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4/26/2017 Bosnian Refugee, M.B.A. Alumnus Promoted to Supervisor of Pricing Operations at BNY Mellon
Meet Elvir Muslimovic, a 2013 M.B.A. graduate and supervisor of pricing operations for BNY Mellon.
4/21/2017 Pittsburgh Police Chief, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photographer to Speak at 2017 Graduation Ceremonies
Graduate hooding, undergraduate commencement is Saturday, April 29.
4/20/2017 Point Park Ed.D. Student is a Leader in Urban Education and Actress in the Movie Fences
Meet doctoral student Lisa Pickett, English department director for The Pittsburgh School for the Creative and Performing Arts and actress in the movie Fences.
4/13/2017 Pittsburgh’s New Police Chief is a Point Park Grad, Keynote Speaker at Hooding Ceremony
Scott Schubert, police chief for the City of Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, earned both a master's degree and bachelor's degree from Point Park.
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.
3/20/2017 Alumna Gabriella Sorrentino is a Dance Captain for Hamilton | Broadway in Chicago
"I teach current cast and future replacements the show, take notes throughout the week (which are given out to the cast), run rehearsals and collaborate with the creative team," she said.
3/10/2017 Six Point Park Graduates Land Positions With Online Event Ticketing Company ShowClix
Meet Point Park alumni and ShowClix employees Stephanie Driscoll, David Kennedy, Amy Kline, Jessica Merritt, Clayton Stasenko and Ally Zrowka.
3/8/2017 SAEM Alumna Marketing True Runner, Chelsea Collective Brands for Dick's Sporting Goods
Meet Rebecca Shore, a marketing planning specialist for Dick's Sporting Goods and 2015 Point Park graduate.
3/7/2017 Regional Vice President of Operations for Comcast is a Point Park M.B.A. Graduate
Meet Randall Tecza, a regional VP of Operations at Comcast and a 2003 Point Park M.B.A. alumnus.
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.
2/24/2017 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.
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.
2/14/2017 Alumna Advances in Adult Learning Field to President and CEO of Career Training Academy
Meet Kimberly Rassau, Ed.D., an M.A. in curriculum and instruction graduate who was promoted to president and CEO of Pittsburgh's Career Training Academy.
2/9/2017 People of Point Park: Kyle and Alyssa Southerlin '11, First Impressions and Finding Love
Alumni couple Kyle and Alyssa Southerlin reflect on finding love at Point Park and life after college.
2/3/2017 Business Skills, Experience Gained in U.S. Help M.B.A. Grad Land Banking Position in Montenegro
Meet Dejan Duraskovic, M.B.A. alumnus and organizational development, project management and business analytics expert for Addiko Bank in Podgorica, Montenegro.
2/3/2017 Highlights from the Winter Issue of The Point Magazine
Check out the latest happenings at Point Park University!
1/31/2017 Cranberry Township Administrator Chooses Fully Online Public Administration Program
Meet Jeff Gooch, desktop administrator and volunteer fire captain for Cranberry Township, Pa.
1/30/2017 BNY Mellon Analyst Discusses the Powerful Impact of His Point Park M.B.A. Degree
Meet Stoycho Stoychev, a 2014 M.B.A. and international business concentration graduate.
1/24/2017 SAEM Alumna in Atlanta Promoted to Corporate Sales and Events Supervisor
Meet April (Weber) Upplegger, SAEM 2011 graduate and corporate sales and events supervisor for Slingshot Entertainment.
1/23/2017 Recent Liberal Studies Graduate Working for Global Service Learning Organization
Meet Nina DelPrato, liberal studies alumna and program assistant for Amizade in Pittsburgh.
1/20/2017 Alumna Sarah Meahl Performing in Cirque du Soleil's PARAMOUR on Broadway
"I had incredible teachers who taught me the skills I needed to thrive in New York City," said Meahl.
1/20/2017 M.B.A. 2016 Graduate Profile: Diane Weston, Jewish Healthcare Foundation Fellow
Weston is currently a Death and Dying Fellow for the Jewish Healthcare Foundation.
1/16/2017 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.
1/10/2017 Laying Down Roots in Nashville: SAEM Alumna Begins Career in the Music Industry
Meet Brianna Joyce, account assistant for Flood, Bumstead, McCready and McCarthy Inc.
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.
12/12/2016 Political Science Graduate Lands Competitive Fellowship with Coro Pittsburgh
Meet Laier-Rayshon Smith, a 2015 political science alumnus in Fellow in Public Affairs for Coro Pittsburgh.
12/9/2016 M.B.A. 2016 Graduate Selected as Lead Operations Analyst at UPMC Health Plan
Meet Benjamin Eonta, who earned a B.A. in 2008 and an M.B.A. in 2016, both from Point Park University.
12/9/2016 M.B.A. 2015 Alumnus is a Manager of Sales Support and Administration at UPMC Health Plan
Joseph Veltri talks about how his M.B.A. degree has helped him succeed in his health care career.
12/8/2016 M.B.A. Health Systems Management Graduates Excel in Careers at UPMC Health Plan
Meet Benjamin Eonta, lead operations analyst, and Joseph Veltri, manager of sales support and administration.
11/30/2016 Point Park University Alumni in Showbiz Reunite in Times Square for "Pittsburgh on Broadway"
"Point Park got me to Broadway by instilling a great work ethic, drive and a diversified sense of storytelling from all of my class work," said alumna Rachel Stevens.
11/28/2016 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.
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.
11/3/2016 M.B.A. with SAEM Concentration Helps Alumna Land Dream Job with Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
Meet Katherine Lancaster, a 2013 Point Park M.B.A. alumna and show marketing manager for Pittsburgh Cultural Trust.
11/1/2016 Concert Coordinator for Pittsburgh Winery is a 2015 SAEM Graduate
Sports, arts and entertainment management alumna Rachel Travisano recently landed the position of concert coordinator for Pittsburgh Winery.
10/27/2016 Liberal Studies Alumnus, Point Park Basketball Hall of Famer Coaching at Collegiate Level
Meet Chivas Whipple, 2010 liberal studies graduate, Pioneer Athletic Hall of Fame 2013 inductee and assistant basketball coach for Westminster College.
10/26/2016 Point Park-Bred Nevada Color Named Best Pop/Rock Band by Pittsburgh City Paper
The five-person band includes Max Kovalchuk and Adam Valen (sports, arts and entertainment management alumni), Chris Cichra and Quinn Wirth (cinema arts alumni) and Jeremy Westhead.
10/21/2016 Public Admin Grad and Instructor Help With Hurricane Relief Efforts
Kate Jones and Roy Cox, Ed.D., deployed to Holmes Regional Medical Center in Florida shortly after Hurricane Matthew hit.
10/21/2016 Pompeani Making Connections at Center for Media Innovation
Chelsea Pompeani is the new media innovation specialist at Point Park.
10/21/2016 M.B.A. Grad, Senior Manager for Pittsburgh Housing Authority Named a 40 Under 40 Winner
Meet Aster Teclay, a 2014 Point Park M.B.A. graduate and senior project manager for The Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh.
10/19/2016 Allegheny Health Network Director Pursued M.B.A. to Learn the Business Side of Health Care
Meet M.B.A. alumna Lori Stover, administrative director of Division of Hematology and Cellular Therapy for Allegheny Health Network.
10/18/2016 SAEM Alumnus Manages Ticketing for Clients, Pittsburgh Area Box Offices for Bom Advisers
Meet Adam Sutermaster, a 2013 sports, arts and entertainment management graduate and event/box office specialist for BOM Advisers.
10/17/2016 Political Science, Environmental Studies Leads Alumna Down the Path of Trail Development
Meet B.A. and M.S. alumna Courtney Mahronich, director of trail development for Friends of the Riverfront in Downtown Pittsburgh.
10/12/2016 2016 Musical Theatre Alumnus Peter Hughes is a Mainstage Performer for Disney Cruise Line
"Point Park prepares triple threats ... The esteemed faculty teach a strong foundation for auditioning, focusing on maintaining a motivated and professional attitude," said Hughes.
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."
