Meet the Penn State World Campus Student Advisory Board

The newly formed Penn State World Campus Student Advisory Board met on Penn State’s University Park campus this fall semester to contribute ideas that could help improve students’ online learning experience. The vision of the advisory board is to enhance the Penn State World Campus experience for fellow students through student advocacy, collaborative partnerships with…

Advantages of Membership in the Penn State World Campus Blue & White Society

One student organization is making it easier to help build strong connections between Penn State World Campus students and faculty members. The Penn State Penn State World Campus Blue & White Society, a chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association, is available for you to join as a student member. Membership benefits include: Networking opportunities…

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) 2016 Call for Membership

Membership does have its advantages, and for undergraduate Penn State World Campus students, membership in the American Association of University Women (AAUW) means you can expand your personal and professional network, effect community change, and add an amazing organization to your résumé. Your membership supports and furthers AAUW’s mission to advance equity for women and…

How Do You Want to Drive Your Education? Increasing Student Engagement in Online Courses

How do you want to drive your education — in the slow lane doing 20 mph or in a sports car cruising in the passing lane? This is essentially what Penn State President Barron said when he addressed the Board of Trustees for the first time last year, and one of his key points was…

How I Became a Penn Stater through Student Engagement Opportunities

Annah Jensen is pursuing her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Penn State World Campus. Annah takes one class per semester to help keep her workload more manageable. She lives in Bradenton, Florida, and works full-time as a receiving office supervisor for a privately owned environmental laboratory. Here’s Annah’s story of how she strengthened her Penn…

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…

Talk with Penn State Alumni Who Want to Connect With You

You might have questions about a particular job industry, and you want to hear from someone “on the inside.” Or maybe you’re considering applying to a certain company and want to know about the climate and culture there. Maybe you just want to talk with someone who has graduated from Penn State to see what…

Students Can Benefit from Membership in American Association of University Women

Connect with a Community! World Campus is a partner member with the American Association of University Women (AAUW). This partnership enables World Campus students to join AAUW via a free electronic student affiliate membership to both the national and Pennsylvania branches regardless of where you live. AAUW is a nationwide community of more than 165,000…

Meet Rich Akers, World Campus Alumni Ambassador

The World Campus Alumni Ambassador program is a volunteer program for graduates of Penn State World Campus.  Ambassadors are assigned prospective students to contact each week—and through this connection, prospective students have the opportunity to gain a student’s perspective and ask specific academic program-related questions. This week we’re spotlighting several of our current Alumni Ambassadors.…