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RMU in the News

Thursday, February 1, 2018

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


The Pittsburgh Business Times published a detailed story about RMU's new stragtegic plan (subscription required):

Pittsburgh made the short list for Amazon HQ2, and President Howard weighed in (subscription required):

Adding the marketing perspective was Gayle Marco (subscription required):

The Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management garnered headlines with its report about poor retirement prospects for employees of nonprofits:

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette told the RMU story of alumnus and trustee Kevin Colbert, the Steelers GM who is receiving a Dapper Dan Award (as is women's ice hockey player Brittany Howard, as you will see under Women's Hockey below:

The Pittsburgh Business Times included RMU in a story about helping low income K-12 school districts bridge the digital divide (subscription required):

KDKA-TV talked to journalism Professor Anthony Moretti about the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's byline strike:

Political scientist Phil Harold weighed in on the special election coming up in the 18th Congressional distric, speculation that Oprah might run for president, and controversy over President Trump's "stable genius" tweet:

Health care economist Steve Foreman commented on the dominance of health care in the local job market and Amazon's possible entry into health care:


Men's Basketball

McConnell plays hero as Colonials Prevail In Overtime (1/4/18): 

Robert Morirs Pulls Off Win In Back-And-Forth Contest vs. LIU Brooklyn (1/6/18):

Robert Morris Tops LIU Brooklyn, Stays Perfect in NEC (1/6/18):

Where Are They Now? Aaron Thomas (1/8/18):

Spagnolo Signs NLI With Robert Morris (1/9/18):

Late Rally Falls Short For Robert Morris (1/11/18):

Colonials Learning Offense Isn't Everything (1/11/18):

SFU Snaps RMU's Winning Streak (1/11/18):

Shooters Shot, and That's What Matty McConnell Plans To Keep Doing (1/12/18):

Toole Wants Robert Morris To Adjust It's 'Feast or Famine' Defensive Approach (1/17/18):

The Only Kenyan In Division I Basketball Plays at Robert Morris (1/22/18):

Robert Morris Uses Decisive Run To Defeat Sacred Heart, 64-56 (1/26/18):

Second Half Rally Propels Wagner Past Robert Morris, 77-64 (1/28/18):

Williams' Shooting and Intellect Have Been A Boon For Robert Morris (1/31/18):

Women's Basketball

Ezeigbo's Breakout Season Powering Robert Morris (1/3/18):

Ikematsu Is One Of The Best Shooters In Women's Basketball (1/29/18):

Men's Hockey

Playing at PPG Paints Arena Always Special For RMU Members (1/5/18):

Tonge's Two Goals Lift Robert Morris Over Niagara (1/9/18):

RMU Readies For Resurgent Niagara (1/19/18):

Tonge Heating Up For RMU's Stretch Run (1/19/18):

Tonge's Overtime Goal Pushes Colonials Past Falcons (1/19/18):

Colonials Earn Split With Falcons In 500th Game (1/20/18):

Colonials Embark On Critical Road Test at AIC (1/25/18):

Women's Hockey

Depth Prevails in RMU's Win Over Syracuse (1/5/18):

Colonials Drop Weekend Finale To Orange (1/6/18):

Curlett Developing Her game at RMU (1/11/18):

Welsh Scores Twice as RMU Ties Penn State (1/26/18):

Gebhart, Power Play Send RMU Over Penn State (1/27/18):

'Dominant' Brittany Howard's Work Fuels Robert Morris (1/28/18):

A Tradition That Bears Repeating (1/29/18):


Former Linebacker Kyle Cooper Excited to Build Culture as Assistant Coach (1/24/18):

RMU Athletic Hall of Fame Features 

A Flair For The Dramatic (1/18/18):

The Drive For Perfection (1/19/18):

A True Success Story (1/23/18):

The Man In The Middle (1/24/18):

Dreams To Reality (1/26/18):

Tables Turned (1/29/18):

The Standard (1/30/18):

Changing The Culture (1/31/18):