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10/10/2017 Photojournalism Major is a Mark of Excellence National Award Winner
"Becoming a part of The Globe allowed me to get involved the first day of college. The real-world experience I have gained from The Globe, I believe, led to me to be able to win the national award," Evans said.
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.
8/1/2017 High School Students Visit Point Park for Interactive Multimedia Storytelling Workshop
Students gained hands-on experience in the Center for Media Innovation, and visited PPG Paints Arena, PNC Park and KDKA-TV.
6/1/2017 Photojournalism Program Equips Alumnus with Skills to Excel in the Real World
I design brochures, fliers and marketing collateral. I am also the in-house photographer and videographer. I was a good fit for this role because I was a well-rounded candidate with photography, writing and design skills.
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!
2/22/2017 Stacy Kranitz, TIME's Instagram Photographer of 2015, Hosts Artist Talk at Point Park
"I use photography to open up a narrative that confronts our understanding of culture," said Kranitz.
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.
1/26/2017 Point Park's Student Media Reports on the Presidential Inauguration in Washington, D.C.
Students representing The Globe, U-View and WPPJ traveled to Washington, D.C. to report on the Presidential Inauguration Jan. 20, 2017.
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.
11/3/2016 Student Media Outlets Interview Attorney General Candidates at On-Campus Debate
"You only get to cover an election once in college, so for the candidates to come right to us on campus was awesome," said student Josh Croup.
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.
9/13/2016 Fall Events at the Center for Media Innovation
Guest speakers include Richard Drew, Fred McLeod, Diane Rehm and others.
9/13/2016 First Amendment Photo Exhibit Opening at the Center for Media Innovation
Inaugural photo gallery focuses on expressions of free speech, Sept. 16-Oct. 7.
7/12/2016 Alumnus Matt Adams is an Associate Photo Editor for National Geographic
"If I didn't go to Point Park, then I can honestly say that I wouldn't be in the job I am now. It was the starting point to an incredible journey," said Adams.
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.
12/22/2015 People of Point Park: Shayna Mendez, '16 Sees the World Through Her Lens
Junior photojournalism student Shayna Mendez, '16 hopes to tell stories and inspire compassion through her photos.
11/24/2015 Author and Photojournalist Alysia Burton Steele Discusses 'Delta Jewels' at Point Park
Steele came to Point Park to present photographic, auditory and documentary works from her project 'Delta Jewels.'
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.
8/5/2015 Alumna Justine Coyne covers key industries for Pittsburgh Business Times
At Point Park, Coyne earned a B.A. in photojournalism in 2009 and an M.A. in journalism and mass communication in 2012.
6/24/2015 International Media Class Travels to Spain and Portugal
Students examined media and culture in Madrid, Barcelona and Lisbon, May 11-23.
4/6/2015 Student Hannah Altman Draws National Attention for Photo Series 'And Everything Nice'
Altman posted the project — shot in her dorm room — to her Tumblr account, and within 24 hours it was featured on BuzzFeed, Huffington Post and Cosmopolitan.
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.
11/25/2014 Rock-A-Thon Provides Hands-On Opportunities for WPPJ Students
Point Park student DJ's hosted WPPJ's 34th annual Rock-A-Thon — 67 hours of non-stop radio broadcasting outside of the Point Cafe in Lawrence Hall, Nov. 4-6.
7/22/2014 Faculty Profile: Meet Christopher Rolinson, Associate Professor of Photojournalism
At Point Park, Rolinson has introduced new courses, collaborations and partnerships to expand and diversify the photography and photojournalism programs.
4/17/2014 Student Journalists Receive First-Place Awards at Annual Conference
Four students earned first-place awards and two were named category finalists at the SPJ conference.
3/28/2014 Documentary Series Provides Communication Students with Professional Experience
School of Communication students are gaining valuable professional experience on an innovative entertainment project of national scope.
1/22/2014 Faculty Profile: Meet April Friges, Assistant Professor of Photography
"I emphasize interdisciplinary practices. My students are not only working with the two-dimensional picture, but thinking outside the classic notions of what photography means today in the art world versus the commercial world," said Friges.
11/14/2013 School of Communication Hosts High School Media Day For Prospective Students
More than 250 high school students visited Point Park for the School of Communication's High School Media Day.
10/16/2013 Students Gain Hands-On Experience Photographing Ovarian Cancer Walk
The students' photos are considered for use on the NOCC website, in email newsletters, on social media sites or for public relations purposes.
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.
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.
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.
6/28/2013 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.
6/5/2013 Point Park Professors, Student and Alumni Honored at Golden Quill Awards
The Golden Quill competition recognizes professional excellence in journalism in Western Pennsylvania.
5/21/2013 Photography, Engineering Department Collaborate on Time-Lapse Camera Dolly Project
Photography students will have the opportunity to practice their skills on a new time-lapse camera dolly built by their own Point Park classmates in the engineering technology department.

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