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Chancellor Phoebe A. Haddon Named Chair of Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

href="mailto:msepanic@camden.rutgers.edu">By Mike Sepanic Phoebe A. Haddon, chancellor of Rutgers University–Camden, has been named chair of the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. She will lead the nine-member board for a two-year term. The board oversees the Bank’s direction and performance, and participates in the formulation of the Fed’s monetary policy through its reports on economic and financial conditions and its decisions on the Bank’s discount rate. A nationally noted leader in issues related to access and equity, Haddon is chancellor of... Read more →


Big second quarter helps MSU sink Rutgers-Camden women

MONTCLAIR, N.J. (Jan. 15, 2020) – The Montclair State University women’s basketball team outscored Rutgers University-Camden by 20 points in the second quarter and went on to defeat the Scarlet Raptors, 88-53, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game here Wednesday night. The Red Hawks, who improved to 11-4 overall and 6-2 in the NJAC with their sixth straight win, held a narrow 15-11 lead after one quarter before going on a 26-6 run in the second quarter. They had a nine-point run in the... Read more →


Azemi powers Raptor men to first win at MSU since 2004

MONTCLAIR, N.J. (Jan. 15, 2020) – Junior guard Arian Azemi scored a career-high 35 points and senior forward Isaac Destin notched his sixth double-double of the season to power the Rutgers University-Camden men’s basketball team over Montclair State University, 89-77, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game here Wednesday night. Rutgers-Camden snapped a four-game losing streak, raising its record to 5-9 overall and 2-6 in the NJAC, while Montclair State fell to 8-7 overall and 6-2 in conference play. It was only the Raptors’ second... Read more →


Rutgers University–Camden Named “Best Bang for the Buck” University

By Mike Sepanic Rutgers University–Camden once again has been recognized by Washington Monthly magazine as a great value, while also earning high overall rankings among research universities across the nation. Among schools in the Northeast, Rutgers–Camden is named 24th in the “Best Bang for the Buck” category, which recognizes those institutions that help non-wealthy students attain marketable degrees at affordable prices. In Washington Monthly’s overall 2019 ranking for national universities, which emphasizes such factors as social mobility, research, and promoting public service, Rutgers–Camden is ranked... Read more →


Williams joins 1,000-point club as Raptor women win fourth straight

PHOENIXVILLE, Penn. (Jan. 13, 2020) – Senior guard Fatimah Williams scored a game-high 18 points, including the 1,000th of her career, as the Rutgers University-Camden women’s basketball team rolled to a 66-55 victory over the University of Valley Forge in a non-conference game here Monday night. The victory was the fourth straight for the 9-5 Scarlet Raptors, while the Patriots fell to 2-7 with their fifth consecutive loss. Williams, the Raptors’ team captain, became the 14th player in program history to join the elite 1,000-point... Read more →


Rutgers-Camden women win third straight game, 63-57

CAMDEN, N.J (Jan. 11, 2020) – The Rutgers University-Camden women’s basketball team opened its game here Saturday with a seven-point run and went on to post a 63-57 victory over Rutgers University-Newark in a New Jersey Athletic Conference contest. The win was the third straight for the Scarlet Raptors, all coming in a six-day span during the week. They raised their record to 8-5 overall and 2-5 in the NJAC. Rutgers-Newark fell to 1-12 overall and 0-7 in the NJAC with its 11th straight loss.... Read more →


Stingy Newark defense shuts down Camden men

​ CAMDEN, N.J. (Jan. 11, 2020) – The Rutgers University-Newark men’s basketball team entered Saturday’s New Jersey Athletic Conference contest coming off a program-record defensive effort and the Scarlet Raiders didn’t hurt their nationally-ranked defensive ratings against Rutgers-Camden. Newark held the Scarlet Raptors to 38 points as it defeated Rutgers-Camden, 59-38, to raise its record to 10-4 overall and 6-1 in the NJAC. The victory came only three days after the Scarlet Raiders shut down NJAC foe Montclair State University, 58-29, to set a program... Read more →


