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Friday, December 15, 2017

EDITOR'S NOTE -- This will be the last Minuteman until we return in January. See you again on Jan. 5.


-- RMU has partnered with The Community College of Beaver County, Geneva College, and Penn State Beaver to launch the Bridges and Pathways College Partnership, a consortium dedicated to improving the lives of Beaver Valley residents through access to education, cultural events and economic opportunities. This historic partnership is a response to the Beaver Valley’s rapidly changing economic identity and the institutions’ collective vision to serve the educational, workforce development and quality of life needs of residents and businesses in the area. 


-- SAVE THE DATE  for the Women's & Transformational Leadership Symposium on January 11 at 5 p.m. in Yorktown Hall. We will hear from Christy Uffelman, Partner at Align Leadership, who will be presenting "Getting Unstuck: Navigating Through Your Current Challenges."


--  Kirstyn Kameg , university professor or nursing, received a grant from the Fine Foundation for $34,220 over two years to fund the AIME for Youth project. This builds upon Kameg's HRSA funded (3 year) grant for the AIME project.

-- Dave Majka, vice president for planning and administration, has authored a book, Strangely Gifted: Poetry and Recollections of David Gilmour Blythe, about the 19th century American poet, artist, and social critic.

-- Joyce Ott, assistant professor of nursing, earned her national certification from ANCC as a Faith Community Nurse. The certification was granted after critical review of her professional portfolio.

-- Amy Joy, creative director, was recently elected as vice president of the Northgate School Board. 

-- Ping Wang, professor of computer and information systems has received a $10,000 grant from the National Science Foundation through a partnership with CyberWatch West and Whatcom Community College for participation in the Application Assistance Program for national Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE). Wang is working to make RMU a national CAE-CDE designated by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security.


Saturday, Dec. 16
Women's Basketball vs. Clarion (1pm/NAC Student Rec Center/free admission)-Girl Scout Day
Men's Hockey vs. Mercyhurst (7:05 pm/Colonials Arena-Island Sports Center/tix 412-397-4949 or

Tuesday Dec. 19
Women's Basketball vs. Kent State (10 am/NAC Student Rec Center/free admission)-Career & Education Day

Friday, Dec. 22
Men's Basketball vs. Canisius (7 pm/AJ Palumbo Center/tix 412-397-4949  or
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