RMU in the News

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

October 2020

The Pittsburgh Business Times and WPXI reported on RMU’s new ISA program:

https://tinyurl.com/yyxb6fe9

https://www.wpxi.com/news/business/rmu-launches-income-share-agreements…

WPXI-TV broadcast a story about the VA VITAL program at RMU:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_HbKcJ41Ag&feature=youtu.be

The news media loved this story about what engineering students, faculty, and staff did for an aging pooch:

https://triblive.com/local/moon-township-dog-gets-custom-wheelchair-car…

https://www.pennlive.com/news/2020/11/gun-sales-on-the-rise-as-police-c…

The Wall Street Journal tapped President. Howard’s college football expertise for this story about the impact of Covid-19 on the sport:

https://www.wsj.com/articles/a-covid-19-outbreak-at-wisconsin-pushes-co…

Phil Harold was the go-to guy for political analysis during the hotly contested presidential campaign:

https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2020/10/13/political-text-messages-cell…

https://triblive.com/news/pennsylvania/trumps-condition-spurs-new-chapt…

https://triblive.com/local/westmoreland/democrats-still-hold-the-edge-b…

https://triblive.com/news/pennsylvania/election-2020-what-to-watch-for-…

Justin DePlato got in on the act as well, with this story in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

https://tinyurl.com/y4txzove

John Clark weighed in on fan reaction to the pitiful Pirates:

https://triblive.com/sports/another-horrendous-pirates-baseball-season-…

Athletics

Men's Hockey

Hernandez Pursuing NHL Dreams at Robert Morris:

https://www.nhl.com/news/randy-hernandez-pursuing-nhl-dreams-at-robert-…

Schooley Talks RMU Hockey Schedule, Pittsburgh Frozen Four Hopes:|

https://triblive.com/sports/derek-schooley-talks-robert-morris-hockey-s…

Men's Basketball

Ex-RMU Player Mendy Signs Contract With Team In His Native France:

https://triblive.com/sports/ex-robert-morris-player-yannis-mendy-signs-…

Miscellaneous

RMU Island Sports Center Rink Renamed Clearview Arena:

https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-island-sports-center-rink-ren…

RMU's arena has a new name, reflects role of Pittsburgh's largest credit union

https://tinyurl.com/y3wlt8yq
 

Archived Editions

September 2020

Times Higher Education interviewed several university presidents who participated in a recent higher education media forum, including President Howard:

https://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/us-universities-defend-reopen…

RMU’s eSports programs were featured in an article in Slate:

https://slate.com/technology/2020/09/college-esports-coronavirus-pandem…

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette tapped Dave Synowka for a story about naming-rights deals:

https://www.post-gazette.com/business/development/2020/09/10/Penguins-F…

Phil Harold is the go-to guy for political analysis as Election Day draws near:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/the-first-debate-between-trump-…

https://triblive.com/news/politics-election/pittsburgh-bishop-zubik-iss…

https://www.lehighvalleylive.com/opinion/2020/09/with-covid-staring-the…

https://triblive.com/news/politics-election/5-takeaways-from-the-presid…

https://m.tagesspiegel.de/politik/erstes-tv-duell-im-us-wahlkampf-die-d… (Yes, it’s in German.)

Jacob Peng talked to WalletHub about the impact of the pandemic on credit cards:

https://wallethub.com/best-credit-cards#experts=Jacob_C._Peng

The Post-Gazette noted that Jacob Peng has been named the Richard J. Harshman Professor of Accounting:

https://www.post-gazette.com/business/career-workplace/2020/09/14/Peopl…

Athletics

Basketball

'Nothing Normal About it': Questions Persist About College Basketball During A Pandemic:

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/Pitt/2020/09/08/covid-19-ncaa-baske…

Women's Hockey

Staffa's Lexi Templeman Ready To Lead RMU Colonials:

https://www.stratfordbeaconherald.com/sports/local-sports/staffas-lexi-…

Men's Soccer

RMU's Denniston Retires After 23 Years As Men's Soccer Coach:

https://triblive.com/sports/rmus-denniston-retires-after-23-years-as-me…

Men's Lacrosse

Former Quaker Valley Star Jimmy Perkins Back With RMU Lacrosse For Seventh Year of Eligibility:

https://triblive.com/sports/former-quaker-valley-star-jimmy-perkins-bac…

Jimmy Perkins, Adam Charalambides The Elder Statesmen of College Lacrosse:

https://www.uslaxmagazine.com/college/men/jimmy-perkins-adam-charalambi…

Seven Years, Three Degrees and a Second Go-Around at Robert Morris for Jimmy Perkins:

https://www.insidelacrosse.com/article/seven-years-three-degrees-and-a-…

August 2020

WPXI featured RMU in a story about our plans to re-open campus:

https://www.wpxi.com/news/top-stories/robert-morris-university-unveils-…

Several media outlets reported on RMU’s efforts to help K-12 schools prepare for remote instruction:

https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2020/08/28/robert-morris-university-hel…

https://www.wpxi.com/news/business/robert-morris-university-offers-onli…

https://triblive.com/local/valley-news-dispatch/virtual-teaching-be-imp…

https://tinyurl.com/y4q6k24z

The Beaver County Times reported that RMU was named a Guard-Friendly School, and also that we launched the new Rockwell Fellowship in Entrepreneurship and Innovation:

https://www.timesonline.com/story/news/local/2020/08/10/robert-morris-c…

https://www.timesonline.com/story/news/2020/08/28/rmu-offers-two-year-f…

Phil Harold weighed in on the political impact of Pennsylvania’s Covid-19 restrictions, and on Biden’s campaign strategy:

https://www.pennlive.com/news/2020/08/will-gov-tom-wolfs-coronavirus-ru…

https://triblive.com/news/politics-election/joe-biden-makes-campaign-st…

Peggy Outon was featured in a nationally syndicated story about workers postponing retirement because of the pandemic:

https://www.tmj4.com/news/national/workers-are-postponing-retirement-am…

Ken LaSota was named Mayor of the Year:

https://www.post-gazette.com/local/west/2020/08/07/Heidelberg-mayor-nam…

Athletics

Robert Morris AD: Total Shutdown Of College Sports? Not Yet:

https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-ad-total-shutdown-of-college-…;

The North Shore Drive Sports Podcast: Chris King

https://newsinteractive.post-gazette.com/the-north-shore-drive-sports-p…  

Football

Robert Morris Postpones Football To Spring After Big South Delays Fall Sports:

https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-postpones-football-to-spring-…;

Men's Basketball

The Voice of Reason: Andy Toole Interview on 610 ESPN Philadelphia:

https://610espn.com/episodes/voice-of-reason-8-2-20/

July 2020

KDKA-TV broadcast a story about the resumption of campus tours at RMU:

https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2020/07/06/robert-morris-university-cam…

President Howard appeared on a panel discussion hosted by the Chronicle of Higher Education along with the chancellors of the University of California at Berkeley and the City University of New York:

https://www.chronicle.com/article/how-to-lead-through-colliding-crises?…

The president was on MSNBC’s Morning Joe with Admiral Mike Mullen, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, to discuss a national service initiative. Here are highlights:

https://youtu.be/udTwWUysKlg

President Howard appeared on the Between the Lines podcast with De Smith, the head of the NFLPA:

https://open.spotify.com/episode/4XKaG34Ue1Edv1jEwLIRVg?si=ABTfE5YLRCuS…

He also appeared on Sports Business Journal’s online video show, The Road Ahead:

http://www.sbjtv.com/detail/videos/the-road-ahead-part-2/video/61740130…

Peggy Outon spoke to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette about a lack of diversity among the leadership of local nonprofits and nonprofits that received PPP funds:

https://liber.post-gazette.com/business/career-workplace/2020/07/27/Wom…

https://www.post-gazette.com/business/career-workplace/2020/07/13/Nonpr…

And Peggy was the subject of this article about her (thankfully) delayed retirement:

https://www.post-gazette.com/business/career-workplace/2020/07/09/Pitts…

Athletics

Men's Golf

Riverside Grad Sklyer Fox Ready To Put Skills To Test At Robert Morris (7/10/20):
https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2020/07/10/skyler-fox-riverside…  

Men's Hockey

Canton Native Durocher Accepts Assistant Job At Robert Morris (7/21/20):
https://www.nny360.com/sports/collegesports/college-hockey-canton-nativ…  

Nailers Sign Robert Morris Captain Lynch (7/30/20):
https://www.dkpittsburghsports.com/2020/07/30/wheeling-nailers-luke-lyn…

June 2020

WDVE-FM published a story on its web site about President Howard in light of nationwide protests in the wake of the death of George Floyd:

https://dve.iheart.com/featured/mike-prisuta-s-sports-page/content/2020…

The Pittsburgh Business Times published a story about RMU’s early application scholarship offer:

https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2020/06/24/rmu-offers-schol…

The Business Times also reported on a Manufacturing PA grant that RMU received, along with CMU and Pitt:

https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2020/06/01/state-initiative…

Phil Harold weighed in on former Pennsylvania Speaker of the House Mike Turzai’s new gig:

https://triblive.com/local/pittsburgh-allegheny/former-speaker-mike-tur…

The Post-Gazette took note of the new members of the RMU Board of Trustees:

https://www.post-gazette.com/business/career-workplace/2020/06/29/Peopl…

RMU’s support of LGBTQ students was included in a Pride Month story by the Beaver County Times:

https://tinyurl.com/y7xqke3q

Leftover from the spring, President Howard and RMU were featured prominently in an article from Breaking Ground, a magazine about university construction projects:

http://www.talltimbergroup.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/CP_BreakingGround_MARAPR20_LowRes.pdf

Athletics

Robert Morris Announces Move To Horizon League In Most Sports, Big South In Football:

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2020/06/15/robert-morris-athlet…  

Robert Morris Officially Joins Horizon League; Football To Become Big South Member:

https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-officially-joins-horizon-leag…  

Robert Morris Coaches React To Move To Horizon League:

https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-coaches-react-to-move-to-hori…  

Robert Morris Joins Horizon League, Football Heads To Big South:

https://www.timesonline.com/sports/20200615/robert-morris-joins-horizon…  

Tim Benz: Jake Guentzel, RMU Announcement Provide 'Pure Sports' Jolt:

https://triblive.com/sports/tim-benz-jake-guentzel-rmu-announcement-pro…  

Watch: Robert Morris Announces Move To Horizon League:

https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2020/06/15/watch-robert-morris-announce…;

What Lies Ahead For RMU After Move To Horizon, Big South?:

https://www.timesonline.com/sports/20200616/what-lies-ahead-for-rmu-aft…  

Chris Shovlin Talks About Robert Morris Moving To Horizon League:

https://beavercountyradio.com/am-beaver-county/chris-shovlin-talks-abou…  

RMU's Chris King Delves Into Financial, Logistical Impact Of Conference Moves:

https://triblive.com/sports/rmus-chris-king-delves-into-financial-logis…  

Football

Coach, You've Got To Hear AK Rap,': The Story Of Wale's College Football Career:

https://theathletic.com/1890444/2020/06/26/coach-youve-got-to-hear-ak-r…  

Men's Basketball

RMU Coach Andy Toole Discusses Jumping To Horizon League, Recruiting Challenges, Travel:

https://triblive.com/sports/rmu-coach-andy-toole-discusses-jumping-to-h…  

Andy Toole Reflects On 'Storybook' Ending To NEC Era, Future On Horizon:

https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2020/06/20/andy-toole-reflects-on-story…  

