencement Parking

New Brunswick, N.J. (March 21, 2024) – Rutgers University-New Brunswick’s 258th Commencement will be held at SHI Stadium on the Busch Campus in Piscataway, rain or shine, at 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 12, 2024. Gates will open at 8 a.m. Participants and visitors are urged to arrive early to allow ample time to park and walk to the ceremony or take one of the complimentary shuttle buses to the stadium. Parking Members of Rutgers’ Class of 2024 are eligible to receive up to two free commencement parking passes for themselves and guests, but only if they register online at... Read more →


Butler's Shot at :02 Lifts #25 Rowan Men's Basketball Over Rutgers

NEWARK, NJ – Booty Butler’s jumper with :02 remaining gave Rowan a 69-67 win over Rutgers-Newark in NJAC men’s basketball action and extended the Profs’ winning streak to seven. Rowan improves to 19-5 and a conference-best 13-4. In a game which saw the teams trade leads throughout the second half, Rutgers-Newark tied the game on a three-pointer by Russell Ayala with 14 seconds to go. The Profs brought the ball back down the court and Butler hit a jumper outside the lane for the gamewinner. Butler finished with 13 points in the game while Marcellus Ross tallied a team-high 19... Read more →


Mississippi State over Rutgers 70-60

NEWARK, N.J. – Rutgers men's basketball fell to Mississippi State in a neutral-site meeting at the Prudential Center in Newark. The Scarlet Knights fell Saturday, 70-60, to Mississippi State, who was ranked as high as No. 21 in the polls this year and is in the receiving votes section of the AP Poll this week. The game was tied at halftime, but MSU took advantage in the second half to capture the win. CNB SPORTS Aundre Hyatt led RU with 18 points, his second-highest scoring output of the season. Derek Simpson tied his career-high with six assists. The Bulldogs improved... Read more →


Symphony in C Presents Holiday Classics at  Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts

Music Director Noam Aviel Conducts Corelli, Vivaldi, Sibelius, and Mendelssohn Featuring the New Jersey MasterChorale www.symphonyinc.org New York, NY (October 31, 2023) — New Jersey-based young professionals orchestra Symphony in C presents a festive holiday program titled Holiday Classics onSaturday, December 2, 2023 at 8:00 p.m. at the Gordon Theater at the Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts in Camden, New Jersey. Symphony in C Music Director, Noam Aviel conducts the concert featuring Corelli’s Concerto Grosso No. 8 “Christmas,” Vivaldi’s L’Olimpiade Sinfonia, Sibelius’s Andante Festivo, Mendelssohn’s String Sinfonia No. 2, and Vivaldi’s Gloriafeaturing the New Jersey MasterChorale, soprano Allison Christianson, and... Read more →


No College Degree Needed for these 40 Jobs

40 up-and-coming careers that don’t require a 4-year college degree (and 9 to avoid) by: Hank Pellissier | Updated: August 23, 2023 source: GreatSchools.org Construction workers installing concrete/unsplash.com Editor’s note: This is part of a series spotlighting promising career paths that are filled with opportunity — yet don’t require a four-year college degree. Is your high school student eager to earn a salary? Does an AA degree, technical training, certificate, apprenticeship, or on-the-job training fit your family budget better than four years of college tuition? If the answer is yes, there’s no need to panic about your child’s financial future.... Read more →


Rutgers Holding a Food Business Basics Service For Early Stage Entrepreneurs

The Food Innovation Center at Rutgers is having a Food Business Basics session for early-stage entrepreneurs on Thursday, November 2, 2023, from 8:00 am – 5:30 pm at the Rutgers Eco Complex, 1200 Florence Columbus Road, Bordentown, NJ 08505. Food Business Basics is a unique opportunity for food entrepreneurs to learn critical aspects of entering or growing their business in the prepared food and beverage industry. Attendees will be in front of movers and shakers working in the industry, who will give advice on how to create, commercialize, market, and sell in this competitive market. On this day, there will... Read more →


From the Court to Your Screen: Get Ready for the Top New Jersey College Basketball Teams

