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Kappa Delta Rho fraternity reinstated at RMU

Kappa Delta Rho fraternity reinstated at RMU

Gage Goulding, News Editor

February 2, 2019


Filed under News, RMU News, Top Stories

MOON TOWNSHIP — The Kappa Delta Rho fraternity at Robert Morris University has been reinstated following a drug-related on-campus incident in September 2018. In a Jan. 19 statement, Robert Morris University’s director of student community standards Scott Irlbacher said the fraternity was removed...

Provost of Robert Morris University steps down

Provost of Robert Morris University steps down

John Blinn and Gage Goulding

February 1, 2019


Filed under News, RMU News, Top Stories

MOON TOWNSHIP -- After 11 years of service, starting in 2008, Provost David Jamison has stepped down from his position as senior vice president of academic affairs. Jamison stepped down on Feb. 1 and plans to return to the faculty within the same day, according to an email from the university. The...

RMU alumn joins Pittsburgh marketing firm as vice president

RMU alumn joins Pittsburgh marketing firm as vice president

Gage Goulding, News Editor

January 30, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News, RMU News, Top Stories

PITTSBURGH -- A Robert Morris University alumnus recently joined the executive team at a Pittsburgh marketing firm. James (Jim) Woods, Class of '06 alumnus, was hired as the vice president of Push 7, a downtown Pittsburgh marketing firm. Push 7 is a full-service marketing communications and graphic...

Robert Morris University in the midst of a student enrollment crisis

Robert Morris University in the midst of a student enrollment crisis

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

January 30, 2019


Filed under News, RMU News, Top Stories

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris University’s staff and faculty members packed into Massey Hall Tuesday morning to hear RMU President Chris Howard speak about the current financial state of the university. “We stand at a great challenge,” said President Howard towards the beginning of the meeting. President...

Classes canceled at RMU on Thursday

Classes canceled at RMU on Thursday

Gage Goulding, News Editor

January 30, 2019


Filed under News, RMU News, Top Stories

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Classes at Robert Morris University have been canceled for Thursday. University officials issued the notice at approximately 1:35 p.m. on Wednesday via the RMU Alert system. Classes were canceled on Wednesday after subzero temperatures and wind chills reaching as low as -25 degrees...

Petition to cancel RMU classes during polar vortex garners more than 2,200 signatures

Petition to cancel RMU classes during polar vortex garners more than 2,200 signatures

Gage Goulding, News Editor

January 29, 2019


Filed under News, RMU News, Top Stories

MOON TOWNSHIP -- A petition created by a Robert Morris University student to cancel classes during what could be the coldest day of the year has gathered more than a third of the student body's support. UPDATE: Robert Morris University has canceled classes on Wednesday and Thursday. The petition, which ...

Police Blotter 1/23/19-1/28/19

Police Blotter 1/23/19-1/28/19

January 29, 2019


Filed under News, Police Blotter, RMU News

1/23/19- Found Property- A male dropped off a purse he found by the soccer fields. All contents logged into lost and found, and secured for safekeeping. The owner notified, and retrieved the purse the next day (closed). 1/23/19- Medical Emergency- A resident of Gallatin Hall complained of chest pain. T...

Cavanagh hosts mental health awareness panel

Cavanagh hosts mental health awareness panel

Tyler Gallo, Contributor

January 25, 2019


Filed under News, RMU News, Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories, Women's Hockey

MOON TOWNSHIP -- On Thursday night Robert Morris University women’s hockey’s director of operations, Liam Cavanagh, hosted a panel on mental health awareness in Yorktown Hall ahead of Friday’s game against RIT. Players from the women’s hockey team, along with other student-athletes, were in att...

Community blood drive held at Robert Morris University

Community blood drive held at Robert Morris University

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

January 23, 2019


Filed under News, RMU News, Top Stories

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Students of Robert Morris University and local community members came together on Wednesday to give back, by giving blood. From 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, the gymnasium of the John Jay building was briefly transformed into a blood bank. The setup was complete with computers which...

WalletHub releases 2019’s best and worst college towns

WalletHub releases 2019’s best and worst college towns

Michael Delehanty and Gage Goulding

January 23, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News, RMU News

PITTSBURGH -- The personal-finance website WalletHub released a report showcasing stating the best and worst college towns and cities of 2019. WalletHub released the report in order to help college-bound students determine where they felt that they would best fit in. While compiling the results, WalletHu...