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How to Write a Custom Argumentative Essay

Writing is a tedious task that can be difficult for some people, but following the tips mentioned in this article will ensure you get good results. Writing well is not a one-time thing. However, developing the habit of writing well substance will pay off in the future. If you need assistance with your write my essay, buy a paper from a writing service such as Edubirdie. Argumentative essay outline To write an excellent argumentative essay, you must have a proper outline. The outline should include an introductory paragraph, supporting evidence, a thesis statement, and a conclusion. The preceding paragraph should set the stage and provide background information that explains the position you are taking. It should also answer the reader's questions about the issue. An argumentative essay outline helps you organize your ideas and thoughts in the correct order. It also prevents you from leaving out important points. Body paragraphs... Read more →


Five Rowan Student-Athletes Honored by NJAC

PITMAN, NJ -- The New Jersey Athletic Conference honored five Rowan student-athletes in its weekly awards program for the week ending September 25th. The volleyball team had two members cited as Natalie Ogden was named the NJAC Player of the Week, and teammate Victoria Hutchinson the NJAC Rookie of the Week. Olivia Giorano (Women's Soccer), Sidney Pavlishin (Field Hockey), and Johnny Troiano (Men's Soccer) all earned respective rookie of the week awards as well. Ogden averaged double-digit kills in a 3-1, 2-0 NJAC week, totaling a 61-29-184 (.174) hitting line while adding 51 digs and 10 aces. On Tuesday in the NJAC opener, Ogden put up 19 kills, 12, digs and two aces in a tough five-set win over Stockton. She then had the same numbers in Thursday's victory at Montclair State. At Saturday's action at Scranton, she racked up 14 kills, five aces and seven digs in the five-set... Read more →


Rutger's President Holloway on the State of the University

Rutgers President Jonathan Holloway delivered an address to the University Senate on Friday, September 23, 2022. Boosting students’ success while creating a robust and engaging student experience is at the center of all Rutgers is working toward as the university moves beyond pandemic-posed challenges and changes, President Jonathan Holloway said in his address today to the University Senate. The president reaffirmed Rutgers’ commitment to build on efforts to better serve and support students, including improving online education experiences and expanding on the early success of the new summer service internship program for undergraduates. “If you’ve noticed a common thread among these commitments – our students – you’re right,” Holloway said. “After all, while Rutgers serves our state and the world in thousands of ways – from the cranberry farmer to the cancer patient, from the immigrant seeking asylum to the entrepreneur incubating a startup – the heart of our enterprise... Read more →


How to Create Your First Career Plan

Career planning is something most professionals can benefit from, yet many of us don’t spend enough time thinking about our future and what we might like to accomplish from a professional perspective. Before you started college or finished your education for the first time, you might have dreamed of a specific job you wanted to get one day in the future. However, as time has passed by, there’s a good chance your priorities and values have changed. Not to mention, the job market itself is evolving at an incredible rate, with new opportunities emerging all the time. If you’ve never taken the time to create a fully comprehensive career plan to guide you through your professional life, here’s how you can get started. Assess Your Options The first step in building an effective career plan is looking at the kind of options that might be available to you. The good... Read more →


Irene M. Cervino, age 92 of Haddon Hts.

Irene Hilda Cervino (nee Morgan) died peacefully at home in Haddon Heights, NJ on August 16, 2022 at the age of 92. Born in Camden, NJ, she graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in 1948. She went on to receive her R.N. from West Jersey Nursing School in 1951 and a B.A. in Psychology from Rutgers University, Camden in 1970. During her more than forty years in nursing, she most notably spent time serving as Assistant Director of Nursing at Cooper Hospital, Camden and Director of Nursing at Elmer Hospital, Elmer. Renie, as her friends knew her, held a black belt in Aikido and enjoyed golf, playing horseshoes, dancing, acting, and painting. She loved to cook for friends, family, and neighbors. For 25 years, she made and sold fancy tea sandwiches that were adored by many. Her faith was vital to her as a long-time member and lay leader at... Read more →


3 Clubs to consider joining

Many people find that taking up a sport or hobby can be a wonderful way to spend their free time. Having an activity to look forward to gives us true pleasure in life that can provide a welcome break from the stresses and strains of our working worlds. Joining a club that does the activity can improve the overall experience further, giving an opportunity for socialization and meeting new people with similar outlooks. This can be especially beneficial if you have recently moved to a new area and are looking to make some friends and grow a new social circle. In this article three clubs are discussed that offer something for everyone and may be available in your locality. 1. Join a soccer team Soccer, or as the British say “football”, is rapidly growing in popularity in America with professional teams such as LA Galaxy attracting some of the world’s... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: Rutgers Board of Governors Approves 2.9 Percent Tuition and Fee Increase

Board approves $5.1 billion 2022-2023 budget The Rutgers University Board of Governors today approved a $5.1 billion budget for the 2022-2023 academic year that includes a 2.9 percent increase in tuition and fees, nearly two-thirds below the current rate of inflation. YOUR MONEY “We remain committed to providing excellence in academic experience and opportunity at an affordable and accessible price, and to ensuring that this necessary, measured increase does not affect our neediest students. Our focus on financial aid programs and net cost reflects that promise to our students, who have shown enormous resolve through the economic and other challenges of recent years,” said Mark A. Angelson, chair of the Rutgers University Board of Governors. Tuition and fees, which account for more than 28 percent of university revenues, help fund academic programs and university services, including academic advising, library services, computing services, student health services, counseling and financial aid. “This... Read more →