Are you a basketball fan looking for some exciting college action? Look no further than the top New Jersey college basketball teams. These teams are gearing up for an unforgettable season filled with high-flying dunks, buzzer-beating shots, and intense rivalries. From the Seton Hall Pirates to the Rutgers Scarlet Knights, you won't want to miss a single game. Get ready to cheer on your favorite team and witness their journey to the top. Join the conversation on social media, share your predictions, and get ready for a season full of heart-pumping moments. Meanwhile, do not forget to go through the... Read more →


MSU's Sam Angelo, Kean's Collin Kiernan Named NJAC Player and Pitcher of the Year

PITMAN, NJ --- Montclair State University senior first baseman Sam Angelo (Toms River, NJ/Toms River North) has been named the New Jersey Athletic Conference’s Bill Dioguardi Player of the Year for the 2023 season, and Kean University fifth-year player Collin Kiernan (Verona, NJ/Verona) picked up NJAC Pitcher of the Year honors. Additionally, Ramapo College junior Will Paoli (Flanders, NJ/Mount Olive) earned the Fireman of the Year honor, which is awarded to the conference’s top relief pitcher. Stockton University freshman Kevin Novobilsky (Ocean Township, NJ/Ocean Township) picked up Rookie of the Year honors. Their selections highlighted the 36-member 2023 NJAC Baseball... Read more →


Rutgers Goes Old School With New Vintage Merchandise Collection; Available OnLine

By Lisa Intrabartola Back by popular demand, the university is reviving vintage designs for a new, retro-inspired merchandise collection. Unveiled this week, Rutgers Retro gear is available for purchase online at retro.rutgers.edu. The university first explored the idea of reviving long-gone looks after fielding requests from Rutgers fans and alumni to add throwback apparel to its traditional merchandise line. Compiling the collection came with extensive research. Rutgers trademark licensing team started with designs from 1973 and 1998 to celebrate the respective 50th and 25th class anniversaries. Partnerships with Rutgers Athletics and the Rutgers University Foundation helped to finalize the debut... Read more →


Rutgers-Camden Scores in the 10th, Capped off a from Behind Win Over Rowan

CAMDEN CITY NJ (April 21, 2023)(CNBNews)-- – Rutgers-Camden scored in the bottom of the 10th to cap off a come-from-behind win over #18 Rowan, 8-7, in NJAC baseball action today. Augie Uzdanovics hit a sacrifice fly in for the walk-off win, scoring Giacomo Antoicello, as the teams split the season series. CNBNews graphic file Rowan (22-10; 8-4 NJAC) led 7-3 heading into the fifth, but the Scarlet Raptors scored four runs over the final four innings, tying the game with two runs in the bottom of the ninth after a bases-loaded two-run single by Frankie Romond. The Profs opened the... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic Senior Dyheim Wilson Headed to Rutgers-Camden

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 20, 2023)(CNBNews)--Congratulations to senior Dyheim Watson, pictured with football coach Casey Murphy, on his commitment to Rutgers-Camden. He is reunited with Coach C as a Track and Field team member. Dyheim was a 1st team All-Division player for Gloucester Catholic on both sides of the ball and served as Student Council Vice President. #RollRams #GCFAMILY RELATED: GLOUCESTER CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL Read more →


Sheryl Lee Ralph, Emmy Actress and Rutgers Alumna, to Speak at Rutgers University’s Commencement

Sheryl Lee Ralph, an Emmy Award-winning actress, Broadway star and alumna of Rutgers College, will be awarded an honorary doctor of fine arts degree when she addresses graduates at the 257th anniversary commencement of Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences on May 14, 2023, the Rutgers Board of Governors approved today. "As we celebrate the birthday of Paul Robeson, great actor, great artist, outstanding athlete, outstanding student, I’m so happy to represent his legacy as one of the first women, especially one of the first Black women, to graduate from Rutgers College. Legacy matters," said Ralph. The... Read more →


Profs Over Rutgers-Camden 17-9

GLASSBORO, NJ (April 20, 2023)-- – Phil Sedalis and Anthony Schooley had four hits each to lead Rowan’s offense as the #18 Profs earned a 17-9 win over Rutgers-Camden in NJAC baseball action. Every player in the lineup had at least one hit, with the Profs totaling 21 hits, which included five doubles. Sedalis scored five runs and drove in for as he went 4-for-5 in the game with Schooley also going 4-for-5 and registering three RBI and three runs. Ryan Murphy had three hits and three RBI, which included a home run, and Chris Curcio also notched three hits... Read more →


