Penn State News - Outreach

Online was the only way these grads could get their master’s degrees

For Penn State World Campus students Rohit Anand and Stephanie Paluda, completing their master’s degrees online was the best way for them to advance their careers. They’ve realized their goals, as they will graduate Aug. 12 during the University’s 2017 summer commencement.
Posted: August 11, 2017, 12:00 pm

Marines Corps officers earn master’s degrees from Penn State fellowship

U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Matt Hakola and Maj. Adam Chu will graduate Aug. 12 with a master of professional studies in supply chain management after completing their degrees through a special partnership between the Marines, Penn State World Campus and the Smeal College of Business.
Posted: August 10, 2017, 1:00 pm

Navy veteran, IST student marshal gets ‘best of both worlds’ with World Campus

Chase Kelly, a United States Navy veteran and graduating senior in the College of Information Sciences and Technology, thought attending Penn State World Campus meant that although he’d have the flexibility of an online education, he’d be missing out on the social interactions of a resident program. But as he approached his graduation, he says he got the best of both worlds.
Posted: August 8, 2017, 8:34 pm

Financial Literacy Center set to grow as part of Penn State Undergraduate Ed

As part of Penn State’s ongoing commitment to strengthen student financial literacy, The Center for Financial Literacy and Wellness has moved to a new home within Penn State Undergraduate Education, effective July 1.
Posted: August 8, 2017, 3:24 pm

WPSU earns five Mid-Atlantic Emmy nominations for excellence in programming

WPSU Penn State has earned five regional Emmy nominations for excellence in television news, programming and individual achievement from the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Posted: August 8, 2017, 1:44 pm

Journalism student tells stories with an entrepreneurial flair

Student combines passions, utilizes internship as another step to hone her skills on career path as an "entrepreneurial journalist."
Posted: August 7, 2017, 3:21 pm

Penn State World Campus implements 360-degree videos in online courses

Penn State World Campus is using 360-degree videos and virtual reality for the first time with the goal of improving the educational experience for online learners.
Posted: August 2, 2017, 1:00 pm

Penn State to host National Autism Conference from July 31 to Aug. 3

Penn State will host the National Autism Conference from July 31 to Aug. 3 at The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center at Innovation Park. The conference welcomes parents, educators and service providers to learn about autism research updates and to promote evidence-based interventions for school-based services.
Posted: July 27, 2017, 1:00 pm

Longtime WPSU administrator named assistant dean in Arts and Architecture

Kate Domico, longtime administrator with WPSU Penn State, part of Outreach and Online Education, has been named assistant dean of administration and information technology in the College of Arts and Architecture at Penn State, effective Aug. 14.
Posted: July 26, 2017, 6:27 pm

Student Engagement Network making strides in program development

Over the last several months, the Student Engagement Network has made significant progress in advancing the University’s strategic priority focusing on transforming education through student engagement.
Posted: July 24, 2017, 3:04 pm


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