Why communication is essential to effective leadership
Strong communication skills allow you to inspire and empower the people around you. See the skills that will enhance your leadership and communication expertise through the Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences.
Why excellent communication skills are vital to a successful science career
Successful communication requires strong scientific and industry expertise and practical messaging skills. Explore five strategies for science communication and five rewarding careers in science that you can consider.
In addition to soft skills like adaptability, critical thinking, and team building, here are seven additional and integral components of leadership that will support the success of your career and of the teams and organizations you serve.
Ready to customize your degree? Why you should consider Individualized Studies
With the Individualized Studies concentration from the Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS), you can customize a unique degree concentration to align with your unique life goals and career aspirations. See how your goals line up.
In the Certificate in Climate Change, you learn about the natural and human activities that drive climate change and develop skills to effectively communicate what you know to a diverse audience. See why learning about climate change is so important.
Looking to advance your career? 5 important reasons to upskill with a certificate
Whether you’re looking for ways to become more competitive in the job market, revise or rebrand your skill set, or pivot into a new field, you can customize the Upskill Certificate to your ambitions by choosing courses that align with your goals.
Interested in all things related to technology? Explore 5 exciting digital marketing career paths
What can you do with a Certificate in Digital Strategies and Culture? Explore 5 exciting career paths that benefit from technological fluency and critical thinking about how digital content is used and created.
6 healthy habits to help keep you motivated and productive
Healthy habits help you balance your professional, personal, and academic obligations in a way that allows all these aspects of your life to thrive. Read about 6 healthy habits to help keep you motivated and productive as you pursue your studies at Penn LPS Online.
Ready to make an impact? 5 reasons to pursue a Certificate in Climate Change
Pursue a career in sustainability, gain the knowledge to help your organization go green, and learn about the science of climate change with Penn LPS Online. See 5 reasons to pursue a Certificate in Climate Change and get ready to make an impact.
5 benefits to choosing the Creative Studies concentration
Nurture your creativity and pursue a career in the creative arts by earning an online bachelor’s degree with a concentration in creative studies. See 5 benefits to choosing the creative studies concentration at Penn LPS Online.
4 ways the Certificate in Professional Writing can help advance your career
Better job opportunities await! With Penn LPS Online’s Certificate in Professional Writing, you strengthen your writing skills and build confidence as you develop a strong professional portfolio. See 4 ways the certificate can help advance your career
How to create an effective study strategy for your exams
Prepping for finals? Don’t stress—planning early, creating study guides, and practicing self-care are all ways to ace that test. Read about 9 effective study strategies Penn LPS Online students use to have successful test days.
Five rewarding careers related to creative writing
Dreaming of a career in creative writing? The Penn LPS Online Certificate in Creative Writing can help you make it a reality. Read about 5 exciting careers in creating writing that a certificate can prepare you for.
Putting positive psychology into practice in challenging times
Attending to our own happiness during uncertainty and tragedy can be difficult, but Leona Brandwene, Director of the Certificate in Applied Positive Psychology, says that ideas emerging from the science of positive psychology can help.
2021 College of Liberal and Professional Studies Commencement Announcement
Following the University announcement about this year’s commencement ceremony, the College of Liberal and Professional Studies is pleased to announce that we will again host a virtual celebration to honor our graduates.
Learn how to leverage the power of logic in Mathematics All Around You
With a focus on topics such as logic, probability, and the history and philosophy of mathematics and their relevance to contemporary life, this course pushes students to consider “why” math works rather than simply “how.”
For those new to online learning, the virtual classroom may feel like uncharted territory. Penn LPS Online staff and students offer tips on how to prepare for online classes and become a successful online learner.
Professional success is just one of the many benefits of lifelong learning. Others include building confidence through mastery, staying intellectually stimulated, and discovering new passions and perhaps your life purpose.
Skill, style, and substance: How creative writing workshops fuel personal and professional growth
Human beings have a fundamental desire to connect through expression. For both experienced writers and those new to the craft, that desire is often confounded by what's missing: support, structure, and accountability.
What is climate change, and what should we do about it?
The conversation around climate change has taken on new urgency in the last few years. As we see more superstorms, floods, droughts, and fires in the news and our own lives, more people than ever before feel drawn to understand this complex topic.
Penn LPS Online students on how to balance school, work, and family
According to a 2019 report from the McKinsey Global Institute, lifelong learning programs play a key role in connecting workers with new opportunities, supporting career changers, and helping specialized practitioners adapt to evolving technologies.