News & Upcoming Events

News & Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

CCCA Commencement 2017 Ceremony: 5/10, 10:00 am, University Green



CCCA News & Events

4/1/2017, 11:00 am. 5th Annual Student Awards & Showcase. Click here to see event pictures.
Each year shortly after Spring break we gather to celebrate the academic and professional successes of our students and the faculty who guided them. The Annual CCCA Student Awards & Showcase feature our graduate and undergraduate winners of the Medallions of Excellence, Scholarships, and Awards; and amazing displays of the best student projects from various classes throughout the year.

4/1/2017, 6:00 pm. Banquet Celebrating 50 Years of Excellence in Communication and Creative Arts. Click here for event stories and pictures.
Over 230 guests spanned five decades of teaching, studying, and practicing communication and creative arts. Faculty and staff, alumni and students, family and friends enjoyed Chef Charlie and Chef John's exceptional food, Chris Winkler's retrospective film, and stories shared by those who started us on this magnificent path. Thank you to everyone who took the time to be with us, in person or via social media. 

3/21, 5:00 pm. Chris Lukach (Communication and PR/Advertising, '04; president of Anne Klein Communications Group, Rowan University PRSSA Hall of Fame 2009) presents on Crisis Communication in the Attention-Deficit Age. Student Center 127 


Art Exhibits

  • Elsa Goldsmith: Women. On view in our spotlight section of the gallery is are works by Elsa M. Goldsmith (1920-2005). Goldsmith was a participant in "The Sister Chapel" (1974-79), an essential feminist installation that is currently on display in the same gallery. Her paintings, drawings, and prints feature her subtle but compelling depictions of women in a range of media and techniques.
  • Office of Information Resources & Technology (Memorial Hall) Selections from the Sylvia Sleigh Collection. On view is a selection of works from the Sylvia Sleigh Collection. Originally owned by the prominent feminist artist Sylvia Sleigh, the collection was donated to Rowan in 2011. The office is open Monday through Friday during regular business hours.
  • Department of Art, Westby Hall, 2nd floor Paintings of Corfe Castle by Stephanie Rauschenbusch. On view is a series of paintings, completed in 1987 and 1988, which are based on the ruins of Corfe Castle, an 11th century fortification in the English county of Dorset. The entire series was donated to Rowan by the artist. The office is open Monday through Friday during regular business hours. 
3/30, 6:00 - 8:30pm. How Food Moves: Edible Logistics. 301 High Street West, First Floor. Guest Curator: Daniel Tucker

Recent Events

Fall 2016

9/15 A Sharp Divide. Racial and cultural disparities within our criminal justice system. Rowan University Art Gallery. 

9/19 Skype call with Nick Willey, Event Manager, Walt Disney World. PR & Advertising Dept.

9/20 Rowan Ad Dynamics - 2-17 AAF-NSAC 

9/21 Rowan Ad Club Meeting

9/22 Exploratory Studies Workshop

9/22 Book reading: The Carpenter's Lament in Winter. Guest speaker: Toni Libro (B.A. '60, M.A. '67), founding Dean of the College of Communication (1996-2001)

9/28 An illustration class with Amy Smyth, of

9/28 The Power and Influence of Contemporary Visual Imagery. Get Out the Vote + Political Art. Prof. Nancy Ohanian, Art Dept.

10/3 Propaganda Posters as the Visual Voice of WWI and WWII. Speaker: Prof. Jan Conradi, Art Dept. 

10/7 Movie screening. QUEST: The Fury and the Sound. A portrait of an American Family. Prof. Jon Olshefski, RTF Dept.

10/8 Rowan University Homecoming 2016-PROFlympics Tailgate

10/13-16 Literature Film Association Conference. Theme: Alternate Worlds. RTF Dept.

11/1 Alumni Networking & Career Event. Host: Dept. of Communication Studies


Spring 2017

2/22, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Rowan University, Spring Career Fair. Student Rec Center

2/23, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm. Westby Art Gallery 207: Senior Show Opening for Kayla Earnest. Light refreshments will be provided. 

3/18, 6:30 pm. Jon Olshefski's Quest plays at the Lincoln Center, NYC

3/19, 4:00 pm. Jon Olshefski's Quest plays at MOMA, NYC.

4/1, 11:00 am. 5th Annual Student Awards & Showcase. Student Center Ballroom

4/1, 6:00 pm. CCCA Banquet Celebrating 50 Years of Excellence in Communication and Creative Arts. Student Center Ballroom. See 


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