A Day in the Life of Penn State World Campus Student Noelle Muratore

Noelle Muratore is a student at Penn State World Campus and shares her thoughts on what it is like to take courses. Major: Bachelor of Arts in Advertising/Public Relations – Strategic Communications Option Courses taken per term: 4 Hours spent on program per week: 15–17 Current hometown: Fairfax, Virginia Distance from University Park: 211 miles…

Meet Carmen Cole, IST Research Consultant

We recently chatted with Carmen Cole, a research consultant for IST at the Penn State University Libraries. Here’s our conversation: Please give our readers a sense of your background and educational interests. I have a BA in English and Creative Writing from Penn State, an MFA in Creative Writing from Bowling Green State University, and…

A Day in the Life of Penn State World Campus Student Kevin Doupe

Kevin Doupe, a student at Penn State World Campus, shares his thoughts on what being a Penn Stater means to him. Major:  Master of Professional Studies in Human Resources and Employment Relations, Training and Development Concentration Courses taken per term: 2 Hours spent on program per week: My adviser at Penn State provided me with a list of suggested course pairings based on…

Penn State World Campus Student Jason Lin’s Experience on Campus

What a great experience it was to visit the Penn State University Park campus — even on such a rainy day! I’m Jason Lin, a current Penn State World Campus graduate student majoring in Data Analytics. I came to Penn State to see RENT and to attend the Penn State World Campus Student Advisory Board…

Dealing with Stress: Helpful Resources and Strategies

For many of us, stress seems to be an inevitable part of daily life. Working adult students can have many sources of stress, particularly at certain times such as during final exams or when life events create anxiety. Signs of stress The first step in dealing with stress is recognizing that you are stressed in…

Emily Rimland: Information Literacy Librarian at Penn State

We recently caught up with Emily Rimland to learn more about her role as the information literacy librarian for the Penn State University Libraries. Here’s our conversation: Please give our readers a sense of your background and educational interests. I am a native Pennsylvanian, and a Penn Stater, like my whole family — from grandparents…

A Day in the Life of Penn State World Campus Student Stephanie Wills

Stephanie Wills shares her experiences with online learning. Major: Human Development and Family Studies Courses taken per term: 4 Hours spent on program per week: 20–24 hours Current hometown: Yorktown, VA Distance from University Park: 376 Miles As a Penn State World Campus student, what does a typical school day look like for you? I am currently a senior majoring in human development and family studies, military wife, mother of two, official military volunteer (Key Spouse), World Campus…