News at Rider 150th April 9, 2014

Trip to Dominican Republic opens students’ eyes to Caribbean culture

Students worked with schoolchildren, built a sandbox and cooked plantains

Students on the trip developed a strong connection with the community, and each of them bonded with a set of schoolchildren.

Students on the trip developed a strong connection with the community, and each of them bonded with a set of schoolchildren.


'Breaking Bad' actor tells students how he cooked up success

Giancarlo Esposito, who played Gus Fring, visited Rider on March 29

Esposito touched on two themes repeatedly during his talk, choice and interconnectedness.

Esposito touched on two themes repeatedly during his talk, choice and interconnectedness.


Rider celebrates Asian Awareness Month

Events in April range across a wide-spectrum of Asian cultures

Tashan is Rider’s Bollywood dance team.

Tashan is Rider’s Bollywood dance team.


Professor travels to Ukraine to research autism

Aided by the Fulbright Specialist Program, Dr. Chrystina Dolyniuk wants to raise autism awareness in the U.S. and abroad

An associate professor of psychology, Dolyniuk traveled to Ukraine twice, in July 2011 and March 2014.

An associate professor of psychology, Dolyniuk traveled to Ukraine twice, in July 2011 and March 2014.


Westminster Choir College Reunions

All Westminster Choir College alumni are invited to register now for reunions on May 15 - 17, 2014. Register for Westminster Reunions.

Rider Reunions

Save June 7 for "Party Gras" themed reunions and the chance to honor our award recipients and view a full listing of alumni events.

Spring Alumni Magazine Goes Online

The alumni magazine now has an online version that features special content, slideshows, videos, and links to further information. www.rider.edu/ridermagazine

Alumna Spotlight: Wanda Rogers '79

Paying dividends

Wanda Rogers ’79 rose from working as a secretary in the U.S. Treasury Department to leading one of its bureaus

Wanda Rogers ’79 is the first African American to hold several positions within the Treasury Department.

Wanda Rogers ’79 is the first African American to hold several positions within the Treasury Department.

 


Student Spotlight

Rider’s National Broadcasting Society Chapter 'Takes Five' at Annual Convention

Rider’s chapter once again claimed multiple first-place awards from the prestigious national competition at the annual NBS Convention, held this year in Washington, D.C.

Scott Alboum (center) with (l-r) Jeanette Rudnicki, Kelly Sousa, Alex Valerio, Nic Stasi, Steve Sova and Travis Hastings in D.C.

Scott Alboum (center) with (l-r) Jeanette Rudnicki, Kelly Sousa, Alex Valerio, Nic Stasi, Steve Sova and Travis Hastings in D.C.


MORE HEADLINES

Rider students continue fight against cancer at Relay for Life

Alumnus forges new scientific law

Rider University Theatre presents "Reasons to be Pretty"

Rider mourns the loss of Dr. Bruce Burnham


CAMPUS EVENTS

April 12: Delta Sigma Pi Alumni & Student Picnic, 12 to 3 p.m.

April 16: Aberger Wine and Cheese Fundraising Event, 5 to 8 p.m.

April 17: Transitions of the International Student, 6:30 to 8 p.m.

April 22: Breaking Into the Health Communication Field, 6:30 to 8 p.m.

April 26: Delta Sigma Pi Dinner & Theater Night, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.

April 30: Southern California Alumni Reception, 7 to 9 p.m.

 

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