Wendy Osefo was still a doctoral student at Rutgers University-Camden in 2013 when she was tapped to oversee a $5 million federal education initiative.
As director of Family and Community Engagement, a D.C. Promise Neighborhood Initiative for the U.S. Department of Education, Osefo implemented best teaching practices that she was learning in her public affairs program at Rutgers.
It was a testament, she says, to the strength of the program’s curriculum. “It teaches you how to be effective in the real world,” she says. “I was implementing what I was learning – and it worked!”
Today Osefo is an award-winning researcher, sought-after political …read more
Source: Rutgers Today