RMU in the News

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

September 2019

The Public Price Match Plus Program made a splash again in September:

https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/video/4157276-sunday-business-page-robe…

The Pittsburgh Business Times and RMU teamed up to host a panel discussion about opportunities in the airport corridor, moderated by President Howard:

https://tinyurl.com/y4myj995

The upcoming Bob Dylan show at the UPMC Events Center got plenty of attention:

https://www.wtae.com/article/bob-dylan-and-his-band-pittsburgh-upmc-eve…

https://triblive.com/aande/music/bob-dylan-band-coming-to-upmc-events-c…

The Washington Observer-Reporter put the spotlight on David Ausman and his work helping veterans at RMU:

https://observer-reporter.com/living/veteran-helps-students-transition-…

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette noted that President Howard delivered the keynote address at the Get Involved Service Summit:

https://www.post-gazette.com/life/seen/2019/09/16/10th-annual-Get-Invol…

Athletics

Football

Robert Morris Remains Winless, Falls To Dayton, 34-31:
https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/09/14/Robert-Morris-distri…  

Hockey

You Might See RMU Alum Kirsten Welsh On The NHL Ice Someday:
https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/09/12/nhl-female-officials…  

Prisuta On Pucks: Where They Left Off:
https://rmucolonials.com/news/2019/9/27/mens-ice-hockey-prisuta-on-puck…;

    Archived Editions

    August 2019

    The Public Price Match Plus Program got some great coverage in the media:

    https://www.post-gazette.com/news/education/2019/08/27/Tuition-college-…

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gIU2Afh3iHA&feature=youtu.be

    https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2019/08/28/robert-morris-un…

    https://www.wesa.fm/post/iup-digs-blairsville-find-artifacts-8k-years-o…

    The Pittsburgh Business Times wrote about RMU’s new certificate in sales:

    https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2019/08/23/rmus-school-of-b…

    The Pittsburgh Magazine published a story about RMU’s engineering lab at the Energy Innovation Center:

    https://www.pittsburghmagazine.com/Pittsburgh-Magazine/September-2019/T…

    The Beaver County Times wrote about a state grant RMU received for its principal certification program:

    https://www.timesonline.com/news/20190806/rmu-gets-200k-grant-for-princ…

    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette tapped the expertise of Peggy Outon with the RMU Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management for this story about the cancellation of the regatta:

    https://www.post-gazette.com/life/recreation/2019/08/04/three-rivers-Re…

    Athletic Business featured RMU in a story about campus recreation:

    https://www.athleticbusiness.com/recreation/how-college-rec-can-help-ne…

    The Bryan Adams concert got rave reviews:

    https://www.ellwoodcityledger.com/entertainmentlife/20190815/bryan-adam…

    Sports Video Group News published a story about the UPMC Events Center:

    https://www.sportsvideo.org/2019/08/14/robert-morris-university-raises-…

    Athletics

    Football

    Branch Brings A Robert Morris Flavor To Latrobe:

    https://www.timesonline.com/news/20190730/branch-brings-robert-morris-f…  

    Stephens Hopes To Spark RMU Back To Winning Ways:

    https://www.timesonline.com/sports/20190821/west-alum-terence-stephens-…  

    Women's Soccer 

    https://triblive.com/sports/springdale-graduate-alexa-sarsfield-gets-co…  

    Miscellaneous

    Longtime RMU Broadcaster Temporarily Sidelined For Start of Season:
    https://www.timesonline.com/sports/20190825/longtime-rmu-broadcaster-sh…  

    Longtime RMU Announcer Shovlin On The Mend, Will Miss First Football Opener:

    https://triblive.com/sports/longtime-rmu-announcer-shovlin-on-the-mend-…

    July 2019

    The Pittsburgh Business Times and Inside Higher Ed reported on new degree programs at RMU:

    https://tinyurl.com/yxwyypwu

    https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2019/07/18/colleges-start-new-acade…

    Pittsburgh Magazine published this fantastic story about RMU’s 50th anniversary as a four-year institution:

    https://tinyurl.com/y2jvowa3

    President Howard offered his thoughts to Pittsburgh Quarterly about the future of higher education:

    https://pittsburghquarterly.com/pq-education/pq-higher-education/item/2…

    PGHTech Fuse wrote about RMU’s role in boosting the airport corridor:

    https://pghtechfuse.com/made-in-pa/taking-off-i-376-corridor-connects-g…

    The Tribune-Review tapped the expertise of Phil Harold for a story about three up-and-coming female politicians in Allegheny County:

    https://triblive.com/local/pittsburgh-allegheny/how-3-new-allegheny-cou…

    The Guide to Good Health featured RMU’s nursing education partnership with St. Clair Hospital:

    http://guidetogoodhealth.com/Articles/RMU_SCH_DedicatedEducationalUnit…

    Athletics

    Football

    FCS Preview: Robert Morris:

    https://herosports.com/fcs/football-2019-preview-robert-morris-nec-bzbz  

    2020 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Terence Stephens, Robert Morris:

    https://www.nfldraftdiamonds.com/2019/07/terence-stephens/  

    Women's Soccer

    CV grad Allie Ball Excels In New Role On Defense For Robert Morris:
      
    https://triblive.com/sports/chartiers-valley-grad-allie-ball-excels-in-…

    June 2019

    RMU was included in a story in the Chronicle of Higher Education about enrolling veterans:

    https://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Business-Case-for/246436?cid=wcon…

