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Rowan Day 2010

Rowan Day 2010 — Friday, April 23

Come celebrate the richness and the many accomplishments of our students and employees at workshops, presentations and performances throughout Rowan Day. The highlight is the Celebrating Excellence Awards Ceremony, where we honor our very best. There is much to be proud of — enjoy the day!

Come join the College of Education as it presents: Expanding Boundaries through Practice, Inquiry, and Collaboration
8:15 am – 1:45 pm, Education Hall, Rm. 3091
Looking for variety? Come explore movement, blogging, the brain, social justice, podcasts, or paper folding!
Download complete listing of events for this program.

STEM Symposium
10 a.m. – noon and 1 – 3 p.m., Student Center, Eynon Ballroom
Rowan’s 13th annual STEM Symposium showcases students’ scholarly activity and collaborative work in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Celebrating Excellence Awards Ceremony
11 a.m. – noon, Wilson Hall, Boyd Recital Hall
Join in honoring Rowan’s best. The awards include: the Lindback Excellence in Teaching Award, the Joseph A. Barnes Award for Outstanding Service, the Gary Hunter Mentoring Award and the Faculty Research Achievement Award. All attendees are invited to a reception in Wilson Hall, Rm. 156, after the ceremony.

Arts and Media Festival
11 a.m., Westby Hall, Art Gallery & Black Room, 1st Floor
Enjoy an afternoon of art, dance, food, performance, music, animation and film!

Are you Smarter than a Freshman?
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Student Center Pit
Watch members of the senior class face a panel of freshmen in our version of the popular game show.

Manage Stress: Take Charge!
11 a.m., Student Center 128
This interactive presentation, facilitated by the Counseling and Psychological Services Center, provides tips and strategies for managing stress.

Go Profs!
11 a.m. – noon, Student Center Pit
Come enjoy a presentation about our student-athletes’ many achievements this year.

Blood Pressure Screening
11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Student Center Pit
Learn how knowing your numbers can help prevent high blood pressure and diabetes.

Maximizing the Rowan Experience
Noon – 1 p.m., Student Center 221
Catch the excitement of the Camden Campus. Come hear about student services, academic programs, student programs and other opportunities that contribute to the Rowan experience.

Sociology Department’s Annual Student Paper Competition
Noon – 1:30 p.m., Robinson Hall 101A
Hear presentations from the winners of this year’s competition.

The Sociology of Death, Dying and Bereavement
Noon – 1:30 p.m., Student Center, Main Hallway
Fifteen senior sociology students will display their original research projects in this poster presentation session.

Elevator Pitch Contest

12:30 – 2:30 p.m., Bunce Hall 107
Sometimes you only have a minute or so to sell your product or idea. Winners of this annual College of Business competition earn the right to compete in the nationals held in Chicago.

Pieces of Me — Part 1: “That Kidney”
12:45 p.m., Westby Art Gallery & Black Room, 1st Floor
Experience a 20-minute performance about communication, bodies and kidney transplants.

Poetry Ensemble
12:45 – 2:45 p.m., Westby Hall, Black Room, 1st Floor
The Poetry Ensemble, a group of Writing Arts students, will perform its work as a part of the live performance and film screening portion of the Arts and Media Festival.

Journalism Digital Showcase
1 – 2 p.m., Bozorth Auditorium
The rapidly shifting world of journalism is highlighted in a variety of media projects, including those involving the Internet, broadcast and photography.

South Jersey Technology Park — Open House
1 – 3 p.m., Tech Park
Explore the “CAVE,” Rowan’s own virtual reality chamber, and 11 other engineering labs, and visit with businesses hatching at the College of Business Incubator. A shuttle bus will run between Rowan Hall and the Tech Park every 20 minutes.

Bantivoglio Honors Concentration Research Assistantships
1:30 – 2:30 p.m., Campbell Library Foyer
Attend a showcase of the 2010 Thomas N. Bantivoglio Honors Concentration Research Assistantship projects in a variety of disciplines.

3D Dance Performance
2:15 – 2:30 p.m., Student Center Patio
The 3D dance team will perform.

Creative Writing Open Mic
3 – 4:30 p.m., Westby Hall, Black Room, 1st Floor
Enjoy an open reading of creative works, sponsored by Avant (the undergraduate literary magazine) and the Rowan Writers Confab (Department of Writing Arts). Come, sign up and read your work.

John B. Campbell Lectures — Rohrer College of Business
3 – 5 p.m., Rowan Hall (Reception at 5 p.m.)
Learn from our distinguished speakers. “The financial planning process and selecting the appropriate asset allocation,” by Shawn P. Hood and Robert T. Martin. “Successful retirement in an era of extended lifespan, low and volatile investment returns, higher taxes and inflation,” by Paul J. Tully, Stefanie A. Tyska and Chris Tully.

CAP Center Video Montage
All day, Savitz Hall Atrium
Watch a recap of the Career & Academic Planning Center’s special events for the year.

SGA Organization Fair
11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., Student Center Patio
Visit with petitioning and SGA-chartered clubs and organizations looking to recruit a few good students.

“Did You Know?” Campaign
All day, Meditation Walk & Student Center
The Student Government Association will post interesting Rowan facts throughout Meditation Walk and in the Student Center.


For more information about Rowan Day activities, call the Office of the Associate Provost for Academic Affairs at 256-4011.