Rider's 150th Anniversary: Events

Events for the 150th Anniversary

As we celebrate 150 years of Rider during the 2014-15 academic year, we hope you will join us to commemorate the past, celebrate the present and look forward to an even brighter future!  Please click on the links to see more information about individual events.

ON-CAMPUS EVENTS

SEPTEMBER

Sept. 16:   150th Celebration Kick Off Day! Morning Welcome tent in front of BLC

Sept. 16:  Cranberry Fest, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on Campus Green

Sept. 16:  150th Celebration Kick Off Event featuring historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, presentation at 5 p.m. in the Student Recreation Center (SRC) followed by a Toast to Rider reception

Sept.-Oct.SRC Fitness 150 Challenge

OCTOBER

Oct. 1:  A Night with WWE Superstar Darren Young, Sponsored by the Student Entertainment Council

Oct. 5:  Annual Lawrence Township Community Day, 12:30-4 p.m. in Village Park

Oct. 20:  A Night with Norm Lewis, Sponsored by the Student Entertainment Council

Oct. 24:  College of Business Administration 150th Celebration Benefit Gala at TPC Jasna Polana

Oct. 26:  Marion Buckelew Cullen Center Community Open House

Oct. 29-Nov 2:  Rider Theatre: A Doctor In Spite of Himself

NOVEMBER

Nov. 8:  Guinness Book of World Records attempt during Family Weekend

Nov. 15:  Westminster Williamson Voices Concert Spiritual Lights

Nov. 20:  35th Anniversary of Gender Studies program Keynote speaker/reception

DECEMBER

Dec. 5 & 6:  Westminster Opera Theatre Il mondo della luna

JANUARY

Jan. 22:  College of Business Administration Open House

Jan. 26:  Westminster Choir Homecoming Concert

MARCH

March 1: Westminster Symphonic Choir performing with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem

March 7 & 8: Rider Dances: Collaborate and Innovate

March 10:  Connecting Higher Education and the Business Community Tri-Chamber Breakfast

APRIL

April 17:  University Day celebration

April 18:  Sesquicentennial Gala

April 19:  Westminster Jubilee Singers 20th Anniversary Celebration Concert

April 22: Earth Day Celebration

April 23: Bill Nye, Earth Day Keynote Speaker (tickets will be available for students with Rider ID)

April 22-26:  Rider Theatre: All Shook Up

April 25: Westminster Kantorei Spring Concert

MAY

May 2:  Westminster Chapel Choir Spring Concert

May 9:  Westminster Concert Bell Choir: Going Global

May 23:  Lawrence Township Memorial Day Parade

 


For 150th celebration sponsorship and congratulatory messaging opportunities visit www.rider150celebration.org

ON THE ROAD EVENTS

NOVEMBER

Nov. 13:   Dallas/Ft. Worth
George W Bush Presidential library in Dallas
Reception, museum tours and a lecture from our very own Dr. Myra Gutin

DECEMBER

Washington, DC

JANUARY

California

MARCH

Florida: Naples, Tampa/St. Petersburg, West Palm Beach and Boca Raton

APRIL

New York City

MAY 

Philadelphia, PA

 

Please check back for updates.