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A Day in the Life of Penn State World Campus Student Jenna Perminas

Penn State World Campus student Jenna Perminas shares her perspective on what it is like to be a Penn Stater. She’s also a member of the Penn State World Campus Student Advisory Board, a group of students who are dedicated to enhancing the experience for fellow students through student advocacy, collaborative partnerships with staff and…

Meet Melissa Luse, Coordinator of the Rehabilitation and Human Services Minor

We recently spoke to Melissa Luse, coordinator for the Rehabilitation and Human Services Minor through Penn State World Campus, about her field and her experience teaching courses at Penn State. Please give our readers a sense of your background and teaching interests. I was born and raised in Michigan and have a bachelor’s degree in…

Penn State World Campus Student Jason Waltersdorff’s Collegiate Laws of Life Essay

Jason Waltersdorff, a sophomore from Glen Rock, PA who is studying political science at Penn State World Campus, recently won second place for his essay in the Collegiate Laws of Life Essay Contest. The contest asked Penn State students to explore ethical values and intercultural issues and to express their views in writing. Here is…

Meet Matt Miller, Military Admissions Counselor

Matthew Miller, an admissions counselor at Penn State World Campus, works with military students to help them transition from serving our country to becoming successful online learners. We recently talked with Matt about his experiences helping our students, and his own background in the military. Please tell us about yourself and your background. I was…

Penn State World Campus students share their best study tips on social media

We asked our social media audience for their best tips for a successful semester, and they have taken to our Penn State World Campus Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn accounts to share their ways for studying and staying organized for assignments, group work, and deadlines. Here’s a compilation of their responses that may spark some ideas…

Online learning tips

Our team of admissions counselors put together this helpful blog post full of tips for making your online learning experience a successful one. Since you’re not attending a class session at a designated time, it does take more self-direction and personal accountability to keep yourself engaged in the materials and completing your assignments when they…

Answering your top questions about transfer credits

A large percentage of our students use transfer credits upon their acceptance to Penn State World Campus. Transfer Credit Specialist Tasha Brown answers some of your questions regarding the process of transferring in credits from another academic institution: Will courses from my previous schools transfer to Penn State? For a course to qualify for credit…

Technology Tutoring for Penn State World Campus Students

Tech Tutors are a group of tech-savvy Penn State students who provide real-time technology support and one-on-one training for peers, staff, and faculty on software commonly used in Penn State World Campus courses. The software programs that Tech Tutors can assist you with include: Microsoft Word Microsoft Excel Microsoft PowerPoint Adobe Photoshop Adobe InDesign PASS…