Rutgers Commencement Sunday, May 14 at SHI Stadium

Rutgers Graduates, Guests Must Register Online for Commencement Parking New Brunswick, N.J. (April 11, 2023) – Rutgers University-New Brunswick’s 257th Commencement will be held at SHI Stadium on the Busch Campus in Piscataway, rain or shine, at 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 14, 2023. Gates will open at 8 a.m. Participants and visitors are urged to arrive early to allow ample time to park and walk to the ceremony or take one of the complimentary shuttle buses to the stadium. Parking Members of Rutgers’ Class of 2023 can receive up to two free commencement parking passes for themselves and guests,... Read more →


National Right to Work Foundation Issues Notice to Rutgers Professors...

Impacted by Union Officials’ Strike Order Rutgers employees can legally attend work regardless of union boss demands to strike New Brunswick, NJ (April 13, 2023) – Today, the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation has issued a special legal notice to professors and other employees of Rutgers University. The notice was issued to inform Rutgers employees of their individual rights during the union official-ordered strike currently taking place. The legal notice is available at the Foundation’s website: https://www.nrtw.org/legal-notice/legal-notice-rutgers04122023/ On the morning of Monday, April 10, union officials from three Rutgers unions ordered a strike against the university. The officials... Read more →


RUTGERS University is #1 in N.J., moves up to #64 on list of 500 large U.S. employers

Rutgers ranks among Forbes’ top 100 U.S. large employers for the second year. Rutgers moved up 31 places to #64 of 500 employers – and is the #1 ranked New Jersey employer – on the publication’s 2023 list of America’s Best Large Employers. Rutgers employs over 22,000 professionals in the state of New Jersey from nearly every area of expertise, from research and faculty scholarship to accounting to facilities management to marketing to dining services to event management to transportation and much more. “We are proud to once again be recognized by Forbes as one of the country’s top-ranked employers,”... Read more →


Rutgers University–Camden offering income tax assistance for low-income NJ families

(Camden, NJ) – In preparation for tax season, Rutgers University-Camden is offering income tax assistance for low-income families. To qualify, a household must make $60,000 or less and appointments are on a first come, first served basis. “So many families need aid when it comes to filing their taxes and we applaud Rutgers for stepping up to the plate to be there for our residents,” said Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli Jr. “We encourage everyone who qualifies to utilize this free resource this tax season.” Sessions will be held at the Nilsa Cruz-Perez Downtown Library Branch in Camden every Wednesday, from... Read more →


How to Write a Custom Argumentative Essay

Writing is a tedious task that can be difficult for some people, but following the tips mentioned in this article will ensure you get good results. Writing well is not a one-time thing. However, developing the habit of writing well substance will pay off in the future. If you need assistance with your write my essay, buy a paper from a writing service such as Edubirdie. Argumentative essay outline To write an excellent argumentative essay, you must have a proper outline. The outline should include an introductory paragraph, supporting evidence, a thesis statement, and a conclusion. The preceding paragraph should... Read more →


Five Rowan Student-Athletes Honored by NJAC

PITMAN, NJ -- The New Jersey Athletic Conference honored five Rowan student-athletes in its weekly awards program for the week ending September 25th. The volleyball team had two members cited as Natalie Ogden was named the NJAC Player of the Week, and teammate Victoria Hutchinson the NJAC Rookie of the Week. Olivia Giorano (Women's Soccer), Sidney Pavlishin (Field Hockey), and Johnny Troiano (Men's Soccer) all earned respective rookie of the week awards as well. Ogden averaged double-digit kills in a 3-1, 2-0 NJAC week, totaling a 61-29-184 (.174) hitting line while adding 51 digs and 10 aces. On Tuesday in... Read more →


Rutger's President Holloway on the State of the University

Rutgers President Jonathan Holloway delivered an address to the University Senate on Friday, September 23, 2022. Boosting students’ success while creating a robust and engaging student experience is at the center of all Rutgers is working toward as the university moves beyond pandemic-posed challenges and changes, President Jonathan Holloway said in his address today to the University Senate. The president reaffirmed Rutgers’ commitment to build on efforts to better serve and support students, including improving online education experiences and expanding on the early success of the new summer service internship program for undergraduates. “If you’ve noticed a common thread among... Read more →


