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Associate Professor, Human Resources

Director, Human Resources Management Program

Pictured is Sandra Mervosh. Submitted photo.

Contact Information


  • Bachelor of Science, Psychology, Clarion University of Pennsylvania
  • Master of Science, Human Resources Management with a concentration in Training and Development, La Roche College

Courses Taught

  • Organizational Behavior
  • Human Resource Management
  • Human Resource Management II
  • Current Topics in Human Resources
  • Human Capital
  • Research Methods for the Business World
  • Seminar in Human Resource Management
  • Industrial Psychology
  • Leadership for the Business World
  • Managerial Psychology
  • Research Methodology
  • Psychology of Adult Development
  • Foundations of Psychology
  • Leadership Communications


Sandra Mervosh, M.S., SHRM-SCP, SPHR, is an associate professor of human resources and director of the human resources management program in the Rowland School of Business at Point Park University. She has also served as president, CEO and owner of Venture Graphics, a project management company specializing in the printing industry. Prior to becoming a full-time faculty member at Point Park, Mervosh served as a part-time instructor for the University's Rowland School of Business and the Department of Humanities and Human Sciences within the School of Arts and Sciences. In 2015, Mervosh founded the networking organization, Pittsburgh Women Succeeding Together.

Curriculum Vitae

Selected Presentations and Publications

  • "Intential Inclusion & Belonging," PerspectivesPittsburgh Human Resources Association (PHRA), 2022. Written with Dorene Ciletti, Ph.D.
  • “Holistic Resilience in a Time of Crisis,” 7th Annual HR Academy, Pittsburgh Human Resources Association (PHRA), March 24, 2022. Presented with Dorene Ciletti, Ph.D.
  • "Unconscious Bias," developed and delivered in collaboration with Dorene Ciletti, Ph.D., AWIN, Pittsburgh, Pa., March 6, 2020.
  • YWCA Academy Brand U, developed and delivered in collaboration with Dorene Ciletti, Ph.D., Oct. 2019. 
  • Onboarding, Pitt Ohio, Rowland School of Business Academic Academy, Aug. 2019.
  • Panelist for PCMA Convening Leaders 2019 Conference, Westin Convention Center, Pittsburgh, Pa., Jan. 6, 2019.
  • Presenter for the Jefferson Awards/Students in Action event, Point Park University, Oct. 18, 2018.
  • Panelist for "#USTOO," Media Chicks Network presentation at Point Park University, Feb. 21, 2018.
  • "Absence of Fear is Learning: A Personal Reflection," PHRA Perspectives, November 2017.
  • "Project Management," Pitt Ohio and Goodwill Industries, June 2017 and October 2017
  • "Onboarding," Pitt Ohio, May 2017.
  • "Emotional Intelligence," La Roche College, Pittsburgh, Pa., Spring 2009.
  • "Perception in the Workplace," La Roche College, Pittsburgh, Pa., Fall 2008.
  • "Follow the Leadership Path," La Roche College, Pittsburgh, Pa., Fall 2007.

Professional Certifications, Memberships and Awards

  • Finalist, 2022 Engaging Pittsburgh: Leader of the Year Award
  • Member, board of directors, Pittsburgh Human Resources Association
  • SHRM-SCP, March 2021-March 2024, certified since 2015
  • SPHR, April 2021-March 2024, certified since 1996
  • Nominee, Michael R. Toney Volunteer of the Year
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Pittsburgh Human Resources Association
  • Society for Human Resource Management Senior Certified Professional
  • Senior Professional in Human Resources
  • Pittsburgh Women Succeeding Together
  • Women's Business Enterprise National Council

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