GOOD NEWS: Rutgers Tobacco-Free by 2023

June 1, 2022 – Rutgers University campuses will be tobacco-free, President Jonathan Holloway said today as he announced the university’s new “Tobacco-Free by 2023” initiative. The tobacco-free policy, which will be effective as of Jan. 1, 2023, covers all campuses – indoors and outdoors – and includes the use of all tobacco products. It applies to students, employees and visitors. The new policy, informed by research and recommendations from the Rutgers Center for Tobacco Studies, aims to reduce smoking and tobacco use among young people at a time in their lives when they are most likely to start, and to encourage and support tobacco users of all ages who want to quit. “By declaring our campuses tobacco-free, we aim to make our community a healthier place to live, learn and work as we educate smokers about the resources available to help them quit,” Holloway said. The president noted the administration’s... Read more →


Large Turnout for Rutgers Day

Rutgers Day 2022. Photo: Nick Romanenko/Rutgers Rutgers Day, one of the state’s landmark spring events, drew crowds to New Brunswick and Piscataway on Saturday for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic forced the activities to move online two years ago. Thousands of visitors came to Rutgers to enjoy over 500 activities and programs showcasing Rutgers excellence, including a surgical robot demonstration, cart racing, geology crafts, agriculture quizzes, and a Block R Rubik’s cube art installation. Many people in the crowd have been coming to activities that are part of Rutgers Day for years. But for President Jonathan Holloway, Saturday marked his first Rutgers Day since he started in his role during the pandemic. "For me, this is a day of wonderful discovery, and I am thrilled to be here," Holloway said. Read more →


David Remnick, Editor of The New Yorker, Named Rutgers University’s Commencement Speaker

Journalist and award-winning author to receive honorary doctor of letters degree; former Rutgers president Robert Barchi, Aprille Joy Ericsson, Alondra Nelson also named honorary degree recipients David Remnick, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author who has elevated The New Yorker’s prominence as editor since 1998, will be awarded an honorary doctor of letters degree when he addresses graduates at the 256th anniversary commencement of Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences on May 15, 2022, the Rutgers Board of Governors voted today. “As a New Jersey native, I feel tremendously honored to deliver the university’s commencement address this May. The class of 2022 will leave Rutgers at a time of great upheaval—in the world, in our own country—and yet it’s the passion and resilience that these young people show that gives me great hope in our collective future,” Remnick said. The board also voted to award former Rutgers... Read more →


Food Business Basics Virtual Workshop for Food Entrepreneurs

The Food Innovation Center at Rutgers is having a Food Business Basics Workshop for early stage entrepreneurs on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 10-11, 2022 from 9:00am-1:00pm. This is a WEBEX virtual workshop. Food Business Basics is a unique opportunity for food entrepreneurs to learn critical aspects of entering or growing their business in the prepared food and beverage industry. Attendees will be in front of movers and shakers working in the industry, who will give advice on to how create, commercialize, market, and sell in this competitive market. On day one, there will be information on consumer trends, category overview, brand strategy, packaging trends, accounting basics, business structure, protecting intellectual property, and a variety of resources from the NJ Business Action Center. On day two, we’ll have presentations on product development to commercialization, sales strategy, food safety, developing a business plan, an entrepreneurial success story, and a video tour of... Read more →


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KUDOS Shane; Home Prices Up in Poor Cities; Cops Disciplined; Rising GCHS Star; Study of Paulsboro Citizens

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Harvard freshman Shane Washart, right, accepts congratulations after one of his two victories at the Ivy League Championship at Princeton held in February. The St. Augustine Prep alum helped Harvard win their fifth straight Ivy title. (photo courtesy of The Ivy League) ##### WAY TO GO SHANE!!!-- Shane Washart, a Harvard University freshman, and a member of the University’s Swim Team won two distance races for the Crimson in a recent meet at Princeton. Washart won the 1,000-yard freestyle in 8 minutes, 52.09 seconds, and the 1,650 freestyle in 14:47.51. Eighteen-year-old Shane and his teammates beat out seven other teams to win the competition. After winning the 1,650 freestyle Washart said, “Without my training group I wouldn’t be able to drop that much time.” RELATED: Watch Live on ESPN+ https://es.pn/3M6cXo5-- Before Harvard, Washart was a four-year letter winner in swimming, a member of Greater... Read more →


College Men's Basketball: Rowan's Comeback Attempt Falls Short; Final Score 94-84

NEWPORT NEWS, VA – Rowan made a comeback attempt in the second half, but it fell short as the Profs were defeated by Susquehanna, 94-84, in the NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball Championship at Christopher Newport University’s Freeman Center. Marcellus Ross scored a career-high 34 points for Rowan with 25 in the second half to pace the Profs. Rowan (23-6) faced a 26-point deficit in the first half, and closed to eight points with under four minutes to play, but Susquehanna was able to hold off the Profs. Ross, who had nine points in the first half, made 9-of-10 field goals in the second half and 7-of-8 from three-point range to reach his new personal best. Senior Arian Azemi scored 15 points, Hafeez Melvin tallied 12 and Andrew Seager notched a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds. Susquehanna (24-4) held a 52-30 halftime lead but the Profs reversed the... Read more →


