RMU in the News

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

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…

    Archived Editions

    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