Big Brothers, Big Sisters, Big Fun!!

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On Saturday, August 12th the Rutgers Leadership Academy hosted their 4th annual event with Big Brothers Big Sisters Organization of Monmouth and Middlesex Counties! BBBS is a traditional mentoring program that connects children ages 6-15 with committed volunteers that are 19 …

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Knights In Action… in Honduras!!!

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RLA has partnered with Soles4Souls Organization to plan a service trip to Honduras for 9 Rutgers student-athletes. Soles4Souls is a non-profit global social enterprise committed to fighting poverty through the collection and distribution of shoes and clothing. These shoes go to …

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Color Games 2017

Yet another successful year at the Color Games! Our student-athletes, from all sports, gather at this time of the year to relax and unwind before finals begin. Games included volleyball, soccer, relay race, dodge ball, trivia, and the football toss …

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Fuel Up to Play 60!

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Rutgers student-athletes have had the pleasure of participating in the Fuel Up to Play 60 program to preach the importance of a healthy lifestyle to middle school students. Read more on mycentraljersey.com by clicking on the link below!

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Men’s Lacrosse Climbs for Fallen Firefighters

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Members of the Men’s Lacrosse participated in the National Fallen Firefighters Stair Climb at Citi Field in Queens, NY this past Saturday. Thousands of people gathered to climb 2,200 steps, equivalent to 110 stories and the height of the World …

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Rutgers Extreme Home Makeover!

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Rutgers Leadership Academy chose the homes of three senior citizens in the New Brunswick community to completely beautify. Student-athletes from the Swimming & Diving, Wrestling, Rowing, Track & Field, and Gymnastics teams united to work hard and complete this diligent task for the …

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Where R They Now: CrossFit Games

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Three former Scarlet Knights Adam Klink, Emmy Simpkins, and Jack Corcoran each participated in this past Regionals for the CrossFit games. Training to be a successful Division I athlete is a challenge in itself, but these three stepped up and …

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Where R They Now: Jillian Grant in Cape Town

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Our very own Jillian Grant is making a positive impact in the world and representing Rutgers in the most uplifting manner. Jillian used her passion of volunteering to transform the lives of children living in South Africa during her time overseas this …

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2016 Rutgers Beach Sweep

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On Saturday, April 30th our Rutgers student-athletes joined together at Pirate’s Cove in Old Bridge, NJ for Clean Ocean Action’s 31st Annual Beach Sweep. Over 60 student-athletes gathered as a collective unit to compile 7594 plastic pieces, 5799 food/candy wrappers, 5284 …

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Wrestling Blood Drive

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Did you know that every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood? That means more than 40,000 blood donations are needed EVERY DAY. Rutgers Wrestling contributed to that challenge by holding their very own blood drive at …

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