Rowan Holds Off Rutgers-Newark, to Advance to NJAC Men's Basketball Title Game

GLASSBORO, NJ – Marcellus Ross scored 20 points and Hafeez Melvin went 6-for-6 from the foul line in the final 29 seconds as Rowan held on to defeat Rutgers-Newark, 72-69, in the NJAC Men’s Basketball Semifinals and advance to the conference’s Championship game on Saturday at Stockton. Second-seeded Rowan (23-4), which has won eight straight, will take on top-seeded Stockton on Saturday at 6 p.m. with the champion earning the NJAC’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. Melvin sealed the win for the Profs from the line hitting all six attempts although Rutgers-Newark scored eight points in the final 22 seconds, including a three-pointer at the buzzer, to provide the final margin. With 3:30 remaining, Rutgers-Newark (17-9) scored five straight to cut Rowan’s lead to 64-61. Neither team scored for two minutes until Andrew Seager found Ross underneath for a layup, giving the Profs a 66-61 lead with 1:11. The... Read more →


Mens Basketball: Josh Wright Scores Team-High 21 Points to Help Prof's Beat Rutgers-Newark

NEWARK, NJ – Josh Wright scored a team-high 21 points to help the Rowan men’s basketball team to an 80-65 road win over Rutgers-Newark in NJAC action Saturday evening. It is the third win in a row for the Profs, as they improve to 18-4 on the season, and 11-4 in the conference. Wright connected on 6-of-11 from the field, while hitting 3-of-6 three-pointers and going 6-for-6 from the foul line. Andrew Seager scored 14 points on 6-for-10 shooting and Marcellus Ross contributed 12 points for Rowan. Damian Smith had a team-high eight rebounds and picked up three steals with Hafeez Melvin scoring 13 and grabbing three steals. Rowan led from the opening tip and when holding a 19-16 advantage, scored six straight, helped by four from Seager to build the lead up to 25-16. The Profs scored six points in the final 42 seconds of the first half, including... Read more →


New Jersey Council of Presidents Okay Rutgers University-Camden’s B.F.A.Degree

CAMDEN N.J. — The New Jersey Council of Presidents has approved Rutgers University-Camden’s bachelor of fine arts degree in visual art, which will expand concentration areas for students interested in artistic fields. Rutgers‒Camden will begin offering the B.F.A. in the fall of 2023. Students will have the option to pursue concentrations such as graphic design, painting and drawing, sculpture, and animation. The New Jersey Presidents’ Council, which represents the state’s public, private, and community colleges and universities, recently approved the creation of the degree. In December, The Rutgers Board of Governors gave its approval. “This is an intensive, professional degree, so students will have the opportunity to take more courses in their areas of specialization,” said Kenneth Elliott, chair of the Rutgers–Camden Department of Visual, Media and Performing Arts and an associate professor of theater. “Many employers today view the B.F.A. as an important credential. The degree will make us... Read more →


Rutgers University‒Camden Partnering with Overburdened School Nurses in the Vineland School District

CAMDEN, N.J. — In a mutually beneficial collaboration that allows nursing students to receive experiential instruction, Rutgers University‒Camden is partnering with overburdened school nurses in the Vineland School District, who often function as the main COVID-19 officers in their schools. New Jersey’s 2,500 school nurses play a vital role in keeping students safe and healthy and have faced increased burdens during the pandemic as they fight to keep communities safe. In addition to caring for students, school nurses have been a source of health and safety updates, informing students and families of the latest coronavirus updates and protocols. Robin Cogan, the clinical coordinator of the Rutgers‒Camden school nurse program, says school nurses are acting as the de facto health department during the pandemic. Cogan hosts a virtual support group for school nurses throughout the United States who are overwhelmed with additional responsibilities. Beginning Jan. 25, under the supervision of Rutgers‒Camden... Read more →


RUTGERS Faces and Voices Premiers Sunday

Photo credit: Nick Romanenko/Rutgers University. Faces & Voices, a video series that tells the Rutgers University story through the students, faculty, staff and alumni who make it a dynamic place of discovery, premieres on the Big Ten Network (BTN) at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 30. The 30-minute show features a conversation between President Jonathan Holloway and Eric LeGrand, one of the university’s most prominent and impactful alumni and the only Rutgers football player to have his number (52) retired. Since sustaining a spinal cord injury in October 2010, LeGrand has harnessed the national spotlight to give back to the community and inspire others to "bELieve." The two discuss the promise LeGrand made to himself after his injury, the genesis of “bELieve” and his latest entrepreneurial initiative. The show not only allows viewers to learn more about the beloved alumnus and the university’s 21st president, but to also gain valuable... Read more →


Don't Ditch Those Cloth Masks Says Rutgers Dr.

Rutgers Microbiologist: The CDC is considering upgrading its guidance to recommend that people opt for highly protective N95 masks to protect against COVID-19 in the face of growing evidence that cloth masks are not effective against the Omicron variant. Rutgers microbiologist Martin Blaser, M.D., director of the Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine, explains the reason for the evolving guidance and what to do if you only have a cloth mask available. Feel free to run quotes from our Q&A with Martin Blaser or contact Patti Verbanas to schedule an interview with him. What does the data show about cloth masks that led to the changing guidance? It has been known for some time that all masks are not created equal. N95s, when properly fitted, can reduce the transmission by more than 95 percent of the very tiny particles that are 0.3 micrometers in size, which carry the virus from... Read more →


