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12/11/2017 Honors Program Students Present Academic Work at National Conference
Students attended the National Collegiate Honors Council conference.
11/6/2017 Students Hear From Author and Historian Nancy Isenberg
Isenberg spoke about her new book "White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America."
8/24/2017 Alumnae Ali Geroche and Anaya Bobst Land Prestigious Dance Internship with The Yard
"Many of The Yard's former staff and interns have come out of the dance and theatre programs from Point Park," said Holly Jones, director of artist services. "We absolutely love Point Park alumni for their strong work ethic, discipline and creativity."
8/7/2017 Working in Sports: SAEM Alumna, M.B.A. Student Discusses Roles With Pirates and Penguins
Meet Samantha Lynn, 2014 SAEM graduate, advertising coordinator for the Pittsburgh Pirates and stage manager for the Pittsburgh Penguins.
7/27/2017 Student Spotlight: Lauren Gerlowski, Dance and Global Cultural Studies Double Major
Learn about the opportunities Gerlowski has on and off campus as a double major in dance and global cultural studies.
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.
7/13/2017 Honors Program Students Recognized for Outstanding Achievement
Point Park University's Honors Program recognizes honors students who have earned outstanding grades while maintaining active involvement in the program’s activities with Book Awards.
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.
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.
4/5/2017 Point Park University Students Travel to New York City for Alternative Spring Break
Students visited Rockefeller Center, Central Park, The New York Public Library, Radio City Music Hall and NBC Studios.
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."
2/7/2017 Students Inspired by Stories From Veterans and Korean War Survivor Ock Soon Lee
Soon Lee shared her harrowing — yet inspirational — story with Point Park students and members and guests of the Veterans Breakfast Club.
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."
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.
1/5/2017 Students Tour Museums, Supreme Court and Network with Alums in Washington, D.C.
School of Communication and Honors Program students visited the Newseum, Holocaust Museum, National Geographic Museum and Supreme Court Building during their trip.
12/12/2016 Political Science Graduate Lands Competitive Fellowship with Coro Pittsburgh
Meet Laier-Rayshon Smith, a 2015 political science alumnus in Fellow in Public Affairs for Coro Pittsburgh.
12/6/2016 National Public Radio's Diane Rehm to Students: Listen, Fact Check and Seek Credible Sources
"It's glorious to be among students and those of us who are thinking about what comes next in journalism," Rehm said.
11/11/2016 Students Present at Honors Conference
Tim Grebeck, Nicki Jones, Sarah Martin and Professor Helen Fallon traveled to Seattle for the conference.
9/28/2016 Security Internship Leads to Full-Time Position for Intelligence and National Security Alumnus
Meet Ryan Howley, a 2014 Point Park alumnus and facility security officer for the Software Engineering Institute of Carnegie Mellon University.
9/12/2016 Honors Students Visit Flight 93 National Memorial
“What moved me the most was listening to the phone calls of some of the passengers,” said Alexa Newbrough, a theatre major from West Deer, Pa.
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.
6/14/2016 Broadcast Major Josh Croup Gains Real-World Experience Interning with Pittsburgh Pirates
"I’ve always been a fan of random baseball stats and numbers, and now I get paid to research stats for our broadcasters to use during games and for our game notes. It’s really cool," said Croup.
6/3/2016 Student Chelsey Driskel Lands Operations Communication Position at Sheetz
"I manage the online forum on our internal website, write and edit content to send out to all of the stores and write for the company newsletter," said junior Chelsey Driskel.
5/3/2016 Point Park Inducts 38 Students Into Alpha Chi Honor Society
Alpha Chi promotes academic excellence and exemplary character among colleges and universities.
4/26/2016 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.
4/21/2016 Journalism Major Jessica Federkeil Wins Women's Press Club Scholarship
"I am only in my second year at Point Park and so many of my dreams have already come true," said Federkeil.
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.
4/19/2016 Students Present at 2016 Northeast Regional Honors Conference
SAEM majors Nicolette Jones and Anna Livia Rice presented at the conference in Cambridge, Mass.
4/11/2016 Student Spotlight: Meet Maggie McCauley, Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon Intern
"I coordinate with sponsors and vendors, keep track of and help pick out our merchandise, research sponsor information, and do various communications projects," McCauley says.
3/24/2016 NYC Trip Has SAEM Students Exploring Career Paths, Networking with Alumni in the City
Highlights of this student trip included a backstage tour of Madison Square Garden and a private meeting with the chief digital officer of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
3/24/2016 History and Honors Programs Host “Wonder Women of World War II” Veterans Event
Students heard inspiring stories from three female veterans at this on-campus event, hosted by the history department and Honors program.
1/26/2016 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.
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.
