Point Park University's Marketing Department is the official channel for the marketing efforts of the University, including:
- Brand Management
- Promotional materials for external audiences, primarily for recruitment
- Marketing (including content marketing)
Marketing uses a holistic and strategic approach; upholds the University graphic standards (.PDF) and writing standards; and offers consultation and services that apply best practices in design, writing and marketing.
Requests for design, publications and projects can be submitted through Point Park’s intranet.
Note that the writing standards used by Marketing follow AP style with two exceptions: The words University and Downtown Pittsburgh are capitalized when referencing Point Park University. Questions about the graphic and writing standards should be referred to the managing director of creative services identified below.
- For design, publication and creative services inquiries, please contact Nancy Commella, managing director of creative services.
Marketing Department Staff
Ed Brown, clerk, printing services
Nicole Chynoweth, content manager, Schools of Business, Education and Arts & Sciences
Randall Coleman, part-time video/multimedia editor
Nancy Commella, managing director of creative services
Morgan Kelly, graphic designer
Kelly Martin, social media manager
Don Pastorius, manager, printing services
Krisna Poznik, senior graphic designer
Gina Puppo, senior content manager, School of Communication and Conservatory of Performing Arts
Steve Shanahan, web solutions & services director
Cheryl Valyo, writer/editor and project manager
Tom Zytka, press operator, printing services
Please note Media Relations is part of the University Advancement Division.
For media (non advertising) inquiries, please contact:
Managing Director, Media Relations412-392-6190 cell: 704-860-6186
Media Relations Representativebvilanova@pointpark.edu412-260-8729
Director of Athletic Communicationsktaylor@pointpark.edu412-392-3997