The Rider Insider

July 29, 2013

Two New Grads Earn N.J. Distinguished Student Teacher Nods

Two Rider graduates were named New Jersey Distinguished Student Teachers by the Department of Education, an honor recognizing the 15 most outstanding prospective teachers in the state.

School of Education Dean Sharon Sherman with nominee Sarah Sell '13, and honorees Jami Centrella '13 and Amanda Schott '13.

Broncs Score in the Classroom

Across the board, Rider’s student-athletes recorded their best-ever collective grade point average this spring.

Under Kevin Baggett, who pledged to stress academics, Rider's men's basketball team recorded its highest GPA in nine semesters.

Annual Golf Gala Tees Off on September 9

The 29th annual Rider University Athletics Golf Gala, presented by Stout’s Transportation, will tee off on Monday, September 9, at Old York Country Club in Chesterfield, N.J.

The Golf Gala will be at Old York Country Club for the 11th consecutive year.

Growing Hope in Belize

Rider students had the opportunity to lend a helping hand, tutor students and learn a little about themselves during their international service trip to Belize in June.

Christina LoBrutto '13 works with two young students during the service trip to Belize in June.


A Second Opinion

By heeding her father’s advice, Dr. Jia Shen learned she could align her interest in human behavior with a career in computing.

Dr. Jia Shen hosted an English-language radio show during her undergraduate days at Beijing University of Technology.



A Good Wish, Granted

Once Nicole Lipari ’14 landed the internship of her dreams, it took a prestigious travel grant from the N.J. Women’s & Gender Studies Consortium to make it a reality.

Nicole Lipari '14 earned a grant from the N.J. Women's & Gender Studies Consortium to offset travel costs to her internship.


Weaver Installed as President of IACLEA

GEMS Instructor Earns N.J. Outstanding Earth Science Teacher Award

Global Studies Students Learn International Diplomacy in Northern Ireland


July 30 – Community Sing-In: Vivaldi Gloria

August 29 – Faculty and Staff Opening Convocation

September 4 – Fall 2013 Semester Begins


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