PreK Graduation CeremonyThe Early Learning Research Academy held its preschool graduation on June 17, 2016.One hundred and twenty students received their certificates, as parents and families cheered their success. Click photo for pictures of students
CLC Annual Report 2015 a 25th Anniversary IssueClick photo for highlight of CLC's 2015 programs and accomplishments.
Rutgers-Camden in Cuba during Spring BreakFrom March 11-18, 2016, 25 students, faculty, and alumni visited Cuba to learn about sustainable community development on the cusp of President Obama's historic trip. Dr. Gloria Bonilla-Santiago shared her 30 years of experience and relationships with the group to expose and challenge participants to think about community development through a new lens. click photo to learn more
2016 Women’s History Month ConferenceKris Lindenmeyer, Ph.D., Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Gloria Bonilla-Santiago, Ph.D., Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor, and Dr. Christine Ortiz, Dean for Graduate Education and Morris Cohen Professor Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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Footage from annual Rutgers/LEAP Alfredo Santiago Endowed Scholarship Fundraising Gala: Enlightening Minds
Rutgers-Camden and LEAP Academy University Charter School students Won a National Social Justice Challenge AwardA team of Rutgers-Camden and LEAP Academy University Charter School students won a national Social Justice Challenge award of $5,000, sponsored by the Rutgers-Newark School of Public Policy and Administration.
Reason TV documents LEAP's success!!!How a Great School is Breaking the Cycle of Poverty in America's Poorest City.
The CLC is a grant-funded service and research center located at the Camden campus of Rutgers University. Since 1990, the Center has helped revitalize urban communities through education, leadership and community development.
News and Events
June 21, 2016 | Educational Week
N.J. Charter School Helps Parents Go To College to Improve Their Involvement. By Sarah Tully Educational Week | Click here to read ful artice Program sends parents back to school in Camden
By Monica Malpass
Thursday, June 02, 2016 12:40AM
CAMDEN, N.J. (WPVI) --
Twenty-four parents who have children at Leap Academy in Camden were given the chance to go back to school.
They graduated Wednesday night from a special course offered by their children's charter school.
LEAP Academy University Charter School hosted Graduation of the First LEAP/Rowan Parent Universityfor Adult Learning June 1, 2016
LEAP Academy University Charter School is adding a new dimension to its stellar record of making college accessible for inner-city high school students. It is helping their parents earn college degrees, too. Click here to read more
At charter school, a class of parents graduate
June 2, 2016 — by Emma Platoff, Philadelphia Inquier Staff Writer. Click here to read more
April 20, 2016
Votes for women: Forum links teens, female officials
Courier Post, April 20
CAMDEN - For Camden County Freeholder Susan Shin Angulo, it was a garbage truck in her Cherry Hill neighborhood that sparked her interest in government. For Washington Township Mayor Barbara Wallace, it was JFK's presidential campaign.... click here for full article
March 26, 2016
At Rutgers-Camden, women leaders reflect on what it took .
Philadelphia Inquirer news— New Jersey
by John N. McGuire, Staff Writer Click here for full story