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New Student Profile: Ayoko Kessouagni

Ayoko Kessouagni never thought of herself as a “business” person. But after she realized her passion in life is fashion, and that she wants a career in the fashion industry, a business degree started to make sense.


New Student Profile: Avani C. Jimenez

“There are lots of reasons for why I chose to attend Rutgers University–Newark over the 11 other schools to which I was accepted,” stated Avani C. Jimenez.


New Student Profile: Devon Christopher Corry

Devon Christopher Corry is a first-year Honors Living-Learning Community Scholar at Rutgers University–Newark who intends to major in journalism and media studies.


Jeffin Thomas: Helping to Ensure the Safety of the Rutgers-Newark Community

Two years after obtaining his associate degree in criminal justice from the County College of Morris (CCM), Jeffin Thomas received his bachelor’s degree from the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University–Newark in


Aaliyah Cobbs: A Mentor to Family and Peers

Like so many alumni of Rutgers University–Newark, Aaliyah Cobbs, of Newark, New Jersey is the first in her family to obtain a bachelor’s degree.