#PROFspective: Bioinformatics Major Anne Marie Fernandez

Bioinformatics major Anne Marie Fernandez photographed inside Chamberlain Student Center

Name: Anne Marie Fernandez Year: I would say that I’m a “super senior,” but I’m in the graduate portion of my combined BS/MS degree program. Major: Bioinformatics Hometown and county: Stratford, NJ (Camden County)  On-campus resident or commuter: Commuter Where do you live (on or off campus): I live off-campus, at home, with my parents […]

#PROFspective: Transfer Student Iridian Gonzalez

Iridian Gonzalez sits on a bench outside of Bunce Hall

Today we speak with Iridian Gonzalez, a senior commuter from Somers Point, NJ (Atlantic County) who majors in journalism. Iridian will share her #PROFspective with us about transferring from community college and how she gets the most of her college experience as a Rowan Prof. Name: Iridian GonzalezMajor: JournalismMinor: Strategic CommunicationYear: SeniorTransfer Student?: Yes! I […]

Rowan: Not My First Choice, But My Best Choice

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Graduating senior Alexander Belli, a double major in public relations and advertising – and recently honored with the highest honor for this year’s advertising students, the medallion – shares his story on how Rowan University was not his first choice, but ultimately was the best choice for him. Alexander commuted to Rowan from Voorhees, NJ […]

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 […]

Passing the Torch: First-Generation Art/Photo Major Gives Advice

Johnathan Puglise smiles at the camera while being surrounded by other recent graduates in their black cap and gowns.

“Meet people and spend time with them!” says Johnathan Puglise from Millville, NJ (Cumberland County), a recent art/photo graduate from the College of Communication & Creative Arts. Johnathan, a first-generation student, rented off campus and commuted to Rowan. To make the most out of the college experience he says you should, “take photography!” Like what […]

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, […]

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