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6/22/2017 #PittsburghMe: Meet KacieJo Brown, Public Relations and Advertising Major
"After getting admitted and taking a campus tour, I knew this school was the right choice for me."
6/21/2017 Francesca Fronzaglio Receives Media Association of Pittsburgh Scholarship
"To be recognized for my hard work makes being a broadcast reporting student extremely worth it," she said.
6/20/2017 Broadcast Reporting Alumna Kelly Sasso is a News Anchor for WTAE-TV
"Get involved in extracurriculars, complete as many internships as you can and watch closely to see what your peers are doing. Your experience at Point Park will be what you make it," Sasso said.
6/6/2017 Students Meet With Senior Editors From Major Magazines at Creative Nonfiction Conference
The 2017 Creative Nonfiction Writers' Conference was held on the Point Park University campus May 26-27.
6/6/2017 #PittsburghMe: Meet Bobby Bertha, Broadcast Production Major and New USG President
"Once I got involved with USG I saw how much good it does for the student body and the University. Now that I’ve been elected as President, I look forward helping the student body in any way I can."
5/31/2017 Spring 2017 Issue of The Point Now Online
News about the Rowland School of Business, new Pittsburgh Playhouse, student athletes and much more!
5/16/2017 #PittsburghMe: Meet Nikole Kost, Photojournalism Major
"My favorite thing to do downtown is eat. Pittsburgh offers so many different cultural foods throughout the city. I can eat food from all over the world in one place."
5/11/2017 Communication Majors Attend National Broadcasting Conference in Las Vegas
Students got a first-hand look at the latest and advanced broadcasting equipment at the 2017 National Association of Broadcasters Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
5/11/2017 Students to Study in Iceland and Ireland
International Media Class studies abroad May 13-26.
5/9/2017 Point Park Journalism Students Nominated for Golden Quill Awards
Neil Strebig and Christopher Ward received nominations this year.
4/28/2017 Point Park University Celebrates its Outstanding Students at 2017 Awards Banquet
Students were recognized for their academic excellence, talent and leadership April 21 at the Fairmont Pittsburgh.
4/25/2017 #PittsburghMe: Meet Maggie McCauley, Broadcast Reporting and Public Relations / Advertising Major
"I feel as though I've accomplished everything I set out to do (and more) in the past four years. I'm confident and excited for a new adventure."
4/24/2017 Point Park University Seniors Land Jobs in Their Fields Before Graduation
From NBC Universal and WHIRL Magazine to Ernst & Young and the Orlando Magic, learn how Point Park and its faculty have successfully prepared students to step right into the workplace after graduation.
4/24/2017 Point Park University Professor Joins Fulbright Specialist Roster
Tatyana Dumova, Ph.D., joins the roster for a three-year tenure.
4/21/2017 Pittsburgh Police Chief, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photographer to Speak at 2017 Graduation Ceremonies
Graduate hooding, undergraduate commencement is Saturday, April 29.
4/18/2017 #PittsburghMe: Meet Jessica Joseph, Multimedia Major
"Looking back at my four years at Point Park, I can definitely say I’ve had a real-world experience before entering the workforce." ? Point Park University
4/6/2017 Pittsburgh Center for Sports Media and Marketing Welcomes Alumnus Miles Ritenour
Ritenour is the marketing communications manager at Anheuser-Busch in New York City.
4/3/2017 From Point Park to ABC News: Career Advice from Journalism Alumnus David Perozzi
"Keep cover letters short and resumes focused, dress conservatively for an interview, and Include your name and phone number in the subject line of an email," Perozzi said.
3/27/2017 #PittsburghMe: Meet Kayla Snyder, Journalism Major
"I appreciate that the faculty here are real-world working professionals and I wanted to learn from people in the industry."
3/6/2017 Professor Serves as International Grant Review Expert on Research Integrity
Tatyana Dumova, Ph.D., served as an international grant review expert for the Netherlands Organization for Health Research and Development (ZonMw) on issues of quality and integrity in scientific research.
2/28/2017 2015 Alumna Caroline Collins is an Anchor and Reporter for WFMJ in Youngstown, Ohio
"At Point Park, you will learn from professors who have worked in the field, gain hands-on experience and have access to internships close to campus," said Collins.