Pitts’ double-double powers Raptor women to first NJAC win

CAMDEN CITY, N.J (Jan. 8, 2020) – Freshman guard/forward Jalissa Pitts scored a game-high 22 points and addeda career-high 13 rebounds for her first collegiate double-double as she led the Rutgers University-Camden women’s basketball team to its first New Jersey Athletic Conference win of the season here Wednesday night with a 63-52 victory over Ramapo College. The win was the second straight for the Scarlet Raptors, who improved to 7-5 overall and 1-5 in the NJAC. Ramapo, which has lost four straight, fell to 8-5... Read more →


Rutgers-Camden women post non-conference win at Abington

ABINGTON, Penn. (Jan. 6, 2020) – The Rutgers University-Camden women’s basketball team scored the first nine points of its non-conference game here Monday night and went on to defeat Penn State University-Abington, 66-46. The victory snaps the Scarlet Raptors’ four-game losing streak and lifts Rutgers-Camden to 6-5. The Nittany Lions fall to 3-6 with their third straight defeat. Senior guard Fatimah Williams and freshman guard/forward Jalissa Pitts scored five and four points, respectively, as the Scarlet Raptors jumped off to their quick start. Although Abington... Read more →


Destin joins 1,000-point club during Raptors’ loss at GMU

GWYNEDD VALLEY, Penn. (Jan. 6, 2020) – Senior forward Isaac Destin became the 14th player in program history to reach the 1,000-point career milestone as the Rutgers University-Camden men’s basketball team pushed host Gwynedd Mercy University to the limit before falling, 78-73, in a non-conference game here Monday night. In the men’s loss to Gwynedd Mercy, Isaac Destin (Woodlynne, NJ/Collingswood) joined the 1,000-point club The loss drops the Scarlet Raptors to 4-7, while the Griffins improve to 9-4. Destin became the first Scarlet Raptor to... Read more →


Rutgers Dental School Receives Funding to Expand Care for Patients With Disabilities

By Carrie Stetler Rutgers School of Dental Medicine will get a $250,000 boost for the only dental clinic in the region that provides care to patients with disabilities and on the autism spectrum. Glenn Rosivack, interim chair of the dental school's Department of Pediatrics, says there are many barriers to dental care for special-needs patients. Photo: John Emerson The Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (RSDM) – which offers the only dental clinics in the region providing care to patients with disabilities – will be able... Read more →


15 Remarkable Moments of the Decade at Rutgers

NEW BRUNSWICK NJ--Looking ahead to 2020 and a look back at some of the top moments of the past decade at Rutgers–New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences. T Eric LeGrand: From injury to inspiration (2010) Since Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand was paralyzed while making a tackle, he has devoted his life to learning to walk again, to raising funds for paralysis research and serving as an inspiration for anyone facing adversity. Integration of UMDNJ to become RBHS (2013) A more comprehensive Rutgers... Read more →


Devitt powers TCNJ women over Rutgers-Camden

EWING, N.J. (Jan. 4, 2020) – Junior forward Shannon Devitt scored a game-high 27 points and sophomore guard/forward Rachel Gazzola added 18 to lead The College of New Jersey women’s basketball team over Rutgers University-Camden, 66-53, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game here Saturday afternoon. The victory snapped the Lions’ two-game losing streak and lifted TCNJ to 7-5 overall and 4-1 in the conference. The Scarlet Raptors fell to 5-5 overall and 0-5 in the NJAC with their fourth straight loss. TCNJ has won... Read more →


Destin on doorstep of milestone, but Raptors fall to TCNJ men

EWING, N.J. (Jan. 4, 2020) – Rutgers University-Camden senior forward Isaac Destin moved to within one point of reaching the 1,000-point milestone, but the Scarlet Raptors lost to The College of New Jersey, 83-65, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference men’s basketball game here Saturday. The Lions improved to 6-6 overall and 3-2 in the NJAC, while the Scarlet Raptors fell to 4-6 and 1-4. TCNJ has won its last 10 games against Rutgers-Camden and holds a 67-18 lead in the all-time series. Destin notched... Read more →


