All about the Transitions: College and Career Prep Course

Are you thinking about becoming a Penn State World Campus student, but worrying about how to use the online platform to succeed in your courses? Consider participating in Transitions: College and Career Prep. This course can help you brush up on some of the necessary skills that you’ll need for success as an online learner,…

A Day in the Life of Penn State World Campus Student Chris Moore

Chris Moore is a Penn State World Campus student and shares his experiences with taking courses and managing his personal life. Major: Master of Professional Studies in Human Resources and Employment Relations Courses taken per term: 1 Hours spent on program per week: 8–10 hours Current home town: Chester, Nova Scotia, Canada Distance from University…

A Day in the Life of a World Campus Student Daren Kullman

Daren Kullman is a Penn State World Campus student who recently shared his story of why he chose to pursue his degree at Penn State. Major: Master of Professional Studies in Psychology of Leadership Courses taken per term: Two courses per semester Hours spent on program per week: 8 to 12 hours per course, per…

A Day in the Life of Penn State World Campus Student Jaclyn Sukich

Jaclyn Sukich is a student at Penn State World Campus who recently shared her experiences with taking courses, working, and making time for a social life. Major: Master of Human Resources and Employment Relations, with a concentration in Employment Law Courses taken per term: 3 courses Hours spent on program per week: 20 hours a…

A Day in the Life of Penn State World Campus Student Noelle Muratore

Noelle Muratore is a student at Penn State World Campus and shares her thoughts on what it is like to take courses. Major: Bachelor of Arts in Advertising/Public Relations – Strategic Communications Option Courses taken per term: 4 Hours spent on program per week: 15–17 Current hometown: Fairfax, Virginia Distance from University Park: 211 miles…

Meet Carmen Cole, IST Research Consultant

We recently chatted with Carmen Cole, a research consultant for IST at the Penn State University Libraries. Here’s our conversation: Please give our readers a sense of your background and educational interests. I have a BA in English and Creative Writing from Penn State, an MFA in Creative Writing from Bowling Green State University, and…

A Day in the Life of Penn State World Campus Student Kevin Doupe

Kevin Doupe, a student at Penn State World Campus, shares his thoughts on what being a Penn Stater means to him. Major:  Master of Professional Studies in Human Resources and Employment Relations, Training and Development Concentration Courses taken per term: 2 Hours spent on program per week: My adviser at Penn State provided me with a list of suggested course pairings based on…

Penn State World Campus Student Jason Lin’s Experience on Campus

What a great experience it was to visit the Penn State University Park campus — even on such a rainy day! I’m Jason Lin, a current Penn State World Campus graduate student majoring in Data Analytics. I came to Penn State to see RENT and to attend the Penn State World Campus Student Advisory Board…

Emily Rimland: Information Literacy Librarian at Penn State

We recently caught up with Emily Rimland to learn more about her role as the information literacy librarian for the Penn State University Libraries. Here’s our conversation: Please give our readers a sense of your background and educational interests. I am a native Pennsylvanian, and a Penn Stater, like my whole family — from grandparents…