University Libraries Have Specialists for All Your Reading & Research Needs

Many thanks to Emily Rimland, information literacy librarian at Penn State University Libraries for sharing these tips on finding answers to your research questions! Librarians at Penn State are like physicians. Just as there are doctors who specialize in certain areas like orthopedics, pediatrics, and dermatology, there are librarians who specialize in the disciplines of…

How to Use Twitter and Skype to Bring Jobs to You

It’s always been implied that when job seeking, one has to “seek” to find openings. But the definition of “seeking” has expanded — and it’s pretty exciting! In the past, job-seekers would hear about positions through employers’ job postings or find out about a position by networking with colleagues. Of course, these are still acceptable…

“You are never too old to learn, to dream, to make a difference.”

Penn State alumna and former World Campus Psychology Club president Debra Mynar shares: I was fortunate to be one of the few from my brand new degree program to make it to Penn State’s University Park campus for graduation weekend. As a middle-aged mom, I guess I do not resemble the typical new Penn State…

Don’t give up on your dream of graduating from Penn State!

Are you a previous Penn State student who had to leave the university prior to completing your degree program?  Personal circumstances often cause us to change or delay our goals, but it does not necessarily mean that you have to give up on your dream of completing your Penn State degree! Several bachelor and associate…

Wondering how to report your Act 48 credits?

If you are taking Penn State World Campus courses to fulfill ACT 48 credits to maintain your active Pennsylvania professional educator’s certificate, reporting your credits to the Pennsylvania Department of Education is easier than most students realize! Whether you are a current student or a former student, all you need to do is visit the…

The Ins and Outs of Adding and Dropping Courses

Whether you are considering adding or dropping a course, there are many factors you will want to consider: Is there still time to add or drop a course? Will dropping a course affect my progress towards my degree? Will a change in my course schedule have financial implications? Penn State University maintains three periods relating…