#PROFspective: International Engineering Student Thai Nghiem

Thai Nghiem stands on the steps inside the Engineering Hall lobby

Name: Thai Nghiem Major: Electrical and Computer Engineering Minor: Computer Science Year: Senior Are you a first-generation college student? No Hometown and county: Hanoi, Vietnam Commuter: Yes. I’m commuting from Franklinville, NJ (Gloucester County) Academic clubs you are a part of: Bantivoglio Honors Concentration, Tau Beta Pi – Engineering Honor Society Social clubs you are […]

#PROFspective: International Student & Marketing Major Marko Minic

Today, we speak with Marko Minic, a senior Marketing major and Sports Communication and Media minor from Belgrade, Serbia who lives on-campus. Marko will share his #PROFspective with us on what it’s like to be a Rowan University student and how he’s getting the most out of his college experience as a Rowan Prof. Name: Marko […]

Best of Both Worlds: International Student Merges Love of Marketing & Basketball at Internship

Rowan international student and marketing major Marko Minic outside Business Hall

For senior international student Marko Minic, a Marketing major from Serbia, (basket)ball is life! He came to the United States in 2016 to pursue an education in business and to continue playing the sport he loves.  “It’s business-oriented in America, and I felt that I could prosper here with an education in some sort of […]

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: Music Industry, First-Generation Student Gives Advice

Three Rowan graduates standing together outside Robinson Hall

“The best way to connect with internships and job opportunities was through the Rowan Music Group and speaking to your professors,” says first-generation college student Emilio Del Hierro, an international student from Ecuador and a recent music industry graduate from the College of Performing Arts. Emilio rented an off-campus apartment and commuted to Rowan.  To […]

Passing the Torch: International Student Gives Advice

Ahmad Kindawi stands with his family at Rowan University graduation

“Participating in social activities is the best way to make friends,” says Ahmad Kindawi, a first-generation college student (now graduate!) from Syria, who rents a house off-campus, within walking distance of campus. Ahmad graduated with a master’s degree in history from the College of Humanities & Social Sciences.  Like what you see? Come visit us! […]

#PROFspective: International Student Prasheetha Radhakrishnan

Student outside at Rowan University brick sign out front of Holly Pointe

Today, we speak with Prasheetha Radhakrishnan, a freshman computer science major from Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India who lives on campus in Holly Pointe Commons. Prasheetha will share her #PROFspective with us on what it’s like to be a Rowan University international student and how she gets the most out of her college experience as a […]

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