Point Park Globe

Alumni office connects current, former students

Written By Kalea Hall

June 29, 2016


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Surrounded by decades of Point Park University yearbooks, jerseys and photos, Lisa Patterson works at the job she loves, connecting with over 24,000 alumni just like herself.Down the hall from Patterson’s office, Kristen Baginski is busy getting to know the university she is now working for as the di...

Adjunct win right to unionize

Adjunct win right to unionize

Written By Anthony Mendicino

June 29, 2016


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photo by Ty Smith Supporters of adjuncts unionization march down Boulevard of the Allies on Monday in the Labor Day parade. Pittsburgh’s Labor Day Parade is the second largest in the U.S. after New York City.   Point Park’s adjunct faculty chose to unionize in a mail-in vote o...

New leadership, administration Doctorate degree offered by University

New leadership, administration  Doctorate degree offered by University

Written By Jane McAnallen

June 29, 2016


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Point Park’s new doctoral program boasts flexibility, creativity and diversity, opening up new opportunities for its cohorts. “Designed for working professionals,” the doctoral program is a three-year Ed.D in Leadership and Administration, a career focused degree with three tracts: profess...

Wood Street Communications helps non-profits with PR, advertising

Wood Street Communications helps non-profits with PR, advertising

Written By Nicholas Vercilla

June 29, 2016


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When Jason Herring, marketing and communications coordinator of the Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force heard Point Park offered public relations and advertising services to non-profits, he was elated.   “Wood Street Communications is a valuable resource for skilled, professional services by students w...

USG changes club funding process

USG changes club funding process

Written By Kristin Snapp

June 29, 2016


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    Under new leadership, Point Park’s governing body says funding of school clubs was so erratic that it is cutting the process in half to give organizations two chances per semester to request funds for events. That means groups unsure of what they need funded at the beginning of...

Walk to defeat ALS fundraising event at Point State Park

Walk to defeat ALS fundraising event at Point State Park

Written By Edward Trizzino

June 29, 2016


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Strong odor prompts photo lab to call firemen

Strong odor prompts photo lab to call firemen

Written By Jane McAnallen

June 29, 2016


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Strong odor prompts photo lab to call firemen

Strong odor prompts photo lab to call firemen

Written By Jane McAnallen

June 29, 2016


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Strong odor prompts photo lab to call firemen

Strong odor prompts photo lab to call firemen

Written By Jane McAnallen

June 29, 2016


Filed under NEWS

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Crime Report September 10

Crime Report September 10

June 29, 2016


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Monday 9/1 – Total Calls - 19 Lock Outs – 10 Medical Calls – 1 1:58am Boulevard Apartments 4th Disturbance Cleared 7:44pm Lawrence Hall Odor Cleared 10:37pm Village Park Fight, suspicious activity Cleared   Tuesday 9/2 – Total Calls – 38 Lock Outs &...

New club for first year leaders

New club for first year leaders

Written By Andrew Henderson

June 29, 2016


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Make Your Mark at Point Park! (MYMaPP!) is a new program for freshmen at Point Park which will connect 30 new students with leadership opportunities on campus. According to Bradley Kovalcik, coordinator of Student Activities, a survey of incoming Point Park freshmen showed that new students are mo...

Tom McMillan discusses Flight 93

Tom McMillan discusses Flight 93

Written By Michael Richter

June 29, 2016


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photo by Haley Wisniewski Students and faculty listened to speaker Tom McMillan on Sept. 11 in the JVH Auditorium. McMillan discussed his book “Flight 93: The Story, The Aftermath, and the Legacy of American Courage on 9/11” and provided information about Flight 93 through a slideshow p...