Robert Morris Coach Andy Toole Studies New Opponents, Recruiting Landscape In Horizon League:

https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-coach-andy-toole-studies-new-…  

Rowing

Fox Chapel Native Carol Schoenecker Named Rowing Coach at RMU:

https://triblive.com/sports/fox-chapel-native-carol-schoenecker-named-r…  

Softball

Burrell Grad Alaina York Makes Most Of Abbreviated First Season:

https://triblive.com/sports/burrell-grad-alaina-york-makes-most-of-abbr…  

Men's Hockey

Taking Over a College Hockey Program During A Pandemic:

https://triblive.com/sports/taking-over-a-college-hockey-program-during…  

May 2020

RMU got some nice coverage for its plans to return to campus in the fall:

https://www.post-gazette.com/news/education/2020/05/12/Robert-Morris-Un…

https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2020/05/13/robert-morris-university-has…

https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2020/05/06/r-president-we-t…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_72HvQ_ZeWk

https://www.wpxi.com/news/top-stories/pittsburgh-area-colleges-preparin…

The Pittsburgh Business Times called on RMU faculty to discuss the impact of Covid-19 on nursing programs, MBA programs, and teaching:

https://tinyurl.com/yd86gn8m

https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2020/05/18/mba-programs-exp…

https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2020/05/14/learning-2-0-acr…

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette tapped Peggy Outon’s expertise for a story about the impact of Covid-19 on the nonprofit community:

https://liber.post-gazette.com/local/region/2020/05/05/Emergency-Action…

And the Post-Gazette called on John Clark to discuss Major League Baseball’s proposed return:

https://www.post-gazette.com/news/insight/2020/05/24/Home-run-or-strike…

The Chronicle of Higher Education noted the appointment of RMU’s two new deans:

https://www.chronicle.com/article/Transitions-U-of-North/248705

https://www.chronicle.com/article/Transitions-Mitchell-College/248811?c…

Armand Buzelli is fast becoming a go-to source about collegiate eSports:

https://universitybusiness.com/dramatic-changes-likely-for-campus-espor…

The Los Angeles Times called on Soren Fanning to discuss U.S.-Canadian relations:

https://www.latimes.com/business/story/2020-05-14/coronavirus-canada-bo…

RMU was one of a handful of local universities to receive a Manufacturing PA grant:

https://www.pennlive.com/news/2020/05/pa-innovation-program-awards-wort…

Athletics

Women's Lacrosse

Joe Starkey: 'A lot of us can't sleep at night' - ex-RMU Lacrosse Player On Frontlines of COVID-19 Battle:
 
https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/joe-starkey/2020/05/08/Joe-Starkey-…  

Colonials In Care 

Emily Engle-Young (Rowing):

https://rmucolonials.com/news/2020/5/26/rowing-colonials-in-care-emily-…  

Athletics

Robert Morris AD Talks NIL Recommendations, Department Finances:

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2020/05/22/chris-king-robert-mo…  

Basketball

Pitt, Duquesne, Robert Morris Coaches Band Together In Attempt To Bounce COVID-19:

https://triblive.com/sports/pitt-duquesne-robert-morris-coaches-band-to…  

Men's Golf

Into The Spotlights: Max Palmer (Part 1):

https://rmucolonials.com/news/2020/5/15/mens-golf-into-the-spotlight-rm…  

Into The Spotlight: Max Palmer (Part 2):

https://rmucolonials.com/news/2020/5/22/mens-golf-into-the-spotlight-rm…  

April 2020

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette published a story about the students who continued to live on campus, a story that was picked up by multiple news outlets, including U.S. News and World Report:

https://www.post-gazette.com/news/education/2020/04/14/colleges-higher-…

Slate reported that RMU is one of the few universities that still teaches COBOL, a programming language that continues to be used by big banks as well as state unemployment systems:

https://slate.com/technology/2020/04/new-jersey-unemployment-cobol-coro…

KDKA, WPXI, and the Tribune-Review reported on the work being done in RMU’s engineering labs to print components of face shields:

https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2020/04/18/rmu-3d-printing-ppe/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWwfR12ly5Y

https://triblive.com/local/pittsburgh-allegheny/grassroots-efforts-conn…

The Trib documented efforts by the Top Secret Colonials to raise money for the Greater Pittsburgh Community Foodbank through the annual 48-hour gaming marathon:

https://triblive.com/local/pittsburgh-allegheny/grassroots-efforts-conn…

University Business tapped Armand Buzzelli for articles about Minecraft on college campuses and how much screen time is too much:

https://universitybusiness.com/rebuilding-remotely-minecraft-makes-come…

https://universitybusiness.com/screen-time-use-sparks-discussion-over-h…

The Pittsburgh Business Times interview President Howard for its CEO Conversations feature:

https://tinyurl.com/yaz4ar4n

The Post-Gazette included RMU in a story about gamers in the age of Covid-19:

http://liber.post-gazette.com/ae/gaming-plus/2020/04/22/COVID-19-pandem…

The Post-Gazette featured RMU’s two new deans in its People on the Move column:

https://www.post-gazette.com/business/career-workplace/2020/04/26/Peopl…

Steve Foreman weighed in on the aftermath of the UPMC/Allegheny Health Network battle:

https://www.post-gazette.com/business/healthcare-business/2020/04/06/UP…

The Trib tapped Phil Harold for a story about calls to allow mail-in voting for the Pennsylvania primary election:

https://triblive.com/local/pittsburgh-allegheny/allegheny-co-executive-…

Athletics

Football

'Play The Cards You're Dealt': How COVID-19 Has Affected Small-School NFL Draft Hopefuls:

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/other-colleges/2020/04/14/NFL-draft…  

Robert Morris Tight End 'Would Do Anything' For NFL Shot:

https://937thefan.radio.com/articles/feature-article/robert-morris-te-w…;

Men's Basketball

Former RMU Star Anderson Saw Pandemic Spread In Spain:

https://www.timesonline.com/sports/20200426/former-rmu-star-anderson-sa…

Rowing

Burrell Grad Selected To Participate In International Forum:

https://triblive.com/sports/burrell-grad-selected-to-attend-internation…;

March 2020

The Pittsburgh Business Times reported on RMU’s discount for Pittsburgh Promise students who wish to pursue a graduate degree:

https://tinyurl.com/tyzpkkd

President Howard was featured in the Business Times’s Fish Sandwich Chronicles, and RMU got plenty of love:

https://tinyurl.com/tywft8c

And, the Business Times recognized Peggy Outon as a “Woman of Influence:”

https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2020/03/11/women-of-influen…

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review called on Peggy for a story about the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on nonprofits:

https://triblive.com/local/westmoreland/pandemic-financial-pressures-bu…

The Trib chronicled Fulbright Scholar John McCarthy’s hurried departure with his family from Slovakia because of mounting pandemic travel restrictions:

https://triblive.com/local/pittsburgh-allegheny/pittsburghs-von-trapps-…

RealClear Investigations tapped sociology Professor Bill Beaver for his expertise on sexual assault:

https://www.realclearinvestigations.com/articles/2020/03/03/buried_a_ba…

Women's Basketball

Ezeigbo Latest In Long Line Of Robert Morris Greats:

https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2020/03/02/nneka-ezeigbo-latest-in-long…  

Buscaglia Will Be Happy With A Tie:

https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-womens-basketball-coach-busca…  

Robert Morris Have Won Four Consecutive NEC Title Thanks To Consistent Expectations:

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2020/03/08/Robert-Morris-Univer…  

Robert Morris' Late Comeback, Overtime Heroics Edge Wagner In First Round Of NCAA Tournament:

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2020/03/09/robert-morris-womens…;

Postgame Reaction From Robert Morris Winning NEC Title:

https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2020/03/10/postgame-reaction-from-rober…  

Here's How Robert Morris' Charlie Buscaglia Dominates NEC:

https://triblive.com/sports/heres-how-robert-morris-womens-coach-charli…  

Men's Basketball

Robert Morris Believes Little Things Will Get Them To NCAA Tournament:

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2020/03/03/robert-morris-basket…;

Robert Morris' Andy Toole Savors NCAA Tournament Memories:

https://triblive.com/sports/andy-toole-savors-his-ncaa-tournament-memor…  

Robert Morris Barely Survives Against St. Francis Brooklyn In NEC Quarterfinals:

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2020/03/04/robert-morris-nec-qu…

Robert Morris Defeats St. Francis Brooklyn In NEC Quarterfinals:

https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-defeats-st-francis-brooklyn-i…  

Even With The No. 1 Seed, Robert Morris Still Has An 'Underdog' Mindset:

https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2020/03/04/even-with-the-no-1-seed-in-t…  

'We're Not Bankers': Pittsburgh's Big 3 of College Basketball Coaches Have Ditched Ties:

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/Pitt/2020/03/06/jeff-capel-pitt-kei…

Robert Morris Approaching NEC Semifinals With A New Focus After Close Call:

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2020/03/06/robert-morris-basket…

Robert Morris Wants To Maximize Special Opportunity In NEC Tourney:

https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-men-want-to-maximize-special-…  

Top-Seeded Robert Morris Dominates LIU, Moves Onto NEC Championships:

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2020/03/07/robert-morris-basket…

Robert Morris Stomps LIU, Reaches NEC Title Game:

https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-men-stomp-long-island-reach-n…  

With NCAA Tournament Berth At Stake, Robert Morris Feels Ready For Challenge:

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2020/03/09/robert-morris-bakset…

Robert Morris, Saint Francis Split First Two Games; No. 3 All That Matters:

https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-st-francis-split-first-two-ga…;

Kevin Gorman: With NCAA Tournament In Balance, Robert Morris Has Edge In Coach Andy Toole:

https://triblive.com/sports/kevin-gorman-with-ncaa-tourney-in-balance-r…;

Robert Morris Hopes To Capitalize On Home-Court Advantage In NEC Final:

https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2020/03/09/robert-morris-hopes-to-capit…  

Robert Morris Dominates At Home, Punches NCAA Tournament Ticket:

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2020/03/10/robert-morris-ncaa-t…

Robert Morris Punches Ticket For Ninth Time, Beats Saint Francis For NEC Title:

https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-punches-ncaa-ticket-with-77-6…;

Robert Morris Coach Andy Toole Knows Three Fans That Won't Miss NCAA Tournament:

https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-coach-andy-toole-knows-3-fans…

Kevin Gorman: For Robert Morris Senior Josh Williams, This Is A Dance To Remember Forever:

https://triblive.com/sports/kevin-gorman-for-robert-morris-senior-josh-…

Tim Benz: Coronavirus Reaction Robs Ivy League Players of Joy Robert Morris Experiences:

https://triblive.com/sports/tim-benz-coronavirus-reaction-robs-ivy-leag…;

