September 2019

Monday, September 2 -
8:00 pm to 11:30 pm
Johnson Park, 101 Cooper Street

Join us after Raptor Welcome for a screening of Avengers: Endgame under the stars at Johnson Park. The first 250 students who check in with their event pass will receive a free blanket. Learn more about Welcome Week

Tuesday, September 3 -
12:30 pm to 1:45 pm
Campus Quad

The first day of classes can be stressful. Take some time to enjoy the day! Join the Office of New Student Programs on the campus quad for some laid-back vibes with lawn games and live music. Learn more about Welcome Week

Tuesday, September 3 -
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Campus Center

Compete with your fellow Scarlet Raptors in classic and modern games. Learn more about Welcome Week

Wednesday, September 4 -
11:15 am to 1:30 pm
Campus Quad

Meet with representatives from over 50 student clubs and organizations. Learn more about Welcome Week

Wednesday, September 4 -
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room

Network with your fellow Scarlet Raptors. Learn more about Welcome Week

Wednesday, September 4 -
8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room

Join us for a night full of fun and laughs! Learn more about Welcome Week

Thursday, September 5 -
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Campus Quad

Have a T-shirt from your old college or high school? Bring it to the Swag Swap and exchange it a new Rutgers–Camden tee! Learn more about Welcome Week

Thursday, September 5 -
8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room

Take a break from your first week of classes and enjoy some laughs with comedian Kelly Kellz. Learn more about Welcome Week

Friday, September 6 -
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room

Meet with representatives from Rutgers–Camden offices and departments to discuss on-campus work opportunities. Bring copies of your current résumé. Learn more about Welcome Week

Friday, September 6 -
8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room

Grab a pair of headphones and hit the dance floor! The Silent Disco is open to currently enrolled Rutgers–Camden students with a valid ID. Learn more about Welcome Week

Saturday, September 7 -
8:00 am to 2:00 pm
Service locations to be announced

The sixth annual New Student Day of Service is a great way for new Rutgers–Camden students to get to know fellow Scarlet Raptors, give back to the community, and get involved. Registration and breakfast begin at 8 a.m. and lunch is also provided. Service teams will be transported to and from locations. Learn more

Saturday, September 7 -
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Dilworth Park, 1 South 15th Street, Philadelphia

Take a trip 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.

Saturday, September 7 - 8:00 pm
Walter K. Gordon Theater

The year 2020 marks the 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birth. Symphony in C kicks off the festivities with his iconic 5th Symphony, plus the brilliant Triple Concerto featuring some of the hottest rising stars in classical music, including Astral Artists' Nikki Chooi and Timeotheos Petrin, joined by Curtis pianist Janice Carissa. 

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

Monday, September 9 -
11:20 am to 12:20 pm
Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice David N. Wecht will give a talk hosted by the Department of Political Science. Light refreshments will be provided. Registration is required to attend. 

Tuesday, September 10 - 12:00 pm
Joint Health Sciences Center, 201 South Broadway, Camden

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

Wednesday, September 11 -
6:00 pm to 8:00 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.

Thursday, September 12 -
12:45 pm to 1:45 pm
Writers House, 305 Cooper Street

Boris Fishman, author of A Replacement Life and Don't Let My Baby Do Rodeo, discusses Savage Feast, a family history with recipes. Learn more

Thursday, September 12 -
6:00 pm to 8:00 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.

Friday, September 13 -
10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Nursing and Science Building, room 401, 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

Friday, September 13 - 1:00 pm
Nursing and Science Building, room 450, 530 Federal Street, Camden
Saturday, September 14 -
7:15 am to 2:30 pm
Paul Robeson Library, 401 Penn Classroom

This workshop will equip nursing educators in prelicensure programs with a comprehensive framework for teaching clinical judgment across the nursing program. Learn more and register to attend

Tuesday, September 17 -
12:45 pm to 1:45 pm
Science Building, main level, lecture hall

Matthew Hansen, a senior research scientist at the University of Pennsylvania, will give a guest talk titled "African population genomics: impact of ancestry on heritable traits and the human microbiome." Sponsored by the Center for Computational and Integrative Biology.  

