The College hosted the 20th Annual Engineer’s Week Competition on February 20. The goal of the competition is to develop the type of scientific and team-building skills necessary to be successful in STEM careers. Teams of three students were required to design, test and build a rubber band powered vehicle, carrying a ‘nerf’ golf ball as a load. Students had to construct the vehicle with simple office supplies provided, within a 50-minute time period. Sixty students, teachers and parents from Timber Creek, Woodrow Wilson, Highland, Pennsauken and Triton High Schools participated. Timber Creek took first place and two of the teams from Highland High School finished second and third.
The College hosted the Coriell Institute Science Fair again this year on March 15. Two 11th grade participants received two-year, full scholarships – one for a winning a physical/life science project, and the other for a winning technological sciences project.
The Camden County School Counselors Association held its annual Focus on Your Future Fair on March 14 in the gym. Students from all Camden County high schools came out to hear about their higher education options.
The Camden County S.U.R.E. (Students United for Respect and Equity) Summit was held on our campus. Over 350 students were given tours of the campus and attended several workshop including “Camden County College 101” and “How to Enroll in CCC.”
All Camden County College students enrolled in courses at the Rohrer Center are now eligible for free, one-year library cards at the Cherry Hill Public Library. Students must show a photo ID and proof of enrollment at Rohrer to obtain the card.
Urban Promise students and staff held their Lunch Club event at the College followed by a campus tour on February 16.