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Develop a Roadmap for Resiliency

As you pursue your educational goals, it’s common to run into roadblocks or challenges you didn’t anticipate. Even happy developments like growing your family or making a career change can affect your wellness. Learn how to manage your responsibilities while staying well by attending our Roadmap for Resiliency event series! Read more about the event…

Take Note: This Student’s Favorite Apps for Writing Things Down

This content was provided by Student Advisory Board Member Maria Soyoso-Capuder. Balancing life and school can be challenging and overwhelming. Thankfully, our digital world plays a vital role in helping us — busy people — easily keep track of our notes. You might already have your go-to note-taking method, which I love to hear —…

Develop a Roadmap for Resiliency

As you pursue your educational goals, it’s common to run into roadblocks or challenges you didn’t anticipate. Even happy developments like growing your family or making a career change can affect your wellness. Learn how to manage your responsibilities while staying well by attending our Roadmap for Resiliency event series! Read more about the event…

How to Talk to Your Instructor About Challenges in Your Courses

While you are a Penn State World Campus student, you also share many other identities, like parent, child, employee or business owner, and many others. Personal or professional challenges you face may affect your work as a student. If you encounter challenges, it may be wise to communicate this to your instructor so they can…

The ADA and Higher Education

Penn State World Campus is proud to serve students from differing backgrounds and experience levels, including those who have differing levels of ability. This year, we celebrate 30 years since the passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, an important piece of legislation that helps guide the services we provide to students. According to the…

Meet Denita, Associate Director of Equity, Inclusion, and Advocacy

Denita Wright Watson recently joined the Penn State World Campus Student Affairs team. Hear from this lifelong Penn Stater about her previous experiences, her dedication to her work, and more.  What was your background before you took on this role? Prior to taking on my new role, I had 25 years of experience in education…

Summer Wellness Spotlight: Improving Wellness By Managing Stress

Our summer focus on wellness now turns to stress management for the month of August. The topic of how to manage stress is always popular in college settings. Students are not only focused on class work but also have to juggle family, jobs, finances, health, and other responsibilities. It can be difficult to find time…