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How to Respond If You’ve Committed a Microaggression

People commonly commit microaggressions without even realizing it. If you have been called out for committing a microaggression, that doesn’t mean you are a horrible person. But it does mean you should take the opportunity to reflect on your actions and consider how your words (and the thinking behind them) affect — and may hurt…

Accessibility Tools Available to Penn State Students at No Cost

The digital nature of online courses gives students the freedom to customize their learning experience in ways that are not always possible in a physical environment. Beyond having the ability to engage with courses from a variety of devices at any time, Penn State World Campus students can take advantage of a number of free…

From Corporate to Classroom

In the place I come from — my home country of India — the general mindset of people revolves around following a so-called straight path in life: one finishes school, pursues higher education, finds a decent job, gets married, and that is it. Although not a very modern outlook, it is quite profoundly ingrained and…

Disability Services: How to Request Academic Accommodations

Penn State World Campus offers a variety of resources and accommodations to students with disabilities. Although a member of the staff or faculty or an agency liaison can refer you to Student Disability Resources, you can also contact this office directly to discuss resources available or request assistance. One of the most common reasons for…

First World Campus Homecoming Court Announced

We are excited to announce the very first Penn State World Campus Homecoming Court! Court members were selected by the Homecoming Committee after nominees completed an application highlighting the ways in which they embody the Penn State Values and have strived for excellence in academics, student involvement, community service, or leadership. The Court consists of…