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.
#sbmkt101 Twitter Chat
Join us February 5 for an experiential learning activity in real time during the Super Bowl.
#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."
#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."
#PittsburghMe: Meet Lauren Joseph, Public Relations and Advertising Major
"I have worked extremely hard to build relationships, gain professional experience, and to make fun memories while at Point Park."
#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."
#PittsburghMe: Meet Meredith Kubic, Global Cultural Studies Major
"There is so much opportunity and adventure in Pittsburgh that I would never be able to find in my hometown."
Meet Anna Goforth, Biology Major and Soccer Player from the West Coast
"I've been lucky to have some really amazing professors through my major. I'm often astounded by the level of care they have for their students and for our learning.
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.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Benjamin Jackson, Cinema Production Major
"No other film school that I looked at came close to the personal, experienced-based approach that Point Park offers."
#PittsburghMe: Meet Josh Williams, History Major from England
"Having connections here made the transition easy and affirmed that Point Park was the right choice for me."
#PittsburghMe: Meet Elise Dorsey, Musical Theatre Major
"I've already grown so much in my short time here, and I'm ready expand my knowledge further. Being able to take each bit of criticism and apply it to my development as a professional person/performer is very important to me."
#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."
#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."
#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."
Point Park Students Awarded Scholarships from the Pittsburgh NAACP
Blaine King, Rikkilee Rose, Sonya Rudolph and Maricca Spencer were honored May 5 at an awards dinner.
#PointParkSummer Social Media Contest
Wherever you go this summer, take us with you.
From June 1-15, we want you to show your pride for Point Park University by posting a photo with your favorite Point Park swag on Instagram or Twitter with the hashtag #PointParkSummer. You can enter as many photos as you’d like, and we’ll choose the most creative entries to win Darius Rucker tickets. It’s that simple.
Outstanding Student Awards Banquet Recognizes Academic Excellence and Leadership
Nearly 300 students, faculty, staff and family members enjoyed an elegant evening at the Fairmont Pittsburgh hotel to recognize student accomplishments.
#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.
#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.
Students: Win a Chance to Throw Out First Pitch at Pirates Game on April 15!
Share your best shots of Point Park using #PointParkView March 31-April 5.
#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.
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.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Matt Petras, Journalism Major
Learn what journalism major Matt Petras loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Sarah Lukaszewicz, Forensic Science Major
Learn what forensic science major Sarah Lukaszewicz loves about living and learning in Downtown Pitsburgh.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Hunter Dimmick, Business Management Major
Learn what Business Management major Hunter Dimmick loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
At Speed Networking event, students practice conversation skills for job hunting, career prep
Alumni volunteered to be conversation partners to help students learn networking skills.
Students Encouraged at Martin Luther King Jr. Day Luncheon to Pave the Way for Social Justice
Rep. Jake Wheatley Jr. encouraged students to lead change and strive for social justice.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Kyle Anthony, Broadcast Reporting Major
Learn what Broadcast Reporting major Kyle Anthony love about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Alexis Sherman, Legal Studies Major
Learn what legal studies major Alexis Sherman loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Emily Madden, Civil Engineering Technology Major
Learn what civil engineering technology major Emily Madden loves about living and learning in Downtowon Pittsburgh.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Ryan Bitzer, Sports, Arts and Entertainment Management Major
Learn what sports, arts and etnertainment major Ryan Bitzer loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Derek Vargo, Civil Engineering Technology Major
Learn what Civil Engineering Technology major Derek Vargo loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Alexa Xenakis, Accounting Major
Learn what accounting major Alexa Xenakis loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Alex Vaughn, Mechanical Engineering Technology Major
Learn what Mechanical Engineering Technology major Alex Vaughn loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
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.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Elena Mroczkowski, Funeral Service Major
Learn what funeral service major Elena Mroczkowski loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Balint Oltvai, Cinema Production Major
Learn what cinema production major Balint Oltvai loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Ali Geroche, Dance Major
Learn what dance major Ali Geroche loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Janelle DeChancie, Cinema Production Major
Learn what cinema production major Janelle DeChancie loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Madison Krupp, Journalism Major
Learn what journalism major Madison Krupp loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
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.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Christine Manganas, Journalism Major
#PittsburghMe: Meet Wesley Ehle, Acting Major
Learn what acting major Wesley Ehle loves about living and learning in Downtown PIttsburgh.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Thria Devlin, Broadcast Reporting Major
Learn what broadcasting major Thria Devlin loves about living and learning in Pittsburgh.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Alexa Kennedy, Creative Writing and English Major
Learn what creative writing and english major Alexa Kennedy loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Business Management Major Christian Moore
Learn what business management major Christian Moore loves about living and learning in Pittsburgh.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Broadcast Reporting Major Blaine King
Learn what broadcast reporting major Blaine King loves about living and learning in Pittsburgh.
