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URGENT ANNOUNCEMENT: Save Jennifer Jones-Austin
Dec 24, 2009
A fellow Rutgers Alum is in desperate need of a bone marrow transplant and we ask that you please read the following and forward to EVERYONE you know. More importantly, please consider becoming a registered donor.
Jennifer Jones-Austin has been diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML). Her chances of surviving the disease are slim unless she can undergo a bone marrow transplant within the next few months. In addition to our prayers, Jen and her family need our immediate actions to ensure her...
Africana Studies 40th Anniversary Celebration
Oct 27, 2009
The Africana Studies Department of Rutgers-New Brunswick is celebrating its 40th anniversary this academic year. The recognition of Africana Studies as a discipline, and its attainment of departmental status at Rutgers and other institutions of higher education in America, is one of the triumphs of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s. Students, activists, and faculty members committed to redressing racial inequality in society, as well its manifestation in the academy, embarked on a...
How Rutgers African-American Alumni Empower the Community through Public Policy Research
Sep 1, 2009
Out of the struggle of the 1960s, a group of Rutgers students from the Newark campus began informal meetings amongst themselves to share insight and thoughts about public policy topics in urban areas of New Jersey. Though their interests were diverse, they remained intensely passionate about policies that would impact communities of color. As African-American student leaders, some of them had been involved in the Rutgers Newark - Conklin Hall Takeover (1969) and saw how their voice could shape policy...
Welcome to the New RAAA Website
Jun 4, 2010
Greetings RAAA Family,
I wish to welcome you to our new and improve website. This website project is a testament to the generosity of fellow alumni who graciously gave of their time. It exemplifies the power and beauty of collaboration. With the re-launch of the RAAA website, we hope to engage our alumni and supporters more effectively with a sleek, managed site with the information that matters most to you. The site contains four major sections that highlight upcoming RAAA events and announcements,...
After 33 years of service, Donald M. Brown, Associate Dean, Rutgers University, retires
Oct 1, 2009
After 33 years at Rutgers University, Don Brown will retire as the Associate Dean of the Office of Student Development in the Rutgers School of Engineering. For years, Rutgers students have known Dean Brown as a counselor and an advocate while at the School of Engineering. Only to have his graciousness extended after their leaving Rutgers University as a mentor and friend.
Whether you have been a student or have a friend who is a student at Rutgers School of Engineering, you know of Dean Brown....
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