Graduation student speaker: Stephanie Paluda

Stephanie Paluda was one of the student speakers at the Penn State World Campus Graduation Celebration for summer semester. Watch a recording of the event. Here are the remarks she shared: — In late summer of 2005, I had just finished up a week-long, grueling experience. I had gone into the event expecting a fun summer camp,…

Graduation Celebration Speaker: Rohit Anand

Rohit Anand was one of the student speakers at the Penn State World Campus Graduation Celebration for summer semester. (Watch the livestream of the event here.) Here are his remarks from that event, detailing his journey and acknowledging those who played a pivotal role in helping him to earn his Master’s Degree in Enterprise Architecture.…

Spring Semester Graduation Celebration Speaker: Thomas Fritz

Thomas Fritz was one of the student speakers at the Penn State World Campus graduation celebration event for spring semester in May. Here are his remarks from the event: Good evening World Campus classmates, families, and friends. My name is Thomas Fritz and I am graduating from Penn State World Campus with a Master of…

A Magical Graduation Experience

Though recent World Campus graduate Priscilla Tarr did not attend her commencement ceremony this past weekend, she did have the opportunity to celebrate her achievement at “the happiest place on Earth”. Priscilla and her family took a trip to Disneyland to commemorate the great milestone of earning her degree. The criminal justice major reflects on…

Reflections from Recent Graduates (Part 1)

Recent Penn State World Campus and Continuing Education graduates share their thoughts, feelings, advice, and experiences from their time as students. Margaret Clanagan, B.S. Letters, Arts, and Sciences “It took me 7 years going non-stop to obtain my bachelor’s degree but I stuck with it and am very proud of my accomplishment. Having the flexibility…

Determined Couple Graduates Together from Penn State World Campus

Like many married couples, Michael and Amanda Choe share similar goals and priorities. One thing very important to both of them is education, so they decided to return to school together, determined to earn their degrees at the same time. They met that goal: both graduated from Penn State World Campus in Fall 2011, Michael…