Distinguished Alumni

The purpose of the Distinguished Alumni Award is to recognize the University’s alumni who have made significant contributions to both their communities and to Robert Morris University through service and/or monetary donations. Recipients of this award are recognized for their actions and service as they reflect the value of his or her educational training, pride in Robert Morris University, and through their interest in enriching the personal and professional lives of students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the Robert Morris Univeristy community.

Derek Armstrong

Derek Armstrong

Midwest Orthopaedic Center

Derek Armstrong is fortunate to find himself in a field he truly enjoys: medicine – more specifically, healthcare administration.

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Kathy Miller

President/Chief Creative Officer Total Event Resources

Persistence is the key to success and RMU Alumnus, Kathy Miller, is a prime example of how not giving up pays off in the

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Brandon Operana

Fields Law Firm

One of the significant events in the life of every lawyer is being sworn in as a brand new attorney.

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Christopher Slouber

Progress Rail Services

Pursuing  a degree in higher education may seem scary and intimidating for many first generation college students, but it

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John Vondran

Certified Surgical Technologist for Evanston Hospital

Before starting college, John Vondran was unsure of where his future was headed.

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Michael Brown

HR consultant for Chicago McOpCo, a company owned by McDonald’s

Alumnus, Michael Brown, received both his undergrad and graduate degrees at Robert Morris.

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Erik Miller


The journey of completing a higher education degree involves a lot of persistence and determination, but reaching its end

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Linda Leung

Director of Cardiology Services at Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital

Pursuing a Master’s degree offers an opportunity to acquire new skills and to improve relative standing in a competitive

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