Student Achievement

Louder than Words: Rutgers–Camden Student Earns Scholarship for Social Activism

Louder than Words: Rutgers–Camden Student Earns Scholarship for Social Activism

As Lauren Carlbon recalls, growing up in her household, social- and environmental-justice issues were often a part of casual dinner conversation. Her first experience with activism came as the result of her parents’ involvement with a citizen-led effort to prevent the City Council of Ocean City, N.J., from using rainforest wood on the boardwalk, pushing […]

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Breaking New Ground: Rutgers–Camden Student and Archeologist Honored with 2013 New Jersey Historic Preservation Award

Breaking New Ground: Rutgers–Camden Student and Archeologist Honored with 2013 New Jersey Historic Preservation Award

As Brian Albright explains it, performing an excavation is more than just finding artifacts; it’s learning to put these pieces together in order to form a coherent narrative about the past. The Rutgers–Camden graduate student likens it to doing a jigsaw puzzle, only you don’t know how many pieces there are, and you don’t know […]

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Rutgers–Camden Student Earns 2013 CONTACT Scholarship Award

Rutgers–Camden Student Earns 2013 CONTACT Scholarship Award

Michelle Gaffney, a senior psychology major at Rutgers–Camden, has been awarded a 2013 CONTACT Scholarship Award in the amount of $500 from CONTACT Community Helplines. She was honored in part for her volunteer work at CONTACT, a 24/7 crisis hotline, which serves people in need in Camden, Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem counties. Gaffney will receive […]

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VanLiew Wins Second NCAA Javelin Title in Record-Setting Fashion

VanLiew Wins Second NCAA Javelin Title in Record-Setting Fashion

When you are the reigning NCAA champion in your track and field specialty, it isn’t easy to make a bigger impression. Unless you are Rutgers University-Camden senior Tim VanLiew of Deptford. VanLiew not only defended his national javelin title here Saturday at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships, but he did so […]

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Students Earn First Doctoral Degrees in Childhood Studies

Students Earn First Doctoral Degrees in Childhood Studies

Rutgers–Camden will confer doctoral degrees to the first three graduates of its landmark Ph.D. in childhood studies program during the Faculty of Arts and Sciences commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 23. It is an unprecedented achievement on a national scale.  The graduates – Lara Saguisag, Deborah Valentine, and Marla Wander – will become the first […]

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