September 2017

Friday, September 1 - 7:00 pm
Rutgers–Camden Community Park, Second and Pearl Streets

The Scarlet Raptors face Elizabethtown College in a home game. Learn more.

Tuesday, September 5 - 12:45 pm
Campus Quad

We’re celebrating the start of the new semester with a barbecue for all new and returning students. See all Welcome Week events.

Tuesday, September 5 - 4:30 pm
Multi-Purpose Room, Campus Center

As the first day of the fall semester winds down, new and returning students are invited to enjoy a sweet treat. See all Welcome Week events.

Tuesday, September 5 - 8:00 pm
Multi-Purpose Room, Campus Center

Unwind after the first day of classes at a pop-up arcade in the Campus Center. See all Welcome Week events.

Wednesday, September 6 - 11:20 am
Walter K. Gordon Theater, Fine Arts Building

Rutgers University–Camden is a place where we support the determination and ambition of every member of our community with optimism and a wide range of opportunities. We learn more about ourselves when we gather to share ideas and thoughts. During this conversation, participants will discuss opportunities for enhancing the Rutgers–Camden experience for students, faculty, staff, and alumni, as well as the citizens of New Jersey.

Wednesday, September 6 - 11:20 am
Campus Quad

Getting involved on campus is a great way to make your mark on the Rutgers–Camden community and meet new people. Come learn about our student groups, including professional clubs, honor societies, cultural organizations, and Greek organizations. See all Welcome Week events.

Wednesday, September 6 - 4:30 pm
Multi-Purpose Room, Campus Center

Our Adult Learner Welcome Program will help you to establish connections, learn about services designed to support adult learners, and meet other new adult learners. Learn more and RSVPSee all Welcome Week events.

Wednesday, September 6 - 7:00 pm
Rutgers–Camden Community Park, Second and Pearl Streets

The Scarlet Raptors face Widener University in a home game. Learn more.

Wednesday, September 6 - 8:00 pm
Multi-Purpose Room, Campus Center

Join us for a night full of games, food, and giveaways! Come out and meet the Campus Activities Board (CAB) members! The CAB plans fun, social, and educational events for all students. See all Welcome Week events.

Thursday, September 7 - 12:45 pm
Multi-Purpose Room, Campus Center

Join us for an extension of the Day of Service. Meet with various volunteer groups and organizations from around the city of Camden and local region and find out all the ways you can become more involved and help the community. See all Welcome Week events.

Thursday, September 7 -
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Scarlet Lounge, Campus Center

Enjoy hot tea, iced tea, coffee, snacks, desserts, and giveaways. RSVP to attendSee all Welcome Week events.

Thursday, September 7 - 7:00 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center

The Scarlet Raptors face Misericordia University in a home game. Learn more.

Thursday, September 7 - 9:00 pm
Multi-Purpose Room, Campus Center

Celebrate the start of the fall semester with a party in the Campus Center. See all Welcome Week events.

Friday, September 8 - 11:20 am
Multi-Purpose Room, Campus Center

Meet with representatives from Rutgers–Camden offices and departments to discuss on-campus work opportunities. Work-study and other jobs will be available. See all Welcome Week events

Saturday, September 9 -
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Dilworth Park, 1 South 15th Street, Philadelphia

Take the train to Philadelphia and explore the City of Brotherly Love with fellow Scarlet Raptors and students from other universities and colleges in the region. There will be exhibitors, free giveaways, games, food vendors, and more. Participants can also ride the Philly PHLASH Downtown Bus Loop for free and receive all-day free admission to participating museums. Learn moreSee all Welcome Week events.

Saturday, September 9 - 11:00 am
Rutgers–Camden Community Park, Second and Pearl Streets

The Scarlet Raptors face Shenandoah University in a home game. Learn more.

Saturday, September 9 - 4:30 pm
Rutgers–Camden Community Park, Second and Pearl Streets

The Scarlet Raptors face Frostburg State University in the Cialella Soccer Classic. Learn more.

Sunday, September 10 - 11:00 am
Rutgers–Camden Community Park, Second and Pearl Streets

The Scarlet Raptors face North Carolina Wesleyan College in a home game. Learn more.

Sunday, September 10 - 12:00 pm
Rutgers–Camden Community Park, Second and Pearl Streets

The Scarlet Raptors face William Paterson University in a home game. Learn more.

