The Rider Insider

August 12, 2014

Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin to kickoff Rider's sesquicentennial celebration

The Pulitzer Prize winner will appear Sept. 16 to share the leadership lessons of Abraham Lincoln

Doris Kearns Goodwin is the author of six critically acclaimed and best-selling books, including “Team of Rivals."

Veteran entrepreneurial program celebrates first class of future business leaders

Veterans marked the completion of the first phase of new program

Now that the classroom instruction is complete, each veteran will be paired with a professional business mentor.

Westminster Symphonic Choir Announces 2014-15 Season

Performing major choral works in New Jersey, Philadelphia and New York.

Westminster Symphonic Choir performed St. Matthew's Passion with The Philadelphia Orchestra in 2013

Reunion Weekends Bring Friends Together

This past May, Westminster Choir College met to reunite and celebrate. See if you recognize any friends here. In June, the Rider campus offered Party-Gras themed reunions on the Lawrenceville campus, featuring everything from Big Easy food to jazz music to brightly-colored beads and masks. View photos now.

Sesquicentennial On-the-Road Events

As we gear up to celebrate Rider's 150th anniversary on campus, Alumni Relations will also be traveling to cities around the United States to bring special sesquicentennial events to your door. To date, events have been planned for Dallas and DC, and more will be held in California, Florida, and elsewhere over the coming months. Check the event page to receive the latest On-the-Road updates.

Alumni Spotlight

The rhythm of success: Jake Ezzo uses drumming to inspire his students

Ezzo created an 'all-star' drum group at South Orange Middle School in South Orange, N.J.

Jake Ezzo uses a whistle to signal rhythm changes as he rehearses with The Pride, the new drumming ensemble he created.


Student Spotlight

Jamison Barrett heads to Japan

New graduate will teach at Tokyo International School this year

Jamison Barrett playing erhu with the Westminster Chinese Instrument Orchestra


Communication professor achieves milestone with Comic-Con win

Rider mourns the passing of Dr. Howard Schwartz

Business professor takes measure of big data


Sept. 14: Men's Soccer Alumni Day

Sept. 16: 150th Celebration Event

Sept. 28: Field Hockey Alumni Day


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