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11/17/2017 Point Park to Collect Pittsburgh Playhouse Memories
Share your Playhouse memories before the new state-of-the-art facility opens in Downtown Pittsburgh.
11/13/2017 #PittsburghMe: Meet Kenny Sickles, Early Childhood Education Major & Basketball Player
Being part of a team is a great experience. There is a brotherhood between players and a connection amongst other student athletes. My time as a student athlete has given me are some of the best memories I've ever had!
11/10/2017 #PointParkWorks: SAEM Junior Lands Royal Service Co-Op With Fairmont Pittsburgh
Meet Jaron Andrechak, a junior sports, arts and entertainment management student and royal service supervisor for Fairmont Pittsburgh Hotel.
11/7/2017 #PittsburghMe: Meet Jess Paterchak, Broadcast Production Major and Pittsburgh Penguins Intern
"I chose Point Park for the small class sizes and because it is in the city. It’s really nice that we have the opportunity to build connections and gain job experience right in the community that is our campus."
11/6/2017 Diversity & Inclusion Panel Discussion Features HR Professionals from City of Pittsburgh, PPG
The event was hosted on campus by Point Park University’s Student Human Resource Association, Black Student Union and Honors Student Organization.
11/2/2017 Ph.D. in Community Engagement Student is the Driving Force Behind Point Park's Pioneer Pantry
"On the first day of the Ph.D. program, the cohort volunteered with the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank and it inspired our research on food insecurity in Southwestern Pennsylvania," said Veronika Panagiotou.
10/23/2017 #PittsburghMe: Meet Carmella Cuomo, Dance Major
"The most rewarding part about being a dancer is the feeling you get after you know you did your personal best at something. That is when I feel the most alive."
10/18/2017 SAEM Students Work at Thrival Festival and The Price is Right Show in Pittsburgh
Point Park SAEM majors continue to connect with real-world opportunities to work in live entertainment management.
10/18/2017 Dance Alumnus Returns to Campus to Host Master Classes with Alonzo King LINES Ballet
Meet James Gowan, a 2015 B.F.A. in dance alumnus.
10/16/2017 Doctoral Students Discuss Leadership Styles With Pittsburgh Mayor
Mayor Bill Peduto visited campus to meet with students in the Ed.D. in leadership and administration program.
10/12/2017 Point Park Students Share University Experience With Their Parents at Family Weekend 2017
“This was my first time participating in Family Weekend. I was so excited to show my mom around the city so that she can see just how mesmerizing it is,” said student Princess Winder.
10/3/2017 #PittsburghMe: Meet Baylee Zimmerman, SAEM Major & Pittsburgh Steelers Intern
"From the moment I set foot on campus, I knew that Point Park was the right school for me."
9/27/2017 SAEM Professor Co-Chairs Marketing Management Association Conference
Paige Beal, M.B.A., is in the process of building a digital marketing minor at Point Park University.
9/26/2017 #PittsburghMe: Meet Daymon Long, Cinema Production Major
"I chose Point Park because I knew I wouldn’t just be a number in a room - I'd have the opportunity to have true relationships with the people who are educating me."
9/22/2017 Center for Media Innovation: A Learning Hub for Students to Hone Skills for their Future
In its second year of operation, Point Park's Center for Media Innovation continues to provide hands-on experience and networking opportunities for students in a variety of majors.
9/19/2017 M.A. Alumni Profile: Meet Angela G. Ford, Development Manager, Heinz History Center
"I am responsible for ensuring the successful execution of fundraising programs and events, donor cultivation and pursuing funding opportunities for all institution-wide initiatives," she said.
9/18/2017 #PittsburghMe: Meet Isabella Yobbagy, Psychology Major Concentrating in Forensics
"I just loved the fact that Point Park was right in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh, and that there was always something to do and somewhere to go."
9/4/2017 #PittsburghMe: Kaitlyn Smith, Business Management Major and CAB Executive Director
"Being part of CAB has given me the hands-on experience in event planning and management that has helped me to progress further towards my career goals."
8/31/2017 #PittsburghMe: Meet Bryan Partika, Journalism and Political Science Double Major
"Pittsburgh truly becomes home once you spend enough time here. Don't rush home every weekend or every chance you get because you'll find that this place is really special."
8/25/2017 #PghImpact2017 Forum Held at Point Park University
Danielle Davis, Ph.D. in community engagement student, and Patrick Mulvihill, D.Ed., assistant professor of management, co-hosted the event.
8/24/2017 Point Park University Welcoming One of Its Largest Incoming Classes this Fall
More than 850 U.S. and international freshmen and transfer students are enrolled at Point Park for the fall.
8/14/2017 Allegheny Conference Appoints Point Park M.B.A. Alumna as Investor Relations Manager
Meet Patriece Thompson '15, investor relations manager for the Allegheny Conference on Community Development.
8/10/2017 Point Park University Earns National Recognition as a 2017-2018 College of Distinction
By demonstrating continued dedication to high-impact educational practices, Point Park University has again been named as one of the nation’s Colleges of Distinction.
8/7/2017 #PittsburghMe: Meet Charles Murria, Sports, Arts & Entertainment Management Major
"The Downtown Pittsburgh location was the biggest deciding factor for me. Being raised in New York and North Carolina, I was looking for the best of both places and Pittsburgh gave me a big city with a small-town feel."
8/4/2017 Behind the Scenes at WQED Multimedia with Point Park Alumni Alisyn Blackwell and Zak Boyle
Blackwell and Boyle discuss how the education and training they received at Point Park prepared them for professional success at WQED.
7/25/2017 #PittsburghMe: Meet Alannah Owens, Human Resource Management Major
"I think the best thing about Pittsburgh is the culture. There are people of many different cultures and backgrounds in the city and ways we celebrate each one."
7/21/2017 #PittsburghMe: Meet Annie Brewer, Cinema Production Major
"Find what you’re skilled at, but more importantly, find what makes you happy. College is a better experience when you’re doing something you love."
7/19/2017 Point Park Alum Appointed Chair of Board of Trustees
Joseph R. Greco, Jr., has been named chair of Point Park's Board of Trustees.
7/18/2017 Working for the Stanley Cup Champions: SAEM Grad Discusses Role as New Media Coordinator
Meet Evan Schall, a 2014 sports, arts and entertainment management graduate.
7/17/2017 Broadcast Major Sara Mackulin is a Media Relations Intern for the Pittsburgh Pirates
"Having this internship on my resume is definitely an eye-opener to potential employers and a strong demonstration of my abilities," Mackulin said.
7/11/2017 Point Park Marks Fifth Year of Hosting High School Accounting Career Awareness Program
The University continues to engage high school students in the accounting field through visits to public accounting firms, hands-on workshops and presentations from business professionals.
7/10/2017 #PittsburghMe: Meet Alex Popichak, Editor-In-Chief of The Globe
"I’ve had the opportunity to cover political rallies, Pittsburgh's bicentennial ceremony, the presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C. and a little bit of everything in between."
7/6/2017 SAEM Alumna and Student Work in VIP at NKOTB, Paula Abdul, Boyz II Men Concert
Nicolette Jones and Ericka Thomas were selected to work at The Total Package Tour concert in Pittsburgh.
7/5/2017 Musical Theatre Alumnus Connor Russell Stars as Flounder in Disney's The Little Mermaid
"My four years at Point Park were integral to my growth as an artist, so having the opportunity to come back years later to this city that has so many memories for me is very special," he said.
7/5/2017 Business Management Graduate Manages 43 Dunkin’ Donuts Throughout Pittsburgh Area
Meet Chelsea Halker, marketing and guest services manager for Heartland Restaurant Group.
6/22/2017 #PittsburghMe: Meet KacieJo Brown, Public Relations and Advertising Major
"After getting admitted and taking a campus tour, I knew this school was the right choice for me."
6/20/2017 HR Management Major Lands Summer Internship With Great Lakes Behavioral Research Institute
Meet transfer student and human resources intern Lauren Androstic.
