SAEM Professor, Concert Promoter Striving to Make Pittsburgh a Music City
Ed Traversari, M.B.A., is working with the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership to cultivate a more vibrant music scene 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.
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.
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.
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.
@PointParkU hosts #sbmkt101 Twitter chat on Super Bowl ads
Point Park University hosted an experiential learning activity during the Super Bowl using hashtag #sbmkt101.
Students Meet Recruiters and Industry Professionals at Career Fair and Panel Discussions
Recruiters from 31st Street Studios, Imagine Careers, Glade Run Lutheran Services, Pittsburgh CLO, Stage AE, Brunnerworks, among others, came to Point Park University.
Making Connections Across The Country: SAEM Students Attend Pollstar Live! 2017 Conference
Point Park students were personally introduced to various agents, managers and promoters in the music business.
Students Inspired by Stories From Veterans and Korean War Survivor Ock Soon Lee
Soon Lee shared her harrowing — yet inspirational — story with Point Park students and members and guests of the Veterans Breakfast Club.
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.
Students Represent Point Park's Center for Sports Media at Baseball Winter Meetings
During the meetings and job fair, Point Park students interviewed for internships and/or part-time or full-time jobs.
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.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Morgan Mitchell, Sports, Arts and Entertainment Management Major
"The lasting memories you'll have from college will be the ones where you left your comfort zone, tried new things and got involved."
Wiz Khalifa’s Manager Talks to SAEM Students About Making a Career in the Music Business
The Nov. 28 guest lecture event was presented by Point Park’s sports, arts and entertainment management program and the University’s record label, Pioneer Records.
Making Magical Memories: SAEM Students Spend Semester Interning at Disney World
Ryan McMahon, Miranda Peel and Olivia Siemer describe why they chose to intern for Disney, their internship experiences, how their SAEM classes have prepared them and their career goals.
Fall Fest 2016 Features Alumni Band Nevada Color and Music Artists from Pioneer Records
Point Park University's Campus Activities Board hosted more than 200 people for its Fall Fest, featuring performances by Pioneer Records artists and alumni band Nevada Color.
Pioneer Records Collaborates With Pittsburgh Playhouse to Produce Rocktoberfest
Pioneer Records produced its first Rocktoberfest at the Pittsburgh Playhouse, collaborating with students and staff from Point Park’s Conservatory of Performing Arts.
Students Present at Honors Conference
Tim Grebeck, Nicki Jones, Sarah Martin and Professor Helen Fallon traveled to Seattle for the conference.
Broadcast Legend Mike "Doc" Emrick Encourages Students to Chase their Dreams
“If one person learns not to give up and be confident of their abilities to do what they really want to do in their career as a result of me being here, I’ll be coming back,” Emrick said.
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.
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.
Corporate Sales/Marketing Manager Talks to Students About Selling the Steelers
Kathy Wallace came to Point Park Oct. 20 to share with students her experiences selling the Pittsburgh Steelers for a living.
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.
Point Park Connections Help SAEM Junior Land Pittsburgh Penguins Internship
Meet Brittany Bishop, a sports, arts and entertainment management student and new media intern for the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Italian Singer’s Concert Introduced SAEM Students to Behind-the-Scenes Work
Seven students worked at the Patrizio Buanne concert at the Byham Theater.
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.
Pioneer Records Presents Rocktoberfest Oct. 31 at Pittsburgh Playhouse
The Halloween night music event and costume contest is free to Point Park students (with valid ID) and $5 for the general public.
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.
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."
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.
SAEM Professor Presents on Storytelling Data at Marketing Conference
Paige Beal, M.B.A., was part of a panel discussion at the Marketing Management Association Educators' Conference in Providence, R.I.
Point Park SAEM Students Selected to Work at Stanley Cup VIP Party
Nicolette Jones, Angela Thomas and Ericka Thomas recently worked at a Pittsburgh Penguins Stanley Cup VIP Party in Sewickley, Pa.
SAEM Sophomore Works as Stage Manager for Raleigh Convention Center's Summer Events
Meet Amber Montz, an SAEM student from Fayetteville, N.C.
Fall Events at the Center for Media Innovation
Guest speakers include Richard Drew, Fred McLeod, Diane Rehm and others.
Honors Students Visit Flight 93 National Memorial
“What moved me the most was listening to the phone calls of some of the passengers,” said Alexa Newbrough, a theatre major from West Deer, Pa.
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.
