Month: February 2016

Camden’s Whittier School To Reopen Under KIPP – Philly.com

February 25, 2016

February 24, 2016 – by Allison Steele The century-old building that housed Camden’s J.G. Whittier Family School, which was closed last year after falling into a dangerous state of disrepair, will reopen this year as a new KIPP school, Camden City School District officials said Tuesday. KIPP, the nonprofit that operates the KIPP Cooper Norcross…

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Cooper Announces $2 Million Grant from William G. Rohrer Charitable Foundation to Support Cancer Genetics Program

February 24, 2016

CAMDEN, N.J. —Cooper University Health Care Chairman George E. Norcross, III, today announced that the William G. Rohrer Charitable Foundation has awarded The Cooper Foundation a $2 million grant to help fund the expansion of the cancer genetics program at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper. The grant is the largest to MD Anderson Cancer Center…

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Cooper’s cancer program gets $2M boost – Courier-Post

February 24, 2016

February 23, 2016 by Kim Mulford CAMDEN, NJ – If it weren’t for genetics testing, Ilene Grossman would be walking around today with advanced ovarian cancer. Instead, the 49-year-old Voorhees resident is a cancer survivor with no trace of the disease that could have killed her with little warning. That’s why she calls the planned…

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Paying It Forward With Pennies – CBS Philly

February 18, 2016

February 12, 2016 – By Stephanie Stahl CAMDEN, NJ, (CBS) — A New Jersey teen remains grateful and faithful to the hospital that cared for him so many years ago. Melvin Sheppard’s 11th annual visit to Cooper University Hospital in Camden has special meaning not only for him but also for the staff of the…

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Wilson Brothers Honored For Longtime Service To Camden – PhillyVoice

February 4, 2016

KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy names gymnasium after community pillars February 03, 2016 – By John Kopp, PhillyVoice Staff Gilbert L. “Whip” Wilson is a well-established public figure in Camden, having entered the city’s political arena after a 26-year law enforcement career. His younger brother, Carlton “Muscles” Wilson also has made a considerable impact on their…

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KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy Names Gymnasium In Honor Of Longtime Camden Leaders

February 3, 2016

Gymnasium Named In Honor of Gilbert “Whip” Wilson & Carlton “Muscels” Wilson CAMDEN, N.J. — KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy today named its gymnasium in honor of longtime Camden leaders Gilbert L. “Whip” Wilson and Carlton E. “Muscles” Wilson, brothers who grew up and still reside in the school’s Lanning Square neighborhood and have dedicated their…

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