Rowan Sports Wrap Up: Field Hockey over John Hopkins:

Castagnola, Patrone Score Goals as #3 Rowan Field Hockey Defeats #2 Johns Hopkins, 2-1 BALTIMORE, MD - Second-half goals by Kristiina Castagnola and Julia Patrone propelled #3 Rowan to a 2-1 win over #2 Johns Hopkins in field hockey action this evening. The Profs remain unbeaten at 4-0 after scoring the road victory while handing Johns Hopkins (3-1) its first defeat. The teams were scoreless after one half of play until Castagnola scored just two minutes into the third quarter. Julia Cavicchio sent the ball in after a penalty corner and Castagnola took a rebound of the Profs’ first shot... Read more →


3 Clubs to consider joining

Many people find that taking up a sport or hobby can be a wonderful way to spend their free time. Having an activity to look forward to gives us true pleasure in life that can provide a welcome break from the stresses and strains of our working worlds. Joining a club that does the activity can improve the overall experience further, giving an opportunity for socialization and meeting new people with similar outlooks. This can be especially beneficial if you have recently moved to a new area and are looking to make some friends and grow a new social circle.... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: Rutgers Board of Governors Approves 2.9 Percent Tuition and Fee Increase

Board approves $5.1 billion 2022-2023 budget The Rutgers University Board of Governors today approved a $5.1 billion budget for the 2022-2023 academic year that includes a 2.9 percent increase in tuition and fees, nearly two-thirds below the current rate of inflation. YOUR MONEY “We remain committed to providing excellence in academic experience and opportunity at an affordable and accessible price, and to ensuring that this necessary, measured increase does not affect our neediest students. Our focus on financial aid programs and net cost reflects that promise to our students, who have shown enormous resolve through the economic and other challenges... Read more →


World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Camden City N.J.-Wednesday, June 15, 2022, is observed as WORLD ELDER ABUSE AWARENESS DAY. Elder abuse is defined as any knowing, intentional or negligent act by a caregiver or any person that causes harm or serious risk of harm to a vulnerable adult, according to the Division of Aging Services New Jersey Department of Human Services. Each year, hundreds of thousands of older people are subject to elder abuse. Many of them are frail, and vulnerable, and rely on others to meet their most basic needs. Abusers can be children, family members, trusted friends, or even professionals hired to provide... Read more →


Camden County Summer Concerts

2022 Summer Park Events Guide See What Summer Has to Offer in This Year's Jam Packed Guide, Including Many Concerts and Events The 2022 Park Events Guide is your family’s ticket to an amazing season of fun and entertainment. Celebrate Independence Day at the Camden County Freedom Festival at Wiggins Waterfront Park featuring a performance from the O’Jays or check out the cool sounds of the Sundown Music Series at the McLaughlin Norcross Memorial Dell at Haddon Lake Park. From kayaking to exercise classes, horseback riding and more, this summer’s lineup of events has something fun for everyone. Whether you... Read more →


GOOD NEWS: Rutgers Tobacco-Free by 2023

June 1, 2022 – Rutgers University campuses will be tobacco-free, President Jonathan Holloway said today as he announced the university’s new “Tobacco-Free by 2023” initiative. The tobacco-free policy, which will be effective as of Jan. 1, 2023, covers all campuses – indoors and outdoors – and includes the use of all tobacco products. It applies to students, employees and visitors. The new policy, informed by research and recommendations from the Rutgers Center for Tobacco Studies, aims to reduce smoking and tobacco use among young people at a time in their lives when they are most likely to start, and to... Read more →


Rutgers University–Camden: Luminaries honored by Senator Rand Institute for Public Affairs

