Year: 2018

National, State and Local Leaders Join Students, Families and Teachers for Dedication of KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy (KCNA) John Greenleaf Whittier Middle School

May 9, 2018
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(CAMDEN, N.J.) – National, state and local leaders joined students, families and teachers today for the dedication of the KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy John Greenleaf Whittier Middle School, the Academy’s third school to open under the Urban Hope Act. “Every child deserves a bright future full of opportunity, regardless of their zip code. In 2013,…

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Eighth Annual Cooper Red Hot Gala is Another Record-Breaker, Raises $2.1 Million to Support Women’s Health

April 27, 2018

  CAMDEN, N.J – The Chairman of the Cooper Board of Trustees, George E. Norcross III, announced tonight that The Cooper Foundation’s eighth annual Cooper Red Hot Gala is another record-breaker, raising $2.1 million to benefit The Ripa Center for Women’s Health and Wellness at Cooper as well as Women’s Health programs throughout Cooper University…

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Camden schools chief can be proud of record | Editorial

April 16, 2018

By South Jersey Times Editorial Board There’s general agreement that the Camden schools are losing a good man and a strong advocate with Superintendent Paymon Rohanifard’s announcement that he’ll leave the underperforming, state-run district at the end of the school year. At age 36, Rohanifard will have had a five-year run that positions him for great…

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Camden Superintendent Who Led Turnaround Is Stepping Down

April 13, 2018

April 11th – The New York Times, By: Kate Zernike CAMDEN, N.J. — The state takeover of this troubled city’s school district gambled on a big question: After years of experiments with more money and charter schools, could anything improve education in Camden? Five years in, Camden’s answer seems to be yes. With a new…

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Featured Donor: Kyle and Lauren Hall in Honor of Ann Hall

March 5, 2018

When Kyle Hall told his mother that he and his wife, Lauren, wanted to make a donation to MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper, she was thrilled. However, when he told her they wanted to make the donation in honor of her to recognize her contributions as a volunteer, she protested. “I had wanted the…

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New Space for Pediatric Patients at Cooper – CBS3

February 23, 2018
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February 22, 2018 – by CBS3 A ribbon cutting marked the opening of a new space for pediatric patients at Cooper University Hospital in Camden. Watch Now

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Cooper Opens Pediatric Infusion Center in Camden – Philadelphia Business Journal

February 23, 2018
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February 23, 2018 – by John George   The Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper University Health Care expanded its service offering with the opening of a pediatric outpatient infusion center in Camden on Friday.   Continue reading, click here.

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Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper University Health Care Opens New Pediatric Infusion Center Thanks to $400,000 Donation

February 23, 2018

CAMDEN, NJ— Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper University Health Care opened a new pediatric outpatient infusion center which was made possible thanks to a $400,000 donation to The Cooper Foundation from the John E. Kostic Memorial Foundation. “As the only state-designated acute care children’s hospital in South Jersey, Cooper provides exceptional pediatric primary care and…

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Q & A With Red Hot Gala Honorary Co-Chair Terry Ricca, RN

February 16, 2018

Terry Ricca, RN, Senior Vice President for Institute Strategy, Access and Chief Experience Officer at Cooper University Health Care. In this short Q & A, Terry talks about putting women first, loving her job and advice for other professional women. Q. Why did you decide to pursue a career in Healthcare? A. I was hospitalized…

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Q & A With Red Hot Gala Honorary Co-Chair Robin Perry, MD, FACOG

February 5, 2018

Robin Perry, MD, FACOG, Chair and Chief of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cooper University Health Care, was the first female president of the medical staff at Cooper. In this short Q & A, Dr. Perry talks about her determination to become a doctor, balancing career and family, and why you should support…

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