For National Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15 to October 15, Rutgers Law School honors the cultures and achievements of the Latinx diaspora by recognizing groundbreaking alumni from its Newark and Camden campuses.
A Rutgers Law School alumnus who attended the Newark campus led the Vegas Golden Knights NHL team to a Stanley Cup victory as President of Hockey Operations this spring.
An endowed scholarship honoring the work of state Senator Ronald L. Rice, a Rutgers-Newark alumnus and powerful champion of fairness and opportunity, will support undergraduate students in the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Criminal Justice.
Richard Roper, whose career as a prominent public policy leader included directing planning for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, was inducted into Rutgers University’s Hall of Distinguished Alumni. He is a graduated from RU-N in 1968.
In some ways, the chance to direct Lorraine Hansberry’s theatrical masterpiece “A Raisin in the Sun,’’ which opens at Newark Symphony Hall on Sunday, is the result of a dream deferred for Rutgers-Newark alumna and retired vice chancellor Marcia Brown.