A Conversation with Marie Hardin, Dean of the Penn State College of Communications

    Marie Hardin was the featured speaker at the Penn State World Campus Fall Graduation Celebration in December. A reporter at heart, Hardin is the dean of the Penn State College of Communications, active in research in the field of sports journalism, and loves interacting with students. We recently sat down with her to…

Links We Love: December 9, 2015

Five things that shouldn’t be missed from this past week! 1. What does your LinkedIn photo say about you? 2. Penn State Director of Athletics Sandy Barbour selected to Forbes List of Most Powerful People in College Sports. 3. Is it environmentally correct to buy a real Christmas tree? Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences…

Top 10 Things to Do When Returning to School after a Break

As the break from school comes to a close, you may start thinking about helpful ways to jump back into your online courses with Penn State World Campus. Cheryl Horvath, a student blogger who is pursuing her Bachelor’s Degree in Labor and Employment Relations, suggests some things you may want to do before resuming classes.…

Admissions Q&A with Alumni Ambassador, Heather Mitterer: Part Two

The Penn State World Campus Admissions team held a question-and-answer–style webinar for prospective students to connect with our Alumni Ambassadors. These ambassadors serve a critical role by sharing their first-hand experiences as recent graduates for those who are considering applying to a degree program. Following are some of the questions asked at the webinar —…

Links We Love: December 2, 2015

Four things that shouldn’t be missed from this past week! 1. Searching for a 2016 wall calendar? Sneezy the Squirrel just debuted a nutty option for Penn Staters. 2. Congratulations to Penn State Department of Geography GIS Master’s student Angela Chang, the 2014 recipient of the Lt. Michael P. Murphy Award! 3. Ten essential apps…

Admissions Q&A with Alumni Ambassador, Heather Mitterer: Part One

The Penn State World Campus Admissions team held a question-and-answer–style webinar for prospective students to connect with our Alumni Ambassadors. These ambassadors serve a critical role by sharing their first-hand experiences as recent graduates for those who are considering applying to a degree program. Following are some of the questions asked at the webinar —…

Networking Tips Learned from a Penn State World Campus Career Counselor

If you’re like many online students, at some point you may find yourself contemplating what your next step should be after receiving your Penn State World Campus degree. The career counselors at Penn State World Campus are a great resource for helping you plan your next move. One of the most important lessons I learned…