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Rowan Sports Update: Softball Earns Top Seed; Baseball Eliminated; Lacrosse Out of Tournament

CNB SPORTS NEWS Rowan Softball Earns Top Seed in NCAA Regional at Tufts; Profs to Open Play vs Cabrini INDIANAPOLIS, IN - The 19th-ranked Rowan softball team will take on Cabrini to open play in the 2022 NCAA Division III Softball Championship, as the top-seeded Profs will take part in the Medford, Massachusetts Regional hosted by Tufts University from May 13-15. Rowan (33-8) will face Cabrini (21-10) on Friday, May 13 at 4:30 p.m. following the game between Tufts (33-9) and Muhlenberg (22-20) at 2 p.m. The winner of the double-elimination regional will advance to the Super Regionals on May... Read more →


NATIONAL TEACHER APPRECIATION DAY:

A Salute to Each and Every Teacher Across the Nation

This year the National Year of the Teacher and National Teacher Appreciation Day is May 2-6 and May 3, 2022. In 1986 President Ronald Reagan captured the significance that teachers have on each of us in the following proclamation honoring teachers across the United States. December 22, 1986 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation When Henry Adams wrote, "A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops," he expressed a sentiment that any student could share. Teachers help us learn to read, to write, and to count-and how to study. By word... 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 →


NJAC Honors Six Rowan Student Athletes

GLASSBORO, NJ -- The New Jersey Athletic Conference announced its weekly awards that features five Rowan student-athletes among its ranks. Nicole Notarianni was named the NJAC Women's Outdoor Track & Field Track Athlete of the Week with teammate Nevaeh Lorjuste selected as the NJAC Rookie of the Week. Jason Tomaino captured the NJAC Men's Outdoor Track & Field Rookie of the Week. Ryan Mostrangeli was chosen as the NJAC Baseball Player of the Week. Lastly, Molly Green earned NJAC Women's Lacrosse Rookie of the Week honors as well. Notarianni, who was named the track athlete of the week for the... Read more →


Rowan Softball IS Back! Winning Both NJAC Games Against Montclair Today; Return To Action on Tuesday

GLASSBORO, NJ -- #16 Rowan took down Montclair State in a NJAC Doubleheader winning both games on Saturday with an identical 3-0 score in each contest. Game one Emily August notched her third game this season and fourth in her career with 10 or more strikeouts as the senior served up a dozen K's on just four hits and a walk. August moves to 11-4 on the year. Devyn DiPasquale got the home team on the board in the second with a two-out triple just inside the right-field line to plate Breanna Bryant. In the top of the third, the... Read more →


Rowan's Head Baseball Coach Wins 200th Game

EWING, NJ – Seventh-ranked Rowan had 18 hits as it defeated TCNJ, 11-4, in NJAC baseball action today to give Mike Dickson (photo) his 200th victory as the Profs’ head coach. Rowan improves to 20-5 on the season, and 6-1 in the conference​. Dickson, who was an All-American in his playing days at Rowan, is now 200-80 in seven years with the Profs, which includs two NJAC titles, one Regional championship and four appearances in the NCAA Regionals. Anthony Schooley had four hits on the day, and Pat Defeciani had three, while lefthander Eli Atiya remained unbeaten and picked up... Read more →


TCNJ's Health & Exercise Science Department Offering Health and Wellness Graduate Certificate This Summer

Ewing, NJ (Crothers Consulting) NEWS RELEASE / Thu February 24, 2022 9:30 EST Amid National Mental Health Decline, Top NJ Health Program Launches Online Graduate Certificate in Health and Wellness Amid national mental health crisis, TCNJ's health and exercise science department launches new fully online health and wellness graduate certificate. EWING, NJ February 24, 2022 – One of the more devastating effects of the pandemic has been a national decline in mental health. The US Census Bureau found overall household anxiety levels surged 6% from pre-COVID levels in 2021, and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported... Read more →


Top New Jersey Communication Program Launches Groundbreaking Health and Wellness Specialization

Student-faculty partnerships at The College of New Jersey confront major national health issues. EWING, NJ February 16, 2022--(CNBNewsnet)==After over two decades of preparation, the department of communication studies at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ), a national award-winning program, launched a new student specialization in Health and Wellness Communication (HWC) in spring 2022. The HWC concentration is available to undergraduates enrolled full time. The innovative track boasts several faculty teaching courses and conducting research in health communication, collaborating with students in all scholarship phases and supporting student employment and graduate program aspirations. TCNJ’s department of communication studies ranks number one... Read more →


