The Rider Insider

May 21, 2013

Rider's 148th Commencement Grants 917 Baccalaureate Degrees on May 17

John H. Martinson, founder of the philanthropic Martinson Family Foundation, received the honorary Doctor of Laws.

One new graduate's balloon captured the mood at Rider's 148th Commencement.

Rider Confers 404 Degrees to Graduate and College of Continuing Studies Students on May 16

Dr. George A. Pruitt, president of Thomas Edison State College in Trenton, received the honorary Doctor of Humane Letters.

Graduates and the families shared the joy of earning degrees at Commencement on May 16.

At Westminster, a Familiar Look for Twin Graduates

Cherisse Williams ’13 and Cherissia Williams ’13 of Brooklyn, N.Y., are the first identical twin sisters to graduate from Westminster Choir College.

Cherisse '13 (left) and Cherissia Williams '13 are the first set of identical twin sisters to graduate from Westminster.

Westminster Alumni Reunions Embrace Excellence and Celebrate the Future

More than 350 alumni returned to campus to reconnect with friends and celebrate important milestones.

Join Us for Reunions 2013 on June 8

Reunion Weekend 2013 will be Saturday, June 8, on the Lawrenceville campus. See the Alumni Relations website for more details.


O’Reilly-Allen Claims the Inaugural Chairperson Leadership Award

Dr. Marge O’Reilly-Allen, chair of the Department of Accounting, was chosen as the recipient of the inaugural Chairperson Leadership Award

Dr. Marge O’Reilly-Allen, chair of the Department of Accounting



Education Changed the Life of CCS Student Commencement Speaker

Once upon a time, Carolynne Lewis-Arévalo ’12 never could have imagined graduating college, let alone being asked to speak at her own Commencement.

Carolynne Lewis-Arevalo '12 calls herself the "poster child" for the transformative power of education.


Student Commencement Speaker Took a Leap of Faith

Rider University Senior Standouts

Rider Earns Top Seed in This Week's MAAC Baseball Tournament

Master’s Students Present Innovative Reading Program at National Convention in San Antonio

Rider’s CEC Chapter Rolls Out the Red Carpet


June 1 – Westminster Community Chamber Choir: Singing for Pleasure

June 7 – Kaleidoscope Chamber Series: Musical Albion

June 8 – Lawrenceville Reunions 2013

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