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

DECEMBER 2016

President Howard wrote an op-ed for the Pittsburgh Business Times about the role of higher education in meeting our region's workforce demands (subscription required):

http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2016/12/01/chris-howard-higher-ed-pivotal-to-meeting.html

The New Pittsburgh Courier published a story about RMU's new transfer agreements with the Community College of Beaver County:

https://newpittsburghcourieronline.com/2016/12/05/ccbc-and-rmu-sign-transfer-agreements-for-fourteen-additional-programs/

The Pittsburgh Business Times included RMU in articles regarding how colleges and universities monitor social media and the impact of the election of Donald Trump on international students subscription required):

http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2016/12/07/walking-social-media-tightrope-when-to-intervene.html

http://tinyurl.com/jttfav2

Marcel Minutolo, associate professor of management, spoke to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette about businesses that last 50 years or more:

http://tinyurl.com/jjj5ck9

Justin DePlato, assistant professor of political science, wrote this widely distributed opo-ed comparing President-elect Donald Trump to the Whigs of old:

http://newsdemocratleader.com/opinion/7776/president-elect-trump-the-new-whig-president

Cindy Leonard of the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management spoke to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review of a computer hack that victimizes nonprofits:

http://triblive.com/local/allegheny/11609930-74/website-search-site

It's the 40th anniversary of the classic film Slap Shot which means that RMU's own Hanson brother (Dave Hanson, executive director of the Island Sports Center) is in the news:

http://www.tribdem.com/sports/mike-mastovich-slap-shot-th-anniversary-to-bring-hansons-back/article_e3a7454a-c49c-11e6-a131-2b37fa418bc1.html

Adjunct Professor Matthew Conboy's "Start With Art" programs get some well-earned attention from WPXI:

http://www.wpxi.com/news/proud-to-be-from-pittsburgh/proud-to-be-from-pittsburgh-start-with-art/476613017

Athletics

Men's Hockey

Robert Morris Looks To Prove Its Mettle In Three Rivers Classic (12/28/16):
http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2016/12/28/Robert-Morris-Boston-College-Quinnipiac-Ferris-State-Three-Rivers-Classic-PPG-Paints-Arena/stories/201612290014

Benz On DK Sports Radio: Derek Schooley Interview (12/28/16):
http://dkpittsburghsports.com/2016/12/28/derek-schooley-interview-12-28/

Robert Morris Advances To Three Rivers Classic Final (12/29/16):
http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2016/12/29/Robert-Morris-advances-to-Three-Rivers-Classic-hockey-final/stories/201612290171

Matt's Stats: Robert Morris vs. Numbers (12/29/16):
http://dkpittsburghsports.com/2016/12/29/matts-stats-robert-morris-hockey-fights-numbers/

Colonials Claim Three Rivers Classic In 5-2 Upset Win Over Quinnipiac (12/30/16):
http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2016/12/30/Robert-Morris-Colonials-claim-Three-Rivers-Classic-title-in-5-2-upset-over-Quinnipiac-college-hockey/stories/201612300191

Hunting Big Game: Colonials Defend Classic Level No. 13 Quinnipiac (12/30/16):
http://dkpittsburghsports.com/2016/12/30/robert-morris-defends-title-5-2-leveling-ranked-quinnipiac/

NHL, College Ties Snug at Three Rivers Classic (12/30/16):
http://dkpittsburghsports.com/2016/12/30/three-rivers-classic-nhl-ncaa-connection-tightens/

Venue, Competition Keep Top College Hockey Teams Coming Back To Three Rivers Classic (12/30/16):

http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/hockey/venue-competition-keep-top-college-hockey-teams-coming-back-to/article_f57068b8-ce2b-11e6-b4af-375a5979d1c0.html

Women's Hockey

Robert Morris Not Chasing Teams Any Longer (12/8/16):
http://www.uscho.com/2016/12/08/robert-morris-not-chasing-teams-any-longer/

Feature: I Want To Play Hockey (12/8/16):
http://rmucolonials.com/news/2016/12/8/womens-ice-hockey-feature-i-want-to-play-hockey.aspx?path=whockey

Men's Basketball

Feature: The Man of Little Words (12/2/16):
http://rmucolonials.com/news/2016/12/2/mens-basketball-feature-man-of-little-words.aspx?path=mbball

In Hopes Of Expanded Fanbase, Robert Morris Has Upcoming Games at PPG Paints Arena (12/6/16):
http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/in-hopes-of-an-expanded-fanbase-robert-morris-basketball-has/article_288215e8-bb18-11e6-9d80-bf7e87ba45d4.html

Robert Morris Holds Off Duquesne (12/6/16):
http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2016/12/06/Robert-Morris-holds-off-Duquesne-64-60/stories/201612060202

Gritty Still, Colonials Bury Dukes, 64-60 (12/6/16):
http://dkpittsburghsports.com/2016/12/06/stills-layup-buries-dukes-tight-game/

Robert Morris Seizes Control In Final Minute To Beat Duquesne (12/6/16):
http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/11597063-74/duquesne-morris-robert

Still The Difference in Robert Morris' 64-60 Win Over Duquesne (12/6/16):
http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/isaiah-still-was-the-difference-in-robert-morris--/article_d621fc9a-bc26-11e6-b603-6f7e63dcf362.html

Robert Morris Suffers 'Uncomfortable' 21-Point Loss to Oakland (12/10/16):
http://dkpittsburghsports.com/2016/12/10/sloppy-second-half-soils-robert-morris-grizzlies/

Feature: The Elder Statesman (12/13/16):
http://rmucolonials.com/news/2016/12/13/mens-basketball-feature-the-elder-statesman.aspx?path=mbball

In Depth: Colonials' Tate Perseveres, Prospers (12/15/16):
http://dkpittsburghsports.com/2016/12/15/depth-colonials-tate-perseveres-prospers-little-things/

'Monster Senior Plays' Boost Colonials By Buffalo (12/21/16):
http://dkpittsburghsports.com/2016/12/21/tate-boosts-colonials-buffalo/

Robert Morris Pulls Off 74-71 Victory Against Buffalo (12/22/16):
http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2016/12/22/Robert-Morris-pulls-off-74-71-victory-against-Buffalo-before-Christmas-break/stories/201612220126

Burke Realizing There's More To Basketball Than Scoring (12/22/16):
http://dkpittsburghsports.com/2016/12/22/burke-realizing-theres-basketball-just-scoring/

Puzzle Coming Together For Colonials Heading Into NEC Play (12/28/16):
http://dkpittsburghsports.com/2016/12/28/colonials-putting-pieces-puzzle-together-heading-nec-play/