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"We’re the only ones who gave ourselves a chance."

During a recent conversation with RMU men’s basketball coach Andy Toole, I learned that the RMU Gameday Exclusive videos, available at our YouTube channel, have been a hit on the recruiting trail. One of Andy’s most recently landed recuits and the recruit’s father were particularly impressed by the emotionally raw videos that documented the Colonials’ up-and-down 2010-11 season. The season ended with an overtime loss in the NEC championship game, which was chronicled in the final Gameday Exclusive installment:

According to Andy, coaches of rival teams have praised the videos, and few offer anything similar. Kudos go to the talent behind Gameday Exclusive, 2010 RMU graduate Nazari Dorosh and senior RMU student Justin Downs.

— Jonathan Potts

Maybe she’ll bring us back a T-shirt

RMU business education student Sandy Niggel is heading to Beijing to attend the Mondialogo International Symposium, a prestigious honor for teachers that Niggel is enjoying for the second time, according to today’s Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. The Trib notes that Niggel earned her teaching certification at RMU.

We’d be remiss if we failed to take this opportunity to mention that over the summer, RMU’s School of Education and Social Sciences become the first education school in Pennsylvania, and one of only about 60 nationwide, to earn accreditation by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC), one of two national education school accreditation agencies. You can read more about this here.