Virtual Internship Program Offers Great Opportunities

A new program providing a way for students in diverse geographic locations to gain professional skills and experience is off to a great start. The Virtual Career Development and Internship Program made its debut this fall, and is off to a successful start. The new virtual internship program offered by Penn State World Campus gives…

Graduation student speaker: Stephanie Paluda

Stephanie Paluda was one of the student speakers at the Penn State World Campus Graduation Celebration for summer semester. Watch a recording of the event. Here are the remarks she shared: — In late summer of 2005, I had just finished up a week-long, grueling experience. I had gone into the event expecting a fun summer camp,…

Creative Writing Contest Winner: Amanda Nelson

This summer, we hosted a poetry/essay contest for Penn State World Campus students that focused on the theme of “Dual Identities.” Amanda Nelson was chosen as one of the winners. Her essay appears below. Reader advisory: this essay shares anecdotes from Amanda’s struggle with addiction, including details about drug and alcohol use.  Drug Addict to Penn…

Graduation Celebration Speaker: Rohit Anand

Rohit Anand was one of the student speakers at the Penn State World Campus Graduation Celebration for summer semester. (Watch the livestream of the event here.) Here are his remarks from that event, detailing his journey and acknowledging those who played a pivotal role in helping him to earn his Master’s Degree in Enterprise Architecture.…

Get Involved: Penn State World Campus Psychology Club

Are you looking for a way to get involved as a Penn State World Campus student — and meet fellow members of the World Campus community? Joining a club is a great way to accomplish both! There are a variety of exciting clubs and organizations available to World Campus students. Today, we’re spotlighting the World…

Spring Semester Graduation Celebration Speaker: Thomas Fritz

Thomas Fritz was one of the student speakers at the Penn State World Campus graduation celebration event for spring semester in May. Here are his remarks from the event: Good evening World Campus classmates, families, and friends. My name is Thomas Fritz and I am graduating from Penn State World Campus with a Master of…

Stand for State: How You Can Help

Members of the Penn State World Campus community can help prevent violence both in the online/learning space and in their offline environment through the Stand for State initiative. Stand for State is Penn State’s bystander intervention initiative focusing on sexual and relationship violence, mental health concerns, acts of bias, and risky drinking and drug use.…