Community Outreach

Camden County Students Compete in Poetry Slam

Camden County Students Compete in Poetry Slam

Since September, Rutgers University–Camden students in the master of fine arts program in creative writing have been introducing the wonders and joys of poetry to Camden County middle- and high-school students. In turn, these young poets have learned to express themselves through a new medium, often finding words that they didn’t know were within reach. […]

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Champions of Social Justice Celebrated

Champions of Social Justice Celebrated

CAMDEN — Three outstanding individuals who exemplify the values advocated by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. were honored by the Rutgers Law–Camden Black Law Students Association during its 18th annual Champions of Social Justice Awards Banquet on Friday, Jan. 24. This year’s honorees include Paulette Brown, partner at Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP, and the first […]

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Students to Make an Impact in Camden Community on MLK Day of Service

Students to Make an Impact in Camden Community on MLK Day of Service

Rutgers–Camden is a campus where ideas are translated into action.  There’s no finer example of this fact than the annual Martin Luther King Day of Service, which makes a true impact on our host city in a short period of time. On Monday, Jan. 20, members of the Rutgers–Camden community participated in activities to strengthen […]

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Civic Scholar Creates ESL Course for Camden Parents

Civic Scholar Creates ESL Course for Camden Parents

Madison Rogers has never been one to stand idly by. It was then no surprise when the Rutgers–Camden Civic Scholar spent this past summer working as an education ambassador for Ignite, a six-week program for students grades 4 through 8 from North Camden schools offered on the Rutgers–Camden campus. But her work wouldn’t end there. […]

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Rutgers–Camden Hosts Interfaith Conference for Local Religious Leaders

Rutgers–Camden Hosts Interfaith Conference for Local Religious Leaders

Rutgers–Camden hosted a free forum for local religious leaders to discuss their approaches for fostering a more just society in Camden and beyond on Friday, Dec. 13. The forum, titled “Religions Working Together for Social Justice: An Interfaith Conference,” was organized by M.A. Rafey Habib, a professor of English at Rutgers–Camden, along with students in […]

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