Point Park University Announces Naming of the Rowland School of Business
The naming of the Rowland School of Business culminates the late George and Kathleen White's legacy of support and giving, the University's largest benefactors to date.
Business Students Compete in American Marketing Association Competition
Assistant Professor Paige Beal's Principles of Marketing class created a retail marketing plan for PPG Paints.
#PointParkWorks: Accounting, IT Double Major Lands Co-Op With Audit Firm in Philadelphia
Meet Darnita Holmes, Point Park accounting and information technology double major and lead tax co-op intern for RSM US LLP in Philadelphia.
Army National Guard Member, Accounting Major Awarded Financial Executives Scholarship
Learn why student athlete Chereese Langley was awarded the Kuldeep Shastri Memorial Scholarship from the Pittsburgh Chapter of Financial Executives International.
Finance Internship Puts Business Double Major on Solid Path to a Public Accounting Career
Meet Bradley Calleja, accounting and business management double major and accounting finance intern for Flagship Business Plans and Consulting in Pittsburgh.
Business Class Goes Abroad: Students Spend Spring Break Conducting Research in Madrid
Jessica Martin, Emily McCoy, Alannah Owens and Ciara Riddick spent 10 days researching sports, arts and business culture in Madrid, Spain, as part of their business management study abroad course.
South Sudan Native, Business Alum Recounts His Refugee Story at Center for Media Innovation
Joining Bior in the discussion was Helena Knörr, Ph.D., associate professor of organizational leadership and a native of Mozambique.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Amber Mole, Business Management and Accounting Major
"I fell in love with the sense of unity and excitement at Point Park, and the hospitality I received from everyone sealed the deal for me."
CPA Firm BDO USA Hires Point Park Accounting Graduate as Tax Associate
Meet Brett Gwosden, a 2014 accounting alumnus and former Point Park soccer player.
Point Park Accounting Alumna Travels the World as Risk Manager for Schneider Downs
Meet Rosemary Mazzeo (Coombs), a 2010 accounting alumna recently promoted to manager of risk advisory services.
Classes, UPMC Internship Prepare Accounting, Business Double Major for the Real World
Meet Nicholas Supertzi, a senior accounting and business management student interning for UPMC.
Caribbean Student Chose Point Park for its Downtown Location and Career Opportunities
Andre Bennett from Jamaica is an accounting major and track and field and cross country athlete at Point Park.
From Point Park to BNY Mellon: Accounting Major Graduates and Becomes Tax Specialist
Meet Lauren Berner, a 2015 Point Park accounting graduate and U.S. Tax Specialist for The Bank of New York Mellon.
ACAP Exposes High School Students to Accounting Careers and Professionals
Twenty-two students from 16 high schools spent the week at Point Park for the University’s Fourth Annual Accounting Career Awareness Program.
Alumni, Students Share Experiences Working and Interning During the Stanley Cup Playoffs
Meet the Point Park University School of Business alumni and students who worked or interned for the Penguins this season.
Variety of Summer High School Programs Offered at Point Park University
Check out programs in animation, forensic science, multimedia and more.
2015 Alumna Landed Associate Position With Top Pittsburgh Accounting Firm Before Graduating
Meet Mariah Jensen, audit associate for HBK CPAs & Consultants and a 2015 Point Park accounting graduate.
Accounting Students Finish First Place Again at Auditing Case Study Competition
The Dollar Draft Knights, captured first place at the Institute of Internal Auditors Pittsburgh Chapter Case Study Competition March 21 at Schneider Downs.
West Point Grad Discusses Importance of Honorable, Gridiron Leadership
The School of Business recently welcomed Evan Offstein, D.B.A., former military intelligence officer, author, professor and consultant to campus.
International Faculty Come to Point Park From Around the Globe
Meet Point Park's faculty who hail from various countries around the world.
M.B.A. and Accounting Alumnus is a Recruitment Manager for International Financial Group
Meet Philip Isabella, a 2009 accounting and 2013 M.B.A. alumnus of Point Park.
New Accounting Instructor Shares His Life Experiences as a Refugee With Students
Meet Ishwari Subedi, M.Com., M.Acc., full-time instructor of accounting in the School of Business.
People of Point Park: Chereese Langley, '18 is Running Towards Her Future
Point Park's new heptathlete will utilize the discipline and work ethic she learned from her family and her Army unit to achieve success.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Alexa Xenakis, Accounting Major
Learn what accounting major Alexa Xenakis loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
Accounting Students Earn Second and Third Place at Case Study Competition
Professor Gilfillan's auditing class earned top spots in the PIIA/PICPA Case Study Competition at Maher Duessel.