Advice to the Class of 2020 at Convocation: Set Goals, Get to Know Faculty, Classmates and the Community
Members of the Point Park community offered advice to help guide the Class of 2020 on their new path as college students.
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.
SAEM Major Gains Experience Working in Live Entertainment Management this Summer
Meet Molly Knepper, a transfer SAEM student who worked for Fearless Records, the Vans Warped Tour, Adventures in Wonderland and more this summer.
SAEM Student Transfers Passion for Running Into Special Events Summer Internship
Meet Emily Maxwell, a senior sports, arts and entertainment management and special events intern for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
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.
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.
SAEM Student Interviews Musicians at CMA Week, Country Music Festival in Nashville
Meet Angela Thomas, senior sports, arts and entertainment management major and learn about her experience as a journalist in Nashville.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Variety of Summer High School Programs Offered at Point Park University
Check out programs in animation, forensic science, multimedia and more.
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.
People of Point Park: Casey Landon, '16 and Cassandra Hershberger, '17 are Strong Women for Stronger Girls
As members of the Point Park chapter of Strong Women, Strong Girls, Casey Landon, '16 and Cassandra Hershberger, '17 support the growth of girls in low-income communities throughout the region.
SAEM Professor Leads AMA Collegiate Marketing Plan Competition
As co-vice president of academic outreach, Paige Beal, M.B.A., recruited marketing professionals to judge the April 15 competition.
Students Present at 2016 Northeast Regional Honors Conference
SAEM majors Nicolette Jones and Anna Livia Rice presented at the conference in Cambridge, Mass.
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.
Classes, Internships and Job with Pens-TV Set up SAEM Student for Professional Success
Meet Stone Swiess, a double major in SAEM and multimedia, who is working part-time for the Pittsburgh Penguins.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Ula Koczkodaj, SAEM Major and Soccer Player From Poland
Learn what sports, arts and entertainment management major Ula Koczkodaj loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
SAEM Students Work in VIP Area at The Who Concert
Haley Olah and Ericka Thomas were selected to assist in the VIP section at The Who concert, held at CONSOL.
'MasterCard & Global Sports Sponsorship' Topic of Sports Media Event
MasterCard's Mike Tasevski and Adrienne Jonas lead the April 14 event.
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.
Professor Leads Webinar on Social Marketing in the Performing Arts Industry
David Rowell, M.F.A., moderated an Association of Performing Arts Presenters webinar March 17.
MLB Diversity Summit is a Game Changer for SAEM Students Aspiring for Careers in Sports
Learn how SAEM students Jessica Martin and Hailie Sandor had access to all 30 major league baseball clubs and many minor league clubs at the 2016 MLB Diversity Business Summit.
WYEP Chooses SAEM Program as Partner for Reimagination CD Project for Area Youth
Through a new partnership with 91.3 WYEP's Reimagine Media program, students and faculty in the SAEM program are providing training and support for area youth interested in the music industry.
At City in a Room, students explore benefits of living in Pittsburgh
Campus Activities Board event helps students learn more about Pittsburgh neighborhoods and fun city events.
SAEM Student Profile: Evan Pearson, Promotions Intern for Pioneer Records
Sports, arts and entertainment management major Evan Pearson talks about his internship with Pioneer Records.
SAEM Professor Earns Recertification as a Fundraising Executive
Teresa Gregory, M.F.A., recently earned recertification as a Certified Fund Raising Executive by CFRE International.
SAEM Students Volunteer, Network at Pollstar Live! 2016 Music Conference in San Francisco
SAEM traveled across the country Feb. 9-12 to volunteer at the 2016 Pollstar Live! Music Conference in San Francisco, Calif., and network with music industry professionals.
Celebrating Valentine's Day: Love Stories from Campus
Alumni couples share stories of how they met as students at Point Park University.
WPXI Business Executives Discuss Careers in the TV Industry, Give Students Advice at Workshop
The Jan. 28 workshop was hosted by the sports, arts and entertainment program and featured panelists Julie Ellis-Jena, Bob Liga and Brandon Takacs.
Pioneer Records Introduces Out of the Woodwork Concert Series
This student-run concert series will continue with shows at Hundred Wood throughout the spring semester.
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.
SAEM Students Expand Professional Network in Performing Arts Industry at APAP Conference
Sports, arts and entertainment management students and alumni met with more than 80 industry professionals and performers at the 2016 Association of Performing Arts Presenters Conference.