Dakota Adams Leads Rowan Basketball to 70-53 win over Ramapo

GLASSBORO, NJ – Dakota Adams had 16 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Rowan women’s basketball team to a 70-53 win over Ramapo in a conference game today at Esby Gym. The Profs are now 15-8 (12-4 NJAC) as they head into final week of the regular season. It was the fourth straight double-double of the season for Adams and her 10th in the last 12 games. She also added three blocks in the win. Kristina Johnson was the only other Prof in double figures with 12 points as she converted 3-of-4 shots from the field. Savanna Holt was... Read more →


Women's Basketball: Rowan Cruised to 73-47 Win at Rutgers-Newark

NEWARK, NJ – Dakota Adams had 13 points and 13 rebounds and Nicole Mallard added 11 points as the Rowan women’s basketball team cruised to a 73-47 win at Rutgers-Newark in NJAC play. The win is the third straight for the Profs as they improved to 14-7 on the year and 12-3 in the league. Adams shot 6-for-12 from the field and grabbed eight rebounds while notching her seventh double-double of the season. Kate Herlihy scored 10 points and Eliana Santana also had 10 rebounds for the Profs, who held an impressive 61-41 margin on the boards. Rowan dominated from... Read more →


THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY ...(X)

Advanced Placement Courses--Part Two

(The SECOND of a four-part CNBNEWS series Dumbing Down American Education) Dorothy Philbin I CNBNews Contributor THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY (VIX) ...Dumbing Down Education Part I A friend of mine has a grandson who will graduate from high school in June. No big thing? The grandson is graduating with a high school diploma plus an Associate's Degree. By taking advanced placement courses this student was able to polish off two years of college while in high school. Should students be able to do this? Are they learning as much by taking AP courses online as they would in a... Read more →


Rowan Women and Men Swim Teams Champs of NJAC

NJAC CHAMPS! Rowan Women's Team Defeats TCNJ, 157-139, to Capture Conference Crown GLASSBORO, NJ -- The Rowan Women's Swimming & Diving Team captured the New Jersey Athletic Conference Championship with a 157-139 win over The College of New Jersey on Saturday. The Profs win their 14th overall title and fifth in the last six seasons as the team did not compete in 2020-21. The NJAC crowns its champions through regular-season competition among the schools. Rowan went 4-0-1 in NJAC action this season. COMPLETE RESULTS Individually, Rowan had two swimmers win three events each. Veronica Alferez claimed first with a season-best... Read more →


Top NJ Public Health School Students and Faculty Partner

with State Initiative to Address Black Maternal and Infant Mortality Crisis Students and faculty in the School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science (SNHES) at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) partner with First Lady Tammy Murphy's Nurture NJ to tackle the state’s Black maternal and infant mortality crisis. Ria Rodney, MSW, Adjunct Professor, TCNJ EWING, NJ January 20, 2022 – Students and faculty in the School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science (SNHES) at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) are partnering with Nurture NJ to tackle the state’s Black maternal and infant mortality crisis. First Lady of New... Read more →


GOOD NEWS: MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper Receives $9,000 Donation for Colon Cancer Research

in Honor of Fallen Police Officer PHOTO CAPTION: Members of the Sviben family and the Camden County Metro Police present a donation to doctors and staff of MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper in honor of Officer Matthew Sviben. (CAMDEN, NJ) Camden Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez, representatives from Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 218, and the family of Officer Matthew Sviben visited MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper recently to present a check for $9,000 in honor of Officer Sviben. Officer Sviben died in September at the age of 26 after being diagnosed with Stage IV colorectal cancer in January... Read more →


TCNJ NEWS: Leading NJ Exercise Science Program Provides Students with Hands-On Research Opportunities

...at Human Performance Lab Students in the School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science (SNHES) at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) are getting hands-on experience researching physical fitness best practices at the school’s Human Performance Lab. EWING, NJ December 22, 2021 – Students in the School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science (SNHES) at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) are getting hands-on experience researching physical fitness best practices at the school’s Human Performance Lab. “Currently, we are examining the effects of different warm-up protocols on maximal aerobic power in children (8-12 years old). In short, a warm-up is... Read more →


Top NJ Health School's Social Epidemiology Lab Found Link Between Pandemic Mortality and Social Capital

