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10/5/2017 Fully Online M.S. in Health Care Administration and Management Welcomes its First Graduates
The fully online Master of Science graduate program in health care administration and management in the Rowland School of Business recently welcomed its first class of graduates.
10/4/2017 Women in Industry Event Features Director of Supplier Diversity for 84 Lumber
84 Lumber’s Director of Supplier Diversity and Women Business Enterprise Development, Amy Criss, spoke to students at the latest Women in Industry Speaker Series hosted by the Rowland School of Business.
10/2/2017 Hospitality Focus: M.B.A., Business Management Alumnus Buys Restaurant in Bridgeville
Meet Jason Simoni, president/owner of The Crafty Jackalope and a 2002 and 2003 alumnus.
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.
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.
8/14/2017 Criminal Justice Administration Grad Students Address Serious Societal Issues at Symposium
Students in the Master of Science in criminal justice administration program addressed some of the most serious issues facing our nation Aug. 2 at the CJA Graduate Symposium.
7/26/2017 M.B.A. Alumna Leads Development, Branded Entertainment as VP for Spectrum
Meet Samantha Morris, who graduated from Point Park University in 2012 with an M.B.A. concentrating in management.
7/6/2017 Ed.D. Alumna Appointed Superintendent of Central Fulton School District
Michelle Hall earned a Ed.D. in leadership and administration in December 2016 from Point Park University
6/19/2017 Point Park University M.B.A. Alumnus Appointed New President of GAI Consultants
Meet Anthony Morrocco, a 2011 graduate of Point Park University's corporate on-site M.B.A. program.
6/15/2017 Student Prepares to Be a Principal Through Online M.A. Educational Administration Program
Meet Shelby Noll, fully online graduate education student at Point Park University and seventh grade teacher at Highlands Middle School.
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.
5/23/2017 Graduate Experience Prepares Alumna Jenny Snow to Present Thesis at National Conference
Snow presented her thesis, A Content Analysis on the Internet News Media and the Growth of Human Trafficking," at the Broadcast Education Association conference in Las Vegas.
5/17/2017 Multiple Internships Lead Accounting Alumnus, M.B.A. Student to Position with Federated
Meet Brandon Camic, a staff accountant for Federated Investors in Downtown Pittsburgh.
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.
5/4/2017 M.A. in Clinical-Community Psychology Student Creates Nonprofit to Help People in Need
Meet Orlandria Smith, graduate psychology student at Point Park University and executive director of the nonprofit organization, Connect With Your Heart.
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.
4/21/2017 Pittsburgh Police Chief, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photographer to Speak at 2017 Graduation Ceremonies
Graduate hooding, undergraduate commencement is Saturday, April 29.
4/20/2017 80edays Electric Vehicle Global Team Co-Pilot Speaks to M.B.A. Business of Energy Class
Silicon Valley technical innovator and engineer Don Christian spoke to students about his experience traveling around the world in an electric car as co-pilot of one of the international 80edays teams.
4/14/2017 Point Park University Introduces Master of Education Degree in Athletic Coaching
This fully online degree is designed for educators looking to develop well-rounded coaching skills.
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.
4/3/2017 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.
3/23/2017 Southwest Airlines Station Leader Discusses Ethical Leadership with M.B.A. Students
How ethical leadership is implemented and embraced at one of the world’s largest airline carriers was the focus of Theresa Anderson’s March 16 presentation to M.B.A. students.
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.
2/14/2017 Alumna Advances in Adult Learning Field to President and CEO of Career Training Academy
Meet Kimberly Rassau, Ed.D., an M.A. in curriculum and instruction graduate who was promoted to president and CEO of Pittsburgh's Career Training Academy.
2/3/2017 Business Skills, Experience Gained in U.S. Help M.B.A. Grad Land Banking Position in Montenegro
Meet Dejan Duraskovic, M.B.A. alumnus and organizational development, project management and business analytics expert for Addiko Bank in Podgorica, Montenegro.
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.
1/20/2017 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.
