Community Outreach

Rutgers–Camden Hosts Interfaith Conference for Local Religious Leaders

Rutgers–Camden Hosts Interfaith Conference for Local Religious Leaders

Rutgers–Camden hosted a free forum for local religious leaders to discuss their approaches for fostering a more just society in Camden and beyond on Friday, Dec. 13. The forum, titled “Religions Working Together for Social Justice: An Interfaith Conference,” was organized by M.A. Rafey Habib, a professor of English at Rutgers–Camden, along with students in […]

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Rutgers–Camden Students Help LEAP Innovators in “Fab Lab”

Rutgers–Camden Students Help LEAP Innovators in “Fab Lab”

Liz Ramos sketches out a shape on a notepad while taking inventory of the robotics parts assembled on her desk at the LEAP Academy University Charter School.  If she’s missing a gear or some other piece for her prototype, she won’t panic.  She’ll simply invent one. Ramos and her innovative classmates are taking their designs […]

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Students at Lead Typhoon Haiyan Fundraising Effort

Students at Lead Typhoon Haiyan Fundraising Effort

As recovery efforts from Typhoon Haiyan continue throughout southeast Asia, Filipino students from Rutgers–Camden are leading a campus-wide fundraiser  to help the millions of displaced families still seeking relief from the devastation caused by the Nov. 8 storm. “We’re doing all that we can do to help,” says Kristiana Rivera, a sophomore biology major from […]

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5K Walk/Run Over Ben Franklin Bridge Raises Money for Programs to Help Camden’s Needy Families

5K Walk/Run Over Ben Franklin Bridge Raises Money for Programs to Help Camden’s Needy Families

CAMDEN — Thousands of commuters drive across the Benjamin Franklin Bridge every day from New Jersey to Philadelphia and back, but a committed group of Rutgers–Camden nursing students ditched their wheels for a pair of sneakers to race across the span. The third annual Bridge Walk/Run Benefit, was held Saturday, Nov. 2 to raise money […]

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Community Leadership Center to Celebrate Inaugural Hispanic Heritage Day

Community Leadership Center to Celebrate Inaugural Hispanic Heritage Day

The Community Leadership Center at Rutgers–Camden will celebrate its inaugural Hispanic Heritage Day with a panel discussion honoring the scholarly contributions and legacy of Latinos in the United States, and highlighting Latino scholarship at Rutgers University, at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 1. The panel presentation, titled “Latino Americans and How Their Legacy Has Shaped the […]

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