October 2019

Tuesday, October 1 -
12:45 pm to 1:45 pm
Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room

Gourmet Dining wants to hear from you. Join the discussion to help make impactful change to your campus dining experience. 

Tuesday, October 1 -
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Campus Center, South ABC Conference Room

This panel discussion will focus on careers for women in the investment and management industry, featuring professional women who will talk about their experiences in the field. Open to all students. Please register to attend

Presented by the Rutgers Women of Business Alliance and the CFA Society of Philadelphia Women's Advisory Committee.  

Tuesday, October 1 - 7:00 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center

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

Wednesday, October 2 - 11:20 am
Fine Arts Building, Mallery Room

Featuring Adam Levin, guitar, and Jacob Reuven, mandolin. Take a midday break and listen to live music performed by visiting professional artists. See more information about the Mallery Concert Series.

Wednesday, October 2 -
11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Campus Center, Raptor Roost (lower level)

Join the Student Governing Association, the Wellness Center team, and representatives from the interfaith and diversity and inclusion offices for an open conversation about how our campus community can safeguard against the sentiments of those who seek to divide our society. Free pizza will be provided.

Wednesday, October 2 -
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Campus Center, Executive Meeting Room (lower level)

Faculty, students, staff, and alumni are invited to participate in this town hall portion of the search process for the next president of Rutgers University. Participants are encouraged to provide their thoughts on the characteristics and skills that they believe are necessary to lead Rutgers into the future. Individuals who would like to speak during one of the town halls must register no later than noon on the day of the event.

Wednesday, October 2 -
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Fine Arts Building, Black Box Studio

Sign up to read a section of Walt Whitman's epic poem; creative interpretations are welcome. Contact Noreen Scott Garrity at ngarrity@camden.rutgers.edu or 856-225-6306. 

Wednesday, October 2 - 7:00 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center

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

Wednesday, October 2 - 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, October 3 -
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Writers House, 305 Cooper Street

Matthew Desmond's Evicted, a sobering study of eviction as both a symptom and cause of American poverty, is the Rutgers Reads selection for 2019-20. Inspired by the themes raised by the book, the Writers House will host three writing workshops open to the Rutgers community and the public, led by MFA alumnae Catherine Buck and Allie Casey in consultation with the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs.

Friday, October 4 -
12:15 pm to 1:30 pm
Armitage Hall, Faculty Lounge

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. This month, Stephanie Dolamore, assistant professor of government and public affairs at Gallaudet University, will give the talk "Addressing Power Imbalances that Perpetuate Housing Segregation: Civil Legal Support for Tenants Facing Eviction in Baltimore."

Saturday, October 5 - 2:00 pm
Flyers Skate Zone – Pennsauken, 6725 River Road, Pennsauken Township

The Scarlet Raptors face Alvernia University in a home game.

Monday, October 7 -
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Nursing and Science Building, room 401 P/Q, 530 Federal Street

This course teaches health care professionals how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Participants will learn how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of addiction and mental illness. Learn more. Register to attend.

Monday, October 7 -
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Campus Center Steps

Hear stories of resilience and offer support during a candlelight vigil with spoken word, music, and a survivor speak-out. 

Turn the Campus Purple is a weeklong campaign of action and support for survivors of domestic and dating violence. Share your participation on social media using the hashtag #RUCTurnsPurple. Sponsored by the Rutgers–Camden Office for Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance. 

Tuesday, October 8 (All day)
Campus Center

Use sidewalk chalk to share a message of support for survivors of dating and domestic violence. 

Turn the Campus Purple is a weeklong campaign of action and support for survivors of domestic and dating violence. Share your participation on social media using the hashtag #RUCTurnsPurple. Sponsored by the Rutgers–Camden Office for Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance. 

Tuesday, October 8 -
11:30 am to 2:30 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center

Rutgers–Camden students and alumni are invited to meet with representatives from a variety of employers and learn about potential job and internship opportunities. Learn more. Hosted by the Career Center.

Tuesday, October 8 -
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Stedman Gallery

Teachers are invited to an interactive museum tour, a hands-on activity, and a brief discussion around the exhibition "Democratic Vistas: Whitman, Body and Soul." Learn about the artwork, discuss topics with colleagues, and schedule your class for the RCCA Museum Education Program. For more information, contact Miranda Powell at 856-225-6202 or miranda.powell@rutgers.edu.

Tuesday, October 8 -
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Campus Center, Raptor Roost (lower level)

Students will be able to learn more about Latin America while they enjoy typical desserts like arroz con leche and a cup of coffee from the region. This event is a Café Social where students can interact with one another while tasting traditional coffee and desserts, hosted by our Latin American Students Organization. Part of the Rutgers University–Camden Hispanic Heritage Month celebration.

