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List of famous alumni from Rider University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Rider University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Rider University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Rider University are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Rider University.

This list contains graduates like Digger Phelps and Jason Thompson.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Rider University?” and “Which celebrities are Rider University alumni?”
Digger Phelps is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Rider University Alumni
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Richard F. "Digger" Phelps is a former American college basketball coach, most notably of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish men's basketball team from 1971 to 1991. For 20 years, from 1993 to 2014, he served as an analyst on ESPN. He got the nickname "Digger" from his father, who was a mortician in ...more

Age: 76

Birthplace: Beacon, New York, United States of America

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#64 on The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN

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Joseph A. Palaia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Rider University Alumni
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Joseph A. Palaia is an American Republican Party politician, who served in the New Jersey State Senate from 1989 to 2008, where he represented the 11th Legislative District. Before entering politics, Palaia was an educator, and principal of the Wanamassa Elementary School in Ocean Township. Prior to ...more

Age: 91

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Shirley Turner is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Rider University Alumni
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Shirley Kersey Turner is an American Democratic Party politician, who has been serving in the New Jersey State Senate since 1998, where she represents the 15th Legislative District. Before entering state politics, Senator Turner served on the Mercer County Board of Chosen Freeholders from 1983 to ...more

Age: 76

Birthplace: Contiguous United States, United States of America, Dover, United States, with Territories, + more

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Ty Treadway is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Rider University Alumni
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Tyrus "Ty" Richard Treadway is a game show host, actor, and talk show host. Treadway co-hosted Soap Talk with Lisa Rinna. ...more

Age: 51

Birthplace: Trenton, New Jersey, USA

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