Duquesne's Keith Dambrot Congratulates NCAA Bound Robert Morris:

https://triblive.com/sports/duquesnes-keith-dambrot-congratulates-ncaa-…  

Introducing Cinderella: Andy Toole Has Robert Morris Dancing Again:

https://collegebasketball.nbcsports.com/2020/03/11/introducing-cinderel…  

Tourney Talk: HoopsHD Interviews Robert Morris Assistant Mike Iuzzolino:

http://hoopshd.com/2020/03/12/tourney-talk-hoopshd-interviews-robert-mo…  

Dante Treacy's Work Ethic Makes Magic In March:

https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2020/03/12/dante-treacys-work-ethic-mak…  

How Robert Morris Basketball is Coping With Canceled NCAA Dreams:

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2020/03/13/How-Robert-Morris-ba…;

RMU's Jon Williams: March Madness Cancellation 'Devestating':

https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2020/03/13/rmus-jon-williams-march-madn…  

Kevin Gorman: Canceling NCAA Tournament Crushing To Robert Morris' Cinderella Story:

https://triblive.com/sports/kevin-gorman-canceling-ncaa-tourney-crushin…;

Chris Shovlin Talks RMU Basketball, Calling His 1000th Game and the Coronavirus:

https://beavercountyradio.com/saturday-sports-slam/chris-shovlin-talks-…;

Iuzzolino Plays Big Part In Robert Morris' NEC Title:

https://www.altoonamirror.com/sports/local-sports/2020/03/iuzzolino-pla…;

RMU's Andy Toole Reflects On NCAA Games That Never Got To Tip Off:

https://triblive.com/sports/rmu-coach-andy-toole-reflects-on-his-teams-…;

From March Madness To Sadness: Utica's Hawkins Experiences Rollar-Coaster In First Season at Robert Morris:

https://www.wktv.com/content/news/From-March-Madness-to-sadness-Uticas-…  

Men's Hockey

Robert Morris' Derek Schooley Gets Ready For Playoff Push:

https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-hockey-coach-derek-schooley-g…  

Athletics

Robert Morris Men, Women Deal With Disappointment:

https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-wont-sell-tickets-to-ncaa-tou…;

Robert Morris Coaches, Athletes Deal With Lost Seasons:

https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-coaches-athletes-deal-with-lo…;

Ron Cook: Lack Of Selection Sunday Leaves Sad But Necessary Void:

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/ron-cook/2020/03/14/march-madness-c…  

'It's a pretty big hit': How Pittsburgh Division I Schools Are Adapting To NCAA's Reduced Payout:

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/Pitt/2020/03/28/ncaa-tournament-pit…  

February 2020

President John Tucci was a media star in February:

https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2020/02/20/rmu-groundskeeper-president-…

https://tinyurl.com/tt3r3nc

https://tinyurl.com/sub7sy5

Political scientist Phil Harold has been busy, discussing the race for the Democratic nomination for president and dissension within the Allegheny County Democratic Committee :

https://triblive.com/local/pittsburgh-allegheny/allegheny-county-democr…

https://triblive.com/local/regional/county-leaders-across-western-penns…

https://triblive.com/local/pittsburgh-allegheny/bloombergs-pittsburgh-s…

Men's Basketball

Bench Production Helps RMU Outlast Central Connecticut, 64-57:

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2020/02/01/robert-morris-centra…  

Robert Morris Grinds Out Win Vs. Central Connecticut:

https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-mens-basketball-grinds-out-wi…  

Robert Morris Battles To 64-57 Win Over Central Connecticut:

https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2020/02/01/robert-morris-battles-to-64-…  

Robert Morris Loses Close One With Fairleigh Dickinson:

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2020/02/15/robert-morris-basket…;

Robert Morris' Streak Snapped in 1-Point Loss To Fairleigh Dickinson:

https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-streak-snapped-in-1-point-los…  

Robert Morris Stomped By St. Francis (Pa.):

https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-mens-basketball-team-stomped-…  

Robert Morris Pulls Away Late In Hard-Fought Win Over Mount St. Mary's:

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2020/02/21/robert-morris-basket…  

Robert Morris Beats Mount St. Mary's, Remains In NEC Title Contention:

https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-beats-mount-st-marys-remains-…  

Robert Morris Gets Back In Winning Column With Second Half Comeback Over Mount St. Mary's, 68-60:

https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2020/02/21/robert-morris-gets-back-in-w…  

Josh Williams' Great Robert Morris Career Nearing A Close With One Goal Remaining:

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2020/02/27/robert-morris-basket…  

Robert Morris Understands The Importance Of Saturday's Game Against St. Francis:

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2020/02/28/robert-morris-basket…  

Robert Morris Assistant Mike Iuzzolino Is More Than Ex-NBA Video Game Star:

https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-assistant-mike-iuzzolino-is-m…  

Robert Morris Is Ready For A 'Late February Grind' Type Of Game Finale vs. St. Francis:

https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2020/02/28/robert-morris-is-ready-for-a…  

Robert Morris Holds On To Beat St. Francis, Clinches Home-Court Advantage In NEC Tournament:

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2020/02/29/robert-morris-basket…  

Robert Morris Tops St. Francis (Pa.), Secures No. 1 Seed For NEC Tournament:

https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-tops-st-francis-pa-secures-no…  

Robert Morris Beats Saint Francis To Earn Top Seed In NEC Tournament:

https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2020/02/29/robert-morris-tops-saint-fra…  

Obituary 

Dan Radakovich, A Football Coach Extraordinaire with Steelers, Penn State, RMU:

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/steelers/2020/02/20/Dan-Radakovich-…

Former Steelers Assistant Dan Radakovich Dies at 84:
https://triblive.com/sports/former-steelers-penn-state-rmu-assistant-da…  

Men's Hockey

Prkusic's OT Heroics Lift RMU To Comeback Victory:

http://burghhockey.com/nick-prkusics-ot-heroics-lift-rmu-comeback-victo…  

Mantenuto's Last Minute Tally Earns Robert Morris Victory Over Canisius:

http://burghhockey.com/mantenutos-last-minute-tally-earns-robert-morris…  

Women's Hockey

Cameron, Drackett Push RIT Past Robert Morris:

http://burghhockey.com/cameron-drackett-push-rit-past-robert-morris/  

Mercyhurst Outlasts Robert Morris On Friday:

http://burghhockey.com/mercyhurst-outlasts-robert-morris-friday/  

Robert Morris Bounces Back In Tie With Mercyhurst:

http://burghhockey.com/robert-morris-bounces-back-tie-mercyhurst/ 

Burbidge Spearheads Strong Second Period In Win Over RIT:

http://burghhockey.com/burbidge-spearheads-strong-second-win-rit/  

Senior Discount: Gebhard, RMU Sweep RIT In Home Finale:

http://burghhockey.com/senior-discount-gebhard-rmu-sweep-rit-women-in-h…  

Robert Morris Defeats Syracuse, Earns Postseason Bye:

http://burghhockey.com/robert-morris-defeats-syracuse-earns-postseason-…

December 2019 and January 2020

RMU’s groundbreaking agreement with FedEx Ground garnered some media attention:

https://www.bizjournals.com/memphis/news/2020/01/28/fedex-ground-robert…

https://triblive.com/local/pittsburgh-allegheny/robert-morris-universit…

https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2020/01/22/exclusiverobert-…

https://www.wpxi.com/news/business/exclusive-robert-morris-university-o…

Denis Rudd spoke to WalletHub about credit card perks:

https://wallethub.com/best-travel-credit-cards#experts=Denis_P._Rudd

RMU faculty Phil Harold and Sue Jamison both weighed in on Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg:

https://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-local/2019/12/01/Western-Pen…

And Phil Harold discussed the announcement by state Speaker of the House Mike Turzai that he will be stepping down:

https://triblive.com/local/pittsburgh-allegheny/house-speaker-mike-turz…

Meanwhile, Peggy Outon of the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management weighed in on a leadership dispute at the Delta Foundation:

https://www.wesa.fm/post/delta-foundation-bylaws-could-mean-van-horns-r…

The Tribune-Review and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that RMU was among several local universities to receive a state opioid abuse prevention grant:

https://triblive.com/local/regional/iup-duquesne-robert-morris-to-bolst…

https://www.post-gazette.com/news/health/2020/01/08/Pennsylvania-grants…

A Lancaster newspaper tapped Steve Foreman to discuss the former UPMC Pinnacle complex:

https://lancasteronline.com/news/local/planning-commission-to-consider-…

The Pittsburgh Business Times reported on President Howard’s appointment to the American Council on Education and included him in a feature about the offices of local chief executives:

https://tinyurl.com/yga2p6a8

https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2019/12/11/photos-business-…

And the president was featured on the Higher Ed Athletics Podcast:

https://athleticdirectoru.com/audio/higher-ed-athletcs-podcast-robert-m…

Athletics

Basketball

The Decade That Was: College Basketball:

https://newsinteractive.post-gazette.com/sports-decade-2010-19/collegeb…  

Men’s Basketball

Robert Morris Dominates St. Francis Brooklyn, Takes Sole Possession Of First Place In The NEC:

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2020/01/09/robert-morris-basket…;

Robert Morris Routes St. Francis Brooklyn, Moves To 3-0 In NEC:

https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2020/01/09/robert-morris-routs-st-franc…  

RMU Blows Out Second Straight Opponent, Beating Wagner, 94-62:

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2020/01/11/robert-morris-basket…

Robert Morris Dominates Wagner For Fourth Win In A Row:

https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-men-dominate-wagner-for-4th-w…  

Senior Josh Williams Gives Robert Morris Loads Of Confidence:

https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2020/01/12/senior-josh-williams-gives-r…  

Robert Morris' High Powered Offense Is Back, But Why:

https://necovertime.wordpress.com/2020/01/17/robert-morris-high-powered…  

Behind Cold Offense, Robert Morris Falls To Merrimack, 53-49:

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2020/01/18/robert-morris-basket…

Merrimack Sinks Robert Morris' Four-Game Winning Streak:

https://triblive.com/sports/merrimack-sinks-robert-morris-4-game-winnin…  

Robert Morris Streak Snapped In Loss To Merrimack:

https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2020/01/18/robert-morris-snaps-streak-i…  

AJ Bramah Ties School Rebounding Record As Robert Morris Beats Sacred Heart:

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2020/01/20/robert-morris-aj-bra…

Robert Morris Topples Sacred Heart Behind AJ Bramah's Record-Tying Effort:

https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-topples-sacred-heart-67-55/  

Josh Williams Scores Big In Robert Morris Win Over Bryant, 64-54:

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2020/01/30/robert-morris-basket…;

Robert Morris Holds Off Bryant To Keep Pace In NEC:

https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-holds-off-bryant-to-keep-pace…;

Robert Morris Starts Sluggish, Escapes With Seventh NEC Win:

https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2020/01/30/robert-morris-starts-sluggis…

