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Project Graduation. Welcome Back!!! EOF/MAP General Meeting Spring 2009. What’s New???. Michael Whiting, EOF/MAP Assistant Director/Counselor Welcome Back Bags Website. Recession 2008/2009. Many well known companies closing stores:. Recession 2008/2009.

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project graduation

Project Graduation

Welcome Back!!!


General Meeting

Spring 2009

what s new
What’s New???

Michael Whiting, EOF/MAP Assistant Director/Counselor

Welcome Back Bags


recession 2008 2009
Recession 2008/2009
  • Many well known companies closing stores:
recession 2008 20091
Recession 2008/2009
  • “U.S. Stocks Drop on Retail Sales Slump; Citigroup, Macy’s Fall”
    • Bloomberg
  • “700 Billion Dollar Bail Out Plan” (over a 100 companies received bailout money)
    • New York times
  • “Foreclosure crisis has ripple effect”
  • “Market’s Wild Ride Ends With Dow at 15-Month Low”
    • New York Times
  • “Unemployment rate hits 6.5%, the highest in 14 years”
    • Los Angeles Times
  • “Loan crisis goes to college”
    • CNN Money
  • “Bloody Monday: US firms slash 50,000 jobs” 1/26/09
    • CNN
recession how it affects you
Recession: How it affects you??
  • Loans/ Ability to attend college
  • Resources/ New Initiatives
    • Trips
    • Summer Program
  • What Can You Do?
    • Begin Working (Federal Work Study, Off campus employment)
    • Maximize every semester
    • Use your Refund Check Wisely!!!
fall 2009 in review
Fall 2009 In Review
  • Plantanos Play
  • Mentoring Events
  • Chi Alpha Inductees
  • National Latino Student Conference
  • National Black Student Leadership Conference
  • Fall Conference
the eof map family events 2008
THE EOF/MAP FamilyEvents 2008

Pumpkin Carving


review eof map requirements
Review EOF/MAP Requirements
  • Students are required to meet with their counselor once a month; twice a month if below 2.35gpa.
  • Students are required to attend two approved workshops per semester.
  • Tutoring *Developmental Courses- Required*
    • Writing: Kim Peters, by appointment
    • Math: Ladonne, Academic Success Center
    • Mondays/Wednesdays: 9:30am – 12:00pm
    • Thursdays: 3:00pm- 5:30pm
    • Fridays 1:45pm- 4:15pm
approved workshops
Approved Workshops
  • Academic Department
  • CAP Center
  • Academic Success Center
  • Health/Wellness/ Counseling & Psychological Services
  • Diversity
  • Other (to be approved by EOF/MAP Counselor
  • * Workshop Attendance Form
financial aid fridays
Financial Aid Fridays
  • Freshman EOF/MAP students are required to attend one Financial Aid Workshop. All EOF/MAP students are encourage to attend.
  • Benefits Of Attending Workshops:
    • Students will know that the FAFSA was filled out correctly the first time.
    • Filling out your FAFSA early may assist you in receiving additional funds.
    • Will ensure that all states and federal filling deadlines are met.
  • Items Needed To Attend Workshops:
    • PIN Number: if you do not have a Pin please visit
    • 2008 Taxes Forms: 1040’s, W2’s or any untaxed income forms such as SSI or TANF earned in 2008.
    • PIN Numbers, taxes forms and/or untaxed forms are needed for both students and legal guardian.
  • Dates of Workshops:
    • February 27th
    • March 6th, 13th and 27th
    • April 3rd, 17th and 24th
    • May 1st and 8th
  • Please note that a FAFSA must be filled out by June 1st 2009 to receive TAG and EOF grants for 2009-2010 academic year.
  • If a FAFSA is not completed by June 1st a fulltime student could loose up to $ 8,198 for the 2009-2010 academic year.
  • We are conducting two sessions.
    • Session I 1:00pm-2:00pm
    • Session 2 2:00pm-3:00pm
    • Workshops will be held in the CAP Center Computer Lab
  • If you have questions please contact your counselor.
chi alpha epsilon
Chi Alpha Epsilon
  • Purpose
    • Chi Alpha Epsilon was formed to recognize the academic achievements of students admitted to colleges and the universities through non-traditional criteria.
    • Its purposes are to promote continued high academic standards, to foster increased communication among its members, and to honor academic excellence achieved by those students.
  • How to qualify
    • Fulltime students who have earned two consecutive semesters of a 3.0 or better.
    • Part-time students who have earned four consecutive semesters of a 3.0 or better.
  • Induction Ceremony
    • Date: April 6th 2009
    • Time: 11:00am
    • Location: Student Center Room 114
    • Dress: Business attire
  • Applications will be mailed to home address of eligible candidates.
  • 56 students are eligible for induction into Beta Delta Chapter of Chi Alpha Epsilon.. CONGRATULATIONS!!!
eof student achievement awards
EOF Student Achievement Awards
  • Event:
    • EOF Student Achievement Awards for 2009
  • Who:
    • EOF students, who have graduated during summer 2008, fall 2008 or who will be eligible for graduation at the conclusion of spring 2009 semester.
  • Award Categories:
    • Distinguished Scholar – Cumulative gpa = 4.0
    • Outstanding Achievement – Cumulative gpa = 3.5 to 3.99
    • Academic Achievement – Cumulative gpa = 3.2 to 3.4
  • When:
    • Friday, April 17 2009
  • Time:
    • 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • Where:
    • Georgian Court University
  • Transportation:
    • Will be provided (van will leave campus at 8:00 am)
  • Communication:
    • Those who qualify will be contacted and necessary forms will be forwarded. All documentation must be returned to Ms Donna Jackson by February 10th.
  • Contact Person:
    • Mr. Roy E Bundy
eof map graduation breakfast commencement 2009
EOF/MAP Graduation Breakfast/ Commencement 2009

