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Rowan Men's Basketball Schedule Released

GLASSBORO, N.J. -- The Rowan men’s basketball team has announced its schedule for the 2021-22 season and a return to the hardwood for the student-athletes and coaches, after missing last year due to the pandemic. Coach Joe Crispin’s squad will open the year against the U.S. Coast Guard Academy on Friday, November 12 at the TownePlace Suites Tip-Off hosted by Messiah (PA), marking the first game for Rowan since February 26, 2020. The consolation and championship will be held on November 13, with Clarkson rounding out the field. Rowan makes its return to its home court, Esby Gym, for the... Read more →


GREAT IDEA! Rutgers welcomes second-year students with new orientations to acclimate them to in-person college experience

Rutgers-New Brunswick sophomore Bianca Caproni, center, at a Rutgers football game with new friends she made during second-year orientation. Courtesy Bianca Caproni By Lisa Intrabartola Rutgers Today COVID-19 robbed us all of milestones and memorable moments, but few have lost out on more traditional rites of passage than this year’s sophomore class. They were the high school Class of 2020 who didn’t get to dance at a senior prom, walk at a graduation or experience the first year of college in person. “I think freshman year is the perfect time to make friends. Everyone is deciding what they want to... Read more →


Safety Requirements for NJ School Districts

Gloucester High School, Gloucester City NJ (CNBNews photo files) Last Updated: 09/02/2021 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR All students will be back for full-time, in-person instruction for the 2021-2022 school year. All students, educators, staff, and visitors will be required to wear face masks inside of school buildings, regardless of vaccination status, for the start of the 2021-2022 academic year. By October 18th, 2021, all workers in preschool through Grade 12 schools will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be subject to COVID-19 testing at minimum one to two times per week. Parents or guardians will not be able... Read more →


Camden native, Rutgers–Camden Ph.D. student, create positive learning spaces for children.

TO THE POINT: CAMDEN – Elaysel Germán had already made her mark. For the past several years, the Rutgers University–Camden doctoral student had served as an award-winning educator in New York City, designing and implementing culturally sustaining literacy programs with books that reflect New York’s diverse population. “What I wanted to do from the beginning of my career was to create safe spaces that centered my students’ identities and their experiences, so that they can critically engage with their lives and the world around them,” says the Ph.D. student in childhood studies, who was named to the International Literacy Association’s... Read more →


Rowan Volleyball Begins NJAC Play with Win over William Paterson

WAYNE, N.J. -- Rowan kicked off New Jersey Athletic Conference play with a 3-0 win at William Paterson on Tuesday evening. Set scores were 25-20, 25-20, and 25-19. As a team, the Profs used a 39-15-110 hitting line (.218) with five players finishing with five more kills, led by Brianna Newson with 12. Newson also added a personal-eight digs. Cassidy Abdalla and Natalie Ogden each produced seven kills apiece while Isabel Kirchnerand Geena Edmanson both had five respectively. Defensively, Kirchner and Edmanson registered two block each while Simone Sparano picked up a match-high 19 digs. Rowan used two big scoring... Read more →


As of October 11 Kimberly Hopely Will Head the Rutgers University Foundation

Kimberly Hopely will be the next president of the Rutgers University Foundation and executive vice president for development and alumni engagement, President Jonathan Holloway announced today. Hopely will join Rutgers on Oct. 11, 2021, after serving as senior vice president and chief development officer at Arizona State University, where she led a successful fundraising campaign totaling $2.35 billion. The Rutgers Board of Governors and Rutgers University Foundation Board of Directors approved Hopely’s appointment earlier today following a national search for the position. “Kimberly Hopely brings a wealth of experience in organizational leadership and fundraising strategy to Rutgers at a key... Read more →


