Student Focus: Jim Daly

We love hearing from our talented students in the Penn State World Campus Geospatial Program, especially about what they have learned from our classes and how they plan to apply their certificate/degree. Jim Daly, from Huntington, New York, entered our program in fall 2013 and is on track to complete his MGIS degree in 2018.…

A Day in the Life of Penn State World Campus Student Chris Moore

Chris Moore is a Penn State World Campus student and shares his experiences with taking courses and managing his personal life. Major: Master of Professional Studies in Human Resources and Employment Relations Courses taken per term: 1 Hours spent on program per week: 8–10 hours Current home town: Chester, Nova Scotia, Canada Distance from University…

A Day in the Life of Penn State World Campus Student Jaclyn Sukich

Jaclyn Sukich is a student at Penn State World Campus who recently shared her experiences with taking courses, working, and making time for a social life. Major: Master of Human Resources and Employment Relations, with a concentration in Employment Law Courses taken per term: 3 courses Hours spent on program per week: 20 hours a…

A Day in the Life of Penn State World Campus Student Noelle Muratore

Noelle Muratore is a student at Penn State World Campus and shares her thoughts on what it is like to take courses. Major: Bachelor of Arts in Advertising/Public Relations – Strategic Communications Option Courses taken per term: 4 Hours spent on program per week: 15–17 Current hometown: Fairfax, Virginia Distance from University Park: 211 miles…

A Day in the Life of Penn State World Campus Student Kevin Doupe

Kevin Doupe, a student at Penn State World Campus, shares his thoughts on what being a Penn Stater means to him. Major:  Master of Professional Studies in Human Resources and Employment Relations, Training and Development Concentration Courses taken per term: 2 Hours spent on program per week: My adviser at Penn State provided me with a list of suggested course pairings based on…

Penn State World Campus Student Jason Lin’s Experience on Campus

What a great experience it was to visit the Penn State University Park campus — even on such a rainy day! I’m Jason Lin, a current Penn State World Campus graduate student majoring in Data Analytics. I came to Penn State to see RENT and to attend the Penn State World Campus Student Advisory Board…

Emily Rimland: Information Literacy Librarian at Penn State

We recently caught up with Emily Rimland to learn more about her role as the information literacy librarian for the Penn State University Libraries. Here’s our conversation: Please give our readers a sense of your background and educational interests. I am a native Pennsylvanian, and a Penn Stater, like my whole family — from grandparents…

A Day in the Life of Penn State World Campus Student Stephanie Wills

Stephanie Wills shares her experiences with online learning. Major: Human Development and Family Studies Courses taken per term: 4 Hours spent on program per week: 20–24 hours Current hometown: Yorktown, VA Distance from University Park: 376 Miles As a Penn State World Campus student, what does a typical school day look like for you? I am currently a senior majoring in human development and family studies, military wife, mother of two, official military volunteer (Key Spouse), World Campus…