Rowan University is a public research university in Glassboro, New Jersey with one satellite campus in Camden, New Jersey. There are approximately 14,000 undergraduate students at Rowan, 70% of which live off campus. Attending athletic events are a large part of the social life at Rowan and there is lots of school spirit. Both women and men's athletics compete in the NCAA Division III.
Famous "Profs" alumni include Robert Hegyes - actor, Patti Smith - singer/songwriter, Ric Edelman - author, Trymaine Lee - Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, and Billy Lange - basketball coach (Philadelphia 76ers).
Nicole is a Sophomore from Cherry Hill, New Jersey. One quirky fact about Nicole..."I play rugby, I am a vegetarian, and I work as a counter girl at a pizzeria!"
Fun fact about the Rowan University: Our current President makes his own hot sauce and sells it. All of the proceeds go to a scholarship fund for students. He even grows the peppers himself!
Favorite Bakery or Sweet: Liscio's, Jelly Donuts.
Where to Grab a Coffee: Ry's Bagels.
Best Burger Joint: I am a vegetarian...but I know Prime is popular.
Vegetarian Hot Spot: Saharra...it's Mediterranean and has falafel and great fried eggplant!
Pizzeria: Little Sicily...maybe I'm biased because I work there but I love their margarita pizza and the buffalo chicken pizza is a favorite with Rowan students.
Diner and Favorite Dish: Angelo's Glassboro Diner, I like their cinnamon buns.
Hottest Mexican Spot and Recommended Plate: I've been planning to try a burrito at Dia De Los Burritos in Pitman. Everyone raves about them!
Sushi Spot and Your Go to Roll: Samurai, Spicy Santa Roll or Rainbow Roll. I also love the avocado salad. This is one of my favorite places and sushi is always 50% off! Takeout is not 50% off but they have a great priced sushi lunch you can get for takeout. Samurai has the best prices as well as good sushi making. It is a favorite of mine and our rugby team.
Favorite breakfast place with a friend or date: Angelo's Glassboro Diner.
Where you would love your parents to take you for parents weekend: Saharra.
Things to do:
Where to go for Yoga, Exercise Classes, or the Gym: Rowan just opened a second fitness center and it's great.
Night Spot for Music: Landmark is a popular spot for students!
Where is your favorite spot on campus to hang: The Student Center Patio (if it is not too cold).
Neighborhood Bookstore: Barnes and Noble.
Hotel or B&B recommendation: Courtyard Marriot.
Anything we missed? Tell us more!
Best Cheese Fries: Chickie's and Pete's