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Kids flock to Rowan University for pre-college programs


Share High school students in the STEAM Academy create their own stratigraphic columns with sand to represent geologic layers, during a for-credit class titled “The Dynamic Earth,” taught by Samantha Cribbs, lecturer in the Department of Geology. They’ve learned about careers in everything from medicine and biomedical research to engineering, teaching, social work and beyond. They’ve gained an understanding about what it takes to be successful in college–and many got a jump start by earning college credits.

They’ve honed their entrepreneurial skills. They’ve told stories. They’ve made music. And they’ve explored critical ethical questions facing our world.

Moreover, they’ve grown individually and collectively, learning from each other–and from Rowan University students and faculty dedicated to helping them nurture and discover their passions.

Indeed, for middle and high school students, summer on Rowan’s campuses has meant days and weeks of intellectual challenges, career exploration…and fun. Here are a few highlights:

Gearing up for college

Based in Camden, Rowan’s long-running CHAMP/GEAR-UP program aims to increase the number of graduating middle and high school students prepared to enter college.About 90 Camden City School District students are involved with this summer’s six-week program, including 14 in a residential cohort on Rowan’s Glassboro campus. The program runs […]

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