Since graduating from Point Park in 2016, Brittany Lauffer has worked as a multimedia journalist for Erie News Now, and is currently the deputy director of communications for the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services.
Thursday, June 28, 2018
"We had a great array and variety of guest speakers who prepared us for this journey, experienced something from every platform and saw amazing cities to grasp the diversity and beauty that is Italy," said Professor Helen Fallon.
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.
"The opportunities I have had here are endless. On top of the guest speakers that all of my professors bring in to talk and network with, I have had the chance to hold numerous leadership positions, attend conferences and take on six different internships."
"Multimedia has given me the tools to make self-expression a feasible career. Whether it’s through podcasts, photography, or film, I can take the knowledge I’ve gained through my major and transform it into a sellable product"
"As an assistant account executive, I am responsible for creating content for social media, blog posts and newsletters, reviewing content for educational resources, media outreach to key trades and occasionally national media, and coordinate with vendors for trade show participation," she said.
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Three graduates from the Class of 2017 discussed their careers in special event planning - the good, the bad and the unexpected as part of the Distinguished Lectureship Series April 3 in the Center for Media Innovation.
Thursday, January 11, 2018
"I had interviews with eight teams and received an offer from the Omaha Storm Chasers and Perfect Game USA. One of, if not, the most rewarding experiences was establishing connections at the meetings," said Allison Schubert.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Paige Beal, M.B.A., assistant professor and chair of the sports, arts and entertainment management department at Point Park University, co-chaired the Marketing Management Association Fall Educators' Conference, Sept. 20-22 at the Omni William Penn Hotel in Downtown Pittsburgh.
Friday, September 22, 2017
In its second year of operation, Point Park's Center for Media Innovation continues to provide hands-on experience and networking opportunities for students in a variety of majors.
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Seventeen Point Park University students in the Exploring the International Media and Professions course gained new perspectives on the world during their summer trip to Belfast, Dublin, Galway and Reykjavik.
"The classes I took required that I go out and shoot and write stories on tight deadlines - sometimes solo, sometimes in a team - which is the exact skill you need when you take your first job," said Sasso.
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Point Park University students heard directly from senior editors working for major magazines such as Esquire, Harper's, The Atlantic, Paris Review, Creative Nonfiction, The New York Times Magazine and more at the 2017 Creative Nonfiction Writers' Conference.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
"Thanks to my knowledgeable professors and hands-on classes at Point Park University, I am living my dream! I am currently a television news anchor and reporter in my hometown viewing area, a station I grew up watching," she said.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
From PNC Financial Services to Live Nation Entertainment, Point Park University students and alumni networked with more than 70 recruiters at the Spring Internship and Job Fair, held Feb. 9 in the Student Center.
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.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Point Park University welcomes 14 new full-time faculty members for the 2016-17 academic year. These faculty bring their industry expertise and real-world professional experience into the classes they teach.
Thursday, July 21, 2016
"Point Park is one of the best schools to get an education if you're ready to work ... Not only will you have professors who are qualified in their respective fields, but also you will meet people who are as dedicated as you. I've learned so much in my two years so far, and I wouldn't be the person I am today without this school," he said.
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 27, 2016
Tatyana Dumova, Ph.D., professor of multimedia in the School of Communication, served on a panel of judges for the 2016 Communicator Awards Competition sponsored by the Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts.
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, March 28, 2016
Point Park Professor Tatyana Dumova, Ph.D., has published a new book, Social Networking: Redefining Communication in the Digital Age (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2016).
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
"I received my job offer a week after graduating in December 2014. I credit my success in landing a job to some of the wonderful faculty at Point Park who supported me," she said.
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
"My Point Park experience is truly memorable. The people I've met, the friends I've made and the teachers who had to put up with me made my experience. Learning from professors who truly care about you is the best experience any student could ask for," he said.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
"The professors at Point Park took me from being a novice writer to someone who could jump into the Post-Gazette and get up to speed quickly in a fast-paced newsroom environment," he said.
Friday, January 8, 2016
"I chose Point Park for several reasons - I really liked the location in Downtown Pittsburgh, class sizes are small and I wanted the one-on-one experience with my professors, the broadcast program is top notch and I was lucky enough to receive scholarships. It made sense for me to choose Point Park and I'm so glad I did," she said.