    And the Chronicle took note of Mary Ann Rafoth’s appointment as provost:

    https://www.chronicle.com/article/Transitions-U-of-Tennessee/246450

    The New York Times tapped Nate Taylor’s expertise in children’s literature for this story about the anniversary of Heather Has Two Mommies:

    https://parenting.nytimes.com/relationships/heather-two-mommies-30?modu…
     
    RMU was among the local universities to receive a state grant to support advanced manufacturing initiatives:

    https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2019/06/24/cmu-pitt-receive…

    https://www.nextpittsburgh.com/latest-news/what-kinds-of-high-tech-inno…

    https://pennwatch.org/manufacturing-pa-innovation-program-awards-1-7-mi…

    RMU had two angles in this Pittsburgh Post-Gazette profile of new United Way CEO Bobbi Watt Geer -- she’s an alum, and Peggy Outon of the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management got to weigh in on her hire:

    https://www.post-gazette.com/business/career-workplace/2019/06/18/Bobbi…

    The Beaver County Times chronicled the visit of U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. David Thompson to RMU:

    https://www.timesonline.com/news/20190615/air-force-lt-gen-david-thomps…

    Phil Harold weighed in on the race for district attorney in Allegheny County:

    https://triblive.com/local/pittsburgh-allegheny/allegheny-county-public…

    The City Paper included the UPMC Events Center in its roundup of new concert venues:

    https://www.pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/new-concert-venues-fresh-radio-…

    Athletics

    RMU Guard Honoka Ikematsu, Assistant Coach Asami Morita Aiming For Personal Growth:

    https://www.japantimes.co.jp/sports/2019/06/14/basketball/robert-morris…;

    May 2019

    The opening of the UPMC Events Center generated a ton of positive media attention for RMU:

    https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/05/03/New-UPMC-Events-cent…;
     
    https://triblive.com/sports/rmu-unveils-upmc-events-center-featuring-40…  

    https://triblive.com/sports/kevin-gormans-take-5-upmc-events-center-at-…  

    https://www.timesonline.com/sports/20190505/rmu-hopes-new-upmc-events-c…  

    https://cwpittsburgh.cbslocal.com/video/4078842-sunday-business-page-ro…

    https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2019/05/03/robert-morris-university-new…

    https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2019/05/03/take-a-look-at-r…

    https://www.timesonline.com/sports/20190503/robert-morris-university-un…

    https://www.timesonline.com/entertainmentlife/20190513/opening-night-su…

    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Pittsburgh Business Times published stories about RMU’s first endowed professorship, the Richard J. Harshman Professorship in Accounting:

    https://www.post-gazette.com/news/education/2019/05/11/Robert-Morris-Un…

    https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2019/05/13/ati-creates-prof…

    The RMU School of Engineering, Mathematics and Science was featured in an article about certificate and nondegree programs in Prism, a publication of the American Society for Engineering Education:

    http://www.asee-prism.org/teaching-toolbox-mar-apr/

    Peggy Outon of the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management remains the go-to expert on nonprofit organizations, which is why WTAE tapped her to discuss legislation requiring charities to spend at least 60 percent of their funds on their core mission:

    https://www.wtae.com/article/investigation-some-pennsylvania-charities-…

    RMU club hockey player and NHL 19 champion David Roebuck was featured in a Post-Gazette story about the Steel City Showdown esports tournament:

    https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/other-sports/2019/05/11/Steel-City-…

    Athletics

    Athletic Director

    Robert Morris Introduces Chris King As Athletic Director:
    https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/05/07/chris-king-robert-mo…  

    Apollo Native Returns To Alma Mater To Help Robert Morris Athletics Grow:
    https://triblive.com/sports/apollo-native-returns-to-alma-mater-to-help…;

    New Robert Morris Athletic Director Discusses Return To Alma Mater:
    https://triblive.com/sports/new-robert-morris-athletic-director-discuss…  

    Basketball

    NEC Basketball Coaches Rank The Best Jobs In The Conference:
    https://watchstadium.com/news/nec-basketball-coaches-rank-the-best-jobs…  

    Men's Golf

    Robert Morris Ready For NCAA Regional:
    https://www.timesonline.com/sports/20190505/robert-morris-mens-golf-tea…  

    Men's Lacrosse

    Robert Morris Men's Lacrosse Coach Talks Return To NCAA Tournament:
    https://triblive.com/sports/podcast-robert-morris-mens-lacrosse-coach-t…  

    Women's Lacrosse

    How I Scored My Job In The Secret Service:
    http://www.ncaa.org/student-athletes/former-student-athlete/how-i-score…  

    Softball

    Robert Morris' Taylor Bartlow Finishes College By Playing All 9 Positions:
    https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-taylor-bartlow-finishes-colle…  

    Q&A With Briana Bunner:
    http://westmorelandsports.com/news/2268

    April 2019

    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette featured RMU in a story about colleges and universities using free housing to boost summer enrollment:

    https://www.post-gazette.com/news/education/2019/04/22/free-dorm-housin…

    Planet Money asked Brian O’Roark why superheroes don’t take over the world:

    https://www.npr.org/sections/money/2019/04/26/717651281/why-superman-do…

    The Post-Gazette tapped Phil Harold for a story about Joe Biden’s presidential candidacy:

    https://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-local/2019/04/23/Joe-Biden-c…

    WalletHub included Jill Maher in a feature about credit card foreign transaction fees:

    https://wallethub.com/blog/foreign-transaction-fee-survey/59757/#expert…

    Athletics

    Softball

    RMU's Abrielle McCartney Juggles Softball, Academics and Military Aspirations:

    https://triblive.com/sports/rmus-abrielle-mccartney-juggles-softball-ac…  

    Men's Basketball

    Robert Morris Coach Andy Toole Handicaps Final Four:

    https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-coach-andy-toole-handicaps-fi…  

    Robert Morris Signs Trio of Newcomers:

    https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-signs-trio-of-newcomers/

    March 2019

    The Pittsburgh Business Times published this story about RMU’s new cyber investigations degree:

    https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2019/04/01/rmu-offering-new…

    The Post-Gazette wrote about the expansion of the John Jay Center for the School of Engineering, Mathematics and Science:

    https://www.post-gazette.com/local/west/2019/03/26/RMU-s-John-Jay-Cente…

    Maria Kalevitch appeared on the KD/PG Sunday Edition to discuss the RMU 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing Laboratory at the Energy Innovation Center:

    https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/video/4043981-kd-pg-sunday-edition-part…

    Derya Jacobs was a guest on the KD Sunday Business Page to discuss RMU’s professional development program for Eat ‘n’ Park employees:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1C2EJhZYvXg

