Tag: Office of Veterans Affairs

Educating Military Veterans to Become Nurses to Care for Fellow Veterans

Educating Military Veterans to Become Nurses to Care for Fellow Veterans

The program is funded by a three-year, $1.5 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Posted in: Community Outreach
On the Frontlines of Health Care: Veterans Take on Leadership Roles as Nursing Students at Rutgers University–Camden

On the Frontlines of Health Care: Veterans Take on Leadership Roles as Nursing Students at Rutgers University–Camden

By Ed Moorhouse As medical professionals on the frontlines of health care, nurses must remain calm, level-headed, and prepared for anything that may arise in order to administer safe and proper care to their patients. In many ways, those qualities are a lot like what is required of someone in the military, who must rely […]

Posted in: Campus Life
Student Veterans Honored by Peers at Annual Veterans Day Observance

Student Veterans Honored by Peers at Annual Veterans Day Observance

In recognition of their hard work to help student veterans make the difficult adjustment to civilian and college life, two Rutgers University–Camden student veterans have been selected by their peers to receive the top student award from the Office of Veterans Affairs. Shawn Rykaczewski of Stratford and Daphne Hilton of Camden were named Rutgers–Camden’s Outstanding […]

Posted in: Scarlet Pride
Camden Resident Honored as Outstanding Student Veteran

Camden Resident Honored as Outstanding Student Veteran

By Ed Moorhouse Daphne Hilton, a Camden resident and tech sergeant in the United States Air Force Reserves with more than 29 years of military service, has been recognized by her student veteran peers as Rutgers University–Camden’s Outstanding Female Student Veteran for 2015. The honor is bestowed annually on a male and female veteran during […]

Posted in: Student Achievement
Judge Advocate General Flora Darpino helps Rutgers–Camden Commemorate Veterans Day

Judge Advocate General Flora Darpino helps Rutgers–Camden Commemorate Veterans Day

Lt. Gen. Flora Darpino, the Judge Advocate General for the U.S. Army, helped Rutgers–Camden commemorate Veterans Day by delivering the keynote speech during a luncheon on campus on Thursday, Nov. 7. Speaking to hundreds of student veterans, alumni, and members of the Rutgers–Camden community, Darpino urged, “I ask that you continue to do what you […]

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