Jaylen Shanklin, a junior Geography major from Gloucester County, shares why he chose his major and the environmental impact that he hopes to have. “I’ve always had an interest in geography. My dad is a major history buff and we’d watch shows together and it drew me in,” says Jaylen. His initial interest in the […]
Looking Back on What I Learned My First Year of College
Rowan Blog contributor, Public Relations major and student athlete Natalie DePersia shares her take on the first-year experience. What I learned first year year of college was to take one deep breath in, one deep breath out, and to take a look around. My first year, just two short years ago … seems like a […]
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Who Would We Be Without Whoo RU?
Meet Whoo RU! What would Rowan be without him? He is the face, spirit and pride of Rowan University. As we return to campus, let’s take a moment to remind ourselves who we are as a community and what Whoo RU means to us. It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s Whoo RU! Whoo […]
#PROFspective: Sports Communication and Media Major, Track and Field Success Jah’Mere Beasley
Today we feature Jah’mere Beasley, a junior commuter from Camden, NJ majoring in Sports Communication and Media and minoring in Journalism. He is also on the men’s Track & Field team for Rowan earning many accolades, including 2020-2021 Male Athlete of the year by the New Jersey Athletic Club (NJAC). Jah’mere touches upon the rigorous schedule of […]
In Case You Missed It: Top 10 Most Popular Blog Posts This School Year!
Today, we will share our top 10 most popular stories from the blog for the 2020-21 school year. If you missed any of these great stories, be sure to check them out! 1. Alumni Success: New Jersey State Police Sergeant Danyel Barnes “Danyel Barnes, a 1994 alumnus, shares his Rowan story and how it shaped […]
#PROFspective: History Major Anthony Raisley on Living On Campus
Today we speak with recent graduate Anthony Raisley, who majored in History with a concentration in U.S. History and multiple minors in Entrepreneurship, New Media, International Studies as well as a CUGS (Certificate of Undergraduate Studies) in Italian! Anthony comes from Middletown, NJ in Monmouth County and has lived on campus all four years of […]
4 Out-Of-State First Year Students Share Why They Chose Rowan
Today we speak with four out-of-state first year students about why they chose a university further from home and their experiences here at Rowan. Abby Riley, a first-generation student and Exercise Science major from Elkton, Maryland, shares the value of attending an out-of-state university. Abby says, “I considered and chose an out-of-state university because I […]
Creating Change Through The Social Justice Action Committee [VIDEO]
“We can’t let fighting for change become a fad, because it’s not a fad, it’s something that needs to happen,” says Ayanna Johnson, a junior women’s basketball player and Social Justice Action Committee member. The committee is a student-led, university-wide umbrella initiative for projects and programming that promote diversity and inclusion through sport on American […]