6/20/2017 Broadcast Reporting Alumna Kelly Sasso is a News Anchor for WTAE-TV
"Get involved in extracurricular activities, complete as many internships as you can and watch closely to see what your peers are doing. Your experience at Point Park will be what you make it," Sasso said.
6/15/2017 SAEM 2016 Alumna Named Manager of Artistic Operations for the Pittsburgh Symphony
Kimberly Prelosky earned a B.S. in sports, arts and entertainment management was involved with the Campus Activities Board, Honors Program, Alternative Spring Break and WPPJ Radio.
6/6/2017 #PittsburghMe: Meet Bobby Bertha, Broadcast Production Major and New USG President
"Once I got involved with USG I saw how much good it does for the student body and the University. Now that I’ve been elected as President, I look forward helping the student body in any way I can."
6/6/2017 Students Meet With Senior Editors From Major Magazines at Creative Nonfiction Conference
The 2017 Creative Nonfiction Writers' Conference was held on the Point Park University campus May 26-27.
6/1/2017 M.B.A. Classes Benefit 2017 Graduate Working for U.S. Department of the Treasury
Meet Oliha Grichang, contact representative for the Wage and Investment Division at the U.S. Department of the Treasury.
5/31/2017 #PittsburghMe: Meet Amber Gordon, SAEM Major and Pioneer Ambassador
"One thing I didn't do at my own Pioneer Experience but wish I had was try to be more extroverted. Don't be afraid to put yourself out there. Walk up to a stranger and say hi!"
5/23/2017 #PointParkWorks: HR Major Completing Co-Op With Business Software Company
Meet Devon Tate, a human resource management student doing a procurement co-op with SAP Ariba in Pittsburgh.
5/23/2017 #PittsburghMe: Meet Alexandra Gradwell, SAEM Major & Washington Wild Things Summer Intern
"Find yourself in college. Do what makes you happy and take advantage of all the opportunities at your fingertips. The sky is the limit!"
5/22/2017 New App Allows Instant, Anonymous Communication With Campus Police
Developed by tip411, the app puts a powerful new safety tool into the hands of the campus community.
5/16/2017 #PittsburghMe: Meet Nikole Kost, Photojournalism Major
"My favorite thing to do downtown is eat. Pittsburgh offers so many different cultural foods throughout the city. I can eat food from all over the world in one place."
5/10/2017 High School Students: Explore Our City and Your Career at Point Park
Summer workshops in communication and sports, arts and entertainment management. Join us!
5/9/2017 #PittsburghMe: Katie Malone, Human Resource Management Major
"My best advice would be to get as involved as possible and enjoy every minute of your time at Point Park, because it goes by so fast!"
5/8/2017 M.B.A. 2014 Graduate Named VP, Senior Manager of Communications for PNC
M.B.A. alumna Amanda Munsch was recently named VP, Senior Manager of Communications for PNC.
5/8/2017 Point Park Students Host, Present at Northeast Regional Honors Council Conference
Students presented research related to the theme "Bridging the Divide," and led a "City as Text" exploration, which provided conference attendees a chance to visit Pittsburgh's neighborhoods.
5/2/2017 National High School Dance Festival Returns to Point Park University Feb. 28 - March 4, 2018
More than 1,500 high school dance students will participate in auditions, master classes and concerts, and make new friends from around the world at Point Park University.
4/26/2017 Bosnian Refugee, M.B.A. Alumnus Promoted to Supervisor of Pricing Operations at BNY Mellon
Meet Elvir Muslimovic, a 2013 M.B.A. graduate and supervisor of pricing operations for BNY Mellon.
4/25/2017 #PittsburghMe: Meet Maggie McCauley, Broadcast Reporting and Public Relations / Advertising Major
"I feel as though I've accomplished everything I set out to do (and more) in the past four years. I'm confident and excited for a new adventure."
4/24/2017 #PittsburghMe: Meet Patty Sorg, Criminal Justice Major
"Living on campus puts everything at your fingertips. I love being in the middle of everything and surrounded by all of the excitement Downtown."
4/18/2017 #PittsburghMe: Meet Jessica Joseph, Multimedia Major
"Looking back at my four years at Point Park, I can definitely say I’ve had a real-world experience before entering the workforce." ? Point Park University
4/13/2017 Pittsburgh’s New Police Chief is a Point Park Grad, Keynote Speaker at Hooding Ceremony
Scott Schubert, police chief for the City of Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, earned both a master's degree and bachelor's degree from Point Park.
4/5/2017 #PittsburghMe: Meet Mary Moses, Creative Writing Major
"The workload may be heavy sometimes, but it all pays off in the end. Find what you love and follow the journey. Chances are, it will lead you somewhere unexpected."
4/3/2017 Point Park Hosts Student Summit of Universities Working Together to Stop Sexual Violence
More than 60 college students throughout the Pittsburgh region attended the 2017 Student Summit at Point Park University March 25.
3/27/2017 #PittsburghMe: Meet Kayla Snyder, Journalism Major
"I appreciate that the faculty here are real-world working professionals and I wanted to learn from people in the industry."
3/17/2017 Army National Guard Member, Accounting Major Awarded Financial Executives Scholarship
Learn why student athlete Chereese Langley was awarded the Kuldeep Shastri Memorial Scholarship from the Pittsburgh Chapter of Financial Executives International.
3/15/2017 SAEM Professor, Concert Promoter Striving to Make Pittsburgh a Music City
Ed Traversari, M.B.A., is working with the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership to cultivate a more vibrant music scene in Pittsburgh.
3/10/2017 Six Point Park Graduates Land Positions With Online Event Ticketing Company ShowClix
Meet Point Park alumni and ShowClix employees Stephanie Driscoll, David Kennedy, Amy Kline, Jessica Merritt, Clayton Stasenko and Ally Zrowka.
3/7/2017 Regional Vice President of Operations for Comcast is a Point Park M.B.A. Graduate
Meet Randall Tecza, a regional VP of Operations at Comcast and a 2003 Point Park M.B.A. alumnus.
3/2/2017 #PittsburghMe: Meet Nikki Morath, Dance Major
"I’ve been able to take master classes with world-renowned choreographers and guest artists, as well as perform amongst peers and professionals."
2/28/2017 2015 Alumna Caroline Collins is an Anchor and Reporter for WFMJ in Youngstown, Ohio
"At Point Park, you will learn from professors who have worked in the field, gain hands-on experience and have access to internships close to campus," said Collins.
2/22/2017 #PittsburghMe: Meet Isabel Hunter, Intelligence and National Security major from London
"Most importantly, I've learned that if I want something, I have to work hard for it."
2/15/2017 #PittsburghMe: Meet Amber Mole, Business Management and Accounting Major
"I fell in love with the sense of unity and excitement at Point Park, and the hospitality I received from everyone sealed the deal for me."
2/9/2017 People of Point Park: Kyle and Alyssa Southerlin '11, First Impressions and Finding Love
Alumni couple Kyle and Alyssa Southerlin reflect on finding love at Point Park and life after college.
2/7/2017 Behind the Lens with Ben Schonberger, Instructor of Photography at Point Park
"My classes move fast and the expectations are high. The students are always up for a challenge and the opportunity to take a risk when the bar is raised. I love that," he said.
2/6/2017 #PittsburghMe: Meet Amedea Baldoni, Political Science and Legal Studies Double Major from Italy
"Having the city as my campus brings so many opportunities for internships and networking that I know I wouldn’t be able to get anywhere else."
2/6/2017 Musical Theatre Major Tony Lorrich Performs in The Royale at City Theatre Company
"The idea that Point Park's program could mold me into a triple threat excited me and pushed me to apply, audition and eventually attend," Lorrich said.
1/30/2017 BNY Mellon Analyst Discusses the Powerful Impact of His Point Park M.B.A. Degree
Meet Stoycho Stoychev, a 2014 M.B.A. and international business concentration graduate.