Attention! Albert Carino Boys Basketball Club Members Captain's Day is January 8

PRESSLEY, WARE, KENNEDY, McNICHOLS, PETERSON AND WOODBURY TO BE FEATURED RICHARD STOCKTON’S SCOTT BITTNER TO BE GUEST SPEAKER The Albert Carino Boys Basketball Club has announced that the first meeting of the season (Captain’s Day) will be Wednesday, January 8th at the Crowne Plaza, Route 70 and Cuthbert Blvd., Cherry Hill starting at 11:30 A.M. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED and may be made by calling Jason Lewer, Treasurer (609-706-7069) or Jack Mongulla, President (856-461-8800), or emailing the Club at basketballclub@comcast.net. The Club will honor Tesean Pressley... Read more →


Rutgers Expert Discusses How to Maintain Quality Sleep

During the Holiday Travel Season Newswise — With shorter daylight hours, stress and travel to different time zones, the holiday season can disrupt our circadian rhythm and create sleep difficulties – making it even harder to avoid stress, enjoy time with family, and finally return to work. Professor Helmut Zarbl, director at the Rutgers Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute (EOHSI), and an expert on circadian rhythm disruption and sleep cycles, shares tips on how to minimize jet lag and sleep disruptions during the holidays.... Read more →


NJAC co-leader Kean women topple Rutgers-Camden

CAMDEN CITY. N.J. (Dec. 14, 2019) – The Kean University women’s basketball team opened up a 12-point first-quarter lead, placed four players in double figures, including a pair of players with 20 points , and went on to defeat Rutgers University-Camden, 77-48, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game here Saturday afternoon. Kean, the NJAC co-leader along with Rowan University, improves to 5-0 in the conference and 7-1 overall with its sixth straight win. The Cougars lead their all-time series against Rutgers-Camden, 50-22. Rutgers-Camden, playing... Read more →


Destin, Azemi pace Rutgers-Camden to first NJAC victory of the season

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. (Dec. 14, 2019) – Senior forward Isaac Destin scored a game-high 28 points and added a game-high 13 rebounds for his third double-double of the season, as the Rutgers University-Camden men’s basketball team won its first New Jersey Athletic Conference game of the year, 68-63, over Kean University here Saturday. Junior guard Arian Azemi added 22 points and a game-high four steals for the Scarlet Raptors, who improve to 4-5 overall and 1-3 in the NJAC by snapping a four-game losing streak.... Read more →


Video: The Rutgers-Camden Gospel Choir

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (Dec. 13, 2019)--The Rutgers–Camden Gospel Choir began in spring 2019 under the guidance of founding director Dionne Fields, a Rutgers–Camden graduate and part-time lecturer of music. Members include students and community members from throughout the region, as well as musicians in the choir's accompanying band. Learn more about the Department of Visual, Media, and Performing Arts: http://go.rutgers.edu/7vjw4e6o Read more →


100 Student-Athletes Named To Fall Academic All-Big Ten Team

ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Big Ten Conference recognized a record 100 Rutgers student-athletes on the Fall 2019 Academic All-Big Ten list, it was announced Wednesday. Seven different programs were represented on the list including 33 from football, 19 from women's soccer, 15 from field hockey, 11 from women's cross country, 10 from volleyball and six from both men's soccer and men's cross country. The 100 Scarlet Knight selections are a fall school record since joining the Big Ten for the 2014-15 academic season, surpassing the... Read more →


Big second half lifts Baruch men past Raptors

​ CAMDEN, N.J. (Dec. 9, 2019) – Baruch College junior guard Adnan Bajrami scored 25 of his game-high 30 points in the second half to rally the Bearcats past Rutgers University-Camden, 71-59, in a non-conferencemen’s basketball game here Monday night. Baruch improves to 5-2 with its second straight victory, while Rutgers-Camden falls to 3-5 with its fourth consecutive loss. The Bearcats and Scarlet Raptors have played a non-conference game for three straight seasons, with Baruch winning all three games. Behind six points from sophomore forward... Read more →