GOOD NEWS: Rutgers Campaign for Student Aid Passes $10 Million Mark

President Jonathan Holloway called for broad support for Rutgers’ Scarlet Promise Grants on his first day Photo credit: Nick Romanenko/Rutgers University Helping close financial gaps for thousands of Rutgers students, the university’s alumni and friends contributed more than $10 million in one year to support the Scarlet Promise Grants, President Jonathan Holloway announced. On his first day as president on July 1, 2020, Holloway called on the Rutgers community to support the grants, which provide need-based financial aid and emergency support to more than 9,000 Rutgers students annually. He pledged university funds and a personal donation to kick-start the campaign... Read more →


NJ WEATHER: Looking Back at A Sticky August and Hot Summer

Dr. David A. Robinson NJ State Climatologist NJ Agricultural Experiment Station Rutgers University Whether the thermometer was reading high or low this August or whether rain was falling or not, one factor that most always had to be considered was the high level of humidity. The “Dog Days” of summer indeed. Of course, there was much else to consider this month, including contributions of rain from two tropical storms, one of which brought the largest crests on some rivers since May 1, 2014, 11 days where one or more locations received at least 2.00” of rain, and 16 days where... Read more →


Rowan Soccer Winning Streak Continues

HAVERFORD, PA - The 15th-ranked Rowan men's soccer team (4-0) rallied with three straight goals to earn a 4-3 overtime win over Haverford in the Jimmy Mills Tournament. Wilby Alfred scored two goals within a span of 27 seconds to tie the score and Aaron Robertson had the gamewinner in overtime. With the Profs trailing 3-1 early in the second half, Alfred scored his first at 67:23, taking a pass from Leo Montesinos and one-timing it into the top of of the net. Just 27 seconds later, the duo teamed up again as Montesinos sent a ball over the top... Read more →


Rutgers’ Class of 2025: A Resilient Group Ready for New Challenges

Rutgers welcomes more than 13,000 students this fall, one of the most diverse classes in history Photo credit: Wesley Roberts/Rutgers University The incoming Class of 2025 – more than 9,200 first-year and 3,800 transfer students, among the most diverse in university history – is coming to Rutgers after having stood up to challenges unseen in generations that disrupted their education and their lives. They adjusted and sometimes struggled to meet the demands of remote learning that filled many school days since the start of the pandemic. They overcame tragedy and faced difficult circumstances but are accomplished and eager for a... Read more →


Enlightening summer fellowship in Washington, D.C., for Rutgers Law School in Camden student

TO THE POINT: CAMDEN — Anthony Papageorgiou is starting his second year at Rutgers Law School in Camden with a new perspective on his future career in law after a summer fellowship in Washington, D.C., exploring topics in law, economics, and public policy. The Rutgers–Camden student participated in the Fund for American Studies summer law fellowship program, which delves into issues of constitutional interpretation, limited government, and free enterprise. Papageorgiou, the president of the Federalist Society chapter at Rutgers Law School in Camden, attended guest lectures and panel discussions including sessions on law and policy. The speakers included Judge Douglas... Read more →


RUTGERS UNIVERSITY–CAMDEN PERSPECTIVE Assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse

Dr. Eliezer Marcellus, an assistant dean in the College of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers University–Camden and an active member of the nonprofit New Jersey for Haiti, is available to offer his thoughts following the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse. “My condolences go out to President Moïse’s family, and we are praying for his wife who is currently in the hospital,” says Marcellus, who teaches classes on Haitian history and organizes learning-abroad experiences in the country. “The main thing is to keep Haiti in everyone’s prayers. The people are suffering. Haiti has seen a lot of bad days, but... Read more →


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Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

BROOKLAWN NJ (July 2, 2021)(CNB SPORTS)—Carmen Palmiero formerly of Brooklawn was an outstanding all around athlete at Gloucester City High School in mid 1950’s. Palmiero was a 4 sport star playing Football, Basketball, Baseball and Track. Palmiero headed to Penn State after his graduation where he excelled in Basketball. Tragically Palmiero and a friend died in an auto accident driving home for Christmas in his Sophomore year. We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s sister. Today we see the beginning of the Brooklawn American Legion's Dynasty in the State of New Jersey.... Read more →


