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Monday, July 02, 2012

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

June 2012

WTAE featured the Black Male Leadership Development Institute at RMU:
http://www.cisionpoint.com/BouncingBallVideoPassThrough.aspx?locator=6-28FB50854A-19B26C5-169DD95

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette pubished an article about RMU's Veterans Golf Academy:
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/local/neighborhoods-west/robert-morris-golf-academy-helps-homeless-veterans-641341/

Health care economist Steve Foreman was a panelist on WQED's 4802 program:
http://www.wqed.org/tv/4802/index.php

Steve Foreman spoke to the Post-Gazette about the new Highmark CEO:
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/local/region/new-ceo-winkenwerder-targets-trust-in-highmark-639015/?p=0

The Pittsburgh Business Times interviewed Mary Ann Rafoth, dean of the School of Education and Social Science, for this article about the job market for new teachers:
http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/print-edition/2012/06/01/college-graduates-entering-tough.html?ana=handmark

Pittsburgh Magazine's Great Minds newsletter noted RMU's top rankings for its online degree rankings:
http://www.icontact-archive.com/J0lA9rS2048SGwaCDHxk_ydGqOLMSi0a?w=4

The Post-Gazette reported on President's Dell'Omo's testimony before the governor's Advisory Commission on Postsecondary Education:
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/news/education/educators-asked-to-make-future-students-more-job-ready-640428/

The New Pittsburgh Courier features RMU grad Briana Smith in its article about the Pittsburgh Promise:
http://tinyurl.com/6lzkdlr

The Post-Gazette tapped the expertise of the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management for a pair of stories:
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/business/news/rank-in-pittsburgh-charities-declines-639006/

http://tinyurl.com/7chugsg

The Moon Patch reported on the approval of a new building for the Regional Research and Innovation in Simuiation Education Center by the Moon Township supervisors:
http://moon.patch.com/articles/moon-supervisors-approve-new-rmu-nursing-center?ncid=newsltuspatc00000001

http://moon.patch.com/articles/rmu-rise-center#c

The Moon Patch also noted RMU's role in the effort to add the Mooncrest neighborhood to the National Historic Register:
http://moon.patch.com/articles/effort-to-add-mooncrest-to-national-historic-registry-underway#photo-10267179

Various media outlets picked up on RMU's hiring of Wendy Beckemeyer as the new vice president of enrollment and financial aid:
http://tinyurl.com/88lxepz

http://tinyurl.com/79an3cy

http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/business/dateline/dateline-pittsburgh-for-070112-642731/

http://moon.patch.com/articles/rmu-hires-new-vice-president

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review included RMU in a story about families combining college tours with family vacations:
http://triblive.com/home/1927767-74/campus-says-college-visit-schools-vincent-families-visits-admissions-area

Note: Because of the volume of coverage of the collapse of the Golf Dome at the RMU Island Sports Center, it is not included here. For more information contact Jonathan Potts at potts@rmu.edu.)

Athletics

Men's Basketball

Robert Morris Grows Taller Thanks to '12 Recruits (6/1/12): http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/rmu/robert-morris-grows-taller-thanks-to-12-recruits-638483/

Anderson Traverses Bumpy Path to RMU (6/1/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1371072&PT=4&PR=2

Anderson Hopes to Provide Immediate Scoring Punch (6/1/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1371073&PT=4&PR=2

Return Home to Robert Morris 'Feels Good' for Perry Grad (6/7/12): http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/rmu/return-home-to-robert-morris-feels-good-for-perry-grad-639322/

Indiana Recruit Joins Colonials (6/14/12):  http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/rmu/indiana-recruit-joins-colonials-640268/

Robert Morris Lands Transfer Pressley (6/20/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1377483&PT=4&PR=2

Tracking Down Former RMU Hoops Stars Overseas (6/25/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1378708&PT=4&PR=2

Loyalty Played A Factor for Pressley (6/26/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1379025&PT=4&PR=2

Hawkins Using Summer to Perfect His Game (6/27/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1379628&PT=4&PR=2

Men's Ice Hockey

NHL-Hopefuls Urged to Consider College (6/23/12):  http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/rmu/nhl-hopefuls-urged-to-consider-college-641599/

Football

RMU Assistant Plans to Turn Tragedy Into Triumph (6/2/12): http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/football/rmu-assistant-plans-to-turn-tragedy-into-triumph/article_3576b50b-acdf-577a-8ba3-77b59016e1ba.html

Crouse Vows To Coach Again After Accident (6/3/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1371576&PT=4&PR=2

Robert Morris QB Coach Crouse Adapts to Life-Changing Events (6/4/12):  http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/rmu/robert-morris-qb-coach-crouse-adapts-to-life-changing-events-638802/

Miscellaneous

Robert Morris Won't Ride The Conference Carousel (6/25/12):  http://www.timesonline.com/sports/local_sports/robert-morris-won-t-ride-the-conference-carousel-will-remain/article_5305badd-c0c6-5004-a343-7566d066937c.html