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

NOVEMBER 2017

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette profiled President Howard for his participation on the College Football Playoff Selection Committee:

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2017/11/20/robert-morris-chris-howard-college-football-playoff-selection-committee-ncaa-2017/stories/201711020035

Technical.ly Philadelphia wrote about RMU's corporate leadership development programs:

https://technical.ly/philly/2017/11/06/robert-morris-university-retraining-pittsburghs-workforce-one-company-time/

RMU was front and center in this Pittsburgh Business Times article about the nursing shortage:

https://tinyurl.com/yaabyujm

RMU got some love in this Business Times profile of Koppers CEO Leroy Ball (subscription required):

https://tinyurl.com/y9pjtx6f

WESA broadcast a story about RMU's award-winning landscaping:

http://wesa.fm/post/blooming-begonias-rmu-wins-landscaping-award#stream/0

The Beaver County Times took note of the 50th anniversary of Colonial Theatre:

http://www.timesonline.com/entertainmentlife/20171130/robert-morris-theater-celebrates-50th-anniversay-with-alumni-show

Brian O'Roark spoke about monopolies for public radio in Arizona:

http://theshow.kjzz.org/content/569929/how-common-are-company-monopolies

The Post-Gazette and the Tribune-Review reported on the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre gala hosted by President and Mrs. Howard:

http://www.post-gazette.com/life/seen/2017/11/13/Pointe-in-Time-Gala-Pittsburgh-Ballet-Theatre-harris-Ferris/stories/201711120145

http://triblive.com/lifestyles/fanfare/12942229-74/fanfare-pittsburgh-ballet-theatre-hosts-record-breaking-crowd-for-annual-ball

On a more presonal note, Jay Carson wrote a beautiful tribute to his late mother for the Post-Gazette:

http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/Op-Ed/2017/11/25/Kate-was-fast-When-my-teenage-Mum-needed-to-rescue-me-she-sprinted/stories/201711250010

The Post-Gazette shined a spotlight on Thanksigving volunteers, including RMU"s own John Tucci:

http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2017/11/24/3-000-Volunteers-pittsburgh-pack-meals-hungry-Black-Friday-david-lawrence-convention-center/stories/201711240177

Athletics

Men's Basketball

From Bahamas To The Bobs, Bain Intends To Make Dream Reality:

https://www.dkpittsburghsports.com/2017/11/03/bahamas-bobs-bain-intends-make-dream-reality/

 2017-18 Robert Morris Preview:

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2017/11/07/robert-morris-basketball-season-preview-2017-18-andy-toole-northeast-conference/stories/201711070006

McConnell Grows Into A Leadership Role For Robert Morris:

http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/12908625-74/junior-matty-mcconnell-grows-into-leadership-role-for-robert-morris-mens-basketball

Robert Morris Is Young and Inexperienced, But Versatility Could Be A Strength:

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2017/11/09/robert-morris-men-s-basketball-colonials-andy-toole-northeast-conference-ohio-state-buckeyes-big-ten/stories/201711090201

Freshman Jon Williams Has Earned Andy Toole's Trust:

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2017/11/14/jon-williams-robert-morris-akron-deron-williams-andy-toole/stories/201711130122

Castelveter Got His Wish By Walking On At Robert Morris:

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2017/11/15/robert-morris-basketball-nick-castelveter-walk-on-moon-area-andy-toole/stories/201710240134

Toole, Dambrot Share Mutual Respect:

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2017/11/18/robert-morris-duquesne-men-s-basketball-keith-dambrot-andy-toole-pittsburgh-rivalry/stories/201711180029

Dambrot, Toole Share Similarities From Previous Mid-Major Success:

https://www.dkpittsburghsports.com/2017/11/19/dambrot-toole-share-similarities-previous-mid-major-success/ 

Robert Morris Continues Its Mastery Of Duquesne:

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2017/11/19/Robert-Morris-Duquesne-men-s-college-basketball-Palumbo-Center-Andy-Toole/stories/201711190224

McConnell's Defense Wills Robert Morris By Duquesne:

https://www.dkpittsburghsports.com/2017/11/19/mcconnells-defense-wills-robert-morris-win-palumbo-home-away-home/

Colonials Use Late Run To Defeat Duquesne:

http://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2017/11/19/colonials-use-late-run-defeat-duquesne/

RMU/Duquesne - Day After Thoughts:

http://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2017/11/20/rmu-duquesne-day-thoughts/

