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Penn State Reads: Protect Your Privacy and Join the Conversation

When you are an online student, completing course work probably isn’t the only thing you do online. You may make purchases, conduct personal business, connect with friends and family, play games, and do more. But do you know what information about yourself you are leaving behind online? According to one study, 93% of adults said…

Earn Penn State Credits via Prior Learning Assessment

Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) is a way to earn college credit by proving you have gained certain knowledge or skills via work experience, volunteer projects, military service, independent study, or other means. Penn State World Campus offers a number of PLA options for undergraduate students. Many new or returning Penn State World Campus students already…

Graduation Celebration Speaker: Suleman Braimah

Suleman Braimah spent the past two years working to earn his master’s degree in Human Resources and Employment Relations through Penn State World Campus. Initially starting the program while living in Nigeria, he overcame considerable logistical challenges and juggled many work/family responsibilities to complete his studies. On August 13, 2016, Suleman achieved his goal and…

Five Essential Steps to Help Students Master Time Management

If there’s one challenge that seems to be universal, it’s the struggle to find time to get everything done. We are all busier than ever and juggling countless responsibilities, and we never seem to have enough hours in the day to finish our endless to-do list. Time management is particularly important — and challenging —…

Students Can Benefit from Membership in American Association of University Women

Connect with a Community! World Campus is a partner member with the American Association of University Women (AAUW). This partnership enables World Campus students to join AAUW via a free electronic student affiliate membership to both the national and Pennsylvania branches regardless of where you live. AAUW is a nationwide community of more than 165,000…

Meet Rich Akers, World Campus Alumni Ambassador

The World Campus Alumni Ambassador program is a volunteer program for graduates of Penn State World Campus.  Ambassadors are assigned prospective students to contact each week—and through this connection, prospective students have the opportunity to gain a student’s perspective and ask specific academic program-related questions. This week we’re spotlighting several of our current Alumni Ambassadors.…

Meet Valerie Worth, World Campus Alumni Ambassador

The World Campus Alumni Ambassador program is a volunteer program for graduates of Penn State World Campus. Ambassadors are assigned prospective students to contact each week—and through this connection, prospective students have the opportunity to gain a student’s perspective and ask specific academic program-related questions. Over the next week or two, we will be spotlighting…

Meet Larry Oakes, World Campus Alumni Ambassador

The World Campus Alumni Ambassador program is a volunteer program for graduates of Penn State World Campus.  Ambassadors are assigned prospective students to contact each week—and through this connection, prospective students have the opportunity to gain a student’s perspective and ask specific academic program-related questions. Over the next week or two, we will be spotlighting…