11/10/2015 2014 Accounting Alumna Investigates IRS Fraud as Auditor for U.S. Treasury Inspector General
Meet Paige Krivda, 2014 accounting alumna and auditor for the U.S. Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration.
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.
9/22/2015 Musical Theatre Major Studies Shakespeare at London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art
Jennifer Arfsten had the unique opportunity to study Shakespeare at one of the premiere performing arts conservatories in London.
9/15/2015 Dance Alumnus Joshua Manculich Honored With Princess Grace Award
Joshua Manculich is the third Point Park grad to receive the Princess Grace Award.
8/18/2015 New Civil Engineering Technology Grad Lands Position with Consulting Engineering Firm
Meet Colston Cooper, a 2015 civil engineering technology graduate and engineering technician for Murray Associates.
8/12/2015 Helen Fallon Brings More than 20 Years of Real-World Experience to Journalism Program
Fallon is a part-time copy editor at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and teaches journalism classes at Point Park. Watch her video to learn more.
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.
7/2/2015 #PittsburghMe: Meet Journalism Major Kristin Snapp
Learn what junior journalism major Kristin Snapp loves about living and learning in Pittsburgh.
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.
5/11/2015 2015 HHS Symposium Featured Open Mic Reading, Variety of Research Posters and Presentations
Undergraduate students from various majors came together to present at the Sixth Annual Humanities and Human Sciences Symposium April 24.
5/11/2015 Professor and Students Attend Honors Conference
Helen Fallon and students planned and presented at the Northeast Regional Conference.
5/5/2015 Student Emily Brak Awarded Women's Press Club Scholarship
"Receiving this award is such an honor. It is amazing to think that I have received an award from an organization that has been around since 1891," said Brak.
5/1/2015 Point Park inducts 30 students into honor society
Nominated junior and senior students are selected based on their grade point averages.
3/16/2015 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.
1/23/2015 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.
12/22/2014 Honors Students Organize Holiday Toy Drive
Students raised $250, collected toys and made 24 gift bags for the Alliance Toy Drive.
12/2/2014 Communication, History and Honors Students Travel to Washington, D.C.
Students and faculty explored media and history in the nation's capital during the fall semester.
11/26/2014 Honors Students Attend National Conference
Students and faculty presented at the conference in Denver, Colo.
6/17/2014 Secondary Education/English Alumnus is a Teacher at Oakland Catholic High School
Alumnus Jonathan MacDonald talks about why he chose to pursue a career in education and his deciding factors for selecting Point Park.
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.
5/13/2014 Education Major Sara Mahmood Named Point Park's Outstanding Graduating Senior
Mahmood earned a bachelor's degree in elementary education with a dual certification in Pre-K through fourth grade and Pre-K through eighth grade special education.
5/12/2014 Justin Karter Receives Outstanding Graduate Student Award
Meet Justin Karter, a recent graduate of the M.A. in journalism and mass communication program.
4/16/2014 Honors Program Students and Professor Plan Annual Conference, Present Work
Helen Fallon and Honors Program students helped to plan the event for more than 550 attendees.
4/10/2014 2012 Alumna Adelyn Biedenbach is a Digital Media Coordinator for the Florida Panthers
Biedenbach - who earned a B.A. in journalism - assists with the team's social media strategy, digital content creation and assistance with public relations and game day duties.
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.
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.
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.
7/23/2013 Club Manager at Heinz Field is a 2013 Sports, Arts and Entertainment Management Grad
Meghan McCabe graduated from Point Park's sports, arts and entertainment management program in May.
6/28/2013 School of Communication Students Travel Abroad to Study Media Landscape in Germany
Media and historical visits included Die Welt, Ketchum Pleon, Freie University, BMW Munich headquarters and museum, Dachau Concentration Camp and the Neuschwanstein Castle.
6/14/2013 Sport, Arts and Entertainment Management Junior Interning for Altoona Curve
Point Park student Samantha Lynn is interning for the Altoona Curve this summer.
5/30/2013 Psychology Major Named Outstanding Arts and Sciences Senior and Student Leader
Meet Karly Shorts, a 2013 psychology alumna of Point Park.
4/10/2013 English Program Gave Alumna a Solid Foundation for Law School
Meet Elizabeth (Bliss) Soucek, a 2007 alumna of Point Park's English program.
1/16/2013 Business Management and M.B.A. Alum a Marketing Manager for Greiner Bio-One
Mackenzie Farone earned a Bachelor of Science in business management in 2009 and an M.B.A. in 2011, both from Point Park.
12/12/2012 Student Profile: Audrey Eisentrout, Double Majoring in Premed and Biological Sciences
Eisentrout is from Cumberland, Md., and plans to graduate in May 2015.
6/26/2012 Graduate Credits Criminal Justice Professors for Academic Success
Meet Amanda Heinbaugh, a 2012 academic excellence award recipient and criminal justice alumna of Point Park.

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