Deptford Twp. – College-bound
students who are weighing their options can come out and learn more about Rowan
College at Gloucester County (RCGC) and all the College has to offer during its
annual fall Open House on Thursday, Oct. 15, in the College Center.
The Open House is
a great way to get familiar with the different academic divisions, athletics
and student services at the College. Prospective students and their parents
will have a chance to tour the campus and meet RCGC faculty and staff, who will
be available to answer questions and provide visitors with valuable program,
admission and financial aid information.
and fun event introduces prospective students to all things RCGC. Students can
explore the College’s 70 programs of study and four-year transfer partnerships,
providing them the opportunity to personalize higher education to their unique
goals and aspirations. RCGC awards transferable associate degrees as well as
career-oriented credentials. Seven academic divisions comprise the College,
which include Business Studies; Health, Physical Education and Recreation;
Liberal Arts; Law and Justice; Nursing and Allied Health; Science, Technology,
Engineering and Mathematics (STEM); and Continuing Education.
With premier partner
Rowan University, prospective students can discover pathways to a Rowan University
degree, moving seamlessly to the main campus in Glassboro or finishing their
bachelor’s degree with tuition discounts at RCGC. Wilmington and Fairleigh
Dickinson Universities also offer degree completion programs on the RCGC
campus. Representatives from these institutions will be in attendance to
provide more information. Ranked as one of
Community College Week's top 40 fastest growing community colleges in the
nation, RCGC serves as a valuable resource to students looking to transfer to
four-year universities, enhance career options and foster personal development.
In addition to academics,
activities coordinators and athletic coaches will be available to share information.
RCGC’s Athletic Department has received many national awards, including being
named the Top NJCAA athletic program in the country, as well as having more
than 300 All-American athletes.
Campus tours will give
visitors a glimpse of RCGC’s state-of-the-art facilities, including the new Nursing
and Allied Health Center and the Law & Justice Education Center’s addition.
The College also possesses an array of amenities, ranging from Career and
Academic Planning, to Counseling and Wellness Services.
The Open House
runs from 5:30 to 8 p.m. in the RCGC College Center. For more information, call
856-468-5000, ext. 6272. RCGC’s Open House is being held in conjunction with
the Gloucester County Professional Counselors’ Association College Fair, which will
take place in the Physical Education Center. For a listing of visiting colleges
and universities, visit RCGC.edu.
Rowan College at
Gloucester County is located at 1400 Tanyard Road in Deptford, just off Exit 56
of Route 55.