Today a member of our Rowan Blog team, Rachel Rumsby, shares advice about Rowan’s Foundation Scholarships. Rachel is a junior Communication Studies and Public Relations double major. Rachel is an on-campus resident from River Edge, NJ (Bergen County). Paying for school is a struggle for some. Applying to scholarships is a great way to help […]
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 […]
This spring, I will graduate with no college loan debt, but I was kind of dealt the financial aid jackpot when I applied for college. I live with a single mom who had two other kids in college. Due to my situation, I was eligible for multiple grants and scholarships at any college I picked. […]
Courtney Colletti, a senior communication studies major from Pennsville, NJ (Salem County), is a student worker for the Financial Aid department. Today she shares with us a glimpse into her job, and the importance of filing your Federal Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) for the upcoming school year. What are your responsibilities as a student […]
Meet Natalia Panfilova, a 2017 graduate from the Ric Edelman College of Communication & Creative Arts. Natalia earned her bachelor’s in Public Relations without paying a single dollar for her degree. According to Marketplace, roughly 70% of American students end up taking out loans to go to college. It was estimated that the average student […]
Today, we speak with five transfer students who have some financial tips to share with future incoming Rowan students. “I took summer classes and that cut-down my work load by a lot during the semester. I was also able to manage my time by taking online courses, so I was able to have time for […]
The Rowan University Social Media Team is looking for a student photographer. This position will assist with visual content creation to be used on Rowan University’s social media platforms, website and print materials. Tasks include taking photographs of campus, events, student life and more. The student photographer will also be responsible for some editing and cataloging photos.
As a photographer you will have the opportunity to attend a variety of University events, gain professional experience and have your work featured on many different Rowan University platforms.
You must be a full-time Rowan University student enrolled in the spring 2020 semester. This is a part-time, paid position. Duties include:
- Photography experience shooting with a DSLR camera.
- Demonstrating strong skills in organization and time management and the ability to work in a fast-paced, creative production environment.
- Proficiency with Adobe Creative products.
- The ability to work occasional nights and/or weekends.
HOW TO APPLY
Submit a cover letter, resume and photography portfolio to email@example.com. The deadline to submit your application and video is January 31, 2020.
P.S. If you happen to feature your photography on your social media please share your handle with us!
The Rowan University Social Media Team is looking for a student vlogger. If you love starring in your own videos, editing videos and getting creative we want to hear from you! Specifically, we want to hear from you via a one-minute video showing us why you’re the perfect fit. JOB DESCRIPTION & REQUIREMENTS Rowan University’s […]
Meet Zoilemmy Castellanos, a junior biological sciences major from Pennsauken, NJ. She’s the grand prize Apple Watch winner through the FAFSA financial aid contest! “It is a struggle sometimes, but being able to be an EOF/ASCEND student and fill out my FAFSA knowing I have the opportunity to study and make my dreams come true […]
These financial aid officers are a hoot! Learn about the nine steps it takes to navigate seamlessly through your financial aid application at Rowan University. Like what you see? LEARN MORE Related stories: RISE: Helping Financially or Academically Disadvantaged Students with Dawn Singleton Sweltering Winter at Rowan University [Video] 5 Creative Ways to Reduce Student […]
Vanessa Vause, a junior at Rowan University, reports live, covering the student experience here at Rowan. Today’s big story is the weather forecast expected at Rowan University this winter. Hot! Hot! Hot! That’s right, folks, thanks to President Houshmand’s hot sauce flying off shelves to support student scholarships, Rowan predicts having a sweltering winter. We […]
Not only is Rowan University’s partnership with Rowan College at Burlington County a beautiful thing, but the RCBC campus itself is a beautiful place. RCBC freshman sonography major Samantha Fennimore shared these photos with Rowan University and we are feeling pretty darn #RowanPROUD of her photography and our campuses’ partnerships. With three pathways to completing […]
By: Hope Holroyd Senior triple major: Public Relations, Advertising, American Studies Like what you see? Register for a tour or open house. Related stories: RowanCard: On-Campus Food RowanCard: Purpose Insider’s Look at Rowan Bucks
By Hope Holroyd Senior triple major: Public Relations, Advertising, American Studies Like what you see? Register for a tour or open house. Related stories: RowanCard: On-Campus Food On-Campus Dining: RowanCard Provides Something for Everyone Insider’s Look at Rowan Bucks
By: Hope Holroyd Senior triple major: Public Relations, Advertising, American Studies Like what you see? Register for a tour or open house. Related stories: RowanCard: Off-Campus Vendors RowanCard: Purpose Insider’s Look at Rowan Bucks
Maria Oliveira (senior, biochemistry), Ryan Klohr (master’s program, business administration), and Lauren Bitzer (junior double major, marketing and business management) share their experiences with their individual majors, and reveal what it was they wish they knew when first choosing a major at Rowan University. Video production and editing by: Alexander Belli Dual major, advertising and […]
Upon arrival at college, all students are bound to have heard at least a few warnings of the dangers of the “Freshman Fifteen” and the limited options available at the dining hall. But while Rowan’s campus continues to expand and improve, so does the selection of food students accessible to students. With a range of […]
You want to find a school – one you’ll actually like – one you can afford. You do a little research. You take the tour. You learn about its history and its campus; you visit the dorms, the cafeteria and the gym – all very important. Then, you leave. Now, a few months later, it’s […]