Wednesday, October 9 - 11:20 am
Fine Arts Building, Mallery Room

Featuring Rita Mitsel and Friends. Take a midday break and listen to live music performed by visiting professional artists. See more information about the Mallery Concert Series.

Wednesday, October 9 -
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Campus Center, Executive Meeting Room

Escalation is a film that honestly and compellingly tells the story of a college dating relationship, helping audiences to understand and recognize the early signs of relationship abuse. This 40-minute screening will be followed by a guided discussion. Light food will be served. This program is an Honors Event.

Thursday, October 10 (All day)
Rutgers University–Camden

Show your support and solidarity for violence prevention by wearing purple. Turn the Campus Purple is a weeklong campaign of action and support for survivors of domestic and dating violence. Share your participation on social media using the hashtag #RUCTurnsPurple. Sponsored by the Rutgers–Camden Office for Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance. 

Thursday, October 10 -
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Campus Center, Scarlet Lounge

Faculty leaders for this year's 22 Learning Abroad and Study Away undergraduate and graduate courses will be available to discuss the details of their programs. See the list of current programs. Course applications and scholarship applications are now open for spring 2020.

Thursday, October 10 - 12:45 pm
Campus Center, Executive Meeting Room

Are you thinking about teaching in New Jersey? Do you know that there are new laws and expectations regarding LGBTQ history, gender expression, and transgender students in New Jersey school districts? Join the Department of Childhood Studies and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at this workshop presented by Ashley E. Chiappano, manager of safe schools and community education at Garden State Equality. Lunch will be served. 

Thursday, October 10 -
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Campus Center, 326 Penn Street, Camden

Celebrate the 30th anniversary of Cooper Street and the Cooper-Grant neighborhood's designation on the National Register of Historic Places. The showcase will include pop-up exhibits, performances, giveaways, and more. Presented by the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) at Rutgers University–Camden and the Cooper-Grant Neighborhood Association. Learn more and register to attend

Thursday, October 10 -
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Campus Center, Student Works Gallery

Celebrate Only Human, an exhibition of artwork created by Rutgers University–Camden alumni whose senior theses explored aspects of the human condition. Featured artists: Jake Foster (CCAS'17), Patty Lafferty Hanna (CCAS'07), Emily Lash (AS'07), and Brian McAndrews (CCAS'14). The exhibition runs through Oct. 29. 

Learn more about the Student Works Gallery. 

Thursday, October 10 - 7:00 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center

The Scarlet Raptors are turning the campus purple during a volleyball match against Penn State Brandywine. 

Turn the Campus Purple is a weeklong campaign of action and support for survivors of domestic and dating violence. Share your participation on social media using the hashtag #RUCTurnsPurple. Sponsored by the Rutgers–Camden Office for Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance. 

Thursday, October 10 -
8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Campus Center, Conference Room South BC (lower level)

Join the sisters of Omega Phi Chi Multicultural Sorority Inc. at Multicultural Masterpieces: Hispanic Heritage Edition, a celebration of Hispanic cultures! We will have canvases for participants to paint flags and emblems of different countries. Part of the Rutgers University–Camden Hispanic Heritage Month celebration.

Friday, October 11 -
9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room

Recent land-use and zoning proposals around the United States directly attack the "architecture of segregation"—the public policies and institutional practices that further spatial inequality. Single-family zoning, for example, has effectively been used to keep lower-income people out of certain neighborhoods. To address this inequity, Minneapolis has eliminated single-family zoning throughout the city. Oregon and Seattle are considering similar measures.

Friday, October 11 -
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Law School, Room E108

Guest lecturer Candi K. Cann, a religion and death studies scholar at Baylor University, will give a presentation that examines different types of virtual memorials and how they are being used to mourn and interact with the dead. A reception will follow the talk. 

Friday, October 11 - 7:00 pm
Flyers Skate Zone – Pennsauken, 6725 River Road, Pennsauken Township

The Scarlet Raptors face the University of Maryland in a home game.

Saturday, October 12 - 11:00 am
Athletic and Fitness Center

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

Saturday, October 12 - 1:00 pm
Rutgers–Camden Community Park, Second and Pearl Streets

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

Saturday, October 12 - 3:00 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center

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

Monday, October 14 -
9:00 am to 1:30 pm
Campus Center

Join us at Discover Rutgers–Camden Day, where you can meet the campus community and learn about becoming a Scarlet Raptor. First-year and transfer students will hear about academic opportunities, student life, financial aid, admissions, and more. Learn more and register to attend

Monday, October 14 - 11:20 am
Fine Arts Building, Black Box Studio

Bathgate has been described as an "eloquent new music interpreter" and "a glorious cellist" who combines "bittersweet lyricism along with ferocious chops." Admission is free and open to the public. Learn more

Monday, October 14 - 12:00 pm
Merchantville Country Club, 501 Chapel Avenue West, Cherry Hill

The Scarlet Raptors will compete in the Rutgers University–Camden Scarlet Raptors Fall Golf Invitational in Cherry Hill, N.J. Learn more.

