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 Pictured is a Point Park University graduate student presenting her research. | Photo by Sarah Collins

Graduate students are invited to present their research related to professional development and community services for Point Park University's Graduate Student Conference April 14, 2018.

Important Dates

The conference from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. will include a keynote speech by alumnus Billy Hartung on "Advancing Professions and Serving the Community" as well as workshop and poster sessions and faculty roundtables.

There will also be networking opportunities related to a variety of fields in which Point Park offers graduate programs including:

  • Business administration
  • Communication
  • Education
  • Engineering management
  • Environmental sciences
  • Health care management
  • Psychology/community health
  • Screenwriting/playwriting
Download the Call for Papers flier for additional information about the conference.

Keynote Speaker

Pictured is Point Park alumnus Billy Hartung. Photo submitted by Hartung.Billy Hartung '93 '08, Executive Director of The Center for Theater Arts

Hartung received his B.F.A. in theatre arts from in 1993 and later returned for his M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction in 2008; both from Point Park University. Hartung has written curriculum and taught acting and musical theater for the performing arts faculties of The Pittsburgh High School for the Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA), the Carnegie Mellon University Pre-College Program and the Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Arts. He is also an active member of the Arts Education Collaborative (AEC) where he taught and created programs for high school teachers and district staff to further explore arts education curriculum in their classroom and school districts.

Learn More 

For questions or more information about the conference, contact Yaser Roshan, Ph.D., at 412-392-3879 or

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