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Meet new members of the Rowan University community rising in their careers, the classroom, and their communities. We’ll get to know them as unique individuals, inspiring leaders, and rising role models in their fields.

Location:

United States

Description:

Meet new members of the Rowan University community rising in their careers, the classroom, and their communities. We’ll get to know them as unique individuals, inspiring leaders, and rising role models in their fields.

Language:

English

Contact:

8562564317


Episodes
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Pastor Jesse Eisenhart of True North Church

5/4/2020
Pastor Jesse Eisenhart of True North Church joins host RJ Tallarida on the newest edition of Rowan Rising. South Jersey born and bred, Eisenhart talks about his time as a member of Rowan University's football team and how religion began to play a pivotal role in his life. Also, Eisenhart covers how he became a pastor; his struggles with depression and anxiety; his days as a Rowan University student and much more. To learn more about Rising: The Campaign For Rowan University, head to rowan.edu/rising.

Duration:00:36:13

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Dr. Joe Stanzione

3/16/2020
Dr. Joe Stanzione of Rowan University's College of Engineering joins the Rowan Rising podcast with host RJ Tallarida. The pair talk about Stanzione's rise from a student to being a driving force behind landing the largest research grant from federal government in Rowan University - worth $14.5 million courtesy of the United States Army. They cover the world of engineering; what makes an effective teacher; how the liberal arts played a role in Stanzione's education; and much more. To learn more about Rising: The Campaign For Rowan University, head to rowan.edu/rising.

Duration:00:30:14

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Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine

3/2/2020
Drs. Wendy Aita, Jennifer LeComte, and Louis Evangelista of the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine join the newest episode of Rowan Rising with host and Rowan University Vice President for Advancement R.J. Tallarida. Aita, LeComte, and Evangelista cover trends in the medical field, the RISN (Rowan Integrated Special Needs) Center, and how they arrived to Rowan University. Plus, they talk about Rowan Unified Sports, the importance of Rowan University's new pet therapy program and more. For more information about the RISN Center, visit centers.rowanmedicine.com/risn or call (856) 566-7070. To learn more about Rising: The Campaign For Rowan University, head to rowan.edu/rising.

Duration:00:39:18

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Dr. Jocelyn Mitchell-Williams

2/17/2020
Dr. Jocelyn Mitchell-Williams is this week's guest on Rowan Rising with host and Rowan University Vice President for Advancement R.J. Tallarida. Dr. Mitchell-Williams is the Associate Dean for Diversity & Community Affairs at the Cooper Medical School at Rowan University. Along with her administrative work, she balances a busy schedule that includes being an obstetrician. During this week's podcast, she discusses college students and the ongoing battle with mental health; finding work-life balance; the importance of Krav Maga in her life; and more. To learn more about Rising: The Campaign For Rowan University, head to rowan.edu/rising.

Duration:00:31:32

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Dr. Nawal Ammar

2/3/2020
Dr. Nawal Ammar is the guest on the latest episode of Rowan Rising with host R.J. Tallarida, Rowan University Vice President for Advancement. Dr. Ammar, Dean of the College of Humanities & Social Sciences, talks about her career and how her family played a role in it. Also, she covers the value of a liberal arts degree and the similarities between her career and basketball. Elsewhere, Ammar details the process regarding how she landed grants worth over $3 million; her work with the United Nations; and more. To learn more about Rising: The Campaign For Rowan University, head to rowan.edu/rising.

Duration:00:39:07

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Dr. Ken Lacovara

1/21/2020
Dr. Ken Lacovara, a paleontologist and Dean of the Rowan University School of Earth & Environment, is this week's guest on Rowan Rising. Lacovara joins host RJ Tallarida, who is the Rowan University Vice President for Advancement. The latest episode focuses on Lacovara's road to Rowan University, how he cultivated his love of dinosaurs, and just how the Jean and Ric Edelman Fossil Park came to be. Also, Lacovara talks about the life of a paleontologist, his incredible TED Talk experience, and much more. To learn more about Rising: The Campaign For Rowan University, head to rowan.edu/rising.

