Community Outreach

Certificate Prepares Leaders to Solve Social Problems

Certificate Prepares Leaders to Solve Social Problems

After years of planning and collaboration, the Rutgers graduate certificate program in community development was launched on July 31 at the Center for Puerto Rico in San Juan. Thirty-seven talented leaders, working in various capacities for organizations in Puerto Rico that focus on neighborhood and economic development, took part in the first course, an intensive seminar on executive leadership and communications.

Collaborative to Provide Nursing Education

Collaborative to Provide Nursing Education

The Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden and Cooper University Health Care are partnering to encourage health care paraprofessionals from underrepresented populations to pursue nursing careers. The Rutgers–Camden/Cooper Collaborative for Upward Mobility in Nursing will provide baccalaureate education to unlicensed, assistive personnel employed at Cooper University Health Care. It is being funded by a $250,000 grant from […]

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Home Work: Graduate Students Assist Regional Partnership

Home Work: Graduate Students Assist Regional Partnership

Prentiss Dantzler and Zach Wood, Ph.D. candidates in public affairs, and Jeanette Holdbrook, a graduate student in the master of public administration (MPA) program, are assisting an innovative partnership of seven Camden County towns focused on addressing vacant properties.

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Four Student Veterans Named First Kane Scholarship Recipients

Four Student Veterans Named First Kane Scholarship Recipients

Four Rutgers University–Camden student veterans have been named the inaugural recipients of the Jeremy Kane Scholarship: Carla Cooper, Mark Bodrog, Nam Dy, and Henderson Tyrrell. Each recipient has received an award in the amount of $750.

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National Resource Center Comes to Rutgers-Camden

National Resource Center Comes to Rutgers-Camden

With roots dating back 30 years, the National Resource Center on Children and Families of the Incarcerated (NRCCFI) — the oldest organization of its kind in the United States — made a new home at Rutgers University–Camden in October. Now known as the NRCCFI at Rutgers–Camden, the center has ushered in a new era of collaborative research, resource dissemination, advocacy, training, and educational opportunities.

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