1/25/2017 #PittsburghMe: Meet Adam Rossi, Acting Major
"I chose Point Park because I absolutely loved the campus, professors and atmosphere. After auditioning I remember talking with the professors and then walking around campus thinking, “This is where I need to be."
1/20/2017 #PittsburghMe: Meet Daniel Kelly, Cinema Production major from Texas
"I would say to live on campus for at least your first year. It’s a great way to get to know and network with other students. It will help you get the most out of your college experience."
1/20/2017 M.B.A. 2016 Graduate Profile: Diane Weston, Jewish Healthcare Foundation Fellow
Weston is currently a Death and Dying Fellow for the Jewish Healthcare Foundation.
1/18/2017 M.A. Alumni Profile: Meet Elizabeth Willard, Proposal Writer, Pricewaterhouse Coopers
"The flexibility of this program is priceless for working professionals like me. I was able to work full time and take full-time classes, feeling supported by both my job and my school," said Willard.
1/18/2017 MLK Day Honored With Trip to National African American Museum, Walking Vigil and Selma Screening
Point Park University students honored the life of Martin Luther King Jr., both on and off campus this year.
1/9/2017 Honors Program Students Pay it Forward Through On-Campus Volunteer Activities
During the fall semester students sponsored "Pink Feet," a series of events to increase awareness and raise money for breast cancer research — specifically for Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh — raising $1,200.
12/19/2016 Point Park's Instagram Wins National Gold Award
The University's Instagram account was recognized by the Education Digital Marketing Awards.
12/15/2016 #PittsburghMe: Meet Morgan Mitchell, Sports, Arts and Entertainment Management Major
"The lasting memories you'll have from college will be the ones where you left your comfort zone, tried new things and got involved."
12/9/2016 M.B.A. 2016 Graduate Selected as Lead Operations Analyst at UPMC Health Plan
Meet Benjamin Eonta, who earned a B.A. in 2008 and an M.B.A. in 2016, both from Point Park University.
12/9/2016 M.B.A. 2015 Alumnus is a Manager of Sales Support and Administration at UPMC Health Plan
Joseph Veltri talks about how his M.B.A. degree has helped him succeed in his health care career.
12/8/2016 M.B.A. Health Systems Management Graduates Excel in Careers at UPMC Health Plan
Meet Benjamin Eonta, lead operations analyst, and Joseph Veltri, manager of sales support and administration.
12/8/2016 #PittsburghMe: Meet Jacob Bergey, Broadcast Production Major
"Take advantage of all aspects of the city. Don’t spend all of your time studying or watching Netflix in your room. Get out once in a while."
12/7/2016 Wiz Khalifa’s Manager Talks to SAEM Students About Making a Career in the Music Business
The Nov. 28 guest lecture event was presented by Point Park’s sports, arts and entertainment management program and the University’s record label, Pioneer Records.
12/6/2016 Forensic Science Majors Intern at Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office
Leanna Brooks and Alex Pochiba have spent their fall semester gaining hands-on experience interning at Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office.
11/28/2016 Point Park Accounting Alumna Travels the World as Risk Manager for Schneider Downs
Meet Rosemary Mazzeo (Coombs), a 2010 accounting alumna recently promoted to manager of risk advisory services.
11/18/2016 Fall Fest 2016 Features Alumni Band Nevada Color and Music Artists from Pioneer Records
Point Park University's Campus Activities Board hosted more than 200 people for its Fall Fest, featuring performances by Pioneer Records artists and alumni band Nevada Color.
11/14/2016 #PittsburghMe: Meet Emily Kirsch, Funeral Services Major and Member of the Cheer and Dance Teams
"My advice to incoming students is to find a major that really interests you and that you can enjoy for the rest of your life."
11/3/2016 M.B.A. with SAEM Concentration Helps Alumna Land Dream Job with Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
Meet Katherine Lancaster, a 2013 Point Park M.B.A. alumna and show marketing manager for Pittsburgh Cultural Trust.
10/21/2016 M.B.A. Grad, Senior Manager for Pittsburgh Housing Authority Named a 40 Under 40 Winner
Meet Aster Teclay, a 2014 Point Park M.B.A. graduate and senior project manager for The Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh.
10/13/2016 More than 400 Family Members Visit Point Park's Downtown Pittsburgh Campus for Family Weekend
Point Park University's annual Family Weekend was held Oct. 7-9 and included activities on campus and throughout Pittsburgh.
10/7/2016 HR Major Gaining Work Experience in the Field With Pittsburgh Human Resources Association
Meet Katherine Miller, a senior human resource management major, transfer student and administrative assistant for PHRA.
10/5/2016 Point Park Veterans Joint Leadership Event Features Downtown Pittsburgh Field Exercises
The School of Business hosted its second Veterans Joint Leadership Initiative event Sept. 23, which included team field exercises and a conference on campus.
10/4/2016 Point Park’s Fall Internship and Job Fair Brings 110 Employers to Campus
Recruiters throughout the Pittsburgh region came to Point Park to interview students and alumni for a variety of positions.
9/30/2016 M.B.A. 2016 Alumna is a Vice President and Business Analytics Consultant at BNY Mellon
Camille Reed talks about the impact her M.B.A. classes at Point Park have had on her career.
9/22/2016 Students Encouraged to be Good Storytellers at Center for Media Innovation's Opening Day
Watch archived presentations from guest speakers and segments from an evening with Sarah Koenig, host of the Serial podcast.
9/20/2016 Student Spotlight: Meet Photojournalism Major Shayna Mendez from Kingston, Jamaica
"What I've enjoyed the most about my college experience at Point Park is how easy it was for me to get involved and to get to know people," said Mendez.
9/19/2016 Caribbean Student Chose Point Park for its Downtown Location and Career Opportunities
Andre Bennett from Jamaica is an accounting major and track and field and cross country athlete at Point Park.
9/16/2016 #PittsburghMe: Meet Ryan Johnson, Mechanical Engineering Major
"When I first arrived on campus for orientation, I fell in love with the city and the people. I knew then that this was the right place for me."
9/13/2016 Fall Events at the Center for Media Innovation
Guest speakers include Richard Drew, Fred McLeod, Diane Rehm and others.
9/12/2016 From Point Park to BNY Mellon: Accounting Major Graduates and Becomes Tax Specialist
Meet Lauren Berner, a 2015 Point Park accounting graduate and U.S. Tax Specialist for The Bank of New York Mellon.
9/7/2016 Daylong Events Kickoff Opening of Point Park University's Center for Media Innovation Sept. 13
Highlights include panels with local media professionals, and an evening with Sarah Koenig, host and co-creator of the Serial podcast.
9/6/2016 #PittsburghMe: Meet Daniel Strickland, Secondary Education English Major
"One of the most amazing opportunities I’ve had so far at Point Park was instructing my own Kindergarten class for an entire day. I’ve gained so much experience in my time here so far, and I know I chose the right major and university for me."
9/1/2016 Point Park University Earns National Recognition as a 2016-2017 College of Distinction
Point Park earned this honor for demonstrating high-level results across four distinctions.
9/1/2016 Advice to the Class of 2020 at Convocation: Set Goals, Get to Know Faculty, Classmates and the Community
Members of the Point Park community offered advice to help guide the Class of 2020 on their new path as college students.
8/26/2016 #PittsburghMe: Meet Carrie Reale, Public Relations & Advertising Major
"I'd much rather get to go out and get real experiences than sit in a classroom for four years, and Point Park gives me that opportunity."
8/23/2016 Center for Media Innovation Welcomes Host, Co-Creator of Serial Podcast to Point Park Sept. 13
Sarah Koenig speaks to the campus community Sept. 13, 7 to 9 p.m., in the Lawrence Hall Ballroom.
8/18/2016 Business Students and Alumna Work in VIP at Coldplay Concert in Pittsburgh
The sold-out concert was held at the CONSOL Energy Center in Downtown Pittsburgh.
8/16/2016 Point Park University officers now equipped with body cameras
Officers began wearing the devices Aug. 1.
8/12/2016 Founder of 'Eat That, Read This' Blog Visits Point Park
Adam Shuck, founder of the daily news blog "Eat That, Read This," met with interns from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette at Point Park.