    The Business Times also published a story about that program:

    http://tinyurl.com/yxcbr7ea

    The Tribune-Review previewed RMU’s annual Women and Transformational Leadership Symposium:

    https://triblive.com/local/regional/robert-morris-university-symposium-…

    Several media outlets noted RMU’s outreach to students at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh:

    http://tinyurl.com/y6zgafb5

    The New York Times noted the economic impact study that RMU performed for the Shell cracker plant:

    https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/26/business/shell-polyethylene-factory-…

    The Post-Gazette tapped the expertise of Yasmin Purohit for an article about changes to benefits for U.S. Steel employees:

    https://www.post-gazette.com/business/career-workplace/2019/03/21/U-S-S…

    Athletics

    Women's Basketball

    Top-Seeded Robert Morris Set for Northeast Conference Tournament:
    https://triblive.com/sports/top-seeded-robert-morris-women-set-for-nort…  

    No. 1 Seed RMU Breezes Past Fairleigh Dickinson In NEC Quarterfinals:
    https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/03/11/No-1-seed-RMU-women-…  

    Robert Morris Holds Off Mount St. Mary's Comeback, Advance to Sixth NEC Championship:
    https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/03/14/Robert-Morris-women-…  

    Robert Morris Wins NEC Championship, Earns NCAA Tournament Berth:
    https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/03/17/Robert-Morris-women-…  

    Robert Morris Beats St. Francis For NEC Title, Return to NCAAs:
    https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-women-beat-saint-francis-win-…  

    No. 16 Seed Robert Morris Faces Tough Opponent in No. 1 seed Louisville:
    https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/03/18/No-16-seed-Robert-Mo…  

    Improved Nneka Ezeigbo, Robert Morris Welcome Challenge in NCAA Tournament:
    https://triblive.com/sports/improved-nneka-ezeigbo-robert-morris-welcom…  

    Robert Morris Falls To Top Seed Louisville, 69-34:
    https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/03/22/ncaa-women-s-tournam…  

    Men's Basketball

    In Crazy Comeback, Robert Morris Beats St. Francis Brooklyn in NEC Quarterfinals:
    https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/03/06/In-crazy-comeback-Ro…  

    McConnell, Josh Williams Lead Robert Morris To Win vs. Cornell in CIT:
    https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/03/19/Robert-Morris-holds-…  

    Robert Morris Overcomes Jimmy Boeheim, Cornell In CIT Opener:
    https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-overcomes-jimmy-boeheim-corne…  

    Robert Morris Comes Back and Beats Cornell in OT:
    https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2019/03/19/robert-morris-comes-back-and…  

    No City Game in 2019, But Pitt Will Play at Robert Morris To Open Colonials' New Home:
    https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/Pitt/2019/03/21/pitt-duquesne-city-…  

    Robert Morris Ousted in Second Round of CIT:
    https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-plays-on-set-to-meet-presbyte…  

    McConnell's Run With Robert Morris Ends With CIT Loss:
    https://triblive.com/sports/matty-mcconnells-run-with-robert-morris-bas…  

    Robert Morris Squanders Double-Digit Lead in CIT Loss to Presbyterian:
    https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2019/03/24/robert-morris-squanders-doub…  

    Toole Talks New Building and Matchup With Pitt:
    https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2019/03/26/andy-toole-talks-new-buildin…  

    Toole Handicaps Sweet 16, Talks 2019 Matchup vs. Pitt:
    https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-andy-toole-handicaps-sweet-16…  

    McConnell Leaves Lasting Impact On Robert Morris Program:
    https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2019/03/29/matty-mcconnell-leaves-lasti…  

    Men's Hockey

    Schooley Previews Atlantic Hockey Tournament:
    https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-coach-derek-schooley-previews…  

    Marotte Stops 30 As Robert Morris Shuts Out Holy Cross, Takes Series Lead:
    http://burghhockey.com/francis-marotte-stop-30-robert-morris-shuts-holy…  

    Robert Morris Sweeps Holy Cross With 3-2 Victory:
    http://burghhockey.com/robert-morris-sweeps-holy-cross-3-2-victory/  

    Robert Morris Pushed To Bring After Loss To Bentley:
    http://burghhockey.com/robert-morris-pushed-brink-loss-bentley/  

    Louria's Later Winner Sets Up Do-Or-Die Game 3 For Robert Morris, Bentley:
    http://burghhockey.com/lourias-late-winner-sets-die-game-3-robert-morri…  

    Addamo's OT Winner Sends Robert Morris to AHC Semis for Sixth Straight Season:
    http://burghhockey.com/justin-addamos-ot-winner-sends-robert-morris-ahc…  

    Robert Morris Saves Season At Best Possible Time:
    https://triblive.com/sports/tim-benz-robert-morris-hockey-saves-season-…  

    Robert Morris Not Ready For 2019 Ride To Be Over:
    http://burghhockey.com/robert-morris-not-ready-2019-ride/ 

    Cinderella Run Ends For Robert Morris In AHC Semis:
    http://burghhockey.com/cinderella-run-ends-robert-morris-ahc-semis/  

    Women's Hockey

    Robert Morris Tops Penn State, 2-1, To Advance to CHA Final:
    http://burghhockey.com/robert-morris-tops-penn-state-2-1-advance-cha-fi…  
     
    RMU's Season Ends in CHA Title Game Loss to Syracuse:
    http://burghhockey.com/rmus-season-ends-cha-title-game-loss-syracuse

    February 2019

    RMU’s new additive manufacturing laboratory at the Energy Innovation Center continued to garner headlines:

    https://pennbizreport.com/news/12272-robert-morris-university-opens-new-manufacturing-laboratory/

    https://newpittsburghcourieronline.com/2019/02/17/robert-morris-university-opens-advanced-manufacturing-lab-in-the-hill-district/

    And RMU’s work in 3D printing made its way into this story about the Manufacturing PA Innovation Program:

    https://www.nextpittsburgh.com/latest-news/manufacturing-pa-innovation-program-is-awarding-3-million-to-transform-statewide-technology-and-research-projects/