Sunday, September 10 - 4:30 pm
Rutgers–Camden Community Park, Second and Pearl Streets

The Scarlet Raptors face Christopher Newport University in a home game. Learn more.

Tuesday, September 12 - 9:00 am
Campus Center, lower level, Conference Room South ABC

The Rutgers University-Camden Board of Directors will hold a public meeting.  View the agenda.

Tuesday, September 12 - 11:00 am
Campus Center, Main Lounge

New Jersey Senator James Beach will present student veteran Laura Tolver with a proclamation honoring her selection as a Tillman Scholar. An Edgewater Park resident, Laura was named a Tillman Scholar earlier this year by the Pat Tillman Foundation.

Tuesday, September 12 - 12:00 pm
200 Federal Street, Camden

The Rowan University/Rutgers-Camden Board of Governors will hold a regularly scheduled public meeting.  View the agenda.

Tuesday, September 12 -
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Rutgers Law School , 217 North Fifth Street, Camden

The Rutgers Center for Corporate Law and Governance and the Rutgers Institute for Professional Education present this continuing legal education (CLE) program featuring panelists Catherine G. Dearlove, director, Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A.; Mark R. Decker, senior vice president and general counsel, the Connell Company; Andrew L. Rossner, associate dean for professional and skills education and professor of law, Rutgers Law School; and Denise Walsh, member, Saiber LLC, with moderator Jeffrey M.

Tuesday, September 12 - 7:00 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center

The Scarlet Raptors face New Jersey City University in a home game. Learn more.

Wednesday, September 13 -
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Writers House, 305 Cooper Street, Room 102

Writers in Camden guest Eileen Pollack leads a workshop in fiction and nonfiction, open to the community. Submit up to 10 pages of prose to writers@camden.rutgers.edu by Sept. 1 to be considered for the workshop. If you'd like to attend just to observe, you may also request the writing samples. Learn more and submit your work.

Wednesday, September 13 - 4:00 pm
Rutgers–Camden Community Park, Second and Pearl Streets

The Scarlet Raptors face Rosemont College in a home game. Learn more.

Wednesday, September 13 - 5:00 pm
Nursing and Science Building, 530 Federal Street

Ready to fast track your nursing career? Our accelerated Bachelor of Science in nursing degree offers a 15-month fast-track program for students who already hold a bachelor’s degree in another field. Register for a Bachelor of Science in Nursing information session.

Wednesday, September 13 -
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Stedman Gallery, Fine Arts Building

Authors Eileen Pollack and Diane Seuss will read from their work. Learn more and RSVP for the reading.

Wednesday, September 13 - 7:00 pm
Rutgers–Camden Community Park, Second and Pearl Streets

The Scarlet Raptors face Cabrini University in a home game. Learn more.

Friday, September 15 - 12:15 pm
Faculty Lounge, Third Floor, Armitage Hall

The Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) monthly seminar series provides the Rutgers–Camden community with opportunities to hear about interesting, cutting-edge research and initiatives by scholars, community activists, and others engaged in urban research and/or urban change.

Friday, September 15 -
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Law School, Room E112

"Designer Babies: Choosing Our Children's Genes" will be presented by guest lecturer Bonnie Steinbock, professor emerita of SUNY–Albany. Steinbock will discuss how new technology gives us hope to one day cure or prevent genetic diseases, but also raises ethical issues. A reception will follow. Free admission.

Saturday, September 16 - 12:00 pm
Rutgers–Camden Community Park, Second and Pearl Streets

The Scarlet Raptors face Ramapo College in a home game. Learn more.

Saturday, September 16 - 1:00 pm
Rutgers–Camden Community Park, Second and Pearl Streets

The Scarlet Raptors face Rutgers–Newark in a home game. Learn more.

Saturday, September 16 - 8:00 pm
Walter K. Gordon Theater, Fine Arts Building

American composer Aaron Copland wove the Shaker tune "Simple Gifts" into his "Appalachian Spring Suite." evoking the pioneer spirit of our country. Pianist Roman Rabinovich performs Mozart's brooding and brilliant "Piano Concerto No. 20." For sheer, sublime beauty, few works exceed Tchaikovsky's "Serenade."

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit symphonyinc.org.

Sunday, September 17 - 1:00 pm
Rutgers–Camden Community Park, Second and Pearl Streets

The Scarlet Raptors face Gwynedd Mercy University in a home game. Learn more.