Scarlet Knights Travel to Maryland Saturday, 2PM

Saturday, January 15, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. XFinity Center - (College Park, Maryland) TV: Big Ten Network (PXP: Kevin Kugler, Color: Len Elmore) Radio: Rutgers Sports Properties Radio Network (WCTC 1450 AM/WOR 710 AM; PXP: Jerry Recco and Color: Austin Johnson) WRSU 88.7 FM RU Student Radio PISCATAWAY, N.J. – The Scarlet Knights are back on the road for the for the second away game in a row in College Park against the Maryland Terrapins on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. The Scarlet Knights are looking to bounce back from a 66-49 loss at Penn State on Tuesday night in hopes of securing the team's first road win of the season. Geo Baker is set to play in his 129th career game on Saturday, which will surpass Myles Mack for the school record. RU shot 33.9 percent on (19-56) shooting from the field. Penn State capitalized on the Scarlet Knights' slow... Read more →


The Story Behind The Story (VIII) Your Money: NJ Prescription Assistance for Elderly and Disabled

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Contributor On January 6, 2022 Governor Phil Murphy announced that the income limits for prescription assistance had been increased by $10,000. That is true but may be confusing to people who never qualified before. There are actually two levels of assistance. The first is PAAD (Prescription Assistance for the Aged and Disabled) and the second is Senior Gold. It is only the Senior Gold’s income limit which has increased. PAAD’s income limit remains the same. PAAD – In short the requirements are the same as before. The requirements are: NJ Resident 65 and on Social Security or Disabled (age restrictions) Maximum income is $38,769 for a single person or $45,270 for a married couple Enrolled in Medicare’s Part D program Benefit – The cost of generic drugs is $5 and for brand drugs $7. If you think you might qualify, you should call the PAAD Hotline... Read more →


Women's Basketball: Rowan Powers Past Rutgers-Newark

GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan scored a New Jersey Athletic Conference win with its 94-61 victory over Rutgers-Newark Saturday afternoon at Esbjornson Gymnasium. Dakota Adams led a balanced attack, totaling 16 points and 10 rebounds, both team highs, as the Profs won their fourth in a row. Grace Marshall (11 points) and Kristina Johnson (10 points) also finished in double figures. Rowan used a 17-4 run to close the first quarter as the squad shot 60% in the frame to lead 27-14. The Scarlet Raiders used their own rally early in the second to pull within 27-23. A big three from Sam Rinaldi ignited a 14-3 spurt to put the home team up by double digits. Johnson's triple capped the scoring before halftime, giving the Profs a 50-32 edge at the break. Rowan limited Rutgers-Newark to just five points in the third to help the cause. For the visitors, Kellie Martinez... Read more →


Rowan 2022 Baseball Schedule Released

GLASSBORO, NJ - The Rowan baseball schedule is set for the 2022 season as the Profs look to build on the success from last year when they reached the Division III College World Series and won the NJAC Championship. Rowan heads into the year ranked 16th in the nation in Collegiate Baseball’s Division III Preseason Poll. SCHEDULE​ The Profs will open the season on March 1 at Swarthmore and head to Virginia Wesleyan for a weekend series on March 5-6 before heading to their spring training trip at the Russ Matt Invitational in Florida. The schedule at the Russ Matt Invitational from March 10-20 includes six teams that have earned spots in the preseason national rankings - #14 Northwestern-St. Paul (March 10); #12 Southern Maine (March 12); #36 St. John Fisher (March 13); #27 Oswego State (March 14); #29 Wheaton (March 15); and Endicott (March 20), which received votes. Rowan... Read more →


Top 10 Unexpected Tricks to Become a Better Runner

Running helps us relieve stress and increase endorphins, forget about problems and look at the world from a different perspective. It offers us a unique experience, teaches us a lot, helping us maintain a healthy body and mind. These tips will help you shift your mind, fall in love with running, and make it a part of life you can be proud of. Set Smart Goals for Yourself Any sport doesn't like vague language. It's like Alice in Wonderland, if you don't know exactly where your path is, you don't know how to get there. A running goal should be smart: specific, measurable, realistic, and time-limited. Be reasonable and make the goal achievable, so it doesn't become a demon that crushes you forever. For example, use the "rule of three": run 30 minutes, three days a week for three months. Or run a marathon in less than three hours. In... Read more →


Rutgers Receives $10M to Address Health Disparities

Rutgers is launching a new initiative to improve the health and quality of life in economically disadvantaged communities dealing with food insecurity, high unemployment, low high school graduation rates and shrinking household income – funded through a $10 million grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). The four-year grant, part of a larger presidential and universitywide commitment supporting health equity, will create the Rutgers Equity Alliance for Community Health (REACH), joining community-based organizations with university researchers, teachers and students. Participants will come together to find ways to improve health outcomes by focusing on social determinants of health and working where people are born, live, learn, work, play, worship and age. “The pandemic definitely exposed the health inequities that researchers have identified time and again. With the help of the foundation’s grant, Rutgers will work closely with our communities to determine what’s needed at home, work and school to make... Read more →


