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…

Penn State Alumni Association: Participation Opportunities

With more than 645,000 Penn State alumni, chances are that you’ll run into someone from this network of thousands, whether you’re traveling down the block or around the globe! You can join this network as a World Campus student or as a graduate, and reap many benefits at the different stages of your educational experience…

End of The Journey: Graduation Trip to Penn State and Farewell Thoughts

It is with mixed emotions that I am writing this today. In December, I took my long awaited trip from South Dakota to State College for my graduation. Along the long drive, over 20 hours long, I kept thinking of all the things I wanted to say for this blog, and all the pictures I…

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…

Make the Most of Discussion Boards

Discussion boards are part of the fun of being a World Campus student, because they let you expand your education by hearing the perspectives of other students. In my video blog, I’ll discuss how I use discussion boards — ground rules, citations, and more — respecting others’ opinions, and checking with professors before posting on…

It’s Almost the End: Keeping Your Motivation Intact

I have my own personal motivation for completing my degree. In December, I am going to get to be a kid all over again, and its all because of my education from Penn State. Let me know what keeps you motivated during the dog days of the semester. Keep your eyes on the prize as you complete your semester…

Connecting with Career Services

A new year means a new series of informative video blogs. As I get closer to my graduation date, I have begun thinking about my future career. While thinking of this, I have found one resource at World Campus to be especially helpful—Career Services. World Campus provides excellent (one would say awesome!!!) career counseling services.…