September 2018

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

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

Tuesday, September 4 - 12:00 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 (rain site: Campus Center). Learn more about Welcome Week

Tuesday, September 4 - 2:00 pm
Campus Center

Get to know the Campus Center! Learn more about Welcome Week

Tuesday, September 4 - 7:00 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center

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

Tuesday, September 4 -
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 Jesus Trejo and friends! Learn more about Welcome Week

Wednesday, September 5 -
11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Campus Quad

This is not your typical laser tag! Unwind with friends at this pop-up laser tag event on the Campus Quad (rain site: Athletic and Fitness Center). Learn more about Welcome Week

Wednesday, September 5 - 4:00 pm
Rutgers–Camden Community Park, Second and Pearl Streets

The Scarlet Raptors face Lancaster Bible College in a home game. Learn more. Watch live.

Wednesday, September 5 -
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Nursing and Science Building, Room 327, 530 Federal Street

Join us at this information session to learn more about the Wound Ostomy Continence (WOC) certification program for nursing professionals. Register for the WOC information session.

Wednesday, September 5 - 7:00 pm
Rutgers–Camden Community Park, Second and Pearl Streets

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

Wednesday, September 5 -
8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room

Ken E. Nwadike Jr. is a peace activist, motivational speaker, and video journalist known online as the "Free Hugs Guy." He is the founder of the Free Hugs Project, which produces motivational videos to spread love, inspire change, and raise awareness of social issues. His "Free Hugs" videos have reached hundreds of millions of views on Facebook and YouTube. Learn more about Welcome Week

Thursday, September 6 - 12:30 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center

Meet with representatives from student clubs and organizations, and learn about volunteer opportunities with partner organizations from the city of Camden and local region. Learn more about Welcome Week

Thursday, September 6 -
12:45 pm to 1:45 pm
Armitage Hall, room 105

Hosted by the Rutgers–Camden Career Center, this event is intended for accounting students who are graduating between January 2019 and May 2021, and who have previously participated in an on-campus recruiting event. (For accounting students who have not previously participated, there is a seminar Friday, Aug.

Thursday, September 6 - 4:30 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 6 - 8:00 pm
Campus Quad

Watch the box office hit Black Panther under the stars on the Campus Quad (rain site: Walter K. Gordon Theater). Learn more about Welcome Week

Friday, September 7 - 11:00 am
Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room

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

Friday, September 7 - 8:00 pm
Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room

The Back to School Party is open to currently enrolled Rutgers–Camden students with a valid ID. Hosted by the Cultural Greek Council. Learn more about Welcome Week

Saturday, September 8 -
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.

Saturday, September 8 - 4:30 pm
Rutgers–Camden Community Park, Second and Pearl Streets

The Scarlet Raptors face the College of Staten Island in a home game. Learn more.

Sunday, September 9 -
9:00 am to 9:00 pm
Atlantic City

Head to the beach one last time on this bus trip sponsored by the Office of New Student Programs. Tickets are $5 for currently enrolled Rutgers–Camden students with a valid ID. Tickets go on sale Friday, Aug. 31 at the IMPACT Booth. Tickets can also be purchased by calling the IMPACT Booth at 856-225-6161 or 856-225-6211. Learn more about Welcome Week

Sunday, September 9 -
9:00 am to 9:00 pm
New York City

Explore the Big Apple on this bus trip sponsored by the Office of New Student Programs. Tickets are $5 for currently enrolled Rutgers–Camden students with a valid ID. Tickets go on sale Friday, Aug. 31 at the IMPACT Booth. Tickets can also be purchased by calling the IMPACT Booth at 856-225-6161 or 856-225-6211. Learn more about Welcome Week

Sunday, September 9 - 2:00 pm
Rutgers–Camden Community Park, Second and Pearl Streets

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

Monday, September 10 - 7:00 pm
Rutgers–Camden Community Park, Second and Pearl Streets

The Scarlet Raptors face Neumann University in a home game. Learn more. Live stats.

Tuesday, September 11 - 12:00 pm
Florio Center for Public Service, 200 Federal Street, Camden

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

Tuesday, September 11 - 7:00 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center

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

Wednesday, September 12 -
11:00 am to 12:35 pm
Campus Center, West ABC Conference Room

The Rutgers Office of Federal Relations and Lewis-Burke Associates will provide a Washington update and a review of federal agencies' funding priorities under the Trump administration. 

Time: Light lunch at 11:00 am
Presentation: 11:20 am – 12:20 pm
Individual questions: 12:20 pm – 12:35 pm

A light lunch will be provided. The program is open to faculty, staff, and graduate students.

Wednesday, September 12 - 2:30 pm
Campus Center, lower level, Conference Room South ABC

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

Thursday, September 13 -
12:45 pm to 1:45 pm
401 Penn Classroom

This free, public panel discussion will address the topic of children being separated from their parents at the United States-Mexico border.

