Community Outreach

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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Rutgers–Camden Students Help LEAP Innovators in “Fab Lab”

Rutgers–Camden Students Help LEAP Innovators in “Fab Lab”

Liz Ramos sketches out a shape on a notepad while taking inventory of the robotics parts assembled on her desk at the LEAP Academy University Charter School.  If she’s missing a gear or some other piece for her prototype, she won’t panic.  She’ll simply invent one. Ramos and her innovative classmates are taking their designs […]

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Students at Lead Typhoon Haiyan Fundraising Effort

Students at Lead Typhoon Haiyan Fundraising Effort

As recovery efforts from Typhoon Haiyan continue throughout southeast Asia, Filipino students from Rutgers–Camden are leading a campus-wide fundraiser  to help the millions of displaced families still seeking relief from the devastation caused by the Nov. 8 storm. “We’re doing all that we can do to help,” says Kristiana Rivera, a sophomore biology major from […]

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5K Walk/Run Over Ben Franklin Bridge Raises Money for Programs to Help Camden’s Needy Families

5K Walk/Run Over Ben Franklin Bridge Raises Money for Programs to Help Camden’s Needy Families

CAMDEN — Thousands of commuters drive across the Benjamin Franklin Bridge every day from New Jersey to Philadelphia and back, but a committed group of Rutgers–Camden nursing students ditched their wheels for a pair of sneakers to race across the span. The third annual Bridge Walk/Run Benefit, was held Saturday, Nov. 2 to raise money […]

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