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Pictured is Associate Professor Ed Travesari teaching in the classroom. | Photo by Ian Bradshaw

Bring Business Expertise and Real-World Experience to Your Students

Point Park University's Rowland School of Business faculty are available to speak to high school students on a variety of topics relevant to the field of business. Faculty can share their areas of expertise with students and lead classroom discussions on topics such as:

Pictured is Helena Knorr, Ph.D., associate professor of global management and organization. | Photo by Martha Rial
  • Accounting
  • Business Analytics
  • Communications
  • Computer Science
  • Economics/International Economics
  • Emergency and Disaster Response
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Ethical Leadership
  • European Economic Issues
  • Event Management
  • Extraterrestrial/Outer Space Resources
  • Finance
  • Global Organizations
  • Healthcare Administration and Management
  • Information Technology
  • International Finance
  • Marketing and Promotions
  • Music Business
  • Nonprofit Administration
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Public Relations
  • Sports Management

Faculty Speakers

  • George Bromall, J.D., professor of business management
  • Helena Knorr, Ph.D., associate professor of organizational leadership
  • Dimitris Kraniou, Ph.D., professor of international economics and global management
  • Elaine Luther, D.Sc., professor of business management
  • Archish Maharaja, CFP, CPA/PFS, Ed.D., professor of business management and director of the M.S. in health care administration and management program
  • Luis Palacios-Salguero, Ph.D., assistant professor of economics and finance
  • Robert Skertich, Ph.D., assistant professor and director of the public administration program
  • Steve Tanzilli, J.D., dean of the Rowland School of Business
  • Ed Traversari, M.B.A., associate professor of sports, arts and entertainment management
  • Mark Voortman, Ph.D., assistant professor and director of the information technology program

Schedule a Speaker

The faculty guest speaker program is available to your high school at no charge. To schedule a speaker for your classroom, contact Steve Tanzilli at