Alumni Invited to Accounting Hall of Fame Dinner

The inaugural event will honor Rider alumni, who have distinguished themselves in the accounting profession, on Wednesday, May 11, at Pines Manor Restaurant in Edison, N.J.
Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Rider University’s Accounting Advisory Council will hold its inaugural Accounting Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction Ceremony, which will honor Rider alumni, who have distinguished themselves in the accounting profession, at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 11, at Pines Manor Restaurant in Edison, N.J.

The Accounting Advisory Council will recognize six alumni who have made significant contributions in the field of accounting, who have enhanced the image of accountants, and who have made noteworthy volunteer efforts outside the workplace. Award recipients will include Donald Richards ’70, Achievement in Public Accounting; Stephen Cosgrove ’77 M.B.A.,

Achievement in Corporate Accounting/Finance; John Layton ’66, Achievement in Governmental or Not-for-Profit Accounting; Frank Sonnenberg ’77, Achievement for Service to the Community; Clair Raubenstine ’63, Lifetime Achievement; and John Gorman ’59, Faculty Lifetime Achievement.

“In addition to honoring these distinguished alumni, we will be raising funds for Accounting Advisory Council scholarships through your support for this special evening,” said Lawrence N. Frankel ’79, who is spearheading the event. “By attracting the best and brightest high school seniors, Rider can maintain its margin of excellence in the accounting field.”

Alumni are invited to attend the Hall of Fame Awards Dinner and are encouraged to complete the RSVP form to reserve a table, a sponsorship or a place in the souvenir program.

For more information, please contact Dr. Margaret O’Reilly-Allen, chair of the Department of Accounting, at oreillyallen@rider.edu or 609-895-5505.

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