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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 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

*Please note: the Summer 2021 Journalism Workshop is not offered this year, but we invite you to explore the Going Pro with your Podcast workshop to be held in July.

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High School Media Day

Please check back for information about Fall 2021 Media Day.

The Center for Media Innovation (CMI) 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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Video Playlist: High School How-To Series

The CMI hosted a High School How-To Series, which featured workshops for student media:

More Ways to Enhance Your Student Publication

Check out the CMI's YouTube channel to learn more about how to find story ideas, video production, social media management, among other topics, for your student publication.

We Want to Hear From You!

Are you a high school student or teacher who has a topic you'd like to see us cover in a future session? Let us know: