Center for Sports Communication & Social Impact

  • Basketball Hall of Famer Charles Barkley spent the day on campus meeting with students
  • The Rowan community enjoyed hearing from NFL Hall of Famer Brian Dawkins as part of our speaker series
  • Scott O'Neil, former CEO of Harris Blitzer Sports and Entertainment provided each student in attendance at Pizza with the Pros a copy of his best-selling book, "Be Where Your Feet Are"
  • Each semester dozens of Sports Communication and Media students enjoy an internship in a variety of sport positions
  • Students are exposed to guest speakers in the classroom to further enhance their learning experience
  • Neil Hartman welcomes former General Manager of the Philadelphia Phillies, Ruben Amaro, Jr., as a Professional-in-Residence for the Sports Communication and Media program

Center for Sports Communication & Social Impact

Center for Sports Communication & Social Impact

Welcome to the Center for Sports Communication and Social Impact!
We work with students studying in our Sports Communication and Media (Sports CaM) program to enhance their academic growth. We provide access to mentoring, renowned guest speakers, networking events, work opportunities and student clubs. 

Our core mission is to advance the success of Sports CaM majors. If you want to prepare for a career on the forefront of sports and find ways to impact others in society, we would love to hear from you.  

Neil Hartman

Meet the Director

Emmy Award-winning sportscaster Neil Hartman was named Director of Rowan University’s Center for Sports Communication & Social Impact in August 2019. His responsibilities include mentoring students, procuring internships, guiding careers and engaging students with sports industry professionals on campus. 

Student Experience

Rowan University offers a wealth of opportunities for students interested in pursuing a Sports Communication and Media (Sports CAM) degree.

B.A. in Sports CaM

The College of Communication & Creative Arts at Rowan is home to several sports-related communication programs including a B.A. in Sports Communication and Media (Sports CaM), Minor in Sports Communcation and Sports Media (21 credits) and Certificate of Undergraduate Study in Sports Media (12 credits).

Pizza with the Pros

Pizza with the Pros is an outstanding networking opportunity for Rowan students. Industry professionals visit campus weekly and discuss their profession and career path. Students engage with the professionals during a question and answer period and one on one interaction.

We Are One Team

We Are One Team (WA1T) is a student-led, university-wide umbrella initiative for projects and programming that promote diversity and inclusion through sport on American college campuses.


 The Center promotes a culture of actively engaged students and provides opportunities to distinguish themselves for future positions in the highly competitive sports media industry.