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The New Jersey Life Sciences Vendors Alliance (NJLSVA) is a coalition of businesses, individuals and academia who provide goods and services to New Jersey’s life sciences companies.

The NJLSVA was founded to educate suppliers on trends in industry procurement and public policy that affects the life sciences industry.

Rider University

Rider University’s Science and Technology Center Renovations Benefit Young Scientists

Lawrenceville, NJ, October 30, 2017 — Robert Leitner reports that a multi-purpose classroom and laboratory in Rider University’s Science and Technology Center has been outfitted with a new lecture area and workstations, as well as new equipment and facilities for experiments.

The renovations and improvements are part of Rider University’s ambitious plan to renovate the first floor of the original 30,000-square foot science building.

The project comes as the University is experiencing tremendous growth in the sciences with an increase of students gravitating toward disciplines in STEM, or science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Continue reading

Rider University Receives $1.45 MillionGrant to Support Scholarships for STEM Teachers

Rider University TwitterLawrenceville, NJ, June 20, 2016 — Rider University recently received a $1.45 million grant — one of the largest it has ever received — from the National Science Foundation that will provide scholarship support to Rider students preparing to become science teachers in high-need urban school districts.

As a result, Rider will help deliver 24 much-needed high school science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) teachers to Camden, Trenton and Freehold Borough, among others, potentially impacting hundreds of high school and college students.

President Obama and the Department of Education have both recognized that too few American students pursue expertise in STEM fields, resulting in an inadequate pipeline of skilled STEM teachers. While the problem occurs across all demographics, it is particularly acute amongst minority groups. Continue reading

Rider University to Offer Bachelor’s Degree in Health Care Management

Lawrenceville, NJ, January 20, 2015 Rider University has announced a new bachelor of science in business administration in health care management, offered by the university’s College of Business Administration.  The degree provides a core education in business combined with critical topics in health care management.

Anne Carroll, interim dean of Rider’s College of Business Administration, said, “There is no field more exciting and relevant today than health care management.  Health care is driving our economy both in New Jersey and nationally, and a well-rounded degree intersecting business and health care is high in demand.” Continue reading

Rider University Names Dr. Gregory G. Dell’Omo as Next President

Lawrenceville, NJ, December 5, 2014 ― The Rider University Board of Trustees announced yesterday the appointment of Gregory G. Dell’Omo, Ph.D., as Rider’s seventh president. Dell’Omo will succeed Mordechai Rozanski who is retiring on July 31, 2015.  Dell’Omo will assume the presidency on August 1, 2015.

Dell’Omo will step down from his position at Robert Morris University (RMU), in Pittsburgh, Pa., at the end of the 2014-2015 academic year.

Rozanski will remain at Rider through the end of July 2015. Rider University is currently celebrating its 150th anniversary, which will culminate with Dell’Omo’s official inauguration. Continue reading