Alumni Perspective: Kathy Stuart

We recently spoke to Kathy Stuart about her experience as a three-time alumna of Penn State: Degrees and graduation years: Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, 2011 Master of Public Administration, 2013 Master of Professional Studies in Homeland Security, 2014 Current hometown: Warriors Mark, Pennsylvania Current career and workplace: Flight Paramedic, Life Lion Critical Care…

A Guide for Using Tutor.com

Achieving success in your classes can take a lot of hard work, but Academic Support Resources is here to assist you! We provide many resources to help make the learning process go more smoothly, including Tutor.com, a service built into select Penn State World Campus courses to assist students in writing, math, and other subjects.…

Dealing with Stress: Helpful Resources and Strategies

For many of us, stress seems to be an inevitable part of daily life. Working adult students can have many sources of stress, particularly at certain times such as during final exams or when life events create anxiety. Signs of stress The first step in dealing with stress is recognizing that you are stressed in…

Meet John Meier, Science Librarian

John Meier is a math, patent, and trademark librarian at the Penn State University Libraries. He frequently finds himself helping Penn State World Campus students locate the materials they need for online courses in math and engineering topics. Here’s more about John’s role: Please give our readers a sense of your background and educational interests. I have always loved math and puzzles, so I went…

A Day in the Life of Penn State World Campus Student Jenna Perminas

Penn State World Campus student Jenna Perminas shares her perspective on what it is like to be a Penn Stater. She’s also a member of the Penn State World Campus Student Advisory Board, a group of students who are dedicated to enhancing the experience for fellow students through student advocacy, collaborative partnerships with staff and…

Penn State World Campus students share their best study tips on social media

We asked our social media audience for their best tips for a successful semester, and they have taken to our Penn State World Campus Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn accounts to share their ways for studying and staying organized for assignments, group work, and deadlines. Here’s a compilation of their responses that may spark some ideas…