Josh Williams Leads Robert Morris Past Central Michigan:

https://triblive.com/sports/josh-williams-leads-robert-morris-past-cent…  

Women's Basketball

MAC All-American Holly Forbes Continues Success At Robert Morris:

https://www.mymoinfo.com/mac-all-american-holly-forbes/  

Posset Making Her Mark Again In Sophomore Year at RMU:

https://www.timesonline.com/sports/20191225/beaver-grad-bella-posset-ma…  

Men's Hockey

Penn State Topples Robert Morris In 6-2 Victory:

http://burghhockey.com/penn-state-topples-robert-morris-6-2-victory/  

Michaelian, Prkusic Net Two Each As Robert Morris Defeats Mercyhurst:

http://burghhockey.com/michaelian-nets-two-robert-morris-defeats-mercyh…  

Resilient Robert Morris Comes Up Short Against American International:

http://burghhockey.com/resilient-robert-morris-comes-short-american-int…  

Prisuta On Pucks: No Excuses:

https://rmucolonials.com/news/2019/12/5/mens-ice-hockey-prisuta-on-puck…  

Prisuta On Pucks: Plenty To Fight For:

https://rmucolonials.com/news/2019/12/12/mens-ice-hockey-prisuta-on-puc…  

Women's Hockey

Hanzlik's First Leads Robert Morris Over Colgate Sunday:

http://burghhockey.com/hanzliks-first-leads-robert-morris-colgate-sunda…  

RMU's Cavanaugh Brings Mental Health Awareness To The Forefront:

http://burghhockey.com/rmu-women-former-penguin-kennedy-unite-to-raise-…  

Kirk, Gebhard Lead Robert Morris Over Lindwnwood:

http://burghhockey.com/kirk-gebhard-lead-robert-morris-lindenwood-frida…  

Gebhard Sets Mark As Robert Morris Sweeps Lindenwood:

http://burghhockey.com/gebhard-sets-mark-robert-morris-sweeps-lindenwoo…  

Boyle's Road From Recovery To Record Books:

https://www.theicegarden.com/2019/12/10/21001530/michaela-boyle-womens-…  

Olympic Medalist McLaughlin-Bittle Giving Back As Coach With U.S. Women's National Team:

https://teamusa.usahockey.com/news_article/show/1069490  

Women's Soccer

Robert Morris Hires Chris Shaw As New Women's Soccer Coach:

https://pittsburghsoccernow.com/2019/12/18/robert-morris-hires-chris-sh…;

October & November 2019

On November 12, RMU announced the RMU 100: Ready to Rise fundraising campaign, broke ground for the expansion of the John Jay Center, and played the first basketball game in the UPMC Events Center (and see more under Athletics below):

https://www.post-gazette.com/news/education/2019/11/12/Robert-Morris-Un…

https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2019/11/05/robert-morris-un…

https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2019/11/12/rmu-announces-10…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v54-H6FhX9Q&feature=youtu.be

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUeaS5m1biQ&feature=youtu.be

https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2019/11/14/colleges-start-fundraisi…

https://www.wpxi.com/sports/robert-morris-sells-out-ahead-of-first-game…

https://triblive.com/local/regional/robert-morris-university-to-celebra…

RMU’s rising esports program garnered some headlines recently:

https://triblive.com/local/regional/buzz-around-esports-squad-at-robert…

https://www.invenglobal.com/articles/9601/the-counselor-who-came-to-coa…

https://www.invenglobal.com/articles/9793/rmu-partners-with-mountain-de…

https://www.invenglobal.com/articles/9241/robert-morris-university-pitt…

RMU was front and center in a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette story about standardized patients in nursing education:

https://tinyurl.com/vcld2qd

RMU faculty and staff were tapped by the news media for the expertise on everything from the elections to healthcare competition, to the state of the Pittsburgh nonprofit community:

https://www.timesonline.com/news/20191117/beaver-county-republicans-vot…

https://triblive.com/local/pittsburgh-allegheny/allegheny-county-da-zap…

https://www.post-gazette.com/business/healthcare-business/2019/10/27/Me…

https://www.post-gazette.com/business/career-workplace/2019/11/17/Women…

https://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-local/2019/10/03/voters-guid…

https://www.pennlive.com/news/2019/10/can-penn-state-health-save-financ…

https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2019/10/10/cover-storytrans…

Justin DePlato wrote an op-ed in defense of the Electoral College:

https://tinyurl.com/tvamm3y

The work of Woodrow Winchester III was featured in this story about exhibitions by black artists:

https://newsinteractive.post-gazette.com/there-are-black-people-in-the-…

RMU received a state education grant:

https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2019/11/01/ccac-robert-morris-universit…

President Howard was featured in a couple of stories about Harvard Business School students visiting Pittsburgh:

https://www.nextpittsburgh.com/features/25-harvard-business-school-stud…

https://harbus.org/2019/hbs-ecs-explore-pittsburgh/

And he was featured in this USA Football blog:

https://tinyurl.com/wkozf9w

Adjunct faculty Rick Vaccarelli wrote a book about losing candidates for vice presidents:

https://www.timesonline.com/entertainmentlife/20191004/page-turners-pro…

Finally, the RMU Polling Institute is no more, but it continues to deliver headlines:

https://nypost.com/2019/11/30/the-move-to-ban-kids-playing-tackle-footb…

Athletics

Chris King Talks Opening of UPMC Events Center And RMU Athletics:

https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2019/11/11/chris-king-talks-opening-of-…  

Robert Morris Holds First Basketball Game At New UPMC Events Center:

https://www.wtae.com/article/robert-morris-holds-first-basketball-game-…  

Volleyball

New Attitude Helps Robert Morris Close In On First NEC Title Since 2008:

https://triblive.com/sports/new-attitude-helps-robert-morris-womens-vol…  

Robert Morris Playing Host To NEC Tournament:

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/11/20/Robert-Morris-NEC-vo…  

Football

Robert Morris, Duquesne Will Meet In Battle of NEC Unbeatens:

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/duquesne/2019/11/08/robert-morris-d…  

Conference Unbeatens Robert Morris, Duquesne Set For NEC Football Clash:

https://triblive.com/sports/conference-unbeatens-robert-morris-duquesne…  

Robert Morris Turns Around Behind Bernard Clark, Jr., Its 'Beast' Of A Coach:

https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-football-turns-around-behind-…  

Defense Leads Charge In Win Over Duquesne:

https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-defense-leads-charge-in-win-o…  

In Year Two, Bernard Clark Has RMU Believing Again:
https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2019/11/10/in-year-2-bernard-clark-has-…  

Men's Basketball

New Arena, Seasoned Team Create Optimism At Robert Morris:

https://triblive.com/sports/new-arena-seasoned-team-create-optimism-at-…  

Transfers Could Play Vital Role For Robert Morris:

https://triblive.com/sports/transfers-could-play-vital-role-for-robert-…  

The Corner 3: Season Preview With RMU Coach Andy Toole:

https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2019/11/05/the-corner-3-season-preview-…  

Pitt Spoils RMU's First Game In New UPMC Events Center:

https://www.timesonline.com/sports/20191112/pitt-spoils-rmus-first-game…  

RMU Soaks Up Opening Of Long-Awaited UPMC Events Center:

https://www.timesonline.com/sports/20191112/rmu-soaks-up-opening-of-lon…  

McGowens Leads Pitt To Win Over Robert Morris At New Arena:

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/Pitt/2019/11/12/Trey-McGowens-Pitt-…  

Paul Zeise: Let's Do This Pitt-Robert Morris Thing Annually:

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/paul-zeise/2019/11/12/Pitt-Robert-M…  

Robert Morris Opens Its Doors To New Arena, New Era:

https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-opens-its-doors-to-new-arena-…  

Robert Morris' UPMC Events Center Debut A Night To Remember:

https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2019/11/13/robert-morris-upmc-events-ce…  

Keeping Up WIth The Basketball Joneses In Pittsburgh:

https://www.pittsburghmagazine.com/keeping-up-with-the-basketball-jones…  

Vikings Pesky Defense Too Much For Robert Morris:

https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2019/11/30/vikings-pesky-defense-too-mu…  

Women's Basketball

Robert Morris Counting On Young Players To Take Next Step:

https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-women-counting-on-young-playe…  

Men's Hockey

Robert Morris Is A Statistical Miracle:

https://www.sbncollegehockey.com/atlantic-hockey/2019/11/25/20980463/ro…  

Women's Hockey

Two-Time Olympic Medalist Brianne McLaughlin-Bittle Joins RMU Men's Hockey Staff:

https://www.wtae.com/article/two-time-olympaic-medalist-brianne-mclaugh…  

At RMU, Best Man For The Job Is A Woman:

https://www.pittsburghmagazine.com/at-rmu-best-man-for-this-job-is-a-wo…  

RMU Alumnus McLaughlin-Bittle Relishing Chance To Work With USA Goalies (11/5/19):

https://www.nhl.com/penguins/news/rmu-alumnus-mclaughlin-bittle-working…  

Softball

Southmoreland's Miller Commits To Robert Morris:

https://tribhssn.triblive.com/southmoreland-softball-player-bunner-comm…

September 2019

The Public Price Match Plus Program made a splash again in September:

https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/video/4157276-sunday-business-page-robe…

The Pittsburgh Business Times and RMU teamed up to host a panel discussion about opportunities in the airport corridor, moderated by President Howard:

https://tinyurl.com/y4myj995

The upcoming Bob Dylan show at the UPMC Events Center got plenty of attention:

https://www.wtae.com/article/bob-dylan-and-his-band-pittsburgh-upmc-eve…

https://triblive.com/aande/music/bob-dylan-band-coming-to-upmc-events-c…

The Washington Observer-Reporter put the spotlight on David Ausman and his work helping veterans at RMU:

https://observer-reporter.com/living/veteran-helps-students-transition-…

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette noted that President Howard delivered the keynote address at the Get Involved Service Summit:

https://www.post-gazette.com/life/seen/2019/09/16/10th-annual-Get-Invol…

Athletics

Football

Robert Morris Remains Winless, Falls To Dayton, 34-31:
https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/09/14/Robert-Morris-distri…  

Hockey

You Might See RMU Alum Kirsten Welsh On The NHL Ice Someday:
https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/09/12/nhl-female-officials…  

Prisuta On Pucks: Where They Left Off:
https://rmucolonials.com/news/2019/9/27/mens-ice-hockey-prisuta-on-puck…;

August 2019

The Public Price Match Plus Program got some great coverage in the media:

https://www.post-gazette.com/news/education/2019/08/27/Tuition-college-…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gIU2Afh3iHA&feature=youtu.be

https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2019/08/28/robert-morris-un…

https://www.wesa.fm/post/iup-digs-blairsville-find-artifacts-8k-years-o…

The Pittsburgh Business Times wrote about RMU’s new certificate in sales:

https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2019/08/23/rmus-school-of-b…

