Tag: Civic Engagament

Beacons of Light: Symposium Commemorates Vital Turning Point in Campus History

Beacons of Light: Symposium Commemorates Vital Turning Point in Campus History

By Tom McLaughlin When Roy Jones CCAS ’70 enrolled at Rutgers University–Camden in the late 1960s, he looked around and was discouraged by what he saw. There were very few African American students like him on campus, he thought, while other ethnic minorities were even less represented, in stark contrast to the demographics of the […]

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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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