10/6/2016 Internship Leads to Position with NBC's American Ninja Warrior for M.F.A. Alumna
"The M.F.A. program helped open doors for me ... I got my job through my internship, and I wouldn’t have gotten my internship without being in the M.F.A. program," said Bethany Winchester.
9/30/2016 M.B.A. 2016 Alumna is a Vice President and Business Analytics Consultant at BNY Mellon
Camille Reed talks about the impact her M.B.A. classes at Point Park have had on her career.
9/29/2016 M.B.A. Degree Enhances Engineering Career of Alumnus at Westinghouse
Meet Chris Chavez, senior field service engineer for Westinghouse and 2013 Point Park M.B.A. alumnus.
9/28/2016 Security Internship Leads to Full-Time Position for Intelligence and National Security Alumnus
Meet Ryan Howley, a 2014 Point Park alumnus and facility security officer for the Software Engineering Institute of Carnegie Mellon University.
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.
9/15/2016 Public Administration 2015 Grad Promoted to Shift Commander of Swissvale Fire Department
Michael Volpe was promoted after earning a B.S. in public administration in December 2015.
9/13/2016 Fall Events at the Center for Media Innovation
Guest speakers include Richard Drew, Fred McLeod, Diane Rehm and others.
9/13/2016 First Amendment Photo Exhibit Opening at the Center for Media Innovation
Inaugural photo gallery focuses on expressions of free speech, Sept. 16-Oct. 7.
9/13/2016 Conservatory of Performing Arts Receives National Recognition
Point Park University's Conservatory recognized by two top 10 lists.
9/12/2016 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.
9/1/2016 Madison Square Garden's VIP Services Coordinator is a 2014 SAEM Alumna
Meet Meredith Savage, SAEM alumna and VIP services coordinator for The Madison Square Company.
8/18/2016 Business Students and Alumna Work in VIP at Coldplay Concert in Pittsburgh
The sold-out concert was held at the CONSOL Energy Center in Downtown Pittsburgh.
7/21/2016 Arts Management Classes, SAEM Faculty Help Lead Alumna to Position With Lincoln Center
Meet Rachel Winkler, 2014 SAEM graduate and development operations assistant for the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.
7/19/2016 Research, Writing as a Point Park Undergrad Benefits Alumna in Grad School, Social Work
Kerry Glova earned a B.A. in psychology with a minor in behavioral science in 2015 from Point Park.
7/13/2016 Alumna Taylor Goska Discovered Dual Passions for Psychology and Dance at Point Park
Meet Taylor Goska, a 2015 psychology and dance alumna who now works for Jewish Community Services, Bel Air Dance Academy and Supernova Dance Company.
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 M.A. Clinical-Community Psych Grads Named Editors
Justin Karter and Kevin Gallagher were named editors of the American Psychological Association's Society for Humanistic Psychology Newsletter.
6/30/2016 Bosnia Native, Business Management and M.B.A. Alumna is a Vice President at BNY Mellon
Meet Amela Burlovic, data governance officer and vice president at BNY Mellon.
6/27/2016 Economics and Finance Alumnus Leads Group Claims Team at Cigna
Meet Kyle Lucot, a 2011 economics and finance graduate and former Pioneers baseball player.
6/21/2016 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.
6/6/2016 SAEM Alumna Working in Monaco for a Leading Producer of Film Finance Conferences
Meet Lucy Osinski, a 2012 sports, arts and entertainment management alumna and business development consultant in Monaco for Winston Baker.
6/3/2016 SAEM Students and Alumni Work at Beyoncé Concert
Several Point Park students and alumni had the opportunity to work in VIP, production running and floor seating.
6/2/2016 Clinical-Community Psychology Grad Classes Help Alum Become a More Empathic Supervisor
Meet Kevin Gallagher, a 2015 M.A. in clinical-community psychology alumnus
6/2/2016 Public Administration Online Graduate Becomes a State-Certified Fire Training Instructor
Meet Tony Zoroya, a 2016 B.S. in public administration graduate and transport coordinator for STAT MedEvac.
5/31/2016 M.A. Leadership 2016 Alumna Presents Research on Millennials to UPMC Leaders
Meet Alexis Pape, an administrative coordinator for WPIC of UPMC and a 2006 M.A. in leadership graduate.
5/27/2016 Faculty Profile: Meet Randy Baird, Professor in Point Park's M.B.A. Energy Concentration
Baird is also a regional outage manager for NRG Energy, one of the nation's leading integrated Fortune 200 power companies.
5/25/2016 M.B.A. Graduate With Health Systems Management Concentration Hired by Highmark
Meet Chynna Carter, 2015 M.B.A. alumna and associate consultant for Highmark Health.
5/25/2016 M.F.A. Low-Residency Alumnus Alan Stevens is Executive Director of Academy Theatre
"Joining the M.F.A. program was the best thing I have ever done, it has opened doors for me that I thought would always be closed," said Stevens.
5/24/2016 SAEM Student Profile: Sean Dillon, Media Relations Intern for the Penguins
Meet Sean Dillon, senior sports, arts and entertainment management major from North Allegheny Senior High School.
5/11/2016 SAEM Alum is a Marketing and Content Strategy Manager by Day, Pittsburgh Comedian By Night
Meet Frank McDade, a 2008 sports, arts and entertainment management alumnus, marketing and content strategy manager for PwC Experience Center and local comedian.
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.
5/2/2016 Bachelor’s Degree Allows 2015 Alumna to Begin Career in the Human Resources Field
Meet Angela Finke, benefits coordinator for System One in Pittsburgh.
4/28/2016 Graduate Hooding 2016: New Grads Discuss Their Journey to a Master's Degree
More than 115 graduate students walked on stage to have their master’s degrees conferred at Point Park University’s annual Hooding and Degree Conferral Ceremony April 24.
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.
4/25/2016 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.
4/22/2016 Faculty Member Helped 2015 Alumnus Launch His Information Technology Career
Meet Jonathan Grzandziel, 2015 information technology alumnus and business analyst for PITT OHIO.
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.
4/14/2016 People of Point Park: Becki Dennis, '06 Followed Her Heart to Film and Television
COPA grad Becki Dennis, '06 has discovered that there is no road map to success. She hopes her story will inspire others to chase their dreams.
4/8/2016 Pittsburgh Cultural Trust VP of Development to Speak at Hooding Ceremony
M.B.A. graduate Nicholas Gigante is the keynote speaker for Point Park's Hooding and Degree Conferral April 24.
4/4/2016 People of Point Park: Carmella Salem, '93 has seen it all from behind the bar
Theater Arts alumna Carmella Salem,' 93, found her second act behind the bar of her own gastropub on Pittsburgh's South Side.
3/24/2016 People of Point Park: Lance Harrell, '14, builds himself, and his community, up again
Lance Harrell, '14 only sees opportunity - to further his career and to impact the lives others.
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.
3/18/2016 Elementary Education Degree Gives Alumnus the Foundation to Achieve Career Success
Meet Scott Manns, a 2002 Point Park elementary education alumnus and K-12 curriculum, instruction and assessment coordinator for Pittsburgh Public School District.
3/16/2016 2013 Alumna Madison DeCoske Lands Stage-Management Roles on Broadway's Sylvia, Wicked
"Sylvia was my Broadway debut! It's hard to describe what it feels like when your dreams come true," said DeCoske.
3/5/2016 Alumni in Parsons Dance Company Host Master Class at Point Park for NHSDF 2016
Dance alumni Ian Spring and Ahmad Simmons led the master class on March 4. Check out photos from the class.
2/17/2016 M.B.A. Program Helps Alum at Deloitte Advance Time Management and Communication Skills
Meet Timothy Madden, a 2014 M.B.A. alumnus and solutions developer for Deloitte Consulting, LLP.
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.
2/16/2016 HR Management Grad Profile: Chad Sanders, Information Technology Recruiter
Meet Chad Sanders, 2015 human resource management graduate and IT recruiter for Synergy Staffing, Inc.
2/14/2016 Celebrating Valentine's Day: Love Stories from Campus
Alumni couples share stories of how they met as students at Point Park University.
2/14/2016 People of Point Park: John,'79, and Lizann,'80, Tokarski Share the Secret for Lifelong Love
John, '79, and Lizann, '80, Tokarski met and fell in love as students at Point Park and they are sharing their secrets for a happy marriage with the Point Park community.
