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Photo of D'Jana Wyllis

RCBC student is among the top community college scholars in the country

Shortly before the start of the fall 2017 semester, D’Jana Wyllis arrived in New Jersey from her home in the Commonwealth of Dominica, an island of lush mountainous rainforests with many rare plants, animal and bird species. That transition became very difficult a few weeks later when a hurricane devastated the island back home and Wyllis couldn’t communicate with her family.

Heather Casparro

Proud mother, wife and child advocate

Heather Casparro graduated from RCBC in May 2018 with an associate degree in Human Services with a perfect 4.0 GPA, she is currently serving as an Alumni Trustee. In the fall Casparro will be finishing her bachelor’s in Behavioral Sciences from Wilmington University, where she has also achieved straight A’s and recognition on the dean’s list.

Tyler Burrell

From Rowan to an Ivy League law school

Tyler Burrell has a knack for making the most out of his opportunities.

His decision to attend Rowan College at Burlington County in 2014 allowed him to earn a high-quality degree, experience a vibrant campus life while staying at home where he became involved in the Delran community including the school board, town government and volunteerism.

Bernadette Wright speaking to students during the Last Lecture Series

#RCBC50Stories, Bernadette Wright

When Bernadette Wright graduated high school in 1974, she aspired to be a legal or medical secretary even though African-Americans held only 25 percent of the jobs in clerical occupations. Four years later, she achieved her goal when she started her career at Rowan College at Burlington County as a faculty secretary.

Student Andwele Pizarro

RCBC 3+1 student Andwele Pizarro

After living in Brooklyn, New York, for most of his life, Andwele Pizarro needed to make some adjustments when he moved to Mount Holly and enrolled in RCBC for a quality education that would be close to his new home. First, he got his driver’s license and then, thanks to RCBC’s affordability and his earnings from a part-time job, Andwele was able to buy a car. 

Marie Totzke

German alumna reflects on time at RCBC

Although a college education is free in Germany, Marie Totzke left her homeland to pursue an American education at Rowan College at Burlington County.

“It is free, but you don’t have those same kind of interactions or opportunities as you do in an American university,” said Totzke, 26.

A college of photos from the Fashion Noir fashion show

Fashion Noir

RCBC Fashion Club students and the founders of Atlantic City Fashion Week hosted an incredible Fashion Noir show, part of the college's Black History Month programming, on Wednesday, Feb. 13 in the Student Success Center.  

Lady Baron, Sophia Rogers

Lady Baron earns Woman of the Year

Rowan College at Burlington County (RCBC) Lady Baron, Sophia Rogers earned the Woman of the Year award at the New Jersey Association of Intercollegiate Athletics for Women’s National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) awards luncheon on February 3 at Seton Hall University.

Molly Riffle

Northern Burlington County Regional High School student gets ahead with RCBC

Northern Burlington County Regional High School’s Molly Riffle got a jump-start on her future by taking college classes at Rowan College at Burlington County’s Mount Laurel Campus.

Celebration of Philanthropy graphic

A golden opportunity to help RCBC students through scholarships

Rowan College at Burlington County’s first 50th anniversary event is the Celebration of Philanthropy, which is the college Foundation’s principal fundraiser for student scholarships, on Thursday, Feb. 21 at The Merion in Cinnaminson.

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