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Vote in Our Summer Photo Event — Living the “Green” Life

We received an overwhelming number of entries in our “Share a Piece of Your World (Campus)” photo event, so each category is broken up into separate blog posts. Be sure to visit each post for the individual categories, and cast your vote for your favorite photo. Happy voting! Living the “Green” Life Click on each…

View the Archive of a Penn State Event: “Preventing School Violence”

On April 1, Penn State researchers and community members gathered to discuss an important topic: school safety and how to prevent school violence. World Campus co-hosted this event for World Campus students. The event included a presentation from John-Michael Keyes, who founded the I Love U Guys foundation following the tragic death of his daughter…

Town Hall Follow-Up: More Answers to Your Questions

During our Town Hall event on January 22, Wayne Smutz, associate vice president for Academic Outreach and executive director of Penn State World Campus, answered questions from Penn State adult learners around the world at an event streamed live from the Hintz Family Alumni Center on the University Park campus. We received so many great…

Instructional Designer by Day, Musician by Night

Joe Scott is the lead instructional designer for the Penn State Video Learning Network (VLN) on the World Campus Learning Design team. The VLN is a blended learning format, meaning most of the time the students are online but come together one time a week to meet face-to-face using Polycom video conference technology powered by…

PawCast: THON and the Fight against Pediatric Cancer

World Campus student Christina Furister was diagnosed with cancer at 14, and survived in part from support of the Four Diamonds Fund and funds raised by Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon, more fondly known to Penn Staters as “THON.” Christina shared her story on our most recent episode of PawCast, from her initial diagnosis at…