8/10/2016 Faculty Profile: Meet Zeva Barzell, Associate Professor of Theatre
"One of the most important messages I try to convey to my students is to have a taste for excellence in their work and to really know and understand their craft," said Barzell.
8/1/2016 SAEM Student Transfers Passion for Running Into Special Events Summer Internship
Meet Emily Maxwell, a senior sports, arts and entertainment management and special events intern for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
7/21/2016 High School Students Gain Journalistic Experience at Summer Multimedia Workshop
"We worked on skills in journalistic writing, photography, video production and web design," said Professor Robin Cecala. "The students were enthusiastic and produced a great variety of stories for their website Spectrum 2016."
7/5/2016 Cinema Arts Student, Spain Native Interning for The Fred Rogers Company
"I work on children’s cartoons that air on PBS to select small clips and images for the website, transcribe videos and files from DVDs, as well as any other tasks as assigned," said Pamies.
6/27/2016 Criminal Justice Major Interning for Pittsburgh Department of City Planning this Summer
Meet Michael Hansom, a senior criminal justice student and American Disabilities Act compliance intern for the Pittsburgh Department of City Planning.
6/21/2016 Alumni, Students Share Experiences Working and Interning During the Stanley Cup Playoffs
Meet the Point Park University School of Business alumni and students who worked or interned for the Penguins this season.
6/17/2016 Point Park Professor Presents to Community College Presidents
Jamesena Talbott, D.M., discussed community engagement programming at the Strategic Horizons Network Conference held June 13.
5/24/2016 Center for Media Innovation a Hub for Students, Local Media and Downtown Community
Alumni and members of the media got a behind-the-scenes look at the 4,000-square-foot center during a hard hat tour and reception.
5/10/2016 Variety of Summer High School Programs Offered at Point Park University
Check out programs in animation, forensic science, multimedia and more.
5/4/2016 M.B.A. Student DaMarra Underwood Awarded Chuck Cooper Foundation Scholarship
The Chuck Cooper Foundation awards graduate-level scholarships and provides comprehensive leadership development, professional skills and opportunities to under-served students.
5/2/2016 Bachelor’s Degree Allows 2015 Alumna to Begin Career in the Human Resources Field
Meet Angela Finke, benefits coordinator for System One in Pittsburgh.
4/28/2016 Graduate Hooding 2016: New Grads Discuss Their Journey to a Master's Degree
More than 115 graduate students walked on stage to have their master’s degrees conferred at Point Park University’s annual Hooding and Degree Conferral Ceremony April 24.
4/26/2016 Criminal Justice and Forensic Science Students Inducted Into Alpha Phi Sigma Honor Society
“The students inducted represent not only exemplary academic achievement but also a strong commitment to the criminal justice profession and service to society,” remarked Richard Linzer, J.D.
4/21/2016 Screenwriting Major Lands Internship at Pittsburgh CLO with Help from Professor
"My professors helped me land my internships and are constantly invested in my development as a writer. Their input is invaluable and I am so thankful for their support," Rick said.
4/21/2016 Art Show Organized by Students and OSN Brings Homelessness to the Forefront, Inspires Many
Stunning artwork was showcased on campus April 8 at the “Home is Where the Art is” art show, hosted by Point Park’s Confluence Psychology Alliance student group and Pittsburgh Mercy’s Operation Safety Net.
4/20/2016 Point Park names Andrew Conte director of Center for Media Innovation
Conte is an award-winning investigative reporter from the Pittsburgh Trib.
4/11/2016 #PittsburghMe: Meet Don Noel Ranasinghe, Broadcast Production Major and U-View Programming Director
Learn what broadcast production and media management major Don Noel Ranasinghe loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
4/11/2016 Fall 2016: Point Park Offering Region's First Environmental Journalism Program
The program will train a new generation of storytellers who will be well-positioned to enter the workforce to report on critical environmental issues in the public eye.
4/8/2016 Pittsburgh Cultural Trust VP of Development to Speak at Hooding Ceremony
M.B.A. graduate Nicholas Gigante is the keynote speaker for Point Park's Hooding and Degree Conferral April 24.
4/5/2016 Classes, Internships and Job with Pens-TV Set Up Stone Swiess for Professional Success
Meet Stone Swiess, a double major in multimedia and SAEM who is working part-time for the Pittsburgh Penguins.
4/4/2016 #PittsburghMe: Meet Ula Koczkodaj, SAEM Major and Soccer Player From Poland
Learn what sports, arts and entertainment management major Ula Koczkodaj loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
4/1/2016 Electrical Engineering Major Offered at Point Park for Fall 2016
Point Park’s new program combines rigorous theoretical study in electrical engineering with extensive laboratory experience.
3/23/2016 Business Professor Presents, Models at Inspiring Lives Conference
Michele Langbein, Ph.D., presented "Leaders Empower Lives" and modeled on the runway at the gala.
3/14/2016 #PittsburghMe: Meet Isabella Levy, Public Relations and Advertising Major
Learn what public relations and advertising major Isabella Levy loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
3/10/2016 Psychology Students and Pittsburgh Mercy to Show Artwork by Homeless
Confluence Psychology Alliance and Pittsburgh Mercy’s Operation Safety Net will feature the artwork of homeless at an April 8 art show on campus.
3/6/2016 Hundreds of Scholarships Awarded to High School Dancers at NHSDF Closing Ceremony
More than 300 students received scholarships at the NHSDF closing ceremony to help them pursue their dreams of a career in dance.
3/5/2016 Alumni in Parsons Dance Company Host Master Class at Point Park for NHSDF 2016
Dance alumni Ian Spring and Ahmad Simmons led the master class on March 4. Check out photos from the class.
3/4/2016 NHSDF Brings High School Dancers from Around the World to Point Park's Downtown Campus
From Australia and Bermuda to South Carolina and California, 1,300 dancers from 78 high schools traveled from near and far to Downtown Pittsburgh for the 2016 National High School Dance Festival hosted by Point Park University.
3/4/2016 At City in a Room, students explore benefits of living in Pittsburgh
Campus Activities Board event helps students learn more about Pittsburgh neighborhoods and fun city events.
3/2/2016 M.A. Student Presents Workshop on Managing Change at Leadership Summit
Meet Jessica Hobson, an employment specialist for UPMC who is pursuing an M.A. in leadership degree at Point Park.
2/29/2016 Point Park Welcomes 1,300 High School Dancers to Downtown Pittsburgh for NHSDF, March 3-6
High school students will converge on campus this week from across the country and around the world for the 2016 National High School Dance Festival. Follow updates on social media: #NHSDF2016.
2/17/2016 M.B.A. Program Helps Alum at Deloitte Advance Time Management and Communication Skills
Meet Timothy Madden, a 2014 M.B.A. alumnus and solutions developer for Deloitte Consulting, LLP.
2/16/2016 2014 Broadcasting Alumna Kelsie Metzgar is the Johnstown Bureau Reporter for WTAJ-TV
"I received my job offer a week after graduating in December 2014. I credit my success in landing a job to some of the wonderful faculty at Point Park who supported me," said Metzgar.
2/12/2016 Pioneer Records Introduces Out of the Woodwork Concert Series
This student-run concert series will continue with shows at Hundred Wood throughout the spring semester.
2/12/2016 WPXI Business Executives Discuss Careers in the TV Industry, Give Students Advice at Workshop
The Jan. 28 workshop was hosted by the sports, arts and entertainment program and featured panelists Julie Ellis-Jena, Bob Liga and Brandon Takacs.
2/9/2016 Ph.D. in Community Engagement Student Committed to Serving Others Professionally, Personally
"This program gives us an opportunity to truly impact what’s happening in the neighborhoods we call home," said Abdelmalik.
2/9/2016 2015 Communication Alumnus James Hill is Special Assistant to Mayor William Peduto
"I witnessed immigrants become American citizens, met presidents ... truly amazing things. And, I get to hang out with The Pirate Parrot," said Hill.