Thursday, September 13 -
12:45 pm to 1:45 pm
Campus Center, Executive Meeting Room (lower level)

Learn about job-hunting strategies. Register to attend via RaptorLink or by emailing careercenter@camden.rutgers.edu (include your first and last name, student ID number, and the name and date of the event).

Thursday, September 13 -
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Stedman Gallery, Fine Arts Building

The Teacher Open House for Digital Trash in the Stedman Gallery will include an interactive museum tour and a hands-on workshop for local and regional teachers, as well as a brief talk by exhibition curators James Brown and Robert Emmons.

Thursday, September 13 -
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Campus Center, Executive Meeting Room (lower level)

Learn about job-hunting strategies. Register to attend via RaptorLink or by emailing careercenter@camden.rutgers.edu (include your first and last name, student ID number, and the name and date of the event).

Friday, September 14 -
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.

Friday, September 14 -
1:45 pm to 4:00 pm
Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room

Meet Rutgers–Camden alumni and recruiters from top accounting firms. Current accounting majors with strong GPAs who have an interest in 2019 internships and/or full-time opportunities are invited to apply for participation. Learn more. To apply, submit your résumé via RaptorLink to job posting #18008. 

Saturday, September 15 - 10:30 am
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.

Saturday, September 15 - 1:00 pm
Rutgers–Camden Community Park, Second and Pearl Streets

The Scarlet Raptors face Montclair State University in a home game. Learn more. Live stats.

Saturday, September 15 - 8:00 pm
Walter K. Gordon Theater

William Hagen, violin, will perform Mendelssohn's "Hebrides Overture," Tchaikovsky's "Concerto for Violin in D Major, Op. 35," and Bizet's "Symphony No. 1 in C Major." "Violin in D Major, Op. 35" is Tchaikovsky's only violin concerto, and one his most creative works.

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

Sunday, September 16 - 9:00 am
Rutgers–Camden Community Park, Second and Pearl Streets

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

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

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

Monday, September 17 -
11:20 am to 12:20 pm
Campus Center, Viewing Room (lower level)

Learn how to be a winner at job interviews. Register for all seminars and special programs by signing up at the Career Center, emailing careercenter@camden.rutgers.edu (with your first and last name and student ID number), or by logging on to RaptorLink and selecting "Events" to view all workshops.

Tuesday, September 18 -
12:45 pm to 1:45 pm
Campus Center

Join the Rutgers–Camden community for an opening celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, including a ceremonial raising of the Hispanic Heritage Month flag, live music, and food. Co-sponsored by the Chancellor's Office, Lambda Theta Alpha, the Latin American Student Organization, Ritmo Latino, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, the Division of Student Affairs, and the Office of Student Involvement. 

Wednesday, September 19 -
11:20 am to 12:20 pm
Nursing and Science Building, Room 450

This discussion on The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead will be led by Regina Koury, director of the Paul Robeson Library. The Underground Railroad is the 2018 Rutgers Reads selection. 

Wednesday, September 19 -
11:20 am to 12:20 pm
Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room

Register to attend via RaptorLink or by emailing careercenter@camden.rutgers.edu (include your first and last name, student ID number, and the name and date of the event).

Wednesday, September 19 - 11:20 am
Fine Arts Building, Mallery Music Room

Featuring the Warren Chiasson Quartet with Vibe Solo. 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 19 -
5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Welcome Center, 330 Cooper 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 19 -
5:00 pm to 5:45 pm
Campus Center, Viewing Room (lower level)

Learn how to write a résumé. Register for all seminars and special programs by signing up at the Career Center, emailing careercenter@camden.rutgers.edu (with your first and last name and student ID number), or by logging on to RaptorLink and selecting "Events" to view all workshops.

Wednesday, September 19 -
7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room

Learn the history of popular Latin dances, and then enjoy an open dance floor to test your new skills. Traditional Latino desserts will be served. Part of the Hispanic Heritage Month celebration. Co-sponsored by Lambda Theta Alpha, Ritmo Latino, and the Latin American Student Organization.

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

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

Thursday, September 20 -
12:45 pm to 1:45 pm
Campus Center, Viewing Room (lower level)

Learn how to write a résumé. Register for all seminars and special programs by signing up at the Career Center, emailing careercenter@camden.rutgers.edu (with your first and last name and student ID number), or by logging on to RaptorLink and selecting "Events" to view all workshops.