4-Year University Tuitions Jumped 34 Percent in PA and 35 Percent in NJ

The Center Square Pennsylvania four-year public university tuition and fees went from $11,175 in 2004-05 to $14,937 in 2019-20, the 10th smallest increase among the 50 states and the District of CNBNews image files Columbia, the College Board said in a new report. That 15-year change represented a tuition and fee hike of 33.7 percent. Between the 2018-19 and the 2019-20 academic years, four-year tuition and fees in the state decreased 1 percent, according to the College Board numbers. The analysis found that average tuition... Read more →


Hilt sets two program marks as Raptors open indoor track season

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (Dec. 6, 2019) – Sophomore Emily Hilt (photo)had a record-setting debut as a member of the Rutgers University-Camden women’s indoor track team as the Scarlet Raptor men and women opened their season at the Fastrack Season Opener Friday at the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex. Hilt, a transfer from Rowan College at Gloucester County, broke the Rutgers-Camden women’s indoor records in both the shot put (11.58 meters) and the weight throw (14.43 meters) to lead a strong opening-day performance. Hilt, an All-American at... Read more →


Stockton women outlast Rutgers-Camden, 60-55

​ CAMDEN. N.J. (Dec. 4, 2019) – Just when it seemed like the Rutgers University-Camden women’s basketball team was going to survive after digging itself a deep hole, Stockton University came back to outlast the Scarlet Raptors, 60-55, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game here Wednesday night. The Ospreys, who improve to 4-2 overall and 1-1 in the NJAC, scored the first seven points of the game and took a 16-4 lead with less than three minutes remaining in the opening quarter. In the... Read more →


Rutgers-Camden falls in NJAC home opener

CAMDEN, N.J. (Dec. 4, 2019) – The Stockton University men’s basketball team went on a 10-point run early in the game, overcoming a one-point deficit, and went on to race past Rutgers University-Camden, 91-67, in the second New Jersey Athletic Conference game of the year for both teams here Wednesday night. It was the Scarlet Raptors’ home conference opener. Stockton improved to 4-2 overall and 2-0 in the NJAC, while Rutgers-Camden fell to 3-3 overall and 0-2 in the conference. Stockton has won 23 straight... Read more →


Rutgers-Camden Students Engage in Conversation about Diversity/Inclusion

TO THE POINT: CAMDEN – A Rutgers University‒Camden speaker series aims to help students feel comfortable while they are learning and developing friendships and support systems on campus. “Beyond the Mill” provides a welcoming environment for the campus community to join host Oscar Holmes IV, an associate professor of management, and other faculty and area business and community leaders to discuss thought-provoking topics involving diversity, equity, and inclusion. “I get a lot of gratification out of publishing my own diversity, equity, and inclusion research and... Read more →


MAC Championship to be Played at Ford Field

By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews Sports The 2019 Marathon Mid-American Conference Football Championship will feature Miami versus Central Michigan on Saturday, Dec. 7, at Noon ET. The contest will mark the 23rd annual championship game for the MAC and will mark the 16th neutral site game at Ford Field in downtown Detroit. The 2019 Marathon MAC Football Championship Game will showcase the East Division Champion Miami RedHawks against the West Division Champion Central Michigan Chippewas. Central Michigan (8-4, 6-2 MAC) clinched the MAC West Division... Read more →


Diggs, Brown earn recognition on USC All-South Atlantic teams

CAMDEN, N.J. (Dec. 2, 2019) – Junior forward Skyler Diggs (Delran, NJ/Delran) and senior back Darnell Brown (Cinnaminson, NJ/Cinnaminson) continued to pile up honors a month after the Rutgers University-Camden men’s soccer team ended its season. Darnell Brown Diggs and Brown, who sparked the Scarlet Raptors to a 13-5-3 season and the third seed in the New Jersey Athletic Conference playoffs, have been named to the United Soccer Coaches Men’s Division III All-South Atlantic Region Teams, released today. Diggs captured South Atlantic Region Second Team... Read more →


