Community Outreach

Alternative Spring Break Takes Students to Memphis

Alternative Spring Break Takes Students to Memphis

A group of Rutgers–Camden students traveled to Memphis, Tenn. in March to participate in a service learning initiative. The students helped restore urban areas, create eco-friendly environments, and work with school children to provide them with unique social and educational experiences. The trip was part of Rutgers-Camden’s Alternative Spring Break program, which promotes community service […]

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Knitting Club Helps Those in Need

Knitting Club Helps Those in Need

Creating something by hand is a labor of love that takes time, patience and skill. For a small group of Rutgers–Camden students, the reward comes not when the project is complete, but when it is enjoyed by those in need. “If you have a skill and you use it to do something you love, and […]

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Volunteer Tax Assistance

Volunteer Tax Assistance

This tax season, hundreds of low-income New Jersey citizens will receive free assistance from Rutgers–Camden law students in preparing income tax returns. The student-run Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) project is sponsored by the Internal Revenue Service, which provides comprehensive training for the students so they can deliver this extremely valuable service to residents. The […]

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Student Recognized for Work to Help Animals

Student Recognized for Work to Help Animals

Rutgers-Camden junior biology major Marissa Ionno is being featured in Glamour magazine’s “Seven Amazing College Women” feature! Marissa uses a Facebook page called “The TAILS Network” to help find homes for animals that could be put to sleep. According to the magazine feature, there are 800 dogs and cats euthanized in the U.S. every hour. […]

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