October 2017

Sunday, October 1 -
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Stedman Gallery, Fine Arts Building

Be inspired by the artists of Picturing Camden and the story of Cooper Street! Join us for a walking tour of historic Cooper Street and the surrounding public art in Camden. Bring along your sketchbooks, cameras, watercolors, and journals to capture your own vision of Camden and its many scenic treasures. Sites will include Johnson Park, historic homes of Cooper Street, and several others along the way.

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

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

Sunday, October 1 - 2:00 pm
Rutgers–Camden Community Park, Second and Pearl Streets

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

Monday, October 2 - 11:20 am
Black Box Studio, Fine Arts Building

A showcase of new and innovative music from music technology students under the direction of Steven Kemper, assistant professor of music, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Throughout the series, professional musicians bring new and cutting-edge music, with an emphasis on digital music and intermedia performances, to Rutgers–Camden. These free lunchtime concerts are unlike anything you've ever heard or seen before, weaving music, digital technology, video, and more into one searing performance.

Tuesday, October 3 -
12:45 pm to 1:45 pm
Student Works Gallery, Campus Center

Students in the Fine Arts Department will present a mural they created for the Office of Student Health Services. Refreshments will be provided in the Student Works Gallery, where the mural will be on display for the remainder of the week until it is installed at its permanent location. 

Tuesday, October 3 -
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Stedman Gallery, Fine Arts Building

The Teacher Open House will include an interactive museum tour and a hands-on workshop for local and regional teachers, as well as a brief talk by exhibition artist Bruce Garrity. Explore the exhibition, learn more about the artworks in Picturing Camden, discuss topics with colleagues, and schedule your class for the RCCA Museum Education Program. Light refreshments will be served.

Wednesday, October 4 -
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Campus Center

Join the Rutgers University Police Department for coffee and conversation. No agenda or speeches, just a chance to ask questions, voice concerns, build relationships, and get to know the officers in your neighborhood! For more information, contact Officer Ronald Trivinia at 856-225-6009 or ronald.trivinia@rutgers.edu.

Wednesday, October 4 -
11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Multi-Purpose Room, Campus Center

Meet with representatives from a variety of employers to learn about job and internship opportunities. Open to Rutgers students and alumni, all majors, all years. Learn more.

Wednesday, October 4 - 11:20 am
Mallery Music Room, Fine Arts Building, second floor

Featuring soprano Charlotte Mundy and guitarist Jordan Dodson. 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, October 4 -
11:20 am to 12:20 pm
ModLab, Room 215, Fine Arts Building

Students interested in majoring or minoring in digital studies are invited to attend this information session. Lunch will be provided. 

Wednesday, October 4 - 7:00 pm
Rutgers–Camden Community Park, Second and Pearl Streets

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

Wednesday, October 4 - 7:00 pm
Multi-Purpose Room, Campus Center

Founder Frank Warren discusses his ongoing community mail art project, PostSecret. Created in 2005, the website publishes homemade postcards that have been sent by anonymous contributors. This event is part of our month-long celebration of LGBTQ History Month.

Thursday, October 5 -
12:45 pm to 1:45 pm
ModLab, Room 215, Fine Arts Building

Join the Digital Studies Center (DiSC) in helping with the Puerto Rico relief process. You'll learn how to create detailed maps by marking out buildings for the Red Cross—more detailed maps can save lives. Every bit helps the process, and there are still plenty of buildings that need to be labeled. No experience is needed; everything you need to know will be taught in the lab. Pizza and computers will be supplied. For more information, contact Bill Epstein

Thursday, October 5 - 7:00 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center

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

Friday, October 6 - 12:15 pm
Armitage Hall, Faculty Lounge, Third Floor

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.

Saturday, October 7 -
8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Campus Center, 326 Penn Street

This daylong event will feature presenters who work across genres, from audio fiction to oral history projects, news podcasts to cultural commentary. Co-presented by the Rutgers–Camden Writers House, the WCCR student radio station, and the Writing and Design Lab.

Sunday, October 8 - 2:00 pm
Black Box Studio, Fine Arts Building

This film is a collaboration between Maurice Kaplow and Eric Porter, in conjunction with the exhibition Picturing Camden, which is currently on display at the Stedman Gallery. It features original music composed by Kaplow reflecting Porter's personal photographic vision of the urban environment. Artist Zola Bryen will present an introduction and light refreshments will be served. 