Duration:00:37:22

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Amanda Almon

1/6/2020
This week's guest on Rowan Rising is Amanda Almon, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Art & Visualization in Rowan University's College of Communication & Creative Arts. Almon joins host R.J. Tallarida, Rowan University Vice President for Advancement, for a discussion about her career including how she illustrated a book at the age of 13. Also, Almon explains her love of swimming, the influence of her parents, the importance of science, what celebrity she would like to have dinner with, and more. To learn more about Rising: The Campaign For Rowan University, head to rowan.edu/rising.

Duration:00:29:18

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Dr. John Giannini

12/16/2019
Rowan University Interim Athletic Director Dr. John Giannini is the latest guest on Rowan Rising. He speaks with host R.J. Tallarida, Rowan University Vice President for Advancement, and special co-host and Rowan Radio Station Manager Derek Jones. Dr. Giannini shares details his career transition from coach to educator to athletic director; key influences during his first stint at Rowan University; challenges for today's student-athletes; and more. Also, he talks about the unique way he annually decompresses from a busy schedule. To learn more about Rising: The Campaign For Rowan University, head to rowan.edu/rising.

Duration:00:29:43

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Dr. Lee Talley

12/2/2019
Dr. Lee Talley, Dean of the Thomas N. Bantivoglio Honors Concentration, is the latest guest on Rowan Rising. She joins host R.J. Tallarida, Rowan University's Vice President for Advancement. Talley talks about her role within the honors concentration; the joys of working with students; characteristics of good leaders; the importance of oral and written communication with today's students; and much more. To learn more about Rising: The Campaign For Rowan University, head to rowan.edu/rising.

Duration:00:24:26

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Bob Bullard

11/18/2019
Bob Bullard, Director at Rowan University's Office of Career Advancement, stops by to share the story of his journey with host and Rowan University Vice President for Advancement, R.J. Tallarida. Bullard talks about his work with the Office of Career Advancement, his days as a stagehand on Broadway, family life, and running marathons. Also, he discusses leadership and how that plays into motivating students who are looking to land a job out of college. To learn more about Rising: The Campaign For Rowan University, head to rowan.edu/rising.

Duration:00:22:58

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Dr. Beena Sukumaran

11/4/2019
Dr. Beena Sukumaran, Vice President for Research at Rowan University, is this week's guest on a new episode of Rowan Rising. Host RJ Tallarida, Rowan University's Vice President for Advancement, speaks with Dr. Sukumaran about her experiences as an engineer, academic, and parent. They discuss Sukumaran's role in getting females interested in the engineering field; parenting; gender roles; Rowan University as a leading research institution; and much more. To learn more about Rising: The Campaign For Rowan University, head to rowan.edu/rising.

Duration:00:34:32

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Dr. Jenny Rich

10/21/2019
Assistant professor Dr. Jenny Rich joins host and Rowan University Vice President for Advancement, R.J. Tallarida on the podcast. Dr. Rich, who is the Director of the Rowan Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, talks about how her family background played a role in her career. Also, what is it like teaching today's student about history? Is the "24-hour news cycle" impacting the classroom? Hear from one of the country's leading minds on Holocaust and genocide education in a new edition of Rowan Rising. To learn more about Rising: The Campaign For Rowan University, head to rowan.edu/rising.

Duration:00:42:55

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Dr. Monika Williams Shealey

10/7/2019
Join host R.J. Tallarida, Vice President for Advancement at Rowan University, on the first edition of Rowan Rising. His guest is Dr. Monika Williams Shealey, Rowan University's Senior Vice President of the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. She discusses her time as a student, her new role at Rowan University, the future of teaching, and much more. To learn more about Rising: The Campaign For Rowan University, head to rowan.edu/rising.

Duration:00:29:42