Rutgers Dedicates Iconic Building to Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ginsburg’s daughter, Jane Ginsburg, joined Rutgers President Jonathan Holloway and university leaders at the dedication ceremony. Rutgers University dedicated 15 Washington Street as Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hall in honor of the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice, who taught at Rutgers Law School from 1963 to 1972. From left to right: Rutgers Law School Interim Co-Dean Rose Cuison-Villazor; Rutgers Law Professor Suzanne Kim; Chair of the Rutgers Board of Governors, Mark Angelson; Rutgers University-Newark Chancellor Nancy Cantor; Frank Hundley, member of the Rutgers Board of Governors; Columbia Law Professor Jane Ginsburg, Rutgers University President Jonathan Holloway; and Sherri-Ann Butterfield, Executive Vice Chancellor, Rutgers University-Newark. Photo by Ron Scott//Rutgers-Newark. Download high-res. Newark, NJ— Rutgers University dedicated 15 Washington Street, a neoclassical icon of the Newark skyline, as Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hall on Thursday in honor of the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice, who taught at Rutgers Law School from 1963 to 1972.... Read more →


Rutgers Expanding Enrollment of Participants for Pfizer COVID-19 Pediatric Vaccine Clinical Trial

Rutgers, the only New Jersey site for the vaccine trial, will enroll additional children ages 6 months to 4 years Rutgers, a clinical trial site for the global Pfizer-BioNTech research study to evaluate the efficacy of its COVID-19 vaccine in children, is looking for participants for a third clinical trial on children ages 6 months to 4 years. “Children can get sick from COVID-19 and can spread the virus to others even if they are asymptomatic. While most children experience mild or no symptoms, some children can get severely ill and could have long-term effects,” said co-lead investigator Simon Li, an associate professor of pediatrics at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. “Maximizing COVID-19 vaccination in all age groups is important to stop the global progression of the disease. Vaccination will also help us feel safer about our children resuming school and daily activities.” The Pediatric Clinical Research Center at... Read more →


Rutgers and Tel Aviv University Enter Partnership to Boost Research Collaboration  

Rutgers University and Tel Aviv University (TAU) signed a memorandum of understanding that will further collaboration and establish a presence by TAU at the NJ Innovation & Technology Hub in New Brunswick, N.J. Rendering of the NJ Innovation & Technology Hub. Rutgers University and Tel Aviv University (TAU) today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will further the collaboration between the two research universities and establish a presence by TAU at the NJ Innovation & Technology Hub, a 550,000-square-foot, $665 million project in New Brunswick, N.J. The Hub will be home to a new Rutgers Translational Research facility and the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. The MOU was signed in Tel Aviv, Israel, by Rutgers President Jonathan Holloway and Ariel Porat, president of TAU. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy joined the ceremony virtually. “I traveled to Tel Aviv to sign this memorandum of understanding in person because this... Read more →


Emily Krowicki named 2021 Rutgers–Camden Student Veteran of the Year

On Top of the World: Nursing major earns top honor from Rutgers–Camden’s Office of Military and Veterans Affairs Nov. 16, 2021 Emily Krowicki named 2021 Rutgers–Camden Student Veteran of the Year CAMDEN, N.J. – Serving in the United States Marine Corps, recalls Emily Krowicki, she enjoyed a sense of “community and purpose” among her comrades which she lost upon being honorably discharged after six years. “I didn’t realize that sense of connection was even missing,” says the second-year Rutgers University–Camdennursing major. “That is, until I found it again working in the Office of Military and Veterans Affairs at Rutgers–Camden.” In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Stratford resident has dutifully served her fellow student-veterans for the past year in her work-study role for the office. Her contributions haven’t gone unnoticed, as Krowicki has been named the Rutgers–Camden Student-Veteran of the Year for 2021. She was formally recognized earlier today... Read more →


Rutgers University‒Camden,City of Camden partner to create new Chancellor Mayoral Internship

Students will gain valuable hands-on experience in the Camden city government CAMDEN, N.J. — Last night, Camden City Council unanimously approved the Chancellor's Mayoral Internship Program, a new five-year partnership between Rutgers‒Camden and the City of Camden that will allow students to work alongside civic leaders and learn the inner workings of city government. Students selected for the internship program will gain service-learning experience, participate in community outreach and build professional networks for careers in public service. “This innovative internship will give Rutgers‒Camden students a window into how city government operates, supporting those who are already pursuing public service and inspiring a sense of civic duty in individuals from diverse academic backgrounds,” said Rutgers‒Camden Chancellor Antonio D. Tillis. Each summer, beginning in June 2022, the internships will allow Rutgers–Camden students to spend eight weeks working alongside local government officials. Depending on their interests, skills, and experience, participants will have the... Read more →


Rutgers President Announces Student Service Initiative

Holloway outlines a focus on access, research and service in inaugural address Photo: Nick Romanenko/Rutgers University. Jonathan Scott Holloway, whose tenure is being shaped by a profound political reckoning and other global challenges, told an audience gathered for his inauguration as Rutgers’ 21st president that he believes education paired with public service can save democracy as he announced initiatives to make the university a leader in serving the common good. “Our daily news cycles have left us with a national rhetoric about politics, knowledge, citizenship and service that seems to take delight in mocking efforts to shore up institutions, to pursue ideas, to disagree civilly, to serve the common good and to share in our wealth,’’ Holloway said in his address, which was live streamed at watch parties on the Rutgers-New Brunswick, Rutgers-Newark, Rutgers-Camden and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences campuses. “I despair at this state of affairs, but instead... Read more →


