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5/10/2017 High School Students: Explore Our City and Your Career at Point Park
Summer workshops in communication and sports, arts and entertainment management. Join us!
5/2/2017 SAEM High School Day at Stage AE Covers Paths to Sports, Arts and Music Business Careers
Nearly 60 students from high schools across the region attended Point Park University’s Sports, Arts and Entertainment Management High School Day at Stage AE on April 27.
3/16/2017 Upper St. Clair High School Students Investigate Mock Crime Scenes at CSI House
More than 75 students from Upper St. Clair High School visited Point Park University March 7, 9 and 14 to learn more about the forensic science field.
9/20/2016 Washington Post Reporters to Discuss Race, Local News Media
The on-campus event is Sept. 21, 6:30-8:30 p.m., in Lawrence Hall 200.
8/16/2016 High School Students Gain Hands-On Experience at Digital and Traditional Animation Camps
During the intensive workshops, students were introduced to character development and movement, learned the basics of 3D computer modeling, as well as the basics of compositing visual effects and live action
7/25/2016 Forensic Science Files Reveal CSI High School Summer Camp Has Record-Breaking Attendance
More than 50 high school students registered for the annual CSI summer camp at Point Park, held July 12-15 this year, making it the largest high school group the forensic science program has hosted at the University.
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."
7/18/2016 Students Tour iHeartMedia, August Wilson Center and More at SAEM High School Workshop
The annual All-Access SAEM High School Summer Workshop once again immersed students into the real-world business operations of the sports, arts and entertainment industries.
5/10/2016 Variety of Summer High School Programs Offered at Point Park University
Check out programs in animation, forensic science, multimedia and more.
4/26/2016 High School Students Explore Stage AE, Learn More About Point Park's SAEM Program
More than 100 high school students from Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia spent the day at Stage AE for Point Park's Sports, Arts and Entertainment Management High School Workshop.
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.
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.
11/5/2015 Allderdice High School Students Process Mock Death Scenes at Point Park’s CSI House
The high school students processed three different death scenes set up by Point Park forensic science students.
8/13/2015 CSI Camp Brings in High School Students From Across the Nation to Point Park’s Campus
Students engaged in a variety of mock forensic science work such as processing the crime scene house on campus and conducting labs on blood splatter, fingerprinting, hair analysis and impression evidence.
8/5/2015 SAEM High School Workshop Takes Students on Backstage Tour of Benedum Center, Stage AE
The July 21-23 SAEM workshop covered sports and entertainment law, the live entertainment business, venue and facility management, public relations and marketing, performing arts management and more.
7/23/2015 High School Students Learn the Elements of Storytelling at Screenwriting Camp
"I learned how to enjoy the experience of writing and it's so much fun. I'm leaving this camp with two scripts to add to my portfolio," said Jonah Krause, a junior from Pine-Richland High School.
7/15/2015 High School STEM Students Visit Point Park's CSI House, Learn About Forensic Science Careers
Point Park's forensic science program and CSI House were part of a July 8 STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) Careers Tour for high school students.
7/8/2015 High School Students Visit Point Park for Summer Media Workshops
Students learned about interviewing, writing and editing, and networked with professionals from the Tribune-Review, Consol Energy Center and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
7/6/2015 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.
6/18/2015 Broadcast Reporting Alumna Lindsey Watson is an Anchor/Producer at WDTV
"Living in Downtown Pittsburgh and being so close to three award-winning television stations influenced my decision to come to Point Park," said Watson, who earned a B.A. in broadcast reporting in 2013.
6/5/2015 Point Park hosts 2016 National High School Dance Festival
1,200 student dancers from around the world visit campus, March 3-6, 2016.
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.
4/27/2015 High School Students Explore Probability in Pittsburgh at Point Park's Math Symposium
Twenty-eight students from local high schools engaged in fun, hands-on activities focusing on probability and statistics at the University’s Annual Mathematics Symposium April 10.
4/24/2015 High School Students Invited to Point Park for 2015 Summer Programs
Check out programs in animation, accounting, forensic science, multimedia and more.
4/24/2015 High School Students Taking SAEM 101 Class Raise Over $43k for Pediatric Cancer Research
The SAEM program offers high school seniors with the opportunity to earn three college credits toward an undergraduate degree at Point Park.