2014 Accounting Alumna Investigates IRS Fraud as Auditor for U.S. Treasury Inspector General
Meet Paige Krivda, 2014 accounting alumna and auditor for the U.S. Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration.
Pittsburgh Marketing Professionals Give Business Students Career Insight and Advice
Five Pittsburgh marketing management professionals led a panel discussion about careers in Chris Lovett’s Advanced Marketing Management class Oct. 23.
Career fair lets students connect with employers for internships, jobs
Point Park's annual career event drew more than 100 employers to campus to meet with students and alumni.
Students Gain Workplace Experience, Make Industry Connections During Summer Internships
Point Park students interned for Ernst & Young, Prudential, WQED, KDKA-TV, Pittsburgh Riverhounds and more.
Point Park Welcomes 18 New Full-Time Faculty
New faculty bring industry expertise and real-world experience into the classes they teach.
Internship Leads to Full-Time Accounting Position at Schneider Downs for 2014 Alumna
Meet Jessica Calzi, a staff accountant who earned a B.S. in accounting and B.F.A. in dance in 2014.
Accounting Major Scores Summer Internship With Big Four Audit Firm Ernst & Young
Junior accounting major Destiny Medina is interning this summer for Ernst & Young.
High School Students Spend Week at Point Park Learning About the Accounting Profession
Point Park University’s Third Annual Accounting Career Awareness Program welcomed high school students to campus June 21-26.
Accounting and Dance Double Major Studies Abroad at American University of Rome
Student Julia Grubbs talks about her experience studying abroad and why she recommends Point Park's accounting and dance programs.
Accounting Grad, Veteran Reaches Career Goal While Raising a Family and Working Full Time
Meet Khouanchay (Kay) Krueger, a 2015 accounting graduate and tax staff accountant for Schneider Downs.
Schneider Downs Panelists Discuss Accounting Career Paths with Students
The Student Accounting Association, Alumni Relations and the School of Business recently hosted a networking panel event on campus.
High School Students Invited to Point Park for 2015 Summer Programs
Check out programs in animation, accounting, forensic science, multimedia and more.
Accounting Major Helps Others With Taxes, Gains Field Experience as VITA Intern
Meet Stephen Pritchard, a senior accounting major and intern for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program of the IRS.
Students Showcase Their Business Knowledge in Chair’s Challenge Case Competition
School of Business students put their accounting, finance, marketing and management knowledge to the test in the inaugural Chair’s Challenge Business Case Competition April 9.
Point Park Students Network with Industry Professionals at Baseball Winter Meetings
Students Nick Turgeon, Josh Croup and Nate Sphon represented Point Park's Pittsburgh Center for Sports Media and Marketing at the meetings and job fair, Dec. 7-11.
Students Explore Careers in Real Estate, Network with Professionals
The Career Development Center and School of Business collaborated with Commercial Real Estate Women Pittsburgh to host a panel discussion.
Mentors of BOLD Program Inspire Students to Pursue Accounting, Finance Professions
Meet the mentors of Point Park's Building Our Leaders Daily Program for middle school students.
Accounting Students Win Case Study Competition Second Year in A Row
Point Park competed against teams from Carlow University, Duquesne University, Robert Morris University and the University of Pittsburgh.
YWCA Greater Pittsburgh to Honor Business Professor and Police Chief
Edward Scott and Jeffrey Besong will receive 2014 Racial Justice Awards on Oct. 29 for their work in supporting equity and diversity in their professions.
PA Institute of CPAs Awards Scholarships to Point Park Accounting Students
Khouanchay (Kay) Krueger and Christopher Cerda were awarded $3,000 multi-year scholarships.
High School Students Discuss Their Week at Accounting Career Awareness Program
Students learned about accounting as a career choice, entrepreneurship, financial literacy, the art of public speaking, business etiquette and more.
Meet Edward Scott, George Rowland White Endowed Professor, Accounting and Finance
Learn about Professor Scott's teaching style and watch a video interview with him.
Accounting Student Gains Field Experience as Tax Season Intern for Schneider Downs
Meet Marcy King, an accounting student at Point Park who interned with Schneider Downs this spring.
Accounting Student Christopher Cerda Named a 2014 Financial Executives Scholar
Cerda was selected to receive the Kuldeep Shastri Memorial Scholarship from the Pittsburgh Chapter of Financial Executives International.
