The Rider Insider

October 14, 2014

Fall 2014 issue of 'Rider' magazine online now

In keeping with the University's sesquicentennial celebration, the magazine focuses on Rider’s rich history

The new issue of "Rider" magazine celebrates 150 years of Rider history.

Rider University begins Sesquicentennial Medals distribution

Medal of Excellence awarded to those who go above and beyond in support of Rider

Dr. Walter A. Brower '48 was presented with a medal after the Doris Kearns Goodwin lecture on Sept. 16.

Marion Buckelew Cullen Center Community Open House showcases new building

Oct. 26 event will feature sample performances by students and faculty

The Marion Buckelew Cullen Center honors the philanthropist who made a $5 million bequest to Westminster Choir College.

Family Weekend and Cranberry Stringing

Join us for Family Weekend 2014 from Nov. 7 through Nov. 9 on the Lawrenceville campus. Events include the Legacy Breakfast on Sat. at 9 am. in the Mercer Room, Daly Dining Hall and the Guinness World Records Attempt for the longest string of cranberries (9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. cranberry stringing; 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. certification and announcement). Check the calendar for details.

150th On the Road

Mark your calendars for the 150th on the Road in Dallas/Ft. Worth featuring George W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum tours and a lecture from Dr. Myra Gutin, "A View from the White House: The First Lady's Perspective." Register today.

Alumni Trip to Four Nordic Capitals

Take part in the Rider University Alumni Association 2015 trip of a lifetime, "A Journey to Four Nordic Capitals," from June 18 to 28, 2015. You'll visit the highlights of Reykjavik, Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm. Go here for more information.

Student spotlight

Kate Dunn has a good time doing good

Westminster Choir College junior inspired by her journey to the U.K. and South Africa

Kate Dunn with her students in Cape Town, South Africa


Alumni spotlight

Alumnus named White House Fellow

Andrew Buher ’07 was accepted into one of the nation’s most prestigious programs for leadership and public service

Buher was previously chief operating officer of the New York City Department of Education, the nation’s largest school system.


Scholarships aid student research in the arts, sciences and business

Bon Jovi drummer teaches Rider students

Fox 29 Philadelphia recruits #JuniorReporters for student-produced news segments

Rider University Art Gallery presents “Life in the Studio”

Symposium examines the role of music in film


Oct. 18: Softball Alumni & Friends Slow Pitch Game and Picnic

Oct. 24: College of Business Administration 150th Celebration Benefit at Jasna Polana

Nov. 7, 8 & 9: Family Weekend 2014

Nov. 13: Sesquicentennial on the Road, Texas

Nov. 20: Wrestling Alumni Day

Nov. 22: Ice Hockey Alumni Game

Nov. 27, 28 & 30: Orlando Classic

Nov. 29: Orlando Classic Alumni and Friends Reception


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