Michael R. Fitzgerald

Class of 2009


  • Casino proposed for Pittsburgh

    Pittsburgh has an urban redevelopment plan in the works to enhance students’ city experience. Competition for Pittsburgh’s lone slots license heated up this week with the news of a joint proposal by Harrah’s Entertainment Inc. and Forest City Enterprises for a $1 billion-plus Station Square Casino complex. The plan, unlike the joint proposal of the Isle of Capri Casinos and Pittsburgh Penguins, do...

    News | January 30, 2006
  • CMU to initiate fundraising campaign

    by Michael R. Fitzgerald


    News | January 23, 2006
  • House cuts $14 billion in student aid

    If the United States Senate confirms $50 billion in spending cuts, students can expect to pay an average of $5800 more for their college loans. In addition to $14.3 billion in cuts to federal financial aid for college students, the bill includes significant cuts from other federal programs, including Medicaid and food stamps.

    News | December 5, 2005
  • Listening In

    Students who already think the cost of college tuition is high may face paying at least hundreds of dollars more if the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has its way.
    Thanks to a new set of rules that monitor online communication, colleges and universities may face having to revamp their existing online systems, paying millions of dollars to do so. The American Council on Education (ACE) fi...

    News | October 31, 2005
  • Ladner raises questions on college budgets

    Once hailed for assuaging American University?s early??90s financial woes, AU president Benjamin Ladner is currently suspended while under investigation for indulging himself with University funds. According to The Washington Post, faculty members in five out of the six schools at the university voted ?no con-fidence? in Ladner last Tuesday.

    News | October 3, 2005