Tuesday, September 19 - 5:00 pm
Room 420, Nursing and Science Building, 530 Federal Street

Learn how a clinical Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree from the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden can help advance your career. More information and register for the DNP information session.

Tuesday, September 19 - 7:00 pm
Rutgers–Camden Community Park, Second and Pearl Streets

The Scarlet Raptors face Misericordia University in a home game. Learn more.

Wednesday, September 20 - 11:20 am
Mallery Music Room, Fine Arts Building, second floor

Featuring the Gabriel Schaff Violin Trio. Take a midday break and listen to live music performed by visiting professional artists. Free parking is available between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on concert days only. See more information about parking for the Mallery Concert Series.

Wednesday, September 20 - 7:00 pm
Rutgers–Camden Community Park, Second and Pearl Streets

The Scarlet Raptors face Johns Hopkins University in a home game. Learn more.

Thursday, September 21 - 12:15 pm
Law School, Room 103

Speakers Logan B. Beirne from Yale Law School and Roger Clark, Earl Maltz, and Alec Walen from Rutgers Law School will lead this discussion presented by the National Security Law Association and the Federalist Society. Free lunch will be provided. 

Thursday, September 21 - 12:45 pm
Rutgers–Camden Quad

Part of the Rutgers–Camden Homecoming 2017 Friends and Family Weekend. The Solo Circus presents magic, juggling, and circus and sideshow stunts.

Thursday, September 21 - 3:00 pm
Nursing and Science Building, 530 Federal Street

Join us to learn about the traditional four-year Bachelor of Science in nursing and how to apply as a transfer student. A short presentation will be made followed by a question-and-answer session. Register for a Bachelor of Science in Nursing information session.

Thursday, September 21 - 7:00 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center

Part of the Rutgers–Camden Homecoming 2017 Friends and Family Weekend. Cheer on the Scarlet Raptors as they face William Paterson University in a home game, then participate in a "Serve and Swag" event afterward for the chance to win prizes. Learn more.

Thursday, September 21 - 8:00 pm
Multi-Purpose Room, Campus Center

Part of the Rutgers–Camden Homecoming 2017 Friends and Family Weekend. Join us for music, dancing, and a guest performance by Mir Fontane. Open only to Rutgers–Camden students; RUID required. 

Friday, September 22 -
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Campus Center

Join us at Discover Rutgers–Camden Day, and get all of your questions answered on how to make a Rutgers–Camden education yours. Prospective first-year and transfer students will learn about academic opportunities, student life, financial aid, admissions, and more. Learn more about Discover Rutgers–Camden Day.

Friday, September 22 - 7:00 pm
Rutgers–Camden Quad

Part of the Rutgers–Camden Homecoming 2017 Friends and Family Weekend. You've read the book, now watch the movie! Join us for s'mores, ice cream, and a special giveaway. 

Saturday, September 23 -
11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Third and Pearl Streets

Part of the Rutgers–Camden Homecoming 2017 Friends and Family Weekend. Students, alumni, and the entire Rutgers–Camden community are invited to the  Scarlet Block Party. Enjoy food trucks, a beer garden, fun activities, and more! Learn more

Saturday, September 23 - 11:00 am
Athletic and Fitness Center

The Scarlet Raptors face Wesley College in a home game. Learn more.

Saturday, September 23 - 1:00 pm
Rutgers–Camden Community Park, Second and Pearl Streets

Part of the Rutgers–Camden Homecoming 2017 Friends and Family Weekend. Cheer on the Scarlet Raptors as they face Immaculata University in a home game. Learn more.

Saturday, September 23 - 1:00 pm
Rutgers–Camden Community Park, Second and Pearl Streets

Part of the Rutgers–Camden Homecoming 2017 Friends and Family Weekend. Cheer on the Scarlet Raptors as they face Montclair State University in a home game. Learn more.

Saturday, September 23 -
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Stedman Gallery, Fine Arts Building

Rounding out the trilogy of exhibitions on Camden, including Visions of Camden (2013), and Sounds of Camden (2014), Picturing Camden explores Camden's environment through the eyes of six contemporary artists: Tim Portlock, Shuli Sadé, Michael Bartmann, Bruce Garrity, Ken Hohing, and Eric Porter. Picturing Camden is on exhibit at the Stedman Gallery through Dec. 8. 

