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Wednesday | The Jersey Journal

Grant to fund archeological dig at Red Bank Battlefield, search for mass Revolutionary War grave

Jennifer Janofsky, Rowan University professor and curator of the park, said the graves, objects from the battle and the original boundaries of the fort that stood at the park might now be unearthed, as the site was awarded a highly competitive grant that will fund a complete archeological survey of the battlefield.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA

Wednesday Jul 23 | CBS Local

Hopeful NJ Teens Get Sneak Peek at Teaching in Urban Environments

A group of South Jersey teenagers who hope to become teachers are getting a chance to practice, with the help of some Camden youngsters and a program based at Rowan University that is now in its fifth year.


Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Education Etc.

Wednesday Jul 23 | The Gloucester County Times

Glassboro, Rowan University officials talk student housing fire safety

GLASSBORO - Rowan administrators and borough officials met Tuesday morning to discuss how to more efficiently give fire vehicles access to student housing in the event of an emergency.


Related Topix: Glassboro, NJ

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Gloucester County Institute of Technology names new principal

Gloucester County Institute of Technology will have a new face in the principal's office on the first day of school, but he's no stranger.


Related Topix: Ursinus College

Former Lacey High School Counselor Named Head Of Christian Brothers Academy Admissions

Courtesy of Christian Brothers Academy: Christian Brothers Academy is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Donahue, a 1997 graduate, as admissions coordinator.


Related Topix: Burlington, NJ

CBS Local

Rowan University Again Hosting Intro to Engineering For South Jersey Schoolgirls

A two-day camp at Rowan University is giving young girls a chance to get up close and personal with the world of engineering.


The Jersey Journal

Pedestrian 'decoy' programs in Gloucester County to get boost from grant funds

Hackettstown Police participate in a pedestrian decoy operation in September of 2013 in this file photo from the Express-Times.


Related Topix: Gloucester County, NJ, Hackettstown, NJ, Glassboro, NJ, Pitman, NJ, Woodbury, NJ

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Brookale Public Radio

Life experiences to count for college credits

Five New Jersey colleges are experimenting with offering students college credits for showing what they have learned from their jobs and life experience.


Related Topix: Thomas Edison State College, New Jersey City University, New Jersey Institute of Technology

Sun Jul 20, 2014

College backlash and a difficult balancing act on sex assault

A recent rash of reported sexual assaults on the campus. of West Chester University has spurred conversation by students and faculty who have been voicing concerns about the school's policy surrounding sexual violence.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Saint Joseph's University, Xavier University

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Gloucester County Times

Williamstown woman crowned Miss Cape Resorts 2015 kicks-off pageant season

After the second and first-runner up were announced, she said she was surprised, but confident, when her name was called.


Related Topix: Williamstown, NJ

Fri Jul 18, 2014

N.J. program aims to turn work experience into a degree

Karen Murray had left Rowan University without a degree and gone back once before.


Related Topix: Thomas Edison State College, New Jersey, New Jersey Institute of Technology, New Jersey City University

Wed Jul 16, 2014

New places for a bachelor's degree in South Jersey: Community colleges

South Jersey, with its relative dearth of four-year colleges, appears to have adopted a new venue for delivering bachelor's degrees to residents: community colleges.


Related Topix: Rutgers University, New Jersey, Camden County, NJ, Gloucester County, NJ, Columbia University

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Fifth Annual Tribute to the Philippines Set for This Weekend

Ocean City's fifth annual Tribute to the Philippines is coming this weekend. The tribute is set for Saturday, July 19, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., and Sunday, July 20, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. It includes free entertainment on the boardwalk and crafts, as well as many other exhibits in the loggia of the Music Pier.


Related Topix: Ocean City, NJ

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Sparta High School Class of 2014 Headed to College and Military Service

Sparta High School will be represented at many of the best schools in the area and the country.


Related Topix: University, FL, Montclair State University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, The College of New Jersey, Rider University

Courier News

Engagement: Melissa Casner & Chad Tirpak

Mr. Tirpack is the son of Al and Donna Tirpack, Wall. Ms. Casner is a 2004 graduate of Wall High School.


Related Topix: Belmar, NJ, Glassboro, NJ, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Sea Girt, NJ

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Warwick Advertiser

College notes

Provost's list Julie Balsamo of Warwick was named to the SUNY Oneonta Provost's List for the spring 2014 semester.


Related Topix: Warwick, NY, SUNY College at Oneonta, Pine Island, NY, SUNY College at New Paltz, Northwestern University

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Fire Rescue Magazine

College Students Experience Emergency Medicine at Rowan University

The university president at the time was a physician and a big supporter of the college-based EMS concept, and his support helped get the idea approved by their student government.


Related Topix: Glassboro, NJ

Mon Jul 07, 2014


Rowan Researcher Awarded $2.8 Million to Examine Ways to Mitigate...

Nothing could have prepared New Jersey's residents for the devastation wreaked by Hurricane Sandy in 2012.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Medicine, Osteopathy

Verona picks its new chief financial officer

While Dee Trimmer said she treated Verona's finances as if they were her own for the past 40 years, she will now need to let someone else handle "her" money going forward.


Related Topix: Verona, NJ, Roseland, NJ

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Camden murder victims are focus of Rowan photography teacher's project

CAMDEN - When she was asked if she'd like to teach photography at Rowan University's Camden campus, Kate Pollard Hoffmann was a bit nervous.


Related Topix: Arts, Photography