A Student’s Mission to Making the World Better

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Joseph Salvo, a native of Italy, came to the United States six years ago without being able to fluently speak English. Now, living in Hammonton, NJ (Atlantic County), Joseph is a graduating college senior who leads a personal research project exploring the potential correlation between community health and cancer diagnosis. Learn more about what this […]

Exploratory Studies Leads to Perfect Match in Public Relations

Shaylin Heller, public relations major at Rowan University, walks past the book store holding her laptop and wearing sunglasses

Shaylin Heller, a rising senior public relations and advertising double major from Frenchtown, NJ (Hunterdon County), has so much passion for what she does, you would never guess she came into her freshman year overwhelmed with the thought of choosing a major. “In high school, what I thought I wanted to study changed every other […]

From Exploratory Studies to Entrepreneurial Star

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Jo Carter, a recently graduated senior from Lindenwold, NJ (Camden County), has always been full of ideas, but when she first transferred from Albright College, she wasn’t quite sure how to bring them to life. “I came to Rowan as an Exploratory Studies major, (within the College of Humanities & Social Sciences) unsure of what […]

Passing the Torch: Political Science Grad Gives Advice

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“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: Transfer Student Grad Gives Advice

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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 […]

Passing the Torch: History Grads Share Insight

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“I’m really proud of you,” were Professor Glenn McDorman’s parting words to two of his graduates. “Please reach out if you need anything.” Graduating with degrees in history and humanities, Cory Gibson (right) from Wall, NJ (Monmouth County) says that the best advice he would give his high school senior self about how to make […]

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