TO THE POINT:  Innovative new scholarship at Rutgers University–Camden

will support learning experiences for every student For Immediate Release CAMDEN -- A new scholarship program at Rutgers University–Camden will provide every undergraduate student with financial support for engaging in immersive learning experiences that will amplify their coursework and provide impressive credentials upon earning their Rutgers degrees. The first of its kind among New Jersey’s public four-year colleges and universities, the Experiential Scholarship takes to the next level Rutgers–Camden’s commitment to providing access to a world-class Rutgers degree with significant financial aid packages, says Rutgers University–Camden Chancellor Antonio D. Tillis. “This path-defining new program provides Rutgers–Camden students with the support they need to access individualized learning experiences around the world that will help them to build their skills and prepare for post-graduation success,” says Tillis. Starting in fall 2022, every first-year undergraduate student will begin to accrue scholarship money each semester, totaling $3,000 over the course of their time as... Read more →


RUTGERS 2020 and 2021 Graduates Recognized at Weekend Celebrations

2020 and 2021 graduates of the School of Arts and Sciences. Photo: Nick Romanenko/Rutgers University. Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences celebrated the Classes of 2020 and 2021 in an extended weekend of pomp and circumstance that recognized their resilience and gave recent grads a chance to participate in beloved traditions missed during the pandemic. “We didn’t get the closure that we wanted, and I lacked it for both of my graduations,” said Alya Bukhari, who received an undergraduate degree in 2020 from the School of Arts and Sciences and a degree from the Graduate School of Education in 2021. “This was a moment to get that closure. For me, Rutgers was meeting the most important people and having them, along with my friends and family, support me. It was all worth it.” The celebration began early Thursday with a formal hooding ceremony for doctoral graduates at... Read more →


TO THE POINT:  Rutgers‒Camden Nursing Scholar earns American Academy of Nursing Fellowship

CAMDEN CITY, NJ— Robin Cogan, a lecturer at Rutgers University–Camden, and a school nurse in Camden, has been named a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN), one of the highest honors that can be bestowed in the field. Robin Cogan MEd, RN, NCSN Clinical Coordinator of the School Nurse Program Cogan is among 225 Fellows of the class of 2021, joining a small group of school nurse leaders inducted into the Academy. FAAN selection criteria include contributions to nursing and health care, reducing health disparities and inequalities, and influencing health policies and health care delivery. “School nurses have been a hidden healthcare system for far too long.” says Cogan, of Cherry Hill. “Our presence democratizes health equity for our most underserved and under-resourced communities.” A school nurse for 21 years, Cogan has been a leading voice for school nurses and an advocate for children. Her blog, The Relentless... Read more →


Elaine Boggi (nee Standiford), age 73 of Runnemede

Elaine Boggi (nee Standiford), age 73 of Runnemede, NJ passed away Sept. 25, 2021 surrounded by her devoted family. She is survived by her three children, Melissa (Sean) McErlean, John (Swati) Boggi, and Melanie (Joseph) Morad. She also leaves her grandchildren: Amanda, Sean James, Connor, Hemma, Naveen, Priya and Jack; a brother, James Standiford; three nieces and one nephew. Elaine was a very caring, nurturing and loving person who was happiest when surrounded by her children, grandchildren and all her family members. She was an avid reader whose love of books is now shared by her children. Being in nature was a most enjoyable place for her which included being with the animals. Thought of as a bit of a spitfire, she also had a keen intuition especially when something was wrong. Elaine considered her life a simple and wonderfully fulfilling one. Relatives and friends are invited to her Visitation... Read more →


GREAT IDEA! Rutgers welcomes second-year students with new orientations to acclimate them to in-person college experience

Rutgers-New Brunswick sophomore Bianca Caproni, center, at a Rutgers football game with new friends she made during second-year orientation. Courtesy Bianca Caproni By Lisa Intrabartola Rutgers Today COVID-19 robbed us all of milestones and memorable moments, but few have lost out on more traditional rites of passage than this year’s sophomore class. They were the high school Class of 2020 who didn’t get to dance at a senior prom, walk at a graduation or experience the first year of college in person. “I think freshman year is the perfect time to make friends. Everyone is deciding what they want to do still, getting used to the campus,” second-year Rutgers-New Brunswick Honor’s College student Bianca Caproni. “I feel like I missed out on that chance last year. It was very isolated.” Caproni is not alone. For many of her fellow sophomores, move-in days were the first time they set foot on... Read more →


As of October 11 Kimberly Hopely Will Head the Rutgers University Foundation

Kimberly Hopely will be the next president of the Rutgers University Foundation and executive vice president for development and alumni engagement, President Jonathan Holloway announced today. Hopely will join Rutgers on Oct. 11, 2021, after serving as senior vice president and chief development officer at Arizona State University, where she led a successful fundraising campaign totaling $2.35 billion. The Rutgers Board of Governors and Rutgers University Foundation Board of Directors approved Hopely’s appointment earlier today following a national search for the position. “Kimberly Hopely brings a wealth of experience in organizational leadership and fundraising strategy to Rutgers at a key moment, as we are in the early stages of our next comprehensive fundraising campaign,” Holloway said. “With enormous thanks to our search committee, led by Margaret Marsh, I am confident that in Kimberly we have made a brilliant choice for taking the foundation to even greater levels of success in... Read more →


