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Penn State World Campus ranked among Military Times 'Best for Vets' top choices | Penn State University

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State has been recognized nationally for its online programs for veterans in the recently released Military Times' ""Best for Vets: Colleges" rankings, with Penn State World Campus No. 5 among U.S. schools that primarily offer an online education. In the overall rankings, Penn State World Campus ranks 40th nationally and is No. 1 in Pennsylvania.

Penn State recognized in top 5 for 'Military Times Best for Vets'

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State World Campus has been recognized as a top-5 school by Military Times, a media organization that serves the military community. Military Times annually releases its “Best for Vets: College” list, which it calls the largest and most comprehensive ranking of schools for military service members and veterans. Penn State World Campus received the No. 5 ranking in the Primarily Online Education category and was the No. 1 school overall in Pennsylvania.

World Campus showcases students, staff on National Online Learning Day | Penn State University

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — More than 32,000 people have earned their degrees online at Penn State since 1998, and there are another 15,000-plus taking their courses online with their own professional and personal goals they are striving to achieve. On Sept. 15, National Online Learning Day, Penn State is recognizing its online learners enrolled through Penn State World Campus and the employees who support them.

Student helps bring remains of missing veteran back to U.S.

More than 82,000 Americans remain missing from World War II, the Korean War, the Cold War, and the Vietnam War. A Penn Stater has helped bring one of the missing home after a trip to Laos. The families of Prisoners of War (POWs) continue to search for missing loved ones and can seek help through the U.S. Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA), which works through missions to find those who are unaccounted for and honorably bring them home.

Scholarships aid in World Campus student success | Penn State University

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A few years ago, Samira Gendy was homeless, and attending college was not part of her plan. For Dan Bershefsky, raising three children and working full-time presented challenges in achieving his goal of earning a college degree. The two Penn State World Campus students received scholarships from external organizations to aid in their academic journeys.

Scholarships aid in student success in online learning

A few years ago, Samira Gendy was homeless, and attending college was not part of her plan. For Dan Bershefsky, raising three children and working full-time presented challenges in achieving his goal of earning a college degree. The two Penn State World Campus students received scholarships from external organizations to aid in their academic journeys. They are grateful for the funding that made their college educations more accessible and encourage all students to explore opportunities.

World Campus student completes lifelong goal of graduating college | Penn State University

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Lourdes Mestre began her collegiate career at 17, but life circumstances led her to place her education on the back burner. “I always wanted to return to college; it was a goal that I knew I had to complete along my journey in life,” Mestre said. “I was just waiting for the right time.” Now, 30 years later, Mestre is preparing to don a blue cap and gown and graduate from Penn State with her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology that she earned online at Penn State.

Penn State community members invited to submit ‘profiles of service’ | Penn State University

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State faculty and staff members who serve or have served in the U.S. Armed Forces are invited to submit a profile of service for an opportunity to be featured online and in the community. The profiles are a part of the University’s 11th annual Military Appreciation week, which begins on Nov. 4, culminating in a tailgate celebration and military appreciation football game against the University of Maryland on Nov. 12.

Mestre completes lifelong goal of graduating college

Lourdes Mestre began her collegiate career at 17, but life circumstances led her to place her education on the back burner. “I always wanted to return to college; it was a goal that I knew I had to complete along my journey in life,” Mestre said. “I was just waiting for the right time.” Now, 30 years later, Mestre is preparing to don a blue cap and gown and graduate from Penn State with her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology that she earned online through Penn State World Campus.

Penn State Engineering: Engineering partners with World Campus to add engineering doctoral program

College of Engineering partners with World Campus to add engineering doctoral program UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State World Campus is accepting applications for a new doctoral degree program in engineering that focuses on the practical implementation of engineering research and leadership in the field. The doctor of engineering in engineering is a 45-credit program that aims to provide a deep understanding of advanced engineering and leadership principles through individualized research.

World Campus adds engineering doctoral program | Penn State University

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State World Campus is accepting applications for a new doctoral degree program in engineering that focuses on the practical implementation of engineering research and leadership in the field. The doctor of engineering in engineering is a 45-credit program that aims to provide a deep understanding of advanced engineering and leadership principles through individualized research.

World Campus pre-law honor society earns international recognition | Penn State University

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Penn State World Campus chapter of the student organization Phi Delta Phi has been ranked No. 1 in the world for the fourth year in a row. The legal honor society received the Phi Delta Phi International Hall of the Year award, a recognition judged by the group’s dedication to promoting ethics and professionalism, as well as hosting events and personal student development.
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