The Rider Insider

December 16, 2014

Rider announces Dr. Gregory G. Dell’Omo as next president

Rider announces Dr. Gregory G. Dell’Omo as next president / Dell’Omo to join Rider after a successful term as president of Robert Morris University

Westminster Choir Will Tour California in January

Traveling between San Francisco and San Diego January 9 – 17, 2015

Nominations open for 2015 Mazzotti Awards in Women's Leadership

The awards are offered to facilitate professional development of women faculty and staff in the Rider community

Joan Mazzotti ’72 and husband Michael Kelly established the awards in 2006.

Honor fellow alumni

Nominations are now open! In celebration of our 150th anniversary, we will present two alumni awards whose selection will enhance the recipient list of Rider’s Sesquicentennial Medal of Excellence, the Gordon E. Prichard ’63 Award for Volunteer Service and the Outstanding Young Alumnus/a Award. Each nomination must be accompanied by a current resume, CV or dossier of the nominee. Nominations are due by Wednesday, December 31, 2014. Questions? Contact the Office of Alumni Relations at [email protected] or 609.896.5340.

Save the date for spring reunions

If you are celebrating a reunion year that ends in a 5 or 0, now is the time to get the party started. Call the Office of Alumni Relations at 609.896.5340 to begin planning for spring reunions in May and June 2015.

Alumni Spotlight

Two leaders with vision awarded Sesquicentennial Medals of Excellence

Wrestling head coach Gary Taylor and Gender and Sexuality Studies founder Virginia Cyrus were recognized on Nov. 20

Over 36 years, wrestling head coach Gary Taylor has compiled 404 victories.


Student Spotlight

Junior soccer star named Academic All-American

Tara Ballay led the MAAC in scoring this season while compiling a 3.88 cumulative GPA

Tara Ballay was the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Player of the Year.


Mathematics professor appointed Visiting Research Scholar at Princeton

Rider students present original work at one-of-a-kind conference

Rider honors its best and brightest at first-ever Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony


Jan. 11: Women's Basketball Alumni & Friends Reception

Jan. 22: College of Business Administration's Open House

Jan. 31: Rider Baseball First Pitch Dinner

Feb. 8: 1963-64 Men's Basketball Reception


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