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Thursday, March 1, 2012

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

February 2012

The Pittsburgh Business Times and the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported on RMU's astronomical growth in fundraising last year:
http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/print-edition/2012/02/24/pittsburgh-university-college-donations.html?s=print
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/pittsburgh/s_781861.html

Inside Higher Ed tapped President Dell'Omo for his perspective on proposed NCAA reforms:
http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/02/16/ncaa-governance-brink-reform

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported on RMU's placement rate and career services in this article about how colleges and universities help graduates find a job:
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/12047/1209199-298.stm

Associate Engineering Professor Tamiko Youngblood was featured in this Trib article about population growth in the Pittsburgh region:
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/business/s_782346.html

The Trib profiled Communication Professor Rex Crawley as a mover and shaker in higher education in Pittsburgh:
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/education/s_778163.html

The Washington Observer-Reporter published a story about RMU's Southpointe Leadership Academy:
http://www.observer-reporter.com/or/story11/02-25-2012-SOUTHPOINTE-LEADERSHIP-COURSE

Peggy Outon, executive director of the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management, lent her views to this article in the Trib about community health education prorams from UPMC and Highmark:
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/business/s_781209.html

The Moon Patch published a pair of stories about the robot building compeition that took place at RMU:
http://moon.patch.com/articles/robert-morris-university-to-host-robot-building-competition
http://moon.patch.com/articles/robots-battle-it-out-at-rmu#photo-9099232

Athletics

Men's Basketball

Colonials Hunt of Consistency (2/2/12): http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/12033/1207594-169.stm

Robert Morris Drops Second Straight (2/3/12): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_779754.html

Wagner Teaches Robert Morris Defensive Lesson (2/3/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1327093

Defense Helps Robert Morris Snap Skid (2/5/12): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_780114.html

RMU Defense Wakes Up As Colonials Rally (2/5/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1327789

RMU Men Plagued By Inconsistency (2/7/12): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_780330.html

RMU's Jones Lucky and Good (2/7/12): http://www.timesonline.com/sports/local_sports/rmu-s-jones-is-lucky-and-good/article_f86c14dc-cd3a-5b39-b9fd-162eadda14b4.html

Robert Morris Coach Posts Help-Wanted Sign (2/8/12): http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/12039/1208747-169.stm

Robert Morris Rallies Past Saint Francis (2/9/12): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_780753.html

RMU Offense Carries Colonials to 78-74 Win (2/9/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1329329

Improved Defense Pleases Coach (2/11/12): http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/12042/1209560-169.stm

Robert Morris Clinches NEC Playoff Spot With Win vs. Saint Francis (2/12/12): http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/12043/1209758-169.stm

With Win, RMU Is In Once Again (2/12/12): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_781279.html

Johnson, Jones Spark RMU's Third Straight Win (2/12/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1330414

Respect for NEC Might Not Be Far Away (2/15/12): http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/respect-for-nec-might-not-be-far-away/article_0875c687-45fb-5ff6-a0df-872c73e5db56.html

Johnson's Return Helping Robert Morris Find Identity (2/16/12): http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/12047/1210615-169.stm

Play of Thompson Front Line Key for Colonials (2/16/12): http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/play-of-thompson-and-front-line-key-for-colonials/article_b0ed3c6b-4269-563b-85cf-33e2a207462c.html

Colonials' Untied Defense Dominates (2/17/12): http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/12048/1210848-169.stm

Robert Morris Wins Fourth Straight (2/17/12): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_782101.html

Colonials Inch Closer to Home Playoff Game with Win (2/17/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1332546

Lone RMU Senior Bridged Gap By Taking Over Leadership Role (2/18/12): http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/12049/1211075-169.stm

Colonials Will Be Home In First Round (2/19/12): http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/12050/1211306-169.stm

Colonials Win 500th, Clinch Home Playoff Game (2/19/12): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_782422.html

RMU Secures Home Game With Win Over CCSU (2/19/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1333226

Frontcourt is Standing Tall for Robert Morris (2/23/12): http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/12054/1212075-169.stm

RMU Coach Toole Pleased With Team (2/23/12): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_783049.html

Jones' Buzzer Beater Lifts Robert Morris (2/24/12): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_783337.html

Jones' Buzzer Beater Gives RMU Win (2/24/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1335365

Jones Can't Will RMU To Victory (2/26/12): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_783638.html

RMU Falls to Quinnipiac, Still Snags 3-Seed (2/26/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1335919

Jones Demands Best From Robert Morris Teammates (2/29/12): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_784040.html

NEC Hoops Tournament is Wide Open (2/29/12): http://www.timesonline.com/sports/local_sports/nec-hoops-tournament-is-wide-open/article_33c3248f-eecf-554b-ac7d-8516cd3f17a2.html

Women's Basketball

Shake Up Benefits Robert Morris Women (2/1/12): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_779324.html

Ice Hockey

Win No. 100, Crucial Points On Line vs. Canisius (2/3/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1327123

Colonials Snag Win No. 100, Top Canisius (2/4/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1327494

Robert Morris Claims 100th Hockey Win (2/5/12): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_780110.html

Robert Morris Looking To Capitalize On Chances (2/8/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1328831

RMU, Mercyhurst Prep for I-79 Showdown (2/10/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1329802

RMU Salvages Split With Mercyhurst (2/12/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1330426

Ostergard Becomes The Man In Net for RMU (2/14/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1331180

Seniors Eyeing Additional Program Records (2/22/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1334469

Air Force, RMU Showdown at ISC (2/24/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1335371

Cramer's OT Goal Boosts RMU (2/24/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1335738

Robert Morris Seniors Take Shot at Hockey Wins Record (2/24/12): http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/12055/1212329-169.stm\

RMU Falls to Air Force, Will Host AIC (2/26/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1336057

RMU Hoping Stretch Run Provides Boost in AHA Tournament (2/28/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1336801

Football

Benzel Calls Departure Bittersweet (2/17/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1332825