1/9/2017 People of Point Park: Dimitris J. Kraniou, Ph.D., an International Catalyst
Professor Dimitris Kraniou, Ph.D., uses his world experience to leave a lasting impression on Point Park University.
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.
11/23/2016 Graduate Students Present Research on Various Challenges in the Criminal Justice Field
Shannon Stowers, Erin Varga and Kayla Younge brought attention to current issues faced by the criminal justice field at the Fall 2016 Criminal Justice Administration Graduate Symposium.
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.
11/1/2016 Ph.D. in Community Engagement Students Develop Program Reviews for the POISE Foundation
"This assignment gave me the opportunity to engage with an emerging nonprofit in the City of Pittsburgh," said student Veronika Panagiotou.
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.
10/19/2016 Allegheny Health Network Director Pursued M.B.A. to Learn the Business Side of Health Care
Meet M.B.A. alumna Lori Stover, administrative director of Division of Hematology and Cellular Therapy for Allegheny Health Network.
10/17/2016 Political Science, Environmental Studies Leads Alumna Down the Path of Trail Development
Meet B.A. and M.S. alumna Courtney Mahronich, director of trail development for Friends of the Riverfront in Downtown Pittsburgh.
10/3/2016 Point Park Professor Presents on Assessment and Curriculum Innovation
Tatyana Dumova participated in the Pennsylvania Communication Association Conference in Johnstown.
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.
9/29/2016 M.B.A. Degree Enhances Engineering Career of Alumnus at Westinghouse
Meet Chris Chavez, senior field service engineer for Westinghouse and 2013 Point Park M.B.A. alumnus.
9/8/2016 Point Park’s First Doctoral Students to Graduate Defend Their Dissertations
Amy Miller, Laura Miller and Kelly Noyes successfully defended their dissertations Aug. 29 and were awarded Ed.D. degrees.
9/2/2016 Criminal Justice Administration Program Hosts Symposium to Showcase Grad Student Research
Master of Science in criminal justice administration students presented research Aug. 20 on a variety of criminal justice related issues.
7/1/2016 M.A. Clinical-Community Psych Grads Named Editors
Justin Karter and Kevin Gallagher were named editors of the American Psychological Association's Society for Humanistic Psychology Newsletter.
6/30/2016 Bosnia Native, Business Management and M.B.A. Alumna is a Vice President at BNY Mellon
Meet Amela Burlovic, data governance officer and vice president at BNY Mellon.
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.
6/10/2016 Meet M.A. Student Candice McDermott, Marketing Intern, Edgar Snyder & Associates
"Writing is one of my passions, and this internship has helped me develop a voice for blogs and PR writing," said McDermott.
5/31/2016 M.A. Leadership 2016 Alumna Presents Research on Millennials to UPMC Leaders
Meet Alexis Pape, an administrative coordinator for WPIC of UPMC and a 2006 M.A. in leadership graduate.
5/27/2016 Faculty Profile: Meet Randy Baird, Professor in Point Park's M.B.A. Energy Concentration
Baird is also a regional outage manager for NRG Energy, one of the nation's leading integrated Fortune 200 power companies.
5/26/2016 Psychology Faculty to Give Sample Lectures at Grad Open Houses June 7 and 22
Prospective M.A. and Psy.D. clinical-community psychology grad students can hear lectures from Brent Robbins, Ph.D., and Robert McInerney, Ph.D.
5/25/2016 M.B.A. Graduate With Health Systems Management Concentration Hired by Highmark
Meet Chynna Carter, 2015 M.B.A. alumna and associate consultant for Highmark Health.
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.
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 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.
4/20/2016 Alumna Credits M.A. in Communication Technology Program for Advancing her Career
"My professional experience, paired with the critical thinking and technical skills that I developed at Point Park, allowed me to take control of my future and seek a job that would allow me to manage marketing and digital communications in a larger capacity," Kress said.
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.
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.
2/17/2016 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.
2/12/2016 Meet Matt Pelfrey, M.F.A. Low-Residency Program Director and Assistant Professor
"I love working with students and helping them articulate their vision, so the chance to interact with both young and mature writers is a thrill," said Pelfrey.
