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Rutgers–Camden to Host Largest Veterans Day Celebration in Campus History

Rutgers–Camden to Host Largest Veterans Day Celebration in Campus History

Rutgers University–Camden, the first Purple Heart University designated in the state of New Jersey, will host a weeklong celebration thanking the brave individuals who have served in the U.S. armed forces, from Thursday, Nov. 11, to Tuesday, Nov. 16.

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Veterans Affairs to Host Annual Veterans Day Luncheon

Veterans Affairs to Host Annual Veterans Day Luncheon

By Tom McLaughlin With Veterans Day falling on a Saturday this year, the Office of Veterans Affairs at Rutgers–Camden will host the annual Veterans Day luncheon at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 13. The luncheon, a special thanks to Rutgers–Camden students and alumni who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces, will be held in the […]

Posted in: Campus Life
Veteran Presence: Rutgers Alumnus is a Study in Staying Positive

Veteran Presence: Rutgers Alumnus is a Study in Staying Positive

By Tom McLaughlin Looking back now, David Christian views his life as a “kaleidoscope” or “multifaceted diamond.” Patriot, Purple Heart recipient, dedicated veterans advocate, successful business owner, devoted husband and father – these are just a few of the many titles that he has earned, often the hard way, over the years. The 2011 Rutgers […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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