Todd Pisani, EMPA ’18

Todd Pisani

Todd is Regional Coordinator with Transitional Education and Employment Management Gateway through Rutgers University. What did you enjoy most about your academic program? The cohort model provided an amazing opportunity to meet other professionals and network across the state with folks from a variety of backgrounds. At one point I got involved with a classmate in … Continue reading Todd Pisani, EMPA ’18

Chad Socha, MPA ’18

Chad Socha

What did you enjoy most about your academic program? The opportunity to showcase and hone my skills. The courses and flexibility allowed me to build upon specific skill-sets which helped pave a clearer (and easier) path post-graduation looking for career opportunities. I also liked the intimacy of the program- both with professors and other students … Continue reading Chad Socha, MPA ’18

Current students in the Education Leadership Specialization

For students admitted in 2017 or earlier to the Education Specialization Admissions to the Education Leadership Specialization are suspended as of September 6, 2018.  Students admitted prior to September 2018 will complete the existing curriculum, and work with their advisor, Dr. Anthony Irvin to schedule to degree completion.  Each student has advising plan on file … Continue reading Current students in the Education Leadership Specialization

Shourya Deb, Ph.D. Student

Shourjya Deb

My experience in the Rutgers-Camden Community Development Ph.D. has been enriching and fulfilling. The choice of elective courses is varied which enabled me to create a learning niche for myself building on the core requirements. The coursework has been instrumental in helping me grasp the nuances of conducting independent research while adding more tools to … Continue reading Shourya Deb, Ph.D. Student

Rasheda L. Weaver, Ph.D. 2017 – Assistant Professor of Community Entrepreneurship, University of Vermont

Rasheda Weaver

Graduating from the Public Affairs-Community Development PhD program at Rutgers University-Camden equipped me with the tools needed to both conduct research pertaining to community development and public policy, while also communicating that research to the communities it affects. For example, my research mainly focuses on the use of social enterprises (businesses that aim to address … Continue reading Rasheda L. Weaver, Ph.D. 2017 – Assistant Professor of Community Entrepreneurship, University of Vermont