    WTAE-TV, KDKA-TV and Inside Higher Ed picked up the news that WWE’s Stephanie McMahon will be this year’s commencement speaker:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mZB8ujm7eBs&feature=youtu.be

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8HxVDewFcEA&feature=youtu.be

    https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2019/02/19/colleges-announce-commencement-speakers

    The UPMC Events Center is still under construction, but the news media was all over the announcement of its first two concerts:

    https://www.post-gazette.com/ae/music/2019/02/04/Evanescence-Shinedown-added-to-concert-schedule-UPMC-Events-Center-KeyBank-Pavilion-tickets/stories/201902040083

    https://www.timesonline.com/entertainmentlife/20190221/why-dont-we-says-why-not-play-moon-township

    https://www.timesonline.com/entertainmentlife/20190204/robert-morris-announces-first-rock-concert-for-new-event-center

    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and KDKA-TV produced stories about the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management’s wage and benefit survey:

    https://www.post-gazette.com/business/career-workplace/2019/02/01/Gender-pay-gap-disparity-female-nonprofit-executives/stories/201901310117

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WdBZJbacTZc&list=PL63Iz4X9rWsH83r2ZJEXKohG5iGv2tAuw&index=4&t=0s

    RMU faculty were tapped as experts by the Post-Gazette on the ongoing UPMC-Highmark dispute, and the potential impact of gun control measures on suicide:

    https://www.post-gazette.com/business/healthcare-business/2019/01/26/Highmark-UPMC-break-the-last-ties-health-networks-Pennsylvania-s-attorney-general/stories/201901270090

    https://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-local/2019/02/11/Pittsburgh-city-proposed-extreme-risk-protection-order-gun-law-suicide-homicide-prevention-pennsylvania/stories/201902070183

    https://triblive.com/news/pittsburgh-allegheny/ag-josh-shapiro-files-legal-challenge-against-upmc-highmark-dispute/

    Athletics

    Men's Basketball

    Timmerson Always Came Up Big On The Court:
    https://observer-reporter.com/sports/timmerson-always-came-up-big-on-the-court/article_4a9decea-177a-11e9-8813-d7059a7e3ae1.html

    Robert Morris' Coalmon Hleps Lift Colonials to Comeback Win vs. Bryant:
    https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/02/07/Chris-Coalmon-helps-lift-Robert-Morris-to-comeback-win-vs-Bryant/stories/201902070207

    Robert Morris Falls To Central Connecticut:
    https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/02/09/Robert-Morris-RMU-falls-to-Central-Connecticut-men-s-basketball/stories/201902090045

    Robert Morris Hits The Road For Key Two-Game Swing:
    https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-hits-the-road-for-key-two-game-swing/

    Robert Morris Can't Finish Job Against Saint Francis:
    https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-men-cant-finish-job-against-st-francis/

    Robert Morris Beats LIU Brooklyn In Koby Thomas' Second Game Back:
    https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/02/21/Robert-Morris-basketball-snaps-three-game-losing-skid-with-win-vs-LIU-Brooklyn/stories/201902210203

    Josh Williams Heats Up From 3, Helps RMU Outlast St. Francis Brooklyn:
    https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/02/23/Josh-Williams-heats-up-Robert-Morris-RMU-win-St-Francis-Brooklyn/stories/201902230058

    Blood Clots Threatened Malik Petteway's Basketball Career. Now, He's Better Than Ever:
    https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/02/27/malik-petteway-blood-clots-robert-morris-basketball-northeastern-conference-Andy-Toole/stories/201902270032

    Can RMU Play In March Madness? PSN Talks With Andy Toole:
    https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-hits-the-road-for-key-two-game-swing/

    Women's Basketball

    Robert Morris Builds Program's Foundation On More Than Basketball:
    https://triblive.com/sports/robert-morris-womens-coach-builds-programs-foundation-on-more-than-basketball/

    Men's Hockey

    Colonials Return Home For Critical Weekend:
    http://burghhockey.com/colonials-return-home-critical-weekend/

    Pioneers Special Teams Shine in 6-2 Win:
    http://burghhockey.com/pioneers-special-teams-shine-6-2-win/

    Pioneers Top Colonials, Complete Sweep:
    http://burghhockey.com/pioneers-top-colonials-3-1-complete-sweep/

    Urban "Extremely Grateful" For RMU Hall of Fame Induction:
    http://burghhockey.com/denny-urban-rmu-hall-fame/

    Colonials Preview: The Reset Button:
    http://burghhockey.com/colonials-preview-reset-button/

    Women's Hockey

    Late Mercyhurst Surges Drops Colonials:
    http://burghhockey.com/12792-2/

    Harley, DeSmet Lead Robert Morris Past Mercyhurst:
    http://burghhockey.com/harley-desmet-lead-robert-morris-past-mercyhurst/

    January 2019

    The Pittsburgh Business Times and NextPittsburgh wrote about the laboratory that RMU opened at the Energy Innovation Center:

    https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2019/01/28/rmu-to-open-manufacturing-laboratory-in-the-lower.html?s=print https://www.nextpittsburgh.com/latest-news/rmu-bringing-3d-printing-and-additive-manufacturing-lab-to-energy-innovation-center/

     

    Work In Progress Continues For Colonials at Canisius:

    http://burghhockey.com/work-progress-continues-colonials-canisius/

    Opportunistic Bentley Sweeps Robert Morris:

    http://burghhockey.com/opportunistic-bentley-sweeps-robert-morris/

    Quick Strikes Lead Bentley Over Robert Morris:

    http://burghhockey.com/quick-strikes-lead-falcons-colonials/ http://burghhockey.com/colonials-battle-bentley-kickoff-stretch-run/

    Colonials Battle Bentley To Start Stretch Run:

    St. Cloud State Tops RMU in Three Rivers Classic Consolation:

    http://burghhockey.com/st-cloud-state-tops-rmu-three-rivers-classic-consolation/

    Robert Morris Falls To No.1-Ranked St. Cloud State at Three Rivers Classic:

    https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/01/05/Robert-Morris-men-s-hockey-No-1-ranked-St-Cloud-State-Three-Rivers-Classic-PPG-Paints-Arena-Colonials-Huskie/stories/201901060065

