Community Outreach

Student Organizations Run Alex’s Lemonade Stand on Campus

Student Organizations Run Alex’s Lemonade Stand on Campus

Rutgers University–Camden’s very own lemonade stand is open for business! Student groups are working together to raise money for Alex’s Lemonade Stand and help support families that have children who are fighting cancer. The students built and painted a custom lemonade stand that will be set up in the Campus Center during free period once […]

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Ignite Program “Sparks” Student Discovery

Ignite Program “Sparks” Student Discovery

Every day after school, more than 200 Camden students grades 4 to 8 participate in Ignite, an innovative expanded-learning program that aims to “spark” student discovery.

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Q & A with Rutgers–Camden Civic Scholar Stephanie Bolger

Q & A with Rutgers–Camden Civic Scholar Stephanie Bolger

Rutgers–Camden Civic Scholar Stephanie Bolger “gives back” to the community just as she was given, serving as a 6th grade teacher for the TeenSharp program and an intern for Rutgers–Camden’s Office of Student Engagement.

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Rand Institute Helps Schools Reduce Juvenile Delinquency

Rand Institute Helps Schools Reduce Juvenile Delinquency

The Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs at Rutgers University–Camden is assisting the Cumberland County Positive Youth Development Coalition in its focus on schools for reducing juvenile delinquency in the county.

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Heart in Hand: Rutgers–Camden Civic Scholars Serve Thousands

Heart in Hand: Rutgers–Camden Civic Scholars Serve Thousands

As Amy Mallon recalls, while she didn’t have any official culinary training, she did have just the right ingredient – an overwhelming passion to help others. The Rutgers–Camden Civic Scholar quickly matured from her role volunteering in the community kitchen at The Neighborhood Center in Camden, to becoming the assistant chef and volunteer coordinator for […]

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