The UrbanPromise Story: A journey of faith and social justice

Thursday October 25, 12:20-1:20 p.m. Armitage Hall 3rd floor Faculty Lounge (turn left after elevators). Jodina Hicks, Executive Director of UrbanPromise, together with youth and staff, will discuss the realities of growing up in Camden and the development of UrbanPromise as a visionary community-serving organization in the city.Ms. Hicks received her JD from Rutgers-Camden Law … Continue reading The UrbanPromise Story: A journey of faith and social justice

Rwandan School Project

Many students, staff, and faculty expressed an interest in supporting the Rwandan School Project that Sisters Anna and Dominique spoke about at their October 3rd talk. Please visit the following website for further information: See also this write-up of the visit to our campus in the local Catholic newspaper: Benebikira sisters visit

Working with Children After the Rwandan Genocide

Wednesday October 3, 2012, 12:10 – 1:10 p.m., Faculty Lounge, Armitage Hall Students, staff, and faculty are invited to attend a presentation by Sisters Anna Beata Murekatete and Thierry Dominique of the Benebikira Sisters Foundation, in Rwanda, who will discuss the orphanage and school they started as a refuge for child survivors of the Rwandan … Continue reading Working with Children After the Rwandan Genocide

What to do with a humanities degree?

CHECK OUT THESE RESOURCES FOR THINKING ABOUT CAREERS WITH HUMANITIES DEGREES: Arum, Richard, and Josipa Roksa. Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2011. Association of American Colleges and Universities. College Learning for a New Global Century. Association of American Colleges and Universities, 2007. Nussbaum, Martha. Not for Profit: … Continue reading What to do with a humanities degree?

History of Our Building on Cooper

Dr. Charlene Mires, an Associate Professor of History in our new building, has put together the following interesting description of the history of our new office building at 427 and 429 Cooper Street. See

Dr. Charles Jarrett Retiring

It is with great sadness that we announce that, after 35 years as a Philosophy professor at Rutgers-Camden, Dr. Charlie Jarrett will be retiring in June. As many of you are aware, Dr. Jarrett is one of the most beloved teachers on campus, having inspired and challenged generations of students to think rigorously, clearly, and … Continue reading Dr. Charles Jarrett Retiring