EOF STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS
Educational Opportunity Program Student Association (EOPSA)
EOPSA consists of the following Committees: Legislative Affairs, University Affairs, Academic Affairs, and Community Affairs. These Committees focus on specific areas concerning the EOPSA and the EOF Program at Rutgers-New Brunswick School of Arts and Sciences in an effort to strategically and efficiently carry out the roles and responsibilities of the EOPSA. EOPSA is the Rutgers University SAS chapter of AESNJ.
For further information, contact Lissette Herrera.
Rutgers Bonner Leaders Program
The Rutgers Bonner Leaders Program is a collaborative initiative involving the Rutgers' Civic Engagement and Service Education Partnerships Program (CESEP) and the SAS/RBS/MGSA EOF Program. CESEP which coordinates the Rutgers Bonner Leaders Program offers students committed to service the opportunity to develop leadership and civic engagement skills while building capacity for community organizations through a commitment to long-term service. The program utilizes a team-based approach where students tackle issues such as poverty, the environment , community development and education. To qualify students must have a 2.5 GPA, be eligible for Federal Work Study and show a dedication to service. Rutgers Bonner Leader students must perform 300 hours of service per year, attend bi-weekly training sessions, attend an overnight orientation session, and three days of service. Bonner Leader students are eligible to receive two Americorp Awards up to $3,300.
For further information, click here or contact Dean Wally Torian.
Chi Alpha Epsilon National Honor Society –
Rutgers University Epsilon Mu Chapter
The Epsilon Mu Chapter was chartered on April 27, 2008 with twenty two inductees and five charter members. The Epsilon Mu Chapter was created as a consolidation of the EOF chapters from the former four liberal arts colleges- Rutgers College, Douglass College, Livingston College and University College. The Epsilon Mu Chapter strives to honor , promote and encourage all student participating in the SAS EOF Program to strive for academic excellence. Strongly encourage participation in community service and civic leadership activities.
For further information, contact Dean Wally Torian or Ricardo Janvier.
The Alliance of Educational Opportunity Fund Students
of New Jersey (A.E.S.N.J.)
A.E.S.N.J. leadership is a community of New Jersey college students enrolled in the Commission of Higher Education's campus based Educational Opportunity Fund Programs. The mission of A.E.S.N.J. is the development of strategies and programs which strengthen the social, political, economic, intellectual, and spiritual welfare of EOF students operating under the guidance and direction of the New Jersey Educational Opportunity Fund Professional Association (NJEOFPA). NJEOFPA is a non-profit corporation comprised of professional staff--including directors, administrators, educators, and counselors from some 56 undergraduate college and university programs throughout the state.
The Black Men's Collective
Serves to increase the interaction and dialogue among black male undergraduates, staff and faculty, utilizing forums on social, academic and political issues. Seeks to address the issues and concerns impacting the recruitment, retention and graduation of black males at Rutgers University.
For further information, contact Eliezer Marcellus.
Politics and Possibilities Seminar
Enhances the political awareness of students at Rutgers University. Exposes students to a variety of political ideologies and, through active learning, develop their own perspective about current issues.
For further information, contact Angela Moody Robinson.