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Friday, August 31, 2012


-- For the fourth time in her career, RMU Colonials junior forward Artemis Spanou has been named the most valuable player in a FIBA European women's basketball championship. This time Spanou led her Greek national team to the Division B title in the U20 Championship in the Czech Republic, earning Greece a promotion to Division A for 2013. Last summer, Spanou was also named the MVP of the U20 European Championship as she led Greece to a bronze medal. She has previously been named MVP in the U18 and U16 championships. Over the last two weeks, the 6'1" forward led the Greeks to a 7-1 record, finishing second overall in scoring with 20.4 points per game and leading all players in rebounding (12.6 per game) and double-double (6 of the 8 games). Spanou led her Greek squad in every major statistical category including assists, blocks, and steals. Read more >> 

-- Jaclyn Bosiljevac, a senior actuarial science major at Robert Morris University, was recently awarded the 2012 Actuary of Tomorrow – Stuart A. Robertson Memorial Scholarship by The Actuarial Foundation. Established in 2006, the foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization that recognizes and encourages the academic achievements of undergraduate students pursuing a career in actuarial science. The scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate sophomore, junior, or senior who has completed at least two actuarial examinations. Read more >> 

You're Invited!
All RMU faculty and staff are invited to the former Wayne Center on Thursday, Sept. 20, 6:30 p.m., for Celebration2! Please join us for this memorable evening when we celebrate the grand opening of the new home for the School of Communications and Information Systems as well as the completion of the $40 million Changing Lives, Building Futures captial campaign. RSVP online by Sept. 10.

*Wellness Tip* Having a hard time sticking to your workout plan or maintaining a healthy diet? Try keeping a food or workout journal. Recording your progress can help you stay focused and track your progress. 


Below is a sampling of upcoming events. For other events, go to

September 4, Open Mic Night, RoMo's at 9 p.m. 

September 5, Phi Sigma Kappa - Recruitment Event, 9 p.m. 

Friday, Aug. 31 
*Women's Soccer vs Howard (7 p.m./Joe Walton Stadium/free admission)
*Women's Volleyball vs Bucknell, Duquesne/Robert Morris Invitational (7 p.m., Sewall Center Arena) 

Saturday, Sept. 1
*Women's Volleyball vs Norfolk State, Duquesne/Robert Morris Invitational (11 a.m., Sewall Center Arena)
*Women's Volleyball vs Providence, Duquesne/Robert Morris Invitational (7 p.m., Sewall Center Arena)

Sunday, Sept. 2
*Women's Soccer vs Duquesne (1 p.m./Joe Walton Stadium/free admission)