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Student Affairs Podcast: How Wellness and Self-Care Affect Productivity

You can now listen to the latest episode of “Conversations with Student Affairs,” the podcast managed by the Student Affairs team at Penn State World Campus in collaboration with our many colleagues and partners across the University’s Student Affairs teams. Title: Well-Being and Self-Care are the Foundation of Productivity Participating staff member: Katie Marshall, World…

Disability Services: How to Request Academic Accommodations

Penn State World Campus offers a variety of resources and accommodations to students with disabilities. Although a member of the staff or faculty or an agency liaison can refer you to Student Disability Resources, you can also contact this office directly to discuss resources available or request assistance. One of the most common reasons for…

Student Affairs Podcast — Episode 9: Maintain Momentum through the Whole Semester

You can now listen to Episode 9 of “Conversations with Student Affairs,” the podcast managed by the Student Affairs team at Penn State World Campus in collaboration with our many colleagues and partners across the University’s Student Affairs teams. Title: Starting & Finishing the Semester Strong Participating staff member: Andrea Buffone, Assistant Director for World…

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…

Register Now for Our Upcoming Hard to Hate Up Close: Open Mic Night

A lack of information, understanding, and empathy breeds intolerance and hatred. As author and lecturer Brené Brown said in her bestselling book, Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone, it’s hard to hate people when you see them up close and know their story. Likewise, former First Lady…

Student Affairs Podcast — Episode 8: The Benefits of Giving Back

You can now listen to Episode 8 of “Conversations with Student Affairs,” the podcast managed by the Student Affairs team at Penn State World Campus in collaboration with our many colleagues and partners across the University’s Student Affairs teams. Title: Living Your Words & Generosity Participating staff member: Christina Reeves, graduate assistant at World Campus…

Student Affairs Podcast — Episode 7: Reflecting on 2021 with Gratitude

You can now listen to Episode 7 of “Conversations with Student Affairs,” the podcast managed by the Student Affairs team at Penn State World Campus in collaboration with our many colleagues and partners across the University’s Student Affairs teams. Title: We Are…Thankful! Participating staff members: Shawna Culp, academic adviser; Maggie Kwok, student advocacy specialist; Terry…

Student Affairs Podcast — Episode 6: Connecting Our Veterans and Military Students

You can now listen to Episode 6 of “Conversations with Student Affairs,” the podcast managed by the Student Affairs team at Penn State World Campus in collaboration with our many colleagues and partners across the University’s Student Affairs teams. Title: Connecting Our Veterans Participating staff members: Rose Petrunyak, academic adviser at Penn State World Campus;…