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We R Rutgers-Camden: Ashley Nickels

Ashley Nickels“The level of connectedness we have with our faculty is invaluable.” Read more ...

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401 Cooper Street
Camden, NJ 08102

Ms. Karen McGrath
(856) 225-6337; fax: -6559
karenmcg@camden.rutgers.edu

Urban Studies:
Ms. Lisa Alston
(856) 225-2936; fax: -6085
la266@camden.rutgers.edu

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DPPA Graduate certificates granted to the first cohort of students

Rutgers University-Camden department of Public Policy and Administration granted graduate certificates to the first cohort of students.  The program, an 18 hour certificate in community development, takes place at the Centro Para Puerto Rico in San Juan in a hybrid format over a 12 month period of time.Diálogo periódico digital de la Universidad de Puerto … Read more …

Posted at 10:52 a.m. June 16, 2015, in News, Student News

2015 Pi Alpha Alpha Induction

Graduates and their guests joined DPPA faculty and staff for the annual Graduation Reception and Celebration held May 19, 2015 in the Campus Center.  Picture here are the 2015 Pi Alpha Alpha inductees, the National Honor Society in Public Affairs and Administration.  These students demonstrated significant academic achievement while completing the MPA degree.  Congratulations!!​

Posted at 10:44 a.m. June 5, 2015, in News, Student News

Rutgers–Camden Ph.D. Student Serves as Guest Editor for Journal of Public Affairs Education

Community development is traditionally a subfield of social work, sociology, and urban planning curricula.“However, it is also a relatively small but extremely important subfield in public policy, public affairs, and public administration,” explains Nickels, a Ph.D. candidate in Rutgers University–Camden’s public affairs-community development program. To draw attention to the important role of community development in public … Read more …

Posted at 2:01 p.m. May 28, 2015, in News, Student News

Rasheda Weaver’s Poster Presentation Sparks Interest of Diversity Works

Rasheda Weaver’s poster presentation at the National Society of Experiential Education’s 43rd Annual Conference sparked the interest of Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York who featured her in the Fall issue of their magazine Diversity Works. The link to the feature can be found here: https://www.marist.edu/humanresources/diversityworks/fall2014/files/assets/basic-html/page17.html

Posted at 8:51 a.m. Jan. 20, 2015, in News, Student News

Jason David Rivera and Ashley E. Nickels published in the journal Risk, Hazards, and Crisis in Public Policy

Jason David Rivera and Ashley E. Nickels

“Jason David Rivera and Ashley E. Nickels, students in the public affairs doctoral program, recently published the article “Social Capital, Community Resilience, and Faith-Based Organizations in Disaster Recovery: A Case Study of Mary Queen of Vietnam Catholic Church,” in the journal Risk, Hazards, and Crisis in Public Policy.  Read the full article at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/rhc3.12050/full or download … Read more …

Posted at 11:48 a.m. Dec. 9, 2014, in News, Student News