News@Rider Archive
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Thursday, April 28, 2011
One hundred sophomores and juniors from high schools in New Jersey participated in Rider Presents, a musical theater performance program on April 26.
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
The landing page of Rider University’s newly redesigned website has been selected as an official honoree in the category of Best Home/Welcome Page in the 15th Annual Webby Awards, the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet.
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
You’re invited to a birthday party commemorating the 50th anniversary of Switlik Residence Hall on Tuesday, April 26, from 4 to 6 p.m. in front of the “building of honor.” The half-century celebration will include a barbecue, a chocolate fountain and a birthday cake to remember, courtesy of Fedora Café of Lawrenceville.
Monday, April 25, 2011
If the mercury is rising and the trees are budding, it must mean that Rider baseball is near the top of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference standings again. Join the team for its April 26 game against Fairfield, which has been designated a Code Cranberry game. All students, faculty and staff are also invited to attend the 3 p.m. game at Sonny Pittaro Field, where they can also enjoy free hamburgers and hot dogs.
Friday, April 22, 2011
Deception...confusion...discovery...presented in the intimacy of Westminster's Playhouse.
Friday, April 22, 2011
It's a Girl! and I Wish....presented in the intimacy of the Yvonne Theater stage.
Thursday, April 21, 2011
Four years after his last previous major league appearance, former Rider pitcher James Hoey is back in the major leagues with the Minnesota Twins after being recalled from Triple-A Rochester on April 17.
Thursday, April 21, 2011
Performing in nine cities.
Thursday, April 21, 2011
Senior Fine Arts major Matthew Cintron will host an opening reception for his Senior Honors Thesis Exhibition on Thursday, April 21, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Rider University Art Gallery, located on the second floor of the Bart Luedeke Center. All members of the Rider community are welcome to attend this free reception.
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
After recovering from a near deadly car crash, returning to college posed an even greater financial strain for Brianne Applegate ’11 and her family. The Amy Silvers Memorial Scholarship was the answer to their prayers.
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Kappa Delta Pi, the international honor society in education, continues to grow in numbers and vigor, and that vitality was on display on April 10 when Rider’s KDP chapter, Alpha Beta Theta, inducted 103 new students into its ranks before a capacity audience in the Yvonne Theater at its annual initiation and installation of officers.
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
As the captain of the Rider tennis team, Amanda Matticks loves having the opportunity to serve, but the senior also often finds herself netting “service points” away from the varsity tennis court. For the past three years, Matticks has hosted a tennis clinic for a group of approximately 30 children from the National Junior Tennis and Learning of Trenton.
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Dr. Frank Rusciano has gone to great lengths to bring an international perspective to students at Rider. Now, as the recipient of the Fulbright – University of Ulster Policy Studies Award from the Fulbright Foundation, Rusciano will once again take his own experiences overseas – this time, to Northern Ireland.
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Mark Dixon, founder of YERT – Your Environmental Road Trip – will share his experiences from his yearlong eco-expedition through all 50 United States as the keynote speaker for Rider’s Earth Day 2011 celebration.
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Brendan T. Byrne says that the office of the governor of New Jersey is the most powerful such executive office in the United States, and that’s a good thing as long as the governor wants to be an agent for change. “Otherwise, why run for office?” asked Byrne, who visited Rider for a witty and insightful Q&A session on April 14 as part of the Rebovich Institute for New Jersey Politics’ Governing New Jersey series.
Friday, April 15, 2011
As the quality of mass-consumption foods deteriorates, the opportunity to eat healthier, forge friendships and boost the economy might be right down the road.
Friday, April 15, 2011
Despite the cloudy weather, 130 participants and volunteers gathered on Rider’s chilly Lawrenceville campus to run in the third annual Run Over Violence 5k.
Friday, April 15, 2011
Rider University’s Westminster College of the Arts will host Rider Presents, a musical theater performance workshop for New Jersey high school students, on Tuesday, April 26.
Friday, April 15, 2011
Jessica Panzarella '11 landed the dream job as a traveling leadership Consultant (TLC), criss-crossing the nation, all expenses paid, to visit the different Sisterhoods of Zeta Tau Alpha.
Friday, April 15, 2011
The new Center for Distance Learning and Teaching, which promises an efficient and coordinated streamlining of Rider’s online educational efforts for both faculty and students, will offer an Open House on April 19 in the Bristol Myers Squibb Center.