Tuesday, October 15 -
12:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room

Ready to earn your advanced degree? Visit the Career Center's Graduate and Professional School Fair, featuring representatives from graduate programs and schools nationwide, and start considering your options now. Learn more

Tuesday, October 15 -
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Armitage Hall Faculty Lounge, Third Floor

The Master of Arts in Teaching Spanish program  hosts guest speaker Alberto Bruzos of Princeton University for a workshop, "An Introduction to the Teaching of Languages in the Linguistic Landscape." Attendees will receive practical models and strategies to design their own linguistic landscape projects. Free professional development credit is available to teachers. For more information, contact Próspero García.

Wednesday, October 16 -
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Campus Center, main level, Multi-Purpose Room, 326 Penn Street, Camden

Hear from local leaders about the impact of the opioid epidemic upon New Jersey communities and what can be done to address the crisis. Free of charge and open to the public. Sponsored by the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey and the Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, in collaboration with Rutgers University-Camden. Register online.

Wednesday, October 16 - 11:20 am
Fine Arts Building, Mallery Room

Featuring Elysian Camerata. Take a midday break and listen to live music performed by visiting professional artists. See more information about the Mallery Concert Series.

Wednesday, October 16 -
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Writers House, 305 Cooper Street

Apple, Tree is an anthology that features 25 eloquent essayists who consider a trait they've inherited from a parent, exploring how it affects the lives they lead today, how it shifts their relationships, and how it changes their sense of self. Together, these all-new essays form a prismatic meditation on how we make fresh sense of ourselves and our parents when we see the traces of them that live on in us. Editor Lise Funderburg and contributor Lauren Grodstein discuss the book, their relationships with their parents, and more at this event.

Thursday, October 17 -
12:30 pm to 1:45 pm
Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room A

A panel of lawyers, activists, and students will discuss the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program ahead of the scheduled Supreme Court hearing for oral arguments about DACA next month. Hosted by Define American and the Rutgers–Camden College Democrats. Learn more

Thursday, October 17 -
12:45 pm to 1:45 pm
Nursing and Science Building, Room 201

This workshop explores fatphobia as a system of oppression, dispels myths about fatness and health, and encourages health professionals to think critically about how to support patients of all body sizes. Learn more

Thursday, October 17 -
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room

The Delta Phi Epsilon sorority and Alpha Chi Rho fraternity are hosting a fashion show that celebrates body positivity and models in all forms. There will be donation boxes to support the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD) and clothes donation bins. One piece from every outfit modeled will be donated to a local homeless shelter. To participate, email phitauvpp@gmail.com

Thursday, October 17 - 7:00 pm
Rutgers–Camden Community Park, Second and Pearl Streets

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

Thursday, October 17 - 7:00 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center

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

Saturday, October 19 - 11:00 am
Athletic and Fitness Center

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

Saturday, October 19 - 1:00 pm
Rutgers–Camden Community Park, Second and Pearl Streets

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

Saturday, October 19 - 3:00 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center

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

Monday, October 21 -
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Camden County Library, Nilsa I. Cruz-Perez Downtown Branch, 301 North 5th Street, Camden

Learn how to use Wikipedia's Visual Editor to create and edit articles, discuss article changes with other editors, and be a responsible Wikipedian. No prior Wikipedia experience is necessary, but you should have experience using a computer. Hosted by the Paul Robeson Library. This workshop will be held at the downtown branch of the Camden County Library (entrance is at the rear of the Robeson Library).

Tuesday, October 22 -
11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Campus Center

Come one, come all! Step right up and have a ball! Here's your invitation, you're on your way—to celebrate the sixth annual Talking About Giving Days! On Oct. 22-23, the TAG Days Carnival at Rutgers–Camden offers students the opportunity to play games and win prizes while learning how alumni and donor contributions support the campus community.

Tuesday, October 22 -
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Nursing and Science Building, First Floor Lobby

Students: Feeling stressed? Come unwind with the Student Nurses’ Association (SNA), some tea, and some four-legged friends.

