Alumni, Students Of Rutgers University, Newark, Will Celebrate ‘Peace, Love And Scarlet’ During 8th Annual Homecoming Festivities Sept. 24 - 29
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The Rutgers-Newark community, its alumni and family members will gather on campus for Homecoming 2012, a series of festivities that celebrate community spirit and school pride. Homecoming events offer a variety of memory-making opportunities and celebrations for the entire community. Most events are open to the public, and most are free.
Highlights include “Scarlet Spirit Day,” a jazz jam session, several readings and talks by alumni authors, a street fair, walking tours, athletic events, socials, and alumni challenging R-N students in both baseball and softball games.
A full schedule of alumni events is online at http://www.alumni.rutgers.edu/s/896/2col.aspx?sid=896&gid=1&pgid=589#sch...
Alumni should register for Homecoming events, including several special alumni activities, at Ralumni.com/NewarkHomecoming .
Student and athletic events are at http://www.newark.rutgers.edu/homecoming .
Joined Rutgers: 1946
Campus Size: 38 acres, 33 buildings
Interim Chancellor: Philip Yeagle
Undergraduate Majors: 40+
Graduate Programs: 20+ (JD, MA, MBA, MFA, MPA, MS, Ph.D.)
Athletics: 14 NCAA Division III women and men's teams
Enrollment (fall 2012)
Full-time Faculty: 585
Faculty with Terminal Degrees: 99%
Full-time Staff: 770
Male/Female Ratio: 50:50
Student/Faculty Ratio: 13:1
Nations Represented: 100+
On-campus Residents: 1,280
Basic Type: Research Universities (high research activity)
Special Classification: Community Engagement