2/11/2016 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.
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.
2/5/2016 At Speed Networking event, students practice conversation skills for job hunting, career prep
Alumni volunteered to be conversation partners to help students learn networking skills.
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.
2/4/2016 Clinical-Community Psych Grad Classes Help Alum in Outreach Role with The Humane Society
Meet Chloe Detrick, a 2015 M.A. in clinical-community psychology graduate of Point Park and media relations specialist for The Humane Society of the U.S.
2/3/2016 Global Cultural Studies Alumna Chosen for PULSE Pittsburgh Fellowship
Meet Casy Stelitano, 2014 global cultural studies alumna and program coordinator for Pittsburghers for Public Transit.
2/1/2016 Alumna, Professor Serve on Disaster Medical Team During State of the Union
Public administration grad Kate Jones and Robert Skertich, Ph.D., were ready to respond to an emergency during the latest State of the Union address.
1/27/2016 Criminal Justice Grad Appointed Compliance Manager for Virtual Health Care System MDLIVE
Meet JoAnn McDaniel-Chinn, 2013 M.S. in criminal justice administration and 2010 B.S. in criminal justice alumna.
1/22/2016 Cinema Alumnus Alex Tracy is an Associate Producer at Method Studios in New York City
"I began producing films for Point Park during my first year in the program. That prepared me more than anything," said Tracy.
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.
12/7/2015 Criminal Justice Administration and English Alumnus is a Leader in Behavioral Health Care
Meet Rick Moody, clinical outpatient supervisor for Pittsburgh Mercy Behavioral Health/Trinity Healthcare.
12/2/2015 Russia Native Chose Point Park M.B.A. Program From Abroad, Now Working in Pittsburgh
Meet Daria Opekunova, international M.B.A. alumna and staffing manager for Robert Half International.
12/1/2015 SAEM and Dance Programs Help 2015 Alumna Land Role as a Company Dancer
Meet Christina Cairns, a 2015 graduate of the Point Park's sports, arts and entertainment and dance degree programs.
11/19/2015 M.B.A. Classes Prepared Manager to Effectively Communicate with IABC Members Globally
Meet Micayla Felicion-Davin, a 2013 M.B.A. alumna and chapter relations manager for the International Association of Business Communicators.
11/13/2015 Engineering Technology Classes Prepared 2015 Graduate to Work With Nuclear Submarines
Meet Chad Anderson, an electrical engineering technology alumnus and engineer for General Dynamics Electric Boat.
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.
11/11/2015 M.A. Psychology Grad, Ph.D. Student Embraces Her Role Helping Girls Take Control of Their Sexual Health
Meet Leatra Tate, Girl Talk Project coordinator for the Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force.
11/10/2015 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.
11/10/2015 Entire Cast of Pittsburgh CLO's 'Altar Boyz' Features Point Park Students and Alumni
“Working with Point Park alumni and another current student is a dream come true,” said Mason Alexander Park, a B.A. in theatre student.
11/4/2015 Creative Writing Alumna, West Coast Native is the Lifestyle Editor for LOCALpittsburgh
Meet Julianna Bagwell, a 2013 creative writing/English alumna and lifestyle editor for LOCALpittsburgh.
11/4/2015 People of Point Park: Rosanna Perotti, '82; Journalism and Politics Do Mix
Rosanna Perotti, '82 turned her background in daily journalism into a career in political science
10/29/2015 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.
10/20/2015 2015 Grad Combines Education, Business Studies for Rewarding Career in Financial Services
Meet Katelyn Cordido Reese, an instructional studies alumna and financial professional/agent for New York Life.
10/19/2015 Center for Sports Media Connects Point Park Students with Leading Sports Executives
Fall 2015 lineup featured Leah Brown and Alan Mason (Bright House Networks), and M.B.A. alumna Krystin Roczko (Reebok-CCM Hockey).
10/14/2015 Alumnus, Graduate Student Lands Dream Job as an English/Special Education Teacher
Meet Robert Michael, a 2014 secondary education English alumnus, curriculum and instruction graduate student and English/special education teacher at Moon Area High School.
10/9/2015 Criminal Justice Professor and Alumnus Brings 40 Years of Legal Experience to the Classroom
Meet Richard Linzer, J.D., interim director of the Master of Science in criminal justice administration program and visiting associate professor.
10/8/2015 M.B.A. 2015 Grad, Gatesman+ Dave Assistant Media Buyer Discusses Why She Chose Point Park
Meet Kendra Reith, a 2015 M.B.A. alumna and assistant media buyer at Gatesman+Dave in Pittsburgh.
10/6/2015 2013 Alumna Celina Pompeani Wins Emmy
Pompeani, 23, is one of the youngest in the Mid-Atlantic Chapter to receive an Emmy.
10/6/2015 M.B.A. Alumni Profile: Robert Toth, Associate Lawyer for K&L Gates in Downtown Pittsburgh
Meet Robert Toth, a 2013 M.B.A. alumnus and associate lawyer for K&L Gates in Downtown Pittsburgh.
10/2/2015 People of Point Park: Peter Wentzel, '81 goes from dance to finance
Point Park alumnus, Peter Wentzel, '81, turned a degree in dance into a career in production finance for television and film.
9/30/2015 Alumnae Manage Public Relations and Advertising and Social Media at Blender, Inc.
School of Communication alumnae Abby Mathieu and Katy Albert detail their Point Park experience and current careers.
9/30/2015 Abby Mathieu Lands Job as Public Relations Manager at Blender, Inc.
The 2014 alumna is responsible for any public relations inquiries, press releases, media advisories and pitches.
9/29/2015 M.B.A. Alumna Krystin Roczko is the U.S. Field Marketing Manager for Reebok-CCM Hockey
Roczko will return to campus Oct. 8 to speak to students about her career at a workshop hosted by The Pittsburgh Center for Sports Media and Marketing.
9/28/2015 People of Point Park: Annamarie Lang, '89, and her path from varsity basketball to the executive boardroom
As a senior consultant, Annamarie Lang, '89 travels the world coaching executives and helping leaders to become more successful.
9/24/2015 Fall 2015 Issue of The Point Magazine Now Online
Check out the latest edition of the magazine for alumni and friends of Point Park University.
9/23/2015 Award-Winning Marketing Specialist for the Rivers Casino is an SAEM Alumnus
Meet Robby Bell, a 2010 sports, arts and entertainment management alumnus who transferred to Point Park.
9/18/2015 SAEM Alumna Becomes Box Office Supervisor for World Cafe Live in Philadelphia
Meet Lauren Kachmar, 2011 SAEM alumna and box office supervisor for World Cafe Live in Philadelphia.
9/15/2015 Dance Alumnus Joshua Manculich Honored With Princess Grace Award
Joshua Manculich is the third Point Park grad to receive the Princess Grace Award.
9/10/2015 M.B.A. Alumnus Daniel Komara Promoted to Vice President at The Bank of New York Mellon
Meet Daniel Komara, a 2011 M.B.A. alumnus and vice president at BNY Mellon.
8/26/2015 Information Technology 2015 Alumna Hired by Business Instructor Upon Graduation
Erika Jones landed the position of compliance analyst with ClinicalConnect Health Information Exchange.
8/24/2015 SAEM 2015 Grad, Transfer Student Working for the Warhol Museum and Peony Entertainment
Meet Christine Schell, a 2015 sports, arts and entertainment management alumna and special events and social media associate.
8/18/2015 New Civil Engineering Technology Grad Lands Position with Consulting Engineering Firm
Meet Colston Cooper, a 2015 civil engineering technology graduate and engineering technician for Murray Associates.
8/14/2015 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.
8/5/2015 Alumna Justine Coyne covers key industries for Pittsburgh Business Times
At Point Park, Coyne earned a B.A. in photojournalism in 2009 and an M.A. in journalism and mass communication in 2012.
7/16/2015 M.B.A. Alumna, Kazakhstan Native Inspired by Professor to Pursue C.F.E. and C.P.A. Licenses
Meet Gulsara Shingozhina, a 2013 M.B.A. alumna and ISS specialist for the Bank of New York Mellon.
