RMU recognizes its leadership contributors through various Points of Recognition across campus. The following are just a few of the more recent additions to this growing roll of honor.
If you’d like to discuss other possible Points of Recognition opportunities, please contact Kimberley A. Hammer, Esq., vice president for development, Institutional Advancement, at 412-397-6413 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The ATI Center
Designed to enhance engaged learning experiences, and funded by a grant from Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (ATI), The ATI Center is equipped with advanced computer stations and online research capabilities. Complete with the latest in international trade, emerging market, financial, economic and political information and data, this facility serves as a resource center for faculty and students, as well as for companies in the region. Industry benefits from a “global laboratory” and the opportunity to partner with RMU’s doctoral experts in international business. The library further strengthens RMU’s extensive ties to the business community.
PNC Business Center
As the centerpiece of the new, 18,000-square-foot complex, the PNC Business Center provides hands-on training in financial trading strategy and has applications for research that expand the financial literacy of students, faculty, and the broader community. Funded by a grant by the PNC Foundation, this distinctive, glass-encased center is a fully functional trading room similar to the NYSE with real-time stock tickers, market information, and analytical software. Faculty will incorporate the center into several courses, giving students a powerful educational experience that transcends the traditional classroom.
United States Steel Corporation Video Conferencing and Technology Center
Funded by a grand from the United States Steel Foundation, and fully integrated into graduate and undergraduate curricula, the United States Steel Corporation Video Conferencing and Technology Center serves as an economics research center as well as a distance-learning and corporate-training resource for companies and other organizations. The center’s multimedia computer workstations familiarize students with software and databases that drive modern business decision-making. The center offers students direct exposure to the day-to-day workings of the professional world. And with features like the telepresence room and Bloomberg lab, it provides the invaluable, high-tech experience students need to compete in an international business environment.
Snee-Reinhardt Charitable Foundation House for the Media Arts
The Snee-Reinhardt Charitable Foundation House for the Media Arts, made possible by the Snee-Reinhardt Charitable Foundation, serves as a living-and-learning center for students in the School of Communications and Information System Media Arts Program. The facility features a screening room on the lower level for student films and documentaries, a meeting room and conferencing room on the first floor, and space throughout to display the work of students. It also features an apartment on the second floor, where visiting scholars will live and work alongside students.The Snee-Reinhardt Charitable Foundation, established in 1983 by Katherine Snee, provides aid to organizations who strive to serve the community by improving social conditions. Christina Treadwell ‘91, a member of the foundation’s Board of Directors and RMU’s Board of Visitors, was instrumental in making this new facility a reality.