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Earn Penn State Credits via Prior Learning Assessment

Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) is a way to earn college credit by proving you have gained certain knowledge or skills via work experience, volunteer projects, military service, independent study, or other means. Penn State World Campus offers a number of PLA options for undergraduate students. Many new or returning Penn State World Campus students already…

Study Abroad Opportunities Rewarding for Adult Learners

The opportunity to study abroad can be exciting, and can also offer a variety of personal and professional rewards. You would have an opportunity to enrich your educational experience, while also immersing yourself in another culture. An important professional bonus is that you’d get the chance to gain experience working in diverse environments and among…

Ashley Adams: Penn State World Campus Director of Student Affairs

Ashley Adams is the director of Student Affairs for Penn State World Campus. We wanted to understand what her position entails and how she plans to form connections between our online learners. Here’s our discussion: Tell us about your background in Student Affairs. I have worked in the field of higher education for a number of years across…

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…

The essentials about Math Essentials

The Penn State World Campus Math Essentials course can help you build your math confidence and learn the technology and processes to be successful in your upcoming math course(s). By participating in Math Essentials, you’ll also increase your potential for improving your Assessment and Learning in Knowledge Spaces (ALEKS) placement score. Math Essentials is a…