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Good News 2018-2019 #14
Please join us in congratulating the following EOF students, graduates, and staff from the: liberal arts colleges, Douglass Residential College (DRC), Mason Gross School of the Arts (MGSA), School of Arts and Sciences (SAS), School of Business (RBS), the School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR), and Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy (EJBSPPP), on their special accomplishments inside and outside of the classroom.
If you are considering making a donation to Rutgers, I highly encourage you to make it to the EOF Program at the School of Arts and Sciences (Cornerstone Project ID 501533). We use this account to assist current EOF students with emergency funds (for example, meals over winter/spring break, glasses, medication), educational enrichment (Study Abroad, graduate exam fees), and travel expenses for internships/externships. Your generosity is appreciated. Here is the link: https://access.rutgers.edu/sas-eof/alumni/donate-to-eof.
We want to increase our social media presence to share information, and pictures of students/events. If you use Facebook, please friend the SAS EOF Program at: https://www.facebook.com/saseof?fref=ts. SAS EOF is now on Instagram @RU-SAS-EOF. We are using the hashtag #RU1stEOF. If you attend events, and want to share a picture, it would be great if you used this hashtag, so we can have them in one place.
Rutgers EOF Programs Celebrate their 50th Anniversary: https://news.rutgers.edu/educational-opportunity-fund-celebrates-50-years-helping-students-succeed/20180930#.W7ImxbpFyU
338 (27.1%) SAS EOF Scholars made the Spring 2019 Dean’s List!
The following EOF Scholars have been accepted to the America Needs You – New Jersey Fellows Program:
Cassandra Abelard DC ’05 completed a dual master’s degree from the Stillman School of Business at Seton Hall University. She earned an MBA, with a concentration in management and finance, and a master’s degree in Diplomacy and International Relations.
Tanla Ayik SAS ’18 completed her master’s degree from Rutgers University in Human Resource Management.
Dr. Natasha Conover participated in the Cultivating Inclusive and Transformational Environments (CITE) Learning Community: https://uaa.rutgers.edu/cultivating-inclusive-transformational-environments-cite-learning-communities
Regina Diamond-Rodriguez SAS ’13, MSW is the Director of Transitions (also known as the “Mountainview Director”) for the NJ-STEP initiative at Rutgers University.
Hesbon Isaboke SAS ’19 is featured in this article in African Warrior Magazine: https://www.awmagazine.org/believe-american-dream-hesbon-isabokes-journey-nyanchonori-kenya-rutgers-medical-school/.
Margarita Manzano is the recipient of the Psychology department's Cooper Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF).
Bryan Matthew was selected to be a participant in the 10th annual Hesselbein Global Academy for Student Leadership & Civic Engagement.
Issata Oluwadare RC ’05, SSW ’09 will be serving a two-year term as the co-chair for Professional Development for the NASPA Women in Student Affairs knowledge community.
Tarakur Rahman SAS ’19 accepted a full-time job offer from PNC Bank as a Development Program Associate.
Dr. Leyone (Lee) Royster DC ’01 received her doctorate in Education from the University of New England.
Dr. James Whitney RC ’02, SSW ’05, GSE ’16 is featured in this Rutgers Today article: https://news.rutgers.edu/rutgers-joins-first-forward-institutions-helping-more-first-generation-students-succeed/20190516?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=rutgerstoday#.XOQlHvZFxKg
Yvette Israel SAS ’17 completed the first year of her Master’s in Social Work (MSW) program. This fall she will be interning at the Public Defender's office in New Brunswick.
Attention EOF students - please join our EOF Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/#!/saseof?fref=ts
Attention EOF Alumni - if you graduated from Douglass College, Livingston College, Rutgers College, Mason Gross School of the Arts, University College, or any of the Schools we currently serve, we welcome you to be part of the School of Arts and Sciences (SAS) EOF Alumni Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/156523252652/