Thursday, September 20 -
12:45 pm to 1:45 pm
Campus Center

Contribute to an ongoing community art project with the theme "What Brings Humanity Together?" and grab a snack. Meet in front of the Campus Center or, in case of rain, in the Campus Center lobby. Sponsored by the Sikh Students Association. Learn more

Thursday, September 20 - 3:00 pm
Welcome Center, 330 Cooper 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 20 - 7:00 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center

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

Saturday, September 22 -
9:15 am to 12:00 pm
Campus Center, 326 Penn Street

Prospective first-year and transfer students are invited to this half-day open house. Visitors will have the opportunity to meet with an admissions counselor, learn about financial aid, hear from current students, tour our 40-acre campus, and more. Register to attend

Saturday, September 22 - 11:00 am
Athletic and Fitness Center

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

Saturday, September 22 - 1:00 pm
Rutgers–Camden Community Park, Second and Pearl Streets

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

Saturday, September 22 - 3:00 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center

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

Monday, September 24 -
11:20 am to 12:20 pm
Fine Arts Building, Room 109

Renowned artists Skype in from other parts of the globe to share their work and answer questions from the audience. Learn more

Tuesday, September 25 -
12:45 pm to 1:45 pm
Campus Center, South C Conference Room

Learn how to network your way to a job or internship at a job fair. Jennifer Kalczewski, human resources manager at Tucker Company Worldwide, will share her secrets for success. Register for all seminars and special programs by signing up at the Career Center, emailing careercenter@camden.rutgers.edu (with your first and last name and student ID number), or by logging on to RaptorLink and selecting "Events" to view all workshops.

Wednesday, September 26 -
11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Campus Center Lobby

Have your résumé critiqued by experts from the Career Center. 

Wednesday, September 26 - 11:20 am
Fine Arts Building, Mallery Music Room

Featuring the Jerry Weldon Jazz Quartet. 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 26 - 4:30 pm
Law School, Room E108

Román de la Campa, the Edwin B. and Lenore R. Williams Professor of Romance Languages at the University of Pennsylvania, will discuss globalization as an epochal concept that charts both promises and threats, and will trace globalization's impact on our understanding of the nation, particularly through philosophy and literature. Part of the Hispanic Heritage Month celebration. Sponsored by the Exploring Interdisciplinary Global Studies project at Rutgers University–Camden. For more information, contact Carla Giaudrone

Wednesday, September 26 - 5:00 pm
Nursing and Science Building, Room 327, 530 Federal Street

Learn how you can advance your career with a school nurse certification from the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden. Register for the school nurse certification information session.

Wednesday, September 26 - 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. Live stats.

Wednesday, September 26 - 7:00 pm
Walter K. Gordon Theater

Colson Whitehead, author of the New York Times bestselling novel The Underground Railroad, will give a free, public lecture. His novel is the 2018 selection for the Rutgers Reads program, which introduces incoming first-year students to academic life at Rutgers–Camden by reading and discussing one designated book. Register for this free event to reserve your seat.

Thursday, September 27 -
11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Campus Center Lobby

Have your résumé critiqued by experts from the Career Center. 

Thursday, September 27 -
11:00 am to 12:15 pm
Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities, 325 Cooper Street

From physical intimacy, to courtship, to sex work, to changing sexual norms, incorporating the history of sexuality into museums and historic sites allows us to explore questions of societal power, create perspectives on modern sexual politics, and increase audiences. But how can organizations incorporate this topic in a way that is historically accurate and respectful, rather than simply prurient? Join the speakers in a conversation about how to do just that. Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) at Rutgers–Camden.

Thursday, September 27 -
12:30 pm to 1:45 pm
Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities, 325 Cooper Street

This free webinar viewing will explore routes for both external and internal advocacy with a focus on collections care, securing time and funding for preservation initiatives and conservation treatment, and opportunities for incorporating information about preservation into all institutional advocacy efforts. Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) at Rutgers–Camden. Learn more

Thursday, September 27 -
12:45 pm to 1:45 pm
Armitage Hall, room 105

Learn about the application process and timelines for applying to medical school. Hosted by the Career Center

Thursday, September 27 -
3:00 pm to 4:15 pm
Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities, 325 Cooper Street

Learn from small history museums in two cities that are both developing new museum buildings, both with new exhibition models. Attendees at this free webinar viewing will learn from the approaches that these museums, which have limited staff and operating budgets, are taking to create thriving, inclusive community centers that are not stereotypical historical societies. Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) at Rutgers–Camden. Learn more

Thursday, September 27 -
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Campus Center, Viewing Room

Play Latin games while enjoying good food and good company during this annual game night. Part of the Hispanic Heritage Month celebration. Sponsored by the Latin American Student Organization (LASO). 

Thursday, September 27 -
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Campus Center, Student Works Gallery

Celebrate "Alternative Nature," an exhibition showcasing the photography of Ken Hohing, assistant teaching professor of art. His work "represents a continuing desire to investigate many societal taboos associated with our ever-increasing disconnect with nature." The exhibition closes Thursday, Oct. 4. Learn more about the Student Works Gallery

Thursday, September 27 -
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
School of Social Work, 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.

