The scholars in The School of Arts and Science Educational Oppportunity Fund Program Study Skills course were charged with coming up with a community service project that would benefit and serve the local community. The Give A Sole Project was the community service project they came up with to help locals in need of shoes. They reached out to Elijah's Promise, an organization in New Brunswick whose mission is break the cycle of proverty. Students placed shoe collection boxes at both SAS EOF Campus locations and the donations started pouring in. Within a week the class was able to collect 5 trash bags full of shoes. Students took time out of their busy academic schedules to drop off the... Continued
Federal, State and Rutgers deadlines for financial aid have changed! The 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is available as early as October 1, 2016. To maximize financial aid eligibility, incoming Rutgers students should file by December 1st and continuing students should file before January 15th. For more information, please visit: FINANCIALAID.RUTGERS.EDU!!
Chi Alpha Epsilon: Mu Chapter is an esteemed honor society that recognizes the academic achievements of EOF students in the SAS program at Rutgers University. Chi Alpha Epsilon honors students that show excellent scholarship, great leadership, and success in academia. The honor society promotes to students high academic standards, fellowship amongst members, and to celebrate academic excellence. Members are not only frontrunners in the classroom, but also leaders in their community, volunteering their time to contribute to society and enhance a sense of camaraderie. The chapter participates in academic programs and community service opportunities all around campus and in New Jersey. ... Continued
The School of Arts and Sciences welcomed the Class of 2020 this summer during the Summer Institute. In addition to the rigorous academic schedule, a variety of programs and events get offered to students as a way of connecting them to Rutgers! This summer over 40 Alumni volunteered their time on a saturday to come attend the Summer Institute Alumni Career Conference; an event that has become a tradition each summer. First-Year first generation students had an opportunity to network with alumni in various fields of studying ranging from Fine Arts to Medicine. Students were able to explore and hear hands on about what it takes to become a Rutgers success story! If you are an alumni and would... Continued
Nadia Schuman, an alumna of SAS-EOF and McNair Program Scholar at Rutgers, is attending Binghamton University's Behavioral Neuroscience Ph.D. Program with a SUNY Doctoral Diversity Fellowship for her first year and a Clark Diversity Fellowship for the remaining four years, which will fund her tuition and provide a generous stipend for five years totaling over $110,000. Nadia was also inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest and most prestigious honor society, founded in 1776. Former Phi Beta Kappa inductees include past U.S. Presidents Bill Clinton, George H. W. Bush, and Jimmy Carter. Nadia was also awarded a scholarship of $1,000 by the New Jersey Association of Student... Continued