Get These Valuable Benefits of Volunteering During a Day of Service

Did you know that volunteering can be good for your health? A study by the Corporation for National & Community Service found that people who volunteer have lower mortality rates, improved functional abilities, and reduced rates of depression. And of course, volunteering is also good for the people and organizations you decide to serve.   There are more…

Alumni Perspective: John Johnson Jr.

The thought of pursuing higher education can be daunting, and online education can seem even more intimidating because it differs from the norm and what most people are used to. However, the opportunity to study on one’s own time while maintaining a career is a tremendous advantage when acquiring a degree online. John Johnson, a transportation…

How to Secure Your Sensitive Information

Protecting personal and private information from identity theft and scams should be a top priority for everyone. And as an online student who spends a lot of time completing important work electronically, it’s especially important for you to be diligent in keeping your information secure. We asked the Penn State World Campus HelpDesk — your…

Three Helpful Library Resources

Victoria Raish, Penn State World Campus Online Learning Librarian, has put together three valuable resources that can aid you when using the library for course work or other assignments. Credo Tutorials  The Penn State University Libraries has invested in a set of modules known as the Credo Information Literacy Tutorials, available to any Penn State…

A Guide for Using Tutor.com

Achieving success in your classes can take a lot of hard work, but Academic Support Resources is here to assist you! We provide many resources to help make the learning process go more smoothly, including Tutor.com, a service built into select Penn State World Campus courses to assist students in writing, math, and other subjects.…