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RMU in the News

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

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

July 2012

Communication Professor Rex Crawley and RMU were the subjects of this front-page Pittsburgh Post-Gazette story about the $900,000 grant the university received to launch the RMU Research Center on Black Male Educational Student Success:

Essential Public Radio also broadcast a story about the new research center (link is to text version:

RMU received plenty of coverage about the opening of the new RMU Downtown:

The RMU Island Sports Center received all kinds of attention -- for reinflating the Golf Dome and for summer skating:

The Pittsburgh Business Times picked health care economist Steve Foreman's brains about the Affordable Care Act:

Colonial Theatre's summer productions racked up some coverage:

The Post-Gazette and Moon Patch published articles the Holiday Inn/Yorktown Hall:

The Pittsburgh Business Times noted RMU's re-accreditation by Middle States:

Cassandra Oden, director of the Center for Student Success, was recognized as a Woman of Excellence by the New Pittsburgh Courier:

Pittsburgh Magazine's Great Minds newsletter profiled the musical talents of Heather Pinson, head of the Department of Communication:
(Pittsburgh Magazine learned about Heather from reading it at the RMU News Blog. You should read it too!)

Whirl Magazine previewed the upcoming Pat Metheny Concert at RMU:

RMU was included in a Post-Gazette article about students receiving scholarships from the Pittsburgh Housing Authority:

The Post-Gazette and Pittsburgh Tribune-Review tapped the expertise of Sport Management Department Head Dave Synowka and communication lecturer Yvonne Bland, respectively, for these articles:


Men's Basketball
Jones Striving to Be Complete Player (7/4/12):

Myers Hoping to Piece Offensive Game Together (7/13/12):

Williams Looking for Leadership Role (7/16/12):

No Luck Involved in Jones' Improved Play (7/22/12):

Men's Ice Hockey
NHL-Hopefuls Urged to Consider College (7/3/12):

Women of Sport (Beaver County Times Special)
Hofacre Had a Vision for RMU (7/21/12):

Brianne McLaughlin Champions Women's Ice Hockey with Silver Medal (7/21/12):