#PROFspective: DJ and Resident Assistant JT Kurtz

JT poses in front of Chestnut Hall.

Name: JT KurtzYear: JuniorMajor: Computer ScienceHometown: Egg Harbor Township, NJ (Atlantic County)On campus resident or commuter: I am a resident assistant in Chestnut Hall First-generation college student? Yes Academic or social clubs you are a part of: I am a part of Rowan University Philippine American Coalition (RUPAC), I do research for the psychology department […]

How One Professor Changed My Perspective on Math

Adriana and Professor Smith smile in front of the Mathematics suite.

Meet Adriana Simiriglio, a junior Elementary Education major specializing in Mathematics from Gloucester County. Today she shares how her mathematics professor changed her outlook on teaching and learning that ultimately made her a better problem-solver and soon-to-be teacher. I’m an education major. This means that I will relearn nearly 12 years of schooling, but this […]

Beyond The Classroom: What It’s Like Being A Mummer

Rowan student TJ Ferry and members of his Mummers band

Meet TJ Ferry, a senior Computing and Informatics major and Rowan University Social Media team member from Gloucester County. Here, TJ shares how being part of the iconic Mummers tradition has changed his life for the better.  Most people ring in the New Year at midnight with a few choruses of “Auld Lang Syne” and […]

Smaller Classes, Industry Connections Set Biochemistry Grad Jennifer Chin up for Success

Jennifer Chin biochem major sitting outside Barnes and Nobles

Meet Jennifer Chin, a 2015 graduate from the College of Science & Mathematics. She is from Clarksboro, NJ (Gloucester County) and works for FMC Corporation, an agricultural sciences company, as an associate scientist doing formulations. Today, she will share with us her journey from her Rowan University experience to her work at FMC.  What inspired […]

Alumni Success: Health Promotion and Wellness Management Major Cory Bennett

Gym equipment in the Rowan Fitness Center

Cory Bennett, from Jamesburg, NJ (Middlesex County), graduated in 2015 with a degree in Health Promotion and Fitness Management. Today, we will talk with Cory about how Rowan prepared him to become the assistant director of fitness programs at the University of Florida. “Rowan was actually my transfer institution. I went to another school for […]

Psychology Major “Breaks Labels” with Academic Success Center

Rowan Psychology major Matt Corsi outside Esby Gym

Spend just five minutes with Matt Corsi, and it’s impossible not to smile — this Psychology major’s positivity and enthusiasm are infectious.  The transfer student from Deptford, NJ (Gloucester County) arrived on campus one week early this semester as part of College Compass, a program that provides students with disabilities with a transition into college […]

#PROFspective: Vietnamese Student Association President Brianna Nghiem

Brianna Nghiem and members of the Vietnamese Student Association hang out on Rowan Boulevard

Today, we speak with Brianna Nghiem, a junior Biological Sciences major from Cherry Hill, NJ (Camden County) who lives on-campus. Brianna 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: Brianna NghiemMajor: Biological […]

Faculty PROFile: Chemistry and Biochemistry Department’s Gustavo Moura-Letts

Rowan chemistry professor Dr. Moura-Letts in his office

Meet Dr. Gustavo Moura-Letts, associate professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry within the College of Science and Mathematics. What is your area of expertise? Drug design and chemical reaction invention. Share an “aha!” moment you’ve had within your discipline that made you feel passionate about your field. The first time I invented a new chemical reaction. […]

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