GOOD NEWS: Rutgers Campaign for Student Aid Passes $10 Million Mark

President Jonathan Holloway called for broad support for Rutgers’ Scarlet Promise Grants on his first day Photo credit: Nick Romanenko/Rutgers University Helping close financial gaps for thousands of Rutgers students, the university’s alumni and friends contributed more than $10 million in one year to support the Scarlet Promise Grants, President Jonathan Holloway announced. On his first day as president on July 1, 2020, Holloway called on the Rutgers community to support the grants, which provide need-based financial aid and emergency support to more than 9,000 Rutgers students annually. He pledged university funds and a personal donation to kick-start the campaign that surpassed its goal during the past fiscal year, which ended June 30. “There is no greater calling for university communities today than to make sure our students can pursue an excellent, life-changing education regardless of economic challenges,” Holloway said in launching the campaign last year. “Every dollar contributed to... Read more →


NJ WEATHER: Looking Back at A Sticky August and Hot Summer

Dr. David A. Robinson NJ State Climatologist NJ Agricultural Experiment Station Rutgers University Whether the thermometer was reading high or low this August or whether rain was falling or not, one factor that most always had to be considered was the high level of humidity. The “Dog Days” of summer indeed. Of course, there was much else to consider this month, including contributions of rain from two tropical storms, one of which brought the largest crests on some rivers since May 1, 2014, 11 days where one or more locations received at least 2.00” of rain, and 16 days where the high temperature reached 90° or higher somewhere in the state. Gloucestercitynews.net files Adding up all the rainfall, the statewide monthly average was 6.87”. This is 2.30” above the 1991–2020 normal and ranks as the 15th wettest August since 1895. The northern climate division led the way with 7.89” (+3.33”,... Read more →


Rowan Soccer Winning Streak Continues

HAVERFORD, PA - The 15th-ranked Rowan men's soccer team (4-0) rallied with three straight goals to earn a 4-3 overtime win over Haverford in the Jimmy Mills Tournament. Wilby Alfred scored two goals within a span of 27 seconds to tie the score and Aaron Robertson had the gamewinner in overtime. With the Profs trailing 3-1 early in the second half, Alfred scored his first at 67:23, taking a pass from Leo Montesinos and one-timing it into the top of of the net. Just 27 seconds later, the duo teamed up again as Montesinos sent a ball over the top that allowed Alfred to go one-on-one and scored at 67:50 to tie the score at 3-3. Gloucestercitynews.net files The teams went scoreless for the rest of regulation and just six minutes into overtime, Alex Ferrara sent a ball to Robertson who tallied the winning goal at 96:42. Haverford (0-3) got... Read more →


Rutgers’ Class of 2025: A Resilient Group Ready for New Challenges

Rutgers welcomes more than 13,000 students this fall, one of the most diverse classes in history Photo credit: Wesley Roberts/Rutgers University The incoming Class of 2025 – more than 9,200 first-year and 3,800 transfer students, among the most diverse in university history – is coming to Rutgers after having stood up to challenges unseen in generations that disrupted their education and their lives. They adjusted and sometimes struggled to meet the demands of remote learning that filled many school days since the start of the pandemic. They overcame tragedy and faced difficult circumstances but are accomplished and eager for a second chance in the classroom. Courtney McAnuff, vice chancellor for enrollment management at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, said the incoming class has shown unparalleled resilience in the face of adversity. “These students have largely operated within a virtual or hybrid classroom environment since spring 2020, and many have experienced various hardships... Read more →


Enlightening summer fellowship in Washington, D.C., for Rutgers Law School in Camden student

TO THE POINT: CAMDEN — Anthony Papageorgiou is starting his second year at Rutgers Law School in Camden with a new perspective on his future career in law after a summer fellowship in Washington, D.C., exploring topics in law, economics, and public policy. The Rutgers–Camden student participated in the Fund for American Studies summer law fellowship program, which delves into issues of constitutional interpretation, limited government, and free enterprise. Papageorgiou, the president of the Federalist Society chapter at Rutgers Law School in Camden, attended guest lectures and panel discussions including sessions on law and policy. The speakers included Judge Douglas Ginsburg of the U.S. Court of Appeals and Allen Dickerson, commissioner of the Federal Elections Commission. Hearing the judges discuss constitutional and statutory interpretation gave Papageorgiou important insight into how decisions are made. “To understand the thought process of judges when they dissect statutes and constitutional provisions is a valuable... Read more →


RUTGERS UNIVERSITY–CAMDEN PERSPECTIVE Assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse

Dr. Eliezer Marcellus, an assistant dean in the College of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers University–Camden and an active member of the nonprofit New Jersey for Haiti, is available to offer his thoughts following the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse. “My condolences go out to President Moïse’s family, and we are praying for his wife who is currently in the hospital,” says Marcellus, who teaches classes on Haitian history and organizes learning-abroad experiences in the country. “The main thing is to keep Haiti in everyone’s prayers. The people are suffering. Haiti has seen a lot of bad days, but this is one of the worst days in the nation’s history.” Marcellus notes that this is not the first time that a Haitian president has been assassinated, but it is the first time one has been killed at home. He says that there is a lot of speculation; many questions... Read more →


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Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

BROOKLAWN NJ (July 2, 2021)(CNB SPORTS)—Carmen Palmiero formerly of Brooklawn was an outstanding all around athlete at Gloucester City High School in mid 1950’s. Palmiero was a 4 sport star playing Football, Basketball, Baseball and Track. Palmiero headed to Penn State after his graduation where he excelled in Basketball. Tragically Palmiero and a friend died in an auto accident driving home for Christmas in his Sophomore year. We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s sister. Today we see the beginning of the Brooklawn American Legion's Dynasty in the State of New Jersey. Brookers Coach Joe Barth assembled the locals into a team that for the next 50 years would capture 30 State Titles. Carmen provided the Brookers and the residents of the Borough of Brooklawn with it's first All American athlete. Those early years of the “Brookers” brought together a dynamic force... Read more →


