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Senior citizens use lifetime of experience to make daily difference in community

When considering retirement, one often views it through a lens of relaxation and taking a final break from work. Fortunately for the citizens of Burlington County, each year countless seniors vow to take a different approach. 

RCBC alumnus scores big with career in sports journalism

It all started with a high school senior paper assignment. When Anthony Caruso III was asked to write about his dream career, sports journalist was the obvious choice. A lifelong sports fan and avid writer, Caruso III knew he wanted to combine his two passions into one fulfilling career.

3+1 student Julianna Rankel

3+1 student competing for Miss New Jersey title

Julianna Rankel has been competing in pageants for a few years, this is her first year with the Miss America Organization (MAO). She will be competing for the title of Miss New Jersey on June 15, with the title of Miss Columbus Day promoting her social impact initiative, R.E.A.C.H. Out, which strives to promote education and advocacy for children’s mental health.

Fior di latte ice cream pairs with Jersey berries

Making ice cream can seem like a daunting task if the recipe is long, involved or requires making a custard base, but this simple Italian-inspired version is quick, easy and delicious. Traditionally fior di latte, or “flower of milk,” is an Italian gelato flavor. It tastes sweet and rich with just a hint of vanilla and honey.

A first-generation student flourishes with the Rowan partnership

Khaliyah Leach was always determined to go to college.

“I always knew I wanted to go to college,” Khaliyah said. “I wanted to make money and be my own boss.”

She explored some out-of-state universities before deciding that Rowan College at Burlington County was the right choice for her.

Non-native speaker Claudia Saldivar-Cruz earns RCBC Academic Award in English

For some, creativity is an outlet. For Claudia Saldivar-Cruz, it’s a lifestyle. She is always working on a project, whether it be making jewelry, cake decorating, making pinatas, doodling intricate mandalas and zen art or creating papier mache sculptures. She has also recently taken up painting.

Teresa Soca and her family

Juggling two jobs, family and school wasn't easy, but it was worth it for new 3+1 nursing grad

You think you’re busy? Meet Teresa Soca.

From January through May 2018, she never got home between Wednesday nights and late Friday afternoons, sleeping a few hours in her car; washing up and changing clothes where she could; eating a Thursday night dinner dropped off by her significant other, Scott, of maybe pork chops, mashed potatoes and green beans.

RCBC Student and president award winner Lauren Turse

RCBC student earns three college degrees before graduating high school

Lauren Turse began her education at Rowan College at Burlington County (RCBC) when she was 14 years old. Now at 18, she will be graduating this spring with three degrees, English, Biology and Psychology.

RCBC to hold three graduation ceremonies next week

(Pictured from left: President's Award winner Caris Norway, RCBC's 2019 Valedictorian D'Jana Wyllis and President's Award winner Lauren Turse)

Rowan College at Burlington County (RCBC) will honor more than 1,300 graduates at its 49th Annual Commencement ceremonies, which continues the college’s yearlong celebration of its 50th year.

Sarika Blackman and RCBC President, Dr. Cioce

RCBC student makes her American Dream a reality

Sarika Blackman, originally from Guyana, had completed the requirements to become a United States citizen shortly before her Green Card was set to expire. By chance, she saw that Rowan College at Burlington County was hosting a naturalization ceremony and successfully requested that Immigration Services include her so she could take the oath on the campus that has been so important to her.

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