The Rider Insider

February 18, 2015

Weeklong workshop teaches sciences majors the skills of business

Alumni and other professionals shared the nuances of office life science majors will need outside the lab

Dr. Laura Hyatt, associate professor in the Department of Biology, runs the workshop with Gary Nath ’66.

Rider University Art Gallery Presents “El Grabado Cuba Hoy”

"Printmaking in Cuba Today" features works by nine Cuban artists Feb. 5-March 1

From the series "This is Your House, Fidel" by Kelvin Lopez Nieves

Brookdale, Rider announce guaranteed admissions program

Beginning in 2016, qualifying Brookdale graduates will be guaranteed admission at Rider

Brookdale President Dr. Maureen Murphy and Rider President Dr. Mordechai Rozanski signed a new partnership on Feb. 5.

Sesquicentennial Gala

All alumni are cordially invited to attend the Rider University Sesquicentennial Gala on Saturday, April 18, in the Bart Luedeke Center on the Lawrenceville campus. This special evening of celebration includes a tribute to retiring president Dr. Rozanski and recognition of the Sesquicentennial Medal of Excellence recipients. Cocktail reception begins at 5 p.m., followed by dinner, performances and dancing. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit

Spring training in sunny Florida

Get your baseball tickets today. Join the Office of Alumni Relations, fellow alums and friends for a spring training match-up between the New York Yankees vs. Washington Nationals on Sunday March 8 at George Steinbrenner Field in Tampa. Pre-game reception starts at 11 a.m. with game time at 1:05 p.m. Tickets are limited, so don’t miss out. Visit the website here to register.

Reunion countdown to June 13

Start planning now to attend reunions. Are you a member of an affinity group? If you were part of an organization or a club and you'd like to gather your friends on June 13 to reunite and remember, contact Lynn Schindel at [email protected] or 609-896-5237.

Rider 150th On the Road

Even if you're far from campus, you can still celebrate our 150th anniversary by attending an On the Road event in March. Go here for more information See calendar for details!

Alumni Spotlight

Sesquicentennial medal presentations continue into the new year

Susan Polis Schutz ’66 and the student organization DAARSTOC received medals this month

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs DonnaJean A. Fredeen presented a medal to DAARSTOC on Jan. 22.


Student Spotlight

Rider University announces new bachelor’s degree in health care management

An information session about the major will be held on Feb. 14

The degree provides a core education in business combined with critical topics in health care management.


Former Board member's gift will help fund scholarships and athletics

Rider Theatre Presents Machinal February 25 through March 1

Rider University celebrates Black History Month

Elaine Pagels to lecture at Rider on Book of Revelation

Chinese New Year at Rider celebrates year of the goat

Gates Millenium Scholarships aid students on journey to Rider


Feb. 26: ACDA 2015 National Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah

March 8: 150th On the Road, Yankees vs. Nationals in Tampa, FL

March 12: 150th On the Road, Tennis & Alumni Luncheon and Evening Reception in Boca Raton, FL


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