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Campus Drive to close in front of UPMC Events Center beginning in March

Campus Drive to close in front of UPMC Events Center beginning in March

Gage Goulding, News Editor

February 22, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Campus Drive will close in front of the UPMC Events Center for the entire month of March. University officials notified students, faculty and staff of the closure via email on Thursday. The closure will begin on March 1 at 5 a.m. and remain in effect through the end of April, according...

Stephanie McMahon to speak at Robert Morris University’s commencement

Stephanie McMahon to speak at Robert Morris University’s commencement

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

February 16, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- This year, more than 700 undergraduate students of Robert Morris University will be receiving their degrees and WWE chief brand officer Stephanie McMahon will be addressing them. McMahon has been chosen to deliver the Class of 2019’s commencement speech. This year’s commencement...

Evanescence to headline UPMC Events Center’s first concert

Evanescence to headline UPMC Events Center’s first concert

Jon Hanna, Contributor

February 4, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- The first concert at the new arena on the campus of Robert Morris University has been announced. Evanescence will headline the first-ever concert inside the new UPMC Events Center. Robert Morris University announced that two-time Grammy Award winner Evanescence would be the first...

WATCH LIVE: UPMC Events Center Construction

WATCH LIVE: UPMC Events Center Construction

Gage Goulding, Robert Morris University

January 18, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Watch live as crews work to complete the UPMC Events Center on the campus of Robert Morris University. Live Video Credit: Robert Morris University READ MORE: UPMC Events Center...

OVG Facilities announces management of new UPMC Events Center

OVG Facilities announces management of new UPMC Events Center

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

January 18, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Oak View Group Facilities have named Scott Zimmerman the general manager of the UPMC Events Center, which is being built on the Robert Morris University campus. According to a statement from Robert Morris University, prior to being appointed General Manager of the new arena, Zimmerman was director of booking at PPG Paints Arena in downtown Pittsburgh, PA. While managing the arena on campus, Zimmerm...

Pedestrian fell, injured on Campus Drive

Pedestrian fell, injured on Campus Drive

Gage Goulding, Assistant News Editor

November 27, 2018

MOON TOWNSHIP - A pedestrian walking on Campus Drive Tuesday night was injured after they fell. The Robert Morris University Police Department told RMU Sentry Media that a young, unidentified male injured their back after falling in the middle of Campus Drive. The injury occurred in front of the...

Friday traffic, delays anticipated at UPMC Events Center

Friday traffic, delays anticipated at UPMC Events Center

Gage Goulding, Assistant News Editor

November 15, 2018

MOON TOWNSHIP - Travelers can expect a high volume of construction vehicles and increased drive times near the UPMC Events Center at Robert Morris University. RELATED STORIES: RMU announces name, plans for new events center Weekend campus paving project, detours planned RMU announces Commencement ...

Duquesne University announces UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse

Duquesne University announces UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse

Gage Goulding, Assistant News Editor

October 23, 2018

PITTSBURGH -- Duquesne University announced in a press conference today that they will begin a massive renovation of their sports complex, the A. J. Palumbo Center. The building, which will be renamed to the UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse, is in honor of former men's basketball player and NBA star Chuck Cooper,...

RMU announces Commencement will be held in the UPMC Events Center

RMU announces Commencement will be held in the UPMC Events Center

Malyk Johnson, News Manager

October 2, 2018

Robert Morris University announced that the UPMC Events Center will be finished in time for the 2018-2019 commencement ceremony in an email. The graduate ceremony will be held on Friday, May 10 at 4 p.m., and the undergraduate ceremony will be held the day afterwards at 10 a.m. Guests attending...

University officials say ‘We are trying to reschedule’ main entrance paving project

University officials say ‘We are trying to reschedule’ main entrance paving project

Gage Goulding, Assistant News Manager

August 31, 2018

Students, teachers and visitors to Robert Morris University in the recent weeks have felt the full effect of a paving project gone wrong.