PawCast: The Tailgate Experience: All-University Day

Come tailgate with us Penn State style in the latest episode of PawCast. From exciting things to see on campus to cheering at a Penn State football game – World Campus students share it all from their trip to University Park for All-University Day. Listen as they join us from the World Campus tailgate at…

Meet TaJuana Sebens, Blue & White Society Executive Board Member

In our final Blue & White Society executive board profile, we introduce you to the newly elected Vice President, TaJuana “TJ” Sebens. TaJuana, who recently joined the board as the newest member, is excited about the role she will get to play in the World Campus chapter. Today she shares a little about herself and…

Meet Wendy Weidman, Blue & White Society Executive Board Member

We continue our Blue & White Society executive board features this week with Wendy Weidman. Wendy, who also served on the inaugural board in the role of Vice President, was elected to the position of President this year. Wendy is pursuing her bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and hopes to attend law school in the…

Understanding the Deferred Grade Process and Policy

If, due to unique and extenuating circumstances, you are unable to finish a course in the scheduled semester time frame you may request a deferred grade from the course instructor. Please review the University policy, and Registrar information. What is the process for requesting a deferred grade? Requests should be submitted directly to the instructor…

What You Need to Know About Disability Services

Hello Penn Staters! Did you know that World Campus has support services for students with disabilities? There are often many questions and concerns about the services offered, so I thought I would spend some time addressing three of the most common ones. Question 1: Is information about my disability available on my student record? Who…

December Dates, Deadlines, and Events

The fall semester is coming to a close, and it’s time to mark the final important dates, deadlines, and events of the year. Don’t miss out on exciting webinars and important World Campus office closures. For those of you who are graduating, check out the commencement and celebration details. December 6 Understanding Federal Financial Aid…

Solving the Puzzle [On My Desk]

Information technology specialist at the HelpDesk, Don Randolph keeps items on his desk that remind him that persistence pays off. Don keeps tavern puzzles on his desk. The object of these puzzles is to disentangle the cast iron pieces, which can be very much like solving technology problems at the HelpDesk. Don knows the preferred…

Meet Stephanie N. Blahut, Blue & White Society Executive Board Member

Over the past weeks you have had the opportunity to hear from both the Blue & White Society Director of Communications and Director Membership about their goals for the organization in the coming year. Today we continue our executive board features with the society Secretary, Stephanie Blahut. Stephanie, who is working towards her bachelor’s in…

What We Learned From Tim Gunn

On Thursday, November 8, Project Runway star Tim Gunn spoke to Penn State students as a part of Penn State’s Distinguished Speakers Series. World Campus students had exclusive access to the live stream of the event. Two World Campus admission counselors, Laura Anderson and Carli Donovan, had the chance to attend Tim Gunn’s talk, and…