RMU in the News

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

August 2018

The Public Price Match Plus initiative garnered plenty of buzz:

Pittsburgh Magazine and the Pittsburgh Business Times featured President Howard:

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

Athletics

Football

Ricky Guss Is Heading To Robert Morris

Clark Stressing Competition in Year 1 With Robert Morris 

Men's Basketball

Insider Access: RMU Head Coach Andy Toole 

Colonials Headed to Ireland For Foreign Tour 

Robert Morris Excited For First International Tour 

RMU Opens Ireland Tour With Victory 

Colonials Surge Past Moycullen, 104-69 

Foreign Tour To Ireland Concludes With Win 

Men's Soccer

RMU's Reggae Boyz Reunite in USL Showdown

Riverhounds SC is 'Locked In." Neco Brett Has Been A Key 

Women's Soccer

Chemistry Comes From Fun For Colonials' Duo 

Men's Ice Hockey

Robert Morris Celebrating 15 Years On Ice 

Women's Hockey

Three Colonials Taken In CWHL Draft 

Archived Editions

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