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.

The 2015 Rider Alumni Awards recipients have been announced.
We are pleased to announce the names of the 2015 Rider Alumni Awards recipients.  

The 2015 recipient of the Gordon E. Prichard ’63 Award for Volunteer Service will be Ursula Carthens Baker ’91.  The recipient of the 2015 Outstanding Young Alumnus Award will be Robert L. Behnke ’06, ’07.  

Additionally, we are pleased to announce the 2015 Science Stairway of Fame Inductee will be Kenneth E. Dombrowski ’82.  

Awards Ceremony
Please join us at 1:30 p.m. on June 13 for the Rider Alumni Awards Ceremony in the Bart Luedeke Center Theater as these outstanding individuals are recognized during Rider Reunions. During the awards ceremony, Sesquicentennial Medals of Excellence will be presented to William M. Hartnett '76, Thomas J. Lynch '75 and Jason C. Thompson '08.

For questions, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at or by phone at 609.896.5340.  View award details.

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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. 


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. 


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.  


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


Alumni Travel Trips

Pack your bags and set out for adventure in another country on one of our special alumni travel trips.

Alumni trip to four Nordic Capitals, June 18-28, 2015

Rider alumni will visit the highlights of Reykjavik, Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm.


Upcoming Events

June 5
2015 Men's Basketball Golf Outing

Mountain View Golf Course
850 Bear Tavern Road
Ewing, NJ

The event benefits the men's basketball team and includes a buffet lunch, cocktail hour, dinner and awards.
For additional information please contact
Joan Hedden at 609.895.5076 or

June 13
Rider Reunions

To Affinity and Beyond
Join us for a day chock-full of fun.
Schedule and registration information 

June 15
2015 Swimming & Diving Outing

Heron Glen Golf Club
110 Us Highway 202
Ringoes, NJ

The event benefits the swimming and diving teams and includes lunch prior to the golf outing, followed by dinner and cocktails.
For more information, contact
Penny Melchior '82 at 973.476.4094 or



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