Attend a Federal Employment Webinar

Are you interested in an internship or career in federal government? To get good advice on beginning a career in federal service register for the free Pathways to Federal Employment webinar on Wednesday, February 13. The Pathways Programs work to offer federal internships and careers for students and recent graduates and provide training and career…

Attend a HRER Final Project Presentation

Students in the MPS in HRER program must complete a research project in their final capstone course, HRER 894. As a way to showcase their excellent work, the top students in the class are asked to present their final project to an online audience of prospective and current students. This presentation by one of our…

Meet Kaleigh Miller, Blue & White Society Executive Board Member

A few months ago, students in the World Campus chapter of the Blue & White Society elected into office their 2012-2013 executive board. Over the next few weeks you can get to know the members of the board as they share a little about themselves and their goals for the Blue & White Society in…

Getting Ready for a New Semester

I am getting ready to hit the books again after a summer break filled with glorious family celebrations and plenty of sleep. Those of us taking summer courses have just a few short weeks in which to prepare while others are eagerly or anxiously anticipating their first World Campus classes. With less than a month…

Memorable Milestones

I asked for this opportunity to submit an article about graduation and here’s why – I almost did not attend my own May graduation. So, to borrow a late-night TV tradition, here is my list of the top five reasons why you should not miss your Penn State graduation weekend. Feel free to prioritize or…

Meet John Haley of Student Enrollment Services!

Meet John Haley, a member of the Student Enrollment Services team at Penn State World Campus since January 2011. Originally from southern Ohio, John has lived and worked in such places as Australia and Hong Kong. We are lucky to have him at World Campus! John’s Role Here at World Campus In Student Enrollment Services,…

Alum: World Campus Allowed Me to Right My One Great Wrong

When he graduated from high school, Greg Bowden made a choice he would end up regretting for decades: he did not attend Penn State. But World Campus helped him to achieve his dream from youth, and he is now part of the Penn State family. Growing up in Maryland, a short drive from Penn State…

What’s New on Our Website–Library Orientation Videos

The Penn State University Libraries and our Learning Design and Advising units teamed up to create orientation videos for the World Campus website. These introductory videos show you the breadth of services offered by the library, especially as they relate to students at a distance. You will learn about borrowing materials and how to get…

HelpDesk Is Here for Your Computer and Technical Needs

Greetings from the World Campus HelpDesk! No, that is not a mistake—the D is capitalized to set us apart from the other helpdesk units here at Penn State. Our job here is to provide technical support and training for World Campus students, faculty, and staff. We provide these services Monday through Friday 08:00-24:00 EST and…

World Campus Instructional Designer Serving Our Country and Our Students!

  When choosing an online learning environment, what should you look for? What are your needs? Did you know that the delivery of online content to learners is most often done through a learning management system (or LMS)? Penn State World Campus currently uses the University Learning Management System, which is ANGEL 7.4. Recently Kristin…