2/22/2017 Stacy Kranitz, TIME's Instagram Photographer of 2015, Hosts Artist Talk at Point Park
"I use photography to open up a narrative that confronts our understanding of culture," said Kranitz.
2/17/2017 Students Go Behind the Scenes at Cleveland Cavaliers Game with Alumnus Fred McLeod
"Being able to learn from an alumnus working in the business is such a unique experience that we are all so thankful for," said student Kelsey Veydt.
2/16/2017 Students Meet Recruiters and Industry Professionals at Career Fair and Panel Discussions
Recruiters from 31st Street Studios, Imagine Careers, Glade Run Lutheran Services, Pittsburgh CLO, Stage AE, Brunnerworks, among others, came to Point Park University.
2/7/2017 Behind the Lens with Ben Schonberger, Instructor of Photography at Point Park
"My classes move fast and the expectations are high. The students are always up for a challenge and the opportunity to take a risk when the bar is raised. I love that," he said.
1/31/2017 Public Relations and Advertising Major Wins Renaissance Scholarship from PRSA Pittsburgh
Lauren Joseph was awarded the Renaissance/Bob O'Gara Scholarship at a ceremony Jan. 26, 2017.
1/26/2017 Point Park's Student Media Reports on the Presidential Inauguration in Washington, D.C.
Students representing The Globe, U-View and WPPJ traveled to Washington, D.C. to report on the Presidential Inauguration Jan. 20, 2017.
1/5/2017 Students Tour Museums, Supreme Court and Network with Alums in Washington, D.C.
School of Communication and Honors Program students visited the Newseum, Holocaust Museum, National Geographic Museum and Supreme Court Building during their trip.
12/22/2016 Point Park's Fully Online Communication Programs Ranked for Affordability
The online programs were ranked among the best for affordability by TheBestSchools.org.
12/20/2016 People of Point Park: Kim Payne '79, Talented and Sweet
Kim Payne '79 finds inspiration in a sweet place and uses many talents to flourish in life.
12/19/2016 WPPJ Radio Earns National Recognition
For the seventh year in a row, WPPJ students are nominated for the annual college radio awards in New York City.
12/8/2016 #PittsburghMe: Meet Jacob Bergey, Broadcast Production Major
"Take advantage of all aspects of the city. Don’t spend all of your time studying or watching Netflix in your room. Get out once in a while."
12/6/2016 National Public Radio's Diane Rehm to Students: Listen, Fact Check and Seek Credible Sources
"It's glorious to be among students and those of us who are thinking about what comes next in journalism," Rehm said.
12/6/2016 #PittsburghMe: Meet Lauren Joseph, Public Relations and Advertising Major
"I have worked extremely hard to build relationships, gain professional experience, and to make fun memories while at Point Park."
12/2/2016 President Hennigan Signs Final Beam for New Pittsburgh Playhouse
"For the first time in 50 years, Point Park's entire physical campus will be in Downtown Pittsburgh," Hennigan said.
11/21/2016 M.A. Alumna Receives Award at Walter Cronkite Conference on Media Ethics and Integrity
Deandra Williamson won first place in the research competition based on her master's thesis.
11/17/2016 Internship Profile: Trever Sheets, KDKA-TV
As a newsroom intern, Sheets has covered a variety of stories with KDKA reporters and photographers.
11/10/2016 Broadcast Legend Mike "Doc" Emrick Encourages Students to Chase their Dreams
“If one person learns not to give up and be confident of their abilities to do what they really want to do in their career as a result of me being here, I’ll be coming back,” Emrick said.
11/7/2016 Animation Students Sketch Side-by-Side Rob Rogers from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Students competed in a draw-off competition to sketch a cartoon of either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton alongside Rob Rogers.
11/2/2016 Students Network and Develop Professional Skills at PRSSA National Conference
Presentations led by Vera Bradley, Warner Bros. TV, NCAA, among others.
10/21/2016 Pompeani Making Connections at Center for Media Innovation
Chelsea Pompeani is the new media innovation specialist at Point Park.
