Creative Writing Contest Winner: Amanda Nelson

This summer, we hosted a poetry/essay contest for Penn State World Campus students that focused on the theme of “Dual Identities.” Amanda Nelson was chosen as one of the winners. Her essay appears below. Reader advisory: this essay shares anecdotes from Amanda’s struggle with addiction, including details about drug and alcohol use.  Drug Addict to Penn…

The Penn State World Campus Admissions Application Review Process

My name is Amber and I’m an admissions counselor with Penn State World Campus Admission Services and Financial Aid. I’m one of the many staff members here at Penn State that reviews incoming applications for admission to Penn State World Campus. I’d like to share some of what I look for during the review process,…

Graduation Celebration Speaker: Rohit Anand

Rohit Anand was one of the student speakers at the Penn State World Campus Graduation Celebration for summer semester. (Watch the livestream of the event here.) Here are his remarks from that event, detailing his journey and acknowledging those who played a pivotal role in helping him to earn his Master’s Degree in Enterprise Architecture.…

A Guide for Using Tutor.com

Achieving success in your classes can take a lot of hard work, but Academic Support Resources is here to assist you! We provide many resources to help make the learning process go more smoothly, including Tutor.com, a service built into select Penn State World Campus courses to assist students in writing, math, and other subjects.…

New E-Book Program at Penn State World Campus

There’s a new opportunity for you to save money on books and selected readings for your courses this semester. Our new E-Book program is being offered this fall as a partnership between the Penn State University Libraries and Penn State World Campus, providing you with free electronic books for selected courses. The goal of the…