Beyond the Classroom: Meet Africana Studies Club President Nafisat Olapade

Nafisat Olapade sitting on a cement bench in front of a large brick building.

Today we feature Nafisat Olapade, president of the Africana Studies Club. She’s a Biological Sciences and Psychology double major and a first-generation college student. Here, she tells us more about the club and her leadership role in this campus organization.  Can you tell me about the Africana Studies Club? Africana Studies Club is here to […]

#PROFspective: Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management Major Maribeth Novsak

Marybeth sits outside on campus.

Maribeth Novsak, a senior Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management major from Cape May Court House, NJ (Cape May County), shares some highlights of her Rowan experience.  What inspired you to choose your major? I actually started as an Athletic Training student here at Rowan. After my sophomore year, I realized I wasn’t happy in the […]

Beyond the Classroom: Generation Action’s Rowan Chapter President, Alexis Thompson

Lex stands outside on campus.

Today we feature Alexis Thompson, who goes by Lex, from Lawnside, NJ (Camden County). They are a senior, first-generation college student and Psychology major with a minor in Africana Studies and a focus on reproductive justice. Lex transferred to Rowan from Hampton University in Spring of 2018. Lex tells us about Generation Action, what their […]

Junior Major Moments: Law and Justice Major, Track and Field Captain Francis Terry

Francis poses with a trophy.

Today we feature Francis Terry, a Law and Justice Studies major from Laurel Springs, NJ (Camden County) who recently completed his junior year at Rowan. Francis, a first-generation college student, is a transfer student from Neumann University and lives off-campus.  Could you share your favorite moment with a faculty member or a favorite experience in […]

Senior Reflects: PR Grad Jasmine Dennis Shares Her Favorite Rowan Memories

Exterior shot of Holly Pointe Commons, where Jasmine Dennis was a resident assistant

Today we feature Jasmine Dennis, a 2020 graduate who earned her degree in Public Relations with minors in Communication Studies and Strategic Communication. Jasmine is from Sayreville, NJ (Middlesex County), and lived on campus all four years. The experiences and memories I’ve made at Rowan will last a lifetime. To begin a new life in […]

Rowan Women in Leadership: Arielle Gedeon

Arielle sitting in the Student Government Association office.

Along with being Student Government Association (SGA) president, Arielle Gedeon is a junior Radio/TV/Film (RTF) major with double minors in political science and new media. The Galloway, NJ (Atlantic County) native lives on campus and, in addition to her role as SGA president, serves as president of the Lambda Rho Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha […]

Home Away From Home: Arielle Gedeon [VIDEO]

Arielle holds the student government association gavel.

Arielle Gedeon, junior Radio/TV/Film major from Galloway, NJ (Atlantic County) feels most at home when she’s involved with the Student Government Association (SGA.) As president of SGA for the 2019-2020 school year — and recently re-elected for the 2020-2021 school year — Arielle leads the student body, providing a student a voice to administration and […]

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