Black Men’s Collective

“Each One Reach One”: short, simple, yet powerful. Originated by Julius Nyerere, founder of Tanzania, this statement has become the motto of the Black Men’s Collective, an organization that is aimed at empowering and uniting black males on campus. The Black Men’s Collective (BMC) was created in 1992 to address the low graduation rate of…

Public Health

Eliz Rivera-Torres is a sophomore at Rutgers who plans on double majoring in Public Health and Latino & Hispanic Caribbean Studies in the School of Arts and Sciences with a minor in Health & Society. For Eliz, healthcare was always a field of interest, but it was in public health that she found her niche.  “I…

Rutgers Alumna: Meegan Adames

Meegan Adames, Class of 2002, is one of many alumni who have called Rutgers home. Thanks to the Rutgers Five-Year Teacher Education Program, Meegan was able to graduate with a Masters degree in Elementary Education. Meegan’s  journey at Rutgers began similar to that of many first years. She explains, “Coming in, I didn’t know what I…

Spanish

Rebecca Velez is a Spanish major and Linguistics minor in the School of Arts and Sciences here at Rutgers. She may have learned Spanish at home, but her passion for the language has led her to pursue a degree in something she truly enjoys.  “I love that my classes are so diverse when it comes to…