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Entrepreneur finds Penn State degree to be integral to her startup's future

Tamela Serensits pursued a masters' degree in applied statistics through Penn State World Campus in case her startup failed. Read more to learn about the role her degree played in the success of her business. 

Why You Need to Study Statistics

The American Statistical Association (ASA), the world's largest community of statisticians, shows why you should study statistics. Dr. James L. Rosenberger, professor of statistics at Penn State, is the elected vice president of the ASA. 

Master of Applied Statistics student featured as a Super Penn Stater

When Agnès Hardy-Boyer was diagnosed with a heart condition, the only treatment was open heart surgery immediately following spring semester finals. Agnès was chosen as a Super Penn Stater earlier this year on the Penn State World Campus Facebook page.

Penn State Online students make long-distance flights for graduation

Tyson Hyer, U.S. Air Force 1st Lt., of Wichita Falls, Texas, earned his master of applied statistics online through Penn State's World Campus in May 2014. Hyer, a married father of three children, wasn't able to attend commencement but enjoyed earning his degree. Read more about Tyson Hyer on the Penn State News website.

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