New Jersey Governor Chris Christie accepted the recommendation by the UMDNJ Task Force Committee to overhaul the state’s university system, including merging Rowan University and Rutgers-Camden campus into one single university with research university designation.
Almost two years after officials announced its creation, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) has received the go-ahead to recruit students for the charter class – entering in the fall of 2012.
The single largest construction project in the City of Camden this year took a significant step forward today when the final girder for Cooper Medical School of Rowan University’s (CMSRU) building was raised into place. In what is traditionally a major milestone in any construction project, the placing of the final beam was the highlight of a “topping off” ceremony.
The Courier-Post recently published an article about a group of representatives from national philanthropic organizations that took a tour of Camden and witnessed firsthand how public-private partnerships with urban anchor institutions within the city have helped revitalize the community.
Progress continues as Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) taps medical and education experts for its leadership team. Four newly-appointed Associate Deans are now creating the foundation to position the medical school and its students for success.
A generous gift from a prominent South Jersey physician and his family will help aspiring doctors receive a state-of-the-art education in patient treatment at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU). Dr. Michael Renzi, of Haddonfield, will fund The Renzi Family Clinical Simulation Rooms at CMSRU, for an amount the family wishes not to publicly disclose.
Jocelyn A. Mitchell-Williams, MD, OBGYN at Cooper and Associate Dean for multi-cultural and community affairs at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, is featured in the January issue of SJ Magazine as one of the people to watch in 2011.
This week, the Courier-Post published an article about a recommendation to merge higher education institutions in South Jersey. George E. Norcross, III, Chairman of Cooper University Hospital’s Board of Trustees, said he loves the idea of a South Jersey merger involving Rutgers, Rowan, Cooper Medical School at Rowan and the School of Osteopathic Medicine.
A recent edition of South Jersey magazine highlighted the groundbreaking ceremony of the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, which took place in October, with photos from the event. Cooper leadership featured in the photo include John P. Sheridan, Jr., President and CEO, and Paul Katz, MD, Founding Dean of the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University.
The sounds of a choir could be heard for blocks as Cooper Medical School of Rowan University marked its official groundbreaking of the first four-year allopathic medical school in South Jersey. Honored guests including New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, US Senator Robert Menendez, US Congressman Rob Andrews, NJ State Senate President Steve Sweeney, and Camden City Mayor Dana Redd helped mark the occasion with more than 200 civic, business and community leaders from throughout the state today.