WPSU has a history of utilizing new media to extend access to education that spans back to 1965.
Fifty years later, we still hold to that calling. Beyond the core of our public radio and television mission, our staff has the creativity and experience to help you achieve your vision and tell your story.
Our writers, producers, editors, and creative production staff create compelling, nationally-recognized content. We will help you discover your story to inspire or motivate people to action.
From websites and live streaming video to engaging interactives, our online expertise continues to evolve. Our content, design, and development team can help take your project to the next level.
Online courses and training programs require specialized instructional design and delivery. Our education team lives at the intersection of instructional design, media, and application.
Video series that highlights inspired doers and engaged scholarship at Penn State. This video follows 20 journalism students to Hong Kong.
Penn State Storybook: International Journalism
Documenting College of Communications course to Hong Kong
A video- and interactive-rich online course to help golf instructors utilize biomechanics and 3d motion analysis to improve their instruction.
The Biomechanics of Golf
Applying 3D motion analysis to golf instruction
A fun and entertaining video to kick off the For the Future campaign close event, featuring a Back to the Future theme and authentic DeLorean.
For the Future Campaign Close
Opening video for Penn State fundraising close event
Documentary showcasing the American Indian dancers, drummers, vendors and organizers who participated in a traditional American Indian powwow held in State College, PA.
As Long As We Dance
Celebrating the traditional American Indian powwow
Short documentary telling the story of Charles L. Blockson’s journey to unearth and preserve the history, culture, and contributions of people of African descent.
Holding History: The Collections of Charles L. Blockson
Showcasing the books and artifacts of Charles Blockson
Comprehensive online course developed for oil and gas regulators. This course is the result of a WPSU partnership with the University of Texas at Austin, and the Colorado School of Mines.
TopCorp Online Training
Educating oil and gas regulators
The website for the Lady Lions basketball team improves visibility of the WPSU-produced Courtside with Coquese television program and enhances recruiting efforts.
Promoting Penn State women's basketball
Silver & Bronze Telly Award
National training program developed with the FBI and Penn State University Police for professionals who may have to give death notifications to the families of crime victims.
Death Notification Training
Improving delivery of death notifications
CINE Golden Eagle Award
An interactive documentary project designed to promote awareness of the role that green infrastructure can play in creating a sustainable water future.
Water Blues. Green Solutions.
Bringing awareness to green infrastructure for water sustainability
Profile featuring students studying abroad in South Africa with the Penn State Parks & People program.
Penn State Parks & People
Integrating study abroad with research
Webisode highlighting the efforts of the Penn State Lunar Lion team on its journey to the moon.
The Lunar Lions
Documenting the university's lunar spacecraft program
Monthly series featuring Penn State President Dr. Eric Barron. The series highlights local and national issues around higher education.
Higher Education in Focus
Discussing higher education topics with host President Barron
Greener Game Days is part of a series of videos showcasing Reinvention Fund projects for the Penn State Sustainability Institute.
Reinvention Fund: Greener Game Day
Promoting on-campus sustainability
Project to help Undergraduate Admissions upgrade design templates for their transition to a new front-end web framework (Bootstrap).
Promoting the Penn State experience
A series of three media-rich Italian courses developed in partnership with Penn State’s World Campus. The course design was based around the concept of a “15-day tour of Italy.”
Online Italian Courses
Providing a media-rich, immersive course
Video featuring several community informatics projects from the College of IST.
IST Research Series
Featuring Penn State’s community informatics program
Recruitment video showcasing the variety of programs in the Penn State Eberly College of Science.
Eberly College of Science
Promoting the strength of the college's programs
Commercial produced for the Penn State Smeal College of Business featuring the Executive MBA program in Philadelphia.
Advertising the new eMBA program in Philadelphia
Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award, Commercial
Emmy award-winning commercial—featuring a 3D animation of the Lion Shrine—produced for the Penn State Office of Strategic Communications.
Connected for Life
Promoting Penn State’s mark on the world
Episodic weekly television series featuring interviews and a behind-the-scenes look at Penn State football.
Chronicling Penn State football
Episodic weekly television series featuring interviews and a behind-the-scenes look at Penn State men’s basketball
In the Paint Series
Chronicling Penn State men's basketball
Bronze Telly Award
Awareness video about phosphorus, the first element discovered by modern science. Funded by the Penn State Center of Nutrient Solutions and the USDA-ARS.
The Phosphorous Paradox
Illuminating the importance of this finite resource
Complete website redesign and CMS move to ExpressionEngine with recruitment, mobile-friendly (responsive) design, and ease of content management as primary goals.
College of Comm Website
Improving the college's recruiting efforts
Webby, Education Category Honoree
Video-intensive, engaging, interactive online learning experience in which experts teach the basic knowledge to start and care for hives. Developed with experts from Penn State Extension.
Educating backyard beekeepers
Using white board animation to encourage careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.
Promoting STEM careers
Explore Shale seeks to unearth the basic science behind an important issue across Pennsylvania and the northeast region: drilling for natural gas in the Marcellus Shale.
Unearthing the Marcellus Shale
This integrated public service media and outreach initiative explores the world of digital mapping and how it is changing the way we think, behave, and interact.
Expanding knowledge about location-based technologies
Campaign video to help raise the funds necessary to build a new state-of-the-art home for pediatric medicine at Penn State Hershey Medical Center.
Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital
Raising funds for a new pediatric medicine facility
Television series featuring renowned experts arguing both sides of sharply contested international human rights issues, with juries from around the world weighing in.
World on Trial
Debating human rights issues in court
National television show following Penn State students and faculty to Kenya, where they are building educational partnerships and conducting research projects.
Global Penn State
Featuring research and partnerships in Kenya
Television series featuring interviews and a behind-the-scenes look at Penn State women’s basketball.
Courtside with Coquese
Chronicling Penn State women's basketball
CINE Golden Eagle Award
Hosted by actress and activist Mariska Hargitay, this educational documentary raises awareness about the epidemic of domestic violence.
Telling Amy's Story
Raising domestic violence awareness
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