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…

A Very Powerful Tool in the Student’s Hands: Penn State Libraries

In my experience as a student at Penn State, the University Libraries have played a major role in assisting with my coursework. Living outside the United States, and not being able to visit any of its physical campuses, I first thought that accessing the library would certainly be a complicated process. I later found that…

Penn State’s Accreditation Reaffirmed

With the Thanksgiving holiday only a day away, I am thankful to share that on Thursday, Penn State’s accreditation was reaffirmed by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). With the news of the lifted ‘warning,’ Penn State President Rodney Erickson shared, “While the excellence of our educational programs was never in question, it…

Meet Julie Patosky, Blue & White Society Executive Board Member

Last week we introduced you to Kaleigh Miller, Director of Communications for the World Campus chapter of the Blue & White Society. In today’s post you will have the opportunity to get to know Director of Membership, Julie Patosky. Julie, who is currently pursuing her master’s degree in community and economic development, serves in a…

Reminder: Check Out Coach Washington in PawCast

Coach Coquese Washington says, “As a head coach, your to-do list is more about providing framework, providing vision, providing direction.” Find out just how Coach Washington provides framework, vision, and direction for the young ladies on the Penn State women’s basketball squad in the latest episode of PawCast. The engaging Coach Washington discusses leading the…

Meet Kaleigh Miller, Blue & White Society Executive Board Member

A few months ago, students in the World Campus chapter of the Blue & White Society elected into office their 2012-2013 executive board. Over the next few weeks you can get to know the members of the board as they share a little about themselves and their goals for the Blue & White Society in…

PawCast: Leading the Lady Lions

It’s hoops madness in the latest episode of PawCast. From “hanger basketball” to Big Ten championships—the leader of the Lady Lions, Coquese Washington, shares it all! Listen as she joins us in the studio to chat about her experience coaching the nationally ranked Penn State women’s basketball team. Coach Washington talks about her time with…