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RMU officially joins Horizon League

Photo Credit: Thomas Ognibene

Austin Bechtold, Assistant Sports Editor

June 15, 2020

Big things on the Horizon, a new Horizon, expanding your Horizon. No matter the journey, or wording, the destination is clear. After 39 years in the Northeast Conference, Robert Morris University is joining the Horizon League for the upcoming 2020-21 academic and athletic school year. RMU President D...

Robert Morris University eliminates some staff positions, furloughs others in response to financial loss after COVID-19

Robert Morris University eliminates some staff positions, furloughs others in response to financial loss after COVID-19

John Blinn, News Editor

June 3, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP - Staff and coaches at Robert Morris University have been furloughed and several other staff positions have been eliminated in an attempt to lessen the financial impact caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The university announced on Wednesday that staff whose workload had “diminished” wo...

RMU announces reopening of campus for fall semester

Wheatley Center on the campus of Robert Morris University houses the School of Communication and Information Systems.

Garret Roberts, Editor in Chief

May 12, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris University announced their plans to open campus for the 2020 Fall Semester this morning, foreshadowing a modified living environment and class structure for students. University president Chris Howard made the announcement via an email to all enrolled students. After ...

Robert Morris University classes remain online for the summer but hopes for in-person fall courses after an estimated $10 million loss from COVID-19

Robert Morris University looks beautiful in autumn as the leaves change. A picture of the business building on the campus of RMU.

John Blinn, News Editor

May 6, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris University will remain online for summer classes and is uncertain, but optimistic, for in-person fall classes. While handling an estimated $10 million loss as a result of COVID-19, the university is also preparing for an online and rescheduled in-person commencement ceremo...

RMU celebrates new John Jay renovations with groundbreaking ceremony

Robert Morris University officials break ground for the new John Jay Center renovations. 

Photo Credit: (RMU Sentry Media/ Logan Carney)

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

November 13, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Robert Morris University broke ground for a newly renovated building in the School of Engineering, Math and Science (SEMS). On Nov. 12, faculty, staff and alumni were invited to celebrate the groundbreaking ceremony for the expansion of the John Jay Center, a $5 million project funded...

Chris King talks about improving the Robert Morris athletics brand

Chris King sits down with RMU Sentry Media to discuss his plans for the athletic department (Luke Yost/RMU Sentry Media). Photo credit: Luke Yost

Logan Carney, Digital Content Manager

September 4, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris's new director of athletics, Chris King, is driven to improve the individual brand of all 16 sport teams at Robert Morris University. King looks to accomplish this through a larger presence in Pittsburgh and increased student-engagement at Robert Morris. RMU Sentry Media ...

NHL ’19 tournament showcases skills of Business Of Esports class

The Business of Esports class hosted an NHL tournament on April 22, 2019.

Scott McDanel, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 26, 2019

Read how the Bussiness of Esports class applied their course work to a real world tournament!

RMU student hosts art gallery for honors thesis

MOON TOWNSHIP — Student Ali Cannon next her artwork,

Logan Carney, Sports Manager

March 23, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- On Friday, March 15, a honors thesis salon-style exhibition took place in the Wheatley Atrium. The exhibition, “Rebellion in Modern Art Focusing on the Paradigm Shift in Modernism,” featured artwork by Ali Cannon, a student at Robert Morris University. “'Rebellion in Modern...

RMU officials announce plans to restructure schools

Robert Morris University President Dr. Christopher Howard hosts

Gage Goulding, News Editor

March 20, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Robert Morris University announced their plans to restructure the school Wednesday morning. In an email sent to students by President Christopher Howard, the university will be reorganizing the schools within the University. Remaining schools will include the School of Business,...

Former student that allegedly stalked, harrassed RMU president waives preliminary hearing

Photo Credit: (Allegheny County Jail)

Gage Goulding, News Editor

February 14, 2019

CORAOPOLIS, Pa. -- A former student that allegedly stalked and harassed Robert Morris University President Christopher Howard waived his right to a preliminary hearing on Tuesday. According to court documents, David S. Lockhart III appeared in magisterial court and waived his preliminary hearing with Dis...