Learning Center Staff


Mission Statement

The mission of the Rutgers-Camden Learning Center (RCLC) is to develop a supportive learning community and to provide an array of academic support services to assist students in achieving their academic goals and be successful within the university’s rigorous learning environment. To this end, we assist students in developing strategic learning strategies through academic coaching, learning assistance and tutoring, which support the university’s goals for learning.

Ajeenah Nuriddin-Little, M.S.
Director of Academic Support

Ajeenah Nuriddin-Little is the Director of Academic Support at Rutgers-University Camden. She joined the Rutgers-Camden community in October of 2016. Prior to Rutgers-Camden, Ajeenah served as the Assistant Dean of Student Support Services at Peirce College among other roles during her thirteen years. She was responsible for supporting traditional and nontraditional students while leading student success initiatives such as the Developmental Education program, state and federal grant programs and retention management initiatives. In addition, Ajeenah served on the Middle States Commission on Higher Education Self-Study Steering Committee as well as lead a cross-functional committee responsible for the implementation of the strategic plan initiative under Guidance and Support.

Ajeenah received her M.S. in Human Resource Counseling and her B. A. in Psychology from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Ajeenah is currently enrolled in Rowan University’s Ed.D. in Educational Leadership program and is at the final stages of her dissertation. When not working on her dissertation, Ajeenah enjoys spending quality time with her husband and two beautiful children.

Phone: (856)-225-6442     Email: Ahn26@camden.rutgers.edu
RJ Portella, Learning Specialist
RJ Portella has over 26 years of experience of both tutoring and academic coaching in the private educational sector.  He joined the Rutgers Camden Learning Center in June of 2017.  RJ earned his Bachelors in Fine Arts from New York University and is currently pursuing his Master’s in Education here at Rutgers.  He works specifically with students on academic probation through the Raptor Flight Program, and his academic enrichment services are available to all Rutgers Camden students.
Phone: (856) 225-6823   Email: rj.portella@rutgers.edu
Carrie Delgado, Administrative Coordinator
Carrie earned her B.A. in 2008 from Rutgers-University Camden. Carrie supports the administrative tasks for the Center for Learning and Student Success, which includes processing payroll for four department’s, expense management, procurement processes, scheduling and event management. Carrie has worked at Rutgers-University Camden for over three years and is in the process of pursuing her Masters in Public Administration.
Phone: (856) 225-6775    Email: carriema@camden.rutgers.edu