Thomas Dahan, Ph.D. student

My work in higher education began in 2006, with a commitment to how universities can partner in substantive and productive ways with their communities and prepare their students for a life of civic engagement. I decided to pursue the PhD in Public Affairs at Rutgers University Camden because of the program’s emphasis in community development … Read more of Thomas Dahan, Ph.D. student

MPA/Community Development Certificate program in Puerto Rico graduation ceremony

Last week we had a graduation ceremony for students who completed our MPA/Community Development Certificate program in Puerto Rico. See graduation video and news article (in Spanish) Starting in the fall, we will have a full-fledged Executive MPA program in Puerto Rico. For more information see https://clc.camden.rutgers.edu/global-university-partnerships/puerto-rico-rutgers/

Brandi Blessett recognized for excellence in book reviews

This year, Public Integrity initiated a new award to recognize and encourage excellence in book reviews published in the journal. Brandi Blessett’s review of Ward and Rivera’s Institutional Racism, Organizations & Public Policy (published in Volume 17; Number 4) has been selected to receive the 2015 award. Congratulations!

Dr. Brandi Blessett’s Role as Program Valuator for ReNew Camden Highlighted in Courier-Post

Assistant Professor Brandi Blessett’s work as a program valuator for ReNew Camden was highlighted in a Courier-Post article. Dr. Blessett highlighted the key role of ReNew Camden in helping convicts transfer back to society. She highlighted the need for such a program, arguing: “It’s a tough task for someone to do on their own, especially those who … Read more of Dr. Brandi Blessett’s Role as Program Valuator for ReNew Camden Highlighted in Courier-Post