Tag: LEAP Academy University Charter School

Summer Virtual Research Opportunities for Undergraduate and Camden High School Students During Coronavirus Pandemic

Summer Virtual Research Opportunities for Undergraduate and Camden High School Students During Coronavirus Pandemic

This unique program allows students to conduct research in a lab set up in their home.

Posted in: Research Highlights
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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Incoming First-Year Student Melanie Lopez Has Great Hopes for Her Future

Incoming First-Year Student Melanie Lopez Has Great Hopes for Her Future

Melanie Lopez considered other schools, but she chose Rutgers University–Camden because of her strong ties to the campus.

Posted in: Campus Life
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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A Forest for the Streets: Rutgers–Camden and LEAP Students Team Up to Grow Food Forest in Camden

A Forest for the Streets: Rutgers–Camden and LEAP Students Team Up to Grow Food Forest in Camden

Rutgers–Camden and LEAP Academy University Charter School students received a Social Justice Challenge award for their plan to use composted soil from school waste and grow an urban food forest – one plant bed at a time – on Cooper Street in Camden.

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