Diane Turton Receives Rider University Distinguished Alumna Award
Posted by Cheryl Vetovick — July 28, 2011
POINT PLEASANT BEACH, NEW JERSEY (July 27, 2011) – Three distinguished Rider University graduates were fêted for their philanthropy, generosity and leadership, both on campus and in their greater communities, at the Alumni Awards presentation on June 14 inside the Mercer Room. The Alumni Awards are presented annually as part of the Reunion Weekend festivities on the Lawrenceville campus.
Alan Sumutka ’72 received the Gordon E. Prichard Award for Volunteer Service, Diane Turton ’69 was presented the Rider University Distinguished Alumna Award for exceptional professional achievements, and Lance Elder ’70 was given the Harold L. Conover Leadership Award.
Explaining the significance of the awards, Rider President Mordechai Rozanski said that all of the honorees “have offered Rider service, generosity and philanthropy.
Photo (left to right): Mordechai Rozanski, President, Rider University, Diane S. Turton, Broker/Owner of Diane Turton, Realtors
“Rider University and its alumni are inextricably bound,” Rozanski explained. “The success of our alumni brings luster to our University, and the greater Rider’s prominence, the greater our alumni’s pride in their alma mater.”
President Rozanski bestowed the honor on Diane Turton saying, “Through your exceptional professional achievements, you bring honor to yourself and your fellow Rider University alumni, and we are pleased to present you with the 2011 Distinguished Alumna Award.”
Diane Turton is President and Broker/Owner of Diane Turton, Realtors, a full-service real estate company with 14 offices throughout Monmouth and Ocean Counties in New Jersey. Diane Turton, Realtors consistently ranks in the top of the markets it serves. The firm also provides a full range of financial services including home mortgages, property and casualty insurance, title insurance and more. The company’s website is www.dianeturton.com and toll-free number is 1-877-DTURTON.