Point Park Globe

Provost announces academic changes

Written By Caitlyn Scott, Co-News Editor September 21, 2022

In an email sent on behalf of the President’s Office on Sept. 12, 2022, the university announced two new changes to the university’s academic structure, effective as of this semester.  Firstly,...

No plans to change mask optional policy despite increase in COVID-19 cases

Written By Caitlyn Scott, Co-News Editor September 14, 2022
With students entering into their third week of classes, the university has already seen a significant increase of COVID-19 cases on-campus, leading to many concerns for the health and safety of students and faculty. 

Adobe to no longer provide Creative Cloud to students

Written By Caitlyn Scott, Co-News Editor September 7, 2022

An email sent to students on behalf of the Information Technology Services (IT) announced that the university will no longer provide Adobe Creative Cloud programs on personal machines or for home usage.  On...

Point Park police department joins ABLE Project

Partnership aims to train officers in peer intervention
Written By Zack Lawry, Co-News Editor April 20, 2022
Point Park’s Police Department has been accepted into the Active Bystandership for Law Enforcement (ABLE) Project, a program designed to train officers to intervene if a fellow officer is violating protocol.

University considers replacements for Schoology

Students, faculty, test multiple alternatives as Schoology contract nears end
Written By Caitlyn Scott , Co-News Editor April 20, 2022
Students and faculty could see a change in how they submit assignments and see grades in the near future as the university continues to test new grading platforms to replace Schoology.

The Globe News Brief

Written By Caitlyn Scott, Co-News Editor April 13, 2022
This is the Globe News Brief for the week of April 13.

University to hold first inaugural Lavender Graduation

Ceremony to recognize LGBTQIA+ graduates and allies on campus
Written By Amanda Andrews, Editor-in-Chief April 6, 2022
In two and a half weeks, the university will hold its first inaugural Lavender Graduation.

The Globe News Brief – 4/6/2022

Written By Zack Lawry, Co-News Editor April 6, 2022

Scientists transmit broadcast of Earth’s location into space A radio signal dubbed the “Beacon in the Galaxy” (BITC) message is being broadcast by scientists into space in hopes of contacting...

Gas Prices spike cause commuter concerns

Increase in gas prices prompted by multiple factors including war in Ukraine
Written By Caitlyn Scott, Co-News Editor April 6, 2022
Students, faculty and staff who rely on personal transportation to campus have continued to be hit with increasing gas prices.

Point Park announces new indoor mask policy

Masks to be optional indoors expect within instructional spaces and elevators
Written By Zack Lawry, Co-News Editor March 30, 2022
Point Park has announced an updated indoor mask policy in response to recent Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines, only requiring masks to be worn “in indoor instructional spaces and on the elevators.”

The Globe News Brief

Written By Caitlyn Scott, Co-News Editor March 30, 2022
This is the Globe News Brief for the week of March 30.
Reminder of the current mask policy

University surveys students, staff and faculty about transition to mask-optional policy

Point Park community votes in favor of mask-optional policy
Written By Zack Lawry, Co-News Editor March 23, 2022
More than two years after first going into lockdown, Point Park is now collecting feedback from community members about whether the school should transition from the mandatory indoor mask policy that has been in place since the Fall 2020 semester.
Load More Stories