Vanessa Vause (senior, public relations), Natalia Panfilova (B.A. Public Relations 2017 graduate) and Alexander Belli (senior double major, advertising and public relations) talk about what they wish they had known before starting at Rowan University. Listen to see how what they experienced could help you be more prepared your transition into “Rowan Life.” Like what […]
Dr. John Jeffrey Hand, senior vice president of the Division of Student Affairs, explains why Rowan University is growing when so many surrounding colleges and universities are not. Hint: it has to do with retention. Rowan isn’t admitting a larger number of students each year; instead, more students than ever are staying to complete their […]
Fighting the end-of-the-year drag we students know oh-so-well, students and tutors alike gather each semester in the Rowan Writing Center for the long NAP (Night Against Procrastination) event. Students take advantage of a first year writing portfolio station, workshops, slime and stress ball crafts, a meditation station, English language support, research and citation help, and free […]
This spring Rowan University has had the extraordinary distinction of seven of our students being selected for highly competitive, national awards. We currently have two Fulbright Scholar winners and one alternate, as well as two summer Fulbrights. Fulbright is considered one of the most prestigious scholarships in the world and offers merit-based grants for international educational […]
Being a brand new student worker for this blog presents many opportunities for me to experience real-life jobs within my field such as interviewing people, becoming a photographer and editing photos, publishing my own articles and working with a team to generate content for the blog. Being a public relations major, it’s great that I get […]
Meet Emily Strauser a current 4+1 writing arts student from Stratford, NJ, who is undergoing her senior year as an undergrad while concurrently taking her first year of graduate courses. She is focusing on a dual-specialization in creative writing and new media and publishing within her bachelor’s degree. She earned her associate degree in English […]
College is an investment and, with costs rising, it is important to choose a school committed to keeping higher education affordable. Rowan University has made that commitment, but big picture may still seem daunting. Let’s take a look at the cost of a Rowan undergraduate education, compared to the purchases you make everyday. A breakdown of […]
Back in November I had a pleasure to meet with Steven C. Farney, Ed.D., senior director of administration from the Division of Strategic Enrollment Management (SEM), who shared information every Rowan student needs to know when applying for scholarships. If you had a chance to read that post, then you should be an expert in […]
Teenage Hollywood movies made up a big chunk of how I imagined college life to be. Crazy parties … lots of them, food fights and little to no homework. There has to be a fraternity or sorority in which you can only get in by passing some humiliating test. And, of course, let’s not forget […]
We are #RowanPROUD and we are Rowan Profs! Not exactly sure what a Prof is? It’s our owl mascot, Whoo RU. Read about him here. Our series of alumni spotlight blogs feature Profs who have stayed connected to the Rowan community after graduation. Here we speak with 2016 graduates Cassie Aran and Brandon Lucante, who own Cookie Munchers. […]
Feeling overwhelmed or even frightened by the financial aid process? Guess what? You are not alone. Many of us find it difficult to follow all of the deadlines and fill out complicated financial aid forms. But no one has ever said that finding money for college is an easy task. The good news is that […]
We are #RowanPROUD and we are Rowan Profs! Not exactly sure what a Prof is? It’s our owl mascot, Whoo RU. Read about him here. Our series of alumni spotlight blogs feature Profs who have stayed connected to the Rowan community after graduation. Here we speak with 1992 graduate Mike Jenkins, who now owns Anchor Moving […]
Families play a major role in college decision-making. For transfer students, college decisions can take even more planning and guidance than usual. Despite that extra time agonizing over making the right choice, so many talented students transfer to Rowan University each year. We had a feeling our students’ families might have something to do with it, so we sat down for […]
We are #RowanPROUD and we are Rowan Profs! Not exactly sure what a Prof is? It’s our owl mascot, Whoo RU. Read about him here. Our series of alumni spotlight blogs feature Profs who have stayed connected to the Rowan community after graduation. Here we speak with 2004 graduate Kari Janisse, who owns Creative Juices by Kari. […]
High school taught me how to skim through the book and prepare myself for a test in one night. There I learned how to follow the deadlines, but still somehow leave everything to the last minute. But what they didn’t teach me in high school, and I think many of you can relate to this, […]
Think about why you’re considering joining the Rowan family. Is it affordability, location, safety or maybe something else? Whatever your answer is, you’re making the right choice. Rowan, particularly the Division of Strategic Enrollment Management (SEM) within Student Affairs, is here to help you achieve your dreams, build your future and reach success. For the past […]
You are finally back into the semester routine and seem to be caught up with all of your assignments. Yet, without realizing it, you have to start preparing for your next semester. Putting together your class schedule can be hard to handle. But what is more important is the fast approaching scholarship application deadline. Certainly, […]
Imagine getting your degree, and walking off the stage into your future with no strings attached. How would that feel? Now, let’s face it, this is not reality for the majority of students today, as student loan debt is higher than ever before. The Institute for College Access & Success, a nonprofit organization that aims […]
Welcome to high school. Here you are, ready to think about college. Wait. What? Already? Yes. You might think your sophomore or junior years, even your freshman year, are way too early to think about college. Not so. As you live in the moment, don’t wait for the reality of college to hit you as […]