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10/16/2017 Fall 2017 Issue of The Point Now Online
Get a peek inside the magazine for alumni and friends of Point Park.
7/12/2017 International Media and Professions Class Studies in Belfast, Dublin, Galway and Reykjavik
Students and faculty visited the BBC, Dublin City University, Galway Bay FM, Book of Kells and much more during their trip.
5/11/2017 Students to Study in Iceland and Ireland
International Media Class studies abroad May 13-26.
3/13/2017 Business Class Goes Abroad: Students Spend Spring Break Conducting Research in Madrid
Jessica Martin, Emily McCoy, Alannah Owens and Ciara Riddick spent 10 days researching sports, arts and business culture in Madrid, Spain, as part of their business management study abroad course.
2/14/2017 Making Connections Across The Country: SAEM Students Attend Pollstar Live! 2017 Conference
Point Park students were personally introduced to various agents, managers and promoters in the music business.
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.
1/18/2017 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.
1/11/2017 Students Represent Point Park's Center for Sports Media at Baseball Winter Meetings
During the meetings and job fair, Point Park students interviewed for internships and/or part-time or full-time jobs.
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.
12/16/2016 Criminal Justice Club Shows Appreciation for Pittsburgh Police Officers
The club hosted a “Cakes for Cops” event, visiting several Pittsburgh Police Zones throughout the city.
11/2/2016 Students Network and Develop Professional Skills at PRSSA National Conference
Presentations led by Vera Bradley, Warner Bros. TV, NCAA, among others.
9/26/2016 Students in History Classes Step Outside of Their Textbooks and Back in Time
Students in Jehnie Burns’ history classes recently stepped back in time, examining women's clothing of the past and getting a behind-the-scenes look at various collections at Heinz History Center.
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.
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.
3/17/2016 MLB Diversity Summit is a Game Changer for SAEM Students Aspiring for Careers in Sports
Learn how SAEM students Jessica Martin and Hailie Sandor had access to all 30 major league baseball clubs and many minor league clubs at the 2016 MLB Diversity Business Summit.
2/24/2016 SAEM Students Volunteer, Network at Pollstar Live! 2016 Music Conference in San Francisco
SAEM traveled across the country Feb. 9-12 to volunteer at the 2016 Pollstar Live! Music Conference in San Francisco, Calif., and network with music industry professionals.
2/3/2016 SAEM Students Expand Professional Network in Performing Arts Industry at APAP Conference
Sports, arts and entertainment management students and alumni met with more than 80 industry professionals and performers at the 2016 Association of Performing Arts Presenters Conference.
12/8/2015 SAEM Students Assist with WWE Monday Night Raw at CONSOL Energy Center
Sports, arts and entertainment management students assisted backstage and attended the live WWE Monday Night Raw show at CONSOL Energy Center Nov. 30.
12/3/2015 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.
8/21/2015 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.
7/21/2015 Students Meet Warped Tour Founder, Work at Shania Twain Concert
SAEM students went backstage of the Warped Tour and worked at the Shania Twain, Smokey Robinson and Barbershop Quartet concerts.
6/24/2015 International Media Class Travels to Spain and Portugal
Students examined media and culture in Madrid, Barcelona and Lisbon, May 11-23.
4/10/2015 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.
3/27/2015 SAEM Students Work at VIP Table for Maroon 5 Concert in Pittsburgh
Four students can now add the experience of working at the concert to their resumes.
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.
3/4/2015 SAEM Students Network with Top Music Industry Professionals at Pollstar Live! Conference
Six students in the sports, arts and entertainment management program were chosen as volunteers for the 2015 Pollstar Live! Music Conference in Nashville.
1/29/2015 Alumni Profile: Meet Ashley Murray, Multimedia Editor, Pittsburgh City Paper
"I learned about reporting, interviewing, AP Style, copyediting, audio and video editing and videography. I use all of these skills every day at work," said Murray.
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.
12/2/2014 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.
10/29/2014 History Students Visit Holocaust Memorial Museum, Meet with Survivor
Students heard first-hand stories on the Holocaust from survivor and museum volunteer, Bob Behr.
9/1/2014 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.
6/30/2014 Students in Human Nutrition Class Visit Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank
During their visit, the students learned about nutritional challenges the organization faces as well as the logistics of distributing food throughout the Western Pennsylvania region.
5/7/2014 Bruce Springsteen’s Stage Manager Meets with SAEM Students During Concert Setup
SAEM Associate Professor Ed Traversari took a class of students to the CONSOL Energy Center to see what it takes to set up for a show of this magnitude.
3/13/2014 SAEM students attend Pollstar Conference in Nashville
SAEM students met entertainment industry leaders while volunteering for and attending the annual conference.
12/9/2013 Education Majors Teach Junior Achievement Topics to Elementary Students
Point Park’s education students spent a day at Clara Barton Elementary School teaching lessons on entrepreneurship, work readiness, financial literacy and the economics of life.
10/21/2013 Confluence Psychology Alliance Student Group Visits Pittsburgh Action Against Rape
Undergraduate and graduate psychology students met with PAAR's education and training specialist and toured the facilities.
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.
5/6/2013 Science Majors Participate in Tree Planting Event on Sycamore Island
A group of Point Park students recently helped plant 300 trees and shrubs on Sycamore Island, located just outside of Pittsburgh on the Allegheny River.
4/19/2013 Steel Valley School District Honors Education Majors for Tutoring Students
Point Park undergraduate education students spent the semester tutoring 24 fourth grade students at Barrett Elementary School.
4/15/2013 Student Accounting Association Tours C.P.A. Firm Schneider Downs
The students met with hiring managers who gave advice on how to obtain internships and prepare for careers in accounting.
3/7/2013 SAEM Students Work for Bon Jovi Concert and Get Behind-the-Scenes Tour
Four SAEM majors assisted with a Bon Jovi concert and got a behind-the-scenes look at the show just hours before it went live.
11/7/2012 Botany Shadowing Assignment Connects Students to Environmental Experts
Students taking the botany course recently stepped out of the classroom and “into the field” for their shadowing assignments.
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.
4/26/2012 SAEM Students Gain Event Management Experience Co-Hosting "Zoo U" with The Pittsburgh Zoo
Attracting more college students to the zoo was the idea behind “Zoo U,” a collaborative event co-hosted by The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium and Point Park University’s SAEM program.

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