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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…

Summer Wellness Spotlight: Connections to Ourselves and Others

As we focus this summer on themes that promote wellness, our discussion for July will center around how important it is to connect with those around us and with our own values, goals, and strengths. “Connection is why we’re here and gives purpose and meaning to our lives,” said Dr. Brené Brown. Dr. Brown has…

Explore Networking and Alumni Connections with LionLink

Have you heard of LionLink? One of many services offered by the Penn State Alumni Association, LionLink is a professional networking program that can link you with alumni volunteers. With this program, both Penn State students and alumni who are looking for mentorship, networking, and connection can reach out to alumni and begin discussions. These alumni have joined LionLink to pay…

Summer Wellness Spotlight: Mind & Body Connection

Maintaining your health and wellness is important throughout the year and especially relevant as we navigate COVID-19. Navigating multiple roles and responsibilities as a student, family member, friend, and professional can make it difficult to find time for your own self-care and well-being. This summer, we’ll be sharing themes each month that promote wellness. This…