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World Campus Student Travels Cross-Country for University Park Visit

When John Rutan stepped foot on the Penn State University Park campus for the first time in August, it was the culmination of a long journey—both literally and figuratively. John had come all the way from southern California to visit the campus, but he had also made the decision to return to school after many…

World Campus Grad Completes Impressive Goal to Reach Law School

When Blake Stiles graduated with a degree in Organizational Leadership from Penn State World Campus this summer, he marked the completion of “a 24-month rollercoaster ride that has been a wonderful milestone” in his life, he says. Blake completed a four-year enlistment with the U.S. Marine Corps in October 2008. His military service had taken…

Library Resources for Spanish, Ibero-American, Linguistics & Related Studies

Many thanks to Rachel Schneiderman, Humanities Librarian for Spanish, Italian and Portuguese, Linguistics, Latin American Studies and Latina/o Studies at Penn State University Libraries for this helpful information on linguistics research. Are you in a Penn State World Campus course on linguistics or Ibero-American Civilization? Are you studying sociology, world music, anthropology, women’s studies or…

Geographic Resources from Penn State Libraries and Online

Many thanks to Marcy Bidney, Assistant Librarian, Head of the Donald W. Hamer Maps Library at Penn State University Libraries for sharing these great tips on Penn State resources for geographic information. Don’t stop reading this blog if you think maps or geographic information have nothing to do with your course of study. I’m here…