News@Rider

December 17, 2010

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Ice Skater Figures to Finish MBA

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In 2004, Deborah Carey competed in the U.S. Adult Figure Skating Championships at Lake Placid, N.Y., where she placed second in the Adult Silver Ladies Class II competition. Carey, who discovered the hobby as a young adult, considers the title to be one of the highlights of her life. At the end of this semester, Carey will again stand triumphant when she completes her Master of Business Administration requirements from Rider University. But just like the graceful curves that Carey's skates trace on the surface of the ice, the path she took to complete her degree was not a straight line.
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Taking Hunger to TASK

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Since her days as a Bonner Community Scholar at Rider, Jaime Parker, '05, the Bordentown, N.J., resident has been invested in the betterment of those around her, and today, she helps give voice -- literally -- to the very people at the front lines of hunger, the patrons of the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen, or TASK.
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