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If the Cap Fits, Wear It

Penn State World Campus Student Advisory Board member Lisa Curtis shared these thoughts as she reflected on her experience as a student achieving her goal. For as long as I can remember, I’ve heard that it was important to get your priorities straight. Time and time again, it sounded like there was a winning combination of…

Summer Wellness Spotlight: Connections to Ourselves and Others

As we focus this summer on themes that promote wellness, our discussion for July will center around how important it is to connect with those around us and with our own values, goals, and strengths. “Connection is why we’re here and gives purpose and meaning to our lives,” said Dr. Brené Brown. Dr. Brown has…

Explore Networking and Alumni Connections with LionLink

Have you heard of LionLink? One of many services offered by the Penn State Alumni Association, LionLink is a professional networking program that can link you with alumni volunteers. With this program, both Penn State students and alumni who are looking for mentorship, networking, and connection can reach out to alumni and begin discussions. These alumni have joined LionLink to pay…

Summer Wellness Spotlight: Mind & Body Connection

Maintaining your health and wellness is important throughout the year and especially relevant as we navigate COVID-19. Navigating multiple roles and responsibilities as a student, family member, friend, and professional can make it difficult to find time for your own self-care and well-being. This summer, we’ll be sharing themes each month that promote wellness. This…

Advice For The Graduates

Graduation — the end of one chapter but the beginning of a completely new chapter filled with brand new experiences. With these new experiences are bound to come obstacles. Luckily, these obstacles don’t have to be a bad thing. They are part of what makes life exciting and often shape you into being a better,…

Top Tips For De-Stressing

School work, jobs, parenting, cooking, cleaning, and so much more. We get it. Everyone has a lot on their plates right now and everything might be a little overwhelming. April is Stress Awareness Month, so now is a great time to focus on improving your mental health so you can be the best version of…

Time Management Resources for Parents Studying and Working from Home

Even under normal circumstances, Penn State World Campus students are expert jugglers, balancing families and work with school. Now that so many schools and daycares are closed as a result of coronavirus, online students who are parents or grandparents are unexpectedly caring for and homeschooling children, leaving less time for their own studies. We’ve compiled…