People of Point Park: Ally, '18 and Shaniece, '18 Find Inspiration on the Phone
Annual Fund Student Callers Ally Stacy, '18 and Shaniece Lawrence, '18 enjoy connecting with Point Park alumni and friends, gathering sage advice and helping their school through the phonathon.
Students Connect with Employers for Internships, Jobs at Baseball Winter Meetings
Held in Nashville, Tenn., students attended a job fair with employers seeking interns, part-time and full-time employees for more than 400 positions.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Ryan Bitzer, Sports, Arts and Entertainment Management Major
Learn what sports, arts and etnertainment major Ryan Bitzer loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
SAEM Students Assist with WWE Monday Night Raw at CONSOL Energy Center
Sports, arts and entertainment management students assisted backstage and attended the live WWE Monday Night Raw show at CONSOL Energy Center Nov. 30.
Bill Hillgrove, Greg Brown, Paul Steigerwald Lead 'Voices of Pittsburgh Sports' at Point Park
Veteran Pittsburgh play-by-play broadcasters told stories from their careers and offered advice to students.
Veteran, SAEM Major John Kono Rushlander Selected as Pioneer Records’ Next Artist
Rushlander is the second musician to be selected for Point Park’s record label, Pioneer Records, which is housed at Red Caiman Studios in Pittsburgh.
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.
SAEM Class Working with Feld Entertainment Director to Market Upcoming Monster Jam
Students in Assistant Professor Paige Beal’s SAEM Marketing and Promotions class are gaining hands-on experience creating marketing plans for this upcoming event.
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.
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.
SAEM Professor Serves as Panelist at Marketing Conference in Puerto Rico
Paige Beal, M.B.A., discussed the importance of rebranding sales as business development to enhance an organization's reputation.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Convocation Speakers Welcome, Inspire Point Park University Class of 2019 to Make Connections
Freshmen and transfer students kicked off the beginning of their academic journey at Point Park by attending the University’s annual Convocation ceremony at the Sheraton Station Square.
SAEM Majors Gain Event Management Experience Interning for Live Nation
These students describe their experiences interning for Live Nation, how their SAEM classes prepared them, why they chose Point Park and their goals for the fall semester.
Point Park Welcomes 18 New Full-Time Faculty
New faculty bring industry expertise and real-world experience into the classes they teach.
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.
Her Campus Point Park Provides Real-World Experience, Networking Opportunities for Students
Students and an alumna networked with media professionals at the annual Her Conference in New York City, July 25-26. The conference is hosted by Her Campus, a worldwide online community for college women.
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.
Students Meet Warped Tour Founder, Work at Shania Twain Concert
SAEM students went backstage of the Warped Tour and worked at the Shania Twain, Smokey Robinson and Barbershop Quartet concerts.
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.
SAEM Student Lands Special Events Internship with Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership
Meet Colten Gill, junior SAEM student and summer intern for the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership.
International Media Class Travels to Spain and Portugal
Students examined media and culture in Madrid, Barcelona and Lisbon, May 11-23.
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.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Sports, Arts and Entertainment Management Major Derek Brough
Learn what Sports, Arts and Entertainment Management major Derek Brough loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Molly Burns, Sports, Arts and Entertainment Management Major
Learn what Senior Sports, Arts and Entertainment Management major Molly Burns loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
Professor and Students Attend Honors Conference
Helen Fallon and students planned and presented at the Northeast Regional Conference.
SAEM Major Taylor Self Named Point Park’s 2015 Outstanding Undergraduate Student
Taylor Self, from Mount Croghan, S.C., is 2015 recipient of the Point Park Alumni Association Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award.
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.
Pioneer Records Hosts CD Release Party for Student Artist Hannah Jenkins
The first artist featured on Point Park SAEM program's new record label performed live in Village Park April 17.
High School Students Invited to Point Park for 2015 Summer Programs
Check out programs in animation, accounting, forensic science, multimedia and more.
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.
SAEM Students Network With Ticketing Industry Professionals at On-Campus Workshop
The sports, arts and entertainment management program at Point Park University hosted a workshop on campus March 25 featuring panelists who work for some of the most popular ticketing outlets and venues in Pittsburgh.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Ryan Eliason, Sports, Arts and Entertainment Management Major
Learn what junior sports, arts and entertainment management major Ryan Eliason loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
SAEM Students Work at VIP Table for Maroon 5 Concert in Pittsburgh
Four students can now add the experience of working at the concert to their resumes.
