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School of Communication

Wood Street Communications

A Point Park student works with a representative from the Pittsburgh Aids Task Force on a project on campus.

The School of Communication operates Wood Street Communications, an initiative to help connect nonprofits seeking assistance with communications services with Point Park students. 

Wood Street Communications is offered as an integrated marketing capstone class and select courses in photo, video, design and public relations. Students can also participate as part of their practicum, apprenticeship or apply for freelance work.

Students gain hands-on professional experience providing the following services to clients:

  • Press releases and media kits
  • Graphic design
  • Photography
  • Videography
  • Social media strategy
  • Event planning


Wood Street Communications is proud to serve more than 100 clients, some of which include:

  • American Heart Association
  • Gateway Health
  • Pittsburgh Aids Task Force
  • Historic Harmony Weavers
  • Squirrel Hill Food Pantry
  • Never Fear Being Different
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Media Association of Pittsburgh
  • March of Dimes
  • Northside Common Ministries

To learn more, visit the Wood Street Communications website.

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Lindsay Haslett, graduate assistant

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