Assistant Professor of Engineering Joseph Ranalli is leading the engineering program at Penn State Hazleton.

Engineering the future

Penn State Hazleton is the only campus to offer a degree in engineering with an alternative energy and power generation track. With the retirement of Associate Professor of Engineering Wieslaw “Wes” Grebski, Assistant Professor of Engineering Joseph Ranalli is now leading the program.
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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 choir to perform holiday concert Dec. 5

The Penn State Hazleton Choir, under the direction of Michele Millington, will perform its holiday concert at 7 p.m. Dec. 5 in the lobby of the Evelyn Graham Academic Building. The public is invited to attend.
Penn State Hazleton dedicated the Florence and George J. Hayden Engineering Laboratory on Thursday.

Penn State Hazleton dedicates new engineering laboratories

Penn State Hazleton dedicated its new, state-of-the-art engineering laboratories during a special ceremony on Nov. 9. The Florence and George J. Hayden Engineering Laboratory, located in the newly renovated Kostos Building, consists of two dedicated laboratory spaces for engineering students in a variety of disciplines.

Penn State Hazleton mourns death of former campus executive officer

James J. Staudenmeier, Penn State Hazleton campus executive officer from 1987-1996, died on Monday, Nov. 6, at the age of 85.

Penn State Hazleton library exhibit features lecture on food history

“Fire and Freedom: Food and Enslavement in Early America," a traveling exhibition from the U.S. National Library of Medicine, is on display at the Mary M. and Bertil E. Lofstrom Library at Penn State Hazleton through Dec. 2.
Lauren Nietz organized a collection of more than 300 bags from the Penn State Hazleton community for children in foster care.

Penn State Hazleton student enlists peers to help foster children

More than 300 children in foster care will have a better transition experience thanks to the idea of Penn State Hazleton student Lauren Nietz and the generosity of her Penn State Hazleton community.