2/11/2016 M.B.A. and Accounting Alumnus is a Recruitment Manager for International Financial Group
Meet Philip Isabella, a 2009 accounting and 2013 M.B.A. alumnus of Point Park.
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.
2/4/2016 Clinical-Community Psych Grad Classes Help Alum in Outreach Role with The Humane Society
Meet Chloe Detrick, a 2015 M.A. in clinical-community psychology graduate of Point Park and media relations specialist for The Humane Society of the U.S.
1/27/2016 Criminal Justice Grad Appointed Compliance Manager for Virtual Health Care System MDLIVE
Meet JoAnn McDaniel-Chinn, 2013 M.S. in criminal justice administration and 2010 B.S. in criminal justice alumna.
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.
12/21/2015 Graduate Students Present Research on Complex Issues in the Criminal Justice System
Students in the M.S. in criminal justice administration program presented research on a variety of topics, from prisoner recidivism and human trafficking to the debates surrounding police body cameras and the USA Patriot Act.
12/18/2015 Market Developer in Saudi Arabia is a Point Park M.B.A. and B.S. in Business Management Graduate
Meet Yasmin Elgendy, a native of Egypt and a 2013 business management and 2015 M.B.A. in global management and administration alumna.
12/17/2015 Meet M.B.A./M.A. Student Stephanie Mueller, Winner of Ethical Leadership Essay Competition
Mueller is pursuing an M.B.A. and an M.A. in media communication with a public relations and advertising management concentration.
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.
12/9/2015 M.B.A. Students Write Essays on Ethical Leaders They Admire, Finalists Present at Annual Event
Stephanie Mueller won the 2015 Ethical Leadership Essay Writers Forum with her presentation on Rosalind Brewer, president and CEO of Sam’s Club.
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.
12/2/2015 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.
11/19/2015 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.
11/11/2015 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.
10/22/2015 Graduate students and faculty present research at Penn State York
Six students presented competitive research papers and posters that stemmed from class projects.
10/22/2015 Jewish Healthcare Fellowship Helps M.B.A. Student Expand Knowledge of Health Policy
Meet Monet R. Miller, a Point Park M.B.A. student who recently completed a fellowship with the Jewish Healthcare Foundation.
10/14/2015 Alumnus, Graduate Student Lands Dream Job as an English/Special Education Teacher
Meet Robert Michael, a 2014 secondary education English alumnus, curriculum and instruction graduate student and English/special education teacher at Moon Area High School.
10/13/2015 Ethical Leadership Essay Writers Forum for Graduate Students Nov. 13
As part of the Fifth Annual Ethical Leadership Speaker Series, students will will compete for $500 in an essay writers forum.
10/9/2015 Criminal Justice Professor and Alumnus Brings 40 Years of Legal Experience to the Classroom
Meet Richard Linzer, J.D., interim director of the Master of Science in criminal justice administration program and visiting associate professor.
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.
9/29/2015 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.
9/10/2015 M.B.A. Alumnus Daniel Komara Promoted to Vice President at The Bank of New York Mellon
Meet Daniel Komara, a 2011 M.B.A. alumnus and vice president at BNY Mellon.
9/8/2015 Forest Hills School District Dean of Students, Librarian Pursuing Ed.D. at Point Park
Meet Laura Miller, Ed.D. in leadership and administration student at Point Park and dean of students and librarian for Forest Hills School District.
7/8/2015 Point Park Offering Region's First Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Community Engagement Program
The 54-credit doctoral program can be completed in three years (less if post-masters credits are transferred in), attending class one night per week.
6/17/2015 On-Site M.B.A. Grad, GAI Senior Director Gains Broader Perspective on Business With Degree
Meet Jeanne Cotter, senior director of quality at GAI Consultants and a 2015 on-site M.B.A. program alumna.
6/9/2015 M.A. Alumni Profile: Meet Sarah Kastelic, Communications Specialist, UPMC
"My Point Park University experience was invaluable to my professional career. I was able to take what I learned in class and apply it to my work almost immediately after starting the program," said Kastelic.
