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RMU begins to restructure

RMU begins to restructure

Brittany Mayer, Assistant News Editor
May 26, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

On May 24, a letter was sent from the Office of the President of the University to discuss an RMU reconstruction project. “RMU has experienced substantial growth in several key enrollment segments,” said President Christopher B. Howard, “But as I explained during the Town Hall meetings in Marc... Read more »

Police Blotter 4/11/16 – 4/25/16

Police Blotter 4/11/16 – 4/25/16

May 24, 2016
Filed under News, Police Blotter, Top Stories

04/11/16 - Traffic Stop - An officer conducted a traffic stop on Colonial Way. The driver received on citation at the conclusion of the stop. (Closed) 04/11/16 - Medical Emergency - This department was notified of student in need of medical attention at Yorktown Hall. Valley Ambulance was contacted ... Read more »

Police Blotter 3/29/16-4/11/16

Police Blotter 3/29/16-4/11/16

April 12, 2016
Filed under News, Police Blotter, Top Stories

3/29/16 – Disturbance - Officers were called to Concord Hall for a noise complaint.  Officers advised the occupants keep the noise down, which they complied.  No further action taken. (Closed) 3/29/16 – Medical Emergency - This department was advised of a student in need of medical attention... Read more »

Both temperature and tuition are climbing at RMU

Both temperature and tuition are climbing at RMU

Sarah Applegarth
April 11, 2016
Filed under News

More than just the temperature is expected to rise on campus this summer. An email released by RMU News on March 14 explained that full- time undergraduate tuition is due to increase. As of Summer 2016, traditional undergraduate tuition will increase 3.99 percent making tuition and fees total $28,200 an... Read more »

RMU Alum starts petition for no mandatory password change

RMU Alum starts petition for no mandatory password change

Samantha Sektnan
April 5, 2016
Filed under News

Students, administrators, faculty and alumni at Robert Morris University are familiar with the mandatory 60-day password change policy that was instituted during the Spring 2015 semester. The policy was instituted as a way to ensure security of all RMU accounts. This mandatory policy has received... Read more »

College affordability session helps students understand college costs

College affordability session helps students understand college costs

Brittany Mayer, Assistant News Editor
April 4, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

Financial aid is a process most college kids will have to deal with in their college career; that is why RMU held a College Affordability Session. The session was held on March 31 in the Charles L. Sewall Center for students worried about the debt college can cause and how they could possibly pay... Read more »

Center for Global Engagement talks about studying abroad

Center for Global Engagement talks about studying abroad

Brittany Mayer
March 29, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

Out of the approximate 5,358 students enrolled at Robert Morris University, 541 of the students are international. "If you study abroad," said Rick Moslen, manager and international support services for CGE. "You don't want to study abroad and then just have class with the same people from where you... Read more »

Police Blotter 3/15/16-3/28/16

Police Blotter 3/15/16-3/28/16

March 29, 2016
Filed under News, Police Blotter, Top Stories

3/15/16 – Harassment - Residence Life advised of a harassment complaint between two students.  Both parties involved were advised to stop their actions and have no further contact.  Both parties agreed nothing further at this time. (Closed) 3/15/16 – Retail Theft - Parkhurst reported a student... Read more »

Police Blotter 3/1/16-3/14/16

Police Blotter 3/1/16-3/14/16

March 21, 2016
Filed under News, Police Blotter

3/1/16 – Fire Alarm - Guardian reported a fire alarm activated in the Joe Walton Stadium.  Officers responded and found candles burning on the second floor.  Maintenance was notified and the alarm system was reset. (Closed) 3/1/16 – Smell of Marijuana - Residence life reported a smell of marijuana... Read more »

RMU celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

RMU celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

Brittany Mayer, Assistant News Editor
March 20, 2016
Filed under News

In honor of St. Patrick's Day, there was an Irish Banquet in the International Suite of the Charles L. Sewall Center. The room was full of green decorations that the Communications Seminar team, Global Givers, put together in order to give money to the Center for Global Engagement for any of  the m... Read more »