With your support, RMU skyrocketed in the U.S. News and World Report rankings and continued to earn national recognition. The School of Engineering, Mathematics, and Science and School of Business were singled out for being among the best in their respective categories. RMU’s theatre program earned national accolades for production of Love’s Labour’s Lost. And, we dedicated Scaife Hall, featuring an expanded nursing simulation lab that offers state-of-the-art technology and instruction by leading educators and experts.
Through the innovative Student Philanthropy Ambassadors program, outstanding students make a direct contribution to the financial strength of the university. The inaugural group shattered their fundraising goal for this year’s class gift, founding the Professional Success Award to support a student in an unpaid internship. They’re building a pipeline of leadership and broadening our fundraising base.
Your support helps to prepare the next generation of women leaders through the Women’s Leadership and Mentorship Program. Each year, up to 25 students are accepted into this competitive program that prepares women to make their mark on the world. Dedicated faculty and staff members share their passion for young women's empowerment through a one-on-one mentoring relationship and professional mentors provide career-specific guidance.RMU is also expanding the boundaries of education by employing innovative teaching approaches that prepare all students to think critically and act creatively. RMU offers the unique Student Engagement Transcript, an official University endorsement of students’ leadership roles, community service hours, international study trips, and internship experiences that gives our students a leg up in today’s competitive job market.
In the highly competitive environment at RMU, we are committed to helping our students succeed not only in the classroom, but in life. Your donation enables our professional staff to offer counseling, academic tutoring and career placement to help students through each phase of their transition--beginning before they set foot on campus and continuing after graduation.