5/13/2015 Point Park to Meet Growing Demand for Health Care Managers With Fully Online M.S. Degree
This health care management program is one of the first of its kind to be offered in the Pittsburgh region this fall.
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.
4/27/2015 M.A. in Communication Technology adds social media and applied practices concentrations
Create and implement a social media campaign for a real-world client. Explore the role and impact of technology in society. Develop skills to advance your career.
4/10/2015 Psychology Students and Faculty Present Research at Conference in Chicago
Research work was presented at the Eighth Annual Conference of the Society for Humanistic Psychology.
4/1/2015 M.B.A. Degree Enables Alumnus, Vice President at PNC to Advance as a Strategic Leader
Meet Suresh Chockiah, 2013 M.B.A. alumnus and vice president of strategic services and enterprise architecture for PNC Financial Services.
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.
3/25/2015 M.B.A. Gives Turkish Alumnus the Skills to Manage Engineering Projects More Effectively
Meet Erdem Kurtmen, 2013 M.B.A. alumnus and special project engineering and project business analyst in Izmir, Turkey.
3/20/2015 M.B.A. Alumnus Lands Market Analyst Position at One of the Leading Banks in Mongolia
Meet Munkhdelger Tsedenbal, a 2014 international M.B.A. alumnus from Mongolia and market risk analyst for XacBank.
3/4/2015 English, Education Alumnus Describes Teaching in Alaska as Greatest Experience of His Life
Meet Simon Huff, who earned his B.A. in English in 2010 and M.A. in Secondary Education in 2014, both from Point Park.
2/24/2015 M.B.A. Alumna Returns Home to Vietnam to Work in Marketing for Marriott International
Meet Anh Tran, a 2013 Point Park M.B.A. alumna who is an assistant marketing communications manager for Marriott International.
2/10/2015 M.B.A. Grad, Veteran is a Workforce Developer for the Veterans Leadership Program
Meet 2014 M.B.A. alumnus Joseph Dicianno, a veteran and workforce developer for the Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania.
1/30/2015 M.A. Organizational Leadership Alumna Interned for United Nations in Ethiopia
Moriam Durosinmi-Etti was a regional advisory, development planning and statistics intern for the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa in Ethiopia.
1/29/2015 Students and Alumni Host Research Colloquium
Students presented their research at the Three Rivers Communication Technology Colloquium.
1/27/2015 M.A. Graduate Discusses How His Classes Tied Directly Into His Diversity Work at UPMC
Meet Mychael Lee, a 2014 M.A. organizational leadership alumnus and a senior human resources assistant for UPMC Center for Engagement and Inclusion.
1/12/2015 Alumnus Advances in Career at Magee-Womens Hospital with M.B.A. Degree
Meet Thomas Rudnicki, a senior systems analyst for Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC and a 2010 M.B.A. alumnus.
12/15/2014 M.B.A. Degree Allows Alumnus to Advance in Career at Pittsburgh Mercy Health System
Meet Kevin Beckovich, a 2007 M.B.A. alumnus and prevention/intervention supervisor for Pittsburgh Mercy Health System.
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.
12/5/2014 Chinese M.B.A. Student Interning for Pittsburgh Department of City Planning
Bo Ai, a native of Qinhuangdao, China, is pursuing his M.B.A. degree with an international business concentration from Point Park.
11/11/2014 M.B.A., Management Information Systems Concentration, Helps Grad Become IT Analyst
Meet Stacy Shatlock, a 2014 alumna who transitioned to a career in the IT field at Eaton Corporation after earning her M.B.A. degree from Point Park.
11/3/2014 Director of Marketing at Louis Plung & Company is a 2014 M.B.A. Alumna
Julia Germeyer chose Point Park's M.B.A. program because of its location in Downtown Pittsburgh and the flexibility class schedule.
10/3/2014 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.
10/3/2014 Graduate Student Research Featured at Communication Conference
The impact of communication technology on society was the focus of the work of School of Communication grad students.
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.
10/1/2014 M.B.A. Alumnus Named a "40 Under 40" Winner for Helping to Shape Pittsburgh Region
Bush graduated in 2013 from Point Park and is a relationship manager and assistant vice president for PNC Bank.
