A Trip to University Park Helps Students Explore Careers in Law

Three World Campus students recently gained insight into the experience of going to law school by participating in a program offered each year at Penn State University Park. The students attended Penn State’s Explore Law, a week-long program hosted by Penn State’s Dickinson School of Law that explores the study of law, analysis lawyers use…

Dear Old State

In April 1901, Penn State’s alma mater was written by Fred Lewis Pattee, Professor of American Literature at the University. Prior to its creation, Penn State did not have a college song, and Pattee wanted one that would encourage spirit and loyalty. The lyrics were composed to the tune of “Lead On Me” by Cauviere,…

Staying Organized

Stay organized is a priority for many World Campus students. Calendars quickly fill up, time disappears, and life keeps moving, making it difficult for students to stay organized. Between work, school, family, and other responsibilities, it is important to know what needs to be done, what is due, and where to be. We asked World…

4 Ways Penn State is Increasing Sustainability

April 22 is Earth Day in the United States, and we wanted to share about some of the exciting Penn State sustainability initiatives that strive to cut down on waste, increase recycling, and promote sustainable living. 1. “No Can Do” The “No Can Do” initiative has the ambitious goal of having zero waste on campus.…

Racing to Her Degree

Meghan T. Sullivan is a World Campus Law and Society major from Bluemont, Virginia who is an Olympic hopeful for the U.S. Bobsled and Skeleton team. We recently had a chance to chat with her about her sport, school, and how she balances it all. What is skeleton and how did you get involved? I…

Town Hall Follow-Up: More Answers to Your Questions

During our Town Hall event on January 22, Wayne Smutz, associate vice president for Academic Outreach and executive director of Penn State World Campus, answered questions from Penn State adult learners around the world at an event streamed live from the Hintz Family Alumni Center on the University Park campus. We received so many great…