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Student Veteran Receives “Heart of a Hero” Scholarship

Student Veteran Receives “Heart of a Hero” Scholarship

By Ed Moorhouse Nambaramey Dy, a Camden resident and junior management major at Rutgers University–Camden, is one of 10 New Jersey residents and military service members to receive the 2015 New Jersey Heroes Heart of a Hero Scholarship. The annual award helps advance post-secondary education or vocational training for New Jersey’s military men and women. […]

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Gifted: First-Year Student Thankful for Her Educational Opportunities

Gifted: First-Year Student Thankful for Her Educational Opportunities

By Tom McLaughlin Like many of her fellow peers, Alma Aparicio alternately moves between bouts of nerves and excitement these days as she ponders her first steps toward pursuing a college degree. Nonetheless, says the incoming first-year student at Rutgers University–Camden, regardless of the challenges that she’ll face, she is ready to fulfill a lifelong […]

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Beating the Odds: Rutgers Future Scholar Student Attends White House Summit

Beating the Odds: Rutgers Future Scholar Student Attends White House Summit

Sonjanit DeFrank, a Rutgers Future Scholar, flourished in the LEAP Academy University Charter School’s STEM High School in Camden, was one of 130 college-bound students from across the country who were welcomed by first lady Michelle Obama at The White House to participate in the “Beating the Odds Summit.” President Barack Obama made a surprise appearance and greeted the guests.

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Prestigious National Honor Bestowed Upon Nursing Scholar

Prestigious National Honor Bestowed Upon Nursing Scholar

By Ed Moorhouse Janice Beitz, a professor at the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden and director of its wound, ostomy, and continence graduate certificate program, has been inducted into the prestigious Academy of Nursing Education by the National League for Nursing. Beitz, a Cherry Hill resident, is one of 22 nurse educators who have been selected […]

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McCormick Recognized as One of Region’s Top Nurses for 2015

McCormick Recognized as One of Region’s Top Nurses for 2015

By Ed Moorhouse Barbara McCormick, an adjunct professor at the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden, has been recognized by Nurse.com as one of the top nurses in the region in 2015. McCormick, a Turnersville resident, is one of six Philadelphia-area recipients of the distinguished Giving Excellence Meaning (GEM) Award, which honors outstanding nurses throughout the country […]