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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... 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... 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... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on Rutgers' Class of 2026 Activists/Achievers

Members of Rutgers’ Class of 2026 have already built a resume of activism, achievement and service before entering their first university classroom or laboratory. They have lobbied for gun safety measures, created a financial literacy business aimed at Gen Z, and produced a film about the journey of immigrants to America. They’ve organized the cleanup of Jersey Shore beaches and coached a 3-year-old with autism to say his first words. If positive changes are going to come to society, Abdon Andahur believes, they will start with his peers. “At the moment, our generation and the millennials are the ones who... 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... 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.... 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... 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... Read more →


How to Stop Procrastinating and Start Studing

Students often feel procrastination in college. The reason for that is that they have a lot of homework, and can’t manage their time as they want. They can’t walk with their friends or watch their favorite movies. They should write papers or do complicated assignments in the evening. All this can cause sadness and procrastination in students, especially before the exams. At the same time, struggling against this feeling is crucial to getting a degree and being successful. To cope with the problem, some students order essays cheap in online services. Such custom companies help students with written assignments. So,... 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... 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... 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,... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students: Saint Francis University and Loyola University

Saint Francis University Students Named to President's and Dean's Lists LORETTO, PA (03/10/2022)-- Congratulations to the nearly 850 Saint Francis University students who made one of the Fall 2021 Honors Lists: Presidents or Dean's. To achieve either list, students must have full-time status and attain a quality point average of 4.000 (President's) or 3.500 (Dean's) on 12 or more credits during a single semester, with no continuing or incomplete grades. Brooke Benson, Psychology of Berlin, NJ (08009), Dean's Haley Connor, Psychology of Voorhees, NJ (08043), Dean's Julianna Crisfulla, Health Science PA of Logan Township, NJ (08085), Dean's Saint Francis University... Read more →


Stedman Gallery exhibition celebrates works, lives and careers of eight women painters

Rite of Passage March 10, 2022 CAMDEN CITY, N.J. – As part of its ongoing Women’s History Month celebration, Rutgers University–Camden pays homage to the passage of time, growth and individual journeys with the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts exhibition, “Passages: 8 Women Painters.” The exhibition, which is free of charge and open to the public, will run through Friday, April 8 in the Stedman Gallery. Hours are Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. “‘Passages’ is personal to me as the connector, but it’s also universal,” explained curator and participating artist Noreen Scott Garrity, associate director of education... Read more →


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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... 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... 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... 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... Read more →


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Advanced Placement Courses--Part Two

(The SECOND of a four-part CNBNEWS series Dumbing Down American Education) Dorothy Philbin I CNBNews Contributor THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY (VIX) ...Dumbing Down Education Part I A friend of mine has a grandson who will graduate from high school in June. No big thing? The grandson is graduating with a high school diploma plus an Associate's Degree. By taking advanced placement courses this student was able to polish off two years of college while in high school. Should students be able to do this? Are they learning as much by taking AP courses online as they would in a... 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,... 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,... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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,... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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.... 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... 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... Read more →