Glassboro celebrates 10 year anniversary of 'Real Men Read' program

This powerful program bolsters reading among boys through peer-to-peer book discussions, teacher-guided meetings, rewards for reading, mentorship, and community service. Real Men Read transforms disinterested readers into passionate readers who then take their love of reading to younger students throughout the Glassboro School District.

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Santa's coming to light Glassboro's tree

"The Tree Lighting Ceremony is the perfect time for kids of all ages to come and experience all that our beautiful downtown has to offer as we officially kick off the holiday season," Councilwoman Anna Miller said. "There are great activities planned for this year that you won't want to miss. Please be sure to bring a Toy-for-a-Tot and canned food for those less fortunate."

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Glassboro Police to host annual holiday dinner for senior citizens

The Glassboro Police Department has scheduled its annual senior citizen's holiday dinner for early December. 

On Dec. 10, at 1 p.m., seniors will gather with officers and community members for the annual meal at the Bullock School on East New Street. This holiday tradition has taken place for more than 45 years in Glassboro. 

At the dinner, seniors will be treated to a turkey dinner with "all the fixin's," served by officers and their families. Throughout the event there will be door prizes, caroling and special guests. 

Those wishing to RSVP should contact the police department between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. by calling 856-881-1501. 

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A Fast-Growing New Jersey College Builds A Town To Go With It

Right now, in the sleepy South Jersey borough of Glassboro, a chunk of Instant Urbanism has sprung full-blown from what had been a residential neighborhood right smack in the center of town, well away from any freeway.

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Rowan University's Department of Theatre & Dance Premieres "House of Murals"

Devised through a guest artist residency with internationally-renowned Brazilian performer Christiane Matallo, an original piece entitled House of Murals has its world premiere as part of the mainstage season presented by the Department of Theatre & Dance at Rowan University from November 30 through December 10 in Tohill Theatre on the university’s Glassboro campus.

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$1.5 million gift from Give Something Back to support scholarships at RCGC and Rowan University

Give Something Back (Give Back) has awarded $500,000 to Rowan College at Gloucester County (RCGC) and $1 million to Rowan University to fund scholarships for Pell Grant-eligible students who have faced economic hardships or other challenges such as the incarceration of a parent or foster care.

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Can't wait to get Glassboro's Newsletter in the mail? Enjoy the digital version here!

Our autumn newsletter is out!  Read all about Glassboro progress, technology initiatives, and learn a few reasons why Glassboro High School sets the foundation for so many great futures for alumni such as Philadelphia Eagles new running back Corey Clement.  It also includes some great coupons, discounts and offers from Glassboro businesses.

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VIDEO: Rowan Students, Faculty Share '1,300 Reasons to Live'

"A lot of us have seen the show and read the book 13 Reasons Why, and we figured we could probably come up with 1,300 reasons why not to hurt yourself," said Allie Pearce, the assistant director for Healthy Campus Initiatives at Rowan University. "What are your reasons to live? What are your reasons to get up in the morning?" 

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