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online learner attributes
January 9, 2021
Public speaking courses are among the most fundamental — and, in many cases, most anxiety-inducing — of all college courses. They are also the subject of one of the most common questions people may have about completing an online degree program: “How do online public speaking classes work?”
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January 8, 2021
Penn State World Campus students and alumni have been able to apply what they learned in their course work to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic in many ways.
 A nurse stands behind a chalkboard with a graduation cap on the chalkboard
January 7, 2021
How to get into nursing school to continue your education online.
The words of the Nursing Sciences Building are shown on an awning hanging over the entrance.
January 6, 2021
How to get into nursing school to continue your education online.
Military Students Value and Cost
January 5, 2021
Our course designers work hard to ensure the student experience is as seamless and user-friendly as possible.
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December 29, 2020
Here are some highlights about the professional degree programs we offer with the Smeal College of Business.
Disability Accommodations at Work
December 23, 2020
Let’s look at some of the major differences — and similarities — of a program at Penn State World Campus.
Military Service Members Balance School
December 23, 2020
The career services office at Penn State World Campus offers on-demand career planning resources and personalized support that can help build confidence and translate skills earned through the military into the civilian job market.
The seal of the Pennsylvania state University on a diploma
December 15, 2020
More than 1,400 Penn State World Campus students will graduate during Penn State’s virtual fall commencement ceremony on Saturday, December 19.
Ryan DeGrendel is sitting on a chair with his two children.
December 14, 2020
Ryan DeGrendel, 45, first enrolled in college classes while he was still in high school and playing junior hockey in Detroit.