Saturday, September 23 - 3:00 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center

Part of the Rutgers–Camden Homecoming 2017 Friends and Family Weekend. Cheer on the Scarlet Raptors as they face Wilkes University in a home game. Learn more.

Sunday, September 24 - 12:00 pm
Rutgers–Camden Community Park, Second and Pearl Streets

The Scarlet Raptors face Rutgers–Newark in a home game. Learn more.

Monday, September 25 - 11:00 am
Nursing and Science Building, 530 Federal Street

Join us for a celebration of this significant new Rutgers University–Camden facility that will serve our world-class faculty and students while solidifying Camden's rising reputation as a global center for innovation in the biosciences. Speakers will include: U.S.

Monday, September 25 - 11:20 am
Digital Studies Lab, Fine Arts Building

Noteworthy artists weigh in on the theme of "Art and Technology," curated by Elizabeth Demaray, associate professor of art. Leigh M. Smith and Jordan Yerman are co-authors of the Street Cat Photo Booth. These autonomous feline-scale shelter spaces utilize computer vision to identify and then photograph stray cats in dense urban centers.

Tuesday, September 26 -
10:30 am to 5:30 pm
Welcome Center, 330 Cooper Street

Interested in completing your bachelor’s degree at Rutgers–Camden? Prospective students for spring 2018 can meet with an admissions counselor to learn about us and the transfer process. Advance registration is required. Individual appointments are available between 10:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Learn more about Transfer Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 26 - 11:20 am
Black Box Studio, Fine Arts Building

The acclaimed Electric Café series continues with Retroglyphs. Frank Cervantes and Joshua Dowiak created this 80s-inspired synthwave project. The duo will give an exclusive performance and presentation detailing their creative process. Throughout the Electric Café series, professional musicians bring new and cutting-edge music, with an emphasis on digital music and intermedia performances, to Rutgers–Camden.

Wednesday, September 27 -
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, 3829 School House Road, Room 303B

Applicants with an associate’s degree or approximately two years of college can learn if they have been accepted to Rutgers–Camden programs offered at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst: BA criminal justice or BA liberal studies. Individual appointments are available from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. To register, email Christine Ulch or call 609-353-1273; DSN: 650-754-0502 (military use only).

Wednesday, September 27 - 11:20 am
Mallery Music Room, Fine Arts Building, second floor

Featuring a jazz quartet led by guitarist Bob DeVos with vibraphonist Behn Gillece, organist Dan Kostelnik, and drummer Steve Johns. Take a midday break and listen to live music performed by visiting professional artists. Free parking is available between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on concert days only. See more information about parking for the Mallery Concert Series.

Wednesday, September 27 - 12:00 pm
217 North Sixth Street, Camden

Join us to learn more about the master of social work (MSW) program offered by the Rutgers School of Social Work on the Rutgers–Camden campus. The Rutgers MSW program is ranked one of the best in nation by U.S. News & World Report. Register for the MSW information session.

Wednesday, September 27 - 7:00 pm
Walter K. Gordon Theater, Fine Arts Building

Margot Shetterly, author of the book Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race, will give a public lecture. Set against the backdrop of the Jim Crow South and the civil rights movement, Hidden Figures tells the true story of NASA's African-American female mathematicians who played a crucial role in America's space program.

Wednesday, September 27 - 7:00 pm
Rutgers–Camden Community Park, Second and Pearl Streets

The Scarlet Raptors face The College of New Jersey in a home game. Learn more.

Thursday, September 28 -
12:45 pm to 1:45 pm
Business and Science Building, Room 109

Anuja Gupta, assistant professor of management, will lead this Business Leader Development Program fall 2017 skills workshop. This event is open to all Rutgers School of Business–Camden students, with a maximum of 25 participants. Refreshments will be provided. RSVP to Bridget Britton.

Thursday, September 28 -
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Student Works Gallery, Campus Center

Celebrate the conclusion of a successful exhibition with free food and refreshments at the Student Works Gallery. Artists exhibiting in Art in the Landscape are: Ken Hohing, assistant professor of art, head of photography concentration; Bruce Garrity, part-time lecturer, painting and drawing; and students Austin Cuttino, Jacob Foster, Jennifer Freire, Jess Grear, Steve Hastings, Tiana McMillian, Kelly Budesa, and Deemarie Valenza. 

Saturday, September 30 - 1:00 pm
Rutgers–Camden Community Park, Second and Pearl Streets

The Scarlet Raptors face Ramapo College in a home game. Learn more.