THINKS TO DO IN CAMDEN COUNTY

R.E.A.L. Sports Continues to Support Individuals Combating Addiction R.E.A.L. Hosts Multiple Athletic Events Throughout the Year Including Golf, Yoga and More Camden County Commissioner Al Dyer joined a group of individuals in addiction recovery for golf lessons at the Camden County Golf Academy. The Commissioner Board’s Addiction Awareness Task Force hosts Recovery Encouragement Athletic Leagues (R.E.A.L.) like this to support individuals combating addiction. “R.E.A.L. Golf is about giving folks in recovery something healthy that they can focus their mind, body, and energy on,” Dyer said. “In addition to golf, we host R.E.A.L. yoga and other athletic leagues throughout the year.... Read more →


Invincible Cat for A New View Created by Rutgers University Alumni and Artists

Invincible Cat for A New View – Camden public art installation project addressing illegal dumping. For Immediate Release CAMDEN – Approaching the area of Whitman Avenue and Pershing Street in Camden, a larger-than-life animal form comes into view. The once-forgotten grass lot here is now home to Invincible Cat – a majestic panther whose gaze is ready to engage the senses and imaginations of viewers. The 36-foot long, 7-foot tall, and 10-foot wide sculpture, made with a structural steel armature and repurposed black car hoods, is one of six art installations featured in A New View – Camden – a... Read more →


Your Money: Rutgers Students Face 2.6% Tuition Increase

Board approves $4.8 billion 2021-2022 budget following tuition freeze during pandemic The Rutgers University Board of Governors today approved a $4.8 billion budget that includes a 2.6 percent increase in tuition and fees for the 2021-2022 academic year, following a freeze in tuition and a fees reduction for the past year in recognition of pandemic-related hardships. “We know that tuition increases are difficult for our students, especially after a challenging year, and we would avoid any increase if the numbers would allow it,” said Mark Angelson, chair of the Board of Governors. “We are committed to providing an affordable, high-quality... Read more →


Rutgers-Camden Students Presenting Virtual Production of One-Act-Plays

For Immediate Release CAMDEN – Rutgers University–Camden theater students will kick off the summer with virtual productions of four witty one-act plays. The Student-Directed Summer Fest will be held from Friday, June 25 to Sunday, June 27. Patrons will be sent an access link to view the production any time on June 25 through 11:45 p.m. June 27. Tickets are $10 for general admission; $7 for seniors; and $5 for students, faculty, staff, and alumni, and can be purchased at showtix4u.com/events/18480. The program consists of four one-act comedies: “3 a.m. Wake-up Call” by E. R. Schultz, directed by senior Rachel... Read more →


Students from NJ Graduate from University of the Sciences

PHILADELPHIA, PA (06/17/2021)-- University of the Sciences recognized graduates as part of the University's 200th Commencement celebration held virtually on Wednesday, May 26, 2021. Adam Khanu of Bordentown (NJ) graduated with a MS in Health Psychology . Alana Pullen of Southampton (NJ) graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree . Alexa Malerba of Wall Township (NJ) graduated Cum Laude with a Doctor of Occupational Therapy degree . Alexa Mock of Sicklerville (NJ) graduated with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree . Alyssa Wiley of Salem (NJ) graduated with a BS in Pharmaceutical Sciences and a minor... Read more →


ROWAN ALUM JESSE NOVAK ’17 COMPETES IN 100 METER FREESTYLE

AT USA SWIMMING OLYMPIC TRIALS OMAHA, NE – Rowan alum Jesse Novak ’17 competed in the 100 meter freestyle at the USA Swimming Olympic Trials at the Chi Health Center on June 16. Novak finished 38th overall with a time of 50.01 in heat seven of the eight prelim heats in wave II of the Olympic Trials. He qualified with a time of 49.18 and was seeded 18th out of 71 swimmers in the event. The wave II cut was 49.74. USA Swimming split the meet into two waves because of Covid restrictions. The first wave was June 4-7 and... Read more →


