(Camden, NJ) Nidhi Baxi, an undergraduate biology student at Rutgers University-Camden, was named as the winner of the 2019 Cooper Civic Leadership Award at the Eighth Annual Chancellor’s Awards for Civic Engagement held recently.
Cooper University Health Care established the Civic Leadership Award in 2018 to honor a Rutgers University-Camden student who exemplifies outstanding service to the Camden community.
“We are proud to honor Nidhi with the Cooper Civic Leadership Award,” said Anthony Welch, Cooper University Health Care’s vice president of government and community relations, who presented the award at the ceremony held on the Rutgers-Camden campus. “Nidhi embodies the spirit of Cooper’s mission to serve, to heal, to educate. She is a role model for other students.”
As a student at Rutgers-Camden, Ms. Baxi has participated in the Academic Associates program in Cooper’s Department of Emergency Medicine. She has also served as a tutor and mentor, and has helped organize several service events, including Red Cross blood drives.
Caption: Anthony Welch, Cooper University Health Care’s vice president of government and community relations, award winner Nidhi Baxi, and Chancellor Phoebe Haddon, Rutger University-Camden.