Get a Career You Love With Help From Nittany Lion Careers

Earlier this year, Penn State launched a new system called Nittany Lion Careers that offers useful resources for Penn State World Campus students and alumni. This new centralized system — which combines existing tools, while adding some enhanced capabilities — is available to all Penn State students and graduates, regardless of their campus, college, location,…

Graduation Student Speaker: Chris Bennett

Chris Bennett was one of the student speakers at the Penn State World Campus Graduation Celebration for fall semester. Here are the remarks he shared. — So much commitment, dedication, and effort is represented here today. It reminds me of a Winston Churchill quote my grandfather always retells in his own words, “Where there’s a…

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…

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…

Kasey Altman Shares Final Highlights on Her Global Travels

This is the final installment in an ongoing series from Kasey Altman, a Penn State World Campus student who embarked on an impressive — and challenging — adventure. She spent most of the recent school year traveling the globe, trying to experience as many sights, cultures, and traditions as possible. Along the way, she relied…

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,…

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…