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Friday, September 8, 2017


-- Students participated in a project to evaluate the layout of the Fire House Grill inside the PNC Colonial Cafe for their Operations Management class, alongside Albena Ivanova (associate professor of operations management), Bryan Behr, Eric Williams, Lisa Rodgers, Keith Lyne, and Dan Chiaverini. The project was recently featured in Campus Dining Today magazine. 

-- The student group Top Secret Colonials organized a drive to receive donations for Hurricane Harvey victims. TSC has partnered with two groups in Pittsburgh that will be sending tractor trailers filled with needed items to the Texas area. If you would like to make a donation, there will be boxes in the lobby of Wheatley and RoMo's Café for collection. TSC will be collecting until Tuesday, Sept. 12. 

If you are able to help, the below items are a partial list of what is needed. The organizations are asking for new items only. 
- Toiletries (toothpaste, tooth brushes, razors, shaving cream, soap, shampoo, etc.)
- Batteries
- Flashlights
- Water
- Diapers
- Baby Food
- Blankets
- Pillows
- Feminine products
- Pet food 
- Cleaning supplies
- Canned food
- Paper products
- Crayons
- Paper


-- Christine Holtz, professor of media arts, has photographic work included in Shifting Ground, at the University of Pittsburgh, University Art Gallery, Frick Fine Arts Building. Curated by Isabelle Chartier, the exhibition presents artworks with a focus on landscapes and representations of Nature. The opening reception is Tuesday, Sept. 12 from 5 to 7p.m. and the exhibition runs through Dec. 8.

-- Chet Thompson, assistant vice president for executive education and partnerships and part-time faculty in organizational leadership, addressed students, guests, and elected officials in Beaver County regarding their completion of basic training to enter the construction trades. He focused on the importance of staying the course and getting a good job as part of Beaver County's commitment to ensure diverse candidates are afforded an opportunity to secure jobs related to Shell plant. 


-- Everyone is invited to hear former Federal Appeals Court Judge Timothy Lewis speak for Constitution Day and Citizenship Day on Friday, Sept. 15, at 1 p.m. in Franklin 204.


Friday, Sept. 8
Women's Soccer vs. Canisius (4 pm/North Athletic Complex/free admission)

THE RMU FOOTBALL COACHES SHOW PRESENTED BY FALCONI AUTOMOTIVE...and featuring Robert Morris head coach John Banaszak continues Thursday, Sept. 14 from Cadillac Ranch (Settlers Ridge) at 7 pm. The Voice of the Colonials Chris Shovlin and Coach Banaszak are your hosts! The show airs live on the radio flagship for RMU Football, 970 AM and 106.3 FM ESPN Pittsburgh and on your mobile device via the iHeart Radio app. All fans are invited to attend the live broadcast at Cadillac Ranch!

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