7/13/2015 SAEM Alumna Graduated with E-Commerce Position Lined Up at Dick's Sporting Goods
Meet Victoria Blackburn, a 2015 SAEM alumna and e-commerce content coordinator for Dick's Sporting Goods.
7/9/2015 Creative Writing 2015 Graduate Offered Full-Time Position Right After Graduating
Meet Haleigh Kopinski, a 2015 Creative Writing/English alumna and e-commerce content coordinator for Dick's Sporting Goods.
6/24/2015 Business Management, M.B.A. International Alumnus is an Analyst for UPMC Health Plan
Meet Kazoza Mazzuki, a native of Tanzania who earned undergraduate and graduate degrees in business from Point Park in 2012 and 2014.
6/17/2015 2013 Alumna Nicole Soriano Lands Leading Role in Berenstain Bears Live! The Musical
Soriano earned a B.F.A. in musical theatre and credits her Point Park experience for helping her find success in her career.
6/17/2015 On-Site M.B.A. Grad, GAI Senior Director Gains Broader Perspective on Business With Degree
Meet Jeanne Cotter, senior director of quality at GAI Consultants and a 2015 on-site M.B.A. program alumna.
6/16/2015 2015 Cinema Grad's Photo Series 'Perception of Complexion' Gains National Attention
Brown created a stark series of photos that feature classic police mug shots of several of his fellow Point Park classmates.
6/15/2015 SAEM Alumna, WQED Senior Account Executive Discusses Why She Transferred to Point Park
Melissa Redman earned a B.S. in sports, arts and entertainment management in 2008 and was a member of the Point Park women's soccer team.
6/9/2015 M.A. Alumni Profile: Meet Sarah Kastelic, Communications Specialist, UPMC
"My Point Park University experience was invaluable to my professional career. I was able to take what I learned in class and apply it to my work almost immediately after starting the program," said Kastelic.
6/8/2015 Marketing Internship Leads to Full-Time Position at PNC for Veteran, Business Grad
Meet Brandon Marsico, a Veteran and 2014 business management alumnus.
6/5/2015 2015 Cinema Production Grad Interns at Cannes Film Festival, Makes Industry Connections
Meet Lexx Truss, a 2015 cinema production graduate.
6/5/2015 Alumni Profile: Meet Chris Hoffman, Multimedia Journalist at WCTI-TV
"The education I received at Point Park prepared me very well for my job," said Hoffman.
6/4/2015 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.
6/2/2015 Political Science Alumna is an Attorney for the Ohio Board of Regents
Learn how Ashleigh Henry's bachelor's degree from Point Park provided her with the foundation to become an attorney.
6/2/2015 Point Park Experience Helps Recent Graduate Overcome Loss, Balance Academic Success
Recent graduate Kelli Murphy shares her personal story of coping with the death of her mother during her sophomore year.
5/22/2015 K-12 Principal Certification Grad is Assistant Principal at Woodland Hills High School
Meet Patrick Scott, a 2012 K-12 principal certification alumnus and assistant high school principal for Woodland Hills.
5/12/2015 Social media post helps 2013 Alumna Shay Myrick land job at Conde Nast in New York City
Public relations and advertising alumna is an advertising coordinator at Conde Nast.
5/8/2015 AIU Students Gain Hands-On Experience at Point Park during Spring Apprenticeship
During the spring semester, students created posters and videos for the Give Wishes Wings campaign and toured Brunner.
5/8/2015 M.B.A. Alumna, UPMC Supply Chain Analyst Recognized as 2015 Outstanding Grad Student
Meet Lauren Schmitt, a supply chain analyst for UPMC and Point Park's 2015 Outstanding Graduate Student.
5/4/2015 SAEM Alumna, West Africa Native is a Manager for Marriott International in Chicago
Meet Louise Diallo, a 2009 sports, arts and entertainment management alumna and native of Guinea, West Africa.
5/1/2015 Point Park Celebrates Academic Excellence at 2015 Graduate Hooding Ceremony
Photos and reflections from Point Park's Hooding and Degree Conferral ceremony at the Wyndham Grand Hotel.
4/29/2015 Bachelor’s Degree from Point Park Helps Alumna Advance Her Engineering Career
Meet Michelle Choo Loeffler, a senior project engineer for Intertek and a 2008 electrical engineering technology alumna.
4/29/2015 International M.B.A. Alumna Promoted to Senior Staff Accountant at Gatesman+Dave
Meet Anna Volkova, a 2013 M.B.A. alumna from Sochi, Russia.
4/9/2015 Intelligence Graduate, U.S. Marine Lands Cyber Intrusion Analyst Position with PNC
Meet Daniel Mikulan, a veteran and 2013 intelligence and national security alumnus.
4/2/2015 Alumnus Ian Lupo Promoted to Electrical Engineer Upon Graduating from Point Park
Meet Ian Lupo, a 2014 electrical engineering technology alumnus and electrical engineer for Industrial Scientific Corporation.
4/1/2015 M.B.A. Degree Enables Alumnus, Vice President at PNC to Advance as a Strategic Leader
Meet Suresh Chockiah, 2013 M.B.A. alumnus and vice president of strategic services and enterprise architecture for PNC Financial Services.
3/27/2015 2013 M.A./M.B.A. Alumna is Director of Marketing and Development, Life'sWork of Western PA
Tasha Pokrzywa discusses why she chose to attend Point Park for graduate school and her current job responsibilities.
3/25/2015 M.B.A. Gives Turkish Alumnus the Skills to Manage Engineering Projects More Effectively
Meet Erdem Kurtmen, 2013 M.B.A. alumnus and special project engineering and project business analyst in Izmir, Turkey.
3/20/2015 M.B.A. Alumnus Lands Market Analyst Position at One of the Leading Banks in Mongolia
Meet Munkhdelger Tsedenbal, a 2014 international M.B.A. alumnus from Mongolia and market risk analyst for XacBank.
3/17/2015 Alumna, Teacher Attributes Career Success to Undergrad Education from Point Park
Meet Breigh Svonavec, an education alumna of Point Park and sixth grade teacher for Somerset Area School District.
3/4/2015 English, Education Alumnus Describes Teaching in Alaska as Greatest Experience of His Life
Meet Simon Huff, who earned his B.A. in English in 2010 and M.A. in Secondary Education in 2014, both from Point Park.
2/24/2015 M.B.A. Alumna Returns Home to Vietnam to Work in Marketing for Marriott International
Meet Anh Tran, a 2013 Point Park M.B.A. alumna who is an assistant marketing communications manager for Marriott International.
2/10/2015 Education Alumna Teaching International Elementary Students
Meet Amanda Trainor, a 2011 early childhood education alumna and English as a Second Language Specialist at Chartiers Valley Intermediary School.
2/10/2015 M.B.A. Grad, Veteran is a Workforce Developer for the Veterans Leadership Program
Meet 2014 M.B.A. alumnus Joseph Dicianno, a veteran and workforce developer for the Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania.
1/30/2015 M.A. Organizational Leadership Alumna Interned for United Nations in Ethiopia
Moriam Durosinmi-Etti was a regional advisory, development planning and statistics intern for the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa in Ethiopia.
1/27/2015 M.A. Graduate Discusses How His Classes Tied Directly Into His Diversity Work at UPMC
Meet Mychael Lee, a 2014 M.A. organizational leadership alumnus and a senior human resources assistant for UPMC Center for Engagement and Inclusion.
1/22/2015 M.A. Degree Enhances Leadership Skills for Allegheny Center Alliance Church Director
Meet Loleda Moman, director of Care Connections Ministries at Allegheny Center Alliance Church and a 2014 M.A. organizational leadership alumna of Point Park.
1/12/2015 Alumnus Advances in Career at Magee-Womens Hospital with M.B.A. Degree
Meet Thomas Rudnicki, a senior systems analyst for Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC and a 2010 M.B.A. alumnus.
12/22/2014 Sports, Arts and Entertainment Graduate is the Promotions Coordinator for Stage AE
Meet Bret Kunash, a 2011 sports, arts and entertainment management alumnus and promotions coordinator for Stage AE.
