Passing the Torch: Political Science Major from Honduras Shares Tips for Success

Edwin, in his cap and gown, stands next to his four family members outside Savitz Hall

“The best way to connect with internships is through email and on-campus job fairs,” says political science graduate Edwin Benavides from Trenton, NJ (Mercer County), who is originally from Honduras. He suggests that incoming students, “take advantage of all assistance programs provided by the University.” The advice he’d give to high school students is to, […]

Passing the Torch: Political Science Grad Gives Advice

Brianna and her four family members standing in a group

“Don’t be afraid to take risks and try new things!” says Brianna Donahue, a political science graduate from Mullica Hill, NJ (Gloucester County) who is a first generation student. “If I could go back and give myself any advice it would be to not pick a school for anyone but myself. I was too busy […]

Passing the Torch: Grad Says “Just Do It”

Allyson stands in her cap and gown on the Bunce Green

“The best way to make friends is to ask for help and reach out to others,” says public relations graduate Allyson McDonough of Spring Lake Heights, NJ (Monmouth County.) As a first generation college student and commuter who rents off campus, she shares her best advice to, “Go straight to Rowan and put yourself out […]

Passing the Torch: Transfer Student Grad Gives Advice

Eduarda in her graduation gown sitting on a pink wooden chair

Eduarda Moura, a law and justice graduate from Delran, NJ (Burlington County), shares how she made the most out of her college students as a first generation, transfer student. “Definitely don’t waste time. Time flies—my four years hit me before I could realize it. Now, off to grad school!”  Like what you see? Come visit […]

Exploratory Studies Student Finds His Passion: Political Science

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Rising junior political science major Jason Brooks, from Monroe Township, NJ (Middlesex County) shares his journey with us on how Rowan’s exploratory studies major helped to connect him with the right major for him: political science. The on-campus resident, who recently wrapped up his sophomore year, lived in one of our newest residence halls on […]

TRANSFERmation Tuesday: Melanie McGrath

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Meet Melanie, a sophomore Inclusive Early Childhood Education major from Hazlet, New Jersey (Monmouth County). “I transferred from Brookdale Community College because I loved the education program here and the campus – far from home but also not too far travel-wise.” “I love kids so my passion is to teach special education kindergarteners. I have […]

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