Great suburban locations offer a lifestyle that blends comfort and access. That doesn’t change with the addition of an urban-style town center. In fact, a central hub like the one we’ve created in Glassboro can act as a magnet for the entire surrounding population, bringing people together not just to eat and drink with friends, but also to organize and attend larger cultural events. A town center can actually strengthen the fabric and identity of a suburb, not damage it.Read More
The festival, now in its 48th year, will be held Feb. 14-16 at the university's Wilson Hall. Bands from 39 schools have registered, with the final evening featuring DiBlasio and the Rowan Jazz Band in a public concert tribute to late composer Oliver Nelson Sr.
"There are a lot of these festivals — high schools have them, colleges have them, often as a (student) recruiting tool. But most of them are competitions. I don't like that," DiBlasio says. "With our festival, there is no win or lose. The kids love it. If we made it competitive, it'd be the same five bands coming back every year."Read More
Rowan alumni Brandon Lucante and Cassie Aran started the business after graduating from Rowan University in the spring of 2016 as a way to fund a world-wide backpacking trip. The couple originally found it to be a unique way to make money, but didn’t imagine the business would become so successful.
“Since we’ve started this, we’ve fallen in love with what we’re doing,” Lucante said. “To start, we didn’t have huge overbearing passion for cookies. But what we have fallen in love with is the business, the brand, our customers, and the process of doing it and watching it grow.”Read More
Gloucester County Population Change: +6,734
While population trends in Gloucester were a mixed bag, overall the county grew at above the state average. Municipalities around long-suffering Camden declined, while many municipalities around the rapidly expanding Rowan University in Glassboro grew considerably.Read More
The University has been working closely with Elite Development Program (EDP), the lead partner in West Campus Fields, to develop the complex. The plan includes a 4,500-seat arena, an indoor training center, more than 50 athletic fields, artificial turf fields, baseball fields, tennis courts, outdoor track and field venues, a hotel and retail space.
Steve Shilling, president of EDP, told university officials that EDP believes they will be building the best youth sports venue in the United States.
The facilities are expected to draw 1.5 million visitors a year, primarily for youth sports tournaments and training, and will be the home of Rowan University's athletics.Read More
"Education is a customer service business and that's what we do." - Glassboro School's Superintendent, Dr. Mark SilversteinRead More
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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Through a variety of committees and public service projects, she works tirelessly towards realizing her vision for Glassboro, which includes supporting small business growth and promoting youth involvement to foster a sense of community within the town.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
A public-private partnership is helping to create a walkable downtown in Glassboro, New Jersey, and, in doing so, tying the town's culture to that of its university.Read More
Text RowanAlert to 226787 from your cell phone as you arrive on campus. If a public safety emergency occurs, guests and the Rowan community will receive a text message with information and guidance to follow.Read More
"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?"Read More
Glassboro has launched it's first Borough App specifically designed for Glassboro residents, businesses, and students on the move and in the know, who are never far from their smartphones.Read More
In the place of a glass-making town, Glassboro has become known as a quintessential college town, where Rowan University and its student body inhabit. The campus occupies a major portion of the town and is developing into a larger size.Read More
Rowan University's Main campus has grown to more than 200 acres after years of construction, coinciding with a growth of the student population to about 18,000.
Over the next few years, the campus will grown even more as the massive development project on Rowan Boulevard continues through its fourth phase.Read More
With the help of a 30-day Kickstarter campaign, they were able to raise over $11,000 to help put a dent in the expenses to come with opening the new store and getting any and all equipment. According to Aran’s video blogs, they also did odd jobs and saved whatever money they could to make their dream happen.Read More
The new partnership will allow Rowan education professors and students to have the opportunity to work side by side with Glassboro teachers to better improve the overall education experience, which officials say is a great move for everyone in the school.Read More
The tasting area will be on College Avenue and an anticipated 2,500 attendees will have the opportunity to sample hundreds of beers from more than 50 breweries.Read More