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

DECEMBER 2017

President Howard participated in a panel for the Pittsburgh Business Times about the skills gap in the Pittsburgh workforce:

https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2017/12/13/digital-career-hub-to-pave-career-path.html

SportsBusiness Journal published a Q & A with President Howard:

http://www.sportsbusinessdaily.com/Journal/Issues/2017/12/11/Colleges/IAF-Howard.aspx

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette featured Yasmin Purohit's human resources class in a story about the wave of sexual harrassment scandals:

http://www.post-gazette.com/business/career-workplace/2017/12/03/high-profile-sexual-harassment-scandals-human-resource-departments/stories/201711230020

KDKA, the Pittsburgh Business Times, and the Beaver County Times covered the launch of the Bridges & Pathways College Partnership, of which RMU is a founding member:

http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2017/12/12/western-pennsylvania-colleges-enter-historic-partnership/

https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2017/12/13/beaver-county-area-higher-ed-consortium-takes-root.html

http://www.timesonline.com/news/20171212/four-colleges-universities-partner-to-expand-educational-opportunities

The New Pittsburgh Courier published a story about the National Conversation on Board Diversity featuring RMU alumna Brenda Lauderback, chair of the Denny's Corporation:

https://newpittsburghcourieronline.com/2017/12/03/getting-more-minorities-in-the-boardroom/

Steve Foreman weighed in on Highmark's expansion into central Pennsylvania:

https://tinyurl.com/yaxrjsxj

https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2017/12/18/why-the-highmark-penn-state-health-partnership.html

Phil Harold weighed in on the politics of "sanctuary cities" for the Tribune-Review:

http://triblive.com/politics/politicalheadlines/13021468-74/pittsburgh-area-gop-candidates-seize-on-sanctuary-city-issue-as-electoral-weapon

President Howard was among the local celebrities to be found in the Post-Gazette's annual "Find Nellie" feature:

http://www.post-gazette.com/life/holidays/2017/12/24/Will-you-help-us-find-our-lost-dog-Nellie/stories/201712240142

Athletics

Men's Basketball
One-On-One With RMU's Andy Toole (12/5/17):

Robert Morris Finally Gets To Play At Its 'Home Away From Home,' PPG Paints Arena (12/5/17):

Strong Second-Half Stretch Helps Robert Morris Top Rider at PPG Paints Arena, 78-75 (12/6/17):

Career Day From Dachon Burke Helps Robert Morris Defeat Drexel, 74-60 (12/10/17):

Dachon Burke's 'Contagious' Energy Powers Robert Morris (12/13/17):

Robert Morris Beginning To Shot 'Grit,' But Its Next Two Games Will Be A Test (12/16/17):

Burke, Thomas Developing Into Colonials' Dynamic One-Two Punch (12/7/17):

Poor Shooting Dooms Robert Morris To 76-62 Blowout Loss to Canisius (12/22/17):

Former Pitt Standout Woodall Making Quick Impact At Robert Morris (12/27/17):

Women's Basketball

RMU's First Japanese Basketball Player Adjusting To College Life, Game in U.S. (12/21/17):

Men's Hockey
Robert Morris' Brady Ferguson Has A Shot At The NHL (12/19/17):

Are We A Hockey Town, Or Just a Penguins Town? (12/9/17):

After 'Tough' First Half, Colonials Eye Potential Springboard (12/26/17):

Robet Morris Channeling 'Belief' As It Heads Into Second Half of Season (12/29/17):

Robert Morris Falls To No. 11 Providence, 2-1, in Three Rivers Classic Championship Game (12/30/17):

Loss In Three Rivers Classic Title Game Provides Blueprint For Colonials (12/30/17):

Football
Bernard Clark Sees Chance To 'Build A Program' at Robert Morris (12/20/17):

Robert Morris Introduces New Football Coach Bernard Clark (12/20/17):