The Pittsburgh Magazine published a story about RMU’s engineering lab at the Energy Innovation Center:

https://www.pittsburghmagazine.com/Pittsburgh-Magazine/September-2019/T…

The Beaver County Times wrote about a state grant RMU received for its principal certification program:

https://www.timesonline.com/news/20190806/rmu-gets-200k-grant-for-princ…

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette tapped the expertise of Peggy Outon with the RMU Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management for this story about the cancellation of the regatta:

https://www.post-gazette.com/life/recreation/2019/08/04/three-rivers-Re…

Athletic Business featured RMU in a story about campus recreation:

https://www.athleticbusiness.com/recreation/how-college-rec-can-help-ne…

The Bryan Adams concert got rave reviews:

https://www.ellwoodcityledger.com/entertainmentlife/20190815/bryan-adam…

Sports Video Group News published a story about the UPMC Events Center:

https://www.sportsvideo.org/2019/08/14/robert-morris-university-raises-…

Athletics

Football

Branch Brings A Robert Morris Flavor To Latrobe:

https://www.timesonline.com/news/20190730/branch-brings-robert-morris-f…  

Stephens Hopes To Spark RMU Back To Winning Ways:

https://www.timesonline.com/sports/20190821/west-alum-terence-stephens-…  

Women's Soccer 

https://triblive.com/sports/springdale-graduate-alexa-sarsfield-gets-co…  

Miscellaneous

Longtime RMU Broadcaster Temporarily Sidelined For Start of Season:
https://www.timesonline.com/sports/20190825/longtime-rmu-broadcaster-sh…  

Longtime RMU Announcer Shovlin On The Mend, Will Miss First Football Opener:

https://triblive.com/sports/longtime-rmu-announcer-shovlin-on-the-mend-…

July 2019

The Pittsburgh Business Times and Inside Higher Ed reported on new degree programs at RMU:

https://tinyurl.com/yxwyypwu

https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2019/07/18/colleges-start-new-acade…

Pittsburgh Magazine published this fantastic story about RMU’s 50th anniversary as a four-year institution:

https://tinyurl.com/y2jvowa3

President Howard offered his thoughts to Pittsburgh Quarterly about the future of higher education:

https://pittsburghquarterly.com/pq-education/pq-higher-education/item/2…

PGHTech Fuse wrote about RMU’s role in boosting the airport corridor:

https://pghtechfuse.com/made-in-pa/taking-off-i-376-corridor-connects-g…

The Tribune-Review tapped the expertise of Phil Harold for a story about three up-and-coming female politicians in Allegheny County:

https://triblive.com/local/pittsburgh-allegheny/how-3-new-allegheny-cou…

The Guide to Good Health featured RMU’s nursing education partnership with St. Clair Hospital:

http://guidetogoodhealth.com/Articles/RMU_SCH_DedicatedEducationalUnit…

Athletics

Football

FCS Preview: Robert Morris:

https://herosports.com/fcs/football-2019-preview-robert-morris-nec-bzbz  

2020 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Terence Stephens, Robert Morris:

https://www.nfldraftdiamonds.com/2019/07/terence-stephens/  

Women's Soccer

CV grad Allie Ball Excels In New Role On Defense For Robert Morris:
  
https://triblive.com/sports/chartiers-valley-grad-allie-ball-excels-in-…

June 2019

RMU was included in a story in the Chronicle of Higher Education about enrolling veterans:

https://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Business-Case-for/246436?cid=wcon…

And the Chronicle took note of Mary Ann Rafoth’s appointment as provost:

https://www.chronicle.com/article/Transitions-U-of-Tennessee/246450

The New York Times tapped Nate Taylor’s expertise in children’s literature for this story about the anniversary of Heather Has Two Mommies:

https://parenting.nytimes.com/relationships/heather-two-mommies-30?modu…
 
RMU was among the local universities to receive a state grant to support advanced manufacturing initiatives:

https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2019/06/24/cmu-pitt-receive…

https://www.nextpittsburgh.com/latest-news/what-kinds-of-high-tech-inno…

https://pennwatch.org/manufacturing-pa-innovation-program-awards-1-7-mi…

RMU had two angles in this Pittsburgh Post-Gazette profile of new United Way CEO Bobbi Watt Geer -- she’s an alum, and Peggy Outon of the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management got to weigh in on her hire:

https://www.post-gazette.com/business/career-workplace/2019/06/18/Bobbi…

The Beaver County Times chronicled the visit of U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. David Thompson to RMU:

https://www.timesonline.com/news/20190615/air-force-lt-gen-david-thomps…

Phil Harold weighed in on the race for district attorney in Allegheny County:

https://triblive.com/local/pittsburgh-allegheny/allegheny-county-public…

The City Paper included the UPMC Events Center in its roundup of new concert venues:

https://www.pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/new-concert-venues-fresh-radio-…

Athletics

RMU Guard Honoka Ikematsu, Assistant Coach Asami Morita Aiming For Personal Growth:

https://www.japantimes.co.jp/sports/2019/06/14/basketball/robert-morris…;

May 2019

The opening of the UPMC Events Center generated a ton of positive media attention for RMU:

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/05/03/New-UPMC-Events-cent…;
 
https://triblive.com/sports/rmu-unveils-upmc-events-center-featuring-40…  

https://triblive.com/sports/kevin-gormans-take-5-upmc-events-center-at-…  

https://www.timesonline.com/sports/20190505/rmu-hopes-new-upmc-events-c…  

https://cwpittsburgh.cbslocal.com/video/4078842-sunday-business-page-ro…

https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2019/05/03/robert-morris-university-new…

https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2019/05/03/take-a-look-at-r…

https://www.timesonline.com/sports/20190503/robert-morris-university-un…

https://www.timesonline.com/entertainmentlife/20190513/opening-night-su…

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Pittsburgh Business Times published stories about RMU’s first endowed professorship, the Richard J. Harshman Professorship in Accounting:

https://www.post-gazette.com/news/education/2019/05/11/Robert-Morris-Un…

https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2019/05/13/ati-creates-prof…

The RMU School of Engineering, Mathematics and Science was featured in an article about certificate and nondegree programs in Prism, a publication of the American Society for Engineering Education:

http://www.asee-prism.org/teaching-toolbox-mar-apr/

Peggy Outon of the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management remains the go-to expert on nonprofit organizations, which is why WTAE tapped her to discuss legislation requiring charities to spend at least 60 percent of their funds on their core mission:

https://www.wtae.com/article/investigation-some-pennsylvania-charities-…

RMU club hockey player and NHL 19 champion David Roebuck was featured in a Post-Gazette story about the Steel City Showdown esports tournament:

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/other-sports/2019/05/11/Steel-City-…

Athletics

Athletic Director

Robert Morris Introduces Chris King As Athletic Director:
https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/05/07/chris-king-robert-mo…  

Apollo Native Returns To Alma Mater To Help Robert Morris Athletics Grow:
https://triblive.com/sports/apollo-native-returns-to-alma-mater-to-help…;

New Robert Morris Athletic Director Discusses Return To Alma Mater:
https://triblive.com/sports/new-robert-morris-athletic-director-discuss…  

Basketball

NEC Basketball Coaches Rank The Best Jobs In The Conference:
https://watchstadium.com/news/nec-basketball-coaches-rank-the-best-jobs…  

Men's Golf

Robert Morris Ready For NCAA Regional:
https://www.timesonline.com/sports/20190505/robert-morris-mens-golf-tea…  

Men's Lacrosse

Robert Morris Men's Lacrosse Coach Talks Return To NCAA Tournament:
https://triblive.com/sports/podcast-robert-morris-mens-lacrosse-coach-t…  

Women's Lacrosse

How I Scored My Job In The Secret Service:
http://www.ncaa.org/student-athletes/former-student-athlete/how-i-score…  

Softball

Robert Morris' Taylor Bartlow Finishes College By Playing All 9 Positions:
https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-taylor-bartlow-finishes-colle…  

Q&A With Briana Bunner:
http://westmorelandsports.com/news/2268

April 2019

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette featured RMU in a story about colleges and universities using free housing to boost summer enrollment:

https://www.post-gazette.com/news/education/2019/04/22/free-dorm-housin…

Planet Money asked Brian O’Roark why superheroes don’t take over the world:

https://www.npr.org/sections/money/2019/04/26/717651281/why-superman-do…

The Post-Gazette tapped Phil Harold for a story about Joe Biden’s presidential candidacy:

https://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-local/2019/04/23/Joe-Biden-c…

WalletHub included Jill Maher in a feature about credit card foreign transaction fees:

https://wallethub.com/blog/foreign-transaction-fee-survey/59757/#expert…

Athletics

Softball

RMU's Abrielle McCartney Juggles Softball, Academics and Military Aspirations:

https://triblive.com/sports/rmus-abrielle-mccartney-juggles-softball-ac…  

Men's Basketball

Robert Morris Coach Andy Toole Handicaps Final Four:

https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-coach-andy-toole-handicaps-fi…  

Robert Morris Signs Trio of Newcomers:

https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-signs-trio-of-newcomers/

March 2019

The Pittsburgh Business Times published this story about RMU’s new cyber investigations degree:

https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2019/04/01/rmu-offering-new…

The Post-Gazette wrote about the expansion of the John Jay Center for the School of Engineering, Mathematics and Science:

https://www.post-gazette.com/local/west/2019/03/26/RMU-s-John-Jay-Cente…

Maria Kalevitch appeared on the KD/PG Sunday Edition to discuss the RMU 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing Laboratory at the Energy Innovation Center:

https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/video/4043981-kd-pg-sunday-edition-part…

Derya Jacobs was a guest on the KD Sunday Business Page to discuss RMU’s professional development program for Eat ‘n’ Park employees:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1C2EJhZYvXg

The Business Times also published a story about that program:

http://tinyurl.com/yxcbr7ea

The Tribune-Review previewed RMU’s annual Women and Transformational Leadership Symposium:

https://triblive.com/local/regional/robert-morris-university-symposium-…

Several media outlets noted RMU’s outreach to students at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh:

http://tinyurl.com/y6zgafb5

The New York Times noted the economic impact study that RMU performed for the Shell cracker plant:

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/26/business/shell-polyethylene-factory-…

The Post-Gazette tapped the expertise of Yasmin Purohit for an article about changes to benefits for U.S. Steel employees:

https://www.post-gazette.com/business/career-workplace/2019/03/21/U-S-S…

Athletics

Women's Basketball

Top-Seeded Robert Morris Set for Northeast Conference Tournament:
https://triblive.com/sports/top-seeded-robert-morris-women-set-for-nort…  

No. 1 Seed RMU Breezes Past Fairleigh Dickinson In NEC Quarterfinals:
https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/03/11/No-1-seed-RMU-women-…  

Robert Morris Holds Off Mount St. Mary's Comeback, Advance to Sixth NEC Championship:
https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/03/14/Robert-Morris-women-…  

Robert Morris Wins NEC Championship, Earns NCAA Tournament Berth:
https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/03/17/Robert-Morris-women-…  

Robert Morris Beats St. Francis For NEC Title, Return to NCAAs:
https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-women-beat-saint-francis-win-…  