    Brown Puts Seven Past RMU, Advances to 3RC Final:

    http://burghhockey.com/four-goal-onslaught-propels-brown-title-game/

    Men's Hockey

    Colonials On Big Stage Once Again:

    http://burghhockey.com/colonials-look-for-three-rivers-classic-magic/

    Robert Morris' Matty McConnell Surpasses 1,000 Career Points but Colonials Fall to Saint Francis:

    https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/01/31/Matty-McConnell-surpasses-1-000-career-points-but-Robert-Morris-falls-to-Saint-Francis/stories/201901310200

    McConnell Leads Robert Morris To Fourth Consecutive Win in 57-51 Victory Over Wagner:

    https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/01/26/RMU-robert-morris-men-s-basketball-wagner-NEC/stories/201901260064

    Robert Morris Cushions Lead in NEC With Win Against Sacred Heart:

    https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/01/24/Robert-Morris-cushions-lead-in-NEC-with-win-against-Sacred-Heart/stories/201901240207

    Off The Bounce: CBS Sports Digital:

    http://collegeinsider.com/my-5-video.php?id=432

    Robert Morris Enjoys Stability Among Starting Five:

    https://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/14519501-74/robert-morris-enjoys-stability-among-starting-five-coach-andy-toole

    Robert Morris Survives Mount St. Mary's, 62-59:

    https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/01/05/Robert-Morris-RMU-basketball-survives-Mount-St-Mary-s-62-59/stories/201901050068

    Athletics

    Men's Basketball

    Robert Morris Holds Off Fairleigh Dickinson Comeback in NEC Opener:

    https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/01/03/Robert-Morris-holds-off-Fairleigh-Dickinson-comeback-for-first-NEC-win-of-the-year/stories/201901030185

    RMU was featured on a podcast about positive Greek life experiences:

    https://greeklifetoday.com/episodes/greek-life-at-small-colleges/

    Youth skating was featured at the RMU Island Sports Center was featured in North Hills Monthly Magazine:

    https://www.flipsnack.com/NHMM5949/digitaledition_february2019-f7xpfvzxy.html

    WTAE-TV tapped the expertise of Judith Kauffman for a report on a nurse practitioner who is alleged to have written prescriptions with a suspended license:

    https://www.wtae.com/article/pittsburgh-suspended-nurse-practitioner-saw-patients-prescribed-drugs-former-employees-say/26102311

    Steve Foreman remains the go-to guy to discuss the UPMC-Highmark split:

    https://www.post-gazette.com/business/healthcare-business/2019/01/26/Highmark-UPMC-break-the-last-ties-health-networks-Pennsylvania-s-attorney-general/stories/201901270090

    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the Tribune-Review published stories about President Howard’s appointment to and leadership of two NCAA committees:

    https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2019/01/29/ncaa-committee-on-sports-wagering-chris-howard-robert-morris/stories/201901290123 https://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/14556684-74/robert-morris-president-chris-howard-named-to-ncaa-sports-betting-and-honors

    This book review took note of Edward Karshner’s contribution to the book Appalachian Reckoning: A Region Responds to Hillbilly Elegy:

    https://www.bgdailynews.com/community/book-review-appalachian-reckoning/article_6ff74ee4-9077-57bc-a6ad-ec23eed54dbd.html

    The Pittsburgh City Paper wrote about RMU accepting transfer students from Pittsburgh Filmmakers, which was ending its certificate program:

    https://www.pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/pittsburgh-filmmakers-move-marks-new-beginning-for-the-organization/Content?oid=13062039

    Several media outlets reported on the state grant RMU received for sexual assault prevention programs:

    https://www.timesonline.com/news/20190109/gov-tom-wolf-releases-1-million-in-grants-to-combat-campus-sexual-assaults https://www.pennlive.com/news/2019/01/38-pa-schools-receive-grants-to-combat-campus-sexual-assault-which-affects-1-in-5-college-coeds.html https://triblive.com/local/regional/14528038-74/local-colleges-receive-funds-to-fight-sexual-assault https://whyy.org/articles/governor-wolf-stands-against-proposed-title-ix-changes/

    The Pittsburgh Business Times and the Beaver County Times published stories about the new general manager of the UPMC Events Center:

    https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2019/01/07/scottzimmerman-named-gm-of-new-arena-at-rmu.html?s=print https://www.timesonline.com/entertainmentlife/20190107/rmu-hires-ambridge-native-as-its-new-events-centers-gm

    December 2018

    The Lynne Hayes-Freeland Show featured the RMU chapter of the National Council of Negro Women:

    https://www.post-gazette.com/ae/movies/2018/12/04/Robert-Morris-faculty-to-teach-remaining-Pittsburgh-Filmmakers-courses/stories/201812040107

    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette published a story about RMU teaching the remaining Pittsburgh Filmmakers courses:

    https://www.post-gazette.com/ae/movies/2018/12/04/Robert-Morris-faculty-to-teach-remaining-Pittsburgh-Filmmakers-courses/stories/201812040107

    WESA included RMU in a story about universities that received state grants to develop teacher residency programs:

    https://www.wesa.fm/post/how-local-universities-are-working-retain-more-teachers-amidst-statewide-shortage#stream/0

    The Tribune-Review once again tapped health care economist Stephen Foreman for an article about the UPMC-Highmark split:

    https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14437771-74/fallout-over-upmc-highmark-split-rankles-patients-forced-to-choose-sides-confront-prepay

    The Post-Gazette mentioned RMU in a story about combined heat and power plants:

    https://www.post-gazette.com/business/powersource/2018/12/26/Pa-regulators-weigh-in-on-the-gas-vs-electric-debate/stories/201812220031

    Athletics

    Men's Basketball

    Despite Massive Comeback Attempt, Robert Morris Loses in Final Seconds To Siena, 74-71:

    https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2018/12/08/Robert-Morris-basketball-loses-in-final-seconds-to-Siena-74-71/stories/201812080062

