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March 25, 2022
When deciding where to begin or resume your higher education, you have many choices.
Shelley Haffner stands in front of a sign that says Student Health Center, which is in front of the University Health Services building on Penn State's campus
March 21, 2022
Shelley Haffner created an infectious hazards plan for the University’s Student Health Center in 2015, and then in 2020, she helped the Altoona campus respond to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Two Amazon employees wearing masks are sorting packages in a fulfillment center.
March 3, 2022
The company will fully fund bachelor’s and associate degree tuition through Penn State World Campus for its front-line workers who live in Pennsylvania.
2 graduation caps are shown in a graduation ceremony
March 2, 2022
Penn State World Campus alumni from the Class of 2020 can join the celebration being planned for all University graduates during the weekend of April 29 to May 1.
The Nittany Lion Shrine is seen
February 23, 2022
Penn State World Campus Student Affairs has added a second mental health case manager and adopted a web-based behavioral health platform that offers services such as personalized coaching through text messaging and virtual therapy.
A wide shot of the dance marathon shows the stage and thousands of people seated in the Bryce Jordan Center
February 16, 2022
Check out these scenes from THON, an event that culminates the University's student body's efforts to raise money for pediatric cancer research.
Two concrete pillars show a lion's head on each and the text "The Pennsylvania State University."
February 4, 2022
The series has been created to help Penn State World Campus students connect with others and share their expertise in professional settings.
Sarah Estime poses next to a chain-link fence.
February 1, 2022
Penn State’s Forum on Black Affairs awarded a scholarship to Penn State World Campus student Sarah Estime.
The front of the Health and Human Development Building is shown
January 31, 2022
The Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education approved the accreditation after a rigorous review of the online master's degree program.
A portrait of Holly Swires with a blurry background
January 28, 2022
Holly Swires is the chief privacy officer for Penn State and the assistant chief information security officer.
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