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Brian Amanfu
Brian Amanfu

“The training was designed not just so that you can pass the test but so that you can really understand the content. It clicked better than any other class I’ve taken. Everything we learned was revisited, and that spoke volumes to me. It wasn’t just teaching to the test; the purpose was to help everyone absorb and retain what they learned,” Amanfu said. 

Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Student Success Center with thumbs up and heart icons
Student Success Center with thumbs up and heart icons

While the college has operated remotely, RCBC’s Student Government Association has held weekly meetings to keep the lines of communication open and to brainstorm new ways to keep students engaged and informed. 

Friday, August 7, 2020
Gozde Ucar
Gozde Ucar

“Oh, that’s my home; that is the school I will remember first. If it weren’t for RCBC, I would not be working in the field of my childhood dreams. I would never have gotten to FIT without RCBC!”

Thursday, August 6, 2020
photos of three of Kieun Kwon's designs for a fashion show
photos of three of Kieun Kwon's designs for a fashion show

Kieun overcame many hurdles to complete her degrees. Her journey began in Korea where she did not have the opportunity to study art and design. When her family decided to immigrate so their children could have better opportunities, they settled in New Jersey. Kieun influenced their decision to live in a community that had a college that offered Fashion Design. She devoted much of her first year at RCBC taking classes to learn English, as it was a second language for her. 

Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Chaqunia Bearfield walking the runway
Chaqunia Bearfield walking the runway

Bearfield’s real passion lies in her fashion brand label “Hydia” and helping school age children and young adults hone their interests in fashion and sewing. When Chaqunia transferred to Rowan University to study Costume Design, she also added a few other important activities to her agenda: Beauty in Distress, an organization she founded to support other fashion designers and Love & Luxe Collegiate which supports African American women. She is also the secretary of the Black Student Union.

Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Images of Scott Finlay's fictional brand "The Countryman's Respite"
Images of Scott Finlay's fictional brand "The Countryman's Respite"

Scott was able to learn about the business side of the industry, while expressing his creativity in Fashion Research, Fashion Merchandising and Apparel Construction courses.

Monday, August 3, 2020
a collage of Jay Varga's projects and photos of him delivering food to hospitals
a collage of Jay Varga's projects and photos of him delivering food to hospitals

“I wasn't comfortable taking people's money during COVID, especially while I was still sharpening my skills, but then a light bulb went off. I could sell my pieces with all proceeds supporting a local business, while simultaneously benefitting frontline workers. I ended up using the money earned to order catering packages from Waller's Deli in Tabernacle to deliver to healthcare workers at Virtua,” Varga shared.

Thursday, July 30, 2020
photo of outside of Moorestown Station 311
photo of outside of Moorestown Station 311

“Firefighters are critical to safe communities and we are thrilled to offer the Moorestown Fire Department College Duty Crew program that will make our local communities stronger and benefit student firefighters who have answered the call to serve their community,” RCBC President Dr. Michael A. Cioce said. “I’m proud that this program will begin in my hometown and expect that it will successfully prove to a model for the rest of the county and state to follow.”

Thursday, July 23, 2020
Student Success Center with thumbs up and heart icons
Student Success Center with thumbs up and heart icons

“These options provide students with the flexibility to respond to changing health conditions in order to make choices that best meet their needs,” RCBC President Dr. Michael A. Cioce said.

Monday, July 20, 2020

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