Students, alumni, faculty, and staff at Rutgers University—Camden are making their mark in South Jersey and around the world every day. We like to say that they have Raptortude! What is Raptortude? It's about having Rutgers—Camden pride, giving back to the community, and going the extra mile to make a difference. Explore this page to read more about how our own Scarlet Raptors are showing their Raptortude!

Eagleton Fellows Eight Rutgers Law–Camden students join an elite class of 27 members selected from hundreds across the university for the honored tradition of placing Rutgers students in positions within the New Jersey executive branch each spring since 2000.


Community Asset Growing up in a poor neighborhood in the Southeast Bronx, Rasheda Weaver knew that she was going to make a difference. She is quickly making her presence felt in her adopted city of Camden.



Reaching Higher Representatives from Rutgers University–Camden joined President Obama, along with hundreds of college presidents and other higher education leaders, to announce new actions to help more students prepare for and graduate from college.



Nursing Excellence —  Monica Rivera, a Rutgers University–Camden nursing student has been awarded a scholarship from the Northern New Jersey Black Nurses Association for demonstrating excellence in academics and community service.



Pinelands Research Rutgers–Camden students do exciting fieldwork out in the million-acre Pinelands National Reserve.



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