10/19/2016 Broadcast Reporting Major Mark Dovi Covers the 2016 Presidential Campaign Trail
"I have been credentialed for events with former President Bill Clinton, Democratic Party nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican Party nominee Donald Trump," said Dovi.
10/12/2016 Fall 2016 Issue of The Point Magazine Now Online
Get a peek inside the Fall issue of the magazine for alumni and friends of Point Park University.
10/11/2016 Bright House Sports Network and PGA Tour Entertainment Executives Visit Point Park
"We're here to help advise you on your career path," Chris Jadick said. "We'll share our background with you, but your career is what you make of it."
10/3/2016 Point Park Professor Presents on Assessment and Curriculum Innovation
Tatyana Dumova participated in the Pennsylvania Communication Association Conference in Johnstown.
9/28/2016 Fred McLeod, NBA Announcer and Point Park Alumnus, Discusses Sports Broadcasting, Gives Career Advice
McLeod spoke to Point Park students in the new Center for Media Innovation Sept. 22.
9/22/2016 Students Encouraged to be Good Storytellers at Center for Media Innovation's Opening Day
Watch archived presentations from guest speakers and segments from an evening with Sarah Koenig, host of the Serial podcast.
9/20/2016 Student Spotlight: Meet Photojournalism Major Shayna Mendez from Kingston, Jamaica
"What I've enjoyed the most about my college experience at Point Park is how easy it was for me to get involved and to get to know people," said Mendez.
9/7/2016 Daylong Events Kickoff Opening of Point Park University's Center for Media Innovation Sept. 13
Highlights include panels with local media professionals, and an evening with Sarah Koenig, host and co-creator of the Serial podcast.
9/1/2016 Advice to the Class of 2020 at Convocation: Set Goals, Get to Know Faculty, Classmates and the Community
Members of the Point Park community offered advice to help guide the Class of 2020 on their new path as college students.
8/23/2016 Center for Media Innovation Welcomes Host, Co-Creator of Serial Podcast to Point Park Sept. 13
Sarah Koenig speaks to the campus community Sept. 13, 7 to 9 p.m., in the Lawrence Hall Ballroom.
8/17/2016 Point Park Welcomes 14 New Full-Time Faculty
Meet new faculty who bring real-world experience into the classes they teach.
8/12/2016 Founder of 'Eat That, Read This' Blog Visits Point Park
Adam Shuck, founder of the daily news blog "Eat That, Read This," met with interns from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette at Point Park.
7/21/2016 High School Students Gain Journalistic Experience at Summer Multimedia Workshop
"We worked on skills in journalistic writing, photography, video production and web design," said Professor Robin Cecala. "The students were enthusiastic and produced a great variety of stories for their website Spectrum 2016."
7/21/2016 Transfer Student Neil Strebig is an Editorial Intern for Pittsburgh Magazine
"All of the professors at Point Park have done an excellent job preparing me for work in a real-world environment," said journalism major Neil Strebig.
7/21/2016 Alex Grubbs Covers Stories on Capitol Hill During Internship with Media Research Center
"As a young college student, working on Capitol Hill is one of the best opportunities," said Alex Grubbs.
7/12/2016 Alumnus Matt Adams is an Associate Photo Editor for National Geographic
"If I didn't go to Point Park, then I can honestly say that I wouldn't be in the job I am now. It was the starting point to an incredible journey," said Adams.
7/1/2016 Students Explore Media, History and Culture During Trip to London, Bruges and Amsterdam
"This class and trip was an experience of a lifetime. You get to affordably visit multiple countries with your friends, see how other people live, work and play, and get academic credit for it," said Lauren Joseph, a senior public relations and advertising major .
6/29/2016 Rebecca Painter Gains Hands-On Experience Interning for PJR Photography and Studio, LLC
As an intern for PJR Photography, Rebecca Painter is responsible for helping to plan and promote monthly photo exhibitions.
6/21/2016 Students, Alumni Share Experiences Working and Interning During the Stanley Cup Playoffs
Meet the Point Park University alumni and students who worked or interned for the Penguins this season.
6/10/2016 Meet M.A. Student Candice McDermott, Marketing Intern, Edgar Snyder & Associates
"Writing is one of my passions, and this internship has helped me develop a voice for blogs and PR writing," said McDermott.