No. 16 Seed Robert Morris Faces Tough Opponent in No. 1 seed Louisville:
https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/03/18/No-16-seed-Robert-Mo…  

Improved Nneka Ezeigbo, Robert Morris Welcome Challenge in NCAA Tournament:
https://triblive.com/sports/improved-nneka-ezeigbo-robert-morris-welcom…  

Robert Morris Falls To Top Seed Louisville, 69-34:
https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/03/22/ncaa-women-s-tournam…  

Men's Basketball

In Crazy Comeback, Robert Morris Beats St. Francis Brooklyn in NEC Quarterfinals:
https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/03/06/In-crazy-comeback-Ro…  

McConnell, Josh Williams Lead Robert Morris To Win vs. Cornell in CIT:
https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/03/19/Robert-Morris-holds-…  

Robert Morris Overcomes Jimmy Boeheim, Cornell In CIT Opener:
https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-overcomes-jimmy-boeheim-corne…  

Robert Morris Comes Back and Beats Cornell in OT:
https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2019/03/19/robert-morris-comes-back-and…  

No City Game in 2019, But Pitt Will Play at Robert Morris To Open Colonials' New Home:
https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/Pitt/2019/03/21/pitt-duquesne-city-…  

Robert Morris Ousted in Second Round of CIT:
https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-plays-on-set-to-meet-presbyte…  

McConnell's Run With Robert Morris Ends With CIT Loss:
https://triblive.com/sports/matty-mcconnells-run-with-robert-morris-bas…  

Robert Morris Squanders Double-Digit Lead in CIT Loss to Presbyterian:
https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2019/03/24/robert-morris-squanders-doub…  

Toole Talks New Building and Matchup With Pitt:
https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2019/03/26/andy-toole-talks-new-buildin…  

Toole Handicaps Sweet 16, Talks 2019 Matchup vs. Pitt:
https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-andy-toole-handicaps-sweet-16…  

McConnell Leaves Lasting Impact On Robert Morris Program:
https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2019/03/29/matty-mcconnell-leaves-lasti…  

Men's Hockey

Schooley Previews Atlantic Hockey Tournament:
https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-coach-derek-schooley-previews…  

Marotte Stops 30 As Robert Morris Shuts Out Holy Cross, Takes Series Lead:
http://burghhockey.com/francis-marotte-stop-30-robert-morris-shuts-holy…  

Robert Morris Sweeps Holy Cross With 3-2 Victory:
http://burghhockey.com/robert-morris-sweeps-holy-cross-3-2-victory/  

Robert Morris Pushed To Bring After Loss To Bentley:
http://burghhockey.com/robert-morris-pushed-brink-loss-bentley/  

Louria's Later Winner Sets Up Do-Or-Die Game 3 For Robert Morris, Bentley:
http://burghhockey.com/lourias-late-winner-sets-die-game-3-robert-morri…  

Addamo's OT Winner Sends Robert Morris to AHC Semis for Sixth Straight Season:
http://burghhockey.com/justin-addamos-ot-winner-sends-robert-morris-ahc…  

Robert Morris Saves Season At Best Possible Time:
https://triblive.com/sports/tim-benz-robert-morris-hockey-saves-season-…  

Robert Morris Not Ready For 2019 Ride To Be Over:
http://burghhockey.com/robert-morris-not-ready-2019-ride/ 

Cinderella Run Ends For Robert Morris In AHC Semis:
http://burghhockey.com/cinderella-run-ends-robert-morris-ahc-semis/  

Women's Hockey

Robert Morris Tops Penn State, 2-1, To Advance to CHA Final:
http://burghhockey.com/robert-morris-tops-penn-state-2-1-advance-cha-fi…  
 
RMU's Season Ends in CHA Title Game Loss to Syracuse:
http://burghhockey.com/rmus-season-ends-cha-title-game-loss-syracuse

February 2019

RMU’s new additive manufacturing laboratory at the Energy Innovation Center continued to garner headlines:

https://pennbizreport.com/news/12272-robert-morris-university-opens-new-manufacturing-laboratory/

https://newpittsburghcourieronline.com/2019/02/17/robert-morris-university-opens-advanced-manufacturing-lab-in-the-hill-district/

And RMU’s work in 3D printing made its way into this story about the Manufacturing PA Innovation Program:

https://www.nextpittsburgh.com/latest-news/manufacturing-pa-innovation-program-is-awarding-3-million-to-transform-statewide-technology-and-research-projects/

WTAE-TV, KDKA-TV and Inside Higher Ed picked up the news that WWE’s Stephanie McMahon will be this year’s commencement speaker:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mZB8ujm7eBs&feature=youtu.be

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8HxVDewFcEA&feature=youtu.be

https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2019/02/19/colleges-announce-commencement-speakers

The UPMC Events Center is still under construction, but the news media was all over the announcement of its first two concerts:

https://www.post-gazette.com/ae/music/2019/02/04/Evanescence-Shinedown-added-to-concert-schedule-UPMC-Events-Center-KeyBank-Pavilion-tickets/stories/201902040083

https://www.timesonline.com/entertainmentlife/20190221/why-dont-we-says-why-not-play-moon-township

https://www.timesonline.com/entertainmentlife/20190204/robert-morris-announces-first-rock-concert-for-new-event-center

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and KDKA-TV produced stories about the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management’s wage and benefit survey:

https://www.post-gazette.com/business/career-workplace/2019/02/01/Gender-pay-gap-disparity-female-nonprofit-executives/stories/201901310117

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WdBZJbacTZc&list=PL63Iz4X9rWsH83r2ZJEXKohG5iGv2tAuw&index=4&t=0s

RMU faculty were tapped as experts by the Post-Gazette on the ongoing UPMC-Highmark dispute, and the potential impact of gun control measures on suicide:

https://www.post-gazette.com/business/healthcare-business/2019/01/26/Highmark-UPMC-break-the-last-ties-health-networks-Pennsylvania-s-attorney-general/stories/201901270090

https://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-local/2019/02/11/Pittsburgh-city-proposed-extreme-risk-protection-order-gun-law-suicide-homicide-prevention-pennsylvania/stories/201902070183

https://triblive.com/news/pittsburgh-allegheny/ag-josh-shapiro-files-legal-challenge-against-upmc-highmark-dispute/

Athletics

Men's Basketball

Timmerson Always Came Up Big On The Court:
https://observer-reporter.com/sports/timmerson-always-came-up-big-on-the-court/article_4a9decea-177a-11e9-8813-d7059a7e3ae1.html

Robert Morris' Coalmon Hleps Lift Colonials to Comeback Win vs. Bryant:
https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/02/07/Chris-Coalmon-helps-lift-Robert-Morris-to-comeback-win-vs-Bryant/stories/201902070207

Robert Morris Falls To Central Connecticut:
https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/02/09/Robert-Morris-RMU-falls-to-Central-Connecticut-men-s-basketball/stories/201902090045

Robert Morris Hits The Road For Key Two-Game Swing:
https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-hits-the-road-for-key-two-game-swing/

Robert Morris Can't Finish Job Against Saint Francis:
https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-men-cant-finish-job-against-st-francis/

Robert Morris Beats LIU Brooklyn In Koby Thomas' Second Game Back:
https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/02/21/Robert-Morris-basketball-snaps-three-game-losing-skid-with-win-vs-LIU-Brooklyn/stories/201902210203

Josh Williams Heats Up From 3, Helps RMU Outlast St. Francis Brooklyn:
https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/02/23/Josh-Williams-heats-up-Robert-Morris-RMU-win-St-Francis-Brooklyn/stories/201902230058

Blood Clots Threatened Malik Petteway's Basketball Career. Now, He's Better Than Ever:
https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/02/27/malik-petteway-blood-clots-robert-morris-basketball-northeastern-conference-Andy-Toole/stories/201902270032

Can RMU Play In March Madness? PSN Talks With Andy Toole:
https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-hits-the-road-for-key-two-game-swing/

Women's Basketball

Robert Morris Builds Program's Foundation On More Than Basketball:
https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-womens-coach-builds-programs-foundation-on-more-than-basketball/

Men's Hockey

Colonials Return Home For Critical Weekend:
http://burghhockey.com/colonials-return-home-critical-weekend/

Pioneers Special Teams Shine in 6-2 Win:
http://burghhockey.com/pioneers-special-teams-shine-6-2-win/

Pioneers Top Colonials, Complete Sweep:
http://burghhockey.com/pioneers-top-colonials-3-1-complete-sweep/

Urban "Extremely Grateful" For RMU Hall of Fame Induction:
http://burghhockey.com/denny-urban-rmu-hall-fame/

Colonials Preview: The Reset Button:
http://burghhockey.com/colonials-preview-reset-button/

Women's Hockey

Late Mercyhurst Surges Drops Colonials:
http://burghhockey.com/12792-2/

Harley, DeSmet Lead Robert Morris Past Mercyhurst:
http://burghhockey.com/harley-desmet-lead-robert-morris-past-mercyhurst/

January 2019

The Pittsburgh Business Times and NextPittsburgh wrote about the laboratory that RMU opened at the Energy Innovation Center:

https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2019/01/28/rmu-to-open-manufacturing-laboratory-in-the-lower.html?s=print https://www.nextpittsburgh.com/latest-news/rmu-bringing-3d-printing-and-additive-manufacturing-lab-to-energy-innovation-center/

 

Work In Progress Continues For Colonials at Canisius:

http://burghhockey.com/work-progress-continues-colonials-canisius/

Opportunistic Bentley Sweeps Robert Morris:

http://burghhockey.com/opportunistic-bentley-sweeps-robert-morris/

Quick Strikes Lead Bentley Over Robert Morris:

http://burghhockey.com/quick-strikes-lead-falcons-colonials/ http://burghhockey.com/colonials-battle-bentley-kickoff-stretch-run/

Colonials Battle Bentley To Start Stretch Run:

St. Cloud State Tops RMU in Three Rivers Classic Consolation:

http://burghhockey.com/st-cloud-state-tops-rmu-three-rivers-classic-consolation/

Robert Morris Falls To No.1-Ranked St. Cloud State at Three Rivers Classic:

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/01/05/Robert-Morris-men-s-hockey-No-1-ranked-St-Cloud-State-Three-Rivers-Classic-PPG-Paints-Arena-Colonials-Huskie/stories/201901060065

Brown Puts Seven Past RMU, Advances to 3RC Final:

http://burghhockey.com/four-goal-onslaught-propels-brown-title-game/

Men's Hockey

Colonials On Big Stage Once Again:

http://burghhockey.com/colonials-look-for-three-rivers-classic-magic/

Robert Morris' Matty McConnell Surpasses 1,000 Career Points but Colonials Fall to Saint Francis:

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/01/31/Matty-McConnell-surpasses-1-000-career-points-but-Robert-Morris-falls-to-Saint-Francis/stories/201901310200

McConnell Leads Robert Morris To Fourth Consecutive Win in 57-51 Victory Over Wagner:

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/01/26/RMU-robert-morris-men-s-basketball-wagner-NEC/stories/201901260064

Robert Morris Cushions Lead in NEC With Win Against Sacred Heart:

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/01/24/Robert-Morris-cushions-lead-in-NEC-with-win-against-Sacred-Heart/stories/201901240207

Off The Bounce: CBS Sports Digital:

http://collegeinsider.com/my-5-video.php?id=432

Robert Morris Enjoys Stability Among Starting Five:

https://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/14519501-74/robert-morris-enjoys-stability-among-starting-five-coach-andy-toole

Robert Morris Survives Mount St. Mary's, 62-59:

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/01/05/Robert-Morris-RMU-basketball-survives-Mount-St-Mary-s-62-59/stories/201901050068

Athletics

Men's Basketball

Robert Morris Holds Off Fairleigh Dickinson Comeback in NEC Opener:

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/01/03/Robert-Morris-holds-off-Fairleigh-Dickinson-comeback-for-first-NEC-win-of-the-year/stories/201901030185

RMU was featured on a podcast about positive Greek life experiences:

https://greeklifetoday.com/episodes/greek-life-at-small-colleges/

Youth skating was featured at the RMU Island Sports Center was featured in North Hills Monthly Magazine:

https://www.flipsnack.com/NHMM5949/digitaledition_february2019-f7xpfvzxy.html

WTAE-TV tapped the expertise of Judith Kauffman for a report on a nurse practitioner who is alleged to have written prescriptions with a suspended license:

https://www.wtae.com/article/pittsburgh-suspended-nurse-practitioner-saw-patients-prescribed-drugs-former-employees-say/26102311

Steve Foreman remains the go-to guy to discuss the UPMC-Highmark split:

https://www.post-gazette.com/business/healthcare-business/2019/01/26/Highmark-UPMC-break-the-last-ties-health-networks-Pennsylvania-s-attorney-general/stories/201901270090

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the Tribune-Review published stories about President Howard’s appointment to and leadership of two NCAA committees:

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/01/29/ncaa-committee-on-sports-wagering-chris-howard-robert-morris/stories/201901290123 https://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/14556684-74/robert-morris-president-chris-howard-named-to-ncaa-sports-betting-and-honors

This book review took note of Edward Karshner’s contribution to the book Appalachian Reckoning: A Region Responds to Hillbilly Elegy:

https://www.bgdailynews.com/community/book-review-appalachian-reckoning/article_6ff74ee4-9077-57bc-a6ad-ec23eed54dbd.html

The Pittsburgh City Paper wrote about RMU accepting transfer students from Pittsburgh Filmmakers, which was ending its certificate program:

https://www.pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/pittsburgh-filmmakers-move-marks-new-beginning-for-the-organization/Content?oid=13062039

Several media outlets reported on the state grant RMU received for sexual assault prevention programs:

https://www.timesonline.com/news/20190109/gov-tom-wolf-releases-1-million-in-grants-to-combat-campus-sexual-assaults https://www.pennlive.com/news/2019/01/38-pa-schools-receive-grants-to-combat-campus-sexual-assault-which-affects-1-in-5-college-coeds.html https://triblive.com/local/regional/14528038-74/local-colleges-receive-funds-to-fight-sexual-assault https://whyy.org/articles/governor-wolf-stands-against-proposed-title-ix-changes/

The Pittsburgh Business Times and the Beaver County Times published stories about the new general manager of the UPMC Events Center:

https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2019/01/07/scottzimmerman-named-gm-of-new-arena-at-rmu.html?s=print https://www.timesonline.com/entertainmentlife/20190107/rmu-hires-ambridge-native-as-its-new-events-centers-gm

December 2018

The Lynne Hayes-Freeland Show featured the RMU chapter of the National Council of Negro Women:

https://www.post-gazette.com/ae/movies/2018/12/04/Robert-Morris-faculty-to-teach-remaining-Pittsburgh-Filmmakers-courses/stories/201812040107

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette published a story about RMU teaching the remaining Pittsburgh Filmmakers courses:

https://www.post-gazette.com/ae/movies/2018/12/04/Robert-Morris-faculty-to-teach-remaining-Pittsburgh-Filmmakers-courses/stories/201812040107

WESA included RMU in a story about universities that received state grants to develop teacher residency programs:

https://www.wesa.fm/post/how-local-universities-are-working-retain-more-teachers-amidst-statewide-shortage#stream/0

The Tribune-Review once again tapped health care economist Stephen Foreman for an article about the UPMC-Highmark split:

https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14437771-74/fallout-over-upmc-highmark-split-rankles-patients-forced-to-choose-sides-confront-prepay

The Post-Gazette mentioned RMU in a story about combined heat and power plants:

https://www.post-gazette.com/business/powersource/2018/12/26/Pa-regulators-weigh-in-on-the-gas-vs-electric-debate/stories/201812220031

Athletics

Men's Basketball

Despite Massive Comeback Attempt, Robert Morris Loses in Final Seconds To Siena, 74-71:

https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2018/12/08/Robert-Morris-basketball-loses-in-final-seconds-to-Siena-74-71/stories/201812080062

Women's Basketball

Fantastic 4: RMU Freshman Posset Hopes To Live Up To Legacy Of Her Predecessor:

https://triblive.com/sports/college/district/14424699-74/fantastic-4-rmu-freshman-posset-hopes-to-live-up-to-legacy-of

Men's Hockey

Colonials Return Home To Face Crusaders:

http://burghhockey.com/colonials-preview/

Marotte Comes Up Huge In 2-0 Victory:

http://burghhockey.com/marotte-comes-huge-2-0-victory/

Laffin's Helps Push Crusaders Past Colonials:

http://burghhockey.com/laffins-helps-push-crusaders-past-colonials/

Ten Years Later, Colonial Roots Remain For Ryan Cruthers:

http://burghhockey.com/colonial-roots-remain-ryan-cruthers/

Women's Hockey

Colonials Defeat Nittany Lions, 3-2:

http://burghhockey.com/colonials-defeat-lions-3-2/

Thumbs Up! Anissa Gamble Making A Difference For Diabetics:

http://burghhockey.com/thumbs-up-anissa-gamble-diabetics/

Colonials Captain LaGue Taken In NWHL Draft:

https://www.dkpittsburghsports.com/2018/12/20/nwhl-draft-lague-robert-morris/

November 2018

President Howard co-authored this op-ed with Ron Crutcher, president of the University of Richmond, about the importance of mentoring in cultivating the next generation of higher education leadership:

https://diverseeducation.com/article/132826/

WPXI-TV broadcast a story about RMU’s “Passport Caravan.”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MUQt0UAJBdk&feature=youtu.be

The Pittsburgh Business Times included RMU in this article about the Energy Innovation Center:

https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2018/11/29/energy-innovation-center-finds-wide-niche-gains.html?ana=RSS&s=article_search

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette tapped RMU economist Pat Litzinger for this story about the incentives offered by the region in its failed bid to lure Amazon’s H2Q:

https://www.post-gazette.com/business/development/2018/11/21/Region-s-bid-for-Amazon-s-HQ2-may-have-been-the-biggest-of-them-all/stories/201811210083

Athletics

Men's Basketball

Colonials' Toole Seeks Leadership, Steadiness:
https://www.dkpittsburghsports.com/2018/11/02/robert-morris-season-preview/

Depth, Experience Could Make Robert Morris Men Contender:
https://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/14253125-74/basketball-preview-depth-experience-could-make-robert-morris-men-contender

RMU's Josh Williams Ties NCAA Record For 3-Pointers In 104-57 Victory:
https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2018/11/14/Josh-Williams-ties-NCAA-record-with-15-3-pointers-in-104-57-win/stories/201811140186

RMU's Williams Ties NCAA 3-Point Record:
https://www.dkpittsburghsports.com/2018/11/14/williams-ncaa-3-point-record/

19-0 Run Propels Robert Morris To Victory Over Youngstown State:
https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2018/11/28/With-a-19-0-run-Robert-Morris-propels-itself-to-victory-against-Youngstown-State/stories/201811280203

Women's Basketball

Robert Morris' Dashiell, Adams Overcome Odds:
https://www.dkpittsburghsports.com/2018/11/05/dashiell-adams-injuries-rmu/

Robert Morris Aiming For Top Of NEC Again:
https://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/14249525-74/womens-basketball-preview-robert-morris-aiming-for-top-of-nec-again

Isabella Posset Has Fit Right In At Robert Morris:
http://www.timesonline.com/sports/20181114/on-campus-isabella-posset-has-fit-right-in-at-robert-morris

Men's Hockey

Veterans Shine As Robert Morris Defeats Niagara:
http://burghhockey.com/robert-morris-soars-past-niagara/

Purple Eagles Down Colonials, 4-2, On Saturday:
http://burghhockey.com/rmu-nu-recap/

Colonials Set To Tangle With Eighth-Ranked Nittany Lions:
http://burghhockey.com/colonials-set-tangle-eighth-ranked-nittany-lions/

Wild One: Penn State Defeats Robert Morris, 11-6:
http://burghhockey.com/five-goal-second-period-propels-lions-past-colonials/

Colonials Ready For Red Hot Lakers:
http://burghhockey.com/colonials-ready-red-hot-lakers/

Colonials Top Lakers, 3-1, To Open Weekend Series:
http://burghhockey.com/colonials-top-lakers-3-1-open-weekend-series/

Women's Hockey

Red Flag: Colgate Stops Colonials Comeback:
http://burghhockey.com/red-flag-colgate-stops-colonials-comeback/

Even Up: Robert Morris and Colgate Tie, 2-2:
http://burghhockey.com/even-robert-morris-colgate-tie-2-2/

RMU Secures A Tie:
http://burghhockey.com/rmu-women-comeback-secure-tie/

Curlett Nets Two As RMU Ties Cornell:
http://burghhockey.com/curlett-nets-two-rmu-ties-cornell/

October 2018

The Pittsburgh Business Times highlighted RMU’s role in forming the Airport Area Corporate Partnership:

https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2018/10/03/group-launches-airport-area-corporate-partnership.html

WPXI featured RMU in a story about the Miracle Field being built in Moon:

https://www.wpxi.com/entertainment/see-and-be-seen/construction-of-the-miracle-league-field-near-pittsburgh-begins/859197386

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette covered James Comey’s lecture at the RMU Pittsburgh Speakers Series:

http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-local/2018/10/03/James-Comey-drags-Trump-talks-Kavanaugh-investigation-during-lecture-at-Heinz-Hall/stories/201810030240

The Post-Gazette called on Peggy Outon at the RMU Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management for a story about sexual harassment at the Matress Factory:

http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/art-architecture/2018/10/01/Mattress-Factory-Arts-administrators-Pittsburgh-gaps-in-training-HR-nonprofits/stories/201809280135

Fox News tapped Soren Fanning for a story about the impact of a possible steelworkers strike on the mid-term elections:

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/looming-steelworker-strike-could-impact-midterm-elections

Steve Foreman remains the go-to expert for stories about health care and health insurance in the Pittsburgh region:

https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14140626-74/health-insurance-expert-calls-upmc-prepay-mandate-harsh

