Several of our students recently participated in a panel for Welcome Week 2020, discussing what they wish they had known when they started at Penn State World Campus. Read some excerpts, and be sure to watch the full recorded panel when it is available to view January 6!
The Student Affairs team at Penn State World Campus continues to grow! Katie Marshall has joined the office as mental health case manager. Keep reading to learn more about her work, her background, and what she enjoys about working with students.
This semester, the members of the Penn State World Campus Technology Club put on their detective hats to do some work for a good cause and to build community in their group. In September, the club’s members scoured the internet, combing through information available to the public online and on social media, looking for leads…
Do you know what a co-curricular program is? These out-of-class experiences help enhance your educational journey at Penn State World Campus — and Student Affairs now has a dedicated coordinator to help ensure that you can make the most of all that we have to offer. Learn about Julie’s role and why these types of…
“The Math Essentials class helped me get back into the groove of school. It had been nearly 22 years since I had been in school, so I had to get back into the swing of things. I liked the fact that I could review the material and practice the problems that I had the most…
Penn State World Campus students have access to a wide variety of valuable library assets and services. Among the most helpful library resources are the librarians and research specialists. These staff members can assist students in finding information or materials they need for their courses. We recently chatted with Lori Lysiak, a reference and instruction librarian based at the Altoona campus. She shared details about her background and how students can enlist her help.
We recently asked our social media audience for examples of how they may have experienced a change in perspective after becoming a Penn State World Campus student. They have taken to our Facebook and Instagram accounts to share their new perspectives. Here’s a compilation of responses that is sure to inspire you.
Kate is one of two new graduate assistants to support student engagement programming and co-curricular learning for Penn State World Campus. We caught up with her to talk about her international background, what projects she’ll be working on, and why getting to know your student peers can be valuable.
When it comes to presenting work done in the classroom to a wider audience, many students feel a lot of confusion and a fair amount of fear. It’s one thing to present something in front of the classmates who know you, and it is quite another to address people you’ve never met before.
Penn State World Campus has recently brought on two new graduate assistants to support student engagement programming and co-curricular learning. Chris, interviewed below, is one of them. We discussed his plans for his role, what student engagement means for online learners, and his unique hobbies outside of work.