Student Achievement

Once Homeless, Ph.D. Student Strives to Open Boarding School for Disadvantaged Youth

Once Homeless, Ph.D. Student Strives to Open Boarding School for Disadvantaged Youth

By Tom McLaughlin A stable, secure home environment, explains Alex Cruz, can make all the difference in the world to a child’s education. “Kids shouldn’t have to worry about financial things, or whether they have a roof over their heads,” says the Ph.D. candidate in public affairs at Rutgers University–Camden. Putting words into action, Cruz […]

Posted in: Student Achievement
First-Year Leadership Institute Student Already a Guiding Influence Among His Peers

First-Year Leadership Institute Student Already a Guiding Influence Among His Peers

By Tom McLaughlin Upon arriving as a first-year student at Rutgers University–Camden this fall, Jacob Lapinson will embark on a unique and extraordinary journey via the Leadership Institute, preparing to stand as a guiding force and influence among his peers. But first things first: Lapinson spent time this summer providing critical mentorship and guidance to […]

Posted in: Student Achievement
Rutgers–Camden Student Veteran Named a Tillman Scholar

Rutgers–Camden Student Veteran Named a Tillman Scholar

A student in the DNP program at Rutgers–Camden, Laura Tolver is one of only five nursing students, and only 61 students overall, to earn this highly competitive scholarship.

Posted in: Student Achievement
Excelling on the Racetrack and in the Classroom

Excelling on the Racetrack and in the Classroom

Rutgers School of Business–Camden graduate Shelby DiIorio likes to do things at a high speed and with finesse, whether it’s on a racetrack, in the classroom, or at work.

Posted in: Student Achievement
Veteran and M.B.A. Graduate’s Expanding Career in Finance

Veteran and M.B.A. Graduate’s Expanding Career in Finance

Eric Carbone’s career has led him from a successful career in the military to the finance industry, and after earning his MBA, he hopes to advance his career even further.

Posted in: Student Achievement