Invincible Cat for A New View Created by Rutgers University Alumni and Artists

Invincible Cat for A New View – Camden public art installation project addressing illegal dumping. For Immediate Release CAMDEN – Approaching the area of Whitman Avenue and Pershing Street in Camden, a larger-than-life animal form comes into view. The once-forgotten grass lot here is now home to Invincible Cat – a majestic panther whose gaze is ready to engage the senses and imaginations of viewers. The 36-foot long, 7-foot tall, and 10-foot wide sculpture, made with a structural steel armature and repurposed black car hoods, is one of six art installations featured in A New View – Camden – a Bloomberg Philanthropies-funded public art installation project that transforms vacant lots formerly used for illegal dumping into community placemaking sites. A related all-virtual exhibition is on display through Sunday, Oct. 31, in the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts (RCCA) Stedman Gallery. “The panther is this beautiful, powerful, agile creature – and... Read more →


Your Money: Rutgers Students Face 2.6% Tuition Increase

Board approves $4.8 billion 2021-2022 budget following tuition freeze during pandemic The Rutgers University Board of Governors today approved a $4.8 billion budget that includes a 2.6 percent increase in tuition and fees for the 2021-2022 academic year, following a freeze in tuition and a fees reduction for the past year in recognition of pandemic-related hardships. “We know that tuition increases are difficult for our students, especially after a challenging year, and we would avoid any increase if the numbers would allow it,” said Mark Angelson, chair of the Board of Governors. “We are committed to providing an affordable, high-quality education, and we urge our students and their families to focus, as we do, on the average net cost to students who receive financial assistance.” The board approved the 2.5 percent increase in tuition and 2.9 percent increase in mandatory fees for most undergraduate and graduate programs. For the last... Read more →


ROWAN ALUM JESSE NOVAK ’17 COMPETES IN 100 METER FREESTYLE

AT USA SWIMMING OLYMPIC TRIALS OMAHA, NE – Rowan alum Jesse Novak ’17 competed in the 100 meter freestyle at the USA Swimming Olympic Trials at the Chi Health Center on June 16. Novak finished 38th overall with a time of 50.01 in heat seven of the eight prelim heats in wave II of the Olympic Trials. He qualified with a time of 49.18 and was seeded 18th out of 71 swimmers in the event. The wave II cut was 49.74. USA Swimming split the meet into two waves because of Covid restrictions. The first wave was June 4-7 and the second wave is scheduled from June 13-20, which features faster standards and will serve as the main selection meet. Novak currently swims for Irvine Novaquatics in Irvine, CA. An All-American, he competed for the Profs from 2013-17. Novak won the national championship in the 100 yard freestyle twice (2017,... Read more →


Rowan Seventh in the Final D3Baseball.com National Poll

GLASSBORO, NJ - The Rowan baseball team, which participated in the NCAA Division III College World Series, is ranked seventh in the final D3baseball.com national poll, which is the Profs’ highest ranking in the poll that began in 2010. The Profs, who ended the year with a 29-6 record, won the NCAA Marietta Regional championship, to make their sixth trip to the World Series and the first under head coach Mike Dickson. Rowan also captured the 17th NJAC Championship in its history and the second in three years. SEASON RECAP: • The Profs were well-recognized for their accomplishments this season and received a host of honors (list attached)​ • Rowan outscored its opponents 281-122 on the year while batting .323 and pounding out 281 hits to just 122 by its foes • Rowan put together two 10-game winning streaks during the course of the year, the second one coming to... Read more →


Alabama Ends Rider’s Season

PHOTO GALLERY RUSTON, LA – Frank Doelling (Riverside, NJ/Riverside) pitched 6.1 strong innings and Kyle Johnson (Jackson, NJ/Jackson Memorial) and Sean McGeehan(Hamilton, NJ/Nottingham) had two hits each, but the Rider University baseball team was edged by Alabama, 3-1, in an elimination game at the NCAA Division I Baseball Championship Ruston Regional Saturday afternoon at J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park. With the loss, the Broncs conclude their season at 23-18, while the Crimson Tide (32-25) moves on to face the loser of top-seeded Louisiana Tech and second-seeded North Carolina State. The Broncs immediately manufactured a run in the top of the first, with Johnson leading off with a double to right and coming around to score on groundouts from Jake Barbiere (Stratford, NJ/Sterling) and McGeehan. A walk and a two-out RBI double for Alabama in the second evened the score. The two starting pitchers hung zeroes through the sixth,... Read more →


Graduating Rutgers-Camden Forensic Science Student Creates New Fingerprinting Powder

TO THE POINT: CAMDEN CITY – Kristen Smith had a problem. The Rutgers University–Camden graduate student was conducting research in her forensics lab, following the recipe for a florescent-based fingerprint powder, when she realized that she couldn’t get a vital component in time to complete the project. So she took matters into her own hands and considered what else could work. She ended up creating a novel formulation – used in the recovery of latent fingerprints, consisting of oils or sweat left from the fingertips or face – which she now intends to patent. “It was the best mistake in the world,” says Smith, who is among the inaugural graduates of the master of science in forensic science program at Rutgers–Camden. It turns out that the new powder might have a decided edge over the competition. She explains that the older version is florescent, which requires an alternative light source... Read more →