2024 Articles

May Articles

Addressing the Black Maternal Mortality Crisis and Honoring Jaylyn Thompson, OMS–III, DEI Champion

At the Rowan University Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), we recognize the Black maternal mortality crisis and support all...

Honoring Coptic Orthodox Easter

On the evening of May 4, 2024, at the end of the Holy Pascha Week, Coptic Orthodox Christian communities celebrate the resurrection of Christ. It...

April Articles

Honoring Neurodiversity Acceptance Year-Round

For more than a decade, the Autistic Self-Advocacy Network (ASAN) has indicated the month of April as Autism Acceptance Month. Throughout spring...

Interview with Dr. Brett Pulliam

Dr. Brett Pulliam, Assistant Vice President of Student Success and Inclusion Programs at the Division of DEI, didn't start out in...

Recognizing and Celebrating Arab Heritage Month Year-Round and Increasing Cultural Appreciation

During the month of April, the United States celebrates Arab Heritage Month, recognizing the histories, diverse cultures, and achievements of...

Honoring Passover/Pesach

Passover (Pesach, in Hebrew), honors the emancipation of enslaved Israelites in ancient Egypt. Pesach means "to pass over" in Hebrew....

Honoring Trans Visibility Every Day

Our Rowan University Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) team honors and supports Trans Day of Visibility (TDOV) today and every...

March Articles

Inclusive Spaces at Rowan University

We are excited to share the Inclusive Spaces on Rowan University Campuses map, in beta format.

Honoring the Month of Ramadan

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Hijri calendar, also known as the Islamic calendar, or Muslim calendar. It is considered the most sacred month in...

Celebrating and Amplifying Beatrice Carey Carter and Black Visual Arts

Beatrice Carey Carter is a luminary in visual arts, crafting inclusivity and empowerment through multifaceted practice. Carter holds a BA in Art...

A Dedication to Women/Womyn/Womxn of Color Student Artists at Rowan University

Our Rowan University Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) team is honored to share a new and ongoing collaboration with the Ric...

Recognizing and Celebrating Women's History Month and International Women's Day Year-Round

Throughout Women's History Month (WHM), International Women's Day (IWD), and year-round, our Rowan University Division of Diversity,...

Center for Neurodiversity March 2024 Events

Please join the Center for Neurodiversity at Rowan University in the fully virtual "Accessibility and Inclusion Lounge," a resource hub...

Inclusive Campus Discussion

On Wednesday, February 21, 2024 at 5pm, the Muslim Student Association (MSA) at Rowan University facilitated a peace-building dialogue with Dr. Ali...

First-Generation Student Support Group

As of the fall 2023 semester, Counseling and Psychological Services at the Wellness Center on Rowan University's Glassboro campus has...

Chiara Latimer of Center for Neurodiversity Recognized as "2024 Woman to Watch"

Please join the Rowan University Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in congratulating Chiara Latimer, who serves as Co-Director of...

January–February Articles

Interview with Dr. Margarita Olivencia

In late October, I had the honor of interviewing Dr. Margie [Margarita] Olivencia, a passionate educator recently recognized with the prestigious...

Rowan University Division of DEI New Staff

The Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) at Rowan University is pleased to welcome four staff members to the core team. Learn more...

Meet the DEI Council Chairs 2023–2024

The Rowan University Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Council is responsible for leading in the development, implementation, and monitoring...

Recognizing and Celebrating Muslim Heritage Month Year-Round and Increasing Cultural Appreciation

Last year, on April 29, 2023, Governor Phil Murphy signed the joint resolution SJR105/AJR194, thereby recognizing and declaring the month of...

Lunar New Year 2024: Celebrating the Year of the Dragon and the Diversity of Asian People

Lunar New Year is recognized by Asian communities all over the world, as well as Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander communities. The observance...

Black History Month 2024 and Beyond: Celebrating and Amplifying Black Lives Year-Round

Black History Month is a time of acknowledgement, reflection, introspection, and inspiration, wherein the immeasurable contributions of Black...

Celebrating the Legacy of Rosa Parks and Black History Month at Rowan University

Please join the Rowan University community for the 19th Annual Rosa Parks Luncheon, sponsored by the Africana Studies Program, on Tuesday, February...

BIPOC Graduate and Professional Student Association Networking Event

Please join the Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) Graduate and Professional Student Association (BPGSA) at Rowan University for a...

Center for Neurodiversity at Rowan University February 2024 Events

Please join the Center for Neurodiversity at Rowan University in the fully virtual "Accessibility and Inclusion Lounge," a resource hub...