Toole Confident RMU Will Solve Offensive Woes:

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2017/11/21/robert-morris-mens-basketball-andy-toole-northeast-conference/stories/201711210030

Washington Brings "Jelly Fam" Phenomenon To Robert Morris:

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2017/11/21/Leondre-Washington-Jelly-Fam-Robert-Morris/stories/201711220097

Colonials Searching For Consistency Entering Weekend Games:

http://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2017/11/24/colonials-searching-consistency-entering-weekend-games/ 

Winners Of Three Straight, Robert Morris Making Strides On Offense:

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2017/11/28/robert-morris-mens-basketball-colonials-northeast-conference-nec-grand-canyon-classic/stories/201711280042

Women's Basketball

2017-18 Robert Morris Preview:

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2017/11/07/robert-morris-women-s-basketball-charlie-buscaglia-northeast-conference-2017-18/stories/201711060092

Robert Morris Hopes To Make The Grade Minus Senior Class:

http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/12908611-74/robert-morris-women-hope-to-make-the-grade-minus-successful-senior-class 

Men's Hockey

Puck Luck Among Missing Elements To Colonials' Start:

http://burghhockey.com/colonials-looking-bounces-go-way-change-weekend/

RMU Takes 'Step in Right Direction' in Draw With Holy Cross:

http://burghhockey.com/rmu-takes-step-right-direction-draw-holy-cross/

Marotte Stands Tall, Colonials Defeat Holy Cross:

http://burghhockey.com/marotte-stands-tall-colonials-defeat-holy-cross-3-0/

Colonials Look To Establish Identity Against RIT:

http://burghhockey.com/colonials-look-establish-identity-rit/

Colonials Can't Hold Off Late-Charging Tigers, Fall 5-3:

http://burghhockey.com/colonials-cant-hold-off-late-charging-tigers-fall-5-3/

Robert Morris Outplays RIT, Comes Up Short Again:

http://burghhockey.com/deja-vu-robert-morris-outplays-rit-come-short/

When Will Close Losses Become Wins For Colonials:

http://burghhockey.com/will-close-losses-become-wins-colonials/

Durowicz, Powers Deliver In 3-1 Victory Over AIC:

http://burghhockey.com/dorowicz-powers-deliver-3-1-victory-aic-friday-night/

Colonials Cap Complete Weekend Effort With Sweep of Yellow Jackets:

http://burghhockey.com/colonials-cap-complete-weekend-effort-sweep-yellow-jackets/ 

Colonials Look To Remain Strong At Bentley:

http://burghhockey.com/colonials-look-maintain-strong-play-bentley/ 

Desire To Win Engrained In RMU Freshman Nick Prkusic:

http://burghhockey.com/desire-win-rmu-nick-prkusic/

Women's Hockey

Colonials Tame Lions, Defeat Lindenwood, 6-0:

http://burghhockey.com/colonials-tame-lions-defeat-lindenwood-6-0/

Queens Of The Road: RMU Sweeps Lindenwood:

http://burghhockey.com/queens-road-rmu-sweeps-lindenwood/

Colonials Open Floodgates Againsts RIT:

http://burghhockey.com/colonials-open-home-slate-authority-tigers-6-1/

Diffendal's First Helps RMU Sweep RIT:

http://burghhockey.com/diffendals-first-helps-rmu-sweep-rit/ 

Communication, Familiarity Helping Templeman Adjust to RMU:

http://burghhockey.com/communication-familiarity-templeman-rmu/

It's A Family Affair:

http://rmucolonials.com/news/2017/11/20/womens-ice-hockey-its-a-family-affair.aspx

Third-Year Pro Rebecca Vint Still Connected To RMU:

http://burghhockey.com/rebecca-vint-connected-rmu/

Buckeyes Top Colonials In Penalty-Ridden Affair:

http://burghhockey.com/buckeyes-top-colonials-penalty-ridden-affair/

Howard's OT Winner Lifts RMU Over No. 5 Ohio State:

http://burghhockey.com/howards-ot-winner-lifts-rmu-no-5-ohio-state/

Football

How RMU President Chris Howard Worked His Way To The College Football Playoff Committee:

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2017/11/20/robert-morris-chris-howard-college-football-playoff-selection-committee-ncaa-2017/stories/201711020035

John Banaszak Resigns As Robert Morris' Football Coach:

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2017/11/20/John-Banaszak-resigns-Robert-Morris-football-coach-college-sports/stories/201711200152