Rowan Consortium Created to Better Equip Students for Real World

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Senate President Steve Sweeney joined officials from Rowan College at Gloucester County and the South Jersey community to announce the creation of a new program aimed at giving students more real-world learning opportunities.

On Tuesday, October 10th, officials unveiled the new Rowan Consortium program, which will combine and coordinate education and job training to better equip students with the skills they need for the workforce.

Sweeney stated the program is a great way to bring vocational schools, county colleges, four-year colleges and universities, and local business together.

The State Senate President said he will introduce legislation soon that would help the efforts of other schools to establish similar programs.

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