Research Highlights

The Strength Within: Graduating Student Studies Notions of Identity in Trenton Evangelical Churches

The Strength Within: Graduating Student Studies Notions of Identity in Trenton Evangelical Churches

Marcus Woods, a graduating student in Rutgers University–Camden’s Ph.D. in childhood studies program, focuses his dissertation on African-American youth members of two storefront, evangelical churches in Trenton, examining how these young people make choices and shape their identities in accordance with the religious culture.

Baseball is Chemistry: For Losing Teams, Finding the Right Mix of Players is Key, According to Rutgers University–Camden Management Expert

Baseball is Chemistry: For Losing Teams, Finding the Right Mix of Players is Key, According to Rutgers University–Camden Management Expert

As spring turns to summer and temperatures begin to soar, the forecast remains dreary for the Philadelphia Phillies, who, as expected, currently reside at the bottom of the National League standings. While fans clamor for a winner, a Rutgers University–Camden management professor says the key to righting the ship is simple: better team chemistry. “Do […]

Rutgers–Camden Nursing Scholar Says Mother-Daughter Relationship Inspires Healthy Living

Rutgers–Camden Nursing Scholar Says Mother-Daughter Relationship Inspires Healthy Living

CAMDEN — As the mother of a 15-year-old girl, Wanda Williams is very familiar with the bond between moms and their teenage daughters. “Daughters want to emulate their mothers’ style and behavior, and mothers want what is best for their daughters,” says Williams, an assistant professor at the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden. As the spotlight […]

Giving Back to the Community

Rutgers–Camden Civic Scholar Spotlight: Chioma Eze

Rutgers–Camden Civic Scholar Spotlight: Chioma Eze

Since its inception in fall 2011, the Rutgers–Camden Civic Scholars program has partnered with more than forty organizations in the university’s host city, with Civic Scholars – committing 300 hours of community service in an academic year – contributing to projects and initiatives ranging from community building, healthcare, volunteer recruitment, homeless outreach, youth program enrichment, […]

Rutgers–Camden Civic Scholar Spotlight: Angelica Shaw

Rutgers–Camden Civic Scholar Spotlight: Angelica Shaw

Since its inception in fall 2011, the Rutgers–Camden Civic Scholars program has partnered with more than forty organizations in the university’s host city, with Civic Scholars – committing 300 hours of community service in an academic year – contributing to projects and initiatives ranging from community building, healthcare, volunteer recruitment, homeless outreach, youth program enrichment, […]

Rutgers–Camden Civic Scholar Spotlight: Amy Mallon

Rutgers–Camden Civic Scholar Spotlight: Amy Mallon

Since its inception in fall 2011, the Rutgers–Camden Civic Scholars program has partnered with more than forty organizations in the university’s host city, with Civic Scholars – committing 300 hours of community service in an academic year – contributing to projects and initiatives ranging from community building, healthcare, volunteer recruitment, homeless outreach, youth program enrichment, […]

Student Achievement

Seizing Opportunity: Graduating Student Took a Chance and Turned it into a Career

Seizing Opportunity: Graduating Student Took a Chance and Turned it into a Career

On May 21, Galina Graulau will earn distinction as an elite, K-12 Spanish teacher, as she and counterpart Aurora Boyette become the first two graduates of Rutgers–Camden’s innovative MAT program.

Course of Action: For Graduating Student, a Challenge is no Foreign Concept

Course of Action: For Graduating Student, a Challenge is no Foreign Concept

On May 21, Aurora Boyette, a Spanish teacher at Absegami High School, will be one of the first two graduates – joining counterpart Galina Graulau – of the master of arts in teaching Spanish (MAT) program at Rutgers University–Camden.

Man in Motion: Graduating Student Veteran Overcomes Disability to Offer Support to Fellow Veterans

Man in Motion: Graduating Student Veteran Overcomes Disability to Offer Support to Fellow Veterans

Air Force veteran Adam Klein will graduate from Rutgers–Camden on May 21 with a bachelor’s degree in social work. Having faced adversity himself, he plans to continue his mission providing guidance and support to disabled veterans.

