Point Park's Fully Online Communication Programs Ranked for Affordability
The online programs were ranked among the best for affordability by TheBestSchools.org.
#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."
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.
Students Network and Develop Professional Skills at PRSSA National Conference
Presentations led by Vera Bradley, Warner Bros. TV, NCAA, among others.
#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."
Students Explore Media, History and Culture During Trip to London, Bruges and Amsterdam
"This class and trip was an experience of a lifetime. You get to affordably visit multiple countries with your friends, see how other people live, work and play, and get academic credit for it," said Lauren Joseph, a senior public relations and advertising major .
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.
People of Point Park: Casey Landon, '16 and Cassandra Hershberger, '17 are Strong Women for Stronger Girls
As members of the Point Park chapter of Strong Women, Strong Girls, Casey Landon, '16 and Cassandra Hershberger, '17 support the growth of girls in low-income communities throughout the region.
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.
People of Point Park: April Yanko, '16 found her voice and her magic
April Yanko's, '16 creative academic combination of acting, PR, and advertising is a perfect career prep mix to help launch her dream of creating and acting in animated features.
#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.
Celebrating Valentine's Day: Love Stories from Campus
Alumni couples share stories of how they met as students at Point Park University.
Public Relations and Advertising Major Abbey Newhouse Interns at Pittsburgh Film Office
At the Pittsburgh Film Office, Newhouse was responsible for a broad range of duties, including outreach to local businesses and social media.
Strategic Planning and Marketing Research Classes Develop IMC Plan for Harmony Weavers
"My favorite part of my Point Park experience is the hands-on experience I've had preparing a marketing plan, conducting market research and creating a logo," said student Deanna Elliott.
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.
Public Relations and Advertising Students Attend PRSSA Conference in Atlanta
Students networked with industry professionals, learned about PR case studies and strategies, and visited the Georgia Aquarium and World of Coca-Cola.
Abby Mathieu Lands Job as Public Relations Manager at Blender, Inc.
The 2014 alumna is responsible for any public relations inquiries, press releases, media advisories and pitches.
Internship Leads to Full-Time Job at Blender, Inc. for Alumna Katy Albert
"As a social media manager, I am the connection between a brand or company and their digital audience," said Albert.
Alumnae Manage Public Relations and Advertising and Social Media at Blender, Inc.
School of Communication alumnae Abby Mathieu and Katy Albert detail their Point Park experience and current careers.
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 Public Relations and Advertising Major Annalee Tomak
Learn what senior public relations and advertising major AnnaLee Tomak loves about living and learning in Pittsburgh.
Brittany Lauffer Gains Interviewing and Reporting Experience as KDKA-TV News Intern
"I knew I wanted an internship in news because I was extremely unsure if that was the path I wanted to pursue. I looked at the three major news stations in Pittsburgh and saw the internship program at KDKA," said Lauffer.
International Media Class Travels to Spain and Portugal
Students examined media and culture in Madrid, Barcelona and Lisbon, May 11-23.
Point Park Experience Helps Recent Graduate Overcome Loss, Balance Academic Success
Recent graduate Kelli Murphy shares her personal story of coping with the death of her mother during her sophomore year.
Social media post helps 2013 Alumna Shay Myrick land job at Conde Nast in New York City
Public relations and advertising alumna is an advertising coordinator at Conde Nast.
AIU Students Gain Hands-On Experience at Point Park during Spring Apprenticeship
During the spring semester, students created posters and videos for the Give Wishes Wings campaign and toured Brunner.
#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.
High School Students Become Storytellers at School of Communication's Media Day
Students worked under a deadline to create video packages, audio/feature stories, photo slideshows, a public relations plan and more at the spring media day, Pittsburgh Public Art: A Multimedia Storytelling Experience.
Employers at SAEM Career Event Impressed with Quality, Commitment of Point Park Students
Approximately 65 employers and 350 students came to campus Feb. 10 for the Sports, Arts and Entertainment Management Career Event.
Faculty Q&A: Camille Downing Combines Theory and Real-World Examples in PR, IMC Classes
Downing teaches public relations and integrated marketing communications courses, and the IMC capstone class in which students work with a nonprofit clients through Wood Street Communications.
Faculty Profile: Meet Bob O'Gara, Professor of Advertising and Public Relations
O'Gara's teaching style blends extensive real-world experience with the best of contemporary theory spiced generously with informal professional insights and humor.
Wood Street Communications Provides Real-World Experience for Students
Wood Street Communications offers high-level public relations and advertising solutions to non-profit organizations in the Pittsburgh area.
Covering Conflict Topic of High School Media Day Workshop
This year's program featured interactive workshops that explored how to cover controversial media stories. Keynote speakers included Michael Fuoco and Carmen Gentile.
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.
Honors Students Attend National Conference
Students and faculty presented at the conference in Denver, Colo.
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.
Kelli Murphy Receives Pittsburgh Women in Communication Scholarship
"The Pittsburgh Women in Communications Scholarship fund was created at The Pittsburgh Foundation to provide assistance to students studying various fields of communications. They're a wonderful nonprofit who make a significant difference in our community with the funds they have," said Murphy.
Alumni Profile: Meet Michele Tabaka, Marketing Director at John Heineman Co.
Some of Tabaka's responsibilities include managing social media, creating a marketing campaign and updating the company's website.
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.
Public Relations and Advertising Major Interns at the Heinz History Center
"I truly feel that I am gaining real-world experience at my internship, from attending press conferences to participating in planning meetings," said Katelyn Howard.
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.
Public Relations and Advertising Alumna Gina Pennline Works for Girl Scouts
"Believe your professors when they talk about networking — it really is one of the most important things you should do as a student! Building relationships and keeping in touch with people may help you get your foot in the door somewhere in the future," said the 2010 public relations and advertising alumna.
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.
Nike Executives Visit Point Park
Ed Haberle, a Point Park alumnus and vice president of North America sporting goods, and Laura Kosmalski senior director of retail brand presentation, spoke to students on Oct. 23.
Internship Profile: School of Communication Student Kathryn Jones, Toonseum
Meet Kathryn Jones, a double major in public relations and advertising and multimedia.
Students Embrace Macedonia as Part of Summer Project to Promote Tourism
The "Pioneer 6" group are busy designing menus and brochures and hosting advertising, marketing and photography workshops in Ohrid, Macedonia this summer.
Sport, Arts and Entertainment Management Junior Interning for Altoona Curve
Point Park student Samantha Lynn is interning for the Altoona Curve this summer.
Communication Grad and International Student Credits Point Park for Success
Point Park's School of Communication provided international and transfer student Shiho Nagai the opportunity to study advertising, earn a college degree and secure a job after graduation.