Community Outreach

Film Series to Highlight Metropolitan and Urban Issues

Film Series to Highlight Metropolitan and Urban Issues

Rutgers University–Camden will present a thought-provoking film and discussion series focusing on metropolitan and urban issues, at noon Fridays in the faculty lounge on the third floor of Armitage Hall.

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New Student Day of Service

New Student Day of Service

Approximately 250 new Rutgers University–Camden students spent a day working to improve their new host city during the annual New Student Day of Service that connects teams of Rutgers students to multiple city neighborhoods. These first-year Scarlet Raptors engaged in voluntary activities at the Food Bank of South Jersey, the Neighborhood Center, and Urban Promise, […]

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Director Participates in Regional Initiative in South America to Highlight Needs of Children and Families of the Incarcerated

Director Participates in Regional Initiative in South America to Highlight Needs of Children and Families of the Incarcerated

Ann Adalist-Estrin, director of the National Resource Center on Children and Families of the Incarcerated at Rutgers University–Camden, recently returned from a weeklong trip in South America as part of a regional initiative to highlight the needs of children and families of the incarcerated in Latin America and the Caribbean. Adalist-Estrin was invited by Church World […]

Certificate Prepares Leaders to Solve Social Problems

Certificate Prepares Leaders to Solve Social Problems

After years of planning and collaboration, the Rutgers graduate certificate program in community development was launched on July 31 at the Center for Puerto Rico in San Juan. Thirty-seven talented leaders, working in various capacities for organizations in Puerto Rico that focus on neighborhood and economic development, took part in the first course, an intensive seminar on executive leadership and communications.

Collaborative to Provide Nursing Education

Collaborative to Provide Nursing Education

The Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden and Cooper University Health Care are partnering to encourage health care paraprofessionals from underrepresented populations to pursue nursing careers. The Rutgers–Camden/Cooper Collaborative for Upward Mobility in Nursing will provide baccalaureate education to unlicensed, assistive personnel employed at Cooper University Health Care. It is being funded by a $250,000 grant from […]

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