Monday, April 8, 2019
Master and doctoral students studying a wide variety of disciplines — from business, communication, community engagement and education to engineering, environmental studies, health care, psychology and screenwriting — presented their research March 30 at the Second Annual Graduate Students Conference at Point Park University.
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Point Park University information technology alumnus and MBA student Jaime Ballesteros '18 was one of only 28 student veterans across the nation selected to attend the 2018 Google Student Veteran Summit in Los Angeles.
Friday, September 28, 2018
Patrick Mulvihill, D.Ed., and 2017 on-site MBA alumnus Todd Wilson, P.E., are among the authors of the new book, Engineering Pittsburgh: A History of Roads, Rails, Canals, Bridges & More.
Thursday, August 23, 2018
Point Park University students and Information Technology Student Organization members Jaime Ballesteros, Heather Peloza, Gianna Regoli, Tim Strickler and Jacquez Ushery had an inside look this summer into the future of eSports and video game marketing at the 2018 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3).
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Point Park University MBA students Annie Kennedy and Grace Isaac, and SAEM alumna Angela Thomas ’17, were selected to work in VIP at Panic! At The Disco’s Pray For The Wicked concert in Pittsburgh.
Camille Guillot earned three degrees – a B.A. in public relations and advertising, an MBA and an M.A. in organizational leadership – from Point Park University and she is now a global partner marketing manager for Emarsys in Vienna, Austria.
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.
Monday, December 4, 2017
Dimitris J. Kraniou, Ph.D., professor of international economics and global management for the Rowland School of Business at Point Park University, met with students in his hometown of Kalamata, Greece.
Thursday, November 30, 2017
In their roles at The Andy Warhol Museum, alumnae Charlene Bidula and Lena Tavoletti are directly applying the knowledge and skills they gained in the sports, arts and entertainment management classes at Point Park University.
Monday, November 20, 2017
Assistant Professor of Management Patrick Mulvihill, D.Ed., interviewed Lee Cockerell, retired executive vice president of operations for the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla., where he led a team of 40,000 Disney cast members.
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.
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.
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.
Thursday, August 18, 2016
School of Business undergraduate students Jaron Andrechak, Kylie Koch and Caitlin Leasure, along with M.B.A. alumna Rachel Vigliotti, were selected to work in VIP services at the Coldplay concert August 5.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
As the Pittsburgh Penguins clinched the Stanley Cup June 12, several Point Park University alumni and students had a lot to celebrate — including the experience of working or interning for a championship professional sports team.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
At the University's annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Leadership Luncheon Jan. 18., Point Park Trustee Rep. Jake Wheatley Jr., D-Allegheny, encouraged students to have the courage to lead change in their communities and strive for social justice.
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.
Thursday, October 29, 2015
Five Pittsburgh marketing management professionals working in a variety of industries — from banking and fashion to higher education and retail — led a panel discussion about careers and networking at Instructor Chris Lovett's Advanced Marketing Management class Oct. 2.
Monday, December 8, 2014
Point Park students and alumni learned about the various career opportunities in commercial real estate from local industry experts at a panel discussion and networking reception held on campus last month.
Friday, November 14, 2014
In today's business environment, leaders must conduct strategic forecasting that will produce a sustainable vision for the organizations they lead. That was the key message shared by expert panelists Oct. 29 at Point Park's Fourth Annual "Meeting the Challenge of Ethical Leadership" Speaker Series.
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.
Thursday, May 30, 2013
Dimitris Kraniou, Ph.D., recently co-presented with Richard Lowenberg, cultural/network activist and director of 1st-Mile Institute, on the topic "Economics/Exonomics and Outer Space" at the ISAW4: Fourth International Space Arts Workshop, hosted by Taksha University and Taksha Institute for Space Arts.
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, July 23, 2012
This unique course encourages students to analyze issues of planetary proportions that have global implications — such as the mining of Antarctica, the management of industrial facilities near Earth's orbit, and the utilization of other extraterrestrial resources. In addition, the impact of property rights and legal treaties for both economically developed and underdeveloped nations are discussed.