- Master of Arts in Journalism/Graphic Design, University of Iowa
- Bachelor of Arts in Forestry, Iowa State University
- Bachelor of Arts in Agronomy, Iowa State University
- Certified Adobe Photoshop and InDesign Instructor
Patrick Pisarik teaches Media 5010: Business Communications online for UW-Platteville. He has also taught at the University of Northern Iowa as an Assistant Professor and currently teaches at Loras College. He has been a small business owner, worked for the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation as a Project Consultant, worked as a graphic designer and a photojournalist.
Pisarik is a member of the Iowa College Media Advisors Association and the Catholic Order of Foresters Fraternal Service Organization.
Pisarik enjoys a good joke, woodworking, and gardening. His advice to students is "Ultimately we have only ourselves to blame for our dreams that don't come true."