Meet Darlene Brusco, Accounting Student and Support Specialist for Alcoa
2001 basketball Hall of Fame inductee returned to Point Park to pursue a degree in accounting.
Point Park's BOLD Program to Celebrate its Second-Year Achievements
The April 30 event will honor student participants, mentors and community partners who have contributed to the success of the program.
Professor Speaks on Fiduciary Ethics at Association Meeting
Michele Langbein, Ph.D., presented the talk at the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA).
International Accounting Student Interns for C.P.A. Firm Maher Duessel
Meet Nabat Mammedova, a senior accounting major from Turkmenbashy, Turkmenistan.
Student Accounting Team Wins First Place in Auditing Case Study Competition
Point Park’s “Accrual World” team took first place in the 2013 PIIA/PICPA Case Study Competition.
Business Management Major Leads Homeless Children Awareness Event
Meet Erika Mangual, a sophomore who recently organized a Stand Up for Children Art Installation on Point Park’s campus.
Student Accounting Association Welcomed Mark Benedetti, C.P.A., as Guest Speaker
Mark Benedetti, C.P.A., a controller for R.G. Brewton Inc., was the latest accounting professional to speak to the Student Accounting Association at Point Park.
Point Park Hosts First Accounting Career Awareness Program
Point Park welcomed 22 students from a variety of high schools across the Pittsburgh region to learn more about the field of accounting.
Deborah Kostrub Scott Returns to School for Bachelor's in Accounting
Deborah Kostrub Scott was honored with a $3,000-level multi-year scholarship.
Point Park Accounting Students Win Multi-Year Scholarships from PICPA
Melinda Brake and Deborah Kostrub Scott were recently honored with $4,000 and $3,000 multi-year scholarships, respectively.
Point Park Preparing Adult Student Melinda Brake for Career in Accounting
Melinda Brake was awarded a $4,000-level multi-year scholarship from the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Accounting Grad David McCombie Working for KPMG as a Regulatory Risk Analyst
2013 accounting alumnus David McCombie landed a position with KPMG as regulatory risk analyst.
Recent Grads Land Jobs with Big Four Accounting Firm
Months before graduating from Point Park, 2013 accounting alumni Matthew Annechiarico and David McCombie were hired by KPMG.
Toronto Native and Alumnus Matthew Annecchiarico a Staff Accountant at KPMG
Annecchiarico graduated in May 2013 with a B.S. in accounting and minor in business management.
Rosemarie Papariella Selected as Point Park’s PICPA Outstanding Accounting Senior
This award is given to students who shine in academia, express a serious interest in accounting and demonstrate a desire to pursue a career in accounting.
Student Accounting Association Tours C.P.A. Firm Schneider Downs
The students met with hiring managers who gave advice on how to obtain internships and prepare for careers in accounting.
Point Park to Host Variety of Summer Programs for High School Students
From animation to accounting, Point Park University will be offering a wide variety of summer camps for high school students this year.
Accounting Major Awarded Financial Executives International Scholarship
Eric Davis was selected to receive the Kuldeep Shastri Scholarship from the Pittsburgh Chapter of Financial Executives International.
School of Business Students Compete as Finalists in Auditing Case Study Competition
Accounting students Heidi Gregori, Rosemarie Papariella and Deborah Kostrub Scott along with IT major Justin Smith were named as finalists in the first Pittsburgh Institute of Internal Auditors/Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants Case Study Competition.
Student Accounting Association Hosts Speakers from Small and Large Public Accounting Firms
The Student Accounting Association recently hosted presentations by Ron Mock, founding partner of Mock, Bosco and Associates, P.C. and his son, Jeff Mock, audit manager at Ernst & Young.
Faculty Profile: Meet Amy Cesario, Visiting Assistant Professor of Accounting
Cesario is teaching courses in Introductory Accounting I and Computer Applications of Accounting.
Meet Rachel Iwanonkiw, operations manager and accounting student
Accounting student Rachel Iwanonkiw manages course work and a full-time position at Workscape, Inc.
Accounting Senior Spends Summer Interning for Schneider Downs
Meet Stephanie Jones, senior accounting major and internal audit intern for Schenider Downs.
Accounting Alumna Lands Job at Schneider Downs
Soon after graduating in 2010, Rosemary Coombs began working as an internal auditor for a top 60 accounting, tax and business advisory firm.
Sudan Refugee Succeeds as Accountant and Grad Student at Point Park
At 30 years old, accounting analyst and Point Park M.A. organizational leadership graduate student Panther Garang Bior has already gone through more hardships in his life than many people will face in their lifetime.