EWING, NJ, November 24, 2021 -- Although vaccination rates are rising and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) now endorses boosters for all adults, the United States recently passed 750,000 COVID-19 deaths. Amid new winter spike warnings from some experts, students and faculty at the Social Epidemiology Lab (SEL) in the School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science (SNHES) at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) have found a compelling connection between pandemic mortality and social capital and vulnerability across the nation. "We identified that almost 57% of the variance in the mortality rate distribution was explained by social capital... Read more →


Rowan outscored host TCNJ in the final few minutes to win 85-77

EWING, NJ – Rowan outscored host TCNJ in the final few minutes to pull away and score an 85-77 win in the NJAC opener for both teams. The Profs (4-0 ;1-0 NJAC) have now won four straight games to open the season. Arian Azemi had 13 points for the Profs and D'Andre Vilmar scored 13, with Damian Smith chipping in 12, and Hafeez Melvin adding 11 points. Ryan O'Leary contributed 10 to round out the double-figure scorers. Training 73-72 with over five minutes to play, the Profs went 6-for-6 from the foul line and used a driving layup from Azemi... Read more →


TCNJ Health School's Social Epidemiology Lab ID's Link Between Pandemic Mortality & Social Capital

EWING, NJ November 24, 2021 – Although vaccination rates are rising and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) now endorses boosters for all adults, the United States recently passed 750,000 COVID-19 deaths. Amid new winter spike warnings from some experts, students and faculty at the Social Epidemiology Lab (SEL) in the School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science (SNHES) at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) have found a compelling connection between pandemic mortality and social capital and vulnerability across the nation. “We identified that almost 57% of the variance in the mortality rate distribution was explained by social capital... Read more →


Campus Gets Real: Leading NJ Health School Students Volunteer with $1 Million Program

to Help Peers Confront COVID-19 Trauma EWING, NJ November 9, 2021 – Peers are helping each other process pandemic trauma as The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) welcomes students back to campus. As part of a college-wide community learning day in September, TCNJ’s trauma support network, AmIOK, led 20 volunteers from various student organizations to facilitate programs focused on reinforcing resilience and raising awareness about adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). ACEs are potentially traumatic events experienced at a young age that can increase chances of illness, early mortality, injury, crime involvement and chronic disease. Since the on-campus event, referrals and requests... Read more →


Rowan Sports Highlights/Results: Volleyball NJAC Champs; Football & Men and Women's Swimming

NJAC Champions! Volleyball Wins 3-2 Thriller Over Montclair State GLASSBORO, NJ -- In a match for the ages, Rowan claimed its fourth conference title and first since 2004 as the Profs took down Montclair State, 3-2 (25-23, 25-27, 19-25, 25-20, and 19-17), in the NJAC Championship here at Esbjornson Gymnasium on Saturday. With the victory, Rowan capture's the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Division III Tournament. Selections will be announced on Monday afternoon. The resilient Profs battled through deficits throughout the match, most importantly in the fifth and deciding set, as Rowan fought off match point five times en... Read more →


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 →


NJ Health School Announces Initiative for Nation’s First Trauma-Informed Campus

With $1 Million VOCA Grant EWING, NJ July 15, 2021 – Healthcare experts in the School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science (SNHES) at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) are transforming the state university into the nation’s first trauma-informed campus with a new education support collaboration, AmIOK. The program is funded by a $1 million Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) grant. Servicing TCNJ and the greater Mercer County area, AmIOK helps college students who experience a crime or traumatic event with a 24-hour confidential hotline operated by trained counsellors and nurse practitioners. The program’s comprehensive healing approach includes medical... Read more →


Rowan Soccer Coming Back in the Fall

GLASSBORO, NJ - The Rowan men’s soccer team will return to action in the Fall of 2021, after more than a year layoff due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with the opening game set for September 1 at Johns Hopkins. For the 2021 season, the Profs return a strong group from the 2019 squad which was ranked 15th in the nation and reached the NCAA Sweet 16. Among the leaders of the talented squad are forwards Jay Vandermark (12 goals) and Chad Yates (9 points), goalkeeper James Weinberg and defender Aaron Robertson. The Profs will play in a pair of early-season... Read more →


