Julia’s Corner: Finding the Right Major

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Recent grad Julia McAleavey shares guidance through this advice column for incoming students. A student with well-rounded experience, Julia earned a bachelor’s in advertising this spring. She transferred to Rowan her sophomore year, after another school wasn’t a great fit. While at Rowan she started as an exploratory studies major, unsure of what to major […]

Senior Reflects: Sociology Major Peterson Dossous Strives to “Never Stop Thinking and Learning” in His Field

Sociology graduate Peterson stands outside wearing a suit

Today we feature Peterson Dossous, a recent Rowan graduate who studied Sociology from Jersey City, NJ (Hudson County). Peterson reflects on his experience as a Prof and how he made the most out of his college experience. Did you have an on-campus job? I worked for the Office of Career Advancement, which consisted of filing documents, […]

#PROFspective: International Student Nam Phuong Nguyen Hoang

Nam Phuong Nguyen Hoang stands outside Science Hall

Today, we speak with Nam Phuong Nguyen Hoang, a junior Nutrition major from Đà Nẵng, Việt Nam who commutes from Cape May. Nam Phuong 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. Your […]

#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 […]

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 […]

Alumni Success Story: Lauren O’Donnell from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, where Rowan alumna Lauren O'Donnell works

Today we are speaking with Lauren O’Donnell, a Psychology alumna from the 2000 class. Originally from Chatham (Morris County), O’Donnell now lives in South Jersey and works as a Reward and Recognition Program Lead for the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.  “What really caught me when I first visited Rowan was how beautiful and comfortable the […]

Exploratory Studies Path to the Perfect Major for Callie

Callie DeMaria stands smiling with Rowan Boulevard buildings behind her at Rowan University

Today we feature thoughts from Callie DeMaria, a rising junior from Little Egg Harbor, NJ (Ocean County.) A first-generation college student, Callie started at Rowan as an exploratory studies (undecided) major and found her way to the perfect major for her — psychology, within the College of Science & Mathematics. Callie lives on campus during […]

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