Police Blotter 8/03/15-8/24/15

Police Blotter 8/03/15-8/24/15

September 1, 2015
Filed under News, Police Blotter, Top Stories

8/04/15 – Vehicle Accident - Complainant reports vehicle struck while parked at the facilities services center.  Report taken for insurance purposes. (Closed) 8/04/15 – Fire Alarm - Guardian Protection reported a fire alarm activation in Concord Hall.  Officers responded, finding the cause of... Read more »

RMU tries to compensate for lack of housing

RMU tries to compensate for lack of housing

Tori Flick, Staff Reporter
August 31, 2015
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Over the summer, many returning students received an email with a very special offer for the coming Fall and Spring semesters. With a high demand for on campus living, more so than in the past years, there wasn’t enough housing for everyone who requested it. As a solution, the Office of Residence... Read more »

Colonials make history

Colonials make history

Morgan Torchia, Staff Reporter
August 30, 2015
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Students and faculty all across the Robert Morris University campus were able to put their old t-shirts to use yesterday on the Nicholson lawn. RMU came together as the university broke the Guinness World Record for “The World’s Longest Chain of T-Shirts.” The original record of 1,208 shirts... Read more »

Presidential search in final stages, announcement expected in ‘upcoming weeks’

Presidential search in final stages, announcement expected in ‘upcoming weeks’

Leah Fleischel, Social Media Editor
August 24, 2015
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The search for the next president of Robert Morris University is its final stages, according to a recent email from Gary Claus, board chair. Claus said the board is "thrilled with the pace and progress of the search process, as well as with the quality of candidates and contenders." The Presidential... Read more »

Interim President Jamison is no rookie

Interim President Jamison is no rookie

Delaney Hassell, News Editor
August 21, 2015
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Provost of Robert Morris University, Sr. Vice President for Academic Affairs, and current Interim President, David Jamison is ready for what this upcoming school year has to hold. While currently holding three titles for Robert Morris, Jamison has his hands full moving the university forward. With... Read more »

RMU welcomes new dean

RMU welcomes new dean

Tori Flick, Staff Reporter
August 21, 2015
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Beginning this Fall, Robert Morris will open its doors to Annmarie LeBlanc for her new position as the Dean of the School of Communications and Information Systems. Coming the fall semester, RMU students will have many opportunities to expand their own horizons and reach professional outlets. LeBlanc i... Read more »

John Locke locks down orientation activities

John Locke locks down orientation activities

Morgan Torchia, Staff Reporter
August 20, 2015
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If anyone outside of the freshman class is excited about orientation week, it has to be John Locke. Locke, director of student activities and leadership development at Robert Morris University, is adamant about helping the freshman feel at home when they first arrive on campus. With many activities pl... Read more »

One man dead after crash on University Blvd.

One man dead after crash on University Blvd.

Hannah Smith, Editor-in-Chief
June 20, 2015
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A 19-year-old motorcyclist was killed after an accident involving a pickup truck late Friday night on University Blvd. According to WPXI, the crash occurred at 11:06 p.m. and 19-year-old Devon Dulaney was pronounced dead at 11:17 p.m. by Valley Ambulance respondents. An autopsy was scheduled f... Read more »

Erik Stein, former area coordinator for residence life, dies at 38

Erik Stein, former area coordinator for residence life, dies at 38

Leah Fleischel, Editor-in-Chief
May 22, 2015
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Erik Stein, a former area coordinator within the office of residence life, died Wednesday in his home, according to his obituary on TribLIVE. He was 38 and had recently become the assistant director of residence life at Edinboro University. Erik was an area coordinator with the office of residence ... Read more »

School of Business names Dr. Lois Bryan interim dean

School of Business names Dr. Lois Bryan interim dean

Leah Fleischel, Editor-in-Chief
May 21, 2015
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Robert Morris University has named Dr. Lois Bryan, professor of accounting, interim dean of the School of Business effective June 1, 2015. She will succeed John Beehler, who became the dean of the School of Business in 2013. Beehler is leaving Robert Morris to become the 12th president of Jacksonville St... Read more »