TCNJ Art Professor Selected to Co-Lead Author Global Art History Survey Textbook

Why a Leading NJ Arts School Professor Has Been Selected as an Author for Historic Global Art Textbook EWING, NJ June 15, 2021 – Professor of Art History in the School of the Arts and Communication at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) Dr. Deborah Hutton has been selected to co-lead author the first global art history survey textbook of the 21st century. “The History of Art: A Global View”, published by London’s Thames & Hudson, comprises 75 cohesive chapters and addresses the need to improve inclusivity in art history education. “Along with editing chapters, I helped to recommend vocabulary... 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 →


Rowan Wins Regional Championship Headed to Div. III College World Series

photo provided MARIETTA, OHIO - (May 30, 2021)--Jared Marks scored the winning run in the 10th inning on a ground out by Victor Cruz to give No.7 Rowan a 9-8 win over No. 4 Marietta (38-6) to capture the Marietta Regional Championship and send Rowan to the Division III College World Series for the first time since 2005. It marks the sixth Regional title in Rowan history, but the most recent since the Profs captured the Mid-Atlantic Region title in 2004 and 2005. Rowan (29-4) is headed to the NCAA Division III World Series to be held at Perfect Game... Read more →


ROWAN’S WOMEN’S TRACK & FIELD EARNS NJAC ALL-CONFERENCE HONORS

PITMAN, NJ – The Rowan women’s track & field team had five individuals and two relays that were named to the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) All-Conference Team. Nicole Notarianni (100 meter hurdles) and Olivia Scattergood (hammer) earned NJAC All-Conference first team honors. Makayla Taylor (shot put), Robin Collura (800 meters), Kari DiTonno (high jump) and the 4x100 meter relay were members of the NJAC second team. Taylor (discus) and the 4x400 meter relay received All-Conference honorable mention. The All-Conference Team was determined by the NJAC Championships results on May 8. At the conference meet, Notarianni won the 100 meter... Read more →


Why Students in a Top NJ College Health Program Are Improving Public Vaccine Efforts

Students in the School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) have partnered with the New Jersey Public Health Association to understand why vulnerable demographics are hesitant to get vaccinated and how to improve New Jersey’s state messages to these populations. “Drawing upon data from New Jersey state, county, and city departments, we found little outreach to vulnerable populations..." ~Dr. Brenda Seals, Associate Professor and Public Health Chair EWING, NJ May 12, 2021 – The U.S. administered over 200 million COVID-19 vaccines in President Biden’s first 100 days in office. However, vaccination rates are... 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 →


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 →


TCNJ Beats Rowan Lacrosse 19-12

EWING, NJ - Rowan owned an early lead but 15th-ranked TCNJ took over by halftime to post a 19-12 win over the Profs in the semifinals of the 2021 NJAC Women's Lacrosse Championship Tournament. Dara Hennessy, Ashley Lechliter, Shannen Sterner, Elise Cohan and Erin Renshaw posted two goals apiece for third-seeded Rowan. Julia Grlica had a goal and an assist and goalie Reilly Shaup made 13 saves on the day. Hennessy helped Rowan take a 5-3 first-half lead as she scored two goals, but then the Lions scored five straight to own an 8-5 advantage at halftime. Lechliter, assisted by... 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 →


NJAC ACTION: Rowan Defeats TCNJ 18-2

GLASSBORO, NJ (APRIL 22, 2021) - The 17th-ranked Rowan baseball team pounded out 17 hits to post a season-high total in runs as it defeated TCNJ, 18-2, in NJAC action in cold and windy conditions. The win improves the Profs to 12-3 and 10-1 in the conference. Lefthander Drew Ryback shut down the Lions, going seven innings and allowing just four hits while striking out eight to improve his record to 5-0. Among Rowan's leaders at the plate were Ryan McIsaac, who was 4-for-6 with two runs and two RBI, Jared Marks who went 2-for-3 with three runs and an... Read more →


TCNJ Partners with TCHS to Mentor Students Interested in Healthcare

CORRECTED/UPDATED Leading NJ College Health Program Announces Launch of Summer Training Program for High School Urban Youth EWING, NJ April 21, 2021 – The School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) today announced a new partnership with Trenton Central High School (TCHS) to mentor students interested in pursuing healthcare TCNJ's School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science announces summer urban youth training program partnership with Trenton Central High School. professions. The leading NJ college health program boasts the number one continued registered nurse education specialization in the state. “The advantages of health care... Read more →


