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Explore the Evolving World of Communication and Media

The School of Communication offers current high school students exciting opportunities to visit Point Park University's Downtown Pittsburgh campus and learn what it's like to study in one of our innovative communication majors.

We welcome your interest in the School of Communication and invite you to explore our programs, meet our faculty and talk with our current students. We look forward to meeting you!

Available Workshops for High School Students

Summer High School Journalism Workshop

Point Park University campus, Downtown Pittsburgh

Get a taste of your career-to-be at our 2021 Summer High School Journalism workshop. Topics may include multimedia production, public relations and advertising and sports communication. Additional information, workshop schedule and fees will be shared on Point Park's community and summer education page

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High School Media Day

The Center for Media Innovation and School of Communication hosts High School Media Day twice a year at Point Park University. High school students and teachers are invited to the event to learn about media and communication industries.

Point Park faculty members lead interactive sessions within their specialty areas; topics include: advertising, broadcasting, media ethics, multimedia, photojournalism and public relations. The program includes lunch and the option to have a Point Park professor critique your high school's student newspaper.

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Lisa Knapp, administrative assistant, Center for Media Innovation

Video Playlist: Virtual High School Media Day

Point Park's Center for Media Innovation hosted a Virtual High School Media Day. Sessions featured:

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