These colleges give students free food, no strings attached

By Amanda-Hoover/


Tucked away in the an office above Rutgers-Camden's Campus Center, there's a room that's used for a little bit of everything.

Sometimes, it's a training room. At others, staff hold roundtable meetings there or eat lunch. Just outside the door, a hand-drawn schedule is taped to the wall, keeping everything straight.

Camden Breaks Ground on $72M Joint Health Science Building

By Matt-Skoufalos/NJ-Pen/October-19-2017

With elected officials calling it a catalyst for economic and educational development, shovels hit the ground Thursday in Camden City, as the Rowan University Rutgers-Camden Board of Governors (RURCBOG) broke ground on its $72-million Joint Health Sciences Center.

Camden Receives Funding to Redevelop Brownfields

By SNJ Today Staff/SNJ Today/May 31 2017

CAMDEN, N.J. - The City of Camden has received funding to clean up contaminated properties within its borders.

New Jersey State Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, Congressman Donald Norcross, and Camden Mayor Dana Redd announced on Wednesday, May 31st, that the Environmental Protection Agency is awarding Camden with $750,000 to assess, clean, and redevelop Brownfields.

Officials say the investment is just another positive step in helping communities in Camden continue to thrive.

Cream of the crop: Camden students get 50K to expand urban farming

By Bill Duhart/ 22 2017

CAMDEN -- Students at a charter school in Camden received a firsthand lesson Monday on how a green thumb can lead to a greener city.

The LEAP Academy University Charter School received a $50,000 check from State Farm Insurance to expand an urban farming initiative designed to grow crops in planters on street corners near the school in downtown Camden.


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