Alumni Newsletter October 3, 2012

October 3, 2012

Professor Laura Hyatt Awarded 'Science' Magazine Prize

Prestigious journal publishes project on “Personal Plants,” detailing program of inquiry-based instruction in science.

Dr. Laura Hyatt has conducted extensive research on plant biology.

At Rider, State Senate President Backs Bill to Help Universities Build Academic and Research Facilities

As the year’s first featured speaker in the Rebovich Institute’s Governing New Jersey series, Stephen M. Sweeney talks about investing in higher education, unemployment.

Senate President Stephen Sweeney said the "Building Our Future" bond act is an "investment" in higher education.

Rider Partners with Trenton Schools to Support Student Learning

Rider’s School of Education is collaborating with teachers at two public elementary schools in Trenton to provide tutoring and mentoring to kindergarteners through 8th-graders.

The Rider Bronc meets students at Trenton's P.J. Hill Elementary School on the first College Day session of the academic year.

Clarissa Beck '13 Places Second in International Accounting Competition

Beck and Noah Breen '13 represented Rider when they competed in the 6th Annual Institute of Internal Auditors Case Competition.

Clarissa Beck ’13 (right), at the auditing competition with Noah Breen ’13 and Dr. Dorothy McMullen, will intern at KPMG.


Tamar Jacobson to Present at Oxford Round Table

Dr. Tamar Jacobson, chair of the Department of Teacher Education, will present a paper at the prestigious Oxford Round Table on Women and Education in the spring.

Dr. Tamar Jacobson is an expert in early childhood education.



Carolina Sanchez '13 Cast in 'West Side Story'

Musical Theatre major joins national tour of the Broadway classic.

Mariann Cook and Carolina Sanchez '13


Rider’s ODK Receives Circle of Distinction

Global Supply Chain Management Program in Key Trade Magazine

Memorial Service for James P. Murphy, Ed.D., on October 6 in the Fireside Lounge


October 3 -- Rebovich Institute Welcomes Gov. Christine Todd Whitman

October 5 -- 10th Anniversary Celebration of the Bristol-Myers Squibb Center for Science Teaching & Learning

October 10 to 14 -- Rider Musical Theater Presents ‘Nine’

October 12 -- Midnight MAACness

October 17 -- Rep. Rush Holt Will Help the School of Education Celebrate 100 Years

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