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Wednesday, March 1, 2017

A monthly selection of media coverage of Robert Morris University during the previous month.

FEBRUARY 2017

The Pittsburgh Business Times caught wind of RMU's success in boosting its students up the economic ladder, and in lining up jobs for accounting grads (subscription required):

http://tinyurl.com/jru88jw

http://tinyurl.com/jm2vx8t

The Beaver County Times reported on RMU's commitment to international education (subscription required):

http://www.timesonline.com/news/education/colleges-value-diversity-oppose-immigration-ban/article_30ac8d36-f239-11e6-93ef-f7a9ef296e7a.html

The Post-Gazette and Nonprofit Quarterly reported on the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management's latest wage and benefit survey:

http://tinyurl.com/ztoz985

https://nonprofitquarterly.org/2017/02/14/new-math-women-leaders-better-not-equal-pittsburgh-nonprofits/

John Clark weighed in on whether the NHL has too many outdoor games:

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/penguins/2017/02/20/nhl-winter-classic-stadium-series-penguins-flyers-ticket-sales/stories/201702190067

Steve Foreman weighed in on the latest financial reports from the Allegheny Health Network:

http://www.post-gazette.com/business/healthcare-business/2017/02/01/Allehgeny-Health-Network-reports-39-million-operating-loss-for-2016/stories/201702010209

The 40th anniversary of Slap Shot had the media clamoring for old time hockey, and itching to talk to the Island Sports Center's Dave Hanson:

http://www.tribdem.com/sports/boys-are-back-in-town-for-slap-shot-th-anniversary/article_64a3bdb8-f3ff-11e6-9803-37fce3285f6e.html

http://pittsburghmagazine.com/Best-of-the-Burgh-Blogs/Mike-Prisutas-Sports-Section/February-2017/Dave-Hanson-and-the-Enduring-Legacy-of-Slap-Shot/

The Washington Observer-Reporter mentioned the economic impact study commissioned from RMU by Shell:

http://www.observer-reporter.com/20170223/county_economic_development_scorecard_posts_another_healthy_year

WalletHub spoke to Min Lu about the prospects for Mexico paying for the border wall:

https://wallethub.com/blog/will-mexico-pay-for-the-wall/32590/#min-lu

Athletics:

Men's Basketball

Robert Morris Wants Still To Keep Shooting (2/8/17):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2017/02/08/isaiah-still-robert-morris-colonials-basketball-andy-toole/stories/201702080051

Robert Morris Drops Zone, Improves On Defense (2/9/17):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2017/02/09/robert-morris-mens-basketball-andy-toole-defense-aaron-tate-dachon-burke/stories/201702090066

Robert Morris Can't Complete Comeback in Home Loss To Mount St. Mary's (2/9/17):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2017/02/09/Robert-Morris-basketball-Mount-St-Mary-can-t-complete-comeback-in-home-loss/stories/201702090233

Inconsistent Energy Costs Colonials in 74-70 Loss (2/9/17):

https://www.dkpittsburghsports.com/2017/02/09/inconsistent-energy-costs-colonials-in-74-70-loss/

Robert Morris Defeats Wagner, 50-48 (2/11/17):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2017/02/11/robert-morris-mens-basketball-wagner/stories/201702110154

Stewart, Colonials Put Away Wagner, 50-58 (2/11/17):

https://www.dkpittsburghsports.com/2017/02/11/stewart-helps-rmu-seal-50-48-win-over-wagner/

Turnaround Brings Robert Morris Within Game of NEC Tournament Berth (2/14/17):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2017/02/14/Turnaround-brings-Robert-Morris-within-a-game-of-NEC-tournament-berth/stories/201702140061

Robert Morris Aims For No. 7 Seed as NEC Tournament (2/22/17):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2017/02/22/robert-morris-colonials-mens-basketball-nec-tournament-andy-toole/stories/201702210175

