Passing the Torch: How Tiana Howard Made the Most of Her Time at Rowan

Tiana poses in the garden.

Looking back at these past four years, first-generation college student Tiana Howard from Trenton, NJ (Mercer County) is grateful for her time at Rowan. “I want to say that Rowan has shaped not only my four years since I’ve been here, but the rest of my life. I think it was a great experience as a […]

Passing the Torch: Passionate First-Generation College Student Shirley Celi-Landeo

A proud first-generation college student from Newark, NJ (Essex County), Shirley Celi-Landeo is an Anthropology and Modern Language and Linguistics double major. She has concentrations in medical and forensic anthropology, and concentrations in Spanish, German, and Arabic. Shirley is minoring in Latin American Studies and has three certificates of undergraduate studies in Spanish, German, and […]

Alumni Success: NJ to London, Beatrice Carey

Beatrice smiles with her head tilted slightly back.

Beatrice Carey, a class of 2013 Art major graduate, shares how Rowan University catapulted her international travel experience.  Beatrice’s journey at Rowan began from advice she received from an influential high school teacher of hers. Beatrice’s sister also attended Rowan, so she decided that it would be a good fit.  Beatrice came through the Educational […]

Sophomore Reflects: Monica Torres Shares Her Freshman Experience and Advice

Today we feature rising sophomore Monica A. Torres. Monica is a Computer Science major with a concentration in Software Engineering from Jersey City, NJ (Hudson County). Monica is an on-campus resident. She lived in Evergreen Hall during her freshman year, and now will be living in the Edgewood Park Apartments for her sophomore year. Monica […]

First Year Voices: Anjeliah Chiodo

Close up shot of Anjeliah

Our spotlight (FRESH)man Voices this week is Anjeliah Chiodo. I had the wonderful opportunity to write a story about her. She is an iconic Instagram influencer with 25.1k followers. This first-generation college student let us have the amazing chance to get some insight on herself, her lifestyle and her opinions on some topics. Her major […]

Pre-College Institute Alumna Shares Her Story

PCI alumna Yaniris Patton-Cintron in Chamberlain Student Center

Meet Pre-College Institute (PCI) alumna Yaniris Patton-Cintron, a 2016 graduate from The Department of Health and Exercise Science. She is from Mullica Hill, NJ (Gloucester County) and works for Inspira. Today, she will share with us how PCI helped shape her Rowan experience. What inspired you to choose your major? “I have always been in […]

#PROFspective: Psychology Major Raysa Ortiz Minaya

Today, we speak with  Raysa Ortiz Minaya, a junior psychology major who is a Camden campus student. Raysa will share her #PROFspective with us on what it’s like to be a Rowan University student and how she’s getting the most out of her college experience as a Rowan Prof. Name Raysa Ortiz Minaya Year: Junior Major: Psychology Minors: Sociology and […]

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