Monday, October 9 - 11:20 am
Room 110, Fine Arts Building

Nationally and internationally acclaimed visual artists present lectures about their work and professional practices. Visiting artists have a chance to meet with students and the community to continue the dialogue about perspectives on contemporary art. "Beyond the Medium" is the theme for fall 2017. Learn more

Tuesday, October 10 - 2:30 pm
Law School Complex, room E110

Robert Listenbee, former administrator of the U.S. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency, will deliver the first Philbrook Symposium lecture at the Rutgers Law School in Camden.

Tuesday, October 10 -
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Multi-Purpose Room, Campus Center

As seen on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, TruTV, and Jimmy Kimmel Live! If you want to see Erica Schwartz, assistant director of student involvement, laugh out loud, you can’t miss this hilarious collection of the most random, "What in the world is this?" clips ever found. Pizza will be served. Sponsored by the Campus Activities Board (CAB).

Tuesday, October 10 -
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Campus Center, main level, The Corner student lounge

Enjoy free pizza and wings and learn more about the next governor of New Jersey during this special Gubernatorial Watch Party!  It all leads up to Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 7.  #NJGovDebate

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

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

Tuesday, October 10 - 8:00 pm
Multi-Purpose Room, Campus Center

Olivia Gatwood has received national recognition for her poetry, writing workshops, and work as a Title IX Compliant educator in sexual assault prevention and recovery. As a finalist at the National Poetry Slam, she has been featured on HBO, Verses & Flow, and Huffington Post, among others. This event is part of our celebration of LGBTQ History Month.

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

Featuring pianist Clipper Erickson. 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, October 11 - 11:20 am
Multi-Purpose Room, Campus Center

Suicide, self-harm, depression, anxiety, and shame are becoming increasingly prevalent today. The #SAYITANYWAY campaign is the simple belief that speaking openly and authentically about our emotions, thoughts, and experiences will help eliminate our feelings of shame. This event is part of our celebration of LGBTQ History Month.

Wednesday, October 11 -
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Campus Center, South ABC Conference Room

Celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month with a special screening of The Imitation Game. Following the film will be a discussion led by Jillian Sayre, assistant professor of English, and Robert Emmons, associate director of the Digital Studies Center, assistant teaching professor of theater, and head of the Filmmaking Concentration. Light sandwiches and refreshments will be available. 

Wednesday, October 11 - 7:00 pm
Rutgers–Camden Community Park, Second and Pearl Streets

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

Friday, October 13 - 7:00 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center

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

Saturday, October 14 - 12:00 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center

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

Saturday, October 14 - 1:00 pm
Rutgers–Camden Community Park, Second and Pearl Streets

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

Saturday, October 14 - 1:00 pm
Rutgers–Camden Community Park, Second and Pearl Streets

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

Saturday, October 14 - 4:00 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center

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

Monday, October 16 - 11:20 am
Multi-Purpose Room, Campus Center

Poet and performer Raymond Luczak is best known for his books, films, and plays. He lost much of his hearing due to double pneumonia at the age of eight months. His forthcoming book, The Kinda Fella I Am: Stories, explores the disabled gay male experience. This event is part of our month-long celebration of LGBTQ History Month.

Monday, October 16 - 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. Leslie Garcia is an artist and researcher who works in the field of sound prosthesis.

Tuesday, October 17 - 12:45 pm
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, October 17 -
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
401 Penn Street classroom

This event is being postponed. A new date will be announced once it is rescheduled. 

Steve Janas CCAS'91 will discuss his career in film, including his work as a screenwriter on the upcoming James Franco movie "The Long Home," during this lecture.  Selections from his work, which includes "Better Living Through Circuitry" and "Future World," will be shown.  Free.  Sponsored by the film studies program.

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

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

Wednesday, October 18 -
11:05 am to 2:00 pm
Campus Center, main level, Multi-Purpose Room

Ready to earn your advanced degree?  Check out the Graduate and Professional School Fair, featuring representatives from 35 universities, and start considering your options now.  Sponsored by the Career Center.

