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Students travel thousands of miles to attend Penn State's graduation

Several Penn State World Campus students from around the globe will travel thousands of miles to attend graduation.
Posted: December 16, 2017, 12:05 am

Penn State graduates its first students in data analytics

Penn State’s master’s degree in data analytics will graduate its first students at the University’s fall commencement on Saturday, Dec. 16.
Posted: December 15, 2017, 3:16 pm

New grad received unexpected gift along with her studies online: friendships

Elyce Wolfgang chose to earn her master’s degree through Penn State World Campus because of the flexible schedule and Penn State’s strong reputation, but she found something else she didn’t expect from an online program: new friendships.
Posted: December 14, 2017, 5:29 pm

Air Force veteran balances three jobs, two kids en route to Penn State degree

Air Force veteran Selina Pedi balanced three jobs and two children as she earned her degree online through Penn State World Campus. Pedi will graduate Dec. 16 with a bachelor’s degree in agribusiness management as she pursues a career in sustainable community development.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 2:00 pm

Faculty Academy embarks on research projects to enhance academic environment

A select cohort of faculty members at Penn State are in pursuit of dynamic models for student engagement, breaking through traditional classroom instruction and redefining the meaning of transformative education.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 4:20 pm

We Are ... wherever you are: Penn State marks 125 years of distance learning

In 1892, for the first time, Penn State offered a way for people to learn without coming to the campus in State College. More than a century later, students from around the world have access to a Penn State education.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 4:00 pm

National African American History Museum director to join WPSU show Dec. 17

Lonnie G. Bunch III, founding director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, will join Penn State President Eric J. Barron during the next episode of WPSU Penn State’s “Digging Deeper.” The show will air at 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 17, on WPSU-TV.
Posted: December 8, 2017, 2:00 pm

Penn State SBDC names new director

Kimberlee MacMullan has been appointed the new director for the Penn State Small Business Development Center. Her first day at the Penn State SBDC is Dec. 4.
Posted: December 4, 2017, 7:39 am

Acclaimed writer Jelani Cobb to be featured on WPSU’s “Take Note”

Jelani Cobb, a staff writer for the New Yorker and a journalism professor at Columbia University, will talk about the controversy surrounding NFL players kneeling, the changing role of journalists and his memories of getting his first library card during the next episode of WPSU-FM’s “Take Note.” The show will air at 1 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 1, and at 7 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 3.
Posted: November 30, 2017, 3:42 pm

WPSU's 'Take Note' features National African American History Museum founder

It took more than half a billion dollars and a decade to bring the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, in Washington, D.C., to life. WPSU’s Cheraine Stanford talks with the museum’s founding director, Lonnie G. Bunch III, about his life, the museum’s goals, and why he thinks the museum tells the quintessential American story, in the next installment of “Take Note,” which airs at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, and 7 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 19.
Posted: November 15, 2017, 9:47 pm


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