SAEM Senior Discusses Internship with Attack Theatre, Studying Abroad
Meet Töve Johnson, a senior sports, arts and entertainment management major and administrative/project-based intern for Attack Theatre.
Employers at SAEM Career Event Impressed with Quality, Commitment of Point Park Students
Approximately 65 employers and 350 students came to campus Feb. 10 for the Sports, Arts and Entertainment Management Career Event.
SAEM Students Network with Top Music Industry Professionals at Pollstar Live! Conference
Six students in the sports, arts and entertainment management program were chosen as volunteers for the 2015 Pollstar Live! Music Conference in Nashville.
Student Transfers to Point Park for SAEM Program, Real-World Career Opportunities
Meet Mary Beth Cartier, a junior SAEM major and special events intern for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.
Pittsburgh CLO Chooses SAEM Students as Gene Kelly Awards Interns
Junior sports, arts and entertainment management majors Amber Flevaris and Logan Farren discuss their internship, why they chose Point Park, their career goals and more.
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.
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.
Sports, Arts and Entertainment Alumna in Colorado Manages Staffing for Large Events
Meet Ashley Johnson, a 2013 sports, arts and entertainment management alumna.
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.
Workshop Immerses High School Students Into Sports, Arts & Entertainment Industries
At the SAEM summer workshop, students got an insider's view of Stage AE, heard a live performance from Greg Joseph of The Clarks and toured several performing arts venues in Pittsburgh.
SAEM Major, Dance Minor Gaining Arts Marketing Experience at Andy Warhol Museum
Meet Point Park senior Brooke Perkins, the marketing intern at the Andy Warhol Museum this summer.
Job Shadowing Leads to Events Internship at Heinz Field for SAEM Student
Meet Troy Johnston, a senior sports, arts, and entertainment student and event operations intern at Heinz Field.
SAEM Student Gaining Events Management Experience at Phipps Conservatory
Alexandria Delancey is working as a part-time events assistant at Phipps Conservatory in Pittsburgh this summer.
SAEM Professor Selected as a Facilitator for Performing Arts Conference
David Rowell, M.F.A., was selected to be a lead facilitator at the Mid-Atlantic Performing Arts Market conference.
Ed Traversari Shares His Expertise on Pittsburgh's Entertainment Industry
SAEM Associate Professor Ed Traversari was the keynote speaker at a recent Pittsburgh Association of School Retirees luncheon.
SAEM Professor Presents at Arts Administration Conference in Montreal
Assistant Professor Teresa Gregory, M.F.A., C.F.R.E., co-presented "Community Connections: Learning Through Collaboration" May 30.
Associate Professor and Chair Presents at Sport Management Conference
Steve Tanzilli, J.D., presented on the topic “Representing Athletes off of the Field” at the North American Society for Sport Management Conference.
SAEM and Cinema Production Graduates Intern at New Perspective Communications
Sports, arts and entertainment management alumni Craig Woolridge and Evan Schall, along with cinema production graduate Jayme Jennings, interned at New Perspective Communications Agency this spring.
SAEM Student Gaining Variety of Real-World Experience in the Entertainment Industry
Karley Ferlic has already completed internships with The Jim Rome Show, “The Real” TV Show pilot and The Ellen DeGeneres Show and has assisted with Cher and Bon Jovi's concerts in Pittsburgh.
SAEM Graduate Chelsea Behanna Named 2014 Outstanding Student Leader
Behanna earned a Bachelor of Science degree in sports, arts and entertainment management from Point Park.
Bruce Springsteen’s Stage Manager Meets with SAEM Students During Concert Setup
SAEM Associate Professor Ed Traversari took a class of students to the CONSOL Energy Center to see what it takes to set up for a show of this magnitude.
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.
SAEM Classes Help Students With Business Side of Managing Their Indie-Pop Band
Sports, arts and entertainment management major Adam Valen answers questions on behalf of his band Nevada Color.
Hollywood Producer Chris Moore of “The Chair” Visits SAEM Fundraising Class
Assistant Professor Teresa Gregory's SAEM fundraising class had the opportunity to learn about the business of filmmaking.
SAEM students attend Pollstar Conference in Nashville
SAEM students met entertainment industry leaders while volunteering for and attending the annual conference.
SAEM Career Event Connects Students to Opportunities
Annual campus event featured 46 organizations seeking interns and employees.
SAEM Welcomed Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation CEO
Joel Peresman explained keys to success to students.
President & CEO of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation to speak at Point Park
Pittsburgh native Joel Peresman will discuss his rise from a 1970s internship with a local concert promoter to industry-leading positions.
