In May 2013, Robert DiRubbo, a graduate of the Adult and Community Education program at IUP, received the Margaret Mahler Outstanding Student Award for his commitment as a volunteer with SCORE at the Small Business Administration.
DiRubbo has counseled over 50 clients in creating new business ventures and consulting with existing owners to improve their ongoing businesses. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a master’s in Adult and Community Education from IUP.
He is presently employed at Stantec Consulting Services as a project manager overseeing mass transit projects in Miami and Dallas. He also volunteers at the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council, where he tutors English to students of other languages.