Rowan Institute for Public Policy & Citizenship

  • An intern gets a professional headshot taken at MAPIS2023
  • A student takes a selfie with former state senator Ray Lesniak
  • Attendees pose in front of the RIPPAC Gala sign
  • Interns enjoy ice cream after MAPIS2023
  • Dana Redd speaks at the RIPPAC Gala
  • RIPPAC students and former gubernatorial candidate Jack Ciattarelli
  • Faculty and student debaters for the 2023 Eagle-Turkey Debate
  • Steve Oroho Speaks at Rowan
  • Crowd at RIPPAC table Homecoming 2021
  • Jeff Van Drew Speaks at Rowan University
  • RIPPAC alumni and students attend the Gala

Rowan Institute for Public Policy & Citizenship

About the Rowan Institute for Public Policy & Citizenship

The Rowan Institute for Public Policy & Citizenship (RIPPAC) is dedicated to informing, engaging, and training Rowan students, faculty, and the public in politics, policy, and citizen engagement.  To accomplish this, the Institute hosts programs and guest speakers; supports students through academic and career development, internships and scholarships; and connects faculty and students from across the University with public entities to facilitate public policy research and discussion.

For more information and to support RIPPAC’s efforts and student intern scholarships, contact Dr. Ben Dworkin at or 856-256-5832. 

Have questions about RIPPAC? Contact Liz Dircks at or 856-256-4500 ext. 5-3567.

Weren't able to make our speaker events this semester? Catch up below!

More videos from our 2023-2024 programming can be found on the events page