The Rider Insider

February 11, 2014

President Mordechai Rozanski announces plan to retire

Rozanski, the University’s sixth president, has served Rider since Aug. 1, 2003

“Serving as Rider’s sixth president has been the most fulfilling experience of my academic career," President Rozanski said.

Rider alumna named to U.S. Olympic bobsled team

Jazmine Fenlator ’07 will compete in Sochi, Russia, in February

Jazmine Fenlator ’07, left, was a two-time Rider Athlete of the Year.

Alumni take part in the Super Bowl action

From the campus green to the gridiron: Rider alumni work behind the scenes to help the NFL tick

Jose Rey ’10 was one of several alumni contributing to Super Bowl XLVIII. (Photo courtesy of Al Periera)

Rider presents Our Town February 26 through March 2

Thornton Wilder's endearing and popular drama about early 20th-century America.

Maeve Lynsky and Conor Fallon reheasing for the roles of Rebecca and George Gibbs in Our Town.

The Alumni Marketplace is now open

Promote your business and receive discounts from other Rider and Westminster alumni in the area. E-mail [email protected] to learn more.

Alumni Reunions

Save the date for Westminster and Rider ("Party-Gras") reunions, to be held Thursday through Saturday, May 15 to 17, and Saturday, June 7, respectively. For more information, visit later this month for details.

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Alumni Spotlight

First came Excel, then came marriage

Eileen and Eric Gurwitz returned to work at Rider after falling in love as undergraduate business majors

At their wedding, Eric and Eileen Gurwitz thanked Residence Life for introducing them on their first day of college.


Student Spotlight

Student volunteers to offer income tax assistance for seniors, low-income taxpayers

Rider accounting students to assist New Jersey residents with federal and state taxes free of charge

The program is geared for senior adults and those with incomes below $57,000.


Rider mourns the loss of Dr. Harry T. Gamble ‘52

Rider University Art Gallery Presents An Odyssey of Dreams – A Decade of Paintings, 2003-2012

Appearance by ‘Def Poetry Jam’ co-founder anchors Rider’s Black History Month events

Grand Bank of Hamilton bestows $50K Grant to Rider to create entrepreneurship program for veterans


March 6-10: MAAC Basketball Tournament

March 6: International Education Alumni Event and Speakers Panel

March 25: Alumni & Student Career Networking Event

April 4-6: ZBT Alumni Reunion

April 8: Graduate Business Alumni and Student and Networking Event


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