Tuesday, October 22 - 12:45 pm
Fine Arts Building, room 109

Nationally and internationally acclaimed visual artists present lectures about their work and perspectives on contemporary art. The fall 2019 theme is "Masters." Learn more

Tuesday, October 22 -
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Campus Center, Student Works Gallery

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosts the Courageous Conversations series, a safe and inclusive space for discussion about race and intersectional subject matter. Sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Wednesday, October 23 -
11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Campus Center

Come one, come all! Step right up and have a ball! Here's your invitation, you're on your way—to celebrate the sixth annual Talking About Giving Days! On Oct. 22-23, the TAG Days Carnival at Rutgers–Camden offers students the opportunity to play games and win prizes while learning how alumni and donor contributions support the campus community.

Wednesday, October 23 - 11:20 am
Nursing and Science Building, room 450, 530 Federal Street, Camden

Rutgers School of Nursing-Camden faculty members Dr. Bonnie Jerome-D'Emilia and Dr. Patricia Suplee will share their research insights into issues and treatment advances related to breast cancer.

Wednesday, October 23 - 11:20 am
Fine Arts Building, Mallery Room

Featuring the Copeland Quartet. Take a midday break and listen to live music performed by visiting professional artists. See more information about the Mallery Concert Series.

Wednesday, October 23 - 7:00 pm
Rutgers–Camden Community Park, Second and Pearl Streets

The Scarlet Raptors face Penn State Abington in a home game. Learn more.

Thursday, October 24 -
12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Camden County Library, Nilsa I. Cruz-Perez Downtown Branch, 301 North 5th Street, Camden

Join the Paul Robeson Library and Nilsa I. Cruz-Perez branch of the Camden County Library in a marathon editing event to improve Camden's presence on Wikipedia. Participants will work together, with the support of librarians and expert Wikipedia editors, to add information and photos to articles about Camden and local history. No prior Wikipedia experience is required. 

Thursday, October 24 -
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Armitage Hall, Faculty Lounge

Francis Troyan, a guest speaker from Ohio State University, will present an overview of integrated performance assessment (IPA) in the language classroom. Free professional development credits will be available to teachers who attend. For more information, contact Próspero García.

Friday, October 25 -
8:30 am to 12:30 pm
Fine Arts Building, Black Box Studio

Looking for more ways for your students to connect to poetry? Join us for this free workshop. The New Jersey Poetry Out Loud Program has lesson plans, tips and tricks for engaging students, and great classroom resources. Professional development credit is available. Register to attend.

Friday, October 25 -
12:15 pm to 1:30 pm
Armitage Hall, Faculty Lounge

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. This month Sophie Collyer and Lilly Bushman-Copp present "Spotlight on Forced Moves and Evictions in New York City."

Saturday, October 26 - 1:00 pm
Rutgers–Camden Community Park, Second and Pearl Streets

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

Saturday, October 26 - 4:40 pm
Flyers Skate Zone – Pennsauken, 6725 River Road, Pennsauken Township

The Scarlet Raptors face St. Thomas Aquinas College in a home game.

Monday, October 28 - 11:20 am
Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room

Rutgers University–Camden is a place of opportunity and optimism. We learn more about ourselves when we gather to share ideas and thoughts. To that end, Chancellor Phoebe Haddon invites the campus community to a town hall meeting. See the invitation

Tuesday, October 29 - 7:00 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center

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

Wednesday, October 30 -
11:20 am to 12:20 pm
Campus Center, Conference Room West ABC (lower level)

Get into the spirit of Halloween with a panel discussion about the history and culture of the holiday. Panelists and their topics are: Richard Demirjian: Witches and the Problem of Property in 17th Century Salem; Stuart Charmé: Halloween Costumes and Gender Roles; John Wall: Children as Embodiments of Evil. Food will be provided. Hosted by the Honors College. 

Wednesday, October 30 - 11:20 am
Fine Arts Building, Mallery Room

Featuring Michael Yanovitsky, piano. Take a midday break and listen to live music performed by visiting professional artists. Learn more

Wednesday, October 30 -
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room

The Rutgers–Camden MFA in creative writing program attracts some of the nation’s top visiting writers. Join us for a free series of readings by prizewinning authors of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. A reception and signing follows each reading.

Wednesday, October 30 - 7:30 pm
Rutgers–Camden Community Park, Second and Pearl Streets

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

Wednesday, October 30 - 7:30 pm
Fine Arts Building, Walter K. Gordon Theater

The Rutgers–Camden theater program presents Top Girls. Hilarious and haunting, Caryl Churchill's feminist masterpiece set in Margaret Thatcher's England is a wildly innovative play about a country divided by its own ambitions. Marlene has reached the pinnacle of success as the head of the Top Girls Employment Agency—but at what price? Purchase tickets.