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Meet new members of the Rowan University community rising in their careers, the classroom, and their communities. We’ll get to know them as unique individuals, inspiring leaders, and rising role models in their fields.

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Meet new members of the Rowan University community rising in their careers, the classroom, and their communities. We’ll get to know them as unique individuals, inspiring leaders, and rising role models in their fields.

    Episode #8: Dr. Ken Lacovara

    Episode #8: Dr. Ken Lacovara

    Dr. Ken Lacovara, a paleontologist and Dean of the Rowan University School of Earth & Environment, is this week's guest on Rowan Rising. Lacovara joins host RJ Tallarida, who is the Rowan University Vice President for Advancement. The latest episode focuses on Lacovara's road to Rowan University, how he cultivated his love of dinosaurs, and just how the Jean and Ric Edelman Fossil Park came to be. Also, Lacovara talks about the life of a paleontologist, his incredible TED Talk experience, and much more. To learn more about Rising: The Campaign For Rowan University, head to rowan.edu/rising.  

    • 37 min
    Episode #7: Amanda Almon

    Episode #7: Amanda Almon

    This week's guest on Rowan Rising is Amanda Almon, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Art & Visualization in Rowan University's College of Communication & Creative Arts. Almon joins host R.J. Tallarida, Rowan University Vice President for Advancement, for a discussion about her career including how she illustrated a book at the age of 13. Also, Almon explains her love of swimming, the influence of her parents, the importance of science, what celebrity she would like to have dinner with, and more. To learn more about Rising: The Campaign For Rowan University, head to rowan.edu/rising. 

    • 29 min
    Episode #6: Dr. John Giannini

    Episode #6: Dr. John Giannini

    Rowan University Interim Athletic Director Dr. John Giannini is the latest guest on Rowan Rising. He speaks with host R.J. Tallarida, Rowan University Vice President for Advancement, and special co-host and Rowan Radio Station Manager Derek Jones.Dr. Giannini shares details his career transition from coach to educator to athletic director; key influences during his first stint at Rowan University; challenges for today's student-athletes; and more. Also, he talks about the unique way he annually decompresses from a busy schedule. To learn more about Rising: The Campaign For Rowan University, head to rowan.edu/rising.   

    • 29 min
    Episode #5: Dr. Lee Talley

    Episode #5: Dr. Lee Talley

    Dr. Lee Talley, Dean of the Thomas N. Bantivoglio Honors Concentration, is the latest guest on Rowan Rising. She joins host R.J. Tallarida, Rowan University's Vice President for Advancement.Talley talks about her role within the honors concentration; the joys of working with students; characteristics of good leaders; the importance of oral and written communication with today's students; and much more. To learn more about Rising: The Campaign For Rowan University, head to rowan.edu/rising. 

    • 24 min
    Episode #4: Bob Bullard

    Episode #4: Bob Bullard

    Bob Bullard, Director at Rowan University's Office of Career Advancement, stops by to share the story of his journey with host and Rowan University Vice President for Advancement, R.J. Tallarida. Bullard talks about his work with the Office of Career Advancement, his days as a stagehand on Broadway, family life, and running marathons. Also, he discusses leadership and how that plays into motivating students who are looking to land a job out of college. To learn more about Rising: The Campaign For Rowan University, head to rowan.edu/rising. 

    • 22 min
    Episode #3: Dr. Beena Sukumaran

    Episode #3: Dr. Beena Sukumaran

    Dr. Beena Sukumaran, Vice President for Research at Rowan University, is this week's guest on a new episode of Rowan Rising.Host RJ Tallarida, Rowan University's Vice President for Advancement, speaks with Dr. Sukumaran about her experiences as an engineer, academic, and parent. They discuss Sukumaran's role in getting females interested in the engineering field; parenting; gender roles; Rowan University as a leading research institution; and much more.To learn more about Rising: The Campaign For Rowan University, head to rowan.edu/rising. 

    • 34 min

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