No Matter Where You Are, Penn State is There

Anytime I can get a chance to join thousands of Penn Staters, I will gladly take that opportunity.  In November, our beloved Lions played in Minneapolis at TCF Bank Stadium against the Minnesota University Golden Gophers.  My wife and I were able to secure tickets, and we were well on our way to Minneapolis. Our…

GRAMMY-Winning Singer by Night, World Campus Student by Day

In your next group project at World Campus, you might be paired with a GRAMMY-winning singer. Conesha Owens — known professionally as “Ms. Monet” — has been performing alongside famous singers like Queen Latifah, Steely Dan, Michael McDonald, and Boz Scaggs for nearly two decades. Penn State World Campus has given her a chance finish…

Finding University Libraries Materials in Google Scholar

Is Google your first source for information? As a Penn State student, Google Scholar can take your research to the next level, because you can search for scholarly literature across multiple disciplines, and retrieve citations and full text for a variety of academic sources, including books, journal articles, dissertations, and more! How it Works Set…

Lifelong Learner, Military Wife, and Proud Penn State Alum

Lissa Liverman graduated in the summer 2013 semester with her bachelor’s degree in business through Penn State World Campus. We were excited to meet her in person during our Graduation Celebration! We also talked with her afterwards to learn about her overall experience as a World Campus student. Why did you choose Penn State World…

Top Misconceptions about Career Services

I asked some fellow colleagues about student misconceptions regarding Career Services – here’s what they identified. You only need to go to Career Services when you’re a looking for a job. Career Services is for seniors. They don’t help freshman and sophomores. Career Services can give me a test that will tell me what to…

Finding Sources Faster with Citation Linker [Library Lessons]

Have you ever found an article citation in a bibliography and wondered if the University Libraries has access to it? Citation Linker searches the libraries’ holdings and links you directly to the article – no need to locate the specific journal or database on your own! How it works: Fill in the citation information, such as…

Students Can Benefit from Membership in American Association of University Women

Connect with a Community! World Campus is a partner member with the American Association of University Women (AAUW). This partnership enables World Campus students to join AAUW via a free electronic student affiliate membership to both the national and Pennsylvania branches regardless of where you live. AAUW is a nationwide community of more than 165,000…

Library Lessons: Enhanced Ask a Librarian Feature

With the Fall semester comes an updated look for the World Campus Library website. And that new look includes the Ask a Librarian chat tab – on every page! Get help wherever you are, whenever you’re online. Just click on the tab, enter a name or choose to ask anonymously, then type your question in…

Veteran Students Eligible for Priority Registration

Beginning with registration for the spring 2014 semester, veteran students will be eligible for priority registration. Veterans who have been honorably discharged from all branches of the U.S. military will qualify. Priority registration allows eligible students to register for courses earlier than other students. For the spring 2014 semester, priority registration will begin on October…

Renovated Nittany Lion Shrine Unveiled

The Nittany Lion got a makeover! The beloved shrine on the University Park campus recently underwent a renovation that took several months, during which time it was off limits to visitors. Now that the project is completed, the shrine is once again open to the public. In addition to improved landscaping and lighting, new accessibility…