5/31/2016 Spring 2016 Issue of The Point Magazine Now Online
Get a peek inside the latest edition of the magazine for alumni and friends.
5/24/2016 Center for Media Innovation a Hub for Students, Local Media and Downtown Community
Alumni and members of the media got a behind-the-scenes look at the 4,000-square-foot center during a hard hat tour and reception.
5/24/2016 Point Park Students Awarded Scholarships from the Pittsburgh NAACP
Blaine King, Rikkilee Rose, Sonya Rudolph and Maricca Spencer were honored May 5 at an awards dinner.
5/10/2016 Variety of Summer High School Programs Offered at Point Park University
Check out programs in animation, forensic science, multimedia and more.
5/5/2016 Point Park University's 56th Annual Commencement Celebrates Academic Accomplishments
More than 500 undergraduate students took part in Point Park's 56th annual commencement ceremony, held April 30 at the CONSOL Energy Center.
4/27/2016 Point Park Professor Judges International Media Competition
Tatyana Dumova, Ph.D., served on a panel of judges for the Communicator Awards Competition.
4/26/2016 Outstanding Student Awards Banquet Recognizes Academic Excellence and Leadership
Nearly 300 students, faculty, staff and family members enjoyed an elegant evening at the Fairmont Pittsburgh hotel to recognize student accomplishments.
4/21/2016 Journalism Major Jessica Federkeil Wins Women's Press Club Scholarship
"I am only in my second year at Point Park and so many of my dreams have already come true," said Federkeil.
4/21/2016 People of Point Park: Matt Nemeth, '16 has got a fix on the future of photography
Senior photography student Matt Nemeth, '16 is passionate about photography. His successful podcast is drawing new photogs to the medium.
4/20/2016 Point Park names Andrew Conte director of Center for Media Innovation
Conte is an award-winning investigative reporter from the Pittsburgh Trib.
4/20/2016 Alumna Credits M.A. in Communication Technology Program for Advancing her Career
"My professional experience, paired with the critical thinking and technical skills that I developed at Point Park, allowed me to take control of my future and seek a job that would allow me to manage marketing and digital communications in a larger capacity," Kress said.
4/11/2016 #PittsburghMe: Meet Don Noel Ranasinghe, Broadcast Production Major and U-View Programming Director
Learn what broadcast production and media management major Don Noel Ranasinghe loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
4/11/2016 Fall 2016: Point Park Offering Region's First Environmental Journalism Program
The program will train a new generation of storytellers who will be well-positioned to enter the workforce to report on critical environmental issues in the public eye.
4/11/2016 Student Spotlight: Meet Maggie McCauley, Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon Intern
"I coordinate with sponsors and vendors, keep track of and help pick out our merchandise, research sponsor information, and do various communications projects," McCauley says.
3/29/2016 'MasterCard & Global Sports Sponsorship' Topic of Sports Media Event
MasterCard's Mike Tasevski and Adrienne Jonas lead the April 14 event.
3/28/2016 Point Park Professor Publishes Book on Online Social Networks
Tatyana Dumova, Ph.D., published "Social Networking: Redefining Communication in the Digital Age."
3/24/2016 NYC Trip Has SAEM Students Exploring Career Paths, Networking with Alumni in the City
Highlights of this student trip included a backstage tour of Madison Square Garden and a private meeting with the chief digital officer of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
3/14/2016 #PittsburghMe: Meet Isabella Levy, Public Relations and Advertising Major
Learn what public relations and advertising major Isabella Levy loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
2/23/2016 International Faculty Come to Point Park From Around the Globe
Meet Point Park's faculty who hail from various countries around the world.
2/17/2016 People of Point Park: Anthony Costulas, '12, and Nikki Williams, '13, found love and a career path
Alumni found love in the dorms and career inspiration in the classroom.
2/16/2016 2014 Broadcasting Alumna Kelsie Metzgar is the Johnstown Bureau Reporter for WTAJ-TV
"I received my job offer a week after graduating in December 2014. I credit my success in landing a job to some of the wonderful faculty at Point Park who supported me," said Metzgar.
