Student Achievement

Graduate Psychology Student Overcomes Personal Struggles to Pursue Career as Clinical Psychologist

Graduate Psychology Student Overcomes Personal Struggles to Pursue Career as Clinical Psychologist

By Tom McLaughlin David Sherrell vividly remembers being in the throes of addiction – even if he hadn’t realized it at the time. “I was in my early 20s, away at college for the first time, and feeling entitled to party and relax,” recalls the graduating Rutgers University–Camden graduate psychology student. “Alcohol was just a […]

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Childhood Studies Major Follows in Mom’s Footsteps and Embarks on Career in Special Education

Childhood Studies Major Follows in Mom’s Footsteps and Embarks on Career in Special Education

By Tom McLaughlin Growing up, Alissa Valeriano knew that she wanted to work with children. She just didn’t know what direction her career path would take. She then vividly saw the difference that great teachers can make in the lives of their students, having to look no further than her mother – a special education […]

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Passion for Helping Others Leads Michael Bamimore to Pursue a Career in Medicine

Passion for Helping Others Leads Michael Bamimore to Pursue a Career in Medicine

Michael Bamimore’s aspiration to attend medical school got back on track with help from his fellow students and professors.

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Pixel Dust: Graduating Senior Fulfills Lifelong Dream to Be a Video Game Designer

Pixel Dust: Graduating Senior Fulfills Lifelong Dream to Be a Video Game Designer

By Tom McLaughlin As a child, Steve Gussman watched intently as his older brother played video games such as “Super Mario 64.” “But I was reluctant to try it out of fear that I might somehow break it,” recalls the graduating Rutgers University–Camden senior. Finally summoning the courage, Gussman was soon playing video games every […]

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Graduating Student-Athlete a Leader On and Off the Field

Graduating Student-Athlete a Leader On and Off the Field

By Tom McLaughlin Aubrey Andrews has always been up for a challenge. As then-captain of the Rutgers University–Camden women’s soccer team, the senior nursing major took ownership of her role as a leader, mentor, and source of encouragement to her fellow athletes – especially those just beginning their college journeys. And so it was Andrews […]

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