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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…

Five Essential Steps to Help Students Master Time Management

If there’s one challenge that seems to be universal, it’s the struggle to find time to get everything done. We are all busier than ever and juggling countless responsibilities, and we never seem to have enough hours in the day to finish our endless to-do list. Time management is particularly important — and challenging —…

Betsy Esposito and Michelle Wiley: Penn State World Campus Academic Support Specialists

Betsy Esposito and Michelle Wiley are academic support specialists who interact with students on a daily basis to help them understand the tools they need to be successful in an online learning environment. They have helped countless students while building a strong friendship with each other during their time at Penn State. Tell me about…

Top 10 Things to Do When Returning to School after a Break

As the break from school comes to a close, you may start thinking about helpful ways to jump back into your online courses with Penn State World Campus. Cheryl Horvath, a student blogger who is pursuing her Bachelor’s Degree in Labor and Employment Relations, suggests some things you may want to do before resuming classes.…