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Joined PPU in February of 2019
Office: (412) 392-6163
As the new Director, Heidi brings with her focus, passion and a unique perspective. If there is one thing Ms. Ward knows, it is Point Park University. Heidi is an alumnus of the University and graduated with her Bachelor’s degree in Cinema and Digital Arts. After graduation, Heidi worked in the entertainment industry as a Television Producer in Los Angeles, CA. Her favorite show to work on? MasterChef Juniors on FOX. Craving balance and less traffic however, brought Heidi back to the East Coast, where she could share her enthusiasm of producing excellent content with other dreamers and achievers. Ms. Ward is excited to once again be a part of the Point Park community and looks forward to interacting with each and every student.
Did you know Heidi is...
- A daytime Emmy winner for Lifestyle Programming for NBC show, “Naturally, Danny Seo”.
- Currently growing an avocado tree in her office. Stop by today to see for yourself!
- A huge fan of pastries from La Gourmandine Bakery.
Joined PPU in November of 2019
Office: (412) 392-3457
A native Pittsburgher and Duquesne graduate, Paul is thrilled to join the Community & Summer Education team and the Point Park University community! He earned his bachelor’s degree in Voice Performance with an opera concentration in the spring of 2014 but needed a break from the world of academe. Since then, he has been an incredibly active freelance performer around the city, including opportunities with The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, as well as more intimate companies like The Pittsburgh Savoyards and ResonanceWorks | Pittsburgh. Paul has also forayed into other unique areas of work to forward his musical dreams, such as home furnishings sales and worker’s compensation. Though this is his first administrative role in higher education, Paul is no stranger to working as a teacher or making memorable experiences for students. In addition to Point Park, he is Music Director for CVTheatre, the drama department at Chartiers Valley High School, as well as at the Penn State New Kensington campus. He is incredibly excited to bring all of these skills to Point Park and use them to support and instill impactful summer education.
Did you know Paul is...
- An adventurous eater. Even had escargot in Paris!
- Currently learning Russian and Chinese.
- Fortunate to have been a back-up singer for Andrea Bocelli… twice!
Joined PPU in November of 2019
Office: (412) 392-3456
Amedea Baldoni oversees community programs, as well as workshops, private lessons and more through the Department of Community and Summer Education. On a mission to offer accessible non-credit educational opportunities, she is focused on increasing enrollment and offering a wide array of classes to those interested in expanding their education. For Amedea, being able to offer courses to all members of the Pittsburgh community is the most rewarding part of the role. Amedea is a recent alumna of Point Park University, graduating in Spring 2019 with a double bachelor’s in political science and Legal studies. As a student, Ms. Baldoni worked in the admissions office as a tour guide and was a member of the honors program. Since returning to Point Park University as an employee, Amedea brings her enthusiasm and appreciation for her Alma mater each day.
Did you know Amadea is...
From Rome, Italy! Quite a trip to get to Pittsburgh.
A plant enthusiast - she has 30 in her house.
A fan of bright sunny yellow - like sunflowers!