2/12/2016 WPXI Business Executives Discuss Careers in the TV Industry, Give Students Advice at Workshop
The Jan. 28 workshop was hosted by the sports, arts and entertainment program and featured panelists Julie Ellis-Jena, Bob Liga and Brandon Takacs.
2/9/2016 2015 Communication Alumnus James Hill is Special Assistant to Mayor William Peduto
"I witnessed immigrants become American citizens, met presidents ... truly amazing things. And, I get to hang out with The Pirate Parrot," said Hill.
2/4/2016 Winter 2016 Issue of The Point Magazine Now Online
Check out the latest edition of the magazine for our alumni and friends.
1/27/2016 Public Relations and Advertising Major Abbey Newhouse Interns at Pittsburgh Film Office
At the Pittsburgh Film Office, Newhouse was responsible for a broad range of duties, including outreach to local businesses and social media.
1/12/2016 Internship Leads to Full-Time Job at Post-Gazette for 2014 Alumnus Andrew Goldstein
After six months of his internship, a full-time staff writer position became available and Goldstein landed the job.
1/12/2016 Students Connect with Employers for Internships, Jobs at Baseball Winter Meetings
Held in Nashville, Tenn., students attended a job fair with employers seeking interns, part-time and full-time employees for more than 400 positions.
1/8/2016 2014 Broadcasting Alumna Elena LaQuatra is WTAE's 4 the 412 Host and Miss Pennsylvania USA
"What I loved the most was that all of my professors were able to provide real-life advice from their careers," said LaQuatra.
12/22/2015 People of Point Park: Shayna Mendez, '16 Sees the World Through Her Lens
Junior photojournalism student Shayna Mendez, '16 hopes to tell stories and inspire compassion through her photos.
12/21/2015 WPPJ Nominated for College Broadcast Awards
Students earned three nominations for ceremony in March.
12/18/2015 Internship and hard work advance alumna’s career to promotions manager for CBS Radio
2010 alumna Kayla Seybert is the promotions manager for Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan and NewsRadio 1020 KDKA.
12/15/2015 Strategic Planning and Marketing Research Classes Develop IMC Plan for Harmony Weavers
"My favorite part of my Point Park experience is the hands-on experience I've had preparing a marketing plan, conducting market research and creating a logo," said student Deanna Elliott.
12/8/2015 Internship Profile: Kariann Mano, Marketing and Community Affairs, Carnegie Science Center
"At my internship, I’m usually working on writing a news release, checking social media or working on market research," said Mano.
12/3/2015 Bill Hillgrove, Greg Brown, Paul Steigerwald Lead 'Voices of Pittsburgh Sports' at Point Park
Veteran Pittsburgh play-by-play broadcasters told stories from their careers and offered advice to students.
12/3/2015 Public Relations and Advertising Students Attend PRSSA Conference in Atlanta
Students networked with industry professionals, learned about PR case studies and strategies, and visited the Georgia Aquarium and World of Coca-Cola.
11/24/2015 Author and Photojournalist Alysia Burton Steele Discusses 'Delta Jewels' at Point Park
Steele came to Point Park to present photographic, auditory and documentary works from her project 'Delta Jewels.'
11/24/2015 Telling Stories and Changing Lives Theme of Fall 2015 High School Media Day
More than 180 high school students and their teachers learned the elements of storytelling during at High School Media Day. Check out photos, a video and feedback from students and teachers.
11/12/2015 Pittsburgh Pirates Execs Offer SAEM Students Advice on Internships, Networking, Careers
Pittsburgh Pirates leading media, marketing and sales executives led a symposium Oct. 27 at PNC Park.
10/22/2015 Graduate students and faculty present research at Penn State York
Six students presented competitive research papers and posters that stemmed from class projects.
9/1/2015 Professor Weighs in on Technology in University-Community Partnerships
Tatyana Dumova's work is published in the book "Community Engagement in Higher Education."
3/20/2013 Part-Time Professor Andrew Conte Honored by Scripps Howard Foundation
In the category of business/economics reporting, Conte won the William Brewster Styles Award for "$hadow Economy," co-written with reporter Lou Kilzer and editor Jim Wilhelm.

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