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A lifelong connection

When you graduate, your relationship with your alma mater is just the beginning. As you embark on a lifelong connection, you are invited to participate in alumni-specific events and benefits, networking and business opportunities, volunteer engagement programs, continuing education, travel and much more.


2016 REUNIONS

Rider Reunions: June 10 and 11

Rider Reunions were great fun!  View our photo gallery.


Westminster Reunions: May 12-14

We had a great time reconnecting at Westminster Reunions.  View our photo gallery.


FOLLOW THE 2016 TRAVEL WITH THE PRESIDENT  ALUMNI TRIP ON FACEBOOK

You'll feel like you're aboard the Caledonia Express when you follow the alumni trip through England and Scotland via the Andrew J. Rider Facebook page.  Click on the photo below for the trip itinerary, and come along!

Alumni Travel Trip 2016

Past alumni travel trips have included a tour of the Scandinavian capitals: Reykjavik, Iceland; Copenhagen, Denmark; Oslo, Norway; Stockholm, Sweden. A tour of the Russian capitals: Moscow and St. Petersburg. A tour of South Africa, including Cape Town, Robben Island, Pilanesberg Game Reserve and Victoria Falls. A rafting trip on the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon.


The 2016 Rider Alumni Awards Have Been Presented

The following members of the Rider University alumni community were presented with the prestigious Alumni Awards:

The Harold L. Conover Leadership Award
Melda L. Grant ’96

The Gordon E. Prichard ’63 Award for Volunteer Service
Kevin W. Doran ’78
Nicholas D. Stephan ’78

Outstanding Young Alumnus/a Award
Allyson Watson ’10

The awards were presented at The Rider Alumni Awards Ceremony during Rider Reunions on June 11, 2016.

View descriptions of the awards

View past Alumni Award recipients

For questions, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at alumni@rider.edu or by phone at 609.896.5340.


Explore benefits available to Rider Alumni

Participate

Return to campus at any time to see what's changed and reminisce about your time on campus. In the spring, make a plan to connect with your friends at Rider or Westminster reunions; these annual gatherings are fun, affordable and give you the chance to see the faces and places you miss.  

Other Benefits
Alumni are also entitled access to the gym at the Student Rec Center and sports fans under the age of 13 can take part in Jr. Broncs Club. Both privileges offer you ways to meet up with friends on campus or at sporting events. 


Volunteer

Host an event in your city, join an existing regional or affinity club or create your own, volunteer to talk with students about your professional experience, join an existing board or council–learn more about the numerous engagement opportunities available in your area. 
Let's Organize a Reunion (PDF)


Network

Connect electronically via our vibrant and exclusive LinkedIn University, learn about other successful fellow alumni on our Outcomes website, and be sure to make plans to connect with friends at reunions and events, including our Career Fairs,  sporting events, alumni and student networking get-togethers, panels and many other chances to see old friends and make new ones.  


Grow

Take advantage of Rider's Office of Career Services' individual career training, job search and research tools, mock interview training sessions and other career-related assistance.  You can also connect with current students to provide mentorship and guidance in your area of professional expertise. Let Rider help you get to the next step in your career.  

Continue your education by auditing an undergraduate course during any semester through the College of Continuing Studies.  You can also expand your mind by checking out books at the Moore or Talbott Library using your Alumni Card. 


Donate to RiderGive Back

Gifts in any size make a difference in the lives of our students. Consider making a gift to support our commitment to high quality education student centered learning, positive outcomes and affordability. 


Save & Invest

Being part of the alumni community gives you access to numerous discounts and programs that help you save money and attract customers to your business. 

  • The Alumni Marketplace
  • Discounts on Dell computers via the Rider University Store
  • Reduced rates for Broadway shows and Land's End merchandise
  • 20% discount on merchandise purchased at the University bookstore along with coupons and your Alumni card.
  • Savings on auto and homeowner's insurance through Liberty Mutual Savings
  • Benefits for veterans