Wednesday, October 18 - 11:20 am
Mallery Music Room, Fine Arts Building, second floor

Featuring pianist Michael Yanovitsky. 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, October 18 - 11:30 am
Stedman Gallery, Fine Arts Building

Patrick Rosal, associate professor of English, is the author of the full-length poetry collection Brooklyn Antediluvian (Persea, 2016), which examines race and multiracial histories. 

Wednesday, October 18 -
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Writers House, 305 Cooper Street, Room 102

Writers in Camden guest Lydia Millet leads a fiction workshop. Submit up to 10 pages of fiction to writers@camden.rutgers.edu by Oct. 1 to be considered for the workshop. Participants who wish to observe may request the writing samples in advance. Learn more and submit your work.

Wednesday, October 18 - 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, October 18 - 5:00 pm
Campus Center, South BC Conference Room

If you are an RN interested in pursuing a career as a school nurse, then join our School Nurse Certification Program information session.  Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden's intensive summer program prepares registered nurses to fill the important role of school nurse across schools in New Jersey.

Wednesday, October 18 -
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Campus Center, Conference Room West AB

Celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month with a special screening of The Dallas Buyers Club. Following the film will be a discussion led by Cyril Reade, associate professor of art history and director of the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts.

Wednesday, October 18 -
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Stedman Gallery, Fine Arts Building

Author Lydia Millet will read from her work. Learn more and RSVP for the reading

Thursday, October 19 -
10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Atlantic Cape Community College, Mays Landing

Atlantic Cape Community College graduates can meet with an admissions counselor and receive an in-person decision for Rutgers–Camden programs offered at Atlantic Cape Community College in Mays Landing. To register, email Jason Jankowski, academic program manager, or call 609-837-2900 x. 2912. Learn more about Rutgers at Atlantic Cape Community College.

Thursday, October 19 - 12:45 pm
Stedman Gallery, Fine Arts Building

Martin Rosenberg, professor of art history, will discuss the artwork used as illustration throughout the book Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine. His specialties include art theory, criticism, and practice.

Thursday, October 19 - 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, October 19 -
4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
The Law Bridge

Please join the SBA for a fun evening of video games, board games, and tournament style Spades … All for a good cause!
$5 Entry

All proceeds will be donated to the Puerto Rico and Caribbean Relief Fund on globalgiving.org. Students, faculty, and administration are welcome to attend! For more information and to make donations, please contact Juliana.

Thursday, October 19 -
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Multi-Purpose Room, Campus Center

Join Chancellor Phoebe Haddon for an interactive panel discussion on LGBTQ+ topics relevant to students, the public, and the entire campus community. Panel participants include New Jersey Assemblyman and Majority Leader Louis D. Greenwald, New Jersey Assemblywoman Pam Lampitt, Rutgers Law School Professor Katie Eyer, New Jersey LGBT Chamber of Commerce Co-President Tamara A. Fleming, and Rutgers–Camden student and LGBTQ leader Amelia Granato.

Thursday, October 19 -
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Stedman Gallery, Fine Arts Building

Bruce Garrity, part-time lecturer of art, will discuss his work in the Picturing Camden exhibition on display at the Stedman Gallery. Part of the Camden Third Thursday Art Crawl

Thursday, October 19 - 7:00 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center

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

Saturday, October 21 -
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Fine Arts Building, 314 Linden Street

Are you interested in a career in the arts? During Arts Day, prospective students can learn more about the visual and performing arts programs offered by the Department of Fine Arts. You can explore career opportunities, meet with fine arts faculty and students, and participate in workshops. Learn more about Arts Day.

Saturday, October 21 - 12:00 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center

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

Saturday, October 21 - 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 21 -
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Northgate Park, Sixth and Elm Streets, Camden

The kick-off event will feature a storyteller to delight listeners, as well as art activities, book discussion group sign-ups, and giveaways. Each participant will receive a copy of Citizen: An American Lyric or an age-appropriate companion book. For more information or to have your own Citizen: An American Lyric book group, call Noreen Scott Garrity at 856-225-6306 or visit rcca.camden.rutgers.eduLearn more about The Big Read.