Rutgers–Camden rising senior earns National Science Foundation research experience

TO THE POINT: CAMDEN CITY– Truth be told, recalls Aliyah Jones, it all started with a bout of procrastination. The rising Rutgers University–Camden senior was browsing her emails, trying to do anything other than start her work, when she spotted an email from one of her professors touting a National Science Foundation research experience for undergraduates (REU) at Duke University. “I saw that it was a great opportunity to work with children in a development lab,” says Jones, a double major in psychology and social work. With some advice from Rutgers–Camden’s Office of Scholar Development and Fellowship Advising, the Sicklerville... Read more →


Rowan Seventh in the Final D3Baseball.com National Poll

GLASSBORO, NJ - The Rowan baseball team, which participated in the NCAA Division III College World Series, is ranked seventh in the final D3baseball.com national poll, which is the Profs’ highest ranking in the poll that began in 2010. The Profs, who ended the year with a 29-6 record, won the NCAA Marietta Regional championship, to make their sixth trip to the World Series and the first under head coach Mike Dickson. Rowan also captured the 17th NJAC Championship in its history and the second in three years. SEASON RECAP: • The Profs were well-recognized for their accomplishments this season... Read more →


Wheaton Knocks Rowan into Loser's Bracket

Rowan's baseball team was knocked into the double-elimination loser's bracket on Friday by Wheaton. The Profs play today, Saturday at 5:30pm. The photo was taken at Veterans Memorial Stadium, Cedar Rapids, IA CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – Wheaton (21-5) scored two runs in the first inning and never looked back as it handed Rowan a 6-0 defeat in the Profs’ first game of the NCAA Division III World Series at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Rowan (29-5) will next play on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. against the loser of the Salisbury-SUNY Cortland game, which is being played late Friday night. Wheaton jumped out... Read more →


Rowan's Murphy, McIsaac, Atiya Named to Annual D3baseball.com All-American Team

GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan’s Ryan Murphy (Reading, PA/Wilson), Ryan McIsaac (Millville, NJ/Millville) and Eli Atiya (Cherry Hill, NJ/Cherry Hill) have been named to the 13th annual D3baseball.com All-America team, as the World-Series bound Profs joined a select list of players selected from more than 800 nominated. Murphy, a junior right fielder, was named the All-America Third Team in his first year with the Profs. One of Rowan’s top hitters all season, he is now batting .393 with team-highs of 35 RBI, a .693 slugging percentage and nine home runs, which includes two grand slams. He has also been named the... Read more →


Graduating Rutgers-Camden Forensic Science Student Creates New Fingerprinting Powder

TO THE POINT: CAMDEN CITY – Kristen Smith had a problem. The Rutgers University–Camden graduate student was conducting research in her forensics lab, following the recipe for a florescent-based fingerprint powder, when she realized that she couldn’t get a vital component in time to complete the project. So she took matters into her own hands and considered what else could work. She ended up creating a novel formulation – used in the recovery of latent fingerprints, consisting of oils or sweat left from the fingertips or face – which she now intends to patent. “It was the best mistake in... Read more →


Rowan Off To NCAA Division III World Series at Veterans Memorial Stadium

GLASSBORO, NJ – The Rowan baseball team begins its quest for the national championship on Friday, June 4 when it takes on Wheaton (MA) in the NCAA Division III World Series at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Cedar Rapids, IA. First pitch is set for 5:30 p.m. Eastern (4:30 p.m. local). The winner of that game will advance to play on Saturday at 8:45 p.m. ET to meet the winner of the Salisbury vs. SUNY-Cortland contest. The Rowan-Wheaton (18-5) loser will face the Salisbury-SUNY loser on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. ET. Rowan (29-4), which won the Marietta Ohio Regional, is making... Read more →