9/26/2014 Event Manager Excels with M.B.A., Sports, Arts & Entertainment Management Concentration
Lindsey Bradley, an event manager for the Pittsburgh Technology Council, earned an M.B.A. degree with an SAEM concentration in 2013.
9/18/2014 Intelligence Graduate Student Lands Global Security Internship With Mylan, Inc.
M.A. student Natasha Williams talks about Point Park and her global security internship with Mylan, Inc.
9/10/2014 Desk Building Event Engages Doctoral Students in Unique Learning Opportunities
The inaugural class of 39 doctoral students spent the day working together to build desks for students at Holy Family Academy.
9/4/2014 Graduate Students Present Research on Air Pollutants, Conservation, Public Health
Point Park’s M.S.E.S. program is designed for individuals seeking positions as environmental professionals in industry, regulatory agencies and nonprofit organizations.
8/29/2014 M.B.A. Student Profile: Lauren Schmitt, Supply Chain Analyst for UPMC
Schmitt is pursuing an M.B.A. with a concentration in management at Point Park University.
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.
8/25/2014 Working Mom Propels Career with B.A. in Behavioral Science, M.A. in Org. Leadership
Development Director Melissa Ferraro earned her B.A. in 2011 and M.A. in 2013, both from Point Park.
8/18/2014 Graduate Student Laura Jennings Discusses her Internship at Bally Design
"The M.A. program is offering me classroom and real-world experience based on my interests in social media and communication with relevant outside-the-classroom projects and internship opportunities," said Jennings.
8/14/2014 M.B.A. Program Helps Graduate Expand Global Network, Land Position with Morgan Stanley
Meet Himanshu Patel, a 2013 M.B.A. alumnus from Ahmedabad, India, who is working as a user acceptance tester analyst for Morgan Stanley.
6/18/2014 M.B.A. Health Systems Management Alumna is a Business Analyst for UPMC Health Plan
Neha Goel, a native of India, earned an M.B.A. with a concentration in health systems management from Point Park University in 2010.
5/23/2014 Graduate Hooding 2014: Academic accomplishment and Personal stories
More than 130 Point Park master's degree students put on caps and gowns to take part in the University's annual graduate hooding ceremony the evening of April 27, 2014.
5/8/2014 Point Park to Offer Doctorate in Leadership and Administration this Fall
It will be one of most affordable doctoral programs in the Pittsburgh region, with a flat tuition cost of $13,000 per year.
5/6/2014 Meet 2011 M.B.A. Alumnus Chuck Hankle, Technical Account Manager for Symantec
"The international aspect of the M.B.A. really prepared me for working with business customers and associations around the globe."
5/5/2014 End-of-Year Reception Celebrates Graduate Community at Point Park
The event featured a keynote presentation from Samuel Hazo, Ph.D., founder and director of the International Poetry Forum.
5/2/2014 Graduate Student Cari Goss Selected for Pittsburgh Schweitzer Fellows Program
Cari Goss is pursuing her M.A./M.B.A. at Point Park and describes her fellowship project.
5/2/2014 Off-Campus Graduate Education Programs Info Sessions May 6, 7 and 8
Sessions are being offered at Canon-McMillan, Franklin Regional and Seneca Valley high schools.
4/28/2014 Point Park Professors Discuss Global Immigration Issues at Faculty Colloquium
Faculty from Iran, Spain, Greece, India, Peru, Afghanistan and the U.S. presented on various issues surrounding global immigration.
4/25/2014 M.B.A. Alumna is the Manager of International Relations for the Oncology Nursing Society
"The MBA program challenged me to remain up to date on world events, which is essential to my position and career."
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.
1/14/2014 M.B.A. Program at Point Park Is Ranked Fourth-largest in Pittsburgh Area
Point Park's M.B.A. program includes five concentrations: Management; International Business; Management Information Systems; Sports, Arts and Entertainment Management; and Health Systems Management.
12/3/2013 Public Administration and M.B.A. Alumna Working for Management Science Associates
Meet Michelle Herrle, a business systems analyst who earned her B.S. in public administration in 2008 and her M.B.A. in 2009, both from Point Park.