2/3/2016 Global Cultural Studies Alumna Chosen for PULSE Pittsburgh Fellowship
Meet Casy Stelitano, 2014 global cultural studies alumna and program coordinator for Pittsburghers for Public Transit.
1/18/2016 Meet Joseph DeFazio, CRPC, Ph.D., School of Business Instructor and Financial Planner
Joseph DeFazio, CRPC, Ph.D., who recently joined the School of Business faculty, brings his expertise in the finance industry to Point Park's classrooms.
1/11/2016 Catalysts for Change: M.A. Leadership Students Create Workshops to Improve Communities
To create positive change, School of Business Associate Professor Helena Knorr, Ph.D., believes class projects should extend beyond the classroom and into the community.
1/8/2016 Meet Brendan Mullan, Ph.D., Astrophysicist and Assistant Professor of Physics at Point Park
Mullan is an internationally respected astrophysicist, science communicator and education program developer and director.
12/18/2015 Internship and hard work advance alumna’s career to promotions manager for CBS Radio
2010 alumna Kayla Seybert is the promotions manager for Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan and NewsRadio 1020 KDKA.
12/15/2015 Point Park M.B.A. Program to Offer Concentration in the Energy Industry
Classes are tailored for professionals in all areas of the energy industry striving to advance their careers as well as those looking to work in the field.
12/8/2015 Internship Profile: Kariann Mano, Marketing and Community Affairs, Carnegie Science Center
"At my internship, I’m usually working on writing a news release, checking social media or working on market research," said Mano.
12/7/2015 Criminal Justice Administration and English Alumnus is a Leader in Behavioral Health Care
Meet Rick Moody, clinical outpatient supervisor for Pittsburgh Mercy Behavioral Health/Trinity Healthcare.
12/3/2015 Public Relations and Advertising Students Attend PRSSA Conference in Atlanta
Students networked with industry professionals, learned about PR case studies and strategies, and visited the Georgia Aquarium and World of Coca-Cola.
12/2/2015 Russia Native Chose Point Park M.B.A. Program From Abroad, Now Working in Pittsburgh
Meet Daria Opekunova, international M.B.A. alumna and staffing manager for Robert Half International.
11/24/2015 Telling Stories and Changing Lives Theme of Fall 2015 High School Media Day
More than 180 high school students and their teachers learned the elements of storytelling during at High School Media Day. Check out photos, a video and feedback from students and teachers.
11/19/2015 M.B.A. Classes Prepared Manager to Effectively Communicate with IABC Members Globally
Meet Micayla Felicion-Davin, a 2013 M.B.A. alumna and chapter relations manager for the International Association of Business Communicators.
11/19/2015 Freshman Dance Majors Perform at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh's Anniversary Gala
Six weeks into their first semester, 60 freshman dance majors performed at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.
11/18/2015 Point Park's Family Weekend draws a crowd to campus, Pittsburgh for weekend of fun
This year's Family Weekend drew nearly 500 family members to Point Park from across Pennsylvania and as far away as Texas, Florida, and Illinois.
11/18/2015 SAEM Class Working with Feld Entertainment Director to Market Upcoming Monster Jam
Students in Assistant Professor Paige Beal’s SAEM Marketing and Promotions class are gaining hands-on experience creating marketing plans for this upcoming event.
11/12/2015 Pittsburgh Pirates Execs Offer SAEM Students Advice on Internships, Networking, Careers
Pittsburgh Pirates leading media, marketing and sales executives led a symposium Oct. 27 at PNC Park.
11/11/2015 M.A. Psychology Grad, Ph.D. Student Embraces Her Role Helping Girls Take Control of Their Sexual Health
Meet Leatra Tate, Girl Talk Project coordinator for the Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force.
11/10/2015 Entire Cast of Pittsburgh CLO's 'Altar Boyz' Features Point Park Students and Alumni
“Working with Point Park alumni and another current student is a dream come true,” said Mason Alexander Park, a B.A. in theatre student.
11/5/2015 Allderdice High School Students Process Mock Death Scenes at Point Park’s CSI House
The high school students processed three different death scenes set up by Point Park forensic science students.
11/4/2015 Creative Writing Alumna, West Coast Native is the Lifestyle Editor for LOCALpittsburgh
Meet Julianna Bagwell, a 2013 creative writing/English alumna and lifestyle editor for LOCALpittsburgh.
11/2/2015 Cinema Major Expands Professional Network, Gains Experience at International Film Festival
The Toronto International Film Festival is a cinematic spectacle saturated with collaboration, entertainment and the love of cinema.
10/21/2015 Point Park University announces new Center for Media Innovation
Floor-to-ceiling glass walls, flat-screen televisions and a digital ticker will offer a New York City-style media hub where passersby can be entertained and informed as students learn their craft.
10/16/2015 Career fair lets students connect with employers for internships, jobs
Point Park's annual career event drew more than 100 employers to campus to meet with students and alumni.
10/8/2015 M.B.A. 2015 Grad, Gatesman+ Dave Assistant Media Buyer Discusses Why She Chose Point Park
Meet Kendra Reith, a 2015 M.B.A. alumna and assistant media buyer at Gatesman+Dave in Pittsburgh.
10/6/2015 M.B.A. Alumni Profile: Robert Toth, Associate Lawyer for K&L Gates in Downtown Pittsburgh
Meet Robert Toth, a 2013 M.B.A. alumnus and associate lawyer for K&L Gates in Downtown Pittsburgh.
9/30/2015 Internship Leads to Full-Time Job at Blender, Inc. for Alumna Katy Albert
"As a social media manager, I am the connection between a brand or company and their digital audience," said Albert.
9/29/2015 M.B.A. Alumna Krystin Roczko is the U.S. Field Marketing Manager for Reebok-CCM Hockey
Roczko will return to campus Oct. 8 to speak to students about her career at a workshop hosted by The Pittsburgh Center for Sports Media and Marketing.
9/25/2015 Students Gain Workplace Experience, Make Industry Connections During Summer Internships
Point Park students interned for Ernst & Young, Prudential, WQED, KDKA-TV, Pittsburgh Riverhounds and more.
9/24/2015 Fall 2015 Issue of The Point Magazine Now Online
Check out the latest edition of the magazine for alumni and friends of Point Park University.
9/16/2015 Point Park Professor Selected as Business Communicator of the Year
Elaine Luther, D.Sc., has won IABC/Pittsburgh’s 2015 Business Communicator of the Year Award.
9/8/2015 Point Park students meet Vice President Joe Biden at Labor Day parade in Downtown Pittsburgh
Soccer players players got a great spot for a photo with the VP.
9/2/2015 Transfer Student Gains Writing, Editing Experience During Internship at Tribune-Review
"I want to be a storyteller. I have always loved telling and listening to stories and that's why I love journalism," said Phillip Poupore, journalism major.
8/26/2015 Information Technology 2015 Alumna Hired by Business Instructor Upon Graduation
Erika Jones landed the position of compliance analyst with ClinicalConnect Health Information Exchange.
8/20/2015 Education Student Scores in Top 15 Percent on Praxis Exam, Tutors Youth in Pittsburgh
Meet Andrew Rauluk, a post-baccalaureate in secondary education biological sciences student at Point Park and volunteer for the Neighborhood Learning Alliance.
8/17/2015 Point Park Experience Prepares Broadcast Student to Succeed at WQED Internship
Meet Aubrey Henken, a junior double majoring in broadcast reporting and broadcast production and media management.
8/14/2015 Internship Leads to Full-Time Accounting Position at Schneider Downs for 2014 Alumna
Meet Jessica Calzi, a staff accountant who earned a B.S. in accounting and B.F.A. in dance in 2014.
8/5/2015 SAEM High School Workshop Takes Students on Backstage Tour of Benedum Center, Stage AE
The July 21-23 SAEM workshop covered sports and entertainment law, the live entertainment business, venue and facility management, public relations and marketing, performing arts management and more.
