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Honors Student Organization

Honors students perform community service at the Eliza Furnace Trail in Downtown Pittsburgh. Photo | Gina Puppo As part of a volunteer project, Point Park honors students pick up litter along the Eliza Furnace Trail in Downtown Pittsburgh. 

Honors Student Organization Provides Leadership, Volunteer Opportunities

The Honors Student Organization is a student-run group for Honors Program members and students of any major. Beginning freshman year, students in HSO can apply for a leadership role, volunteer to serve on a committee, as well as lead projects and activities.

Pictured is alumna Jamie Inferrera.

"The Honors Program made my Point Park experience. I was president of the HSO and helped develop and facilitate programs that still continue."

-- Jamie Inferrera, B.A. in journalism and mass communication 

HSO students lead numerous leadership and volunteer activities throughout the year, including:

These leadership and volunteer activities offer invaluable learning experiences that enhance a student's resume when they apply for internships, scholarships, graduate school or jobs.

HSO has regular meetings throughout the semester, along with other activities and events. Check out information about meeting dates and locations on the HSO Facebook page.

HSO Executive Board Members

  • President: Sarah Martin, education
  • Graduate Assistant: Tyler Dague, M.A. in media communication
  • Secretary: Kooper Sheeley, sports, arts and entertainment management
  • Treasurer: Trillium Falotico, dance
  • Academic Events Coordinator: Alannah Owens, human resources management
  • Social Events Coordinator: Alexa Newbrough, theatre arts: performance and practices
  • Service Events Coordinator: Kelsey Wolfe, public relations and advertising
  • Marketing and Social Media Coordinator: Angela Alteri, PR and advertising
  • Graduate Intern: Parker Werns, University of Pittsburgh graduate student