2018 Fall

An Immigrant Alumna Gives Back

An Immigrant Alumna Gives Back

By Shelby Vittek GSC’16 When she was 5 years old, Carolina Cabrera DiGiorgio moved from Honduras to New Jersey with her parents and siblings. Today, 33 years later, DiGiorgio CCAS’02, RLAW’05 is the president and CEO of Congreso de Latinos Unidos, one of the largest Latino social service agencies in Philadelphia. The daughter of an […]

A Nursing Family

A Nursing Family

Susan Gullo takes credit for her family’s affinity for the Rutgers School of Nursing– Camden. “I’m the one who started it all,” she said, noting that she earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing in 2002. (It was her second degree from Rutgers, her first being a 1990 psychology degree from Rutgers–New Brunswick.) Next up was […]

Once Mentored, Now a Mentor

Once Mentored, Now a Mentor

By Shelby Vittek GSC’16 Douglas Coleman believes that mentorship is vital to success. “I tell people all the time that you’re not going to be successful in financial services, or any career field, if you don’t have mentors,” said Coleman SBC’03, executive vice president of the Borden Perlman Insurance Agency in Ewing, New Jersey. Coleman, […]

Why I Gave

Why I Gave

By Tom McMorrow SBC’18 My motivation for giving to Rutgers–Camden was simple: I wanted to give back to a university that gave so much to me. I had an exceptionally unconventional path to get my degree. Simply put, without Rutgers–Camden I wouldn’t have my college education. I wouldn’t be able to pursue my dreams. As […]

A Half-Century of Supporting First-Generation Students

A Half-Century of Supporting First-Generation Students

Iraida Izaguirre, a junior majoring in childhood studies at Rutgers University–Camden, one day wants to work helping young people from families without higher education backgrounds attend college. She understands the challenges they face. “I’m the youngest of five siblings, and I’m the first one to go to college,” she said. “That was really important to […]

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The Chemistry of Winning Teams

The Chemistry of Winning Teams

By Jeanne Leong The Philadelphia Eagles’ Super Bowl victory and improved Phillies and 76ers teams have given area sports fans hope. While the teams have many gifted players, a Rutgers School of Business–Camden professor who studies effective organizations says it takes more than talent to make a winning team. According to Chester Spell, a professor […]

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From Camden to Pebble Beach

From Camden to Pebble Beach

Former Scarlet Raptors golfer played in the U.S. Amateur tournament By Sam Starnes They called him “The Bot.” Zach Arsenault, who played for Rutgers University–Camden’s conference-winning golf teams in 2015 and 2016, explains the nickname his Scarlet Raptors teammates gave him. “It’s short for ‘the robot,’ because of my compact, repetitive swing,” he said. That […]

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Famous Faces at Rutgers–Camden

Famous Faces at Rutgers–Camden

The names read like a who’s who of popular musicians—Duke Ellington, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, Simon and Garfunkel, Patti LaBelle, Warren Zevon, Billy Joel, Kool and the Gang, Sister Souljah, and Jon Bon Jovi—just to name a few. Many big names have performed for Rutgers–Camden students over the years. Beyond music, there’s a full […]