7/22/2015 Accounting Major Scores Summer Internship With Big Four Audit Firm Ernst & Young
Junior accounting major Destiny Medina is interning this summer for Ernst & Young.
7/21/2015 Students Meet Warped Tour Founder, Work at Shania Twain Concert
SAEM students went backstage of the Warped Tour and worked at the Shania Twain, Smokey Robinson and Barbershop Quartet concerts.
7/13/2015 #PittsburghMe: Meet Journalism Major Jon Andreassi
Learn what senior journalism major Jon Andreassi loves about living and learning in Pittsburgh.
7/13/2015 SAEM Alumna Graduated with E-Commerce Position Lined Up at Dick's Sporting Goods
Meet Victoria Blackburn, a 2015 SAEM alumna and e-commerce content coordinator for Dick's Sporting Goods.
7/10/2015 Faculty Q&A: Meet Ruben Graciani, Chair and Associate Professor of Dance
"I love the energy when I come to work, not just from the students, but also from the city. It's really encouraging," Graciani said. Watch his video to learn more.
7/9/2015 Creative Writing 2015 Graduate Offered Full-Time Position Right After Graduating
Meet Haleigh Kopinski, a 2015 Creative Writing/English alumna and e-commerce content coordinator for Dick's Sporting Goods.
7/9/2015 SAEM Student Lands Special Events Internship with Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership
Meet Colten Gill, junior SAEM student and summer intern for the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership.
7/6/2015 High School Students Spend Week at Point Park Learning About the Accounting Profession
Point Park University’s Third Annual Accounting Career Awareness Program welcomed high school students to campus June 21-26.
6/24/2015 Business Management, M.B.A. International Alumnus is an Analyst for UPMC Health Plan
Meet Kazoza Mazzuki, a native of Tanzania who earned undergraduate and graduate degrees in business from Point Park in 2012 and 2014.
6/18/2015 Broadcast Reporting Alumna Lindsey Watson is an Anchor/Producer at WDTV
"Living in Downtown Pittsburgh and being so close to three award-winning television stations influenced my decision to come to Point Park," said Watson, who earned a B.A. in broadcast reporting in 2013.
6/15/2015 SAEM Alumna, WQED Senior Account Executive Discusses Why She Transferred to Point Park
Melissa Redman earned a B.S. in sports, arts and entertainment management in 2008 and was a member of the Point Park women's soccer team.
6/5/2015 Point Park hosts 2016 National High School Dance Festival
1,200 student dancers from around the world visit campus, March 3-6, 2016.
6/2/2015 Political Science Alumna is an Attorney for the Ohio Board of Regents
Learn how Ashleigh Henry's bachelor's degree from Point Park provided her with the foundation to become an attorney.
5/12/2015 Social media post helps 2013 Alumna Shay Myrick land job at Conde Nast in New York City
Public relations and advertising alumna is an advertising coordinator at Conde Nast.
5/8/2015 AIU Students Gain Hands-On Experience at Point Park during Spring Apprenticeship
During the spring semester, students created posters and videos for the Give Wishes Wings campaign and toured Brunner.
5/1/2015 Point Park Celebrates Academic Excellence at 2015 Graduate Hooding Ceremony
Photos and reflections from Point Park's Hooding and Degree Conferral ceremony at the Wyndham Grand Hotel.
4/29/2015 Faculty Profile: Robert Meyers, Graphic Design
Meyers earned a B.F.A. in graphic design from Bowling Green State University and an M.F.A. in graphic design from Kent State University.
4/27/2015 High School Students Explore Probability in Pittsburgh at Point Park's Math Symposium
Twenty-eight students from local high schools engaged in fun, hands-on activities focusing on probability and statistics at the University’s Annual Mathematics Symposium April 10.
4/27/2015 Pioneer Records Hosts CD Release Party for Student Artist Hannah Jenkins
The first artist featured on Point Park SAEM program's new record label performed live in Village Park April 17.
4/27/2015 Sree Sreenivasan joins Pittsburgh social media leaders to discuss future of digital innovation
Sree Sreenivasan, chief digital officer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art gave the keynote presentation, followed by a panel discussion featuring social media leaders in Pittsburgh.
4/24/2015 High School Students Invited to Point Park for 2015 Summer Programs
Check out programs in animation, accounting, forensic science, multimedia and more.
4/23/2015 Accounting Major Helps Others With Taxes, Gains Field Experience as VITA Intern
Meet Stephen Pritchard, a senior accounting major and intern for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program of the IRS.
4/7/2015 Point Park Ed.D. Student, Hill House President and CEO Named a BusinessWomen First Winner
Meet Cheryl Hall-Russell, president and CEO of Hill House Association and Hill House Economic Development Corporation.
3/27/2015 2013 M.A./M.B.A. Alumna is Director of Marketing and Development, Life'sWork of Western PA
Tasha Pokrzywa discusses why she chose to attend Point Park for graduate school and her current job responsibilities.
3/26/2015 SAEM Senior Discusses Internship with Attack Theatre, Studying Abroad
Meet Töve Johnson, a senior sports, arts and entertainment management major and administrative/project-based intern for Attack Theatre.
3/18/2015 M.A. Alumni Profile: Frank Sottile, Marketing Communications Manager, Fourth Economy
"Everyone at Point Park was focused on removing obstacles to help me thrive in my return to school, and everyone I came into contact with from the enrollment staff, my advisor and professors were all genuinely interested in my success," said Sottile.
3/17/2015 Student Creates PR Campaign for Nonprofit; Credits M.A. Program, Faculty Support
"My public relations campaign project for the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy entailed creating a media relations plan for their Gardens and Greenspace program," said Carol Burns.
3/11/2015 Employers at SAEM Career Event Impressed with Quality, Commitment of Point Park Students
Approximately 65 employers and 350 students came to campus Feb. 10 for the Sports, Arts and Entertainment Management Career Event.
3/6/2015 Dance Alumna Alexandra Pernice Performing in North American Tour of Phantom of the Opera
Pernice performs in the Corps de Ballet and is the Meg Giry understudy in the North American Tour.
3/5/2015 Alumna Megan Guza Credits Grad Program for Helping to Land Dream Job Covering Crime
During graduate school, Guza reported on crime rates in former Mon Valley steel towns. Her work was published on 90.5 WESA.
2/27/2015 Panelists at Third Annual Storytelling and Human Rights Symposium Advocated for Voices on the Margins
The Feb. 20 symposium focused on the marginalization of human rights in a variety of fields including psychology, humanities, journalism and the arts.
2/26/2015 Student Transfers to Point Park for SAEM Program, Real-World Career Opportunities
Meet Mary Beth Cartier, a junior SAEM major and special events intern for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.
2/23/2015 Sesame Street Live Features Alumnae Alexandra Zegar and Eileen Janesz
Zegar landed the role of Count Von Count and Janesz plays the role of Elmo. The alumni discuss how the education and training they received at Point Park prepared them for professional success.
2/17/2015 Broadcasting Alumna Mary Ours is a Weather Anchor/Reporter at WTOV-TV
"I loved every second of going to school in Downtown Pittsburgh," said Ours.
2/17/2015 World Affairs Council Holds National Security Seminar at Point Park
Students, teachers, professors and community members attended the event.
2/16/2015 Internship at WJAC-TV Leads to Full-Time Job for Alumnus Hunter Tresnicky
"I just have to say how thankful I am to have so many great professors who have prepared me for the real world and made me ready to take a professional job even while finishing my degree," said alumnus Hunter Tresnicky.
2/9/2015 Students Practice Professional Skills at Networking and Etiquette Event
Point Park University students had the opportunity to get that real world experience at the Career Development Center's annual Networking Reception and Etiquette Dinner.
1/30/2015 Alumna Lands Job as Content Marketing Manager at Insight Marketing Solutions
"Point Park offers a smorgasbord of opportunities for students to really make an impact within the community. If you take advantage of them, you’ll be inspired and grow," Richelle Szypulski.
