Continuing a decades-long trend of expanding student opportunities, Rowan University for 2022 launched the School of Innovation & Entrepreneurship within the Rohrer College of Business, an entity designed to further opportunities for professional start-ups and a cross-campus entrepreneurial mindset.
The school is the first of its kind in New Jersey and one of just a few university-based schools of innovation and entrepreneurship in the country, RCB leaders said.
Though the new school is housed in the RCB, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Tony Lowman, a longtime educator, engineer and entrepreneur, said the school will help students pursue creative career paths to forge their own future, no matter their course of study.
“We created the school to bring an entrepreneurial mindset to all disciplines,” said Lowman, the University’s chief academic officer. “Rowan is building a university of the future, and doing so demands that we encourage students of all majors to think creatively and entrepreneurially.”
Approved in December, the school will build upon a highly successful entrepreneurship program that for 2022 earned recognition by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine as a Top 50 in the U.S.
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