ABC News ‘Soul of a Nation’ Co-Executive Producer Praises

Alma Mater’s Creative Freedom EWING, NJ April 20, 2021 – ABC News ‘Soul of a Nation’ co-executive producer Eric Johnson extols his experience of creative freedom at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ). "Co-Executive Producer for ABC News 'Soul of a Nation' and The College of New Jersey alumnus Eric Johnson." Writing and producing at ABC News for over 14 years, New Jersey-born Johnson graduated from the leading public NJ college in 2004 as a Communication Studies major in the School of the Arts and Communication. “Comm studies gave me the creative freedom to feel confident in exploring possibilities after... 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 →


Why a Leading NJ College Health Program is Launching Virtual Platforms...

to Transform Traditional Learning Models During Pandemic EWING, NJ March 30, 2021 – Founded 50 years ago, the School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) is leveraging innovative virtual platforms to redefine traditional learning models and foster community-engaged learning. Higher education was hit hard by COVID-19, and one estimate reports overall fall enrollments dipped almost three percent 2019-2020. Traditional instructional formats have either halted or converted to remote outlets, and experiential learning opportunities are limited. Your Health Matters is a new online partnership among the School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science at... Read more →


Rowan University's SGA Receives Update on the Glassboro-Camden Rail Line

Glassboro-Camden Line Representatives Talk about New Developments with SGA Corey RothauserMarch 24, 2021 The GCL would span 18 miles and connect Camden and Glassboro to Philadelphia through diesel light rail vehicles (DLRVs) along 14 stations. - Photo via glassborocamdenline.com Following the release of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), two representatives for the Glassboro-Camden Line (GCL) construction project spoke during the Rowan University Student Government Association (SGA) Senate Meeting on Monday, March 22, before senators voted in favor of a resolution that supports the construction. John Hanson, CEO of the Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA) and president of the Port Authority... Read more →


COLLEGE LACROSSE: Salisbury Rolls Over Rowan 18-6

SALISBURY, MD - Fourth-ranked Salisbury took over in the first half en route to an 18-6 win over Rowan in women's lacrosse action on Wednesday afternoon. Salisbury (7-0) scored the first two goals of the game before Julia Grlica got the Profs on the board with a free position tally. The Sea Gulls then scored 11 in a row to take a 13-1 lead at halftime in the second meeting of the teams. Trailing 14-1 early in the second half, Rowan (1-3) scored three straight with unassisted goals from Elise Cohan, Johanna Diehl and Ashley Lechiter. Rowan closed out the... Read more →


Penn State Abington Edges Out Rowan 9-8

JENKINTOWN, PA - Penn State Abington rallied to edge 11th-ranked Rowan, 9-8, in non-conference baseball action on Tuesday afternoon, ruining 3-for-4 efforts from the plate by the Profs' Alex Kokos and Ryan McIsaac. Kokos went 3-for-4 with a run and an RBI while McIsaac was 3-for-4 with two runs. Trip McCaffrey was 2-for-5 on the day with an RBI and run scored with Ryan Murphy going 2-for-3 with two runs and two RBI. Rowan jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first inning, thanks to an RBI single from McCaffrey and runs scored by McIsaac and Nick Schooley. The... Read more →


PLAYING IT SAFE:

TCNJ Performing Arts Program Leverages Hard Science to Welcome Back Students

photo provided EWING, NJ March 23, 2021 - In the beginning months of 2021, colleges are welcoming back students. As pandemic spread continues and variants pose public health threats, educational institutions confront challenges to reintroduce in-person learning. Traditionally an arts and media hub, the School of the Arts and Communication leverages hard science to reopen creative spaces, transforming The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) into one of the safest campuses in the US. “The college’s goal in performing airborne infection risk calculations was to implement strategies to help mitigate both infection risk and transmission rate,” says Campus Engineer David Matlack.... Read more →


WOMENS SOFTBALL: Rowan Sweeps Muhlenberg

GLASSBORO, NJ– The Rowan University softball team swept Muhlenberg College, 5-3 and 6-3 in the home opener on a cold and wet afternoon. The second game was called after five innings on account of darkness. Shortstop Payton MacNair led the Profs (4-2) in the opener with three hits, a triple, three RBI, and one run. Right-hander Cate Thomas (2-1) was the winning pitcher and Alexa Saccomanno earned the save. Left fielder Morgan Zane and catcher Cali Kramer each had one hit and one RBI. For Muhlenberg (0-2), Sarah Karmazyn was three for four with a double, one RBI, and one... Read more →


