Mentoring and Your Career

Mentors can be an invaluable tool for career success. You can gain professional rewards from having a mentor — and also by serving as one. Mentors share “real world” lessons There are certain lessons you can learn only on the job. Likewise, there are some real-world situations that often aren’t covered in textbooks. A mentor…

Meet Melissa Luse, Coordinator of the Rehabilitation and Human Services Minor

We recently spoke to Melissa Luse, coordinator for the Rehabilitation and Human Services Minor through Penn State World Campus, about her field and her experience teaching courses at Penn State. Please give our readers a sense of your background and teaching interests. I was born and raised in Michigan and have a bachelor’s degree in…

Networking 101: Mastering the Basics

Networking. It’s a term you have likely heard many times throughout your educational and professional journey. If you’re like many people, you may automatically cringe when you hear that word, especially if you envision business get-togethers where everyone competes to see who can hand out the most business cards in record-breaking time. The good news…

Penn State World Campus Student Jason Waltersdorff’s Collegiate Laws of Life Essay

Jason Waltersdorff, a sophomore from Glen Rock, PA who is studying political science at Penn State World Campus, recently won second place for his essay in the Collegiate Laws of Life Essay Contest. The contest asked Penn State students to explore ethical values and intercultural issues and to express their views in writing. Here is…