UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State World Campus students Jamie Parke and Yolanda Jackson are experiencing their possible career paths in urban sustainability through Penn State’s Study Away program. The program is facilitated through Penn State’s urban centers in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia. Study Away is designed to give students a real-world experience in an urban setting prior to their degree completion.
Parke is enrolled in the master of professional studies program in community and economic development through Penn State World Campus. As a Study Away participant, she is also working with Fourth Economy, an economic development consulting firm in Pittsburgh.