Scarlet Profiles

A Governor’s Life in Politics Took Root in Camden

A Governor’s Life in Politics Took Root in Camden

By Sam Starnes James J. Florio, who served as the governor of New Jersey from 1990 through 1994, as well as a member of the U.S. Congress and the New Jersey General Assembly, is a native of Brooklyn, but Rutgers University and Camden have played key roles in his life. In his new political memoir, […]

Global Health Leader Started with Science

Global Health Leader Started with Science

Soon after Tej Nuthulaganti, the global director of the Health Workforce division for the Clinton Health Access Initiative, arrived in Liberia on the West Coast of Africa in 2014, the Ebola virus was discovered. “It was a very trying time,” said Nuthulaganti CCAS’07, GCS’08, who holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in biology from Rutgers University–Camden. […]

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 […]