    Women's Basketball

    Fantastic 4: RMU Freshman Posset Hopes To Live Up To Legacy Of Her Predecessor:

    https://triblive.com/sports/college/district/14424699-74/fantastic-4-rmu-freshman-posset-hopes-to-live-up-to-legacy-of

    Men's Hockey

    Colonials Return Home To Face Crusaders:

    http://burghhockey.com/colonials-preview/

    Marotte Comes Up Huge In 2-0 Victory:

    http://burghhockey.com/marotte-comes-huge-2-0-victory/

    Laffin's Helps Push Crusaders Past Colonials:

    http://burghhockey.com/laffins-helps-push-crusaders-past-colonials/

    Ten Years Later, Colonial Roots Remain For Ryan Cruthers:

    http://burghhockey.com/colonial-roots-remain-ryan-cruthers/

    Women's Hockey

    Colonials Defeat Nittany Lions, 3-2:

    http://burghhockey.com/colonials-defeat-lions-3-2/

    Thumbs Up! Anissa Gamble Making A Difference For Diabetics:

    http://burghhockey.com/thumbs-up-anissa-gamble-diabetics/

    Colonials Captain LaGue Taken In NWHL Draft:

    https://www.dkpittsburghsports.com/2018/12/20/nwhl-draft-lague-robert-morris/

    November 2018

    President Howard co-authored this op-ed with Ron Crutcher, president of the University of Richmond, about the importance of mentoring in cultivating the next generation of higher education leadership:

    https://diverseeducation.com/article/132826/

    WPXI-TV broadcast a story about RMU’s “Passport Caravan.”

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MUQt0UAJBdk&feature=youtu.be

    The Pittsburgh Business Times included RMU in this article about the Energy Innovation Center:

    https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2018/11/29/energy-innovation-center-finds-wide-niche-gains.html?ana=RSS&s=article_search

    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette tapped RMU economist Pat Litzinger for this story about the incentives offered by the region in its failed bid to lure Amazon’s H2Q:

    https://www.post-gazette.com/business/development/2018/11/21/Region-s-bid-for-Amazon-s-HQ2-may-have-been-the-biggest-of-them-all/stories/201811210083

    Athletics

    Men's Basketball

    Colonials' Toole Seeks Leadership, Steadiness:
    https://www.dkpittsburghsports.com/2018/11/02/robert-morris-season-preview/

    Depth, Experience Could Make Robert Morris Men Contender:
    https://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/14253125-74/basketball-preview-depth-experience-could-make-robert-morris-men-contender

    RMU's Josh Williams Ties NCAA Record For 3-Pointers In 104-57 Victory:
    https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2018/11/14/Josh-Williams-ties-NCAA-record-with-15-3-pointers-in-104-57-win/stories/201811140186

    RMU's Williams Ties NCAA 3-Point Record:
    https://www.dkpittsburghsports.com/2018/11/14/williams-ncaa-3-point-record/

    19-0 Run Propels Robert Morris To Victory Over Youngstown State:
    https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2018/11/28/With-a-19-0-run-Robert-Morris-propels-itself-to-victory-against-Youngstown-State/stories/201811280203

    Women's Basketball

    Robert Morris' Dashiell, Adams Overcome Odds:
    https://www.dkpittsburghsports.com/2018/11/05/dashiell-adams-injuries-rmu/

    Robert Morris Aiming For Top Of NEC Again:
    https://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/14249525-74/womens-basketball-preview-robert-morris-aiming-for-top-of-nec-again

    Isabella Posset Has Fit Right In At Robert Morris:
    http://www.timesonline.com/sports/20181114/on-campus-isabella-posset-has-fit-right-in-at-robert-morris

    Men's Hockey

    Veterans Shine As Robert Morris Defeats Niagara:
    http://burghhockey.com/robert-morris-soars-past-niagara/

    Purple Eagles Down Colonials, 4-2, On Saturday:
    http://burghhockey.com/rmu-nu-recap/

    Colonials Set To Tangle With Eighth-Ranked Nittany Lions:
    http://burghhockey.com/colonials-set-tangle-eighth-ranked-nittany-lions/

    Wild One: Penn State Defeats Robert Morris, 11-6:
    http://burghhockey.com/five-goal-second-period-propels-lions-past-colonials/

    Colonials Ready For Red Hot Lakers:
    http://burghhockey.com/colonials-ready-red-hot-lakers/

    Colonials Top Lakers, 3-1, To Open Weekend Series:
    http://burghhockey.com/colonials-top-lakers-3-1-open-weekend-series/

    Women's Hockey

    Red Flag: Colgate Stops Colonials Comeback:
    http://burghhockey.com/red-flag-colgate-stops-colonials-comeback/

    Even Up: Robert Morris and Colgate Tie, 2-2:
    http://burghhockey.com/even-robert-morris-colgate-tie-2-2/

    RMU Secures A Tie:
    http://burghhockey.com/rmu-women-comeback-secure-tie/

    Curlett Nets Two As RMU Ties Cornell:
    http://burghhockey.com/curlett-nets-two-rmu-ties-cornell/

    October 2018

    The Pittsburgh Business Times highlighted RMU’s role in forming the Airport Area Corporate Partnership:

    https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2018/10/03/group-launches-airport-area-corporate-partnership.html

    WPXI featured RMU in a story about the Miracle Field being built in Moon:

    https://www.wpxi.com/entertainment/see-and-be-seen/construction-of-the-miracle-league-field-near-pittsburgh-begins/859197386

    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette covered James Comey’s lecture at the RMU Pittsburgh Speakers Series:

    http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-local/2018/10/03/James-Comey-drags-Trump-talks-Kavanaugh-investigation-during-lecture-at-Heinz-Hall/stories/201810030240

    The Post-Gazette called on Peggy Outon at the RMU Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management for a story about sexual harassment at the Matress Factory:

    http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/art-architecture/2018/10/01/Mattress-Factory-Arts-administrators-Pittsburgh-gaps-in-training-HR-nonprofits/stories/201809280135

