The Rider Insider

November 16, 2012


Jason Thompson ’08 Finally Takes His Turn as a Sports Anchor

The former NBA Draft lottery pick of the Sacramento Kings guest-anchored the sports report for News10 at 6 for KXTV of Sacramento, the market’s local ABC affiliate, on November 14.

Unusually athletic for his size, Jason Thompson drives around a Philadelphia 76er defender during his rookie year.

Harvesting a Family Tradition

Judy Simons Church ’80 relies on her education experience to run her family’s 180-year-old berry farm.

This fall marked Judy Simons Church’s 16th cranberry harvest.

Breakfast with the Broncs

The sun rose on a raucous Alumni Gym “White Out,” where the Broncs Zoo came alive to cheer the men’s basketball team in an early-morning battle with Stony Brook on November 13.

Despite the early morning tipoff time, Rider students brought the energy to this year's nationally televised game.

Field Hockey Claims Third Straight NEC Championship

The Rider field hockey team defeated Monmouth University 3-2 on November 3 at Ben Cohen Field to capture their third 2012 Northeast Conference Championship in a row.

The Broncs return 19 letter-winners next year to defend their NEC title.


Sell is Sold on Rider

Sarah Sell ’13 always wanted to be a teacher, and knew Rider was the way to get there

Sarah Sell ’13 is the president of the Student New Jersey Education Association.



Rosenthal is the Consulting Editor for New Arcade Publishing Art Series

Under Deborah M. Rosenthal’s direction, the Artists & Art series reintroduces a number of dormant texts by artists, critics, art historians and poets to readers in the art community and beyond.

Rosenthal recently presented a talk at the U. of Virginia called The Artist in Society: Jean Hélion, painter, writer, prisoner.


Rep. Rush Holt Helps the School of Education Celebrate 100 Years of Excellence


Two Rider University Professors Receive Bright Idea Award

Brush Up that Résumé for the Fall Career Fair on November 29


November 16 -- Westminster Kantorei: Sacred and Profane

November 17 -- Westminster Schola Cantorum and Westminster Williamson Voices

November 19 -- Westminster Symphonic Choir: BERG: Wozzeck

November 30 and December 1-- Opera: A Midsummer Night's Dream

December 7-8 -- An Evening of Readings and Carols

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