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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Raiana Nichols and Aleksander Everett attended the Energypath 2016 conference  with Dr. Wieslaw (Wes) Grebski and are continuing their research on how to design a passive house.

A passion for passive

A summer workshop on sustainable energy has led to the development of a research project for two Penn State Hazleton students and their professor.

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Hazleton One Community Center Director of Education Andrea Kolb

Grant enables College of Education to help English learners in Hazleton

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of English Language Acquisition awarded Penn State a five-year, $2.1 million grant that is intended, among other things, to foster ambitious science and language teaching practices in Hazleton elementary classrooms that contribute to English learners’ academic success.
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My road to commencement: Marc Anthony Merino Jr.

Marc Anthony Merino Jr. was one of more than 250 students to receive his degree at Penn State Harrisburg’s fall 2016 commencement ceremony on Dec. 17. He received a bachelor of science in criminal justice from the School of Public Affairs, with a minor in psychological science. It was a moment of triumph for Merino; it was also a moment that almost didn’t happen.
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Hazleton celebrates 24 practical nursing graduates at Dec. 20 ceremony

Graduates of Penn State Hazleton’s Practical Nursing program marked the successful completion of the program during a ceremony Dec. 20 in the Dr. Thomas M. Caccese Gymnasium in the Physical Education Building. Twenty-four students completed the requirements to earn a certificate in practical nursing and will be eligible to test for the National Council Licensure Examination-Practical Nurses.