Event: EOF/MAP Graduation Breakfast

  • Date: May 15th
  • Time: 8:00am
  • Who: EOF/MAP graduating seniors and family members
  • Where: Owl’s Nest
  • Registration: Invitations will be sent to graduating seniors. Information will be mailed to home address
  • Deadline: Please adhere to graduation deadlines (applications, etc)
  • Commencement 2009
    • Friday, May 15th , 2009 at 10 a.m. University Green
    • All financial obligations, loans, library books, equipment owed, fines, bills, etc. must be cleared by April 30, 2009.
    • Diplomas, transcripts or teacher certifications will be provided once all obligations are met.
    • Deadline to apply for Spring 2009 Graduation is February 2, 2009
    • Fee for Cap, Gown and Tassel is $31.98
community service opportunities
Community Service Opportunities
  • Care Packages For The Troops
  • Habitat For Humanity
  • Read Across America ( Friday, February 27th )
  • South Jersey AIDS Alliance (Friday Lunch Program meets every 3rd and 4th Friday of the month)
  • Service Learning & Volunteerism @ Rowan University
    • Big Brothers/Big Sisters
    • Teaching Assistants for J. Harvey Rodgers Elementary School
    • Tri-County Head Start Reading Enrichment Program
    • Mentoring @ Glassboro Child Development Center
    • After School Program @ Brighten Up
    • Rowan University Clean & Greens
    • Junior Achievement Citizenship Lessons & Kindle School in Pitman
    • Activity Pals @ Post House Assisted Living Center
mentoring program updates
Mentoring Program Updates