How to Prepare for Your First UTV Race

Initially used at farms and ranches for hard work, UTVs are now the latest rage in hardcore racing. These powerful machines can cross any challenging terrain, from desert dunes and steep sludge hills to forest paths, mud trails, rocky ledges, and many more. While many people still use the “work” side-by-sides, manufacturers provide thrill-seekers with slick, narrow, roaring metal beasts to take to the next adrenaline-pumping race. Are you a fan of UTV competitions? You have come to the right place! Today, we are here to give you a short guide on preparing your competition UTV for the next challenge!... Read more →


Cross Country/Track Athlete Keller Bean Rowan University's Woman of the Year

GLASSBORO, NJ – Cross country/track athlete Keller Bean was selected Rowan University's Woman of the Year by the New Jersey Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (NJAIAW ) for its celebration of the 2021 National Girls and Women's Sports Day on Wednesday, February 3. Bean is being honored with the state's other student-athletes through a virtual presentation. Video Presentation This is the 35th year of the national celebration to inspire girls and women to play and be active, and to realize their full power. With the COVID-19 pandemic, the Women's Sports Foundation recognizes the importance of staying mentally and physically... Read more →


ROWAN UNIVERSITY SPORTS: From Runner To Runway, Meet Rowan's Kevin Lauer

Kevin Lauer is a cross country/track runner at Rowan University by Joe Nicolo '22 GLASSBORO, NJ - Kevin Lauer is a cross country/track runner at Rowan University and he has quite an interesting resume. He is majoring in Elementary Education and flying past his competition on the track. Along with his endeavors, Lauer is actively working to become a pilot. Lauer has proven himself to be first-class in all aspects of life. He separates himself from his peers in the classroom and on the track. During the 2019-20 indoor season, he was chosen to the Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Team.... Read more →


Rowan University Graduate Jess Durnian Keeps The U.S. Navy Fit

GLASSBORO, NJ – When Jess Durnian came to Rowan, she was an Exploratory Studies major. Now, the Health Promotion and Fitness Management graduate is a Moral Welfare and Recreation (MWR) Fitness Coordinator for the U.S. Navy. The former Prof women’s soccer player works at the Naval Weapons Station Earle. The station’s Mainside is located in Colts Neck, NJ and the Waterfront is in the Leonardo section of Middletown, NJ. The main duty of her job is to provide fitness and sports recreational activities to Active Duty personnel and their families. She started her career as a MWR Recreation Assistant and... Read more →


Rowan University/Glassboro State College Athletic Hall of Fame

Rescheduled for October 24, 2021 GLASSBORO, NJ - The induction ceremony for the Shirley O'Day-Joy Solomen Rowan University/Glassboro State College Athletic Hall of Fame has been rescheduled for Sunday, October 24, 2021, to run in conjunction with the University's 2021 Homecoming Weekend. Gloucestercitynews.net files The Class of 2021 is comprised of: John Bunting – Football Coach (1988-92); Mary Marino – Field Hockey and Women's Lacrosse Coach (1987-97; 1988-97 and 1999-07); Moriah Holmstrom – Field Hockey (1997-00); Tiffany Miller – Softball (1994-97); Bob Pfeffer – Baseball (1975-78); Mike Rucci – Baseball (2002-05); and Rob Scott – Men's Basketball (1994-98). Details and... Read more →


CNBNews Salute to NJ College Students: Univ. of Mississippi Named to Dean's List

UNIVERSITY, MS (12/17/2020)-- The University of Mississippi recently announced students named to the Fall 2020 Honor Roll lists, including Dean's Honor Roll. The following students from your area made the list: Thomas Andrew Shover of Riverton, NJ. Reghan Joan Voigt of Somerdale, NJ. The Dean's Honor Roll is reserved for students who earn a semester GPA of 3.50-3.74. In order to be eligible for honor roll designation, a student must have completed at least 12 graded hours for the semester and may not be on academic probation during the semester. The University of Mississippi, affectionately known as Ole Miss, is... Read more →


Is PA Becoming the Next NBA Star Factory?

(December 4, 2020)--Every year, some NBA contenders cannot wait to hear their names being called out on draft night as this enables them to start their professional basketball careers. With the level of preparation required to transit to a pro in the NBA, the fate of becoming a basketball legend has been tied closely to colleges (and many powerhouse programs) that have a proven record and long history of producing NBA stars. Such colleges serve as a point of attraction to individuals with the dream of pursuing a professional basketball career. The success colleges in Pennsylvania recorded in helping young... Read more →