Penn State News - Outreach

Barron’s WPSU show to highlight entrepreneurship, small business development

The best practices for and challenges facing student entrepreneurs and small business owners will be discussed during the next episode of WPSU Penn State’s “Digging Deeper” with Penn State President Eric J. Barron. The show will premiere at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 15 on WPSU-TV.
Posted: January 11, 2017, 2:00 pm

WPSU to launch new 24/7 kids’ programming channel, digital platforms on Jan. 16

WPSU Penn State will launch a new 24/7 digital channel, WPSU KIDS, on Jan. 16 that will be dedicated solely to PBS KIDS programming. The multicast service, unveiled in collaboration with PBS member stations across the country, will allow viewers to watch PBS KIDS programs from their televisions and digital devices at any time, including after-school and prime-time hours.
Posted: January 10, 2017, 3:25 pm

Penn State World Campus most recognized in U.S. News’ online programs rankings

Penn State World Campus has been recognized as a high-quality online institution by U.S. News and World Report.
Posted: January 10, 2017, 1:01 pm

Penn State COIL announces fall 2016 research funding grantees

Penn State’s Center for Online Innovation in Learning (COIL) will fund two new projects through its Research Initiation Grant program.
Posted: January 9, 2017, 1:00 pm

Navy admiral turns to Penn State World Campus to help serve country

Rear Adm. Linda Wackerman knew when she took oversight of a nationwide emergency preparedness program in 2011 that she needed to go back to school to better understand the complexities of homeland security. That’s why she turned to Penn State to help her better serve the nation.
Posted: December 19, 2016, 3:44 pm

New online master's degree in psychology of leadership sees its first graduates

Penn State World Campus students graduating with a master’s degree in psychology of leadership have already put their coursework to use in their jobs.
Posted: December 16, 2016, 4:34 pm

World Campus student overcomes surgeries, long hours on path to better future

Steven Wagner, who is graduating this weekend with a bachelor’s degree in business through Penn State World Campus, overcame two surgeries and 14-hour workdays to achieve his goal.
Posted: December 14, 2016, 12:00 pm

Interim leadership named for Penn State Outreach and Online Education

Penn State has named two senior administrators as the interim co-leaders of Outreach and Online Education while a search is underway for new leadership following the Dec. 31 retirement of Craig Weidemann.
Posted: December 12, 2016, 2:16 pm

Larson Lecture: Mallory taps Larson wisdom in look to transportation’s future

Brad Mallory, Penn State alumnus, former CEO of Michael Baker and past secretary of transportation for Pennsylvania, delivered the 2016 Thomas D. Larson Distinguished Transportation Lecture to a hushed crowd of nearly 600 at the Transportation Engineering and Safety Conference, held Dec. 7-9 at The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel.
Posted: December 9, 2016, 2:47 pm

Penn State World Campus named top 10 military-friendly online institution

Penn State World Campus has been recognized as the No. 6 military-friendly online school by Victory Media, which publishes G.I. Jobs and other military-focused publications. The outlet recognized 541 schools in four different award categories: Top 10, Gold, Silver and Bronze.
Posted: December 9, 2016, 2:00 pm


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