12/18/2014 Bachelor’s Degree in Business Leads to Management Promotion for 2013 Alumna
Meet Elizabeth Andreakos, a 2013 B.S. in business alumna and assistant facility manager for CBRE.
12/17/2014 Elementary Education Alumnus Earns Grant for His Students at D.C. Preparatory Academy
Meet Michael Suppa, a 2010 elementary education alumnus and literary intervention/science teacher at D.C. Preparatory Academy.
12/15/2014 M.B.A. Degree Allows Alumnus to Advance in Career at Pittsburgh Mercy Health System
Meet Kevin Beckovich, a 2007 M.B.A. alumnus and prevention/intervention supervisor for Pittsburgh Mercy Health System.
12/12/2014 Point Park Career Counselor Helps M.B.A. Grad Transition to Accounting/Finance Field
Meet Ericka Watkins, a 2012 M.B.A. alumna and credit analyst for Koppers, Inc.
12/8/2014 Business Alumnus Promoted to Operations Manager at PNC After Graduating in May
Meet Brock Masters, a 2014 business alumnus and an operations manager for PNC.
12/2/2014 B.S. in Public Administration Enables 2014 Grad to Land Position as Township Manager
Meet alumnus Harry Faulk, manager of Elizabeth Township in Allegheny County, Pa.
11/26/2014 Pursuing M.B.A. Helped Alumna Land Budget Analyst Position with Allegheny County
Meet Kasey Betush, a 2013 M.B.A. alumna and budget analyst for Allegheny County Emergency Services/Region 13.
11/24/2014 Sports, Arts and Entertainment Alumna in Colorado Manages Staffing for Large Events
Meet Ashley Johnson, a 2013 sports, arts and entertainment management alumna.
11/11/2014 M.B.A., Management Information Systems Concentration, Helps Grad Become IT Analyst
Meet Stacy Shatlock, a 2014 alumna who transitioned to a career in the IT field at Eaton Corporation after earning her M.B.A. degree from Point Park.
11/6/2014 Alumni Profile: Meet Jonathan Joseph, Line Producer on "The Chair" Series
Point Park has a strong emphasis on practical, hands-on production. Being on set and having to actually produce a large amount of work while in school really helps to prepare you for real-world production.
11/6/2014 Inside the Production Office: Alumni Gain Hands-On Experience on "The Chair" Project
Cinema arts alumni Kaleigh Fitzgerald and Kaitlyn Serevicz had the opportunity to work as production office interns during the spring 2014 semester.
11/3/2014 Director of Marketing at Louis Plung & Company is a 2014 M.B.A. Alumna
Julia Germeyer chose Point Park's M.B.A. program because of its location in Downtown Pittsburgh and the flexibility class schedule.
10/24/2014 Dual Degrees in Education and Broadcasting Help Alumna Land Teaching Position
Alumna Alicia Lyons recently landed the position of communications teacher at Belle Vernon High School.
10/1/2014 M.B.A. Alumnus Named a "40 Under 40" Winner for Helping to Shape Pittsburgh Region
Bush graduated in 2013 from Point Park and is a relationship manager and assistant vice president for PNC Bank.
9/26/2014 Event Manager Excels with M.B.A., Sports, Arts & Entertainment Management Concentration
Lindsey Bradley, an event manager for the Pittsburgh Technology Council, earned an M.B.A. degree with an SAEM concentration in 2013.
9/26/2014 Alumni Profile: Meet Rebecca Markuson, Art Department Coordinator, "The Chair" Series
"The cinema program gave me the opportunity to learn a number of different roles and how each of those roles works together," said Markuson.
9/25/2014 PennDOT Promotes 2013 Civil Engineering Technology Alumna
Meet Brandy Miller, a 2013 civil engineering technology alumna and engineering trainee for PennDOT.
9/22/2014 M.B.A. Graduate is Director of Operations at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center
Meet Conor McGarvey, a 2011 Point Park M.B.A. alumnus and director of operations for the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.
9/12/2014 Alumni Profile: Meet Missy Haught, Intern Coordinator, "The Chair" Series
"If you are looking for a school that will ignite your creativity and broaden your knowledge of filmmaking, film theory and film history, consider Point Park," said Haught.
9/10/2014 2013 Alumna Nicole Chynoweth is a Reporter at Trib Total Media
"While learning the basics of journalism was certainly a major part of my education, the general life wisdom my professors gave me has really benefited me in the field," said Chynoweth.
8/27/2014 M.B.A. Degree Helps Alumnus Become Business Manager for Luxury Dental Practice
Meet Michael W. Mann, a 2013 M.B.A. alumnus and business manager for Bobbie L. Hawranko, D.M.D., at Shadyside Place in Pittsburgh.
8/25/2014 Working Mom Propels Career with B.A. in Behavioral Science, M.A. in Org. Leadership
Development Director Melissa Ferraro earned her B.A. in 2011 and M.A. in 2013, both from Point Park.
8/14/2014 M.B.A. Program Helps Graduate Expand Global Network, Land Position with Morgan Stanley
Meet Himanshu Patel, a 2013 M.B.A. alumnus from Ahmedabad, India, who is working as a user acceptance tester analyst for Morgan Stanley.
8/14/2014 Alumni Profile: Meet Michele Tabaka, Marketing Director at John Heineman Co.
Some of Tabaka's responsibilities include managing social media, creating a marketing campaign and updating the company's website.
7/25/2014 Navy Veteran and Education Alumnus a Teacher at Central Catholic High School
Meet Justin Morgan, a 2010 secondary education English alumnus of Point Park University.
6/18/2014 M.B.A. Health Systems Management Alumna is a Business Analyst for UPMC Health Plan
Neha Goel, a native of India, earned an M.B.A. with a concentration in health systems management from Point Park University in 2010.
6/17/2014 Secondary Education/English Alumnus is a Teacher at Oakland Catholic High School
Alumnus Jonathan MacDonald talks about why he chose to pursue a career in education and his deciding factors for selecting Point Park.
6/13/2014 Organizational Leadership 2013 Alumnus Promoted to Area Manager for Greyhound
Meet 2013 organizational leadership alumnus Jeffery Driscoll, area manager of Greyhound Lines, Inc., in Hampton, Va.
6/11/2014 Criminal Justice and Intelligence Alumna an Investigator for City of Pittsburgh
Barbara Arroyo earned a B.S. in intelligence and national security in 2010 and a M.S. in criminal justice administration in 2011, both from Point Park.
5/16/2014 Course Work Translates into Real-World Practice for 2014 On-Site M.B.A. Graduate
Meet 2014 Point Park M.B.A. alumna Shannon J. Gregg, director of sales operations for ERT.
5/7/2014 SAEM 2012 Alumna Ali Lewis is a Director of Events in NYC
Lewis works for the restaurant Il Mulino New York coordinating anywhere from two to eight events a week.
5/6/2014 Meet 2011 M.B.A. Alumnus Chuck Hankle, Technical Account Manager for Symantec
"The international aspect of the M.B.A. really prepared me for working with business customers and associations around the globe."
4/25/2014 M.B.A. Alumna is the Manager of International Relations for the Oncology Nursing Society
"The MBA program challenged me to remain up to date on world events, which is essential to my position and career."
4/21/2014 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.
4/10/2014 2012 Alumna Adelyn Biedenbach is a Digital Media Coordinator for the Florida Panthers
Biedenbach - who earned a B.A. in journalism - assists with the team's social media strategy, digital content creation and assistance with public relations and game day duties.
3/19/2014 Alumnus Performing in Tour of West Side Story Hosts Master Class on Campus
2013 musical theatre alumnus Jonathan Freeland talks about his current role in West Side Story and his Point Park experience.
3/10/2014 Alumna Maranda Wodzinski is a Production Manager for Nancy Glass Productions
The 2009 alumna has worked for the Travel Channel and Food Network. Learn more.
2/17/2014 Alumna is Technical Director at Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center
"Point Park provided me with a hands-on experience like no other undergraduate program. You will experience theatre from every angle and from the inside out. It also teaches you so much about yourself and how you collaborate with others," Caitlin E. Howley, B.A. in technical theatre.
