Community Outreach

TriO Student Support Services Receives $220,000 U.S. Department of Education Grant

TriO Student Support Services Receives $220,000 U.S. Department of Education Grant

Rutgers University–Camden will bolster its mission of providing exceptional educational opportunities for the poorest, most underserved students, thanks to a new $220,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The five-year grant, awarded to the federally funded TriO Student Support Services (TriO SSS) program at Rutgers–Camden, will enable 160 undergraduate students from low-income backgrounds – […]

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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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