11/25/2013 Students Gain Valuable Insight on Ethical Leadership at Third Annual Speakers’ Series
Panelists from Westinghouse, Management Science Associates and Point Park led a discussion on “Meeting the Challenges of Ethical Leadership."
11/22/2013 Seminar Provides Grad Students with Tips on Effective Business Writing
As part an ongoing lecture series for graduate students, Point Park offered a seminar on effective business writing led by Professor Edward C. Wachter, Jr., J.D.
11/13/2013 Professors and Alumna Present Research at Business Conference
James Haley, Michele Langbein, Archish Maharaja, Gita Maharaja, M.H. Sidky and Dawn Parasolick presented research at the Northeastern Association of Business, Economics and Technology conference.
11/4/2013 Faculty Profile: Meet Arleen Wheat, Assistant Professor of Special Education
Prior to joining Point Park, Wheat was assistant superintendent of special education and pupil services for North Allegheny School District.
11/4/2013 Graduate Programs Prepare Students to Present Research, Network at Conference
Six graduate students presented juried research papers and posters at the Pennsylvania Communication Association Conference, held Oct. 18-19 at Gannon University.
10/15/2013 Graduate Students Engage in Communication Research
Six graduate students will be presenting their juried research papers and competitive posters at the 74th annual Pennsylvania Communication Association Conference at Gannon University.
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.
10/2/2013 English Teacher Returns to Point Park to Pursue Goal of Becoming a Principal
Meet alumna Alexa Tokarski, an English teacher at Perry High School and current educational administration graduate student at Point Park.
9/27/2013 Point Park Greek Trip Highlights and Study Abroad Discussion on Oct. 24
The event will feature discussion on international travel opportunities for students and a recap of the Point Park 10-day trip to Greece.
9/20/2013 New Graduate Students Encouraged to Be Leaders in their Professions, Community
This fall, Point Park welcomed more than 270 new graduate students and launched four new graduate programs to start the 2013-14 academic year.
9/18/2013 Master of Science in Environmental Studies Program Growing at Point Park
Students recently presented their research at the Fourth Annual MSES Graduate Seminar.
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.
8/20/2013 Point Park to Host Third Annual Ethical Leadership Speakers Series
The September 19 event will feature speakers from Management Science Associates, Inc. and Westinghouse Electric Company.
8/16/2013 M.B.A. Degree Leads Alumnus to Dream of Helping People Achieve Their Financial Goals
Meet Thomas Louisy, a 2010 M.B.A. alumnus of Point Park and financial consultant for PNC Bank.
7/15/2013 New Point Park M.B.A. Degree Prepares Professionals For Global Marketplace
This 36-credit M.B.A. will provide students with a thorough understanding of global business theories as well as the opportunity to engage in real-world, international business practices.
7/15/2013 Point Park Graduate Education Programs Offered at Suburban Pittsburgh Locations
This fall, the graduate education department is offering its master's degree in curriculum and instruction and K-12 principal certificate through off-campus cohort programs.
4/8/2013 Graduate Education Department Welcomes Educators from Central and South America
Professors Vincenne Revilla-Beltran, Ph.D., and Richard Gutkind, Ph.D., recently presented to a group of educators from Central and South America.
3/15/2013 M.A. Organizational Leadership Courses Help Highmark Employee Grow as a Team Leader
Meet Kara Jones, a 2012 alumna of the Master of Arts in organizational leadership program.
10/24/2012 Point Park and H.J. Heinz Company Host Event Centered on M.B.A. Ethical Leadership Course
The event featured Heinz guest speakers James E. Traut and Brian Shuttleworth.
10/19/2012 Department of Global Management and Organization Hosting 10-Day Trip to Greece
The May 6-15, 2013 trip is open to all Point Park University personnel, graduate students and alums.
10/16/2012 Master's Degree in Environmental Studies Puts Alumna a Step Ahead
Meet Michelle Wunderley, a 2012 Master of Science in environmental studies graduate.
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.
