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11/27/2017 Warner Music Nashville President & CEO Talks Candidly With Students About His Rise to the Top
John Esposito spoke to students, alumni, faculty, staff and local musicians about his path to overseeing one of the largest record labels in the entertainment industry.
11/6/2017 Diversity & Inclusion Panel Discussion Features HR Professionals from City of Pittsburgh, PPG
The event was hosted on campus by Point Park University’s Student Human Resource Association, Black Student Union and Honors Student Organization.
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.
9/29/2017 Dance Department Hosts The Renfrew Center to Educate Students About Eating Disorders
"Our dancers total well-being is important to us, and we want to ensure that our students are provided with access to resources to be truly successful at Point Park," said Garfield Lemonius.
9/22/2017 SAEM Students Work at Big Concerts This Summer, Host Production Running 101 Workshop
SAEM Associate Professor Ed Traversari connected the students to many of these summer shows based on his connections with various concert promoters.
4/11/2017 CBS Executives Present "Student of the Business" at Point Park University
Tiffany Smith-Anoa'i, executive vice president of diversity, inclusion and communications, and Fern Orenstein, senior vice president of casting, presented the workshops.
4/7/2017 Students Enjoy Learning Dining Etiquette With a Side of Professional Networking
Point Park University’s Annual Etiquette Dinner allowed more than 50 students across all majors to network with employers while practicing their dining etiquette over appetizers and a gourmet meal.
4/3/2017 From Point Park to ABC News: Career Advice from Journalism Alumnus David Perozzi
"Keep cover letters short and resumes focused, dress conservatively for an interview, and Include your name and phone number in the subject line of an email," Perozzi said.
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.
3/23/2017 U.S. Supreme Court Police Officers Meet With Criminal Justice, Intel, Forensic Science Majors
United States Supreme Court Police Officers Charletta Mosley and Stephen Smith visited campus March 16 to discuss the work they do and meet with students.
12/7/2016 Wiz Khalifa’s Manager Talks to SAEM Students About Making a Career in the Music Business
The Nov. 28 guest lecture event was presented by Point Park’s sports, arts and entertainment management program and the University’s record label, Pioneer Records.
12/2/2016 Student Human Resource Association Hosts Panel Discussion on Social Media
HR industry professionals discussed social media challenges employers face in the workplace, among other topics.
11/10/2016 Broadcast Legend Mike "Doc" Emrick Encourages Students to Chase their Dreams
“If one person learns not to give up and be confident of their abilities to do what they really want to do in their career as a result of me being here, I’ll be coming back,” Emrick said.
11/7/2016 Animation Students Sketch Side-by-Side Rob Rogers from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Students competed in a draw-off competition to sketch a cartoon of either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton alongside Rob Rogers.
10/28/2016 Corporate Sales/Marketing Manager Talks to Students About Selling the Steelers
Kathy Wallace came to Point Park Oct. 20 to share with students her experiences selling the Pittsburgh Steelers for a living.
10/3/2016 Center for Media Innovation Hosts Stories from the Presidential Campaign Trail
Jon Delano (KDKA-TV), Chris Potter (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) and Salena Zito (New York Post columnist) answered questions and shared their opinions on the presidential debate.
9/28/2016 Fred McLeod, NBA Announcer and Point Park Alumnus, Discusses Sports Broadcasting, Gives Career Advice
McLeod spoke to Point Park students in the new Center for Media Innovation Sept. 22.
9/22/2016 Students Encouraged to be Good Storytellers at Center for Media Innovation's Opening Day
Watch archived presentations from guest speakers and segments from an evening with Sarah Koenig, host of the Serial podcast.
9/20/2016 Washington Post Reporters to Discuss Race, Local News Media
The on-campus event is Sept. 21, 6:30-8:30 p.m., in Lawrence Hall 200.
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.
9/13/2016 Fall Events at the Center for Media Innovation
Guest speakers include Richard Drew, Fred McLeod, Diane Rehm and others.
9/7/2016 Daylong Events Kickoff Opening of Point Park University's Center for Media Innovation Sept. 13
Highlights include panels with local media professionals, and an evening with Sarah Koenig, host and co-creator of the Serial podcast.
8/23/2016 Center for Media Innovation Welcomes Host, Co-Creator of Serial Podcast to Point Park Sept. 13
Sarah Koenig speaks to the campus community Sept. 13, 7 to 9 p.m., in the Lawrence Hall Ballroom.
7/12/2016 ACAP Exposes High School Students to Accounting Careers and Professionals
Twenty-two students from 16 high schools spent the week at Point Park for the University’s Fourth Annual Accounting Career Awareness Program.
3/25/2016 West Point Grad Discusses Importance of Honorable, Gridiron Leadership
The School of Business recently welcomed Evan Offstein, D.B.A., former military intelligence officer, author, professor and consultant to campus.
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.
3/15/2016 WYEP Chooses SAEM Program as Partner for Reimagination CD Project for Area Youth
Through a new partnership with 91.3 WYEP's Reimagine Media program, students and faculty in the SAEM program are providing training and support for area youth interested in the music industry.
2/12/2016 WPXI Business Executives Discuss Careers in the TV Industry, Give Students Advice at Workshop
The Jan. 28 workshop was hosted by the sports, arts and entertainment program and featured panelists Julie Ellis-Jena, Bob Liga and Brandon Takacs.
12/3/2015 Bill Hillgrove, Greg Brown, Paul Steigerwald Lead 'Voices of Pittsburgh Sports' at Point Park
Veteran Pittsburgh play-by-play broadcasters told stories from their careers and offered advice to students.
11/18/2015 SAEM Class Working with Feld Entertainment Director to Market Upcoming Monster Jam
Students in Assistant Professor Paige Beal’s SAEM Marketing and Promotions class are gaining hands-on experience creating marketing plans for this upcoming event.
11/12/2015 Pittsburgh Pirates Execs Offer SAEM Students Advice on Internships, Networking, Careers
Pittsburgh Pirates leading media, marketing and sales executives led a symposium Oct. 27 at PNC Park.
11/5/2015 Students Perform for Renowned Composer Stephen Flaherty at Pittsburgh Playhouse
"Singing in front of Stephen Flaherty was a dream. It was amazing to receive feedback from the man who composed what I was singing," said musical theatre major Jasmine Overbaugh.
10/29/2015 Pittsburgh Marketing Professionals Give Business Students Career Insight and Advice
Five Pittsburgh marketing management professionals led a panel discussion about careers in Chris Lovett’s Advanced Marketing Management class Oct. 23.
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.
5/5/2015 Schneider Downs Panelists Discuss Accounting Career Paths with Students
The Student Accounting Association, Alumni Relations and the School of Business recently hosted a networking panel event on campus.
4/27/2015 Sree Sreenivasan joins Pittsburgh social media leaders to discuss future of digital innovation
Sree Sreenivasan, chief digital officer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art gave the keynote presentation, followed by a panel discussion featuring social media leaders in Pittsburgh.
4/9/2015 SAEM Students Network With Ticketing Industry Professionals at On-Campus Workshop
The sports, arts and entertainment management program at Point Park University hosted a workshop on campus March 25 featuring panelists who work for some of the most popular ticketing outlets and venues in Pittsburgh.
12/12/2014 Creative Writing Majors Take Master Class with Award-Winning Poet Marcus Wicker
Wicker taught an interactive poetry master class exclusively for Point Park students Dec. 4 as part of the University’s Writers’ Series.
12/8/2014 Students Explore Careers in Real Estate, Network with Professionals
The Career Development Center and School of Business collaborated with Commercial Real Estate Women Pittsburgh to host a panel discussion.
11/19/2014 Meet Award-Winning Poet Marcus Wicker Dec. 3-4 at Writers’ Series
Wicker’s work has appeared in Poetry, American Poetry Review, Third Coast, Ninth Letter and other magazines.
11/14/2014 Ethical Leadership Event Addresses Organizational Forecasting
Panelists were Jon Delano, J.D., Timothy McGuire, Ph.D. and James Haley, Ph.D.
11/6/2014 Professional Engineer Discusses Design of The Tower at PNC Plaza
Jeremy Snyder, P.E., associate principal for BuroHappold Engineering, presented to students and alumni.
8/22/2014 Workshop Immerses High School Students Into Sports, Arts & Entertainment Industries
At the SAEM summer workshop, students got an insider's view of Stage AE, heard a live performance from Greg Joseph of The Clarks and toured several performing arts venues in Pittsburgh.
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.
4/22/2014 Hollywood Producer Chris Moore of “The Chair” Visits SAEM Fundraising Class
Assistant Professor Teresa Gregory's SAEM fundraising class had the opportunity to learn about the business of filmmaking.
3/21/2014 Writer Charles Blackstone to Visit Point Park on March 25
The public is invited to a free reading at 6 p.m. in the Lawrence Hall Ballroom.
3/20/2014 Storytelling & Human Rights Symposium planned for Friday, March 21
Public workshop on free speech features City of Asylum co-founder Henry Reese and other local speakers.
2/13/2014 SAEM Welcomed Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation CEO
Joel Peresman explained keys to success to students.
2/10/2014 Point Park Students Learn Networking and Etiquette Skills at Annual Event
This popular annual career services event teaches the rules for meeting and dining in a business setting.
1/20/2014 President & CEO of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation to speak at Point Park
Pittsburgh native Joel Peresman will discuss his rise from a 1970s internship with a local concert promoter to industry-leading positions.
1/10/2014 Point Park Hosts Fourth-grade Students for Poetry Reading
Students in World Literature II read, sang, danced and co-wrote poetry with 73 fourth-graders from Environmental Charter School.
12/13/2013 Award-Winning Author and Poet Leads Point Park Students in Poetry Writing Exercises
McGlynn led students in a series of lyrical poetry writing exercises, challenging them to deepen their writing skills and access the subconscious area of their brains.
12/11/2013 SAEM Department Welcomes Former Pirates Owner Kevin McClatchy to Campus
McClatchy recently made his first appearance on a college campus, speaking to students at Point Park University.
12/6/2013 SAEM Department Offers New Course Focused on the Recording Industry
The course is co-taught by Jesse Naus, president and head engineer of Red Caiman Media and Mark Fritzges, vice president of promotions for Atlantic Records.
11/26/2013 Renowned Forensic Expert Cyril Wecht Visits Point Park to Discuss J.F.K. Assassination
Wecht gave a passionate presentation on his criticism of the Warren Commission's findings regarding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
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.
10/31/2013 Former Pittsburgh Pirates owner Kevin McClatchy Speaking at Point Park on Nov. 6
In his first appearance on a university campus, McClatchy will speak to students about the business of sports and his experiences owning the Pittsburgh Pirates and helping to establish PNC Park.
10/28/2013 Student Accounting Association Welcomed Mark Benedetti, C.P.A., as Guest Speaker
Mark Benedetti, C.P.A., a controller for R.G. Brewton Inc., was the latest accounting professional to speak to the Student Accounting Association at Point Park.
10/23/2013 Point Park Hosts National Guard on Campus for Student Information Session
The Department of Criminal Justice and Intelligence Studies and Career Development Center recently welcomed representatives from the National Guard on campus to discuss ROTC scholarships.
10/4/2013 Renowned Psychologist Talks to SAEM Class About the Business of Sports Psychology
Sports psychologist and Point Park alumnus George Pappas, Ph.D., recently lectured at a “Legal Aspects of Sports, Arts and Entertainment” class.
9/11/2013 Global Cultural Studies Program to Host Documentary Film Series This Fall
Screenings of the films "The Take," "Fast Food Nation" and "Cultures of Resistance" will be shown on Sept. 23, Oct. 16 and Nov. 11, respectively.
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.
4/22/2013 Master Classes Connect Students to Nationally Recognized Writers
Students had the opportunity to enhance their creative writing skills through master classes taught by award-winning poet Eduardo Corral and playwright/fiction writer Ivan Rodden.
4/16/2013 Workshop on Sports Management Jobs and Internships Hosted by SAEM Program
Students interested in the sports management industry recently attended an online internship and job workshop on campus.
4/9/2013 Point Park Hosts Career Event with Government and Law Enforcement Agencies
A variety of government and law enforcement agencies recently spent the day on campus for a career event hosted by the Department of Criminal Justice and Intelligence Studies and the Career Development Center.
3/28/2013 Explore Extraterrestrial Issues at a Faculty-Student Colloquium April 4
Attendees will be encouraged to analyze issues of planetary proportions that can have global implications.
3/12/2013 Playwright/Fiction Writer Ivan Rodden to Present at Writers' Series Event on April 1
From 6 to 7 p.m. in the Lawrence Hall Ballroom, the public is invited at no charge to hear Rodden read from a selection of his works.
11/28/2012 Student Accounting Association Hosts Speakers from Small and Large Public Accounting Firms
The Student Accounting Association recently hosted presentations by Ron Mock, founding partner of Mock, Bosco and Associates, P.C. and his son, Jeff Mock, audit manager at Ernst & Young.
11/20/2012 Best-Selling Author Addresses Poverty Issues at Global Cultural Studies Event
More than 200 people packed into the George Rowland White Theatre to hear political activist and best-selling author Barbara Ehrenreich, Ph.D., speak at the Fifth Annual “An Evening With…” Global Cultural Studies Speakers’ Series.
11/13/2012 Students Taking "Personality Theory" Course to Host Psychology Workshops on Campus Nov. 14 and 15
The Point Park community and general public are invited to participate in a series of psychology workshops led by students on Nov. 14 and 15.
11/6/2012 Activist and Author Barbara Ehrenreich Headlines Global Cultural Studies Speakers' Series
Barbara Ehrenreich will be the featured speaker at the global cultural studies public speakers' series event on Nov. 14 at 6 p.m.
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.
8/8/2012 Point Park and Heinz Corp. present “Meeting the Challenge of Ethical Leadership”
James Traut and Brian Shuttleworth from Heinz will speak on Sept. 13 in the Lawrence Hall Ballroom.

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