RMU and the School of Engineering, Mathematics and Science made its way into a story about the Magee-Women’s Research Institute Summit:

https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2018/10/09/magee-summit-kicks-off-with-glimpse-of-r-d.html

Athletics

Football

With Huge Game, Terence Stephens Creates High Expectations at Robert Morris:

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2018/10/24/robert-morris-football-west-allegheny-bowling-green-terence-stephens/stories/201810260005

Men's Hockey

Brandon Watt Prepared To Captain Young RMU Squad:

http://burghhockey.com/watt-prepared-captain-rmu/

Young Colonials Face Tough Early Season Text:

http://burghhockey.com/young-colonials-face-tough-early-season-test/

RMU Knocks Off No. 20 Bowling Green To Open Season:

http://burghhockey.com/upperclassmen-shine-colonials-defeat-falcons/

RMU Opens Conference Play With Tough Army Squad:

http://burghhockey.com/colonials-set-battle-black-knights/

RMU Ties Army With Tonge's Third Period Tally:

http://burghhockey.com/tonges-third-period-tally-pulls-colonials-tie/

Former RMU Defensemen John Rey Excited To See Where Officiating Hockey Takes Him:

http://burghhockey.com/john-rey-excited-officiating-hockey/

Army Surge Topples Colonials:

http://burghhockey.com/black-knight-surge-topples-colonials/

Colonials Look For Stronger Effort Against Tigers:

http://burghhockey.com/colonials-look-stronger-effort-tigers/

Podcast: Robert Morris Goalie Francis Marotte On Team's Start To Season:

https://triblive.com/sports/columnists/timbenz/breakfastwithbenz/14216175-74/podcast-robert-morris-goalie-francis-marotte-on-teams-start-to-season

RMU Shuts Down RIT In Strong 60-Minute Effort:

http://burghhockey.com/rmu-shuts-down-rit-in-strong-60-minute-effort/

Valenzuela's OT Goal Lifts RMU Over RMU:

http://burghhockey.com/valenzuelas-ot-goal-lifts-rit-rmu/

Women's Hockey

Engineers Solve Colonials, 1-0:

http://burghhockey.com/engineers-solve-colonials-1-0-friday/

Robert Morris Comes Alive, Earns Split With RPI:

http://burghhockey.com/colonials-come-alive-earn-split-engineers/

RMU Responds, Defeats Mercyhurst, 5-1:

http://burghhockey.com/colonials-respond-defeat-lakers-5-1-saturday/

RMU Can't Solve Lindenwood, DeBruyn in 2-2 Draw:

http://burghhockey.com/rmu-cant-solve-lindenwood-debruyn-2-2-draw/

September 2018

Coverage continued for the Public Price Match Plus scholarship program:

John Tucci…the man, the myth, the legend:

RMU garnered headlines for its partnership with the SEAL Future Fund:

RMU’s generosity in helping a Nepalese student jilted by a Texas university once again merited a mention in the Chronicle of Higher Education:

RMU’s annual commemoration of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks made the news:

The UPMC Events Center is making news and it isn’t even open yet:

RMU made its way into this story about the Shell cracker plant:

Athletics

Men's Basketball

Robert Morris Adds Point Guard Dante Treacy To 2018-19 Roster:

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2018/09/06/Robert-Morris-men-s-basketball-adds-point-guard-Dante-Treacy-to-2018-19-roster/stories/201809060213

Robert Morris Expects Big Things From Transfer Guard Josh Williams:

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2018/09/10/robert-morris-basketball-josh-williams-transfer-akron-st-vincent-st-mary/stories/201809100012

Mike Iuzzolino: Win The Day:

http://www.resilientworker.net/mike-iuzzolino-win-the-day/

Robert Morris Bringing Men's Basketball Games Back To Campus:

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2018/09/26/robert-morris-basketball-north-athletic-complex-upmc-events-center/stories/201809250071

 

Men's Hockey

First Call: Robert Morris Product Brady Ferguson Rising In Maple Leafs Organization:

https://triblive.com/sports/columnists/timbenz/breakfastwithbenz/14118740-74/first-call-robert-morris-product-brady-ferguson-rising-in-maple-leafs-organization

 

Women's Hockey

'A Dream Come True' - Howard, Gebhard, Welsh Skate for Team Canada:

http://burghhockey.com/howard-gebhard-welsh-team-canada/

Co-Captain Amber Rennie Excited to Help Lead the Colonials:

http://burghhockey.com/co-captain-rennie-lead-colonials/

RMU Drops Opener To St. Lawrence, 2-0:

http://burghhockey.com/rmu-drops-opener-st-lawrence-2-0/

Colonials Down Saints, 3-2, in Overtime:

http://burghhockey.com/colonials-saints-3-2-overtime/

August 2018

The Public Price Match Plus initiative garnered plenty of buzz:

http://www.post-gazette.com/news/education/2018/08/27/Robert-Morris-University-RMU-tuition-college-cost-Pitt-Penn-State-scholarship/stories/201808270064

https://tinyurl.com/yachsdsv

https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2018/08/27/rmu-launches-scholarship-programto-beat-pitt-penn.html

http://www.timesonline.com/news/20180827/new-program-lowers-rmu-tuition-below-state-related-universities

https://www.forbes.com/sites/joshmoody/2018/08/29/two-new-price-matching-programs-rolled-out-at-private-colleges/#7d1888f71c8b

Pittsburgh Magazine and the Pittsburgh Business Times featured President Howard:

https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2018/08/16/the-highest-office-of-highered-chris-howard-of.html

http://www.pittsburghmagazine.com/Pittsburgh-Magazine/September-2018/Taking-the-Helm-Meet-Pittsburghs-Newest-College-Leaders/

RMU’s agreement with OVG to manage the UPMC Events Center caught some attention in the trade press:

https://www.billboard.com/articles/business/8472816/tim-leiweke-ovg-facilities-pittsburgh-arena-upmc

http://celebrityaccess.com/2018/08/29/ovg-facilities-to-manage-upmc-events-center-at-robert-morris-university/

http://www.venuesnow.com/news/detail/robert-morris

https://tinyurl.com/yc9kux8s

Athletics

Football

Ricky Guss Is Heading To Robert Morris
http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2018/08/13/ricky-guss-transfer-robert-morris-football-quaker-valley/stories/201808130137

Clark Stressing Competition in Year 1 With Robert Morris 
http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2018/08/17/robert-morris-football-bernard-clark-northeast-conference-2018/stories/201808170070

Men's Basketball

Insider Access: RMU Head Coach Andy Toole 
https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2018/06/29/insider-access-rmu-head-coach-andy-toole/

Colonials Headed to Ireland For Foreign Tour 
https://www.dkpittsburghsports.com/2018/08/02/robert-morris-ireland/

Robert Morris Excited For First International Tour 
http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2018/08/06/robert-morris-basketball-foreign-tour-ireland-andy-toole-matty-mcconnell/stories/201808060145

RMU Opens Ireland Tour With Victory 
https://rmucolonials.com/news/2018/8/9/mens-basketball-rmu-opens-ireland-tour-with-victory.aspx

Colonials Surge Past Moycullen, 104-69 
https://rmucolonials.com/news/2018/8/12/mens-basketball-colonials-surge-past-moycullen-104-69.aspx

Foreign Tour To Ireland Concludes With Win 
https://rmucolonials.com/news/2018/8/12/mens-basketball-colonials-surge-past-moycullen-104-69.aspx

Men's Soccer

RMU's Reggae Boyz Reunite in USL Showdown
https://rmucolonials.com/news/2018/6/27/mens-soccer-rmus-reggae-boyz-reunite-in-usl-showdown.aspx

Riverhounds SC is 'Locked In." Neco Brett Has Been A Key 
http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/soccer/2018/07/12/pittsburgh-riverhounds-sc-robert-morris-soccer-neco-brett/stories/201807120184

Women's Soccer

Chemistry Comes From Fun For Colonials' Duo 
https://www.dkpittsburghsports.com/2018/06/20/chemistry-robert-morris-soccer/

Men's Ice Hockey

Robert Morris Celebrating 15 Years On Ice 
https://www.dkpittsburghsports.com/2018/07/20/rmu-hockey-schooley/

Women's Hockey

Three Colonials Taken In CWHL Draft 
https://www.dkpittsburghsports.com/2018/08/26/robert-morris-cwhl-draft/

June/July 2018

President Howard published this op-ed in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette contrasting RMU and Harvard, and extolling the variety of educational institutions:

http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/Op-Ed/2018/06/08/We-need-all-types-of-colleges-and-universities/stories/201806010042

The New Pittsburgh Courier covered President Howard’s talk at the African American Chamber of Commerce:

https://newpittsburghcourieronline.com/2018/06/24/rmus-christopher-howard-promotes-partnership-at-powerbreakfast/

John Clark discussed the Kennywood/Steelers deal:

https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/13889183-74/steelers-kennywood-deal-mutually-beneficial-to-western-pennsylvania-icons

Steve Foreman weighed in on the UPMC/Highmark divorce:

http://www.post-gazette.com/business/healthcare-business/2018/07/05/UPMC-Highmark-Allegheny-Health-Network-consent-decrees-2019-expiration/stories/201807030005

The Post-Gazette quoted Yasmin Purohit in a story about the ailing Art Institutes:

https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2018/06/11/upmc-workpartners-expanding-workplace-wellness.html

Peggy and the RMU Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management was also front and center in this Nonprofit Quarterly article:

https://nonprofitquarterly.org/2018/07/31/will-pittsburgh-nonprofits-move-away-from-overwhelmingly-white-leadership/

PublicSource called on Peggy Outon to discuss the lack of diversity among the leadership of local nonprofits:

https://www.publicsource.org/why-are-the-leadership-ranks-of-pa-nonprofits-so-white-and-how-could-they-be-more-diverse/

The Business Times included RMU in a story about UPMC’s workplace wellness programs:

https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2018/06/11/upmc-workpartners-expanding-workplace-wellness.html

Black Enterprise featured President Howard for receiving the Harvard Business School Alumni Achievement Award:

http://www.blackenterprise.com/african-americans-receive-prestigious-harvard-business-school-award/

RMU was one of several institutions to receive a state grant for teacher education residency programs:

https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/13860447-74/grant-to-support-teacher-training-residencies

A few media outlets published stories about the Cyber Camp hosted by Pitt and RMU:

https://triblive.com/news/education/career/13736242-74/cybersecurity-summer-camp-at-pitt-cyber-grows-sells-out https://newpittsburghcourieronline.com/2018/07/19/pitt-launches-second-annual-cybercamp-for-area-students/

The Pittsburgh Business Times published a story about how RMU and CCBC are preparing students for careers in cyber security:

https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2018/07/16/ccbc-prepares-students-to-fill-cybersecurity.html

President Howard was front and center in an Inside Higher Ed article about presidents who left liberal arts schools for places like RMU:

https://tinyurl.com/y76e77xa

WTAE got a sneak peek of the UPMC Events Center with head men’s basketball coach Andy Toole:

http://www.wtae.com/article/inside-rmu-basketball-s-new-home/22488770