Senior Reflects: Geographical Information Science Major Jonathan Sharp

An aerial view of land and water mass

Today we feature Jonathan Sharp, a Geographical Information Science major from Pilesgrove, NJ (Salem County). Jonathan transferred to Rowan from Anne Arundel Community College, and before social distancing in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, he commuted to campus.  Could you share your favorite social memory?  Socially the place to be in the department […]

Senior Reflects: Samantha Maynard Shares How Her Double Major Supports Her Aspirations

Students working on a disaster prepardness project.

Meet Samantha Maynard, a graduating senior who double majored in disaster preparedness and emergency management, and community health. Samantha lived on campus and is originally from West Milford (Passaic County.) Favorite Faculty Memory: My favorite moment with a faculty member is when Dr. Willis helped me plan my big trip to Europe. Thank you! Favorite […]

Meet #Rowan2024: Environmental & Sustainability Studies Major Aarushi Gupta

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Today we feature incoming freshman Aarushi Gupta, an Environmental & Sustainability Studies major from Marlton, NJ (Burlington County) who plans to live on campus.  What are a few things you are looking forward to next year at Rowan?I’m looking forward to decorating my dorm room the most! I’m also very excited to meet new people […]

Rashaun Brown Shares Project on Pop Up Night Garden

Rashaun Brown stands outside in the vacant lot.

In his Sensing Sustainable Cities class, Rowan University junior Rashaun Brown from North Brunswick, NJ (Middlesex County) examined the use of space for a project. The Community & Environmental Planning major (School of Earth & Environment) used a vacant lot to host an event for residents of the Glassboro area, while studying foot traffic through […]

Passing the Torch: Commuter Grad’s Advice to New Students

Cheyenne wears her graduation gown, posing with Rowan University diploma holder in front of owl statue

Commuter and first-generation college student (now graduate!) Cheyenne Rickabaugh of Cape May, NJ (Cape May County) says the best way to make friends at college is, “Show up to things! Talk in class! Not during lecture, though.” She also says that the best way to get the most out of your college experience is to, […]

Faculty PROFile: Dr. Mahbubur Meenar

Dr. Meenar and students sitting outside analyzing rocks and grass

Meet Dr. Mahbubur Meenar, Assistant Professor of Planning in the Department of Geography, Planning, and Sustainability & the Director of Community Planning and Visualization Lab at Rowan University. Dr. Meenar has a multi-disciplinary background in architecture (B.Arch.), urban planning (MUP), and geography (PhD).  What is your area of expertise? My academic training comes from multiple […]

Student’s Stream Clean-up Supports Future Career Path

Environmental studies major Meghin Rollins of Carney’s Point, NJ (Salem County) applies her passion about the environment any way she can. Meghin’s dedication to a clean environment goes far beyond the classroom. She planned and participated in Rowan’s Stream Clean-up, where students and faculty collected garbage from different locations on Rowan’s main campus from the stream that […]

#PROFspective: Environmental Studies Major Meghin Rollins

Today, we speak with Meghin Rollins, a senior environmental studies major from Carney’s Point, NJ (Salem County) who commutes. Meghin will share her #PROFspective with us on what it’s like to be a Rowan University student and how she’s getting the most out of her college experience as a Rowan Prof. Name: Meghin Rollins Major: Environmental Studies […]

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