Rutgers-Camden Jude Misko earns NCAA championship in Men’s Hammer Throw

GREENSBORO, N.C. (May 29, 2021) – Rutgers University-Camden senior Jude Misko (Philadelphia, PA/Cherry Hill East) entered the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championship having won every one of his competitions this season in the men’s hammer throw. Misko completed his perfect season here Saturday at North Carolina A&T State University by finishing first of 17 athletes to capture the Division III national title in the hammer. Misko’s winning throw of 60.48 meters came on his first throw, which proved to be enough to beat runner-up Jacob Bugella of Wisconsin-Stout, who recorded a 60.01-meter toss on his second throw.... Read more →


Rutgers University–Camden film studies graduates accepted into prestigious film schools

TO THE POINT:CAMDEN – As Starla Blatcher sees it, film can capture the magic that is happening in real life, whether it stems from romance, ambition, death, or something that is completely intangible. “I love when I’m watching a movie and I feel my heart flutter,” says the graduating theater major with afilmmaking concentration, with minors in writing and digital studies at Rutgers University–Camden. “That’s how I want to make others feel in the stories that I tell.” For Audrey Johnson, film is one of the greatest visual learning tools, and to preserve and share it is to view history... Read more →


Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts awarded Funding for “Portraits of Camden” Exhibit

CAMDEN – Camden’s cultural heritage will be celebrated – and viewers will be offered a deeper social understanding of the city – thanks to a $25,000 National Endowment for the Arts award to the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts to support “Portraits of Camden.” The Stedman Gallery exhibition, which focuses on Camden residents’ strength and resilience through portraiture by contemporary artists, is among the more than 1,100 projects across America totaling nearly $27 million that were selected during a second round of the NEA’s 2021 Grants for Arts funding. “As the country and the arts sector begin to imagine returning... Read more →


Francine Conway named chancellor-provost of Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Francine Conway will be chancellor-provost of Rutgers University-New Brunswick, President Jonathan Holloway announced. This new position combines elements of the chancellor's portfolio with those of the provost's to establish a clear focus on academic excellence for students and faculty. Francine Conway will be chancellor-provost of Rutgers Universty-New Brunswick. Photo courtesy of Rutgers University. Conway, the New Brunswick provost since November 2020, will assume the position on July 1, following approval today of the three-year appointment by the Rutgers Board of Governors. Holloway said the new role will support and advance academically centered leadership in New Brunswick, Rutgers’ largest campus and... Read more →


Food Business Basics Virtual Workshop for Food Entrepreneurs

Food Business Basics 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. The Food Innovation Center at Rutgers is having a for early stage entrepreneurs on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 1 -2, 2021 from 9:00am-1:00pm. This is a WEBEX virtual workshop. On day one, there will be an introduction to the Food... Read more →


Rutgers Virtual 255th Anniversary Commencement on Sunday, May 16, at 2 p.m.

On Sunday, May 16, 2021, at 2 p.m., Rutgers University will hold the 255th anniversary Commencement online to honor the 2021 graduates of Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences. Watch Rutgers 255th Anniversary Commencement: https://go.rutgers.edu/22uovxt7 About the Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences Sunday, May 16, 2 p.m. (Virtual University Commencement) An estimated 13,329 graduates will receive degrees, certificates and diplomas from Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical Health Sciences this year. Award-winning author and former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey will address the graduates at the 255th anniversary commencement of Rutgers University-New Brunswick... Read more →


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Doctoral Student Studies Children’s Role in Colombia’s Turbulent Past

TO THE POINT: CAMDEN CITY– In 2016, Diana García had just started her Ph.D. in childhood studies at Rutgers University–Camden when news came from her native Colombia: the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia and Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos had signed an historic peace accord, ending years of a bloody narcotics trafficking war that engulfed the country. The childhood studies scholar watched curiously how, in this post-accord period – hailed as a new chapter in the country’s history – children were incorporated into a collective memory construction – in essence, a rethinking – of the past. “In the field of... Read more →


