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Tuesday, November 1, 2011

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

October 2011

First, unfinished business: two stories we missed from September. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review featured RMU in a story about the transformation in the student dining experience, and the Pittsburgh Business Times tapped the expertise of marketing Professor Gayle Marco for a story about what makes for a strong brand::
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/pittsburgh/s_759117.html
http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/print-edition/2011/09/02/what-makes-a-strong-brand.html

WTAE-TV, KDKA-TV and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette wrote about the Steelerette's 50th reunion at RMU's Homecoming:
http://www.wtae.com/video/29423234/detail.html
http://us.cisionpoint.com/BouncingBallVideoPassThrough.aspx?locator=6-288D86029F-19B26C5-169DD95
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11279/1179982-57.stm

Speaking of Homecoming, it was record-setting, and Patch.com published this photo feature:
http://moon.patch.com/articles/thousands-of-students-alumni-pack-rmus-homecoming-tailgate-alley

Gayle Marco was interviewed for this KDKA story about off-brand cellphone plans:
http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2011/10/24/pre-paid-cell-phones-could-save-you-money/

The Post-Gazette called on Dave Synowka, director of RMU's sport management program, for this story about WVU's fate in the midst of defections from the Big East conference:
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11289/1182510-144.stm

RMU was named a top workplace by the Post-Gazette:
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11279/1178663-509.stm

Pittsburgh Quarterly's fall issue included RMU in a story about college affordability:
http://www.pittsburghquarterly.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=859&Itemid=251&showall=1

RMU hosted a contentious debate between the candidates for Allegheny County executive:
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11301/1185650-455.stm
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/pittsburgh/s_764303.html

Patch.com wrote about RMU's expanding veteran enrollment:
http://moon.patch.com/articles/rmu-expands-military-veterans-enrollment-programs

RMU's role as an economic engine for Moon Township was highlighted in this Trib article:
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/business/s_764229.html 

The Trib tapped the expertise of of the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management for these stories:
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/cityregion/s_762220.html
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/s_763362.html

The Plum Advance Leader also called on the Bayer Center:
http://www.yourplum.com/node/12246 

RMU's theater program was mentioned in this Post-Gazette story about Pittsburgh Musical Theater:
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11300/1185069-325.stm

Athletics:

Football:

Gameday: Saint Francis @ RMU (10/7/11):
http://colonialscorner.com/2011/10/07/game-day-st-francis-at-rmu/#more-2497

King Could Catch On At Next Level (10/7/11):
http://tinyurl.com/424fqpj

Tight End New King of Receivers at RMU (10/8/11):
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11281/1180657-450-0.stm

Saturday Night's All Right for Winning at RMU (10/9/11):
http://tinyurl.com/3fxtjzb

Colonials' Defense Hasn't Missed a Beat (10/12/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1278816

Senior Krepps at Home In the Middle (10/14/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1282800

Game Day: RMU at Albany (10/15/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1279226

Krepps Overcomes Injury To Help Lead Colonials' Defense (10/16/11): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_761957.html

Game Day: Bryant at RMU (10/21/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1282806

3 Keys: Bryant at RMU (10/21/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1282809

Bryant Blocks Punt, Thrust Dagger Into RMU's Chest (10/22/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1282811

Block Punt Dooms Robert Morris (10/23/11): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_763402.html

Bryant Notebook: RMU Changes Up Defensive Front (10/25/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1283127

Myers Adapts as Hard-Hitting Safety (10/28/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1285224

Pregame: Colonials Battling Injury Bug on Defense (10/28/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1285232

Game Day: Sacred Heart at RMU (10/29/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1285629

Sacred Heart 27, Robert Morris 15 (10/29/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1285767

Frustrated Colonials Drop Third Straight (10/30/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1285865

Hockey

RMU Senior Set to Eclipse Ice Hockey Mark (10/13/11): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_761570.html

Lewis Looking to Shoot More for Colonials (10/26/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1284265

Hockey Notebook: Perfect PK, Spartans Loom (10/27/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1284706

Basketball

League Preview: Northeast (10/10/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1276617

As Hoops Season Beckons, RMU's Toole Demands More (10/19/11):
http://tinyurl.com/4yn4j2a

Lewis' Dunk Caps Meet the Colonials (10/20/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1282802

Other:
Robert Morris to Induct Hall of Fame Class (10/20/11): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_762974.html