2/17/2014 Public Relations and Advertising Alumna Gina Pennline Works for Girl Scouts
"Believe your professors when they talk about networking — it really is one of the most important things you should do as a student! Building relationships and keeping in touch with people may help you get your foot in the door somewhere in the future," said the 2010 public relations and advertising alumna.
2/13/2014 Theatre Professor and Alumna Direct 'Heads' at The Pittsburgh Playhouse
Professor John Shepard and alumna Kate Bodner directed The REP's production of Heads at the Pittsburgh Playhouse.
2/11/2014 Conservatory Theatre Company and Alumna Gab Cody Collaborate on The Alchemists' Lab
Cody, a playwright and actress, returned to Point Park's campus to devise The Alchemists' Lab, in collaboration with the Conservatory Theatre Company.
1/28/2014 Point Park University to Serve as Home to New Documentary Series
More than 100 Point Park University students and alumni from a variety of majors will support the television series and two feature films as interns, employees and through class projects.
1/13/2014 2012 Alumnus is Director of Broadcasting and Media Relations for Erie Otters Hockey
Aaron Cooney serves as the play-by-play announcer for all Erie Otters broadcasts.
1/13/2014 2013 Journalism and Global Cultural Studies Alumna Lands Job at Observer-Reporter
Meet Emily Petsko, a double major in journalism and global cultural studies.
12/23/2013 2012 Alumnus Earns Best Actor Nomination for Web Television Awards
Connor Russell stars in 'The Hinterlands,' a musical web series.
12/6/2013 Alumni Discuss the Business of Baseball at Center for Sports Media Event
The Pittsburgh Center for Sports Media and Marketing concluded the fall semester with a presentation by Point Park alumni Don Kelly, Ryan Ellis and Tom Kayser.
12/3/2013 Public Administration and M.B.A. Alumna Working for Management Science Associates
Meet Michelle Herrle, a business systems analyst who earned her B.S. in public administration in 2008 and her M.B.A. in 2009, both from Point Park.
12/2/2013 Acclaimed Alumnus Rob Ashford Directs NBC's 'The Sound of Music Live!'
The Sound of Music Live! will be televised at 8 p.m. on NBC, Dec. 5.
11/22/2013 Musical Theatre Alumnus Jaron Frand Credits Point Park for Success On Stage
In 2011, Frand had the chance to work with Marvin Hamlisch at Point Park. After only a year in New York, Frand landed a role in the New York cast of Smile, which features music by Hamlisch.
11/21/2013 Accelerated Organizational Leadership Alumna the Founder of Youth Arts Nonprofit
Meet Tyian Battle, a 2009 School of Business alumna and founder and executive director of ACH Clear Pathways.
11/14/2013 School of Communication Hosts High School Media Day For Prospective Students
More than 250 high school students visited Point Park for the School of Communication's High School Media Day.
11/8/2013 Education Alumnus is a Business and Math Teacher at Carson Middle School
Daniel Pomposelli is in his fifth year teaching at Carson Middle School, which is part of the North Allegheny School District.
11/5/2013 M.B.A. Grad is the Founder of Mutete HIV/AIDS Foundation and a Manager for Transamerica
Bosco Muyango, a native of Uganda, founded a nonprofit organization serving HIV and AIDS patients in East Africa.
11/1/2013 2010 M.B.A. Grad Alphonse Tounkara Promoted to Project Control Leader
Guinea native Alphonse Tounkara earned his M.B.A. degree from Point Park in 2010.
11/1/2013 International M.B.A. Graduates Receive Job Promotions Upon Returning Home to Guinea
After earning their M.B.A. degrees, Alphonse Tounkara and Pierre Dominique Traore returned home to Guinea and were both offered jobs promotions.
11/1/2013 Nike Executives Visit Point Park
Ed Haberle, a Point Park alumnus and vice president of North America sporting goods, and Laura Kosmalski senior director of retail brand presentation, spoke to students on Oct. 23.
10/29/2013 Degree in Broadcasting Lands Alumna Nikki Porter On-Air Job at WDTV/WVFX
Porter said she fell in love with Point Park after attending a High School Media Day program.
10/21/2013 Secondary Education Grad Teaching English at Pittsburgh Taylor Allderdice High School
Meet Kayla Holjencin, a ninth grade English teacher and 2009 Point Park alumna.
10/17/2013 Point Park Alumni Launch Loose Cannon Creative, a Multimedia Company
Cristin Goss and Mike DiGuglielmo earned their M.A. in journalism and mass communication in 2012, and Jonathan DeCarlo earned his B.A. in cinema production in 2009.
10/16/2013 Alumni profile: Kevin James Doyle, Actor, Comedian and Writer
The 2008 theatre arts alumnus said the training he received at Point Park gave him the necessary tools to know how to write and perform his own material.
10/14/2013 Education Alumna Strives to Instill a Love for Mathematics in Her Students
Meet 2012 secondary education alumna Phylicia Joy, a math teacher at Crestview High School in Ohio.
10/14/2013 M.B.A. Classes Help Alumna, Thailand Native Be an Effective Supervisor
Meet Wiranya Ratnapinda, a 2012 Point Park M.B.A. alumna and night adult supervisor at the Omni William Penn Hotel in Pittsburgh.
10/3/2013 M.A. Organizational Leadership Program Inspires Alumna to Open New Grocery Store
Meet Deirdre Kane, a 2013 M.A. alumna, production analyst for Highmark and owner of 52nd Street Market.
10/2/2013 English Teacher Returns to Point Park to Pursue Goal of Becoming a Principal
Meet alumna Alexa Tokarski, an English teacher at Perry High School and current educational administration graduate student at Point Park.
9/30/2013 International Business Alumna, BNY Mellon Analyst Discusses Importance of Giving Back
Meet Melisa Chipangila Campbell, a 2009 economics and finance and 2011 M.B.A. alumna of Point Park.
9/26/2013 2011 SAEM Alumna is a Marketing Manager for Bruegger’s Enterprises, Inc.
Kelsey Williams earned her B.S. degree in sports, arts and entertainment management from Point Park.
9/17/2013 School of Communication Part-Time Faculty Members Win Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award
Gina Catanzarite and Maria Kakay were part of a team that produced "Hunger: Our Hidden Crisis."
9/11/2013 Broadcasting Alumna Sarah Pisciuneri is an Evening Anchor at WVNS-TV
Pisciuneri says that Point Park gave her the tools she needed to land her first job.
9/9/2013 2013 Biotechnology Grad Lands Position at Specialty Chemical Company
Meet Leroy Headen, a 2013 biotechnology alumnus of Point Park and a chemical laboratory technician for Ashland Chemical.
8/30/2013 Psychology Grad Excels as an Occupational Therapist, Yoga Instructor and Blogger
Melissa Bender earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Point Park in 2007.
8/28/2013 2013 Global Cultural Studies and Journalism Alumna Lands Job at Observer-Reporter
Alumna Emily Petsko recently landed a job as a staff writer at the Washington Observer-Reporter newspaper.
8/16/2013 M.B.A. Degree Leads Alumnus to Dream of Helping People Achieve Their Financial Goals
Meet Thomas Louisy, a 2010 M.B.A. alumnus of Point Park and financial consultant for PNC Bank.
8/16/2013 Alumna Jasmine Goldband is a Photographer at the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Jasmine Goldband said Point Park's urban campus offered her opportunities to network with media professionals and build a competitive portfolio before embarking on her career.
7/23/2013 Club Manager at Heinz Field is a 2013 Sports, Arts and Entertainment Management Grad
Meghan McCabe graduated from Point Park's sports, arts and entertainment management program in May.
7/17/2013 Business Management and M.B.A. Alumnus a Cardiovascular Representative for Cyrolife
Meet Nicholas Colasante, a 2007 and 2004 alumnus of Point Park.
7/15/2013 2012 Alumnus James Ogden is a Stage Manager at North Carolina Dance Theatre
James Ogden II describes the theatre faculty as "working professionals with extensive resumes that continue growth in front of your eyes. The faculty does not only teach what they once knew to be the way, but what they know works out in the world today."
7/15/2013 Alumni Land Jobs at Parsons Dance
Meet 2005 alumna Lauren Garson and 2009 alumnus Ian Spring.