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.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Public Relations and Advertising Major Emmiley Stern
Learn what public relations and advertising major Emmiley Stern
#PittsburghMe: Meet Musical Theatre Major Zane Wagner
Learn what musical theatre major Zane Wagner loves about living and learning in Pittsburgh.
Her Campus Point Park Provides Real-World Experience, Networking Opportunities for Students
Students and an alumna networked with media professionals at the annual Her Conference in New York City, July 25-26. The conference is hosted by Her Campus, a worldwide online community for college women.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Musical Theatre Major Davion Heron
Learn what musical theater major Davion Heron loves about living and learning in Pittsburgh,
#PittsburghMe: Meet Cinema Production Major Luke Griffo
Learn what cinema production major Luke Griffo loves about living and learning in Pittsburgh.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Public Relations and Advertising Major Annalee Tomak
Learn what senior public relations and advertising major AnnaLee Tomak loves about living and learning in Pittsburgh.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Dance Major Andrew McShea
Learn what dance major Andrew McShea loves about living and learning in Pittsburgh
#PittsburghMe: Meet English/Creative Writing Major Jake Owens
Learn what English/Creative Writing major Jake Owens loves about living and learning in Pittsburgh.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Journalism Major Jon Andreassi
Learn what senior journalism major Jon Andreassi loves about living and learning in Pittsburgh.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Journalism Major Kristin Snapp
Learn what junior journalism major Kristin Snapp loves about living and learning in Pittsburgh.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Acting Major Eva Espey
Learn what acting major Eva Espey loves about living and learning in Pittsburgh.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Psychology Major Emily Jamison
Learn what Psychology major Emily Jamison loves about living and learning in Pittsburgh.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Cinema Production Major Bethany Barich
Learn what Cinema Production major Bethany Barich loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Acting Major Angela D'Occhio
Learn what acting major Angela D'Occhio loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Sports, Arts and Entertainment Management Major Derek Brough
Learn what Sports, Arts and Entertainment Management major Derek Brough loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
Students: Show Your #PointParkPride for a Chance to Win Concert Tickets!
Are you traveling this summer? Take your Point Park gear along with you and you could win concert tickets and other fun prizes!