9/7/2012 Alumna Discusses Why She Chose Point Park for Bachelor's and Master's in Education
Meet Michelle Graham, a third grade ELA teacher and clinical resident instructor at Pittsburgh King K-8.
9/5/2012 M.B.A. Alum Profile: Lydia Tobiasz, Manager at Madison Square Garden
Lydia Tobiasz is a 2007 M.B.A. alum and manager of corporate hospitality sales at Madison Square Garden.
9/4/2012 Graduate Students Present Environmental Research at Third Annual Seminar
Students at the Third Annual Graduate Student Seminar for the M.S. in environmental studies program presented extensive research on a variety of topics.
8/23/2012 Professor Travels the Southeastern Mediterranean, Meets Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem
Dimitris J. Kraniou, Ph.D., recently traveled to Israel, Cyprus and Greece as part of his research on the geo-political conflicts of the Southeastern Mediterranean region.
7/20/2012 Meet Heike Steurer, M.B.A. Alum and Financial Analyst for Bayer Corporation
Steurer is a 2012 graduate of Point Park University's M.B.A. program.
7/12/2012 M.B.A. Degree Advances Alum’s Engineering Career
Meet John T. Gobble, III, a 2011 M.B.A. alumnus.
7/10/2012 Point Park M.B.A. Program Ranked Fourth Largest in the Pittsburgh Region
This ranking by the Pittsburgh Business Times was based on total enrollment for the 2011-2012 academic year.
6/26/2012 Professor Lorelei Stein Elected to Family Services of Western PA's Board of Trustees
Family Services of Western Pennsylvania announced this month that Professor Lorelei Stein, Ph.D., has been elected to the organization’s Board of Trustees. She will serve a three-year term.
6/22/2012 Meet M.B.A. alum Seung Chan Lim, an artist, software designer, and researcher
Seung Chan Lim is a 2002 M.B.A. alum of Point Park.
5/29/2012 Master's Degree in Secondary Education Paves Alum’s Path to Teaching High School Science
Chris Colonna earned his M.Ed. degree in secondary education in 2011 from Point Park.
5/16/2012 Corporate Ethics Officer at Westinghouse to Discuss "The Challenge of Ethical Leadership" on June 2
The Department of Global Management and Organization is hosting a discussion on "The Challenge of Ethical Leadership" led by Jim Buddie, Esq., corporate ethics officer and assistant general counsel for Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC.
5/3/2012 Meet Kadi Camardese, M.B.A. Alumna and Communications Manager for American Bridge Company
Kadi Camardese earned an M.B.A. from Point Park University in 2008 and currently leads the marketing and communications department of a specialized company in the engineering industry.
3/2/2012 Internship Leads to Position at Westinghouse for Veteran and Electrical Engineering Technology Alum
Meet Vasilii Savtchouk, a 2011 electrical engineering technology alumnus.
2/20/2012 Capstone Course Helps Curriculum and Instruction Graduate Land Position as a College Instructor
Meet Preeti Juneja, a 2010 curriculum and instruction alumna of Point Park University.
1/19/2012 Alum implements curriculum and instruction expertise at Allegheny Intermediate Unit
Meet Paul Cindric, a 2006 alum of Point Park's curriculum and instruction graduate program.
10/21/2011 Point Park M.B.A. Alumna the Only Female Director in the NHL
Jennifer Bullano, director of communications for the Pittsburgh Penguins, graduated with an M.B.A. degree concentrating in sports, arts and entertainment management.
10/12/2011 Graduate students present at communication conference
Four graduate students from Point Park University’s School of Communication presented their research papers at the annual conference of the Pennsylvania Communication Association (PCA) from Oct. 7-9 at Westminster College in New Wilmington, Pa.
9/14/2011 Interest in Engineering Prompts Pursuit of Degrees
Meet Chas Ainsworth, a civil engineering technology and engineering management alumnus.
4/26/2011 M.A./M.B.A. program aims to give working professionals an edge
Debating between pursuing an M.A. in journalism and mass communications or an M.B.A., Shian-Li McGuire was thrilled to learn Point Park University was launching a two-degree program that could help her achieve her multiple career goals.
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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