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5 Online Learning Myths You Need to Leave Behind in 2020

Penn State World Campus Student Advisory Board member Arianna Lynne Fangonilo shared these thoughts on common myths and misconceptions about online learning. As technology advances, we find that many brick-and-mortar services and physical products are accompanied (or even replaced) by virtual counterparts. Bank tellers can be replaced by ATMs outside of business hours. Junk mail…

Summer Wellness Spotlight: Improving Wellness By Managing Stress

Our summer focus on wellness now turns to stress management for the month of August. The topic of how to manage stress is always popular in college settings. Students are not only focused on class work but also have to juggle family, jobs, finances, health, and other responsibilities. It can be difficult to find time…

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…