Kinan Al Shaghouri: Interning Online with the Federal Government

Penn State World Campus undergraduate student Kinan Al Shaghouri recently completed an online internship through the federal government’s Virtual Student Foreign Service program, working for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Office of Transition Initiatives. Kinan lives in Washington, D.C., and works part-time as a technical expert for Apple. He says he has taken…

Student Focus: Jim Daly

We love hearing from our talented students in the Penn State World Campus Geospatial Program, especially about what they have learned from our classes and how they plan to apply their certificate/degree. Jim Daly, from Huntington, New York, entered our program in fall 2013 and is on track to complete his MGIS degree in 2018.…

All about the Transitions: College and Career Prep Course

Are you thinking about becoming a Penn State World Campus student, but worrying about how to use the online platform to succeed in your courses? Consider participating in Transitions: College and Career Prep. This course can help you brush up on some of the necessary skills that you’ll need for success as an online learner,…

A Day in the Life of Penn State World Campus Student Chris Moore

Chris Moore is a Penn State World Campus student and shares his experiences with taking courses and managing his personal life. Major: Master of Professional Studies in Human Resources and Employment Relations Courses taken per term: 1 Hours spent on program per week: 8–10 hours Current home town: Chester, Nova Scotia, Canada Distance from University…

Stand for State: How You Can Help

Members of the Penn State World Campus community can help prevent violence both in the online/learning space and in their offline environment through the Stand for State initiative. Stand for State is Penn State’s bystander intervention initiative focusing on sexual and relationship violence, mental health concerns, acts of bias, and risky drinking and drug use.…

Meet Jennifer Toof, Assistant Director of Student Affairs

Jennifer Toof recently joined the Penn State World Campus team as assistant director of Student Affairs. We chatted with her to learn more about her role and how she will help support students. Tell us about your background. I have worked in Student Affairs for eight years. Prior to joining World Campus, I was involved in…

A Day in the Life of a World Campus Student Daren Kullman

Daren Kullman is a Penn State World Campus student who recently shared his story of why he chose to pursue his degree at Penn State. Major: Master of Professional Studies in Psychology of Leadership Courses taken per term: Two courses per semester Hours spent on program per week: 8 to 12 hours per course, per…

A Day in the Life of Penn State World Campus Student Jaclyn Sukich

Jaclyn Sukich is a student at Penn State World Campus who recently shared her experiences with taking courses, working, and making time for a social life. Major: Master of Human Resources and Employment Relations, with a concentration in Employment Law Courses taken per term: 3 courses Hours spent on program per week: 20 hours a…