Category Archives: campus news

And the winner of the Laptop Survey raffle is…

Congratulations to Dean DiBello, winner of the raffle for a $50 gift certificate to Best Buy for completing the RMU Laptop Survey that was conducted by the CIS department last month. 🎉🎉🎈🎈

The Dean of our School, Dean AnnMarie LeBlanc, drew Dean’s name out of a hat (actually, it was a Tupperware bowl!) during a CIS Department meeting. Many thanks to Dean LeBlanc for helping us with this contest!

Thank you again to all students who participated in our laptop survey.

Happy Holidays!

CIS Dept Survey regarding Student Laptops and Devices

The CIS Department is gathering students’ opinions regarding laptops and other technology devices used for class work.  We would like to ask and encourage you to participate by responding to this short survey.  The survey contains 22 questions and will take approximately 10 minutes to complete.

Thank you!


Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP Internships

Orrick’s Global Operation Center in Wheeling, WV has excellent opportunities for Technology Internships for students working towards their Associates or Bachelor’s degrees.  The pay is $10.00/hour and 20-25 hours per week.  The positions are located in Wheeling, West Virginia.  The ColonialTrak page will expire 4/29/2016.

Applications Intern: Provide assistance with the technical support of firm-wide software applications including testing, documenting and trouble-shooting applications, communicating with internal customers and imaging desktops.

 Applications Database Intern: Provide assistance with the technical support of firm-wide software applications including testing, documenting and trouble-shooting applications, communicating with internal customers, imaging desktops and infrastructure support including servers and database systems.
• Excellent analytical skills.
• Proficiency with desktop operating systems and Microsoft Office.
• Understanding of networking concepts, database concepts and basic scripting and/or programming.
• Ability to adapt to a changing environment and multitask assignments, and to approach problems with a sense of ownership, enthusiasm and innovation.
• Willingness to learn and grow in a professional environment.
• GPA of 3.2 or above.
Application Instructions:
To submit your resume and cover letter for this position, please visit our Paralegal and Professional Staff listing at

Spring Career Fair April 5th

Why should you go?

This career fair offers a key networking opportunity with potential employers from over 93 different organizations.  Many of these organizations will be looking for interns and/or full-time hires for current openings and/or summer work.

When is this?  

The career fair will be Tuesday April 5th, from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM.


The career fair will be held in the Sewall Center Arena.

Organizations that will be there:

Allegheny Health Network
Auto-Owners Insurance Company
AXA Advisors
Barber National Institute
BKD LLP: CPAs & Advisors
BNY Mellon
Boy Scouts of America, Laurel Highlands Council
Carlow University
Carnegie Science Center
ChildCare Careers
Clean Water Action
Clearview Federal Credit Union
Coca-Cola Refreshments
Coen Markets
Comcast Spotlight
ComDoc, a Xerox company
Commonwealth of PA, Pennsylvania State Police
Corazon Inc.
Country Meadows of South Hills
creehan & company
Custom Valve Repair
CVS Caremark
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
DiNuzzo Index Advisors, Inc.
Dollar Bank
Eat’n Park Hospitality Group
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Erie Insurance
Ethos Group
Expedient Data Centers
Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott
Farmers Insurance Group
Fastenal Company
FedEx Ground
FedEx Services
First Commonwealth Bank
Foresters Financial Services, Inc.
Glade Run Lutheran Services
Highmark Health
Holy Family Institute
Insight Global
InVision Human Services
Keller Williams Real Estate Professionals
LANtek Computer Services
Learning Ventures Inc., DBA College Nannies & Tutors of
North Pittsburgh
Levin Furniture
Lutheran SeniorLife
M&T Bank
Mainstay Life Services
MassMutual Pittsburgh
Maxim Healthcare Services
Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc.
Northwestern Mutual
Novitas Solutions
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Oxford Solutions Inc.
Paradies Lagardere
Partners for Quality, Inc.
Peak Technical Staffing USA
Pittsburgh Mercy
PLS Logistics Services
PPG Industries, Inc.
Precision HR, Inc
Prudential Advisors
Rivers Casino
Robert Morris University
SagePoint Financial
Southwestern Human Services
Specialty Consultants Inc.
Step By Step, Inc.
Summa Technologies, Inc.
Tender Care Learning Centers
The Bradley Center
The Washington Health System
The Woodlands Foundation
U.S. Army
United States Air Force
United States Marine Corps Officer Program
W.K. Merriman, Inc.
Wagner Agency, Inc.
Waldron Private Wealth
Weirton Medical Center
WoodmenLife Financial Services

***Do not miss the opportunity to connect face-to-face with our region’s top employers!***

20-Year Club Annual Scholarship – Applications due April 1st


This is a one-time award which will be applied towards tuition and books during the 2016-2017 academic year.

$2600 Scholarship


  • Full-time undergraduate student enrolled at RMU
  • Minimum 60 credits (at least 30 earned at RMU) as of 1/1/16; Maximum 90 credits
  • Minimum GPA = 3.5

Note: full institutional tuition scholarship recipients are not eligible.  Also, previous winners of the 20-Year Club scholarship are not eligible.

The scholarship winner will be selected based upon a blind review of applications by the 20-year scholarship club committee.  Committee members will review the application and the required essay to determine the winner.

To receive an application, please email Dr. Cathleen Jones at  Applications are to be submitted electronically to Dr. Jones and must be received by April 1, 2016.

Resco Products, Inc. seeking IT Applications Support Specialist

Resco Products, Inc. is seeking recent graduates and/or upcoming May 2016 graduates for an IT Applications Support Specialist position.

Job Summary

This position is a critical part of Resco’s IT team by providing support, testing, implementation and troubleshooting for business critical applications including but not limited to ERP, business intelligence, and software.  This technical and analytical role will be responsible for supporting key components of the business in the definition, development and implementation of business technology solutions and for maintaining systems.  In addition, this position provides assistance to other members of the IT team for network support.  Will report directly to  the Information Technology Manager.


  • Some experience preferred but not required
  • B.S. in Computer Science / Information Systems or related field
  • 0-2+ years administrating Salesforce
  • Experience with ERP applications
  • 0-2+ years experience in IT administering Windows environments
  • Proficiency in Windows 7/8/10 and Office 2010-2016
  • Knowledge of Active Directory, Remote administration
  • Excellent customer service and communications skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and a high attention to detail
  • The ability to prioritize, self-manage and seek help when necessary
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Limited travel

The following qualifications would be a plus:  A+ Certification, Experience with BI software, Knowledge of QAD enterprise applications, SQL or Progress 4GL knowledge and experience

To Apply:

Please send resume and letter of interest to:

Dan  Wertz, IT Manger:

Please contact the Career Center for more information at or call 412-397-6333.