Robert Morris University

Steelers GM Kevin Colbert To Give Commencement Address

Class of ‘22 Will Celebrate RMU’s 100th Year.

Steelers GM Kevin Colbert To Give Commencement Address

Robert Morris University Class of ’79 alumnus Kevin Colbert, general manager of the Pittsburgh Steelers, is speaking at RMU’s commencement ceremonies next month.

Colbert will give the commencement address at the graduate ceremony on Friday, May 6, at 4 p.m. on campus in the Peoples Court arena of UPMC Events Center. Approximately 150 students will receive master’s and doctoral degrees at that ceremony.

The undergraduate ceremony will be held Saturday, May 7, at 9:30 a.m., and 525 students will receive bachelor’s degrees at the event. The undergraduate commencement speaker will be Richard J. Harshman, director of PNC Financial Services Group and Ameren Corporation and chair of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust. Harshman is an RMU alumnus and the former chair of the university Board of Trustees, and former chairman, president and CEO of Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (ATI).

Next month’s commencement ceremony will be the final official university event observing the 100th anniversary of RMU’s founding in 1921 as the Pittsburgh School of Accountancy.