Dr. Kriste Lindenmeyer, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers-Camden recently announced:

In Fall, 2012 Dr. Paul Jargowsky joined the Rutgers-Camden faculty to head the new Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE). This is an important campus center in CCAS center that reflects our commitment to community outreach, revitalization, and urban research. I am happy to share with you that Dr. Natasha Tursi is joining CURE as Associate Director. Prior to joining CURE, Dr. Tursi as a very effective Assistant Dean in the Arts and Sciences responsible for coordinating the University College’s Academic Transitions Program (ATP). 

In her new role as Associate Director of CURE, Dr. Tursi is responsible for program development, outreach and dissemination, and management of center activities. She will assist Prof. Jargowsky in identifying and pursuing strategic opportunities for research funding through foundations and government agencies. As a Ph.D. in Planning and Public Policy, she will also have the opportunity to reconnect with scholarly research through her work with the Center. Join me in congratulating Dr. Natasha Tursi on her new appointment.