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January 29, 2015

Studying online doesn't mean you have to settle for fewer resources! The Graduate Writing Center is a great resource available to World Campus students to improve their writing skills.

December 4, 2014

ITS Training Services’ WinterFest is here, bringing a lineup of free, online training at the perfect time – before classes begin. Make your life and your job easier with training on the specific teaching technologies and technology tools you use everyday or the ones that you’ve been dying to learn more about but just haven’t had the time throughout the semester. Throughout this week-long training event, from January 5 – 9, you’ll find sessions on topics ranging from ANGEL, timesavers when using an iPad, Accessibility, Box and more.

October 20, 2014

OL 2900: Assessment of Online Learners is now being offered as part of the Certificate for Online Teaching curriculum through World Campus Faculty Development.

August 22, 2014

This week a brand new tool called the Ed Tech Advisor was launched to help faculty not only see what sorts of tools are available at Penn State for teaching and learning, but to get a sense for how they might be used.

August 13, 2014

OL 2600: The Adult Learner is now being offered as part of the Certificate for Online Teaching curriculum through World Campus Faculty Development.

July 10, 2014

The 2014 World Campus Faculty Convocation will be held on September 26, 2014 at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center. Registration is now open.

July 10, 2014

College of Agricultural Sciences eLearning is offering two (2) new courses in Fall 2014: ABE 888 Conversion Technologies for Bioenergy Production and CEDEV 597D Principles and Practices of Planning.

June 6, 2014

By 2040, 63 percent of the nation's electricity will be generated by lower-carbon options, which will result in double-digit demand for green energy jobs. Penn State is launching graduate certificate programs in bioenergy, solar energy, wind energy, and sustainability management and policy, delivered online by Penn State World Campus, to prepare adults for these jobs.

April 21, 2014

Ag Science eLearning is offering 3 new courses for Summer 2014: ABE 885 Biomass Harvesting and Logistics, CEDEV 597A Launching Community Initiatives, and CEDEV 597B Topics in Economic Development

April 21, 2014

Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences has offered the bachelor of science degree in agribusiness management on campus since 1977. The 120-credit online program is designed for adults who have an associate degree in a related field. Students can customize the bachelor’s degree for their career goals and can take courses part time while working. Graduates will be prepared for careers in agricultural and life sciences industries, including input markets, farm production, commodities marketing and processing, food manufacturing and distribution, and food retailing.

August 15, 2013

“The new Intercollege Master of Professional Studies in Renewable Energy and Sustainability Systems (iMPS-RESS) is designed to prepare professionals to lead the world’s transformation from an unsustainable, fossil energy economy to a renewable, sustainable basis of operation,” - Ali Demirci, professor of agricultural and biological engineering and iMPS-RESS academic program chair

June 3, 2013

Penn State graduates will oversee the courses hosting all three major U.S. golf tournaments

April 15, 2013

For the first time, Pennsylvania State University has produced all three superintendents for this year’s U.S.- based major golf tournaments -- the Masters, which began this morning in Augusta, Georgia; the U.S. Open; and the PGA Championship.

October 9, 2012

The Agricultural Biosecurity and Food Defense option in the intercollege Master of Professional Studies (iMPS) in Homeland Security through Penn State World Campus prepares students for a variety of careers safeguarding our agricultural resources.

May 9, 2012

Ag Science eLearning is offering 2 new courses for the Fall semester: CEDEV 567 Resilient Communities and VB SC 101 Careers in Veterinary Medicine and the Allied Professions.

February 17, 2012

Ag Science eLearning is offering 2 new courses for the summer semester: ENT 202 Insect Connection and AGBIO 596 Individual Studies.

January 19, 2012

Penn State Extension and Ag Science eLearning work together to provide members of the community with online education. Interested in taking a course? Consider one of these: Certified Crop Adviser, Food for Profit, Japanese Beetles, World Religions, and more on the way!

October 26, 2011

Ag Science eLearning has been busy creating six new courses for spring semester covering topics in Agricultural Careers, Ag Biosecurity, Animal Science, Community and Economic Development, and Food Science. Don't miss out!

August 24, 2011

Ag Science eLearning has come quite a distance over the past five years, and we’re just getting started. We currently offer 24 credit courses and 7 different programs. And there’s more on the way. Take a look through our new website, browse our courses, and please contact us if you have any questions. Thanks for stopping by!

August 24, 2011

Ag Science eLearning is growing fast! We are offering two new credit courses this fall, and have six more in development for spring 2012. New for Fall: 1) AGBIO 521 Food Defense: Prevention for Food Processors. 2) AGBIO 801: Veterinary Infectious Disease Diagnostic and Surveillance Systems.