Graduation student speaker: Stephanie Paluda

Stephanie Paluda was one of the student speakers at the Penn State World Campus Graduation Celebration for summer semester. Watch a recording of the event. Here are the remarks she shared: — In late summer of 2005, I had just finished up a week-long, grueling experience. I had gone into the event expecting a fun summer camp,…

Interning with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission: Justin Hanks

Penn State World Campus undergraduate student Justin Lee Hanks is completing an internship at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). He recently explained to us how he found this unique experience while pursuing his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. Tell us about your internship. What work have you gotten to do at the SEC? The…

Alumni Perspective: Kate Throckmorton

We recently spoke with Penn State World Campus alum Kate Throckmorton about earning her degree and her career as an enrollment counselor at Bethany College. Degree and graduation year: Bachelor of Science in Human Development & Family Studies, 2012 Current hometown: Washington, PA Current career and workplace: Enrollment Counselor at Bethany College What does a…

Student Focus: Augustus Wright

We enjoy hearing from our talented students in the Penn State Online Geospatial Program, especially about what they have learned from our classes and how they plan to apply their certificate/degree. Chief Warrant Officer 3 Augustus Wright, from Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, entered our program in 2015 and just earned his MGIS degree this past…

Alumni Perspective: James Keib

We recently spoke with James, a Penn State World Campus alum, who shared how earning a degree helped him advance his chosen career of community and economic development. Degree and graduation year: Master of Professional Studies in Community and Economic Development, 2011 Current hometown: Liverpool, NY (just outside Syracuse, NY) Current career and workplace: Executive…