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Master and doctoral students at Point Park University are invited to present their research, related to the theme of education in action, at the University's Third Annual Graduate Students Conference Saturday, March 28, 2020, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in West Penn Hall.

The annual conference, which aims to provide high quality, professional interactions for the enrichment of graduate students’ research experiences, is co-sponsored by the University and the Graduate Student Association.

Digest Submissions

Please send full papers or 500-word abstracts to for initial review and feedback. After you receive feedback, please make the suggested changes and re-submit your work for final review and to be included in the conference.

Pictured are graduate students presenting at the 2019 conference. Photo by Emma FederkeilImportant Dates

  • Fri., Jan. 17, 2020: Digest submission due date
  • Fri., Feb. 7, 2020: Submitters will be notified of acceptance
  • Sat., March 28, 2020: Graduate Students Conference 

Research presentations, poster sessions and professional workshops will cover the following areas:

  • Business Administration
  • Communication
  • Education
  • Engineering Management
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Health Care Management
  • Psychology and Community Health
  • Screenwriting and Playwriting 

Learn More

For questions or more information about the conference, contact Archish Maharaja, Ed.D., at 412-897-7474 or

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