Skating Party

  • The Dr. Harley E. Flack Student Mentoring program had a great fall 2008 semester, which included a myriad of academic workshops, community building activities and trips.  Like the remainder of the university, the program is undergoing some financial challenges, but we still plan to make this an enjoyable and successful spring 2009 semester for our participants
  • It is never too late to get involved with the  Dr. Harley E. Flack Student Mentoring program.  To get involved with the program:
    • As a mentee, come to the mentoring office (Savitz 336) and complete a Peer-Mentor Request Form.
    • As a peer-mentor, come to the mentoring office (Savitz 336) and complete a Peer-Mentor Application.
    • Simply come to any of the program’s events or general meetings which will be advertised throughout the semester
upcoming events important dates
Upcoming Events/Important Dates
  • Book Awards
    • EOF Students Book Vouchers are only available until January 30th .
  • Rosa Parks Luncheon, honoring the first EOF/MAP Director, Herbert Douglass and Outstanding Alumni, Diane Welburn February 23, 10:50 – 1:30
  • Rowan University Black History Month Events:
    • Multicultural Monday’s
    • The Journey
    • Barack Obama in Historical Perspective
    • Rowan’s 39th Annual Jazz Festival
    • Events are schedule for the whole month of February.
    • Please pick up a brochure of all the events from the Multicultural Affairs Office.
  • Refund Checks
    • Release Forms will be available from your EOF/MAP Counselor beginning February 16th.
    • Outstanding book loans need to be paid before release forms will be issued.
    • Refund Checks will be available for pickup from the Bursars office on February 18th and 19th.
ra s still needed
RA’s Still Needed
  • The Office of Residential Learning is currently accepting applications for Resident Advisors
  • Seeking diverse students
pci summer program 2009 information
PCI Summer Program 2009 Information
  • PCI Summer Program June 24-August 9th
  • PCI Interest Meeting Wednesday, February 11th 5:00pm Savitz Room 341
  • Applications will be available on line February 5th (PROS encouraged to attend)
  • Prospective Student Staff Member
    • Must maintain a 2.5 Cumulative GPA
    • All pending and past disciplinary matters will be reviewed by the Student Staff Standards Committee for possible disqualification or deferred approval.
    • Typically, an applicant who has been found in violation of the University’s drug policy, has repeated violations of the alcohol policy, has engaged in violent behavior, or has incomplete disciplinary sanctions will not be considered for a student staff position, within the Division of Student Affairs.
    • All applicants should be advised that background checks of social networking sites such as, Facebook and MySpace may be conducted.
    • Any violation of University policy or local, state and federal laws, while in the application process, may result in disqualification.
pre college summer institute peer counselor positions
Pre-College Summer Institute Peer Counselor Positions
  • Interpersonal Skills
    • Responsible for assisting the professional counselor in a variety of related interpersonal skills workshops and ongoing seminars. Peer Counselors in this component will be expected to address large and small groups of students, disseminate information, and interact with administrators across the campus.
  • Programming
    • Responsible for general programming of the residence hall and the constructive opportunities time period which includes: Evergreen Lounge, Recreation Center and Student Center; Provides residence hall security and completes basic reports.
  • Academics
    • Responsible for monitoring assigned classes. Assists the classroom instructor. Provides individualized and group academic support, completes related reports, attends staff meetings as scheduled. Monitors structured study in the library and residence hall.
  • Clerical
    • Provides clerical support, completes reports, and assists in the general administrative duties in both the EOF/MAP Office and residence hall. Knowledge of both Macintosh and IBM computers are a must
  • Qualifications
    • Must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5. Peer Counselors for Academics must have a 3.0 average in the subject area to be tutored.
  • Procedure
    • Obtain an application from the EOF/MAP website or the Office located in Savitz Hall.
    • All PCI positions are residential. Peer Counselors are permitted to be involved in the Summer 1 Session only. Peer Counselors are not permitted to be involved in internships, secondary employment, or any related activities during the Pre-College Institute.
  • Rowan University & Glassboro Public Schools Bring YouSUBSTITUTE TEACHING OPPORTUNITIES
  • Substitute Teachers are called on an as-needed basis to provide classroom coverage in any one of our five schools located in the Glassboro School District. Our talented team of teachers will design an appropriate curriculum which you will implement during your time in that classroom.
  • Requirements Needed:
    • Must be Highly Motivated & Enthusiastic
    • Minimum of 60 Credits from an Accredited College or University
    • Proof of Mantoux Test within Last 6 Months
    • Successful Criminal History Review
  • FACTS:
    • Convenient Locations
    • Work Around Your Class Schedule
    • Daily Salary $90 per Day