Rutgers‒Camden nursing graduate persevered through family tragedy in Ecuador

TO THE POINT: CAMDEN — When Silvia Tenezaca encounters obstacles thrown her way, she conquers them with grace. She overcame a family tragedy and medical crisis, economic challenges, and a language barrier to complete her bachelor’s degree in nursing at Rutgers University‒Camden. To escape poverty and a dearth of jobs in Ecuador, Tenezaca came to the United States in 2002 at the age of 21 to join family members in Brooklyn. Working at a dry cleaning business, she improved her English language skills by speaking to people at her job and by watching TV. “My desire to attend college was... Read more →


COLLEGE TRACK AND FIELD: Rowan Women's Team Take 3rd at NJAC Championship

SCATTERGOOD AND NOTARIANNI WIN CONFERENCE TITLES. MAHWAH, NJ – The Rowan women’s track & field team took third place at the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) Championships. The meet was held at Ramapo College. Olivia Scattergood claimed the NJAC championship in the hammer throw with 160’ 7” (48.96 m), which improved on her school record of 158’ 8” (48.37 m). Nicole Notarianni won the 100 meter hurdles in 14.66. She was also the top finisher (14.98) in the prelims. Scattergood finished sixth (111’ 3”, 33.92 m) in the discus. Notarianni was ninth (27.04) in the 200 meters. The 4x100 meter... Read more →


Rowan Defeats Stockton, Advances to Semifinals Beginning May 14 in AC

Victor Cruz hit a three-run home run and Donald Zellman earned the win on the mound (photos provided) GLASSBORO, NJ - Victor Cruz hit a three-run home run and Donald Zellman earned the win on the mound as Rowan defeated Stockton, 6-1, in the deciding game of the NJAC Championship Tournament Quarterfinal series. The Profs (22-4) now advance to the semifinals and will host a best-of-3 series beginning on Friday, May 14 at Sandcastle Stadium in Atlantic City, facing the winner of the Montclair State-Kean series that finishes up on Sunday. There will be two games played on Friday in... Read more →


Graduating Rutgers–Camden senior pursues career addressing homelessness

TO THE POINT: CAMDEN CITY,NJ – In the simplest terms, says Nitan Shanas, he has never gone to bed worrying about having a roof over his head. However, whereas many people might be content to acknowledge their good fortune, the graduatingRutgers University–Camden senior won’t rest until others do as well. “Sometimes people are even born into that situation,” says the triple major in economics, urban studies, and psychology. “I want to be able to give back to others who have not had the same fortunes as me.” As Shanas recalls, he had his first up-close-and-personal experience with homelessness in 2017... Read more →


TO THE POINT: Camden students to unveil gallery exhibitions created via Rutgers–Camden Center

For Immediate Release CAMDEN CITY NJ– For the past three years, the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts has led an innovative project at four Camden schools, funded by an Arts Education Special Initiative Grant from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. A lot in life has changed since the program’s outset. A year of the COVID-19 pandemic and a national focus on social justice have had a profound effect on the Camden youth, and it shows – through posters, digital collages, and poems, among other creations. “All of the schools switched gears with their exhibition themes after COVID-19... Read more →


Four Rowan student-athletes earned NJAC Weekly honors

PITMAN, NJ - Four Rowan student-athletes earned NJAC Weekly honors for May 3 - Cat Thomas (softball); Jah'mere Beasley (men's track & field); Nana Agyemang (men's track & field); and Nicole Notarianni (women's track & field). Freshman Cat Thomas (Pompton Plains, NJ/Immaculate Heart Academy) was named the Rookie Pitcher of the Week as she went 2-0 in two starts in the softball team's 4-0 week, in which the Profs clinched the top seed in the NJAC Championship Tournament. In the 1-0 win over Rutgers-Camden, she scattered five hits and struck out two, while she picked up the dec Sophomore Jah'mere... Read more →


