Rutgers Hall of Distinguished Alumni Class of 2013 Announced
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Jan. 24, 2013
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Rutgers
University Alumni Association will induct five outstanding alumni into the
Rutgers Hall of Distinguished Alumni on May 4, 2013. The official announcement
is viewable at Ralumni.com/hda. The 2013 inductees are:
oMark Angelson RC'72, NLAW'75
Hometown: Caldwell, New Jersey
Angelson is the chairman of NewPage Corporation. His career includes
stints as deputy mayor of Chicago; chairman and/or CEO of RR Donnelley,
Moore Corporation, Moore Wallace, and WorldColor Press; and international
lawyer. He is also the chairman of the Institute of International
Education's Scholar Rescue Fund.
oCarli Lloyd RC'06
Hometown: Delran, New Jersey
Lloyd, a professional soccer player, is best known for scoring the
game-winning goals for the U.S. Women's National Team during the
gold-medal matches of the 2012 and 2008 Olympics. The center midfielder is
Rutgers' all-time leader in points (117) and goals (50).
oRandal Pinkett ENG'94
Hometown: East Windsor, New Jersey
Pinkett is the founder, chairman, and CEO of BCT Partners, a national
consulting firm that delivers program management, research and evaluation,
technical assistance, and IT services in the areas of housing, community,
and economic development, children and families, education, and health. He
is a sought-after public speaker, author, and community servant.
oJoseph Rigby SBC'79
Hometown: Sicklerville, New Jersey
Rigby is the chairman, president, and CEO of Pepco Holdings Inc., one of
the largest energy delivery companies in the Mid-Atlantic region, serving
2 million customers. Named CEO of the Year by Electric Light & Power
magazine in 2012, he heads the Fortune 500 company that is a leader in
oJudith Viorst NCAS'52
Hometown: Newark, New Jersey
Viorst is an acclaimed author whose works include the American Library
Association Notable Children's Book Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible,
No Good, Very Bad Day and the New York Times best-seller Necessary Losses.
For 25 years she was a contributing editor at Redbook magazine and has
written the book and lyrics for three musicals.
Only 208 Rutgers graduates have ever been inducted into the Hall of
Distinguished Alumni. Notable members include Mario Batali, James Gandolfini,
Janet Evanovich, Natalie Morales, Paul Robeson, Selman Waksman, Milton
Friedman, and five former NJ governors.
The awards gala will feature live entertainment, dinner, and dancing and will
be held on May 4, 2013, at The Heldrich Hotel in New Brunswick. Learn about
this event, current and past inductees, and more at Ralumni.com/hda.
CONTACT: Kaitlyn Zullo, +1-848-932-1995, email@example.com
SOURCE Rutgers University Alumni Association
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