Point Park University Students Travel to New York City for Alternative Spring Break
Students visited Rockefeller Center, Central Park, The New York Public Library, Radio City Music Hall and NBC Studios.
High School Students: Explore Our City and Your Career at Point Park
Summer workshops in communication, education, and sports, arts and entertainment management. Join us!
Stacy Kranitz, TIME's Instagram Photographer of 2015, Hosts Artist Talk at Point Park
"I use photography to open up a narrative that confronts our understanding of culture," said Kranitz.
Behind the Lens with Ben Schonberger, Instructor of Photography at Point Park
"My classes move fast and the expectations are high. The students are always up for a challenge and the opportunity to take a risk when the bar is raised. I love that," he said.
Point Park's Student Media Reports on the Presidential Inauguration in Washington, D.C.
Students representing The Globe, U-View and WPPJ traveled to Washington, D.C. to report on the Presidential Inauguration Jan. 20, 2017.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Daniel Kelly, Cinema Production major from Texas
"I would say to live on campus for at least your first year. It’s a great way to get to know and network with other students. It will help you get the most out of your college experience."
Students Tour Museums, Supreme Court and Network with Alums in Washington, D.C.
School of Communication and Honors Program students visited the Newseum, Holocaust Museum, National Geographic Museum and Supreme Court Building during their trip.
Student Media Outlets Interview Attorney General Candidates at On-Campus Debate
"You only get to cover an election once in college, so for the candidates to come right to us on campus was awesome," said student Josh Croup.
More than 400 Family Members Visit Point Park's Downtown Pittsburgh Campus for Family Weekend
Point Park University's annual Family Weekend was held Oct. 7-9 and included activities on campus and throughout Pittsburgh.
First Amendment Photo Exhibit Opening at the Center for Media Innovation
Inaugural photo gallery focuses on expressions of free speech, Sept. 16-Oct. 7.
Point Park Welcomes 14 New Full-Time Faculty
Meet new faculty who bring real-world experience into the classes they teach.
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.
Cinema Arts Student, Spain Native Interning for The Fred Rogers Company
"I work on children’s cartoons that air on PBS to select small clips and images for the website, transcribe videos and files from DVDs, as well as any other tasks as assigned," said Pamies.
Rebecca Painter Gains Hands-On Experience Interning for PJR Photography and Studio, LLC
As an intern for PJR Photography, Rebecca Painter is responsible for helping to plan and promote monthly photo exhibitions.
People of Point Park: Matt Nemeth, '16 has got a fix on the future of photography
Senior photography student Matt Nemeth, '16 is passionate about photography. His successful podcast is drawing new photogs to the medium.
People of Point Park: Shayna Mendez, '16 Sees the World Through Her Lens
Junior photojournalism student Shayna Mendez, '16 hopes to tell stories and inspire compassion through her photos.
Author and Photojournalist Alysia Burton Steele Discusses 'Delta Jewels' at Point Park
Steele came to Point Park to present photographic, auditory and documentary works from her project 'Delta Jewels.'
Point Park's Family Weekend draws a crowd to campus, Pittsburgh for weekend of fun
This year's Family Weekend drew nearly 500 family members to Point Park from across Pennsylvania and as far away as Texas, Florida, and Illinois.
Point Park University announces new Center for Media Innovation
Floor-to-ceiling glass walls, flat-screen televisions and a digital ticker will offer a New York City-style media hub where passersby can be entertained and informed as students learn their craft.
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.
Photography Major Liz Berie Lands Internship at Pittsburgh Riverhounds
"I've had my photos published on the team's website and other sports websites. It's pretty exciting to see my work published," Berie said.
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.
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.
Student Hannah Altman Draws National Attention for Photo Series 'And Everything Nice'
Altman posted the project — shot in her dorm room — to her Tumblr account, and within 24 hours it was featured on BuzzFeed, Huffington Post and Cosmopolitan.
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.
Communication, History and Honors Students Travel to Washington, D.C.
Students and faculty explored media and history in the nation's capital during the fall semester.
Faculty Profile: Meet Christopher Rolinson, Associate Professor of Photojournalism
At Point Park, Rolinson has introduced new courses, collaborations and partnerships to expand and diversify the photography and photojournalism programs.
April Friges Displays Work at Local Exhibit
"Pop Explosion: the Artist and Popular Culture," is on display at Sweetwater Center for the Arts through March 29.
Faculty Profile: Meet April Friges, Assistant Professor of Photography
"I emphasize interdisciplinary practices. My students are not only working with the two-dimensional picture, but thinking outside the classic notions of what photography means today in the art world versus the commercial world," said Friges.
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.
Students Gain Hands-On Experience Photographing Ovarian Cancer Walk
The students' photos are considered for use on the NOCC website, in email newsletters, on social media sites or for public relations purposes.
Students Embrace Macedonia as Part of Summer Project to Promote Tourism
The "Pioneer 6" group are busy designing menus and brochures and hosting advertising, marketing and photography workshops in Ohrid, Macedonia this summer.
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.
School of Communication Students Travel Abroad to Study Media Landscape in Germany
Media and historical visits included Die Welt, Ketchum Pleon, Freie University, BMW Munich headquarters and museum, Dachau Concentration Camp and the Neuschwanstein Castle.
Point Park Professors, Student and Alumni Honored at Golden Quill Awards
The Golden Quill competition recognizes professional excellence in journalism in Western Pennsylvania.
Photography, Engineering Department Collaborate on Time-Lapse Camera Dolly Project
Photography students will have the opportunity to practice their skills on a new time-lapse camera dolly built by their own Point Park classmates in the engineering technology department.