Passing the Torch: Music Industry, First Generation Student Gives Advice

Three Rowan graduates standing together outside Robinson Hall

“The best way to connect with internships and job opportunities was through the Rowan Music Group and speaking to your professors,” says first generation college student Emilio Del Hierro, an international student from Ecuador and a recent music industry graduate from the College of Performing Arts. Emilio rented an off-campus apartment and commuted to Rowan.  […]

Music Industry Major Works With Dream Company

Receiving an internship with Live Nation was music to Devon Dyer’s ears. Devon, senior music industry major with a specialization in music business from Hightstown, NJ (Mercer County), interned with the world’s largest entertainment company this past year. From her on-campus apartment at 220 Rowan Boulevard, she made Live Nation’s website her homepage, applied to […]

Faculty PROFile: Joseph Higgins [VIDEO]

Professor Higgins conducting the ensemble on stage in Pfleeger Hall

Meet Professor Joseph Higgins, a professor and musician who strives to inspire curiosity, creativity, and understanding through art.  In 2015, Professor Higgins joined Rowan’s faculty with the College of Performing Arts. He conducts the student wind ensembles, teaches courses in conducting and trains students who hope to be future music teachers. “For the young musicians […]

TRANSFERmation Tuesday: Robert Fanelli Jr.

Robert stands in his doorway of Holly Pointe at Rowan University wearing a black jacket and staring at the camera

Meet Robert Fanelli Jr., a senior double major in radio/TV/film and sound communication, from Hillsborough,NJ (Somerset County) who lives on campus at 220 Rowan Boulevard Apartments. Robert transferred here from Raritan Valley Community College after his freshman year. “I know most people go to community college for two years but I really was excited about […]

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