Wednesday, September 18 - 11:20 am
Fine Arts Building, Mallery Music Room

Featuring Russell Quagliatta and friends. Take a midday break and listen to live music performed by visiting professional artists. More information about the Mallery Concert Series.

Thursday, September 19 - 7:00 pm
Campus Center, Conference Room West ABC

This student-focused panel discussion will examine Hispanic culture, Hispanic and Latino identity, and the current socioeconomic obstacles Hispanics face in society and institutions of higher education. Hosted by Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority and Lambda Sigma Upsilon Latino Fraternity. Part of the Rutgers University–Camden Hispanic Heritage Month celebration. 

Tuesday, September 24 - 6:00 pm
Campus Center, Student Works Gallery

The topic of this Courageous Conversations event: "Is Poverty a Black and Brown Phenomenon?" This student-centered conversation is broadly connected to this year’s Rutgers Reads selection, EvictedHosted by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. Part of the Rutgers University–Camden Hispanic Heritage Month celebration. 

Wednesday, September 25 - 11:20 am
Fine Arts Building, Mallery Room

Featuring Gabriel Schaff, violin, and Elizabeth Martyn, piano. Take a midday break and listen to live music performed by visiting professional artists. More information about the Mallery Concert Series.

Wednesday, September 25 - 11:20 am
Nursing and Science Building, room 101, 530 Federal Street, Camden

As part of Sepsis Awareness Month in New Jersey, Rutgers School of Nursing-Camden faculty will present vital information about this potentially fatal medical condition and its symptoms. This event is free of charge and open to the public. Sponsored by the School of Nursing. For more information, contact Mikaela Maria.

Friday, September 27 -
9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room

Join Mural Arts Philadelphia, Connect the Lots, and Rutgers–Camden for a workshop on public art and community voices. Learn from case studies at the intersection of art and social justice, and explore strategies for connecting your art practice to neighborhoods and grassroots organizations. Admission is free and open to the public. Learn more and register to attend

Saturday, September 28 -
9:30 am to 10:30 am
RiverLink Ferry (next to Adventure Aquarium), 1 Riverside Drive, Camden

Retrace Walt Whitman's crossing of the Delaware River with Dr. Cyril Reade (director, Center for the Arts). Admission for the RiverLink Ferry is $9 per adult and $7 per senior citizen or child. For more information, contact Dr. Cyril Reade. Sponsored by the Center for the Arts.

Saturday, September 28 -
11:00 am to 11:45 am
Whitman House, 328 Mickle Boulevard, Camden

Step back in time to the humble dwelling of the Good Gray Poet, accompanied by Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts Director Cyril Reade, for a guided tour by the staff of the Whitman House . Constructed in 1848, this modest wood-framed structure built in Greek-revival style was the only home ever owned by Walt Whitman. For more information, contact Dr. Cyril Reade. Sponsored by the Center for the Arts.

Saturday, September 28 -
12:00 pm to 1:45 pm
Harleigh Cemetery, 1640 Haddon Avenue, Camden

Bring your watercolors or drawing materials and join the Center for the Arts at Harleigh Cemetery for an informal drawing session at Whitman's self-designed tomb. For more information, contact Noreen Scott-Garrity. Sponsored by the Center for the Arts.

Saturday, September 28 -
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Center for the Arts, Fine Arts Complex, 314 Linden Street, Camden

Meet the artists whose creations celebrate the 200th anniversary of Walt Whitman's birth in the exhibition Democratic Vistas: Whitman, Body and Soul, currently on display at the Stedman Gallery. Light refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact Nancy Maguire. Sponsored by the Center for the Arts.

Monday, September 30 - 11:30 am
Fine Arts Building, Room 109

Ryan Hoover is a guest in the SkypeOnArt Series. Renowned artists Skype in from other parts of the globe to share their work and answer questions from the audience. Learn more