Tag: Gloria Bonilla-Santiago

Rutgers–Camden Center Receives $3 Million USAID Grant to Support Efforts to Grow Democracy in Paraguay

Rutgers–Camden Center Receives $3 Million USAID Grant to Support Efforts to Grow Democracy in Paraguay

The USAID (United States Agency for International Development) has awarded a $3 million grant to Rutgers University–Camden in support of its efforts to launch a Higher Education Center for Ethics, Equity, and Transparency (HECEET) in Paraguay.

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Distinguished Service Professor Makes $500,000 Bequest Intention to Benefit Camden Schoolchildren

Distinguished Service Professor Makes $500,000 Bequest Intention to Benefit Camden Schoolchildren

By Tom McLaughlin For generations to come, Camden schoolchildren will continue to have their financial barriers lifted and their academic futures cultivated at Rutgers University, thanks to a $500,000 bequest intention from Gloria Bonilla-Santiago, a Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor of Public Policy and Administration at Rutgers University–Camden. Bonilla-Santiago, director of the Community Leadership […]

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Conference to Address Challenges and Opportunities for Rebuilding Puerto Rico

Conference to Address Challenges and Opportunities for Rebuilding Puerto Rico

By Tom McLaughlin Leading scholars and policy experts will gather to discuss the current state of affairs in Puerto Rico, and the future challenges and opportunities for rebuilding the island following the devastation of Hurricane Maria in September 2017, during a conference at Rutgers University–Camden. “A Call to Action: Future Challenges for a New Puerto […]

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Scholar Earns Fulbright Award to Lead Professional Development Institute in Paraguay

Scholar Earns Fulbright Award to Lead Professional Development Institute in Paraguay

By Tom McLaughlin Since 1997, Gloria Bonilla-Santiago has shepherded the LEAP Academy University Charter School from a small charter school to its transformational position today in Camden– and the world has taken notice. “The LEAP Academy has become a national and international success story,” says the Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor of Public Policy […]

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Mathematics Teaching Institute Augments Educators’ Teaching Strategies In and Outside the Classroom

Mathematics Teaching Institute Augments Educators’ Teaching Strategies In and Outside the Classroom

By Tom McLaughlin With master’s degrees in special education and mathematics in hand, Casey Dawson just needed to accumulate professional development hours – or so she thought – and turned to the Rutgers–Camden Teacher Development and Performance Institute for Mathematics. The Cherry Hill resident pleasantly discovered, however, that the mathematics teaching institute, run under the […]

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