Four southern New Jersey citizens honored as emblematic of research institute’s mission CAMDEN, N.J. – The Senator Walter Rand Institute (WRI) for Public Affairs at Rutgers University–Camden honored four prominent southern New Jersey citizens – shining examples of its mission to foster a healthy, productive, and thriving South Jersey – as the 2021 South Jerseyans of the Year and Lifetime Achievement Award honorees. They were recognized during the 20th annual Walter and Leah Rand Awards and Scholarship Dinner – postponed a year due to the coronavirus pandemic – on May 3 at The Mansion on Main Street in Voorhees Township.... Read more →


Large Turnout for Rutgers Day

Rutgers Day 2022. Photo: Nick Romanenko/Rutgers Rutgers Day, one of the state’s landmark spring events, drew crowds to New Brunswick and Piscataway on Saturday for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic forced the activities to move online two years ago. Thousands of visitors came to Rutgers to enjoy over 500 activities and programs showcasing Rutgers excellence, including a surgical robot demonstration, cart racing, geology crafts, agriculture quizzes, and a Block R Rubik’s cube art installation. Many people in the crowd have been coming to activities that are part of Rutgers Day for years. But for President Jonathan Holloway, Saturday... Read more →


David Remnick, Editor of The New Yorker, Named Rutgers University’s Commencement Speaker

Journalist and award-winning author to receive honorary doctor of letters degree; former Rutgers president Robert Barchi, Aprille Joy Ericsson, Alondra Nelson also named honorary degree recipients David Remnick, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author who has elevated The New Yorker’s prominence as editor since 1998, will be awarded an honorary doctor of letters degree when he addresses graduates at the 256th anniversary commencement of Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences on May 15, 2022, the Rutgers Board of Governors voted today. “As a New Jersey native, I feel tremendously honored to deliver the university’s commencement address this... Read more →


Food Business Basics Virtual Workshop for Food Entrepreneurs

The Food Innovation Center at Rutgers is having a Food Business Basics Workshop for early stage entrepreneurs on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 10-11, 2022 from 9:00am-1:00pm. This is a WEBEX virtual workshop. Food Business Basics is a unique opportunity for food entrepreneurs to learn critical aspects of entering or growing their business in the prepared food and beverage industry. Attendees will be in front of movers and shakers working in the industry, who will give advice on to how create, commercialize, market, and sell in this competitive market. On day one, there will be information on consumer trends, category overview,... Read more →


College Baseball: Rowan Over Rutgers-Camden 2-1

CAMDEN, NJ – Ryan Murphy accounted for both runs, as #7 Rowan scored a 2-1 victory at Rutgers-Camden, in NJAC baseball action this afternoon, and Ryan Mostrangeli drove in the winning run. Profs' lefthander Eli Atiya went eight innings, striking out eight, to earn his seventh victory of the year as Rowan improves to 23-6 (9-2 NJAC). Murphy hit his team-high eighth home run in the third inning, a solo shot, to give the Profs a 1-0 lead. It was his second game in a row with a homer. Rutgers-Camden (17-15; 4-7), which outhit the Profs, 9-6, tied it up... Read more →


ROWAN LACROSSE : Cohan Scores five goals, Lechliter Nets Her 100th; Profs Dominate Rutgers-Camden 

CAMDEN CITY, NJ – Elise Cohan tallied five goals and Ashley Lechliter netted the 100th of her career as the Rowan women’s lacrosse team dominated Rutgers-Camden, 20-3, in NJAC action today. It marks the second straight win for the Profs, improving them to 6-7 and 2-1 in the conference. Lechliter (Cherry Hill, NJ/Cherry Hill West) now has 101 goals in her career in 63 career games at Rowan. Jamie Cutrera also scored three goals while Julianna Corson and Molly Green each had three goals and an assist. Erin Renshaw added two goals, with Calista Burke scoring one, while Sophia Schiavo... Read more →


Newark Resident Sentenced to 33 Months in Prison for Conspiring to Obtain More Than $700,000

NEWARK, N.J. – An Essex County, New Jersey, man was sentenced today to 33 months in prison for conspiring to fraudulently obtain more than $700,000, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced. Jefferson Robert, 31, of Newark, previously pleaded guilty by videoconference before U.S. District Judge Julien X. Neals to an information charging him with conspiring to commit wire fraud. Judge Neals imposed the sentence by videoconference today. According to documents filed in the case and statements made in court: On March 27, 2020, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) was signed into law. The CARES Act... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students:

Lebanon Valley College Recognizes Winter Student-Athletes ANNVILLE, PA (03/11/2022)-- Lebanon Valley College recognized its student-athletes who competed for the Flying Dutchmen winter athletic teams. Local students include: Eric Malcarney of Haddonfield (08033), a graduate of Gilmour Academy, is pursuing a bachelor of science in business administration and is a member of the men's ice hockey team. LVC picked up six wins this season that included a four-game stretch featuring three wins and a tie in conference play. The Dutchmen qualified for the United Collegiate Hockey Conference postseason tournament and lost to Utica in the quarterfinals. Allison Bimmer of Maple Shade... Read more →


CNBNews TIPS AND SNIPPETS:

KUDOS Shane; Home Prices Up in Poor Cities; Cops Disciplined; Rising GCHS Star; Study of Paulsboro Citizens

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Harvard freshman Shane Washart, right, accepts congratulations after one of his two victories at the Ivy League Championship at Princeton held in February. The St. Augustine Prep alum helped Harvard win their fifth straight Ivy title. (photo courtesy of The Ivy League) ##### WAY TO GO SHANE!!!-- Shane Washart, a Harvard University freshman, and a member of the University’s Swim Team won two distance races for the Crimson in a recent meet at Princeton. Washart won the 1,000-yard freestyle in 8 minutes, 52.09 seconds, and the 1,650 freestyle in 14:47.51. Eighteen-year-old Shane and his... Read more →


College Men's Basketball: Rowan's Comeback Attempt Falls Short; Final Score 94-84

NEWPORT NEWS, VA – Rowan made a comeback attempt in the second half, but it fell short as the Profs were defeated by Susquehanna, 94-84, in the NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball Championship at Christopher Newport University’s Freeman Center. Marcellus Ross scored a career-high 34 points for Rowan with 25 in the second half to pace the Profs. Rowan (23-6) faced a 26-point deficit in the first half, and closed to eight points with under four minutes to play, but Susquehanna was able to hold off the Profs. Ross, who had nine points in the first half, made 9-of-10 field... Read more →


Rowan Holds Off Rutgers-Newark, to Advance to NJAC Men's Basketball Title Game

GLASSBORO, NJ – Marcellus Ross scored 20 points and Hafeez Melvin went 6-for-6 from the foul line in the final 29 seconds as Rowan held on to defeat Rutgers-Newark, 72-69, in the NJAC Men’s Basketball Semifinals and advance to the conference’s Championship game on Saturday at Stockton. Second-seeded Rowan (23-4), which has won eight straight, will take on top-seeded Stockton on Saturday at 6 p.m. with the champion earning the NJAC’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. Melvin sealed the win for the Profs from the line hitting all six attempts although Rutgers-Newark scored eight points in the final 22... Read more →


Mens Basketball: Josh Wright Scores Team-High 21 Points to Help Prof's Beat Rutgers-Newark

NEWARK, NJ – Josh Wright scored a team-high 21 points to help the Rowan men’s basketball team to an 80-65 road win over Rutgers-Newark in NJAC action Saturday evening. It is the third win in a row for the Profs, as they improve to 18-4 on the season, and 11-4 in the conference. Wright connected on 6-of-11 from the field, while hitting 3-of-6 three-pointers and going 6-for-6 from the foul line. Andrew Seager scored 14 points on 6-for-10 shooting and Marcellus Ross contributed 12 points for Rowan. Damian Smith had a team-high eight rebounds and picked up three steals with... Read more →


New Jersey Council of Presidents Okay Rutgers University-Camden’s B.F.A.Degree

CAMDEN N.J. — The New Jersey Council of Presidents has approved Rutgers University-Camden’s bachelor of fine arts degree in visual art, which will expand concentration areas for students interested in artistic fields. Rutgers‒Camden will begin offering the B.F.A. in the fall of 2023. Students will have the option to pursue concentrations such as graphic design, painting and drawing, sculpture, and animation. The New Jersey Presidents’ Council, which represents the state’s public, private, and community colleges and universities, recently approved the creation of the degree. In December, The Rutgers Board of Governors gave its approval. “This is an intensive, professional degree,... Read more →