    Fox News tapped Soren Fanning for a story about the impact of a possible steelworkers strike on the mid-term elections:

    https://www.foxnews.com/politics/looming-steelworker-strike-could-impact-midterm-elections

    Steve Foreman remains the go-to expert for stories about health care and health insurance in the Pittsburgh region:

    https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14140626-74/health-insurance-expert-calls-upmc-prepay-mandate-harsh

    RMU and the School of Engineering, Mathematics and Science made its way into a story about the Magee-Women’s Research Institute Summit:

    https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2018/10/09/magee-summit-kicks-off-with-glimpse-of-r-d.html

    Athletics

    Football

    With Huge Game, Terence Stephens Creates High Expectations at Robert Morris:

    http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2018/10/24/robert-morris-football-west-allegheny-bowling-green-terence-stephens/stories/201810260005

    Men's Hockey

    Brandon Watt Prepared To Captain Young RMU Squad:

    http://burghhockey.com/watt-prepared-captain-rmu/

    Young Colonials Face Tough Early Season Text:

    http://burghhockey.com/young-colonials-face-tough-early-season-test/

    RMU Knocks Off No. 20 Bowling Green To Open Season:

    http://burghhockey.com/upperclassmen-shine-colonials-defeat-falcons/

    RMU Opens Conference Play With Tough Army Squad:

    http://burghhockey.com/colonials-set-battle-black-knights/

    RMU Ties Army With Tonge's Third Period Tally:

    http://burghhockey.com/tonges-third-period-tally-pulls-colonials-tie/

    Former RMU Defensemen John Rey Excited To See Where Officiating Hockey Takes Him:

    http://burghhockey.com/john-rey-excited-officiating-hockey/

    Army Surge Topples Colonials:

    http://burghhockey.com/black-knight-surge-topples-colonials/

    Colonials Look For Stronger Effort Against Tigers:

    http://burghhockey.com/colonials-look-stronger-effort-tigers/

    Podcast: Robert Morris Goalie Francis Marotte On Team's Start To Season:

    https://triblive.com/sports/columnists/timbenz/breakfastwithbenz/14216175-74/podcast-robert-morris-goalie-francis-marotte-on-teams-start-to-season

    RMU Shuts Down RIT In Strong 60-Minute Effort:

    http://burghhockey.com/rmu-shuts-down-rit-in-strong-60-minute-effort/

    Valenzuela's OT Goal Lifts RMU Over RMU:

    http://burghhockey.com/valenzuelas-ot-goal-lifts-rit-rmu/

    Women's Hockey

    Engineers Solve Colonials, 1-0:

    http://burghhockey.com/engineers-solve-colonials-1-0-friday/

    Robert Morris Comes Alive, Earns Split With RPI:

    http://burghhockey.com/colonials-come-alive-earn-split-engineers/

    RMU Responds, Defeats Mercyhurst, 5-1:

    http://burghhockey.com/colonials-respond-defeat-lakers-5-1-saturday/

    RMU Can't Solve Lindenwood, DeBruyn in 2-2 Draw:

    http://burghhockey.com/rmu-cant-solve-lindenwood-debruyn-2-2-draw/

    September 2018

    Coverage continued for the Public Price Match Plus scholarship program:

    John Tucci…the man, the myth, the legend:

    RMU garnered headlines for its partnership with the SEAL Future Fund:

    RMU’s generosity in helping a Nepalese student jilted by a Texas university once again merited a mention in the Chronicle of Higher Education:

    RMU’s annual commemoration of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks made the news:

    The UPMC Events Center is making news and it isn’t even open yet:

    RMU made its way into this story about the Shell cracker plant:

    Athletics

    Men's Basketball

    Robert Morris Adds Point Guard Dante Treacy To 2018-19 Roster:

    http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2018/09/06/Robert-Morris-men-s-basketball-adds-point-guard-Dante-Treacy-to-2018-19-roster/stories/201809060213

    Robert Morris Expects Big Things From Transfer Guard Josh Williams:

    http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2018/09/10/robert-morris-basketball-josh-williams-transfer-akron-st-vincent-st-mary/stories/201809100012

    Mike Iuzzolino: Win The Day:

    http://www.resilientworker.net/mike-iuzzolino-win-the-day/

    Robert Morris Bringing Men's Basketball Games Back To Campus:

    http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2018/09/26/robert-morris-basketball-north-athletic-complex-upmc-events-center/stories/201809250071

     

    Men's Hockey

    First Call: Robert Morris Product Brady Ferguson Rising In Maple Leafs Organization:

    https://triblive.com/sports/columnists/timbenz/breakfastwithbenz/14118740-74/first-call-robert-morris-product-brady-ferguson-rising-in-maple-leafs-organization

     

    Women's Hockey

    'A Dream Come True' - Howard, Gebhard, Welsh Skate for Team Canada:

    http://burghhockey.com/howard-gebhard-welsh-team-canada/

    Co-Captain Amber Rennie Excited to Help Lead the Colonials:

    http://burghhockey.com/co-captain-rennie-lead-colonials/

    RMU Drops Opener To St. Lawrence, 2-0:

    http://burghhockey.com/rmu-drops-opener-st-lawrence-2-0/

    Colonials Down Saints, 3-2, in Overtime:

    http://burghhockey.com/colonials-saints-3-2-overtime/

    August 2018

    The Public Price Match Plus initiative garnered plenty of buzz:

    http://www.post-gazette.com/news/education/2018/08/27/Robert-Morris-University-RMU-tuition-college-cost-Pitt-Penn-State-scholarship/stories/201808270064

    https://tinyurl.com/yachsdsv

    https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2018/08/27/rmu-launches-scholarship-programto-beat-pitt-penn.html

    http://www.timesonline.com/news/20180827/new-program-lowers-rmu-tuition-below-state-related-universities

    https://www.forbes.com/sites/joshmoody/2018/08/29/two-new-price-matching-programs-rolled-out-at-private-colleges/#7d1888f71c8b

