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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:
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/02/us/02pittsburgh.html?_r=1&hp
 
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette called on Steve Foreman's expertise for an article about the closing of UPMC Braddock:
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/09298/1008197-28.stm
 
Pat Sheridan's interview with Pervez Musharraf in the Post-Gazette included a nice little plug for the Pittsburgh Speakers Series:
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/09292/1006566-129.stm
 
The Palm Beach Post tapped Peggy Outon's expertise for a story about nursing home CEO pay:
 http://tinyurl.com/yjnp5fw
 
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:
http://tinyurl.com/yfk4ytu

Robert Del Greco was quoted in a Trib/Valley News Dispatch article about the South Butler school district teachers' strike:
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/valleynewsdispatch/s_647518.html
 
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:
http://tinyurl.com/y9l2t6x

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:
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/pittsburgh/s_650820.html
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/regional/s_650398.html
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/pittsburgh/s_650934.html
 
The documentary center's documentary about labor leader Nate Smith, "What Does Trouble Mean," merited mention in the Post-Gazette:
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/09275/1002432-60.stm
 
RMU was mentioned in a Beaver County Times article about the Mooncrest Afterschool Program:
http://tinyurl.com/yh8jxov
 
RMU was included in a Post-Gazette article about college meal plans:
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/09286/1005016-298.stm
 
The Herald-Star in West Virginia profiled J. Lynn Prosser, a student in RMU's doctor of nursing practice program:
http://www.hsconnect.com/page/content.detail/id/526714.html?nav=5002
 
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):
http://tinyurl.com/yg7la85
 
And, of course, our athletic teams generated plenty of publicity. Click here for a list of those articles and links.