4/17/2015 High School Students Become Storytellers at School of Communication's Media Day
Students worked under a deadline to create video packages, audio/feature stories, photo slideshows, a public relations plan and more at the spring media day, Pittsburgh Public Art: A Multimedia Storytelling Experience.
2/16/2015 Internship at WJAC-TV Leads to Full-Time Job for Alumnus Hunter Tresnicky
"I just have to say how thankful I am to have so many great professors who have prepared me for the real world and made me ready to take a professional job even while finishing my degree," said alumnus Hunter Tresnicky.
12/11/2014 Covering Conflict Topic of High School Media Day Workshop
This year's program featured interactive workshops that explored how to cover controversial media stories. Keynote speakers included Michael Fuoco and Carmen Gentile.
8/25/2014 High School Students Explore Careers in Animation at Point Park
Twelve students spent the week on Point Park's Downtown Pittsburgh campus learning classic hand-drawn techniques, cartooning skills and the storyboarding process.
7/24/2014 CSI Summer Camp Has High School Students Investigating Careers in the Crime Lab
The camp featured a mixture of lectures, labs and hands-on investigative work in Point Park’s crime scene house.
7/22/2014 High School Workshop Introduces Students to Careers in Multimedia Journalism
Students learned the basics of multimedia journalism, reporting, digital graphics and layout and how to work with audio and video.
6/30/2014 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.
5/7/2014 Students From Norwin School District Process Mock Crime Scenes at CSI House
Teacher Paula Giran decided a visit to the University would be a “perfect fit” for enhancing the forensics lessons she was teaching to her fifth and sixth grade students.
4/24/2014 High School Students Explore Abstract Geometry at Annual Math Symposium
The symposium offered students a fun mix of team problem-solving activities along with geometrical exploration in Downtown Pittsburgh.
4/8/2014 Point Park Welcomes High School Students for Summer Workshops
From screenwriting to a mock crime scene, Point Park offers a wide array of camps and workshops this summer.
8/19/2013 Point Park Hosts Frank Bolden Urban Journalism Workshop
Area high school students explored careers in journalism at the week-long interactive workshops.
8/16/2013 High School Students Gain Hands-On Experience at Traditional Animation Camp
During the interactive sessions, the group developed their cartooning skills as they learned classic hand-drawn techniques and the storyboarding process. As part of a production team, they explored stop motion animation to design and bring clay characters to life.
8/6/2013 High School Students Explore Careers in Technical Theatre and Stage Management
Area high school students spent two weeks on Point Park's campus to learn how to stage manage and call a dance performance, operate a light and sound board, hang lights and crew backstage.
7/26/2013 High School Students Learn the Business of Managing Sports, Arts and Entertainment
Point Park's SAEM program hosted a workshop highlighting the business behind managing sports, arts and live entertainment.
7/26/2013 Students Explore True Forensic Science Work at High School CSI Camp
Led by Edward Strimlan, M.D., the three-day camp includes a variety of hands-on lab and mock crime scene work in the areas of hair, fiber, blood splatter and finger print analysis.
6/28/2013 High School Students Explore Careers in Journalism at Summer Media Workshops
Students networked with media professionals from the Tribune-Review, CW Pittsburgh, toured PNC Park, Consol Energy Center and Stage AE during the week-long sports and arts and entertainment workshops.
4/22/2013 High School Students Spend the Day at Stage AE for SAEM Workshop
Approximately 80 high school students spent the day at Stage AE for a workshop hosted by Point Park’s sport, arts and entertainment program.
4/8/2013 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.
4/2/2013 Sport, Arts and Entertainment Management High School Workshop Slated for July 15-17
High school students interested in the sport, arts and entertainment management fields are encouraged to come to a summer workshop hosted by Point Park’s SAEM program.
11/13/2012 Point Park Hosts Inaugural Mathematics Symposium for High School Students
Making math fun for everyone was the focus of Point Park University’s inaugural Mathematics Symposium held on Nov. 2.
9/13/2012 Point Park to Host Mathematics Symposium on Nov. 2
Teachers throughout Western Pennsylvania can each nominate up to four high school students who show an interest in mathematics and/or mathematics education to attend.
8/2/2012 High School Students Describe Point Park's CSI Summer Camp As Challenging and Fun
From a blood spatter analysis to crime scene lab work, Point Park University’s CSI Summer Camp was packed with excitement and hands-on learning about the forensic science field.

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