    Pittsburgh Magazine and the Pittsburgh Business Times featured President Howard:

    https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2018/08/16/the-highest-office-of-highered-chris-howard-of.html

    http://www.pittsburghmagazine.com/Pittsburgh-Magazine/September-2018/Taking-the-Helm-Meet-Pittsburghs-Newest-College-Leaders/

    RMU’s agreement with OVG to manage the UPMC Events Center caught some attention in the trade press:

    https://www.billboard.com/articles/business/8472816/tim-leiweke-ovg-facilities-pittsburgh-arena-upmc

    http://celebrityaccess.com/2018/08/29/ovg-facilities-to-manage-upmc-events-center-at-robert-morris-university/

    http://www.venuesnow.com/news/detail/robert-morris

    https://tinyurl.com/yc9kux8s

    Athletics

    Football

    Ricky Guss Is Heading To Robert Morris
    http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2018/08/13/ricky-guss-transfer-robert-morris-football-quaker-valley/stories/201808130137

    Clark Stressing Competition in Year 1 With Robert Morris 
    http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2018/08/17/robert-morris-football-bernard-clark-northeast-conference-2018/stories/201808170070

    Men's Basketball

    Insider Access: RMU Head Coach Andy Toole 
    https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2018/06/29/insider-access-rmu-head-coach-andy-toole/

    Colonials Headed to Ireland For Foreign Tour 
    https://www.dkpittsburghsports.com/2018/08/02/robert-morris-ireland/

    Robert Morris Excited For First International Tour 
    http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2018/08/06/robert-morris-basketball-foreign-tour-ireland-andy-toole-matty-mcconnell/stories/201808060145

    RMU Opens Ireland Tour With Victory 
    https://rmucolonials.com/news/2018/8/9/mens-basketball-rmu-opens-ireland-tour-with-victory.aspx

    Colonials Surge Past Moycullen, 104-69 
    https://rmucolonials.com/news/2018/8/12/mens-basketball-colonials-surge-past-moycullen-104-69.aspx

    Foreign Tour To Ireland Concludes With Win 
    https://rmucolonials.com/news/2018/8/12/mens-basketball-colonials-surge-past-moycullen-104-69.aspx

    Men's Soccer

    RMU's Reggae Boyz Reunite in USL Showdown
    https://rmucolonials.com/news/2018/6/27/mens-soccer-rmus-reggae-boyz-reunite-in-usl-showdown.aspx

    Riverhounds SC is 'Locked In." Neco Brett Has Been A Key 
    http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/soccer/2018/07/12/pittsburgh-riverhounds-sc-robert-morris-soccer-neco-brett/stories/201807120184

    Women's Soccer

    Chemistry Comes From Fun For Colonials' Duo 
    https://www.dkpittsburghsports.com/2018/06/20/chemistry-robert-morris-soccer/

    Men's Ice Hockey

    Robert Morris Celebrating 15 Years On Ice 
    https://www.dkpittsburghsports.com/2018/07/20/rmu-hockey-schooley/

    Women's Hockey

    Three Colonials Taken In CWHL Draft 
    https://www.dkpittsburghsports.com/2018/08/26/robert-morris-cwhl-draft/

    June/July 2018

    President Howard published this op-ed in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette contrasting RMU and Harvard, and extolling the variety of educational institutions:

    http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/Op-Ed/2018/06/08/We-need-all-types-of-colleges-and-universities/stories/201806010042

    The New Pittsburgh Courier covered President Howard’s talk at the African American Chamber of Commerce:

    https://newpittsburghcourieronline.com/2018/06/24/rmus-christopher-howard-promotes-partnership-at-powerbreakfast/

    John Clark discussed the Kennywood/Steelers deal:

    https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/13889183-74/steelers-kennywood-deal-mutually-beneficial-to-western-pennsylvania-icons

    Steve Foreman weighed in on the UPMC/Highmark divorce:

    http://www.post-gazette.com/business/healthcare-business/2018/07/05/UPMC-Highmark-Allegheny-Health-Network-consent-decrees-2019-expiration/stories/201807030005

    The Post-Gazette quoted Yasmin Purohit in a story about the ailing Art Institutes:

    https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2018/06/11/upmc-workpartners-expanding-workplace-wellness.html

    Peggy and the RMU Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management was also front and center in this Nonprofit Quarterly article:

    https://nonprofitquarterly.org/2018/07/31/will-pittsburgh-nonprofits-move-away-from-overwhelmingly-white-leadership/

    PublicSource called on Peggy Outon to discuss the lack of diversity among the leadership of local nonprofits:

    https://www.publicsource.org/why-are-the-leadership-ranks-of-pa-nonprofits-so-white-and-how-could-they-be-more-diverse/

    The Business Times included RMU in a story about UPMC’s workplace wellness programs:

    https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2018/06/11/upmc-workpartners-expanding-workplace-wellness.html

    Black Enterprise featured President Howard for receiving the Harvard Business School Alumni Achievement Award:

    http://www.blackenterprise.com/african-americans-receive-prestigious-harvard-business-school-award/

    RMU was one of several institutions to receive a state grant for teacher education residency programs:

    https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/13860447-74/grant-to-support-teacher-training-residencies

    A few media outlets published stories about the Cyber Camp hosted by Pitt and RMU:

    https://triblive.com/news/education/career/13736242-74/cybersecurity-summer-camp-at-pitt-cyber-grows-sells-out https://newpittsburghcourieronline.com/2018/07/19/pitt-launches-second-annual-cybercamp-for-area-students/

    The Pittsburgh Business Times published a story about how RMU and CCBC are preparing students for careers in cyber security:

    https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2018/07/16/ccbc-prepares-students-to-fill-cybersecurity.html

    President Howard was front and center in an Inside Higher Ed article about presidents who left liberal arts schools for places like RMU:

    https://tinyurl.com/y76e77xa

    WTAE got a sneak peek of the UPMC Events Center with head men’s basketball coach Andy Toole:

    http://www.wtae.com/article/inside-rmu-basketball-s-new-home/22488770