7/15/2013 Alumni Profile: Meet Lauren Garson, Parsons Dance
The 2005 dance alumna participated in the Pre-Professional Dance program before attending Point Park. She credits Point Park for providing her an education that prepared her to succeed in her career.
7/15/2013 Alumnus Ian Spring Credits Point Park's Dance Program for Professional Success
"I would be no where near the dancer I am today had it not been for the teachers I had at Point Park and the classes I took," Spring said.
7/8/2013 Criminal Justice and M.A. Organizational Leadership Alumna Working in Arizona
Meet Taneka Davis, an adult probation officer for The Judicial Branch of Arizona - Maricopa County.
6/18/2013 Alumni Profile: Meet Doug Andiorio, Client Program Coordinator at Valassis
Andiorio said he loved the idea of going to school in Downtown Pittsburgh, sharing the sidewalks and streets with business professionals working at some of the biggest companies in town.
6/18/2013 M.A. Alumna Carla Leininger is Web Marketing Project Manager at Eaton Corporation
The 2008 graduate earned her master's degree while working full time and being a mom. She said one of the best things about the program was being able to hear from professionals in the field.
6/5/2013 Alumni Profile: Meet Dave Droxler, Actor and Playwright
Droxler said the thing that piqued his interest the most at Point Park was the intimacy of the class size and the opportunity to learn from teachers who have an eclectic range of acting methods.
6/5/2013 Point Park Professors, Student and Alumni Honored at Golden Quill Awards
The Golden Quill competition recognizes professional excellence in journalism in Western Pennsylvania.
6/4/2013 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.
6/4/2013 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.
6/4/2013 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.
6/3/2013 Mass Communication Alumna is Strategic Enrollment Consultant at TWG Plus
2005 alumna Stacey Kammerdiener said one of the reasons she chose Point Park is because of its Downtown Pittsburgh location.
5/22/2013 2012 Cinema Alumni Working on Second Short Film, Front Galley
2012 cinema arts alumni Mark Christian and Madeline Puzzo co-wrote their second film, Front Galley.
5/22/2013 Cinema Alumnus' Short Film Awarded Second Prize at Steeltown Film Factory Competition
2004 alumnus Glenn Syska's short film, "The Sketch," earned second prize at the 2013 Steeltown Film Factory competition.
5/20/2013 Recent Biological Sciences Grad Discusses Her Research on Tree Cores
Meet Ingrid Reiland, a 2013 Point Park alumna who earned a B.S. in biological sciences with a concentration in environmental science.
5/20/2013 Adam Sutermaster Named Outstanding Graduating Senior for School of Business
Sutermaster earned his Bachelor of Science in sport, arts and entertainment management from Point Park.
5/17/2013 M.B.A. Graduate Takes on Leadership Role at CVS Caremark
Meet Pamela Zagar, a 2010 and 1990 alumna of Point Park and Medicare operations supervisor for CVS Caremark.
5/17/2013 Houston Metropolitan Dance Company is Home to Six Point Park Alumni
Dance alumni Mia Angelini, Allie Kronick, Marlana Doyle, Patti Hogan, Kiki Lucas and Terrill Mitchell discuss their Point Park experience and offer career advice to students.
5/15/2013 Information Technology Graduate Working for Global Technology Company
Meet William Constant, a 2011 information technology alumnus of Point Park.
5/3/2013 Meet Dennis DiPasquale, Account Executive and M.B.A. and SAEM alumnus
Alumnus Dennis DiPasquale earned his bachelor's degree in 2007 and his M.B.A. in 2009, both from Point Park.
4/30/2013 Human Resource Management Alumna Lands Position with Reed Smith
Meet Rebekah Coley, a 2012 alumna of Point Park's human resource management program.
4/29/2013 Highmark Employee Returns to Point Park for Information Technology Degree
Janet Barone earned her B.S. and M.B.A. from Point Park and has returned for a post-baccalaureate degree in information technology.
4/19/2013 Stage AE Hires Another Recent Sport, Arts and Entertainment Management Graduate
Alison Maternowski graduated in December with a B.S. in SAEM and now works for Stage AE.
4/15/2013 M.B.A. Alumna's Internship with Urban Innovation21 Leads to Full-Time Job
Meet Alyssa Tress, a 2012 Point Park M.B.A. alumna and internship coordinator for Urban Innovation21.
4/10/2013 English Program Gave Alumna a Solid Foundation for Law School
Meet Elizabeth (Bliss) Soucek, a 2007 alumna of Point Park's English program.
3/28/2013 Stage AE’s Box Office Supervisor is a 2011 SAEM Alumnus
Sport, arts and entertainment management alum Jeremy Olson is also the stage manager for the band The Clarks.
3/19/2013 M.B.A. International Alum a Mortgage Servicing Specialist for Bank of America
Paul Nutter is a 2010 M.B.A. alumnus and adjunct faculty member at Point Park.
3/15/2013 M.A. Organizational Leadership Courses Help Highmark Employee Grow as a Team Leader
Meet Kara Jones, a 2012 alumna of the Master of Arts in organizational leadership program.
2/12/2013 Information Technology Grad a Global Network Manager For Holtec International
Meet Jonathan Geyer, a 2011 information technology alumnus of Point Park.
2/5/2013 Alumnus Working as a Senior Information Technology Security Analyst for K&L Gates
Meet Carl Skiles, a 2008 alumnus of the accelerated information technology and management program.
2/1/2013 Meet M.B.A. alum May Lebo, Kenyan native and social media manager for Kali TV Online
Lebo earned her M.B.A. in 2011 and her B.A. in mass communication in 2008, both from Point Park.
1/24/2013 Internal Events Coordinator for Phipps Conservatory is a 2012 SAEM Alum
Rachel Kernic graduated in May 2012 from Point Park University with a bachelor's degree in sports, arts and entertainment management.
1/21/2013 Alumna Working for Palace Sports & Entertainment, Mentoring SAEM Students
Meet Mallory Schirr, a 2009 SAEM graduate and executive assistant for events & booking at Palace Sports & Entertainment.
1/21/2013 Meet Kenny Casado, Engineering Management Alumna and Customer Operations Engineer
Casado earned a Master of Science degree in engineering management from Point Park in 2010.
1/16/2013 Business Management and M.B.A. Alum a Marketing Manager for Greiner Bio-One
Mackenzie Farone earned a Bachelor of Science in business management in 2009 and an M.B.A. in 2011, both from Point Park.
1/10/2013 SAEM grad begins career in entertainment field with ShowClix position
Following graduation, alumnus Brandon Dujmic landed a position with ShowClix, Inc. in Pittsburgh.
12/10/2012 SAEM Alumna Lands Account Executive Position with Leading Advertising Agency
Meet 2010 SAEM alum Caroline Bovalino, an account executive for MARC USA.
11/28/2012 Meet Alumna Elisabeth Jensen, Third Grade Teacher
Elisabeth Jensen earned a Bachelor of Arts in elementary education from Point Park and now works as a third grade teacher at West Elementary School in Arcadia, Fla.
11/28/2012 Meet Alumna Kelly Cortazzo, Kindergarten teacher
Kelly Cortazzo earned a Bachelor of Arts in elementary education from Point Park and is a kindergarten teacher at West Elementary School in Arcadia, Fla.
11/28/2012 Meet Alumna Jasmin Hain, fourth grade teacher
Jasmin Hain earned a Bachelor of Arts in elementary education from Point Park and is now a fourth grade teacher at West Elementary School in Arcadia, Fla.
11/28/2012 Three Point Park Education Alums Land Teaching Positions at West Elementary School in Arcadia, Fla.
Education graduates Kelly Cortazzo, Jasmin Hain, and Elizabeth Jensen graduated from Point Park within the past year and all landed teaching jobs at West Elementary School in Arcadia, Fla.
11/19/2012 M.B.A. Alumna Christine Demore is BNY Mellon Global Pricing Operations Manager
Meet Christine Demore, 2012 M.B.A. alum and global pricing operations manager for Bank of New York Mellon.
11/1/2012 Mechanical Engineering Technology Alum Lands His Dream Job Right After Graduation
Meet Alan Young, a pipeline integrity engineer and 2012 mechanical engineering technology alumnus of Point Park University.
