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The Disability Resources Team Protects Your Privacy

Students may sometimes be reluctant to seek assistance or special accommodations related to health/medical issues because they are concerned about privacy issues. We want to reassure students that the Disability Resources team — like all staff members at Penn State World Campus — takes great care to protect your sensitive, personal information. When you first…

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…

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…