1/29/2015 Alumni Profile: Meet Ashley Murray, Multimedia Editor, Pittsburgh City Paper
"I learned about reporting, interviewing, AP Style, copyediting, audio and video editing and videography. I use all of these skills every day at work," said Murray.
1/29/2015 Students and Alumni Host Research Colloquium
Students presented their research at the Three Rivers Communication Technology Colloquium.
1/28/2015 Alumnus Callan Bergmann Lands Role in Pippin, Hosts Q&A with Theatre Students
Bergmann plays Lewis and is Pippin's understudy in the first national tour of Pippin the Musical.
1/22/2015 Faculty Profile: Michael McKelvey, Private Voice Coordinator and Associate Professor
McKelvey earned his D.M.A. from the University of Texas at Austin, an M.M. at Southern Methodist University and a B.M. from California State University at Northridge.
1/19/2015 School of Communication Alumnae Land Jobs at The Beaver County Times
Marina Weis is a videographer and Daveen Rae Kurutz is a database/enterprise reporter for the Beaver County Times.
12/18/2014 2013 Alumna Celina Pompeani is the TV Host for the Pittsburgh Penguins
Watch a behind-the-scenes video to learn what it's like working for the Pittsburgh Penguins.
12/12/2014 Hollywood Producer Mark Canton Offers Career Insights to Cinema Students
"Point Park has such a great reputation because the cinema program is very specialized in the process of learning your craft," said Canton.
12/12/2014 Point Park Career Counselor Helps M.B.A. Grad Transition to Accounting/Finance Field
Meet Ericka Watkins, a 2012 M.B.A. alumna and credit analyst for Koppers, Inc.
12/1/2014 Mentors of BOLD Program Inspire Students to Pursue Accounting, Finance Professions
Meet the mentors of Point Park's Building Our Leaders Daily Program for middle school students.
11/26/2014 Honors Students Attend National Conference
Students and faculty presented at the conference in Denver, Colo.
11/25/2014 Alumni Profile: Meet Sarafina Brooks, Multimedia Journalist at WTOV-TV
"I was impressed with the number of real-world professionals teaching courses and lending their experience to every lesson," Brooks said.
11/24/2014 Alumni Profile: Meet Jason Elrod, Editor, MTO Productions
"Point Park’s cinema program is one of the few in the country that allows you to start handling equipment and shooting films in your first year," said Elrod.
11/11/2014 Alumnus is Assistant Director of Athletic Video Productions at Baylor University
Meet 2012 alumnus Matthew Desmond, a double major in broadcasting reporting and broadcast production and media management.
10/2/2014 M.A. Alumna Sarah Skirpan is a Media Strategist at Dick Jones Communications
"I wanted to have an edge on my peers when it came time to look for a job. I felt that having a master’s degree would make me a more desirable hire," said Skirpan.
9/16/2014 Point Park Welcomes Largest Freshman Class in University’s History
633 U.S. and international students have started their college careers at Point Park University in Downtown Pittsburgh.
9/10/2014 Kelli Murphy Receives Pittsburgh Women in Communication Scholarship
"The Pittsburgh Women in Communications Scholarship fund was created at The Pittsburgh Foundation to provide assistance to students studying various fields of communications. They're a wonderful nonprofit who make a significant difference in our community with the funds they have," said Murphy.
9/1/2014 Point Park president leads bike ride to teach students about Pittsburgh
President Paul Hennigan took 20 students on a 17-mile bike ride along Pittsburgh's riverfront trails to offer a different perspective on Pittsburgh and its history.
8/28/2014 Point Park Welcomes Inaugural M.F.A. in Screenwriting and Playwriting Class
Visiting artists included writer and director Gordy Hoffman, screenwriter Rob Lieber and playwright Tammy Ryan.
8/27/2014 M.B.A. Degree Helps Alumnus Become Business Manager for Luxury Dental Practice
Meet Michael W. Mann, a 2013 M.B.A. alumnus and business manager for Bobbie L. Hawranko, D.M.D., at Shadyside Place in Pittsburgh.
8/14/2014 Alumni Profile: Meet Michele Tabaka, Marketing Director at John Heineman Co.
Some of Tabaka's responsibilities include managing social media, creating a marketing campaign and updating the company's website.
7/22/2014 High School Workshop Introduces Students to Careers in Multimedia Journalism
Students learned the basics of multimedia journalism, reporting, digital graphics and layout and how to work with audio and video.
7/22/2014 M.A./M.B.A. Student Emily Kolek Interns at Westinghouse Electric Company
"I'm passionate about the communications field, but I know that the skills learned in the M.B.A. program are invaluable and useful no matter what career path I take," said Kolek.
6/30/2014 High School Students Discuss Their Week at Accounting Career Awareness Program
Students learned about accounting as a career choice, entrepreneurship, financial literacy, the art of public speaking, business etiquette and more.
6/30/2014 Students in Human Nutrition Class Visit Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank
During their visit, the students learned about nutritional challenges the organization faces as well as the logistics of distributing food throughout the Western Pennsylvania region.
6/11/2014 Criminal Justice and Intelligence Alumna an Investigator for City of Pittsburgh
Barbara Arroyo earned a B.S. in intelligence and national security in 2010 and a M.S. in criminal justice administration in 2011, both from Point Park.
6/9/2014 Global Cultural Studies Major Interning for Allegheny County’s Save Your Home Program
Junior global cultural studies student Carlene Morgan talks about her internship with the Allegheny County Department of Economic Development.
6/2/2014 Cinema Professors Present at Film Summit
Steve Cuden and Elise D'Haene spoke at the seminar held in Downtown Pittsburgh.
6/2/2014 Meet M.A./M.B.A. Alumnus Mark Hirschfeld, Digital Marketing Specialist, Maronda Homes
"The combination of the M.A. and the M.B.A. created a very unique degree as it combines practical business theory with the means to communicate those ideas," said the 2013 alumnus.
5/23/2014 SAEM and Cinema Production Graduates Intern at New Perspective Communications
Sports, arts and entertainment management alumni Craig Woolridge and Evan Schall, along with cinema production graduate Jayme Jennings, interned at New Perspective Communications Agency this spring.
5/21/2014 Point Park Hosts Black Men Teaching Conference for High School Students
Students learned about the need for more black male teachers and the benefits the teaching profession offers.
5/15/2014 SAEM Graduate Chelsea Behanna Named 2014 Outstanding Student Leader
Behanna earned a Bachelor of Science degree in sports, arts and entertainment management from Point Park.
4/24/2014 High School Students Explore Abstract Geometry at Annual Math Symposium
The symposium offered students a fun mix of team problem-solving activities along with geometrical exploration in Downtown Pittsburgh.
4/21/2014 Meet Darlene Brusco, Accounting Student and Support Specialist for Alcoa
2001 basketball Hall of Fame inductee returned to Point Park to pursue a degree in accounting.
4/17/2014 Point Park's BOLD Program to Celebrate its Second-Year Achievements
The April 30 event will honor student participants, mentors and community partners who have contributed to the success of the program.
4/8/2014 Point Park Welcomes High School Students for Summer Workshops
From screenwriting to a mock crime scene, Point Park offers a wide array of camps and workshops this summer.
2/25/2014 Graduate Student Nicole Martin is an Intern at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Martin - who is currently pursuing an M.A. in journalism and mass communication - is a features and magazine/copy desk intern at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
2/17/2014 Alumna is Technical Director at Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center
"Point Park provided me with a hands-on experience like no other undergraduate program. You will experience theatre from every angle and from the inside out. It also teaches you so much about yourself and how you collaborate with others," Caitlin E. Howley, B.A. in technical theatre.
2/4/2014 Students Observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Activities included a Leadership Luncheon, trip to The Union Project and discussion about King's "Beyond Vietnam" speech.
12/6/2013 SAEM Department Offers New Course Focused on the Recording Industry
The course is co-taught by Jesse Naus, president and head engineer of Red Caiman Media and Mark Fritzges, vice president of promotions for Atlantic Records.