All-Virtual Exhibition of A New View Camden

CAMDEN – The Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts (RCCA) is presenting an all-virtual exhibition of A New View – Camden – a Bloomberg Philanthropies-funded public art installation project that addresses illegal dumping in Camden – through Sunday, October 31. The material exhibition will open in the Stedman Gallery, located in the Fine Arts Complex on the Rutgers–Camden campus, in September. A New View – Camden – a collaboration between the RCCA, Cooper’s Ferry Partnership, and the City of Camden – transforms six vacant lots formerly used for illegal dumping into community placemaking sites through engaging artwork installations, programming, and community... Read more →


College Softball: Rowan Top Seed in NJAC Championship Tourney

GLASSBORO, NJ – The #21 Rowan softball team is the top seed in the New Jersey Athletic Conference Championship (NJAC) Tournament. The Profs finished 18-1 in the conference and have a bye in the first round on Tuesday, May 4. Rowan (25-5) will host the quarterfinals which is a best of three series on Friday and Saturday, May 7-8. The Profs host the first round winner between #8 Ramapo College and #9 Rutgers-Newark on Friday, May 7 at 2 and 5 p.m. and the if necessary game is on Saturday, May 8 at 2 p.m. This year, the conference tournament... Read more →


Rowan's Grlica, Lechliter, Scioli and Cohan Earn All-NJAC Lacrosse Honors

PITMAN, NJ - Rowan's Julia Grlica, Ashley Lechliter, Erin Scioli and Elise Cohan have been named to the NJAC Women's Lacrosse All-Conference Team, as voted on by the league's coaches. Grlica, Lechliter and Scioli earned first-team honors while Cohan was an honorable mention selection, as the four players received All-Conference recognition for the first time in their careers. Grlica, a senior midfielder, leads the team in assists with 14, while scoring a career-best 10 goals this season. A team co-captain, she notched season-highs of three goals on two occasions, versus Stockton and Kean. Lechliter, a senior attack player, topped the... Read more →


College Baseball: Ryan Murphy Hits Two Home Runs to Lead Rowan Over TCNJ

EWING, NJ - Ryan Murphy (Reading, PA/Wilson) hit two home runs, including a grand slam, and Jared Marks drove in the go-ahead runs, to lead #17 Rowan to a 10-5 come-from-behind win at TCNJ in NJAC action today as the Profs improve to 13-3 and 11-1 in the conference. Murphy went 3-for-5 at the plate with five RBI and two runs scored, and now has a team-high six homers on the season. Rowan had to rally from a 5-1 deficit in the contest as TCNJ (5-12; 4-8) built up that advantage after three innings. The Profs started the comeback in... Read more →


College Softball: Rowan Win Streak at 12 Games

GLASSBORO, NJ– The Rowan University softball team’s win streak is at 12 games after defeating Ramapo College, 3-2 in eight innings and 10-5. In the opener, catcher Korie Hague doubled in the winning run which was scored by shortstop Payton MacNair. Hague ended the game with two doubles and one run. MacNair contributed with two hits, one RBI and one run. First baseman Cat Thomas had one hit and one RBI. Ramapo took the lead 2-1 in the eighth when pinch runner Nicole Cerasi came home on second baseman Carli Egan’s sacrifice fly. MacNair drove in pinch runner Sam Marasheski... Read more →


COLLEGE BASEBALL: Rowan Defeat Rutgers-Camden 12-4

GLASSBORO - Ryan McIsaac went 3-for-5 with three runs scored to help #17 Rowan defeat Rutgers-Camden, 12-4, in NJAC baseball action that was called in the eighth inning due to darkness. Teammates Ryan Murphy, Alex Kokos and Nick Schooley each had two hits apiece and combined to drive in seven runs as the Profs won their seventh straight game. Lefthander Drew Ryback improved to 4-0 on the year as he went seven innings and struck out four. Jason O'Neill pitched one scoreless inning in relief for Rowan (9-2; 7-0 NJAC). Two of McIsaac's runs came when he scored from third... Read more →