10/22/2012 Point Park M.B.A. Alumna is the Youth Policy Manager for the Pittsburgh Mayor's Office
Meet Olivia Benson, a 2008 M.B.A. alum of Point Park University.
10/16/2012 Master's Degree in Environmental Studies Puts Alumna a Step Ahead
Meet Michelle Wunderley, a 2012 Master of Science in environmental studies graduate.
9/18/2012 M.B.A. Alum Appointed Chair of Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency’s Policy Committee
Howard Slaughter, Jr., D.Sc., was selected to chair the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency’s Policy Committee.
9/13/2012 Bhutan native, Highmark Employee Earns M.B.A. in health systems management
Meet Kishor Pradhan, a 2012 M.B.A. alum and system testing analyst for Highmark.
9/10/2012 Working on Broadway: SAEM Grad Dishes Out Details
Meet Hugh Stumpp, a 2010 SAEM alum and associate house manager in NYC for Nederlander Producing Company of America.
9/7/2012 Alumna Discusses Why She Chose Point Park for Bachelor's and Master's in Education
Meet Michelle Graham, a third grade ELA teacher and clinical resident instructor at Pittsburgh King K-8.
9/5/2012 M.B.A. Alum Profile: Lydia Tobiasz, Manager at Madison Square Garden
Lydia Tobiasz is a 2007 M.B.A. alum and manager of corporate hospitality sales at Madison Square Garden.
8/30/2012 On the Set: SAEM Alumna Working for TV Show The Good Wife
Erin Cappiccie earned her bachelor's degree in SAEM from Point Park in 2008.
7/31/2012 UPMC Senior Manager Concentrates M.B.A. Degree in Health Systems Management
Alumnus Ryan Beaver is a senior manager of materials management at UPMC.
7/30/2012 SAEM Graduate David Jacobs Working as a Digital Producer on ESPN Account
Meet David Jacobs, a 2009 SAEM alumnus and digital producer for RED Interactive Agency.
7/20/2012 Meet Heike Steurer, M.B.A. Alum and Financial Analyst for Bayer Corporation
Steurer is a 2012 graduate of Point Park University's M.B.A. program.
7/17/2012 Degrees Help Alumnus Succeed in Engineering Career
Arthur Chileshe earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering technology in 2007 and a Master of Science in engineering management in 2010.
7/12/2012 M.B.A. Degree Advances Alum’s Engineering Career
Meet John T. Gobble, III, a 2011 M.B.A. alumnus.
6/22/2012 Meet M.B.A. alum Seung Chan Lim, an artist, software designer, and researcher
Seung Chan Lim is a 2002 M.B.A. alum of Point Park.
6/21/2012 SAEM Alumnus Working in Social Media on West Coast
Meet Joseph Adams, a 2010 sport, arts and entertainment management alumnus.
6/19/2012 Recent Graduate Lands Position Within National Intelligence Community
Meet Jeffrey Gurski, a 2012 intelligence and national security alumnus of Point Park University.
6/5/2012 Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology Helps Alum Obtain Senior Systems Engineer Position
Meet Harry Caskey, a 2011 Point Park information technology alumnus.
5/29/2012 Master's Degree in Secondary Education Paves Alum’s Path to Teaching High School Science
Chris Colonna earned his M.Ed. degree in secondary education in 2011 from Point Park.
5/7/2012 SAEM Alumna Balances Dual Careers as a Legal Assistant and NBA Dancer
Morgan Laskey is a 2010 sport, arts, and entertainment management alumna.
5/3/2012 Meet Kadi Camardese, M.B.A. Alumna and Communications Manager for American Bridge Company
Kadi Camardese earned an M.B.A. from Point Park University in 2008 and currently leads the marketing and communications department of a specialized company in the engineering industry.
4/2/2012 Alumna Says Global Cultural Studies Degree Equipped Her for Life
Meet Julia Franzen, a 2011 global cultural studies alumna and logistics coordinator for the organization Back to the Roots.
4/2/2012 Summer Internship at Top Talent Agency Leads to Job for SAEM Graduate
Meet Megan Beavis, a 2011 SAEM alumna, working as an agents' assistant in Los Angeles.
3/2/2012 Internship Leads to Position at Westinghouse for Veteran and Electrical Engineering Technology Alum
Meet Vasilii Savtchouk, a 2011 electrical engineering technology alumnus.
2/29/2012 SAEM Alumna and Project Manager Shayna Balog Discusses Her Career in Event Management
Meet Shayna Balog, a 2009 SAEM alum and project manager for the event management company, Retailcomm, based in Dallas, Texas.
2/20/2012 Capstone Course Helps Curriculum and Instruction Graduate Land Position as a College Instructor
Meet Preeti Juneja, a 2010 curriculum and instruction alumna of Point Park University.
1/19/2012 Alum implements curriculum and instruction expertise at Allegheny Intermediate Unit
Meet Paul Cindric, a 2006 alum of Point Park's curriculum and instruction graduate program.
1/3/2012 Alumni Profile: Nicole Perry, Civil Engineer Supervisor for PennDOT
Civil engineering technology alumna Nicole Perry is a civil engineer supervisor for PennDOT.
12/9/2011 M.B.A. alumna creates nonprofit Beverly’s Birthdays
Point Park M.B.A. alumna Megs Yunn was one of 10 people in the U.S. to receive $2,500 in seed money from Scholastic Media to establish Beverly’s Birthdays.
12/6/2011 Educational Administration Alumnus Appointed a Principal for Pittsburgh Public Schools
Meet Adam Sikorski, an educational administration alumnus and principal for Pittsburgh Colfax K-8.
12/5/2011 Point Park Information Technology and M.B.A. Alumna Denice Withrow a Vice President at Bank of America
Denise Withrow earned both a bachelor's degree in information technology and an M.B.A. specializing in management information systems from Point Park.
10/21/2011 Point Park M.B.A. Alumna the Only Female Director in the NHL
Jennifer Bullano, director of communications for the Pittsburgh Penguins, graduated with an M.B.A. degree concentrating in sports, arts and entertainment management.
9/14/2011 Interest in Engineering Prompts Pursuit of Degrees
Meet Chas Ainsworth, a civil engineering technology and engineering management alumnus.
8/24/2011 Meet Alum Graham Ferry, Civil Engineering Project Manager
Alumnus Graham Ferry works for L.R. Kimball, an architecture, civil and environmental engineering and communication technology services firm.
8/24/2011 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.
8/2/2011 Alumni Profile: Melissa Brozeski, Pittsburgh Pirates
Meet SAEM alumna Melissa Brozeski, community relations coordinator for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
5/18/2011 Alumni Profile: Cindy Barnett, Information Technology
Information technology alum Cindy Barnett discusses her experiences at Point Park and her overall future career goals.
5/17/2011 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.
4/26/2011 M.A./M.B.A. program aims to give working professionals an edge
Debating between pursuing an M.A. in journalism and mass communications or an M.B.A., Shian-Li McGuire was thrilled to learn Point Park University was launching a two-degree program that could help her achieve her multiple career goals.
12/16/2010 Engineering Alumnus Discusses His Experiences at Point Park
John Frydrych is a Civil Engineering Consultant and Eastern Regional Manager for R.A. Smith National, Inc.
10/11/2010 Engineering Alum Uses Education to Help Ensure Transit Safety
As a product safety engineer for Ansaldo STS, Joseph Reutzel analyzes designs of control systems used to operate light duty mass transit and heavy duty rail systems all across the country and around the world. Reutzel is a 2005 graduate of Point Park’s electrical engineering technology program.
5/25/2010 Senior project leads to jobs for engineering technology grads
Electrical engineering technology graduates Charles Frederick, left, and Eric Carper are working for Eaton Corp. after doing their senior design project with the company.
4/6/2010 Alumni Profile: Gary Smith, high school English teacher
Education alumnus Gary Smith is an English teacher and department chair at South Fayette High School.
12/10/2009 M.B.A. Alumnus Nicholas Gigante Helps Pittsburgh Rediscover the Arts
Gigante plays a key role at Pittsburgh Cultural Trust as director of institutional development.

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