#PROFspective: Meet Electrical and Computer Engineering Major Bhavik Malkani

Bhavik sits on the steps of Engineering Hall wearing a mask.

Meet Bhavik Malkani, a junior Electrical and Computer Engineering major with a minor in Systems Engineering and an Honors Concentration at Rowan University. Bhavik is a first-generation college student from Voorhees, NJ (Camden County). Bhavik is a part of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Phi Kappa Psi and Honors College. Here, he shares his experience as […]

Beyond the Classroom: Katelyn Rapp’s PR, Foreign Language Skills Help Her Give Back to Her Community

Torch image in the lobby of Campbell Library.

Today, we feature Public Relations major and senior Katelyn Rapp, a commuter from Pennsville, NJ (Salem County) and first-generation college student. Katelyn recently started interning for the nonprofit organization Miracle for Mateo. She’s also on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Using her Spanish translation skills, Katelyn helps out her area’s testing site. Here, she […]

Meet #Rowan2024: Growing as a Writer, Padmini Rao

Photo of Padmini sitting on a large staircase

Meet Writing Arts major Padmini Rao. She is a first-generation college student and is excited to explore new writing opportunities at Rowan.  What is something you’re looking forward to at Rowan?  I’m looking forward to all the new experiences Rowan holds for me. I look forward to creating new bonds, extending my knowledge and growing […]

RA and Psychology Major Jeremiah Garcia Gives 5 Pieces of Advice To Incoming Freshmen

Jeremiah poses on the stairs next to the Student Center.

Third-year Psychology major and Urban Studies minor Jeremiah Garcia recently spoke with Rowan Blog about his freshman year experience. Today, the first-generation college student from Camden, NJ (Camden County) residence assistant (RA) offers his tips to new students.  1. When you come to Rowan, make mistakes and learn from them. 2. Recognize that you’re not alone. You get […]

#PROFspective: Rising Senior Psychology Major Callie DeMaria

Callie poses with her Unified Sports team.

Today we feature rising Senior Psychology Major Callie DeMaria. Callie is an off-campus resident from Little Egg Harbor, NJ (Ocean County). Callie is a first-generation college student. ​On your busiest day, what academic, non-academic, and social responsibilities are you juggling? On my busiest day, I usually have two classes I have to attend, then I […]

Sophomore Reflects: Monica Torres Shares Her Freshman Experience and Advice

Today we feature rising sophomore Monica A. Torres. Monica is a Computer Science major with a concentration in Software Engineering from Jersey City, NJ (Hudson County). Monica is an on-campus resident. She lived in Evergreen Hall during her freshman year, and now will be living in the Edgewood Park Apartments for her sophomore year. Monica […]

RA and Psychology Major Jeremiah Garcia Reflects on His Experience as a Rowan Freshman

Exterior shot of Evergreen Hall

Today we feature third-year Psychology major and Urban Studies minor Jeremiah Garcia. Jeremiah is a first-generation college student from Camden, NJ (Camden County). Jeremiah is also a Residence Assistant (RA) in Evergreen Hall.  How does being involved on campus impact your college experience? I am an RA and I am involved in the Minority Association […]

#PROFspective: Nutrition and Exercise Science Major Caroline Lippincott

Outdoor photo of Rowan Boulevard

Today’s #PROFspective features Caroline Lippincott, a senior majoring in Nutrition and Exercise Science from Columbus, NJ (Burlington County). Caroline, a first-generation college student who lives off campus, transferred to Rowan from Stockton University. How have you gotten involved on campus? I’m proudly a part of organizations such as Theta Phi Alpha and Inter Greek Council […]

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