Award Descriptions

Rutgers University—Camden Alumni Association Awards

Edward J. Bloustein Community Service Award
(Undergraduate Award)

Dr. Bloustein, 17th President of Rutgers University, believed in the public mission of the university and an educated person’s obligation to devote a portion of their time to volunteer activities that enhance the life of the community and assist, in some way, those organizations that provide strength to family life and the fabric of society.  The Alumni Association recognizes a student who embodies the selflessness and commitment to community that Dr. Bloustein stood for.


Rutgers University–Camden Alumni Association Outstanding Senior Award
(Undergraduate Award)

The Alumni Association’s Outstanding Senior Award is presented annually to the graduating woman and man who have demonstrated leadership and service to the campus.  Established in 1969, the award honors those who best exemplify the student image at the Camden campus. Open to January 2019 and May 2019 graduates of all Camden undergraduate programs.


Rutgers–Camden Alumni Association Outstanding Adult Senior Award 
(Undergraduate Award)

This award is given to a non-traditional adult student who has demonstrated outstanding student leadership and service to the campus. Open to all January 2019 and May 2019 graduates of all Camden undegraduate programs who are non-traditional.


Rutgers–Camden Alumni Association Graduate School Academic Achievement Award
(Graduate Award)

This award is given to a Graduate student for distinction in academics. Open to October 2018, January 2019 and May 2019 graduates of Arts & Sciences and Business Graduate programs.

Rutgers University–Camden Division Of Student Affairs Awards

The Tommasso A. Borda Memorial Award 
(Junior Athlete)

In memory of Tommasso A. Borda (CCAS 1983), a recognized campus leader and athlete, is presented to a junior on the basis of outstanding contributions to campus activities, athletics, academics, and community service.


The Rory “Cal” Maradonna Award
(Undergraduate, Graduate)

Recognizing the service and spirit of Cal Maradonna (SBC 1974, GSBC, 1979), is presented to a full-time student who has demonstrated considerable involvement on the Camden campus and who has been dedicated to promoting Rutgers-Camden. Open to all Camden students both undergraduate and graduate.