Robert Morris University
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Robert Morris University is a four-year, private, co-educational institution, located at the edge of Moon Township, just northwest of downtown Pittsburg,Pennsylvania. It is a leading university in the region, providing high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs, with an emphasis on liberal arts, and technical and professional programs.
The universityís history dates back to 1921, when the Pittsburgh School of Accountancy opened its door to educate students in business-related fields.
In 1935, the school name was changed to Robert Morris Institute in honor of the great hero of the American Revolution. Later it became Robert Morris College, and then Robert Morris University, in 2002.
Accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, RMU confers more than 30 undergraduate and 18 masterís and doctoral level programs. The major academic units are the School of Business; School of Communications and Information Systems; School of Education and Social Sciences; School of Engineering, Mathematics, and Science; and the School of Nursing and Allied Health. The School of Adult and Continuing Education (ACE) offers degree and certificate programs for adult students.
In addition to the 230-acre main campus, the university has a satellite campus in downtown Pittsburgh, which houses the Center for Adult and Continuing Education.
The RMU Island Sports Center is a state-of-the-art sports training and recreation center about nine miles from Pittsburgh. Its 32-acre campus features two indoor ice arenas, two outdoor multi-purpose rinks, athletic fields, miniature golf course, indoor golf driving range, fitness center, and a pro shop.
The two libraries of the university collectively maintain more than 130,000 volumes, 850,000 print periodicals, microprints, audiovisuals, and government documents.
In addition, the university hosts one of the largest career fairs in the region.
Robert Morris Signer of the Declaration of Independence ROBERT MORRIS was born January 31, 1734 in Liverpool, England.†At the age of thirteen, he left England and joined his father of the same name, who was engaged in the exportation of tobacco ...
American Revolution - The Founding Fathers, Robert Morris, Pennsylvania
Robert Morris died in 1806 in his 73d year and was buried in the yard of Christ Church. Image: Independence National Historical Park Related Topics Home | Site Map Visit our other sites: African Americans | American Revolution | American Indians ...
The Coinage Proposal of Robert Morris
... is an excerpt from the January 15, 1782 proposal for a new coinage by Robert Morris, Superintendent of Finance. Sent as a letter to John Hanson the President of the Continental Congress: In order that a Coin may be perfectly intelligible to ...