Rowan College at Gloucester County President Frederick Keating received the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Game Changer President's Award during a ceremony at Auletto's Caterers on Saturday, Oct. 18.
The Gloucester County NAACP honored Keating, a recognized academic leader with more than 30 years of experience in higher education, and 15 other trailblazers from the community for "going above and beyond the call of duty." Under Keating's leadership, and in collaboration with various stakeholders, Rowan College at Gloucester County has forged a premier partnership with Rowan University and affiliated with other area universities to make higher education accessible and more affordable for students.
Keating has served as the College president since February 2013 after holding the position of Interim President until June 2011 and Vice President of Student Services from 2010 to 2011. His legacy ranges from initiating the RCGC Presidential Start Smart Scholarship Program, to expanding the campus with new construction and renovations, and establishing the Center for College and Career Readiness as part of the College's Strategic Plan.
Rowan College at Gloucester County is located on a 250-acre campus on Tanyard Road, Deptford, just off Exit 56 of Route 55.