#PittsburghMe: Meet Ali Chain, Dance Major
Learn what Senior Dance major Ali Chain loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
Point Park students give back to Pittsburgh with day of volunteer work
More than 150 students volunteered their time for the fifth annual Pioneer Community Day.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Molly Burns, Sports, Arts and Entertainment Management Major
Learn what Senior Sports, Arts and Entertainment Management major Molly Burns loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
Students' Contributions Honored at Outstanding Student Awards
The event was a celebration of student accomplishments and a bittersweet farewell to the class of 2015.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Alex McCanna, Public Relations and Advertising and Broadcasting Double Major
Learn what Sophomore Public Relations and Advertising and Broadcasting double major Alex McCanna loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Michelle Iglesias, Acting Major
Learn what Sophomore Acting major Michelle Iglesias loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
Resident students tackle tricky questions in The Roommate Game competition
Point Park roommates answered questions to show how well they have come to know each other while living on campus.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Caroline Loeser, Dance Major
Learn what Junior Dance major Caroline Loeser loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Alicia Green, Journalism Major
Learn what Junior Journalism major Alicia Green loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Ryan Eliason, Sports, Arts and Entertainment Management Major
Learn what junior sports, arts and entertainment management major Ryan Eliason loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Madison Turiczek, Photojournalism Major
Learn what sophomore photojournalism major Madison Turiczek loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
Students enjoy international treats, crafts and Brazilian drum music at spring festival
Point Park's annual Global Festival Celebration brings a colorful, flavorful and energetic event to Lawrence Hall.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Greg Schillinger, Public Relations and Advertising Major
Learn what junior public relations and advertising major Greg Schillinger loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
Students: Win a Chance to Throw out First Pitch at Pirates Game on April 17!
Share your best shots of the 'Burgh using #PGHisMyCampus March 23 - April 3.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Tyrone Smith, Photojournalism Major
Learn what junior photorjounalism major Tyrone Smith loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
For spring break, students volunteer, travel and sightsee in New Orleans, New York City
One group volunteered with Habitat for Humanity near New Orleans, while two other groups headed to New York City for spring break week 2015.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Vanessa Sprando, Cinema Production Major
Learn what junior cinema production major Vanessa Sprando loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
At 'Yinzer Party,' Point Park students get a taste of Dahntahn Pittsburgh
From Penguins tickets to hometown pizza to 412 Bingo, the focus was all about Pittsburgh as a great city for attending college.
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.
Students Hear Civil Rights Stories from Seniors in Honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Honors Student Organization traveled to Homewood Senior Center to learn about what life was like in Pittsburgh during the Civil Rights Movement — directly from people who experienced it.
Honors Students Organize Holiday Toy Drive
Students raised $250, collected toys and made 24 gift bags for the Alliance Toy Drive.
Students face off in annual cake decorating competition
Point Park students had the opportunity to sharpen their cake decorating skills at this year’s Cake-off, an annual event where teams compete to create the most compelling cake.
Point Park honors veterans with campus ceremony
Dozens of students, faculty, and staff members gathered in the University’s Village Park to pay tribute to those who have served.
Students Network with More than 100 Employers at Annual Internship and Job Fair
Employers representing American Eagle Outfitters, Dollar Bank, Glade Run Lutheran Services, Ketchum, Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force, Pittsburgh Public Theatre, Pittsburgh Steelers, Steel City Media and UPMC, among others, were eager to meet with students seeking an internship, a part-time or a full-time position.
Cultural Summit gives students taste of African cultures
The 6th Annual Cultural Summit featured African foods, crafts, clothing and an African dance troupe that got students to join right in.
Family Weekend 2014 draws record crowd for events on campus, around Pittsburgh
More than 170 families – totaling more than 625 family members – took enjoyed student exhibits and performances, opportunities to explore Pittsburgh, and social events on campus.
Point Park welcomes 231 new graduate students for fall
The new master's and doctoral students are pursuing one of 17 master's programs or the new Ed.D. program.
Walking Tour Educates Point Park Freshmen about the History of Downtown Pittsburgh
Students in the new City-University Life course explored Downtown Pittsburgh's rich history firsthand during a walking tour through the city.
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.
Point Park remembers 9/11 with Flight 93 presentation, candlelight vigil
On the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, alumnus Tom McMillan shared the story of Flight 93, which crashed in Shanksville, Pa., and the Point Park community held a candlelight vigil in the Village Park.
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.
New Honors Students Explore and Spruce Up Downtown Pittsburgh for Day of Service
Teaming up with Friends of the Riverfront, honors students spent the day picking up litter and mulching/weeding trees in Downtown Pittsburgh.
At Intern in the 'Burgh Week, students get tips on resumes, interview attire
Intern in the 'Burgh Week covered the basics of interning, resumes and workplace attire