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April 12, 2012

Honorary Degree Recipients for Commencement 2012 Announced

Dr. Maureen Maguire ’75, a top ophthalmologist at the University of Pennsylvania, and Dr. Aaron Gast, trustee emeritus at the Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation, will receive honorary degrees at Rider’s 147th Commencement ceremonies. Dr. Morten Lauridsen, Distinguished Professor of Composition at the University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music, will be similarly honored at the Westminster Choir College ceremony.

From left, Dr. Maureen Maguire '75, Dr. Aaron Gast, and Dr. Morten Lauridsen will receive honorary degrees at Commencement 2012.

Rove Says Pa. is a Bellwether in a ‘Tight’ Presidential Race

More than 500 people of varied political stripes turned out to hear Republican strategist Karl Rove’s thoughts on the 2012 presidential election. Rove was a guest of Rider’s Rebovich Institute for New Jersey Politics.

Republican strategist Karl Rove said the 2012 presidential race will "be an unbelievably tight, hard-fought election."

Spring 2012 Issue of Rider Magazine

In this special scholarship issue, you’ll meet inspiring students, alumni and donors, and learn more about Reunion Weekend 2012.

Rider Ready for its Close-Up at NBS Awards

The Rider chapter of the National Broadcasting Society (NBS) captured six first-place awards at the NBS’ 49th National Undergraduate Student Electronic Media Competition on March 24 in Jersey City, N.J.

From left, Travis Hastings '13, J.T. Fetch '12, Scott Alboum, Ray Strazdas '13 and Alyssa Wakefield '12 at the NBS Awards.


Building Bridges

In his two newest books, Dr. Don Ambrose, professor of Graduate Education, takes on the destructive influence of dogmatism through a multidisciplinary approach to research.

Dr. Don Ambrose is the editor of the Roeper Review, a gifted-education journal.



Finding His Place

Through hard work and determination, Puneet Joshi ’12 of Chandigarh, India, finds his American dream.

Scholarship assistance was vital to Puneet Joshi '12 reaching his goals.


CBA Maintains Prestigious AACSB Business, Accounting Accreditation

Titanic Undertaking

Picture This: 2012 International Study Tours

Field Hockey Nets a Win in Athletics’ Raise Your Game Challenge


Rider Theater Presents The Producers, April 18 to 22

Earth Month Speaker: Erin Brockovich, April 19

Westminster Williamson Voices: Annelies, April 28

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