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Vice-Chancellor for Student Affairs Dr. Salvador Mena talks to Joey Bloch about how his life experiences guide his work at Rutgers during COVID-19

Having worked at other universities during 9/11 and Superstorm Sandy, and persevering through other challenges in his personal life, Dr. Salvador Mena is no stranger to overcoming obstacles.

Rutgers’ Vice-Chancellor for Student Affairs has only been “On the Banks” since 2014, and in his current post for only a couple of years, but he’s been working harder than ever over the past couple of months as the novel coronavirus outbreak took hold in New Jersey. He’s been working to lessen the brunt of the impact on students in a number of ways.

He spoke with WRSU’s outgoing News Director Joey Bloch this week for Wednesday’s “Knightbeat.” You can hear the full interview below: