Assistant Principal Shannon Howard, Ed.D., earned a principal certificate from Point Park in 2005 and later returned to the University to earn a doctoral degree in leadership and administration in 2018.
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Workplace violence, school violence, terrorism and police race relations were the topics of focus at the latest Master of Science in Criminal Justice Administration Graduate Symposium held July 25 on campus.
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Point Park University MBA graduates who have taken the special topics course Macro-Projects and International Regimes, taught by Professor Dimitris Kraniou, Ph.D., over the past 30 years, gathered May 11 for a reunion celebration on campus.
Friday, April 20, 2018
With more than 80 graduate students, faculty and staff in attendance, Point Park University’s inaugural Graduate Student Conference April 14 exceeded expectations — reaching capacity three weeks before the event.
Monday, March 19, 2018
Graduate students are invited to present their research related to professional development and community services for Point Park University's Graduate Student Conference April 14, 2018.
Thursday, October 5, 2017
The fully online Master of Science graduate program in health care administration and management in the Rowland School of Business at Point Park University recently welcomed its first class of graduates.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
84 Lumber Company's Director of Supplier Diversity and Women Business Enterprise Development, Amy Criss, spoke to students at the latest Women in Industry Speaker Series hosted on campus by the Rowland School of Business.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
"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.
Monday, August 14, 2017
From juvenile violence to the opioid epidemic, 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 held on campus.
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Silicon Valley technical innovator and engineer Don Christian spoke to Point Park University M.B.A. students April 12 about his recent experience traveling around the world in an electric car as co-pilot of one of the international 80edays teams.
Monday, April 3, 2017
More than 60 college students throughout the Pittsburgh region attended the 2017 Student Summit "Looking Forward - Combatting Sexual Violence On Campus" hosted at Point Park University March 25.
Thursday, March 23, 2017
How ethical leadership is implemented and embraced at one of the world's largest airline carriers - Southwest Airlines - was the focus of Theresa Anderson's March 16 presentation to Point Park University M.B.A. students.
Friday, October 21, 2016
Meet Aster Teclay, Moving to Work and Special Projects Senior Project Manager for the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh and Co-Founder and Director of Finance of Invest In Her
Monday, October 3, 2016
Tatyana Dumova, Ph.D., professor in the School of Communication, participated in the annual conference of the Pennsylvania Communication Association Sept. 23-24 at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown.
Friday, June 10, 2016
"I found that the M.A. in Media Communication was a great fit for my interests and career goals. I like the flexibility in the programs, like on ground, hybrid and online courses," she said.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
"I chose Point Park because I desired a program that would teach me communication theories and how to conduct research (in case I decided to seek my Ph.D.), but that would also give me hands-on experience working with digital marketing programs and situations that I would encounter in the workforce," she said.
Monday, December 21, 2015
Students in the M.S. in criminal justice administration program capstone seminar course at Point Park University presented their research Dec. 10 on a variety of topics, from prisoner recidivism and human trafficking to the debates surrounding police body cameras and the USA Patriot Act.
Wednesday, December 9, 2015
M.B.A./M.A. in media communication student Stephanie Mueller won the Meeting the Challenge of Ethical Leadership Essay Writers Forum Nov. 13 with her presentation on Rosalind Brewer, president and CEO of Sam's Club and the first woman and first African-American to lead a Walmart division.
Friday, May 1, 2015
Point Park University conferred master's degrees on 175 students taking part in the annual Hooding and Degree Conferral ceremony on Sunday, April 26, at the Wyndham Grand Hotel in Downtown Pittsburgh.
Friday, April 10, 2015
Point Park University psychology students and faculty presented their research work March 26 - 29 at the Eighth Annual Conference of the Society for Humanistic Psychology (led by Division 32 of the American Psychological Association) at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology.
Friday, October 3, 2014
The impact of communication technology on society was the focus of the work of seven School of Communication graduate students featured at the 75th annual Pennsylvania Communication Association conference, held Sept. 26-27 at Duquesne University.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Point Park University doctoral students got a chance to nail down strategies on leadership, service, community and team building at the Ed.D. in leadership and administration program's kick-off event at the Greater PA Carpenters Union Training Center in Pittsburgh.
Thursday, September 4, 2014
The complex nature of environmental problems and their solutions, including the economic impact in natural resource development and sustainability, was addressed at the Master of Science in environmental studies fifth annual graduate seminar.
Monday, May 5, 2014
Graduate students across the University were recently invited to an end-of-year celebration with a keynote presentation from Samuel Hazo, Ph.D., founder and director of the International Poetry Forum in Pittsburgh and First Poet Laureate of Pennsylvania.
Friday, September 27, 2013
Point Park University students and alumni interested in international travel are invited to a study abroad discussion hosted by the Department of Global Management and Organization on Oct. 24, 2013 at 5:30 p.m. in the Lawrence Hall ballroom.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
How does the H.J. Heinz Company meet the challenge of ethical leadership? This was the focus of the Sept. 13 ethical leadership event, hosted by Point Park University's Department of Global Management and Organization and the H.J. Heinz Company.
Monday, August 23, 2010
This August and December, the first class of students is graduating from Point Park's new master of science in environmental studies program, which began at the University in August of 2009.