Center for Sports Communication & Social Impact

  • Derek Jones, station manager at Rowan Radio 89.7 WGLS-FM, broadcasts a game.
  • Radio, Television & Film student covers a football game.
  • Phil Anastasia (right), Philadelphia Inquirer sports columnist and Rowan adjunct professor, interviews former NBA player and Camden High School legend DaJuan Wagner.
  • Rowan's Television Network (RTN) interviews a member of the men's basketball team.
  • Dr. John Giannini, founding director of Rowan's Center for Sports Communication & Social Impact. Photo credit: Greg Carroccio/Sideline Photos. 
  • Radio, Television & Film student covering a game.

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 & Media (SportsCAM) program to enhance their academic growth. We provide access to mentoring, renowned guest speakers, networking events, work opportunities and student clubs. If you want to prepare for a career in sports and find ways to impact others in society, we would love to hear from you!
John Giannini, Ph.D.
Founding Director

Meet the Director

Dr. John Giannini has been named the Founding Director of the Center for Sports Communication and Social Impact at Rowan University. The Center provides educational, professional and inspirational experiences for students in the new Sports Communication and Media major.


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.

B.A. in SportsCAM

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).