Theatre Life:
Coffins, Gravestones, and Vampires, Oh My!

student performers practice Dracula on stage as tech students look on

Get with the spooky spirit of Halloween with “Dracula” the play! With help from directors Elisabeth Hostetter and Tom Fusco, Rowan students take on “Dracula” a theatre production telling the tale of the dramatic vampire adventure. This fast-paced adaptation is one of the most extensive and dynamic performances tackled by students on campus. The stage […]

High Schoolers Catapult Their Way to Pumpkin Chunkin’ Win

high school students engineered tools to throw pumpkins

Hear ye, hear ye! On Friday, Oct. 28, 2016 Rowan University’s South Jersey Tech Park lawn became a battleground of the medieval kind. The university’s chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) hosted the annual Pumpkin Chunkin’, with schools around the region building high-caliber trebuchets to participate in an epic pumpkin-launching competition. This […]

Perfect Pitch:
Agencies Share Success Stories

brown brick facade of Spheen Hall

Four guest speakers, over 60 students, free food and admission — what else do you need to spend a quality evening outside your classroom? On October 24, 2016, the Philly Ad Club together with the Rowan Ad Club hosted their 3rd annual Perfect Pitch at Rowan University’s Shpeen Hall for students to prepare for careers in […]

2 Alumni Donate $25M to Expand Fossil Park

yellow sign unveiled for the Jean & Ric Edelman Fossil Park, as people clap

On Monday morning, October 17, 2016, Science Hall swarmed with curious students, faculty and media portending a big day in Rowan’s history. Two Rowan alumni, Jean and Ric Edelman, founders of Edelman Financial Services,  pledged $25 million to expand and transform the Rowan University Fossil Park into a world-class citizen science marvel and a global tourist destination.  […]

Block Party Draws Big Crowd with Multicultural Munchies

sunlight steams through trees to illuminate students sitting at tables at Homecoming block party

Homecoming weekend couldn’t officially start without the annual Homecoming Block Party. Friday, Oct. 7, Hollybush Mansion’s front lawn was transformed into a massive celebration of school and national pride with the 2016 theme, PROFlympics. Complete with food trucks, inflatables, and giveaways, this year’s homecoming catered to students and families alike. Upon entering, students were met […]