What Does “We Are” Mean?

Have you ever been grocery shopping while wearing your favorite Penn State sweatshirt, when someone shouts “We Are” at you? Hopefully, you responded with a “Penn State!” But maybe you had no clue why someone randomly yelled at you for simply wearing your school’s logo. Not everyone knows what this phrase means to Penn Staters,…

The Penn State World Campus Student Ambassador Program

Penn State World Campus students can take advantage of great opportunities to practice leadership and provide service within the World Campus community when they become Penn State World Campus Student Ambassadors. More than 50 students are already serving in this role, and any actively enrolled World Campus student in good standing with the University is…

Virtual Internship Program Offers Great Opportunities

The Virtual Career Development and Internship Program gives Penn State World Campus students a way to gain valuable real-world work experience, and develop critical skills relevant to their intended careers. They can complete this internship from wherever they happen to be. The result of a collaborative partnership between World Campus Career Services, academic departments, and corporate partners,…

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…

How Off-Campus Misconduct Can Have Consequences

Penn State has a primary duty regarding behavior on its premises, but there are many circumstances where the off-campus behavior of University students or student organizations is considered of “Substantial University Interest” and may warrant conduct action. Penn State expects students and organizations to conduct themselves in accordance with the law. Off-campus student or student…