Community Outreach

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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Nursing Students Providing Critical Health Care Services

Nursing Students Providing Critical Health Care Services

CAMDEN —Hospitals are increasingly facing cuts in funding for charity care, leaving a void in adequate health care for underserved communities in the United States. As a result, more nurses will be required to meet the increasing health care demands of under insured and uninsured individuals. Having access to health care services and receiving culturally […]

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Rutgers-Camden Law Students Work to Encourage Voter Participation on Election Day

Rutgers-Camden Law Students Work to Encourage Voter Participation on Election Day

CAMDEN — In every election, every vote counts. That’s why Rutgers–Camden law students are hard at work encouraging Camden residents to exercise their right to vote in the Nov. 6 election. The Voters’ Rights Project is a pro bono effort in which Rutgers–Camden law students raise awareness of the election, monitor the polling places, collect […]

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