Rutgers-Camden leads wire to wire to beat Gallaudet women, 67-57

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 1, 2019) – The Rutgers University-Camden women’s basketball team scored the first nine points of the game and never trailed as it defeated Gallaudet University, 67-57, in a non-conference game here Sunday afternoon. The Scarlet Raptors improve to 5-1, while the Bison fall to 1-3. Rutgers-Camden took the lead for good, at 2-0, on a layup by freshman center Kayla Newton 1:05 into the contest. The Scarlet Raptors built their lead to 9-0, aided by four points from senior guard Fatimah Williams,... Read more →


Kansas Wins Maui Jim Tourney in Overtime

By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews Sports LAHAINA (Nov. 30, 2019)---- The Kansas Jayhawks won in overtime against the Dayton Flyers in the Championship game of the 2019 Maui Jim Maui Invitational basketball tournament. It was standing-room-only at the Lahaina Civic Center on Wednesday. The Maui Jim NCAA tourney is the premier Thanksgiving-time college basketball tournament. It is produced by ESPN. Udoka Azubuike of the University of Kansas is hugged by teammate Tristan Enaruna after the Jayhawks beat Dayton in overtime at the Maui Jim Maui... Read more →


Researchers discover HIV drug is effective against Zika virus

A research team at Temple’s Lewis Katz School of Medicine has discovered that a drug used to treat HIV is effective in suppressing Zika virus, suggesting potential global implications for treating mosquito-borne viral diseases. Photography By: Ryan S. Brandenberg Laura H. Carnell Professor and Chair of the Department of Neuroscience Kamel Khalili, right, and a researcher, work in a lab at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University. A team of Temple researchers has discovered that a drug used for HIV treatment is... Read more →


Dayton Will Face Kansas for the Maui Jim, Maui Invitational Championship

By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews (Gloucestercitynews.net)LAHAINA, MAUI (Nov. 27, 2019)---- In the second round game during the Maui Jim Maui Invitational, MSU bested Georgia 93-85. When asked about the team’s conversation last night leading up to the game, Cassius Winston said, “We just focused on a lot, just focused within ourselves. We got all the pieces. We got everything we need to be a really good team. Everyone’s going to bring their best each every night.” State is definitely growing as a team. On the... Read more →


Keb’ Mo’s Jingle Bell Jamboree

COLLINGSWOOD, NJ--Presented by the Camden County Board of Freeholders in association with BRE and the Borough of Collingswood, the Scottish Rite Auditorium welcomes Keb’ Mo’s Jingle Bell Jamboree plus special guest Alicia Michilli on Saturday, December 14th, 2019. Doors open at 7 PM, showtime at 8 PM.​ This year Keb’ Mo’ is celebrating his 25th Anniversary year of performing under the moniker, with the release of two albums, Oklahoma (June 14) and Moonlight, Mistletoe, And You (Oct. 11), Keb’s first ever holiday album released throughout... Read more →


Destin’s double-double lifts Rutgers Camden men past CCNY

NEW YORK, N.Y. (Nov. 23, 2019) – Isaac Destin left his imprint all over the latest victory for the Rutgers University-Camden men’s basketball team, from start to finish. The Scarlet Raptors’ senior forward collected a game-high 28 points and a game- and career-high 17 rebounds as Rutgers-Camden outlasted the City College of New York, 73-68, in a non-conference game here Saturday. The win lifts the Scarlet Raptors to 3-1 for the first time since the 2014-15 campaign, already passing their win total from last season’s... Read more →


Active-Shooter Drills in Schools May Do More Harm Than Good, Says Rutgers–Camden Nursing Scholar 

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (Nov. 22, 2019)--– Active-shooter drills in schools expose students to frighteningly realistic scenarios with masked intruders and loud gunfire sounds. They also may be doing more harm than good, says a Rutgers University–Camden nursing scholar who urges school and law enforcement officials alike to include school nurses in their plans to prepare for violent situations. Robin Cogan, a lecturer in the Rutgers School of Nursing‒Camden and lead author of an article published in Current Trauma Reports, says school nurses are ideally positioned... Read more →