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Meet Amy Dietz, HRER Program Administrator and Adviser

Amy Dietz advises World Campus students in the Human Resources and Employment Relations Master of Professional Studies program. Having earned several Penn State degrees while working a full-time job at Penn State, Amy can identify with students’ challenges. We asked her to share some of her experiences and advice for students. You have a long…

Considering Law School? Here’s What You Need to Know

If you have ever thought about law school, it’s never too early to start preparing. Edward J. Wangler, J.D., Senior Undergraduate Studies Adviser and Pre-Law Adviser with the Division of Undergraduate Studies at Penn State, says the Penn State Pre-Law Advising website is being redesigned with the main theme of EXPLORE, PREPARE, and APPLY and…

Meet Joe, World Campus Grad and HelpDesk Staffer

Joe Stariha has a unique perspective of the World Campus HelpDesk experience—because he sees it from both sides. He graduated from Penn State World Campus in May, 2010, with an Associate’s Degree in Information Sciences and Technology, and was hired as a HelpDesk technician in October, 2011. He is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in…

Consider a Minor in Labor Studies and Employment Relations

Several new minor options are now available to World Campus students, including a minor in Labor Studies and Employment Relations (LSER). World Campus academic adviser Julia Glover offers this information about the LSER minor. Do you enjoy people, diversity, and organizational or social change?  Have you thought about the impact of globalization on employees and…

Determined Couple Graduates Together from Penn State World Campus

Like many married couples, Michael and Amanda Choe share similar goals and priorities. One thing very important to both of them is education, so they decided to return to school together, determined to earn their degrees at the same time. They met that goal: both graduated from Penn State World Campus in Fall 2011, Michael…

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…