Dr. Richard Selznick, Director of the Cooper Learning Center at Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper, will lead an all-day workshop presented at Rowan University by its College of Graduate and Continuing Education entitled “The Shut-Down Learner” on Tuesday, February 7.
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.
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.
Cooper University Hospital and Rowan University have entered into an agreement that will enhance public safety on the Camden Health Sciences Campus. According to this agreement, Rowan will provide law enforcement officers for the campus surrounding the hospital and the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, which is currently under construction. Emphasis will be given to Camden Police Officers who were recently laid-off from their jobs.
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.
Paul Katz, MD, has been selected as the Founding Dean of the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University. He currently is the Vice Dean of Faculty and Clinical Affairs at The Commonwealth Medical College in Scranton, Pa. As leader of Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Katz becomes the Founding Dean of the first, four-year allopathic medical school ever in South Jersey—and the first new medical school in the State of New Jersey in the past 30 years.
Rowan University and Cooper University Hospital have initiated a search for the founding dean of Cooper Medical School of Rowan University. The dean will serve as the chief executive and intellectual leader of the medical school and is expected to have a dramatic impact on the future of health care delivery and education in South Jersey.
Rowan University alumnus Dr. Marque Allen made the trek from his home in Texas to South Jersey this week to spend Thanksgiving with his family--and to announce his $100,000 donation to Cooper Medical School of Rowan University. The gift by Dr. Allen, a podiatric surgeon, and his wife, Yvette, is the first gift to the new medical school and will create a scholarship fund for first-year Rowan alumni who are attending Cooper Medical School of Rowan University.