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Rahshida Atkins remembers the hardships her mother endured while successfully raising five children in Newark and Rahway. But the Atkins matriarch is far from the only mother Rahshida Atkins watched overcome socioeconomic challenges while singlehandedly bringing up her family.

“My teammates and I were able to use sports as a platform for positive change,” says Aubrey Andrews, a Rutgers School of Nursing—Camden senior who graduates on May 18 with a bachelor of science in nursing degree. Andrews –inspired by the actions of the U.S.

1st Lt. Jennifer Wain is currently a junior nursing student at the university and works in the Veterans Services Office on campus as the vice president of Student Veterans. With a prior degree in biology, she has always found research enthralling, and it is what continues to drive her passion for nursing today.

Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden faculty members Katherine Prihoda and Kathleen Jackson, both assistant professors in the school, and Project H.O.P.E., the school’s new faculty-practice partner, have been named 2017 recipients of the Chancellor’s Awards for Civic Engagement. Every day, Rutgers University–Camden students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community partners work to advance well-being for the people of southern New Jersey and the region.

Dr. Marcel Pop Semmelweis University

The Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden is pleased to announce Dr. Marcel Pop, director of International Relations at Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary, will deliver the school's commencement address on Thursday, May 18 at the BB&T Pavilion in Camden, New Jersey.

We congratulate Nancy Pontes, an assistant professor at Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden, on her induction as a Fellow of the National Academies of Practice (NAP), an interprofessional, national organization that advises governmental bodies on health care delivery in the United States.

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