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RMU in the News, October 2009 

A monthly selection of media coverage of Robert Morris University.

October 2009

OK, we're cheating a bit with this first clip, which was published Nov. 1. But we couldn't wait a month to share it with you. John McCarthy makes his second appearance in the New York Times, commenting once again on Pittsburgh's mayoral election:
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette called on Steve Foreman's expertise for an article about the closing of UPMC Braddock:
Pat Sheridan's interview with Pervez Musharraf in the Post-Gazette included a nice little plug for the Pittsburgh Speakers Series:
The Palm Beach Post tapped Peggy Outon's expertise for a story about nursing home CEO pay:
Peggy's colleague at the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management, Scott Leff, was an expert source for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review story about nonprofit board volunteers:

Robert Del Greco was quoted in a Trib/Valley News Dispatch article about the South Butler school district teachers' strike:
The Richmond Times-Dispatch recognized native son John Lawson for his receipt of the Ethel N. Fortner Writer and Community Award from St. Andrews Presbyterian College:

Allegheny West Magazine published an article about the downloadable walking tours — recorded in 10 languages — that RMU students created for G-20 visitors:
http://www.pghpointswest.com/allegwestmag/oct-09.pdf (pg. 34)
A trio of Colonials — student, faculty and alumna — were featured as Newsmakers by the Trib:
The documentary center's documentary about labor leader Nate Smith, "What Does Trouble Mean," merited mention in the Post-Gazette:
RMU was mentioned in a Beaver County Times article about the Mooncrest Afterschool Program:
RMU was included in a Post-Gazette article about college meal plans:
The Herald-Star in West Virginia profiled J. Lynn Prosser, a student in RMU's doctor of nursing practice program:
The Sewickley Herald's Your Sewickley web site focused on Doug Derda's role in organizing Pittsburgh Podcamp (also mentioned is proud RMU alum Carla Swank):
And, of course, our athletic teams generated plenty of publicity. Click here for a list of those articles and links.