Rowan Institute for Public Policy & Citizenship

  • Adam Zellner talks to Rowan Students Virtually
    Adam Zellner ’92, Founder & President, Greener By Design  (March 19, 2021)
  • Steve Kornacki discussing election 2020
    MSNBC’s Steve Kornacki (December 2020)
  • New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal
    Hon. Gurbir Grewal, NJ Attorney General  (October 2020)
  • Jack Ciattarelli spoke to students in virtual meeting
    Hon. Jack Ciattarelli, Republican candidate for Governor  (October 2020)
  • Governor Murphy with Dr. Dworkin and Former Rowan Students on Walk To Washington
    Governor Murphy, Dr. Ben Dworkin, and former Rowan Students Connor Schmiegel '19 and Brianna Donohue '19 on the Walk to Washington trip 2020.
  • RIPPAC enjoy a laugh as they prepare holiday message
  • Nyasia Brackett '20 records part of RIPPAC's holiday message
  • Julie Tarrant '20 records a line for the RIPPAC holiday message
  • Interns gather to register for Intern Summit
  • Interns peruse handouts at Summit
  • Intern speaks to Congressman Norcross at Intern Summit
  • Interns at Intern Summit 2018
    Interns at First Annual Mid-Atlantic Political Intern Summit Networking Event. 
  • Winners of spots at the NEW Leadership conference
    RIPPAC congratulates Hafiza Kazi, '20 and Marika Igras, '19 on securing coveted spots to attend the National Education for Women's Leadership program at Rutgers University. See Leadership Conference Winners at sidebar.
  • Florio speaks to students on Rowan Glassboro Campus
  • Assemblyman Daniel R. Benson poses with students after talk on Rowan Glassboro campus
  • Senator Troy Singleton addresses Rowan students
  • Steve Kornacki with Rowan students
  • Rob Lewandowski addresses students at Open House
  • Students volunteering at campaign fair
  • Hilary Becket talks to students
  • Gov. Chris Christie meets with Rowan students and the general public
  • Debate teams wait for winner to be declared at April Fools' Day Debate
  • Audience at April Fools' Day Debate laughing
  • Attendees of Political Intern Summit in group shot in Chamberlain Student Center After networking session
  • William Palatucci, Esq. meets interns at Intern Summit
  • Audience of interns listen to Rep. Donald Norcross at Intern Summit
  • Christ Russell and Tom Bonier join Prof. Dworkin for Campaign Panel at Intern Summit
  • Students gather for lunch buffet right before Campaign Panel at Intern Sumit
  • Governor Jim Florio speaking at A Midsummer's Night of Politics & Prose
  • Governor Jim Florio signs a copy of his book
  • Governor Florio meets Rowan students at A Midsummer's Night of Politics and Prose event
  • Audience member asks a question of Governor Jim Florio at A Midsummer's Night of Politics and Prose
  • Governor Florio meets President Ali Houshmand

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 participation.  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.


RIPPAC had a busy year!

   RIPPAC Year in Review 2020


On the 233rd anniversary of New Jersey becoming a state (December 18, 1787), the students of RIPPAC released a holiday video message.

You can view it here.


Upcoming Events


 RIPPAC Leadership Training Seminars Flyer


RIPPAC's Mid-Atlantic Political Intern Summit will take place on Thursday, August 5, 2021.