Thursday, September 27 -
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Campus Quad

Celebrate different Asian cultures through food, activities, and music. Rain location: Executive Meeting Room and Conference Rooms South and West ABC. Co-sponsored by the West Indian-Indian Connection, the Asian Cultural Society, the International Students Association, the Korean Students Association, and the Filipino League of Innovative Pinoy Students. Learn more

Thursday, September 27 -
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Campus Center, Student Works Gallery

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion created this Courageous Conversation series to start an open and honest dialogue about key issues of race and social inequality. This event in the series is based on research findings that while the majority of people recognize that individuals perceive race differently and that inequality exists, few feel ready or willing to have open and honest conversations about inequality.

Friday, September 28 -
11:00 am to 12:15 pm
Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities, 325 Cooper Street

How can you go from having no evaluation to creating a culture of evaluation? This free webinar viewing session will explore three internal evaluators and how their positions came to be, how they have built evaluation capacity in their museums, consequences of evaluating and not evaluating, and ways to start incorporating evaluation into your own work. Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) at Rutgers–Camden. Learn more.

Friday, September 28 -
11:20 am to 12:20 pm
Armitage Hall, Room 121

Vladimir Matveev, of Friedrich Schiller University in Jena, Germany, will give a guest talk titled "Chains in CR Geometry as Geodesics of a Kropina Metric." Learn more

Friday, September 28 -
12:30 pm to 1:45 pm
Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities, 325 Cooper Street

How diverse and inclusive is the field of arts and humanities in the areas of employment, policies and procedures, and programs/activities? This free webinar viewing will provide training and resources to ensure that diverse viewpoints representing race, ethnicity, culture, disabilities, and sexual identity are integrated and practiced. Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) at Rutgers–Camden. Learn more

Friday, September 28 -
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Law School, Room E108

The Bioethics Center of Rutgers–Camden will present "Five Perspectives on Abortion Ethics," a lecture by Don Marquis, emeritus professor of philosophy at the University of Kansas at Lawrence.

Friday, September 28 -
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center

Part of the Rutgers–Camden Homecoming 2018 Friends and Family Weekend. Get the celebration started with a basketball game pitting students against faculty and staff. There will be plenty of Scarlet Pride fun between quarters, plus the chance to win fun prizes. Learn more

Friday, September 28 -
8:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Campus Quad

Part of the Rutgers–Camden Homecoming 2018 Friends and Family Weekend. Enjoy music and s'mores with friends and the rest of the Rutgers–Camden community. Learn more

Saturday, September 29 -
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Campus Quad

Part of the Rutgers–Camden Homecoming 2018 Friends and Family Weekend. Enjoy brunch with the Office of Housing and Residence Life. Learn more

Saturday, September 29 -
11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Alumni House, 312 Cooper Street

Part of the Rutgers–Camden Homecoming 2018 Friends and Family Weekend. The festivities begin with a tour of the Alumni House and a celebration of the Class of 2018. Alumni from all classes are welcome to attend! After the open house, head over to the Scarlet Block Party at Third and Pearl Streets. Learn more

Saturday, September 29 - 11:00 am
Athletic and Fitness Center

Part of the Rutgers–Camden Homecoming 2018 Friends and Family Weekend. Cheer on the Scarlet Raptors as they face Penn State Abington in a home game. Learn more.

Saturday, September 29 -
12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Third and Pearl Streets

Part of the Rutgers–Camden Homecoming 2018 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, Spirit Alley, a Kid Zone, and a new tradition: a yard show with performances by our student organizations! Learn more

Saturday, September 29 - 1:00 pm
Rutgers–Camden Community Park, Second and Pearl Streets

Part of the Rutgers–Camden Homecoming 2018 Friends and Family Weekend. Cheer on the Scarlet Raptors as they face New Jersey City University in a home game. Learn more.

Saturday, September 29 - 3:00 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center

Part of the Rutgers–Camden Homecoming 2018 Friends and Family Weekend. Cheer on the Scarlet Raptors as they face Albright College in a home game. Learn more.

Saturday, September 29 -
3:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Third and Pearl Streets

Part of the Rutgers–Camden Homecoming 2018 Friends and Family Weekend. Enjoy stepping and saluting performances by Rutgers–Camden Greeks and student organizations. Learn more

Saturday, September 29 - 9:00 pm to Sunday, September 30 - 12:00 am
Campus Center

Part of the Rutgers–Camden Homecoming 2018 Friends and Family Weekend. Celebrate your Scarlet Pride with the 2018 Homecoming Committee. Tickets are on sale at the IMPACT Booth: $5 for Rutgers–Camden students (limit one) and $10 for guests (limit one, must be 17 or older with ID). No tickets will be sold the night of the event. Learn more

Sunday, September 30 - 12:00 pm
Rutgers–Camden Community Park, Second and Pearl Streets

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