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

APRIL 2018

President Howard spoke to KDKA-TV's Jon Delano about more than $7.5 million in recent gifts the university has received:

http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/video/category/spoken-word-kdkatv/3854288-sunday-business-page-part-2/

Other media outlets also covered this news:

http://triblive.com/local/allegheny/13576342-74/robert-morris-university-receives-75m-in-gifts-from-local-foundations

https://tinyurl.com/y9wfnf23

Among those gifts was $400,000 from Covestro:

http://www.post-gazette.com/business/2018/04/05/Covestro-RMU-Robert-Morris-University-expand-social-purpose-programs/stories/201804050139

https://tinyurl.com/y8w36rj4

The Pittsburgh Business Times named President Howard a CEO of the Year (subscription required):

ttps://tinyurl.com/y9qdaybt

RMU generated headlines for news of upgrades to its residence halls:

http://www.timesonline.com/news/20180411/robert-morris-to-spend-15-million-on-residence-hall-upgrades-renovations

https://tinyurl.com/yce2le6u

The Chronicle of Higher Education asked the president to weigh in on proposed college basketball reforms:

https://tinyurl.com/y7v4a3ue

Holly Hampe discussed Allegheny Health Network's same-day scheduling service:

http://triblive.com/news/healthnow/13493888-74/allegheny-health-network-says-same-day-appointments-living-up-to-promise

KJZZ Radio in Arizona interviewed economist Brian O'Roark about the Amazon H2Q sweepstakes:

https://theshow.kjzz.org/content/633066/what-if-states-cities-tried-attract-small-business-rather-big-ones-amazon

The Tribune-Review tapped Peggy Outon of the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management for a story about how tax reform might impact charitable giving:

http://triblive.com/local/valleynewsdispatch/13534376-74/charities-not-yet-feeling-predicted-donation-pinch-due-to-tax-law-changes

WPXI-TV posted a story on its web site about RMU students raising money for the Leukemia and Lypmphoma Society:

https://www.wpxi.com/entertainment/see-and-be-seen/dodgeball-tournament-raises-money-for-leukemia-and-lymphoma-society/735442333

Executive-in-Residence John Currie continued to grab headlines and publicity from RMU even after his stay here ended:

https://tinyurl.com/y8qs46sv

Athletics

Newest RMU Commitment Philmon Gebrewhit Talks Colonials Andy Toole:

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2018/04/26/philmon-gebrewhit-robert-morris-commit-rivals-recruiting-corey-evans-andy-toole-colonials/stories/201804260083

In Gebrewhit, Robert Morris Might Have Pulled The 'Heist Of The Spring':

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2018/04/26/philmon-gebrewhit-robert-morris-commit-rivals-recruiting-corey-evans-andy-toole-colonials/stories/201804260083