How I Made Friends at Rowan

Today’s story is from Devon Graf, a recent Communications Studies graduate from Camden County, NJ. Devon joined the Rowan Blog team to wrap up her remaining internship hours, after her internship with Enchanted Celebrations was cut short prematurely due to COVID-19 affecting business. Some incoming college students may wonder: How am I going to make friends? It’s […]

How the Volunteer Club Impacts My Rowan Experience

Student volunteer pets a gray tabby cat at an animal shelter

Today’s story is from Devon Graf, a recent communications studies graduate self-distancing from her house in Camden County, NJ. Devon joined the Rowan Blog team to wrap up her remaining internship hours, after her internship with Enchanted Celebrations was cut short prematurely due to COVID-19 affecting business. Volunteering at Rowan University has been such a wonderful and […]

Volunteer for Your Well-being

Roxy Urso poses for a photo outside of the Student Center.

This article is part of a running series with Rowan University’s Healthy Campus Initiatives. This collaboration aims to educate students about personal well-being options. For further updates, follow @RowanHCI on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook. Meet Roxy Urso, junior Biology major from Barnegat, NJ (Ocean County). Roxy felt inspired by her love of volunteering to write this article. She […]

Students Make Furry Friends at Salem County Humane Society [VIDEO]

a person petting a cat on its head.

Through Rowan University’s Office of Volunteerism, students mingle and make new furry friends while volunteering at the Salem County Humane Society. Volunteer tasks include cleaning cages, setting out food and water, and socializing the animals.  Like what you see, come visit us! LEARN MORE Video by:Nicole Cier, senior writing arts major Music by:Louis Testa III, […]

Recovering Philanthropy at Rowan University

Sam smiling for a portrait outside Engineering Hall.

Meet Samantha Bollendorf, sophomore biomedical engineering major from Sewell, NJ (Gloucester County.) She shares her passion for volunteering with the Food Recovery Network and encourages students to deepen their volunteer experiences on-campus.  “What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult for each other?” – George Eliot There are few […]

The SHOP: On-Campus Food Pantry and Resource Center [VIDEO]

The outside wall of the SHOP building.

The SHOP (Students Helping Other Profs) is Rowan University’s first ever on-campus food pantry and resource center available to students in need. With a particular focus on addressing issues of food insecurity, The SHOP offers a range of free and confidential support services that can connect students with appropriate campus and community resources. VISIT CAMPUS […]

Volunteerism at Rowan: Saint Bernard Project [VIDEO]

students moving construction equipment in a shell of a house

Students volunteer their time to the Saint Bernard disaster relief program, to repair and hurricane-proof houses damaged by Hurricane Sandy. Through the summer First-Year Connection: Volunteerism program, incoming students — both freshmen and transfer — embrace togetherness and philanthropy to build community and provide service. Once the school year starts, the volunteerism continues. The Office […]

Volunteerism at Rowan: Humane Society of Salem County [VIDEO]

students petting a dog at the humane society shelter

Students volunteer at the Humane Society of Salem County, cleaning the facility, feeding the animals and most importantly: playing with the animals.  Through the summer First-Year Connection program, incoming students – both freshmen and transfer – embrace togetherness and philanthropy to build community and provide service. Once the school year starts, the volunteerism continues. The […]

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