Rutgers Hall of Distinguished Alumni Class of 2013 Announced

         Rutgers Hall of Distinguished Alumni Class of 2013 Announced

PR Newswire

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 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
    smart-grid technology.
  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

CONTACT: Kaitlyn Zullo, +1-848-932-1995,

SOURCE Rutgers University Alumni Association
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