11/5/2013 M.B.A. Grad is the Founder of Mutete HIV/AIDS Foundation and a Manager for Transamerica
Bosco Muyango, a native of Uganda, founded a nonprofit organization serving HIV and AIDS patients in East Africa.
11/1/2013 2010 M.B.A. Grad Alphonse Tounkara Promoted to Project Control Leader
Guinea native Alphonse Tounkara earned his M.B.A. degree from Point Park in 2010.
11/1/2013 M.B.A. Alumnus Pierre Traore Appointed Chief of Risk and Opportunity Management Service
Meet Pierre Dominique Traore, a 2008 M.B.A. alumnus of Point Park and native of Guinea.
10/28/2013 Prague Writers’ Festival Makes its U.S. Debut at Point Park, Features Author E.L. Doctorow
Drawing more than 200 people, the festival’s Friday evening event featured internationally-renowned author E.L. Doctorow, who gave a world premiere reading of his latest novel.
10/4/2013 Dance and History Grad Spends Five Months in Israel Dancing and Studying Culture
Meet Nicole Jones, a 2013 Point Park graduate who earned bachelor's degrees in dance and history.
10/3/2013 M.A. Organizational Leadership Program Inspires Alumna to Open New Grocery Store
Meet Deirdre Kane, a 2013 M.A. alumna, production analyst for Highmark and owner of 52nd Street Market.
9/30/2013 International Business Alumna, BNY Mellon Analyst Discusses Importance of Giving Back
Meet Melisa Chipangila Campbell, a 2009 economics and finance and 2011 M.B.A. alumna of Point Park.
9/16/2013 Point Park to Offer Low-Residency M.F.A. in Screenwriting and Playwriting
Beginning in the fall of 2014, the Conservatory of Performing Arts will be offering Downtown Pittsburgh's first low-residency Master of Fine Arts in screenwriting and playwriting.
9/4/2013 Point Park University Welcomes Class of 2017 at Convocation and First Year Frenzy
Freshmen and transfer students participated in activities on and off campus, including a boat ride on the Gateway Clipper and a Convocation ceremony, the official start of the new school year.
8/28/2013 Meet Robert Novia, Psychology Student and Intern at Allegheny General Hospital
Novia is a neuropsychology intern for AGH's psychiatry department.
8/19/2013 Global Studies Student Interns at Downtown Community Development Corporation
Meet Sara Payne, a junior double majoring in journalism and global cultural studies.
8/16/2013 Alumna Jasmine Goldband is a Photographer at the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Jasmine Goldband said Point Park's urban campus offered her opportunities to network with media professionals and build a competitive portfolio before embarking on her career.
8/16/2013 Internship Profile: School of Communication Student Kathryn Jones, Toonseum
Meet Kathryn Jones, a double major in public relations and advertising and multimedia.
8/15/2013 Marketing Intern at Mario Lemieux Foundation is a Point Park SAEM Major
Meet Stephanie Driscoll, a sport, arts and entertainment management major from Tampa, Fla.
8/1/2013 Point Park Hosts First Accounting Career Awareness Program
Point Park welcomed 22 students from a variety of high schools across the Pittsburgh region to learn more about the field of accounting.
7/26/2013 High School Students Learn the Business of Managing Sports, Arts and Entertainment
Point Park's SAEM program hosted a workshop highlighting the business behind managing sports, arts and live entertainment.
7/25/2013 Journalism and Multimedia Double Major Lands Internship at Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
"With professors who give you one-on-one attention, a business-oriented urban setting and classes offering hands-on experience tailored to your goals, Point Park is the perfect recipe for rapid success," Marina Weis said.
7/15/2013 Alumnus Ian Spring Credits Point Park's Dance Program for Professional Success
"I would be no where near the dancer I am today had it not been for the teachers I had at Point Park and the classes I took," Spring said.
7/8/2013 Photojournalism Major an Intern at Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball Club
"Versatility and an understanding of a variety of tools are key traits to have in visual journalism, and the photojournalism program at Point Park addresses that need," School of Communication student Connor Mulvaney said.
7/8/2013 Criminal Justice and M.A. Organizational Leadership Alumna Working in Arizona
Meet Taneka Davis, an adult probation officer for The Judicial Branch of Arizona - Maricopa County.
7/3/2013 Conservatory Dance Company Announces 2013-2014 season
Point Park honors retiring internationally renowned choreographer Nicolas Petrov with his production of Romeo and Juliet in December.
6/28/2013 High School Students Explore Careers in Journalism at Summer Media Workshops
Students networked with media professionals from the Tribune-Review, CW Pittsburgh, toured PNC Park, Consol Energy Center and Stage AE during the week-long sports and arts and entertainment workshops.
6/27/2013 Deborah Kostrub Scott Returns to School for Bachelor's in Accounting
Deborah Kostrub Scott was honored with a $3,000-level multi-year scholarship.
6/26/2013 Point Park Students Take on Variety of Internships this Summer
From the Pittsburgh Pirates to Allegheny General Hospital, students are gaining real-world experience through various summer internships.
6/18/2013 Alumni Profile: Meet Doug Andiorio, Client Program Coordinator at Valassis
Andiorio said he loved the idea of going to school in Downtown Pittsburgh, sharing the sidewalks and streets with business professionals working at some of the biggest companies in town.
5/30/2013 Psychology Major Named Outstanding Arts and Sciences Senior and Student Leader
Meet Karly Shorts, a 2013 psychology alumna of Point Park.
5/3/2013 Meet Dennis DiPasquale, Account Executive and M.B.A. and SAEM alumnus
Alumnus Dennis DiPasquale earned his bachelor's degree in 2007 and his M.B.A. in 2009, both from Point Park.
5/1/2013 Student Profile: SAEM Major Interning for the Pittsburgh Pirates this Summer
Sport, arts and entertainment management major Evan Schall is interning for the Pittsburgh Pirates this summer.
4/29/2013 Highmark Employee Returns to Point Park for Information Technology Degree
Janet Barone earned her B.S. and M.B.A. from Point Park and has returned for a post-baccalaureate degree in information technology.
4/3/2013 Accounting Major Awarded Financial Executives International Scholarship
Eric Davis was selected to receive the Kuldeep Shastri Scholarship from the Pittsburgh Chapter of Financial Executives International.
2/5/2013 Alumnus Working as a Senior Information Technology Security Analyst for K&L Gates
Meet Carl Skiles, a 2008 alumnus of the accelerated information technology and management program.
2/1/2013 Meet M.B.A. alum May Lebo, Kenyan native and social media manager for Kali TV Online
Lebo earned her M.B.A. in 2011 and her B.A. in mass communication in 2008, both from Point Park.
12/5/2012 M.A. Organizational Leadership Student Honored by the PA Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Kenyan native and grad student George Githiaka was recently honored by the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants with a $3,000-level multiyear scholarship.
11/30/2012 Point Park Education Majors Take Elementary Students on Pittsburgh Field Trips
Point Park education majors taking the “Methods of Teaching Social Science” course taught by Christal Chaney, Ph.D., have been working directly with elementary students from the Three Hierarchs Eastern Orthodox School in Pittsburgh.
11/15/2012 Engineering Management Student Interning for Innovative 3D Tech Company
Fenil Patel is currently interning for Allpoint Systems while pursuing a Master of Science degree in engineering management.
10/22/2012 Point Park M.B.A. Alumna is the Youth Policy Manager for the Pittsburgh Mayor's Office
Meet Olivia Benson, a 2008 M.B.A. alum of Point Park University.
9/13/2012 Bhutan native, Highmark Employee Earns M.B.A. in health systems management
Meet Kishor Pradhan, a 2012 M.B.A. alum and system testing analyst for Highmark.
8/30/2012 On the Set: SAEM Alumna Working for TV Show The Good Wife
Erin Cappiccie earned her bachelor's degree in SAEM from Point Park in 2008.
12/10/2009 M.B.A. Alumnus Nicholas Gigante Helps Pittsburgh Rediscover the Arts
Gigante plays a key role at Pittsburgh Cultural Trust as director of institutional development.

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