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…

Study Abroad Opportunities Rewarding for Adult Learners

The opportunity to study abroad can be exciting, and can also offer a variety of personal and professional rewards. You would have an opportunity to enrich your educational experience, while also immersing yourself in another culture. An important professional bonus is that you’d get the chance to gain experience working in diverse environments and among…

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…

Earn Penn State Credits via Prior Learning Assessment

Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) is a way to earn college credit by proving you have gained certain knowledge or skills via work experience, volunteer projects, military service, independent study, or other means. Penn State World Campus offers a number of PLA options for undergraduate students. Many new or returning Penn State World Campus students already…

Graduation Celebration Speaker: Suleman Braimah

Suleman Braimah spent the past two years working to earn his master’s degree in Human Resources and Employment Relations through Penn State World Campus. Initially starting the program while living in Nigeria, he overcame considerable logistical challenges and juggled many work/family responsibilities to complete his studies. On August 13, 2016, Suleman achieved his goal and…