Developing relationships with other students is an important part of the STARS experience.

Starting as STARS

The Student Academic Retention and Success program (STARS) provides several benefits to students to increase the likelihood they will graduate on time, potentially saving thousands of dollars in tuition and fees.
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Veronica DiBlasi reads to a child in the Northeast Pennsylvania Migrant Education Program.

Not so far apart

They’re all students, but some are just learning how to read while others are learning advanced lessons about finance, engineering and psychology. But together, they learned valuable lessons about helping others and working collaboratively.
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Kathy DeLeo, business consultant with the Small Business Development Center at Wilkes University, presents a seminar at the Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce.

Business plans

A seminar series that Penn State Hazleton helped bring to the area addressed numerous topics important for those starting or expanding a business.
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As part of their class work, students in RHS 401 used a robot that functioned much like a mobile Skype.

Connecting through technology

Classes between the Hazleton and Wilkes-Barre campuses took on a new element at the end of the fall semester thanks to robotic technology. As part of their class work, RHS 401 students used a robot that functioned much like a mobile Skype.
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Latest News

Penn State Hazleton has appointed five new faculty members who will begin teaching in the fall semester.

New faculty members hired at Penn State Hazleton

Penn State Hazleton has appointed five new faculty members who will begin teaching in the fall semester, Chancellor Gary Lawler announced.
Sabrina Krupko has been hired as an admission counselor at Penn State Hazleton.

Penn State Hazleton hires admission counselor

Sabrina Krupko has been hired as an admission counselor at Penn State Hazleton, Chancellor Gary Lawler announced. In her role, she will recruit students to Penn State Hazleton by participating in special visitation and recruitment programs for the campus.
PSU and Lackawanna articulation agreement

Northeast campuses sign articulation agreement with Lackawanna College

Lackawanna College students who graduate with their associate degree now have direct transfer options to three regional Penn State campuses thanks to an articulation agreement the institutions announced Aug. 10 at Penn State Worthington Scranton in Dunmore.

Task force strengthens focus on academic integrity

Penn State Executive Vice President and Provost Nick Jones advanced the University’s focus on academic integrity earlier this year by creating a task force to assess the current process and structure used to manage academic integrity cases and strengthen a culture of integrity.
Eileen Kuperavage has been named director of development at Penn State Hazleton.

Penn State Hazleton announces director of development

Eileen Kuperavage has been named director of development at Penn State Hazleton, campus Chancellor Gary Lawler announced.