Community Outreach

Aim High Academy Prepares South Jersey Teens for Academic Success

Aim High Academy Prepares South Jersey Teens for Academic Success

Continuing a summer tradition, a group of southern New Jersey teenagers will prepare for the rigors of college while living and studying at Rutgers University–Camden.

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Thriving Ecosystem Rising on Vacant Camden Lot Could Represent New Model for Environmental Sustainability

Thriving Ecosystem Rising on Vacant Camden Lot Could Represent New Model for Environmental Sustainability

By Ed Moorhouse An old sneaker lies on the ground on a fenced-in vacant lot between two buildings on Market Street in Camden. Not far from the sneaker, a plastic bag tries to break free from the metal fence, and empty plastic drink bottles hide among the weeds. In the middle of the lot is […]

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Rutgers–Camden Presents North Camden Student Art Showcase

Rutgers–Camden Presents North Camden Student Art Showcase

Rutgers University–Camden’s Office of Civic Engagement and its Ignite program, and the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts, will host a celebration of North Camden students’ artwork from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, June 15, to Thursday, June 18. A special closing reception will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, June 18.

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Rutgers–Camden Civic Scholar Spotlight: Chioma Eze

Rutgers–Camden Civic Scholar Spotlight: Chioma Eze

By Tom McLaughlin Since its inception in fall 2011, the Rutgers–Camden Civic Scholars program has partnered with more than forty organizations in the university’s host city, with Civic Scholars – committing 300 hours of community service in an academic year – contributing to projects and initiatives ranging from community building, healthcare, volunteer recruitment, homeless outreach, […]

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