Robert Morris Survives Late Scare, Narrowly Defeats Fairleigh Dickinson (2/23/17):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2017/02/23/NEC-basketball-Robert-Morris-survives-late-scare-to-defeat-Fairleigh-Dickinson-at-home-77-76/stories/201702230219

Continuity Leas To Hot February For Colonials (2/24/17):

https://www.dkpittsburghsports.com/2017/02/24/continuity-smaller-lineup-leads-hot-february/

Burke's Defense Providing Spark For Colonials (2/25/17):

https://www.dkpittsburghsports.com/2017/02/25/burkes-defense-providing-spark-colonials/

Career Performances From Still, Burke Lead Robert Morris To Victory On Senior Day (2/25/17):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2017/02/25/Career-performances-from-Still-Burke-lead-Robert-Morris-to-victory-on-senior-day/stories/201702250147

In-Depth: Cyprus' Mantovani Goes From Brawling To Balling (2/27/17):

https://www.dkpittsburghsports.com/2017/02/27/depth-fighters-mentality-carries-mantovani-pursuit-american-dream/

Stewart A Critical Piece To Robert Morris Postseason Plans (2/28/17):

http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/kavon-stewart-a-critical-piece-to-robert-morris-men-s/article_690485ee-fcf2-11e6-8da8-d74289889bf0.html

Stewart's Chase For History Comes After the Deja Vu (2/28/17):

https://www.dkpittsburghsports.com/2017/02/28/stewarts-chase-history-comes-deja-vu/

Women's Basketball

Robert Morris Back On Track As NEC Tournament Approaches (2/25/17):

http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/robert-morris-women-back-on-track-as-nec-tournament-approaches/article_1b5ba360-fbab-11e6-a929-d3445bf517af.html

Robert Morris Clinches No. 1 Seed in NEC Tournament (2/27/17):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2017/02/27/Robert-Morris-women-s-basketball-clinches-No-1-seed-in-NEC-tournament-defeats-Fairleigh-Dickinson/stories/201702270191 

Men's Ice Hockey 

Robert Morris Will Face Niagara at Heinz Field (2/9/17):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2017/02/09/niagara-robert-morris-hockey-heinz-field-stadium-series-penguins-flyers/stories/201702090230

Colonials Hosting Their Own Game at Heinz Field (2/9/17):

https://www.dkpittsburghsports.com/2017/02/09/colonials-to-host-outdoor-hockey-game-at-heinz-field/

Erratic Colonials Searching For Late-Season Surge (2/23/17):

https://www.dkpittsburghsports.com/2017/02/23/erratic-colonials-searching-late-season-surge/

A Day After the Pen and Flyers Wrap, It'll Be Robert Morris' Turn To Play Outside (2/24/17):

http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/a-day-after-the-pens-and-flyers-wrap-it-ll/article_43fc4f10-fa3c-11e6-bc38-3baf653515d5.html

Robert Morris Finishes Regular Season With Win at Heinz Field (2/26/17):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2017/02/26/Robert-Morris-hockey-Heinz-Field-outdoor-game-Niagara-Atlantic-Hockey-Conference/stories/201702260216

Two Pittsburgh-Born Skaters Power RMU To Win At Heinz Field (2/26/17):

http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/hockey/two-pittsburgh-born-skaters-power-rmu-hockey-to-win-at/article_bae48180-fc9c-11e6-ac0b-5bbd46828622.html

Photo Essay: Sunday Fun Day For The Colonials ... And Us (2/27/17):

https://www.dkpittsburghsports.com/2017/02/27/daily-fun-thing-sunday-fun-day-heinz-field/

Women's Ice Hockey

Colonials' Women Pursue Own Magic Moment (2/10/17):

https://www.dkpittsburghsports.com/2017/02/10/colonials-women-pursue-own-magic-moment/

In-Depth: Growing Women's Game At All Levels With Take Persistence (2/11/17):

https://www.dkpittsburghsports.com/2017/02/11/growing-game-matter-of-persistence-for-steadman-nwhl/