Pittsburgh's Top Workplaces 2011
Robert Morris University
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- HQ location:
- Moon Township, PA
Approximately 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students from 38 states and 39 countries are enrolled at Robert Morris University, which is located in Moon Township approximately 20 minutes from downtown Pittsburgh. Robert Morris University offers 60 undergraduate degree programs and 20 graduate degree programs in five academic schools: the School of Business, the School of Communications and Information Systems, the School of Education and Social Science, the School of Engineering, Mathematics and Science, and the School of Nursing and Health Sciences.
RMU’s mission is to change our students’ lives so that they can go out and change the lives of others for the better. We do this through professional experiences, service learning, global experiences, undergraduate research, campus leadership, and cultural experiences. These activities are documented on RMU’s unique Student Engagement Transcript. More than 100 clubs and organizations help students to develop leadership skills, network professionally and meet friends. Student organizations include varsity, club and intramural sports, sororities, fraternities and student government. RMU has 23 NCAA Division I athletic programs, including football, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s hockey, and men's and women's lacrosse.
“The ability to move around and be involved with different committees as well as the benefit of taking graduate classes at a discounted employee price.”
“You can tell they really care because you can see them at all levels of university events, from athletic contests to student performances.”
“I have the freedom to teach courses that I have developed and in which I have expertise. I have worked at other universities, and RMU has been, by far, the best place to work.”
“I have the best boss that anyone could ever have. My work is interesting and meaningful, and my compensation is very good.”
“Positive recognition from my department head and faculty make me feel appreciated.”