Saturday, October 21 - 4:00 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center

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

Sunday, October 22 - 12:00 pm
Rutgers–Camden Community Park, Second and Pearl Streets

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

Monday, October 23 - 11:20 am
Black Box Studio, Fine Arts Building

Violinist Todd Reynolds is known as one of the founding fathers of the hybrid-musician movement, with a compositional and performance style that combines old and new technology. Throughout the series, professional musicians bring new and cutting-edge music, with an emphasis on digital music and intermedia performances, to Rutgers–Camden. These free lunchtime concerts are unlike anything you've ever heard or seen before, weaving music, digital technology, video, and more into one searing performance.

Tuesday, October 24 -
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Campus Center, Scarlet Lounge

Faculty leaders for this year's 17 Learning Abroad 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 2018.

Wednesday, October 25 - 11:20 am
Mallery Music Room, Fine Arts Building, second floor

Featuring the Aligheri Duo: pianist Candace Chien and violinist Nicholas Pappone. 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, October 25 - 5:30 pm
Business and Science Building, 227 Penn Street

The Rutgers–Camden MBA from the School of Business–Camden helps ambitious working professionals to get more from their graduate education and achieve their maximum potential. More information and register for an MBA information session.

Wednesday, October 25 - 7:00 pm
Rutgers–Camden Community Park, Second and Pearl Streets

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

Thursday, October 26 -
9:30 am to 1:00 pm
Cherry Hill Public Library, 1100 Kings Highway North, Cherry Hill

This free event will connect entrepreneurs with representatives from the U.S Small Business Administration and other lenders to discuss the availability of SBA loans and other types of loans to help small businesses grow. The presentation will include information on the elements of a successful loan application and details on how the application process functions. Sponsored by the New Jersey Small Business Development Center at Rutgers University–Camden.

Thursday, October 26 -
10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Camden County College, Blackwood Campus

Camden County College students can meet with an admissions counselor and receive an admission decision for Rutgers–Camden programs offered at Camden County College in Blackwood: BA business administration, BA criminal justice, BA liberal studies, BA psychology, and BA political science. Individual appointments are available. Learn more about Transfer Instant Decision Day at Camden County College.

Thursday, October 26 - 12:45 pm
Stedman Gallery, Fine Arts Building

Gregory Pardlo, assistant professor of English, won the Pulitzer Prize for his poetry collection, Digest (Four Way Books, 2014).

Thursday, October 26 - 3:30 pm
Campus Center

Outside the Wire is an annual discussion series focused on wartime narratives and featuring the perspectives of veterans, artists, and scholars. This year's discussion features Jane Schultz, professor of English and director of literature at Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis, along with Rutgers–Camden faculty Tyler Hoffman, professor of English, and Kate Epstein, associate professor of history. Learn more

Thursday, October 26 - 7:00 pm
Multi-Purpose Room, Campus Center

A professional model and TED speaker, Geena Rocero came out as transgender in 2014 and launched Gender Proud as an advocacy and awareness campaign. She’ll share her journey from the Philippines where she was born to the New York runways. This event is part of our celebration of LGBTQ History Month.

Friday, October 27 -
8:30 am to 12:30 pm
Black Box Studio, Fine Arts Building

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.

Saturday, October 28 - 1:00 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center

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

Monday, October 30 - 11:00 am
Campus Center, main level, Multi-Purpose Room

Rutgers University–Camden is at the forefront of cutting-edge research and exceptional creative activities.  Our faculty members are leaders within their disciplines, exploring issues of great significance in today’s world.  Each year, the Chancellor’s New Faculty Research Symposium provides a venue to highlight the work of a number of new faculty members.  Some of our finest scholars will share their current research during the 2017 symposium.  Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions during a Q&A session following each

Monday, October 30 - 11:20 am
Room 110, Fine Arts Building

Nationally and internationally acclaimed visual artists present lectures about their work and professional practices. Visiting artists have a chance to meet with students and the community to continue the dialogue about perspectives on contemporary art. "Beyond the Medium" is the theme for fall 2017. Learn more

Monday, October 30 - 12:30 pm
Pennsauken Country Club, 3800 Haddonfield Road, Pennsauken Township

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

Tuesday, October 31 -
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, October 31 -
12:30 pm to 1:45 pm
Campus Center, main level, Multi-Purpose Room

Dr. Janet Golden, professor of history, will discuss "Babies Made Us Modern: How Infants Brought Americans into the Twentieth Century," based on research conducted for her forthcoming book.  Lunch will be served.  Registration required.