Dr. Kris Singh, President & CEO of Holtec International – 2017 South Jerseyan of the Year (Corporate Sector)

In recognition of continued contributions to energy research, the development of a $320 million business complex, and an investment into future jobs creation in Camden City, the Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs is honoring Dr. Kris Singh—Founder, President and CEO of Holtec International—as its Private Sector South Jerseyan of the Year on Thursday, May 4th … Read more of Dr. Kris Singh, President & CEO of Holtec International – 2017 South Jerseyan of the Year (Corporate Sector)

Staff Spotlight: Sarah Filippi-Field

WRI’s newest student staff member is Sarah Filippi-Field.  During high school, Sarah served as a Youth Representative on the Cumberland County Positive Youth Development Coalition (CCPYDC) and was an active member of the Vineland Break Out Group.  She assisted the group’s Realities of Technology Campaign, which oversaw 1) the design and delivery of sexting curriculum throughout Vineland High … Read more of Staff Spotlight: Sarah Filippi-Field

WRI Infographics: County Profile Update

The newest updates for WRI’s county infographics (covering Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Ocean, and Salem counties) are live with updated data for all existing measures and the addition of new variables including: property tax, housing and population density, land use, foreclosure rates, housing affordability, crime, education attainment, Kids Count, and the University of … Read more of WRI Infographics: County Profile Update

Joseph Derella, Cumberland County Freeholder Director – 2017 South Jerseyan of the Year (Public Sector)

In recognition of over 20 years of service to the citizens of the City of Millville and Cumberland County, the Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs is honoring Cumberland County Freeholder Director Joseph Derella as its Public Sector South Jerseyan of the Year on Thursday, May 4th at the 16th Annual Walter and Leah Rand … Read more of Joseph Derella, Cumberland County Freeholder Director – 2017 South Jerseyan of the Year (Public Sector)

WRI Selects ’16-’17 Faculty Fellow

The Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs has selected its newest Faculty Fellow: Dr. Bonnie Jerome-D’Emilia.  An associate professor at Rutgers School of Nursing-Camden, Dr. Jerome-D’Emilia’s proposed research will  focus on breast cancer screening effectiveness and treatment variation in the southern counties of New Jersey as compared to the rest of the state.  Her current research involves … Read more of WRI Selects ’16-’17 Faculty Fellow

WRI Participates in Rutgers Giving Day

Last month, WRI participated in Rutgers’ 2nd Annual Giving Day, which coincided with a new national effort known as Giving Tuesday.  In total, the University received over $1,000,000 in donations from nearly 6,500 donors.  WRI ranked 8th among Rutgers-Camden groups, making it eligible for a proportioned share of $20,000 in challenge money, in addition to the contributions … Read more of WRI Participates in Rutgers Giving Day