Campus Life

Rutgers–Camden Awards Honorary Degrees to Jon Bon Jovi and Bryan Stevenson

Rutgers–Camden Awards Honorary Degrees to Jon Bon Jovi and Bryan Stevenson

Two nationally recognized leaders in civic justice and equality received honorary degrees from Rutgers University–Camden during a Convocation and Graduate Commencement ceremony held at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden at 9 a.m. today. Bryan Stevenson, the founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, received an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree, while musician/philanthropist […]

Advice to the Class of 2015

Advice to the Class of 2015

As a new class of Rutgers University–Camden students prepares to graduate and embark on a new journey in their lives, two Rutgers–Camden alumni offer a few words of wisdom to prepare them for the next chapter. Adrienne Kirby (CCAS ’79), President and CEO of Cooper University Health Care Advice to the Class of 2015 Be […]

Executive Lunch Connects Business Leaders with MBA and PMBA Students

Executive Lunch Connects Business Leaders with MBA and PMBA Students

James McCarthy looked around a table of 19 aspiring and established business professionals and wished for a moment that he could switch places with them. “I’d be interested in sitting in your seats to ask you questions and get your perspective,” McCarthy told the group. The Rutgers School of Business–Camden alumnus was as eager to […]

Scarlet Pride

Rutgers University–Camden PMBA Graduate Goes Back to School to Learn the Language of Business

Rutgers University–Camden PMBA Graduate Goes Back to School to Learn the Language of Business

Dan Zuccarello has just four words to say when asked about his decision to enroll in the professional master of business administration degree program at the Rutgers School of Business–Camden. “This is my time,” he says, emphatically. Thirty-five years after earning his bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Delaware, Zuccarello, a Hightstown resident, […]

Nursing Student Finds Inspiration in Following in Her Mother’s Footsteps

Nursing Student Finds Inspiration in Following in Her Mother’s Footsteps

Kelsey Draves didn’t have to look very far when seeking someone to mentor her while studying to become a nurse at Rutgers University–Camden. “My mom is a nurse and has really inspired me to become a nurse, too, because of the way I’ve seen her help people and because of her willingness to always help […]

Rutgers–Camden Graduate Gains Confidence in Research Ability

Rutgers–Camden Graduate Gains Confidence in Research Ability

It’s understandable if Ryan Pachucki has a sense of déjà vu during Rutgers University–Camden’s commencement ceremony on May 21. It wasn’t long ago that he walked across the stage at the Susquehanna Bank Center on the Camden Waterfront to receive his bachelor’s degree. This year, Pachucki will step into his own footprints as he receives […]

Arts and Culture

Music Program Celebrates Spring with Series of Free, Public Concerts

Music Program Celebrates Spring with Series of Free, Public Concerts

The Rutgers University–Camden music program will ring in the spring season with a diverse selection of free, public concerts. Four different performances will be presented throughout April and May, featuring music ranging from classical to contemporary.

Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest” Concludes Theater Season

Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest” Concludes Theater Season

The Rutgers University–Camden theater program will conclude its 2014-15 season with a production of Oscar Wilde’s classic and most successful comedy, “The Importance of Being Earnest.”

On a Simple Yarn: Film Studies Lecturer Interviews Writer/Director Thomas McCarthy

On a Simple Yarn: Film Studies Lecturer Interviews Writer/Director Thomas McCarthy

By Matthew Sorrento, a film studies lecturer at Rutgers University–Camden Thomas McCarthy makes movies about the common man yearning for something greater. Featuring a “lost soul” with a new world awaiting him, his works are a lot like fables. His stories are informed by Shakespearean comedy, in which characters abandon the ordinary world for a […]

Other Recent Posts

The Right Formula: Graduating Student is Celebrated Author and Licensed Chemical Engineer

The Right Formula: Graduating Student is Celebrated Author and Licensed Chemical Engineer

Mary Anna Evans, a graduating student in the master of fine arts (M.F.A.) degree in creative writing at Rutgers University–Camden, enjoyed a successful career in chemical engineering before becoming a celebrated author.

Rutgers–Camden Civic Scholar Spotlights

Rutgers–Camden Civic Scholar Spotlights

Since its inception in fall 2011, the Rutgers–Camden Civic Scholars program has partnered with more than forty organizations in the university’s host city, with Civic Scholars – committing 300 hours of community service in an academic year – contributing to projects and initiatives ranging from community building, healthcare, volunteer recruitment, homeless outreach, youth program enrichment, […]

Rutgers–Camden Civic Scholar Spotlight: Zach Hunt

Rutgers–Camden Civic Scholar Spotlight: Zach Hunt

Since its inception in fall 2011, the Rutgers–Camden Civic Scholars program has partnered with more than forty organizations in the university’s host city, with Civic Scholars – committing 300 hours of community service in an academic year – contributing to projects and initiatives ranging from community building, healthcare, volunteer recruitment, homeless outreach, youth program enrichment, […]