Meet Matt Miller, Military Admissions Counselor

Matthew Miller, an admissions counselor at Penn State World Campus, works with military students to help them transition from serving our country to becoming successful online learners. We recently talked with Matt about his experiences helping our students, and his own background in the military. Please tell us about yourself and your background. I was…

Translating Military Experience into the Civilian Workforce

Military service offers the opportunity to develop many skills that are valuable in the civilian workplace. However, figuring out the best way to explain and present those credentials when transitioning from the military to a civilian job market can sometimes be tricky. Evaluate your experience Most likely, you have achieved many accomplishments and mastered a…

Military Education Benefits at Penn State World Campus

When choosing a college or university, one of the first details that you should take into consideration is how to fund your education. Whether you are a service member, service member’s spouse, or a veteran, Penn State World Campus takes an active role in providing and accommodating education benefits. If you are seeking an undergraduate…

Military Credit: What Have I Earned, and How Can I Use It at Penn State World Campus?

My name is Matthew Miller, and I’m an admissions counselor at Penn State World Campus. I work with our military students to help them transition from serving our country to becoming a successful online learner. Since I’m both a veteran and a Penn State alumnus, I understand the intricacies of military credit and what it’s…

Maggie Kwok, Academic Adviser and Disability Specialist

Maggie Kwok is an academic adviser and disability specialist at Penn State World Campus. Here’s our conversation about the important position she holds with Penn State: Tell me about your position as an academic adviser and disability specialist to our military students at Penn State World Campus. I work with the Penn State World Campus…

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) As Illustrated by AMC’s The Walking Dead

Given my four years in the United States Navy, taking online classes over the course of two deployments, and working toward my bachelor’s degree since 2013, I realize that I notice things a little differently than others. This became especially evident when I recently considered my loyalty to a popular television series. My military service…

World Campus Instructional Designer Serving Our Country and Our Students!

When choosing an online learning environment, what should you look for? What are your needs? Did you know that the delivery of online content to learners is most often done through a learning management system (or LMS)? Penn State World Campus currently uses the University Learning Management System, which is ANGEL 7.4. Recently Kristin Bittner,…