SAEM Department Welcomes Former Pirates Owner Kevin McClatchy to Campus
McClatchy recently made his first appearance on a college campus, speaking to students at Point Park University.
SAEM Department Offers New Course Focused on the Recording Industry
The course is co-taught by Jesse Naus, president and head engineer of Red Caiman Media and Mark Fritzges, vice president of promotions for Atlantic Records.
Former Pittsburgh Pirates owner Kevin McClatchy Speaking at Point Park on Nov. 6
In his first appearance on a university campus, McClatchy will speak to students about the business of sports and his experiences owning the Pittsburgh Pirates and helping to establish PNC Park.
Renowned Psychologist Talks to SAEM Class About the Business of Sports Psychology
Sports psychologist and Point Park alumnus George Pappas, Ph.D., recently lectured at a “Legal Aspects of Sports, Arts and Entertainment” class.
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.
Marketing Intern at Mario Lemieux Foundation is a Point Park SAEM Major
Meet Stephanie Driscoll, a sport, arts and entertainment management major from Tampa, Fla.
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.
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.
Junior SAEM Major Lands Two Summer Internships in Live Entertainment
Meet Adam Valen, an SAEM student interning with Drusky Entertainment and Altar TV this summer.
Internationally Acclaimed Summer Dance Festival Selects SAEM Major for Internship
Meet Rachel Winkler, a sports, arts and entertainment management major interning with Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival this summer.
Sport, Arts and Entertainment Management Junior Interning for Altoona Curve
Point Park student Samantha Lynn is interning for the Altoona Curve this summer.
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.
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.
Student Profile: SAEM Major Interning for the Pittsburgh Pirates this Summer
Sport, arts and entertainment management major Evan Schall is interning for the Pittsburgh Pirates this summer.
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.
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.
Workshop on Sports Management Jobs and Internships Hosted by SAEM Program
Students interested in the sports management industry recently attended an online internship and job workshop on campus.
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.
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.
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.
SAEM Students Work for Bon Jovi Concert and Get Behind-the-Scenes Tour
Four SAEM majors assisted with a Bon Jovi concert and got a behind-the-scenes look at the show just hours before it went live.
Sport, Arts and Entertainment Management Career Event at Point Park on Feb. 12
Hosted by the SAEM program and Career Development Center, this event is open to all college students in the region.
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.
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.
SAEM grad begins career in entertainment field with ShowClix position
Following graduation, alumnus Brandon Dujmic landed a position with ShowClix, Inc. in Pittsburgh.
SAEM Alumna Lands Account Executive Position with Leading Advertising Agency
Meet 2010 SAEM alum Caroline Bovalino, an account executive for MARC USA.
Meet David Rowell, Assistant Professor of Sport, Arts and Entertainment Management
David Rowell, M.F.A., assistant professor of sport, arts and entertainment management, has taught and worked in theatre management all over the United States.
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.
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.
Teaching Students to Be Ticket Masters
SAEM is one of only a few programs in the country to offer a class on ticketing systems.
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.
SAEM and Dance Double Major Interning at Walking Thumbs
Hannah Finch, a student double majoring in sport, arts and entertainment management and dance, will graduate next May.
Sport, arts and entertainment management major interning at Disney World
SAEM major Ashley Dobransky discusses her internship with the Disney College Program.
SAEM Alumnus Working in Social Media on West Coast
Meet Joseph Adams, a 2010 sport, arts and entertainment management alumnus.
SAEM Major Named Outstanding Graduating Senior for the School of Business
Meet Rachel Kernic, a 2012 sport, arts, and entertainment management alumna.
SAEM Alumna Balances Dual Careers as a Legal Assistant and NBA Dancer
Morgan Laskey is a 2010 sport, arts, and entertainment management alumna.
SAEM Major Uses Skills from Marketing and Promotions Class at Her Internship with The Pittsburgh Steelers
Meet Megan Hoffman, a junior majoring in sport, arts, and entertainment management.
SAEM Students Gain Event Management Experience Co-Hosting "Zoo U" with The Pittsburgh Zoo
Attracting more college students to the zoo was the idea behind “Zoo U,” a collaborative event co-hosted by The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium and Point Park University’s SAEM program.
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.
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.
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.
Alumni Profile: Melissa Brozeski, Pittsburgh Pirates
Meet SAEM alumna Melissa Brozeski, community relations coordinator for the Pittsburgh Pirates.