Rutgers–Camden Ph.D. student leads Camden’s return to urban gardening roots

TO THE POINT: CAMDEN CITY – Looking at the City of Camden, says Lew Bivona, its reputation as the community gardening epicenter of the Garden State, let alone the country, may not be outwardly obvious. However, explains the Rutgers University–Camden doctoral student, there was a time when the city may have actually held the unofficial title. He cites a 2010 report from the University of Pennsylvania that led its authors to suggest that Camden growers may have created more community gardens per person than any city in the United States. “The city’s rich legacy of gardening was built on maintaining... Read more →


Four Rowan University Student-Athletes Earn NJAC Weekly Honors

GLASSBORO, NJ - Four Rowan student-athletes earned NJAC weekly honors for April 12 – Alex Kokos (baseball); Sonia Sharma (softball); Earnest Daniel (men’s track & field) and Francis Terry (track & field). Kokos (Wayne, NJ/Wayne Valley HS) was named the NJAC Baseball Player of the Weeks as he reached a career milestone by recording his 200th career hit in the 14-11 win over Rutgers-Newark in the first game of a doubleheader on April 10. Kokos went 4-for-5 with three runs, two RBI and two doubles in that game and was 3-for-4 in the night cap with one run, two RBI... Read more →


College Track/Field (Men and Women): Rowan University at the Oscar Moore Invitational

ROWAN MEN’S TRACK & FIELD WINS 12 EVENTS AT THE OSCAR MOORE INVITATIONAL GLASSBORO, NJ – The Rowan University men’s track & field team took first place in 12 events at the Oscar Moore Invitational. Jah’mere Beasley won the 100 meter dash in 10.86. Beasley was the top finisher in the trials with a time of 10.95. He finished the 200 meters in 21.93 for first place. The 4x400 meter relay of Hunter Barbieri, Jake Kolodziej, Vincent Delle and Amara Conte ran a winning time of 3:22.15. The Profs took first through third in the 110 meter hurdles. John Nguyen... Read more →


Rutgers Board of Trustees Elects 2021-2022 Officers

Tilak Lal named chair, Alan M. Crosta, Jr. and Nimesh S. Jhaveri co-vice chairs. Jose Piazza to serve on Board of Governors. Tilak Lal has been elected to a one-year term as chair of the Rutgers University Board of Trustees. The senior vice president and co-head of investment risk management at Franklin Templeton Investments has served as co-vice chair of the Board of Trustees. A Half Moon Bay, Calif., resident and a graduate of the Rutgers University School of Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology and Columbia Business School, Lal serves as an alumnus trustee through 2023. Lal has served on... Read more →


Rutgers University Foundation Board to Eliminate “Overseers’’ From Its Name

Photo: Nick Romanenko/Rutgers University Rutgers University Foundation’s governing board announced plans today to change its name to the Rutgers University Foundation Board of Directors, eliminating the term “overseers,” a change that comes amid growing nationwide consensus around the abandonment of language that historically has connoted racial inequities. Since the foundation’s 1973 establishment, its board has been known as the Board of Overseers. Rutgers University Foundation is the nonprofit fundraising affiliate of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Rutgers President Jonathan Holloway supports the move. “I welcome the Rutgers University Foundation board’s decision to choose a name that better represents... Read more →


CNB Fishing News Maryland: Know Your Trout

Do You Know Your Trout? How well do you know your trout? This is an important question we have been asking anglers like you. Maryland waters are home to one native trout species: brook trout. Mostly found in the streams and rivers of Western Maryland, the presence of brook trout indicates that a stream is healthy. While fishing for brook trout is allowed, the department is trying to protect this species with rules limiting take of these fish. Each year, the Department of Natural Resources stocks golden, rainbow, and brown trout for fishing. It is important that anglers know how... Read more →