Rutgers University‒Camden Partnering with Overburdened School Nurses in the Vineland School District

CAMDEN, N.J. — In a mutually beneficial collaboration that allows nursing students to receive experiential instruction, Rutgers University‒Camden is partnering with overburdened school nurses in the Vineland School District, who often function as the main COVID-19 officers in their schools. New Jersey’s 2,500 school nurses play a vital role in keeping students safe and healthy and have faced increased burdens during the pandemic as they fight to keep communities safe. In addition to caring for students, school nurses have been a source of health and safety updates, informing students and families of the latest coronavirus updates and protocols. Robin Cogan,... Read more →


Don't Ditch Those Cloth Masks Says Rutgers Dr.

Rutgers Microbiologist: The CDC is considering upgrading its guidance to recommend that people opt for highly protective N95 masks to protect against COVID-19 in the face of growing evidence that cloth masks are not effective against the Omicron variant. Rutgers microbiologist Martin Blaser, M.D., director of the Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine, explains the reason for the evolving guidance and what to do if you only have a cloth mask available. Feel free to run quotes from our Q&A with Martin Blaser or contact Patti Verbanas to schedule an interview with him. What does the data show about cloth... Read more →


Scarlet Knights Travel to Maryland Saturday, 2PM

Saturday, January 15, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. XFinity Center - (College Park, Maryland) TV: Big Ten Network (PXP: Kevin Kugler, Color: Len Elmore) Radio: Rutgers Sports Properties Radio Network (WCTC 1450 AM/WOR 710 AM; PXP: Jerry Recco and Color: Austin Johnson) WRSU 88.7 FM RU Student Radio PISCATAWAY, N.J. – The Scarlet Knights are back on the road for the for the second away game in a row in College Park against the Maryland Terrapins on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. The Scarlet Knights are looking to bounce back from a 66-49 loss at Penn State on Tuesday night in hopes... Read more →


Mens Basketball: Rutgers -Newark Over Rowan 66-60

GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan’s comeback attempt fell just short as Rutgers-Newark held off the Profs, 66-60, despite a career-high 23 points from freshman Josh Wright. The loss drops the Profs to 12-2 (5-2 NJAC) and ends their winning streak at eight games. Rowan, with only seven players available due to injuries and Covid protocols, fell behind by 18 points in the first half, but used a strong second half to come within two points late in the game. Damian Smith scored 15 points and Marcellus Ross added 13 for Rowan. D’Andre Vilmar led the Profs with 11 rebounds while Marko... Read more →


Rowan 2022 Baseball Schedule Released

GLASSBORO, NJ - The Rowan baseball schedule is set for the 2022 season as the Profs look to build on the success from last year when they reached the Division III College World Series and won the NJAC Championship. Rowan heads into the year ranked 16th in the nation in Collegiate Baseball’s Division III Preseason Poll. SCHEDULE​ The Profs will open the season on March 1 at Swarthmore and head to Virginia Wesleyan for a weekend series on March 5-6 before heading to their spring training trip at the Russ Matt Invitational in Florida. The schedule at the Russ Matt... Read more →


Rutgers Receives $10M to Address Health Disparities

Rutgers is launching a new initiative to improve the health and quality of life in economically disadvantaged communities dealing with food insecurity, high unemployment, low high school graduation rates and shrinking household income – funded through a $10 million grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). The four-year grant, part of a larger presidential and universitywide commitment supporting health equity, will create the Rutgers Equity Alliance for Community Health (REACH), joining community-based organizations with university researchers, teachers and students. Participants will come together to find ways to improve health outcomes by focusing on social determinants of health and working... Read more →


“Pericles, Prince of Tyre”

CAMDEN, N.J. — With the spread of the COVID-19 Omicron variant, the pandemic will continue to test people’s resolve in the face of great adversity and loss. Theater enthusiasts looking for respite will soon find a poignant parallel – and a moment to reflect on these challenges – with the Rutgers University–Camden production of what might be the perfect pandemic-era play. The Department of Visual, Media, and Performing Arts will present “Pericles, Prince of Tyre” – one of William Shakespeare’s rarely performed romances – from Thursday, December 9 to Sunday, December 11 in the Walter K. Gordon Theater on the... Read more →